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1. Adams, Gerald R. (editor); Gullotta, Thomas P. (editor); Montemayor, Raymond (editor) (1992). Adolescent Identity Formation (1st ed) [Advances in Adolescent Development]. Newbury Park, CA: Sage Publications. 240 pp. Paperback trade, good condition, tables, covers lightly creased & scratched, owner's name embossed cover, spine creased, corner tip front cover scuffed. This book focuses on contemporary issues associated with the conceptualization, measurement, and empirical investigation of identity development during adolescence. ISBN: 0803946163. Our Book No: 25539. $13 AUD.

2. Aers, David; Staley, Lynn (1996). The Powers of the Holy: Religion, Politics and Gender in Late Medieval English Culture (1st ed). University Park, PA: Pennsylvania State University Press. 310 pp. Hardback octavo, no jacket as issued, very good plus condition, old price sticker rear cover. This book addresses some of the ways in which different groups and individuals drew upon the resources of Christian traditions (plural) in late medieval England - selected, revised, reinvented, forgotten and remembered; sometimes, for some people, this proved a dangerous memory. ISBN: 0271015411. Our Book No: 20407. $17 AUD.

3. Ahmed, Qanta A. (2008). In the Land of Invisible Women: A Female Doctor's Journey in the Saudi Kingdom (1st ed). Naperville, IL: Sourcebooks Inc. 454 pp. Paperback thick octavo, very good condition, minor edgewear, old price sticker mark rear cover. A young British Muslim doctor accepts an exciting position in Saudi Arabia. In this autobiography, she discovers what it takes for one woman to re-create herself in the land of invisible women. ISBN: 9781402210877. Our Book No: 25871. $20 AUD.

4. Aiello, Theresa (1999). Child and Adolescent Treatment for Social Work Practice: A Relational Perspective for Beginning Clinicians. New York: Free Press. 221 pp. Hardback dustjacket, very good plus condition (in very good plus dustjacket), dual binding (has superior binding along spine), protected by removable semiarchival plastic sleeve. This book by an American academic social worker (25 years experience) fills a need because of recent focus by social workers on child and adolescent issues. She integrates relational psychoanalytic techniques with social thought, and addresses the kinds of severe trauma that are found during treatment. ISBN: 0684843935. Our Book No: 5336. $15 AUD.

5. Alexander, Alison (2013). The Ambitions of Jane Franklin: Victorian Lady Adventurer (Reprint ed). Sydney: Allen & Unwin. 294 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white & colour & sepia photos, pages faintly toned, minor edgewear corners rear cover & base spine. This book is about Jane Franklin, the best travelled woman of her time. The author traces the life of Jane, from her birth in late 18th-century London, her marriage at age 36 to Sir John Franklin, her many trips to far-away locations, including Russia, the Holy Land, northern Africa, America and Australia. Jane became the first white woman to travel overland from Melbourne to Sydney. After her husband died, she continued travelling until well into her 70s and died at age 84, refusing to take her medicine to the last. ISBN: 9781742375694. Our Book No: 28934. $18 AUD.

6. Alexander, Nicole (2014). Sunset Ridge (Reprint ed). Sydney: Bantam. 488 pp. Paperback thick trade, very good condition, bottom corner front cover & top corner rear cover little creased, minor edgewear. Australian novel about three Queensland brothers - Thaddeus, Luther and David Harrow - who choose freedom over their restricted lives at the family property called Sunset Ridge. They set off to the trenches in Europe to fight in the Great War. Decades later David Harrows granddaughter starts a search to uncover all she can about the grandfather she never knew. ISBN: 9781864712780. Our Book No: 28525. $12 AUD.

7. Altschuler, Jenny (1997). Working with Chronic Illness: A Family Approach [Basic Texts in Counselling and Psychotherapy]. Basingstoke: Macmillan Press. 218 pp. Paperback trade, very good plus condition. An innovative textbook that provides a theoretical and practical perspective for understanding and helping people face the challenge of living with serious physical illness. How family therapy can be used in a range of contexts such as schools, inpatient and outpatient services. ISBN: 0333624904. Our Book No: 12444. $15 AUD.

8. Ames, Matthew; Ames, Diane; Ames, Kate (with) (2014). Will to Live: An Inspiring Story of Courage, Resilience and Love. Melbourne: Penguin Books. 271 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, colour photos centre spread, top corner front cover & few pages creased, faint toning pages, minor edgewear. An inspiring story about the author who contacted toxic shock syndrome, and how his resilient spirit has helped him and his family survive after his limbs were amputated to save his life. He courageously describes how he has adapted to his new way of life. ISBN: 9780143799658. Our Book No: 28060. $18 AUD.

9. Amnesty (1995). Human Rights are Women's Right. London: Amnesty International. 135 pp. Paperback small octavo, very good condition, black & white text-photos, rubber stamp, sticker, errata slip loosely inserted. This report launches a campaign in support of women's human rights. Abuse of women in 73 countries is documented - there is a long road ahead. ISBN: 0862102421. Our Book No: 11979. $10 AUD.

10. Archer, John (1996). The Great Australian Dream: The History of the Australian House. Sydney: Angus & Robertson. 240 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good condition, many black & white drawings & text-photos, minor edgewear, faint sticker mark flyleaf. Heavy. This book begins with Aboriginal dwellings, the evolution of urban and rural housing to hurriedly erected shelters of 1788, through the exuberance of Federation and the blandness of the 1950s' triple-fronted brick veneer, to the diverse styles and philosophies that characterise the Australian house of today. By the founder of the popular Owner Builder magazine. ISBN: 0207190038. Our Book No: 25615. $30 AUD.

11. Archer, John (1999). The Nature of Grief: The Evolution and Psychology of Reactions to Loss. London: Routledge. 317 pp. Paperback octavo, very good plus condition. A British psychologist studies the evolution of grief. He shows that grief is a natural reaction to loss of many kinds, as revealed by studies in evolutionary psychology, ethology and experimental psychology. It is a common experience in humans that has evolved from simpler versions in animals. It builds up these primitive reactions; higher-level mental processes attribute meaning to the events and feelings experienced. ISBN: 0415178584. Our Book No: 13251. $30 AUD.

