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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

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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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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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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’t believe it’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

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The extraordinary story of the world’s most influential, intriguing... [more]

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Paul Keating: The Big-Picture Leader

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Paul Keating: The Big-Picture Leader

Troy Bramston

Biography; Biography: historical, political & military; Australasian & Pacific history; Postwar 20th century history, from c 1945 to c 2000; Political leaders & leadership

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Paul Keating: the big-picture leader is the definitive biography of Australia's 24th prime minister, and the first one that... [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

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

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Stephen Ward Was Innocent, OK

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Stephen Ward Was Innocent, OK

Geoffrey Robertson QC

Autobiography: historical, political & military; Social & cultural history

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Geoffrey Robertson brings his forensic skills and a deeply felt sense of injustice to the case at the heart of the Profumo... [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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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; Advocate - Biography

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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; Advocate - Biography

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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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Arthur & Sherlock: Conan Doyle and the Creation of Holmes

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Arthur & Sherlock: Conan Doyle and the Creation of Holmes

Michael Sims

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

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As a young medical student at the University of Edinburgh, Arthur Conan Doyle studied under the vigilant eye of Dr Joseph... [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

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In The Tempest-Tossed Church award-winning writer Gerard Windsor explores what it is to be a Catholic. Interlaced with twelve... [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

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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 Rules Do Not Apply

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The Rules Do Not Apply

Ariel Levy

Autobiography: literary; Society & Social Sciences; Press & journalism

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The new book by New Yorker journalist and author of Female Chauvinist Pigs, Ariel Levy. [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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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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Man of Iron: Thomas Telford and the Building of Britain

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Man of Iron: Thomas Telford and the Building of Britain

Julian Glover

Biography; Biography: science, technology & engineering; British & Irish history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Civil engineering, surveying & building; Advocate - Biography

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<b>The enthralling biography of the shepherd boy who changed the world with his revolutionary engineering and whose genius... [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; Advocate - History

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Lion: A Long Way Home (Film Tie-In)

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Lion: A Long Way Home (Film Tie-In)

Saroo Brierley

Biography; Autobiography: general

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As a five-year-old in India, I got lost on a train. Twenty-five years later, I crossed the world to find my way back home.... [more]

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Margaret Thatcher: The Authorized Biography: Volume Two

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Margaret Thatcher: The Authorized Biography: Volume Two

Charles Moore

Biography; Biography: historical, political & military; British & Irish history; Postwar 20th century history, from c 1945 to c 2000; Political leaders & leadership

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Based on unrestricted access to all Lady Thatcher's papers, unpublished interviews with her and all her major colleagues,... [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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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

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

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The Invention of Angela Carter: A Biography

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The Invention of Angela Carter: A Biography

Edmund Gordon

Biography; Biography: literary

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Since her death in 1992, at the age of just fifty-one, Angela Carter has been widely acknowledged as one of the most important... [more]

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