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Evil Life: The True Story of the Calabrian Mafia in Australia

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Evil Life: The True Story of the Calabrian Mafia in Australia

Clive Small, Tom Gilling

Biography; True crime; Crime Chronicle - True Crime

Paperback

The Calabrian mafia, Australia's largest and most ruthless crime syndicate is alive and well, trafficking drugs worth billions... [more]

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Killers of the Flower Moon: Oil, Money, Murder and the Birth of the FBI

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Killers of the Flower Moon: Oil, Money, Murder and the Birth of the FBI...

David Grann

Biography; True crime; Criminal investigation & detection; Crime Chronicle - True Crime

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A masterpiece of narrative non-fiction, set around an American crime and the birth of the FBI, a thrilling investigative account... [more]

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The Family

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The Family

Chris Johnston, Rosie Jones

Biography; True crime; Contemporary non-Christian & para-Christian cults & sects; Child abuse; Crime & criminology

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A powerful work of investigative journalism that reveals the legacy of a notorious cult. [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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Mrs Kelly: The Astonishing Life of Ned Kelly's Mother

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Mrs Kelly: The Astonishing Life of Ned Kelly's Mother

Grantlee Kieza

Biography: historical, political & military; True stories of heroism, endurance & survival; History; Australasian & Pacific history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900

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<strong>While we know much about the iconic outlaw Ned Kelly, his mother Ellen Kelly has been largely overlooked by Australian... [more]

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Little Fish are Sweet

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Little Fish are Sweet

Matthew Condon

Biography; True crime

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Little Fish Are Sweet is Matthew Condon's extraordinary personal account of writing the Three Crooked Kings trilogy. When... [more]

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Free Ride: How Digital Parasites Are Destroying the Culture Business, and How the Culture Business Can Fight Back

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Free Ride: How Digital Parasites Are Destroying the Culture Business, and...

Robert Levine

True crime; History: specific events & topics; Society & Social Sciences; Media studies; Business & management; E-commerce: business aspects; Information technology industries

Hardback

Title is bracketed on title page and spine. [more]

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Altamont: The Rolling Stones, the Hells Angels, and the Inside Story of Rock's Darkest Day

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Altamont: The Rolling Stones, the Hells Angels, and the Inside Story of...

Joel Selvin

Music; Rock & Pop music; Individual composers & musicians, bands & groups; True stories

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Rock journalist Joel Selvin tells the story of the Rolling Stones' infamous Altamont concert in San Francisco, the disastrous... [more]

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American Kingpin: The Epic Hunt for the Criminal Mastermind Behind the Silk Road Drugs Empire

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American Kingpin: The Epic Hunt for the Criminal Mastermind Behind the Silk...

Nick Bilton

Biography; True crime

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In 2011, a twenty-six-year-old programmer named Ross Ulbricht launched the ultimate free market: the Silk Road, a clandestine... [more]

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Gomorrah: Italy's Other Mafia

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Gomorrah: Italy's Other Mafia

Roberto Saviano

Biography; True crime

Paperback

The explosive international bestseller [more]

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Not Your Average Nurse: From 1970s London to Outback Australia, the True Story of an Unlikely Girl and an Extraordinary Career

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Not Your Average Nurse: From 1970s London to Outback Australia, the True...

Maggie Groff

Biography; Memoirs; True stories: discovery, historical & scientific; Nursing

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To a young girl the life of a student nurse sounds exciting, but with long hours and short shrift it's never easy. So when... [more]

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The Moth: All These Wonders

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The Moth: All These Wonders

Catherine Burns

Biography; Memoirs; True stories; Anthologies (non-poetry); Advocate - Biography

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From storytelling phenomenon The Moth: a collection about risk, courage, and facing the unknown, drawn from the best stories... [more]

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The Serial Killer Files

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The Serial Killer Files

Paul Simpson

Biography; True crime

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Drawing on primary sources wherever possible, a myth-busting and thought-provoking examination of 33 intriguing serial killers... [more]

