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Lighthouse girl

Author: Dianne Wolfer; Brian Simmonds
Publisher: North Fremantle, W.A. : Fremantle Press, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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"Fay lives alone on windswept Breaksea Island with only her journal to confide in. Life changes dramatically in 1914 when war is declared and the 30,000 men of the combined Australian New Zealand Imperial Forces gather in Albany. Fay becomes a lifeline for homesick soldiers desperate to send a final telegraph message to their loved ones. She continues the long-distance conversations with letters and postcards,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dianne Wolfer; Brian Simmonds
ISBN: 9781921696572 1921696575
OCLC Number: 646252657
Target Audience: For children.
Description: 117 pages : illustrations, facsimiles, maps, portraits ; 22 cm
Contents: "Fay lives alone on windswept Breaksea Island with only her journal to confide in. Life changes dramatically in 1914 when war is declared and the 30,000 men of the combined Australian New Zealand Imperial Forces gather in Albany. Fay becomes a lifeline for homesick soldiers desperate to send a final telegraph message to their loved ones. She continues the long-distance conversations with letters and postcards, following the fortunes of her soldiers from Egypt to Gallipoli. Then one day a single sad letter arrives and the war is brought brutally home." --
Book cover. "The Children's Book Council of Australia : Notable Book" --
cover.-"Fay lives alone on windswept Breaksea Island with only her journal to confide in. Life changes dramatically in 1914 when war is declared and the 30,000 men of the combined Australian New Zealand Imperial Forces gather in Albany. Fay becomes a lifeline for homesick soldiers desperate to send a final telegraph message to their loved ones. She continues the long-distance conversations with letters and postcards, following the fortunes of her soldiers from Egypt to Gallipoli. Then one day a single sad letter arrives and the war is brought brutally home." --
Book cover.
Responsibility: Dianne Wolfer ; illustrated by Brian Simmonds.

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"Fay lives alone on windswept Breaksea Island with only her journal to confide in. Life changes dramatically in 1914 when war is declared and the 30,000 men of the combined Australian New Zealand Imperial Forces gather in Albany. Fay becomes a lifeline for homesick soldiers desperate to send a final telegraph message to their loved ones. She continues the long-distance conversations with letters and postcards, following the fortunes of her soldiers from Egypt to Gallipoli. Then one day a single sad letter arrives and the war is brought brutally home."--Book cover.

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