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Sons of Guns

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Sons of Guns

Matt Watson

Biography: sport; Sports & outdoor recreation; Australian Rules football

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When the AFL's father-son rule was introduced in the 1940s, it gave emerging players the chance to live out what was often... [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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Tries, Lies and Meat Pies: The Sam Thaiday Story

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Tries, Lies and Meat Pies: The Sam Thaiday Story

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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Robert the Bruce: King of the Scots

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Robert the Bruce: King of the Scots

Michael Penman

Biography: historical, political & military; History; British & Irish history; Early history: c 500 to c 1450&1500

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This fascinating new biography of the great Scottish hero focuses on his kingship in the fifteen years that followed his triumphant... [more]

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The Billion Dollar Spy: A True Story of Cold War Espionage and Betrayal

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The Billion Dollar Spy: A True Story of Cold War Espionage and Betrayal...

David E. Hoffman

Biography: historical, political & military; True war & combat stories; History; The Cold War; Military intelligence

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'One of the best spy stories to come out of the Cold War and all the more riveting for being true.' Washington Post [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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A Mind at Play: How Claude Shannon Invented the Information Age

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A Mind at Play: How Claude Shannon Invented the Information Age

Jimmy Soni, Rob Goodman

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Information theory; Mathematics & Sciences; History of engineering & technology

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The fascinating life and times of one of the foremost intellects of the twentieth century: Claude Shannon-the neglected architect... [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]

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Lincoln and the Abolitionists: John Quincy Adams, Slavery, and the Civil War

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Lincoln and the Abolitionists: John Quincy Adams, Slavery, and the Civil...

Fred Kaplan

Biography: historical, political & military; History; History of the Americas; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Slavery & abolition of slavery; Political leaders & leadership

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[Kaplan] tells this story with precision and eloquence. Seattle TimesAn eye-opening biography from a trusted source on the... [more]

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A Life of My Own

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A Life of My Own

Claire Tomalin

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

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First published in Great Britain by viking, an imprint of Penguin Random House UK --Copyright page. [more]

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Born Trump: Inside America's First Family

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Born Trump: Inside America's First Family

Emily Jane Fox

Biography; Biography: general; Biography: historical, political & military; Political leaders & leadership

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As a writer at Vanity Fair covering the Trump family, Emily Jane Fox has spent the last year doing a deep dive into the lives... [more]

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The New Confessions of an Economic Hit Man: How America really took over the world

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The New Confessions of an Economic Hit Man: How America really took over...

John Perkins

Biography: business & industry; Globalization; Business & Economics; International finance

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In this new, extensively updated edition he lays bare the latest, terrifying evolution of the economic hit man, and how the... [more]

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Finding My Virginity: The New Autobiography

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Finding My Virginity: The New Autobiography

Richard Branson

Autobiography: business & industry; Memoirs; Business & Economics; Business innovation; Entrepreneurship

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PAPERBACK EDITION FULLY UPDATED WITH TWO NEW CHAPTERSAfter creating 12 different billion-dollar businesses and breaking dozens... [more]

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My Life, Our Times

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My Life, Our Times

Gordon Brown

Biography; Autobiography: historical, political & military; Memoirs; British & Irish history; Political structures: democracy; Economic history

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Reflecting on the personal and ideological tensions within Labour and its successes and failures in power, he describes how... [more]

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William the Conqueror

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William the Conqueror

David Bates

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

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Fifteen years in the making, a landmark reinterpretation of the life of a pivotal figure in British and European history [more]

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Franklin D. Roosevelt: Road to the New Deal, 1882-1939

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Franklin D. Roosevelt: Road to the New Deal, 1882-1939

Roger Daniels (University of Cincinnati)

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

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Franklin D. Roosevelt, consensus choice as one of three great presidents, led the American people through the two major crises... [more]

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Winging It: Stop Thinking, Start Doing: Why Action Beats Planning Every Time

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Winging It: Stop Thinking, Start Doing: Why Action Beats Planning Every...

Emma Isaacs

Autobiography: general; Business & Economics; Business & management; Self-help & personal development; Advice on careers & achieving success

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Winging It provides the advice and inspiration you need to start living the life you want NOW. [more]

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I Was Told To Come Alone: My Journey Behind the Lines of Jihad

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I Was Told To Come Alone: My Journey Behind the Lines of Jihad

Souad Mekhennet

Autobiography: historical, political & military; History; Religious intolerance, persecution & conflict

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Souad Mekhennet is a German-born Moroccan Muslim, a Washington Post correspondent, still based in Germany. This is her brave... [more]

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Then They Came for Me: Martin Niem ller, the Pastor Who Defied the Nazis

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Then They Came for Me: Martin Niem ller, the Pastor Who Defied the Nazis...

Matthew D Hockenos

Biography: historical, political & military; Biography: religious & spiritual; History; European history; The Holocaust; Protestantism & Protestant Churches

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First they came for the Communists, and I did not speak out-Because I was... [more]

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Young Benjamin Franklin: The Birth of Ingenuity

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Young Benjamin Franklin: The Birth of Ingenuity

Nick Bunker

Biography; Biography: general

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In this new account of Franklin's early life, Pulitzer finalist Nick Bunker portrays him as a complex, driven young man who... [more]

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King Edward VIII: An American Life

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King Edward VIII: An American Life

Ted Powell

Biography: royalty; History; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Social & cultural history

Hardback

Before he fell in love with Wallis Simpson, Edward VIII had fallen in love with America. Edward's fascination with America... [more]

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Gershom Scholem: Master of the Kabbalah

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Gershom Scholem: Master of the Kabbalah

David Biale

Biography; Biography: general; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Social & cultural history; Black & Asian studies; Jewish studies

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A new biography of the seminal twentieth-century historian and thinker who pioneered the study of Jewish mysticism and profoundly... [more]

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Anxiety and the Equation: Understanding Boltzmann's Entropy

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Anxiety and the Equation: Understanding Boltzmann's Entropy

Eric Johnson

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

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A man and his equation: the anxiety-plagued nineteenth-century physicist who contributed significantly to our understanding... [more]

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The Duchess: The Untold Story

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The Duchess: The Untold Story

Penny Junor

Biography; Biography: royalty; British & Irish history; Postwar 20th century history, from c 1945 to c 2000

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THE #2 SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER `The last untold account of the biggest crisis to hit the royals... [more]

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