One Remarkable Year
This fascinating book is about a real town with real characters and real spirit. Based on local yarns, the stories included in ONE REMARKABLE YEAR will give you a genuine sense of the life and character of an Australian country...
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This fascinating book is about a real town with real characters and real spirit. Based on local yarns, the stories included in ONE REMARKABLE YEAR will give you a genuine sense of the life and character of an Australian country town during the 1960s.
A bushfire threatens the small rural community of Melrose, and a reporter is sent to cover the crisis as it unfolds. But Clarrie Brown isn't just any unrelated journalist. In fact, as he enters the town environs he is caught up in a vision of the past, the years he spent as a boy, growing up in this town.
One Remarkable Year brings the Australian country town to life in the 1960's; a time when the modern era of social revolution emerged to take the place of the traditions and ways of generations past.
Here is a story about a real town, with real characters and real spirit. Based on many local yarns, One Remarkable Year will give you the general impression of the character and feel of life in Melrose over past years. Some of the stories recounted are based on fact; the rest could very likely have happened.
Melrose is not just a place.
This novel was commissioned by the town to celebrate their 150 year celebration of European settlement.
South Australian author Meredith Resce has been writing since 1991, with 18 published titles to her credit. Apart from writing, Meredith also takes the opportunity to speak to groups on issues relevant to relationships and emotional and spiritual growth. She was also a co-writer and co-producer in the 2007 feature film production, 'Twin Rivers'. With her husband, Nick, Meredith has worked in ministry since 1983. Meredith and Nick have one daughter and two sons.