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The thorn birds

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Colleen McCullough's sweeping saga of dreams, struggles, dark passions, and forbidden love in the Australian Outback has enthralled readers the world over. This is the chronicle of three generations of Clearys, ranchers carving lives from a beautiful, hard land while contending with the bitterness, frailty, and secrets that penetrate their family. Most of all, it is the story of only daughter Meggie and her lifelong relationship with the haunted priest Father Ralph de Bricassart-an intense joining of two hearts and souls that dangerously oversteps sacred boundaries of ethics and dogma. A poignant love story, a powerful epic of struggle and sacrifice, a celebration of individuality and spirit, Colleen McCullough's acclaimed masterwork remains a monumental literary achievement-a landmark novel to be cherished and read again and again. Book jacket.
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subject_facet Audiobooks, Australia -- Fiction, Catholic Church -- Australia -- Clergy -- Fiction, Catholic Church -- Clergy -- Australia -- Fiction, Downloadable audio books, FICTION / General, Fiction, Love stories, Australian, Man-woman relationships -- Australia -- Fiction
title_display The thorn birds
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