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    Fingers Crossed Across Australia (Paperback) By (author) Lorraine Joan Wise, Edited by Alex Mitchell, Contributions by Michael Brinsley Wise

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    DescriptionWhen a diagnosis of breast cancer left Lorraine Wise with an uncertain future, she and her husband Mike decided to make the most of the challenge life had thrown them. After consulting a financial guru they decided that taking early retirement to join the ranks of the grey nomads would be a stretch, but not impossible. So they did what they never thought they would and gave up their home base, their roots and their security. Lorraine wanted to make the most of whatever time she had left. Their bucket list wasn't long, but they decided to get on with it while they could. They became intrepid travellers, exploring many parts of our beautiful country. They walked through the most spectacular gorges, snorkelled the magnificent Ningaloo Reef, traversed Australia's infamous wilderness tracks, fossicked for gems, became avid bird watchers and went fishing. They took a magnificent boat ride through the Buccaneer Archipelago and experienced the amazing Horizontal Waterfall. While they did follow the tar sometimes, Lorraine and Mike often went bush to find breathtaking views, peace, relaxation and glorious sunrises and sunsets that lit up the sky. After eight wonderful years of living and loving life it is time to share their travels.


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    Title
    Fingers Crossed Across Australia
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Lorraine Joan Wise, Edited by Alex Mitchell, Contributions by Michael Brinsley Wise
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 226
    Width: 178 mm
    Height: 254 mm
    Thickness: 12 mm
    Weight: 399 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780987227959
    ISBN 10: 0987227955
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: TRG
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T14.3
    BIC subject category V2: WTH, VFJB, VFD
    Ingram Subject Code: TT
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1M
    BIC subject category V2: VSR
    BISAC Merchandising Theme: ET026
    Ingram Theme: CULT/AUSTRL
    BISAC V2.8: HEA039030, TRV004000, TRV026050
    Illustrations note
    colour illustrations
    Publisher
    Lorraine Wise
    Imprint name
    Lorraine Wise
    Publication date
    07 May 2013