Pastures of the Blue Crane

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Univ. of Queensland Press, 2004 - Juvenile Fiction - 358 pages
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Now back in print - One of Australia's most loved children's booksBrought up in the solitary environment of exclusive boarding schools, Ryl has learned to be independent, but when her mysterious father dies, her whole world changes. Part of her inheritance is a half-share in a dilapidated farm which she shares with a scruffy grandfather she meets for the first time.Pastures of the Blue Cranewon the CBCA Book of the Year award in 1965, and has been loved by generations of Australian readers since. Set in the lush subtropics of Northern New South Wales, this classic story is both a moving portrait of family life, and a remarkable insight into a different Australia.
 

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I read this one a few years ago, when I was about 12, I think. I enjoyed it so much, that no sooner had I finished it than I started reading it again! Part of what made it such a special book for me ... Read full review

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Contents

Section 1
1
Section 2
20
Section 3
26
Section 4
74
Section 5
89
Section 6
98
Section 7
111
Section 8
124
Section 15
217
Section 16
226
Section 17
245
Section 18
252
Section 19
275
Section 20
296
Section 21
309
Section 22
315

Section 9
142
Section 10
153
Section 11
170
Section 12
177
Section 13
190
Section 14
202
Section 23
321
Section 24
336
Section 25
349
Section 26
355
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