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The Hitchers of Oz
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Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 73,240. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2010 by Dr David Reiter. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
World famous actor Sam Neill and rap legend Chuck D rub shoulders with writers like J P Donleavy and Carmel Bird. Physicists, business leaders, publishers, political activists, soldiers, poets, athletes and comic book creators are brought together by their common experience of hitching a ride sometime in the past.
Towards a Grammar of Being
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 5,780. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2010 by Dr David Reiter. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
Like Dickinson’s letter to the world, Julie Waugh has dedicated herself to the poet’s scrupulous custom of reflection and self-examination. The result is this poetic self-portrait. What towards a grammar of being delivers, in its high intelligence and tender sensuality, and in its inventive stream-of-verse episodes, is, quite simply, psychology, or what we used to call intuition.
The Aussie Postie
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 120. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2010. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Entertainment
A day in the life of an Australian postal delivery officer. The Aussie Postie delivers mail on a motorbike. Children in Australia eagerly await the arrival of the "Postie" each day! This picture book will delight children with all the different things a postie does each day!
The Grief Manifesto
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 14,980. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Emotional healing
A memoir by Melanie Clare Peut. Both cutting and gentle, this ultimately uplifting account about surviving grief after the loss of a child is set against the background of a fertile, rural Australian landscape. 'The Grief Manifesto' is a deliberate celebration of love and of beauty and of the struggle we all sometimes face in life.
Soaring With Cockatoos
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 106,650. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2012 by Mirador Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
The last decades of the nineteenth century. European powers are colonising the whole planet and seem unstoppable. In the British colony of Western Australia white settlers ignore the rights of the Aborigines, murder them or chase them from their land, or perhaps readmit them to work as unpaid labourers on newly created properties. This is their story...
On Swallow's Wings
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,370. Language: Australian English. Published: September 19, 2012 by MetaPlume. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
When one half of an older couple passes away, it can seem as though the half that's left just exists until their time also comes. Sometimes though, the smallest things can make all the difference.
The Real Life Mary Poppins: The Life and Times of P.L. Travers
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,180. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
Among twentieth century authors, P. L. Travers was by far the most productive and famous to hail from the British colony of Australia. After a brief and modestly successful acting career, she moved to London and pursued her own brand of journalism. She was a well-regarded drama critic and travel author, and she became friends with many influential writers and thinkers on both sides of the
In Strange Worlds
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Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 56,170. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
What would you do if you woke up one morning to find that you were the only person left alive? That’s what happens to Meg on the day after she is admitted to hospital for the birth of her child. What follows is a fight for survival in a world where battles between good and evil constantly rage around her.
Dog Acts
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 48,170. Language: Australian English. Published: May 17, 2014. Category: Fiction » Drama » Asian
When a young man is king hit on the streets of Kings Cross by a drunken reveller the aftermath exposes failures in the legal system that prompt an unscrupulous group of men to implement their own model of justice. Set in the suburbs of twenty-first century Sydney ‘Dog Acts’ asks questions about vengeance and forgiveness in the context of modern Australia's heartlessness and loss of community.