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              It Doesn't Take a War
               

              It Doesn't Take a War (Paperback)

              By Coleman, Elizabeth

              • RRP: $26.99
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              Elizabeth Coleman's father and eldest brother were killed in the Hyde railway disaster, another brother was injured, and the resources of their small community severely strained. From then on, life for Elizabeth and her family was forever changed.

              ISBN 9780473485665
              Published AU 1 Jan 2019
              Publisher The Copy Press
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              Losing the Plot

              Losing the Plot (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Coleman, Elizabeth

              • RRP: $29.99
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              'I loved it! It's got a kind of Bridget Jones feel and such a page turner. Great fun but with such beautiful heart. I've already cast the film/series in my head!' Rebecca Gibney Vanessa Rooney is a thirty-something dental hygienist who finds herself a single mum with a hole in he...r heart where her husband had been. Somehow she finds the courage to fulfil her childhood dream of writing a romance novel but soon discovers that her novel has been plagiarised by her idol, celebrity author Charlotte Lancaster. Vanessa reluctantly sues Charlotte with the help of suburban solicitor Dave Rendall, who's nursing some unfulfilled dreams of his own. When gun QC Marcus Stafford agrees to join their legal team, Vanessa feels like her perfect man has stepped right out of the pages of her book and into her life. As all hell breaks loose publicly and privately, Vanessa confronts a painful past and realises what Dave already knew - that she's an intelligent, funny, amazing woman and Marcus Stafford is, well, a tosspot. Vanessa finally understands that what she wanted wasn't what she needed, but has this realisation come too late?
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              ISBN 9781760633431
              Published AU 15 Apr 2019
              Publisher Allen & Unwin
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              Almost With You

              Almost With You (Paperback)

              By Coleman, Elizabeth

              • RRP: $23.99
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              It's 2007. At forty-five, Lisa is fighting growing feelings for Tom that threaten to rob her of Dan, the person she's always loved most in the world. She wants Tom badly, but she can't (or won't) tell him about Dan, and Tom finds himself in a competition that he can't possibly un...derstand. Dan brings Lisa a joy she can't bear to explain, but with her chance for a life with Tom slipping away, she must finally find the courage to let Dan go. It's the most terrifying-and liberating-decision she's made since a fateful night 25 years ago.
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              ISBN 9781925005233
              Published AU 1 Oct 2014
              Publisher Currency Press Pty Ltd
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              Secret Bridesmaids' Business and It's My Party (and I'll Die if I Want To): Two plays: Two plays
               

              Secret Bridesmaids' Business and It's My Party (and I'll Die if I Want To): Two plays: Two plays (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Coleman, Elizabeth

              • RRP: $29.99
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              Secret Bridesmaids' Business is a seriously funny play that exposes the hysteria that can arise as the wedding juggernaut threatens to swerve out of control. (1 male, 5 female). It's My Party (& I'll Die If I Want To)-- Ron Patterson has only 111 minutes left to live and he invit...es the kids around for sausage rolls, salads and a bit of quality time. As he attempts to tie up the loose ends of his life, all the juicy neuroses of his very dysfunctional family come to the fore. (3 male, 3 female).
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              ISBN 9780868199214
              Published AU 1 Sep 2011
              Publisher Currency Press Pty Ltd
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              Losing the Plot
                

              Losing the Plot (EPUB ebook)

              By Coleman, Elizabeth

              Funny, charming and captivating, with a plot within a plot, and a girl who is looking for love in all the wrong places.

              ISBN 9781760871031
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              Language en
              Published AU 15 Apr 2019
              Publisher Allen & Unwin
              Interest Age General Audience
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              Almost With You
               

              Almost With You (EPUB ebook)

              By Coleman, Elizabeth

              <span >It's 2007. At 45, Lisa is fighting growing feelings for Tom that threaten to rob her of Dan, the person she's always loved most in the world. She wants Tom badly, but she can't (or won't) tell him about Dan, and Tom finds himself in a competition that he can't possibly und...erstand. As for Dan, he's a cheeky, exasperating mystery: a twenty-year-old who lives in Lisa's house and heart and is steeped in the style and the vibrant music of the British post-punk era. Dan brings Lisa a joy she can't bear to explain, but with her chance for a life with Tom slipping away, she must finally find the courage to let Dan go. It's the most terrifying-and liberating-decision she's made since a fateful night 25 years ago. Taking its title from the Church song, <span >Almost With You<span > is written with Elizabeth Coleman's customary wit, warmth and elegance. With flashbacks to the 70s and 80s lovingly captured, <span >Almost With You<span > is a funny and deeply affecting look at love, loss and letting go.
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              ISBN 9781925210064
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              Published AU 1 Oct 2014
              Publisher Currency Press Pty Ltd
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              Losing the Plot
               

