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Hear a Book Service (Tas.)

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Works: 119 works in 120 publications in 1 language and 226 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Diaries  Case studies  History  Romance fiction  Interviews 
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Most widely held works by Hear a Book Service (Tas.)
Dove on the waters by Maurice Shadbolt( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
What does the decorous lawyer Walter Dove, inventively sailing the globe solo, have in common with the lonely spinster Rose Lightfoot, busy with her paintbrush beside the canals of Venice? And what has either to do with outback bard and Boer War veteran Jim Bird dwelling incognito in New Zealand forest with his sweetheart?
Frail dream of Timbuktu by Bettina Selby( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
George Adamson : the lord of the lions by Sandy Gall( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
No job for a girl by Susan Swaney( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
When Susan Swaney set up a veterinary practice in western Victoria, she had more than a rugged climate to get used to. There was resistance because she was a woman, for one thing, and the hours spent lying in cold mud on her heavily pregnant belly, delivering calves, for another. This is a diary of twelve months in Susan's life as a vet, farmer and mother
Road through the wilderness by David Burke( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
The story of the construction of the 1690km Transcontinental Railway; from Port Augusta to Kalgoorlie during 1912-17, including the complex political background to this first great physical achievement of Federation in Australia
The strength in us all by Sara Henderson( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
This is a sequel to 'Strength To Strength'. When Sara Henderson was named Bulletin/Qantas Businesswoman of the year in 1991 her life was changed forever. But behind the glamour and success, life continued to deal Sara its heavy blows. She found herself so down emotionally and physically that she thought she would never survive. Then letters began to arrive from ordinary people all over Australia, letters which showed such genuine care and concern that Sara found in them the strength and inspiration she needed to pick up the pieces and carry on
Ava : my story by Ava Gardner( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Just before her death in 1990 Ava Gardner finished recording a chronicle of her life. Born to a poor farmer, she reveals her roots and her tempestuous private life, including a long and complex friendship with Howard Hughes
More or less by Kenneth More( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Tells of the life of one of Britain's best loved actors. Spanning a career which began late in More's life and covering stage, films and television
A fence around the cuckoo by Ruth Park( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
This is the first volume of Ruth Park's autobiography. Written as vividly passionate as any of her novels, it is a moving of her curious early childhood, alone with her parents in the remote rainforests of New Zealand
No Sundays in the bush by Tom Carter( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Tom Carter, a young Englishman with a taste for adventure and a passion for ornithology, stepped ashore at Carnarvon, Western Australia in 1887 to begin work for property owners in this hot frontier district of a pioneering state. He was a 'new chum'. His story is rich with the adventure and incidents of his two years in the bush, and full of lively humour
The discovery of the Bismarck by Robert D Ballard( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Robert Ballard gives a dramatic first person account of the high-tech hunt for the Bismarck that culminated in its thrilling rediscovery, forty-eight years after it was sent to the bottom. It had taken two years, two separate expeditions, and a painstaking survey of over 100 square miles of seafloor before the legendary German warship was finally spotted
Pole to pole by Michael Palin( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Setting out to travel from one end of the earth to the other, Michael Palin and his team, using aircraft only as a last resort, endured extremes of heat and cold, as they crossed 17 countries on trains, trucks, ships, rafts, ski-doos, buses, barges, bicycles and balloons
The eavesdroppers by Jack Bleakley( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
For 20-year-old Jack Bleakley volunteering for an unspecified 'dangerous mission' and thus becoming one of a select group of wireless interceptors at the beginning of the war in the Pacific was the start of the experience of his lifetime. Here for the first time is the story of those young Australian men and women whose skill in intercepting coded Japanese transmissions provided General MacArthur's intelligence operations with vital information about enemy operations in the South West Pacific Area
Mopokes and mallee roots by Wilbur Gordon Howcroft( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Murderous women by Frank Jones( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
In Murderous Women the author delves into the backgrounds and psyches of fifteen notorious females accused of murder, from Victorian times to the present. Based on extensive research including actual visits to the sites of the murders, Frank Jones has reconstructed their gruesome crimes from beginning to end
Cary Grant : a touch of elegance by Warren G Harris( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Christened Archibald Alexander Leach in 1904, Cary Grant always got the girl in the movies, but in real life was unable to find happiness in love-- until his fifth marriage
Children of silence : the story of Sarah's and Joanne's triumph over deafness by Kathy Robinson( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Guns and brooches : Australian Army nursing from the Boer War to the Gulf War by Jan Bassett( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Jan Bassett focuses upon the some 9,000 women (and a few men) who have worked as army nurses. She explores their wartime experiences, which have ranged from nursing alone in a remote hut on the South African veldt during the Boer War to undergoing 'NBC' (nuclear, biological and chemical) warfare drills on an American hospital ship during the Gulf War. Bassett investigates the contradictions, paradoxes and anomalies which have arisen because army nurses have been 'in but not of' the army; she draws upon their words and photographs to consider the profound impact of war upon four generations of Australian women
Miss Gymkhana, R.G. Menzies and me by Kathy Skelton( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
In small town life in the Australia of the 1950s, the critical occasions that touched nations and swept the world were sieved through a mesh of local goings-on In that world, a young girl tries to learn the truth about love and marriage, communism, sex, drink and religion in a small seaside town
Against time and place by Elizabeth Backhouse( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
An imaginative recreation of the history of two families commencing in Yorkshire and extending to Australia. Covering pre and First World War periods, the goldrushes Great depression and the Second World War and it's aftermath
 
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