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The Eleven Powers
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 17,530. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2014 by booksunleashed. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
“The most holy of all Balinese Hindu festivals, the Eka Dasa Rudra, the Festival of the Eleven Powers, was celebrated on the last day of the Balinese century in the Saka year 1900 (1979 AD). This book is a record of that festival.”
Australia's Most Embarrassing Spy Secret
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 51,940. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2014 by booksunleashed. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Political biography
Delayed tremors from an explosion at a local weekly newspaper threaten secrecy about US-British deciphering of messages to Moscow. An untold story about human frailties, Cold War politics and an anti-espionage chief spying for the Russians.
Mister Townsend’s Lion - A Baby Boomer’s Tale
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Price: $9.39 USD. Words: 95,900. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2014 by booksunleashed. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
For a child in the 1950s to be part of an adventurous immigrant family in rustic Queensland, Australia was a bit like Swiss Family Robinson meets The Darling Buds of May – with Scottish accents, creepy-crawlies, bushfires, droughts & colloquial language. Highly amusing, beautifully written, Mister Townsend’s Lion – A Baby Boomer’s Tale touches on serious topics, moving from one culture to another.
Broken Rhythms
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Price: $9.39 USD. Words: 107,920. Language: Australian English. Published: July 24, 2014 by booksunleashed. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The hopes and aspirations of Beth, born in the sleepy town of Napier in 1903, and then her daughter Laura, born in 1939, are played out against the stifling social atmosphere of post-war New Zealand.
From the Somme to “Sydney’s Little Chicago"
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Price: Free! Words: 67,150. Language: Australian English. Published: June 26, 2014 by booksunleashed. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Lancashire-born George at 17 leaves his girlfriend Olive in Sydney for Gallipoli. In 1916 he is caught by a shell at the Somme. He becomes an accountant at a village near Sydney that grows into a centre of industry. During a local power struggle after World War II George backs one side and Olive the other. The struggle leads to national headlines about 'Sydney's Little Chicago'.


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