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Chinese Cinderella : The Secret Story of an Unwanted Daughter

By: Adeline Yen Mah

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Australia, Penguin: 1999

Seller ID: 9780141304878

ISBN: 0141304871

Condition: New


Jung-ling's family considers her bad luck because her mother died giving birth to her. They discriminate against her and make her feel unwanted yet she yearns and continuously strives for her parents' love. Her stepmother is vindictive and cruel andher father dismissive. Jung-ling grows up to be an academic child, with a natural ability for writing. Only her aunt and grandfather offer her any love and kindness. The story is of survival in the light of the mental and physical cruelty of her stepmother and the disloyalty of her siblings. Jung-ling blossoms in spite of everything and the story en... 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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Guns, Germs and Steel (Patterns of Life)

By: Jared Diamond

Price: $24.95

Publisher: UK, Vintage Classics: 2019

Seller ID: 9781784873639

ISBN: 1784873632

Condition: New


Read this specially designed new edition of Jared Diamond's Pulitzer-prize winning exploration of what makes us human. Why has human history unfolded so differently across the globe? In this Pulitzer Prize-winning book, Jared Diamond puts the case that geography and biogeography, not race, moulded the contrasting fates of Europeans, Asians, Native Americans, sub-Saharan Africans, and aboriginal Australians. An ambitious synthesis of history, biology, ecology and linguistics, Guns, Germs and Steel remains a groundbreaking and humane work of popular science. PATTERNS OF LIFE: SPECIAL EDIT... View more info

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Pride : The Story of Harvey Milk and the Rainbow Flag

By: Rob Sanders

Price: $29.95

Publisher: USA, Random House: 2018

Seller ID: 9780399555312

ISBN: 0399555315

Condition: New


Celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Rainbow Pride Flag with the very first picture book to tell its remarkable and inspiring history! In this deeply moving and empowering true story, young readers will trace the life of the Gay Pride Flag, from its beginnings in 1978 with social activist Harvey Milk and designer Gilbert Baker to its spanning of the globe and its role in today's world. Award-winning author Rob Sanders's stirring text, and acclaimed illustrator Steven Salerno's evocative images, combine to tell this remarkable - and undertold - story. A story of love, hope, equality, and pri... View more info

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Talking To My Country

By: Stan Grant

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Australia, Harper Collins: 2017

Seller ID: 9781460751985

ISBN: 1460751981

Condition: New


The acclaimed national bestseller - moving, passionate, deeply felt and powerful. In July 2015, as the debate over Adam Goodes being booed at AFL games raged and got ever more heated and ugly, Stan Grant wrote a short but powerful piece for The Guardian that went viral, not only in Australia but right around the world, shared over 100,000 times on social media. His was a personal, passionate and powerful response to racism in Australia and the sorrow, shame, anger and hardship of being an indigenous man. 'We are the detritus of the brutality of the Australian frontier', he wrote, 'We remai... View more info