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Kinglake-350

Adrian Hyland

Kinglake-350

by Adrian Hyland

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Published by Text Pub. in Melbourne .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Wildfires,
  • Police,
  • Black Saturday bushfires, 2009,
  • Forest fires,
  • Natural disasters,
  • Biography

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 254-258)

    Other titlesKinglake three hundred and fifty
    StatementAdrian Hyland
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsSD421.34.A8 H95 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 261 p., [4] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages261
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25057974M
    ISBN 109781921758263
    LC Control Number2011486538

    Industry Reviews `What sets Kinglake apart is its strong, agile storytelling-particularly Hyland's skill for weaving together small, telling details with big-picture concerns like climate change, weather pattern complexity, the failings of fire management policy and Australia's historical relationship with fire ' -- Meg Mundell, Readings `Every Australian, both rural and urban, should. Read "Kinglake" by Adrian Hyland available from Rakuten Kobo. Black Saturday. February 7, Roger Wood is the cop on duty at Kinglake when the most devastating fire in the nation.

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Get this from a library. Kinglake [Adrian Hyland] -- On 7 February Sergeant Roger Wood found himself at the epicentre of the worst bushfire disaster in Australia's history.

Black Saturday. Wood, who's a country cop with twenty years experience and. In Kinglake author Adrian Hyland – who lives in the area affected by the bushfires - looks at Black Saturday through the eyes of some key locals including Roger Wood, the only police officer.

Find books like Kinglake from the world’s largest community of readers. Goodreads members who liked Kinglake also liked: The Arsonist: A Mind on. Book extract: Kinglake by Adrian Hyland. Book extract. ON the day that Kinglake burned, Roger Wood was the only police officer in charge of the town.

It would be the most harrowing day of his Author: Adrian Hyland. Kinglake By: This is a book about the monster - and the fear, grief, desolation and heroism of those who confronted it. © Adrian Hyland (P) W F Howes Ltd. Critic Reviews "A masterpiece of storytelling." (Kerry O’Brien) "Terrifying and moving.".

In this compelling and moving book, Hyland has captured the character of a town caught, quite literally, in a fireball.’ Anna Krien ‘Kinglake is about more than Black Saturday. It’s about families and communities, the vital nature of ecology and geology; it’s about the genesis of life itself.

And while there are too many deaths in. In this compelling and moving book, Hyland has captured the character of a town caught, quite literally, in a fireball.' Anna Krien 'Kinglake is about more than Black Saturday.

It's about families and communities, the vital nature of ecology and geology; it's about the genesis of life itself. And while there are too many deaths in this.

Download PDF Kinglake book full free. Kinglake available for download and read online in other formats. Shortlisted Prime Minister's Award and Age Book of the Year Awards, Black Saturday. February 7, Roger Wood is the cop on duty at Kinglake when the most devastating fire in the nation's history roars through the ranges onto his beat.

His task is to defend his town against the colossus that. Get this from a library. Kinglake [Adrian Hyland] -- Black Saturday. February 7, Roger Wood is the cop on duty at Kinglake when the most devastating fire in the nationâ??s history roars through the ranges.

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Why do some people, indeed some systems, rise to a crisis and others collapse in on themselves. These are complex questions.'. Click to read more about Kinglake by Adrian Hyland.

LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers. But ultimately this is a book about a community of people who coped with a natural disaster in the best way they could with a combination of /5(7). He wrote an account of the experiences of local police officer A/Sergeant Roger Wood, who was in charge at Kinglake on 7 Februaryin his book Kinglake His books have been published internationally, including in Britain and the US, and translated into a variety of languages, including German, French, Swedish and Czech.

Kinglake is a sober meditation on humankind’s folly and frailty. ke offers a bleak view of the human condition. ke explores Australia’s duality. Kinglake, Hyland casts a critical eye on our disconnection from the natural world.

e its fears for our future, Kinglake is not a pessimistic book. 8.On 7 February Roger Wood was the police officer in charge of Kinglake, at the epicentre of the worst ever bushfire disaster in Australia's history, Black Saturday.

As the firestorm engulfed the community, he risked his life, again and again.But Hyland's Kinglake is the first major book. Kinglake starts well, with Hyland's decision to concentrate on Kinglake policeman Roger Wood, who would later be awarded Victoria's highest.