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Fennessy, Bernard

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Works: 172 works in 174 publications in 1 language and 440 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Personal narratives‡vAustralian  Anecdotes  Fiction  Records and correspondence 
Roles: Narrator
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Publications about Bernard Fennessy
Publications by Bernard Fennessy
Most widely held works by Bernard Fennessy
Shaved Fish by Susan Geason( Sound Recording )
2 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in English and held by 6 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
Paydirt by Garry Disher( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
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
Memories of Fred ( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
Professor Fred Hollows: humanitarian, eye doctor, runner, mountain climber and Australian of the Year. He made many friends and the contributors to this book all knew him in one capacity or another. These are their memories of Fred; they will make you laugh, cry, shake your head in disbelief and show you what it was that made him so dynamic, so exasperating, and so special
Sunburnt country stories of Australian life ( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
This is an outstanding selection of autobiographical stories and short fiction about Australian and Australians. The stories provide a lively, at times moving, sometimes funny, glimpse into many aspects of life in Australia
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 5 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
Living in Liddy by Ted Stafford( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 5 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
A place in the city by Edmund Campion( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 5 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
The call of the high country by Tony Parsons( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 5 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
Trapped on Timor a story of one of the largest and most unusual escapes from Japanese occupied territory by RAAF personnel during the early stages of World War II by Colin Humphris( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
This is the story of the war experiences of some RAAF personnel stationed at Penfoi airstrip on the island of Timor in 1941-42 as part of the forward line of Australian defence. They became known as the 'Penfoi Pedestrians'. It was the time of the victorious Japanese sweep through South East Asia. The ultimate daring rescue of the survivors by our American allies brings to a climax a narrative in which the reader is carried along by suspense and excitement
Lost children of the empire by Philip Bean( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
Travelling tales by Charles Wooley( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 5 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
Hard country, hard men in the footsteps of Gregory by Kieran Kelly( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 5 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
Overcoming pain by Leonard Rose( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 5 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
Dear mother by Tom Austen( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 4 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
A reliable source by Ric Throssell( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
From forest to sea Australia's changing environment by Eric C Rolls( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
This book looks in detail at Australia's degraded environment and provides not only reasons for it, but also a persuasive case for hope. It discusses the impact of European settlement on the country, what has happened to it since, and what should happen now
Five ring circus by Jon Cleary( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 4 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?
The mistress of Blackstone by Mary Williams( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Coffin's game by Gwendoline Butler( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 4 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
 
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