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Biography and True Stories

Biography and True Stories
THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER ‘Impossible to read with dry eyes or an unaltered mindset’ Sunday Times ‘Illuminating and beautiful’ Cathy Rentzenbrink What if everything you thought you knew about death was wrong? How should we prepare for the facts of dying and saying our goodbyes? And wh..
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Murder, manslaughter, suicide, mishap - the very public business of determining death in colonial Sydney. Murder in colonial Sydney was a surprisingly rare occurrence, so when it did happen it caused a great sensation. People flocked to the scene of the crime, to the coroner's court and to the crim..
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Yeah  Nah
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Have you ever bunged it on? Behaved like a drongo? Added mayo to a story? Lost your Reg Grundies? Join bestselling storyteller William McInnes as he offers his own take on our colourful and colloquial way with words. From the simpler times of childhood to today's testing (and unprecedented!) tim..
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The Teachers Pet
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If you thought you knew the story of The Teacher's Pet, get ready to be shocked. Hedley Thomas takes you behind the scenes with a blow-by-blow account of one of the most intriguing and enduring murder mysteries of our time - the crime, the podcast investigation, the sexual exploitation of teenage st..
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The Best Australian Yarns
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Best Australian Yarns is a substantial and definitive collection of factual and fanciful Aussie stories, humour and anecdotes - the result of decades of researching popular Aussie culture and history and yarning to mates and other colourful characters from all parts of Australia and all walks of lif..
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The Best Australian Racing Stories
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Did you know that Jorrocks raced till the grand old age of 19? Or that Melbourne Cup-winner Grand Flaneur never lost a race? Or that Sunline was the top stakes-winning mare in the world in her day? The Best Australian Racing Stories is chock-a-block with the victories and tragedies of these amazing ..
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Working Class Man
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THE SEQUEL TO THE NUMBER 1 BESTSELLER WORKING CLASS BOY It's a life too big and a story too extraordinary for just one book. Jimmy Barnes has lived many lives - from Glaswegian migrant kid to iconic front man, from solo superstar to proud father of his own musical clan. In this hugely anticipated se..
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Working Class Boy
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A household name, an Australian rock icon, the elder statesman of Ozrock - there isn't an accolade or cliche that doesn't apply to Jimmy Barnes. But long before Cold Chisel and Barnesy, long before the tall tales of success and excess, there was the true story of James Dixon Swan - a working class b..
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A Brilliant Life
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A mother and daughter. Love. Loss. Wonder. The story of a brilliant life. Over seventy years had passed since Mira Unreich was freed from a concentration camp in Germany. On that spring day in 1945, she found herself alive, against all odds. In the decades that followed, she never explained the m..
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An Unlikely Prisoner
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In his darkest hour hope became his closest companion. 'Australia's most unlikely political prisoner . . . is known as a person of deep optimism, bubbling enthusiasm and infectious warmth.' Melissa Crouch, Sydney Morning Herald For 650 days Sean Turnell was held in Myanmar's terrifying Insein..
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Put Your Feet in the Dirt  Girl
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'Sonia Henry writes with a combination of heart and precision that only the best writers, and doctors, can manage.' Nick Earls Solo GP needed for medical clinic, mining town in Pilbara region, Western Australia. Car and accommodation provided. On call paid extra. Close proximity to absolutely n..
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Flinders
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The extraordinary life, loves and voyages of the man who put Australia on the map In 1810, Matthew Flinders made his final voyage home to his beloved wife, Ann, his body ravaged by the deprivations of years of imprisonment by the French. Four years later, at the age of just 40, he would be dead..
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