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Wright, James

Overview
Works: 46 works in 81 publications in 1 language and 716 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Biography  Juvenile works  Psychological fiction  Historical fiction  Local history  History  Adventure stories  Short stories 
Roles: Narrator
Classifications: PR8279.I57, A823.3
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Most widely held works by James Wright
In the winter dark by Tim Winton ( Recording )
10 editions published between 1988 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 104 WorldCat member 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
So you're a teenager : vital facts for girls by James Wright ( Book )
5 editions published between 1991 and 2003 in English and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Bobby Clarke : pride of the team by James Wright ( Book )
1 edition published in 1977 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A biography of the determined young Canadian who overcame diabetes in order to play hockey
So you're a teenager : $b vital facts for boys / $c James Wright by James Wright ( Book )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The boat by Nam Le ( Recording )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Affection by Ian Townsend ( Recording )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
January 1900. An outbreak of bubonic plague is suspected and the Queensland Government sends Dr Alfred Jefferis Turner to assess the situation. Turner is met with incredulity, not least by local councillors who insist its̉ only typhoid. Fifty-two possible plague-carriers including two prominent MPs are isolated on Magnetic Island. When Turners̉ colleague, Dr Row, delivers a letter from one of the quarantined men to his hauntingly beautiful wife, he ensnares both himself and the eccentric Dr Turner in a hotbed of small town scandal and fear
Successful slimming, incorporating "The great Australian diet" by James Wright ( Book )
1 edition published in 1981 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sunburnt country by Joyce Shiner ( Recording )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member 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
Place names of Northampton County, Pennsylvania by James Wright ( Book )
1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jacko [the great intruder] by Thomas Keneally ( Recording )
4 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jacko Emptor, Northern Territory born, brings Australian wildness to the television screens of America. Is America ready for him? Is he ready for America? Jacko, investigative reporter, exploits American innocence to break into living rooms and penetrate the heart's secrets. But these secrets make their claim on him too, especially the secrets of Sunny Sondquist, a child-woman missing in the American heartland
Red heart by Victor Kelleher ( Recording )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Up in the Promised Land, Jack Curtis reigns supreme. And along the mighty Darling River, somewhere in a post-Greenhouse future, Nat, his nephew, is journeying to find him. It's a journey of challenge, of devastating reality, even of death. But ultimately, for Nat, it's a search for truth and release. From the author of many highly acclaimed novels, the creator of many extraordinary worlds, comes a vision of Australia like no other
The secret river by Kate Grenville ( Recording )
6 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In 1806 William Thornhill is transported for life from the slums of London to New South Wales. His arrival with wife Sal and their children at first feels like a death sentence. But Thornhill discovers the colony can turn a person into a free man and eight years later he sails up the Hawkesbury and claims his own patch of ground
The new dark age by Joan London ( Recording )
2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Fourteen luminous stories from Joan London's award-winning collections, Sister ships and Letter to Constantine, together with two later stories, span the twentieth century in a volume that is storytelling at its very best
Sea of many returns by Arnold Zable ( Recording )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Xanthe is drawn to Ithaca, the birthplace of her father Manoli and her maternal grandfather Mentor. She is translating Mentor's manuscript, his story of leaving Ithaca and his life in Australia. Slowly she begins to understand her father's dark moods. The island of Homer's Odyssey has beguiled readers for millennia. Master storyteller Arnold Zable takes us to modern-day Ithaca, to its mountains, its villages and its harbours, and into the houses of its people. Sea of Many Returns is a profound meditation on displacement, nostalgia and exile - a story that affirms the enduring resonance of the Odyssey for voyagers of all times
The year of living dangerously by C. J Koch ( Recording )
3 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jakarta 1965. The charismatic god-king Sukarno has brought Indonesia to the edge of chaos -- to an abortive revolution that will leave half a million dead. Working at the eye of the strom are television correspondent Guy Hamilton and his eccentric dwarf cameraman Billy Kwan. In Kwan's secret fantasy life both Sukarno and Guy are heroes. But his heroes betray him and Billy is driven to desperate action. As Indonesia erupts, a complex personal tragedy of love, obsession and betrayal comes to its climax
So you're a teenager : vital facts for boys by James Wright ( Book )
3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Women's problems by James Wright ( Book )
1 edition published in 1981 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dr. Wright's fabulous fitness book by James Wright ( Book )
1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The white woman by Liam Davison ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This is the story of a search for the lost white woman in the wilds of Gippsland, Victoria in 1846 - a quest in defence of virtue and "civilized" values. It is also a story of fear, history, myth and the power of the imagination
Mr. Darwin's shooter by Roger McDonald ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Based on the true story of Syms Covington, manservant to Charles Darwin on the famous voyage of the Beagle. When he meets Darwin, fifteen-year-old Covington is already an old Patagonian hand. In the course of their voyage together he shoots and collects hundreds of specimens which become fundamental to the formulation of Darwin's theory of evolution
 
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