A Bitter Harvest

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Penguin UK, Jan 5, 2009 - Fiction - 582 pages
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Senator William Patterson, wealthy and influential, hides a scandal form his past that could ruin him.  Stefan Muller, a young penniless immigrant, seeks a promised new life in a land that does not welcome him.  When the senator's cherished daughter Elizabeth falls in love with the impoverished Stefan, it creates a family conflict that threatens to destroy them. From a tumultuous and vibrant Sydney to the lyrical landscape of the Barossa Valley, A Bitter Harvest is an epic saga of prejudice, political turmoil and lasting love from one of Australia's favourite storytellers.

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Story of a poor, young German man travelling to Australia to start a new life. He meets and falls in love with a girl on the ship, the daughter of a key Sydney politician. The tale is told of their ... Read full review

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