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The Devil in Tim: Penelope's 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 vigor. 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 ...more
Paperback, 324 pages
Published May 1st 2008 by Allen Unwin (first published 2008)
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I’m visiting Tasmania soon and hoped to get a few hints on where to visit with this book. I got a few tips but mainly enjoyed listening to Tim’s voice. It’s a bit dated now.
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Ramblings of an arrogant, self-important, pompous traveller you'd hate to meet in your own travels.
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a different way of reading our history.....quirky facts....light read.
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An author and broadcaster formerly of Sydney but now living on the Mid North Coast of New South Wales, Tim was host of the ABC-TV listener and viewer reaction program Backchat, from 1986-93.

He is the author of fourteen books and many radio documentary programs based on oral history ranging from the experiences of Australians in Antartica, Papua New Guinea, Australian prisoners-of-war in Asia to