12. Archer, Robyn (2010). Detritus: Addressing Culture and the Arts. Perth: University of Western Australia Press. 288 pp. Paperback, very good plus condition. Robyn Archer has been a remarkable player in Australia's arts and cultural communities for decades - as a feminist, festival director, singer and writer. In this passionate collection of speeches - some even in song - she investigates the artistic process, and how the public regards, uses and values that work. ISBN: 9781742580678. Our Book No: 14114. $28 AUD.

13. Aries, Philippe; Ranum, Patricia M. (translator) (1975). Western Attitudes Toward Death from the Middle Ages to the Present (Reprint ed). Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press. 111 pp. Paperback trade, very good plus condition, black & white drawings, frontispiece, minor edgewear. Traces the Western attitudes toward mortality from the early medieval conception of death as the familiar collective destiny of the human race, to the modern tendency not to speak about death. ISBN: 0801817625. Our Book No: 26631. $10 AUD.

14. Armstrong, Sarah (editor); Slaytor, Petrina (editor) (2001). The Colour of Difference: Journeys in Transracial Adoption (1st ed). Sydney, Annandale: Federation Press. 200 pp. Paperback trade, very good plus condition, minor edgewear. This moving, perceptive, often happy, and occasionally devastating, book contains the family stories of 27 transracial adoptees. Each tells of their journey of self-discovery, of going back to their roots in search of a more complete understanding of themselves. ISBN: 1862873976. Our Book No: 20682. $20 AUD.

15. Asen, Dr Eia (1995). Family Therapy for Everyone: How to Get the Best Out of Living Together (1st ed). London: BBC Books. 224 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, black & white drawings, light foxing top edge, tiny bump top edge front cover, fore-edge rear cover lightly marked, pages lightly toned, minor edgewear. Written to accompany the BBC2 series. The author draws on many years experience as a family therapist to offer practical guidance on coping with family life at every stage. ISBN: 0563370548. Our Book No: 25249. $15 AUD.

16. Association, Boy Scouts (1961). Stamp Collector, Philatelist, Guide Pathfinder, Rider and Horseman (Revised ed) [Scout Badge Test Series, no 21]. Glasgow: Brown, Son & Ferguson. 54 pp. Paperback thin trade, stapled, good condition, black & white drawings, minor edgewear, spine lightly worn, pages lightly toned, faint foxing edges & covers. This booklet has been prepared and approved on behalf of the Boy Scouts Association, Glasgow, by the general editor. Revised to comply with new conditions, November 1959. Our Book No: 26343. $10 AUD.

17. Association, Boy Scouts (1965). First Aid, Ambulance and Air Apprentice (Revised, reprint ed) [Scout Badge Test Series, no 15]. Glasgow: Brown, Son & Ferguson. 61 pp. Paperback thin trade, stapled, good condition, black & white drawings, minor edgewear, staples rusted, small tear top spine at cover join, spine lightly rubbed, pages lightly toned, faint foxing edges & covers. This booklet has been prepared and approved on behalf of the Boy Scouts Association, Glasgow, by the general editor. Our Book No: 26341. $10 AUD.

18. Association, Boy Scouts (1966). Missioner, Public Health and Marksman (Revised, reprint ed) [Scout Badge Test Series, no 16]. Glasgow: Brown, Son & Ferguson. 48 pp. Paperback thin trade, stapled, good condition, black & white drawings, minor edgewear, staples rusted, spine lightly worn, pages lightly toned, faint foxing edges & covers. This booklet has been prepared and approved on behalf of the Boy Scouts Association, Glasgow, by the general editor. Our Book No: 26342. $10 AUD.

19. Astor, Liz; Wing, Lorna (foreword) (2006). Loving Olivia: Bringing Up My Autistic Daughter. London: Rodale Press. 242 pp. Hardback dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), colour photos, top edge lightly toned, minor edgewear jacket (tiny tear top corner). A moving story of the joys and heartaches of bringing up an autistic child in Britain. ISBN: 140508815X. Our Book No: 24789. $20 AUD.

20. Ayer, A. J.; Honderich, Ted (introduction) (1990). The Meaning of Life and Other Essays (1st ed). London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson. 212 pp. Hardback dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), minor edgewear jacket, edges lightly foxed. First edition. The eminent philosopher's last book. A collection of his best essays. The last two essays describe his near-death experience (of interest, as he is a noted atheist). ISBN: 0297820419. Our Book No: 7070. $20 AUD.

21. Bailey, Lee W. (editor); Yates, Jenny (editor) (1996). The Near-Death Experience: A Reader. London: Routledge. 409 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good condition, corner tips few pages lightly creased, minor edgewear & rubbing, faint old price marks. The most comprehensive collection of NDE cases and interpretations ever assembled. Encompasses a broad range of disciplines. Psychological researchers discuss cognitive models and Jungian theories of meaningful archetypal phenomena. The biological perspective describes how brains, near death, may produce soothing endorphins, optical illusions, and convincing hallucinations. Philosophers present empirical analyses and images in archetypal theories, and the symbolic language of comparative phenomenological theories. Christian, Jewish and Mormon responses to NDEs outline the religious perspective. The mystical and spiritual interpretations of NDEs are also explored. ISBN: 0415914310. Our Book No: 14429. $30 AUD.

22. Bastian, Peter; McDonald, Tracy (2011). Celebration of a Century: RSL Lifecare - The First 100 years (1st ed). Sydney: University of New South Wales Press. 219 pp. Hardback dustjacket, very good plus condition (in very good plus dustjacket), black & white photos, minor edgewear jacket, tiny spot front flyleaf. The story of RSL LifeCare, one of the largest aged-care services in the Southern Hemisphere, with responsibility for more than 4500 residents and backed by an array of health and ageing strategies and services. This very special book pays homage to the dedicated people who have cared for the residents, and charts the changes in public policies on health and aged care over the last 100 years. ISBN: 9781742232669. Our Book No: 25958. $30 AUD.

23. Beattie, Melody (2006). The Grief Club: The Secret to Getting Through All Kinds of Change (1st ed). Center City, MN: Hazelden. 350 pp. Paperback thick trade, very good condition, small crease bottom edge front cover & few pages, remainder stripe. This book is part memoir, part self-help book, part journalism. A profoundly personal, powerful healing guide to moving through life's losses. ISBN: 1592853498. Our Book No: 24382. $15 AUD.

24. Becnel, Barbara Cottman (1991). The Co-Dependent Parent: Free Yourself by Freeing Your Child. San Francisco: HarperSanFrancisco. 260 pp. Paperback trade, very good plus condition, minor edgewear. An honest, challenging, and life-sustaining book on parent-child relationships, and how parents can become too dependent on their children (codependency). ISBN: 0062501267. Our Book No: 1794. $10 AUD.

