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- University of Queensland Press 2012; US$ 12.99
Brave, haunting, and evocative, this powerful volume presents its poetry in the form of a memoir. From the poet?s early experiences in an institution and the effect of this on her family to the illustration of her strength and independence as an adult, this biographical collection helps make the Aboriginal experience accessible and resonant. Exploring... more...
- Allen & Unwin 2012; US$ 11.81
Kylie Tennant's novels are known for their vitality and social realism, and The Missing Heir is in the same tradition. Wicked pen-portraits of her forebears and parents set the scene before the narrative moves on to Kylie herself. more...
- UNSW Press 2012; US$ 17.34
A good poem is one that the world cant forget or is delighted to rediscover. This landmark anthology of Australian poetry, edited by two of Australias foremost poets, Geoffrey Lehmann and Robert Gray, contains such poems. It is the first of its kind for Australia and promises to become a classic. Included here are Australias major... more...
- Clouds of Magellan 2012; US$ 9.99
Mid-50s to mid-60s Melbourne - a Wowserland of 6 o'clock closing, censorship, endless suburbia ... '... we could settle down. But that was the farthest thing from our minds. We didn't want security, we wanted adventure, risk, experience, we wanted to see and grasp the world ...' In 'Fare Thee Well, Hoddle Grid', Garry Kinnane... more...
- Currency Press 2013; US$ 17.99
Moth explores themes of friendship, bullying, mental illness, and the hierarchy of the schoolyard. Sebastian is a terminally unpopular fifteen-year-old suburban kid, with an overactive imagination and an obsession with anime and death. His only friend, Claryssa, is an emo Wiccan art-freak barely one rung higher than Sebastian on the social ladder.... more...
- Arcade Publishing 2001; US$ 24.99
On the edge of the remote salt flats of Australia, a young woman blows in from nowhere and disturbs the precarious equilibrium of a family farm. The boy is fascinated by her, his mother despises her, and the brutish farmhand wants to possess her. When the woman mysteriously disappears, the only trace of her a bloodied dress, the boy sets out in search... more...
- University of Queensland Press 2013; US$ 12.99
Transmuting techniques, forms, and figures as she moves with enviable ease from themes of love through landscape to logic, Rachael Briggs evinces a relentless inventiveness and intelligence in this collection of poems. Structured as eight sets of inventive poems, from ?Twelve Love Stories,? which features different kinds of love to ?Solve for X and... more...
- Huia (NZ) Ltd 2013; US$ 7.99
Professor Konai Helu Thaman (Acting Deputy Vice Chancellor, and UNESCO Chair in teacher education &; culture - The University of the South Pacific) says this about the collection: This is a refreshing and welcome addition to the growing list of women's writing in Oceania. Karlo draws wisdom and compassion from her ancestral cultures but is not constrained... more...