The Murrumbidgee Kid

The Murrumbidgee Kid Belle Carson was a good looker the best looker for miles around even those who didn t like her which included most of the women in town and quite a few of the men had to admit that But they also agre

  • Title: The Murrumbidgee Kid
  • Author: Peter Yeldham
  • ISBN: 9780670029778
  • Page: 473
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  • Belle Carson was a good looker, the best looker for miles around even those who didn t like her which included most of the women in town and quite a few of the men had to admit that But they also agreed she was as nutty as a fruitcake, and the bush telegraph which spread any gossip the least bit unusual or outrageous frequently carried news of her Belle longs fo Belle Carson was a good looker, the best looker for miles around even those who didn t like her which included most of the women in town and quite a few of the men had to admit that But they also agreed she was as nutty as a fruitcake, and the bush telegraph which spread any gossip the least bit unusual or outrageous frequently carried news of her Belle longs for her young son, Teddy, to achieve the success that eluded her on the stage and screen Determined to pursue this dream, she abandons her devoted husband and their Murrumbidgee River home for a vibrant city life But Belle s obsession leads her and Teddy whom the press christens the Murrumbidgee Kid into a world where nothing is safe or familiar And from her carefully hidden past a threat soon emerges to make their precarious lives even vulnerable .From rural Gundagai to the bright lights and shady underbelly of 1930s Sydney, this is a beautifully written and absorbing story about an unconventional family s coming of age.

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    About " Peter Yeldham "

  • Peter Yeldham

    Peter Yeldham has been a writer since the age of seventeen, when he wrote short stories and radio scripts He went to England, intending to stay a year and stayed nearly twenty, writing for British television in the nineteen sixties, then feature films and stage plays, including the highly successful Birds on the Wing and Fringe Benefits which ran for two years in Paris He has written another five plays for the theatre and collaborated on the musical Seven Little Australians His Australian work includes numerous mini series, among them 1915, Captain James Cook, The Alien Years, All the Rivers Run, The Heroes, Heroes ll The Return, The Far Country, Run from the Morning, The Timeless Land, Ride on Stranger and The Battlers He adapted Bryce Courtenay s novel Jessica which won the 2005 Logie award for best mini series He is the author of eight previous novels, which include A Bitter Harvest, Without Warning, The Currency Lads, Against The Tide, and The Murrumbidgee Kid.In 1991 he received an Order of Australia Medal for achievement in film and television, and in 2003 a Centenary Medal for services to Australian writing Industry honours include six Australian Writing Awards, a British Guild Award , and a nomination for an International Emmy for his television drama, Captain James Cook.

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  • I quite enjoyed this story, I listened to it on CD in the car too and from work.Belle Baker was pregnant and the father of child wanted it aborted, she chose not to, so when she meets George Carson she marries him, gives up her life in Sydney and goes to live in Gundagai, along the banks of the Murrumbidgee River. Belle longs for her son, Teddy to be a star - something that had been elusive in her short vaudiville career. She takes him to Sydney and he finds a small part in a movie where he beco [...]





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