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The Plonkermaker - Rossarden
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Paul Tapps's memoir as a boy growing up in Rossarden, a Tasmanian mining hamlet.

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Wild Oats - the convict family Goodson
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Wild Oats is the true story of a family of convicts, the Goodsons.

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The Art of Pollination
Added: Aug 26, 2020
 
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Martin Flanagan spends a year with the irrepressible Jane Tewson, co-founder of Comic Relief, Red Nose Day and Igniting Change.

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A Place in the Stockyard - Tasmanian Women in Agriculture
 
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A celebration of the agricultural successes and tribulations of Tasmanian women living and working on farming properties.

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Behind the Masks - Poet Gwen Harwood remembered by her friends
 
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Surprising personal glimpses of the eminent and enigmatic Australian and Tasmanian poet Gwen Harwood.

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Blood, Sweat & the Sea - the life of John Muir
 
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A Tasmanian maritime biography of John Muir, who built the business of Muir Engineering, designing and manufacturing some of the world's best anchoring and mooring systems.

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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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Crime, Punishment and Redemption - A Convict's Story
 
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This is perhaps the only extant diary ever written during the Australian penal era whilst its convict writer was imprisoned. John Ward, writing whilst incarcerated on Norfolk Island but formerly a groom to an officer gentleman, tells a story of thwarted love that he claims led him to a life of crime including theft, sexual assault and more. In telling the candid story of his downfall he exposes his own ruthlessness and lack of empathy.

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Errol Flynn and the Sword of Fate
 
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The amazing true origins of Hollywood's swashbuckling legend.


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Half a Lifetime - 39 Years in Forestry
 
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Garry Richardson describes his working life with forestry in Tasmania.

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Henry Hinsby - a distinguished apothecary of Hobart Town 1816-1888
 
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This book is a biography of Henry Hinsby, apothecary /pharmacist, who arrived in Hobart Town, Tasmania from England in 1835.

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James Fenton of Forth - a Tasmanian pioneer 1820-1904
 
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A biographical and historical tribute to Tasmanian pioneer James Fenton, written to commemorate the centenary of his death.

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Merle Oberon - Face of Mystery
 
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The enigmatic life of Hollywood screen goddess Merle Oberon, reputed to originate from Tasmania.

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