25. Bee-Gates, Donna (2007). I Want It Now: Navigating Childhood in a Materialistic World (1st p/b ed). New York: Palgrave Macmillan. 245 pp. Paperback trade, very good plus condition. In her compelling and inspiring exploration of children today in the United States, the author argues that a culture of instant gratification can erode self-worth. Bringing together cutting edge research and personal stories, she shows how a simple childhood can mean a healthy one - free from the obsession to own more. This book shows parents how to counter materialism and encourage skills that will help children become adults with strong character and integrity. ISBN: 9780230602533. Our Book No: 22836. $10 AUD.

26. Bennett, Betty T. (editor); Curran, Stuart (editor) (1996). Shelley: Poet Legislator of the World (1st p/b ed). Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press. 310 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, few figures, spine lightly faded, minor edgewear. The authors bring together an internationally recognized group of scholars to focus on Percy Bysshe Shelley's conception of the poet's social role and how that conception has changed over time. They examine the ways in which Shelley's thought engages contemporary debates on feminism, class structure, political representation, and human rights, and how it in turn affected radical politics in England. ISBN: 0801851769. Our Book No: 21635. $15 AUD.

27. Bevan, Christopher (2012). Parable of the Two Sons (1st ed). Sydney: Bideena Publishing Co Pty Ltd. 295 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, tiny bump top spine, laminate slightly lifting rear fore-edge, minor edgewear corners, pages lightly toned, autograph (written & dated dedication by author title page). Australian novel about a father's struggle to bring up his two sons alone after the loss of their mother. ISBN: 9780980815719. Our Book No: 28303. $18 AUD.

28. Bezor, Annette; Grayson, Richard (essay) (2000). Annette Bezor: A Passionate Gaze (1st ed). Adelaide, Kent Town: Wakefield Press. 65 pp. Hardback wide quarto, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), colour illustrations, minor edgewear jacket, bottom corner rear cover lightly bumped, tiny scuff bottom corner rear cover. The art of Australian artist Annette Bezor speaks eloquently to a wide audience about the cultural issues and social mechanisms of gender, sexuality, beauty, desire, the body, identity, and their representation. Bezor's painting style ties together many aspects of painting. The history of painting is shown in contemporary forms of communication and representation, including photography, computer-manipulated imagery and the electronic transmission of images. ISBN: 1862545286. Our Book No: 27787. $25 AUD.

29. Bidwell Smith, Claire (2012). The Rules of Inheritance: A Memoir (Australian ed). Melbourne: Text Publishing. 298 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, edges & pages lightly toned, base spine little bumped. This very personal and uplifting memoir is about an American lady and her grief when at age 14 she learnt that both her parents have cancer. She lost her mother to cancer when she was in her first year at college, and over time became close to her father and to an understanding of the fragility and preciousness of life. ISBN: 9781921758997. Our Book No: 27746. $15 AUD.

30. Binge, Leonie (2015). Nellie's Vow: A Remarkable True Story of Triumph Over Tragedy. Sydney, Crows Nest: Arbon Publishing. 336 pp. Paperback octavo (with flaps), very good condition, sepia (brown-tinted) photos (including inside covers), frontispiece, edges faintly scuffed, minor edgewear. This is an inspiring true story. The four Peisley girls spent their early childhood years in Nyngan, country New South Wales, until they were separated and had to live in pain and poverty. Nellie, the eldest, brings them all together in the end. The book is packed with historical detail including their early country life, childhood anecdotes to heart-rending descriptions of Depression-era Sydney (1930s). The sepia photos of the places and people in the story bring it to life. This memoir is a poignant tribute to one young woman's fortitude in the face of terrible misfortune. ISBN: 9780992351281. Our Book No: 28945. $30 AUD.

31. Bird, Delys (editor) (1993). Killing Women: Rewriting Detective Fiction (1st ed). Sydney: Angus & Robertson. 135 pp. Paperback small trade, very good condition, pages faintly toned, minor edgewear, bottom corners covers & pages little worn, minor edgewear. This book examines issues of femininity and criminality: women and violence, political correctness and private investigators. This collection explores questions of women in crime fiction and women writers of crime fiction, providing provocative comparisons to women's crime fiction in Britain and America. The authors provide an overview of current debates in the field of women's crime writing, as well as an historical context for the contemporary writer's essays. ISBN: 0207179484. Our Book No: 27501. $15 AUD.

32. Bird, Nancy; Kennard, Gaby (foreword) (1992). My God! It's a Woman (The Autobiography of Nancy Bird) (Reprint ed). Sydney: Angus & Robertson / HarperCollins. 216 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, black & white photos centre spread, spine minimally faded, autograph (author's written dedication). Autobiography of Australia's remarkable pioneer female aviator. ISBN: 0207168245. Our Book No: 10334. $15 AUD.

33. Bird, Nancy; Mitchell, Wally (foreword) & Kennard, Gaby (foreword) (2002). My God! It's a Woman: Nancy Bird: The Inspiring Story of Australia's Pioneering Aviatrix (New, updated ed). Sydney: HarperCollins. 216 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white photos centre spread. Autobiography of Australia's remarkable pioneer female aviator. This new updated edition in 2009 contains a foreword by the Mayor of Bourke, Wally Mitchell. ISBN: 0732273706. Our Book No: 15104. $15 AUD.

34. Birkin, Andrew (2003). J. M. Barrie and the Lost Boys (The Real Story Behind Peter Pan) (Updated ed). New Haven, CT: Yale University Press. 324 pp. Paperback wide octavo, very good condition, black & white text-photos, minor edgewear, owner's sticker. Heavy. J. M. Barrie, novelist, playwright, and author of Peter Pan, led a life as magical as his famous creation. Childless in his marriage, Barrie grew obsessively close to the five young boys of the Davies family, becoming their guardian when they were orphaned. Draws extensively on a vast range of notebooks, memoirs, and recorded interviews with the Davies family. Originally published in 1979, this illustrated reissue has a new preface to mark the release of "Neverland", the film of Barrie's life, and the upcoming centenary of Peter Pan. ISBN: 0300098227. Our Book No: 13240. $20 AUD.

