Books tagged: outback

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The Blue Mountains
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 30,810. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Fiction » Adventure » General
A captivating story set in Australia. Two complete strangers from continents an ocean apart are guided by an invisible force that compels their paths to cross under the most extraordinary circumstances. They endure deception, intrigue and harrowing adventures along their way. This is the first in a series of books from this author. The second book is titled: Journey to the Temple of Mu.
When Rupert Murdoch Came to Tea: A Memoir
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 69,900. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2013 by Wayzgoose Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Essay » Author profile
This is acclaimed linguist and author David Nunan’s fascinating account of growing up in the Australian outback in the 1950s and 1960s. (Publisher’s note: Spellings and vocabulary are Australian English; a glossary of terms that may be unfamiliar to North Americans is provided at the back of the book.)
Kindred Passions
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 99,540. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » General
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Mallory James is on a mission to confront her tragic past. But in dealing with her past she soon finds herself drawn into a labyrinth of dark secrets and lies. Only one man can help her unravel the dangerous deceptions. The man she has clashed with all her life.
Kängurus, Kiwis und Delfine
Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 21,470. Language: German. Published: July 9, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Travel, Fiction » Adventure » Action
Ein frisch verliebtes Paar fliegt nach Australien in den Urlaub. Australien fasziniert die beiden, und sie beschließen, sich dort einen Job zu suchen. Doch der Traum vom Tellerwäscher zum Millionär, ist in der Realität oft schwierig umzusetzen. Doch dann haben die beiden eine blendende Idee, und in kurzer Zeit kommen sie ihrem Traum, mit einer Segelyacht in den Pazifik zu segeln, immer näher...
Collected Australian Stories
Series: Collected Series. Price: $1.95 USD. Words: 71,540. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: July 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
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Collected Australian Stories is a visit into the Australian mind and the various facets of this ancient land. The impressive culture of the Aborigines, the original inhabitants of the land is brought to life in such stories as The Challenge and The Stone Country. Other stories such as The Wejii Man examine deeper cultural beliefs.
Forgetting and Remembering
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 93,350. Language: Australian English. Published: April 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
What happens when the law and distance fails its people? An outback murder mystery turned upside down, down under. When a corrupt Bicentennial official disappears in an outback Australian town, only Kev plays detective. But at what price? Police, petty criminals, activists and ambitious souls, all have their own agendas. Soon everyone pays.
In No Time At All
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 229,450. Language: Australian English. Published: March 8, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
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Peter left home before dawn, he never could have guessed that he would be whisked away by Aliens and taken beyond the rings of Saturn. Five others were also ‘Invited’. With a soft tremble, the gigantic Spacecraft began the return voyage to Mypolarius - passing planets, stars and using super-highways at ever increasing, unbelievable velocity! But why the invitation for us six?
Fair Dinkum Yarns from the Australian View
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 29,170. Language: Australian English. Published: February 6, 2013 by MetaPlume. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Get ready to laugh, to be moved and to soak in the spirit of the Outback. It is rare that an Australian, who had such wonderful experiences in their youth as a stockman, comes to fictionalise those times with such candour and humour. This anthology will take you back to Outback Queensland in the 1950s and 60s, where vast skies and plains were the backdrop to mateship, boozing, thieves, sheep dogs
Camping with the Noonans
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 43,710. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Camping and RVing, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Tracey and John Noonan have travelled all over Australia in their 4WD including some very challenging locations. This book is about how to travel in Australia (and ultimately anywhere) including the outback and the deserts with children on board. It's about being self-contained and self-sufficient on the road without having to tow a campervan or trailer.
Revisiting the Green Centre (essay)
Price: Free! Words: 1,500. Language: Australian English. Published: January 16, 2013. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
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In February 2000 it rained like never before in the usually dry heart of Australia, and the Red Centre literally turned green.