Kerry McGinnis (Author)

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Kerry McGinnis

Kerry McGinnis was born in Adelaide and at the age of twelve took up a life of droving with her father and four siblings. The family travelled extensively across the Northern Territory and Queensland before settling on a station in the Gulf Country. Kerry has worked as a shepherd, droving hand, gardener and stock-camp and station cook on the family property Bowthorn, north-west of Mt Isa. She is the author of two volumes of memoir, Pieces of Blue and Heart Country, and the bestselling novels The Waddi Tree, Wildhorse Creek, Mallee Sky and Tracking North. Kerry now lives in Bundaberg.

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Book Cover:  Heart Country
Published: 02/01/2002
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781742280264
Book Cover:  Heart Country
After seven years on the road with her family, Kerry McGinnis is tired of the wandering life and yearns for a proper home. When her father, the irascible but loveable Mac, buys a property in Queensland's Gulf Country, it seems like she might have found one.

But not everything goes smoothly. In their struggle to make a go of things, the McGinnis family encounters fire, flood, a three-metre python, and...

After seven years on the road with her family, Kerry McGinnis is tired of the wandering life and yearns for a proper home. When her father, the irascible but loveable Mac, buys a property in Queensland's...
Published: 02/01/2002
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780141001425
Book Cover:  Mallee Sky
A moving and evocative novel of heartbreak and courage by the bestselling author of Wildhorse Creek and Tracking North.
A moving and evocative novel of heartbreak and courage by the bestselling author of Wildhorse Creek and Tracking North.
Published: 28/01/2015
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780143572091
Book Cover:  Mallee Sky
A moving and evocative novel of heartbreak and courage by the bestselling author of Wildhorse Creek. \r\n
A moving and evocative novel of heartbreak and courage by the bestselling author of Wildhorse Creek. \r\n
Published: 21/08/2013
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781742537481
Book Cover:  Out of Alice
The new outback drama from Australia's most authentic rural writer and bestselling author of Pieces of Blue and Wildhorse Creek.\r\n 
The new outback drama from Australia's most authentic rural writer and bestselling author of Pieces of Blue and Wildhorse Creek.\r\n 
Published: 28/03/2016
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780143799856

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