On the Wallaby Track: Essential Australian Words and Phrases by Laine CunninghamOn the Wallaby Track: Essential Australian Words and Phrases by Laine Cunningham

On the Wallaby Track: Essential Australian Words and Phrases

byLaine CunninghamIllustratorAngel Leya

Hardcover | March 3, 2017

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Think Aussies speak English? Think again!

Between the strong accent, Aussie slang, Aboriginal words that have become a common part of speech, and words garnered from their United Kingdom-based history, understanding Australian English can be a challenge. After Laine Cunningham spent six months camping alone in the Outback, she wrote this book to help other travelers make the most of their vacations.

On the Wallaby Track contains most of what you’ll need to eat, sleep, and survive in the beautiful and astonishing country. And you won’t have to spend six months figuring it out! Many words and phrases are used in quotes from award-winning novels and nonfiction books by the same author. Enjoy this book, and you will enjoy more of your time Down Under.

On the Wallaby Track is part of a series that offers fun and fascinating information to travelers. Other titles include Woman Alone, a warm and funny memoir about her six-month journey through the Outback; 18,000 Miles, a travel guide packed with practical tips; and Fairy Bread and Bush Tucker: Surviving a Gastronomical Adventure in Australia (With Recipes).

Laine Cunningham is an award-winning author and ghostwriter whose media engagements include CNN, MSNBC, FoxNews, First for Women, BNN (Canada), Media Bistro, The Sydney Morning Herald, Die Presse (Austria), Insight (Australia), Diverse Traveller (UK), Kerala Next (India), and radio and TV shows. Her novels have won prestigious literary...
Title:On the Wallaby Track: Essential Australian Words and PhrasesFormat:HardcoverDimensions:138 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.38 inPublished:March 3, 2017Publisher:Sun Dogs CreationsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1946732184

ISBN - 13:9781946732187

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Table of Contents

About This Book
Free Sample from Woman Alone: A Six-Month Journey Through the Australian Outback.
Free Sample from Seven Sisters: Spiritual Messages from Aboriginal Australia.
Free Sample from The Family Made of Dust: A Novel of Loss and Rebirth in the Australian Outback.
About the Author
Also by Laine Cunningham  

Editorial Reviews

"Laine Cunningham combines tenacity and courage along with profound insight. Her bravery is contagious. I keep Laine's books on a special shelf in my library, referring to them when I need inspiration." -Pamela King Cable, Author, The Sanctum and Televenge"The fact that Laine Cunningham spent six long months on her own in the Australian outback before writing this book leant a rich authenticity to her voice as she shared from her abundantly full, and talented, heart." -Leah Griffith, Author, Cosette's Tribe"Laine Cunningham gifts us with a collection of essays that tie into traditional Aboriginal stories, teaching us that Dreamtime Energy is a timeless energy that can address modern issues with love and relationships, friendship and community, illness and joy. Laine's presentation of the stories or myths proves more enlightening on how to live in peace and love for all. Mesmerizing and meaningful and inspiring." -Grady Harp, Vine Voice, Hall of Fame"The best part about these short stories is that they give us a glimpse into a world many of us know little about, Aboriginal Australia." -R. Perron, Reviewer"Loved it! The traditional Aboriginal stories are fascinating reads. From reading Laine's book, it's easy to feel the sacredness in the Aboriginal culture. I hadn't felt this moved by Aboriginal spirituality since viewing Oprah Winfrey's visit to Australia's Uluru rock." -V. Lathan, Reviewer