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The Australian Army - A Brief History

By: Brigadier M. Austin

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Australia, Australian Government: 1987

Seller ID: 244484

Condition: Very Good Condition


Illustrated with colour and black and white photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Australian::Australian War; Military & Warfare; Inventory No: 244484. Paperback View more info

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The Magazine of Holy Cross College Ryde Volume 45

By: Brothers of St Patrick

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Australia, Private Publication: 1998

Seller ID: 243218

Condition: Very Good Condition


132 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Australian::Australian History; Genealogy & Local History; Australian::Australia - NSW. Inventory No: 243218. Paperback View more info

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Paradise for Beginners

By: Bruce Clark

Price: $25.00

Publisher: USA, Strategic Book Publishing and Rights Co: 2012

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 235704

ISBN: 161204882X

Condition: New Book


When a young woman in a wetsuit boards a luxury cruiser moored on the Tweed River, just south of the Gold Coast and Surfers Paradise, she is taken captive by two young Middle Eastern brothers. Mysteriously, the woman refers to the men as "princes." We learn that earlier that night, the same woman, Saxony Knight, was interrogated by Australian National Security about an agent who was murdered -- apparently by her. As events unfold, the plot thickens and we find Saxony aboard the cruiser as the "princes'" hostage. With enough explosives beneath their feet to complete a full-blown... View more info

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Outback for Novices: A Saxony Knight Thriller

By: Bruce Clark

Price: $20.00

Publisher: USA, Strategic Book Publishing and Rights Co: 2017

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 235705

ISBN: 1681819058

Condition: New Book


In this riveting new novel, the Australian Minister of Defence goes missing when her helicopter crashes in the Australian Outback. Meanwhile, the perpetrators of a terrorist attack on Surfers Paradise, Australia's beach playground, have survived their attack and are being illegally detained nearby at an outback base for interrogation. Foreign agents arrive in the area and attempt to free the terrorists. Will the minister become a hostage for their release? Security forces believe the answer might come from Saxony Knight, a citizen infiltrator of the Paradise attack, but she's disappeared from ... View more info

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The Republic - A Prophet Re-Armed

By: Bryan Lobascher

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Australia, Self Published: 2000

Seller ID: 158221

ISBN: 0646392948

Condition: Very Good


159 pages. Copy is neat and clean. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Australian; Genealogy & Local History; ISBN: 0646392948. ISBN/EAN: 9780646392943. Inventory No: 158221. Paperback View more info

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Fortune Cookie

By: Bryce Courtenay

Price: $17.00

Publisher: Australia, Penguin Viking: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 247703

ISBN: 067007408X

Condition: Very Good Condition


Simon Koo is an ambitious Australian-born Chinese who goes to Singapore in the mid-sixties to work for an advertising agency. But the Wing brothers, who run the agency, are not what they seem. There is soon trouble when Simon falls in love with the forbidden Mercy B. Lord. With no family or connections, this beautiful young woman is powerless to resist the evil influence of Beatrice Fong, a manipulative businesswoman who, in league with the Wing brothers, lures her into the international trade in sex workers and heroin trafficking involving the American CIA. Simon must save her at any cost. Se... View more info

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Whitethorn - A Novel of Africa

By: Bryce Courtenay

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Australia, Viking: 2005

Seller ID: 230067

ISBN: 067002922X

Condition: Very Good Condition


From Bryce Courtenay comes a novel of Africa. The time is 1939. White South Africa is a deeply divided nation with many of the Afrikaner people fanatically opposed to the English. The world is also on the brink of war and South Africa elects to fight for the Allied cause against Germany. Six-year-old Tom Fitzsaxby finds himself in The Boys Farm, an orphanage in a remote town in the high mountains, where the Afrikaners side fiercely with Hitler's Germany. Tom's English name proves sufficient for him to be ostracised, marking him as an outsider. And so begin some of life's tougher lessons for th... View more info

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Fishing For Stars

By: Bryce Courtenay

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Australia, Viking: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 231182

ISBN: 0670072745

Condition: Very Good Condition


Nick Duncan is a semi-retired, wealthy shipping magnate who lives in idyllic Beautiful Bay, Vanuatu, where he is known as the old patriarch of the islands. He is grieving the loss of his beguiling Eurasian true love, Anna, and is suffering for the first time from disturbing flashbacks to the Second World War. So he puts pen to paper and tells the compelling tale of the life he has lived since his war-hero days. It's an adventurous life that has had at its heart the love of two passionate and unforgettable - but very different - women. The seductive Anna Til and the beguiling Marg Hamilton have... View more info

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Tommo & Hawk

By: Bryce Courtenay

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Australia, Viking: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 234504

ISBN: 0670878774

Condition: Good Condition


Brutally kidnapped and separated in childhood, Tommo and Hawk are reunited at the age of 15 in Hobart. Together, they escape their troubled pasts and set off on a journey into manhood. 673 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Australian::Australian Fiction; Fiction; Fiction. ISBN: 0670878774. ISBN/EAN: 9780670878772. Inventory No: 234504. Hardcover View more info

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Fishing For Stars

By: Bryce Courtenay

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Australia, Viking: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 240684

