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Betrayal: The Underbelly of Australian Labor

By: Benson, Simon

Price: $31.00

Publisher: Australia, Pantera: 2010

Seller ID: 009301

Condition: Excellent


600g+297 clean white tightly bound pp, review - Award-winning journalist Simon Benson, exposes the betrayal by those at the very top of Australian politics in their brutal pursuit of power. BETRAYAL is no ordinary insiders' book on politics. A fast-paced ride through the treacherous terrain of Australia's political landscape, it is based on hundreds of hours of exclusive interviews with key players, giving readers disturbing insights into the character of some of Austral... View more info

SELF PORTRAITS

By: Foster David Selected and Introduced By

Price: $12.00

Publisher: National Library of Australia, Canberra, 1991

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 011639

ISBN: 0642105138

Condition: Good


Fifteen well known Australian writers speak of their lives and of their writing. View more info

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Early And Recent Memoirs Of. Parramatta The Cradle Of Australia. The City Of Parramatta 150th Anniversary Celebrations 1788-1938.

By: Jervis, James (ed)

Price: $135.00

Publisher: Australia, 1938

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 009418

Condition: Very Good


pp. 120; profusely illustrated, numerous advertisements throughout, index; stiff illustrated wrapper, spine faded, wrapper damaged on the eges as it's bigger all round than the book, previous owners inscription on title page, a very good copy, lots to read & the ads are great - the CBC Bank, the Bank of New South Wales, Parramatta Motor Grand Prix, Pearsons Sand Soap, Hanley Ville school, the Astra movie theatre etc 150th Anniversary Committee put it all together for you... View more info

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Dictionary of World Biography

By: Jones, Barry

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Information Australia: 1996

Seller ID: 010271

Condition: Good


ex-reference lib softcover. If you remember Bob Dyer saying "Ooooh Barry . . " then you'll know how the information in this book will be well chosen & presented. 820 pp & approx 1.2 kgs carded/packed for post View more info

From Wagonettes to Roadtrains Bush Ballads and Real Stories

By: Lloyd, John

Price: $32.00

Publisher: Self Published:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009033

Condition: Excellent


111pp various illus & bw photos all in great order. John left home at 13 (1953) to take up a life on the road & this book details his wide & varied experiences amongst stockmen, graziers etc View more info

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The Mother of Mohammed

By: Neighbour, Sally

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Australia, Melbourne University Press: 2009

Seller ID: 011455

Condition: Very Good


A whisker under 500g to post, 358pp In The Mother of Mohammed, Four Corners journalist Sally Neighbour tells the extraordinary story of how a dope-smoking beach bunny from Mudgee, Robyn Hutchinson, became Rabiah-a member of the jihadist elite. Known among her peers as 'the mother of Mohammed', and as 'the Elizabeth Taylor of the jihad' in CIA circles, Rabiah lived for twenty years on the frontlines of the global holy war. With a reputation for tough investigative journ... View more info

The Victorians Making Their Mark

By: Priestley, Susan

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Australia, Fairfax, Syme & Weldon Assoc: 1984

Seller ID: 009353

Condition: Excellent


382pp 1kg This book gives an account of the changing look of Victoria expressly over last 150 years, although the impact made by the aborigines' lifestyle before contact with Europeans is also briefly covered. Last book of a 3 part series looking at the Vics. View more info

FLAWS IN THE GLASS a Self-Portrait

By: White Patrick

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Penguin Uk: 1984

Seller ID: 012535

ISBN: 0140062939

Condition: Good


With candour, force and emotion, Patrick White writes of his yough in Australia, his English boarding-school, his life at Cambridge and trips to Germany, London during the Blitz, RAF wartime intelligence in the Middle East and his first meeting with the man who was to become the central focus of his life. View more info