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Carey, Peter

Summary: The two-time Booker Prize-winning author now gives us a wildly exuberant, wily new novel that circumnavigates 1954 Australia, revealing as much about the country/continent as it does about three audacious individuals who take part in the infamous 10,000-mile race, the Redex Trial. Irene Bobs loves fast driving. Her husband is the best car salesman in southeastern Australia. Together they enter...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2018

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC CAR

Chatwin, Bruce

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Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Books 1988

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Cave, Damien

Summary: "New York Times Australia Bureau Chief Damien Cave delivers an impactful and informative account of how risk taking in parenting, and in all aspects of life, creates happier, healthier individuals and communities. Cave's exploration of Australian parenting culture, through gripping research and storytelling, will have you questioning everything you thought you knew about safety, risk,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sourcebooks 2023

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 CAVE, DAMIEN CAV

Summary: On Valentine's Day, 1900, a group of Australian schoolgirls set out for a picnic at Hanging Rock. Four of them disappear.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 1998

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA PIC

Rajendra, Vijeya

Summary: "Australia is filled with beautiful landscapes and friendly people. How does the natural world affect life there? How has life changed in Australia from its earliest days to today? Readers find the answers to these questions and many more about life "down under" as they explore the history, environment, and culture of this popular part of the world. The detailed main text features up-to-date...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Cavendish Square Publishing 2023

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Klein, J. M.

Summary: From countries that are spread across archipelagos to micro-island nations of the Pacific Realm to the continent-country of Australia, the cultures that have emerged from this region are some of the world's most diverse. The many nations and ethnic groups that can be found in this area, also called Oceania, have each produced a unique culture. With fact-filled text and full-color photographs,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: PowerKids Press 2021

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 994 KLE

Summary: Against the backdrop of post-World War II Australia, Sarah Adams is a nurse who becomes involved in the affairs of the wealthy Bligh family. Regina has ensnared Bligh patriarch and political aspirant George in marriage, but she continues to plot against Sarah, exploiting the rising fear of Communism to target her rival.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD PLA NOT RATED

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TV Pl 4

Summary: A mysterious woman is perched between the harsh legacy of World War II and the hope of a new life in Australia.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV PLA

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Summary: Set at the turn of the twentieth century, the film concerns a small group of students from an all-female college and a chaperone, who vanish while on a St. Valentine's Day outing. Less a mystery than a journey into the mystic, as well as an inquiry into issues of class and sexual repression in Australian society.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: BLU-RAY DRAMA PIC

Summary: Against the backdrop of post-World War II Australia, Sarah Adams is a nurse who becomes involved in the affairs of the wealthy Bligh family. It is dealing with themes such as anti-Semitism, sexuality, and social class.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: RLJ Entertainment 2016

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV PLA

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD PLA NOT RATED

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TV Pl 3

Hospital, Janette Turner

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton 2004

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HOS

Carey, Peter

Summary: "The two-time Booker Prize-winning author now gives us a wildly exuberant, wily new novel that circumnavigates 1954 Australia, revealing as much about the country-continent as it does about three audacious individuals who take part in the infamous 10,000 mile race, the Redex Trial. Irene Bobs loves fast driving. Her husband is the best car salesman in south eastern Australia. Together they...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CAR

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Koval, Ramona

Summary: This updated hardcover edition is a collection of delicious, well-loved, tried and true Jewish recipes from around the world.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: New Holland 2009

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 641.5676 KOV

Murnane, Gerald

Summary: On their vast estates, the landowning families of the plains have preserved a rich and distinctive culture. Obsessed with their own habitat and history, they hire artisans, writers and historians to record in minute detail every aspect of their lives, and the nature of their land. A young film-maker arrives on the plains, hoping to make his own contribution to the elaboration of this history....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Text Publishing Company 2017

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MUR

Summary: Samson and Delilah are two teens living in an isolated Aboriginal community in the Central Australian desert. When tragedy strikes, they turn their backs on home and embark on a journey of survival. Lost, unwanted and alone, they discover that life isn't always fair, but love never judges.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: IndiePix 2010

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1 available in Romance DVDs, Call number: DVD ROMANCE SAM

Sheehan, Sean

Summary: "Austria is a country known for its varied history and beautiful scenery. Popular figures from the country include Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, the Von Trapp family, and Arnold Schwarzenegger. In this engaging book, readers learn about Austria's past, its present, and the ways in which it is working toward the future."--Publisher's website.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Cavendish Square 2017

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