In Beyond the Lattice Susan Sickert seeks answers to her questions about this fascinating Australian town. She steps off the verandah, away from the pearlers' world of privilege, privacy and power behind the lattice. She looks instead for the heart of Broome in the lives of t... read more
|Author:||Western Australian Museum Staff; Tanya Edwards (Editor); Sarah Yu (Editor)|
Broome and Pearling
The raw, alluring beauty of the pearl and the stories of those who collected it form a fascinating part of Australia's national heritage. The Aboriginal trade and cultural significance of the magnificent Pinctada pearl shell had been well established before th... read more
** Fully reviewed and updated for the 2018-2019 financial year**
This is the only money guide you'll ever need
That's a bold claim, given there are already thousands of finance books on the shelves.
So what... read more
|Author:||Diana Preston; Michael Preston|
"William Dampier, (1651 -1715), was an English adventurer and pirate who preyed on ships on the Spanish Main. Poor and ill-educated and determined to make his fortune, he nonetheless had a passion for exploration and scientific research. mong m... read more
Mind Body and Spirit
|Reading Level:||very good|
For the past few years, Mark Manson-via his wildly popular blog-has been working on correcting our delusional expectations for ourselves and for the world. He now brings his hard-fought wisdom to this groundbreaking book. A much-needed grab-you-by-the-s... read more
|Awards:||Winner of Australian / Vogel Literary Award 2014.|
The winner of The Australian/Vogel's Literary Award 2014It is early 1942 and Australia is in the midst of war.While working at a Japanese hospital in the pearling port of Broome, Dr Ibaraki is arrested as an enemy alien and sent to Loveday internment camp in a remote corner of South Australia.
|Awards:||Winner Book of the Year - British Book Awards 2018 Winner Costa Debut Book of the Year 2018 Longlisted for the 2018 Women's Prize for Fiction|
Eleanor lives a highly regulated life, struggles with social cues, has no mouth “filter” and relaxes on the weekend eating pizza and consuming two bottles of vodka, feeling she’s completely fine. When her work computer malfunctions, tech... read more
|Series:||The\Seven Sisters Ser.|
CeCe D'Apli se has always felt like an outcast. But after the death of her father -- a reclusive billionaire affectionately called Pa Salt by the six daughters he adopted from around the globe -- she feels more alone than ever. With nothing left to lose, CeCe d... read more
Everything you love about Ottolenghi, made simple.
Yotam Ottolenghi's award-winning recipes are always a celebration: an unforgettable combination of abundance, taste and surprise. Ottolenghi SIMPLE is no different, with 130 brand-new dishes that contain all the i... read more
|Awards:||Shortlisted ABIA Literary Fiction Book of the Year 2019 Longlisted Indie Book Awards Fiction 2019 Shortlisted Queensland Literary Awards Fiction 2018 Shortlisted NSW Premiere's Award Fiction 2019 |
In one terrible moment Jaxie Clackton's life is stripped to little more than what he can carry and how he can keep himself alive. There's just one person left in the world who understands him ... read more