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Llama for Lunch

Llama for Lunch (Paperback)

By Laube, Lydia

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The author describes her journey through South America by bus, boat, train, foot and plane. She ventures down the mighty Amazon and visits sites of ancient civilisations far off the track beaten by most tourists.

ISBN 9781862545762
Published 15 July 2002 by Wakefield Press
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Temples and Tuk Tuks: Travels in Cambodia

Temples and Tuk Tuks: Travels in Cambodia (Paperback, New title)

By Laube, Lydia

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Lydia Laube finds that Cambodia is an ancient, beautiful country populated by friendly, generous people who like to ride motorbikes very fast around corners. Join Lydia, squashed into a taxi with nine or so others, for an unforgettable adventure in Asia.

ISBN 9781862546318
Published 1 January 2004 by Wakefield Press
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Is This the Way to Madagascar?

Is This the Way to Madagascar? (Paperback, New title)

By Laube, Lydia

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In all her travels across the globe, Lydia Laube had always wanted to visit the intriguing island of Madagascar and meet its famous residents, the lemurs. So she hops aboard a French cargo ship, complete with cleaver wielding cook, to begin another journey ...

ISBN 9781862547551
Published 15 June 2007 by Wakefield Press
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Hunger Town: A Novel

Hunger Town: A Novel (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Scarfe, Wendy

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Here,' he shouted, 'here is a daughter of the working class. Not your idle rich dressed in silks and satins. She has to work every day. Tell them what you think of capitalism,' he insisted, still gripping my hand. 'Tell them what it's like to be a poor woman in grinding employmen ...

ISBN 9781743053362
Published 26 November 2014 by Wakefield Press
Interest Age Young Adults
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Nganampa Kampatjangka Unngu: Behind the Canvas: the Lives and Stories of the Tjala Artists
 

Nganampa Kampatjangka Unngu: Behind the Canvas: the Lives and Stories of the Tjala Artists (Hardback)

Edited by Arts, Tjala

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Tjala Arts, home to many of Australia's highest profile visual artists, is at the forefront of the western desert painting movement. It is widely recognised as an art centre with an unwavering commitment to the traditional values of holding and celebrating Tjukurpa. This drives T ...

ISBN 9781743053492
Release Date 15 July 2015 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 15 July 2015 by Wakefield Press
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Edge of Time: Greg Johns Sculptures 1977-2015
 

Edge of Time: Greg Johns Sculptures 1977-2015 (Hardback)

By Neylon, John; By (artist) Johns, Greg

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Edge of Time provides detailed insights into the development, work and ideas of one of Australia's most distinctive public artists. It offers also a behind-the-scenes look at what is involved in making large public sculptures - and above all, in making sculpture which is authenti ...

ISBN 9781743053188
Release Date 15 July 2015 by Wakefield Press
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Anzac Day: The Undying Debt

Anzac Day: The Undying Debt (Paperback, illustrated edition)

By Pavils, J. G.; Foreword by Gammage, Bill

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Uses archival documents, media reports and material evidence to illustrate the beginnings of Anzac Day evolving into Australian culture, and discusses the contentious issues that have surrounded the commemoration of the day since 1915. With a foreword by Professor Bill Gammage.

ISBN 9781921013126
Published 15 March 2007 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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