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Simply Ing

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Simply Ing

Helen Ing Nellie

Autobiography: general; History; Indigenous peoples

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Born Ellie Nellie on an Aboriginal reserve in Western Australia's south west, she was nicknamed Ing by her family. Removed... [more]

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Jane Austen at Home: A Biography

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Jane Austen at Home: A Biography

Lucy Worsley

Biography: literary; Literary studies: fiction, novelists & prose writers; British & Irish history; Social & cultural history

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Historian Lucy Worsley visits Jane Austen at home, exploring the author's life through the places which meant the most to... [more]

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Writer, Sailor, Soldier, Spy: Ernest Hemingway's Secret Adventures, 1935-1961

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Writer, Sailor, Soldier, Spy: Ernest Hemingway's Secret Adventures, 1935-1961...

Nicholas E. Reynolds

Biography; Biography: historical, political & military; Biography: literary; Espionage & secret services

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The shocking and gripping untold story of Ernest Hemingway's secret life as a spy for the OSS and NKVD before and during World... [more]

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The Enlightened Mr. Parkinson: The Pioneering Life of a Forgotten English Surgeon

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The Enlightened Mr. Parkinson: The Pioneering Life of a Forgotten English...

Cherry Lewis

Biography; Biography: science, technology & engineering; History of medicine; Diseases & disorders

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The first-ever biography of the man behind the disease - and a pioneer of medical science [more]

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Kidnapped: The Tragic Life of J. Paul Getty III

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Kidnapped: The Tragic Life of J. Paul Getty III

Charles Fox

Biography; Biography: arts & entertainment; True crime

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The glamorous life, gilded family, and tragic times of J. Paul Getty III, whose kidnapping made headlines in 1973. [more]

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The Terrible

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The Terrible

Yrsa Daley-Ward

Biography; Autobiography: literary; Literary studies: from c 1900 -; Literary studies: poetry & poets

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From an explosive new literary talent, a searing, moving memoir of family,... [more]

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The Good Cop

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The Good Cop

Justine Ford

Biography; Biography: general; Memoirs; True crime

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The true story of Ron Iddles, Australia's greatest detective. [more]

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If At First You Don't Conceive

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If At First You Don't Conceive

Liz Ellis

Autobiography: general; Medicine; Reproductive medicine

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A fully researched and accessible guide for Australian couples facing infertility issues by an Australian sporting great.... [more]

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The Hate Race

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The Hate Race

Maxine Beneba Clarke

Biography; Autobiography: general; Memoirs

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'Maxine Beneba Clarke is a powerful and fearless storyteller...<br /><br... [more]

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Monash's Masterpiece: The Battle of Le Hamel and the 93 Minutes that Changed the World

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Monash's Masterpiece: The Battle of Le Hamel and the 93 Minutes that Changed...

Peter FitzSimons

Biography: general; Biography: historical, political & military; History; Military history; First World War

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Peter FitzSimons brings the Allied triumph at the Battle of Le Hamel to life, and tells the magnificent story of the first... [more]

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Miles Franklin: A Short Biography

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Miles Franklin: A Short Biography

Jill Roe

Biography; Biography: literary

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A classic, accessible award-winning biography of Australia's most iconic author, leading feminist and humanitarian. [more]

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Jeff Buckley: From Hallelujah to the Last Goodbye

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Jeff Buckley: From Hallelujah to the Last Goodbye

Dave Lory, Jim Irvin

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

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The definitive book on iconic cult hero Jeff Buckley, the singer who made just one record but inspired a generation of rock... [more]

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Double Agent Victoire: Mathilde Carre and the Interallie Network

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Double Agent Victoire: Mathilde Carre and the Interallie Network

David Tremain

Biography; Biography: historical, political & military; Second World War; Espionage & secret services

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The first full biography of one of the Second World War's most notorious secret agents [more]

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Cecil Healy: A Biography

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Cecil Healy: A Biography

John Devitt, Larry Writer

Biography; Biography: historical, political & military

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Cecil Healy: a champion swimmer and our only Olympic gold medallist to die at war. [more]

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Legacy

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Legacy

Tim Cahill

Autobiography: sport; Sports & outdoor recreation; Football (Soccer, Association football)

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The story of international football star Tim Cahill, one of the most admired Australian sportsmen of all time. It's an unlikely... [more]

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Meghan: A Hollywood Princess

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Meghan: A Hollywood Princess

Andrew Morton

Individual actors & performers; Biography; Biography: historical, political & military; Biography: royalty; Charities, voluntary services & philanthropy

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From #1 New York Times bestselling author of Diana: Her True Story and Wallis in Love, comes the inside story of Meghan Markle... [more]

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The Lost Boys: Inside Muzafer Sherif's Robbers Cave Experiments

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The Lost Boys: Inside Muzafer Sherif's Robbers Cave Experiments

Gina Perry

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Psychology; Social, group or collective psychology; Experimental psychology; Popular science

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Competition. Prejudice. Discrimination. Conflict. [more]

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Love and Trouble: A Midlife Reckoning

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Love and Trouble: A Midlife Reckoning

Claire Dederer

Biography; Biography: general

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<b>From the <i>New York Times</i> best-selling author of <i>Poser: My Life in Twenty-Three Yoga Poses</i>, a ferocious, sexy,... [more]

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The Quest for Corvo: An Experiment in Biography

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The Quest for Corvo: An Experiment in Biography

A. J. A. Symons

Biography: literary; Literary studies: c 1800 to c 1900 ; Literary studies: fiction, novelists & prose writers

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One summer afternoon A.J.A. Symons is handed a peculiar novel called Hadrian the Seventh and, captivated by this forgotten... [more]

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After Kathy Acker: A Biography

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After Kathy Acker: A Biography

Chris Kraus

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

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Rich girl, street punk, lost girl and icon ... scholar, stripper, victim and media-whore- The late Kathy Acker's legend and... [more]

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M: Maxwell Knight, MI5's Greatest Spymaster

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M: Maxwell Knight, MI5's Greatest Spymaster

Henry Hemming

Biography: historical, political & military; History; Espionage & secret services; Warfare & defence

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*** The Sunday Times bestseller ***'Vividly imagined and prodigiously researched' Helen Davies, Sunday Times, Books of the... [more]

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Uncommon People: The Rise and Fall of the Rock Stars 1955-1994

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Uncommon People: The Rise and Fall of the Rock Stars 1955-1994

David Hepworth

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

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As heard on BBC 6 Music with Shaun Keveny, BBC Radio 5 Live and Talk Radio with Eamonn HolmesThe age of the rock star, like... [more]

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Unmasked

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Unmasked

Turia Pitt

Biography; Autobiography: general; Management: leadership & motivation

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Whether via the numerous media reports, 60 Minutes specials, Women's Weekly cover stories or her first book, Everything To... [more]

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Yitzhak Rabin: Soldier, Leader, Statesman

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Yitzhak Rabin: Soldier, Leader, Statesman

Itamar Rabinovich

Biography: historical, political & military; History; Middle Eastern history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Political leaders & leadership

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An insider's perspective on the life and influence of Israel's first native-born prime minister, his bold peace initiatives,... [more]

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Henry the Young King, 1155-1183

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Henry the Young King, 1155-1183

Matthew Strickland

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

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This first modern study of Henry the Young King, eldest son of Henry II but the least known Plantagenet monarch, explores... [more]

$37.99

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