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By modern standards life on the goldfields was tough but many men, firmly in the grip of gold fever and lured by the prospect of finding an easy fortune, were …

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Lucky-Child: The Secret is both a gritty, no-punches-pulled account of contemporary Indigenous life in the northwest town of Broome, and a fascinating tale of adventure and spiritual empowerment of a …

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The reissuing by Fremantle Press of Stephen Kinnane’s award winning Shadow Lines is indeed a cause for celebration. Both a deeply researched archival investigation into the assimilationist policies of the …

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This is a re-edited version of a popular book first published in 2012 as Bubbay: A Christmas Adventure, written by acclaimed storyteller Josie Wowolla Boyle with new illustrations by Fern …

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Money School is a practical, easy-to-read guide that demystifies the path to financial independence, which Lacey Filipich believes is the ‘key to building the life you really want.’ She offers advice …

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John Kinsella is an Australian poet, novelist, critic, essayist and editor and his memoir is a fascinating read. Unconventional in style, Kinsella’s passions shine through the text, which scatters details …

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Westerly editor Catherine Noske’s debut novel The Salt Madonna delivers a searing indictment of mob mentality and the stories people will tell – and fervently believe – to sustain their way of life. …

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Stacey and Isak long for another child and decide to sign up for an experimental genetics program that offers them a chance to add to their family while supporting them …

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