Poor Man's Orange

Poor Man's Orange is a novel by New Zealand born Australian author Ruth Park. Published in 1949, the book is the sequel to The Harp in the South (1948) and continues the story of the Darcy family, living in the Surry Hills area of Sydney.

Poor Man's Orange
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First edition
(publ. Angus and Robertson)
AuthorRuth Park
CountryAustralia
LanguageEnglish
GenreFiction
PublisherAngus & Robertson, Australia
Publication date
1949
Media typePrint
Pages276 pp
ISBN0-312-00054-5
Preceded byThe Harp in the South 
Followed byWitch's Thorn 

TelevisionEdit

Poor Man's Orange
 
Poor Man's Orange Australian DVD release
Directed byGeorge Whaley
StarringAnne Phelan
Martyn Sanderson
Country of originAustralia
Original language(s)English
No. of episodes3 x 2 hours
Production
Producer(s)Anthony Buckley
Running time269 mins
Budget$4.2 million[1]
Release
Original release11 May 1987 (1987-05-11)

Like its predecessor The Harp In The South, Poor Man's Orange was also adapted for Australian television by the Ten Network in 1987.[1]

CastEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Ed. Scott Murray, Australia on the Small Screen 1970-1995, Oxford Uni Press, 1996 p230

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