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 B4965
 B5359
 B5666
 B5760
 B6218
 B6320
 B6770
 B6891
 B7388
Books produced in the past    ( Total: 9 )

Young Adult Fiction

  • Title : Gulf
    Gulf
    • Author : Westall, Robert.
    • Transcriber : Ethel Hird.
    • System Number : B4965
    • Collection : Young Adult Fiction
    • Volume : 1 volume
    • Summary :
      Tom Higgins, a British schoolboy during the Persian Gulf War, narrates his younger brother's struggle with an apparent mental illness or "mystery of nature" which drives the child to assume the role of an Iraqi.
      Tom Higgins, a British schoolboy during the Persian Gulf War, narrates his younger brother's struggle with an apparent mental illness or "mystery of nature" which drives the child to assume the role of an Iraqi.

Nonfiction

  • Title : Freo : a portrait of the Port City
    Freo : a portrait of the Port City
    • Author : Gervas, Stan.
    • Transcriber : Billie Carter.
    • System Number : B5359
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Volume : 3 volumes
    • Summary :
      Fremantle it may be, and will remain so, but it is also 'Freo' a term of endearment.
      Fremantle it may be, and will remain so, but it is also 'Freo' a term of endearment.

Fiction

  • Title : Greenthieves
    Greenthieves
    • Author : Foster, Alan Dean.
    • Transcriber : Shirley Crowe.
    • System Number : B5666
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Volume : 4 volumes
    • Summary :
      Humorous science fiction-cum-whodunnit from the author of the 'Spellsinger' series.
      Humorous science fiction-cum-whodunnit from the author of the 'Spellsinger' series. When an impossible crime is committed, Detective Manz and his robot assistants are called.

  • Title : Footsteps
    Footsteps
    • Author : McMahon, Katharine.
    • Transcriber : Connie Craig .
    • System Number : B5760
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Volume : 6 volumes
    • Summary :
      The women in Helena Mayrick's family have always led secretive and tragic lives, and when Helena's comfortable marriage is devastated by her husband's violent death, it seems that she, too, is locked into the cycle.
      The women in Helena Mayrick's family have always led secretive and tragic lives, and when Helena's comfortable marriage is devastated by her husband's violent death, it seems that she, too, is locked into the cycle. Helena is invited to research a book on her grandfather, H. Donaldson, the celebrated Edwardian photographer. At first she is reluctant to immerse herself in family history, particularly as Donaldson's relationship with her grandmother, Ruth, is shrouded in mystery and turmoil. But gradually, as the story of enigmatic Ruth and the elusive, passionate Donaldson unfolds, Helena finds that the past, like the present, was shaped by cruel dilemmas and the demands of love.

  • Title : Following the wrong god home
    Following the wrong god home
    • Author : Lim, Catherine.
    • Transcriber : Mary Szabo.
    • System Number : B6218
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Volume : 6 volumes
    • Summary :
      Yin Ling—poor, beautiful, an outstanding student and a poet—is to marry Vincent Chee, a rich PhD student from a very traditional, upper-class family.
      Yin Ling—poor, beautiful, an outstanding student and a poet—is to marry Vincent Chee, a rich PhD student from a very traditional, upper-class family. She will become a dutiful wife, not the existence of her dreams, but the Chees’ money and influence is essential, for her mother has cancer and they cannot abandon a faithful old servant, Ah Heng Cheh. However, the mapping out of Ling’s future doesn’t proceed smoothly. Almost against her will, and through her poetry, she meets outspoken American professor, Ben Gallagher, who threatens to overturn everything. Ling must make her choice: east or west, head or heart. The birth of a son makes her moral predicament even more agonizing.

  • Title : Follies
    Follies
    • Author : Thomas, Rosie.
    • Transcriber : Carol Grace.
    • System Number : B6770
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Volume : 7 volumes
    • Summary :
      They were three modern women.
      They were three modern women. They came to Oxford University full of hopes and dreams and would leave forever changed. Helen: shy, quiet and hopelessly in love with Lord Oliver Mortimore, the dazzling, self-destructive blond who lives for fast cars, drink and drugs. Chloe: glamorous and confident, abandoning a high-powered career and broken affair, obsessively drawn to her philandering English professor. Pansy: stunning heiress and aspiring actress, driven to prove she is more than an irresistible magnet to the men who flock to her. Together for one unforgettable year, they would share a lifetime of emotions and a very special friendship...

  • Title : Goldengirl
    Goldengirl
    • Author : Lovesey, Peter.
    • Transcriber : Mary Szabo.
    • System Number : B6891
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Volume : 7 volumes
    • Summary :
      At 6' 2, blonde hair, blue eyes, she was marketing man Jack Dryden's dream.
      At 6' 2, blonde hair, blue eyes, she was marketing man Jack Dryden's dream. Employed by investors & Dr Serafin to maximise their return on this natural athlete, he plans to make them $20 million when Goldine emerges from her training camp to win three gold medals at the Moscow Olympics.

  • Title : Flowers for Algernon
    Flowers for Algernon
    • Author : Keyes, Daniel.
    • Transcriber : Jan Howell.
    • System Number : B7388
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Volume : 5 volumes
    • Summary :
      The story of a mentally disabled man whose experimental quest for intelligence mirrors that of Algernon, an extraordinary lab mouse.
      The story of a mentally disabled man whose experimental quest for intelligence mirrors that of Algernon, an extraordinary lab mouse. In diary entries, Charlie tells how a brain operation increases his IQ and changes his life. As the experimental procedure takes effect, Charlie's intelligence expands until it surpasses that of the doctors who engineered his metamorphosis. The experiment seems to be a scientific breakthrough of paramount importance--until Algernon begins his sudden, unexpected deterioration. Will the same happen to Charlie?

Children's Nonfiction

  • Title : Guide dogs : from puppies to partners
    Guide dogs : from puppies to partners
    • Author : Lawrenson, Diana.
    • Transcriber : Ethel Hird.
    • System Number : B6320
    • Collection : Children's Nonfiction
    • Volume : 1 volume
    • Summary :
      Among the most respected of animals, Guide Dogs are bred, cared for and trained to be responsible for the mobility and safety of vision-impaired people.
      Among the most respected of animals, Guide Dogs are bred, cared for and trained to be responsible for the mobility and safety of vision-impaired people. This book provides insights into the human and canine expertise involved in training a Guide Dog in interviews with staff and those who own dogs.