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October 2014

Adam Gilchrist

The Man. The Cricketer. The Legend.

by Adam Gilchrist

Going in first or seventh, wearing whites or colours, Adam Gilchrist was the most exhilarating cricketer of the modern age.

This is the most complete, intimate and fascinating illustrated autobiography of ‘Gilly’, one of the most loved sportsmen of his generation.

Featuring personal photographs, stories and precious keepsakes from Gilchrist’s private life and illustrious career, this book provides unprecedented access to Gilly, on and off the field.

Peppered with anecdotes, reflections and jibes from friends, family and many of the biggest names in Australian and world cricket, this is the ultimate collection for sporting enthusiasts.

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October 2014

Flying on Broken Wings

A Journey of Unimaginable Betrayal, Resilience and Hope.

by Carrie Bailee


SOLD. She was nine years old.

Carrie Bailee fled Canada and came to Australia when she was twenty. Carrie stood before the refugee review tribunal and revealed the dark underbelly of child sexual abuse and organised crime rings in our first-world, affluent neighbourhoods.

This is the story of one young woman’s heroic journey to survive, escape and soar above her shocking childhood experiences, and her powerful struggle for freedom and a beautiful life in Australia.

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November 2014

It Happened in a Holden

Edited by Paddy O'Reilly

The Holden rolled into our lives in 1948 and has been firmly rooted in the Australian psyche ever since. The FJ, the EH, the Torana, the Kingswood, the panel van, the Monaro, the ute – each car is like a tuning fork for eras of Australian family, city and bush life. Almost every Australian has a Holden story, and this book is packed with tales from all walks of Australian life. They are funny, brave, warm, sad and sometimes ridiculous.

Bruce Beresford • Jamie Whincup • Cate Kennedy • Father Bob Maguire • Kerry Greenwood • Shane Jacobson • Bev Brock • John Romeril • Anna Krien • Anson Cameron • Christine Nixon • Frankie J Holden • Tara June Winch • Peter Corris • Yassmin Abdel-Magied • Gary Poole • And many more

 

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November 2014

The Home Barista

How to Become a Coffee Whiz

by Simone Egger & Ruby Ashby Orr

Savvy, smart and beautifully illustrated, The Home Barista is the coffee-lover’s guide to becoming an expert, impressing your friends and getting a brilliant brew– all without even leaving home.

 

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