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Young Dark Emu : A Truer History

By: Bruce Pascoe

Price: $24.95

Publisher: Australia, Magabala Books: 2019

Seller ID: 9781925360844

ISBN: 1925360849

Condition: New


Age range 10+ The highly-anticipated junior version of Bruce Pascoe’s multi award-winning book. Bruce Pascoe has collected a swathe of literary awards for Dark Emu and now he has brought together the research and compelling first person accounts in a book for younger readers. Using the accounts of early European explorers, colonists and farmers, Bruce Pascoe compellingly argues for a reconsideration of the hunter-gatherer label for pre-colonial Aboriginal Australians. He allows the reader to see Australia as it was before Europeans arrived — a land of cultivated farming areas, productive f... View more info

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Aboriginal Stories of Australia : Aboriginal Library

By: A. W. Reed

Price: $21.95

Publisher: Australia, Reed New Holland: 1998

Seller ID: 9781876334178

ISBN: 1876334177

Condition: New


Aboriginal Stories of Australia is an enthralling collection of traditional tales that date back to the beginning of time. Learn how Yhi the sun goddess introduced life to the world, why the emu cannot fly and how the kangaroo got its tail. Packed with myths and legends about creation, these stories retell how people and animals were made as well as how the moon and stars came to hang about us. About the Author: Born in Auckland in 1908, A.W. Reed (Alexander Wyclif) was educated at Mt Albert Grammar School. In 1932, he helped to found a book-publishing business, A.H. & A.W. Reed, one of Ne... View more info

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Aboriginal Tales of Australia : Aboriginal Library

By: A.W. Reed

Price: $21.95

Publisher: Australia, Reed New Holland: 1998

Seller ID: 9781876334185

ISBN: 1876334185

Condition: New


A collection of 20 stories of fable and folklore that have been told by Aboriginal tribes all over Australia for thousands of years. There are stories such as Why Emus Cannot Fly and The Frog Who Caused a Flood. About the Author: Born in Auckland in 1908, A.W. Reed (Alexander Wyclif) was educated at Mt Albert Grammar School. In 1932, he helped to found a book-publishing business, A.H. & A.W. Reed, one of New Zealand's leading publishing houses of the time with an enduring list of local books. Reed wrote more than 200 books himself, with a range of reference works and popular accounts of M... View more info

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Aboriginal Words of Australia : Aboriginal Library

By: A.W. Reed

Price: $21.95

Publisher: Australia, Reed New Holland: 1998

Seller ID: 9781876334161

ISBN: 1876334169

Condition: New


This book offers Aboriginal words from around Australia arranged alphabetically in two sections, English-Aboriginal and Aboriginal-English, and includes a small selection of common phrases and sentences. About the Author: Born in Auckland in 1908, A.W. Reed (Alexander Wyclif) was educated at Mt Albert Grammar School. In 1932, he helped to found a book-publishing business, A.H. & A.W. Reed, one of New Zealand's leading publishing houses of the time with an enduring list of local books. Reed wrote more than 200 books himself, with a range of reference works and popular accounts of Maori ... View more info

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Make Trax Australia Maxi Atlas with Index [Second Edition] 4WD Outback Country State Travel

By: AFN Compilation

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Australia, Australian Fishing Network: 2018

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 9781865133478

ISBN: 1865133477

Condition: New


This brand new edition of Make Trax Australia Atlas features highly detailed maps for the whole of Australia. The maps contained here are at 1:950,000 giving the highest level of detail of any atlas for the outback regions of Australia. This Maxi Atlas is ideal for the 4WD traveller, the round-Australia traveller, caravanners, campers, truckies and anyone else who ventures into the great Australian Outback. The high level of detail extends to the Savannah Way, Cape York, Birdsville Track and many more. Key Features: 1:950,000 High Detail Outback Scale. All Australia mapped at same s... View more info

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The Little Red Yellow Black Book [Fourth Edition] An introduction to Indigenous Australia

By: AIATSIS with Bruce Pascoe

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Australia, Aboriginal Studies Press: 2018

Edition: Fourth Edition

Seller ID: 9780855750527

ISBN: 0855750529

Condition: New


Originally published in 1994, The Little Red Yellow Black Book has established itself as the perfect starting point for those who want to learn about the rich cultures and histories of Australia's First Peoples. Written from an Indigenous perspective, this highly illustrated and accessible introduction covers a range of topics from history, culture and the Arts, through to activism and reconciliation. In this fourth edition, readers will learn about some of the significant contributions that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples have made, and continue to make, to the Australian nation... View more info

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The Indigo Sky [used book]

