Jane Burdiak


Jane Burdiak lives in Bukinghamshire and is married with four sons. She works in a large comprehensive school as a food technology teacher, enjoying the challenge of a demanding and stimulating environment. Domestic Science is her second book to be published.

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The Sporting Widow
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 53,330. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2016 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
Ever since the 1966 World Cup, sport has featured in Jenny's day. Knowing little and caring even less about any sport, she has in that time absorbed facts and figures, rules, venues, and player's names from her husband Jim and the wall to wall coverage on television.
The Walk
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 74,880. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The Walk is a unique and optimistic look at life beyond retirement. Unlike some of pensionable age who look forward to ‘sitting back and taking it easy', Jane Burdiak sees it as a time of renewing and growing, to recapture passions and pleasures, and to indulge in new ones.
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 56,560. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2013 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Patchwork is a story about Connie being born, growing up and growing old. It is about her thoughts and aspirations. It dips in and out of social issues of a working class family in the 50s and 60s.The book is illustrated with delightful glimpses of her past life, filled as it was with moments of extreme sadness but also with bursts of joy, creating a living patchwork of emotion.
Domestic Science
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 58,770. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2013 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Fiction » Classics
Domestic Science is the sometimes intense, often whimsical, frequently moving and very appealing account of one year in the life of a food technology teacher, who is also a mother, wife and author. The domestic science of the title is a rich metaphor for the intricacies and complexities of family life in the twenty-first century.

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1950s england    fiction    general    memoir    nonfiction    novel    real life    science    social issues    sport    working class