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            The Drover's Wife
             

            The Drover's Wife (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Purcell, Leah

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            • Pub Date
              3 Dec 19

            Leah Purcell's play caused a sensation on performance and won the NSW Premier's Prize Book of the Year and now she is expanding that play and a film script to write a novel that while still 'Tarantino meets Deadwood' is also so much more. In the titular character The Drover's Wif...e, Purcell has created a figure who is as resonant and significant as Ned Kelly. Lawson's original short story is reimagined vividly to portray the drover's heroic wife as a righteous avenger - on behalf of herself, her children and her race - in a savage male world. Challenging responses to family violence and black white relations. A taut thriller of our pioneering past, The Drover's Wife is full of fury, power, family love and intimate friendships. And has a black sting to the tail, reaching from our nation's settled infancy into our complicated present.
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            ISBN 9780143791478
            Published AU 3 Dec 2019
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age General Audience
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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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            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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            Wolf Lullaby
             

            Wolf Lullaby (Trade Paperback / Paperback, 2nd Revised edition)

            By Bell, Hilary

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            In a bleak, remote town, a small child is murdered. Suspicion falls on nine-year-old Lizzie. Angela, Lizzie's young mother, is convinced her daughter is guilty. She must make the torturous choice between ignoring what her intuition tells her, and presenting Lizzie to the police w...ith painfully extracted information.
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            ISBN 9780868196688
            Published AU 1 Feb 2002
            Publisher Currency Press Pty Ltd
            Interest Age General Audience
            Series Plays
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            Black Diggers (Play)

            Black Diggers (Play) (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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            Pete the Sheep

            Pete the Sheep (Paperback)

            Adapted by Cesare, Eva Di; McGarry, Tim; Eldridge, Sandra

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            Shaun is the new sheep shearer in Shaggy Gully. Since shearing is such hard work, all the other shearers have sheep dogs to help them, but not Shaun. His partner is Pete, a sheep-sheep! The other shearers in the shed are not happy with Shaun and his sheep-sheep. Following rejecti...on by the shearers and their dogs, Shaun and Pete set up their own Shearing Salon in town where they are inundated with woolly clients, who delight in Shaun's styling prowess.
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            ISBN 9781925005431
            Published AU 25 Sep 2015
            Publisher Currency Press Pty Ltd
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            Macbeth the Graphic Novel: Plain Text
             

            Macbeth the Graphic Novel: Plain Text (Paperback, British English ed)

            By Shakespeare, William; Illustrated by Haward, Jon; Dobbyn, Nigel; Erskine, Gary; Translated by McDonald, John N.

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            This full colour graphic novel presents Shakespearea s Macbeth in modern English verse-for-verse. If you find the original Shakespearean language rather cryptic then this is for you. Coupled with stunning artwork, you can now finally understand Shakespearea s words.

            ISBN 9781906332044
            Released AU 1 Sep 2009
            Publisher Classical Comics
            Interest Age Children / Young Adults
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            Romeo And Juliet

            Romeo And Juliet (Trade Paperback / Paperback, illustrated edition)

            By Shakespeare, William; Bevington, David M.

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            The classic tragedy about the doomed young lovers.

            ISBN 9780553213058
            Released AU 2 Apr 2007
            Publisher Bantam Doubleday Dell Pub
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            Series Bantam Classics
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            The Taming of the Shrew
             

            The Taming of the Shrew (Paperback, New edition)

            By Shakespeare, William; Edited by Watts, Prof. Cedric, M. A., Ph.D; Series edited by Carabine, Dr. Keith

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            One of the controversial Shakespeare's comedies, edited, introduced and annotated by Cedric Watts, Professor of English Literature, University of Sussex.

            ISBN 9781853260797
            Released AU 6 Sep 1995
            Publisher Wordsworth Editions Ltd
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            Series Wordsworth Classics
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            Othello
             

            Othello (Paperback)

            By Shakespeare, William; Revised by McAlindon, Professor Tom

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            A popular soldier and newly married man, Othello seems to be in an enviable position. And yet, when his supposed friend Iago sows doubts in his mind about his wife Desdemona's fidelity, and his friend Cassio's true intentions, he is gradually consumed by suspicion.

            ISBN 9780141396514
            Released AU 23 Sep 2015
            Publisher Penguin
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