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Retire and Live the Dream

By Annette Edis

Retire and Live the Dream

For Annette Edis and her husband Ray, retirement has meant a whole new adventure. Fulfilling a lifetime dream, they took the plunge, sold their house and went to live in Italy.

Just like that. Or was it?

This is no ordinary retirement. Retire and Live the Dream is Annette's story - could it also be yours?

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ISBN 978-0-9872367-6-0
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Childless

By Gillian Guthrie

Childless

Childless challenges many misconceptions about women without children. Forget 'selfish', 'ambitious', 'uncaring' or 'tough'. This book delves deftly beneath the childless woman's facade of top job, financial independence and oh-so-exciting lifestyle options, to find a grief that is seldom shared. It is the grief of longing for the intangible presence of a child that never was and never will be.

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ISBN 978-0-9870899-8-4
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Scales of the Dragon

By Michael Adams

Scales of the Dragon

Scales of the Dragon: the Vietnam Experience provides a gentle, witty, and incisive introduction to one of the world’s most fascinating countries, Vietnam, and all its facets: people, customs, history, and its emergence from poor to rising star in the modern world.

Vietnam is an extraordinary country for its natural beauty, fascinating history. This book is very much aimed at the visitor to Vietnam, and overall taste...

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ISBN 978-0-9870899-3-9
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The Will to Live, the Courage to Die

By Tracey Roberts

The Will to Live, the Courage to Die

In autumn of 2010 Tracey Roberts found herself deeply involved, along with her family and the remarkable hospital medical staff in the Intensive Care Unit of the Royal North Shore Hospital, in caring for her uncle, Peter Bilsborough. This is a profound and deeply moving account of Peter's final months and Tracey's own response to that experience.

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ISBN 978-0-9873559-4-2
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A Cut Closer to Whole

By Benjamin S. MacEllen

A Cut Closer to Whole

Whilst striving to make sense of her life, Susan struggles with depression, self-harm, emotional and sexual abuse. Despite hardships that would defeat many people, Susan works through issues of sexuality and gender, taking a journey that will finally lead to self-discovery and acceptance — revealing his true identity as Ben.

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ISBN 978-0-9870899-6-0
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Buckley's!

By Ken Buckley

Buckley's!

'Ken always confronted injustice-barging in where most prudent angels would fear to tread. Every free society needs people like him.' - The Hon Michael Kirby AC CM

In Buckley's! Ken Buckley gives a candid and vividly lived-in account of his professional and personal life, revealing his vulnerabilities as well as his unswerving commitment to "natural justice", demonstrated by his tireless work through the Council of Civil Liberties.

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Cancer Four Times Removed

By Dudley Bradshaw

Cancer Four Times Removed

Cancer Four Times Removed is the inspiring, uplifting and sometimes hilarious true story of one man’s joust and eventual triumph over four different types of cancer, including prostate and bowel cancer, as well as bilateral cancer of the parotid gland, and not only conquering cancer but also the after treatments and side effects which proved to be worst of all.

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ISBN 978-0-9808424-6-3
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Exposed

By David Mist

Exposed

Exposed – A Life Behind the Camera, David Mist’s memoir, is a delightful romp through the world of fashion photography as seen from behind the lens. The colour and black and white photographs included help show the wide spectrum of Mist’s work. His photographs of the Opera House, for instance, are evocative, original and imaginative.

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Surviving Secrets

By Margaret Watson

Surviving Secrets

'Brave, honest and inspiring, this book takes us inside the fractured heart of adoption. Like all the best memoirs, MargaretWatson's story is ultimately a healing gift. It builds a bridge of hope and courage for others to cross.'
— Alan Close, Author, The Australian Love Letters of Raymond Chandler

A true story that reveals the strength and resilience of the human spirit in the face of betrayal, grief and...

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ISBN 978-0-9870899-4-6
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Africa's Heart

By K. R. Allen

Africa's Heart

This book is Ken Allen's spiritual response to the AIDS crisis in Africa and his recent visit to South Africa and Kenya. This book challenges the reader to consider what their personal response to the AIDS crisis will be.

All proceeds from the sale of Africa's Heart will go to the African AIDS Foundation. ($40 feeds a family of five for a month.)

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