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Private Bill: In Love and War

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Private Bill: In Love and War

Barrie Cassidy

Biography; Biography: historical, political & military; Second World War; Prisoners of war

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The private battles of Barrie Cassidy's father, who was a WW2 prisoner of war for 1500 days and his mother who, for many months... [more]

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Chasing El Dorado: A South American Adventure

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Chasing El Dorado: A South American Adventure

Aaron Smith

Memoirs; Travel & holiday; Travel writing

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Like William Burroughs before him, Smith is on a journey to save his soul, but instead falls headfirst into the rich kaleidoscope... [more]

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Walking Free

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Walking Free

Dr Munjed Al Muderis

Biography; Memoirs

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One man's phenomenal tale of escaping a death sentence in Iraq, surviving the Australian Refugee system and becoming a pioneering... [more]

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The Story of a Prime Minister: Paul Keating - The Biography

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The Story of a Prime Minister: Paul Keating - The Biography

David Day

Biography; Biography: historical, political & military; Political leaders & leadership; Abbey's Double Rewards

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In the tradition of his bestselling CURTIN and CHIFLEY, David Day's exhaustive biography of one of our most fascinating prime... [more]

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Napoleon the Great

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Napoleon the Great

Andrew Roberts

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

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It has become all too common for Napoleon Bonaparte's biographers to approach him as a figure to be reviled, bent on world... [more]

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This House of Grief: The Story of a Murder Trial

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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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What Days Are For: A Memoir

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What Days Are For: A Memoir

Robert Dessaix

Biography; Autobiography: literary; Memoirs

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Witty, acerbic, insightful musings from Robert Dessaix, one of Australia's finest writers. [more]

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The Dead Duke, His Secret Wife and the Missing Corpse

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The Dead Duke, His Secret Wife and the Missing Corpse

Piu Marie Eatwell

True crime; History

Hardback

The extraordinary story of the Druce-Portland affair, one of the most notorious, tangled and bizarre legal cases of the late... [more]

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John Olsen: An Artist's Life

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John Olsen: An Artist's Life

Darleen Bungey

Painting & paintings; Biography; Biography: arts & entertainment

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This landmark biography from Darleen Bungey, the author of the acclaimed Arthur Boyd biography, explores what drove John Olsen... [more]

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Acute Misfortune: The Life and Death of Adam Cullen

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Acute Misfortune: The Life and Death of Adam Cullen

Erik Jensen

Painting & paintings; Biography; Biography: arts & entertainment

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An unflinching portrait of talent and addiction. In 2008 the artist Adam Cullen invited journalist Erik Jensen to stay in... [more]

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The Innovators: How a Group of Hackers, Geniuses, and Geeks Created the Digital Revolution

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The Innovators: How a Group of Hackers, Geniuses, and Geeks Created the...

Walter Isaacson

Biography; Biography: science, technology & engineering; Computer science

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The author of the massively bestselling Steve Jobs biography writes the whole history of the digital age [more]

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My Story

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My Story

Julia Gillard

Biography; Autobiography: historical, political & military; Political leaders & leadership

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On Wednesday, 23 June 2010, with the government in turmoil, the author asked Prime Minister Kevin Rudd for a leadership ballot.... [more]

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Murray Gleeson: The Smiler

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Murray Gleeson: The Smiler

Michael Pelly

Biography; Biography: general; Legal skills & practice; Legal system: general

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Born in a small country town in NSW, Gleeson became the nation's top barrister and its leading judge. In a legal career spanning... [more]

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Constantine: Unconquered Emperor, Christian Victor

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Constantine: Unconquered Emperor, Christian Victor

Paul Stephenson

Biography: historical, political & military; History; European history; Classical history & classical civilisation; History of religion

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An authoritative life of the first Christian Roman emperor and founder of Constantinople. [more]

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Antony & Cleopatra

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Antony & Cleopatra

Patricia Southern

Biography: historical, political & military; History; Classical history & classical civilisation

Paperback

The doomed love affair that united Ancient Rome & Egypt. [more]

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Cake Boss: Stories and Recipes from Mia Famiglia

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Cake Boss: Stories and Recipes from Mia Famiglia

Buddy Valastro

Biography: general; History: specific events & topics; Cookery, food & drink; General cookery & recipes

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Cake Boss is a unique, inspiring, illustrated memoir; a combination of warm family stories and recipes for the bakery's 25... [more]

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The King's Bed: Sex, Power and the Court of Charles II

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The King's Bed: Sex, Power and the Court of Charles II

Don Jordan, Michael Walsh

Biography: royalty; History; British & Irish history; Early modern history: c 1450 to c 1700

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A fast-paced and thrilling history of Charles II's dissolute life and surprising legacy, from the acclaimed authors of The... [more]

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Memoirs of a Go-Go Dancer

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Memoirs of a Go-Go Dancer

Justin Sheedy

Biography; Autobiography: general

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Justin Sheedy's first job out of school was a symbol of his rebellion against the 1980s - a decade so lame it cried out for... [more]

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The Snowden Files: The Inside Story of the World's Most Wanted Man

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The Snowden Files: The Inside Story of the World's Most Wanted Man

Luke Harding

Biography: historical, political & military; Society & Social Sciences; Espionage & secret services

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It began with an unsigned email: I am a senior member of the intelligence community . What followed was the most spectacular... [more]

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The RSL Book of World War One: True Stories of Aussie Courage and Mateship from the Annals of the RSL

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The RSL Book of World War One: True Stories of Aussie Courage and Mateship...

John Gatfield, Richard Landels

True war & combat stories; History; First World War

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Publishing in the run up to the centenary of Gallipoli, this collection of 100 true stories of Aussie courage and mateship... [more]

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Mozart: A Life

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Mozart: A Life

Paul Johnson

Music; Classical music (c 1750 to c 1830); Individual composers & musicians, bands & groups; Biography: arts & entertainment; Abbey's Double Rewards

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In addition to his many insights into Mozart's music [in this concise biography], Johnson also challenges the many myths that... [more]

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A Fifty-Year Silence: Love, War and a Ruined House in France

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A Fifty-Year Silence: Love, War and a Ruined House in France

Miranda Richmond Mouillot

Biography; Memoirs

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After surviving World War II by escaping the Nazi  occupation, Miranda Richmond Mouillot's grandparents, Anna and Armand, ... [more]

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Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption

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Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption

Bryan Stevenson

Biography; Memoirs; Criminal justice law

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A true story about the potential for mercy to redeem us, and a clarion call to fix our broken system of justice. It is at... [more]

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Guantanamo Diary

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Guantanamo Diary

Mohamedou Ould Slahi

Biography; Diaries, letters & journals; Memoirs; Prisons

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Since 2002, Mohamedou Ould Slahi has been imprisoned at the detainee camp at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. In all these years, the... [more]

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Steve Jobs: The Exclusive Biography

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Steve Jobs: The Exclusive Biography

Walter Isaacson, Dylan Baker

Biography; Information technology industries

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'Steve Jobs' provides an account of Jobs' professional and personal life. Drawn from three years of exclusive and unprecedented... [more]

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