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God's Callgirl: A Memoir [used book]

By: Carla Van Raay

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Australia, Harper Collins: 2006

Seller ID: 002112

ISBN: 0732282365

Condition: Good


At the age of 18, Carla van Raay entered a convent to devote her life to God. By 35 she was earning her living as a prostitute. As a child, Carla van Raay experienced a trauma that changed her forever. Burdened by the weight of this terrible secret, all she wanted to do was survive. Life as a nun promised refuge from the outside world. Carla hoped to find love and understanding within the convent walls. Instead she became enmeshed in a complex system of regulations that drove her to the brink of madness. Finally released from her vows, she escaped back into the 'real' world. A hasty marriage a... View more info

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No One Wants You: A True Story of a Child Forced into Prostitution [used book]

By: Celine Roberts

Price: $8.00

Publisher: UK, Ebury: 2012

Seller ID: 002114

ISBN: 0091922704

Condition: Good


Given away by her mother at five months old, raped on the day of her first communion at age seven - when Celine Roberts was told 'No one wants you', she believed it. Illegitimate and unwanted, Celine was forced by her foster mother into prostitution. Her bones were broken, her nose was crushed and she ate candle wax to stay alive. Celine was finally rescued and sent to an industrial school, where she picked up the pieces of her shattered life. She also began the search for her parents. But what she found gave her battered survival instincts the hardest knock of all...Full of the most heartbrea... View more info

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Sins of the Father: The untold story behind Schapelle Corby's ill-fated drug run [used book][hard to get]

By: Eamonn Duff

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Australia, Allen and Unwin: 2011

Seller ID: 174237817X

ISBN: 174237817X

Condition: Good


The story behind Australia's most famous drug case A reckless father, his dark past, an Adelaide drug trafficker and the Gold Coast beauty school dropout who kept her mouth shut. This is the explosive untold story of Schapelle Corby and how she took the rap for her father's drug syndicate. The result of a three year investigation, Sins of the Father returns to the beginning of Australia's most famous drug case, to a time when nobody had ever heard the name Schapelle Corby. Finally, the missing pieces of the jigsaw fall into place as we are led, step by step, through the important weeks, ... View more info

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Call Me Sasha : Secret Confessions of an Australian Callgirl [used book]

By: Geena Leigh

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Australia, Allen and Unwin: 2015

Seller ID: 1743318863

ISBN: 1743318863

Condition: Good


At just fifteen years old, Geena had no choice but to leave home. Without an education or any real options, she found herself being lured into the sex industry by the promise of big money and the validation of strangers. She turned to drugs and alcohol to numb the pain of day-to-day life as a callgirl and overcome the emotional scars of her past. But even in her darkest hours, Geena refused to accept her circumstances and never stopped striving for freedom and a better life. Eventually she found the strength to turn things around and set herself on a path to a brighter future. Now, Geena... View more info

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The Bagman : Final Confessions of Jack Herbert [used book] [hard to get]

By: Jack Herbert with Tom Gilling

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Australia, ABC Books: 2004

Seller ID: 0733314120

ISBN: 0733314120

Condition: Good


Jack Herbert's sensational confessions helped send a police commissioner and a cabinet minister to gaol. they led to the most sweeping shakeout of a police force in Australian history. Now, Herbert - the notorious bagman who rolled over to the Fitzgerald Inquiry - tells his story for the first time. Part memoir, part interrogation by best-selling novelist tom Gilling, the Bagman reveals little-known facts about Herbert's childhood, his early career and the tragic loss of his first child. the authors explore how Herbert was recruited into the seemingly impregnable culture of greed and corruptio... View more info

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Underbelly : A Tale Of Two Cities [used book]

By: John Silvester and Andrew Rule

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Australia, Floradale Press: 2010

Seller ID: 0977544095

ISBN: 0977544095

Condition: Good


Made in Melbourne. Slayed in Sydney. Chris Rentakill Flannery was a Melbourne gunman who sold his services to Sin City's highest bidder. He went on the missing list because he didn't realise the future belonged to those who controlled pills and powders, not pistols. A world of corrupt cops, bent politicians and beautiful women who fell for the rich gangsters, and a few detectives trying to stop the tidal wave.This was Australia's underbelly. View more info

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In My Skin : A Memoir [used book]

By: Kate Holden

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Australia, Text Publishing: 2007

Seller ID: 1921351071

ISBN: 1921351071

Condition: Good


Shortlisted, Dobbie Literary Award for a first published book. Shortlisted, Australian Newcomer of the Year, Australian Book Industry Awards. In My Skin describes an extraordinary journey through an often hidden world of heroin and prostitution. Kate's story is one of survival and resourcefulness, and an unflinching look at the consequences of addiction. View more info

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Mummy, Come Home : The True Story of a Mother Kidnapped and Torn from Her Children [used book]

By: Oxana Kalemi

Price: $8.00

Publisher: UK, Harper Element: 2009

Seller ID: 0007256515

ISBN: 0007256515

Condition: Good


Waking up bleary-eyed and beaten, Oxana wondered how she had got there. Then she remembered: her abusive husband, the dream of a better life, the 'job' that turned into a nightmare.... Tricked into prostitution by her best friend, Oxana was torn from her children in Ukraine and trafficked into the UK, where she was imprisoned in a Birmingham sauna and forced to service up to 15 clients a night. Raped, beaten and abused, she was sickened by what she had become. Oxana only had one thing left in the world to live for: the thought of being reunited with her children. But even if she esca... View more info

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Schapelle Corby : My Story [used book]

By: Schapelle Corby

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Australia, MacMillan: 2006

Seller ID: 1405037911

ISBN: 1405037911

Condition: Good


Seven years after first publication of her number-one bestelling memoir, Schapelle Corby remains in jail, and her book remains her only direct communication with the Australian public.It was meant to be a two-week break to a tropical paradise. But for Schapelle Corby it ended up a waking nightmare. She was arrested at Denpasar airport after 4.2 kilograms of marijuana were found in her bag. Schapelle had become the real-life victim of every traveller's darkest fear - drugs had been placed in her bag after she checked it in. Though innocent, she was forced to face the consequences of another's c... View more info

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Driving with Demons : True Life Misadventures of a Criminal Psychologist [used book]

By: Tim Watson-Munro

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Australia, MacMillan: 2017

Seller ID: 1760552666

ISBN: 1760552666

Condition: Good


The extraordinary memoir of a man who has spent his working life looking into the eyes of modern evil. As Australia's most distinguished criminal psychologist, 'Doc' Tim Watson-Munro has assessed over 30,000 'persons of interest' in some of the nation's most notorious court cases, including Hoddle Street gunman Julian Knight, corporate fraudster Alan Bond, Melbourne gangster Alphonse Gangitano and, in recent years, Australia's first terrorist convicts. But the frontline of psychology is no place for the faint-hearted. Tim's pioneering methods and proximity to evil made him front page new... View more info

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The I Chong: Meditations from the Joint [used book]

By: Tommy Chong

Price: $9.00

Publisher: USA, Simon Spotlight Entertainment: 2006

Seller ID: 001627

ISBN: 1416915540

Condition: Good


Beloved stoner comedian TOMMY CHONG is now older, wiser, and officially an EX-CON. On the morning of February 24, 2003, agents of the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration launched a sting called Operation Pipe Dreams and forced themselves through the door of Tommy's California home, with automatic weapons drawn. As a result of the raid on his home; the simultaneous ransacking of his son's company, Chong Glass; and the Bush administration's determination to make an example out of the "Pope of Pot;" he was sentenced to nine months in prison because his company shipped bongs to a head shop in Pen... View more info