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Hitler's Last Witness: The Memoirs of Hitler's Bodyguard

Hitler's Last Witness: The Memoirs of Hitler's Bodyguard

Rochus Misch

Biography; Memoirs; History; Second World War

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First-hand testimony of the last surviving witness to Hitler's final hours. The personal memoirs of Hitler's bodyguard, telephonist... [more]

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The Good Fight: Six years, Two Prime Ministers and Staring Down the Great Recession

The Good Fight: Six years, Two Prime Ministers and Staring Down the Great...

Wayne Swan

Memoirs; History; Social issues & processes; Politics & government; Political parties; Political economy

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A highly personal account of the Rudd and Gillard governments from the heart of the Cabinet and the real story of how Australia... [more]

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This House of Grief: The Story of a Murder Trial

This House of Grief: The Story of a Murder Trial

Helen Garner

Biography; True stories

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In this utterly compelling book, Helen Garner tells the story of a man and his broken life. [more]

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Ambon: The Truth About One of the Most Brutal POW Camps in World War II and the Triumph of the Aussie Spirit

Ambon: The Truth About One of the Most Brutal POW Camps in World War II...

Roger Maynard

True war & combat stories; Prose: non-fiction; History; Australasian & Pacific history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Second World War; Prisoners of war

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In February 1942 the Indonesian island of Ambon fell to the might of the advancing Japanese war machine. [more]

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Empress Dowager Cixi: The Concubine Who Launched Modern China

Empress Dowager Cixi: The Concubine Who Launched Modern China

Jung Chang

Biography: historical, political & military; History; Asian history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000

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Describes how Empress Dowager Cixi - the most important woman in Chinese history - brought a medieval empire into the modern... [more]

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The House on Carnaval Street: A Memoir

The House on Carnaval Street: A Memoir

Deborah Rodriguez

Biography; Memoirs

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When her family faces kidnap threats after the publication of her first book, Deborah Rodriguez is forced to flee Kabul, leaving... [more]

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Arthur Phillip: Sailor, Mercenary, Governor, Spy

Arthur Phillip: Sailor, Mercenary, Governor, Spy

Michael Pembroke

Biography: general; Biography: historical, political & military; History; Australasian & Pacific history

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A fascinating and expansive tale of history, war and intrigue, which brings to light a most unusual and remarkable life. [more]

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The Independent Member for Lyne: A Memoir

The Independent Member for Lyne: A Memoir

Rob Oakeshott

Biography; Biography: general; Memoirs; Anthologies (non-poetry); Politics & government

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From deep inside the last Parliament, Rob Oakeshott reveals the real story of being an independent during the Gillard government.... [more]

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Joseph Anton: A Memoir

Joseph Anton: A Memoir

Salman Rushdie

Biography; Autobiography: literary; Literary studies: general; Literary studies: from c 1900 -

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On Valentine's Day, 1989, Salman Rushdie received a telephone call from a BBC journalist that would change his life forever:... [more]

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My Brief History

My Brief History

Stephen Hawking

Autobiography: general; Autobiography: science, technology & engineering; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

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Recounts author's improbable journey, from his post-war London boyhood to his years of international acclaim and celebrity.... [more]

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How to Get There

How to Get There

Maggie MacKellar

Biography; Biography: general; Autobiography: general; Memoirs; Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)

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After Maggie Mackellar's acclaimed When It Rains, her second memoir traces with her characteristic candour and perception... [more]

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The Family Court Murders: Four Murders. Five Bombings. No Convictions.

The Family Court Murders: Four Murders. Five Bombings. No Convictions.

Debi Marshall

Biography; True crime; Crime & criminology

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Four murders. Five bombings. And no one charged. This is the definitive story of the Family Court Murders. [more]

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The Skies Belong to Us: Love and Terror in the Golden Age of Hijacking

The Skies Belong to Us: Love and Terror in the Golden Age of Hijacking

Brendan I. Koerner

Biography; Biography: general; Autobiography: general; True crime; History; History of the Americas; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Terrorism, armed struggle

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Brendan I. Koerner presents the fascinating true story of how young couple Roger Holder and Cathy Kerkow pulled off the longest-distance... [more]

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The Mongol Empire: Genghis Khan, His Heirs and the Founding of Modern China

The Mongol Empire: Genghis Khan, His Heirs and the Founding of Modern China...

