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  • Published: 3 August 2009
  • ISBN: 9781742281926
  • Imprint: Penguin eBooks
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 608
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Fishing For Stars




An epic tale of enduring love and lifelong friendship set in the Pacific in the aftermath of WWII.

Nick Duncan is a semi-retired, wealthy shipping magnate who lives in idyllic Beautiful Bay, Vanuatu, where he is known as the old patriarch of the islands. He is grieving the loss of his beguiling Eurasian true love, Anna, and is suffering for the first time from disturbing flashbacks to the Second World War. So he puts pen to paper and tells the compelling tale of the life he has lived since his war-hero days. It's an adventurous life that has had at its heart the love of two passionate and unforgettable – but very different – women. The seductive Anna Til and the beguiling Marg Hamilton have spent a lifetime in contest for Nick's devotion. Nick remains torn between them, and struggles between their two opposing worlds of economic exploitation and environmental crusade – until he is called upon to referee… Moving between the exotic Pacific Islands, Japan and Australia, over several decades, Fishing for Stars is an epic drama of adventure, ambition and unconventional love, and the stunning sequel to Bryce Courtenay's best-selling The Persimmon Tree. 'Just the right level of intellectual and emotional stimulation for a relaxing holiday read.' Sunday Age 'Fishing for Stars has, at its heart, two passionate, unforgettable – but very different – women. One is exotic, damaged and shrewd, the other beautiful, determined and zealous.' Sunday Telegraph brycecourtenay.com facebook.com/BryceCourtenay

  • Published: 3 August 2009
  • ISBN: 9781742281926
  • Imprint: Penguin eBooks
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 608
Categories:

About the author

Bryce Courtenay

The Late Bryce Courtenay was the bestselling author of The Power of One, Tandia, April Fool's Day, The Potato Factory, Tommo & Hawk, Solomon's Song, Jessica, A Recipe for Dreaming, The Family Frying Pan, The Night Country, Smoky Joe's Cafe, Four Fires, Matthew Flinders' Cat, Brother Fish, Whitethorn, Sylvia, The Persimmon Tree, Fishing for Stars, The Story of Danny Dunn, Fortune Cookie,Jack of Diamonds and The Silver Moon: Reflections and Stories on Life, Death and Writing. The Power of One is also available in an edition for younger readers, and Jessica has been made into an award-winning television miniseries.

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