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The Crucible : A Play In Four Acts [Penguin Modern Classics]

By: Arthur Miller

Price: $19.95

Publisher: UK, Penguin: 2000

Seller ID: 9780141182551

ISBN: 0141182555

Condition: New


The Crucible is a powerful indictment of McCarthyism and the 'frontier mentality' of Cold War America, published in Penguin Modern Classics.Arthur Miller's classic parable of mass hysteria draws a chilling parallel between the Salem witch-hunt of 1692 - 'one of the strangest and most awful chapters in human history' - and the American anti-communist purges led by Senator McCarthy in the 1950s. The story of how the small community of Salem is stirred into madness by superstition, paranoia and malice, culminating in a violent climax, is a savage attack on the evils of mindless persecution and th... View more info

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Four Fires [used book]

By: Bryce Courtenay

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Australia, Viking: 2001

Seller ID: 0670910627

ISBN: 0670910627

Condition: Good


Tommy Maloney never talked about the war and it broke his spirit. So now, in the small town of Yankalillee, it is up to his booming wife, Nancy, to raise their five children. In 1955, the Maloneys are at the bottom of the pecking order - but circumstances change in this story of the triumph of the human spirit. View more info

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Holden FX, FJ, FE, FC, FB, EK, EJ, EH, HD, HR 6 Cylinder 1948 - 1968 Gregorys Service and Repair Manual # 04067

By: Gregory's

Price: $66.95

Publisher: Australia, Gregory's: 2000

Seller ID: 9780855663889

ISBN: 085566388X

Condition: New


Holden FX - HR 6 Cylinder 1948 - 1968 Gregorys Owners Service and Repair Manual Covers Series: FX FJ FE FC FB EK EJ EH HD HR. Models: Holden - Sedan, Wagon, Van and Utility. Engine capacity: 132ci 138ci 149ci 161ci 179ci 186ci (6 cyl). Trim levels: 132ci 138ci 149ci 161ci 179ci 186ci (6 cyl). Contents: Engine; Fuel System; Cooling System; Clutch; Manual Transmission; Automatic Transmission; Rear Axle; Steering; Front Suspension; Rear Suspension; Brakes; Electrical System; Body; Wheels & Tyres; Lubrication & Maintenance. NOTE: Only mainten... View more info

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Holden 1948-1963 FX FJ FE FC FB EK EJ - 6 Cylinder Engines, Sedans, Station Wagon, Utility Automobile Repair Manual EP.H1

By: Max Ellery

Price: $62.50

Publisher: Australia, Ellery Publications: 1989

Seller ID: 9780959287882

ISBN: 0959287884

Condition: New


Holden 1948 - 1963 Owners Service & Repair Manual includes pages of information on all the nostalgic model Holdens, starting at the FX (48-215) & FJ, then the FE-FB followed by the FB & EK. It covers all the information the enthusiast needs from a grease and oil change to a full rebuild. Holden Factory 1948 - 1963 Owners Service & Repair Manual covers: Holden - Sedan, Utility, Panel Van and Station Wagon with the following engines: ? 48-215 1948 - 1953 6 cylinder ? FJ 1953 - 1956 6 cylinder ? FE 1957 - 1958 6 cylinder ? FC 1958 - 1960 6 cylinder ? FB 1960 - 1961 6 cylinder ? EK 1961 - 1962 6 c... View more info

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The Complete Adventures of Snugglepot and Cuddlepie

By: May Gibbs

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Australia, Harper Collins: 2007

Seller ID: 9780732284282

ISBN: 0732284287

Condition: New


The Complete Adventures of Snugglepot and Cuddlepie combines in one edition May Gibbs; much loved classics, The Tales of Snugglepot and Cuddlepie (first published in 1918) and its two sequels, Little Ragged Blossom (1920) and Little Obelia (1921). Quintessentially Australian, these delightful tales have never been out of print; indeed the fantasy world of May Gibbs has been a source of continual fascination for generations of children. May's is a world filled with fears and excitement and adventures both extraordinary and everyday. A world peopled with small creatures, where the real mixes tan... View more info

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The Two Faces of January [used book]

