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Australian Military Operations in Vietnam 2E #3 Australian Army Campaigns Series

By: Albert Palazzo

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Australia, Big Sky Publishing: 2009

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 002606

ISBN: 0980475384

Condition: New


From 1962 to 1972 Australia joined the United States in fighting a communist inspired insurgency war in the jungles of South Vietnam against infiltrators who sought to overthrow the local government. Over 50,000 Australians served in Vietnam, 519 lost their lives, and the conflict ended ignominiously in the insurgents' victory. Over 30 years later, Australia again finds itself joined with the United States in a struggle against an insurgency, this time in the deserts of Iraq and the mountains of Afghanistan. Although now in the past, the Vietnam War resonates with lessons for the Australian Ar... View more info

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Brave New World : Special 3D Edition

By: Aldous Huxley

Price: $14.95

Publisher: UK, Vintage: 2014

Edition: Special 3D Edition

Seller ID: 9781784870140

ISBN: 1784870145

Condition: New


Extra-special futuristic 3D edition! Each book comes with 3D glasses! 'One of the most important books to have been published since the war' Daily Telegraph. WITH INTRODUCTIONS BY MARGARET ATWOOD AND DAVID BRADSHAW. Far in the future, the World Controllers have created the ideal society. Through clever use of genetic engineering, brainwashing and recreational sex and drugs all its members are happy consumers. Bernard Marx seems alone harbouring an ill-defined longing to break free. A visit to one of the few remaining Savage Reservations where the old, imperfect life still contin... View more info

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One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich [Popular Penguins]

By: Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

Price: $12.95

Publisher: UK, Penguin: 2009

Edition: Popular Penguins

Seller ID: 9780141045351

ISBN: 0141045353

Condition: New


This brutal glimpse of Russia under Stalin shocked the world when it first appeared. Discover the importance of a piece of bread or an extra bowl of soup, the incredible luxury of a book, the ingenious possibilities of a nail, a piece of string or a single match in a time where survival is all. Enter a world of incarceration - and participate in the struggle of men to survive both the terrible rigours of nature and the inhumanity of the system that defines their conditions of life. About the Author: Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn was born in 1918 and grew up in Rostov-on-Don. He graduated in physics ... View more info

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Warning to the West

By: Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

Price: $14.95

Publisher: UK, Vintage: 2019

Seller ID: 9781784875664

ISBN: 178487566X

Condition: New


'Can one part of humanity learn from the bitter experience of another or can it not? Is it possible or impossible to warn someone of danger...to assess soberly the worldwide menace that threatens to swallow the whole world? I was swallowed myself. I have been in the dragon's belly, in its red-hot innards. It was unable to digest me and threw me up. I have come to you as a witness to what it is like there, in the dragon's belly' During 1975 and 1976, Nobel Prize-winner Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn embarked on a series of speeches across America and Britain that would shock and scandalise bot... View more info

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One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich [Penguin Modern Classics]

By: Alexander Solzhenitsyn

Price: $16.95

Publisher: UK, Penguin: 2015

Edition: Penguin Modern Classics

Seller ID: 9780141184746

ISBN: 0141184744

Condition: New


Bringing into harsh focus the daily struggle for existence in a Soviet gulag, Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn's One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich is translated by Ralph Parker in Penguin Modern Classics. This brutal, shattering glimpse of the fate of millions of Russians under Stalin shook Russia and shocked the world when it first appeared. Discover the importance of a piece of bread or an extra bowl of soup, the incredible luxury of a book, the ingenious possibilities of a nail, a piece of string or a single match in a world where survival is all. Here safety, warmth and food are the first ob... View more info

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The Last Time They Met [used book]

By: Anita Shreve

Price: $8.00

Publisher: UK, Little, Brown and Company: 2001

Seller ID: 001521

ISBN: 0316855960

Condition: Good


Traces the life-long relationship between Linda Fallon and poet Thomas Janes. Beginning at a writers' festival in 2000, the novel accelerates backwards and ends on a June night in 1962, taking in Toronto, Nairobi and Massachusetts, and exploring the ravages of life and the need for forgiveness. View more info

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The Last Time They Met [used book]

By: Anita Shreve

Price: $8.00

Publisher: UK, Abacus: 2001

Seller ID: 002091

ISBN: 0349113602

Condition: Good


Traces the life-long relationship between Linda Fallon and poet Thomas Janes. Beginning at a writers' festival in 2000, the novel accelerates backwards and ends on a June night in 1962, taking in Toronto, Nairobi and Massachusetts, and exploring the ravages of life and the need for forgiveness. View more info

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The Girl in the Spider's Web #4 Millennium

By: David Lagercrantz

Price: $16.95

Publisher: UK, MacLehose Press: 2016

Seller ID: 9781848667785

ISBN: 1848667787

Condition: New


THE GIRL WITH THE DRAGON TATTOO IS BACK WITH A UK NUMBER ONE BESTSELLER Lisbeth Salander and Mikael Blomkvist have not been in touch for some time. Then Blomkvist is contacted by renowned Swedish scientist Professor Balder. Warned that his life is in danger, but more concerned for his son's well-being, Balder wants Millennium to publish his story - and it is a terrifying one. More interesting to Blomkvist than Balder's world-leading advances in Artificial Intelligence, is his connection with a certain female superhacker. It seems that Salander, like Balder, is a target of ruthless ... View more info

