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Bath, Jack

Overview
Works: 75 works in 76 publications in 1 language and 186 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Suspense fiction  Psychological fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Anecdotes  Biography 
Classifications: PS3566.A822, 813.54
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Publications about Jack Bath
Publications by Jack Bath
Most widely held works by Jack Bath
The dog fence by James Woodford( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 7 libraries worldwide
At 5400 kilometres, the Dog Fence is one of the longest man-made structures on earth, slicing across Australia's desert heart to keep dingoes away from livestock. James Woodford embarks on a journey to follow its length, travelling some of the loneliest and harshest country in the world
A different turf by Jon Cleary( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
Homicide detective Scobie Malone returns to tackle one of his toughest cases yet: in the gay community of Sydney, where 'gay bashings' are a daily occurrence, someone has taken the law into their own hands and is eliminating the culprits. To make matters more confusing, each shooting appears to have been done by a different person
On appeal by Jonathan Davies( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
Hilda has been found guilty of the murder of her elderly aunt, Anna Beatty. Since Miss Beatty was unable to move alone, she could not have electrocuted herself without assistance. As Hilda was her constant companion and sole heir, the defending counsel could not persuade the jury of her innocence. But Hilda insists that her defence was not put forward, and is determined to take her case to the Court of Appeal
Over forty in Broken Hill : unusual encounters outback and beyond by Jack Hodgins( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
When Canadian writer Jack Hodgins sets off on an outback adventure he is unprepared for the challenges of the bush. Whether waiting beside the track, bogged to the axles, or sojourning in Hay, Broken Hill, Charleville and many other important outposts of civilisation, this bemused visitor tries to make sense of what is for him an overwhelming landscape, peopled by exotic characters and even stranger idioms
White collar by Richard Cassidy( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Frank Moth is not your standard private detective. He runs a successful agency specialising in white-collar crime. There's never any shortage of work, and it's the kind that requires a certain touch rather than muscle and firepower. When the body of a leading art figure is found in Sydney Harbour, the case is rubber-stamped 'Death by Drowning'. Moth's investigations show otherwise, and lead him into a sinister world of deception, murder and far-reaching corruption
Over my dead body by Rex Stout( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Nero Wolfe refuses to help Carla Lovchen; but on her second visit Carla makes an announcement: "My friend, Neya Tormic, is your daughter". Wolfe's astonished assistant, Archie, is forced to recognise that the unutterably fat and immobile detective not only has a past but a family. While clearing up the matter of Neya's alleged theft of diamonds may seem relatively simple, a subsequent murder turns the whole affair into a truly complicated, international drama
Maurie Fields : keep it funny by Val Jellay( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
This biography of Maurie Fields was completed just before his death. The decision was made not to alter the original text, it was too special. His untimely demise added enormous grief to the author but with true professionalism the harrowing extension was written. Maurie Fields was both a high-profile celebrity and a fine actor. He was much admired and respected by his colleagues and by all who knew him
Calamity, Mark and Belle by J. T Edson( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Mark was always willing to go to the assistance of a lady in distress. Then he met Calamity Jane and lady outlaw Belle Starr. He wanted to help them both but thought he would keep them apart but they had different ideas. When they met, the fur began to fly and Mark was caught up in the middle of the battle
Jacko : [the great intruder] by Thomas Keneally( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Jacko, Northern Territory born, brings Australian wildness to the television screens of America. Jacko, investigative reporter, exploits American innocence to break into living rooms and penetrate the heart's secrets. But these secrets make their claim on him too, especially the secrets of Sunny, a child-woman missing in the American heartland
Nocturne by Ed McBain( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
It is midnight in Isola, and the cops on the night shift at the 87th Precinct brace themselves for another week of terrifying violence. But two separate crimes, utterly unlike each other, are already underway. An old lady living alone has been shot. Elsewhere in the city a hooker and crack addict's tragic life is nearly over. The murderers are out there but not in the most obvious places
Happy are the poor in spirit : a Blackie Ryan novel by Andrew M Greeley( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
The Cain family has a ghost, and it's trying to murder the rich and famous Bart Cain. They are desperate enough to call in an exorcist. What they get is Bishop Blackie Ryan. He learns that the ghostly suspect, Mary Anne, disappeared in 1947 after going to the senior prom with Bart. Now Blackie is raising more than the dead. He's raising some very deadly questions
Deathwater by Anne Infante( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Darkwater is a historical home near Brisbane, owned by the Forrest family. Journalist Bob Slater, who is writing an article about the house and family, is killed in a car accident, so children's author Micky Douglas agrees to finish the article. But was Bob's death an accident? Driven by curiosity, Micky sets out to investigate and uncovers a deadly plot to suppress an old scandal of Government and police corruption, the truth about the supposed suicide of Eileen Forrest's husband, a horrific crime against the original native tribe which once inhabited the Darkwater land and a cunning murderer who is determined to remove Micky before he discovers the truth
Sharkbait : a Syd Fish mystery by Susan Geason( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
When old Selwyn goes missing the clues lead Syd Fish to a panel beating shop that serves as business headquarters for a bikie gang, and ultimately to the racing world. Syd is catapulted into a case that includes car bombings, scheming women, a dawn motor cycle ride, an unpleasant experience at the morgue, and a shootout in Rushcutters Bay Park
The killings at Barley Hall by Barbara Whitehead( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
An archaeologist working on the site of Barley Hall is found murdered. The emergence of a container of religious relics and the discovery of a previous murder at the Hall, during the time of Richard III, became prominent factors in a murder hunt which was to reveal undisclosed depths of greed and betrayal spanning centuries
Great Australian shearing stories by Bill Marsh( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Bill 'Swampy' Marsh began collecting shearing stories several years ago. The result, a collection that brings to life a world of outback stations, larrikins, roustabouts and occasionally strange cooks, is a worthy addition not only to the bush yarn but also to Australian social history
Cat & mouse by James Patterson( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Killer Gary Soneji is filled with hatred and obsessed with gaining revenge on Detective Alex Cross. Nothing, not even death itself, is going to stand in his way
Murder at home : a crimes for a summer Christmas anthology ( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
In this anthology of crime, Australian authors such as Peter Corris, Brian Castro, Garry Disher, Kerry Greenwood and others have written stories using the theme 'murder at home'. Like the best of crime writers they reinvent consistently the terms of each conflict, so that crime, and criminals, and detection are all implanted in the darkly nutritious soil of human possibility
The beach house by James Patterson( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Jack's life is working out perfectly. A Harvard law student, he is loving his summer job at a Boston law firm. But then he receives news that his brother, who practically grew up in the water, has drowned. The police think he committed suicide but Jack senses a darker, dangerous truth
A river town by Thomas Keneally( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
It is 1900 in the town of Kempsey in New South Wales. Tim Shea and his family keep a general store by the river. This is his tale. He is a reluctant hero, an endearing, if flawed man whose stubborn integrity is nearly his undoing
Moonlight becomes you : a crimes for summer anthology ( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Strange and terrible things can happen in the light of the moon. In this collection, Australia's foremost crime writers take the moon as their inspiration. Comic, moving, suspenseful and downright chilling, there are moonscapes enough here to bring the werewolves howling and the vampires screeching
 
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