ISBN: 0670072745

Condition: Very Good Condition


Nick Duncan is a semi-retired, wealthy shipping magnate who lives in idyllic Beautiful Bay, Vanuatu, where he is known as the old patriarch of the islands. He is grieving the loss of his beguiling Eurasian true love, Anna, and is suffering for the first time from disturbing flashbacks to the Second World War. So he puts pen to paper and tells the compelling tale of the life he has lived since his war-hero days. It's an adventurous life that has had at its heart the love of two passionate and unforgettable - but very different - women. The seductive Anna Til and the beguiling Marg Hamilton have... View more info

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The Story Of Danny Dunn

By: Bryce Courtenay

Price: $17.00

Publisher: Australia, Viking: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 246043

ISBN: 0670073342

Condition: Very Good Condition


In the aftermath of the Great Depression few opportunities existed for working-class boys, but at just eighteen Danny Dunn has everything going for him: brain, looks, sporting ability - and an easy charm. His parents run The Hero, a neighbourhood pub, and Danny is a local hero. Luck changes for Danny when he signs up to go to war. He returns home a physically broken man, to a life that will be changed for ever. Together with Helen, the woman who becomes his wife, he sets about rebuilding his life. Set against a backdrop of Australian pubs and politics, The Story of Danny Dunn is an Australian ... View more info

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Jessica

By: Bryce Courtenay

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Australia, Penguin Books: 1999

Seller ID: 246295

ISBN: 0140279601

Condition: Good Condition


Jessica is based on the inspiring true story of a young girl's fight for justice against tremendous odds A tomboy, Jessica is the pride of her father, as they work together on the struggling family farm. One quiet day, the peace of the bush is devastated by a terrible murder. Only Jessica is able to save the killer from the lynch mob - but will justice prevail in the courts? Nine months later, a baby is born ...... with Jessica determined to guard the secret of the father's identity. The rivalry of Jessica and her beautiful sister for the love of the same man will echo throughout their lives -... View more info

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Jack of Diamonds

By: Bryce Courtenay

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Australia, Viking: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 246299

ISBN: 0670076074

Condition: Good Condition


Born and raised in a poor, working-class family in Toronto, Jack Spayd is the son of an unhappy marriage. But when he is given a harmonica as a young boy, he discovers a talent for music that will change his life forever. After being taken under the wing of 'Miss Frostbite', the owner of a local jazz club, Jack becomes a gifted musician, playing piano and harmonica. After the death of his mother, he travels to Las Vegas and finds work in the clubs there, but is increasingly drawn to gambling. He earns a reputation as a good player, which brings him to the attention of the mafia. Jack wants to ... View more info

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Jessica

By: Bryce Courtenay

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Australia, Penguin Books: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 246304

ISBN: 0734300905

Condition: Good Condition


Jessica is based on the inspiring true story of a young girl's fight for justice against tremendous odds A tomboy, Jessica is the pride of her father, as they work together on the struggling family farm. One quiet day, the peace of the bush is devastated by a terrible murder. Only Jessica is able to save the killer from the lynch mob - but will justice prevail in the courts? Nine months later, a baby is born ...... with Jessica determined to guard the secret of the father's identity. The rivalry of Jessica and her beautiful sister for the love of the same man will echo throughout their lives -... View more info

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Jack of Diamonds

By: Bryce Courtenay

Price: $16.50

Publisher: Australia, Viking: 2012

Seller ID: 246391

ISBN: 0670076074

Condition: Good Condition


Born and raised in a poor, working-class family in Toronto, Jack Spayd is the son of an unhappy marriage. But when he is given a harmonica as a young boy, he discovers a talent for music that will change his life forever. After being taken under the wing of 'Miss Frostbite', the owner of a local jazz club, Jack becomes a gifted musician, playing piano and harmonica. After the death of his mother, he travels to Las Vegas and finds work in the clubs there, but is increasingly drawn to gambling. He earns a reputation as a good player, which brings him to the attention of the mafia. Jack wants to ... View more info

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Matthew Flinders' Cat

By: Bryce Courtenay

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Australia, Viking: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 248209

ISBN: 0670910619

Condition: Good Condition


The story of a drunk, a boy and a cat. Billy O'Shannessy, once a prominent barrister, is now on the streets where he sleeps on a bench outside the State Library. Above him on the windowsill rests a bronze statue of Matthew Flinders' cat, Trim. Ryan is a ten-year-old near-street kid heading for the usual trouble. The two form an unlikely bond. Through telling Ryan the story of Flinders' circumnavigation of Australia as seen through Trim's eyes, Billy is drawn deeply into Ryan's life and into the Sydney underworld. Matthew Flinders' Cat is a modern-day story of friendship and redemption by inter... View more info

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Short Story Discovery

By: C. Coroneos

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Australia, The Macmillan Company: 1982

Seller ID: 226675

ISBN: 0333119657

Condition: Good Condition


185 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 250 grams. Category: Australian::Australian Fiction; Fiction; ISBN: 0333119657. ISBN/EAN: 9780333119655. Inventory No: 226675. Paperback View more info

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The World of The Sentimental Bloke

By: C. J. Dennis - Barry Watts [Compiled]

Price: $18.50

Publisher: Australia, Angus & Robertson: 1976

Seller ID: 248304

Condition: Good Condition


A fascinating scrapbook, an affectionate look at Dennis and his work, the films and plays based on his work. 128 pages. Dust jacket has fading to spine edge. Inscription to previous owner on front blank endpaper. Illustrated. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Australian; Biography & Autobiography; Biography. Inventory No: 248304. Hardcover View more info