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The Unauthorised Collection of John Kaldor (eBook) By David De Boer
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When I was asked by the non-profit gallery FELT Space in Adelaide, Australia to propose an exhibition for their space I began thinking about other people who collect artwork and how their collections... More > acquire cultural and financial significance through personal stories, exhibition histories and auctions, to name a few. This led me to the John Kaldor Family Collection of contemporary art that was donated to the Art Gallery of New South Wales in Australia. I marvel at John Kaldor's persistance and dedication to contemporary art but I also wondered if I could develop significance in my own versions of his artworks if I had them re-created by the painting fabrication company I work with in China and organized my own exhibition of artworks from the Kaldor Collection. With this as my focus I developed a catalog with images of the artworks and essays by artist Joey G. Cruz and art historians Andrea Bronte and Mary Coyne to give context and value to my re-made artworks.< Less
Rugby World Cup 1987 - 2015: Complete Results and Statistics By Simon Barclay
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New Zealand’s wonderful victory over close rivals Australia in the Twickenham final brought to close a thrilling 2015 Rugby World Cup which saw southern hemisphere teams dominate and playing a... More > style of rugby which left the northern teams wondering how they can compete in future. This 395 page book concentrates on the 2015 tournament, detailing each pool and knock-out phase match, full information on all the qualifying competitions, each country’s squads with changes made, plus a 10 page section filled with records and statistics from both the latest tournament and for the history of the world cup. The book also has match details for every game played in the world cup since 1987.< Less
The Vampire Killer By Ron Hicks
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When police found the body of Edward Baldock by the shores of the Brisbane River, he had been so savagely murdered his head was nearly severed. And there were strange marks on his neck. There seemed... More > no reason for this horrific crime, but as they searched the scene the police found a bank keycard tucked neatly into the victim’s shoe. The card was soon identified as belonging to Tracey Avril Wigginton. In one of the most sensational and bizarre cases in Australia’s criminal history, Tracey Wigginton’s three female companions that night told the police that Baldock was killed ‘to feed Tracey’s blood-lust’ because she was a ‘vampire’. Was Tracey Wigginton the first vampire for over 300 years? Or was there a deeper, darker reason for her crime? Why was it that during police interviews it was clear that one part of Tracey knew what happened but another didn’t? The Vampire Killer unravels the tragic and at times horrifying true story of Tracey Wigginton and her desperate cry for help.< Less
The Vampire Killer: A Journey into the Mind of Tracey Wigginton By Ron Hicks
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When police found the body of Edward Baldock by the shores of the Brisbane River, he had been so savagely murdered his head was nearly severed. And there were strange marks on his neck. There seemed... More > no reason for this horrific crime, but as they searched the scene the police found a bank keycard tucked neatly into the victim's shoe. The card was soon identified as belonging to Tracey Avril Wigginton. In one of the most sensational and bizarre cases in Australia's criminal history, Tracey Wigginton's three female companions that night told the police that Baldock was killed 'to feed Tracey's blood-lust' because she was a 'vampire'. Was Tracey Wigginton the first vampire for over 300 years Or was there a deeper, darker reason for her crime Why was it that during police interviews it was clear that one part of Tracey knew what happened but another didn't The Vampire Killer unravels the tragic and at times horrifying true story of Tracey Wigginton and her desperate cry for help.< Less
The Caver King By Enzo Silvestri
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THE CAVER KING tells the story of Tsami, a brash youth in search of adventure, and Tsado, a sedentary book-wise scholar. Tsami’s dreams of swashbuckling adventure are realized one day when he... More > and Tsado are visited by the “King’s Commissioner’, who assigns them to a task in service of the High King’s Army. After accepting the Commission, they find that there are many obstacles to overcome, and many discoveries to be made. During the journey, they find out that they are not alone in their quest. Enzo Silvestri holds a BA in English & History, a BEd in Italian/English & an MA in Applied Linguistics. The Caver King was originally self-published in Australia under the name Wobbles & Scuttles. Silvestri has taught around the world as a teacher and now lives with his wife in St. Pauls, NC. Enzo approaches his writing with a philosophy that says, “If the story is not going to upbuild and teach something lasting, why bother writing it?”< Less
