On The Beach

On the Beach
Publisher Wildside Press LLC
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Category Fiction
Total Pages 302
ISBN 9781479451210
Rating 4/5 from 21 reviews
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"On the Beach" is a 1957 post-apocalyptic novel written by British-Australian author Nevil Shute after he emigrated to Australia. The novel details the experiences of a mixed group of people in Melbourne as they await the arrival of deadly radiation spreading towards them from the northern hemisphere following a nuclear war a year previously. As the radiation approaches each person deals with their impending death in different ways.

On the Beach
  • Author : Nevil Shute
  • Publisher : Wildside Press LLC
  • Release Date : 2020-06-23

"On the Beach" is a 1957 post-apocalyptic novel written by British-Australian author Nevil Shute after he emigrated to Australia. The novel details the experiences of a mixed group of people in Melbourne as they await the arrival of deadly radiation spreading towards them from the northern hemisphere following a nuclear war

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The Beach
  • Author : Alex Garland
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2005-07-05

The irresistible novel that was adapted into a major motion picture starring Leonardo DiCaprio. The Khao San Road, Bangkok -- first stop for the hordes of rootless young Westerners traveling in Southeast Asia. On Richard's first night there, in a low-budget guest house, a fellow traveler slashes his wrists, bequeathing

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Blood on the Beach
  • Author : Sarah N. Harvey,Robin Stevenson
  • Publisher : Orca Book Publishers
  • Release Date : 2017-03-21

Eight teens are dropped off on a remote west-coast island for a week-long treatment program called INTRO (Into Nature to Renew Ourselves). The story is told by two of them: Alice, whose police-officer mother believes Alice might have a substance-abuse problem, and Caleb, who assaulted his abusive stepfather. They are

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A Stranger on the Beach
  • Author : Michele Campbell
  • Publisher : St. Martin's Press
  • Release Date : 2019-07-23

Parade's "10 Books Written by Women We Can't Wait to Read in 2019" | She Reads' "Most Anticipated Thillers of Summer 2019" | Pure Wow's "The Best Beach Reads of Summer 2019" | CrimeReads' "The Most Anticipated Crime Books of Summer" From bestselling author Michele Campbell comes A Stranger on the Beach, an edge-of-your seat story of

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The Nest on the Beach
  • Author : Annette Smith
  • Publisher : Nelson Thornes
  • Release Date : 2001

The accurately presented setting of this narrative gives reason for the agitation experienced by a sea bird when its nesting environment is threatened. Understanding the effect of setting is an essential feature of narrative texts.

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The Beach Book
  • Author : Carl Heywood Hobbs
  • Publisher : Columbia University Press
  • Release Date : 2012

Waves and tides, wind and storms, sea-level rise and shore erosion: these are the forces that shape our beaches, and beach lovers of all stripes can benefit from learning more about how these coastal processes work. With animation and clarity, The Beach Book tells sunbathers why beaches widen and narrow,

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Day at the Beach
  • Author : Tom Booth
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2018-05-22

A day at the beach becomes a lesson in sibling bonding for Gideon in this magical picture book. Every summer, Gideon and his younger sister Audrey build a sand castle—together. But this summer, everything changes. Gideon is going to build the most spectacular sandcastle anyone on the beach has

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The Bookstore on the Beach
  • Author : Brenda Novak
  • Publisher : MIRA
  • Release Date : 2021-04-06

"A page-turner with a deep heart."—Nancy Thayer, New York Times bestselling author of Girls of Summer How do you start a new chapter of your life when you haven’t closed the book on the previous one? Eighteen months ago, Autumn Divac’s husband went missing. Her desperate search

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On the Beach
  • Author : Altan
  • Publisher : Xist Publishing
  • Release Date : 2018-01-15

The Sun is Shining. Bunny's Headed to the Beach! In the summer, it's time to head to the beach. Bunny gets ready for a nice sunny day, but isn't quite prepared for everything that will happen. Little children will love this sweet and simple story about a visit to the

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The Boy on the Beach
  • Author : Niki Daly
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Release Date : 2005

Full of gentle humour and watercolour art, this is a reassuring story that conjures up the pleasures of a summer's day at the beach.

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The Pebbles on the Beach
  • Author : Clarence Ellis
  • Publisher : Faber & Faber
  • Release Date : 2018-12-11

This is a book about the simple pleasure of pebble spotting. Clarence Ellis is a charming, knowledgeable and witty guide to everything you didn't know there was to know about pebbles. He ruminates on what a pebble actually is, before showing us how they are formed, advising on the best

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Fire on the Beach
  • Author : David Wright,David Zoby
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
  • Release Date : 2002

From the Civil War to the turn of the century, this is the true-life story of the original Coast Guard and one crew of African-American heroes who fought storms and saved lives off America's southeastern coast. 31 halftones.

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A Walk Along the Beach
  • Author : Debbie Macomber
  • Publisher : Ballantine Books
  • Release Date : 2021-03-09

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER * Two sisters must learn from each other's strengths and trust in the redeeming power of love in a touching new novel from #1 New York Times bestselling author Debbie Macomber. The Lakey sisters are perfect opposites. After their mother died and their father was lost in grief,

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Eva at the Beach  A Branches Book  Owl Diaries  14
  • Author : Rebecca Elliott
  • Publisher : Scholastic Inc.
  • Release Date : 2021-02-02

It's summertime and Eva Wingdale is going to the beach!

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Marazan
  • Author : Nevil Shute
  • Publisher : Wildside Press LLC
  • Release Date : 2020-06-23

Philip Stenning is a commercial pilot, trained during the First World War. After his engine fails, he crashes and is rescued by an escaped convict, Denis Compton, who turns out to have been framed for embezzlement by his Italian half-brother, Baron Rodrigo Mattani, who is smuggling drugs into England.

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