35. Blake Soule, Amanda; Thompson, Betsy (illustrator) (2008). The Creative Family: Simple Projects and Activities for You and Your Children (1st stated ed). Boston: Trumpeter Books. 212 pp. Paperback wide octavo (with flaps), very good condition, colour drawings & photos, black & white & single-colour drawings, top spine little bumped, small crush mark top edge front cover, small crease top edge few pages, minor edgewear. This book shows you how to use simple materials like basic art supplies, household objects, and materials found in nature to encourage your children to use their imagination to create their own crafts, play, and projects together and have family fun. ISBN: 9781590304716. Our Book No: 27885. $15 AUD.

36. Blaze, B. R. (editor) (1978). Ancestors for all Australians: A Guidebook for Beginners which Points the Way to Wider Horizons of Genealogy (Revised ed) [How to Trace Your Family Tree]. Melbourne: Genealogical Society of Victoria. 99 pp. Paperback trade, good condition, front cover creased near spine, edges & rear cover foxed, edgewear. ISBN: 0959935819. Our Book No: 13662. $15 AUD.

37. Bloom, Cameron; Greive, Bradley Trevor (2016). Penguin Bloom: The Odd Little Bird Who Saved a Family (1st ed). Sydney: Harper Collins. 207 pp. Hardback dustjacket, very good plus condition (in very good plus dustjacket), colour photos, few black & white photos,very minor edgewear. This beautiful book is a very special story of hope and courage. This very inspiring story starts with Sam Bloom's accident which left her paralysed and very depressed. Along came Penguin the magpie chick who is left without a family after she fell from her nest, and the Bloom family care for her. Penguin is a very important member of her human family. The life-like photos show that love and care can make a big difference. ISBN: 9780733334948. Our Book No: 28789. $22 AUD.

38. Bowie, Fiona (2004). Cross-Cultural Approaches to Adoption (1st ed) [EASA Series]. Milton Park, Oxon: Routledge. 279 pp. Paperback large thick octavo, very good plus condition, figures, minor edgewear. The papers in this anthropological book look at adoption practices from Africa, Oceania, Asia and Central America, including examples of societies in which children are routinely separated from their biological parents, or passed through several foster families. ISBN: 0415303516. Our Book No: 24554. $20 AUD.

39. Bowlby, John (1994). The Making & Breaking of Affectional Bonds (Reprint ed). London: Routledge. 184 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, faint foxing edges, minor edgewear, light crease front cover, owner's written name & year flyleaf. This selection of key lectures by the pioneer developmental psychologist includes the long and important lecture that gives the book its title. The lectures provide an invaluable introduction to Bowlby's thought and work. In addition to basic principles, they also contain much practical guidance of use both to parents and to members of the mental health professions. ISBN: 0415043263. Our Book No: 27087. $15 AUD.

40. Bowles, Gordon Roy (1998). The Nature of Events: A True Life Story of a Kid from Dr Barnardos (1st ed). Sydney: Gordon Roy Bowles. 149 pp. Paperback wide octavo, very good condition, black & white photos, bottom corners front cover & some pages little creased, minor edgewear corners. The author relates time spent at Dr Barnardos home in England, before being sent to the Fairbridge Farm in Western Australia, and later working on a farm at Corrigin, and a later boxing career. He includes stories of his time during World War 2 (Middle East and New Guinea). All characters in this book really existed and are referred to by their own names. This remarkable book is both a tribute to the children and a compelling account of an extraordinary episode in British-Australian history. Our Book No: 27379. $30 AUD.

41. Bradley, Pamela (2008). Nefertiti Street: A Woman's Search to Reclaim Her True Feminine Spirit (1st ed). Sydney: New Holland. 238 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, minor edgewear. The author writes about her personal experiences, and how her life changed by taking a series of physical and spiritual journeys to Egypt, including Islam. ISBN: 9781741105117. Our Book No: 25367. $15 AUD.

42. Braiker, Harriet B. (2004). Who's Pulling Your Strings? How to Break the Cycle of Manipulation and Regain Control of Your Life (Reprint ed). New York: McGraw Hill. 260 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, minor edgewear corners, minor crease covers. The author discusses ways to end a destructive relationship, understand how it happened - and prevent it happening again. ISBN: 0071446729. Our Book No: 23274. $15 AUD.

43. Brian, Janeen (2007). Cross Currents (1st stated ed). Sydney: Hachette Livre / Lothian. 151 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, small crease front cover near spine, minor edgewear. An Australian novel about family relationships. This book is suitable for secondary students. ISBN: 9780734410078. Our Book No: 25092. $15 AUD.

44. Brierley, Jean (2009). Heading South: A True Family Pioneering Story. City Not Stated: Jean Brierley. 155 pp. Paperback large wide octavo, very good condition, black & white text-photos, fore-edge & cover corners little creased. (Written dedication, dated 2009.) The author has written this book from memory after 40 years. The story is about the family moving out of Hunters Hill in Sydney to the South Coast to improve John's health. They bought land and built a caravan park where they stayed for nine years before moving back to Sydney. The memories have always been with Jean and she is happy to have written this story. Our Book No: 28005. $30 AUD.

45. Brown, Helen (2009). Cleo: How an Uppity Cat Helped Heal a Family (Reprint ed). Sydney, Crows Nest: Arena / Allen & Unwin. 286 pp. Paperback trade, very good plus condition. This is warm and often funny book about love, loss and redemption. It's also a book about a small black feline who helped mend a New Zealand family's broken hearts by sheer force of her cat personality. ISBN: 9781741759075. Our Book No: 23887. $10 AUD.

46. Brown, Monica (1997). Embodying the God We Proclaim: Ministering as Jesus Did. Sydney: Emmaus Productions. 191 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, minor edgewear, top corner tip front cover lightly creased. The author is one of Australia's most highly respected composers of Christian music for children, and founder of the Emmaus Productions and the Shekinah Creative Centre that promotes the integration of creativity and spirituality. In this book she poses many questions and raises pertinent issues concerning what she does in her ministry. This book will be a good resource for anyone involved in pastoral ministry, liturgy, spirituality, catechesis, faith education and outreach. ISBN: 0646287443. Our Book No: 23636. $10 AUD.

47. Brown, Michael; Neale-Brown, Sue (1994). The Taming of the Crew: The Story of the New Zealand Family who Sold Up and Sailed Away into the Worst Winter Storms for Half a Century (Reprint ed). Auckland: Random House. 219 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, colour photos centre spread, small remainder mark bottom edge, minor edgewear. The tale of a New Zealand family and their adventures at sea. It is a personal portrayal of what danger, hardship and challenge does to a family at sea. ISBN: 1869412133. Our Book No: 25326. $15 AUD.

