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Issue Details: First known date: 2005... 2005 The Devil in Tim : Travels in Tasmania
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'When Tim Bowden went back to Tasmania to explore his state of origin for the first time in many years, he was reminded of his adolescent assertion that 'Tasmania is the testicle of Australia, suffusing the mainland with strength and vigour. What a pity there is only one of them.'

In this cheeky and warm rediscovery of Tasmania and its at times dark history, Tim and his wife Ros travel with their robust camper trailer and four-wheel drive to some of the quirkier outposts of island civilisation (stopping at a winery or three along the way) through landscapes of incomparable beauty and devastating desolation. With a cast of characters as memorable as they are eccentric, The Devil in Tim is a generous portrait of the island and its fiercely proud people. A fascinating and humorous account of a rapidly changing Tasmania, told by one of Australia's best travel writers and most infectious raconteurs. The Devil in Tim belongs in every suitcase and every backpack of every visitor to Tasmania, no matter whether it is for the first time or the tenth.' (Publisher's blurb)

Notes

  • Dedication: For Ros.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Crows Nest, North Sydney - Lane Cove area, Sydney Northern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,: Allen and Unwin , 2005 .
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      Extent: x, 324p., [16]p. of platesp.
      Description: col. illus., map
      Note/s:
      • Foreword by Greg Mortimer.
      ISBN: 1741142156
    • Crows Nest, North Sydney - Lane Cove area, Sydney Northern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,: Allen and Unwin , 2008 .
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      Image courtesy of Allen & Unwin
      Extent: x. 324 p. [16] p. of plates : mapp.
      Note/s:
      • Includes bibliographical references.
      ISBN: 9781741752373 (pbk.)

Works about this Work

Untitled Vince Ross , 2005 single work review
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 21 May 2005; (p. 10)

— Review of The Devil in Tim : Travels in Tasmania Tim Bowden , 2005 single work autobiography
Extraordinary Ramblings with Ordinary Folk Mark Thomas , 2005 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 14 May 2005; (p. 17)

— Review of The Devil in Tim : Travels in Tasmania Tim Bowden , 2005 single work autobiography
In Short : Non-Fiction Caroline Baum , 2005 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 7-8 May 2005; (p. 27)

— Review of The Devil in Tim : Travels in Tasmania Tim Bowden , 2005 single work autobiography
In Short : Non-Fiction Caroline Baum , 2005 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 7-8 May 2005; (p. 27)

— Review of The Devil in Tim : Travels in Tasmania Tim Bowden , 2005 single work autobiography
Extraordinary Ramblings with Ordinary Folk Mark Thomas , 2005 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 14 May 2005; (p. 17)

— Review of The Devil in Tim : Travels in Tasmania Tim Bowden , 2005 single work autobiography
Untitled Vince Ross , 2005 single work review
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 21 May 2005; (p. 10)

— Review of The Devil in Tim : Travels in Tasmania Tim Bowden , 2005 single work autobiography
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