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Dear Dad

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Dear Dad

Samuel Johnson

Biography; Humour

Hardback

From the team who gave you the bestselling DEAR SANTA comes an honest, moving, emotionally memorable collection of letters... [more]

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King of the World: The Life of Louis XIV

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King of the World: The Life of Louis XIV

Philip Mansel

Biography: historical, political & military; Biography: royalty; History; European history; Early modern history: c 1450 to c 1700

Hardback

Louis XIV wanted to conquer time and space - to push the borders of France which he inherited out into Flanders, Burgundy... [more]

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Milk Blood: A Father's Choice, the Family's Price

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Milk Blood: A Father's Choice, the Family's Price

Adrian Simon

Biography; Autobiography: general; Memoirs; True crime; Family & relationships

Paperback

And how do you think you'd turn out if your father was a convicted heroin trafficker? [more]

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Angels of Mercy: Far West & Far East

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Angels of Mercy: Far West & Far East

Lynette Ramsay Silver

True stories of heroism, endurance & survival; History

Paperback

Angels of Mercy tells the story of two Australian nursing sisters. [more]

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Before I Forget

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Before I Forget

Geoffrey Blainey

Biography; Memoirs

Hardback

Now in his late-eighties, and listed by the National Trust as a 'Living Treasure', in Before I Forget Geoffrey Blainey reflects... [more]

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Robert Menzies: The Art of Politics

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Robert Menzies: The Art of Politics

Troy Bramston

Biography; Biography: historical, political & military; Australasian & Pacific history; Politics & government; Political leaders & leadership

Hardback

A revelatory biography of Australia's longest-serving prime minister. [more]

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The Briefing

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The Briefing

Sean Spicer

Autobiography: historical, political & military; History; Political campaigning & advertising

Paperback

The Briefing taps into Spicer's first-hand experience in the front row of the Trump campaign and presidency, shedding new... [more]

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Defying The Nazis

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Defying The Nazis

Artemis Joukowsky, Ken Burns

Autobiography: historical, political & military; History; Genocide & ethnic cleansing; Second World War; Christian mission & evangelism

Hardback

This official companion to the Ken Burns film Defying the Nazis tells the little-known story of the Sharps, an otherwise ordinary... [more]

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The Man Who Knew: The Life & Times of Alan Greenspan

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The Man Who Knew: The Life & Times of Alan Greenspan

Sebastian Mallaby

Biography: general; Biography: business & industry; Business & Economics

Paperback

Sebastian Mallaby's magisterial biography of Alan Greenspan, the product of over five years of research based on untrammeled... [more]

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Knowledge is Power: How Magic, the Government and an Apocalyptic Vision Helped Francis Bacon to Create Modern Science

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Knowledge is Power: How Magic, the Government and an Apocalyptic Vision...

John Henry

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Mathematics & Sciences; History of science

Paperback

The scientific life and times of Sir Francis Bacon [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

Hardback

[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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Journal d'Anne Frank

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Journal d'Anne Frank

Anne Frank

Memoirs; Languages & ESL

Paperback

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Confessions of a Mad Mooer: Postnatal Depression Sucks

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Confessions of a Mad Mooer: Postnatal Depression Sucks

Robin Elizabeth

Memoirs; Health & Self-Help; Coping with illness; Family & relationships

Paperback

What happens when a mother says she isn't okay, and nobody's listening? What happens when postnatal depression goes undiagnosed?... [more]

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In Other Words

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In Other Words

Jhumpa Lahiri

Biography; Memoirs; Literary essays

Paperback

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

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Collins of the Sydney: A Life of Vice-Admiral Sir John Collins

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Collins of the Sydney: A Life of Vice-Admiral Sir John Collins

A. K. MacDougall

Biography; Autobiography: historical, political & military

Address book

One of the first intake of teenage cadet-midshipmen to enter the new Royal Australian Naval College, in 1913, John Collins... [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; Civil engineering, surveying & building

Hardback

<b>The enthralling biography of the shepherd boy who changed the world with his revolutionary engineering and whose genius... [more]

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Res Gestae: Things Done

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Res Gestae: Things Done

Naida Haxton

Biography; Memoirs

Paperback

Feminist catch cries of the mid-1900s included invocations for freedom of choice and equality with men. [more]

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Rise of the Rocket Girls: The Women Who Propelled Us, from Missiles to the Moon to Mars

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Rise of the Rocket Girls: The Women Who Propelled Us, from Missiles to the...

Nathalia Holt

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Mathematics & Sciences; Astronautics

Hardback

The riveting true story of the women who launched America into space. [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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Passage to Pusan: One Mother's 15,000km Journey to Find the Final Resting Place of Her War Hero Son

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Passage to Pusan: One Mother's 15,000km Journey to Find the Final Resting...

Louise Evans

Biography; Biography: historical, political & military

Paperback

<div> Strong, big-hearted and Hollywood handsome, Vincent Healy carries the pride of his large Brisbane family on his muscular... [more]

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A is for Arsenic: The Poisons of Agatha Christie

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A is for Arsenic: The Poisons of Agatha Christie

Kathryn Harkup

Biography; Literary studies: from c 1900 -; Literary studies: fiction, novelists & prose writers; Medical toxicology; Popular science

Paperback

Fourteen Agatha Christie novels. Fourteen poisons. Just because it's fiction doesn't mean it's entirely made up... [more]

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The Fight: A Secret Service Agent's Inside Account of Security Failings and the Political Machine

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The Fight: A Secret Service Agent's Inside Account of Security Failings...

Dan Bongino

Biography: general; Biography: historical, political & military; History; Crime & criminology; Politics & government

Hardback

The New York Times bestseller! The Fight shines a much needed light on the troubling games DC politicians and insiders play... [more]

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This Wonderfully Strange Country: Rev. W. B. Clarke, Colonial Scientist

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This Wonderfully Strange Country: Rev. W. B. Clarke, Colonial Scientist...

Robert Young

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Mathematics & Sciences

Paperback

The Rev. William Clarke came to Australia in 1839 with an established reputation in geology, and was so influential that he... [more]

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Beyond the Call: The True Story of One World War II Pilot's Covert Mission to Rescue POWs on the Eastern Front

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Beyond the Call: The True Story of One World War II Pilot's Covert Mission...

Lee Trimble, Jeremy Dronfield

True war & combat stories; History

Hardback

The incredible account - recounted by the protagonist's son - of a secret POW rescue mission at the end of WW2 [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

Hardback

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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