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Fromelles And Pozieres: In the Trenches of Hell
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Fromelles And Pozieres: In the Trenches of Hell

Peter FitzSimons, Richard Aspel

On 19 July 1916, 7000 Australian soldiers - in the first major action of the AIF on the Western Front - attacked entrenched German positions at Fromelles in northern France. By the next day, there were over 5500 casualties,...

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Gotta Love This Country!
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Gotta Love This Country!

Peter FitzSimons, David Tredinnick

You gotta love this country when an AFL legend takes his mum instead of his girlfriend to the Brownlow, when an Australian cricket captain joins a bunch of fourteen year olds for a bit of street cricket, when a bloke wins the...

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Gotta Love This Country!
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Gotta Love This Country!

Peter FitzSimons, David Tredinnick

You gotta love this country when an AFL legend takes his mum instead of his girlfriend to the Brownlow, when an Australian cricket captain joins a bunch of fourteen year olds for a bit of street cricket, when a bloke wins the...

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Seriously ... You Have to Laugh: Great Yarns and tall tales from the sporting fields, dressing rooms and commentary boxes of Australia
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Seriously … You Have to Laugh: Great Yarns and tall tales from the sporting fields, dressing rooms and commentary boxes of Australia

Peter FitzSimons, David Tredinnick, Andrew Hobson

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Fromelles And Pozieres: In the Trenches of Hell
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Fromelles And Pozieres: In the Trenches of Hell

Peter FitzSimons, Richard Aspel

On 19 July 1916, 7000 Australian soldiers - in the first major action of the AIF on the Western Front - attacked entrenched German positions at Fromelles in northern France. By the next day, there were over 5500 casualties,...

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Kokoda
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Kokoda

Peter FitzSimons, Lewis Fitz-Gerald

For Australians, Kokoda is the iconic battle of World War II. This is an authoritative account of one of the most famous battles in military history.

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Batavia
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Batavia

Peter FitzSimons, Richard Aspel

It is no surprise that the barbarity and evil that came in the wake of the wreck of the Batavia has inspired books, radio and TV documentaries, plays and an opera. Lust, jealously, greed, madness, deception, rape, murder - all the...

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Seriously ... You Have to Laugh: Great Yarns and tall tales from the sporting fields, dressing rooms and commentary boxes of Australia
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Seriously … You Have to Laugh: Great Yarns and tall tales from the sporting fields, dressing rooms and commentary boxes of Australia

Peter FitzSimons, David Tredinnick, Andrew Hobson

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Batavia
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Batavia

Peter FitzSimons, Richard Aspel

It is no surprise that the barbarity and evil that came in the wake of the wreck of the Batavia has inspired books, radio and TV documentaries, plays and an opera. Lust, jealously, greed, madness, deception, rape, murder - all the...

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Eureka: The Unfinished Rebellion
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Eureka: The Unfinished Rebellion

Peter FitzSimons, Robert Meldrum

First published by William Heinemann in 2012. This edition published in 2013.

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Victory at Villers-Bretonneux
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Victory at Villers-Bretonneux

Peter FitzSimons, Robert Meldrum, Ben Johnson

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Victory at Villers-Bretonneux
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Victory at Villers-Bretonneux

Peter FitzSimons, Robert Meldrum, Ben Johnson

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The Ballad Of Les Darcy
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The Ballad Of Les Darcy

Peter FitzSimons, Humphrey Bower

The story of Les Darcy - Australia's great 'Blacksmith Boxer' - a ballad of love, war, betrayal, mystery, patriotism and heroism, a ballad of a champion whose story still has the power to move the stoniest heart.

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Tobruk
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Tobruk

Peter FitzSimons, Humphrey Bower

In the heart of WWII, when Hitler turned his attentions to conquering North Africa, a distracted Allied force could not give its all to the defence of the city of Tobruk in Libya. So the job was left to the roughest, toughest...

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Kokoda
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Kokoda

Peter FitzSimons, Lewis Fitz-Gerald

For Australians, Kokoda is the iconic battle of World War II. This is an authoritative account of one of the most famous battles in military history.

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Ned Kelly: The Story of Australia's Most Notorious Legend (Audiobook)
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Ned Kelly: The Story of Australia’s Most Notorious Legend (Audiobook)

Peter FitzSimons, Richard Aspel

Peter FitzSimons brings the history of Ned Kelly and his gang exuberantly to life, weighing in on all of the myths, legends and controversies generated by this compelling and divisive Irish-American rebel.

