Books tagged: australian culture

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Happy? Exposing the Cultural Myths about Happiness
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 109,890. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Social psychology
our culture is continually insisting that we can all be much happier than we already are. but is this really possible? to find out tony wellington went in search of answers. he analysed masses of empirical research from around the globe and interviewed a wide range of people, from celebrities to doctors. the results provide a fascinating insight into western society and the human condition.
The Umbrella's Shade and Other Award-winning Stories from the Stringybark Short Story Award
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 36,240. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
This unique anthology brings together 27 short stories from established and first-time writers. The themes are many and varied. They are united by a common passion and curiosity for exploring the Australian character and how Australia’s big, broad land affects those who live here. Dip your toe in and sample the very best entries in the Stringybark Short Story Award.
The Masked Transformer
Price: Free! Words: 9,000. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Horror
“The Masked Transformer”. Be scared, be very scared: this is the “classic universal tale” of good and evil, power and corruption. The three bonus short stories from Australia will entertain you.
Soaring With Cockatoos
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 106,650. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2012 by Mirador Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
The last decades of the nineteenth century. European powers are colonising the whole planet and seem unstoppable. In the British colony of Western Australia white settlers ignore the rights of the Aborigines, murder them or chase them from their land, or perhaps readmit them to work as unpaid labourers on newly created properties. This is their story...
Desperate Measures
Price: Free! Words: 24,000. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Set in the late 1960s Desperate Measures is a humorous story that follows twelve-year old Owen Finnegan as he tries to cope with one of the biggest events that has ever taken place at his school in the small rural town of Barclay.
Shadows in the Darkness
Price: Free! Words: 5,110. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
When Jake goes fishing with his father and some friends, things don't turn out quite the way he thought they might.
Alice and Me: An Alice Springs Experience
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 82,870. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2015 by MoshPit Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Editors, journalists, & publishers
Having survived over seventy years of life in this land, I have at various times stood with my back to Australia – at Seaford, Scarborough, Townsville and Darwin – and in each place I have felt the bulk of the country behind me like the hand of a protective parent: huge, ancient, wild and inhospitable. I have wandered, I have loitered and I have played ... and so I came to Alice Springs...