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BOOK OF THE MONTH
MY LIFE IN FULL
Indra K. Nooyi
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An intimate and powerful memoir by the trailblazing former CEO of PepsiCo

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Seek a New Dawn
E.V. Thompson

Classification : Historical fiction
Pub Date : Apr 08, 2002
Imprint : Sphere
Page Extent : 448
Binding : PB
ISBN : 9780751531480
Price : 520

About the book
When the copper mines of Cornwall began to close down at the end of the 1870s, many men left for the golden land of Australia, intending to earn enough money to bring their families out.
Sam Hooper was one such emigrant, but he had to leave his love behind - Emily - because her vicar father didn't consider him good enough for her. But Emily was not to be thwarted and when her father dies after a stroke and she learns she will be thrown out of the vicarage, she decides to go to Australia and hunt down Sam. Accompanied by Margaret and her two sons looking for their man, Charlie, they arrive at Kadina. Margaret discovers Charlie has fallen into bad ways and Emily hears Sam is married to a girl he met on his ship out.
Emily throws herself into good works - saving prostitutes and starts to win them over just as she learns Sam ISN'T married and has done quite well for himself in gold prospecting...

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'A vigorous and fascinating piece of storytelling from the pen of a first-class professional.' SUNDAY TIMES
'This book is, undeniably, a romance, but the social history earns it a place on the historical shelf' HISTORICAL NOVELS REVIEW
     
E.V. Thompson
E V Thompson spent nine years in the Navy before joining the Bristol police. He moved to Hong Kong, then Rhodesia and had over 200 stories published before returning to England to become a full-time w...(+)
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