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Perry, Roland 1946-

Overview
Works: 63 works in 175 publications in 1 language and 4,214 library holdings
Genres: Biography  History  Fiction  Political fiction  Personal narratives  Personal narratives‡vAustralian 
Roles: Author
Classifications: JK526, B
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Roland Perry
 
Most widely held works by Roland Perry
Hidden power : the programming of the president by Roland Perry( Book )
2 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 498 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Last of the Cold War spies : the life of Michael Straight, the only American in Britain's Cambridge spy ring by Roland Perry( Book )
8 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 454 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Despite Michael Straight's 1963 "confession" to the FBI that his covert activity ceased in 1941, investigative journalist and author Roland Perry has unearthed a different story. Incorporating material from exclusive interviews with former CIA and KGB agents, and drawing on archival research from CIA, FBI, and Soviet intelligence files, Perry presents a full and complete portrait of Michael Straight - the last of the Cold War spies."--Jacket
Program for a puppet by Roland Perry( Book )
7 editions published between 1980 and 2012 in English and held by 201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A stylish and brilliantly paced thriller from a great Australian writer
The fifth man by Roland Perry( Book )
7 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in English and held by 184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Bill the bastard : the story of Australia's greatest war horse by Roland Perry( Book )
6 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An epic yarn based on the true story of a great Australian war horse who rode with bravery and valour at Gallipoli, the desert campaigns of Egypt, and Palestine
Monash : the outsider who won a war : a biography of Australia's greatest military commander by Roland Perry( Book )
9 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in English and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lethal hero : the Mel Gibson biography by Roland Perry( Book )
4 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Australian light horse by Roland Perry( Book )
4 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Australian Light Horse was a unique force, first raised during the Boer War, and then reformed for World War I. most of the men were from the outback, had a special bond with their horses (which were all brought from Australia) and they knew how to survive and fight in the desert
Bradman's best : Sir Donald Bradman's selection of the best team in cricket history by Roland Perry( Book )
5 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Changi Brownlow by Roland Perry( Book )
5 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After Singapore falls to the Japanese early in 1942, 70 000 prisoners including 15 000 Australians, were held as POWs at the notorious Changi prison, Singapore. To amuse themselves and fellow inmates, a group of sportsmen led by the indefatigable and popular Chicken Smallhorn, created an Australian Football League, complete with tribunal, selection panel, umpires and coaches. The final game of the one and only season was between Victoria and the Rest of Australia , which attracted 10 000 spectators, and a unique Brownlow Medal was awarded in this unlikely setting under the curious gaze of Japanese prison guards. Meet the main characters behind this spectacle: Peter Chitty, the farm hand from Snowy River country with unfathomable physical and mental fortitude, and one of eight in his immediate family who volunteer to fight and serve in WW2; Chicken Smallhorn, the Brownlow-medal winning little man with the huge heart; and Weary Dunlop, the courageous doctor, who cares for the POWs as they endure malnutrition, disease and often inhuman treatment. This is a story of courage and the invincibility of the human spirit, and highlights not only the Australian love of sport, but its power to offer consolation in times of extreme hardship
Bradman's best Ashes team : Sir Donald Bradman's selection of the best Ashes teams in cricket history by Roland Perry( Book )
8 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The programming of the president : the hidden power of the computer in world politics today by Roland Perry( Book )
5 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Don by Roland Perry( Book )
5 editions published between 1995 and 2001 in English and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sir Donald Bradman is considered by every prime minister from Billy Hughes to Paul Keating to be the greatest Australian ever born. He became a legend while still young, and that status grew as a result of his deeds and character even during retirement. But what is a myth and what is real? What motivated Bradman to be the best? Who were his enemies? This biography answers these questions based on interviews with Bradman and his contemporaries
Horrie the War Dog by Roland Perry( Book )
6 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
He was a little stray pup the boys of First Australian Machine Gun Battalion saved from harsh Libyan Desert. He became their much-loved mascot and saviour. But what happened to Horrie on his return to Australia? An extraordinarily moving and fascinating story of bravery, mateship and the lengths people will go to to save a friend
The exile : Burchett, reporter of conflict by Roland Perry( Book )
3 editions published between 1988 and 1989 in English and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Pacific 360 : Australia's Battle for Survival in World War II by Roland Perry( Book )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
PACIFIC 360 is a sweeping national narrative that looks for the first time at the Pacific War in its entirety, bringing together the story behind one of the most crucial times in Australian history. On 7 December 1941, Australia was pushed to centre stage as Japan entered World War II and began the offensive which triggered the Pacific War
Captain Australia : a history of the celebrated captains of Australian test cricket by Roland Perry( Book )
3 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Blood is a stranger by Roland Perry( Book )
7 editions published between 1988 and 2012 in English and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A stylish and brilliantly paced thriller from a great Australian writer
Miller's luck : the life and loves of Keith Miller, Australia's greatest all-rounder by Roland Perry( Book )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Waugh's way : the Steve Waugh story--learner, legend, leader by Roland Perry( Book )
2 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
ペリー, ローランド
ペリイ, ローランド
Languages
English (99)
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