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Koombana Days Author Tours the North-West

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Koombana Days author Annie Boyd is heading north for author talks in Port Hedland, Broome, Derby and Karratha between 20 March and 3 April.

The elegant, ultra-modern S.S. Koombana arrived in Western Australia in March 1909. After only three years of Nor’-West service, the ship and her entire complement disappeared in a late-summer cyclone off the Pilbara coast. The vessel has never been found and the tragedy remains unexplained.

Annie Boyd is a wonderful storyteller. Her compelling delivery and extraordinary recall of the places, people and details of the time brings this tale to life.

Port Hedland Library:
Book Launch
Thursday 20 March, 6.30pm
Dalgety House, cnr Wedge & Anderson Sts
Bookings or enquiries: Julie Hunt, julieehunt@bigpond.com

Broome Library:
Author evening
Wednesday 26 March, 6.30pm
Corner Haas and Hamersley Streets
Admission is free, bookings not required, all queries to Sally Eaton: 9191 3471

Derby Library:
Author evening
Thursday 27 March, 7pm
Clarendon Street
Enquiries/bookings: 08 9191 0900 or email Kate Hithersay, libmanager@sdwk.wa.gov.au

Karratha Public Library:
Author evening
Thursday 3 April,6.30pm
Dampier Highway, opposite Broadhurst Road
Bookings or enquiries:: 08 9186 8660 or Karratha.library@roebourne.wa.gov.au

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