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Operation Chaos: The Vietnam Deserters Who Fought the CIA, the Brainwashers, and Themselves

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Operation Chaos: The Vietnam Deserters Who Fought the CIA, the Brainwashers,...

Matthew Sweet

True stories: discovery, historical & scientific; History; Postwar 20th century history, from c 1945 to c 2000; The Cold War; Vietnam War; Advocate - History

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Operation Chaos tells the real life thrilling story of a group of U.S. military deserters who found asylum in Sweden during... [more]

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The Monk of Mokha

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The Monk of Mokha

Dave Eggers

Biography; Memoirs; Middle Eastern history; 21st century history: from c 2000 -; Advocate - Biography

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The bestselling author of The Circle tells the true story of Mokhtar Alkhanshali, a young Yemeni-American man raised in... [more]

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Elizabeth's Rival: The Tumultuous Tale of Lettice Knollys, Countess of Leicester

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Elizabeth's Rival: The Tumultuous Tale of Lettice Knollys, Countess of Leicester...

Nicola Tallis

Biography: historical, political & military; History; British & Irish history; Early modern history: c 1450 to c 1700; Advocate - History

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The first biography of Lettice Knollys, one of the most prominent women of the Elizabethan era. Living from the reign of Henry... [more]

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Significant Others: Creativity and Intimate Partnership

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Significant Others: Creativity and Intimate Partnership

Whitney Chadwick, Isabelle de Courtivron

The Arts: General & Reference; Biography; Advocate - Biography

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A series of 13 essays on artist and writer couples who share both sexual and artistic bonds. The contributors, who are critics... [more]

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Insomniac City: New York, Oliver, and Me

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Insomniac City: New York, Oliver, and Me

Bill Hayes

Photography & photographs; Biography; Biography: general; Memoirs

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A moving celebration of what Bill Hayes calls the evanescent, the eavesdropped, the unexpected of life in New York City,... [more]

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Talking into the Typewriter: Selected Letters (1973-1983)

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Talking into the Typewriter: Selected Letters (1973-1983)

Christina Stead

Biography; Diaries, letters & journals; Literary studies: from c 1900 -; Literary studies: fiction, novelists & prose writers; Advocate - Australian Biography

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The second volume of Christina Stead's letters, covering the period 1973 to just before her death in 1983. From just before... [more]

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A Free Flame: Australian Women Writers and Vocation in the Twentieth Century

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A Free Flame: Australian Women Writers and Vocation in the Twentieth Century...

Ann-Marie Priest

Biography; Advocate - Poetry & Writing

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HIGHLY COMMENDED IN THE 2016 DOROTHY HEWETT AWARD FOR AN UNPUBLISHED MANUSCRIPT<br... [more]

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The Suitcase Baby

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The Suitcase Baby

Tanya Bretherton

Biography; True crime; Crime Chronicle - True Crime

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SYDNEY, 1923: a suitcase washed up on a harbourside beach reveals its grisly contents - and from there, an extraordinary story... [more]

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Once a Copper: The Life and Times of Brian `The Skull' Murphy

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Once a Copper: The Life and Times of Brian `The Skull' Murphy

Vikki Petraitis

Biography; True crime

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Once a copper, always a copper. At least that's how it seems for Brian `The Skull' Murphy, long-retired but sought out by... [more]

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I've Come To Say Goodbye: A Memoir of Friendship, Love and Loss

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I've Come To Say Goodbye: A Memoir of Friendship, Love and Loss

Barbara Carmichael

Memoirs; Travel & holiday

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The story of artist Barbara Carmichael and her friend Tarun, a spice merchant in Udaipur, and their friendship that developed... [more]

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Eleanor And Hick: The Love Affair That Shaped a First Lady

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Eleanor And Hick: The Love Affair That Shaped a First Lady

Susan Quinn

Biography: historical, political & military; History

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In 1932, as her husband assumed the presidency, Eleanor Roosevelt entered the claustrophobic, duty-bound existence of the... [more]

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Darkest Hour: How Churchill Brought us Back from the Brink Film Tie-In

