Secondhand. Good condition. Minor wear to book corners and edges. The synopsis page has some insect damage to the tail edge and right tail corner.
On the 22nd of October 1829, Sarah Bodkin arrived in the Swan River Colony, determined to make a new life for herself and her four-year-old brother Tommy.
They are orphans, having lost their parents on their voyage to Australia.
Soon after landing, Sarah sails up the river to Perth and falls in love with the untamed charm of her new home. She also makes her first contact with the Aboriginal woman, Bilu, who will introduce Sarah to the nature and beauty of this strange, yet fascinating new land.
But Sarah's intense relationship with Bilu, and Bilu's mysterious son, Warlu, will also threaten her sanity and her life. River Child is an intensely moving story of adventure, love, tragedy and courage. (back cover)