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South of Forgiveness

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South of Forgiveness

Thordis Elva, Tom Stranger

Biography; Autobiography: general; Domestic violence; Coping with personal problems

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It wasn't without fear that Thordis Elva kissed her three-year-old son and her loving partner goodbye before boarding a plane... [more]

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The Family

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The Family

Chris Johnston, Rosie Jones

Biography; True crime; Contemporary non-Christian & para-Christian cults & sects; Child abuse; Crime & criminology

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A powerful work of investigative journalism that reveals the legacy of a notorious cult. [more]

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Gone: A Girl, a Violin, a Life Unstrung

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Gone: A Girl, a Violin, a Life Unstrung

Min Kym

String instruments; Biography; Autobiography: arts & entertainment; Advocate - Biography

Hardback

'All my life my Stradivarius had been waiting for me, as I had been waiting... [more]

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The Only Street in Paris: Life on the Rue Des Martyrs

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The Only Street in Paris: Life on the Rue Des Martyrs

Elaine Sciolino

Memoirs; Travel & holiday; Travel & holiday guides

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A delightful and beguiling look at life on a small Paris street. [more]

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One Leg Over: Having Fun - Mostly - in Peace and War

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One Leg Over: Having Fun - Mostly - in Peace and War

Robin Dalton

Biography; Autobiography: general

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At the age of ninety-five, Robin Dalton looks back on her life, particularly on her love life. Married at nineteen, disastrously,... [more]

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Young and Damned and Fair: The Life and Tragedy of Catherine Howard at the Court of Henry VIII

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Young and Damned and Fair: The Life and Tragedy of Catherine Howard at the...

Gareth Russell

Biography: historical, political & military; History; British & Irish history; Early modern history: c 1450 to c 1700

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A stunning reappraisal of Henry VIII's fifth wife...Gareth Russel's book is scholarly yet highly readable...basing his account... [more]

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Last Words: The Hanging of Ronald Ryan

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Last Words: The Hanging of Ronald Ryan

Barry Dickins

Biography; Australasian & Pacific history

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<div>From acclaimed playwright and writer Barry Dickins, Last Words is the story of Ronald Ryan, the last man hanged in Australia.... [more]

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Getting Away with Murder

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Getting Away with Murder

Duncan McNab

Biography; Gay studies (Gay men); Crime & criminology

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Sydney's shame: Up to 80 men murdered, 30 cases remain unsolved.<br /><br... [more]

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Nothing but a Circus: Misadventures Among the Powerful

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Nothing but a Circus: Misadventures Among the Powerful

Daniel Levin

Memoirs; Social interaction; Politics & government; International relations; Political corruption

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'Brilliant observations on the anthropology of power. You will laugh aloud and won't put it down' Daniel Kahneman In this... [more]

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Hemingway at War: Ernest Hemingway's Adventures as a World War II Correspondent

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Hemingway at War: Ernest Hemingway's Adventures as a World War II Correspondent...

Terry Mort

Biography; Biography: literary; European history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Second World War

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The story of Ernest Hemingway's adventures in journalism during the Second World War. [more]

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Helen 100: How I Took My Waxer's Advice and Cured Heartbreak by Going on 100 Dates in Less Than a Year

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Helen 100: How I Took My Waxer's Advice and Cured Heartbreak by Going on...

Helen Razer

Biography; Memoirs

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A hundred dates in less than a year. Will they heal her broken heart or make it worse? Brilliant, hilarious and excruciating... [more]

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Discovering Charles Meere

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Discovering Charles Meere

Joy Eadie

Art & Architecture; Painting & paintings; Individual artists, art monographs; Biography: arts & entertainment

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Australian Beach Pattern is an iconic painting, synonymous with our way of life. Charles Meere is just the little known artist... [more]

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Dear Quentin: Letters of a Governor-General

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Dear Quentin: Letters of a Governor-General

