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True stories

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Outback Adventures: Tales from the Top End and Beyond

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Outback Adventures: Tales from the Top End and Beyond

Matt Wright

Biography; Memoirs; True stories of heroism, endurance & survival; Prose: non-fiction; Conservation of wildlife & habitats

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Rescuing endangered species, piloting choppers and coming nose-to-snout with some of Australia's deadliest creatures is all... [more]

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The Great Cave Rescue: The Extraordinary Story of the Thai Boy Soccer Team Trapped in a Cave for 18 Days

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The Great Cave Rescue: The Extraordinary Story of the Thai Boy Soccer Team...

James Massola

Biography; True stories of heroism, endurance & survival; Caving & potholing

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Keen to go exploring after soccer practice, the boys of the Wild Boars soccer team ignored the sign at the cave entrance warning... [more]

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Unexplained: Supernatural Stories for Uncertain Times

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Unexplained: Supernatural Stories for Uncertain Times

Richard MacLean Smith

True stories; Fantasy; Unexplained phenomena & the paranormal

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Maybe some things are better left unexplained... [more]

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Mugshots 1

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Mugshots 1

Geoff Wilkinson, Keith Moor

Biography; True crime

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New edition of mugshots, previously published in 2003 Cases covered include the disturbing case of Mr Cruel, the tragic death... [more]

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Hitler's Scapegoat: The Boy Assassin and the Holocaust

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Hitler's Scapegoat: The Boy Assassin and the Holocaust

Stephen Koch

True crime; History; The Holocaust; Second World War

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How Hitler used the murder of a Nazi diplomat to blame the Jews for WW2, based on new archive sources. [more]

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Hoodwinked: How Pauline Hanson Fooled a Nation

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Hoodwinked: How Pauline Hanson Fooled a Nation

Kerry-Anne Walsh

True crime; History; Political leaders & leadership

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Pauline Hanson claims to represent the average Australian but The Stalking of Julia Gillard's Kerry-Anne Walsh has discovered... [more]

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Love as Always, Mum xxx: The true and terrible story of surviving a childhood with Fred and Rose West

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Love as Always, Mum xxx: The true and terrible story of surviving a childhood...

Mae West

Biography; True stories of heroism, endurance & survival; Child abuse

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The true story of an abused childhood, of shocking brutality and life as the daughter of notorious serial killer, and master... [more]

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Roadies: The Secret History of Australian Rock'n'Roll

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Roadies: The Secret History of Australian Rock'n'Roll

Stuart Coupe

Music; Rock & Pop music; Heavy Metal music; Biography: arts & entertainment; True crime; Music industry

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This is your backstage pass to the hidden side of the music industry - the tantrums, the fights, the tensions, the indulgence,... [more]

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The Indian Empire At War: From Jihad to Victory, The Untold Story of the Indian Army in the First World War

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The Indian Empire At War: From Jihad to Victory, The Untold Story of the...

George Morton-Jack

True war & combat stories; History

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A brilliantly original take on the First World War, tracing the Indian army's journey from a small professional service to... [more]

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The Rise of the Third Reich: The Takeover of the Continent in the Words of Observers

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The Rise of the Third Reich: The Takeover of the Continent in the Words...

Robert Lyman

True war & combat stories; History; European history; Second World War

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A vivid social history of Europe between 1939 and 1941, as the Nazi menace brings a shadow over the continent. [more]

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The Arsonist: A Mind on Fire

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The Arsonist: A Mind on Fire

Chloe Hooper

Biography; True crime; Crime & criminology; Criminal or forensic psychology

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On the scorching February day in 2009 that became known as Black Saturday, a man lit two fires in Victoria’s Latrobe... [more]

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Rescue Paramedics: True Life Stories of Front Line Paramedics

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Rescue Paramedics: True Life Stories of Front Line Paramedics

Brett Stevens

Biography; True stories

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As a photojournalist and author, Brett Stevens has for decades recounted the stories of those working on the front lines of... [more]

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Australians on the Western Front 1918 Volume II: Spearheading the Great British Offensive

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Australians on the Western Front 1918 Volume II: Spearheading the Great...

