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The Happiest Refugee: My Journey from Tragedy to Comedy Anh Do

Anh Do
The laugh-out-loud, reach-for-your-hanky story of one of Australia's best-loved comedians.Anh Do nearly didn't make it to Australia. His entire family came close to losing their lives on the sea as...
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Into Thin Air: A Personal Account of the Everest Disaster by Jon Krakauer
Biography & True StoriesEnglish

Into Thin Air: A Personal Account of the Everest Disaster by Jon Krakauer

Jon Krakauer
Jon Krakauer's acclaimed account of a disastrous expedition on Mt Everest.This is the true story of a 24-hour period on Everest, when members of three separate expeditions were caught in...
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The Case for Christ : Student Edition by Lee Strobel with Jane Vogel The Case for Christ : Student Edition by Lee Strobel with Jane Vogel
Biography & True StoriesReligion

The Case for Christ : Student Edition by Lee Strobel with Jane Vogel

Lee Strobel with Jane Vogel
Based on his award-winning bestseller The Case for Christ, journalist Lee Strobel, along with Jane Vogel, presents his journey from skepticism to faith, written for students. There's historical proof Jesus walked...
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Biography & True StoriesReligion

The Case for Christ: Youth Edition - A Journalist's Person Investigation of the Evidence of Jesus

Lee Strobel with Jane Vogel
here's little question that he actually lived. But miracles? Rising from the dead? Some of the stories you hear about him sound like just that--stories. A reasonable person would never...
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Biography & True StoriesEnglish

The Tattooist of Auschwitz by Heather Morris

Heather Morris
The incredible story of the Auschwitz-Birkenau tattooist and the woman he loved. Lale Sokolov is well-dressed, a charmer, a ladies' man. He is also a Jew. On the first transport...
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Biography & True StoriesEnglish

I Am Malala: The Girl Who Stood Up for Education and was Shot by the Taliban by Malala Yousafzai

Malala Yousafzai and Christina Lamb
In 2009 Malala Yousafzai began writing a blog on BBC Urdu about life in the Swat Valley as the Taliban gained control, at times banning girls from attending school. When...
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Biography & True StoriesChildren and Young Adults

Hana's Suitcase: A True Story by Karen Levine

Karen Levine
When Hana's suitcase arrives from Germany at the small Holocaust education centre in Japan, all the children who visit want to know about Hana. When Fumiko Ishioka, the centre's curator,...
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Biography & True StoriesEnglish

I Am Malala: The Girl Who Stood Up for Education and was Shot by the Taliban by Malala Yousafzai

Malala Yousafzai and Christina Lamb
In 2009 Malala Yousafzai began writing a blog on BBC Urdu about life in the Swat Valley as the Taliban gained control, at times banning girls from attending school. When...
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The Motorcycle Diaries: Notes on a Latin American journey by Ernesto Che Guevara

Ernesto Che Guevara
A new edition from Ocean Press of the young Che Guevara's lively and highly entertaining travel diary is published to coincide with the new movie from Robert Redford and Walter...
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Half the Sky, How to Change the World by Nicholas D. Kristoff & Sheryl Wudunn
Biography & True StoriesEnglish

Half the Sky, How to Change the World by Nicholas D. Kristoff & Sheryl Wudunn

Nicholas D. Kristoff & Sheryl Wudunn
Pulitzer Prize-winning reporting team, husband and wife Nicholas D. Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn, take us on a journey through Africa and Asia to meet an extraordinary array of exceptional women...
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Biography & True StoriesEnglish

The Fiftieth Gate by Mark Raphael Baker

Mark Raphael Baker
This gate here, I recognise it. Behind it is a steep slope, a hill, fields, grass. We would slide down it in winter.' At last, an incontrovertible test through which...
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Biography & True StoriesChildren and Young Adults

Chinese Cinderella by Adeline Yen Mah (Penguin)

Adeline Yen Mah
Jung-ling's family considers her bad luck because her mother died giving birth to her. They discriminate against her and make her feel unwanted yet she yearns and continuously strives for...
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The Beatles: Unseen by John Howard The Beatles: Unseen by John Howard
Biography & True StoriesPhotography

The Beatles: Unseen by John Howard

John Howard
In June 1964 the Beatles arrived in Australia for a concert tour. There they encountered writer/photographer John Howard; when the group toured Europe the following year, Howard met up with...
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Joe Cinque's Consolation by Helen Garner (Trade Paperback) Joe Cinque's Consolation by Helen Garner (Trade Paperback)
Biography & True StoriesEnglish

