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Book Title: Bridie's Fire|
The author of the book: Kirsty Murray
Format files: PDF
The size of the: 2.29 MB
Edition: Allen Unwin
Date of issue: May 1st 2003
ISBN 13: 9781865087276
Read full description of the books Bridie's Fire:This sweeping historical novel for young adults documents the adventures of Bridie, an orphaned Irish teenager who escapes the potato famine that claimed the lives of her parents and baby brother. Independent and stubborn, Bridie makes a new life for herself in the rough-and-tumble world of Australia during the nineteenth-century gold rush. Her adventures with miners, other migrants, and even a traveling theater troupe paint a vivid picture of early life in Melbourne. Bridie's resilience and courage make her a compelling heroine for teenage readers and her heartwarming story will engage them in the vivid historical setting.
Read information about the authorKirsty Murray is an author of nineteen books for young people. She has been a Creative Fellow of the State Library of Victoria, an Asialink Literature Resident in South India and writer-in-residence at the University of Himachal Pradesh. Her tribe of grown up-kids live all around the world so she travels a lot to catch up with them. She lives in Melbourne in a big old ramshackle house with an overgrown garden with her husband, the puppeteer Ken Harper, and hundreds of puppets.Her latest novel, released in August 2014, is The Year it All Ended.
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