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            Growing Up Queer in Australia

            Growing Up Queer in Australia (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Law, Benjamin

            • RRP: $29.99
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            'I marked the day in my adolescent diary with a single blank page.' 'The mantle of queer migrant compelled me to keep going - to go further.' 'I never came out to my parents. I felt I owed them no explanation.' 'All I heard from the pulpit were grim hints.' 'I became acutely awar...e of the parts of myself that were unpalatable to queers who grew up in the city.' 'I was thirty-eight and figured it was time to come out to her.' 'That's when I know it's not going anywhere - the gay.' 'I felt like I had been dunked into an episode of The L Word and I wasn't given the script.' 'No amount of YouTube videos and queer think pieces prepared me for this moment.' 'My queerness was born in a hot dry land that was never ceded.' 'I finally admitted what my feelings for Dirty Dancing-era Patrick Swayze had clearly been indicating for some time.' 'Even now, I sometimes think that I don't know my own desire.' Compiled by celebrated author and journalist Benjamin Law, Growing Up Queer in Australia assembles voices from across the spectrum of LGBTQIA+ identity. Spanning diverse places, eras, genders, ethnicities and experiences, these are the stories of growing up queer in Australia. 'For better or worse, sooner or later, life conspires to reveal you to yourself, and this is growing up.' With contributions from David Marr, Fiona Wright, Nayuka Gorrie, Steve Dow, Holly Throsby, Sally Rugg, Tony Ayres, Nic Holas, Rebecca Shaw, Giselle Au Nguyen and many more.
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            ISBN 9781760640866
            Published AU 6 Aug 2019
            Publisher Black Inc
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Black is the New White
             

            Black is the New White (Paperback)

            By Lui, Nakkiah

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            'Nakkiah Lui's writing is, as always, on point: hold-your-belly funny; pumping with politics that prompts visible discomfort.' Maxine Beneba Clark, Saturday Paper 'Her writing, whether devastating or hilarious, has always shown a great deal of accessible humanity and relentless i...ntelligence.' Guardian 'We needed a new David Williamson, someone who speaks to Australia and Australians now. We've found her in Nakkiah.' Alex Broun, playwright 'Mount Druitt's answer to Lena Dunham.' Belvoir Theatre 'If there is such a thing as a rockstar playwright, Nakkiah Lui is it.' Fran Kelly, RN Love, politics and other things you shouldn't talk about at dinner Charlotte Gibson is a lawyer with a brilliant career ahead of her. As her father Ray says, she could be the next female Indigenous Waleed Aly. But she has other ideas. First of all, it's Christmas. Second of all, she's in love. The thing is, her fiance, Francis Smith, is not what her family expected - he's unemployed, he's an experimental composer... and he's white! Bringing him and his conservative parents to meet her family on their ancestral land is a bold move. Will he stand up to the scrutiny? Or will this romance descend into farce? Love is never just black and white. It's complicated by class, politics, ambition, and too much wine over dinner. But for Charlotte and Francis, it's mostly complicated by family. Secrets are revealed, prejudices outed and old rivalries get sorted through. What can't be solved through diplomacy can surely be solved by a good old-fashioned dance-off. They're just that kind of family. Award-winning writer Nakkiah Lui shows why she is one of this country's most in-demand young voices, delivering cutting satire that is both seductively subversive and thoroughly delightful.
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            ISBN 9781760527341
            Published AU 4 Feb 2019
            Publisher Allen & Unwin
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            Maestro: Goldsworthy
              

            Maestro: Goldsworthy (Paperback)

            By FERRARI

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            Excellent in-depth study guide on this Australian novel written by Peter Goldsworthy with background notes on the period and context to set your understanding of the story, characters and issues. Ideal for senior secondary students or university/college students.

            ISBN 9781875882069
            Published AU 31 Dec 1997
            Publisher Insight Publications
            Interest Age General Audience
            Series Insight Text Guide
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            The Painters (Wings): Reading Recovery Level 1
             

            The Painters (Wings): Reading Recovery Level 1 (Paperback)

            By Croser, J.; Illustrated by Croser, Nigel

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            Wings is a new series of readers at the earliest Guided Reading Levels. This book is about art and craft. Level 1 (Readiness) is for reading ages 3-6.

            ISBN 9781863747738
            Published AU 18 May 2002
            Publisher Era Publications Pty Ltd
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            Series Wings
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            The Magnet: Reading Recovery Level 2: Big Book
             

            The Magnet: Reading Recovery Level 2: Big Book (Paperback)

            By Graham, Amanda; Illustrated by James, Lisa

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            Wings is a series of readers at the earliest Guided Reading Levels. This is a big book about science and technology. Level 2 (Readiness) is for reading ages 3-6. Small book available - use ISBN 186374763X.

            ISBN 9781863747646
            Published AU 18 May 2002
            Publisher Era Publications Pty Ltd
            Interest Age 19+ years
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            Strictly Ballroom: the screenplay
             

            Strictly Ballroom: the screenplay (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Luhrmann, Baz; Pearce, Craig

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            The screenplay of the film that took the world by storm.

            ISBN 9780868193595
            Published AU 1 Oct 1992
            Publisher Currency Press Pty Ltd
            Interest Age General Audience
            Series Screenplays
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            Great Australian Urban Myths: Revised Edition The Cane Toad High
              

            Great Australian Urban Myths: Revised Edition The Cane Toad High (Paperback, Revised edition)

            By Seal, Graham

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            Headless bikers on the highways; tummies exploding at work; garden gnomes taking international holidays. In this edition, the author tracks down over 100 contemporary Australian legends.

            ISBN 9780732269869
            Published AU 27 Jul 2001
            Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
            Interest Age General Audience
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            What a Waste: Big Book
             

            What a Waste: Big Book (Paperback)

            By McDougall, Jill; Illustrated by Smith, Martin

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            Wings is a series of readers at the earliest Guided Reading Levels. Level 8 (Pre-Primary) is for reading ages 4-5. For small book of same title use ISBN 1863748245. This big book looks at the water we waste every day. It shows you how we waste water and tells you why we should no...t waste water.
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            ISBN 9781863749114
            Published AU 20 Feb 2003
            Publisher Era Publications Pty Ltd
            Interest Age 19+ years
            Series Wings
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            Trees: Reading Recovery Level 9: Big Book
             

            Trees: Reading Recovery Level 9: Big Book (Paperback)

            By McDougall, Jill; Illustrated by Croser, Nigel

            • RRP: $45.99
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            Wings is a series of readers at the earliest Guided Reading Levels. Level 9 (Kindergarten) is for reading ages 5-6. For small book of same title use ISBN 1863748334. This big book tells us about trees, it tells us about why we should look after the trees we have and why we need m...ore trees.
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            ISBN 9781863749121
            Published AU 20 Feb 2003
            Publisher Era Publications Pty Ltd
            Interest Age 19+ years
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            Crabs on a Rock: Reading Recovery Levels 4-5: Big Book
             

            Crabs on a Rock: Reading Recovery Levels 4-5: Big Book (Paperback)

            By Croser, J.; Illustrated by Jefferis, Veronica

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            Wings is a series of readers at the earliest Guided Reading Levels. This book is about the sea. Levels 4-5 (Pre-Primary) are for reading ages 4-5. Small book available - use ISBN 1863746269.

            ISBN 9781863746441
            Published AU 15 Jan 2002
            Publisher Era Publications Pty Ltd
            Interest Age 19+ years
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