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Echo of Silent Screams, The: The Gold Coast Hitchhike Murders

By: Wilson, Eric

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Niddrie, VIC, Australia, Pennon Publishing: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: TRU103

ISBN: 1877029270

Condition: Good


Softcover, first edition, 412gms, 246 pages. This book is much more than a murder mystery. It opens up the very soul of one of the families involved in this disturbing case, which stillremains unsolved over 28 years later. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout. There is a small texta mark on the inside front page from a previous owner, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Australia's Top 500 Companies 1987-88: The Business Who's Who of Australia (Bicentennial Edition)

By: Wilson, John C.; and Findlay, Russell J. (eds)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Crows Nest, Australia, R. G. Riddell P/L: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HISAUS454

ISBN: 0947060057

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with faux maroon leather boards with gold embossing, first edition, 2115gms, 569 pages, decorated endpapers, pages gold-edged. Book is in very good condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout. Boards shows only very mild shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Old Worlds and New Australia: The post-War Migrant Experience

By: Wilton, Janis; Bosworth, Richard

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Victoria, AUS, Penguin: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HISAUS348

ISBN: 0140070176

Condition: Fair


Softcover, first edition, 188g, 215pgs. Reviews Australia's immigration policy since the Second World War - its effects on attitudes, lifestyles, and on those who have brought parts of their old worlds to new Australia. Book is in fair condition with sticker inside front cover, and moderate general wear and tear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Photo featured is of actual book. Purchase more than 1 item and save money with combined postage. And if you can't find t... View more info

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Maranatha Years, The (1944-1987)

By: Woosley, Glen

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Australia, Glen Woosley: 2014

Edition: Edition Not Stated

Seller ID: HISAUS47

Condition: Very Good


Softcover, edition not stated, 436g, 186pgs, includes the original CD of photos the book was originally issued with. This book provides a written and photographic history of the Seventh Day Adventist Youth Camps run at Maranatha in Queensland, Australia. Book is in very good condition with only very mild general wear and tear and some light curling to the wraps, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Looking Back: A History of The University of Newcastle

By: Wright, Don

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Newcastle, NSW, Australia, The University of Newcastle: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001116

ISBN: 0725907347

Condition: Very Good


Softcover, first edition, 844gms, 256 pages. Book is in very good condition with only minor general wear and tear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Innocence Regained: The Fight to Free Lindy Chamberlain

By: Young, Norman H.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Annandale, Australia, The Federation Press: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: TRU131

ISBN: 1862870187

Condition: Good


Large softcover, first edition, 614gms, 303 pages. In October 1982, after the most sensational trial in Australian history, a jury reached a wrong verdict and convicted a young mother, a pastor's wife, of the murder of her baby daughter. This book is the story of the successful campaign to overturn the jury's verdict. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration/spotting throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info