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  - Smits - LibraryThing

Very descriptive ,novel taking place mostly in Queensland, remote parts of Australia with Adelaide as a base. The story of mother Alix and after she is grown her daughter Caro both women of courage ... Read full review

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User Review  - nawnie - LibraryThing

I loved this book, and I have reccomended it to others. This book will transport you back in time to a beautiful but sometimes unforgiving land. Beautifully written, strong character, and an amazing setting. What more could you ask for? Read full review

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