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A Season in New South Wales
By George Perkins
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 97,210. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
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
By Melanie Peut
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 14,980. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
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
By Allen Hancock
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 113,040. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2010. Category: Fiction
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
By Linda Lee Rathbun
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 132,440. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
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
By Colin Wurth KOA-Publications
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 63,160. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2012 by Kylie Reynolds. Category: Fiction
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 Arnhems Kaleidoscope
By Graham Wilson
Price: Free! Words: 141,680. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
This book is a memoir of a family's life in a remote aboriginal community, in Australia's Northern Territory, something the equivalent of remote Canada or Alaska, where few people go. The place Oenpelli,(now Gunbalanya) is near Kadadu National Park, made famous in Crocodile Dundee. It tells of changing world as a missionary family and an aboriginal community become part of modern Australia