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Kerry Packer: Tall Tales and True Stories

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Kerry Packer: Tall Tales and True Stories

Michael Stahl

Biography; Biography: business & industry; Media, information & communication industries; Abbey's Double Rewards; Advocate - Australian Biography

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Kerry Packer was instrumental in shaping Australia's media landscape and culture. For 30 years he controlled television's... [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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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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The Climb: Conversations with Australian Women in Power

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The Climb: Conversations with Australian Women in Power

Geraldine Doogue

Biography; Cultural studies; Social issues & processes; Gender studies: women

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Iconic journalist and television presenter Geraldine Doogue turns her attention to an issue central to our times. How are... [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

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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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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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These Wonderful Rumours!: A Young Schoolteacher's Wartime Diaries 1939-1945

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These Wonderful Rumours!: A Young Schoolteacher's Wartime Diaries 1939-1945...

May Smith

Biography; Autobiography: general; Diaries, letters & journals; Second World War

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'These Wonderful Rumours!' gives a unique and surprising insight into life on the Home Front. We gain a new understanding... [more]

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Antony & Cleopatra

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Antony & Cleopatra

Patricia Southern

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

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

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Whatever Remains: A True Story of Secret Lives and Hidden Families

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Whatever Remains: A True Story of Secret Lives and Hidden Families

Penny F. Graham

Biography; Memoirs; Family history, tracing ancestors; Advocate - Australian Biography

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In 2010, a recognised Australian author claimed that Penny Graham's parents were involved in espionage for the British Government... [more]

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Hello, Beautiful! Scenes from a Life

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Hello, Beautiful! Scenes from a Life

Hannie Rayson

Biography; Memoirs; Abbey's Double Rewards; Advocate - Australian Biography

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I realise that, despite all the references to my longing to be a writer, two things are apparent. The first is that I don't... [more]

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Sophia: Princess, Suffragette, Revolutionary

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Sophia: Princess, Suffragette, Revolutionary

Anita Anand

Biography; Biography: historical, political & military; Feminism & feminist theory; Revolutionary groups & movements; Abbey's Double Rewards; Advocate - Biography

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The enthralling story of an extraordinary princess who became a suffragette and revolutionary, and lived through some of the... [more]

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Fraying: Mum, Memory Loss, the Medical Maze, and Me

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Fraying: Mum, Memory Loss, the Medical Maze, and Me

Michele Gierck

Biography; Memoirs; Coping with illness; Coping with old age; Intergenerational relationships; Advocate - Australian Biography

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Being a carer is not unlike being an interpreter. The task is to listen intently, to catch not only the words but the spirit... [more]

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The Fish Ladder: A Journey Upstream

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The Fish Ladder: A Journey Upstream

Katharine Norbury

Memoirs; Travel & holiday; Travel writing; Advocate - Travel

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Part travelogue, part memoir, this deeply moving story of adoption, grief and marriage. Destined to be a classic of memoir.... [more]

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We are Here: My Family's Courageous Journey to Survive

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We are Here: My Family's Courageous Journey to Survive

Cat Thao Nguyen

Biography; Memoirs; Refugees & political asylum; Advocate - Australian Biography

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Told through the bright and unflinching eyes of Cat Thao, a daughter born in a refugee camp, We Are Here is a memoir that... [more]

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The Modi Effect: Inside Narendra Modi's Campaign to Transform India

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The Modi Effect: Inside Narendra Modi's Campaign to Transform India

Lance Price

Biography: historical, political & military; History; Elections & referenda; Advocate - History

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Political strategist Lance Price reveals the amazing story behind Narendra Modi's 2014 Indian election victory. [more]

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H is for Hawk

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H is for Hawk

Helen Macdonald

Biography; Memoirs; Wildlife: birds & birdwatching; Hunting or shooting animals & game

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As a child, Helen Macdonald was determined to become a falconer, learning the arcane terminology and reading all the classic... [more]

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Why I Read: The Serious Pleasure of Books

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Why I Read: The Serious Pleasure of Books

Wendy Lesser

Memoirs; Literary studies: general

Paperback

The author's extraordinary alertness, intelligence, and curiosity have made her one of America's most significant cultural... [more]

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Murder at Camp Delta: A Staff Sergeant's Pursuit of the Truth About Guantanamo Bay

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Murder at Camp Delta: A Staff Sergeant's Pursuit of the Truth About Guantanamo...

Joseph Hickman

True war & combat stories; History; Prisoners of war

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The eye-witness account of the night three detainees were murdered, the story of a secret CIA facility, and the cover-up at... [more]

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The Utopia Experiment

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The Utopia Experiment

Dylan Evans

Memoirs; Society & Social Sciences; Social interaction; Sociology; Social, group or collective psychology

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The story of an experiment in human psychology that goes horribly wrong: Lord of the Flies meets The Beach [more]

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Red Notice: How I Became Putin's No. 1 Enemy

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Red Notice: How I Became Putin's No. 1 Enemy

Bill Browder

Autobiography: general; History; Crime & criminology; Political structure & processes; Abbey's Double Rewards

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November 2009. An emaciated young lawyer, Sergei Magnitsky, is led to a freezing isolation cell in a Moscow prison, handcuffed... [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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In Their Branches: Stories from ABC Radio National Trees Project

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In Their Branches: Stories from ABC Radio National Trees Project

Gretchen Miller

Biography; Trees, wildflowers & plants; Abbey's Double Rewards; Advocate - Australian Biography

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A very special collection of 103 stories, memories, and reflections on trees that have had a special meaning in the lives... [more]

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