WorldCat Identities

Shaw, Patricia 1928-

Overview
Works: 62 works in 585 publications in 9 languages and 5,829 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Domestic fiction  Historical fiction  Personal narratives‡vAustralian  Romance fiction  Biography 
Roles: Author, Creator, Author of introduction
Classifications: PR9619.3.S4815, 823
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Patricia Shaw
River of the sun by Patricia Shaw( Book )

36 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 656 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two strikingly different women struggle to find fortune and love in Australia during the 1860s gold rush
The feather and the stone by Patricia Shaw( Book )

41 editions published between 1992 and 2012 in 8 languages and held by 624 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Der mitreissend erzählte Australienroman schildert vor dem historischen Hintergrund des ausgehenden 19. Jahrhunderts die ereignisreiche Lebensgeschichte eines behüteten jungen Mädchens, das sich zu einer wagemutigen Frau mit Pioniergeist wandelt
Where the willows weep by Patricia Shaw( Book )

39 editions published between 1993 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 512 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the 1850s, in Australia, a woman faces a dilemma. The man she loves is married and might never leave his wife. In the meantime she is penniless and a wealthy widower is proposing marriage. Keep waiting or marry? The background is a war against the Aborigines
Cry of the rain bird by Patricia Shaw( Book )

28 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 500 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A tale of romance and adventure on a sugar plantation in Australia. It begins when the new owner moves in with his wife and sister-in-law. The wife is attracted to the dashing plantation manager while the sister-in-law has an affair with the owner. By the author of Where the Willows Weep
Fires of fortune by Patricia Shaw( Book )

13 editions published between 1995 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 399 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A half-caste in Australia's outback must chose between love and revenge. When a white doctor refuses to treat his mother and she dies, Ben Beckman embarks on a campaign of revenge, then he meets Phoebe, the doctor's daughter. By the author of Where Willows Weep
Storm bay by Patricia Shaw( Book )

24 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 352 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Die Insel Van Diemen's Land ist im 19. Jahrhundert Inbegriff des Schreckens für verurteilte Sträflinge. Unzählige Europäer werden wegen oftmals geringer Vergehen dorthin verbannt. Dies ist die Geschichte einiger dieser Männer. Können sie sich eines Tages als freie Männer eine Existenz aufbauen? Schliesslich finden sie einen Job auf einer Farm. Doch dann wird die Enkelin des Farmers schwanger. Ist einer der Sträflinge der Vater? Die Situation spitzt sich zu
The five winds by Patricia Shaw( Book )

21 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 320 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As the luxurious liner CHINA BELLE sails into the waters of the South Pacific, its passengers have little idea of the tragedy that awaits them. Among them are Mal Willoughby, returning to his native land with his Chinese wife Jun Lien. The crew, led by First Officer Jake Tussup, mutinies off the coast of Australia, taking the passengers hostage. When the ordeal is over, Mal's wife is dead. He vows to track down the killers, a journey which takes him from the exotic mountains of China, to the new town of Cairns, and on to the squalid goldfields
On Emerald Downs by Patricia Shaw( Book )

27 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 294 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ten years after he took shelter with the Queensland Aborigines, Jack Drew - an escaped convict - decides to return to civilization. He finds his views on aboriginals and convicts at odds with the society he now lives in, and he is horrified when forced to
A cross of stars by Patricia Shaw( Book )

34 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Decades of hard work have made Austin Broderick a rich man. His sheep station, Springfield, is one of the largest in Australia and the good relations between the native Aborigines and the Brodericks have made it one of the most peaceful. Now Austin must face the prospect of losing a large proportion of his land at the hands of Parliament. His only hope is his son Harry and the young man's influence as a Brisbane politician ..."--Back cover
Valley of lagoons by Patricia Shaw( Book )

38 editions published between 1988 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A saga of the pioneering men and women who pushed back the frontiers of Australia
The dream seekers by Patricia Shaw( Book )

19 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hamburg, 1874. Ein Schauspieler und Gelegenheitsdieb beraubt und ermordet einen Vikar, schlüpft in dessen Rolle und begibt sich auf die lange Reise nach Queensland. Unterwegs schliesst er sich einer Gruppe deutscher Auswanderer an, die eine Kolonie in Australien aufbauen wollen
The glittering fields by Patricia Shaw( Book )

28 editions published between 1997 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Roman fra Australien om to søskende der overtager faderens fårefarm efter hans tragiske død
Waiting for the thunder by Patricia Shaw( Book )

27 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Australien um 1900. Während die Konflikte mit den Aborigines den Farmern im Outback das Leben schwer machen, spitzt sich im Haus des reichen Händlers William Oatley die familiäre Situation auf pikante Weise zu. Sohn Myles, der nach einem Aufenthalt in Europa zurückgekehrt ist, hat sich in die deutlich jüngere zweite Frau seines Vaters verliebt. In die sich daraus ergebenden Ereignisse werden auch Lucy Hamilton, Myles' Verlobte, und ihre Familie verwickelt. - Unterhaltungs- und Liebesroman mit abenteuerlichem Hintergrund
The opal seekers by Patricia Shaw( Book )

24 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Patricia Shaw's vivid new saga is a dramatic tale of conflict and tragedy set against a backdrop of the opal mining industry in Australia
Mango Hill by Patricia Shaw( Book )

18 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A novel by Patricia Shaw
Orchid bay by Patricia Shaw( Book )

34 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twee Britse zusjes emigreren in 1868 naar Australië om gouvernante te worden op het hen vreemde, ruige platteland
Never paint a stranger by Patricia Shaw( Book )

2 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mango hills by Patricia Shaw( Book )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brother digger : the Sullivans 2nd AIF by Patricia Shaw( Book )

1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The opal seekers by Patricia Shaw( Recording )

6 editions published between 1996 and 2005 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Spanning half a century of dramatic change, this is a rich and vibrant story of triumph and loss and of the bravery and determination of those who carved out an existence for themselves in the beautiful but unforgiving land of Australia
 
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Cry of the rain bird
Alternative Names
Patricia Shaw Australian writer

Patricia Shaw australische Schriftstellerin

Patricia Shaw auteur uit Australië

Shaw, Pat 1928-

Shaw, Patricia Veronica 1928-

Shaw, Veronica Patricia 1928-

Šova, Patrīcija 1928-

Languages
German (259)

English (114)

Polish (24)

French (14)

Czech (14)

Hungarian (3)

Slovak (1)

Spanish (1)

Dutch (1)

Covers
The feather and the stoneWhere the willows weepCry of the rain birdFires of fortuneStorm bayThe five windsOn Emerald DownsA cross of stars