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Women of the Outback

By: Sue Williams

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Australia, Penguin Books: 2009

Seller ID: 248980

ISBN: 0143010727

Condition: Good Condition


Drought, flood, harrowing isolation and horrific accidents. . . the Australian outback is no place for a lady. But the women of the Outback are a different breed- tough, resilient and endlessly resourceful. They're both the backbone and the heart of Australia, keeping their farms going, their families together and their communities alive - and often against overwhelming odds. Maree was left with three small daughters when her husband and young son were killed in a light plane crash. Molly lived alone in a 1920s homestead in the middle of the Simpson Desert for twenty years without even a phone... View more info

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Margaret Whitlam: A Biography

By: Susan Mitchell

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Australia, Random House: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 242846

ISBN: 1740513711

Condition: Very Good Condition


I came to represent all the ungainly people, the too-tall ones, the too-fat ones and the housebound as I had been, who d never get the chance to go to China or Buckingham Palace and experienced it all through me - Margaret Whitlam Margaret Whitlam has been in the public eye for over forty years. As the controversial wife of a prime minister she is a household name and an Australian identity in her own right. Many people already feel as if they know her and they do, in a sense. However this biography reveals, for the first time, the private life behind the public events to which she was both a ... View more info

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Public Lives, Private Passions: Nine Women Talk About Their Lives and their Partnerships with Influential Men

By: Susan Mitchell

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Australia, Simon & Schuster: 1994

Seller ID: 247246

ISBN: 0731803914

Condition: Very Good Condition


236 pages. Previous owners name on front endpaper. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Biography; Biography & Autobiography; ISBN: 0731803914. ISBN/EAN: 9780731803910. Inventory No: 247246. Paperback View more info

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The House of Fiction: Leonard, Susan and Elizabeth Jolley - A Memoir

By: Susan Swingler

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Western Australia, Fremantle Press: 2012

Seller ID: 249003

ISBN: 1921888660

Condition: Good Condition


Susan Swingler is the step-daughter of one of Australia's most revered writers - Elizabeth Jolley. Abandoned by her father Leonard at the age of four, Susan had no contact with the Jolley family until they found and reclaimed her at the age of twenty-one. Why they were kept apart is the subject of this startling new memoir. The House of Fiction tells the story of Swingler's quest to find her father. As she painstakingly traces and documents clues to a better understanding of Leonard, she inadvertently unravels an intricate fiction created by Elizabeth Jolley to protect those she loved. 320 pag... View more info

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Colour Bar : The Triumph of Seretse Khama and His Nation

By: Susan Williams

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Australia, Penguin Books: 2016

Seller ID: 249182

ISBN: 0141985704

Condition: Very Good Condition


The true story of a love which defied family, Apartheid, and empire - the inspiration for the major new feature film A United Kingdom, starring David Oyelowo and Rosamund Pike London, 1947. He was the heir to an African kingdom. She was a white English insurance clerk. When they met and fell in love, it would change the world. This is the inspiring true story of Seretse Khama and Ruth Williams, whose marriage sent shockwaves through the establishment, defied an empire - and, finally, triumphed over the prejudices of their age. 408 pages. Item Type: Film Tie-In. Illustrated with black and white... View more info

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Life in His Hands: The True Story of a Neurosurgeon an a Pianist

By: Susan Wyndham

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Picador / Pan Macmillan: 2008

Seller ID: 240014

ISBN: 1405038373

Condition: Good Condition


Charlie Teo is one of Australia's most celebrated yet controversial neurosurgeons. This title is the remarkable true story of a medical maverick and one of his most high-profile and tragic cases. 294 pages. Light foxing to endpapers and page edges. Illustrated with colour photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Biography; Biography & Autobiography; ISBN/EAN: 9781405038379. Inventory No: 240014. Paperback View more info

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Being Ernest: The Life of Ernest Watt 1874-1954

By: Susie Rankine, Ernest Watt

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Double Bay, NSW, SGR Press: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 249289

ISBN: 0646353853

Condition: Very Good Condition


Husband - four times, Father - four daughters, pastoralist, poet, patron of the arts, translator, anthologist, biographer, benefactor of schools, business man, lawyer, actor, racehorse owner, schollmaster. 196 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Biography; Australia; Biography & Autobiography; ISBN: 0646353853. ISBN/EAN: 9780646353852. Inventory No: 249289. Hardcover View more info

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Cobbers: A Personal Record of a Journey from Essex, In England to Australia, Tasmania and som of the Reefs and Islands in the coral Sea, Made in the Years 1930,1931 and 1932

By: Thomas Wood

Price: $14.00

Publisher: London, Oxford University Press: 1961

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 235264

Condition: Very Good Condition


256 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Australian::Australian History; Biography & Autobiography; Biography. Inventory No: 235264. Paperback View more info

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My Father's Daughter - A Memoir

By: Tina Sinatra

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Australia, Simon & Schuster: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 237110

