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Black & White - A Blind-Eye Painting

By: A.L. Livermore

Price: $7.00

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 Painted Sky

By: Alice Campion

Price: $10.50

Publisher: Australia, Bantam: 2017

Seller ID: 249663

ISBN: 0143784633

Condition: Very Good Condition


Nina never knew what happened to her father, the celebrated artist Jim Larkin. One minute he was her devoted dad, the next he'd disappeared without trace. Seventeen years later, she's still haunted by the mystery. Until a call from outback Wandalla changes everything. At first, Nina's inheritance of a waterless property and a farmhouse stuffed with junk seems more like a burden than a gift. But this was her father's childhood home - and possibly her last chance to discover the truth. So what is the local solicitor, Harrison Grey, not telling her as he hands over the keys? Why does the area's w... 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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The Other End of Nowhere

By: Barbara M. Angell [Signed]

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Australia, Peripat Books: 2018

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 249879

ISBN: 1876409347

Condition: Very Good Condition


16 years after First Fleet arrival, Lt.Col. David Collins heading fleet known as Port Phillip Expedition, are marooned on a remote beach (Mornington Peninsula) 1803. Story follows lives of passengers/crew also people of Port Phillip Boonwurrung-Bunurong acknowledged respecting their customs 524 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Australian::Australian Fiction; Fiction; Signed by Author. ISBN/EAN: 9781876409340. Inventory No: 249879. 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: $7.00

Publisher: Australia, Private Publication: 2005

Seller ID: 232806

ISBN: 0975080741

Condition: Very Good 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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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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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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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 Visitors

By: Catherine Burns

Price: $10.50

Publisher: Australia, Hachette: 2017

Seller ID: 250068

ISBN: 0733637752

Condition: Very Good Condition


A chilling debut inspired by high-profile cases of abduction and imprisonment that explores the complex truths we are able to keep hidden from ourselves and the gruesome realities that can lurk beneath the most serene of surfaces. Marion Zetland lives with her domineering older brother, John, in a decaying Georgian townhouse on the edge of a bleak English seaside resort. A timid spinster in her fifties who still sleeps with teddy bears, Marion does her best to shut out the secret that John keeps locked away in the cellar. But when questions are asked, and secrets unravel, we realise that Joh... 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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Wild Cat Falling

By: Colin Johnson

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Australia, Imprint / Angus & Robertson: 1990

Seller ID: 249888

ISBN: 0207168059

Condition: Very Good Condition


The novel depicts the life of a former 'bodgie' as he leaves gaol and cynically searches for purpose in life. The author leaves the main character unnamed, although near the end, an old man says that this character is "Jessie Duggan's boy." 131 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Australian::Australian Fiction; Fiction; ISBN: 0207168059. ISBN/EAN: 9780207168055. Inventory No: 249888. Paperback 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

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Wilhelmina

By: Daphne Saxby Taylor

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Australia, Albatross: 1995

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 234290

ISBN: 0732410584

Condition: Near Fine Condition


336 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Fiction; Fiction; Australian::Australian Fiction. Signed by Author. ISBN: 0732410584. ISBN/EAN: 9780732410582. Inventory No: 234290. Paperback View more info

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The Widow of Ballarat

By: Darry Fraser

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Australia, Mira: 2018

Seller ID: 249647

ISBN: 1489250409

Condition: Very Good Condition


A compulsively readable story of passion, adventure and a woman's quest for independence set against the colourful backdrop of 19th century Bendigo and the goldfields of Ballarat. 1854, Ballarat, Victoria When Nell Amberton's husband is shot dead by a bushranger, there are few who grieve his passing, and Nell least of all. How could she miss the monster who had abused her from the day they wed - the man who had already killed his innocent first wife? But his death triggers a chain of events that seem to revolve around the handsome bushranger who murdered him - a man to whom Nell, against her b... View more info

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Strike

By: David Campbell

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Australia, Pandanus Books: 2006

Seller ID: 249711

ISBN: 1740761804

Condition: Very Good Condition


Probably written in Darwin in the last years of the conflict, Campbell's story of bombing raids over enemy shipping lanes in the Timor Sea draws vividly on his own experience as a fighter pilot in defence of Australia's northern coastline. In spare, unsentimental prose that brings to life the laconic humour and spirit of Australia's airmen, Campbell tells a story of danger and struggle, of the cruel loss of mates and of the redemptive power of love. Strike is a vivid expression of wartime experience that also stands as a revealing chapter of the life of one of Australia's great lyrical poets. ... View more info