Floodtide Floodtide

Floodtide

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Publisher Description


A captivating saga of four lifelong friends navigating the waves of change in Western Australia's transformative decades, from the idyllic 1950s to the dynamic 90s.

PERTH'S GOLDEN ERA
The prosperous 1950s when childhood is idyllic in the small city of Perth... The turbulent 60s of free love and war ... The avaricious 70s when WA's mineral boom breeds a new kind of entrepreneur ... The corrupt 80s, when greedy politicians and powerful businessmen bring the state to its knees...

This is the story of Mike, Spud, Pembo and Murray, and the friendship that binds them over four memorable decades in Western Australia.

A TALE OF TENACITY
Each of the four has a story to tell. An environmentalist fights to save the beautiful Pilbara coast from the mining conglomerates; a Vietnam veteran rises above crippling injuries to discover an extraordinary talent; and an ambitious geologist joins a hard-core businessman to lead the growth of Perth from a sleepy town to a glittering citadel of skyscrapers.

CHANGE AND CONSEQUENCES
But, as the 1990s ushers in a new age, all four are caught up in the irreversible tides of change - and actions must be answered for ...

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'Mistress of the ripping yarn.' SUN-HERALD
'500 pages of perfect reading.' AUSTRALIAN WOMEN'S WEEKLY
'Perfect summer reading.' SYDNEY MORNING HERALD
'A master of what she does.' WEEKLY TIMES
'A stunning blockbuster.' WOMAN'S DAY
'A prolific writer of bestsellers.' THE AGE

GENRE
Fiction & Literature
RELEASED
2010
1 May
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
704
Pages
PUBLISHER
Penguin Random House Australia
SELLER
Penguin Random House Australia Pty Ltd
SIZE
2.1
MB

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