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              Brabham: The Untold Story of Formula One

              Brabham: The Untold Story of Formula One (Hardback)

              By Davis, Tony; With Armont, Akos

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              The story of Australia's greatest motoring hero, and the dynasty he founded. Sir Jack Brabham was unique in the world of motor racing. He was the boy from Sydney who took on the elite of motor racing and won - not only three major F1 championships but the last one in a car he had... built in his home country to his own specifications. To those who saw him on the podium, Jack Brabham might have seemed glorious and triumphant, but his story is full of pain, risk, snubs, endurance, wins, and losses. And only now is he gaining the recognition he deserves as someone who revolutionised Formula One. In 2017 he was inducted into the F1 Hall of Fame. Racing with greats including Stirling Moss, Jackie Stewart and Bernie Ecclestone, he revolutionised Formula One. He also encouraged others, such as Bruce McLaren. But he remained an outsider - a colonial. Now his sons want to revive the Brabham name and the Brabham brand. With interviews from those who raced with and against 'Black Jack', those who built cars with him, those who loved with him, those who crossed him, this is a brilliant and vivid portrait of a motor genius and the racing dynasty he founded.
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              ISBN 9781460757475
              Published AU 22 Jul 2019
              Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
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              The Big Dry

              The Big Dry (Paperback)

              By Davis, Tony

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              Heat. Drought. Dust storms. People missing everyday. The city turning into a ghost town. But the biggest danger for George and his younger brother Beeper is not the weather. It's Emily, a girl who moves like a ballet dancer, slides through locked doors,and can bring two lost boys... only closer to disaster. Ages 11+
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              ISBN 9780732297633
              Published AU 1 Jul 2013
              Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
              Interest Age 13+ years
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              Are You for Wheel?: The Most Amazing Cars in the World
               

              Are You for Wheel?: The Most Amazing Cars in the World (Paperback, New title)

              By Davis, Tony

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              The fastest, the sleekest, the most famous and the strangest! This fascinating and high-speed look at more than 200 years of motoring will have you marvelling - and sometimes laughing out loud - at cars that float and fly and walk, cars made from plastic and even bamboo and those... that are knee-high or as long as a bus. Ages 7-10 years.
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              ISBN 9781741662801
              Published AU 1 Feb 2008
              Publisher Random House
              Interest Age 7-10 years
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              Total Leadfoot: Motoring backfires, burnouts, rattletraps and rarities

              Total Leadfoot: Motoring backfires, burnouts, rattletraps and rarities (Paperback)

              By Davis, Tony

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              A fantastically funny collection of motoring trivia, tales and quizzes, from the bestselling author of Total Lemons and Total Wheelspin.. total Leadfoot is the book version of hanging out with your mates - having a laugh, shooting the breeze, and pondering life's big questions. D...you know your Lada from your Frisky? Are cup holders the most moronic things or an essential part of the driving experience? What are the real causes of road rage (bad coffee anyone?). Why isn't there a car called Pronghorn? Amaze your friends (or indeed random strangers, if your friends won't listen) with your knowledge of rattletraps and rakish beauties, bizarre car facts, strange stories behind even stranger films, and the scientific study of exhaust noise arousal. total Leadfoot completes the 'total' trilogy in exactly the right way: by adding a third book. So belt up, adjust your mirrors, your ride starts now! PRAISE FOR tONY DAVIS: 'Lemon! will cause arguments, much laughter and intense nostalgic nodding... a perfect stocking filler for petrol heads' - Sydney Morning Herald 'Davis's disbelief-tinged prose... offers much amusement... great for any motoring enthusiast' - West Australian 'Davis writes with a dry, deadpan cynicism that's wonderfully enjoyable' - Melbourne Weekly 'terrific stuff' - Sunday tasmanian
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              ISBN 9780733333446
              Published AU 24 Nov 2014
              Publisher ABC Books
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              Griffith Review 50: Tall Tales Short
               

              Griffith Review 50: Tall Tales Short (Trade Paperback / Paperback, 50th edition)

              Edited by Schultz, Julianne; Tuffield, Aviva; Contributions by Davis, Tony; Earls, Nick; Gildfind, Helen

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              'I believe the novella is the perfect form of prose fiction. It is the beautiful daughter of a rambling, bloated, ill-shaven giant (but a giant who's a genius on his best days). And this child is the means by which many first know our greatest writers...' Ian McEwan In 2012, Grif...fith Review 38: The Novella Project relaunched the novella in Australia. It gave Australian and New Zealand authors a platform in the revival of the form in the English language. Griffith Review 46: Forgotten Stories-The Novella Project II was a confronting, moving and provocative collection of five novellas with a historical dimension. Griffith Review 50: Tall Tales Short-The Novella Project III features five novellas selected from a nationwide competition, blind-judged by Cate Kennedy, Jacqueline Blanchard and Brian Johns. It promises to be the best collection so far of this exciting form.
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              ISBN 9781922182913
              Published AU 21 Oct 2015
              Publisher Misc - United Book Distributor
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series Griffith Review
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              Roland Wright at the Joust
               

              Roland Wright at the Joust (Paperback)

              By Davis, Tony; Illustrated by Rogers, Gregory

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              He's been at Twofold Castle for just a month, but Roland's skill and determination have already impressed the king's bravest knights. And Roland is ready for his first tournament. He is only meant to be watching, of course. Ages 7+.

              ISBN 9781741663297
              Published AU 1 Oct 2008
              Publisher Random House
              Interest Age Children
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              Total Lemons

              Total Lemons (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Davis, Tony

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              Total Lemon brings together material from Lemon! (2004), Extra lemon! (2005) and Naff motors (2006) plus new and updated material. --T.p. verso.

              ISBN 9780733330865
              Published AU 1 Aug 2012
              Publisher ABC Books
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              You Must be Skidding!: The Biggest Losers of the Car World
               

              You Must be Skidding!: The Biggest Losers of the Car World (Paperback)

              By Davis, Tony

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              Who thought it was a good idea to call a car Gremlin, or Cedric or Touring Bruce? Which will fly first: the Moller Skycar or the pig? Hear about the floating car that sank? All this and more. Ages 10+.

              ISBN 9781741661675
              Published AU 1 Feb 2007
              Publisher Random House
              Interest Age Children
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              The Big Dry

              The Big Dry (Paperback)

              By Davis, Tony

              ISBN 9781921541841
              Published AU 3 Feb 2012
              Publisher Hardie Grant Egmont
              Interest Age Children
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              Total Wheelspin

              Total Wheelspin (Paperback)

              By Davis, Tony

              • RRP: $19.99
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              TOTAL WHEELSPIN is a boot full of obscure facts, bizarre anecdotes and vehicular folly that will have car lovers laughing out loud. A follow up to the bestselling LEMON, EXTRA LEMON and TOTAL LEMONS by the very funny Tony Davis. tOtAL WHEELSPIN should come with a caution: READING... tHIS IS ADDICtIVE. Whether debating the pros and cons of the chosen transport of superheroes, musing on why people (well, men) hang their arms out the car window, revealing the third-bestselling car of all time, or comparing the school run to taking on Vettel and Alonso in the Formula One Grand Prix, each part is so compelling you simply will not be able to stop turning the pages until you reach the end. And you will not be able to stop yourself laughing out loud at the obscure facts, bizarre anecdotes, and vehicular follies of the motoring world as seen through the eyes of the very funny tony Davis.
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              ISBN 9780733332890
              Published AU 25 Nov 2013
              Publisher ABC Books
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