An Australian Girl

An Australian Girl

by Catherine Martin
     
 

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As Australia began the process of breaking away from its status as a British colony, Catherine Martin was fascinated with the meaning of Australian culture and identity. She examines these issues through the story of the independent and intelligent Stella Courtland, a young girl who marries and finds herself hampered by the social constraints of her new life. In

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As Australia began the process of breaking away from its status as a British colony, Catherine Martin was fascinated with the meaning of Australian culture and identity. She examines these issues through the story of the independent and intelligent Stella Courtland, a young girl who marries and finds herself hampered by the social constraints of her new life. In this sensitive tale of moral and emotional growth, Martin brilliantly captures this turning point in Australian history and anticipates the values of a new generation.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780192839220
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Publication date:
07/22/1999
Series:
Oxford World's Classics Series
Pages:
512
Product dimensions:
5.00(w) x 7.60(h) x 1.00(d)
Lexile:
1180L (what's this?)

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