48. Brown, Marie-Annette; Robinson, Jo (with) (2003). When Your Body Gets the Blues: The Clinically Proven Programme for Women who Feel Tired and Stressed and Eat Too Much (1st UK, reprint ed). London: Rodale Press. 219 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, graphs, tables, minor edgewear, bottom corners few pages little creased. The authors discuss their LEVITY program for combating fatigue, stress and overweight. LEVITY refers to Light, Exercise and Vitamin Intervention Therapy. ISBN: 1405033401. Our Book No: 22143. $12 AUD.

49. Brown, Nina W. (2001). Children of the Self-Absorbed: A Grownup's Guide to Getting over Narcissistic Parents (Reprint ed). Oakland, CA: New Harbinger Publications. 204 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition. This book is about Destructive Narcissistic Pattern (DNP). This is the only book written to exclusively acknowledge and address this parenting problem and its long-term impact on adult children. The author discusses ways to protect yourself, letting go of old patterns, and suggests ways to build a new sense of self. ISBN: 1572242310. Our Book No: 23443. $10 AUD.

50. Bunk, Brian D. (2007). Ghosts of Passion: Martyrdom, Gender, and the Origins of the Spanish Civil War (1st ed). Durham, NC: Duke University Press. 244 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, few figures, tiny dent top edge rear cover & last few pages, minor edgewear. Argues that propaganda related to the revolution of October 1934 triggered the broader conflict by accentuating existing social tensions surrounding religion and gender. Using books, newspapers, posters, rallies, and meetings, the author's careful analysis contends that Spain's Civil War was not inevitable. ISBN: 9780822339434. Our Book No: 28356. $22 AUD.

51. Burt, Cyril (1948). The Young Delinquent (Reprint ed) [The Sub-Normal School-Child: Volume 1]. London: University of London Press. 662 pp. Hardback octavo, no jacket, good condition, tables, black & white photos (including frontispiece), edgewear, bottom edge lightly stained, cover edges flecked, owner's written name. Heavy. A detailed empirical report the psychology of juvenile crime. This book is complete in itself, but is the first of a series of three books on abnormal childhood. Our Book No: 21261. $25 AUD.

52. Burton, Pamela; Kirby, Michael (foreword) (2010). From Moree to Mabo: The Mary Gaudron Story (1st ed). Perth, Crawley: UWA Publishing. 492 pp. Paperback thick octavo, very good condition, crease near spine front cover, edges & pages faintly toned, minor edgewear, written gift dedication flyleaf, autograph (author's written name title page). This biography is about Mary Gaudron who in 1987 became the first female justice of the High Court of Australia. Mary was a passionate advocate of human rights, and the racism against Aborigines she saw as a child growing up in a country town shaped her career. This biography looks at her contributions to our history and law, and shows her as a dynamic woman committed to improving the lives of all Australians. ISBN: 9781742580982. Our Book No: 28718. $20 AUD.

53. Butler, Ian; Roberts, Gwenda (2004). Social Work with Children and Families: Getting into Practice (2nd ed). London: Jessica Kingsley Publishers. 364 pp. Paperback wide octavo, very good plus condition, minor edgewear. Second edition. This core text provides up-to-date information on recent developments in social work with children and families, including the consequences of the Care Standards Act and the Human Rights Act. The authors also discuss new approaches to looking after and supporting children, incorporating study texts and exercises based on the Assessment Framework. ISBN: 1843101084. Our Book No: 23593. $15 AUD.

54. Butterfield, Moira; Spoor, Mike (2005). Guess What, Dad? Sydney: Koala Book Company. Unnum 28 pp. Paperback square, very good condition, colour drawings, minor edgewear, few tiny creases few pages. A delightful children's picture story about a very special little bear and his dad. ISBN: 0864616457. Our Book No: 24923. $16 AUD.

55. Cambridge, Ada; Morrison, Elizabeth (editor) (1995). A Woman's Friendship (Reprint ed) [Colonial Texts]. Sydney, Kensington: New South Wales University Press. 177 pp. Paperback small octavo (with flaps), very good condition, minor edgewear. Historical novel about life in 1888 in Melbourne. A gentle satire of class and sexuality. First published as a serial in "The Age" newspaper, 1889, and here published as a book for the first time. ISBN: 0868401633. Our Book No: 2510. $25 AUD.

56. Cameron, Jennifer (2000). A Dangerous Innovator: Mary Ward (1585 - 1645) (1st ed). Sydney: St Pauls Publications. 306 pp. Paperback trade, very good plus condition, colour photos, minor edgewear. This book tells the story of the Yorkshire woman, Mary Ward, who lived in the Elizabethan age and whose life reflected the courage, wit and creativity of the times. Her founding of the schools for girls across Europe was considered 'a dangerous innovation'. ISBN: 1876295287. Our Book No: 25329. $20 AUD.

57. Cameron, Lindy (editor) (1992 - 2000). Sisters in Crime Newsletter (19 issues). Melbourne: Sisters in Crime. 16 to 24 pp. Each issue: Paperback large quarto, stapled (later issues), very good condition, coloured papers (various), black & white text-photos & cartoons, adverts. Heavy (1.2 Kg), and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. Issues 2 (Autumn 1992) to 20 (Autumn 2000) of this Australian crime fiction support magazine published 3 times per year (plus looseleaf brochures inserted). Provides a forum for discussion of women's crime and mystery fiction, to further the careers of women writers in this field, and to correct imbalances in the treatment of women writers. Our Book No: 15991. $100 AUD.

58. Camilleri, Jenny (2002). Some Outstanding Women of Broken Hill and District. [Broken Hill]: Jenny Camilleri / Openbook Print. pp. Paperback wide octavo, very good plus condition. Brief biographies (2 pages each, with photos) of about 100 notable women from the Broken Hill district in farwestern New South Wales (NSW). ISBN: 094933104X. Our Book No: 16768. $25 AUD.

59. Campbell, Anne; Carney, Terry (illustrator) (1995). Bridging Cultures (1st ed). Canberra, Belconnen: Anne Campbell. 229 pp. Paperback wide trade, very good plus condition, few single-colour drawings, black & white photos, minor edgewear. The author, from the Faculty of Education, University of Canberra, presents eight fictional short stories about relating to other cultures - interspersed with bits of factual information (as stated). ISBN: 0858894599. Our Book No: 21495. $15 AUD.

