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The Fabulous Flying Mrs Miller: An Australian's True Story of Adventure, Danger, Romance and Murder

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The Fabulous Flying Mrs Miller: An Australian's True Story of Adventure,...

Carol Baxter

Biography; Biography: general; Advocate - Australian Biography

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'Mrs Keith Miller, internationally known aviatrix, was taken to the county jail here today and held for investigation by State... [more]

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Be Like the Fox: Machiavelli's Lifelong Quest for Freedom

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Be Like the Fox: Machiavelli's Lifelong Quest for Freedom

Erica Benner

Biography; Biography: historical, political & military; Western philosophy: Medieval & Renaissance, c 500 to c 1600; Social & political philosophy; Advocate - Biography

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A fascinating new biography of Machiavelli, which explores his true character and contradictions as never before.<br /><br... [more]

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A Tear in the Soul

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A Tear in the Soul

Amanda Webster

Biography; Autobiography: general; Ethical issues & debates; Indigenous peoples

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I don&rsquo;t believe it&rsquo;s possible to hurt another person without hurting oneself, an invisible hurt, a tear in the... [more]

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Victoria: The Queen - An Intimate Biography of the Woman who Changed the World

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Victoria: The Queen - An Intimate Biography of the Woman who Changed the...

Julia Baird

Biography: historical, political & military; History; British & Irish history

Hardback

The extraordinary story of the world&rsquo;s most influential, intriguing... [more]

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Ariel: A Literary Life of Jan Morris

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Ariel: A Literary Life of Jan Morris

Derek Johns

Biography; Biography: literary

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Jan Morris is one of the great British writers of the post-war era. For many readers she is best known for her candid memoir... [more]

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Vivienne Westwood

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Vivienne Westwood

Vivienne Westwood, Ian Kelly

Fashion & textiles: design; Biography; Autobiography: arts & entertainment

Hardback

The authorized life story of Dame Vivienne Westwood, told for the first time. [more]

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Cleopatra and Antony: Power, Love, and Politics in the Ancient World

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Cleopatra and Antony: Power, Love, and Politics in the Ancient World

Diana Preston

Biography: historical, political & military; Biography: royalty; History

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Much mythology has grown up around the world's best-remembered celebrity couple, all of which Preston explores in her stirring... [more]

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Michelangelo: His Epic Life

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Michelangelo: His Epic Life

Martin Gayford

Art & Architecture; Renaissance art; Individual artists, art monographs; Biography: arts & entertainment; Advocate - Visual Arts & Design

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At 31 Michelangelo was considered the finest artist in Italy, perhaps the world; long before he died at almost 90 he was widely... [more]

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A Writing Life: Helen Garner and Her Work

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A Writing Life: Helen Garner and Her Work

Bernadette Brennan

Biography: literary; Literary studies: fiction, novelists & prose writers; Advocate - Poetry & Writing

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Helen Garner is one of Australia's most important and most admired writers. She is revered for her fearless honesty in the... [more]

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Unmasked

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Unmasked

Turia Pitt

Biography; Autobiography: general; Management: leadership & motivation

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It&rsquo;s been five years since Turia Pitt made headlines for having barely survived her ordeal in the desert. And in that... [more]

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Kick: The True Story of Kick Kennedy, JFK's Forgotten Sister and the Heir to Chatsworth

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Kick: The True Story of Kick Kennedy, JFK's Forgotten Sister and the Heir...

Paula Byrne

Biography; Biography: historical, political & military; British & Irish history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Social & cultural history; Advocate - Biography

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The remarkable life of the vivacious, clever - and forgotten - Kennedy sister, who charmed the English aristocracy and was... [more]

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The Tempest-Tossed Church: Being a Catholic Today

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The Tempest-Tossed Church: Being a Catholic Today

Gerard Windsor

Autobiography: religious & spiritual; Religion & beliefs; Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church; Personal Christian testimony & inspirational works; Advocate - Religion

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Windsor entertains and stimulates with anecdote, history, forays into art and literature, and the occasional bit of gossip.... [more]

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The Rules Do Not Apply

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The Rules Do Not Apply

Ariel Levy

Autobiography: literary; Society & Social Sciences; Press & journalism; Advocate - Today's World

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The new book by New Yorker journalist and author of Female Chauvinist Pigs, Ariel Levy. [more]

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Miss Muriel Matters: The Australian Actress Who Became One of London's Most Famous Suffragists

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Miss Muriel Matters: The Australian Actress Who Became One of London's Most...

Robert Wainwright

Theatre: individual actors & directors; Biography; Biography: historical, political & military; Civil rights & citizenship; Advocate - Australian Biography

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In 1909 a young Australian actress made headlines around the world when she took to the sky over the British Houses of Parliament... [more]

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A True Story of the Great Escape: A Young Australian POW in the Most Audacious Breakout of WWII

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A True Story of the Great Escape: A Young Australian POW in the Most Audacious...

Louise Williams

Biography; Biography: general

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Shot down in 1942, young Australian fighter pilot John Williams DFC became a POW in the notorious Stalag Luft III camp in... [more]

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Looking for Rose Paterson: How Family Bush Life Nurtured Banjo the Poet

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Looking for Rose Paterson: How Family Bush Life Nurtured Banjo the Poet...

Jennifer Gall

Biography; Biography: general

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<div><strong>Rose was the mother of famous Australian poet Banjo Paterson (known as Barty as a boy) and, yet, very little... [more]

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The Genius of Jane Austen: Her Love of Theatre and Why She is a Hit in Hollywood

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The Genius of Jane Austen: Her Love of Theatre and Why She is a Hit in Hollywood...

Paula Byrne

Biography: literary; Literary studies: c 1800 to c 1900 ; Literary studies: fiction, novelists & prose writers

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A radical look at Jane Austen as you've never seen her - as a lover of farce, comic theatre and juvenilia. Jane's World celebrates... [more]

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Folly Is Not Always Folly: Jane & D'Arcy #1

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Folly Is Not Always Folly: Jane & D'Arcy #1

Wal Walker

Biography; Biography: general

Paperback

The untold story of the enduring romance of Jane Austen and D'Arcy Wentworth [more]

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No Way but This: In Search of Paul Robeson

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No Way but This: In Search of Paul Robeson

Jeff Sparrow

Biography; Biography: arts & entertainment; Biography: historical, political & military; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Social & cultural history

Paperback

Vocalist. Actor. Athlete. Agitator. Icon. Martyr. [more]

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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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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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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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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

Hardback

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

Hardback

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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