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American Radical: Inside the world of an undercover Muslim FBI agent

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American Radical: Inside the world of an undercover Muslim FBI agent

Tamer Elnoury, Kevin Maurer

True war & combat stories; History; Espionage & secret services; Terrorism, armed struggle

Paperback

It's no secret that federal agencies are waging a broad, global war against terror. In this memoir, an active, Muslim American... [more]

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Black Dahlia, Red Rose

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Black Dahlia, Red Rose

Piu Eatwell

Biography; True crime

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With startling new evidence, this gripping reexamination of the Black Dahlia murder offers a definitive theory of a quintessential... [more]

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Twilight of Empire: The Tragedy at Mayerling and the End of the Habsburgs

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Twilight of Empire: The Tragedy at Mayerling and the End of the Habsburgs...

Greg King, Penny Wilson

Biography: royalty; True crime; History; European history

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From the authors of The Assassination of the Archduke comes a book about a shocking murder-suicide that ushered in the end... [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'd be hoping like hell there was a doctor... [more]

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Six for the Tolpuddle Martyrs: The Epic Struggle for Justice and Freedom

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Six for the Tolpuddle Martyrs: The Epic Struggle for Justice and Freedom...

Alan Gallop

True crime; History; Social & cultural history

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Re-examination of a defining moment in trades union history [more]

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Roger Rogerson

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Roger Rogerson

Duncan McNab

Biography; True crime

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

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The Lynching: The Epic Courtroom Battle That Brought Down the Klan

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The Lynching: The Epic Courtroom Battle That Brought Down the Klan

Laurence Leamer

True crime; History; Social discrimination; Black & Asian studies

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Describes the brutal killing of a young black man and subsequent conviction of two Klansmen in 1981 Alabama and the civil... [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

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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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Venom: The Heroic Search for Australia's Deadliest Snake

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Venom: The Heroic Search for Australia's Deadliest Snake

Brendan James Murray

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

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

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Double Agent Celery: MI5's Crooked Hero

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Double Agent Celery: MI5's Crooked Hero

Carolinda Witt

Biography; True war & combat stories; Second World War; Espionage & secret services

Hardback

The extraordinary yet true story of a M15 Double Agent in WW2. [more]

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Galaxy of Her Own: Amazing Stories of Women in Space

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Galaxy of Her Own: Amazing Stories of Women in Space

Libby Jackson

Biography: science, technology & engineering; True stories of heroism, endurance & survival; Science fiction; Social & cultural history; Feminism & feminist theory

Hardback

From small steps to giant leaps, A Galaxy of Her Own tells fifty stories of inspirational women who have been fundamental... [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

Paperback

'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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The Man Inside: The Bloodiest Outbreak

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The Man Inside: The Bloodiest Outbreak

Graham Apthorpe

True war & combat stories; History

Paperback

Graham Apthorpe's account of the Cowra outbreak is superb. Narrated in a fresh way, in elegant and original prose, and with... [more]

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The 37th Parallel: The Secret Truth Behind America's UFO Highway

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The 37th Parallel: The Secret Truth Behind America's UFO Highway

Ben Mezrich

True stories; Conspiracy theories; UFOs & extraterrestrial beings

Paperback

The 37th Parallel tells the true story of a computer programmer whose investigations into alien activity lead him deep into... [more]

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Australia's Toughest Prisons: Inmates

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Australia's Toughest Prisons: Inmates

James Phelps

Biography; True crime

Paperback

Porky Pig' stalks the yard, snorting and grunting as he stares down the prison guard. 'Whatcha looking at,' yells Martin Bryant,... [more]

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Murder at Myall Creek

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Murder at Myall Creek

Mark Tedeschi

Biography; True crime

Paperback

Synopsis coming soon....... [more]

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Cold War Games: Spies, Subterfuge and Secret Operations at the 1956 Olympic Games

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Cold War Games: Spies, Subterfuge and Secret Operations at the 1956 Olympic...

Harry Blutstein

True stories; Espionage & secret services; Sports & outdoor recreation; Olympic games

Paperback

Cold War Games shows vividly how the USSR and US exploited the Melbourne Olympic Games for propaganda, turning athletic fields,... [more]

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Ian Brady: The untold story of the Moors Murders

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Ian Brady: The untold story of the Moors Murders

Alan Keightley

Biography; True crime

Paperback

A fascinating new account of the Moors Murders, drawing on exclusive, never-before-seen material gathered by the author, a... [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

Paperback

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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Unbreakable: Women Share Stories of Resilience and Hope

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Unbreakable: Women Share Stories of Resilience and Hope

Jane Caro

True stories of heroism, endurance & survival; Society & Social Sciences; Violence in society; Gender studies: women

Paperback

Other authors: Jessica Rowe, Mariam Veiszadeh, Lee-Ann Buckskin, Rebecca Lim, Tracey Spicer, Kerryn Goldsworthy, Susan Wyndham,... [more]

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Dancing with Demons: True Life Adventures of a Criminal Psychologist

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Dancing with Demons: True Life Adventures of a Criminal Psychologist

Tim Watson-Munro

Biography; Memoirs; True crime; Criminal or forensic psychology

Paperback

The true-life misadventures of Australia's leading criminal psychologist. [more]

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Rounds Complete: An Artillery Forward Observer in Vietnam

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Rounds Complete: An Artillery Forward Observer in Vietnam

Steve Gower

True war & combat stories; History

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In 1966, Steve Gower, a young gunner captain in the 101st Field Battery, was sent to Vietnam. He would serve in what is arguably... [more]

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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

Paperback

How did a father with no criminal history come to be on trial for the brutal murder of his wife? It began with a phone call... [more]

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The Secret Life: Three True Stories

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The Secret Life: Three True Stories

Andrew O'Hagan

True crime; Society & Social Sciences; Criminal investigation & detection

Paperback

The slippery online ecosystem is the perfect breeding ground for identities: true, false, and in between. We no longer question... [more]

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