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Nancy Wake Biography
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Nancy Wake Biography

Peter FitzSimons

The number one bestselling biography of our greatest war heroine - over 84,000 copies sold in its first two formats.

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Gotta Love This Country!
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Gotta Love This Country!

Peter FitzSimons

You gotta love this country when an AFL legend takes his mum instead of his girlfriend to the Brownlow, when an Australian cricket captain joins a bunch of fourteen year olds for a bit of street cricket, when a bloke wins the...

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Seriously...You Have to Laugh: Great yarns and tall tales from the sporting fields, dressing rooms and commentary boxes of Australia
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Seriously…You Have to Laugh: Great yarns and tall tales from the sporting fields, dressing rooms and commentary boxes of Australia

Peter FitzSimons

Putting his unique spin on our sporting life, Peter FitzSimons celebrates the tall tales and true, the outrageous yarns and the knockabout humour from the footy fields, cricket grounds, dressing rooms, bars and ..

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The Rugby War
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The Rugby War

Peter FitzSimons

Tells the story of the revolution in world rugby that led to the game becoming fully professional. The author relates the battle for control of Rugby Union between Kerry Packer and Rupert Murdoch.

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Peter FitzSimons' Great Australian Sports Champions
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Peter FitzSimons' Great Australian Sports Champions

Peter FitzSimons

Looks at the people who have shaped Australian sport, becoming our local heroes. From Allan Langer to Dawn Fraser, this is both an historical account, with a view to the future in the Australian sporting arena.

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Tobruk
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Tobruk

Peter FitzSimons

In the early days of April 1941, the 14,000 Australian forces garrisoned in the Libyan town of Tobruk were told to expect reinforcement and supplies within eight weeks. eight months later, these heroic, gallant determined men were...

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The Ballad of Les Darcy
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The Ballad of Les Darcy

Peter FitzSimons

The story of Les Darcy - Australia's great 'Blacksmith Boxer' - a ballad of love, war, betrayal, mystery, patriotism and heroism, a ballad of a champion whose story still has the power to move the stoniest heart.

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A Simpler Time
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A Simpler Time

Peter FitzSimons

An affectionate and hilarious tribute to the childhood of another era, from one of Australia's favourite authors.

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Nene: The Queen of the Magazine Wars
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Nene: The Queen of the Magazine Wars

Peter FitzSimons

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More Important Than Life or Death: Inside the Best of Australian Sport
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More Important Than Life or Death: Inside the Best of Australian Sport

Peter FitzSimons, Greg Growden

The best sports stories written by Australia's best sportswriters uncover the hilarity, triumphs, sadness, excitement and controversy of our sport-mad nation.

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Little Theories of Life
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Little Theories of Life

Peter FitzSimons

A cornucopia of theories, conundrums and fascinating morsels from the irrepressible Peter FitzSimons.

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Ned Kelly
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Ned Kelly

Peter FitzSimons

Ned Kelly has been at the heart of Australian culture and identity since he and his Gang were tracked down in bushland by the Victorian police and came out fighting, dressed in bulletproof iron armour made from farmers ploughs....

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Charles Kingsford Smith and Those Magnificent Men
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Charles Kingsford Smith and Those Magnificent Men

Peter FitzSimons

Sir Charles Kingsford Smith is one of Australias most loved heroes. In an action-packed life, the indomitable Smithy went from fighting as a soldier among the carnage of Gallipoli and the Western Front, to taking to the skies...

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Fair Go, Sport: Inspiring and Uplifting Tales of the Good Folks, Great Sportsmanship and Fair Play
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Fair Go, Sport: Inspiring and Uplifting Tales of the Good Folks, Great Sportsmanship and Fair Play

Peter FitzSimons

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Little Theories of Life: Your Ideal Guide to the Weird World of Popular Theory, the Urban Myth, and the Land of Did You Know?
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Little Theories of Life: Your Ideal Guide to the Weird World of Popular Theory, the Urban Myth, and the Land of Did You Know?

Peter Fitzsimons

A cornucopia oftheories, conundrums, and fascinating morsels from the irrepressible...

