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The Road from Coorain
The Road from Coorain
by Jill Ker Conway
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One women's journey from a childhood in Australia's outback to adulthood as a successful American career woman. The Road From Coorain is about Everywoman, for it is about childhood loneliness, anguished parent-child relationships, dawning sensibility... (read more)

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The Fatal Shore: The Epic of Australia's Founding
The Fatal Shore: The Epic of Australia's Founding
by Robert Hughes
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Here is history on an epic scale — a riveting, brilliantly written account of the birth of Australia out of the suffering and brutality of England's infamous convict transportation system. Eighty years lay between the landing at Botany Nay in 1788... (read more)

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Australian Colors: Images of the Outback
Australian Colors: Images of the Outback
by Bill Bachman
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For more than two years, photojournalist Bill Bachman explored the unique beauty of this mystical terrain, returning with the more than 300 dazzling, and sometimes perplexing, photographs featured in Australian Colors. The entertaining text he weaves... (read more)

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The Songlines
The Songlines
by Bruce Chatwin
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Bruce Chatwin—author of In Patagonia—ventures into the desolate land of Outback Australia to learn the meaning of the Aborginals' ancient "Dreaming-tracks." Along these timeless paths, amongst the fortune hunters and redneck Australians... (read more)

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Respectable Lives: Social Standing in Rural New Zealand
Respectable Lives: Social Standing in Rural New Zealand
by Elvin Hatch
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"Trees of the California Landscape combines in a single volume just about everything landscape design professionals or home gardeners need to know about California trees. This excellent reference book/field guide will be particularly welcomed by... (read more)

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Secret Country
Secret Country
by John Pilger
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A study which takes the reader beyond the euphemistic and romantic popular misconceptions to reveal the often invisible past and the present subterfuge of Australia. It portrays a country of stark contrasts, of visionaries and criminals whose secrets are... (read more)

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The Dig Tree: The Story of Bravery, Insanity, and the Race to Discover Australia's Wild Fontier
The Dig Tree: The Story of Bravery, Insanity, and the Race to Discover Australia's Wild Fontier
by Sarah Murgatroyd
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The harrowing true story of the Burke and Willis expedition team who took on the Australian wilds 150 years ago--and lost. They departed Melbourne's Royal Park in the summer of 1860, a misfit party of eighteen amateur explorers cheered on by thousands of... (read more)

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A Commonwealth of Thieves: The Improbable Birth of Australia
A Commonwealth of Thieves: The Improbable Birth of Australia
by Thomas Keneally
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It was 1786 when Arthur Phillip, an ambitious captain in the Royal Navy, was assigned the formidable task of organizing an expedition to Australia in order to establish a penal colony. The squalid and turbulent prisons of London were overflowing, and... (read more)

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True North: A Memoir
True North: A Memoir
by Jill Ker Conway
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"Compelling...A fascinating life." --The Toronto Star "Conway is a remarkable woman--spunky, intelligent." --The Globe and Mail "A wonderful book...An immensely engaging storyteller." --Washington Post Book World From the... (read more)

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Daisy Bates in the Desert
Daisy Bates in the Desert
by Julia Blackburn
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This blend of documentary and fiction describes the author's search for Daisy Bates, an eccentric woman who lived alone in the deserts of South Australia in the early years of the century and whose accounts of her time there make no distinction between... (read more)

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Walkabout Year: Twelve Months in Australia
Walkabout Year: Twelve Months in Australia
by Samuel F. Pickering
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"Reading Pickering," said Smithsonian, "is like taking a walk with your oldest, wittiest friend." In Walkabout Year, Samuel Pickering, the professor who inspired the movie Dead Poets Society, provides an intimate, engaging chronicle... (read more)

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A History of New South Wales:
A History of New South Wales:
by Beverley Kingston
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How New South Wales has developed and differentiated itself from other Australian states.... (read more)

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While in Darkness There Is Light: Idealism and Tragedy on an Australian Commune
While in Darkness There Is Light: Idealism and Tragedy on an Australian Commune
by Louella Bryant
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A look at the lives of five young men who, during the Vietnam era, start a commune in Australia—and a look at how young men often look to the wild to find themselves and the consequences this sometimes yields. The Rosebud Farm project was born of... (read more)

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My Place
My Place
by Sally Morgan
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Looking at the views and experiences of three generations of indigenous Australians, this autobiography unearths political and societal issues contained within Australia's indigenous culture. Sally Morgan traveled to her grandmothers birthplace, starting... (read more)

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Foreign Correspondence: A Pen Pal's Journey from Down Under to All Over
Foreign Correspondence: A Pen Pal's Journey from Down Under to All Over
by Geraldine Brooks
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As a young girl in a working-class neighborhood of Sydney, Australia, Geraldine Brooks longed to discover the places where history happens and culture comes from, so she enlisted pen pals who offered her a window on adolescence in the Middle East, Europe,... (read more)

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Road From Coorain
Road From Coorain
by Jill Conway
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Jill Ker Conway grew up in New South Wales in the 1940s and '50s. This is her account of an Australian childhood in the outback, and subsequently in Sydney, encompassing family tragedy, a devastating struggle with the desert environment, and an evocation... (read more)

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Sean & David's Long Drive (Lonely Planet Journeys)
Sean & David's Long Drive (Lonely Planet Journeys)
by Sean Condon
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Sean Condon is young, urban and a connoisseur of hair wax. He can't drive, and he doesn't really travel well. So when Sean and his friend David set out to explore Australia in a duck-egg blue 1966 Ford Falcon, the result is a decidedly offbeat look at... (read more)

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Unpolished Gem: My Mother, My Grandmother, and Me
Unpolished Gem: My Mother, My Grandmother, and Me
by Alice Pung
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After Alice Pung’s family fled to Australia from the killing fields of Cambodia, her father chose Alice as her name because he thought their new country was a Wonderland. In this lyrical, bittersweet debut memoir—already an award- winning... (read more)

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30 Days in Sydney: A Wildly Distorted Account
30 Days in Sydney: A Wildly Distorted Account
by Peter Carey
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“This is a fabulously idiosyncratic small masterpiece ... it’s so good it takes your breath away.”—Times (UK) After living abroad for years, novelist Peter Carey returns home to Sydney and attempts to capture its character... (read more)

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Mrs. Fraser on the Fatal Shore
Mrs. Fraser on the Fatal Shore
by Michael Alexander
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A true story with more drama and excitement than fiction. In 1836, the barque Stirling Castle shipwrecked on Australia's Great Barrier Reef, leaving the crew, Captain Fraser, and his wife at the mercy of cannibalistic aborigines. The captain was soon... (read more)

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