Books

Out of Luck

Stephen Garton

Format: Paperback

AUD $27.99

Out of Luck uncovers the history of the many who have always had to struggle hard to survive in this 'lucky' country and who have seldom shared in the rewards of a well endowed society. Stephen Garton draws on the findings of social history, welfare history and women's to present a lively account of an important feature of Australia's history - and present, and future.

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The Winning Side

Peter Corris

Format: Paperback

AUD $24.99

A gripping novel tracing the life of Aboriginal boxer and journalist Charlie Thomas from highly successful Australian writer Peter Corris.

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Remember Me When I am Gone Away

Christina G. Rossetti

Format: Hard Cover

AUD $12.99

Christina Rossetti''s poem about death aims to offer comfort to those coping with bereavement.

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Slightly Foxed

Ronald Searle

Format: Hard Cover

AUD $45.00

Ronald Searle's wicked world of book collecting: The unvarnished truth is here exposed at last, both in the shockingly explicit drawings and in the devastatingly frank glossary whose revelations will startle even the most battle-scarred bibliophile.

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The Trachtenberg Speed System of Basic Mathematics

Jakow Trachtenberg, translated by Ann Cutler and Rudolph McShane

Format: Paperback

AUD $27.99

Do high-speed, complicated arithmetic in your head using the Trachtenberg Speed System.

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Growth of the Soil

Knut Hamsun, translated by W. Worster

Format: Paperback

AUD $22.99

A grand, sweeping saga of sacrifice and struggle by a Nobel Laureate, this tale recaptures the world of Norwegian homesteaders at the turn of the 20th century.

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Australian Attitudes

Edited by Jonathan Kelley and Clive Bean

Format: Paperback

AUD $24.99

Australian Attitudes presents a set of analyses from the National Social Science Survey which explore a wide range of interesting questions about the attitudes, values and behaviour of the Australian public.

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The Governesses

Patricia Clarke

Format: Paperback

AUD $24.99

A rich insight into daily life in the Australian colonies in the mid-nineteenth century, as seen through the eyes of governesses who travelled from England to take up posts with local families.

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Constructing Capitalism

Andrew Wells

Format: Paperback

AUD $24.99

Constructing Capitalism describes Australia's transformation from an immense and isolated gaol in 1788 to a liberal capitalist economy by the time of Federation.

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Pen Portraits

Patricia Clarke

Format: Paperback

AUD $24.99

Pen Portraits describes the accomplishments of Australia's earliest women writers and pays belated tribute to their contribution to colonial life and letters.

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