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The Prettiest Horse in the Glue Factory

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The Prettiest Horse in the Glue Factory

Corey White

Biography; Autobiography: general; Child abuse; Adoption & fostering; Advocate - Australian Biography

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Corey White was a golden child. He knew this because his father would hit his mother and his sisters but not him. And his... [more]

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A Wunch of Bankers: A year in the Hayne royal commission

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A Wunch of Bankers: A year in the Hayne royal commission

Daniel Ziffer

History; Criminal investigation & detection; Banking; Financial services industry; Banking law; Advocate - Today's World

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It was a complicated, galling, and gasp-inducing year at the Royal Commission into Misconduct in the Banking, Superannuation... [more]

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Addiction Counselling: Content and Process

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Addiction Counselling: Content and Process

Ali Marsh, Ali Dale, Stephanie O'Toole

Counselling & advice services; Psychology; Psychiatry

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Includes basic addiction-counselling strategies. Examines interactions between clients &counsellors. Shows how evidence-based... [more]

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House of Trump, House of Putin: The Untold Story of Donald Trump and the Russian Mafia

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House of Trump, House of Putin: The Untold Story of Donald Trump and the...

Craig Unger

History; Organised crime; International relations; Political corruption

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House of Trump, House of Putin offers the first comprehensive investigation into the decades-long relationship among Donald... [more]

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Back on Track: How one man and his dogs are changing the lives of rural kids

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Back on Track: How one man and his dogs are changing the lives of rural...

Bernie Shakeshaft, James Knight

Biography; Autobiography: general; Memoirs; Homelessness; Social work; Advocate - Australian Biography

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A thought-provoking and heart-warming story of how one man (and his working dogs) is giving rural kids, on their last chance,... [more]

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On the Other Side of Freedom: Race and Justice in a Divided America

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On the Other Side of Freedom: Race and Justice in a Divided America

DeRay Mckesson

Memoirs; Black & Asian studies; Police & security services; Politics & government; Human rights; Political activism

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Our work needs no more martyrs. You can fight these fights and live. [more]

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Bad Blood: Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley Startup

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Bad Blood: Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley Startup

John Carreyrou

True crime; Reportage & collected journalism; Corporate crime; Business & Economics; Biotechnology industries

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The shocking true story of the biggest corporate fraud since Enron, a gripping cautionary tale set amid the bold promises... [more]

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Operation Babylift: The incredible story of the inspiring Australian women who rescued hundreds of orphans at the end of the Vietnam War

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Operation Babylift: The incredible story of the inspiring Australian women...

Ian W. Shaw

History; Social & cultural history; Vietnam War; Child welfare

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The dramatic and heart-warming story of the last-minute evacuation of hundreds of orphaned babies from South Vietnam in the... [more]

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Bedlam at Botany Bay

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Bedlam at Botany Bay

Dr James Dunk

History; Australasian & Pacific history; Care of the mentally ill; Mental health services

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What happened when people went mad in the fledgling colony of New South Wales? In this important new history of the late eighteenth... [more]

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The Vory: Russia's Super Mafia

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The Vory: Russia's Super Mafia

Mark Galeotti

History; Organised crime

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The first English-language book to document the men who emerged from the gulags to become Russia's much-feared crime class:... [more]

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The Age of Consent: Young People, Sexual Abuse and Agency

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The Age of Consent: Young People, Sexual Abuse and Agency

Dr Kate Gleeson, Catharine Lumby

Society & Social Sciences; Child welfare

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This book challenges received mainstream and scholarly ideas about how and why child abuse occurs and offers fresh ideas about... [more]

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The Mechanism: A Crime Network So Deep it Brought Down a Nation

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The Mechanism: A Crime Network So Deep it Brought Down a Nation

Vladimir Netto

Biography; True crime; Organised crime; Political corruption

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INTRODUCTION BY MISHA GLENNY, author of McMafiaA gripping narrative of power, corruption and greed, The Mechanism is the true... [more]

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A Higher Loyalty: Truth, Lies, and Leadership

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A Higher Loyalty: Truth, Lies, and Leadership

James Comey

Memoirs; History; Police & security services; Public administration

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A riveting inside account of life and leadership at the heart of the FBI and high office in the United States of America.... [more]

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Wiseguy

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Wiseguy

Nicholas Pileggi

Biography; Biography: general; True crime; Crime & criminology; Organised crime

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Originally subtitled: Life in a Mafia family. [more]

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America's Sherlock Holmes: The Legacy of William Burns

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America's Sherlock Holmes: The Legacy of William Burns

William R. Hunt

Biography: historical, political & military; Biography: science, technology & engineering; History; Criminal investigation & detection

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William Burns is best known as 'America's Sherlock Holmes' and was director of the FBI, shortly before J. Edgar Hoover. But... [more]

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Pirates: A New History, from Vikings to Somali Raiders

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Pirates: A New History, from Vikings to Somali Raiders

Peter Lehr

History; General & world history; Military history; Crime & criminology; Naval forces & warfare

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A global account of pirates and their modus operandi from the middle ages to the present day [more]

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Unnatural Causes: The Life and Many Deaths of Britain's Top Forensic Pathologist

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Unnatural Causes: The Life and Many Deaths of Britain's Top Forensic Pathologist...

Dr Richard Shepherd

Biography; Autobiography: science, technology & engineering; Forensic science; Medical ethics & professional conduct; Pathology; Forensic medicine

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'The dead do not hide the truth and they never lie. Through me the dead... [more]

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The People vs The Banks

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The People vs The Banks

Michael Roddan

History; Corporate crime; Banking

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The banking royal commission has put the financial sector on trial and exposed its self-interest, corruption and excess. The... [more]

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World War Noir: Sydney's unpatriotic war

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World War Noir: Sydney's unpatriotic war

Michael Duffy, Nick Hordern

History; Australasian & Pacific history; Social & cultural history; Crime & criminology

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It seems that not even world war could stop crime in Sydney. In fact, World War Noir confirms that war and crime - in the... [more]

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Photo Forensics

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Photo Forensics

Hany Farid (Professor of Computer Science, University of Califorinia, Berkeley)

Photography & photographs; Forensic science

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The first comprehensive and detailed presentation of techniques for authenticating digital images. [more]

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Chasing the Scream: The Search for the Truth About Addiction

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Chasing the Scream: The Search for the Truth About Addiction

Johann Hari

Reportage & collected journalism; Society & Social Sciences; Drugs trade & trafficking

Paperback

NOW WITH A NEW AFTERWORD, THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER AND THE SOURCE OF THE VIRAL TED TALK 'Screamingly addictive' STEPHEN... [more]

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Solitary: Unbroken by Four Decades in Solitary Confinement. My Story of Transformation and Hope

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Solitary: Unbroken by Four Decades in Solitary Confinement. My Story of...

Albert Woodfox

Biography; Memoirs; Penology & punishment

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The unbelievable true story of Albert Woodfox, a man who spent forty-three years in solitary confinement in a Louisiana jail... [more]

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Exonerated: A History of the Innocence Movement

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Exonerated: A History of the Innocence Movement

Robert J. Norris

Biography; Penology & punishment; Criminal procedure: law of evidence

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The fascinating story behind the innocence movement's quest for justice.<br... [more]

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Improvement

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Improvement

Joan Silber

Fiction & Literature; Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945); Organised crime; Family & relationships

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A bold and piercing novel about a young single mother, her eccentric aunt and the decisions they make that have unexpected... [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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