Jim Eames

Jim Eames is author of The Country Undertaker and Six Feet Under or Up in Smoke. He was one of Australia's first aviation writers, and former press secretary to the Minister for Aviation and former Director of Public Affairs for Qantas.

Books by Jim Eames

The Flying Kangaroo

Published: February 2018

Brings to full and rich life the extraordinary characters, events and challenges that have made Qantas an Australian icon.

Courage in the Skies

Published: December 2017

This is the extraordinary and little known story of Qantas' significant role during World War II, particularly in its campaigns against the Japanese.

The Flying Kangaroo

Published: November 2015

Brings to full and rich life the extraordinary characters, events and challenges that have made Qantas an Australian icon.

Taking to the Skies

Published: June 2015

Great yarns of Australian aviation from a man who lives and breathes flying.

Taking to the Skies

Published: January 2014

Great yarns of Australian aviation from a man who lives and breathes flying.

Six Feet Under or Up in Smoke

Published: October 2009

From bush undertakers to ladies in white, this is a fascinating, yarn-filled and sometimes poignant look at how Australians experience the 'last great event'.

The Country Undertaker

Published: July 2005

With all the charm of James Herriot, Hamish Macbeth, Balllykissangel and Heartbeat, this is a glorious Australian bush yarn to make you laugh and to make you cry.

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