Quentin Bryce

Biography; Diaries, letters & journals; Constitution: government & the state; Advocate - Australian Biography

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As Australia's first female Governor-General, Quentin Bryce wrote to those she had met and connected with as her role took... [more]

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Isabella of Castile: Europe's First Great Queen

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Isabella of Castile: Europe's First Great Queen

Giles Tremlett

Biography: historical, political & military; History; European history; Early modern history: c 1450 to c 1700; Advocate - History

Hardback

<b>A major biography of the queen who transformed Spain into a principal global power, and sponsored the voyage that would... [more]

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After

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After

Nikki Gemmell

Biography; Memoirs; Coping with old age; Coping with death & bereavement; Intergenerational relationships; Advocate - Australian Biography

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Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls

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Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls

Elena Favilli, Francesca Cavallo

Biography: historical, political & military; True stories of heroism, endurance & survival; Social & cultural history; Feminism & feminist theory; Children's & Educational; Advocate - Children's

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<strong>ABBEY'S BOOKSELLER PICK </strong>----- This fascinating book gives potted biographies of 100 extraordinary women who... [more]

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Something for the Pain: A Memoir of the Turf

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Something for the Pain: A Memoir of the Turf

Gerald Murnane

Biography; Memoirs

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Hilarious, affecting, and irreverent, this is a memoir of obsession and extraordinary imagination from a unique voice in literature.... [more]

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Max Perkins: Editor of Genius

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Max Perkins: Editor of Genius

A. Scott Berg

Biography; Biography: literary

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A moving biography of the a great editor who assembled America's finest and favourite literary gang - Fitzgerald, Hemingway,... [more]

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The Princess Diarist: A Sort of Memoir

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The Princess Diarist: A Sort of Memoir

Carrie Fisher

Film, TV & Radio; Individual actors & performers; Films, movies & cinema; Autobiography: arts & entertainment; Diaries, letters & journals; Science fiction

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A thoroughly original and intimate memoir by the bestselling author of Postcards from the Edge and Wishful Drinking. [more]

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Mrs Kelly: The Astonishing Life of Ned Kelly's Mother

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Mrs Kelly: The Astonishing Life of Ned Kelly's Mother

Grantlee Kieza

Biography: historical, political & military; True stories of heroism, endurance & survival; History; Australasian & Pacific history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900

Hardback

<strong>While we know much about the iconic outlaw Ned Kelly, his mother Ellen Kelly has been largely overlooked by Australian... [more]

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Insomniac City: New York, Oliver, and Me

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Insomniac City: New York, Oliver, and Me

Bill Hayes

Photographs: collections; Biography; Memoirs; Dating, relationships, living together & marriage; Travel writing

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<b>A moving celebration of what Bill Hayes calls the evanescent, the eavesdropped, the unexpected of life in New York City,... [more]

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The Mad Boy, Lord Berners, My Grandmother and Me

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The Mad Boy, Lord Berners, My Grandmother and Me

Sofka Zinovieff

Biography; Autobiography: general; British & Irish history

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If the two men made an unlikely couple, at a time when homosexuality was illegal, the addition to the household in 1942 of... [more]

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Little Fish are Sweet

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Little Fish are Sweet

Matthew Condon

Biography; True crime

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Little Fish Are Sweet is Matthew Condon's extraordinary personal account of writing the Three Crooked Kings trilogy. When... [more]

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Ah Well, Nobody's Perfect: The Untold Stories

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Ah Well, Nobody's Perfect: The Untold Stories

Ian 'Molly' Meldrum

Rock & Pop music; Biography; Autobiography: arts & entertainment

Paperback

A book of hilarious real-life anecdotes from Molly Meldrum, one of Australia's... [more]

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Res Gestae: Things Done

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Res Gestae: Things Done

Naida Haxton

Biography; Memoirs

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Feminist catch cries of the mid-1900s included invocations for freedom of choice and equality with men. [more]

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