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Pacific

(2004)
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Michelle Atkins Review: "In the publicity flyer for Pacific, author Judy Nunn explains that she likes to write `larger-than-life stories about larger-than-life people, caught up in the historical events of their time.¿ Pacific is such a blockbuster epic. We follow the career rise of an Australian actress, Sam, who stars in a Hollywood movie about a World War II heroine, Sarah Blackston, an English nurse who lived in colonial Vanuatu (then called the New Hebrides), and her special bond with the native population. You will find yourself racing through the 700-odd pages of Pacific to solve Sam¿s eerie bond with Sarah Blackston, and the strange interweaving of their lives. While the coke-fuelled Hollywood backdrop is very entertaining, the author seems more alive in the historical scenes¿both narratively and substantively (the insight into colonial life in the New Hebrides is fascinating). Her epic characters, with their flowery language, seem to suit her, especially the love scenes where breathing is `feverish¿ and `naked bodies set each other on fire¿. The author has a gift for writing real dialogue, whether it is the open Australian chatter, or the movie star drivel. Pacific is a perfect book for readers who like a well-written, historically interesting blockbuster."

Genre: Historical

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June 2011 : UK Paperback
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Title: Pacific
Author(s): Judy Nunn
ISBN: 0-7499-5425-6 / 978-0-7499-5425-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: Piatkus
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2004 : Australia Paperback
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Title: Pacific
Author(s): Nunn Judy
ISBN: 1-74051-304-5 / 978-1-74051-304-3 (Australia edition)
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Audio Editions

March 2019 : Australia Audio CD
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Title: Pacific
Author(s): Judy Nunn
ISBN: 1-4894-9030-2 / 978-1-4894-9030-8 (Australia edition)
Publisher: Bolinda Audio
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March 2019 : Australia MP3 CD
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Title: Pacific
Author(s): Judy Nunn
ISBN: 1-4894-9066-3 / 978-1-4894-9066-7 (Australia edition)
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February 2019 : Australia Audio CD
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Title: Pacific
Author(s): Judy Nunn
ISBN: 1-4894-8765-4 / 978-1-4894-8765-0 (Australia edition)
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February 2019 : Australia Audio CD
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Title: Pacific
Author(s): Judy Nunn
ISBN: 1-4894-8764-6 / 978-1-4894-8764-3 (Australia edition)
Publisher: Bolinda audio
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February 2019 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Pacific
Author(s): Judy Nunn
Publisher: Bolinda Publishing Pty Ltd
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February 2019 : Australia Audio edition
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Title: Pacific
Author(s): Judy Nunn
Publisher: Bolinda Publishing Pty Ltd
Availability: Amazon AU   


February 2019 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: Pacific
Author(s): Judy Nunn
Publisher: Bolinda Publishing Pty Ltd
Availability: Amazon CA   


February 2019 : UK Audio edition
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Title: Pacific
Author(s): Judy Nunn
Publisher: Bolinda Publishing Pty Ltd
Availability: Amazon UK   


Kindle Editions

June 2011 : UK Kindle edition
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Title: Pacific
Author(s): Judy Nunn
Publisher: Piatkus
Availability: Amazon UK   


May 2010 : Australia Kindle edition
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Title: Pacific
Author(s): Judy Nunn
Publisher: Random House Australia
Availability: Amazon AU