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A Cabinet Diary

Neal Blewett

This day-to-day record of the first Keating government from its inauguration in December 1991 to its electoral victory in March 1993 - the unwinnable election - captures the immediate...
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A Life on the Left

A biography of Clyde Cameron

Bill Guy

Bill Guy's biography of Labor legend Clyde Cameron takes the reader from shearing shed to cabinet room, telling the story of the Australian 'left', it's history and its challenges ...
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A Life on the Left

A biography of Clyde Cameron

Bill Guy

Bill Guy's biography of Labor legend Clyde Cameron takes the reader from shearing shed to cabinet room, telling the story of the Australian 'left', it's history and its challenges ...
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A Potter's Pilgrimage

Milton Moon

Milton Moon's pilgrimage has taken him from beginnings at a small pottery in Brisbane across the world in search of creative influence and innovative technique. His work has reinvented the ceramic arts in Australia, and inspired generations of potters.

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A Tale of Two Women

Christina Slade

In her luminously written memoir, Dean of Humanities at Macquarie University Christina Slade parallels the lives of two women across more than a century, her maternal grandmother and herself, through education, marriage, parenting, work, war and travel. ...
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A Truckie's Dream

The Allan Scott story: His official biography

Graham Greenwood

Fifty years ago Allan Scott was a young man with a single truck and a dream to build a trucking empire. He bacame one of Australia's richest men, owning the Scott Group of Companies ...

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A Year in the Life of Michelle Wright

Michelle Wright

A candid, day-by-day account of Michelle Wright's personal thoughts and experiences during 2004, A Year in the Life of Michelle Wright is a catalog of her struggles and triumphs, both public and personal, as she tries to reconcile the demands of being a celebrity with the responsibilities of her private life.
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Adelaide's Dissenting Headmaster

John Lorenzo Young and his premier private school

Diana Chessell

The discovery of schoolboy signatures - hidden under peeling wallpaper in an old Adelaide schoolhouse for 130 years - has led to this documentary history of John Lorenzo Young's school and its 1600 students, among them the leading lights of the colony and many still prominent in South Australian business and academic life today. John Lorenzo Young, the dissenting headmaster, was a brilliant and creative teacher, a graduate in the 'sciences of the enlightenment' from King's College London. He taught these new sciences to the sons of Adelaide's dissenting majority from 1852-1880, just 16 years after settlement. ...
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Adopting

Parents' stories

Jane Turner Goldsmith

Adopting a child can be a journey of great joy but the path is never without challenges. In Adopting, Australian parents recount their experiences of local and intercountry adoption. ...
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Aiming High

The little Australian built to fly the world

Jon Johanson

Growing up in country Australia, and after years of below-average school results, Jon Johanson was told by career advisers that he would achieve little. But Jon has gone on to become the holder of over thirty world aviation records. ...
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