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Mcguyver Starrs Amphicar By Pamela Lillian Valemont
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Delightful story in poem form written for children, which documents the history and technical specifications of the legendary German-built Amphicar, designed by Hans Trippel. Set on Sydney Harbour,... More > the golden sands, sparkling blue waters and white-tipped crashing waves upon the shore of Australia's glorious Manly Beach, surrounded by the Opera House, and the internationally famous Taronga Park Zoo. Characters kids can relate to: McGuyver Starr, a bored Sydney taxi driver who has a raging surfie streak trapped inside of him, Neil Wran of surfboard riding fame, who has just won the World Longboard Title at Malibu, and Sunny, his tabby cat. Kids will love this book.< 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
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1930s Annandale: A Short Walk By Marghanita da Cruz
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1930s Annandale: A Short Walk is the fifth book in a series. Annandale is a small inner city suburb of Sydney. It is squeezed between a Bay of Sydney Harbour and Parramatta Road. The book... More > concentrates on the 1930s, when Annandale's pubs had Art Deco makeovers. Annandale's factories were producing radios, pianos, lollies, jams, saws and gun sights. Amy Hudson started playing cricket in Trafalgar Street and went on to play for Australia. This book also covers 1830s, when Annandale was the estate of the second generation of Johnstones in the expanding colony of New South Wales. Then, Parramatta Road was the High Road to Parramatta. Marghanita da Cruz has been recording an Anecdotal History of Annandale since 1998. Marghanita guided this walk as part of the Annandale Heritage Festival in April 2015.< Less
Reproducing Reality: 6% Epitaph By Marsha Stewart
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Self-Preservation is the first Law of Nature and a major threat of protection to self and family. Self-preservation changed history when this country was founded. Western scientists systematically... More > favor European genes for reproduction and replacement while touting “Depopulation”, a general theme to reduce global population and promote secret eugenics plans to cover-up and eradicate labeled “undesirables”. The elite consequently kill off the "useless eaters" as the “hand-picked” survive and maintain the ethnic group of people deemed “naturally superior” under the guise of “scientific racism”. White people amount to 10% of the global population currently. The Scandinavian /Nordic Ethnic group of people will amount from 5 - 8% by 2050. Go to the Population Reference Bureau Website and add the figures together for Europe, North America and Australia and divide by the numbers given for Africa, Asia, South America and Oceania to calculate the percentages.< Less
Reproducing Reality: 6% Epitaph By Marsha Stewart
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Self-Preservation is the first Law of Nature and a major threat of protection to self and family. Self-preservation changed history when this country was founded. Western scientists systematically... More > favor European genes for reproduction and replacement while touting “Depopulation”, a general theme to reduce global population and promote secret eugenics plans to cover-up and eradicate labeled “undesirables”. The elite consequently kill off the "useless eaters" as the “hand-picked” survive and maintain the ethnic group of people deemed “naturally superior” under the guise of “scientific racism”. White people amount to 10% of the global population currently. The Scandinavian /Nordic Ethnic group of people will amount from 5 - 8% by 2050. Go to the Population Reference Bureau Website and add the figures together for Europe, North America and Australia and divide by the numbers given for Africa, Asia, South America and Oceania to calculate the percentages.< Less
Armchair Geology By John Priestley MA MSc
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What is the real role of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere? Why is the climate no warmer now that it was a thousand years ago, when the level of carbon dioxide has nearly doubled? Why do we have... More > deserts? Why are they sometimes there, along the subtropics, and sometimes not? Why did the last ice age end so quickly, so that the temperature in Greenland rose by seven degrees Celsius in just three years? Why was there an ice age? Why is the planet so cold now, compared to the way it was in the distant past? What was the real reason for the extinction of the dinosaurs?These are just some of the questions the author seeks to answer. The book brings the reader right up to date with the latest developments in the rapidly expanding field of geological knowledge. There are also appendices on the formation of the mountains of the USA, the geological structure of China and the geological history of Australia. This edition is illustrated with 95 photographs, maps and diagrams.< Less
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Fair Winds and a Following Sea By Sandy Hargrove
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This is a biography of Norwood Harrison. He was a merchant mariner serving on R. & H. Green's Blackwall ships from 1851-1882. He rose in rank from Ordinary Seaman to Commordore of the Green's... More > merchant fleet. In retirement he made the transition to steamships for a short time. This book not only presents the life of this master mariner, but also provides historical information about the life, tools, duties, and dangers of life at sea during the 19th Century. It explores the history of England's shipping trade with Australia during that formative era. The book is filled with illustrations, diagrams, photos, and maps which illuminate the life of this Master Mariner. The revised edition corrects errors; adds new information, photos, maps. Of particular interest is the addition of the only known photo of Commander Harrison in his retirement.< Less
An Edward O'Toole Journey By Edward O'Toole
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This book captures many of the personal letters of Edward O’Toole, general superintendent United States Coal & Coke Co. in Gary, West Virginia. The letters were written while traveling... More > around the world in 1928. His travels began in West Virginia where he embarked on a western route across the Pacific Ocean to Australia. From there he sailed to Europe before crossing the Atlantic Ocean to New York City where he joined his wife Sarah. In the 6 month journey, O’Toole spent his days learning, lecturing, and inspecting coal mine operations on multiple continents. In reading these letters, you will get a glimpse of a period of history through the reflections of an esteemed American experiencing different cultures while meeting fascinating characters along the way.< Less

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Our World Our World By Deleah Payne
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