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Karo, Paul

Overview
Works: 78 works in 92 publications in 1 language and 203 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Biography  History  War stories, English  Juvenile works  Personal narratives‡vAustralian  Political fiction  Suspense fiction 
Roles: Narrator
Classifications: PS3553.L245, 813.54
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Most widely held works by Paul Karo
Bonaparte's sons by Richard Howard ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The powerful chronicle of one man and one regiment's blood-soaked odyssey through the horror of the Napoleonic Wars. Confusion reigns in the French Republic of 1795. In a desperate move the nation's new rulers enlist condemned criminals into the army. Out of the depths of Paris's most infamous prison emerge murderers, thieves and rapists, as well as men like Alain Lausard, imprisoned amid the hysteria of revolution. A series of stunning French victories leaves the Austrian Army broken and Lausard the hero of his regiment
The Quest for grace by C. M. H Clark ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Professor Manning Clark recounts his time at Oxford in the 1930s, dark days in pre-war Bonn and France, and later experiences in Dublin, Moscow and Rome
A historian's apprenticeship by C. M. H Clark ( Recording )
2 editions published between 1995 and 1998 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this book Manning Clark gives the background to the writing of the mammoth, "A History of Australia". This is an autobiography written in terms of his work, concerning the origins of his interest in history, the development of Clark's own intellectual interests and the academic movements and politics which shaped them
Scotty Allan Australia's flying Scotsman by G. U Allan ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Scotty Allan is a legend in Australian aviation - an air man whose career stretches from air combat over the Western Front of 1917 to the Jet Age of today, as an executive in Qantas. This biography looks back on the life of a great Australian
The wind in the willows by Kenneth Grahame ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The adventures of Mole, Water Rat, Badger, bumptious Mr. Toad and the other animals who live along the river and in the woods
Dame Edna Everage by John Lahr ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
John Lahr spent a month in the wings at the Theatre Royal, watching the elusive Barry Humphries and his partners in mayhem, Dame Edna, Sir Les Patterson and Sandy Stone, drive audiences crazy with pleasure. The result is a superb chronicle of a great act and a great clown
Brother night by Victor Kelleher ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When Ramon learns that his father is the powerful Sun Lord, he considers him to be a great and glorious man, not realising that this man has put a price on his head. Eventually Ramon decides to take revenge
The puzzles of childhood by C. M. H Clark ( Recording )
3 editions published between 1990 and 1998 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Historian Manning Clark records memories of his childhood; of his earthy father, a passionate and angry clergyman; and of his genteel, worried mother. He tells of growing up in Sydney, Phillip Island and Belgrave, and of his experience as a pauper at Melbourne Grammar
The war diaries of Weary Dunlop [Java and the Burma-Thailand Railway 1942-1945] by E. E Dunlop ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The author secretly compiled these diaries while an Australian Army surgeon in Japanese captivity. They describe the malnutrition, disease and brutality endured by Australian P.O.W.'s drafted to build the infamous Burma-Thailand Railway, and Dunlop's heroic efforts to save lives
"Look what you started, Henry!" a history of the Australian Red Cross 1914-1991 by L. G Stubbings ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Contribution to the recorded history of the Australian Red Cross Society. The book shows how ordinary people made a significant contribution to the well being of others, from the help the Red Cross has given during both world wars, to the international blood transfusion service and youth movements
Death of a daimyo by James Melville ( Recording )
3 editions published between 1985 and 1987 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Superintendent Otani goes to England to visit his daughter and becomes embroiled in the murder of a Japanese national. The murder is linked to the death of a daimyo, which leads into an investigation of the power struggles of the new kingpins
Around the world in 78 days by Nicholas Coleridge ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The journalist author describes how he beat Jules Verne's hero Phileas Fogg in his around the world record. Like Fogg, Coleridge started from the London Reform Club, and used train, steamer, rickshaw, taxi, dhow, elephant and camel to cross twenty countries in 78 days
Triumph over darkness the life of Louis Braille by Lennard Bickel ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of Louis Braille, born in France in 1809, and his struggle amid harsh conditions to perfect a code of raised dots punched through sheets of paper, to fashion an alphabet that opened the world of learning to the blind
Tom Clancy's Op-Center games of state by Tom Clancy ( Recording )
2 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The cold war is over and chaos is setting in. The new President of Russia is trying to create a democratic regime. But elements within the country are trying to stop him: the ruthless Russian Mafia, the right-wing nationalists and others who will stop at nothing to bring Russia back to the days of the Cszar. The Op-centre crisis management team begins a race around the clock to save the Russian government, but there task is made difficult by an organisation which mirrors there own, but is run by the Russian hardliners
Under a sickle moon [a journey through Afghanistan] by Peregrine Hodson ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In early 1984, Peregrine Hodson travelled to Afghanistan as a freelance reporter, crossing Pakistan's border with a group of Mujahedeen. He describes his travels, covering nearly 200 kilometres, mainly on foot, with a mixture of personal philosophy, war reportage and current history
The vast memory of love by Malcolm J Bosse ( Recording )
2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This tale set in London of the 1770s intertwines the lives of Henry Fielding, the Earl of Sandwich, among others, with the fate of a livery boy who comes to the city to make his fortune. When Ned is wrongly accused of stealing, his dismissal into the mean streets of London quickly teaches the boy a lesson in survival. He emerges as Dog Cull, a renowned criminal who has not forgotten the man who wronged him
The city of joy by Dominique Lapierre ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The author tells of his time spent in a Calcutta slum- the city of joy. In this poor and overpopulated city, he found more heroism, love, sharing, joy and happiness among the people than in many a city in the affluent West
Taiko an epic novel of war and glory in feudal Japan by Eiji Yoshikawa ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Swashbuckling sixteenth century samurai saga. Feuding warlords battle for dominance in a strife-torn, divided Japan. An unassuming farmer's son rises from obscurity to the position of Taiko - supreme ruler - under the protection of the Emperor
The Libyan contract by Paul Mann ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A shocking airport massacre by Middle Eastern fanatics leads an embittered counter-terrorism expert into the world of international mercenaries and then on a desperate mission to take the tactics of terror back to the heart of the ultimate terrorist state
Healthy skin the facts by Rona M MacKie ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Skin care is an important part of maintaining physical and mental well-being at all stages of life. Professor Rona Mackie explores the structure of the skin and prevention of skin disease from babyhood to old age
 
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