2123 books (107 pages) in this category
by Bede;Serle, Geoffrey; Nairn
"<p>Since 1962 the Australian Dictionary of Biography has been prepared by its staff in the Research School of Social Sciences at the Australian National University. It provides concise, informative and fascinating descriptions of prominent men ...
by Diane Langmore (Ed)
"Volume 17 of the Australian Dictionary of Biography contains 658 biographies of individuals who died between 1981 and 1990. The first of two volumes for the decade, it presents a colourful mosaic of twentieth-century Australian life. It ...
by Deb Hunt
'This is a book about the human aspects of life on the land - the stories of success and failure, life and love, of hardship and celebration - and the passion and gritty determination that characterised every family I ...
Steven Patrick Morrissey was born in Manchester on May 22nd 1959. Singer-songwriter and co-founder of the Smiths (1982-1987), Morrissey has been a solo artist for twenty-six years, during which time he has had three number 1 albums in England in
by ANDREW CARNEGIE
A native of Scotland, Andrew Carnegie emigrated to Allegheny, Pennsylvania, in his youth and through voracious reading and personal initiative became one of the richest men in American history. His autobiography recounts the real-life, ...
by BENJAMIN FRANKLIN
Charming self-portrait covers boyhood, work as a printer, political career, scientific experiments, much more. Its openness, honesty, and readable style have made the Autobiography one of the great classics of the genre. Blessed with enormous ...
by Malcolm X
<b>They called him the 'angriest black man in America' . . . </b>Celebrated and vilified the world over for his courageous but bitter fight to gain for millions of black men and women the equality and respect denied them by their white ...
by ST. TERESA OF AVILA
In this landmark of Christian mysticism, the revered Carmelite nun presents moving accounts of her profound religious experiences and ultimate union with God. St. Teresa wrote this memoir at the behest of her confessor. It offers a warm, ...
by THOMAS JEFFERSON
During his remarkable lifetime, Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826) served his country in many capacities - among them, as President of the United States. But ultimately, this great and talented man - an accomplished architect, naturalist, and linguist
by THOMAS JEFFERSON
In this autobiography, begun in 1821 at the age of 77, Thomas Jefferson presents a detailed account of his young life and the period during which he wrote the Declaration of Independence. This edition includes a first draft of the document, ...
Hugh Tindall's stories of a shearing life in outback Australia
by Freda Marnie Nicholls
Former sheep shearer, dingo trapper and horse breaker Hugh Tindall reminisces on his extraordinary life in outback Queensland. ...
Confessions of a High-Class Escort
by Samantha X
by Michael Klastorin
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by Michael Whitehall
Inside the Beaconsfield mine disaster
by Tony Wright
The exclusive, authorised account of the Beaconsfield mine crash, from the two survivors who were trapped underground, Brant Webb and Todd Russell. ...
by J. R. Helton
<p><b>The unattainable quest for middle-class stability is hauntingly captured in this biting portrayal of forgotten America.</b></p> Weaving the brackish humor of Chuck Palahniuk with the empathy of Barbara Ehrenreich, J. R. Helton brings to ...
Guantanamo Bay And The Secret Prisons
by Clive Stafford Smith
by Phyll Macdonald Ross
by Ronnie Thompson
by Anthony Prince
They were tagged Dumb and Dumber by the US media in a story that made headlines &#8211; and jokes &#8211; around the world. Two Australian boys on a working holiday in the snowfields of the American Rocky Mountains decided to rob a bank.