Four fires: passion, religion, warfare and fire itself. Along with love - perhaps the brightest flame of all - these four fires drive the human spirit. In a small town much like any other around Australia live the Maloneys. They are a fifth-generation Australian family of Irish Catholic descent, struggling to reach the first rung of the social ladder. The Maloneys are a family you won't forget: a strong mother, a father broken by war, three boys and two girls, one with an illegitimate daughter. Each of their lives is changed forever by the four fires. Four Fires is unashamedly a story of the power of love and the triumph of the human spirit against the odds.
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Bryce Courtenay is the bestselling author of The Power Of One, Tandia, April Fool's Day, The Potato Factory, Tommo & Hawk, Jessica, Solomon's Song, and Smoky Joe's Cafe. Bryce Courtenay was born in South Africa and has lived in Sydney for the major part of his life.
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Book Description Penguin Books Australia Ltd., 2003. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110143000969
Book Description Penguin Books Australia Ltd., 2003. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0143000969