David W. Cameron

True war & combat stories; History; Military history; Battles & campaigns

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Volume 2 concludes with a detailed account of the final battles of World War I and the defeat of German armed forces on the... [more]

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The Road to Jonestown: Jim Jones and Peoples Temple

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The Road to Jonestown: Jim Jones and Peoples Temple

Jeff Guinn

Biography: religious & spiritual; True crime; History; History of the Americas; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Contemporary non-Christian & para-Christian cults & sects

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A comprehensive, authoritatve story of preacher Jim Jones, who was responsible for the largest murder-suicide in American... [more]

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My Country: A Syrian Memoir

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My Country: A Syrian Memoir

Kassem Eid

Biography; Memoirs; True war & combat stories; Revolutions, uprisings, rebellions

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An unforgettable memoir of growing up in Syria under al-Assad's regime, surviving a gas attack, and rallying worldwide support... [more]

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Rooms with a View: The Secret Life of Grand Hotels

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Rooms with a View: The Secret Life of Grand Hotels

Adrian Mourby

True stories; Travel & holiday; Museum, historic sites, gallery & art guides

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Incredible, startling and often hilarious tales from the world's best hotels [more]

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Ghost Riders: Operation Cowboy, the World War Two Mission to Save the World's Finest Horses

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Ghost Riders: Operation Cowboy, the World War Two Mission to Save the World's...

Mark Felton

True war & combat stories; History; Second World War; Riding, showjumping & horsemanship

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GIs and Germans join forces in a thrilling true adventure story from the last days of the Second World War. [more]

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Unbreakable Threads: The true story of an Australian mother, a refugee boy and what it really means to be a family

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Unbreakable Threads: The true story of an Australian mother, a refugee boy...

Emma Adams

Biography; Memoirs; True stories of heroism, endurance & survival; Refugees & political asylum

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The remarkable true story of an Australian mother's fight to free an unaccompanied Hazara boy from detention, and include... [more]

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The Library of Ice: Readings from a Cold Climate

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The Library of Ice: Readings from a Cold Climate

Nancy Campbell

Biography; Memoirs; True stories: discovery, historical & scientific; Regional geography; The environment

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A vivid and perceptive book combining memoir, scientific and cultural history with a bewitching account of landscape and place,... [more]

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Written in Blood: Innocent or Guilty? An inside look at the Michael Peterson case, subject of the hit series The Staircase

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Written in Blood: Innocent or Guilty? An inside look at the Michael Peterson...

Diane Fanning

Biography; True crime

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All that came crashing down December 2001, when Kathleen apparently fell to her death in their secluded home. Her trusted... [more]

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The Choice

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The Choice

Edith Eger

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

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THE AWARDWINNING INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER'Little dancer', Mengele says, `dance for me''One of those rare and eternal stories... [more]

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No Friend But the Mountains: Writing from Manus Prison

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No Friend But the Mountains: Writing from Manus Prison

Behrouz Boochani

Biography; Diaries, letters & journals; True stories

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An account of life inside Manus detention centre, from journalist and asylum-seeker Behrouz Boochani. 'Our government jailed... [more]

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The Frankston Murders: 25 Years On

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The Frankston Murders: 25 Years On

Vikki Petraitis

Biography; Biography: general; True crime

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'The Frankston Murders: 25 Years On' is a revised edition of the bestselling book by Vikki Petraitis. It details the shocking... [more]

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Black Klansman

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Black Klansman

Ron Stallworth

Biography; Memoirs; True crime; History of the Americas

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***ADAPTED AS A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE BY SPIKE LEE - WINNER OF THE GRAND PRIX AT CANNES FILM FESTIVAL 2018 *** What happens... [more]

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Trace: Who Killed Maria James?

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Trace: Who Killed Maria James?

Rachael Brown

Biography; True crime; Crime & criminology; Criminal investigation & detection; Press & journalism

Paperback

The riveting inside story of a journalist's cold-case investigation of a shocking murder [more]

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