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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 15 March 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 6 April 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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This book is about four women, born in Victoria between 1867 and 1893, who lived through the changes which swept across life, culture and art during the early twentieth century. Four short biographies trace their parallel lives. Modern women of the arts, they awoke to their full ...

ISBN 9781743053652
Release Date 31 March 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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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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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
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