Books tagged: tasmania

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Yellow Pearl - Eighteen short stories from the Stringybark Australian History Awards
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 35,370. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
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Raise the term ‘history’ in a conversation in any group and half the participants will glaze over and talk about something else. Why? Is it because they think that history is a collection of dates or stories about musty, dusty, kings? Perhaps. Or perhaps they have never come across an anthology like this one — full of good writing and intriguing plots.
Redemption of Truganini
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 103,800. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Adventure » General
Max, a teenage adventurer, mysteriously finds himself in mid-nineteenth century Australia: Trained to survive in the bush by a 40,000 year old culture; Caught in the clutches of the British penal system; Assists Master Robinson in rescue of the few remaining Tasmanian Aborigine; All in preparation for his destiny, the Redemption of Truganini.
Midlands Morsels, Treasures from Tasmania
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 22,560. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » International, Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
A glimpse into daily life in one corner of our planet, with recipes from those wonderful women of all ages who keep life ticking over for their families and friends
Shadows of a Winter Sun
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 112,840. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
Shadows of a Winter Sun is set in a remote timber town in the highlands of Tasmania, Australia, in the nineteen forties and fifties. The story revolves around the character of Caleb Ryan who chooses to become a tree feller for its seclusion and escape from the town in which he was born. Interwoven into his compelling tale are the stories of the people with whom he shares this remote life.
Boxer Hobo
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,390. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography, Nonfiction » True Crime » General crimes
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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.
Pulp Friction in Tasmania: A Review of the Environmental Assessment of Gunns' Proposed Pulp Mill
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 128,580. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics
This book documents the failure of Gunns Limited, a giant wood chip exporter, to build a massive pulp mill in Tasmania, Australia. A dramatic lesson in corporate social irresponsibility, the book highlights how government-industry collusion led to serious deficiencies in the environmental assessment process, which generated a massive and so far successful campaign against the mill.
Adventure on Minimum Wage
Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 17,500. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
One of my all time favourite adventures was hitchhiking with a friend around outback Australia for less than $5. We covered over ten thousand kilometres. We were often hungry, tired, dirty and happy. This adventure taught us to give up control and to appreciate every single day as if it was our last.
Saving Wishes
Series: The Wishes Series, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 102,590. Language: Australian English. Published: May 10, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
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Second Hearts (Book two, The Wishes Series) Available now. Storm Shells (Book three, The Wishes Series) Available now.
Second Hearts
Series: The Wishes Series, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 115,520. Language: Australian English. Published: June 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
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Saving Wishes (Book one, The Wishes Series) Available now. Storm Shells (Book three, The Wishes Series) Available now.
Storm Shells
Series: The Wishes Series, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 126,690. Language: Australian English. Published: November 10, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
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Book 3 of the Wishes Series. Third instalment in the story of Adam and Charli...