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Kicking Goals With Goodesy And Magic

By: Adam Goodes and Anita Heiss

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Australia, Piccolo Nero: 2016

Seller ID: 9781863958530

ISBN: 1863958533

Condition: New


AFL legends Adam Goodes and Michael O'Loughlin are blood brothers and great mates. They are also two of the best footballers ever to play for the Sydney Swans. Between them, they played over 650 games and kicked over 900 goals. But what were Goodesy and Magic like when they were kids? What kind of scrapes did they get into at school? And what was it like to go from being normal teenagers to AFL superstars? Find out all this and much more in Kicking Goals, the story of Adam and Michael's friendship in their own words, as told to Anita Heiss. www.go-foundation.org . About the Author... View more info

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Paris Dreaming

By: Anita Heiss

Price: $32.95

Publisher: Australia, Bantam: 2011

Seller ID: 9781741668933

ISBN: 174166893X

Condition: New


'I'm telling you now: I'm never having another boyfriend - EVER!' Libby is on a man-fast: no more romance, no more cheating men, no more heartbreak. After all, she has her three best girlfriends and two cats to keep her company at night and her high-powered job at the National Aboriginal Gallery in Canberra to occupy her day - isn't that enough? But when fate takes Libby to work in Paris at the Musée du Quai Branly, she's suddenly thrown out of her comfort zone and into a city full of culture, fashion and love. Surrounded by thousands of attentive men, nude poets, flirtatious baristas a... View more info

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Am I Black Enough For You?

By: Anita Heiss

Price: $34.95

Publisher: Australia, Bantam: 2012

Seller ID: 9781742751924

ISBN: 174275192X

Condition: New


Winner of the Vic Premier's Award for Indigenous Writing. The story of an urban-based high achieving Aboriginal woman working to break down stereotypes and build bridges between black and white Australia. I'm Aboriginal. I'm just not the Aboriginal person a lot of people want or expect me to be. What does it mean to be Aboriginal? Why is Australia so obsessed with notions of identity? Anita Heiss, successful author and passionate campaigner for Aboriginal literacy, was born a member of the Wiradjuri nation of central New South Wales, but was raised in the suburbs of Sydney and educated at the... View more info

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Tiddas

By: Anita Heiss

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Australia, Simon & Schuster: 2015

Seller ID: 9781922052278

ISBN: 1922052272

Condition: New


A story about what it means to be a friend … Five women, best friends for decades, meet once a month to talk about books … and life, love and the jagged bits in between. Dissecting each other’s lives seems the most natural thing in the world – and honesty, no matter how brutal, is something they treasure. Best friends tell each other everything, don’t they? But each woman harbours a complex secret and one weekend, without warning, everything comes unstuck. Izzy, soon to be the first Black woman with her own television show, has to make a decision that will change everything. V... View more info

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Avoiding Mr Right

By: Anita Heiss

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Australia, Bantam: 2008

Seller ID: 9781863256049

ISBN: 1863256040

Condition: New


Peta thinks that '...taking a man to Melbourne would be like taking a sandwich to a smorgasbord', that's why she is leaving him at home. Peta Tully has found her Mr Right - the only trouble is, she's not sure she's ready to settle down. Not just yet, anyway - so when she's offered a twelve-month contract interstate which just might win her the job of her dreams, she puts her Sydney life on hold, packs her bags and jumps on a plane, leaving her doting boyfriend behind. Peta takes a voluntary vow of celibacy, but sticking to it proves harder than she imagines. This is Anita Heiss's second ... View more info

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Not Meeting Mr Right

By: Anita Heiss

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Australia, Bantam: 2007

Seller ID: 9781863255110

ISBN: 1863255117

Condition: New


I am deadly, desirable and delicious! This is Alice's mantra as she hilariously negotiates her way through the rocky terrain of singledom. Alice Aigner is successful, independent and a confirmed serial dater - but at her ten-year school reunion she has a sudden change of heart. Bored rigid by her married, mortgaged and motherly former classmates, Alice decides to prove that a woman can have it all: a man, marriage, career, kids and a mind of her own. She sets herself a goal: meet the perfect man and marry him before her thirtieth birthday, just under two years away. Together with her ... View more info

