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- Wakefield Press 1991; US$ 9.95
Cardiac resuscitation was often applied to a patient who was fast asleep. The hapless victim woke from a peaceful slumber to find somebody, often an infidel, jumping up and down on his chest.'Lydia Laube worked as a nurse in Saudi Arabia in a society that does not allow women to drive, vote, or speak to a man alone. Wearing head-to-toe coverings... more...
- Wakefield Press 1994; US$ 9.95
I sat in the windowless and windscreenless front seat of the truck receiving proposals of marriage: only three, I must admit, but then I was only there three quarters of an hour and wasn't looking my best.'Lydia Laube worked as a nurse in Saudi Arabia and described her tribulations and triumphs in the best-selling traveller's yard Behind the Veil.... more...
- Wakefield Press 2002; US$ 9.95
Lydia Laube, one of the world's dauntless, intrepid travellers, is off to South America in search of the sun. Braving hair-raising mountain tracks, bandits, immigration officials, jungle beasts and third-world dentists, she ventures across Mexico, through the Panama Canal, along the coast of Columbia, and into Peru, Bolivia and Brazil. Lydia explores... more...
- Wakefield Press 1997; US$ 9.95
Who else but Lydia Laube would climb the Great Wall of China waving a pink parasol while riding a donkey? In Slow Boat to Mongolia Lydia tells of her travels by ship, train and bone-shaking bus through Indonesia and China on her way to fabled Outer Mongolia. Lydia learns to use chopsticks with aplomb and ploughs her way through crowds to visit places... more...
- Wakefield Press 2005; US$ 9.95
By turns hilarious and moving, this account of the pugnacious vulnerability of young men sets a crackling pace with its wit and energy. Mico Millevic is struggling with his past as he tries to fulfill the potential others see in him. His acerbic, no-nonsense girlfriend Nina suffers from severe stomach pains, and his best friend, Couper, keeps cremated... more...
- Wakefield Press 2009; US$ 9.95
Set in present-day Adelaide, Jetty Road explores the intertwined lives of two sisters, Paula and Evie Haggerty, one a nursing home matron, the other a childcare worker. Past trauma returns to bite Evie; new betrayals await Paula. Their trust in one another is tested as they come to terms with old hurts and wrong choices, accommodate the new twists... more...
- Wakefield Press 2006; US$ 9.95
They wanted a love they could take into eternity.'In a small town on the Australian coast Penny grows up to marry the boy who has waited for her. Few know the truth about her birth. Her uncle Jack is one, for he shared with her father not only his childhood but also the horror of their wartime experience. Jack and Penny's special bond is as... more...
- Wakefield Press 2004; US$ 9.95
1951. William has been studying the Bible and has found what thousands havn't been able to see. The date of the Apocalyse. Now with the help of his friends William tells the town to prepare for the end with him. But as the day approaches the town becomes divided and the faith of William and his friends is tested. Ages 10+. more...
- Wakefield Press 2011; US$ 17.95
From Beehive Corner and Bert Flugelman's polished balls in Rundle Mall to the vineyards, churches and cemeteries of the Barossa Valley, tangible signs of South Australia's Germans are everywhere to be seen. Too often, however, 'the Germans' are regarded as a single group in the state's history. The truth is more complex and intriguing. more...
- Wakefield Press 2011; US$ 9.95
Elliott Johnston and his wife became Communists in 1941 and he resigned only to join the South Australian Supreme Court Bench. His appointment as Queen's Counsel was the highest public office attained by a Communist in Australia. In 1991 he made his national mark as head of the Royal Commission into Aboriginal Deaths in Custody. more...