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            My Brilliant Career
             

            My Brilliant Career (Hardback, Contains 1 Hardback)

            By Franklin, Miles

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            My Brilliant Career, by Mile Franklin, recounts the story of Sybylla, a rebellious young girl growing up in early 20th century Australia. Refusing to be bound to her rich and handsome suitor, Sybylla embarks on a journey to discover her own personal passion and the importance of ...choosing one's destiny. From its depiction of early rural life in the country to a timeless account of romance and the meaning of independence, the novel became one of the major Australian works of its time.
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            ISBN 9780648509820
            Published AU 25 Oct 2019
            Publisher Woodslane Pty Ltd
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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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            Paris Savages

            Paris Savages (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Johnson, Katherine

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            `This story has its genesis in fact, when three Fraser Island people were taken to Germany in 1882-83. The sole survivor was Bonangera (Boni/Bonny) whose life-size plaster cast remains at the Musee des Confluences Lyon, France. The silencing that Badtjala people continue to endur...e in the localised historiography of place is ongoing.' Dr Fiona Foley, Badtjala artist and academic On beautiful Fraser Island in 1882, the population of the Badtjala people is in sharp decline following a run of brutal massacres. When German man Louis Muller offers to sail eighteen-year-old Bonny to Europe, along with twenty-two year old Jurano and his fifteen-year-old niece, Donordera, the proud and headstrong Bonny agrees. Accompanied by Muller's bright and grieving daughter, Hilda, the group begins their journey to perform in Hamburg, Berlin, Paris and eventually London in the hope of seeking help from the Queen of England. While crowds in Europe are enthusiastic to see the unique dances, singing, fights, and pole climbing from the oldest culture in the world, the attention is relentless, and the fascination of scientists intrusive. Bonny is not a passive victim, and starts to earn money from mocking the crowd, but when disaster strikes, he must find a way to return home. A story of love, bravery, culture and the fight against injustice, Paris Savages brings a little-known part of history to blazing life, from one of Australia's most intriguing novelists.
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            ISBN 9781925384703
            Published AU 1 Oct 2019
            Publisher Ventura Press
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            Black Diggers

            Black Diggers (Paperback)

            By Wright, Tom

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            One hundred years ago, in 1914, a bullet from an assassin's gun in Sarajevo sparked a war that ignited the globe. Patriotic young men all over the world lined up to join the fight - including hundreds of Indigenous Australians. Shunned and downtrodden in their own country - and i...n fact banned by their own government from serving in the military - Aboriginal men stepped up to enlist. Undaunted, these bold souls took up arms to defend the free world in its time of greatest need. For them, facing the horror of war on a Gallipoli beach was an escape from the shackles of racism at home, at a time when Aboriginal people stood by, segregated, unable to vote, unable to act as their children were ripped from them. When the survivors came back from the war, there was no heroes' welcome - just a shrug, and a return to drudgery and oppression. Black Diggers is the story of these men - a story of honour and sacrifice that has been covered up and almost forgotten. Written by Tom Wright and originally directed by Wesley Enoch, Black Diggers is the culmination of painstaking research into the lives and deaths of the thousand or so Indigenous soldiers who fought for the British Commonwealth in World War I. Grand in scale and scope, it draws from in-depth interviews with the families of Black Diggers who heard the call to arms from all over Australia, as well as conversations with veterans, historians and academics. Young men will step from the blank pages of history to share their compelling stories - and after the curtain falls, we will finally remember them.
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            ISBN 9781921390814
            Published AU 27 Jan 2015
            Publisher Playlab Press
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            The Silent Frontier
             

            The Silent Frontier (Paperback, New title)

            By Watt, Peter

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            Tells of courage, hope, and forbidden love, set against the backdrop of the New Zealand Maori wars and an emerging Australian nation.

            ISBN 9780330422925
            Published AU 1 Mar 2007
            Publisher Pan Macmillan
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            Dreamhunter
               

            Dreamhunter (Trade Paperback / Paperback, New title)

            By Knox, Elizabeth

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            Set in 1906, this work describes a world very similar to ours, except for a special place, where only a select group of people can go. These are the Dreamhunters and they harvest dreams, which are then transmitted to the general public. This work is suitable for children aged 11 ...and above.
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            ISBN 9780732281939
            Published AU 27 Apr 2005
            Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
            Interest Age 16+ years
            Series Dreamhunter
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            Dreamquake
              

            Dreamquake (Paperback, New title)

            By Knox, Elizabeth

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            The story continues dramatically as Grace, overdreamt by Laura, introduces a nightmare instead of the happy holiday dream programmed to a packed Opera House audience, with chaotic results.

            ISBN 9780732281946
            Published AU 1 Feb 2007
            Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
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            Series Dreamhunter
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            The Discomfort of Evening: SHORTLISTED FOR THE BOOKER INTERNATIONAL PRIZE 2020

            The Discomfort of Evening: SHORTLISTED FOR THE BOOKER INTERNATIONAL PRIZE 2020 (Trade Paperback / Paperback, Main)

            By Rijneveld, Marieke Lucas; Translated by Hutchison, Michele

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            I thought about being too small for so much, but that no one told you when you were big enough, how many centimetres on the doorpost that was, and I asked God if he please couldn't take my brother Matthies instead of my rabbit.

            ISBN 9780571349364
            Released AU 28 Apr 2020
            Publisher Faber and Faber
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            Star Wars The Rise of Skywalker The Visual Dictionary: With Exclusive Cross-Sections

            Star Wars The Rise of Skywalker The Visual Dictionary: With Exclusive Cross-Sections (Hardback)

            By Hidalgo, Pablo; Foreword by Terrio, Chris

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            Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker: The Visual Dictionary is a 200 page definitive guide to Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, revealing the characters, creatures, droids, locations, and technology from the new film. Packed with information and 500+ images, plus cross-sections of ne...w vehicles, as penned by Star Wars scribe Pablo Hidalgo, it's a must-have for all fans who want to go beyond the movie experience.
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            ISBN 9780241357699
            Released AU 20 Dec 2019
            Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
            Interest Age Children / Young Adults
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            Don Paterson: Contemporary Critical Essays
              

            Don Paterson: Contemporary Critical Essays (Hardback)

            Edited by Pollard, Natalie

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            Offers a collection of essays on the contemporary British poet, Don Paterson. This book shows that Paterson is a figure who actively negotiates his place within literary history, as well as confronting that history with lyric grace, humour and directness.

            ISBN 9780748669417
            Released AU 21 Jul 2014
            Publisher Edinburgh University Press
            Interest Age 19+ years
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