Wendy Lewis is a contemporary Australian writer. She works in Sydney. She has written a number of non-fiction books about Australian people, history and events. She has also written plays (working under the nom de plume Julia Lewis).
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4 Other Works,
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Wendy Lewis was commissioned by the National Australia Day Council to write Australians of the Year, which commemorates 50 years of the Australian of the Year. It is the officially endorsed history of the Australian of the Year Award.
Her book See Australia and Die describes many notorious incidents where people came to harm while travelling in Australia. It includes crocodile attacks, irukandji jellyfish and death by hypothermia.
Her book Events That Shaped Australia describes the details, the people, the images and the after-effects of the most important turning points in Australia's history.
Her book Caught Out! Scandals, Lies, Cover-ups is a collection of the juiciest Australian scandals from the last two decades including David Hicks, Mohamed Haneef, Children Overboard, Cheryl Kernot's big secret, The Mufti and the Uncovered Meat.
Her book Gone describes twenty-five of the world's most chilling and bizarre kidnappings.
Statues of David is a short black comedy about a happy couple who are torn apart when Michelangelo's Statue of David strolls into their living room.
Wendy Lewis (2006). Dumbest Criminals. New Holland. ISBN 9781741102857. ,
Wendy Lewis, Simon Balderstone and John Bowan (2006). Events That Shaped Australia. New Holland. ISBN 9781741104929. ,
Wendy Lewis (2007). Dumbest Blunders. New Holland. ISBN 9781741105186. ,
Wendy Lewis (2007). See Australia and Die. New Holland. ISBN 9781741105834. ,
Wendy Lewis (2008). Caught Out!. New Holland. ISBN 9781741106466. ,
Wendy Lewis (2010). Gone. Five Mile Press. ISBN 9781741785067. ,
Wendy Lewis (2010). Australians of the Year. Pier 9 Press. ISBN 9781741968095. ,
Wendy Lewis (2011). The Australian Book of Family Murders. Murdoch Books. ISBN 9781742662435. ,
Wendy Lewis (2013). Playing Dead - Twisted Tales of Fake Suicides. The Five Mile Press. ISBN 9781743463017. ,
Wendy Lewis was commissioned to write text for Refresh Drummoyne, an urban art installation, for the City of Canada Bay in Sydney in 2010.
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