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The Last Lighthouse Keeper
Added: Jul 10, 2020
 
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A memoir from John Cook, one of Tasmania's last kerosene lighthouse keepers. A story about madness and wilderness, shining a light onto the vicissitudes of love and nature.

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Tourism in Tasmania
Added: Jun 14, 2020
 
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With Tasmania's significant growth in tourism has come resistance, acceptance, profit and loss.

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Becoming Ellie - life after racing for a greyhound
Added: Jun 14, 2020
 
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Launceston-based artist, Graeme Whittle, has collaborated with author, Lyndon Riggall, on this story about a racing greyhound and her life after an injury ends her racing career.

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Central Cookery Book
 
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A standard reference for generations of young Tasmanians, Central Cookery Book is now in its 17th edition and remains as relevant today as when first published.


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Charles Darwin in Hobart
 
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A record of Charles Darwin's visit to Hobart Town in 1836 and the observations he recorded.

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Child of Gondwana - the geological making of Tasmania
 
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A guide to the unique geology of Tasmania written for everyone.

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Churches of Colonial Hobart - A field guide
 
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A field guide to Hobart's history in 24 buildings.

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Cider Gums & Currawongs - the Lake Country of Tasmania to the 1950s
 
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Cider Gums & Currawongs contains a wealth of photographs and other material assembled to create a detailed history of Tasmania's high country up until the 1950s when roads, cars and modern communications brought rapid and permanent lifestyle change.

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Class Distinction - Hibernia, a social and maritime disaster
 
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Sailing to Australia, the Hibernia caught fire in the South Atlantic, her survivors rescued weeks later by a convict transport heading for Van Diemen's Land. This is the story of their time on board the Hibernia, in open boats mid atlantic before rescue and then subsequently what happened to them when landed in Hobart.

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Cleansing the Colony
 
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The little known story of the more than one hundred people transported from New Zealand to Van Diemen's Land.

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Closing Hell's Gates - the death of a convict station
 
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Based on an elaborate reconstruction of day-to-day life at Macquarie Harbour, one of Australia's most notorious sites of convict punishment, this is the true story of how, in 1827, nine convicts opted for 'state-assisted' escape (the death sentence) rather than endure the hardships and privations of the penal settlement on Sarah Island.

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Colonial Artist Henry Mundy and his music, signed
 
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A biography and music scores of early colonial artist and music teacher in Van Diemen's Land, Henry Mundy.

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Colour and Movement - the life of Claudio Alcorso
 
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Colour and Movement: the Life of Claudio Alcorso tells the story of one man's journey from a luxurious life in elite Rome, to that of a bankrupted tenant on Morilla Estate in Tasmania, where he watched as the winery he created transformed into MONA.

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