John Man

Biography: historical, political & military; History; General & world history; Asian history; Medieval history

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Genghis Khan is one of history's immortals: a leader of genius, driven by an inspiring vision for peaceful world rule. Believing... [more]

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A Brief Guide to Agatha Christie: Queen of Crime

A Brief Guide to Agatha Christie: Queen of Crime

Nigel Cawthorne

Biography; Biography: literary; Literature: history & criticism; Literary studies: from c 1900 -; Literary studies: fiction, novelists & prose writers

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From her first novel, The Mysterious Affair at Styles, a Poirot mystery, to her last, Sleeping Murder, the author explores... [more]

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Tiger Woman: My Story

Tiger Woman: My Story

Betty May

Biography; Autobiography: general

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The fearless tale of the original 'Party Girl', in her own (frankly scurrilous) words [more]

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The Fall

The Fall

Amy Dale

Biography; True crime; Courts & procedure

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A terrified woman runs for the door, her final effort to escape a cruel and controlling fiance. [more]

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Maralinga: The Chilling Expose of Our Secret Nuclear Shame and Betrayal of Our Troops and Country

Maralinga: The Chilling Expose of Our Secret Nuclear Shame and Betrayal...

Frank Walker

True stories; True war & combat stories; Prose: non-fiction; History; Military history; Nuclear weapons

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The facts are shocking. The treachery is chilling. The fallout ongoing. During the 1950s-60s, with the blessing of Prime Minister... [more]

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My Grandfather's Gallery: A Family Memoir of Art and War

My Grandfather's Gallery: A Family Memoir of Art and War

Anne Sinclair

The Arts: General & Reference; Biography; Biography: general; Memoirs; Family history, tracing ancestors

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A singular man in the history of modern art, betrayed by Vichy, is the subject of this riveting family memoir. [more]

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The Stalking of Julia Gillard: How the Media and Team Rudd Brought Down the Prime Minister

The Stalking of Julia Gillard: How the Media and Team Rudd Brought Down...

Kerry-Anne Walsh

Biography: general; History; Social issues & processes; Politics & government; Political leaders & leadership; Central government

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This is the story of one of the most extraordinary episodes in recent Australian political history, of how a powerful media... [more]

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My Vietnam War

My Vietnam War

Dave Morgan

Biography; Biography: general; Vietnam War; Therapy & therapeutics

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My Vietnam is Dave Morgan's story. A typical 20 year old, he was forced into extraordinary circumstances in Vietnam. [more]

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Confessions of a People-Smuggler

Confessions of a People-Smuggler

Dawood Amiri

Biography; Memoirs; Refugees & political asylum

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Surprising insights into the desperation of asylum-seekers and the economics of the highly organised people-smuggling industry,... [more]

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Music in the Castle of Heaven: A Portrait of Johann Sebastian Bach

Music in the Castle of Heaven: A Portrait of Johann Sebastian Bach

John Eliot Gardiner

Music; Baroque music (c 1600 to c 1750); Sacred & religious music; Individual composers & musicians, bands & groups; Biography: general; Biography: arts & entertainment

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Johann Sebastian Bach is one of the most unfathomable composers in the history of music. How can such sublime work have been... [more]

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Casey Stoner: Pushing the Limits

Casey Stoner: Pushing the Limits

Casey Stoner

Autobiography: sport; Memoirs; Prose: non-fiction; Motorcycle racing

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For the first time ever, two-time World MotoGP champion Casey Stoner will open up and tell his story. [more]

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Elizabeth of York: The First Tudor Queen

Elizabeth of York: The First Tudor Queen

Alison Weir

Biography: royalty; History; British & Irish history; Early history: c 500 to c 1450&1500

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Elizabeth of York would have ruled England, but for the fact that she was a woman. The eldest daughter of Edward IV, at seventeen... [more]

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