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Black & White - A Blind-Eye Painting

By: A.L. Livermore

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Australia, New Horizons: 2000

Seller ID: 227015

ISBN: 0646392654

Condition: Very Good Condition


101 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 250 grams. Category: Australian::Australian Fiction; Fiction; ISBN: 0646392654. ISBN/EAN: 9780646392653. Inventory No: 227015. Paperback View more info

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The Silver Dog and the Bear

By: Adriana Xenides

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Australia, Spiritual Sense: 1997

Seller ID: 233601

ISBN: 0958714606

Condition: Near Fine Condition


Adriana ha led a remarkable life, taking her to the international catwalks of Paris, Madrid and Vienna as a top model, followed by a world breaking career as the longest serving co-host of the international programme "Wheel of Fortune", becoming a true television icon and dearly loved and respected by the Australian public Black and white illustrations. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Australian::Australian Fiction; Children; Animals & Nature::Dogs. ISBN: 0958714606. ISBN/EAN: 9780958714600. Inventory No: 233601. Hardcover View more info

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Rodeo Darcy

By: Alison Gregory

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Australia, Cygnet Books: 2005

Seller ID: 246920

ISBN: 1876268956

Condition: Very Good Condition


The best thing about living on a cattle station in the Kimberley is the rodeos. Twelve-year-old Darcy dreams of becoming a great rider, just like old Jim, so he watches carefully as Jim teaches him all he knows about horse-breaking. When the old man dies Darcy is devastated, but his life turns around when he receives two surprising gifts. And when rodeo time comes around again, Darcy is ready to fulfill his dream. Illustrator: Mark Wilson. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Children's::Children's Fiction; Children; Australian::Australian Fiction. ISBN: 187626895... View more info

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The Quicksand Pony

By: Alison Lester

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Australia, Allen & Unwin: 1997

Seller ID: 225885

ISBN: 1863739319

Condition: Very Good Condition


ALISON LESTER: AUSTRALIA'S CHILDREN'S LAUREATE 2012-13..'Biddy, I'm sorry, we're going to have to leave her.'..'What?' Biddy struggled out of the quicksand. 'You can't leave her! The tide's coming in. She'll drown!'..But the pony is trapped and Biddy is forced to go on without her. Next day the only signs of Bella are hoofprints in the sand.with small footprints and the paw marks of a dog. Who could be so small and be alone on this remote beach?..Biddy's search takes her into wild secret country where she discovers the truth about a mysterious disappearance that happened many years ago...Aliso... View more info

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Transgressions Australian writing Now

By: Anderson Don [Editor]

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Melbourne, Vic, Australia, Penguin Books: 1986

Seller ID: 229324

ISBN: 0140083936

Condition: Good


245 pages. 246 pages. Tanning to pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Australian::Australian Fiction; Fiction; ISBN: 0140083936. ISBN/EAN: 9780140083934. Inventory No: 229324. Paperback View more info

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The Light Fantastic

By: Barbara Pepworth

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Australia, Simon & Schuster: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 228228

ISBN: 0731801768

Condition: Very Good Condition


243 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Australian::Australian Fiction; Fiction; ISBN: 0731801768. ISBN/EAN: 9780731801763. Inventory No: 228228. Hardcover View more info

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Returns

By: Barry B. Hayes

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Australia, Private Publication: 2005

Seller ID: 232806

ISBN: 0975080741

Condition: Near Fine Condition


132 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Fiction; Fiction; Australian::Australian Fiction. ISBN: 0975080741. ISBN/EAN: 9780975080740. Inventory No: 232806. 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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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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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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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

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For Love Alone

By: Christina Stead

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Australia, Imprint / Angus & Robertson: 1987

Seller ID: 243949

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

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Pantaloons and Antics or Doodling with a Hermes

By: Cyril Pearl

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Australia, F.W. Cheshire: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 230379

Condition: Good Condition


223 pages. Light browning to page edges. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Australian::Australian Fiction; Fiction; Inventory No: 230379. Hardcover View more info