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The Prince: Faith, Abuse and George Pell (New Edition)

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The Prince: Faith, Abuse and George Pell (New Edition)

David Marr

Memoirs; History; Philosophy; Religion & beliefs; Society & culture: general

Paperback

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The Mountbattens: Their Lives & Loves: The Sunday Times Bestseller

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The Mountbattens: Their Lives & Loves: The Sunday Times Bestseller

Andrew Lownie

Biography; Biography: royalty; British & Irish history; Second World War; Advocate - Biography

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A major figure behind his nephew Philip's marriage to Queen Elizabeth II and instrumental in the royal family taking the Mountbatten... [more]

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Hitler: Only the World Was Enough

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Hitler: Only the World Was Enough

Brendan Simms

Biography: historical, political & military; History; European history; Second World War; Fascism & Nazism; Geopolitics; Advocate - History

Hardback

This gives a very different picture of Hitler, highlighting how deeply he had always reflected wider paranoid geopolitical... [more]

$65.00

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In Other Words

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In Other Words

Jhumpa Lahiri

Biography; Memoirs; Literary essays

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A series of reflections on the author's experiences learning a new language and living abroad, in a dual-language edition... [more]

$22.99

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The Return (Pulitzer Prize Winner): Fathers, Sons and the Land in Between

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The Return (Pulitzer Prize Winner): Fathers, Sons and the Land in Between...

Hisham Matar

Biography; Memoirs

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A memoir of a son's search for his father and the return to a homeland he never thought he'd see again. This is a personal... [more]

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Our Man Elsewhere: In Search of Alan Moorehead

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Our Man Elsewhere: In Search of Alan Moorehead

Thornton McCamish

Biography; Biography: general

Hardback

A world-famous Australian writer, an inspiration to Robert Hughes and Clive James, a legendary war correspondent who also... [more]

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Heysen to Heysen: Selected Letters of Hans Heysen and Nora Heysen

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Heysen to Heysen: Selected Letters of Hans Heysen and Nora Heysen

Catherine Speck

History of art & design styles: from c 1900 -; Biography; Diaries, letters & journals

Paperback

The prominent Australian artist Nora Heysen has been said to have worked in the shadow of her father Hans Heysen, one of Australia's... [more]

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Tough Customer: Chasing a better deal for battlers

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Tough Customer: Chasing a better deal for battlers

Allan Fels

Biography; Autobiography: business & industry; Advocate - Australian Biography

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Allan Fels has never been one to shy away from a fight, whether it is taking on the big end of town, transforming cartels... [more]

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About a Girl

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About a Girl

Rebekah Robertson

Biography; Biography: general; Advocate - Australian Biography

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In 2000, Rebekah Robertson gave birth to twin boys, George and Harry. But as they grew older, their preferences began to show,... [more]

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A Certain Idea of France: The Life of Charles de Gaulle

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A Certain Idea of France: The Life of Charles de Gaulle

Julian Jackson

Biography: historical, political & military; History; European history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Second World War; Political leaders & leadership; Advocate - History

Paperback

In six weeks in the early summer of 1940, France was over-run by German troops and quickly surrendered. The French government... [more]

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The Boy Who Followed His Father into Auschwitz

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The Boy Who Followed His Father into Auschwitz

Jeremy Dronfield

Biography: historical, political & military; Diaries, letters & journals; True stories of heroism, endurance & survival; History; The Holocaust; Jewish studies; Advocate - History

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The boy is my greatest joy. We strengthen each other. We are one. Inseparable . . . If only we were free; but daily, hourly,... [more]

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On a Wing and a Prayer: The Race that Stopped the World

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On a Wing and a Prayer: The Race that Stopped the World

Di Websdale-Morrissey

True stories of heroism, endurance & survival; History; Advocate - History

Paperback

The thrilling tale of an aviation escapade dreamed up by Melbourne's Lord Mayor in the 1930s: a London to Melbourne air race... [more]

$32.99

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Ian McKellen: The Biography

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Ian McKellen: The Biography

Garry O'Connor

Film, TV & Radio; Individual actors & performers; Biography: arts & entertainment; Advocate - Performing Arts

Paperback

The intimate and definitive biography of Ian McKellen, theatrical knight and a national treasure. [more]

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Walking Towards Thunder: The true story of a whistleblowing cop who took on corruption and the Church

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Walking Towards Thunder: The true story of a whistleblowing cop who took...

