Books tagged: hobart

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Breakfast at Midnight
Price: Free! Words: 88,570. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
Hobart, Tasmania, 1894. From the mouldering cells of Port Arthur to the sun-dappled grounds of Wintersleigh House, Breakfast at Midnight analyses the expectations placed on young people by family members and by society as a whole. It also explores the polarised society of the mid 1890's, a time when trenchant Victorian conservatism and burgeoning feminist ideals seemed increasingly incompatible.
Boxer Hobo
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 40,390. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography, Nonfiction » True Crime » General crimes
When a homeless alcoholic boxer wakes up in a Tasmanian Neuro-Trauma ward with a fractured skull, doctors inform him he won't be able to box or drink alcohol ever again. That's not an option for this thirsty pugilist, after all, he took up boxing to keep off the grog. In his determination to get well and fight again, Johnny Noctor, The Hobo, regularly runs to the top of Mt Wellington.