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 Biography

Series:100 years of dirt

Violence, treachery and cruelty run through the generational veins of Rick Morton?s family. A horrific accident thrusts his mother and siblings into a world impossible for them to navigate, a life of poverty and drug addiction One Hundred Years of Dirtis an unflinching ... read more

One Hundred Years of Dirt
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On the scorching February day in 2009 that became known as Black Saturday, a man lit two fires in Victoria's Latrobe Valley, then sat on the roof of his house to watch the inferno.
In the Valley, where the rates of crime were the hig... read more

The Arsonist: A Mind on Fire - Indie Non-Fiction Winner 2019
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Murder, manslaughter, suicide, mishap - the very public business of determining death in colonial Sydney. Murder in colonial Sydney was a surprisingly rare occurrence, so when it did happen it caused a great sensation. Peop... read more

Murder, Misadventure and Miserable Ends: Tales from a Colonial Coroner's Court
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Like one in six people in India, Sujatha Gidla was born an untouchable. While most untouchables are illiterate, her family was educated by Canadian missionaries in the 1930s, making it possible for Gidla to attend elite sch... read more

Ants among Elephants - An Untouchable Family and the Making of Modern India
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 Biography

Reading Level:3 Biography

A circle of pine trees, a sagging wire fence, and a roof that was once painted red.
 
'There it is,' said Dad.
 
 
In 1953, after doctors prescribed fresh country air for his health, Scottish-born Robert Wales uprooted his young ... read more

Barefoot in the Bindis
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 Biography

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Solitary is the unforgettable life story of a man who served more than four decades in solitary confinement - in a 6-foot by 9-foot cell, 23 hours aday, in notorious Angola prison in Louisiana - all for a crime he did not commit. That Alb... read more

Solitary: Unbroken by Four Decades in Solitary Confinement
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The extraordinary true story of a heroic ambulance driver who created a cat sanctuary in the midst of war-torn Aleppo. "I'll stay with them no matter what happens. Someone who has mercy in his heart for humans has mercy for every living thing."
When war came to... read more

The Last Sanctuary in Aleppo
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 Biography

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'I swim for every chance to get wasted - after every meet, every weekend, every travel trip. This is what I look forward to and what I tell no one: the burn of it down my throat, to my soul curled up in my lungs, the sharpest pain all over it - it seizes and stretches, becoming ... read more

Godspeed: A Memoir
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 Biography

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Janet Malcolm's previous collection, Forty-One False Starts: Essays on Artists and Writers, was 'unmistakably the work of a master' (New York Times Book Review).
Like Forty-One False Starts, Nobody's Looking at You brings together previously uncompiled pieces, ma... read more

Nobody's Looking at You - Essays
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 Biography

After the death of her father, Lonely Planet writer Virginia Jealous travels across the world to document the life of his obsession - the scandalous 20th century poet Laurence Hope - in a unique blend of memoir and travelogue. John Jealous was sixty, and poet Laurence Hope had ... read more

Rapture's Roadway
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 Biography

In this intimate, haunting literary memoir, an American icon tells her story for the first time and in her own gorgeous words about a challenging and lonely childhood, the craft that helped her find her voice, and a powerful emotional legacy that shaped her journey as a daughter and a ... read more

In Pieces
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James Packer turns to Greek mythology in an attempt to explain the most exciting yet tumultuous period of his 50 years on earth.'I was like Icarus', the billionaire tells his biographer, journalist Damon Kitney, of the heady days of 201... read more

The Price of Fortune: The Untold Story of Being James Packer
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