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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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Romulus My Father by Raymond Gaita (Text Publishing)

Raymond Gaita
Romulus Gaita fled his home in his native Yugoslavia at the age of thirteen, and came to Australia with his young wife Christine and their four-year-old son soon after the...
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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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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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Biography & True StoriesEnglish

Romulus My Father by Raymond Gaita (Text Publishing)

Raymond Gaita
Romulus Gaita fled his home in his native Yugoslavia at the age of thirteen, and came to Australia with his young wife Christine and their four-year-old son soon after the...
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The Tattooist of Auschwitz by Heather Morris *SIGNED* Paperback The Tattooist of Auschwitz by Heather Morris *SIGNED* Paperback
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The Tattooist of Auschwitz by Heather Morris *SIGNED* Paperback

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...
$80.00
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Into Thin Air: A Personal Account of the Everest Disaster by Jon Krakauer
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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 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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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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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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Christopher Lee: The Authorised Screen History by Jonathan Rigby, Paperback

Jonathan Rigby
In Christopher Lee: The Authorised Screen History, Jonathan Rigby (English Gothic) celebrates one of British cinema's greatest legends. George Lucas's foreword enthusiastically commemorates Lee as ""breathing life into every character...
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The Holocaust: The Nazi Genocide against the Jewish People - NSW Jewish Board of Deputies
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The Holocaust: The Nazi Genocide against the Jewish People - NSW Jewish Board of Deputies

NSW Jewish Board of Deputies
The Holocaust was Nazi Germany’s deliberate, organised, state-sponsored persecution and genocide of European Jews. During the war, the Nazi regime and their collaborators systematically murdered over six million Jewish people....
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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

Stories from Country: My Pony Hooky and Other Tales by Bob Randall & Susan Haworth

Bob Randall & Susan Haworth
In this wonderful collection of stories, Bob tells of many adventures - from crocodile hunting to mustering cattle on his pony Hooky. Other stories, including theresa's story, Minjilung, are based...
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Biography & True StoriesEnglish

Out of Africa by Karen Blixen (Penguin Modern Classics)

Karen Blixen
In 1914 Karen Blixen arrived in Kenya with her husband to run a coffee farm. Instantly drawn to the land, she spent her happiest years there until the plantation failed....
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Elvis, My Brother by Billy Stanley (Hardcover/Dustjacket,1st Edition, 1st Printing)

Billy Stanley with George Erikson
"It all began the day my mother picked up up at Breezy Point Farms and introduced us to our 'new daddy', Vernon Presley. Mom and Vernon then packed our bags,...
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Biography & True StoriesEnglish

I Am Malala: The Girl Who Stood Up for Education and Changed the World (Young Readers Edition) by Malala Yousafzai

Malala Yousafzai
I Am Malala. This is my story.Malala Yousafzai was only ten years old when the Taliban took control of her region. They said music was a crime. They said women...
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Half the Sky, How to Change the World by Nicholas D. Kristoff & Sheryl Wudunn
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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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The Justice Game by Geoffrey Robertson

Geoffrey Robertson
Geoff Robertson was born in Australia, bu came to London in 1970. He made his name as the fearless defender of Oz magazine at the celebrated trial and went on...
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The Mud House: Four Friends, One Block of Land, No Power Tools by Richard Glover

Richard Glover
In this frank, funny and thought-provoking memoir, Richard Glover describes how he and his friend Philip and their partners built a house in the bush on weekends. It was a...
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SIGNED The Storm Within: The Autobiography of a Legend by Cameron Smith HC/DJ SIGNED The Storm Within: The Autobiography of a Legend by Cameron Smith HC/DJ
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SIGNED The Storm Within: The Autobiography of a Legend by Cameron Smith HC/DJ

Cameron Smith with Andrew Webster
Cameron Smith AM is the most decorated rugby league player of all time. The recipient of numerous Dally M and Golden Boot awards, he has starred in the toughest league...
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Diane Arbus: A Biography by Patricia Bosworth Diane Arbus: A Biography by Patricia Bosworth
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Diane Arbus: A Biography by Patricia Bosworth

Patricia Bosworth
  Diane Arbus's unsettling photographs of dwarves and twins, transvestites and giants, both polarized and inspired, and her work had already become legendary when she committed suicide in 1971. This...
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A Book of Booze by Colin Wilson Hardcover/Dust Jacket, First Edition, 1974 A Book of Booze by Colin Wilson Hardcover/Dust Jacket, First Edition, 1974
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A Book of Booze by Colin Wilson Hardcover/Dust Jacket, First Edition, 1974

Colin Wilson
This book about wines, and to a lesser extent about spirits and beers, is a delightful new departure for Colin Wilson. There are, as he says in his Introduction, two...
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