Joe Cinque's Consolation by Helen Garner (Trade Paperback)

Helen Garner
In October 1997, a clever young law student at ANU made a bizarre plan to murder her devoted boyfriend after a dinner party at their house. Some of the dinner...
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Biography & True StoriesEnglish

Joe Cinque's Consolation: True Story of Death, Grief & the Law by Helen Garner

Helen Garner
In October 1997, a clever young law student at ANU made a bizarre plan to murder her devoted boyfriend after a dinner party at their house. Some of the dinner...
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Damien Parer's War by Neil McDonald (Trade Paperback, 2004) Damien Parer's War by Neil McDonald (Trade Paperback, 2004)
Biography & True StoriesMilitary, Warfare and Weapons

Damien Parer's War by Neil McDonald (Trade Paperback, 2004)

Neil McDonald
Some of the most memorable images of the Second World War were recorded by intrepid war photographer Damien Parer. His images shaped the way Australians saw the war in New...
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Night by Elie Wiesel (Translated from French by Marion Wiesel)

Elie Wiesel (Translated from French by Marion Wiesel)
A new translation from the French by Marion Wiesel. Night is Elie Wiesel's masterpiece, a candid, horrific, and deeply poignant autobiographical account of his survival as a teenager in the...
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My Australian Story: Who Am I? Diary of Mary Talence by Anita Heiss My Australian Story: Who Am I? Diary of Mary Talence by Anita Heiss
Biography & True StoriesChildren and Young Adults

My Australian Story: Who Am I? Diary of Mary Talence by Anita Heiss

Anita Heiss
The Diary of Mary Talence, Sydney, 1937. "I woke up this morning and I couldn't stop crying cos this place is not my home, even though everyone says it is....
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The Prince and the Premier, Start of Organised Australian Crime by David Hickie

David Hickie
The story of Perce Galea, Bob Askin and the others who gave organised crime its start in Australia.
$40.00
The Forging of a Rebel, Complete Trilogy by Arturo Barea The Forging of a Rebel, Complete Trilogy by Arturo Barea
Biography & True StoriesHistory > Modern

The Forging of a Rebel, Complete Trilogy by Arturo Barea

Arturo Barea, translated by Ilsa Barea
Originally published in the late 1940s, and never before available in paperback in the United States, Arturo Barea's astonishing Spanish trilogy is both the autobiography of a man and the...
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Biography & True StoriesEnglish

The Virago Book of Women Travellers Edited by Mary Morris & Larry O'Connor

Edited by Mary Morris & Larry O'Connor
Some of the extraordinary women whose writings are including in this collection are observers of the world in which they wander; their prose rich in description, remarkable in detail. Mary...
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Electric Salome: Loie Fuller's Performance of Modernism by Rhonda K. Garelick HC/DJ Electric Salome: Loie Fuller's Performance of Modernism by Rhonda K. Garelick HC/DJ
Biography & True StoriesPerforming Arts

Electric Salome: Loie Fuller's Performance of Modernism by Rhonda K. Garelick HC/DJ

Rhonda K. Garelick
Rising from a small-time vaudeville career in the States, Loie Fuller attained international celebrity as a dancer, inventor, and one of the first women filmmakers in the world. This book...
$55.00
Wagner & Nietzsche by Dietrich Fischer- Dieskau Hardcover/Dust Jakcet Wagner & Nietzsche by Dietrich Fischer- Dieskau Hardcover/Dust Jakcet
Biography & True StoriesPhilosophy

Wagner & Nietzsche by Dietrich Fischer- Dieskau Hardcover/Dust Jakcet

Dietrich Fischer- Dieskau, Translated by Joachim Neugroschel
The celebrated baritone recounts the story of the stormy seven-year friendship between Wagner and Nietzsche, with chief emphasis on the intellectual development of the latter. He examines Nietzsche the young...
$16.00
Milkweed by Jerry Spinelli Milkweed by Jerry Spinelli
Biography & True StoriesChildren and Young Adults

Milkweed by Jerry Spinelli

Jerry Spinelli
This is the true story of Jews and Gypsies in Warsaw during the Nazi occupation. But it is also the story of a street orphan who survives on quick thinking...
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