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  • Beyond Alice

    by Tanya Heaslip ...
    'A tender, raw and beautiful coming-of-age adventure, that forces Tanya to pivot between the vast freedom of desert life, and the rigid expectations of city boarding school. From start to finish Beyond Alice is beguiling!' Renee McBryde, bestselling author of The House of LiesIn 1975, twelve-year-old Tanya Heaslip leaves her isolated home in outback Australia and is sent sixteen hundred kilometres ... Read more

    $20.45 AUD

  • An Alice Girl

    by Tanya Heaslip ...
    An Alice Girl is Tanya Heaslip's extraordinary story of growing up in the late 1960s and early 70s on a vast and isolated outback cattle property just north of Alice Springs.Tanya's parents, Janice and Grant 'the Boss', were pioneers. They developed the cattle station where water was scarce, where all power was dependent on generators and where a trip to town for supplies usually meant a full day ... Read more

    $14.29 AUD

  • Alice to Prague

    The charming true story of an outback girl who finds adventure and love on the other side of the world

    by Tanya Heaslip ...
    'I loved it! I laughed and cried and it was very hard to put down.' Fleur McDonald, bestselling author of Where the River Runs'A story of love for country, for home.' Toni Tapp Coutts, author of A Sunburnt ChildhoodIn 1994, with a battered copy of Let's Go Europe stuffed in her backpack, Tanya Heaslip left her safe life as a lawyer in outback Australia and travelled to the post-communist Czech ... Read more

    $14.29 AUD

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  • The Giver of Stars

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  • The Dutch House

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