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Faster, Higher, Farther: The Inside Story of the Volkswagen Scandal

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Faster, Higher, Farther: The Inside Story of the Volkswagen Scandal

Jack Ewing

True stories; Business & Economics; Manufacturing industries; Road vehicle manufacturing industry; Road & motor vehicles: general interest; Motor cars: general interest

Paperback

When news of Volkswagen's clean diesel fraud first broke in September 2015, it sent shockwaves around the world. Overnight,... [more]

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Convicting Avery: The Bizarre Laws and Broken System Behind Making a Murderer

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Convicting Avery: The Bizarre Laws and Broken System Behind Making a Murderer...

Michael Cicchini

Biography; True stories

Paperback

A criminal defense attorney goes beyond the popular Netflix documentary to detail the legal nightmare that led to the conviction... [more]

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The Nazis: The Hidden History

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The Nazis: The Hidden History

Jonathan James Moore

True war & combat stories; History

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The Nazi's: The Hidden History draws on the latest research to answer many of the unanswered questions about the Nazi state... [more]

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Animal Heroes

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Animal Heroes

Anthony Hill

True stories of heroism, endurance & survival; History; Military history; Animals & society

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Here are twenty-one fascinating stories about the forgotten heroes of war: animals who have served beside Australian forces.... [more]

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Body Lengths

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Body Lengths

Leisel Jones

Memoirs; True stories of heroism, endurance & survival; Olympic games; Swimming & diving

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'From the moment I am born, I am like no-one else around me. I am a fish out of water. Even in the pool.' [more]

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Murder, Mystery & Massacre: Chilling Stories from Our Pioneering Past

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Murder, Mystery & Massacre: Chilling Stories from Our Pioneering Past

Tony Matthews

True stories: discovery, historical & scientific; History

Paperback

Imagine what it would be like to be trapped deep underground, surrounded by nothing but rock and a fortune in gold, but also... [more]

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The Raqqa Diaries: Escape from Islamic State

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The Raqqa Diaries: Escape from Islamic State

Samer

Biography; True stories of heroism, endurance & survival; Religious intolerance, persecution & conflict; Islam; Political oppression & persecution; Political activism

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Since ISIS occupied Raqqa in eastern Syria, it has become one of the most isolated and fear-ridden cities on earth. BBC was... [more]

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Justice Denied

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Justice Denied

Bill Hosking, John Suter Linton

Biography; True stories

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In this tell-all book, discover how the justice system works and why, at times, the innocent are convicted and the guilty... [more]

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The Stranger in the Woods

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The Stranger in the Woods

Michael Finkel

Biography; Memoirs; True stories of heroism, endurance & survival

Paperback

The extraordinary story of a young man who chose to live in total isolation in the woods of Maine for 27 years [more]

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Denial: Holocaust History on Trial

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Denial: Holocaust History on Trial

Deborah E. Lipstadt

True stories; History; European history; The Holocaust; Defamation law (slander & libel)

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New foreword by screenwriter David Hare. Afterword by Alan Dershowitz. [more]

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A Very Expensive Poison: The Definitive Story of the Murder of Litvinenko and Russia's War with the West

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A Very Expensive Poison: The Definitive Story of the Murder of Litvinenko...

Luke Harding

True crime; History; Crime & criminology; Espionage & secret services

Paperback

1st November 2006: Alexander Litvinenko is brazenly poisoned in central London. Twenty-two days later he dies, killed from... [more]

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Agent M: The Lives and Spies of Mi5's Maxwell Knight

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Agent M: The Lives and Spies of Mi5's Maxwell Knight

Henry Hemming

Biography: historical, political & military; True crime; History; British & Irish history; Warfare & defence

Hardback

Spying is the art of knowing who to trust-and who to betrayMaxwell Knight was perhaps the greatest spymaster in history, rumored... [more]

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