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Barbed wire and cherry blossoms / Anita Heiss.

Barbed wire and cherry blossoms / Anita Heiss.
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A30003023775420B FIC HEISS
FICTION   Campbell Turnbull Library . . On Hold-CAMT, Reserved .  
A30003050129828B FIC HEISS
FICTION   Glenroy Library . . *, In process, Reserved .  
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ISBN 9781925184846
Name Heiss, Anita, 1968- author.
Title Barbed wire and cherry blossoms / Anita Heiss.
Published Cammeray, NSW Simon & Schuster Australia, 2016.
©2016
Description xxi, 264 pages ; 24 cm.
Content Types text
Media Types unmediated
Carrier Types volume
Summary "5 AUGUST, 1944 Over 1000 Japanese soldiers break out of the No.12 Prisoner of War compound on the fringes of Cowra. In the carnage, hundreds are killed, many are recaptured, and some take their own lives rather than suffer the humiliation of ongoing defeat. But one soldier, Hiroshi, manages to escape. At nearby Erambie Station, an Aboriginal mission, Banjo Williams, father of five and proud man of his community, discovers Hiroshi, distraught and on the run. Unlike most of the townsfolk who dislike and distrust the Japanese, the people of Erambie choose compassion and offer Hiroshi refuge. Mary, Banjo’s daughter, is intrigued by the softly spoken stranger, and charged with his care. For the community, life at Erambie is one of restriction and exclusion – living under Acts of Protection and Assimilation, and always under the ruthless eye of the mission Manager. On top of wartime hardships, families live without basic rights. Love blossoms between Mary and Hiroshi, and they each dream of a future together. But how long can Hiroshi be hidden safely and their bond kept a secret?"--Back cover.
Subjects Erambie Aboriginal Reserve (N.S.W.) -- Fiction
Romance fiction, Australian
Romance fiction
Prisoner-of-war escapes -- New South Wales -- Cowra -- Fiction
Prisoners of war -- Japan -- Fiction
Prisoners of war -- New South Wales -- Cowra -- Fiction
Women, Aboriginal Australian -- New South Wales -- Cowra -- Fiction
Man-woman relationships -- Fiction
Genre Australian fiction
Romance fiction
Love stories
Australian fiction
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