WorldCat Identities

Nunn, Judy

Overview
Works: 63 works in 268 publications in 5 languages and 3,136 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Historical fiction  Domestic fiction  Juvenile works 
Roles: Author, Actor
Classifications: PR9619.3, A823.3
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Judy Nunn
Maralinga by Judy Nunn( Book )

14 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Maralinga is the story of Lieutenant Daniel GArdiner, who accepts a posting to the wilds of South Australia on a promise of rapid promotion; Harold Dartleigh, Deputy Director of M16 and his undercover operatice Gideon Melbray; Australian Army Colonel Nick Stratton and the enigmatic Petraeus Mitchell, bushman and an anthropologist. They all find themselves in a violent and unforgiving landscape, infected with unique madness and excitement that only nuclear testing creates. --back cover
Pacific by Judy Nunn( Book )

18 editions published between 2004 and 2016 in English and German and held by 242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Australian actress Samantha Lindsay is off to Vanuatu for a Hollywood movie, playing a character loosely based around World War II heroine Mamma Tack. But just who was the real Mamma Tack? And what is the secret that threatens to destroy people in the present day? Sam begins a quest for the truth
Territory by Judy Nunn( Book )

29 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This legendary story of disaster and depravity is told in alternating chapters with the story of the Galloway family, station owners, and the story of Darwin itself, from the day it was bombed by Japanese fighter planes during WW2 and nearly flattened, to that extraordinary Christmas Day in 1974 when Darwin was again devastated by 'fury from the sky': this time in the form of Cyclone Tracy. Following the course of a priceless 16th century locket and the fortunes of the Galloway clan, Judy Nunn tells a breathtaking story of disaster, courage and passion and that Top End spirit that never says die
Heritage by Judy Nunn( Book )

9 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and held by 208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It was a time when refugees seized with both hands the chance for freedom; a time when people of more than seventy nations gathered beneath the Southern Cross to forge a new national identity. From war-torn Europe, they came to the mountains of Australia to realise one man's dream, and in so doing realised their own
Floodtide by Judy Nunn( Book )

14 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

'There is a tide in the affairs of men which, taken at the flood, leads on to fortune;' Julius Caesar, William Shakespeare. Judy Nunn's ninth novel Floodtide, is a brilliant picture of life in the 'Iron Ore State', Western Australia. It follows a journey from the idyllic, carefree 1950s, through the mineral strikes of the 1970s when vast wealth is acquired and men become powerful beyond their dreams. The avarice of the 1980s sees a new breed arise, and the 90's issues in an age when innocence is lost. The mighty State is brought to its knees by greed, lust, and corruption of such magnitude that it threatens the downfall of the Australian Federal Government. Four young Western Australians travel this journey. Each has their story to tell, and each contributes, for better or for worse, to the changing face of their State. One fights to save the wild and beautiful Pilbara region from the careless ravaging of mining conglomerates, another leads the way in the growth of Perth from a sleepy town on a pretty river, to a glittering citadel of skyscrapers. But each of the four knows one thing - the tides of change are irreversible
Elianne by Judy Nunn( Book )

7 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In 1881 'Big Jim' Durham, an English soldier of fortune and profiteer, ruthlessly creates for Elianne Desmarais, his young French wife, the finest of the great sugar mills of the Southern Queensland cane fields, and names it in her honour. The massive estate becomes a self-sufficient fortress, a cane-consuming monster and home to hundreds of workers, but "Elianne' and its masters, the Durham Family, have dark and distant secrets; secrets that surface in the wildest and most inflammatory of times, the 1960s. For Kate Durham and her brothers Neil and Alan, freedom is the catchword of the decade. Young Australians leap to the barricades of the social revolution. Rock?n' roll, the Pill, the Vietnam War, the rise of Feminism, Asian immigration and the Freedom Ride join forces to rattle the chains of traditional values. The workers leave the great sugar estates as mechanisation lessens the need for labour. And the Durham family, its secrets exposed, begins its fall from grace ..."--Back cover
Tiger men by Judy Nunn( Book )

