In Fremantle Prison six Irish Fenians are alone, half a world away from home. But their powerful friends in America have not forgotten them. Danger, excitement and daring — this is an extraordinary true story.Joy Mike Lefroy researched at length the famous 1876 escape. While only selection of information could be included original paperback, launch exciting new enhanced ebook provides access to more than ever before.The Catalpa Escape features range teaching materials tailored for Australian Curriculum, all easily accessible format that links reference material primary sources.
A “luminous” story of love and sorrow spanning from London to Romania, a prize-winning novelist (Publishers Weekly, starred review). Kitty Crozier first laid eyes on Virgil Florescu, dissident poet who swam across the Danube escape Ceausescu’s in hospital. She woke up after surgery find stranger sitting beside her bed gazing at her. He just smiled, then stood left room. next sees him London’s Green Park picking litter grass with long spike. So begins most important, demanding, exhilarating relationship Kitty’s life. As their for each other deepens, previous lives, very different families, reveal themselves be oddly connected, this novel recipient literary honors including Somerset Maugham Award, an E. M. Forster George Orwell Prize, as well two Man Booker Prize nominations. “At once wistful tender harrowing account how people utterly cultures ways looking world can find, lose, . is superb creation.” —Publishers Weekly (starred review)
Ella Fitzgerald was one of America’s greatest jazz singers. This volume is as complete a discography her recorded songs currently seems possible to compile. also contains (1927-1939) for drummer and bandleader Chick Webb, with whom began recording career in 1935. Part One includes chronological listing all known performances both Webb Ella. Two gives the contents Ella’s LPs CDs, including track listings, titles (with lyricists composers) timings. Three an annotated alphabetical contained on Fitzgerald’s records, detailed information each song’s composer, lyricist, history. Reviews movies which appeared surveys Decca, Verve Pablo music companies are included. The book has index album CD recordings, composers, musicians.