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The Happiest Refugee: The Extraordinary True Story of a Boy's Journey from Starvation at Sea to Becoming one of Australia's Best-Lived Comedians [Large Print]

By: Anh Do

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Australia, Allen & Unwin: 2010

Seller ID: 245728

ISBN: 1742372384

Condition: Very Good Condition


Anh Do nearly didn't make it to Australia. His entire family came close to losing their lives on the sea as they escaped from war-torn Vietnam in an overcrowded boat. But nothing - not murderous pirates, nor the imminent threat of death by hunger, disease or dehydration as they drifted for days - could quench their desire to make a better life in a country where freedom existed.Life in Australia was hard, an endless succession of back-breaking work, crowded rooms, ruthless landlords and make-do everything. But there was a loving extended family, and always friends and play and something to lau... View more info

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Saving Private Sarbi: The True Story of Australia's Canine Hero

By: Sandra Lee

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Australia, Allen & Unwin: 2011

Seller ID: 237841

ISBN: 174237557X

Condition: Very Good Condition


Powerful, dramatic, heartwarming, this is the true story of Sarbi, the scruffy black Labrador-cross trained by the Australian Army as an explosives detection dog for the most dangerous combat mission imaginable.Thirteen months after Australia's most famous canine warrior went missing in action following an historic battle between the elite SAS and the Taliban in Afghanistan in 2008, she was found by an American Special Forces officer patrolling a village in a region known to be a Taliban stronghold. Against all odds, Sarbi had survived her injuries, the enemy's weapons, a bitter winter, one br... View more info