Australia's Worst Disasters

3.43 avg rating
( 7 ratings by GoodReads )
 
9780734403384: Australia's Worst Disasters

Australia's history is punctuated by shocking incidents and accidents that have rocked the nation. Here, journalist Malcolm Brown and others examine some of the worst human dramas that we have witnessed in Australia - looking at not only what happened, but often how tragedy could have been avoided.

Cases include Cyclone Tracey, the West Gate Bridge Disaster, the Ash Wednesday bushfires, the Thredbo landslide, the demolition of the Royal Canberra Hospital, the 1998 Sydney-Hobart yacht race - and most recently, the Sea King helicopter disaster.

These graphic and compelling stories provide unique accounts of what happened, as well as insights into the impact of those events on survivors and the rest of the nation

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

Book Description:

Graphic accounts of Australia's worst disasters - historical as well as events of recent years.

About the Author:

Malcolm Brown has been a journalist with the Sydney Morning Herald for more than thirty years, and has covered a large number of trials, royal commissions, and inquests (as well as other areas) for more than thirty years.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

Brown, Malcolm
Published by Lothian, Melbourne (2005)
ISBN 10: 0734403380 ISBN 13: 9780734403384
Used Soft Cover Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Grandmahawk's Eyrie
(Mansfield Center, CT, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Lothian, Melbourne, 2005. Soft Cover. Book Condition: Very Good. First Thus. PB, pictorial card covers, 320pp. Minor rubbing, creasing to covers, inside is square, clean & tight. Fire, tempest, land, air,sea, mining, you name it, Australia's has had it in the worst way. Complete reportage from 1902 to the time of printing. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory # jen003507

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy Used
17.48
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

2.

Brown, Malcolm
Published by Lothian Books (2002)
ISBN 10: 0734403380 ISBN 13: 9780734403384
Used Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller
BookStore Independent
(SHERMAN OAKS, CA, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Lothian Books, 2002. Paperback. Book Condition: Used: Good. Bookseller Inventory # SKU3972933

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy Used
23.06
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 4.02
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

3.

Brown, Malcolm
Published by Lothian Books (2002)
ISBN 10: 0734403380 ISBN 13: 9780734403384
Used Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller
BookStore Independent
(SHERMAN OAKS, CA, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Lothian Books, 2002. Paperback. Book Condition: Used: Good. Bookseller Inventory # SKU3972934

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy Used
23.06
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 4.02
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

4.

Brown, Malcolm
Published by Lothian Books, Australia (2002)
ISBN 10: 0734403380 ISBN 13: 9780734403384
Used Paperback First Edition Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Booknest
(Melbourne, VIC, Australia)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Lothian Books, Australia, 2002. Paperback. Book Condition: Very Good. First Edition. 1st Printing. Size: Octavo . 320 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: History; Disasters Australia.; Australia; ISBN: 0734403380. ISBN/EAN: 9780734403384. Dewey Code: 994.04. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 103764. Bookseller Inventory # 103764

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy Used
15.09
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 29.90
From Australia to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds