Eucalyptus: a novel

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Publisher:
Farrar, Straus, and Giroux,
Pub. Date:
1998.
Edition:
1st Farrar, Straus, and Giroux ed.
Language:
English
Description
On a property in western New South Wales, a man named Holland lives with his daughter, Ellen. Over the years, as she grows into a beautiful young woman, he plants hundreds of different eucalyptus trees. When Ellen is nineteen, Holland announces his decision: she may only marry the man who can correctly name the species of each & every gum tree on his property. Suitors emerge from all corners, including the straight-backed Mr. Cave, a world expert on these famous Australian trees. But one day, walking down by the river, where silver light slants into the motionless trunks, Ellen chances on a strange young man resting under the Coolibah tree. In the days that followed, he tells her dozens of stories - set in cities, deserts, & faraway countries. Eucalyptus is at once a modern fairy tale & a marvelously touching love story, played out against the spearing light & broken shadows of Australia - its land, its history, its people. The author's cunning, intricate, & mesmerizing narrative bristles with spiky truths & unexpected wisdom about art, feminine beauty, landscape, & language. More, it eloquently affirms the seductive power of storytelling itself.
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subject_facetDomestic fiction
Eucalyptus -- Australia -- New South Wales -- Identification -- Fiction
Fathers and daughters -- Australia -- New South Wales -- Fiction
New South Wales -- Fiction
Romance fiction
Storytelling -- Australia -- New South Wales -- Fiction
title_displayEucalyptus : a novel
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Fathers and daughters
Identification
Storytelling