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Koombana days, Annie Boyd

Label
Koombana days
Title
Koombana days
Statement of responsibility
Annie Boyd
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The elegant, ultra-modern S.S. Koombana arrived in Western Australia in March 1909. After only three years of Nor'-West service, the ship and her entire complement disappeared in a late-summer cyclone off the Pilbara coast. The vessel has never been found and the tragedy remains unexplained. 'Koombana Days' is the story of the ship and of the people in whose lives she figured so large. From Koombana's first appearance, Nor'-Westers shaped their schedules to her arrival and flocked to her saloon at every opportunity. At sea and in port, she was an island of ice and electric light: a cool relief from the present and a bright depiction of a future imagined
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10338750
Cataloging source
ANL
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Boyd, Annie Rose
Dewey number
994.13
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Koombana (Steamship)
  • Shipwrecks
  • Western Australia
  • Western Australia
Target audience
adult
Label
Koombana days, Annie Boyd
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
000050826755
Dimensions
26 cm.
Extent
xiii, 386 pages
Isbn
9781921888885
Isbn Type
(hardback) :
Other physical details
illustrations, maps, portraits
Label
Koombana days, Annie Boyd
Publication
Control code
000050826755
Dimensions
26 cm.
Extent
xiii, 386 pages
Isbn
9781921888885
Isbn Type
(hardback) :
Other physical details
illustrations, maps, portraits

Library Locations

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