60. Cantor, Sheila (1988). Childhood Schizophrenia. New York: Guilford Press. 193 pp. Hardback dustjacket, very good plus condition (in very good plus dustjacket), few black & white photos, figures, dual binding (has superior binding along spine). An original and powerful book that explains and enlivens a perennially controversial subject using 54 detailed case histories of schizophrenic children. Suitable for programs designed to train mental health professionals to better deal with severely disturbed children. ISBN: 0899627133. Our Book No: 21401. $20 AUD.

61. Carey, Peter (2012). The Chemistry of Tears (Reprint ed). Melbourne: Penguin Books. 268 pp. Paperback, very good condition, pages faintly toned, minor edgewear. This Australian novel is a story of love and loss that is both entertaining and moving, simultaneously delicate and anarchic. ISBN: 9780143568551. Our Book No: 27244. $10 AUD.

62. Caro, Jane (editor) (2013). Destroying the Joint: Why Women Have to Change the World. Brisbane, St Lucia: University of Queensland Press (UQP). 295 pp. Paperback octavo, very good plus condition. A fabulously provocative collection by women ready to destroy the joint. In 2012, Prime Minister Julia Gillard said a society needs the political participation of women to reach its full potential. Commentator Allan Jones reacted to his by saying: 'Women are destroying the joint . . . honestly". People around the country responded with passion, disbelief and hilarity. This entertaining and thought-provoking collection of essays, analysis, memoir, fiction, satire, polemic and tweets is from some of Australia's best and brightest women, including Penny Wong, Christine Milne, Wendy Harmer, Clementine Ford, Tara Moss and more. ISBN: 9780702249907. Our Book No: 16779. $20 AUD.

63. Carroll, Steven (2008). The Art of the Engine Driver (Reprint ed) [The Glenroy Novels]. Sydney: HarperCollins. 291 +18 pp. Paperback small trade, very good condition, pages faintly toned, spine little creased, minor edgewear. Powerful Australian novel about ordinary suburban lives in the 1950s. The old and the new, diesel and steam, town and country all collide. ISBN: 9780732288983. Our Book No: 28824. $15 AUD.

64. Carruthers, Malcolm (1997). Maximising Manhood: Beating the Male Menopause. Sydney: HarperCollins. 240 pp. Paperback, very good condition, minor edgewear, old price marks. The pioneer English G.P. explains how testosterone deficiency, particularly in men in their fifties, can have a huge effect on men's health. Based on 1000 case studies in his practice. The male menopause (andropause) is very poorly known compared to the female menopause. The main symptoms are irritability, loss of energy and low libido. ISBN: 072253518X. Our Book No: 13678. $10 AUD.

65. Chick, Suzanne (1995). Searching for Charmian: The Daughter Charmian Clift Gave Away Discovers the Mother She Never Knew (Reprint ed). Sydney: Picador. 365 pp. Paperback, very good condition, black & white photos. The author, an adopted child, is surprised to discover that her biological mother is the well-known Australian novelist. ISBN: 0330356542. Our Book No: 16393. $15 AUD.

66. Clare, Anne (2011). Unlikely Rebels: The Gifford Girls and the Fight for Irish Freedom (Reprint ed). Cork: Mercier Press. 319 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, black & white photos, frontispiece, top corner rear cover little creased, minor edgewear corners. This book tells the story of the Gifford sisters, the daughters of staunchly Unionist parents and raised in the Protestant faith, all of them embraced the republican movement wholeheartedly. When the opportunity arose for them to play their part in the struggle for Ireland's freedom, they seized it, despite the hardship and in some cases tragedy that it brought them. Grace Gifford married Joseph Plunkett in Kilmainham Gaol, on the day before his execution for his part in leading the Rising in 1916. ISBN: 9781856357128. Our Book No: 26892. $15 AUD.

67. Cloud, Henry; Townsend, John (2003). Boundaries: When to Say Yes: When to Say No: To Take Control of Your Life (Australian, reprint ed). Sydney: Strand Publishing. 304 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition. Two American clinical psychologists provide Christian insights into how to set boundaries with our parents, spouses, children, friends, co-workers, and even ourselves. ISBN: 0958686602. Our Book No: 6649B. $10 AUD.

68. Cluff, Leighton E. (editor); Binstock, Robert H. (editor) (2001). The Lost Art of Caring: A Challenge to Health Professionals, Families, Communities, and Society (1st ed). Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press. 260 pp. Paperback octavo, very good plus condition. Some of America's leading experts address the importance of caring, the reasons why it has eroded, and measures that can strengthen caring as provided by health care professionals, families, communities, and society. ISBN: 0801874432. Our Book No: 20502. $20 AUD.

69. Cohen, David (1987). The Development of Play (1st U.S. ed). New York: New York University Press. 184 pp. Hardback dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), few small edge tears & creases jacket. The popular science writer explains the nature and development of play in children. ISBN: 0814714056. Our Book No: 12338. $14 AUD.

70. Collings, Sally (2007). Sophie's Journey: This is the Story the Delezio Family Wants to Share with Australia (Reprint ed). Sydney: HarperCollins. 326 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, colour photos, minor edgewear. This is the inspiring story of a special little girl. Sophie Delezio has survived two serious accidents. This book traces her path, as told through her friends and family, hospital staff, emergency workers and high-profile supporters. ISBN: 0732285526. Our Book No: 22800. $15 AUD.

71. Connor, Margaret (1996). One Flowering Branch: The Story of Annette Spokes (1st ed). Sydney, Woollahra: Forsyth Press. 105 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition. Biography of an Australian woman who has cerebral palsy. The book has been written by her friend, Margaret Connor. It is the story of a 50-year fight for freedom, the defeat of a body and the triumph of a spirit. ISBN: 0646300814. Our Book No: 20445. $10 AUD.

72. Conway, Jill Ker (1998). When Memory Speaks: Exploring the Art of Autobiography (1st stated ed). New York: Alfred A. Knopf. 205 pp. Hardback dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), minor edgewear jacket. First edition. Examines the modern memoir: the forms and styles it takes, and the different ways in which men and women respectively tend to understand and present their lives. Written by the popular Australian author of "The Road from Coorain" and "True North". ISBN: 0679445935. Our Book No: 28883. $15 AUD.

