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To chase the storm / Peter Watt.

By: Watt, Peter, 1949- [author.]Material type: TextTextSeries: Watt, Peter, Frontier ; 4.Publication details: Sydney, New South Wales : Pan Macmillan, 2004Description: 529 pages ; 18 cmContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 0330364855; 9780330364850; 0732911877; 9780732911874Subject(s): Ranches -- Fiction | South African War, 1899-1902 -- Fiction | Families -- FictionGenre/Form: War fiction | Domestic fiction. | Historical fiction. DDC classification: A823.3 Review: When Major Patrick Duffy's beautiful wife Catherine leaves him for another, he is propelled out of the Sydney Macintosh home and into yet another bloody war. However the battlefields of Africa, fighting the Boers, bring him in contact with one he thought long dead and lost to him. Back in Australia, the mysterious Michael O'Flynn mentors Patrick's youngest son, Alex, and takes him on a journey to the Queensland property, Glen View. But will the terrible curse that has inextricably linked the Duffys and Macintoshes for generations ensure that no true happiness can ever come to them.
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Fiction Davis (Central) Library
Fiction Collection
Fiction Collection WATT Available T00607311
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The fourth novel in the compelling Duffy and Macintosh series."The home grown version of Wilbur Smith" The Sunday AgeWhen Major Patrick Duffy's beautiful wife Catherine leaves him for another, he is propelled out of the Sydney Macintosh home and into yet another bloody war. However the battlefields of Africa, fighting the Boers, bring him in contact with one he thought long dead and lost to him.Back in Australia, the mysterious Michael O'Flynn mentors Patrick's youngest son, Alex, and takes him on a journey to the Queensland property, Glen View. But will the terrible curse that has inextricably linked the Duffys and Macintoshes for generations ensure that no true happiness can ever come to them?Through the dawn of a new century in a now federated nation, To Chase the Storm charts an explosive tale of love and loss, from South Africa to Palestine, from Townsville to the green hills of Ireland.PRAISE FOR THE SERIES"A rousing and revealing yarn" Weekend Australian"the historical detail brings the ... 19th century to rip-roaring life" The Australian"Watt's fans love his work for its history, adventure and storytelling" Brisbane News

When Major Patrick Duffy's beautiful wife Catherine leaves him for another, he is propelled out of the Sydney Macintosh home and into yet another bloody war. However the battlefields of Africa, fighting the Boers, bring him in contact with one he thought long dead and lost to him. Back in Australia, the mysterious Michael O'Flynn mentors Patrick's youngest son, Alex, and takes him on a journey to the Queensland property, Glen View. But will the terrible curse that has inextricably linked the Duffys and Macintoshes for generations ensure that no true happiness can ever come to them.

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