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Fennessy, Bernard

Overview
Works: 172 works in 174 publications in 1 language and 296 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Detective and mystery stories, English  History  Anecdotes  Records and correspondence  Personal narratives‡vAustralian 
Roles: Narrator
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Publications about Bernard Fennessy
Publications by Bernard Fennessy
Most widely held works by Bernard Fennessy
Paydirt by Garry Disher( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
Shaved Fish by Susan Geason( Sound Recording )
2 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
Who killed Devon Kent, a big-mouthed stripper who'd run out of credit? Who dared kidnap the pornographer's son? Why were Sydney's derros afraid for their lives? Where was Precious Ho, nymphomaniac Little Sister of a Chinese drug queen? It's up to Syd Fish - failed journalist, sacked political minder and fledgling private investigator - to find out. Shaved Fish is a breakneck tour through the Sydney tourists never see. Cynical, street-smart and master of the deadly one-liner, Syd Fish is the most entertaining guide you'll ever meet
Hard country, hard men in the footsteps of Gregory by Kieran Kelly( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Augustus Charles Gregory, Australia's greatest explorer, left a powerful narrative of his 1855-56 expedition to northern Australia - but that was never enough for Kieran Kelly, Sydney stockbroker, who hero-worshipped Gregory from boyhood. This book tells how Kelly turned an extraordinary dream into hard, backbreaking reality, to take men and packhorses along the same dangerous trail that Gregory blazed 144 years before
The conversations at Curlow Creek by David Malouf( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
New South Wales, 1827. Carney, ex-convict and bushranger, is to be hanged. Adair is the officer who has been sent to supervise the hanging. The two men share memories and uncover unlikely connections in their lives. What has brought Adair to Australia? And why is Carney, and what Carney knows, so important to his future? The story reveals a web of relationships that embraces Carney and his past, and the deep ties that underscore Adairs̀ mission
Deathdeal a Wyatt novel by Garry Disher( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Wanted by the police and contract hitmen, Wyatt discovers that a shadowy third player has joined the hunt. Enter Stolle. Who is his client? Is this a trap Wyatt's walking into? What of the score itself, the suburban bank with two million in the vault? It looks easy enough, if you don't count a bank manager who owes favours to the wrong people, a gun-running pilot, grifters, bent cops and punks with ambition
Overcoming pain by Leonard Rose( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
A pain management specialist discusses pain in relation to stress, sleep, exercise, injury and cancer. He outlines present treatments including medication, physiotherapy, biofeedback, "Tens", acupuncture and hypnotherapy
A corpse at the Opera House a crimes for a summer Christmas anthology ( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
These short stories were written by fourteen Australian fiction authors who were each invited to create a story in response to a particular paragraph about the finding of a corpse
Travelling tales by Charles Wooley( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
In this book the author brings his favourite travelling tales to life with his wry reporters̀ style and whimsical talent for storytelling. These stories are stamped with the wit and wisdom of Australias̀ own king of the road
Living in Liddy by Ted Stafford( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
This is an autobiography of Ted Stafford, born in the Sydney suburb of Lidcombe in 1923. It reveals recollections of his childhood and Catholic convent school education and his subsequent rise to the fulfilment of his life as it was ordained. Told, just as as it was
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
Lost children of the empire by Philip Bean( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
The call of the high country by A. D Parsons( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
As a young married couple living in Australia's rugged high country, Andrew and Anne work together to make the very best of their property. In time it will pass to their son, David, who is determined to become the best sheepdog handler in the country. Nothing is going to stand in his way - not even the beautiful daughter of the wealthy graziers next door
A place in the city by Edmund Campion( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
To the author, as he recalls living in and around St. Mary's Cathedral in Sydney, the most expressive thing about medieval cathedrals and their modern counterparts may be the shadows that guard their mysteries. He draws from these shadows tantalising tales, memories and anecdotes that resonate with the political and social issues of the day
Kickback by Garry Disher( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Wyatt robs banks and lifts payrolls. Most men like him are dead or in jail. But Wyatt stamps a cold piti less style on his heists and makes sure that he never gets caught. His luck is running out
Five ring circus by Jon Cleary( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
As Sydney prepares for its grand role as host of the next Olympic Games, Scobie Malone is confronted with solving a scam that does nothing for the city's image. Illicit deals are being struck and money from Hong Kong is being banked in large quantities. But whose money is it, and where is it really from?
Coffin's game by Gwendoline Butler( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
In the aftermath of a terrorist explosion in London's Second City, a battered corpse is found. The only clue to the person's identity is a handbag found at the scene. Its owner: actress wife of Chief Commander Coffin. The murder inquiry reveals terrible truths to John Coffin as he is forced to confront death and treachery in his own backyard
A reliable source by Ric Throssell( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
The worst desert on earth crossing the Taklamakan by Charles Blackmore( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
The author and a party of British, Chinese and Uyghurs set out to cross the daunting Taklamakan Desert. This absorbing and at times deeply personal book tells a story of outstanding endurance. It also describes the excitement of the discovery of one of the lost cities of the Taklamakan, that had lain buried for centuries, beneath the desert sand
Dear mother ... by Tom Austen( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
This book is about the preparation in Australia and Egypt of troops for the Gallipoli campaign and about the actual landing, particularly as recorded in the letters of nineteen-year-old Will Dunn
Parakeet by James Morgan( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Parakeet is the homestead where Sandy Urquhart began his career on the land. The master of properties stretching from the Victorian coast to the South Australian desert, he is the man who built an empire, with more than a little help from his wife, Rosalind. Sandy discovers that the land cannot be taken for granted and neither can his marriage. It is only when Sandy meets a woman from the city who does not bide by the pastoralists' long-established rules and traditions that he rediscovers the possibility of a future where all is not predictable
 
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