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Fair Game: the Incredible Untold Story of Scientology in Australia by Steve Cannane at Abbey's Bookshop 131 York Street Sydney The Shadow Game by Steve Lewis & Chris Uhlmann at Abbey’s Bookshop 131 York Street Sydney
Freedom Swimmer by Wai Chim at Abbey's Bookshop 131 York Street Sydney Ghost Empire by Richard Fidler at Abbey's Bookshop 131 York Street Sydney
The Falls by B. Michael Radburn at Abbey's Bookshop 131 York Street Sydney Celeste: The Parisian Courtesan Who Became a Countess and Bestselling Writer by Roland Perry at Abbey’s Bookshop 131 York Street Sydney
 
 
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