Thursday, August 21, 2014

New resources in local studies

New to local studies, four very different books and research studies- a selection  of new resources now available in the local studies collection at Wagga Wagga City Library :

Fusion : stories and recipes from local people who have come from diverse communities such as Burma, Chile, Poland and China. This book is from the publishers fourWpress in Wagga.

The Waterhole Project: Combaning Creek to Lake Cowal , by George Main. Described by the author as “a work of environmental history” of a small area in New South Wales this is a printed copy of the blog written by George Main and hosted by the National Museum Australia, with a  very detailed focus on a small area of land.


Blood and Circuses : an irresponsible memoir by Lex Marinos

The life story of actor/comedian/social commentator Lex Marinos.  Lex Marinos grew up in Wagga Wagga and went on to have a successful career in comedy.


7th  / 21st Australian Horse : A brief history of the Regiments, by Ken Telfer : useful reference for those researching military history in Wagga.
If you are a member of the Wagga City Library you can borrow and read any of these within the comfort of the library !

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