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How Hemlines Predict the Economy: Explanations, Rationalizations, and Theories on Everything
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How Hemlines Predict the Economy: Explanations, Rationalizations, and Theories on Everything

Peter Fitzsimons

Hilarious riffs on life from a man's perspective.

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Nancy Wake: A Biography of Our Greatest War Heroine
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Nancy Wake: A Biography of Our Greatest War Heroine

Peter Fitzsimons, Stephanie Daniel

Nancy Wake lived in France before WWII, and at the outbreak of war, she joined a resistance group in Marseilles and became the No.1 target on the Gestapo's most wanted list, with a five-million franc price on her head. Dubbed the...

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Kokoda
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Kokoda

Peter Fitzsimons, Lewis Fitz-Gerald

For Australians, Kokoda is the iconic battle of World War II. This is an authoritative account of one of the most famous battles in military history.

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Tobruk
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Tobruk

Peter Fitzsimons, Humphrey Bower

Tobruk narrates the taking of Tobruk as part of a general thrust in North Africa by Allied forces. A panicked Winston Churchill wrote: Tobruk seems to be the place to be held to the death without thought of retirement...nothing...

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Batavia
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Batavia

Peter Fitzsimons, Richard Aspel

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Charles Kingsford Smith and Those Magnificent Men
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Charles Kingsford Smith and Those Magnificent Men

Peter Fitzsimons, Richard Aspel

A comprehensive biography of Sir Charles Kingsford Smith, one of Australia's true twentieth-century legends. He was the first person to fly across the Pacific, he broke the record for the fastest flight from England to Australia,...

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Mawson: And the Ice Men of the Heroic Age: Scott, Shackelton and Amundsen
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Mawson: And the Ice Men of the Heroic Age: Scott, Shackelton and Amundsen

Peter Fitzsimons, Paul English

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Eureka: The Unfinished Revolution
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Eureka: The Unfinished Revolution

Peter Fitzsimons, Robert Meldrum

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Eureka: Library Edition
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Eureka: Library Edition

Peter Fitzsimons, Robert Meldrum

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The Ballad of Les Darcy
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The Ballad of Les Darcy

Peter Fitzsimons, Humphrey Bower

The story of Les Darcy - Australia's great 'Blacksmith Boxer' - a ballad of love, war, betrayal, mystery, patriotism and heroism, a ballad of a champion whose story still has the power to move the stoniest heart.

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Kokoda
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Kokoda

Peter Fitzsimons, Lewis Fitz-Gerald

For Australians, Kokoda is the iconic battle of World War II. This is an authoritative account of one of the most famous battles in military history.

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Nancy Wake: A Biography of Our Greatest War Heroine
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Nancy Wake: A Biography of Our Greatest War Heroine

Peter Fitzsimons, Stephanie Daniel

Nancy Wake lived in France before WWII, and at the outbreak of war, she joined a resistance group in Marseilles and became the No.1 target on the Gestapo's most wanted list, with a five-million franc price on her head. Dubbed the...

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Batavia
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Batavia

Peter Fitzsimons, Richard Aspel

It is no surprise that the barbarity and evil that came in the wake of the wreck of the Batavia has inspired books, radio and TV documentaries, plays and an opera. Lust, jealously, greed, madness, deception, rape, murder - all the...

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Charles Kingsford Smith and Those Magnificent Men
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Charles Kingsford Smith and Those Magnificent Men

Peter Fitzsimons, Richard Aspel

A comprehensive biography of Sir Charles Kingsford Smith, one of Australia's true twentieth-century legends. He was the first person to fly across the Pacific, he broke the record for the fastest flight from England to Australia,...

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Eureka: The Unfinished Revolution
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Eureka: The Unfinished Revolution

Peter Fitzsimons, Robert Meldrum

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Tobruk
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Tobruk

Peter Fitzsimons, Humphrey Bower

In the heart of WWII, when Hitler turned his attentions to conquering North Africa, a distracted Allied force could not give its all to the defence of the city of Tobruk in Libya. So the job was left to the roughest, toughest...

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Seriously...You Have to Laugh: Great Yarns and Tall Tales from the Sporting Fields, Dressing Rooms and Commentary Boxes of Australia
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Seriously…You Have to Laugh: Great Yarns and Tall Tales from the Sporting Fields, Dressing Rooms and Commentary Boxes of Australia

Peter Fitzsimons, David Tredinnick

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