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Collins of the Sydney: A Life of Vice-Admiral Sir John Collins

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Collins of the Sydney: A Life of Vice-Admiral Sir John Collins

A. K. MacDougall

Biography; Autobiography: historical, political & military

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One of the first intake of teenage cadet-midshipmen to enter the new Royal Australian Naval College, in 1913, John Collins... [more]

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Caught in the Revolution: Petrograd, Russia, 1917 - A World on the Edge

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Caught in the Revolution: Petrograd, Russia, 1917 - A World on the Edge...

Helen Rappaport

Biography: historical, political & military; History; European history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000

Hardback

Originally published: Great Britain: Hutchinson, 2016. [more]

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Passage to Pusan: One Mother's 15,000km Journey to Find the Final Resting Place of Her War Hero Son

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Passage to Pusan: One Mother's 15,000km Journey to Find the Final Resting...

Louise Evans

Biography; Biography: historical, political & military

Paperback

<div> Strong, big-hearted and Hollywood handsome, Vincent Healy carries the pride of his large Brisbane family on his muscular... [more]

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The Fight: A Secret Service Agent's Inside Account of Security Failings and the Political Machine

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The Fight: A Secret Service Agent's Inside Account of Security Failings...

Dan Bongino

Biography: general; Biography: historical, political & military; History; Crime & criminology; Politics & government

Hardback

The New York Times bestseller! The Fight shines a much needed light on the troubling games DC politicians and insiders play... [more]

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This Wonderfully Strange Country: Rev. W. B. Clarke, Colonial Scientist

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This Wonderfully Strange Country: Rev. W. B. Clarke, Colonial Scientist...

Robert Young

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Mathematics & Sciences

Paperback

The Rev. William Clarke came to Australia in 1839 with an established reputation in geology, and was so influential that he... [more]

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Church of the Open Sky

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Church of the Open Sky

Nat Young

Biography: general; Sports & outdoor recreation

Paperback

What makes for a surfing life? With a blaze of groundbreaking performances and a swag of titles claimed from all over the... [more]

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Surf by Day, Jam by Night

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Surf by Day, Jam by Night

Ash Grunwald

Biography; Biography: general

Paperback

Surf by Day, Jam by Night takes you inside the hearts and minds of some of the most iconic surfing musicians and musical surfers... [more]

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Hard Truth

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Hard Truth

Todd Carney

Autobiography: sport; Sports & outdoor recreation; Rugby League

Paperback

Few NRL players in the last decade have had the talent of Todd Carney. From his debut season with the Canberra Raiders where... [more]

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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

Paperback

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

Paperback

'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

Paperback

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

Paperback

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

Paperback

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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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

Paperback

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

Paperback

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

Paperback

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

Paperback

`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

Paperback

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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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

Paperback

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

Paperback

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

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Malcolm Young: The Man Who Made AC/DC

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Malcolm Young: The Man Who Made AC/DC

Jeff Apter

Music; Individual composers & musicians, bands & groups; Biography: arts & entertainment; Advocate - Performing Arts

Paperback

'What a great read. The last chapters really got to me-so sad.' Herm Kovac, bandmate and lifelong friend of Malcolm (and... [more]

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Passionate Spirit: The Life of Alma Mahler

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Passionate Spirit: The Life of Alma Mahler

Cate Haste

History of art & design styles: from c 1900 -; 20th century & contemporary classical music; Individual composers & musicians, bands & groups; Biography; Biography: arts & entertainment; Advocate - Biography

Paperback

The life of an extraordinary artist and intellect: the composer, author and socialite Alma Mahler, whose life spanned one... [more]

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Johnathan Thurston: The Autobiography

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Johnathan Thurston: The Autobiography

Johnathan Thurston

Autobiography: sport; Sports & outdoor recreation; Rugby League

Paperback

Johnathan Thurston is widely regarded as rugby league's greatest player. This autobiography will follow Thurston's journey... [more]

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Songs of a War Boy

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Songs of a War Boy

Deng Thiak Adut, Ben Mckelvey

Autobiography: general; Memoirs; True war & combat stories; Children's & Educational

Paperback

The true story of Deng Adut - Sudanese child soldier, refugee, man of hope [more]

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Working Class Man

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Working Class Man

Jimmy Barnes

Rock & Pop music; Individual composers & musicians, bands & groups; Biography; Autobiography: arts & entertainment; Advocate - Australian Biography

Paperback

THE SEQUEL TO THE NUMBER 1 BESTSELLER WORKING CLASS BOY ... [more]

$24.99

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