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Great Australian Outback Nurses Stories

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Great Australian Outback Nurses Stories

Bill Marsh

Biography; True stories of heroism, endurance & survival

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I’ve been a trained nurse for almost sixty years now and I’ve never once gone to work thinking, I don’t... [more]

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The Fatalist

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The Fatalist

Campbell McConachie

Biography; True crime; Crime Chronicle - True Crime

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The largely untold story of Australian multiple murderer Lindsey Rose - by someone who had no idea his mate was a killer.<br... [more]

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To Siri, With Love: A mother, her autistic son, and the kindness of a machine

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To Siri, With Love: A mother, her autistic son, and the kindness of a machine...

Judith Newman

Biography; Autobiography: general; Coping with illness

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Based on the New York Times viral sensation, the uplifting story of a mother, her autistic son and the kindness of machines... [more]

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The Gospel Side of Elvis

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The Gospel Side of Elvis

Joe Moscheo

Music; Rock & Pop music; Individual composers & musicians, bands & groups; Biography: arts & entertainment

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A tribute to the King of Rock and Roll's roots in gospel music, on the 40th anniversary of his death. [more]

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My Father's Wake: How the Irish Teach Us to Live, Love and Die

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My Father's Wake: How the Irish Teach Us to Live, Love and Die

Kevin Toolis

Biography; Memoirs; Coping with death & bereavement

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An intimate, lyrical memoir exploring the ancient rite of the Irish wake, and the Irish way of overcoming our fear of death... [more]

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Kafka: The Early Years

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Kafka: The Early Years

Reiner Stach

Biography; Biography: literary; Literary studies: fiction, novelists & prose writers

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How did Kafka become Kafka? This eagerly anticipated third and final volume of Reiner Stach's definitive biography of the... [more]

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Ways to Come Home

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Ways to Come Home

Kate Mathieson

Memoirs; Travel & holiday; Expeditions; Advocate - Travel

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

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Roger Rogerson

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Roger Rogerson

Duncan McNab

Biography; True crime; Crime Chronicle - True Crime

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From decorated policeman to convicted criminal - the inside story of Roger Rogerson. [more]

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The Not So Subtle Art of Being a Fat Girl

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The Not So Subtle Art of Being a Fat Girl

Tess Holliday

Biography; Memoirs

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Plus-size supermodel Tess Holliday&rsquo;s passionate plea for modern women, whoever and wherever they are, to be comfortable... [more]

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Adventurous Spirit

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Adventurous Spirit

Heather Hawkins

Biography; Memoirs; Coping with illness; Marathon & cross-country running

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Sometimes life takes us to places we never planned to go.<br /><br />An... [more]

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Daughter of Gloriavale: My Life in a Religious Cult

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Daughter of Gloriavale: My Life in a Religious Cult

Lilia Tarawa

Biography; Memoirs; Christian & quasi-Christian cults & sects

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One young woman's true story of growing up in Gloriavale Christian Community the repressive cult led by her grandfather, the... [more]

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Queen Victoria's Mysterious Daughter: A Biography of Princess Louise

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Queen Victoria's Mysterious Daughter: A Biography of Princess Louise

Lucinda Hawksley

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

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Originally published: The mystery of Princess Louise. London: Chatto & Windus, 2013. [more]

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Louis XIV

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Louis XIV

Richard Wilkinson

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

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Featuring analysis of Louis' wider significance in history and the surrounding historiography, this biography focuses on Louis'... [more]

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The Gift of Anger

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The Gift of Anger

Arun Gandhi

Memoirs; Health & Self-Help; Mind, Body, Spirit: thought & practice

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This major new work of non-fiction illuminates ten vital, extraordinary life lessons taught to Arun Gandhi by his beloved... [more]

$35.00

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Young Lothar: An Underground Fugitive in Nazi Berlin

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Young Lothar: An Underground Fugitive in Nazi Berlin

Larry Orbach, Vivien Orbach-Smith

True stories of heroism, endurance & survival; History; European history; The Holocaust; Second World War

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Lothar Orbach, the youngest son of a German Jewish family, was just 14 when the Nazis began rounding up Berlin's Jews. [more]

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Hugh Mahon: Patriot Pressman Politician Vol 1 Patriot and Pressman the Years fro

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Police Rescue & Bomb Disposal: An Extraordinary History

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Police Rescue & Bomb Disposal: An Extraordinary History

Jason Byrnes

Biography

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These Ghostly Archives: The Unearthing of Sylvia Plath

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These Ghostly Archives: The Unearthing of Sylvia Plath

Gail Crowther, Peter K. Steinberg

Biography: literary; Literary studies: poetry & poets

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'These Ghostly Archives' traces the authors as they work with Sylvia Plath's archival manuscripts and personal effects in... [more]

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It's Not Yet Dark

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It's Not Yet Dark

Simon Fitzmaurice

Individual film directors, film-makers; Biography; Autobiography: arts & entertainment

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'A story of courage, heart, of coming back for more, of love and struggle and the power of both' Joseph O'ConnorA No.1 bestseller,... [more]

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Beryl Bainbridge: Love by All Sorts of Means: A Biography

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Beryl Bainbridge: Love by All Sorts of Means: A Biography

Brendan King

Biography; Biography: literary; Literary studies: from c 1900 -; Literary studies: fiction, novelists & prose writers

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The first biography of one of the most-loved English novelists of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. [more]

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Alexander Hamilton

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Alexander Hamilton

Ron Chernow

Biography: historical, political & military; History; History of the Americas

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The bestselling life of one of America's founding fathers, Alexander Hamilton, which became the basis for the hugely successful... [more]

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Resilient

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Resilient

Mitchell Johnson

Autobiography: sport; Cricket

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Not all cricket legends are forged easily - sometimes you have to conquer yourself before you can conquer the world. Mitchell... [more]

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The Glass Castle (Film Tie-In)

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The Glass Castle (Film Tie-In)

Jeannette Walls

Biography; Memoirs; Press & journalism

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Published to accompany the major motion picture starring Brie Larson, Naomi Watts and Woody Harrelson. [more]

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The Book of Thistles

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The Book of Thistles

Noelle Janaczewska

Biography; Prose: non-fiction

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Some plants have sustained empires and sparked wars. Some have ignited public outrage. Think tea, opium, tulips - and thistles.... [more]

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Chopin and His World

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Chopin and His World

Jonathan D. Bellman, Halina Goldberg

Music; Classical music (c 1750 to c 1830); Individual composers & musicians, bands & groups; Keyboard instruments; Biography: arts & entertainment

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The description for this book, Chopin and His World, will be forthcoming. [more]

$67.00

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