By: Alison Booth

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Australia, Bantam: 2011

Seller ID: 002098

ISBN: 1741669324

Condition: Good


Two children--one dispossessed and impoverished, the other wealthy and privileged--are both on a journey they can't control in this moving follow-up novel about family, friendship, and personal freedom It's 1961--five years since Ilona and her teenage daughter Zidra settled in the idyllic little town of Jingera on the New South Wales coast. Once known simply as the "refugee from Latvia," Ilona is now a respected member of the community. In return, Jingera offers her what she treasures most--peace and freedom. Then, out of the blue, Zidra receives a cryptic message. Four years earlier her frien... View more info

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Australian Primary Oxford Dictionary [Fourth Edition]

By: Amanda Laugesen and Mark Gwynn

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Australia, Oxford University Press: 2015

Edition: Fourth Edition

Seller ID: 9780195597431

ISBN: 0195597435

Condition: New


Australian Primary Oxford Dictionary is an essential reference for Australian Upper Primary students with appendix words that identify core words in key learning areas. Over 14,000 headwords. Blue shaded feature boxes (easily distinguished from entries). Alphabet strip on the side of every page acts as a thumb index Parts of speech, plurals and derivatives written out in full to help with grammar. Word origins are provided for borrowings from Aboriginal languages. A map at the back shows the location of the 22 Aboriginal languages referred to in this dictionary. Illustrative sentences from we... View more info

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Paris Dreaming

By: Anita Heiss

Price: $32.95

Publisher: Australia, Bantam: 2011

Seller ID: 9781741668933

ISBN: 174166893X

Condition: New


'I'm telling you now: I'm never having another boyfriend - EVER!' Libby is on a man-fast: no more romance, no more cheating men, no more heartbreak. After all, she has her three best girlfriends and two cats to keep her company at night and her high-powered job at the National Aboriginal Gallery in Canberra to occupy her day - isn't that enough? But when fate takes Libby to work in Paris at the Musée du Quai Branly, she's suddenly thrown out of her comfort zone and into a city full of culture, fashion and love. Surrounded by thousands of attentive men, nude poets, flirtatious baristas a... 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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Tiddas

By: Anita Heiss

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Australia, Simon & Schuster: 2015

Seller ID: 9781922052278

ISBN: 1922052272

Condition: New


A story about what it means to be a friend … Five women, best friends for decades, meet once a month to talk about books … and life, love and the jagged bits in between. Dissecting each other’s lives seems the most natural thing in the world – and honesty, no matter how brutal, is something they treasure. Best friends tell each other everything, don’t they? But each woman harbours a complex secret and one weekend, without warning, everything comes unstuck. Izzy, soon to be the first Black woman with her own television show, has to make a decision that will change everything. V... View more info

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Not Meeting Mr Right

By: Anita Heiss

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Australia, Bantam: 2007

Seller ID: 9781863255110

ISBN: 1863255117

Condition: New


I am deadly, desirable and delicious! This is Alice's mantra as she hilariously negotiates her way through the rocky terrain of singledom. Alice Aigner is successful, independent and a confirmed serial dater - but at her ten-year school reunion she has a sudden change of heart. Bored rigid by her married, mortgaged and motherly former classmates, Alice decides to prove that a woman can have it all: a man, marriage, career, kids and a mind of her own. She sets herself a goal: meet the perfect man and marry him before her thirtieth birthday, just under two years away. Together with her ... View more info

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Manhattan Dreaming

By: Anita Heiss

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Australia, Bantam: 2011

Seller ID: 9781864711288

ISBN: 1864711280

Condition: New


From Manuka to Manhattan, Lauren's going all the way! Lauren is a curator at the NAG - the National Aboriginal Gallery in Canberra. She's good at her job, passionate about the Arts, and focused on her work - that is, when she's not focusing on Adam, half-back for the Canberra Cockatoos. But Adam is a player, on and off the field. Lauren knows he's the one, but he doesn't seem to feel the same way about her. If she just waits long enough, though, surely he'll realise how much he needs her? Then her boss offers her the chance of a lifetime - a fellowship at the Smithsonian in New York. Lauren ha... View more info

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Barbed Wire and Cherry Blossoms

By: Anita Heiss

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Australia, Simon and Schuster: 2017

Seller ID: 9781925184853

ISBN: 1925184854

Condition: New


Finalist in the Queenland Literary Awards 2017 Longlisted in the Dublin Literary Awards 2017A story about a love that transcends all boundaries, from one of Australia's best loved authors. 5 AUGUST, 1944. Over 1000 Japanese soldiers break out of the No.12 Prisoner of War compound on the fringes of Cowra. In the carnage, hundreds are killed, many are recaptured, and some take their own lives rather than suffer the humiliation of ongoing defeat. But one soldier, Hiroshi, manages to escape. At nearby Erambie Station, an Aboriginal mission, Banjo Williams, father of five and proud man of his commu... View more info

