The Resource 1918, Libby Gleeson

1918, Libby Gleeson

Label
1918
Title
1918
Statement of responsibility
Libby Gleeson
Title variation
Nineteen eighteen
Title variation remainder
1918
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The planes kept flying low above them. They were dropping bombs and the noise drowned out all other sounds. After an hour the signal rang out and they surged forward through the smoke. Thousands of men screaming and yelling, their line was kilometres wide. Behind them came Monash's tanks, those huge, new mobile machines. They smothered the land they ran over; flattening the crops and then any wire left standing. With Russia out of the war, the Germans have sent all the troops to the Western Front. Almost defeated, a small group of Australians fight to hold the enemy back at Villers-Brettoneux. Weary after years of fighting and deadlock, Ned and his mates know that the war will be lost if they can't turn the tide. More and more, Ned's thoughts turn to home, not knowing if he will ever see his family, or his brother, again?
Member of
Storyline
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10662637
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1950-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Gleeson, Libby
Dewey number
A823.4
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Australia's great war
Series volume
0005
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Australia
  • World War, 1914-1918
  • World War, 1914-1918
  • World War, 1914-1918
  • World War, 1914-1918
  • Somme, 2nd Battle of the, France, 1918
  • Soldiers
  • Australian fiction
  • Villers-Bretonneux (France)
Target audience
juvenile
Label
1918, Libby Gleeson
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • ''The tide turns..."--Cover
  • Includes historical notes and bibliographic references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
230 pages
Isbn
9781743622513
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Specific material designation
regular print
Label
1918, Libby Gleeson
Publication
Note
  • ''The tide turns..."--Cover
  • Includes historical notes and bibliographic references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
230 pages
Isbn
9781743622513
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Specific material designation
regular print

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