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A Distant Journey [used book]

By: Di Morrissey

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Australia, MacMillan: 2016

Seller ID: 1743535686

ISBN: 1743535686

Condition: Good


Celebrating 25 years as Australia's favourite storyteller with the new novel Arcadia out soon. Di Morrissey's, A Distant Journey is a tribute to the real Australia she knows so well. In 1962 Cindy drops out of college to impulsively marry Australian grazier Murray Parnell, moving from the glamorous world of Palm Springs, California, to an isolated sheep station on the sweeping plains of the Riverina in New South Wales. Cindy is flung into a challenging world at Kingsley Downs station. While facing natural disasters and the caprices of the wool industry, Cindy battles to find her place... View more info

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We, The Aborigines

By: Douglas Lockwood

Price: $24.95

Publisher: Australia, New Holland: 2019

Edition: 2019

Seller ID: 9781760791384

ISBN: 1760791385

Condition: New


Stories of Aboriginal people culture, including Albert Namatjira. Tribes represented: Aranda , Djumindjung, Wailbri , Pitjentjarra Nongomeri , Iwaija , Jabu and Moola Boola Douglas Lockwood began writing books based on his own knowledge and experiences with the Aborigines of northern and central Australia in the late 1950s. These books, which include I, The Aboriginal and We, The Aborigines, made his name known around Australia and in many other parts of the world. I, The Aboriginal won the Adelaide Advertiser literary competition in 1962. His other writing awards include the Walkley Award for... 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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One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest [Popular Penguins]

By: Ken Kesey

Price: $12.95

Publisher: UK, Penguin: 2008

Edition: Popular Penguins

Seller ID: 9780141037493

ISBN: 0141037490

Condition: New


Ken Kesey's One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest captured the radical anti-establishment mood of 1960s America. Tyrannical Nurse Ratched rules her psychiatric ward with an iron fist and a penchant for electric shock therapy, so when the boisterous McMurphy arrives - intent on disruption and showing the other patients a good time - a titanic battle of wills emerges. Kesey explores the shadowy boundaries between conformity and individuality, sanity and madness, with devastating effect. About the Author: Ken Kesey was born in 1935 and grew up in Oregon. He graduated from the University of Oregon and ... View more info

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Three Crooked Kings: Terry Lewis, the Rat Pack and the True Story of Crime and Corruption in Queensland

By: Matthew Condon

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Australia, University of Queensland Press: 2013

Seller ID: 000583

ISBN: 0702238910

Condition: New


The first of two explosive investigative books - Underbelly meets the narrative storytelling of Chloe Hooper and Helen Garner In 1949, a young Terence Murray Lewis graduated from the police academy, ready to start his career in law enforcement. Over the next four decades, he rose to the pinnacle of power as the knighted Commissioner of Police in Queensland before his spectacular downfall and imprisonment after the Fitzgerald Inquiry in the late 1980s. Three Crooked Kings follows Lewis' journey through the ranks, as he becomes part of the so-called Rat Pack with detectives Glenn Hallahan and... 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 Front #2 Winston Garano [used book]

By: Patricia Cornwell

Price: $8.00

Publisher: UK, Little, Brown and Company: 2008

Seller ID: 1408700514

ISBN: 1408700514

Condition: Good


Massachusetts State Investigator Win Garano is given one of his most challenging cases yet when he is asked to investigate the death of a young British woman murdered more than forty years ago. Assumed to be a victim of the Boston Strangler, blind Janie Brolin was raped and left for dead in 1962. With no DNA and sketchy police records, this is a case that will test Garano to his limits. It will take him on a journey through the archives, into the latest innovations in forensic technology, and into partnership with senior officers at London's New Scotland Yard. And as Garano unearths deadly sec... View more info

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A Man For All Seasons : A play of Sir Thomas More

By: Robert Bolt

Price: $19.95

Publisher: UK, Methuen Drama: 2006

Seller ID: 9780413703804

ISBN: 0413703800

Condition: New


A Man for All Seasons dramatises the conflict between King Henry VIII and Sir Thomas More. It depicts the confrontation between church and state, theology and politics, absolute power and individual freedom. Throughout the play Sir Thomas More's eloquence and endurance, his purity, saintliness and tenacity in the face of ever-growing threats to his beliefs and family, earn him status as one of modern drama's greatest tragic heroes.The play was first staged in 1960 at the Globe Theatre in London and was voted New York's Best Foreign Play in 1962. In 1966 it was made into an Academy Award-winnin... View more info

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Fifty Years of Flying Fun

By: Rod Dean

Price: $49.95

Publisher: UK, Grub Street: 2015

Seller ID: 001988

ISBN: 190980827X

Condition: New


Fifty Years of Flying Fun covers, in a roughly chronological order, over fifty continuous years of flying. This ranges from joining the RAF in 1962, through his intriguing first operational tour on Hunters in Aden, the early days of the Jaguar in Germany and, finally in the RAF, an almost outrageous two years flying the Jaguar and Hunter with the Sultan of Oman's Air Force. His subsequent civil flying has been exclusively in the General Aviation and flying display fields as a flying instructor and well known display pilot, including being involved in many varied and interesting display-rela... View more info