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When the Clouds Fell from the Sky: A Daughter's Search for Her Father in the Killing Fields of Cambodia

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When the Clouds Fell from the Sky: A Daughter's Search for Her Father in...

Robert Carmichael

Biography: historical, political & military; History; Asian history; Postwar 20th century history, from c 1945 to c 2000

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In 1977, young diplomat Ouk Ket was recalled to Cambodia 'to get educated to better fulfil [his] responsibilities'. Left behind... [more]

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Facts and Fiction: A Book of Storytelling

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Facts and Fiction: A Book of Storytelling

Michael Holroyd

Biography: literary; Prose: non-fiction; Literary essays

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'As deft and devastating as a piece of non-fiction writing in miniature as you're ever likely to read ... A collection to... [more]

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King of Fashion: The autobiography of Paul Poiret

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King of Fashion: The autobiography of Paul Poiret

Paul Poiret

Industrial: Commercial Art & Design; Fashion & textiles: design; Autobiography: general

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From his humble Parisian childhood, to his debut as a couturier, to his experiences during World War I, couturier Paul Poiret... [more]

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On the Chin: A Boxing Education

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On the Chin: A Boxing Education

Alex McClintock

Autobiography: sport; Sports & outdoor recreation; Advocate - Today's World

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The sporting memoir of an unlikely pugilist's attempt to take on Australia's amateur boxing circuit. [more]

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Myself When Young

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Myself When Young

Henry Handel Richardson

Biography; Autobiography: general

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The unfinished autobiography of one of the great Australian novelists-Henry Handel Richardson, the pen name of Ethel F. Lindesay... [more]

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Shame On Me

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Shame On Me

Tessa McWatt

Biography; Memoirs; Ethnic minorities & multicultural studies; The self, ego, identity, personality; Family history, tracing ancestors; Advocate - Biography

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'What are you?' Tessa McWatt knows first-hand that the answer to this question, often asked of people of colour by white... [more]

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An Awesome Ride

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An Awesome Ride

Cameron Miller, Andrew Clarke

Biography; Memoirs

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'Hi guys. I have some bad news I want to tell you all.' So said seventeen-year-old Shaun Miller on YouTube in May 2012, shortly... [more]

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Life As I Know It: The bestselling book, now a major file 'Ride Like a Girl'

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Life As I Know It: The bestselling book, now a major file 'Ride Like a Girl'...

Michelle Payne, John Harms

Autobiography: sport; Sports & outdoor recreation; Horse racing

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In Life As I Know It, Michelle Payne tells her deeply moving story. Michelle was put on a horse aged four. At five years old... [more]

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Arab, Australian, Other: Stories on Race and Identity

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Arab, Australian, Other: Stories on Race and Identity

Randa Abdel-Fattah

Biography; Biography: general; History; Advocate - History

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An anthology that aims to smash the stereotypes of Arabs in Australia that too often proliferate in mainstream media. [more]

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Scorched Earth: Peacekeeping in Timor During a Campaign of Death and Destruction

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Scorched Earth: Peacekeeping in Timor During a Campaign of Death and Destruction...

Tammy Pemper

Biography; Peace studies & conflict resolution; Military history

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As a UN peacekeeper, I joined the East Timorese fight for life. By then, the earth had drunk the blood of one third of their... [more]

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Poster Boy: A Memoir of Art and Politics

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Poster Boy: A Memoir of Art and Politics

Peter Drew

Art & design styles: Conceptual art; Biography; Memoirs; Society & culture: general; Advocate - Australian Biography

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'When you're sneaking around the city at night you feel like a kid again. The seriousness of the world is unmasked as a series... [more]

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The Pretty Girl Killer

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The Pretty Girl Killer

Andrew Byrne

True crime; Fiction & Literature; Crime Chronicle - Modern Crime

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This is the story of Christopher Wilder- the surf-loving son of a decorated naval war hero born in the suburbs of Sydney,... [more]