73. Cooper, Catherine R. (2011). Bridging Multiple Worlds: Cultures, Identities, and Pathways to College (1st ed). New York: Oxford University Press. 189 pp. Hardback dustjacket, very good plus condition (in very good plus dustjacket), figures, tables, minor edgewear jacket. This book provides new qualitative and quantitative evidence to introduce a theory on how youth draw on their cultural worlds to navigate their pathways to college. This book has fresh and creative ideas about theory, research, and policy. It will be of interest for researchers, educators, policymakers, and students. ISBN: 9780195080209. Our Book No: 26052. $20 AUD.

74. Cornelius, Helena; Bates, John (cartoonist) (1998). The Gentle Revolution: Men and Women at Work - and How to Fix It. Sydney: Simon & Schuster. 432 pp. Paperback wide trade, very good plus condition, tables, few black & white cartoons, minor edgewear. By Australian psychologist who heads the Conflict Resolution Network. ISBN: 0731805712. Our Book No: 6554. $20 AUD.

75. Coudert, Jo (2010). The Dog who Healed a Family and Other True Animal Stories that Warm the Heart & Touch the Soul. Sydney, Chatswood: Mira Books. 182 pp. Paperback trade, very good plus condition, minor crease front cover. A charming collection of stories about dogs and other animals. The very special stories are of hope, humour, triumph, loyalty, compassion, life and death. ISBN: 9781021685972. Our Book No: 26203. $13 AUD.

76. Courtney, Catherine (editor); Costigan, Jacqui & Fidler, Erma (2000). Ups & Downs: Lives of Love, Challenge and Commitment. Melbourne, Blackburn: PenFolk Publishing. 361 pp. Paperback small octavo, very good condition, minor edgewear corners. Consists of 17 moving stories by families who have overcome the initial shock and disappointment at the birth of their Down Syndrome baby. An inspiring book from which all can learn much about Down Syndrome, about love and acceptance, about social attitudes that hurt and harm, as well as those that promote harmony. ISBN: 1875894195. Our Book No: 16783. $30 AUD.

77. Cracknell, Ruth (2000). Journey from Venice: A Memoir (1st ed). Melbourne: Viking / Penguin Books. 270 pp. Hardback small, dustjacket, very good plus condition (in very good dustjacket), minor edgewear jacket (tiny scuff top spine). The well-known Australian actress writes about the holiday to Venice with her husband Eric. Eric became ill and later died in Venice. This is a confronting and yet deeply comforting book that acknowledges the miracle of unconditional love. ISBN: 0670886149. Our Book No: 28481. $15 AUD.

78. Crew, Gary; Turvey, Naomi (illustrator) (2014). The Cuckoo (1st ed). Melbourne, Ormond: Ford St Publishing. Unnum 28 pp. Paperback small wide quarto, very good condition, black & white & colour drawings (mostly full-page), minor edgewear corners. Suggested reading age is Primary School. This picture story is about a boy considered tiny by his family. Martin lived with his very large forester father and older brothers in the Megalong Valley in the heart of the Blue Mountains, New South Wales. He was teased and bullied by his father and brothers because of his size. Aided by the self-sacrifice of loving friends, Martin finds the courage to fight for his independence. Written by one of Australia's most awarded authors. The illustrations are environmentally inspired and feature a combination of natural elements to create whimsical fairytale-like creatures. ISBN: 9781925000184. Our Book No: 28997. $16 AUD.

79. Cuppaidge, Judy (1988). The Balloon Flyers: Tales of an Australian Childhood. Sydney, McMahons Point: Chapter & Verse / Wellington Lane Press. 152 pp. Paperback (with flaps), very good plus condition, black & white drawings, illustrated endpapers. Autobiography that recreates the special people of her childhood in Southern Queensland between the wars (1920s and 1930s). ISBN: 094732206X. Our Book No: 14908. $15 AUD.

80. Dalkin, R. Nixon (1995). Colonial Era Cemetery of Norfolk Island (Reprint ed). Queensland: Robert Brown & Associates. 91 pp. Paperback oblong small quarto, very good condition, black & white & photos, map, bottom corner front cover & few pages creased, minor edgewear. Records the tombstone inscriptions at the early cemetery of Norfolk Island. The author is a former Administrator of Norfolk Island who has a special interest in researching the island's historic beginnings. ISBN: 1862730601. Our Book No: 25130. $15 AUD.

81. Dann, George Landen (1943). Caroline Chisholm: A Play. Sydney: Mulga Publications. 122 pp. Paperback trade, dustjacket (fixed to cover), good plus condition (in good plus jacket), front pastedown lightly foxed, pages faintly toned, edgewear, rubber stamps. The playwright is an Australian military draughtsman who has previously won competitions for his plays. This one tells the story of the pioneer English humanitarian who tirelessly promoted the welfare of unaccompanied women migrants to Australia. Our Book No: 16796. $20 AUD.

82. Darian-Smith, Kate (2009). On The Home Front: Melbourne in Wartime, 1939 - 1945 (Reprint ed). Melbourne: Melbourne University Press. 303 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, minor edgewear, top corner tip front cover slightly worn, tiny crush mark top edge front cover. This classic study of Melbourne in wartime (WW2) draws upon the memories of men and women who lived through those turbulent years when society grappled with the tensions between restrictive government and new opportunities for social freedom. ISBN: 9780522856835. Our Book No: 26768. $20 AUD.

83. Davies, Justine (editor) (2010). An Inconceivable Notion: Stories of Coping with Infertility and Childlessness (1st ed). Warriewood, NSW: Finch Publishing. 214 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, minor edgewear corners. A collection of stories from women and men who have been unable to conceive, either from physical reasons or through other circumstances. The contributors, from throughout Australia, discuss the issues that they faced, and how their childlessness has affected their lives and their relationships, past and present. In frank and honest accounts of their thoughts and emotions the women and men interviewed highlight important and rarely discussed issues in society today. ISBN: 9781921462115. Our Book No: 24902. $15 AUD.

84. Davies, Lloyd (2000). Sheila: A Biography of Sheila Mary McClemans. Sydney, Annandale: Desert Pea Press / Federation Press. 208 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, black & white photos centre spread, spine ends little bumped. This biography is about Sheila McClemans who with Molly Kingston, set up Western Australia's first all-female law firm. She was wartime Director of the Women's Royal Australian Naval Service, National President of the Australian Federation of University Women, Secretary of the WA Law Society, and foundation member of the WA Legal Aid Commission, of the State Parole Board and of the WA committee administering the Commonwealth Canteens Trust Fund. She was awarded an OBE, a CMG and the Silver Jubilee Medal. The author has done justice to this outspoken, feisty, and entertaining women. ISBN: 1876861010. Our Book No: 28465. $18 AUD.

