Jacaranda Vines

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Author(s): Tamara McKinley
Original Publish Date: Oct 07, 2014
Product Number: EB00630813
Released: Jan 11, 2016
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9781681446486
Publisher: Quercus
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Description

Jacaranda Vines had been one of the wealthiest corporations in Australia. Now Joseph Witney, the tyrannical head of the family is dead, and Jacaranda Vines is at crisis point. Joseph's widow, Cordelia, is determined not to sell. If she can persuade her granddaughter, Sophie, to change her mind then, together, they might have a hope of winning over the other family members. Sophie agrees at least to accompany her grandmother on a road trip to the Hunter Valley, site of the company's first vineyard. But, in order to get Sophie to understand exactly what she is fighting for, Cordelia must confide both family secrets and ancient history. She begins her story with Rose, a young girl running from her native England hoping to find a new life in the wild unknown of Australia...From the Sussex Downs in the 1830s to modern day Australia, Tamara McKinley's breathtaking new novel, Jacaranda Vines, traces the lives of several generations of one unforgettable family.

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