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The Miners: Stories from the Industry That Drives Modern Australia

By: Barry Avery

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Australia, Freemantle Press: 2016

Seller ID: A1122


"The Miners traces the Australian mining industry and its turning points of discovery and development, the booms and the busts. It tells this story through the eyes of those involved in it, from the captains of the industry, managing directors of small and mid-tier companies, the financiers, the service companies and lobbyists. From exploration to the mining tax and from oil to iron ore, this is a book of dreams, praise, criticisms, anger and laughter." View more info

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Manuka: The Biography of an Extraordinary Honey

By: Cliff Van Eaton

Price: $29.95

Publisher: New Zealand, Exisle Publishing: 2014

Seller ID: A1093


Not so long ago, in a small island nation in the South Pacific, beekeepers produced a most peculiar honey. It was much darker than the clover honey everyone put on their toast in the morning, and it tasted very different. In fact, the honey was a problem: it was hard to get out of the combs, and even harder for beekeepers to sell. Today that honey, manuka from New Zealand, is known around the world. It fetches high prices, and beekeepers do everything in their power t... View more info

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One-Straw Revolutionary: The philosophy and work of Masanobu Fukuoka

By: Larry Korn

Price: $29.95

Publisher: USA, Chelsea Green Publishing: 2015

Seller ID: 003401


One-Straw Revolutionary represents the first commentary on the work of the late Japanese farmer and philosopher Masanobu Fukuoka (1913 2008), widely considered to be natural farming's most influential practitioner. Mr. Fukuoka is perhaps most known for his bestselling book The One-Straw Revolution (1978), a manifesto on the importance of no-till agriculture, which was at the time of publication a radical challenge to the global systems that supply the world's food, and s... View more info

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Red Dust Rising: The Story of Ray Fryer of Urapunga Station

By: Marion Houldsworth

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Australia, Boolarong Press: 2011

Seller ID: 003979


This is the inspiring story of a northern cattleman who built up the Urapunga cattle station from nothing. From the 1950s to the 1990s, he lived rough and worked hard. He worked closely with the tribal Aborigines, made Urapunga a dry station, coped with the many crocodiles in the Roper River, fought against cattle diseases, hunted buffalo, built himself a homestead and survived. Ray Fryer says of himself, "I always admired those old-time pioneers, the Duracks and the Buc... View more info

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Measure of a Man: From Auschwitz Survivor to Presidents' Tailor

By: Martin Greenfield and Wynton Hall

Price: $34.95

Publisher: USA, Regnery Publishing Inc: 2014

Seller ID: 001453


He's been called "America's greatest living tailor" and "the most interesting man in the world." Now, for the first time, Holocaust survivor Martin Greenfield tells his incredible life story. Taken from his Czechoslovakian home at age fifteen and transported to the Nazi concentration camp at Auschwitz with his family, Greenfield came face to face with "Angel of Death" Dr. Joseph Mengele and was divided forever from his parents, sisters, and baby brother. In haunting, pow... View more info

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Career Interrupted: How 14 Successful Women Navigate Career Breaks

By: Norah Breekveldt

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Australia, Melbourne Books: 2015

Seller ID: 003094


How do women defy the odds and get their careers back on track after a break? How do women manage the mummy mafia at the school gate? Is there a motherhood penalty? Can women really have it all - a successful career and a rewarding family life? Does overseas experience really accelerate your career in Australia? How do you recreate your career after a setback? In Career Interrupted fourteen high-achieving women talk openly about their challenges in carving out a successf... View more info

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Boganaire: The Rise and Fall of Nathan Tinkler

By: Paddy Manning

Price: $22.95

Publisher: Australia, Black Inc.: 2014

Seller ID: 000614


From blue collar to billionaire . . . Hunter Valley mine electrician Nathan Tinkler borrowed big in 2005, made a fortune from several speculative coal plays, and by 2011 was a self-made billionaire. He had gambled and won, but his volatility and reluctance to pay his debts were making him enemies. He lived the high life as only a young man would, buying luxury homes, private jets, sports cars and football teams, and splurging massively to build a horseracing empire. Bu... View more info