The Back of Beyond Author:Barbara Bickmore The year is 1938. Poised on the brink of World War II, the world is about to be plunged into one of the most chaotic eras in history. And for one woman, it marks the beginning of a remarkable journey... — Dr. Cassandra Clarke is a survivor. Born in Australia, brought up in the United States, she fought her way through medical school-an exclusivel... more »y male domain. Now, an ill-fated love affair drives the respected physician back to her native land, to take part in one of humankind's most noble and daring experiments: The Australian Flying Doctor Service.
As the first woman doctor in the AFDS, Cassandra carves out an uncertain future, risking her own life to fly to remote sheep stations to perform heroic, life-saving operations. And as her courage as a healer is tested, her heart is challenged by the passionate demands of three men-a pilot, a doctor and a rancher-who will change her world forever.« less