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Shenton, Edward (Illustrations by). Good. No dust jacket. Ex-library. 301 p. Light blue cloth over boards; dark blue stamped spine titles. Interior clean, tight. Light mottling to covers. Historical novel for youth based on true events and characters, beginning in 1845 when 20 families were evicted from the island of Eday in the Orkneys due to a laird's greed for their land. They emigrated by ship around Cape Horn to the Indian Ocean and Australia. The tale centers on Barbara Reid, the beautiful daughter of a family among the dispossessed. Themes are of pioneering, land grants, sheep-herding; the "wild blacks" and similar stereotypical early 20th century language and suppositions; squatters; Scottish heritage.
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