The Heart of the Continent

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St. Martin's Press, 1989 - Aboriginal Australians - 478 pages
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The daughter of a wealthy Australian landowner, Alix Macfarlane defies her mother's social ambitions and trains as a nurse to work in the isolated outback. Later she founds a clinic for aborigines, but it is her daughter, Caro, who ultimately fulfills Alix's dream--when she forms the first flying doctor service on the eve of World War II.

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User Review  - Samantha - Goodreads

Read this book years ago and it is still a vivid memory. A must read Read full review

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User Review  - Laura - Goodreads

This could have been a fantastic story - the start of the flying doctor service in Australia and all the difficulties the nurses faced. However, the author just didn't do it for me. Her style didn't ... Read full review

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