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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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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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Optimism: Reflections on a Life of Action

Optimism: Reflections on a Life of Action

Bob Brown

Biography; Biography: general; Memoirs; Assertiveness, motivation & self-esteem

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Bob Brown, former Senator and Parliamentary Leader of the Australian Greens, shares stories and insights from throughout his... [more]

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A War of Words: The Man Who Talked 4000 Japanese into Surrender

A War of Words: The Man Who Talked 4000 Japanese into Surrender

Hamish McDonald

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

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The fascinating true story of Charles Bavier, a European born and raised in Japan during the most tumultuous decades of the... [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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Schindler's Ark

Schindler's Ark

Thomas Keneally

True war & combat stories; Fiction & Literature; European history; The Holocaust

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Winner of the Booker Prize and international bestseller [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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Dick Johnson: The Autobiography of a True-Blue Aussie Sporting Legend

Dick Johnson: The Autobiography of a True-Blue Aussie Sporting Legend

Dick Johnson, James Phelps

Autobiography: sport; Motor sports

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The incredible story of Dick Johnson - the Aussie battler who became an all-time V8 great. Ford legend Johnson did not get... [more]

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Undaunted: From Clearance Diver to Mercenary - an Australian Man's Life on the Edge

Undaunted: From Clearance Diver to Mercenary - an Australian Man's Life...

Hugh O'Brien

Biography; Autobiography: historical, political & military; Memoirs; Special & elite forces

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'Diving was a boys-own adventure, a jump into the unknown, full of devil-may-care attitudes. It welcomed you with one hand... [more]

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Will to Live: An inspiring story of courage, resilience and love

Will to Live: An inspiring story of courage, resilience and love

Matthew Ames, Diane Ames

Biography; Biography: general; Memoirs; Anthologies (non-poetry); Coping with personal problems

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Matthew Ames, 39-year-old father of four, thought he had a bout of man flu. Very quickly, a seemingly ordinary illness became... [more]

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The Youngest Battalion Commander in the AIF: The Boy Colonel Lieutenant Colonel Douglas Marks

The Youngest Battalion Commander in the AIF: The Boy Colonel Lieutenant...

Will Davies

Biography: historical, political & military; History; First World War

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<div><strong>It was a blustery day on the 25th January 1920 at Palm Beach to the north of Sydney and the surf was wild. Two... [more]

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Where is Daniel?

Where is Daniel?

Bruce Morcombe, Denise Morcombe

Biography; Biography: general; Memoirs; Crime & criminology

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On 7 December 2003 Daniel Morcombe disappeared on the Sunshine Coast, while waiting for a bus. [more]

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How I Rescued My Brain: A Psychologist's Remarkable Recovery from Stroke and Trauma

How I Rescued My Brain: A Psychologist's Remarkable Recovery from Stroke...

David Roland

Biography; Memoirs; Neurology & clinical neurophysiology; Coping with illness

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How I Rescued My Brain is the story of David's neurological difficulties and his remarkable cognitive recovery. It is also... [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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The Fights of My Life

The Fights of My Life

Greg Combet

Biography; Memoirs

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Greg Combet has been central to some of the biggest public struggles of our time - on the waterfront, the collapse of an airline,... [more]

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Hockey: Not Your Average Joe

Hockey: Not Your Average Joe

Madonna King

Biography; Biography: general; Biography: historical, political & military; Politics & government; Political leaders & leadership; Political parties

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Will this man be Australia's next Prime Minister? The son of an immigrant and a Bondi beauty queen, Joe Hockey is one of Australia's... [more]

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The Whitlam Mob

The Whitlam Mob

Mungo MacCallum

Biography: general; Anthologies (non-poetry); History; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Politics & government; Political leaders & leadership; Political parties; Central government

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A delightful portrait gallery that evokes a turbulent time. In The Whitlam Mob, Mungo gives a sharp, witty and very personal... [more]

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Born Bad: Original Sin and the Making of the Western World

Born Bad: Original Sin and the Making of the Western World

James Boyce

Biography: general; Anthologies (non-poetry); Literary studies: classical, early & medieval; History; Social & cultural history; Religion & beliefs; Philosophy of religion; Christianity; Cultural studies

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'The purpose of this book is not to defend or condemn the Western creation story, but to challenge the assumption that its... [more]

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Uncle Bill: The Authorised Biography of Field Marshal Viscount Slim

Uncle Bill: The Authorised Biography of Field Marshal Viscount Slim

Russell Miller

Biography; Biography: historical, political & military; Warfare & defence

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Masterly biography of the 'greatest commander of the twentieth century' [more]

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Cook: From Sailor to Legend - The Story of Captain James Cook

Cook: From Sailor to Legend - The Story of Captain James Cook

Rob Mundle

Biography: general; Biography: historical, political & military; History; Geographical discovery & exploration; Conservation of the environment; Pollution & threats to the environment; The natural world, country life & pets

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From Sailor to Legend - the story of Captain James Cook Captain James Cook is one of the greatest maritime explorers of all... [more]

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Wrong Side of the River: Childhood Memories of Early Canberra

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The Emperor Far Away: Travels at the Edge of China

The Emperor Far Away: Travels at the Edge of China

David Eimer

Memoirs; History; Travel writing

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Far from the glittering cities of Beijing and Shaghai, China's borderlands are populated by around one hundred million people... [more]

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