ISBN: 0684870762

Condition: Good Condition


Celebrating the 100th anniversary of Sinatra's birth, a startling, compelling, yet affectionate portrait of an American entertainment legend by his youngest daughter, who writes about the man, his life, the accusations, and about the many people who surrounded him--wives, friends, lovers, users, and sycophants--from his Hoboken childhood through the notorious "Rat Pack," and beyond. Frank Sinatra seemed to have it all: genius, wealth, the love of beautiful women, glamorous friends from Las Vegas to the White House. But in this startling and remarkably outspoken memoir, his youngest dau... View more info

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The Mazarine Legacy

By: Toivo David Rosvall

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, The Viking Press: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 225502

Condition: Very Good Condition


The life of Hortense Mancini, Duchess Mazarin 244 pages. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Biography; Biography & Autobiography; Inventory No: 225502. Hardcover View more info

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Conrad and Lady Black

By: Tom Bower

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, Harper Perennial: 2007

Seller ID: 156491

Condition: Very Good


543 pages. Updated to include the full story of the trial. Includes several black and white photographs. Minor creasing and wear to cover and page edges. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Biography; Biography & Autobiography; Inventory No: 156491. Paperback View more info

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Conrad & Lady Black: Dancing On The Edge

By: Tom Bower

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Australia, HarperPress: 2006

Seller ID: 248697

ISBN: 0007242697

Condition: Good Condition


The riveting tale of how the wannabe aristo Conrad Black and his social mountaineering wife Barbara gulled their way into the City, the Tory party, Wall Street and High Society. The rise and fall of the media tycoon Conrad Black is rivalled in its spectacular extravagance only by the machinations of his social mountaineering wife, Barbara Amiel. Together their story of overweening ambition and greed is a modern-day classic of hubris. There is no bolder or better-informed chronicler of the follies of the rich and powerful than Tom Bower. Fearless in the approach which has brought him accolades ... View more info

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Schapelle - The Facts, The Evidence, The Truth

By: Tony Wilson

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Australia, New Holland: 2008

Seller ID: 238550

ISBN: 1741107113

Condition: Good Condition


The family, who have never been in the spotlight before, have appeared emotional and out of control. They have made many mistakes in the public eye. But there are a lot of misconceptions about the family and a lot has been reported incorrectly in the media. 251 pages. Cover has a few faint creases. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Biography; Biography & Autobiography; ISBN/EAN: 9781741107111. Inventory No: 238550. Paperback View more info

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Payne Stewart

By: Tracey Stewart with Ken Abraham

Price: $13.00

Publisher: London, HarperCollins: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 238326

ISBN: 0007111657

Condition: Very Good Condition


When his life came to a sudden and tragic end in Ocotber 1999, Payne Stewart was at the top of his game on every level. In June 1999 he secured his place as one of the golfing greats of our time when he putted out for victory in the US open and won a much coveted place on the winning Ryder Cup team. This is a book about a man unique in his talent, faith and commitment to his family. Many of the sports greatest characters can be found in its pages and it paints a compelling picture of life on the PGA circuit While this biography charts his professional accomplishments it is also a testimony of ... View more info

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A Fellow No More: A True Story

By: Traci Felloes

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Australia, Gary Allen Pty Ltd: 1997

Seller ID: 243840

ISBN: 1875169652

Condition: Very Good Condition


A journey from boyhood to womanhood. 221 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Biography; Biography & Autobiography; ISBN: 1875169652. ISBN/EAN: 9781875169658. Inventory No: 243840. Paperback View more info

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Layla's Story

By: Vanessa Gorman

Price: $10.50

Publisher: Viking: 2005

Seller ID: 241367

ISBN: 0670028983

Condition: Very Good Condition


the extraordinary account of a woman's loss of her baby girl on the day of her birth and the devastating grief that followed. A love story about a passionate and complicated relationship, about desire, expectation, loss and all encompassing grief. Ultimately a story of profound redemption. 314 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Biography; Biography & Autobiography; ISBN: 0670028983. ISBN/EAN: 9780670028986. Inventory No: 241367. Paperback View more info

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100 Great Lives - Revealing Biographies of Scientists and Inventors, leaders and Reformers, Writers and Poets, Artists and Musicians, Discoverers and Explorers, Soldiers and Statesmen, Great Women

By: Various Contributors

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Sun Books: 1969

Seller ID: 228013

Condition: Fair Condition


760 pages. Tanning to pages. Cover edges rubbed. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Biography; Australia; Biography & Autobiography; Inventory No: 228013. Paperback View more info

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Catherine, Empress of All The Russias

By: Vincent Cronin

Price: $12.50

Publisher: London, England, Collins Harvill: 1990

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 122727

ISBN: 0002720353

Condition: Good


B/W photos. Empress of all The Russias. A quite overpowering portrait of a great and admirable woman. Slight browning to the outer edges. Previous owners name is inscribed on the first page. Foxing to endpapers and page edges. With black and white photographs and drawings. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: History; History; Biography. ISBN: 0002720353. ISBN/EAN: 9780002720359. Inventory No: 122727. Paperback View more info