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Fortunate Life: Fremantle Press Treasures Edition, A

by A B Facey

First sent to work at the age of eight, Facey lived the rough frontier life of a labourer, farmer and jackaroo, becoming lost and then being rescued by Indigenous trackers, then gaining a hard-won literacy. He survived Gallipoli, raised a family

ISBN: 9781925591385

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Ghost Variations

The Strangest Detective Story In The History Of Music

by Jessica Duchen

<p>The strangest detective story in the history of music – inspired by a true incident. A world spiralling towards war. A composer descending into madness. And a devoted woman struggling to keep her faith in art and love against all the odds. ...

ISBN: 9781783529834

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Honeybee Heart Has Five Openings

by Helen Jukes

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ISBN: 9781471167713

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Ice with Everything

In climbing mountains or sailing the seas one often has to settle for less than one hoped.

by H.W. Tilman & Alex Ramsay

<p><em><strong>‘For most men, as Epicurus has remarked, rest is stagnation and activity madness. Mad or not, the activity that I have been pursuing for the last twenty years takes the form of voyages to remote, mountainous ...

ISBN: 9781909461413

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In Mischief's Wake

In the joy of the actors lies the sense of any action. That is the explanation, that the excuse.

by H.W. Tilman

<p><em><strong>‘I felt like one who had first betrayed and then deserted a stricken friend; a friend with whom for the past fourteen years I had spent more time at sea than on land, and who, when not at sea, had seldom been out of my ...

ISBN: 9781909461376

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Jack The Ripper: Illustrated

by Gary Reed & Mark Bloodworth

An illustrated primer to the most infamous serial killer in history! The shocking unsolved murder of five prostitutes in Victorian London ripped apart the society of the civilized world and led to incredible social changes. In this narrative of ...

ISBN: 9781629785561

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King Solomon and the Showman

The search for Africa's lost city

by Adam Cruise

<p>The legendary lost city of southern Africa and its untold riches fascinated the Romans, European explorers and writers such as Rider Haggard, Alan Paton, Wilbur Smith, and Lawrence Green. Even the apartheid government searched for it in vain.

ISBN: 9780624079613

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Learning from Leonardo

Decoding the Notebooks of a Genius

by Fritjof Capra

<p>Leonardo da Vinci was a brilliant artist, scientist, engineer, mathematician, architect, inventor, writer, and even musician—the archetypal Renaissance man. But he was also, Fritjof Capra argues, a profoundly modern man. Not only did Leonardo

ISBN: 9781609949914

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Letters from Alice: A tale of hardship and hope. A search for the truth.

by Petrina Banfield

<p>Two women. One secret. Will they be able to keep it under wraps? It was a stormy evening in 1920s London. When newly qualified almoner, Alice, stepped into the home of Charlotte, a terrified teenager who had just given birth out of wedlock, ...

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Letters from Alice: Part 2 of 3: A tale of hardship and hope. A search for the truth.

by Petrina Banfield

<p>Letters from Alice can either be read as a full-length eBook or in 3 serialised eBook-only parts. This is PART 2 of 3. It was a stormy evening in 1920s London. When newly qualified almoner, Alice, stepped into the home of Charlotte, a ...

ISBN: 9780008264741

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Letters from Alice: Part 3 of 3: A tale of hardship and hope. A search for the truth.

by Petrina Banfield

<p>Letters from Alice can either be read as a full-length eBook or in 3 serialised eBook-only parts. This is PART 3 of 3. It was a stormy evening in 1920s London. When newly qualified almoner, Alice, stepped into the home of Charlotte, a ...

ISBN: 9780008264758

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Library of Ice: Readings from a Cold Climate

by Nancy Campbell

A vivid and perceptive book combining memoir, scientific and cultural history with a bewitching account of landscape and place, which will appeal to readers of Robert Macfarlane, Roger Deakin and Olivia Laing. Long captivated by the solid yet ...

ISBN: 9781471169311

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Long Shadows

Truth, Lies and History

by Erna Paris

<p>One of the most urgent issues facing the world today is how countries shape historical memory in the aftermath of calamity, making decisions that cast long shadows into the future. Combining gripping storytelling with sharp observation, Erna ...

ISBN: 9781632864185

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Nepal Himalaya

The most mountainous of a singularly mountainous country.

by H.W. Tilman

<p>Throughout 1949 and 1950 <strong>H.W. ‘Bill’ Tilman</strong> mounted pioneering expeditions to <strong>Nepal</strong> and its <strong>Himalayan mountains</strong>, taking advantage of some of the first access to the country for Western ...

ISBN: 9781909461390

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Operation Chaos

The Vietnam Deserters Who Fought the CIA, the Brainwashers, and Themselves

by Matthew Sweet

<b><i>From a political cult to the heart of the Washington establishment - the bizarre and untold story of </i></b><b><i>how the CIA tried to infiltrate a radical group of U.S. military deserters during the Cold War</i></b> <i>Stockholm, 1968. ...

ISBN: 9781447294740

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Operation Chaos

The Vietnam Deserters Who Fought the CIA, the Brainwashers, and Themselves

by Matthew Sweet

<p>October 1967 during the height of the Vietnam War Craig Anderson, John Barilla, Michael Lindner and Rick Bailey, deserted the <em>US Intrepid</em>; smuggled from Tokyo to Sweden via Moscow with the help of a Japanese anti-war group, a ...

ISBN: 9781760558352

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Problem Solved!

The Great Breakthroughs in Mathematics

by Robert Snedden

<p>From the earliest numbers carved onto bones to the discovery of quantum mechanics and chaos theory - mathematics has certainly come a long way.</p> <p>Fully illustrated and augmented with helpful timelines and simple diagrams, <em>Problem ...

ISBN: 9781789502879

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Reinterpreting Exploration

The West in the World

by Dane Kennedy

<p>Exploration was a central and perhaps defining aspect of the West's encounters with other peoples and lands. Rather than reproduce celebratory narratives of individual heroism and national glory, this volume focuses on exploration's ...

ISBN: 9780199911851

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Rinder's Rules

Make the Law Work For You!

by Robert Rinder

<p><em>Too many lawyers spout jargon... I’m here to cut the bulls**t.</em> Robert Rinder</p> <p>Have you had a holiday from hell? Been left with a hole in your floor by a dodgy builder? Fed up with fighting over who gets the dog after your ...

ISBN: 9781473535183

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Rocket Men

the daring odyssey of Apollo 8 and the astronauts who made man’s first journey to the moon

by Robert Kurson

<p><strong>Fifty years ago, Christmas 1968, Man first orbited the Moon. This book tells the inside story of that epic journey.</strong></p> <p>In early 1968, the Apollo programme was on shaky footing. President Kennedy’s end-of-decade deadline ...

ISBN: 9781925693102

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