9 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is a tiger town, a place at the bottom of the world where God turns a blind eye to pillage and plunder.' Van Diemen's Land was an island of stark contrasts; a harsh penal colony, an English idyll for its landed gentry, and an island so rich in natural resources it was a profiteer's paradise. Its capital Hobart Town had its contrasts too; the wealthy elite in their sandstone mansions, the exploited poor in the notorious slum known as Wapping, and the criminals and villains who haunted the dockside taverns and brothels of Sullivan's Cove. Hobart Town was no place for the meek. This is a saga of three families who lived through Tasmania's golden era, witnessed the birth of Federation and in 1915, watched their sons off to the Great War
Spirits of the Ghan by Judy Nunn( Book )

7 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It is 2001 and as the world charges into the new Millennium, a century-old dream is about to be realised in the Red Centre of Australia: the completion of the mighty Ghan railway, a long-lived vision to create the 'backbone of the continent', a line that will finally link Adelaide with the Top End. But construction of the final leg between Alice Springs and Darwin will not be without its complications, for much of the desert it will cross is Aboriginal land. Hired as a negotiator, Jessica Manning must walk a delicate line to reassure the Elders their sacred sites will be protected. Will her innate understanding of the spiritual landscape, rooted in her own Arunta heritage, win their trust? It's not easy to keep the peace when Matthew Witherton and his survey team are quite literally blasting a rail corridor through the timeless land of the Never-Never. When the paths of Jessica and Matthew finally cross, their respective cultures collide to reveal a mystery that demands attention. As they struggle against time to solve the puzzle, an ancient wrong is awakened and calls hauntingly across the vastness of the outback
Beneath the Southern Cross by Judy Nunn( Book )

13 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in English and Czech and held by 175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Judy has painstakingly researched the history of Sydney and given us the incredible story of a city and the people who shaped it
Kal by Judy Nunn( Book )

11 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kalgoorlie was a magnet to anyone with a sense of adventure, anyone who could dream. People were drawn there from all over the world, settling to start afresh or to seek their fortunes. They called it Kal. In a story as breathtaking and as sweeping as the land itself, bestselling author Judy Nunn brings Kal magically to life through the lives of two families, one Australian and one Italian. The Australian family are the Brearleys: Maudie, who runs the miners' pub in Kalgoorlie and who was brought up in a tent on the goldfields; her husband 'Flash Harry' Brearley, charismatic conman and shyster; and his young son, Jack. The Italian family are the Giannis, railway workers from a small village in the Italian Alps, who dream of making a better life for themselves 'at the bottom of the world' after they hear about the Western Australian goldrush of the late 1880s
Araluen by Judy Nunn( Book )

14 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in English and German and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the South Australian vineyards of the 1850s to mega-budget movie-making in modern-day New York, Araluen tells the story of one man's quest for wealth and position and its shattering effect on succeeding generations. Turn-of-the-century Sydney gaming houses, the opulence and corruption of Hollywood's golden age, the colour and excitement of the America's Cup, the relentless loneliness of the outback ... Judy Nunn weaves an intricate web of characters and locations in this spellbinding saga of the Ross family and its inescapable legacy of greed and power
The glitter game by Judy Nunn( Book )

10 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in English and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Behind the seductive glamour of television is a cutthroat world where careers are made or destroyed with a word in the right ear or a night in the right bed. Where success breeds envy and corruption, concealed in the flashing smiles at every premier event, every party. Only the ruthless make it to the top
Centre stage by Judy Nunn( Book )

10 editions published between 1992 and 2012 in English and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alex Rainford has it all. He's sexy, charismatic and adored by fans the world over. But Alex is not all he seems. What spectre from the past is driving him ever closer to evil? And who will fall under his spell along the way?
Tiger men by Judy Nunn( Recording )

10 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tiger Men is the story of Silas Stanford, a wealthy Englishman; Mick O'Callaghan an Irishman on the run; and Jefferson Powell, an idealistic American political prisoner. It is also the story of the strong, proud women who loved them, and of the children they bore who rose to power in the cut-throat world of international trade. Tiger Men is the sweeping tale of three families who lived through Tasmania's golden era and witnessed the birth of the Commonwealth of Australia, only to watch its young men consumed by the fires and horror of the First World War
Elianne by Judy Nunn( Recording )

