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The light of common day

Author: Cooper, Diana, 1892-1986
Type: Book - 941.083 COOP
Year: 2018
Lady Diana Cooper had been famous from her earliest youth. Her second volume of autobiography chronicles these years in the run-up to the Second World War, and her adventures as an unconventional...
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The rainbow comes and goes

Author: Cooper, Diana, 1892-1986
Type: Book - 941.085 COOP
Year: 2018
Lady Diana Cooper was a star of the early twentieth stage, screen and social scene. This first instalment of her autobiography tells of her upbringing, her debut into high society before being...
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The rare metals war : the dark side of clean energy and digital technologies

Author: Pitron, Guillaume
Type: Book - XX(1768624.3)
Year: 2020
The resources race is on. Powering our digital lives and green technologies are some of the Earth's most precious metals but they are running out. And what will happen when they do? Find a Copy

What happens next? : reconstructing Australia after COVID-19

Type: Book - XX(1767381.2)
Year: 2020
Long before the COVID-19 pandemic shut down the global economy, a reset to serve the wellbeing of people and the planet was plainly needed. As Australia rebuilds, after the immediate health crisis has...
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The S.Q.U.I.D. squad. #2, Zombies vs. turtles [graphic novel]

Author: Miller, Megan, 1963-
Type: Graphic Novel - XX(1767281.2)
Year: 2020
Max, Inky and Luke are the youngest members of a secret underwater society dedicated to protecting the books and artifacts of their home from evil invaders. They call themselves the S.Q.U.I.D. Squad,...
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The Lincoln conspiracy : the secret plot to kill America's 16th president - and why it failed

Author: Meltzer, Brad
Type: Book - XX(1766737.1)
Year: 2020
The little-known, but true story about a failed assassination attempt on President Lincoln. Everyone knows the story of Abraham Lincoln's assassination in 1865, but few are aware of the original...
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The great impersonation [audio book CD]

Author: Oppenheim, E. Phillips (Edward Phillips), 1866-1946
Type: Audio Book - AUDIO BOOK THRILLER
Year: 2018
East Africa, 1913. The disgraced English aristocrat Everard Dominey stumbles out of the bush, and comes face to face with his lookalike, the German Baron von Ragastein. Months later, Dominey returns...
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More miracle than bird

Author: Miller, Alice, 1982-
Type: Book - XX(1766103.2)
Year: 2020
"On the eve of World War I, Georgie Hyde-Lees-on her own for the first time-is introduced to the acclaimed poet W. B. Yeats at a soirée in London. Although Yeats is famously eccentric and many...
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No more war : how the West violates international law by using 'humanitarian' intervention to advance economic and strategic interests

Author: Kovalik, Dan
Type: Book - XX(1765974.1)
Year: 2020
International Human Rights & The Prohibition of Aggressive War sets out to reclaim the original intent of the Charter founders to end the scourge of war on the heels of the devastation wrought by...
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Enid : the scandalous life of a glamorous Australian woman who dazzled world

Author: Wainwright, Robert, 1961-
Type: Book - XX(1765611.1)
Year: 2020
Enid Lindeman stood almost six feet tall, with silver hair and flashing turquoise eyes. The girl from Strathfield in Sydney stopped traffic in Manhattan, silenced gamblers in Monte Carlo and dared...
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The Colt with no regrets : hard copy, hot metal and the power of the written word : a memoir

Author: Hannay, Elliot
Type: Book - 070.4 HANN
Year: 2020
It's the personal journey of a 16-year-old boy starting work in 'the golden age of journalism' when reporters worked with hard copy and hot metal and endured a mixture of instruction and...
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No modernism without lesbians

Author: Souhami, Diana
Type: Book - 709.04 SOUH
Year: 2020
The extraordinary story of how a singular group of women in a pivotal time and place -- Paris, Between the Wars – fostered the birth of the Modernist movement. Sylvia Beach, Bryher, Natalie Barney,...
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