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Lady Fanshawe's Receipt Book: An Englishwoman's Life During the Civil War

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Lady Fanshawe's Receipt Book: An Englishwoman's Life During the Civil War...

Lucy Moore

Biography: historical, political & military; History; Social & cultural history; English Civil War

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Peppered with advice, remedies and recipes, and framed by the English Civil... [more]

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The Wallabies at War

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The Wallabies at War

Greg Growden

Biography: sport; History

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Aussie heroes who have proved themselves on the battlefield as well as on the sporting field.<br />Members of the Wallabies,... [more]

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Around The Grounds: Magic Moments From The Life Of A Sports Broadcaster

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Around The Grounds: Magic Moments From The Life Of A Sports Broadcaster...

Peter Newlinds

Biography: sport; Sports & outdoor recreation

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In Around the Grounds , Peter shares memories and insights that will fire sparks of nostalgia in Australian sporting enthusiasts.... [more]

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The Complete Book of Herbs in Australia: The definitive sourcebook for growing, harvesting and cooking

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The Complete Book of Herbs in Australia: The definitive sourcebook for growing,...

Jekka McVicar

Biography: general; Gardening

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

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Tove Jansson: Life, Art, Words: The Authorised Biography

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Tove Jansson: Life, Art, Words: The Authorised Biography

Boel Westin

Biography; Biography: literary

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The definitive, authorised biography of the creator of The Moomins [more]

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Mortality

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Mortality

Christopher Hitchens

Biography; Memoirs; Coping with illness

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The world's greatest contrarian confronts his own death in this brave and unforgettable book. [more]

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How Not To Be a Boy

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How Not To Be a Boy

Robert Webb

Biography; Autobiography: arts & entertainment; Memoirs

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THE NUMBER ONE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER - Robert Webb's part-memoir, part call-to-arms [more]

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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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Black Sunset: Hollywood Sex, Lies, Glamour, Betrayal, and Raging Egos

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Black Sunset: Hollywood Sex, Lies, Glamour, Betrayal, and Raging Egos

Clancy Sigal

Film, TV & Radio; Autobiography: arts & entertainment; Memoirs; Cinema industry

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The riveting, poignant, star-studded and hilarious memoir of award-winning author Clancy Sigal's time as a film agent on the... [more]

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Detours

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Detours

Tim Rogers

Music; Rock & Pop music; Individual composers & musicians, bands & groups; Memoirs; Advocate - Performing Arts

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A charming, honest, funny, sad, tender and beautiful literary memoir, from Tim Rogers of You Am I. Think Patti Smith meet... [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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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 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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Joyce in Court

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Joyce in Court

Adrian Hardiman

Biography: literary; Legal history

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An accessible and original book about Joyce, by a hugely respected figure in Ireland. A brilliant recreation of the late 19th-... [more]

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Notes on a Nervous Planet

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Notes on a Nervous Planet

Matt Haig

Memoirs; Psychology; Coping with illness; Coping with anxiety & phobias; Advocate - Today's World

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The follow-up to the number one Sunday Times bestseller Reasons to Stay Alive [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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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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Beyond the Break: How a Freak Accident Turned an Australian Surfer's Dream into a Nightmare

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Beyond the Break: How a Freak Accident Turned an Australian Surfer's Dream...

Darren Longbottom, Tim Rushby-Smith

Memoirs; Sports & outdoor recreation; Surfing, windsurfing, water skiing

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Darren 'Daz' Longbottom was born to surf. The son of surfing pioneer and board-maker Rossco, and brother to legendary big-wave... [more]

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Deal with the Devil

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Deal with the Devil

Grace Tobin

Biography; True stories

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What Mark and Faye Leveson have endured to discover the truth about the mysterious death of their son Matt is unfathomable.... [more]

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Only Fools and Stories: From Del Boy to Granville, Pop Larkin to Frost

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Only Fools and Stories: From Del Boy to Granville, Pop Larkin to Frost

David Jason

Film, TV & Radio; Individual actors & performers; Television; Autobiography: arts & entertainment; Memoirs

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***The follow-up autobiography to one of Britain's best loved actors and national treasuresIn his first book David Jason told... [more]

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Gangland: The Great Escapes

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Gangland: The Great Escapes

James Morton, Susanna Lobez

Biography; True crime; True stories: discovery, historical & scientific; Australasian & Pacific history; Street & gun crime; Crime Chronicle - True Crime

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Since the arrival of the First Fleet, thousands of prisoners have escaped from prison, police stations, courts, prison vans... [more]

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Tries, Lies and Meat Pies

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Tries, Lies and Meat Pies

Sam Thaiday

Autobiography: sport; Sports & outdoor recreation; Rugby League

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<div>Sam Thaiday is one of rugby league's most highly regarded and respected players. Often seen as one of the last true larrikins... [more]

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The Push: A Climber's Journey of Endurance, Risk and Going Beyond Limits

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The Push: A Climber's Journey of Endurance, Risk and Going Beyond Limits...

Tommy Caldwell

Autobiography: general; Memoirs; Sports & outdoor recreation; Climbing & mountaineering

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In 2015 freeclimber Tommy Caldwell spent 19 days summiting Yosemite's vertical, 3000-foot Dawn Wall - the hardest climb in... [more]

$22.99

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