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Bush Nurse By Paul Tapp
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Vi Thompson arrives in Triabunna in the mid-1940's and gives 20 years of her life to the community as a bush nurse. This book is a reproduction with elaboration and photographs of a formal interview... More > conducted in 1994 for the 'Our Pioneers' series of interviews of Tasmanian nurses. It was a record for the Tasmanian Chapter of the Royal College Of Nursing Australia. This book has been produced by Paul Tapp for the relatives of Mrs Viola Thompson of Triabunna, one of the many Bush Nurses of Australia, who carved their names into Australian military and medical history in the 20th Century. They were the Florence Nightingales of the Bush. This is one of those women, whose light ever-burned for those ever in need of a Bush Nurse.< Less
KASHMIRA The Snake Charmer's Wife By Vincent Gilvarry
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This novel was selected as a finalist in The 2019 Book Excellence Awards. It is July 1881. Kashmira and her husband, the snake charmer Roshan, set sail for Australia. Their destination is the... More > Melbourne International Exhibition where they will perform in front of a world class audience. But Fate intervenes and tragedy strikes her down. Kashmira had a dream to fulfill and she chooses another path. 132 years later, in the year 2013, Kashmira orchestrates one of the greatest feats of all time. She was determined that her legacy would find its place in history. The Snake Charmer’s Wife is an enchanting story set in 19th century Ceylon and 21st century Australia.< Less
The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition, Vol. 10 By Robert Louis Stevenson
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Andrew Lang Petrie (25 June 1854 – 1 April 1928) was a... More > monumental mason and politician in Queensland, Australia. He was a Member of the Queensland Legislative Assembly.Andrew Lang Petrie was born in Brisbane on 25 June 1854, the eldest son of John Petrie and Jane Keith McNaught.He married Margaret Aird, the daughter of John Aird and Margaret Ballantine, in Brisbane on 4 January 1877. They had the following children:His wife Margaret died in Brisbane on 9 November 1883 aged 30 years, probably from complications of childbirth, and is buried in Toowong Cemetery with other members of her Aird family.On 14 April 1886 in Brisbane, he remarried, this time to Eliza Anne Agnes Luya (born 3 December 1862). Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Andrew_Lang_Petrie< Less
Richard Ramsay Armstrong's Book of his Adventures By Richard Ramsay Armstrong & Edited by T. Muir and D.M. Armstrong
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The life story of Richard Ramsay Armstrong, RN, 1833 - 1910. 3 years on the Coast of Africa for suppression of the slave trade. Then the Crimea, and 6 months with the Naval Brigade. He survived... More > cholera but was wounded 5 times. Back at home the doctors thought he would die. Instead, he emigrated to NZ, to try farming. It didn't work out, so, he went to be a planter in Fiji. This failed, but he had to survive many hazards: a hurricane wiped him out. Then he was the official at Lord Howe Is. He became the thorn in the side of speculators who got his dismissal on trumped up charges. Back in Australia several schemes failed to make his fortune. He never mentions his family and though he fathered 6 children, he always seems to have been off on some project, giving the impression of a poor family man! This is confirmed by his wife's occasional diary which is included after his work. There are extensive footnotes and a substantial appendix examining some of Armstrong's stories in detail.< Less
The Old Balmain House By Graham Wilson
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Sophie vanished - where did she go? For 100 years nobody knows. A photo of 8 year old Sophie and an antique perfume bottle are found in the fireplace of an old house. The story of a Balmain family... More > over 170 years. Finally they uncover what happened. Set around beautiful Sydney Harbour this is a story of this place and its people, an imagined history from early Australia to the present day< Less
[Mars Calling..] By Tony Padavich
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Written by an alter-ego corporation called SPfSC, or, Soul Peoples from Street Cred. It details, in confusing and aromatic intricacy, the imprisonment of one dude. He's taken to an Australia... More > inspired planet where government corruption devises history with lucrative corporations. Really it's very cerebral - about growth and inner battles and stuff. You won't like it; but does he win?< Less
2082 A New Era Begins By E. J. Michael et al.
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In the year 2082, a new age has begun. Some would say all for the good of all Mankind. So many vast changes to our planet have occurred, and the scales have tipped as far as they can go. What used... More > to be Australia, now called Austian, formed a new continent known for its mammoth herds. The people became under the control of the oppression of a group called The Elite by being enslaved to their mind chips. Simon, a simple herder, will change the course of history. Will he be able to free his people?< Less
2082 A New Era Begins By E. J. Michael et al.
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In the year 2082, a new age has begun. Some would say all for the good of all Mankind. So many vast changes to our planet have occurred, and the scales have tipped as far as they can go. What used... More > to be Australia, now called Austian, formed a new continent known for its mammoth herds. The people became under the control of the oppression of a group called The Elite by being enslaved to their mind chips. Simon, a simple herder, will change the course of history. Will he be able to free his people?< Less
The Rorschach Odyssey By The Rorschach School
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The sixth collection of work from the Rorschach School of Writers. The first all-female anthology produced by the first Become A Published Author Course to gather at Nepean Community College, Sydney... More > Australia, this eclectic collection includes short stories, family history research, poetry and a witty 'autobi-comical' work from five very talented writers.< Less
Taming The Frontier By Glendon O'Connor
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A story of the Lattimore family from the Eden River in Cumbria, England who helped pioneer Australia, from their lives as farm workers and weavers impoverished by the Industrial Revolution to... More > starting again as free settlers in the Penal Colony of New South Wales. From the farming frontier along the Williams River north of Maitland to the lush pastures of the Manning, Clarence and Tweed Rivers on the north coast of NSW, the story brings alive an unusual and colourful family history in a narrative style, with many colour photos, maps, paintings and illustrations.< Less

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