What Doug finds in the secret compartment of his new red Corvette will forever change his life. It will also change Catherine’s. Doug and Catherine come from two different worlds. Catherine’s world is one of privilege and wealth. Doug grew up dirt poor and full of envy of others who...
Genre: Literature & Fiction, Contemporary Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Mystery, Romance, Contemporary, Series, Inspirational, Mystery & Suspense
Size: 288 pages
In 1970 I sailed as a Ten Pound Pom from Southampton to Sydney, Australia.
I was keen on the idea of working overseas and was determined to make things happen. At the time there were lots of opportunities overseas. Newspapers carried adverts for overseas jobs like Hong Kong Police or British Antarctic Expedition. Also the Commonwealth countries – Canada, Rhodesia, South Africa, Australia and New Zealand always wanted new people and tempted people with adverts for the chance of a new life.
So I decided to apply for them all and the first to accept me I would go. I was not really fussy – they were all unknown but abroad and that was all that mattered. I was 27, single and no ties. I had no real trade and came from an office background. Australia was the first to reply and acc...
Genre: Biographies & Memoirs, History, Australia & Oceania, Nonfiction, Teen & Young Adult, Biography
Size: 98 pages
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This work is concerned with the emergence of tourism in colonial Victoria, Australia, and is part of ongoing research into understanding the ‘tourism era of discovery’. It deals with the processes of opening up new attractions and its focus is the embryonic or emergent phase in which natural attractions become the subject of tourist visitation. It is contextualized in the study of eight tourism sites that are the primary focus of this work....
Genre: Business & Investing, Economics, Reference, History, Australia & Oceania, World, Nonfiction, Politics & Social Sciences, Social Sciences, Science & Math, Earth Sciences
Size: 210 pages
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