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True stories

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The Choice

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The Choice

Edith Eger

Memoirs; True stories of heroism, endurance & survival; The Holocaust; Health & Self-Help

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She explains how many of us live within a mind that has become a prison and shows how freedom becomes possible once we confront... [more]

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Stranger Thingies: From Felafel to Now

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Stranger Thingies: From Felafel to Now

John Birmingham

True stories; Fiction & Literature; Advocate - Today's World

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John Birmingham is a master of good writing and funny lines. He has written a thousand stories, some true, some not so much.... [more]

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Worth Fighting For

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Worth Fighting For

Dana Vulin

Biography; True stories of heroism, endurance & survival; Violence in society

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In the early hours of a February morning in 2012, Dana Vulin was the victim of a hideous, unprovoked attack. A woman who'd... [more]

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The Battle of Long Tan: Australia's Four Hours of Hell in Vietnam

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The Battle of Long Tan: Australia's Four Hours of Hell in Vietnam

David Cameron

True war & combat stories; History; Vietnam War

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A compelling account of Australia's bloodiest and most significant battle of the Vietnam War, in time for the battle's 50th... [more]

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The Boy Behind The Curtain

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The Boy Behind The Curtain

Tim Winton

True stories

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'Being a copper's son, I've always got one eye out for trouble. I can't help it. But I don't go looking for it anymore.'In... [more]

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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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Australian Desperadoes: The Incredible Story of How Australian Gangsters Terrorised California

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Australian Desperadoes: The Incredible Story of How Australian Gangsters...

Terry Smyth

True crime; History

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The Coves - San Francisco's first organised-crime gang - were Australians- men and women with criminal careers in Australia... [more]

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Charlatan: The Dishonest Life and Dishonoured Loves of Thomas Guthrie Carr

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Charlatan: The Dishonest Life and Dishonoured Loves of Thomas Guthrie Carr...

Catherine Jinks

Conjuring & magic; Biography; Biography: arts & entertainment; True crime; Hypnosis

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The Murder of Allison Baden-Clay

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The Murder of Allison Baden-Clay

David Murray

Biography; True crime

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How did a father with... [more]

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The Wicked Boy: An Infamous Murder in Victorian London

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The Wicked Boy: An Infamous Murder in Victorian London

Kate Summerscale

Biography; True crime

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First published in Great Britain by Bloomsbury Publishing. [more]

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Dirty Rotten Scoundrels

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Dirty Rotten Scoundrels

Matthew Benns

Biography; True crime

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A highly entertaining, scurrilous and fascinating book on Australian con men (and women) and all their dirty, devious tricks.... [more]

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A Bold and Dangerous Family: The Rossellis and the Fight Against Mussolini

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A Bold and Dangerous Family: The Rossellis and the Fight Against Mussolini...

Caroline Moorehead

True stories of heroism, endurance & survival; History; European history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Fascism & Nazism; Terrorism, armed struggle

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Mussolini was not only ruthless: he was subtle and manipulative. But the tide turned in 1924 when his assassins went too far,... [more]

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The Silent Soldiers of Naours

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The Silent Soldiers of Naours

Gilles Prilaux, Matthieu Beuvin, Gilles Prilaux

True war & combat stories; History

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The Silent Soldiers of Naours is the story of how French and Australian researchers rediscovered the incredible stories of... [more]

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My Italians: True Stories of Crime and Courage

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My Italians: True Stories of Crime and Courage

Roberto Saviano

Biography; True crime

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From the international bestselling author of Gomorrah, this is a deeply personal and candid portrait of Italy today: a place... [more]

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The Girl Who Escaped ISIS: Farida's Story

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The Girl Who Escaped ISIS: Farida's Story

Farida Khalaf, Andrea C. Hoffmann

Biography; Memoirs; True stories of heroism, endurance & survival; Middle Eastern history; Religion & politics; Islam

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August 2014, Farida Khalaf was just a normal Yazidi girl, living in northern Iraq. Then her village was attacked by ISIS fighters... [more]

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Unmaking a Murder: The Mysterious Death of Anna-Jane Cheney

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Unmaking a Murder: The Mysterious Death of Anna-Jane Cheney

Graham Archer

Biography; True crime; Crime Chronicle - True Crime

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An investigation into an intriguing murder case and an unprecedented account of how the decisions made by organs of government... [more]

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Bush Doctors: 16 Remarkable Doctors from Rural and Remote Australia

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Bush Doctors: 16 Remarkable Doctors from Rural and Remote Australia

Annabelle Brayley

True stories of heroism, endurance & survival; History

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Imagine yourself critically injured or seriously ill in the middle of nowhere. You&rsquo;d be hoping like hell there was a... [more]

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Gangland Oz: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow

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Gangland Oz: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow

Susanna Lobez, James Morton

Biography; True crime; Crime & criminology; Organised crime; Crime Chronicle - True Crime

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Gangland Australia details the exploits of an unforgettable cast of villains, crooks and mobsters who have made up the criminal... [more]

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Venom: The Heroic Search for Australia's Deadliest Snake

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Venom: The Heroic Search for Australia's Deadliest Snake

Brendan James

True stories: discovery, historical & scientific; Mathematics & Sciences; Wildlife: reptiles & amphibians

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This historic search for Australia&rsquo;s deadliest snake. By one of Australia&rsquo;s best and brightest young authors,... [more]

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Great Australian Outback Nurses Stories

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Great Australian Outback Nurses Stories

Bill Marsh

Biography; True stories of heroism, endurance & survival

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I&rsquo;ve been a trained nurse for almost sixty years now and I&rsquo;ve never once gone to work thinking, I don&rsquo;t... [more]

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The Fatalist

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The Fatalist

Campbell McConachie

Biography; True crime; Crime Chronicle - True Crime

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The largely untold story of Australian multiple murderer Lindsey Rose - by someone who had no idea his mate was a killer.<br... [more]

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Roger Rogerson

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Roger Rogerson

Duncan McNab

Biography; True crime; Crime Chronicle - True Crime

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From decorated policeman to convicted criminal - the inside story of Roger Rogerson. [more]

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Young Lothar: An Underground Fugitive in Nazi Berlin

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Young Lothar: An Underground Fugitive in Nazi Berlin

Larry Orbach, Vivien Orbach-Smith

True stories of heroism, endurance & survival; History; European history; The Holocaust; Second World War

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Lothar Orbach, the youngest son of a German Jewish family, was just 14 when the Nazis began rounding up Berlin's Jews. [more]

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Pablo Escobar: My Father

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Pablo Escobar: My Father

Juan Pablo Escobar

Biography; Biography: general; True crime; Drugs trade & trafficking

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Until now, we believed that everything had been said about the rise and fall of the most infamous drug lord of all time, Pablo... [more]

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Marching with the Devil: Legends, Glory and Lies in the French Foreign Legion

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Marching with the Devil: Legends, Glory and Lies in the French Foreign Legion...

David Mason

Biography; Memoirs; True war & combat stories; Special & elite forces

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A real-life boy's own adventure, MARCHING WITH THE DEVIL is a hell-raising account of five years in the infamous French Foreign... [more]

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