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Yeldham, Peter

Works: 120 works in 282 publications in 3 languages and 2,767 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Fiction  Action and adventure films  Biographical films  Historical films  Historical fiction  War films  Film adaptations  Detective and mystery films  Television mini-series 
Roles: Author, Author of screenplay, Writer of accompanying material, Scenarist, Bibliographic antecedent, Producer
Classifications: PN1997, A823.3
Publication Timeline
Publications about Peter Yeldham
Publications by Peter Yeldham
Most widely held works by Peter Yeldham
The films of Michael Powell ( visu )
3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 275 libraries worldwide
A matter of life and death: British flyer Peter Carter survives a jump from his burning plane without parachute and wakes up in a nether world between Earth and the next life where he falls in love with June, an American radio operator
1915 by Roger McDonald( visu )
5 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in English and held by 136 libraries worldwide
A classic Australian World War I saga, this miniseries captures the hopes and heartaches of innocent country boys as they embark on the greatest and worst adventure of their lives, when they face the filthy deprivations and shocking savagery of trench warfare
Glory girl by Peter Yeldham( Book )
6 editions published between 2010 and 2015 in English and held by 123 libraries worldwide
London, 1927. The jazz age. Aviators seek to conquer new frontiers in the sky. Former wartime ace James Harrington has his sights set on being the first person to fly from Britain to Australia in a light aircraft. With so much desert and ocean to cross, he's been told it can't be done
The Murrumbidgee kid by Peter Yeldham( Book )
8 editions published between 2006 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 117 libraries worldwide
Belle Carson was a good-looker, the best looker for miles around; even those who didn't like her (which included most of the women in town and quite a few of the men) had to admit that ... They also agreed she was as nutty as a fruitcake, and the bush telegraph - which spread any gossip the least bit unusual or outrageous - frequently carried news of her. Belle Carson longs for her young son, Teddy, to achieve the success that eluded her as a stage and screen star. She abandons her husband and their Murrumbidgee River home to pursue this dream, but Belle's obsession leads her and her son - 'the Murrumbidgee Kid' - into a world where nothing is safe or familiar. And Belle soon finds her carefully hidden past coming back to haunt her ... From the rural town of Gundagai to the bright lights and shady underbelly of 1930s Sydney, this is a beautifully written and engaging story about an unconventional family's coming-of-age
Barbed wire and roses by Peter Yeldham( Book )
8 editions published between 2006 and 2015 in English and held by 113 libraries worldwide
They were our golden youth, seeking adventure on foreign battlefields. The First World War, everyone said in 1914, would be over by Christmas, and Stephen Conway rushes to enlist in the belief he should fight for King and Empire. Leaving behind a new wife and a baby on the way, he soon finds himself in the trenches of Gallipoli. Four horrific years later, Stephen is the only survivor of his platoon, shell-shocked and disillusioned, and during the heat of battle on the bloodstained fields of France, he mysteriously disappears. Stephen's ultimate fate is still a mystery when more than eighty years later his grandson Patrick finds a diary that leads him to Britain and France on a journey to discover what really happened. It is a journey during which he unexpectedly finds love, and the truth about his grandfather's fate that is even stranger and more shocking than he imagined
A distant shore by Peter Yeldham( Book )
4 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 107 libraries worldwide
Life for Kate, who arrives in Sydney by ship in the mid 50's brings both joy and tragedy. Abandoned by her mother as small child to a father she barely knows, she becomes a legal advocate for displaced persons and is forced to confront questions of life and death, freedom and captivity, choices that will change her life forever
A bitter harvest by Peter Yeldham( Book )
7 editions published between 1997 and 2016 in English and held by 90 libraries worldwide
"Senator William Patterson wealthy, influential and powerful. But all of his success cannot protect his cherished daughter, Elizabeth, from the one thing he fears most Stefan Muller - young, German and impoverished. His dreams of a new life in a land of hope and opportunity are soured by war and by a country which will not claim him as its own. Their love for one woman will draw them together and tear them apart. In a land where each man makes his own destiny, a family learns that the price of love and loyalty can sometimes be too high."--Provided by publisher
