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            The Dickens Boy

            The Dickens Boy (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Keneally, Tom

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            In this joyful novel, our narrator is Charles Dickens's tenth child, Edward Bulwer Lytton Dickens, known as Plorn. Sent, as his brother Alfred had been before him, at sixteen years of age, to Australia to learn to 'apply himself', we follow his early Australian adventures in outb...ack NSW learning to become a man from the most diverse and toughest of men. Part of Dickens' motivation was to separate these younger of his children from the Dickens family schism, where Charles had expelled his wife from the family home, keeping her sister Georgie there to run the household and taking up with the actress Ellen Tiernan. Plorn arrived in Melbourne in late 1868 carrying a terrible secret. He has never read a word of his father's work. After a very brief stopover he is sent out to become a gentleman stockman on a 2000 square mile station in remotest, semi-arid parts of NSW. Here he inevitably gets enmeshed in a tribe named the Paakintji and various other folk, colonists, colonial-born, ex-convicts, ex-soldiers, and very few women - though he is struck by each one he does encounter. Plorn did not expect he would encounter the same veneration of his father and familiarity with his work in Australia that was rampant in England. Against this backdrop, and featuring cricket tournaments, horse-racing, bushranging, sheep droving, shifty stock and station agents, frontier wars and first encounters with Australian women we follow Plorn, and sometimes his brother Alfred, through wonderful adventures as he works to apply himself. This is Tom Keneally in his most familiar terrain. Taking historical figures and events and reimagining them with verve, compassion and humour. It is a romp.
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            ISBN 9781760893194
            Published AU 31 Mar 2020
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Ten Commitments Revisited: Securing Australia's Future Environment
             

            Ten Commitments Revisited: Securing Australia's Future Environment (Paperback)

            Edited by Morton, Steve; Lindenmayer, David; Dovers, Stephen

            • RRP: $49.99
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            A 'must read' follow-up to the highly successful Ten Commitments book.

            ISBN 9781486301676
            Published AU 1 Sep 2014
            Publisher CSIRO Publishing
            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

            • RRP: $45.99
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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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            Let'S Propagate!: A Plant Propagation Manual for Australia
             

            Let'S Propagate!: A Plant Propagation Manual for Australia (Paperback)

            By Stewart, Angus

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            An indispensable guide to propagation for the home gardener and the nursery professional, from first principles to the latest techniques.

            ISBN 9781742375816
            Published AU 1 Feb 2012
            Publisher Allen & Unwin
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            The Cattle King

            The Cattle King (Paperback)

            By Idriess, Ion L.

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            This engrossing story by famous Australian author Ion Idriess is an inspiring tribute to the remarkable life of Sir Sidney Kidman - the Cattle King. At the age of 13 Sidney Kidman ran away from home with only five shillings in his pocket. He went on to become a horse dealer, drov...er, cattle buyer and bush jockey and he also ran a coach business. Above all, Kidman created a mighty cattle empire of more than a hundred stations, fighting droughts, bushfires, floods and plagues of vermin to do so. His enterprise and courage won him a huge fortune and made him a legend.
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            ISBN 9780732296957
            Published AU 1 Mar 2013
            Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
            Interest Age General Audience
            Series A&R Classics
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            Electrical Wiring Practice, Volume 2
             

            Electrical Wiring Practice, Volume 2 (Paperback, 6th edition)

            By Pethebridge, Keith; Neeson, Ian

            Takes a practical approach to the recommended practices outlined by the Standards Board using figures as visual tools for learning and teaching. Supplies electrial trades professionals with up-to-date references to incorporate the new Standards into paractice.

            ISBN 9780074710531
            Published AU 16 Dec 2001
            Publisher McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
            Interest Age 19+ years
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            The Backyard Orchardist: A Complete Guide to Growing Fruit Trees in the Home Garden
             

            The Backyard Orchardist: A Complete Guide to Growing Fruit Trees in the Home Garden (Trade Paperback / Paperback, 2nd Revised edition)

            By Otto, Stella

            • RRP: $21.99
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            For every gardener desiring to add apples, pears, cherries, and other tree fruit to their landscape here are hints and solid information from a professional horticulturist and experienced fruit grower. The Backyard Orchardist includes help on selecting the best fruit trees and in...formation about each stage of growth and development, along with tips on harvest and storage of the fruit. Those with limited space will learn about growing dwarf fruit trees in containers.Appendices include a fruit-growers monthly calendar, a trouble-shooting guide for reviving ailing trees, and a resource list of nurseries selling fruit trees.
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            ISBN 9780963452030
            Released AU 1 Dec 1994
            Publisher NewSouth Books
            Interest Age General Audience
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            A Broadcast Engineering Tutorial for Non-Engineers
              

            A Broadcast Engineering Tutorial for Non-Engineers (Trade Paperback / Paperback, 3rd New edition)

            By Jones, Graham; Other primary creator National Association Of Broadcasters

            • RRP: $68.99
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            Explains emerging digital technologies revolutionizing the industry. This work also covers: principles for those who really are starting from scratch; information on ATSC digital television standards and implementation; TV studio operations HD and SD systems, video servers, non-l...inear editing, electronic news rooms; and more.
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            ISBN 9780240807003
            Replacement this title has been replaced by: 9780415733397
            Released AU 19 May 2005
            Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
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            Reeds Vol 2: Applied Mechanics for Marine Engineers
             

            Reeds Vol 2: Applied Mechanics for Marine Engineers (Paperback)

            By Russell, Paul Anthony

            • RRP: $70.00
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            The object of this book is to prepare students for the 'Mechanics and hydromechanics' part of the Certificates of Competency for marine engineering officers, issued by flag state administrations --Preface.

            ISBN 9781472910561
            Released AU 1 Jan 2015
            Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
            Interest Age 19+ years
            Series Reeds Marine Engineering and Technology Series
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            Ethical Issues in Biotechnology

            Ethical Issues in Biotechnology (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            Edited by Sherlock, Richard; Morrey, John D.

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            This work focuses on biotechnology broadly conceived to include the development of genetically engineered plants and animals, genetically altered animal organs for human transplant, genetic testing and therapy for human beings and, finally, animal and human cloning.

            ISBN 9780742513778
            Released AU 9 Oct 2002
            Publisher Rowman & Littlefield
            Interest Age 19+ years
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