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- Allen & Unwin 1999; US$ 25.40
Tim Bowden loves to go camping, and he has a great interest in Australian history. So both interests came into play when he and his wife Ros travelled in their newly acquired 4WD to Western Australia retracing the steps of the young explorer Edward John Eyre. This is the engrossing story of that trip told with Tim's wry humour and passion. more...
- Allen & Unwin 1999; US$ 64.88
The Silence Calling is a fascinating and often moving account of the work and life of Australians in Antarctica. It traces the development of the Australian National Antarctic Research Expedition (ANARE) from the first day the Australian flag was raised on Australia's remote Southern Ocean outpost of Heard Island on Boxing Bay 1947 up to the... more...
- Allen & Unwin 2003; US$ 27.22
From his schooldays in Tasmania in the 1950s, Tim Bowden wanted to become a journalist. Happily this ambition coincided with the invention of magnetic tape and the portable recorder, which triggered a life-long passion with broadcasting. Cutting his journalist teeth as a cadet reporter on the Hobart Mercury in the days of copy paper and hot metal type,... more...
- Allen & Unwin 2008; US$ 27.22
The intrepid Tim and Ros, with 'Penelope' and 'The Manor' in tow, follow the grey nomad route on the great pilgrimage north. In this latest instalment of his irreverent travel memoirs, Tim and partner Ros 'do' Queensland and the Territory. more...
- HarperCollins Publishers 2010; US$ 15.51
The bestselling biography of one of the world's greatest cinecameramen and an extraordinary Australian. For over twenty years journalist Neil Davis covered the conflicts in SouthEast Asia. Always at the battle front, he brought enduring images of the full horror of modern war to the world. Ironically, in September 1985, having survived so much war,... more...
- HarperCollins Publishers 2011; US$ 21.72
"John Bowden has much in common with Bert Facey, author of A FORTUNATE LIFE. Bowden deserves to be placed in that company." - THE CANBERRA TIMES THE WAY MY FATHER TELLS IT is a story of the joys and sorrows of childhood and adolescence, of falling in love, going to war and returning to re-establish a family life. It is filled with wry charm and self-effacing... more...
- HarperCollins Publishers 2011; US$ 15.51
Tim Bowden is a larrikin. I want to alert you to the threat posed to this endangered species. There used to be a serious tradition of it at the ABC. Nowadays larrikinism gets pretty short shrift. Yet like Canute, Bowden stands against the tide. I think the secret lies in laughter. Tim Bowden makes me laugh. Out loud. You can't ask for better therapy... more...