By: Patricia Highsmith

Price: $8.00

Publisher: UK, Sphere: 2014

Seller ID: 002575

ISBN: 0751555878

Condition: Good


Patricia Highsmith's classic novel of psychological suspense now a major film starring Viggo Mortensen and Kirsten Dunst. Two men meet in the picturesque backstreets of Athens. Chester MacFarlane is a conman with multiple false identities, near the end of his rope and on the run with his young wife Colette. Rydal Keener is a young drifter looking for adventure: he finds it in one evening as the law catches up to Chester and Colette, and their fates become fatally entwined. Patricia Highsmith draws us deep into a cross-European game of cat and mouse in this masterpiece of suspense from the a... View more info

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Wau 1942-1943 #6 Australian Army Campaigns Series

By: Phillip Bradley

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Australia, Big Sky Publishing: 2011

Seller ID: 002603

ISBN: 0980777402

Condition: New


Based on a detailed analysis of the battlefield, this book outlines how the victory at Wau was achieved and demonstrates how determined leadership can turn the tide of battle. Throughout most of 1942, the Australian Army fought a series of commando actions to keep the Japanese at bay in the Wau - Salamaua area of New Guinea. The Australian commando operation against Salamaua in June 1942 is still considered to be 'the perfect raid'. Following other commando actions at Mubo, the Japanese reinforced their troops at Salamaua in January 1943, and conducted a daring operation to capture Wau. Advanc... View more info

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Sylvia Plath Poems Chosen by Carol Ann Duffy

By: Sylvia Plath

Price: $22.95

Publisher: UK, Faber and Faber: 2014

Seller ID: 9780571290444

ISBN: 0571290442

Condition: New


Sylvia Plath was, for both English and American poetry, one of the defining voices of twentieth-century, and one of the most appealing: few other poets have introduced as many new readers to poetry. Though she published just one collection in her lifetime, The Colossus, and a novel, The Bell Jar, it was following her death in 1963 that her work began to garner the wider audience that it deserved. The manuscript that she left behind, Ariel, was published in 1965 under the editorship of her former husband, Ted Hughes, as were two later volumes, Crossing the Water and Winter Trees in 1971, which ... View more info

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Cat on a Hot Tin Roof [play][Methuen Student Editions]

By: Tennessee Williams

Price: $22.95

Publisher: UK, Methuen Drama: 2010

Edition: Methuen Student Edition

Seller ID: 9781408114391

ISBN: 1408114399

Condition: New


In Cat on a Hot Tin Roof a Southern family meet to celebrate 'Big Daddy' Pollit's birthday- Gooper with his wife and children, his brother Brick - an ageing, broken football star - and his wife Maggie. But as the party unfolds the facade of a happy family gathering is fractured by sexual frustration, repressed love, and greed in the light of their father's impending death. This Student Edition provides an extensive introduction and notes by Philip C. Kolin, a world authority on Williams. The introduction includes- a chronology of Williams' life and times; a summary of the plot, commentary... View more info

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The Chevrolet Small-block Bible: Everything You Need to Know to Choose, Buy, and Build the Ultimate Small-block V-8 Engine

By: Thomas J. Madigan

Price: $49.95

Publisher: USA, Motorbooks International: 2012

Seller ID: 000719

ISBN: 0760342199

Condition: New


Ever since its introduction in 1955, Chevrolet's small-block V-8 has defined performance. It was the first lightweight, overhead-valve V-8 engine ever available to the masses at an affordable price and, better yet, had tremendous untapped performance potential, making it the performance engine of choice to this day. What sets the Chevy small-block further apart is the fact that a builder does not have to spend big money to get big horsepower numbers.Using multiple examples of engine builds and case studies, "The Chevrolet Small-Block Bible" provides the reader with the information needed to bu... View more info

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Lolita [Popular Penguins]

By: Vladimir Nabokov

Price: $12.95

Publisher: Australia, Penguin: 2008

Seller ID: 9780141037431

ISBN: 0141037431

Condition: New


Vladimir Nabokov's Lolita is a dark and daring story of obsessive love and transgression. Humbert Humbert's lust for his pubescent step-daughter, Lolita, shocked readers when it was first published in the 1950s; yet the novel was also celebrated for its beautifully lyrical writing. Almost fifty years after its first publication, Lolita remains a powerful tale of perversion and love gone wrong. About the Author: Born in St. Petersburg in 1899, Vladimir Nabokov was the eldest son of an aristocratic and culturally educated family. Russian, French and English were spoken in the Nabokov household ... View more info