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Manhattan Dreaming

By: Anita Heiss

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Australia, Bantam: 2011

Seller ID: 9781864711288

ISBN: 1864711280

Condition: New


From Manuka to Manhattan, Lauren's going all the way! Lauren is a curator at the NAG - the National Aboriginal Gallery in Canberra. She's good at her job, passionate about the Arts, and focused on her work - that is, when she's not focusing on Adam, half-back for the Canberra Cockatoos. But Adam is a player, on and off the field. Lauren knows he's the one, but he doesn't seem to feel the same way about her. If she just waits long enough, though, surely he'll realise how much he needs her? Then her boss offers her the chance of a lifetime - a fellowship at the Smithsonian in New York. Lauren ha... View more info

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Yirra and her Deadly Dog, Demon

By: Anita Heiss

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Australia, ABC Children's Books: 2007

Seller ID: 9780733320392

ISBN: 0733320392

Condition: New


Yirra's mum's sick of vacuuming up fur balls, the neighbours are fed up with having their undies nicked from the clothesline, and her step-dad just wants his slippers back. If Yirra doesn't find a dog-trainer soon, she'll have to give her beloved Demon to a new family - one who likes dogs who run and dig a lot. Bursting with energy and madcap fun,Yirra and Her Deadly Dog, Demon gives young readers a contemporary view of urban Indigenous life in Sydney. View more info

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My Australian Story : Who Am I?

By: Anita Heiss

Price: $16.95

Publisher: Australia, Scholastic: 2010

Seller ID: 9781741697261

ISBN: 1741697263

Condition: New


I woke up this morning and I couldn't stop crying, cos this place is not my home, even though everyone says it is. When I was a little girl Mum would always hug me when I cried and tell me everything would be all right. Who's gunna hug me here? Mary lives with the Burkes, but they're not her real family. She hasn't seen her real mum and dad since she was taken away from them five years ago. Everyone tells her to forget about them, but she can't. She wants to find out why she was taken, and where she really belongs. View more info

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Barbed Wire and Cherry Blossoms

By: Anita Heiss

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Australia, Simon and Schuster: 2017

Seller ID: 9781925184853

ISBN: 1925184854

Condition: New


Finalist in the Queenland Literary Awards 2017 Longlisted in the Dublin Literary Awards 2017A story about a love that transcends all boundaries, from one of Australia's best loved authors. 5 AUGUST, 1944. Over 1000 Japanese soldiers break out of the No.12 Prisoner of War compound on the fringes of Cowra. In the carnage, hundreds are killed, many are recaptured, and some take their own lives rather than suffer the humiliation of ongoing defeat. But one soldier, Hiroshi, manages to escape. At nearby Erambie Station, an Aboriginal mission, Banjo Williams, father of five and proud man of his commu... View more info

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Growing Up Aboriginal in Australia

By: Edited by Anita Heiss

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Australia, Black Inc: 2018

Seller ID: 9781863959810

ISBN: 1863959815

Condition: New


Childhood stories of family, country and belonging What is it like to grow up Aboriginal in Australia? This anthology, compiled by award-winning author Anita Heiss, showcases many diverse voices, experiences and stories in order to answer that question. Accounts from well-known authors and high-profile identities sit alongside those from newly discovered writers of all ages. All of the contributors speak from the heart - sometimes calling for empathy, oftentimes challenging stereotypes, always demanding respect. This groundbreaking collection will enlighten, inspire and educate about the... View more info

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Macquarie PEN Anthology of Aboriginal Literature

By: Edited by Anita Heiss and Peter Minter

Price: $34.95

Publisher: Australia, Allen & Unwin: 2008

Seller ID: 9781741754384

ISBN: 1741754380

Condition: New


An authoritative collection of Australian Aboriginal writing over two centuries, across a wide range of fiction and non-fiction genres. Including some of the most distinctive writing produced in Australia, it offers rich insights into Aboriginal culture and experience. A groundbreaking collection of work from some of the great Australian Aboriginal writers, the Macquarie PEN Anthology of Aboriginal Literature offers a rich panorama of over 200 years of Aboriginal culture, history and life. From Bennelong's 1796 letter to contemporary creative writers, Anita Heiss and Peter Minter have se... View more info