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The Call of the Pines

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Cherry Landin had had little experience of life when she went as a governess to a large cattle station in North West Australia. Then, many new and exciting things happened and Cherry enjoyed them all - until she found herself in a jungle rainstorm...

"The plane lurched sideways, bumping badly as it hit the top of the trees and swooped along them. There was a dreadful pause
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189 pages
Published April 1972 by Collins/Fontana (first published 1963)
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First published in 1963, this is the story of an extremely naive, over-protected nineteen-year-old who takes her first job as a nanny/governess with a family that lives in the Australian outback. Cherry Landin is on a mission to prove to herself that she is all grown up.

Stephen Denton is the 30-ish brother of Hugh Denton. Together, they run the ranch with Stephen taking care of the business-side. Hugh's wife suffers from migraines and needs help with their young daughter and toddler son. For the
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