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Dreams From My Father [used book]

By: Barack Obama

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Australia, Text Publishing: 2008

Seller ID: 1921351438

ISBN: 1921351438

Condition: Good


In this lyrical, unsentimental, and compelling memoir, the son of a black African father and a white American mother searches for a workable meaning to his life as a black American. It begins in New York, where Barack Obama learns that his father - a figure he knows more as a myth than as a man - has been killed in a car accident. This sudden death inspires an emotional odyssey - first to a small town in Kansas, from which he retraces the migration of his mother's family... View more info

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John Jess, Seeker of Justice: The Role of the Parliament in the Hmas Voyager Tragedy

By: Elizabeth McCarthy

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Australia, Sid Harta: 2015

Seller ID: 003532

ISBN: 1925230880

Condition: New


50 Years On "The truth must be found out and it must be told. Otherwise the people of Australia will repudiate this parliament forever." - John Jess J. 1967 (Jess J. (1967) CPD 16 May) When one hears the words Voyager Royal Commission, the first thing that comes to mind is "whitewash." John Jess described the first book ever written about Voyager by Admiral Hickling as "clearly piercing the darkness." John Jess, Seeker of Justice goes a step further. This book is not an ... View more info

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Terrorism: The New World War [used book]

By: Lloyd Pettiford and David Harding

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Australia, Arcturus Publishing: 2004

Seller ID: 000939

ISBN: 1841931543

Condition: Good


With cutting edge analysis of recent error attacks, such as 9/11 and the Bali bomb attack, Terrorism: The New World War offers a timely examination of the complex phenomenon of terrorism and the role it plays in modern society. Exhaustively researched and authoritative in scope, the book includes comprehensive biographies of major terrorist groups and individuals. It discusses in detail the most infamous acts of terror perpetrated from the kidnapping and murder of the I... View more info

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More Cloak Than Dagger: One Woman's Career in Secret Intelligence

By: Molly J. Sassone

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Australia, Connor Court Publishing: 2015

Seller ID: 002472

ISBN: 1925138720

Condition: New


More Cloak Than Dagger is Molly J. Sasson's personal story of her 40 years in the secret services, monitoring Nazism and communism in Britain, Holland and Australia. (She retired in 1983 before the era of terrorism.) But it is her cool appraisal of the Australian Security Intelligence Organisation (ASIO) that will command most attention and raises still unanswered questions of great importance. View more info

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No Job for a Woman

By: Sallyanne Atkinson

Price: $32.95

Publisher: Australia, University of Queensland Press: 2016

Seller ID: A1123

ISBN: 0702254118

Condition: New


"Sallyanne Atkinson AO has been a leader in political and business life for over four decades. A trailblazer for working mothers, she built a high-profile national career while raising five children. No Job for a Woman takes us from Sallyanne's wartime childhood in Sri Lanka to her first jobs as a journalist and TV personality. Driven to make a difference in her community, she entered local politics and went on to become the first female Lord Mayor of Brisbane. For the f... View more info