Most widely held works about Tim Winton
Most widely held works by Tim Winton
Dirt music : a novel by Tim Winton ( Book )
67 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in 13 languages and held by 1,669 libraries worldwide
Despite her marriage to Jim Buckridge, Georgie Jutland has never really become a part of his inbred fishing community, and her tentative link to conventional life is further jeopardized when she begins a love affair with Luther Fox, the local poacher andoutcast.
The riders by Tim Winton ( Book )
74 editions published between 1994 and 2009 in 11 languages and held by 1,585 libraries worldwide
An Australian whose wife left him goes looking for her across Europe, accompanied by his daughter. The man is Fred Scully, a working-class bloke and a loyal husband, the wife is Jennifer, upper-middle and still trying to find herself, while the daughter is Billy, 7. In the process of the search, love grows between father and daughter. By the author of That Eye, the Sky.
Cloudstreet by Tim Winton ( Book )
83 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in 8 languages and held by 1,429 libraries worldwide
Two families marked by tragedy are thrown together in a rambling house with a past. The Lambs and the Pickles struggle with chance and bad luck in the crosscurrents of the world.
Breath by Tim Winton ( Book )
35 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in 7 languages and held by 1,374 libraries worldwide
Falling under the spell of an enigmatic extreme-sports surfer, a thrill-seeking pair of western Australian adolescents is initiated into a world of high-stakes adventures and dangerous boundary testing.
Shallows by Tim Winton ( Book )
34 editions published between 1984 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 802 libraries worldwide
Whales have always been the life-force of Angelus, a small town on the south coast of Western Australia. Their annual passinig defines the rythms of a life where little changes, and the town depends on their carcasses. So when the battle begins on the beaches outside the town, and when Queenie Cookson, a local girl, joins the Greenies to make amends for the crimes of her whaling ancestors, it can only throw everything into chaos.
That eye, the sky by Tim Winton ( Book )
52 editions published between 1986 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 753 libraries worldwide
Young Ort knows that things are terribly wrong. His father is withering away, his sister is consumed by hatred, his grandmother is all inside herself, and his mother, a flower-child of the 1960's, is brave but helpless. Then a strange man appears at their door. This is story about a boy's vision of the world beyond, about the blurry distinctions between the natural and the supernatural.
Lockie Leonard, scumbuster by Tim Winton ( Book )
25 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 728 libraries worldwide
When Lockie Leonard wipes out on a huge wave, he is thrown into a friendship with the weird, but extremely intelligent "Metal Head," Geoff "Egg" Eggleston, who joins Lockie in his crusade to clean up the pollution in his coastal Australian town's harbor.
The turning : new stories by Tim Winton ( Book )
7 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 591 libraries worldwide
A collection of stories set in western Australia includes the stories of brothers who shun one another, ex-lovers who reunite to remember their incompatibility, and a man who returns to the site of a frightening childhood event.
Lockie Leonard, human torpedo by Tim Winton ( Book )
30 editions published between 1990 and 2009 in English and French and held by 505 libraries worldwide
Thirteen-year-old Lockie, an Australian surfer, is happier riding the waves than he is trying to cope with being popular and in love.
The turning by Tim Winton ( Book )
37 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 500 libraries worldwide
In the 1980s Tim Winton made his mark with tough, spare stories about youth and promise, of early parenthood and the challenges of loyalty. Now, almost 20 years since his last collection, he returns to the form with seventeen overlapping stories of second thoughts and mid-life regret set in the brooding small-town world of coastal Western Australia.
The deep by Tim Winton ( Book )
7 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in English and held by 417 libraries worldwide
Alice overcomes her fear of deep water when playful dolphins visit her family's beach.
Blueback : a contemporary fable by Tim Winton ( Book )
6 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 412 libraries worldwide
An ecological novel on a boy who protects a fish from property developers and rapacious fishermen. The boy, who lives on a bay in Australia, befriends the fish, a blue grouper while diving for abalone, his family's trade. By the author of The Riders.
An open swimmer by Tim Winton ( Book )
22 editions published between 1982 and 2011 in English and held by 346 libraries worldwide
Jerra and his best mate Sean set off in a beaten-up old VW to go camping on the coast. Jerra's friends and family want to know when he will finish university, when he will find a girl. But they don't understand about Sean's mother, Jewel, or the bush or the fish with the pearl. They think he needs a job, but what Jerra is searching for is more elusive. Only the sea, and perhaps the old man who lives in a shack beside it, can help.
In the winter dark by Tim Winton ( Book )
32 editions published between 1988 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 319 libraries worldwide
In a lonely valley called the Sink, four people prepare for a quiet evening. In his orchard, Murray Jaccod sees a moving shadow. Across the swamp, his neighbour Bonnie watches her lover leave and feels her baby roll inside her. And on the verandah of the Stubbses house, a small dog is torn screaming from its leash by something unseen. Nothing will ever be the same again.
Blueback by Tim Winton ( Book )
29 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in 7 languages and held by 308 libraries worldwide
Abel Jackson loves to dive. He's a natural in the water. He can't remember a time when he couldn't use a mask and snorkel to glide down into the clear deep. Life is tough out at Longboat Bay. Every day the boy helps his mother earn their living from the sea and the land. It's hard work but Abel has the bush and the sky and the bay to himself. Until the day he meets Blueback, the fish that changes his life. Blueback is about people learning from nature.
Minimum of two by Tim Winton ( Book )
25 editions published between 1987 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 281 libraries worldwide
Tim Winton's characters are ordinary people who battle to maintain loyalty against all odds; women, children, men whose relationships strain under pressure and leave them bewildered, hoping, sometimes fleeing, but often finding strength in forgotten parts of themselves.
Scission by Tim Winton ( Book )
21 editions published between 1985 and 2010 in English and held by 264 libraries worldwide
Tim Winton's first collection of stories deals with men, women and children whose lives are coming apart and whose hearts are breaking. These spare, jagged stories, in which people struggle with change and disintegration, are vintage Winton.
Minimum of two : stories by Tim Winton ( Book )
3 editions published between 1988 and 1989 in English and held by 241 libraries worldwide
Lockie Leonard, legend by Tim Winton ( Book )
14 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in English and held by 195 libraries worldwide
Lockie Leonard's survived the worst year on record. His first year of high school, a new town, his first mad love affair - it's all behind him. But the world of weirdness hasn't finished with him yet. His family is in a shambles and then an old flame comes scorching back into his life. Ouch!
The Bugalugs bum thief by Tim Winton ( Book )
12 editions published between 1991 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 148 libraries worldwide
Skeeta Anderson wakes up one morning to discover that part of him is missing, his bum! He discovers that almost every single backside in the town of Bugalugs has been stolen and it's up to Skeeta to catch the thief.
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