Summer 2008

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Roy – Going for Broke

Andrew Symonds is one of Australia’s most popular and entertaining cricketers. [click to continue…]

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To Hell and Back

As a young soldier on the battlefields of Gallipoli, Sydney Loch witnessed the horrors of war first-hand. [click to continue…]

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Memoirs from the Corner Country

Nanna was an imposing woman. She was large and dark, with strong arms and silver hair. Her scars bore testament to her adventures. [click to continue…]

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Eden

Unexpectedly alone in the summer holidays, security consultant Sandra Mahoney mulls over an undignified photograph that has been published in the Canberra Times. [click to continue…]

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Victorian Battlers – A Story Map

Would you award a Victoria Cross to a deserter, put Melbourne in the wrong place or dump thousands of orphans on the other side of the world? [click to continue…]

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Roping in the History of Broncoing

Since there was often very little timber suitable for yard building, cattle needed to be branded without yards, leading to the evolution of the broncoing method. [click to continue…]

Kevin Rudd emerged after a period of prolonged instability and internal strife within the federal ALP to establish himself as a popular leader who could unify his party and mount a real challenge to John Howard. [click to continue…]

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Queensland Battlers – A Story Map

Would you risk your life to save a stranger, follow the Pied Piper or boast about a 4800 kilometre trip in the wilds you never made? [click to continue…]

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Shattered

A nine-year-old boy witnesses the slaying of two of his family. His eyes lock on those of the killer…. until three shots tear into his body. [click to continue…]

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Another Country

For several years now, Nicolas Rothwell has travelled the length and breadth of Northern and Central Australia. [click to continue…]

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Never Argue with a Mug – The Don Lane Story

In “Never Argue with a Mug”, The Don Lane Story, Don reveals in detail for the first time about his famous and infamous family and friends, his life inside the show rooms of Vegas, the US Military and the Sydney club scene.

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A Curious Intimacy

In the 1870s two remarkable women meet in Busselton, a remote country town in Western Australia.

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Every Move You Make

A young man going off to war tries to make sense of his place in the world he is leaving;

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National Treasure

Michael Wilding’s hilarious black comedy treats the literary world with the same sparkling wit, incisive analysis, and inside information that he has become renowned for.

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Chapter and Verse

This book brings together a selection of separately published short stories, plus some fragments of poetry, by award-winning editor and writer Peter Richardson,

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The Upside of Down

Is this a world on the brink of catastrophe? There’s reason to think so.

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Tiare

Pito Tehana is a big zero – that’s the word on the coconut radio. His lovely wife Materena is now a big radio star, and she hasn’t turned into a show-off or anything.

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The Outback vs The Wild West

The Australian Outback and the American Wild West were two of the last frontiers in the territorial conquest and expansions of the 19th century.

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The Outback vs The Wild West

The Australian Outback and the American Wild West were two of the last frontiers in the territorial conquest and expansions of the 19th century.

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The Great Mistakes of Australian History

Blunders, stuff-ups and misjudgements are a part of any country’s history.

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