7 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1881 'Big Jim' Durham, an English soldier of fortune and profiteer, ruthlessly creates for Elianne Desmarais, his young French wife, the finest of the great sugar mills of the Southern Queensland cane fields, and names it in her honour. The massive estate becomes a self-sufficient fortress, a cane-consuming monster and home to hundreds of workers, but 'Elianne' and its masters, the Durham Family, have dark and distant secrets; secrets that surface in the wildest and most inflammatory of times, the 1960s. For Kate Durham and her brothers Neil and Alan, freedom is the catchword of the decade. The workers leave the great sugar estates as mechanisation lessens the need for labour. And the Durham family, its secrets exposed, begins its fall from grace
Floodtide by Judy Nunn( Recording )

9 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Floodtide is a brilliant observation of turbulent times in the mighty 'Iron Ore State' - Western Australia. The novel traces the fortunes of four men and four families over four memorable decades: The prosperous post-war 1950s when childhood is idyllic and carefree in the small, peaceful city of Perth ... The turbulent '60s when youth is caught up in the conflict of the Vietnam War and free love reigns ... The avaricious '70s when Western Australia's mineral boom sees the rise of a new young breed of aggressive entrepreneurs ... The corrupt '80s and the birth of 'WA Inc', when the alliance of greedy politicians and powerful businessmen brings the state to its knees, even threatening the downfall of the federal government. But, as the '90s ushers in a new age when innocence is lost, all four are caught up in the irreversible tides of change, and actions must be answered for
Spirits of the Ghan by Judy Nunn( Recording )

5 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It is 2001 and as the world charges into the new Millennium, a century-old dream is about to be realised in the Red Centre of Australia: the completion of the mighty Ghan railway, a long-lived vision to create the 'backbone of the continent', a line that will finally link Adelaide with the Top End. But construction of the final leg between Alice Springs and Darwin will not be without its complications, for much of the desert it will cross is Aboriginal land. Hired as a negotiator, Jessica Manning must walk a delicate line to reassure the Elders their sacred sites will be protected. Will her innate understanding of the spiritual landscape, rooted in her own Arunta Heritage, win their trust? It's not easy to keep the peace when Matthew Witherton and his survey team are quite literally blasting a rail corridor through the timeless land of the Never-Never. When the paths of Jessica and Matthew finally cross, their respective cultures collide to reveal a mystery that demands attention. As they struggle against time to solve the puzzle, an ancient wrong is awakened and calls hauntingly across the vastness of the outback
Maralinga by Judy Nunn( Recording )

11 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Maralinga is a story of British Lieutenant Daniel Gardiner, who accepts a twelve-month posting to the wilds of South Australia on a promise of rapid promotion; Harold Dartleigh, Deputy Director of MI-6 and his undercover operative Gideon Melbray; Australian Army Colonel Nick Stratton and the enigmatic Petraeus Mitchell, bushman and anthropologist. They all find themselves in a violent and unforgiving landscape, infected with the undue madness and excitement that only nuclear testing creates"--Container
Eye in the city by Judy Nunn( Book )

7 editions published between 1990 and 2003 in English and French and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beneath the Southern Cross by Judy Nunn( Recording )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1788, Thomas Kendall, a naive nineteen-year-old sentenced to transportation for burglary, finds himself bound for Sydney Town in the penal colony of New South Wales. Discarding allegiance to the country that has disowned him, Thomas, an honest man at heart, seizes a second chance and begins a new life in the wild and lawless land beneath the Southern Cross. Thomas Kendall fathers a dynasty that will last beyond two hundred years. His descendents play their part in the forging of a nation, but internal strife and the privileges of wealth see an irreparable rift in the family. Driven by passion, greed and prejudice, this rift will echo through generations. It is only when a young man reaches far into the past and rights grievous wrong that the Kendall family can reclaim its honour
 
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Alternative Names
Judy Nunn actress and author

Judy Nunn australiensk manusförfattare

Judy Nunn australsk manusforfattar

Judy Nunn australsk manusforfatter

Judy Nunn australsk manuskriptforfatter

Judy Nunn scenarioschrijfster uit Australië

Джуди Нанн

Languages
English (173)

German (34)

Czech (4)

French (1)

Spanish (1)

Covers
PacificTerritoryHeritageFloodtideTiger menBeneath the Southern CrossKalAraluen