The films of Michael Powell ( visu )
2 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 89 libraries worldwide
Based on the life of controversial artist Norman Lindsay. Lindsay is a successful yet jaded painter living in New York. Who heads back to his native Australia looking for a way to revitalize his creative soul. His self-imposed exile is interrupted by Cora, an uninhibited young woman on her own journey of self-discovery
The currency lads by Peter Yeldham( Book )
5 editions published between 1998 and 2015 in English and held by 84 libraries worldwide
Above the fold by Peter Yeldham( Book )
4 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 81 libraries worldwide
Luke Elliott and Claudia Marsden have fallen in love at a perilous time. The Second World War is raging in the Pacific, barbed wire and gun emplacements are strung along the northern beaches in preparation for invasion. As the war moves closer, their 'sextet' of loyal school friends is splintering as individual career dreams are pursued. Luke yearns to be a journalist but a start in newspapers is proving challenging. The war's end unexpectedly provides Luke's big break, but the pursuit of his dream will keep him away from Australia and Claudia, with surprising consequences for them both
Agatha Christie's Ten little Indians ( visu )
2 editions published between 1965 and 2012 in English and held by 74 libraries worldwide
Ten little prospective victims, all invited to a remote castle ... Based on Agatha Christie's "And then there were none."
Land of dreams by Peter Yeldham( Book )
7 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and Greek, Modern [1453- ] and held by 73 libraries worldwide
When Japan attacks Pearl Harbour, Sam, a young Frenchman born and raised in Japan, becomes an enemy in his own country
Against the tide by Peter Yeldham( Book )
5 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in English and held by 71 libraries worldwide
Helen and Michael Francis are Hungarian refugees with no country to call home, Sarah Wiseman is a survivor of a death camp piecing together the shattered remains of her life and Neil Latham is an ex-commando unable to return to his peaceful village in rural Kent. The four arrive in Australia seeking a new start in the lucky country. But life in post-war Sydney, amid the gangs and corruption, and in the high country of Australia's Snowy Mountain Scheme, is hardly an idyllic existence. And the past, left so far behind, threatens to jeopardise all their futures in unexpected and terrifying ways. It seems only a matter of time before buried secrets will be revealed
Fringe benefits : a comedy by Peter Yeldham( Book )
6 editions published in 1977 in English and Undetermined and held by 67 libraries worldwide
My friend Miss Flint : a comedy by Donald Churchill( Book )
4 editions published in 1984 in English and Undetermined and held by 66 libraries worldwide
Captain James Cook by John Hooker( Book )
3 editions published between 1987 and 1988 in German and English and held by 63 libraries worldwide
Bang, bang, you're dead! ( visu )
2 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 60 libraries worldwide
A courier arrives carrying $2,000,000 in bonds. He is paying off a spy for secret documents. Andrew, an architect is posing as an oil rep. On the bus he meets Kyra, a CIA agent posing as a journalist. Andrew reluctantly agrees to help Kyra dispose of a dead body planted in her room by Casimir's henchmen. Andrew inadvertently takes the secret documents during a trip to Casimir to protest. Marked for death, Kyra and Andrew flee into the hills, followed by Casimir's right-hand man
Dragons in the forest by Peter Yeldham( Book )
3 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 52 libraries worldwide
Born in Japan of a French father and White Russian mother, Alex Faure greeted news of war in the Pacific with schoolboy enthusiasm. That is until the hardships of being a 'gaijin' and neutral foreigner in Japan during World War II became a stark reality for the Faure family. Peter Yeldham masterfully tells us Alex Faure's own true story against the backdrop of real events in wartime Japan. Laced with excerpts from Alex's diary, Dragons in the Forest is a riveting tale of life as a foreigner in a strange land at a very dangerous time
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Alternative Names
Peter Yeldham guionista australiano
Peter Yeldham scenarioschrijver uit Australië
Peter Yeldham scénariste australien
Питер Йелдхэм
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