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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
Published 6 April 2015 by Wakefield Press
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Silver Lies, Golden Truths: Broken Hill, a Gentle German and Two World Wars

Silver Lies, Golden Truths: Broken Hill, a Gentle German and Two World Wars (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Ellis, Christine

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Reinhold (Jack) Schuster was an illegal German immigrant. A trained soldier in the German Armeekorps, he sat out both world wars in the Australian outback of Broken Hill. Jack's story debunks the myth that salutes the mining town as the birthplace of solidarity - by exposing divi ...

ISBN 9781743053508
Published 28 February 2015 by Wakefield Press
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Ngintaka

Ngintaka (Hardback)

Compiled by James, Diana; Tregenza, Elizabeth

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The epic songline of Wati Ngintaka, the giant perentie lizard man, is a map for survival that is relevant today. He first sang his song as he travelled the APY Lands, creating waterholes and food sources that Anangu rely on today. Those who follow the song know where to find wate ...

ISBN 9781743052921
Published 18 March 2014 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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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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Born to Swim: The Diaries of Sally Foster and Evelyn De Lacy, Olympic Swimmers

Born to Swim: The Diaries of Sally Foster and Evelyn De Lacy, Olympic Swimmers (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By de Lacy, Evelyn; Foster, Sally

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In May 1936, the Australian Olympic team set sail for Berlin. On board was Western Australian swimmer Evelyn de Lacy who recorded her experiences in a diary. 76 years later her grandniece, Sally Foster, qualified for the London Olympics. Inspired by Evelyn's words she decided to ...

ISBN 9781743053089
Published 30 June 2014 by Wakefield Press
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