Land's Edge - A Coastal Memoir

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0120120319

by Tim Winton.

Acclaimed Australian author, Tim Winton, recalls childhood memories of Christmas holidays in a shack at the beach, the coastal summer idyll and how his relationship with the sea has shaped his adult life.

Read by Stephen Dillane

Abridged and produced by Gaynor Macfarlane.

Tim Winton reflects on how childhood days spent at the coast have shaped his whole life.

0220120320

by Tim Winton.

The acclaimed author considers the very particular Australian relationship with the sea and describes his encounters with dolphins and whale sharks off the coast of Western Australia.

Read by Stephen Dillane

Abridged and produced by Gaynor Macfarlane.

Tim Winton describes his encounters with dolphins off the coast of Western Australia.

0320120321

by Tim Winton.

The acclaimed Australian author describes how a childhood of snorkelling has led to a passion for freediving and recalls childhood evenings in the mysterious sand dunes of Western Australia.

Read by Stephen Dillane

Abridged and produced by Gaynor Macfarlane.

Tim Winton recalls childhood evenings in the mysterious sand dunes of Western Australia.

0420120322

by Tim Winton.

The acclaimed Australian author discovers that his relationship with the sea is echoed in his children and their delight in beachcombing: "Gifts and signs wash ashore here on the hard white beach, and I stoop with my kids, some days, and pick them up and hold them to the light."

Read by Stephen Dillane

Abridged and produced by Gaynor Macfarlane.

Tim Winton marvels at the joys of beachcombing, of finding 'gifts and signs' on the shore.

05 LAST20120323

by Tim Winton.

In a specially-commissioned coda, the acclaimed author describes how the increasingly threatened and fragile marine ecology has turned him into an environmental campaigner in Western Australia.

Read by Stephen Dillane

Abridged and produced by Gaynor Macfarlane.

Tim Winton describes what has led him to become an environmental campaigner in Australia.