David Malouf Harland's Half-acre

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Harland's Half-acre

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Born on a poor dairy farm in Queensland, Frank Harland’s life is centered on his great artistic gift, his passionate love for his father and four brothers and his need to repossess, through a patch of land, his family’s past. The story spans Frank’s life; from before the First World War, through years as a swaggie in the Great Depression and Brisbane in the forties, to his retirement to a patch of Australian scrub where he at last takes possession of his dream.
 
Harland’s Half Acre tells how a man sets out to recover the land his ancestors discovered and then lost and how, in fulfilment, this vision becomes a new reality.

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A rare novel . . . rich in descriptive detail . . . and thoroughly persuasive in its portrayal of a world and an era.

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This is a haunting portrait of an Australian artist, a man who is at once a genuine visionary and a flawed savior to his disintegrating family.

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Book Description Vintage. Book Condition: New. From his poverty-stricken upbringing on a farm in Queensland, Frank Harland nurtures his artistic genius until the time comes when he can take possession of his dreams. Inextricably tangled with Frank is Phil Vernon, the only child of a wealthy Brisbane family, whose roots stretch back to England. Num Pages: 240 pages, map. BIC Classification: FA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 178 x 197 x 16. Weight in Grams: 178. . 1999. New Ed. Paperback. . . . . Books ship from the US and Ireland. Bookseller Inventory # V9780099273837

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