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Hear a Book Service (Tas.)

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Works: 102 works in 102 publications in 1 language and 299 library holdings
Genres: Biography  History  Case studies  Diaries  Interviews 
Classifications: QL76.5.G72, 590.744
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Most widely held works by Hear a Book Service (Tas.)
The strength in us all by Sara Henderson( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 7 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
George Adamson the lord of the lions by Sandy Gall( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 7 libraries worldwide
Frail dream of Timbuktu by Bettina Selby( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 7 libraries worldwide
No Sundays in the bush by Tom Carter( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 6 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
Cary Grant a touch of elegance by Warren G Harris( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
Mopokes and mallee roots by Wilbur Gordon Howcroft( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
Murderous women by Frank Jones( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 6 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
Road through the wilderness by David Burke( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 6 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 eavesdroppers by Jack Bleakley( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 6 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
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 6 libraries worldwide
The discovery of the Bismarck by Robert D Ballard( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 6 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
More or less by Kenneth More( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 5 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
Against time and place by Elizabeth Backhouse( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 5 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
Tall poppies too ( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 5 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 5 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
Mem's the word by Mem Fox( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
Mem Fox, creator of Possum Magic, takes us through her life which was sometimes sad, sometimes serious, often funny. She gives a first hand view of the effort, frustration and stunning success behind her career as an author
No job for a girl by Susan Swaney( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 5 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
Miss Gymkhana, R.G. Menzies and me small town life in the fifties by Kathy Skelton( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
The ark's anniversary by Gerald Durrell( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
The Jersey Wildlife Preservation Trust is Gerald Durrell's dream come true. At the age of six he told his mother that he intended to start a zoo. Here he celebrates his zoo's 25th and the Trust's 21st anniversaries with his famous mix of wit and gravitas. Describing travels made across the world to save creatures from extinction while increasing awareness of the rare and exotic animals at the Trust, Durrell's Noah-like experiences are both thought provoking and highly entertaining
Sparks at sea by R. W Chandler( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
 
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