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The sugar glider

Author: Rod Neilsen
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2003
Series: Cambridge English readers., Level 5.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Pilot Don Radcliffe returns to Australia hoping to rescue a failed marriage and to spend more time with his daughter, Judy. But a routine cargo flight in an old DC4 airplane turns into tragedy when the plane crashes in the Australian Outback, killing the co-pilot. Don and Judy's chances of survival seem slim as they struggle against sabotage, unscrupulous businessmen, and the inhospitable landscape.
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Genre/Form: Readers
Readers (Adult)
Adventure stories
Action and adventure fiction
Fiction
Textbooks
Textbooks for foreign speakers
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rod Neilsen
ISBN: 9780521686518 0521686512 9780521536615 0521536618 0521656117 9780521656115
OCLC Number: 59305384
Description: 96 pages ; 20 cm + 3 audio discs (digital ; 4 3/4 in.).
Contents: Coming home --
A family meeting --
The Sugar Glider --
An argument --
Take off --
Warrangi Mine --
Forced landing --
Lost in the outback --
Rescuers? --
Brumbies --
Breaking news --
Accident --
Tarong station --
Prisoners --
Playing for time --
The search --
Taking care of business --
The meeting point --
Recovery.
Series Title: Cambridge English readers., Level 5.
Responsibility: Rod Neilsen.
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