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Once Upon a Distant Journey

Once Upon a Distant Journey (Hardback)

By Gout, Hendrik

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These yarns take you on journeys across Australia from the outback to the sea. We feel for ourselves the relationship between man and motorbike, between humanity and nature, between people who love each other - and those met only fleetingly. An enormously satisfying read: the thr ...

ISBN 9781743053348
Published 28 February 2015 by Wakefield Press
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The Profilist: A Novel
 

The Profilist: A Novel (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Mitchell, Adrian

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By his training as a profilist - a silhouette painter - Ethan Dibble has learned to take a sidelong view of life. When he arrives in early colonial South Australia he has no idea what to expect; but with his knack for observation and detachment, and a wry sense of humour, he find ...

ISBN 9781743053454
Release Date 31 March 2015 by Wakefield Press
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First Things First: Selected Letters of Kate Llewellyn 1977-2004
 

First Things First: Selected Letters of Kate Llewellyn 1977-2004 (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

Edited by Bacchus, Ruth; Hill, Barbara

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Here for the first time are selected letters from the private correspondence of one of Australia's most loved authors, Kate Llewellyn (The Waterlily, A Fig at the Gate). Written with her distinctive ardour and enthusiasm, skipping words, shortening others, she discusses poetry, a ...

ISBN 9781743053645
Release Date 31 March 2015 by Wakefield Press
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Interned
 

Interned (Paperback)

By Monteath, Peter; Paul, Mandy; Martin, Rebecca

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In August 1914 war broke out across Europe. Within months hundreds of men - 'enemy aliens' - were interned on Torrens Island, in the Port River estuary near Adelaide. Sailors taken off enemy ships, foreign nationals living in South Australia, and even some naturalised British sub ...

ISBN 9781743053386
Published 30 November 2014 by Wakefield Press
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'Whaddaya Know?': Writings for Syd Harrex
 

'Whaddaya Know?': Writings for Syd Harrex (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

Edited by Blaber, Ron

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This collection of essays, stories, poetry and memoir is an acknowledgement of Harrex's enormous influence in literature and a tribute to his critical and creative endeavours. Those who have worked with Syd might marvel at what he has achieved, but perhaps from Syd's perspective ...

ISBN 9781743053409
Release Date 31 March 2015 by Wakefield Press
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Awakening: Four Lives in Art
 

Awakening: Four Lives in Art (Paperback)

By Chanin, Eileen; Miller, Steven

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Ibsen's A Doll's House opened in Melbourne on 14 September 1889. The slam of the door as Nora left her husband echoed in the minds of thousands of young Australian women. This book is about four of these women, each of whom became an international pioneer in the arts. Dora Ohlfse ...

ISBN 9781743053652
Release Date 31 March 2015 by Wakefield Press
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Kavel's People: from Prussia to South Australia

Kavel's People: from Prussia to South Australia (Paperback, Revised edition)

By Schubert, David

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Kavel's People is the interesting story of August Kavel and the religious refugees he led from Prussia to South Australia in 1838.

ISBN 9781862548664
Published 15 February 2015 by Wakefield Press
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Siblings: Brothers and sisters of children with disability

Siblings: Brothers and sisters of children with disability (Trade Paperback/Paperback, 2nd edition)

By Strohm, Kate

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Siblings tells what it is like to grow up with a brother or sister with a disability or illness. Siblings of children with a disability are often the overlooked ones in families struggling to cope. Kate Strohm provides a forum for siblings to describe their challenges and provide ...

ISBN 9781743052334
Published 4 April 2014 by Wakefield Press
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The River Kings

The River Kings (Paperback, New edition)

By Fatchen, Max

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Shawn runs away from home to join Captain Elijah on the Lazy Jane, an old river boat trading on the River Murray in Australia at the turn of the century. But he finds that life aboard is tough and the Captain has his enemies - particularly Red Morgan, the fearful red- bearded riv ...

ISBN 9781862546639
Published 15 December 2004 by Wakefield Press
Interest Age 8-12 years
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Not the Same Sky: A novel
 

Not the Same Sky: A novel (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Conlon, Evelyn

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By 1848 famine has ravaged Ireland. A shortage of female labour in Australia offers a kind of solution and so, over the following two years, London ships more than 4000 Irish girls to the new colony. This book tells the story of Honora, Julia, Bridget and Anne, observing them on ...

ISBN 9781743052426
Published 20 December 2013 by Wakefield Press
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