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The Gap: An Australian paramedic's summer on the edge

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The Gap: An Australian paramedic's summer on the edge

Benjamin Gilmour

Biography; Memoirs; Emergency services; Advocate - Australian Biography

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In this riveting memoir, Gilmour recounts the call-outs that summer- some dangerous, some gruesome, some downright ridiculous.... [more]

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The Good Bloke

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The Good Bloke

Charles Staunton

Biography; Autobiography: general; True crime; Local history; Crime Chronicle - True Crime

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The colourful life, crimes and adventures of Charles 'The Good Bloke' Staunton. [more]

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Is There Still Sex in the City?

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Is There Still Sex in the City?

Candace Bushnell

Biography; Memoirs; Sex & sexuality, sex manuals; Dating, relationships, living together & marriage

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A fabulous new memoir about middle-aged single life in New York - a real-life Sex and the City for the middle-aged. [more]

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The Crow Eaters: A journey through South Australia

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The Crow Eaters: A journey through South Australia

Ben Stubbs

Memoirs; History; Travel writing; Advocate - History

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Outsiders think of South Australia as being different, without really knowing much about it. Combining his own travel across... [more]

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A Woman Like Her: The Short Life of Qandeel Baloch

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A Woman Like Her: The Short Life of Qandeel Baloch

Sanam Maher

Biography; Biography: general; True crime; Criminal investigation & detection; Advocate - Biography

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`The powerful story of a woman who was ahead of her time' Mishal Husain, presenter at BBC World News, BBC Weekend News, BBC... [more]

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Border's Battlers

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Border's Battlers

Michael Sexton

Biography: sport; Sports & outdoor recreation

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It's the 1986 tour of India, and Australian cricket is reeling from the loss of key players to retirement and rebel tours.... [more]

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The Grass Library

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The Grass Library

David Brooks

Biography; Memoirs

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A philosophical and poetic journey recounting the author's relationship with his four sheep and other animals in his home... [more]

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The Kowloon Kid: A Hong Kong Childhood

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The Kowloon Kid: A Hong Kong Childhood

Phil Brown

Biography; Memoirs

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From the author of Travels with My Angst and Any Guru Will Do, a vivid, nostalgic, and funny memoir of growing up in Hong... [more]

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Backyard to Backpack: A solo mum, a six year old and a life-changing adventure

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Backyard to Backpack: A solo mum, a six year old and a life-changing adventure...

Evie Farrell

Memoirs; Travel & holiday

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Inspiring true story of a single mum and daughter who traded a conventional life in the suburbs for a life lived fully together... [more]

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Life Sentence: My Last Eighteen Months

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Life Sentence: My Last Eighteen Months

Carl Williams

Biography; Memoirs; True crime; Crime Chronicle - True Crime

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In 2007 Carl Williams was convicted of three murders and sentenced to 35 years' jail. Yet his role in the Melbourne Gangland... [more]

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Fried & Justified: Hits, Myths, Break-Ups and Breakdowns in the Record Business 1978-98

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Fried & Justified: Hits, Myths, Break-Ups and Breakdowns in the Record Business...

Mick Houghton

Music; Rock & Pop music; Autobiography: arts & entertainment

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In 1980, Houghton set up his own PR company, Brassneck Publicity, and for the next 20 years the list of his charges reads... [more]

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Storytime

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Storytime

Jane Sullivan

Biography: general

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What was it exactly? Wonder, rapture delight, surprised recognition, laughter - but also darker feelings that made my heart... [more]

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Lawless: A Lawyer's Unrelenting Fight for Justice in One of the World's Most Dangerous Places

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Lawless: A Lawyer's Unrelenting Fight for Justice in One of the World's...

Kimberley Motley

Biography; Memoirs; Legal ethics & professional conduct; Criminal justice law; Advocate - Biography

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In the summer of 2008 Kimberley Motley quit her job as a criminal defence attorney in Milwaukee to join a program to help... [more]

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