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Stranger Country

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Stranger Country

Monica Tan

Memoirs; Travel & holiday; Travel writing

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'Will I ever really belong to this country? As a Chinese Australian? As a non-Indigenous Australian?... I was 32 years old... [more]

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Requiem with Yellow Butterflies: A Memoir

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Requiem with Yellow Butterflies: A Memoir

James Halford

Memoirs; Travel & holiday; Travel writing

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An Australian writer and a Mexican scientist fall in love reading great Latin American books aloud. But it takes a decade... [more]

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Nine Lives

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Nine Lives

Alan C Deere

Autobiography: historical, political & military; History; Air forces & warfare

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This is the autobiography of Alan Deere, New Zealand's most famous RAF pilot who saw action from the Munich Crisis to the... [more]

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Murder on Easey Street: Melbourne's Most Notorious Cold Case

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Murder on Easey Street: Melbourne's Most Notorious Cold Case

Helen Thomas

Biography; Memoirs; True crime

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On a warm night in January, Suzanne Armstrong and Susan Bartlett were savagely murdered in their house on Easey Street, Collingwood... [more]

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Thirty Thousand Bottles of Wine and a Pig Called Helga: A Not-So-Perfect Tree Change

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Thirty Thousand Bottles of Wine and a Pig Called Helga: A Not-So-Perfect...

Todd Alexander

Biography; Memoirs

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<p>Once I was the poster boy for corporate success, but now I'm crashing through the bush in a storm in search of a missing... [more]

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The Thinking Woman

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The Thinking Woman

Julienne Van Loon

Memoirs; Philosophy

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A memoir combined with rigorous thinking and analysis, a book that prompts insightful questions about how we live. One of... [more]

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Gunpowder and Geometry: The Life of Charles Hutton, Pit Boy, Mathematician and Scientific Rebel

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Gunpowder and Geometry: The Life of Charles Hutton, Pit Boy, Mathematician...

Dr. Benjamin Wardhaugh

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

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August, 1755. Newcastle, on the north bank of the Tyne. [more]

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War Doctor: Surgery on the Front Line

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War Doctor: Surgery on the Front Line

David Nott

Biography; Autobiography: science, technology & engineering; Military history: post WW2 conflicts; Medical profession

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The gripping true story of a frontline trauma surgeon in the world's most dangerous war zones. [more]

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The Hunt for Mh370

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The Hunt for Mh370

Ean Higgins

True stories; True stories: discovery, historical & scientific; History

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The extraordinary inside story of the mystery, cover-up and truth behind the 2014 disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight... [more]

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War and Peace: Fdr's Final Odyssey: D-Day to Yalta, 1943-1945

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War and Peace: Fdr's Final Odyssey: D-Day to Yalta, 1943-1945

Nigel Hamilton

Biography: historical, political & military; History; Second World War; Constitution: government & the state; Political leaders & leadership

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To mark the 75th Anniversary of D-Day, the stirring climax to Nigel Hamilton's three-part saga of FDR at war--proof that he... [more]

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Life and Legend of James Watt: Collaboration, Natural Philosophy, and the Improvement of the Steam Engine

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Life and Legend of James Watt: Collaboration, Natural Philosophy, and the...

David Miller

Biography: science, technology & engineering; British & Irish history; Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; History of engineering & technology; Inventions & inventors

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Offers a deeper understanding of the work and character of the great eighteenth-century engineer. Stripping away layers of... [more]

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Furious Hours: Murder, Fraud, and the Last Trial of Harper Lee

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Furious Hours: Murder, Fraud, and the Last Trial of Harper Lee

Casey Cep

Biography: literary; True crime; History of the Americas

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The stunning story of an Alabama serial killer and the true-crime book that Harper Lee worked on obsessively in the years... [more]

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Jim's Book: The Surprising Story of Jim Penman - Australia's Backyard Millionaire

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Jim's Book: The Surprising Story of Jim Penman - Australia's Backyard Millionaire...

