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Yemen Heartbreak & Hope By Peter Crooks
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This is a brave, passionate and timely book. In it the author deftly weaves together history, accounts of his own travels and experience, and reflection. While largely told against the backdrop of... More > Aden, it includes chapters on Israel/Palestine and Iran, where he and his wife have also lived and worked. It challenges some popular caricatures of Muslims and Islam, Iran, the Palestinians, Israel and Israelis. And whether the author is describing the plight of Somali refugees, being held up at gunpoint with friends on the road to Sanaa or being suddenly struck down by a life-threatening sickness on a remote island in the Indian Ocean , he tells the story with humour, warmth and hope.< Less
The Migrants By Richard M. Bridges
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Abdul, a young, widowed Muslim man, needed to leave Syria and not be delayed by the authorities in getting to Europe. The best way to do this, he reasoned, was to acquire another family as cover,... More > and he found one. It was all a sham, however, just a means to an end. Or so he thought. While Fatima, her sons and father were the perfect cover, they would become much more--although not soon enough to stop him from completing his assigned objective.< Less
Men With a Mission By Gordon Smith
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With the introduction of Conscription in the 1960s, it was realised that Australia’s defence forces now had access to a wider pool of talented men, that don’t normally volunteer for... More > service. Three young men were chosen that had shown signs of being able to work with those from different backgrounds or ethnic groups. These three men were a Christian, a Jew and a Moslem. When their special training had been completed, they joined the war as intelligence observers. Before long they discovered that some of its allies were not being as ethical as they should be. In fact, some were actually involved in criminal activities. The Australian Government needed to be sure that no Australians were involved, they directed the group to seek out Corruption, Criminal activity and Human rights violations from all sources (including allied forces). Although not a war story,” Men with a Mission” shows the tragedies that come from war balanced by the loves & hopes of the future.< Less
From the Reich to Rhodesia By Peter Sternberg & Hermoine Sternberg (ed)
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The author (born in February 1935) and his parents fled Nazi Germany in 1939, after his father had been incarcerated for six weeks in a concentration camp. They made their way to Southern Rhodesia... More > (now Zimbabwe) where the family eventually settled in the town of Gatooma. Peter describes his reminiscences of life prior to departing Nazi Germany, the World War II era and the post-war years that followed. Five years as a boarder at Prince Edward School in Salisbury followed thereafter (1947–1951) and his experiences at ‘P.E.’ the largest boy’s high school in the country are vividly described and documented. This book, amply illustrated, releases a flood of memories of what it was like to live in the ‘old’ Rhodesia – the strip roads then still in use, visits to the ‘bioscope’, witnessing Rhodesia’s contribution to the Allied war effort, sporting heroes of that generation and much more ...< Less
Blown by the East Wind By Ilse Browne
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Author's personal story of childhood in Nazi Germany and the family's flight from the Russian army. Their journey over the Silesian mountains until they found refuge in a small Bavarian village, and... More > aftermath.< Less
My Life Story By HADIA ASSAD
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Hadia has written about her journey to America from Africa. She writes about the struggles to learn English and adapting to a new school. This book is a must read.
Lost By Christopher Zacharia Lameck
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Elizabeth’s hopes for success seemed to perish and the joy went out of her life, as there seemed to be no exhilaration in the world for her. She found herself stranded and unready before the... More > storm of her miserable life. She lived in a world that is beyond her control, she had a decision to make: either to keep trying to control a storm that is not going to stop or believe in the African proverb; however long the night, the dawn will break.< Less
Saigon sea of rememberance By Lan Khue Anh Tuan
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Lk. Anh Tuan is a popular artist of the Vietnamese community. This Art Work includes 38 works (in oil) depicting life in Vietnam before and after the war, the memories of his escape, life in the... More > refugee camp, and his new life in West End, Brisbane. It tells the story of one man’s journey, of grief and longing, of a cry for freedom. In 2005, the Saigon Sea of Remembrance collection was exhibited in Tokyo to great acclaim. Through his art, Tuan invests his heart, his mind and his hopes for the future.< Less
Saigon Sea of Rememberance By Lan Khue Anh Tuan
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Lk. Anh Tuan is a popular artist of the Vietnamese community. This Art Work includes 38 works (in oil) depicting life in Vietnam before and after the war, the memories of his escape, life in the... More > refugee camp, and his new life in West End, Brisbane. It tells the story of one man's journey, of grief and longing, of a cry for freedom. In 2005, the Saigon Sea of Remembrance collection was exhibited in Tokyo to great acclaim. Through his art, Tuan invests his heart, his mind and his hopes for the future.< Less
Art in Exodus By Pamela Calore
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A Refugee Picture is Worth a Thousand Words NAM Deck: Photographer Pamela Jean Calore has documented the lives of refugees in Istanbul, Malta and in a resettlement project in Sutera, Italy, and... More > teaches art in the camps. By Pamela Jean Calore Drawing Across the Lines [www.drawingacrossthelines.org]< Less

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