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              Books by Julia Blackburn

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              The Leper's Companions
               

              The Leper's Companions (Paperback, New edition)

              By Blackburn, Julia

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              One morning in 1410, two men from an East-Coast fishing village find a mermaid washed up on the sand. This discovery starts a chain of events that leads four of the villagers on a pilgrimage: across the North Sea to Venice, and then along the Mediterranean coast to the Holy Land.

              ISBN 9780099272762
              Released NZ 15 May 2000
              Publisher Vintage
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              Selected Poems: Thomas Blackburn
               

              Selected Poems: Thomas Blackburn (Trade Paperback / Paperback, New edition)

              By Blackburn, Thomas; Edited by Blackburn, Julia

              Influenced by Yeats, Thomas Blackburn's work in the Fifties and Sixties dramatized the conflict between faith and sexuality, drawing on myth, Christian imagery and Jungian tropes, he produced a spare and challenging body of work.

              ISBN 9781857545036
              Publisher Misc - Alliance Distribution
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series Poetry pleiade
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              Daisy Bates in the Desert: A Woman's Life Among the Aborigines
               

              Daisy Bates in the Desert: A Woman's Life Among the Aborigines (Trade Paperback / Paperback, Vintage Departures ed.)

              By Blackburn, Julia

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              ISBN 9780679744467
              Publisher Random House
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              Series Vintage Departures
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              Charles Waterton 1782-1865: Traveller and Conservationist
               

              Charles Waterton 1782-1865: Traveller and Conservationist (Paperback, New edition)

              By Blackburn, Julia

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              A biography of a notable Victorian figure who turned his park into an animal sanctuary. He was an explorer of tropical rain forests and a taxidermist. Above all, he was a conservationist who fought to protect wild nature against Victorian industrialization. The author draws on hi...s surviving papers.
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              ISBN 9780099736004
              Released NZ 7 Nov 1997
              Publisher Vintage
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              The Three of Us: A Family Story
               

              The Three of Us: A Family Story (Paperback)

              By Blackburn, Julia

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              Tells the story of three people: Julia Blackburn, her father Thomas and her mother Rosalie. Thomas was a poet and an alcoholic. Rosalie, a painter, was sociable and flirtatious; she treated Julia as her sister, her confidante, and eventually as her deadly sexual rival.

              ISBN 9780099507048
              Released NZ 15 May 2009
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              With Billie
               

              With Billie (Paperback, New edition)

              By Blackburn, Julia

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              A biography of Billie Holiday told in the voices of those who knew her. During the 1970s a young woman called Linda Kuehl, planning to write a biography of Billie, recorded interviews with more than 150 people. Kuehl died in 1978, but her recordings survived to provide the raw ma...terial for this account of the life of America's First Lady of Jazz.
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              ISBN 9780099483656
              Released NZ 1 May 2006
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              Threads: The Delicate Life of John Craske

              Threads: The Delicate Life of John Craske (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Blackburn, Julia

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              John Craske, a Norfok fisherman, was born in 1881 and in 1917, when he had just turned thirty-six, he fell seriously ill. In 1923 he started making paintings of the sea, boats and the coastline seen from the sea, and later, when he was too ill to stand and paint, he turned to emb...roidery, which he could do lying in bed. This book tells his story.
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              ISBN 9780099582199
              Released NZ 15 Aug 2017
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              Daisy Bates in the Desert
               

              Daisy Bates in the Desert (Paperback, New edition)

              By Blackburn, Julia

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              This blend of documentary and fiction describes the author's search for Daisy Bates, an eccentric woman who lived alone in the deserts of South Australia in the early years of the century and whose accounts of her time there make no distinction between fact and fantasy.

              ISBN 9780099752219
              Released NZ 7 Nov 1997
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              The Emperor's Last Island: A Journey to St Helena
               

              The Emperor's Last Island: A Journey to St Helena (Paperback, New edition)

              By Blackburn, Julia

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              A study of the tiny tropical island of St Helena and the legacy of Napoleon Bonaparte who lived there in exile for the final six years of his life. It follows him through the eyes of those who lived with him, who guarded him, who managed only to catch a brief glimpse of him, aliv...e or dead.
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              ISBN 9780099752110
              Released NZ 7 Nov 1997
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              Time Song: Searching for Doggerland

              Time Song: Searching for Doggerland (Paperback)

              By Blackburn, Julia

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              Julia Blackburn has always collected things that hold stories about the past, especially the very distant past: mammoth bones, little shells that happen to be two million years old, a flint shaped as a weapon long ago.

              ISBN 9781784704902
              Released NZ 7 Jan 2021
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