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The Hands: An Australian Pastoral

The Hands: An Australian Pastoral (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Orr, Stephen

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On a cattle station that stretches beyond the horizon, 7 people are trapped by their history and the need to make a living. Trevor Wilkie, the good father, holds it all together, promising his sons a future he no longer believes in. The boys, free to roam the world's biggest back ...

ISBN 9781743053430
Published 30 July 2015 by Wakefield Press
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Coast to Coast: A Family Walk Across India

Coast to Coast: A Family Walk Across India (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Petrucco, Nick

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Ten family members left their comfortable lives in Australia to walk across India. Walking through rural and urban southern India, they immersed themselves in the sights, smells and sounds of this colourful country. They aimed to raise money and awareness of the plight of childre ...

ISBN 9781743054246
Published 27 June 2016 by Wakefield Press
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Behind the Veil: An Australian Nurse in Saudi Arabia
 

Behind the Veil: An Australian Nurse in Saudi Arabia (Paperback)

By Laube, Lydia

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Lydia Laube worked as a nurse in Saudi Arabia - and managed to avoid getting killed or chraged with murder. This is the story of how she kept her sanity and got her passport back.

ISBN 9781862542679
Published 15 July 1991 by Wakefield Press
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Ochre and Rust: Artefacts and Encounters on Australian Frontiers

Ochre and Rust: Artefacts and Encounters on Australian Frontiers (Hardback, illustrated edition)

By Jones, Philip

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Takes Aboriginal and colonial artefacts from their museum shelves, and traces their stories, revealing charge and nuanced moments of encounter in Australia's frontier history. Special Price A$24.00 valid 01/09/08-13/10/08 ALIA Conference 08

ISBN 9781862545854
Published 1 May 2007 by Wakefield Press
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A Potter's Pilgrimage
 

A Potter's Pilgrimage (Paperback)

By Moon, Milton

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Milton's Moon's pligrimage has taken him from beginnings at a small pottery in Brisbane across the world in search of creative influence and innovative technique.

ISBN 9781862548732
Published 1 February 2010 by Wakefield Press
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Breaking the Boundaries: Australian Activists Tell Their Stories

Breaking the Boundaries: Australian Activists Tell Their Stories (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

Edited by Noble, Joy; Allen, Yvonne

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What makes an activist? What makes one person speak out against injustice while another will be content to get angry at the TV news? What makes the activist determined to make her or his voice heard, often against powerful odds? This book looks for answers in the personal stories ...

ISBN 9781743054185
Published 15 May 2016 by Wakefield Press
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Hybrid Beauty: An Architect, a Missionary, and Their Improbable Desires

Hybrid Beauty: An Architect, a Missionary, and Their Improbable Desires (Paperback)

By Platten, Newell

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'One lives a life, then reflects upon it' - but rather than just write about himself as a successful architect in Adelaide, Newell Platten uses his story as preface to the adventures of his father Gil, finding compelling links in the guiding principles of their apparently very di ...

ISBN 9781743053898
Published 30 May 2016 by Wakefield Press
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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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Interned: Torrens Island 1914-1915

Interned: Torrens Island 1914-1915 (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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Red Professor: The Cold War Life of Fred Rose

Red Professor: The Cold War Life of Fred Rose (Paperback)

By Monteath, Peter; Munt, Valerie

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Rose's life takes us through rip-roaring tales from Australia's northern frontier to enthralling intellectual tussles over kinship systems and political dramas as he runs rings around his Petrov inquisitors. Monteath and Munt present an engrossing portrait from Rose's birth durin ...

ISBN 9781743053720
Published 30 June 2015 by Wakefield Press
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