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Darkest Hour: How Churchill Brought us Back from the Brink Film Tie-In

Anthony McCarten

Biography: historical, political & military; History; European history; Second World War

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The official tie-in to major new motion picture Darkest Hour - starring Gary Oldman as Winston Churchill. [more]

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Coversations with Katter

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Coversations with Katter

Bob Katter, Jr

Biography; Biography: historical, political & military; Advocate - Australian Biography

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This book is an insight into how Bob Katter views Australia; what has shaped the man we think we know; where we're heading;... [more]

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The Tunnels: The Untold Story of the Escapes Under the Berlin Wall

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The Tunnels: The Untold Story of the Escapes Under the Berlin Wall

Greg Mitchell

True war & combat stories; History; European history; Postwar 20th century history, from c 1945 to c 2000; The Cold War

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a kaleidoscopic cold war story.' The GuardianIn the summer of 1962, one year after the rise of the Berlin Wall, a group of... [more]

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Unbreakable

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Unbreakable

Jelena Dokic, Jelena Dokic

Autobiography: sport; Sports & outdoor recreation; Tennis

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This is a story of Jelena Dokic's survival. How she survived as a refugee, twice. How she survived on the tennis court to... [more]

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Sticky Fingers: The Life and Times of Jann Wenner and Rolling Stone Magazine

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Sticky Fingers: The Life and Times of Jann Wenner and Rolling Stone Magazine...

Joe Hagan

Biography; Biography: arts & entertainment

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Tells the story of Jann Wenner, Rolling Stone's founder, editor, and publisher. This title takes you through the backstages... [more]

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The Best of Us

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The Best of Us

Joyce Maynard

Biography; Memoirs

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From New York Times bestselling author Joyce Maynard, The Best of Us is a memoir about discovering strength in the midst of... [more]

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Outsiders: Five Women Writers Who Changed the World

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Outsiders: Five Women Writers Who Changed the World

Lyndall Gordon

Biography; Biography: literary

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An exciting and provocative look at the women who wrote the novels that changed the literary world - Mary Shelley, Emily Bronte,... [more]

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Where the Past Begins: A Writer's Memoir

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Where the Past Begins: A Writer's Memoir

Amy Tan

Biography; Literary essays

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From New York Times bestselling author Amy Tan, a memoir on her life as a writer, her childhood and the symbiotic relationship... [more]

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True Believer: Stalin's Last American Spy

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True Believer: Stalin's Last American Spy

Kati Marton

Biography: historical, political & military; History; European history; Espionage & secret services

Paperback

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

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The Power of Good People: Surviving the Sri Lankan Civil War

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The Power of Good People: Surviving the Sri Lankan Civil War

Para Paheer

Biography; Memoirs

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Para was barely five years old when civil war erupted in Sri Lanka. Nearly three decades later it ended in appalling horror... [more]

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Renoir's Dancer: The Secret Life of Suzanne Valadon

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Renoir's Dancer: The Secret Life of Suzanne Valadon

Catherine Hewitt

Art & design styles: Impressionism & Post-Impressionism; Painting & paintings; Individual artists, art monographs; Biography; Biography: historical, political & military

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From the author of The Mistress of Paris, a lavish biography of a remarkable 19th-century woman. [more]

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Tanked: How Getting Wasted Shaped Human History

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Tanked: How Getting Wasted Shaped Human History

Eamon Evans

Biography: historical, political & military; History; Humour

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The surprising story of humanity's love affair with all things mind-altering, and how it shaped the world, and the Australia,... [more]

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Brett Whiteley: Art, Life and the Other Thing

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Brett Whiteley: Art, Life and the Other Thing

Ashleigh Wilson

Biography; Biography: arts & entertainment

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The first authorized biography of this iconic twentieth-century artist, illustrated with classic artworks, rare notebook sketches... [more]

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Dangerous: Dangerous has been on every best seller list in America.

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Dangerous: Dangerous has been on every best seller list in America.

Milo Yiannopoulos

Biography; Politics & government

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Milo Yiannopoulos has become the most dangerous man in America by voicing truths too politically incorrect for the establishment... [more]

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