Catherine Moolenschot

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

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Meet the man and uncover... [more]

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Midnight: Three Women at the Hour of Reckoning

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Midnight: Three Women at the Hour of Reckoning

Victoria Shorr

Biography; Biography: general; Gender studies: women; Advocate - Biography

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Moments of great intensity in the lives of Jane Austen, Mary Shelley and Joan of Arc, when each faced a decision that would... [more]

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Mar-A-Lago: Inside the Gates of Power at Donald Trump's Presidential Palace

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Mar-A-Lago: Inside the Gates of Power at Donald Trump's Presidential Palace...

Laurence Leamer

Biography: arts & entertainment; Biography: historical, political & military; History; History of the Americas; Constitution: government & the state; Political leaders & leadership

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Where Trump Learned to Rule. [more]

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In Love with the World: What a Buddhist Monk Can Teach You About Living from Nearly Dying

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In Love with the World: What a Buddhist Monk Can Teach You About Living...

Yongey Mingyur Rinpoche

Autobiography: religious & spiritual; Memoirs; Religion & beliefs; Buddhist life & practice; Tibetan Buddhism; Zen Buddhism; Advocate - Religion

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The Buddhist master brings together ancient wisdom learned throughout his life and on his four-year wandering retreat, with... [more]

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The Illustrated Letters of Jane Austen: Selected and Introduced by Penelope Hughes-Hallett

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The Illustrated Letters of Jane Austen: Selected and Introduced by Penelope...

Penelope Hughes-Hallet

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

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An account of Jane Austen's journey into 'the true art of letter writing'. Penelope Hughes-Hallett celebrates a selection... [more]

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Shadow King: The Life and Death of Henry VI

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Shadow King: The Life and Death of Henry VI

Lauren Johnson

Biography: historical, political & military; Biography: royalty; History; Medieval history; Advocate - History

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A new account of the tragic life and troubled times of Henry VI, who inherited the crowns of both England and France and lost... [more]

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Hitler's Death: The Case Against Conspiracy

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Hitler's Death: The Case Against Conspiracy

Luke Daly-Groves

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

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Did Hitler shoot himself in the Fuhrerbunker or did he slip past the Soviets and escape to South America? Countless documentaries,... [more]

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The Sea Journal: Seafarers' Sketchbooks

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The Sea Journal: Seafarers' Sketchbooks

Huw Lewis-Jones

Biography: historical, political & military; History; Maritime history; Sea life & the seashore; Expeditions

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A captivating compendium of rare and exquisite first-hand records of ocean voyages around the world and in different ages,... [more]

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The Murderer of Warren Street: The True Story of a Nineteenth-Century Revolutionary

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The Murderer of Warren Street: The True Story of a Nineteenth-Century Revolutionary...

Marc Mulholland

True crime; History; Political activism

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Following in Barthelemy's footsteps, Mulholland leads us from the barricades of the French capital and the icy rooftops of... [more]

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The Cost of Living

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The Cost of Living

Deborah Levy

Biography; Autobiography: literary; Literary essays

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What does it mean to be free - as an artist, a woman, a mother or daughter? And what is the price of that freedom?<br /><br... [more]

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A Spy Named Orphan: The Enigma of Donald Maclean

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A Spy Named Orphan: The Enigma of Donald Maclean

Roland Philipps

Biography: historical, political & military; History; The Cold War; Espionage & secret services

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`Superb' William Boyd`Fascinating... An exceptional story of espionage and betrayal, thrillingly told' Philippe Sands`A cracking... [more]

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Without Precedent: Chief Justice John Marshall and His Times

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Without Precedent: Chief Justice John Marshall and His Times

Joel Richard Paul

Biography: historical, political & military

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No member of America's Founding Generation had a greater impact on the Constitution and the Supreme Court than John Marshall,... [more]

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Death on the Derwent

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Death on the Derwent

Robin Bowles

Biography; True crime; Crime & criminology; Criminal investigation & detection

Paperback

Don't fool yourself that the innocent never go to jail. [more]

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