Books

Fathers and Daughters

Fathers and Daughters

What do our girls think about their fathers? And what are fathers struggling with when it comes to their relationship with their daughters? The bestselling author of BEING 14 now tackles the complicated father/daughter relationship.

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Being 14

Being 14

Being 14 gives a voice to every teen girl in Australia. Madonna King has interviewed 200 14-year-old girls across the country, talked to successful school principals, psychologists, CEOs, police, guidance and neuroscientists to reveal the social, psychological and physical challenges every 14-year-old girl is facing today.

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Hockey - Not your average Joe

Hockey – Not your average Joe

While thousands of viewers watched Joe Hockey’s approachable persona each week on Channel 7’s Sunrise, there is a lot more to the Australian Treasurer than meets the eye. After embarking on his political career as a student, Hockey worked tirelessly to rise through the ranks of the Liberal Party – learning some pivotal lessons along the way and earning himself one of the nation’s toughest jobs.

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Ian Frazer

Ian Frazer

When Professor Ian Frazer was awarded the patent for the vaccine to cervical cancer, he knew it could help to save the lives of 275,000 women around the world each year.

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Catalyst

Catalyst

In a world of big government and big business, individuals can still make a difference – especially when their fight sparks the media’s interest and the survival instincts of politicians. In this compelling book, eleven stories from across Australia show how one person can be a catalyst for change.

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Bali 9

One Way Ticket

On 17 April 2005, nine young Australians were arrested in Bali on charges of trafficking heroin. Four of the group —Renae Lawrence, Martin Stephens, Scott Rush and Michael Czugaj — were caught with the drugs taped to their body. Two others, Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran, were alleged to be the ringleaders of the well-organised operation. And a final three — Si Yi Chen, Tan Duc Thanh Nguyen and Matthew Norman — were also scooped up as the final element in the Bali Nine, as the group came to be known.

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A Generous Helping

A Generous Helping

This collection of 150 heirloom recipes comes from the people of Queensland, as they attempt to replace the treasured recipes that were swept away in the terrible floods of January 2011. All royalties will go to the Premier’s Disaster Relief Appeal.

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Think Smart Run Hard

Think Smart Run Hard

Maxine Horne knows the road to success. She was born in Struggle Street in the United Kingdom, and now lives in Millionaire’s Row in Australia. Along the way, she’s learnt every tip you need to make a success of your own business. Through smart thinking and hard running, Maxine Horne has been instrumental in building telecommunications giant, the ASX-listed Vita Group Ltd, which runs 100 Telstra stores, and a family of offshoots.

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