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Go Claire Go
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Price: Free! Words: 27,750. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2010. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
What would you do if you were orphaned after being caught in a bushfire? What would you do if you were then sent off to stay with a family you didn't know? What would you do if you were also sent to a posh school for 'young ladies' called the Leabrook School? You'd be a little confused? This happens to Claire. However, she shows the city chicks that country girls are not wimpy wallflowers!
Memories of the Bush
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,880. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2012 by Kylie Reynolds. Category: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
Verse stories telling snippetts of life in outback Australia - on station properties and in an outback town. A life lived devoid of any luxuries, without ever a complaint, but full of simple joys, happiness and love.
Fire Fighting For Non Firefighters. An Australian Guide. Essential Bush Fire Knowledge.
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 19,480. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / General
Every year people are killed or injured by bushfire in Australia. This book is aimed at not letting you or your family be one of them. Householders, bushwalkers, four wheel drive enthusiasts and campers will gain vital information on surviving a bushfire both physically and emotionally. This book contains practical guidance tailored to non-firefighters.
Black Earth
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 22,020. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
There’s tension at Eden Glassie these holidays: Tori is torn between spending time with his two cousins, Mor­gan on the new four-wheeler bike that Uncle Ian has bought for the vineyard, and Bronte, who wants to ride horses and hates the bike.
Bushfire Death Trap - The Eltham Gateway
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Price: Free! Words: 6,990. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Reference
Written by Tim Malseed and bushfire expert David Packham, the Paper warns of the risk of extreme bushfire to fellow residents trapped by the Yarra River. The Paper contains 12 recommendations about how the Victorian Government can mitigate that risk. www.theelthamgateway.com for the pdf version. The recommendations are heavy on Government leadership, and light on taxpayer funds.
Survivor Guilt
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Price: Free! Words: 3,370. Language: Australian English. Published: June 24, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
"Ask not for whom the bell tolls . . ." "Survivor Guilt" is a short memoir about my experiences in the 2009 bushfires, which are now known as Black Saturday. Facing trauma of such magnitude forces you to rethink your priorities. The bonus story "My love is like a rose garden", contemplates love and persistence.
Sure Fire
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Price: Free! Words: 2,860. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
An anxious mother contemplates the life and choices of her troubled teenage son on the day of the Black Saturday bush fires in country Victoria (Australia).
Collected Australian Verse
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 11,850. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2014 and represented by wtlaw. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Australian & Oceanian
Despite the fact that most of this collection is about Australia, it must not be seen or judged to be an effort to emulate the classical Australian bush bards and other poets. This is about the down-under land I’ve adopted and lived in for over 30 years, a fascinating land on the other side of the world. Turn the pages and feel the myths of this down-under land.