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Local interest, family history & nostalgia

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Sweet Sorrow

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Sweet Sorrow

David Nicholls

Fiction & Literature; Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945); Nostalgia: general

Paperback

The major new novel from David Nicholls. [more]

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Shame On Me

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Shame On Me

Tessa McWatt

Biography; Memoirs; Ethnic minorities & multicultural studies; The self, ego, identity, personality; Family history, tracing ancestors; Advocate - Biography

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'What are you?' Tessa McWatt knows first-hand that the answer to this question, often asked of people of colour by white... [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

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

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The Most Fun We Ever Had

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The Most Fun We Ever Had

Claire Lombardo

Fiction & Literature; Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945); Sagas; Sociology: family & relationships; Adoption; Local interest, family history & nostalgia

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'Lombardo's impressive debut is a gripping and poignant ode to a messy, loving family in all its glory. She juggles a huge... [more]

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Abandoned Places: Where Time Has Stopped

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Abandoned Places: Where Time Has Stopped

Richard Happer

Geographical reference; Places in old photographs; Travel & holiday

Paperback

Ghost towns, empty streets, crumbling ruins and lost empires this book reveals these and other deserted places. Many places... [more]

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Finding True Connections: How to Learn and Write About a Family Member's History

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Finding True Connections: How to Learn and Write About a Family Member's...

Gareth St John Thomas

Language: reference & general; Creative writing & creative writing guides; Family history, tracing ancestors

Hardback

Our individual memories define us. Our tribal memories unite us. Emotional Inheritance works with psychologists, writers and... [more]

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The Cut Out Girl: A Story of War and Family, Lost and Found: The Costa Book of the Year 2018

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The Cut Out Girl: A Story of War and Family, Lost and Found: The Costa Book...

Bart van Es

Biography: historical, political & military; History; European history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; The Holocaust; Family history, tracing ancestors

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The last time Lien saw her parents was in the Hague, where she was collected at the door by a stranger and taken away to be... [more]

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London's Labyrinth: The World Beneath the City's Streets

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London's Labyrinth: The World Beneath the City's Streets

Fiona Rule

History; British & Irish history; Trains & railways: general interest; Local history

Paperback

A new, paperback edition of Fiona Rule's fascinating history of the city beneath London's streets [more]

$27.99

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Australia Remember This Too!

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Australia Remember This Too!

Bob Byrne

History; Local history

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Take a wonderfully sentimental trip down memory lane with Bob Byrne as he shows us bits of Australia we'd forgotten, identities... [more]

$34.99

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Saga Land: The Island of Stories at the Edge of the World

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Saga Land: The Island of Stories at the Edge of the World

Richard Fidler, Kari Gislason

Family history, tracing ancestors; Travel & holiday

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'I adored this book - a wondrous compendium of Iceland's best sagas' - Hannah... [more]

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The Beauty Of Steam

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The Beauty Of Steam

P. Waller

History; Trains & railways: general interest; Nostalgia: general

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Although Britain's golden age of steam ended in 1968, these `living machines' continue to enthral people of all ages. Packed... [more]

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Six Decades of Holden Versus Ford: Family Cars, Family Feuds and Much More

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Six Decades of Holden Versus Ford: Family Cars, Family Feuds and Much More...

Dave Morley

History; Motor cars: general interest; Local history

Hardback

Whether you're loyal to Holden or Ford, this book is both a celebratory and irreverent comparison of Australia's two favourite... [more]

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My Family Tree

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My Family Tree

Royal Horticultural Society, Jo Foster

Family history, tracing ancestors; Stationery items

Hardback

A beautiful book to record your family history, with space for family and individual records, ancestry charts, family traditions... [more]

$29.99

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Last King of the Cross

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Last King of the Cross

John Ibrahim

Biography; Autobiography: general; True stories; True crime; Local history

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John Ibrahim's incredible life story told in his own words. [more]

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Lost Perth

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Lost Perth

Richard Offen

History; Local history; Nostalgia: general; Places in old photographs

Hardback

In 1901 Federation transformed Western Australia from an independent colony to a state of the Commonwealth of Australia, and... [more]

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London's 100 Strangest Places

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London's 100 Strangest Places

David Long

History; Local history

Hardback

A beautifully illustrated gift book to explore the hidden history of curious London on foot or from the armchair [more]

$32.99

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Retro Sydney - Mini

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Retro Sydney - Mini

Ian Collis

History; Places in old photographs

Paperback

A fantastic visual throwback to one of the most famous cities in the world, with images from the 1950s and 60s of the Harbour... [more]

$24.95

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Reading Allowed: True Stories and Curious Incidents from a Provincial Library

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Reading Allowed: True Stories and Curious Incidents from a Provincial Library...

Chris Paling

Memoirs; Humour; Nostalgia: general

Paperback

Chris Paling's Reading Allowed is a wonderful, warm-hearted and eccentric look at the life of a librarian in a provincial... [more]

$22.99

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Tallest Tower, Smallest Star: A Pictorial Compendium of Comparisons

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Tallest Tower, Smallest Star: A Pictorial Compendium of Comparisons

Kate Baker

The Earth: natural history general; Nostalgia: general; Children's & Educational

Hardback

Have you ever w ondered how a dinosaur w ould measure up against the Great Pyramids of Giza, if a hummingbird could outfly... [more]

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Almost a French Australia

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Almost a French Australia

Noelene Bloomfield

History; Local history

Paperback

Decades before the First Fleet, French ships were exploring large stretches of Australia. This Handsomely colour-illustrated... [more]

$38.95

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The Story of Edinburgh

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The Story of Edinburgh

John Peacock

History; Local history

Paperback

This book covers the history of the city of Edinburgh from the first Mesolithic explorers who camped on the shores of the... [more]

$42.99

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Edward I's Conquest of Wales

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Edward I's Conquest of Wales

Sean Davies

History; Military history; Local history

Hardback

The first scholarly account of the English conquest of Wales to be published for 100 years [more]

$65.00

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Barddabardda Wodjenangorddee: We're Telling All of You

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Barddabardda Wodjenangorddee: We're Telling All of You

Dambimangari Aboriginal Corporation

History; Local history

Paperback

For countless generations, coastal country in the west Kimberley region of northwest Australia has been the home of Dambeemangaddee... [more]

$44.99

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Summer: Vintage Minis

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Summer: Vintage Minis

Laurie Lee

Biography; Autobiography: general; Rural communities; Local history

Paperback

How do you remember the summers of your childhood? For Laurie Lee they were flower-crested, heady, endless days. Here is an... [more]

$7.99

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Agents of Empire: How E.L. Mitchell's Photographs Shaped Australia

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Agents of Empire: How E.L. Mitchell's Photographs Shaped Australia

Joanna Sassoon

History; Places in old photographs

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For nearly 100 years, E.L. Mitchell's emblematic photographs have shaped ideas about Australia. But who was Mitchell and why... [more]

$49.95

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