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The Wild Colonial Girl [used book]

By: Ann Clancy

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Australia, Redwood Editions: 2008

Seller ID: 003281

ISBN: 1741829119

Condition: Good


Feisty, spirited and independent, Irish orphan Kate arrives in the colony of South Australia, determined to make a new life for herself. Wanting the security only wealth can bring, she slips her derringer into her pocket, cracks the whip over the bullocks and sets off on a rugged outback track for the adventure of a lifetime. Her adventures take her from wild Aboriginal camps to vast sheep stations and from the rough sprawling goldfields to the glittering ballroom at the Governor's residence. Her orphan dreams of silk gowns and sumptuous dinners are finally within her grasp. What she doesn... View more info

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Baby Names for Australians (3e) 50,000 Baby Names

By: Anne Matthews

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Australia, New Holland: 2012

Edition: Third Revised Edition

Seller ID: 9781742572222

ISBN: 1742572227

Condition: New


Whether you are looking for a Greek, Italian, Indian, Pacific Islander, Anglo Saxon or Aboriginal name for your baby boy or girl or want to name your baby after a historical figure, a favourite place or a particular time Baby Names for Australians will help you find that perfect name. Emphasising Australia's diverse ethnic background, Baby Names for Australians is the comprehensive guide to 21st century names for your baby. This totally revised and updated bestseller provides you with: More than 40,000 girls and boys names; Popular and unusual names; Variations, nicknames and dimi... View more info

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The Beach of Atonement

By: Arthur W. Upfield

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Australia, ETT Imprint: 2016

Seller ID: 9781925416497

ISBN: 1925416496

Condition: New


This is the story of a man who shot his wife's lover and thus created a memory which wrecked his own life. Arnold Dudley loved his wife and killed the man who stole her from him. Hunted by justice, pursued by bitter remorse, he fled to a stretch of beach on the Australian coast and lived in utter loneliness. When almost driven to madness by the solitude, he meets two women, who strive to re-build his broken life... First published in 1930, by the creator of Bony, the Aboriginal detective. About the Author: Arthur William Upfield (1 September 1890 – 13 February 1964) was an Au... View more info

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Up and Down Australia

By: Arthur W. Upfield

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Australia, ETT Imprint: 2016

Seller ID: A1280

ISBN: 1925416631

Condition: New


Arthur William Upfield is well known as the creator of Detective Inspector Napoleon Bonaparte (Bony) who features in 29 crime detection novels, most set in the Australian outback. He also wrote more than 220 short stories and articles, based on his experiences in the bush between 1911 and 1931. Up and Down the Real Australia is the second published collection of Upfield's short works. Kees de Hoog has selected 45 autobiographical articles, ranging from humorous outback anecdotes to personal experiences at Gallipoli and the Somme during the First World War. Kees has added The Murchison Mu... View more info

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The Barrakee Mystery @ The Lure of the Bush #1 Napoleon Bonaparte

By: Arthur W. Upfield

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Australia, ETT Impring: 2017

Seller ID: A1277

ISBN: 1925416402

Condition: New


Why was King Henry, an aboriginal from Western Australia, killed in New South Wales? What was the feud that led to murder after nineteen long years had passed? Who was the woman who saw the murder and kept silent? This first story of Inspector Bonaparte takes him to the Darling River bush country where he encounters those problems he understands so well - mixed blood and divided loyalties. About the Author: Arthur William Upfield (1 September 1890 – 13 February 1964) was an Australian writer, best known for his works of detective fiction featuring Detective Inspector Napoleon Bo... View more info

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The Sands of Windee #2 Napoleon Bonaparte

By: Arthur W. Upfield

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Australia, ETT Imprint: 2017

Seller ID: A1278

ISBN: 1925416917

Condition: New


Why had Luke Marks driven specially out to Windee? Had he been murdered or had he, as the local police believed, wandered away from his car and been overwhelmed in a dust-storm? When Bony noticed something odd in the background of a police photograph, he begins to piece together the secrets of the sands of Windee. Here is the original background to the infamous Snowy Rowles murder trial. 'Napoleon Bonaparte my best detective.' - Daily Mail About the Author: Arthur William Upfield (1 September 1890 – 13 February 1964) was an Australian writer, best known for his works of detectiv... View more info