Books tagged: aborigines

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A Death In Custody
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 46,410. Language: Australian English. Published: August 25, 2015 by Lightwood Books. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
A fictional account of events surrounding the death in custody of a young Aboriginal man in outback Australia in the late 1980s, seen through the experiences of a young city woman who wants to become an investigative journalist.
The Destiny of Darkie Dixon
Series: Outlaws of Australia, Book 7. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 21,500. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand, Fiction » Adventure » Action
Destiny, that amorphous but inevitable fate over which some say we have no control, was to deal unkindly with Darkie Dixon. That was not the name he was born with. It was not even a dignified Christian name. There was no way of knowing the identity which was bestowed upon him at birth! This is the story of his life ─ how his destiny was fulfilled.
Turn Left at the Devil Tree
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 60,110. Language: Australian English. Published: December 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Teachers & educators
In the remote Top End outstations of Arnhem Land, Derek Pugh, teacher, naturalist and bushman, founded several schools and joined a lifestyle as old as time.
Tammy Damulkurra
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,190. Language: Australian English. Published: December 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary
Dreaming stories, discos, and difficult love, the classic Australian story of 15 year old Tammy from ten young Maningrida girls and their teacher.
Buckley's Chance
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,850. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European
In the Australian vernacular “you’ve got Buckley’s Chance” or “you’ve got Buckley’s” means “you have no chance”, or “it’s nearly impossible”; despite the eventual outcome of his adventure, the phrase is believed to refer to the improbable survival of an escaped convict, William Buckley, who lived among the Aborigines of Victoria, Australia, for thirty-two years, before returning to civilization.
Listening
Series: The Survivors Trilogy, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 50,330. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Futuristic, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Spiritual awakening
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Be still, and know... When Chaim Rosenberg starts to hear things in the Spirit, he soon learns that others are hearing them too. With the help of a small group of Australian Aborigines, spiritually sensitive people from throughout Australasia are drawn together in a movement that will mark the start of a new age in human consciousness.
Marisa's Destiny
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 52,050. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Romance, Fiction » Christian » Contemporary
Marisa is a woman passionate about doing the right thing. If money is thought to be an evil, can money also be a blessing?
By the Pleasing Countenance of My Superiors
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,790. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
The life of Dungog Police Magistrate Thomas Cook, Esq. (1788-1866)
Bushranger's Gold
Series: Outlaws of Australia, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 33,370. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand, Fiction » Adventure » General
The Sequel to “Millie and the Bushranger”… Millie recovers from the wound received during the shootout which killed her lover, Dandy Jack, and joins the surviving members of the gang to search for the cache hidden by Jack before he was killed.
Bushfire Death Trap - The Eltham Gateway
Price: Free! Words: 6,990. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2013. Categories: 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.