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 Australian

Sheryl McCorry grew up in Arnhem Land carrying crocodiles to school for show and tell. When she was 18, Broome beckoned, and it was there that - only hours after being railroaded into marriage by a fast-talking Yank - she locked eyes with Bob McCorry, a drover and buffalo shooter. When her marriage en... read more

Diamonds and Dust
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 Penguin Spinner Non-fiction

"Robert Drew has written a moving and unpretentious memoir of a precocious youth, a bittersweet tribute to youth's optimism."--Joyce Carol Oates, The New York Review of Books A "spiced and savory memoir" (The New York Times) of the dark life hidden in a sunny seaside ... read more

The Shark Net
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 Australian

Reading Level:3

What is a mind? How can its ills be treated when it resides in a body and in a life? With the birth of Nicola Redhouse's first child comes an unrelenting anxiety that quickly overwhelms her. As immense as her love for her children is, it can't protect her ... read more

Unlike the Heart: A Story of Brain and Mind  PB
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 Australian

On childhood holidays to the beach, the sun and surf kept Tim Winton outside in the mornings, in the water; the wind would drive him indoors in the afternoons, to books and reading. This ebb and flow of the day became a way of life. In this beautifully delicate memo... read more

Land's Edge: A Coastal Memoir
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Accompanied by Michel Lawrence's new and revealing portraits, Melinda Williams has recorded the lives of more than 100 of Australia's most prominent artists, writers, sportspeople, scientists, and contributors. Some are household names and others, while les... read more

Remarkable: Australia's National Treasures
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 Australian

Sheryl McCorry's memoir Diamonds and Dust was a runaway bestseller in 2007. Now, in Stars over Shiralee, Sheryl brings her story up to date, picking up from the death of her husband Bob McCorry. Having moved from the Kimberley to a property called the Shiralee, Sheryl is rocked by the death of her ex-... read more

Stars Over Shiralee
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 Australian

Meet the Law family - eccentric, endearing and hard to resist. Your guide: Benjamin, the third of five children and a born humorist. Join him as he tries to answer some puzzling questions: Why won't his Chinese dad wear made-in-China underpants? Why was most of his extended family deported in the 1980... read more

The Family Law
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Nophoto
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 Australian

Asian-Australians have often been written about by outsiders, as outsiders. In this collection, compiled by award-winning author Alice Pung, they tell their own stories with verve, courage and a large dose of humour. These are not predictable tales of food, festivals and traditional dress. The food is... read more

Growing Up Asian in Australia
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When Jane McGrath met breast care nurse Alison Szwajcer after her diagnosis of secondary breast cancer her words were, 'Today I met an angel'. It was then she realised she could make a difference to all Australians experiencing breast cancer - to help them and their families through this confusing, up... read more

Take My Hand: Inspiring Nursing Stories from the McGrath Foundation
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Climb every mountain... Find out how a fun-loving young girl was motivated to turn early life tragedy and challenges into a life of freedom and 'mountain top' experience. Discover how a strong faith, courage and tenacity were required to reverse her destiny and find her true identity. This memoir is o... read more

Nophoto
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Part memoir, part personal history of Australia over the last thirty years, this is a biographical trip told through sport, families and the author's own experiences. He weaves in and around the events that have held a fascination for Aus... read more

That'd Be Right: A Fairly True History of Modern Australia
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