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True stories

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The Trauma Cleaner

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The Trauma Cleaner

Sarah Krasnostein

Biography; Biography: general; True stories

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Before she was a trauma cleaner, Sandra Pankhurst was many things- husband and father, drag queen, gender reassignment patient,... [more]

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Dead Man Walking: The murky world of Michael McGurk and Ron Medich

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Dead Man Walking: The murky world of Michael McGurk and Ron Medich

Kate McClymont

Biography; True crime; Organised crime; Politics & government

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Employing her insider status and trademark wit, pace and intelligence, Kate McClymont unravels the complex business relationships... [more]

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The Boy Who Followed His Father into Auschwitz

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The Boy Who Followed His Father into Auschwitz

Jeremy Dronfield

Biography: historical, political & military; Diaries, letters & journals; True stories of heroism, endurance & survival; History; The Holocaust; Jewish studies

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The boy is my greatest joy. We strengthen each other. We are one. Inseparable . . . If only we were free; but daily, hourly,... [more]

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On a Wing and a Prayer: The Race that Stopped the World

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On a Wing and a Prayer: The Race that Stopped the World

Di Websdale-Morrissey

True stories of heroism, endurance & survival; History

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The thrilling tale of an aviation escapade dreamed up by Melbourne's Lord Mayor in the 1930s: a London to Melbourne air race... [more]

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Australian Heist

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Australian Heist

James Phelps

True crime; History

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Australia's Number 1 True Crime Writer on Australia's Greatest Gold Robbery. [more]

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The Fine Cotton Fiasco

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The Fine Cotton Fiasco

Peter Hoysted, Pat Sheil

True stories; Sports & outdoor recreation

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Brilliantly told - the scarcely believable tale of how horrendous mismanagement, terrible judgement and comically bad luck... [more]

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The Last Bushrangers

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The Last Bushrangers

Mike Munro

True crime; History; Australasian & Pacific history

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The story of Australia's last bushranging gang - the murderous Kenniff gang [more]

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The Oarsmen: The Remarkable Story of the Men Who Rowed from the Great War to Peace

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The Oarsmen: The Remarkable Story of the Men Who Rowed from the Great War...

Scott Patterson

True war & combat stories; History; First World War; Sporting events, tours & organisations; Rowing

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This is a book about the difficult peace that can follow a war: the untold story of soldiers stranded far from home, facing... [more]

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Bowraville

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Bowraville

Dan Box

Biography; True crime

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A true crime story cannot often be believed, at least at the beginning. In Bowraville, all three of the victims were Aboriginal.... [more]

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Shot Down: The powerful story of what happened to MH17 over Ukraine and the lives of those who were on board

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Shot Down: The powerful story of what happened to MH17 over Ukraine and...

Marianne van Velzen

True stories; History; Aircraft: general interest

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The first full telling of what happened to MH17 and the stories of those who were killed on that tragic day. [more]

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The Feather Thief: The Natural History Heist of the Century

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The Feather Thief: The Natural History Heist of the Century

Kirk Wallace Johnson

True crime; Mathematics & Sciences; Wildlife: birds & birdwatching

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vivid and arresting' The TimesOne summer evening in 2009, twenty-year-old musical prodigy Edwin Rist broke into the Natural... [more]

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The The Cops: not just a job

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The The Cops: not just a job

Trevor Carroll

Biography; Memoirs; True stories

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In 1982 the author commenced with NSW Police as a General Duties officer at Cabramatta followed by the supposedly peaceful... [more]

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Reasonable Doubt: Spies Police and the Croatian Six

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Reasonable Doubt: Spies Police and the Croatian Six

Hamish McDonald

Biography; True crime

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Did an unreformed police force, inept politicians, scheming security men and mutually back-slapping judges lead to Australia's... [more]

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Milk Blood: A Father's Choice, the Family's Price

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Milk Blood: A Father's Choice, the Family's Price

Adrian Simon

Biography; Autobiography: general; Memoirs; True crime; Family & relationships

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And how do you think you'd turn out if your father was a convicted heroin trafficker? [more]

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Angels of Mercy: Far West & Far East

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Angels of Mercy: Far West & Far East

Lynette Ramsay Silver

True stories of heroism, endurance & survival; History

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Angels of Mercy tells the story of two Australian nursing sisters. [more]

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Beyond the Call: The True Story of One World War II Pilot's Covert Mission to Rescue POWs on the Eastern Front

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Beyond the Call: The True Story of One World War II Pilot's Covert Mission...

Lee Trimble, Jeremy Dronfield

True war & combat stories; History

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The incredible account - recounted by the protagonist's son - of a secret POW rescue mission at the end of WW2 [more]

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Gangland This Unsporting Life

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Gangland This Unsporting Life

James Morton, Susanna Lobez

Biography; True crime; Crime Chronicle - True Crime

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Sport has always attracted organised crime. Huge sums of money are wagered in every arena, and rorts, swindles and unsporting... [more]

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The Skripal Files: Putin, Poison and the New Spy War

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The Skripal Files: Putin, Poison and the New Spy War

Mark Urban

Biography: historical, political & military; True crime; History; The Cold War; Espionage & secret services; Political oppression & persecution

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From the heart of the cold war to the current hostilities between Russia and the West, this is the definitive account of the... [more]

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Scarred: The True Story of How I Escaped NXIVM, The Cult That Bound My Life

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Scarred: The True Story of How I Escaped NXIVM, The Cult That Bound My Life...

Sarah Edmondson

Biography; Memoirs; True stories of heroism, endurance & survival; Contemporary non-Christian & para-Christian cults & sects

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The shocking memoir of a 12-year NXIVM member-turned-whistleblower, and her inspiring true story of overcoming a traumatic... [more]

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Fallen: The Inside Story of the Secret Trial and Conviction of Cardinal George Pell

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Fallen: The Inside Story of the Secret Trial and Conviction of Cardinal...

Lucie Morris-Marr

True crime; History; Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church; Child abuse

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'Gripping and insightful' - Chrissie Foster, AM There was an eerie silence in the packed courtroom as everyone looked... [more]

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The Secret Poisoner: A Century of Murder

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The Secret Poisoner: A Century of Murder

Linda Stratmann

True crime; History; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900

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Murder by poison alarmed, enthralled, and in many ways encapsulated the Victorian age. Linda Stratmann's dark and splendid... [more]

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Life Undercover: Coming of Age in the CIA

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Life Undercover: Coming of Age in the CIA

Amaryllis Fox

Biography; Autobiography: historical, political & military; Memoirs; True crime; Public administration; Espionage & secret services

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After an intense training period - where she learns how to master a Glock, get out of flexicuffs while in the trunk of a car,... [more]

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Lampedusa

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Lampedusa

Steven Price

True stories; Fiction & Literature; Historical fiction

Paperback

The story of how one of the greatest novels of the twentieth century came to be. [more]

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Cold Case Investigations

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Cold Case Investigations

Xanthe Mallett

Biography; True stories; True crime; Criminal or forensic psychology

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Leading forensic anthropologist Dr Xanthe Mallett brings a fresh perspective to seven of Australia's most intriguing cold... [more]

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The Killing Chronicle: Police Service and Shattered Lives

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The Killing Chronicle: Police Service and Shattered Lives

Alan Leek

Biography; True crime; True stories: discovery, historical & scientific

Paperback

Early 20th century criminals were at their worst and their excesses created havoc. The times were hard and made even more... [more]

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