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Bowraville

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Bowraville

Dan Box

Biography; True crime; Crime Chronicle - True Crime

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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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Little One

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Little One

Peter Papathanasiou

Biography; Autobiography: general

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A moving and compelling memoir of family and place, as Peter traces his parents' journey to Australia. [more]

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Keeping on Keeping on

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Keeping on Keeping on

Alan Bennett

Biography; Memoirs; Literary essays; Literary studies: from c 1900 -; Literary studies: fiction, novelists & prose writers

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[This text] contains [Alan] Bennett's diaries from 2005 to 2015, with everything from his much celebrated essays to his irreverent... [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

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

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The Patriarch: The Remarkable Life and Turbulent Times of Joseph P. Kennedy

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The Patriarch: The Remarkable Life and Turbulent Times of Joseph P. Kennedy...

David Nasaw

Biography: historical, political & military; History; History of the Americas

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Examines the life of Joseph P Kennedy, the founder of the twentieth century's most famous political dynasty. This book tells... [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

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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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The Prettiest Horse in the Glue Factory

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The Prettiest Horse in the Glue Factory

Corey White

Biography; Autobiography: general; Child abuse; Adoption & fostering; Advocate - Australian Biography

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Corey White was a golden child. He knew this because his father would hit his mother and his sisters but not him. And his... [more]

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Something to Believe In

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Something to Believe In

Andrew Stafford

Music; Biography; Memoirs; Advocate - Australian Biography

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A memoir of music, madness and love from the author of the cult classic... [more]

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Me Talk Pretty One Day

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Me Talk Pretty One Day

David Sedaris

Biography; Memoirs; Literary essays

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The Hachette Essentials edition of a bestselling collection of essays by... [more]

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Shot Down: The Powerful Story of What Happened to Mh17 Over Ukraine and the Lives of Those Who Were on Board

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Shot Down: The Powerful Story of What Happened to Mh17 Over Ukraine and...

Marianne van Velzen

True stories; History; Aircraft: general interest; Advocate - History

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On 17 July 2014, Malaysian Airlines MH17 was shot out of the sky above Ukraine. Aboard were 298 people, 38 of whom were Australians.... [more]

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Schindler's Ark: Hachette Essentials

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Schindler's Ark: Hachette Essentials

Thomas Keneally

True stories of heroism, endurance & survival; Fiction & Literature; Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945); Second World War fiction; Historical fiction; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000

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The Hachette Essentials Edition of Thomas Keneally's Booker Prize-winning novel Schindler's Ark - the book behind Oscar-winning... [more]

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Born at the Right Time: A Memoir

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Born at the Right Time: A Memoir

Ron McCallum

Biography; Autobiography: general; Disability: social aspects; Advocate - Australian Biography

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Ron McCallum has been blind from birth. When he was a child, many blind people spent their lives making baskets in sheltered... [more]

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Guinea Pig in White Wine Sauce

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Guinea Pig in White Wine Sauce

Alan Rochford

Biography; Memoirs; Advocate - Australian Biography

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Alan Rochford was living the dream when he started Stone Cottage, an idyllic French restaurant nestled in the Adelaide Hills.... [more]

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Perfect Motion: How walking makes us wiser

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Perfect Motion: How walking makes us wiser

Jono Lineen

Memoirs; Popular science; Walking, hiking, trekking; Travel & holiday; Advocate - Travel

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In Perfect Motion, Jono Lineen investigates that transformation, and why walking has made us more creative, helped us to... [more]

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I Spy: My Life in MI5

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I Spy: My Life in MI5

Tom Marcus

Biography; Memoirs; True war & combat stories; Espionage & secret services

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The explosive true story of life in MI5 from the number one bestselling author of Soldier Spy, Tom Marcus. [more]

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The Feather Thief: The Natural History Heist of the Century

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The Feather Thief: The Natural History Heist of the Century

Kirk Wallace Johnson

True crime; Mathematics & Sciences; Wildlife: birds & birdwatching

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vivid and arresting' - The TimesOne summer evening in 2009, twenty-year-old musical prodigy Edwin Rist broke into the Natural... [more]

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Bad Blood: Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley Startup

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Bad Blood: Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley Startup

John Carreyrou

True crime; Reportage & collected journalism; Corporate crime; Business & Economics; Biotechnology industries

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The shocking true story of the biggest corporate fraud since Enron, a gripping cautionary tale set amid the bold promises... [more]

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Einstein's War: How Relativity Conquered Nationalism and Shook the World

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Einstein's War: How Relativity Conquered Nationalism and Shook the World...

Matthew Stanley

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Mathematics & Sciences; Impact of science & technology on society; History of science; Popular science; Relativity physics

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In 1916, Arthur Eddington, a war-weary British astronomer, opened a letter written by an obscure German professor named Einstein.... [more]

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The Spy and the Traitor: The Greatest Espionage Story of the Cold War

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The Spy and the Traitor: The Greatest Espionage Story of the Cold War

Ben MacIntyre

Biography: historical, political & military; History; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; The Cold War; Military history; Espionage & secret services

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On a warm July evening in 1985, a middle-aged man stood on the pavement of a busy avenue in the heart of Moscow, holding a... [more]

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Chanel's Riviera: Life, Love and the Struggle for Survival on the Cote d Azur, 1930 1944

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Chanel's Riviera: Life, Love and the Struggle for Survival on the Cote d...

Anne De Courcy

Biography; European history; Social & cultural history; Second World War

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Bestselling social historian Anne de Courcy reveals the glamour and grit of the Second World War on the French Riviera [more]

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No Man's Land: the untold story of automation and QF72

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No Man's Land: the untold story of automation and QF72

Kevin Sullivan

Biography

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A gripping account of how a major air disaster was averted, by the captain and former Top Gun pilot Instinctively,... [more]

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Couchsurfing in Russia: Friendships and Misadventures Behind Putin's Curtain

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Couchsurfing in Russia: Friendships and Misadventures Behind Putin's Curtain...

Stephan Orth

Memoirs; History; Society & culture: general; Travel writing

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'In the late summer of 2016,' writes award-winning travel writer Stephan Orth, 'a journey to Russia feels like visiting enemy... [more]

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The Moment of Lift: How Empowering Women Changes the World

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The Moment of Lift: How Empowering Women Changes the World

Melinda Gates

Biography; Autobiography: general; Business & management; Self-help & personal development; Advice on careers & achieving success

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A passionate argument for female empowerment by Melinda Gates, one of the world's most admired and respected women. [more]

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The Life and Legend of the Sultan Saladin

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The Life and Legend of the Sultan Saladin

Jonathan Phillips

Biography: historical, political & military; Biography: religious & spiritual; History; Middle Eastern history; Crusades; Religious & spiritual leaders

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After Saladin's death, it goes on to show how in the West this Sunni Muslim acquired the status of a chivalric hero, even... [more]

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Kerry O'Brien: A Memoir

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Kerry O'Brien: A Memoir

Kerry O'Brien

Biography; Autobiography: literary; Memoirs; Press & journalism

Paperback

Born the day before the first American occupying troops landed near Tokyo in August 1945, Kerry O'Brien's life has spanned... [more]

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