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Bartley, Maureen

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Works: 55 works in 55 publications in 1 language and 149 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Social history  History  Fiction 
Roles: Narrator
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Publications by Maureen Bartley
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Promises lost by Audrey Howard( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
Sara Hamilton loves Jack Andrews from the moment he risks his life to rescue her. As she nurses him back to health, the gently reared doctor's daughter and the softly spoken railway labourer discover an innocent yet steadfast passion. But Sara's snobbish sister hates Jack and all he stands for and when their father dies Alice decides they will go to Liverpool and ensure that Jack will never find Sara again
All their kingdoms by Madeleine A Polland( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
Travels in a thin country a journey through Chile by Sara Wheeler( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
Chile is an extravagantly complex country, hidden behind the Andes and stretching to the end of the world. The author travels from the top to the bottom, from the driest desert in the world to the sepulchral wastes of Antarctica. She paints a passionate portrait of the scintillating diversity of this country and its people
The dark romance of Dian Fossey by Harold Hayes( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
Beginning with Dian Fossey's unsolved murder, the author explores the strange life of Dian Fossey, who abandoned her career as a occupational therapist in Kentucky to live in Africa amongst the gorillas. Determined and fearless, Fossey slowly gained the trust of the gorillas, moving closer to the animals as she gradually detached herself from the outside world. Above all, Hayes shows how the turmoil inside Dian Fossey grew into self-destruction and unpredictable fury. Drawing on years of research and facts from interviews this book draws us into the heart of Africa and the mind of an extraordinary woman
Miss you forever by Josephine Cox( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
One winter's night Rosie finds a woman sheltering in her yard who has been beaten by thugs. Kathleen looks like an unkempt, aged vagabond. The sum of her life is in the diaries she so jealously guards. Now in hospital, fighting for her life, she entrusts Rosie with her precious diaries. Rosie uncovers a heartrending tale of stolen dreams, heartache and loss. But is this really the end for Kathleen?
Third class ticket by Heather Wood( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Outcast by Josephine Cox( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
It is 1860 and Thadius Grady realizes, too late, that he has made a grave mistake by entrusting his fortune and the daughter he adores, Emma, to his brother-in-law Caleb Crowther. Caleb lives in fear of the past; there are terrible secrets that haunt him of which Emma seems to be a constant reminder. What is the dark and sinister secret of Emma's origins? How did her mother mysteriously die? History seems likely to repeat itself when Emma, despite a promise to her father to stay away from the river people, falls helplessly in love with Marlow Tanner, a young bargee
Gemma's journey by Beryl Kingston( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Gemma is traelling to London for an audition for a West End play when her train is involved in a head-on collision. Gemma has to have her lower leg amputated before she can be freed from the wreckage. A young intern, Nick Quennell, performs the operation. When Gemma wakes she not only has to content with her ambitious mother's disappointment at the end of her career, but with a media circus. She is taken in by the Quennell family, but is this really what she wants?
The Ukimwi road from Kenya to Zimbabwe by Dervla Murphy( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
The author rode her bicycle over some of the roughest roads in Africa. The mysterious threat of AIDS (ukimwi in Swahili) was talked about wherever she went. Finding comfort in the beauty of the contrasting landscapes she passed through and entertained by the talkative, welcoming local people, she survived starvation, a beating by paramilitaries and a bout of malaria. As ever, she was sustained by her extraordinary compassion, humour and sense of adventure
No mercy by Jane Brindle( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
To Ellie Armstrong, the vast house called Thornton Place was both strangely bewitching and deeply forbidding. Yet her father has been hired to renovate it. Four months after their arrival, winter is drawing in around the isolated mansion, enveloping it in its own sinister history, enhancing its aura of great tragedy and loneliness. For Ellie there is a different aura, of love. A love that is hypnotically powerful and fatally compelling
I dreamed of Africa by Kuki Gallmann( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Guilty knowledge by Clare Curzon( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
When a cloudburst floods Stakerleys estate and a bludgeoned body is found in the swollen river, the ensuing police inquiry dredges up dangerous secrets from the pasts of Lady Isabelle Delmayne and Eugenie, Viscountess Crowthorne - two women already implicated in two vicious murders when they had earlier travelled together in Europe
The shawlmakers by Isobel Neill( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
It is the 1870s and times are bad for the Allens, hand weavers of Paisley shawls. Jessie tells of the family: Dougie, her love; gentle Meg; talented Elsie; jealous, flighty Bella; little Lilias and Mrs Allen who is ill. She relates the moving story of their struggle to make ends meet and to live happy, fulfilled lives in a fast changing world
Debs at war, 1939-1945 how wartime changed their lives by Anne De Courcy( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Pre-war debutantes were members of the most protected stratum of 20th-century society. This book records the extraordinary diversity of challenges, shocks and responsibilities they faced. It is an account, from firsthand sources, of upper class women and the active part they took in the war
Matthew Ratton by Anne Knowles( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Duncton tales by William Horwood( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Moledom's Stone followers struggle once more to find peace and truth for all Moledom whilst searching for the silence of the Stone
Sweetness in the belly by Camilla Gibb( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Lilly, a white Muslim nurse, struggles in a state of invisible exile. As Ethiopian refugees gradually fill the flats of the housing estate where she lives, Lily tentatively begins to share with them her longing for the home she herself once had in Africa and her heartbreaking search for her missing lover
Alley urchin by Josephine Cox( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
This is the compelling sequel to 'Outcast'. It is 1870 and Emma Grady has spent seven years of servitude as a convict in Australia. Now, having earned her ticket-of-leave, she is held by chains of honour and friendship. Emma's loyalty to her kind and gentle employer Roland Thomas, and her unwillingness to desert fellow convict and beloved friend Nelly, prevent her from leaving. Yet Emma lives for the day when she will return to England, to face those who cheated and betrayed her; to return to Marlow Tanner, the man she loves and whose tragic child she had borne then lost
The sisters by Sarah Shears( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Dry water diving head first into Africa by Tammie K Matson( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
When she was fifteen, Tammie Matson went on safari with her father to Zimbabwe - and it changed her forever. Back in Australia she turned her life upside-down to build her future in Africa. In that harsh, dry, devastatingly beautiful land she has overcome the language barrier, the male dominated society and the physical hardships to create a life she loves
 
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