              Losing the Plot (Paperback, [Dyslexic Edition])

              By Coleman, Elizabeth

              • RRP: $54.99
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              'I loved it! It's got a kind of Bridget Jones feel and such a page turner. Great fun but with such beautiful heart. I've already cast the film/series in my head!' Rebecca Gibney Vanessa Rooney is a thirty-something dental hygienist who finds herself a single mum with a hole in he...r heart where her husband had been. Somehow she finds the courage to fulfil her childhood dream of writing a romance novel but soon discovers that her novel has been plagiarised by her idol, celebrity author Charlotte Lancaster. Vanessa reluctantly sues Charlotte with the help of suburban solicitor Dave Rendall, who's nursing some unfulfilled dreams of his own. When gun QC Marcus Stafford agrees to join their legal team, Vanessa feels like her perfect man has stepped right out of the pages of her book and into her life. As all hell breaks loose publicly and privately, Vanessa confronts a painful past and realises what Dave already knew - that she's an intelligent, funny, amazing woman and Marcus Stafford is, well, a tosspot. Vanessa finally understands that what she wanted wasn't what she needed, but has this realisation come too late?
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              ISBN 9780369302182
              Released AU 5 Apr 2019
              Publisher ReadHowYouWant.com Ltd
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              Losing the Plot
                

              Losing the Plot (Paperback, Large type / large print edition)

              By Coleman, Elizabeth

              • RRP: $54.99
              • $54.99
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              'I loved it! It's got a kind of Bridget Jones feel and such a page turner. Great fun but with such beautiful heart. I've already cast the film/series in my head!' Rebecca Gibney Vanessa Rooney is a thirty-something dental hygienist who finds herself a single mum with a hole in he...r heart where her husband had been. Somehow she finds the courage to fulfil her childhood dream of writing a romance novel but soon discovers that her novel has been plagiarised by her idol, celebrity author Charlotte Lancaster. Vanessa reluctantly sues Charlotte with the help of suburban solicitor Dave Rendall, who's nursing some unfulfilled dreams of his own. When gun QC Marcus Stafford agrees to join their legal team, Vanessa feels like her perfect man has stepped right out of the pages of her book and into her life. As all hell breaks loose publicly and privately, Vanessa confronts a painful past and realises what Dave already knew - that she's an intelligent, funny, amazing woman and Marcus Stafford is, well, a tosspot. Vanessa finally understands that what she wanted wasn't what she needed, but has this realisation come too late?
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              ISBN 9780369302076
              Released AU 15 Apr 2019
              Publisher ReadHowYouWant.com Ltd
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              An Accident In Waiting? - The Hyde Rail Disaster 1943
                

              An Accident In Waiting? - The Hyde Rail Disaster 1943 (Paperback)

              By Mason, Greg; Coleman, Elizabeth

              • RRP: $28.50
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              The Hyde disaster involved the daily passenger express train from Cromwell to Dunedin. In 1936, a year-round daily passenger express train was introduced, replacing a thrice weekly express that had been augmented by slow mixed trains. This service left Cromwell at 9am and reached... Dunedin at 5:20pm; in 1937, the schedule was accelerated by half an hour and it was this timetable that was in force on 4 June 1943. The train was hauled by a steam locomotive, AB 782, and consisted of seven passenger carriages, a guard's van and two wagons of time-sensitive freight.[1] The day was a Friday and it was to be followed by the King's Birthday long weekend, and this boosted patronage to 113, with many passengers travelling to the Winter Show in Dunedin or horse races in Wingatui.[2] Prior to the accident, some passengers became concerned about their safety. Regular travellers were aware that the train was travelling at excessive speed and one who had moved from his seat to stand with friends in another carriage was forced to return to his seat as the movement of the train made it uncomfortable to stand. In the minutes immediately preceding the accident, luggage and parcels fell from racks above the seats
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              ISBN 9780473194956
              Published AU 1 Jan 2011
              Publisher Misc - South Pacific Books
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              Claiming Agency: Reflecting on TrustAfrica's First Decade
               

              Claiming Agency: Reflecting on TrustAfrica's First Decade (PDF ebook)

              Edited by Mahomed, Halima; Coleman, Elizabeth

              Claiming Agency takes an in-depth look at an African-led foundation that set out to do things differently. Founded in 2006, when solutions to Africa's challenges were often developed outside its borders, TrustAfrica sought to practice a kind of philanthropy that both benefits Afr...icans and actively supports their agency.
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              ISBN 9781779223029
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              Language en
              Released AU 6 Oct 2016
              Publisher Weaver Press
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