Gallipoli Street

Genre: Historical Fiction

Gallipoli Street

At 17, Veronica O’Shay is happier running wild on the family farm than behaving in the ladylike manner her mother requires, and she despairs both of her secret passion for her brother’s friend Jack Murphy and what promises to be a future of restraint and compliance.But this is 1913 and the genteel tranquillity of rural Beecroft is about to change forever as the O’Shay and Murphy families, along with their friends the Dwyers, are caught up in the theatre of war and their fates become intertwined.From the horrors of Gallipoli to the bloody battles of the Somme, through love lost and found, the Great Depression and the desperate jungle war along the Kokoda Track, this sprawling family drama brings to life a time long past...a time of desperate love born in desperate times and acts of friendship against impossible odds.A love letter to Australian landscape and character, Gallipoli Street celebrates both mateship and the enduring quality of real love. But more than that, this audiobook shows us where Australia has come from as a nation, by revealing the adversity and passions that forged us.A stunning novel that brings to life the love and courage that formed our Anzac tradition.

Unabridged recording:
Run time: 14 hours
Media Options:
  • Retail Trade: CD, MP3-CD
  • Library Editions: CD

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Author
Mary-Anne O'Connor
Author
Mary-Anne O'Connor
Author
Mary-Anne O'Connor
Author
Mary-Anne O'Connor
Narrator
Rebecca Macauley

Biography:
Rebecca Macauley is a talented and award-winning children’s narrator. She has appeared in a variety of television programs, including the internationally popular series Neighbours and the Australian drama Blue Heelers. Her most recent work includes the US feature film Darkness Falls, and the children’s television series Wicked Science. Books narrated for Bolinda audio include Saving Francesca by Melina Marchetta and Abyssinia by Ursula Dubosarsky.

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