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An elegantly written and gripping history of oil, from its geological birth millions of years ago to its ascendancy as the indispensable ingredient of modern life. The world's most mischievous and politically influential mineral is the centre of a great human drama of discovery, risk, greed and violence.
Money can't buy you love, but sometimes you find one when you think you need the other. Georgia's fifteenth year starts in pursuit of money (for a trip to see her favourite band), and ends with an unexpected pay-off - first love. A funny and engaging novel written in a playful, inventive style.
Juliet Richters and Chris Rissel
Find out if your sex life is normal or what your neighbours are up to! Based on the results from the largest and most accurate survey of its kind, this book uncovers the sexual lives and habits of Australians at the start of the 21st century.
A book full of wonders, from snakes that can fly to eggs that can talk, from eels discharging 500 volts to lizards spurting blood from their eyes and chimps giving themselves medicine, plus a myriad other examples of animals superbly adapted to their environments.
Forty years after the collision between the aircraft carrier HMAS Melbourne and HMAS Sydney in which 82 men lost their lives this is the story of Australia's largest peacetime naval disaster, the men involved, the effect it had and continues to have on them, and the aftermath of political intrigue and cover-ups.
Victor Minichiello Irene Coulson
The aged population of the developed world is dramatically and increasingly outnumbering the young. Contemporary Issues in Gerontology helps students and practitioners to better understand and provide for the needs of our ageing population.
Diane Lucas and Ken Searle
This sumptuous book invites us to closely observe the birds, plants and animals that inhabit the unique environment of Kakadu, through an understanding of the six Aboriginal seasons and their characteristics.
David Greagg and Roland Harvey
An accessible, humorous retelling of Australia's most stirring stories, detailing the accomplishments and personalities of the brave, obsessive and sometimes foolish men who mapped Australia.
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