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Pitman, Christopher

Overview
Works: 27 works in 39 publications in 1 language and 217 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Anecdotes  History  Juvenile works  Biography  Drama 
Roles: Actor, Narrator
Classifications: CA635.932 H, 635.9344
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Publications about Christopher Pitman
Publications by Christopher Pitman
Most widely held works about Christopher Pitman
 
Most widely held works by Christopher Pitman
Great flying doctor stories by Bill Marsh( Sound Recording )
3 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 23 libraries worldwide
The Royal Flying Doctor Service is a unique icon of Australian culture. This collection of stories comes directly from many of our unsung heroes via Bill Marsh who, in turn, sings their songs and tells their stories in a true Australian voice. On this cassette, he has crafted an enthralling swag of first-hand accounts from all walks of life. With fascination you will eavesdrop on wonderful, frightening, hilarious, tragic and poignant true stories. This is a chronicle that keeps us in touch with the independent, inspired, and often larrikan-spioneers of our inland
Great Australian railway stories by Bill Marsh( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 22 libraries worldwide
An entertaining collection of stories from the forgotten days of railways
Windmill hill by Michael Jacobson( Sound Recording )
5 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and held by 16 libraries worldwide
Age, infirmity and illness have rendered Blink Johns a shadow of his former self as a peerless gardener. His mind is closing down and even the closest of his family are strangers to him - except for one, his grandson, in whom the old man sees the image of Angus Bain, a comrade whose actions saved Blink's life during World War I. But why would that grandson, a successful architect, abduct an ailing Blink from his nursing home, leaving behind only a cryptic note, and take him to the west coast of Tasmania?
Johnno by David Malouf( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 15 libraries worldwide
Johnno is the story of a remarkable friendship between two unique characters. Theirs is a relationship strong enough to enure the rigours of time, distance and change. With humour and compassion David Malouf expertly evokes the complex spirits of these characters and the bond they share growing up in the rapidly evolving Brisbane of the forties and fifties
Orchid fever a horticultural tale of love, lust, and lunacy by Eric Hansen( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 14 libraries worldwide
Eric Hansen writes about his return to the perlious island jungles of Borneo with the idea of helping the nomadic people establish an orchid nursery. This plan did not come to fruitition but along the way Hansen came across an even rarer breed
Lionheart a journey of the human spirit by Jesse Martin( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 13 libraries worldwide
On October 31 1999 at just 18 years of age and after 11 arduous months at sea, adventurer Jesse Martin completed one of the last great adventures of the 20th century when he became the youngest person to circumnavigate the world, single-handed on an 11 metre yacht
Circus Berzerkus by Jonathan Harlen( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 13 libraries worldwide
Get in the ring with Marvin Gumbo (the only kid in the world who can kiss his own bottom) and his best friend Rajah the elephant as they fight an evil ghost with a plan to destroy the Gumbo Circus Royale for ever. Suggested level: primary, intermediate
Survival by Stuart Diver( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 13 libraries worldwide
Unbearable! ( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 12 libraries worldwide
Cloudstreet by Tim Winton( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 11 libraries worldwide
From seperate catastrophes two rural families flee to the city to find themselves sharing a great breathing, shuddering joint called Cloudstreet where they begin their lives again from scratch. For twenty years they roister and rankle, laugh and curse until the roof over their heads becomes a home for their hearts
Totally awesome, weird, cool! by Moya Simons( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 10 libraries worldwide
Theft a love story by Peter Carey( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 10 libraries worldwide
Artist, Butcher Bones and his idiot-savant brother Hugh, recount their adventures after Butcher's plummeting prices and spiralling drink problem force them to retreat to northern NSW where the formerly famous artist is reduced to acting as a caretaker for his patron, and nurse to his brother. One night a mysterious American beauty, Marlene, turns up claiming that the brothers' neighbour owns an original Jacques Leibovitz and she sets in motion a chain of events that could be the making or the ruin of them all
Lionheart by Jesse Martin( Sound Recording )
2 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 8 libraries worldwide
On October 31 1999 at just 18 years of age and after 11 arduous months at sea, adventurer Jesse Martin completed one of the last great adventures of the 20th century when he became the youngest person to circumnavigate the world, single-handed on an 11 metre yacht
Nukkin ya by Phillip Gwynne( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 7 libraries worldwide
Blacky and Clarence fall for each other but the whole town seem s to have a problem with this. But then again the whole town's had a lot of problems since Clarence's brother died. Now her cousin, Lovely, wants to make sure that Blacky never sees Clarence again. And Lovely means business
Gilbert's ghost train by David Metzenthen( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 7 libraries worldwide
Brothers Marty and Dally Dean have to face up to the facts of life and death. When Marty meets Gilbert Royden Cutler, ex-railwayman and soldier, he brings with him a gratefully accepted gift of power. Then Marty has to decide where the truth lies - in this world or the next
Black Beauty by Anna Sewell( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 7 libraries worldwide
A horse in nineteenth century England recounts the early years of his life, a time when he was raised by good masters and treated well
Pilbara pearl ( visu )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
An outback romance with elements of magic realism
The volunteers by Max Walker( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Home grown shorts for Australia Day 2000 short film perspectives on Australian life ( visu )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Three Australian short films. 1. Pilbara Pearl / written by Sarah Rossetti, produced by Karen Williams ; directed by Christopher Watson. Copyright 1998 CVA Film and Television (10 mins.). Summary: A young Aboriginal woman dreams of diving on magnificent reefs. -- 2. Tulip / written and directed by Rachel Griffiths ; produced by Louise Smith. Copyright 1998 Rachel Griffiths ... [et al.] (15 mins.). Summary : A man tries to adjust to life on his own after 45 years of marriage. -- 3. Two girls and a baby / written and directed by Kelli Simpson ; produced by Penny Robins. Copyright 1998 Annamax Media. (24 mins.) Summary : A young woman in a lesbian relationship wants to have a baby
Deadly unna?: 5 spoken word CDs (Unabridged Library Collection) by Phillip Gwynne( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Gutsy and highly intelligent story about Blacky, a fourteen-year-old boy living in a small coastal town in South Australia, and his rites of passage. Winner of the 1999 CBC Award for Older Readers. Ages 12+
 
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