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y Nurses of the Outback single work   biography  
Issue Details: First known date: 2014 2014
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'The work of a nurse is challenging enough, but when you add a remote location, the stakes are so much higher. Meet fifteen courageous people who have chosen to pursue careers in remote area nursing.

'There's Anna, who is on duty in Georgetown as the fury of Cyclone Yasi tears through inland Queensland; Maureen in outback New South Wales, who faces everything from a snakebite to a helicopter crash; Aggie, who overcomes her demons to help young people in the Kimberley; and Catherine, newly graduated and determined to make a difference in the Gulf Country she and her rodeo-riding husband call home.

'From some of the most remote places on the earth, these stories bring the outback to life – we witness the harshness and isolation as well as the camaraderie of life in small towns in the middle of nowhere. These intrepid nurses manage everyday health care and life-threatening emergencies, patch up the local pets and fundraise for their towns. They are the heartbeat of their communities.

'From Bidyadanga to Broken Hill, from Mount Isa to Marree, these tales are by turns moving and inspiring, full of gutsy feats and classic outback spirit. ' (Publication summary)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Melbourne, Victoria,: Penguin , 2014 .
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      Cover image courtesy of publisher.
      Extent: xvi, 262 p [8 unnumbered leaves of plates]p.
      Description: illustrations (some colour), 1 map, portraits, photographs
      Note/s:
      • Published March 26th 2014
      ISBN: 9781921901362
Last amended 2 Feb 2016 11:38:40
Subjects:
  • Australian Outback, Central Australia,
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