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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: $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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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

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Yacker - Australian Writers Talk About Their Work

By: Candida Baker

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Australia, Pan Books: 1986

Seller ID: 232031

ISBN: 0330270648

Condition: Good Condition


Christina Stead, Peter Carey, Helen Garner et al 314 pages. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Biography; Biography & Autobiography; Australian::Australian History. ISBN: 0330270648. ISBN/EAN: 9780330270649. Inventory No: 232031. Paperback View more info

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The Auctioneers: Lawsons The First 100 Years

By: Carl Ruhen

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Sydney, Ayrers & James Heritage Books: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 243869

ISBN: 0949256005

Condition: Very Good Condition


Two remarkable men, James R. Lawson, founder of the company and his son Max, who with a combination of skill, enterprise, humour and a special brand of individuality, guided the company to the pre-eminence it enjoys today. 160 pages. Inscription to previous owner on front endpaper. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Australian::Australian History; Australia; Genealogy & Local History; Antiques & Collectibles. ISBN: 0949256005. ISBN/EAN: 9780949256003. Inventory No: 243869. Hardcover View more info

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The Auctioneers: Lawsons The First 100 Years

By: Carl Ruhen

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Sydney, Ayrers & James Heritage Books: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 248252

ISBN: 0949256005

Condition: Very Good Condition


Two remarkable men, James R. Lawson, founder of the company and his son Max, who with a combination of skill, enterprise, humour and a special brand of individuality, guided the company to the pre-eminence it enjoys today. 160 pages. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Australian::Australian History; Australia; Genealogy & Local History; Antiques & Collectibles. ISBN: 0949256005. ISBN/EAN: 9780949256003. Inventory No: 248252. Hardcover View more info

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Mapping Sydney: A Sketchbook

By: Caroline Bouquet

Price: $35.00

Publisher: MCCM Creations: 2013

Seller ID: 232910

ISBN: 9881521807

Condition: Near Fine Condition


This sketchbook of Sydney is a cartographic work on the idea of living elsewhere. 96 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Australian::Australian History; Genealogy & Local History; Rare & Collectible::Rare & Collectible. ISBN/EAN: 9789881521804. Inventory No: 232910. Hardcover View more info

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Winegrapes: Projections of Winegrape Production and Winery Intake 199-2000 ABARE Research Repor 97.10

By: Catherine Rees, John Grivas

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Australia, ABARE: 1997

Seller ID: 248473

ISBN: 0642266166

Condition: Near Fine Condition


50 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Cookery, Food & Wine::Wines; Cooking, Wine & Dining; Australian. ISBN: 0642266166. ISBN/EAN: 9780642266163. Inventory No: 248473. Paperback View more info

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Manawa Toa Heart Warrior

By: Cathie Dunsford

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Australia, Spinifex: 2000

Seller ID: 225963

ISBN: 1875559698

Condition: Very Good Condition


Dive into a luscious feast of language and imagery, laced with Maori proverbs. Cowrie boards a ship bound for Mururoa Atoll during the French nuclear tests. She is in for a rough ride. As international attention is focused on the Pacific and the environment, the stakes rise. She is joined by Sahara, a young peace activist from England. But can she be trusted? Can anyone be trusted? With the rich flavours and textures of the island nations, Cathie Dunsford brings us a third novel about Cowrie. With sensuous writing and a deep knowledge of the traditions, the reader can feel the rock of the sea,... View more info

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The Voyage to Brindisi and Other Poems

By: Charles Higham

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Australia, Angus & Robertson: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 225513

ISBN: 0207953597

Condition: Very Good Condition


75 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Australian::Australian Poetry, Prose, Verse; Poetry; ISBN: 0207953597. ISBN/EAN: 9780207953590. Inventory No: 225513. Hardcover View more info

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Animals of Arid Australia Out on Their Own?

By: Chris Dickman, Daniel Lunney, Sheeley Burgin

Price: $35.00

Publisher: NSW, Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales: 2007

Seller ID: 248974

ISBN: 0980327202

Condition: Near Fine Condition


Are the unique animals of the vast arid zone of Australia 'out on their own' in terms of their adaptations for desert life and future prospects? The editors of this Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales forum introduce 17 papers presented by Australian researchers and color images of fauna in their Western Queensland and Western NSW habitats. Topics discussed include aborigine and scientific perceptions of such animals as marsupials; the effects of resource management on biodiversity; and research pitfalls in such areas of climatic unpredictability. Lacks an index. 240 pages. Quantity Av... View more info

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For Love Alone

By: Christina Stead

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Australia, Imprint / Angus & Robertson: 1987

Seller ID: 233316

ISBN: 0207166374

Condition: Good Condition


High-minded, independent, imaginative, Teresa Hawkins knows only one commandment 'Thou shalt love'. Emotionally starved by her ramshackle family, Teresa searches for fulfillment outside her stultifying life as a working girl in a large city. Obsessed with love and sex she pins her affection on the first possible object, the egotistical Jonathan Crow, a poverty-stricken tutor who coaches her in Latin. Teresa preserves this love in the face of his indifference, contempt and ill-usage, imprisoned by her belief that 'to love is to give for ever without stint, and not to ask for the slightest thing... View more info