Peter Fox

Biography; Memoirs; True crime; True stories of heroism, endurance & survival; Police & security services; Political corruption; Crime Chronicle - True Crime

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'All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is that good men do nothing.' [more]

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Jack Charles: Born-again Blakfella

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Jack Charles: Born-again Blakfella

Jack Charles

Theatre: individual actors & directors; Biography; Memoirs; Indigenous peoples; Advocate - Australian Biography

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Stolen from his mother and placed into institutional care when he was only a few months old, Uncle Jack was raised under the... [more]

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Paris and Other Disappointments

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Paris and Other Disappointments

Adam Rozenbachs

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

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Sick of going overseas and enjoying himself, comedian Adam Rozenbachs decided he would take his father on the trip of a lifetime... [more]

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The Wooleen Way: Renewing an Australian resource

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The Wooleen Way: Renewing an Australian resource

David Pollock

Biography; Human geography; Conservation of the environment; Social impact of environmental issues; Animal husbandry; Advocate - Australian Biography

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A remarkable memoir detailing a heroic and unswerving commitment to renew the severely degraded land on Wooleen, a massive... [more]

$35.00

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The Fine Cotton Fiasco

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The Fine Cotton Fiasco

Peter Hoysted, Pat Sheil

True stories; Sports & outdoor recreation; Advocate - Today's World

Paperback

Brilliantly told - the scarcely believable tale of how horrendous mismanagement, terrible judgement and comically bad luck... [more]

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Australian Heist

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Australian Heist

James Phelps

True crime; History; Advocate - History

Paperback

Australia's Number 1 True Crime Writer on Australia's Greatest Gold Robbery. [more]

$22.99

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The Last Bushrangers

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The Last Bushrangers

Mike Munro

True crime; History; Australasian & Pacific history; Advocate - History

Paperback

The story of Australia's last bushranging gang - the murderous Kenniff gang [more]

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Don Dunstan: The Visionary Politician Who Changed Australia

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Don Dunstan: The Visionary Politician Who Changed Australia

Angela Woollacott

Biography; Biography: historical, political & military; Political leaders & leadership

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Don Dunstan was one of the most significant political figures of twentieth-century Australia. As Premier of South Australia,... [more]

$32.99

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North Korea Journal

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North Korea Journal

Michael Palin

Photographic reportage; Autobiography: general; Travel & holiday; Travel writing

Paperback

THE BOOK BEHIND THE HIT CHANNEL 5 DOCUMENTARYA glimpse of life inside the world's most secretive country, as told by Britain's... [more]

$29.99

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The Oarsmen: The Remarkable Story of the Men Who Rowed from the Great War to Peace

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The Oarsmen: The Remarkable Story of the Men Who Rowed from the Great War...

Scott Patterson

True war & combat stories; History; First World War; Sporting events, tours & organisations; Rowing

Paperback

This is a book about the difficult peace that can follow a war: the untold story of soldiers stranded far from home, facing... [more]

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The Strong Man: A powerful journey to the brink and back through leadership, loss and love

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The Strong Man: A powerful journey to the brink and back through leadership,...

Grant Edwards

Biography; Memoirs

Paperback

A powerful story of life... [more]

$35.00

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Bowraville

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Bowraville

Dan Box

Biography; True crime

Paperback

A true crime story cannot often be believed, at least at the beginning. In Bowraville, all three of the victims were Aboriginal.... [more]

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