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University of Queensland Press

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  • Follow the Rabbit-Proof Fenceby Doris Pilkington

    University of Queensland Press 2013; US$ 12.99

    This extraordinary story of courage and faith is based on the actual experiences of three girls who fled from the repressive life of Moore River Native Settlement, following along the rabbit-proof fence back to their homelands. Assimilationist policy dictated that these girls be taken from their kin and their homes in order to be made white. Settlement... more...

  • Matty Foreverby Elizabeth Fensham

    University of Queensland Press 2009; US$ 8.99

    Bill and Matty are neighbors. And best friends. Together they share their deepest, darkest secrets and lean on each other when things aren't right at home. Bill is missing his father and having a hard time at his new school. And Matty is realizing that her family is not quite the same as everyone else's.†But when new girl Isabella decides she wants... more...

  • Before I Sleepby Ray Whitrod; Matthew Condon

    University of Queensland Press 2015; US$ 12.99

    †In the early 1970s, Queensland was a haven for crooks from both sides of the law. It was into this hothouse that Ray Whitrod was controversially appointed as police commissioner in 1970. Just six years later he resigned from the head role of the Queensland Police Force, no longer willing to tolerate the interference of the Bjelke-Petersen government.... more...

  • Pixie Annatby Colleen Ryan Clur

    University of Queensland Press 2015; US$ 12.99

    The inspiring story of a Queensland woman who fought for recognition of nurses throughout her long and distinguished nursing career, and later campaigned on behalf of homeless women and the elderly. Isobel Mary (Pixie) Annat grew up in rural Queensland and trained to be a nurse shortly after World War II. Working first at the Royal Brisbane Hospital,... more...

  • Open Houseby David Brooks

    University of Queensland Press 2015; US$ 12.99

    The poems in this striking new collection take a number of forms, drifting between nature and philosophy, evoking a meditative quality that is both contemplative and full of grace. Spare and honed, David Brooks?s poems range in scale, from investigations into microscopic detail observing the smallest creatures and textures underfoot as well as the... more...

  • Ransacking Parisby Patti Miller

    University of Queensland Press 2015; US$ 12.99

    When Patti Miller arrives in Paris to write for a year, the world glows "as if the light that comes after the sun has gone down has spilled gold on everything." But wasn't that just romantic illusion? Miller grew up on Wiradjuri land in country Australia where her heart and soul belonged. Mother of grown-up boys with lives of their own, what did she... more...

  • Beef in Chinaby Scott Waldron

    University of Queensland Press 2001; US$ 12.99

    China's emergence as a 'beef giant' has enormous implications for the world beef market. This is the first up-to-date and full scale analysis of the booming beef industry of China, which produces roughly 5 times as much as Australia exports, and Australia is the worlds largest exporting nation. more...

  • Her Father's Daughterby John Clanchy

    University of Queensland Press 2008; US$ 12.99

    Love, loss, loyalty, betrayal. From the award-winning author John Clanchy comes a collection of five new tales that explore the fascinatingóand often fraughtórelations between fathers and daughters. It is a wise father, the adage tells us, that knows his own child. But equally, as the stories in Her Father's Daughter reveal with great power and... more...

  • Daredevilsby Bill Condon

    University of Queensland Press 2007; US$ 12.99

    Thorns may have only a short time to live, but he's determined to make every second count. And that's where Jack comes in. Safe and quiet, he's going to help the high-spirited Thorns fulfil his wish list.† † Challenging, touching and funny,†this is a story about friendship, courage, the pursuit of dreams and the joy of living. more...

  • Miss McAllister's Ghostby Elizabeth Fensham

    University of Queensland Press 2008; US$ 8.99

    'You can't imagine how strange it is to realize that there is no one left living who knew you,' said Miss McAllister. 'It makes you wonder if you really are alive.' 'We know you,' I replied. When Cassandra and her brothers climb the garden wall hoping to spot the ghost in the old hollow-eyed house, they have no idea what awaits within. At first... more...