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Gallipoli Street Mary-Anne OConnor

Gallipoli Street

Mary-Anne OConnor

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An ANZAC tale of three families whose destinies are entwined by war, tragedy and passion.At 17, Veronica OShay is happier running wild on the family farm than behaving in the lady like manner her mother requires, and she despairs both her secretMoreAn ANZAC tale of three families whose destinies are entwined by war, tragedy and passion.At 17, Veronica OShay is happier running wild on the family farm than behaving in the lady like manner her mother requires, and she despairs both her secret passion for her brothers friend, Jack Murphy, and what promises to be a future of restraint and compliance.But this is 1913 and the genteel tranquility of rural Beecroft is about to change forever ans the OShay and Murphy families, along with their friends, The Dwyers, are caught up in the theatre of war and their fates become intertwined.From the horrors of Gallipoli to the bloody battles of the Somme, through love lost and found, the Great Depression and the desperate jungle war along the Kokoda Track, this sprawling family saga beings to life times long past. A time of desperate love born in desperate times and acts of friendship against improbable odds.