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Instante de Luz

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Instante de Luz

Nina Riggs

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Medical profession; Popular medicine & health; Coping with illness; Languages & ESL

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Nina Riggs was just thirty-seven years old when initially diagnosed with breast cancer--one small spot. Within a year, the... [more]

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Frederick Walker: Commandant of the Native Police

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Frederick Walker: Commandant of the Native Police

Paul Dillon

Biography: historical, political & military; History; Australasian & Pacific history

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This is the first and only complete biography of Frederick Walker, 1820 to 1866. Mr Walker's life was one of isolation, hardship... [more]

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Enid Lyons, Leading Lady to a Nation

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Enid Lyons, Leading Lady to a Nation

Anne Henderson

Biography; Biography: general

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This is the story of an extraordinary woman - mother of twelve, Prime Minister's wife, first woman member of the House of... [more]

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Daring to Drive: My Life as an Accidental Activist in a Kingdom of Men

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Daring to Drive: My Life as an Accidental Activist in a Kingdom of Men

Manal Al-Sharif

Biography; Autobiography: general; Social discrimination; Feminism & feminist theory; Revolutionary groups & movements

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A gripping memoir about a young woman from Saudi Arabia who becomes the accidental leader of a wildly subversive movement... [more]

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I Can't Make This Up: Life Lessons

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I Can't Make This Up: Life Lessons

Kevin Hart

Biography; Autobiography: general

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Synopsis coming soon....... [more]

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Bloody Mary: Tudor Terror, 1553-1558

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Bloody Mary: Tudor Terror, 1553-1558

Phil Carradice

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

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The story of Bloody Mary, the most brutal of brutal Tudors. [more]

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My Country: A Syrian Memoir

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My Country: A Syrian Memoir

Kassem Eid

Biography; Memoirs; True war & combat stories; Revolutions, uprisings, rebellions

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An unforgettable memoir of growing up in Syria under al-Assad's regime, surviving a gas attack, and rallying worldwide support... [more]

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Mutiny or Murder?: The Bloodsoaked Voyage of the Chapman Convict Ship

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Mutiny or Murder?: The Bloodsoaked Voyage of the Chapman Convict Ship

Conor Reidy

True stories; History; Maritime history; Penology & punishment

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Comprehensive account of one of the darkest episodes in the history of penal transportation history [more]

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Overlander: One man's epic race to cross Australia

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Overlander: One man's epic race to cross Australia

Rupert Guinness

Biography; Biography: historical, political & military

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The Unfinished Palazzo: Life, Love and Art in Venice

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The Unfinished Palazzo: Life, Love and Art in Venice

Judith Mackrell

Architecture; Biography

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The story of Venice's Unfinished Palazzo -- told through the lives of three of its most unconventional, passionate, and fascinating... [more]

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Royal Marriages: Diana, Camilla, Kate & Meghan and Princesses Who Did Not Live Happily Ever After

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Royal Marriages: Diana, Camilla, Kate & Meghan and Princesses Who Did Not...

Susanna De Vries

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

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Meghan Markle, Duchess of Sussex, made history when she married Prince Harry. The divorced, bi-racial American, descended... [more]

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Heart Berries: A Memoir

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Heart Berries: A Memoir

Terese Marie Mailhot

Biography; Memoirs; Social discrimination

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Guileless and refreshingly honest, Terese Mailhot's debut memoir chronicles her struggle to balance the beauty of her Native... [more]

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Stuntwomen: The Untold Hollywood Story

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Stuntwomen: The Untold Hollywood Story

Mollie Gregory

Film, TV & Radio; Individual actors & performers; Film theory & criticism; Biography: general; Biography: arts & entertainment; Gender studies: women

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For decades, stuntwomen have faced institutional discrimination, unequal pay, and sexual harassment. Featuring sixty-five... [more]

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Jacob L. Devers: A General's Life

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Jacob L. Devers: A General's Life

James Scott Wheeler

Biography: historical, political & military; History; History of the Americas; Second World War; Military life & institutions

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Despite incredible successes on the battlefield, General Jacob L. Devers remains one of the most overlooked figures of his... [more]

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A Secret Sisterhood: The Hidden Friendships of Austen, Bronte, Eliot and Woolf

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A Secret Sisterhood: The Hidden Friendships of Austen, Bronte, Eliot and...

Emily Midorikawa, Emma Claire Sweeney

Biography: literary

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A Secret Sisterhood uncovers the hidden literary friendships of the world's most respected female authors. [more]

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Granta 144: Generic Love Story

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Granta 144: Generic Love Story

Sigrid Rausing

The Arts: General & Reference; Memoirs; Anthologies (non-poetry); Fiction & Literature; Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)

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Published in book form four times a year, Granta is respected around the world for its mix of outstanding new fiction, poetry,... [more]

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From Timor-Leste to Australia: Seven families, Three Generations Tell Their Stories

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From Timor-Leste to Australia: Seven families, Three Generations Tell Their...

Janet Trezise

Biography; Australasian & Pacific history

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A collection of poignant stories and poems of seven East Timorese families living in Melbourne whose experiences belong to... [more]

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Tears for Tarshiha

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Tears for Tarshiha

Olfat Mahmoud

Biography; Memoirs

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A Palestinian refugee's inspiring tale of her lifelong fight to return home. Olfat Mahmoud is a Palestinian refugee - a descendant... [more]

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A Shrink in the Clink

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A Shrink in the Clink

Tim Watson-Munro

Biography; Memoirs; True crime; Criminal or forensic psychology

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DRUG LORDS. DEVIANTS. BLACK WIDOWS. HIT MEN. RIOT GIRLS. MASS MURDERERS. PSYCHOS. Australia's leading criminal psychologist... [more]

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You're on an Airplane: A Self-Mythologizing Memoir

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You're on an Airplane: A Self-Mythologizing Memoir

Parker Posey

Film, TV & Radio; Biography; Memoirs

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From the Queen of the Indies and star of Christopher Guest's Waiting for Guffman and Best in Show, Woody Allen's Cafe Society... [more]

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Songs of a War Boy

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Songs of a War Boy

Deng Thiak Adut, Ben Mckelvey

Biography; Autobiography: general; Memoirs; True war & combat stories

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The bestselling biography of Deng Adut - Sudanese child soldier, refugee, Australian lawyer, and man of hope. [more]

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A Brief History of the Private Life of Elizabeth II, Updated Edition

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A Brief History of the Private Life of Elizabeth II, Updated Edition

Michael Paterson

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

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A newly updated biography of life behind the Palace doors - a celebration of the 60 year reign of Elizabeth II. [more]

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The Commando: The life and death of Cameron Baird, VC, MG

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The Commando: The life and death of Cameron Baird, VC, MG

Ben Mckelvey

Biography; Biography: historical, political & military; True war & combat stories; True stories of heroism, endurance & survival

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From his early life as an up-and coming AFL player to his tours of duty in Timor, Iraq and Afghanistan and his final battle... [more]

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Water Colour

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Water Colour

Greg French

Memoirs; Sports & outdoor recreation; Fishing, angling

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Featuring wild and warming tales from a life spent in the natural world, Water Colour is master fly fisher and storyteller... [more]

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The Last Wilderness: A Journey into Silence

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The Last Wilderness: A Journey into Silence

Neil Ansell

Memoirs; The natural world, country life & pets; Travel & holiday

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Shortlisted for the 2018 Wainwright Golden Beer Book Prize, THE LAST WILDERNESS is a hauntingly beautiful memoir on nature... [more]

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