Books tagged: hobart

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White Brother and Other Poems
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Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 7,920. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2010. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Australian & Oceanian
Desire is it to Kill For God and then seek Redemption through the Coy Glances of the Occasional Seeder who was once The Hoon full of Gossip about The Daredevils who were schooled at Granville Tech and became Famous for being on a Lobotomy Overdrive After going to Do The Shopping When All The White Dots Are Joined To Get A Picture of a Crippled Life?
Breakfast at Midnight
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Price: Free! Words: 88,570. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2012. Category: 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
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Price: Free! Words: 40,390. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
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.