The Complete & Independent Guide to the Eurovision Song Contest 2016 By Simon Barclay
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Jamala won the 2016 Eurovision Song Contest for Ukraine with her emotional performance of “1944”, in a thrilling final in Stockholm. Australia were runners-up in only their second Contest... More > and would have won if the traditional points system had still been used. The 2016 Edition of the Complete & Independent Guide is the 9th edition of this book and as usual it’s packed with details of every Contest since 1956 along with plenty of new analysis, over 313 pages, 30 more than last year. The new points system was a big change this year and its effects are covered in detail in the book, with plenty of analysis of how the statistics under the new system compare to the previous one. The book looks at the national qualification competitions for 2016 and also has an in-depth section on the entire voting history of each country, along with new sections on geographical voting and how to predict winners.< Less
The Complete & Independent Guide to the Eurovision Song Contest 2016 By Simon Barclay
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Jamala won the 2016 Eurovision Song Contest for Ukraine with her emotional performance of “1944”, in a thrilling final in Stockholm. Australia were runners-up in only their second Contest... More > and would have won if the traditional points system had still been used. The 2016 Edition of the Complete & Independent Guide is the 9th edition of this book and as usual it’s packed with details of every Contest since 1956 along with plenty of new analysis, over 313 pages, 30 more than last year. The new points system was a big change this year and its effects are covered in detail in the book, with plenty of analysis of how the statistics under the new system compare to the previous one. The book looks at the national qualification competitions for 2016 and also has an in-depth section on the entire voting history of each country, along with new sections on geographical voting and how to predict winners.< Less
Bull Market The rise and eclipse of Australian stock exchanges By John Tilston
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Stock exchanges were crucial in developing Australia by greasing the often-creaking wheels of investment. Their spluttering into life in the 1880s was fractious and disorganized, but fledgling... More > stockbrokers couldn’t ignore the need for marketplaces to trade stocks and shares in the burgeoning mining industry. They struggled through the great economic distress of the Federation Drought in the 1890s and emerged as coherent, collegiate markets based in state capitals that endured for 80 years. Globalisation and technology disrupted the stock exchanges, forcing them to amalgamated and then become public company itself. Now global banks using technology to dominate the modern era. Dark pools and high frequency trading have the ASX scrambling to stay relevant. Yet it still holds some aces: transparent pricing guides and the scaffolding to support a range of investment products. The book reviews the often turbulent history of what has become the ASX, highlighting the contribution of key individuals and events.< Less
Dingo Trapper By Philip Fitzpatrick
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The 1930s in Central Australia; deep in the throes of the Great Depression desperate men struggle to survive. Among them are the dingo trappers – the doggers. Paid 7/6d by the government for... More > every dingo scalp they can trap or trade with the Aborigines they penetrate deep into the deserts. To protect themselves they form liaisons with Aboriginal women with inevitable consequences. Enter the missionaries in what they see as a last ditch attempt to save the wild tribes. The scene is set for conflict that only one side can win. Among the victims of this war are the half caste offspring of the doggers, rounded up by the police and shipped off to orphanages in the south; they are the stolen generations. When Tjulki O’Shea, a half caste girl, rescues the dogger, Martin McCarthy, after he has been speared, the couple set out to make a life together. Their struggle to stay together is played out against the back drop of this little known period in Australian history.< Less
Jonah Pursued By Roslyn Alexander
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Jonah Pursued: The Old Testament Bible Story of Jonah is retold for children ages 5 to 105. This book is full of colorful digital art by Roslyn Alexander. Enjoy a colorful journey back to Jonah's day... More > with the culture of the Assyrian people and the Mediterranean Sea. God Pursued Jonah and He is still pursuing you! Proceeds from this book will go to help the Assyrian refugees in the US. They have been forced to immigrate from the years of 1990 to the present day. Large numbers of them have immigrated to the US, Canada and Australia. Our family and church was blessed when we helped settle a family from Basra Iraq via Amman Jordan in 2001. Before that time I never realized what a rich Biblical history these people have maintained over the centuries.< Less

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