Books tagged: australia memoir

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A Season in New South Wales
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Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 97,210. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Australia's wonderful beaches,spectacular back country, bush fires and wild life, panning for gold and sapphires, Sydney, the University of Newcastle, Australian literature, Peter Carey, Thomas Keneally, wombats, emus, koalas, kangaroos, Ned Kelly, Byron Bay, Hunter Valley Wineries, convict history: these are a few of the topics covered.
The Grief Manifesto
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 14,980. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Emotional healing
A memoir by Melanie Clare Peut. Both cutting and gentle, this ultimately uplifting account about surviving grief after the loss of a child is set against the background of a fertile, rural Australian landscape. 'The Grief Manifesto' is a deliberate celebration of love and of beauty and of the struggle we all sometimes face in life.
The Chance of a Storm
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 113,040. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2010. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Warm and humid with the chance of a storm. That was the weather forecast for Christmas Eve in 1974. Oh and there was a cyclone warning for coastal waters around Darwin. But we'd had cyclone warnings before so why should we let Cyclone Tracy spoil Christmas?
Natural Wanders in Australia
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 132,440. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
A nature-loving travel writer and her photographer/husband run away from their home in Florida to spend a year wandering in Australia. Wander with them as they travel to the more remote areas of the Land Down Under discovering its many natural wonders.
The Eulo Queen and Other Outback and Opal Stories
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 63,160. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2012 by Kylie Reynolds. Category: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
Based on facts, this collection of Australian stories revolves around frontier life on the opal fields at the turn of the of the century (19thC to 20thC).
Children of Arnhem's Kaleidoscope
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Price: Free! Words: 141,680. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
It was hot. There was sudden stillness in the late afternoon air and the surface of the small waterhole shone with unnatural smoothness. Fresh pig tracks at water's edge suggested pigs just gone. Two bubbles popped to the surface near the edge of the pool; just decaying vegetation, said my mind. I should have smelt crocodile! A story of a missionary family in remote aboriginal Australia.