85. Davis Konigsberg, Ruth (2011). The Truth About Grief: The Myth of its Five Stages and the New Science of Loss (1st ed). New York: Simon & Schuster. 258 pp. Hardback dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), minor edgewear jacket, red remainder mark. Draws on history, culture, and science to discuss our most common experience. The Kubler-Ross five stages of grief are deeply imbedded in our culture: denial, anger, bargaining, depression, and acceptance. But the stunning fact is that there is no validity to the five stages but they became a national myth. It turns out people are pretty well programmed to get over loss. Grieving should not be a strictly regimented process; nor is the best remedy for pain always to examine it or express it at great length. The strength of Konigsberg's message is its liberating force: there is no manual to grieving; you can do it freestyle. ISBN: 9781439148334. Our Book No: 26836. $18 AUD.

86. De Costa, Caroline (2008). Hail Caesar: Why One in Three Australian Babies is Born by Caesarean Section (1st stated ed). Queensland: Boolarong. 283 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, few black & white photos, minor edgewear, bottom corner little creased front cover & few pages. Written by professor of obstetrics and gynaecology at James Cook University, Cairns, Queensland. This book answers the questions about this hotly-debated surgical operation. It is a well-informed and provocative explanation of every aspect of caesarean birth. ISBN: 9781921054280. Our Book No: 26013. $25 AUD.

87. De Lisle, Anne (2008). A Grand Passion, a Memoir: She Rescued a House, Then the House Rescued Her (Reprint ed). Sydney, North Sydney: Random House. 307 pp. Paperback trade, good condition, black & white & colour photos, plans, pages lightly toned, covers lightly creased, minor edgewear. This is the author's story of how she and her partner Ian lovingly brought Baddow House in Maryborough, Queensland - known locally as 'the Ghost House' - back to life, and in doing so both rediscovered her passion for writing and cemented her relationship with Ian. This is a joyful tale of a love affair between a woman, a man and the stately ruin they transformed into a home. ISBN: 9781863256339. Our Book No: 26789. $10 AUD.

88. De Vries, Susanna (2004). Blue Ribbons Bitter Bread: Joice Nankivell Loch, Australia's Most Heroic Woman (Revised ed). Brisbane: Pandanus Press. 360 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white & colour photos, spine creased, minor edgewear, owner's sticker. Joice Loch was born in a cyclone in 1887 on a Queensland sugar plantation. She grew up in grinding poverty in Gippsland, but emerged from years of unpaid drudgery by writing a children's book and freelance journalism. In 1918 she married Sydney Loch, author of a banned book on Gallipoli. They moved to Ireland, then to Poland to work with Quakers, then to Greece. Her inspired courage saved many Jews and Poles in WW2. The compassion that made her a self-trained doctor to many thousands of refugees, and incredible grit that took her close to death several times. This biography is a tribute to one of Australia's most heroic women, who always spoke fondly of Queensland as her birthplace. ISBN: 0958540853. Our Book No: 14972. $20 AUD.

89. De Vries, Susanna (2005). Great Pioneer Women of the Outback: Facing Hardship, Danger and Deprivation (Reprint ed). Sydney: HarperCollins. 302 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white text-photos, minor edgewear corners. This book profiles ten female pioneers, from Jeannie Gunn, author of We of the Never-never, to equally remarkable but lesser known women, such as Emma Withnell in Western Australia and Evelyn Maunsell in Queensland. Building on the women's records and her own knowledge of Australian history, the author documents the grit and determination it took to build what many would consider an extraordinary life. ISBN: 0732276632. Our Book No: 22713. $20 AUD.

90. Dean, Anna; Stevens, Colin (illustrator) (1993). Meggie's Magic (Reprint ed). Melbourne: Viking / Penguin Books. Unnum 28 pp. Hardback small wide quarto, dustjacket, very good condition (in good dustjacket), pictorial cover, colour illustrations (mostly full-page), small crease some pages, few small closed tears jacket (light foxing & faint tide marks reverse side, bottom edge little scuffed, minor edgewear). A children's picture story about a child coping with the death of her eight-year-old sister. This is a sensitive and uplifting story about a family coming to terms with grief. The large and colourful illustrations make this a very warm and caring story for most ages. ISBN: 0670827614. Our Book No: 28713. $18 AUD.

91. Delaney, Brigid (2009). This Restless Life: Churning Through Love, Work and Travel (1st ed). Melbourne: Melbourne University Press (MUP). 276 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, small scuff top spine, minor edgewear. This book is about the impact of hyper-mobility and the excesses of consumer culture have had on the restless generation. The author talks to young Australians at London airports, parties in Rome and Sydney, in the cafes of Berlin and Paris. ISBN: 9780522855968. Our Book No: 26284. $15 AUD.

92. Dickins, Barry (1989). My Grandmother: Years of Wit, Warmth and Laughter: A True Story (Reprint ed). Melbourne: Penguin Books. Unnum 32 pp. Paperback small wide quarto, very good condition, black & white drawings, black & white photo at front, minor creases & edge tears rear cover, small dent bottom edge pages, minor edgewear. An Australian children's true story about the writer's grandmother. The large black & white drawings help to tell this very warm inspiring story about a remarkable woman. ISBN: 0140122834. Our Book No: 20524. $15 AUD.

93. Dillon, Paul (2009). Teenagers, Alcohol and Drugs: What Your Kids Really Want and Need to Know about Alcohol and Drugs (1st ed). Sydney, Crows Nest: Allen & Unwin. 196 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, minor edgewear, pages & edges lightly toned. This book has been written in response to the stories the author has heard over 25 years in drug and alcohol education. The book shows parents how to talk to their children in a way that is respectful and reasonable, non-threatening and non-judgmental. ISBN: 9781741756807. Our Book No: 26946. $14 AUD.

94. Do, Anh (2010). The Happiest Refugee, a Memoir (1st ed) [The Extraordinary True Story of a Boy's Journey from Starvation at Sea to Becoming One of Australia's Best-Loved Comedians]. Sydney: Allen & Unwin. 229 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white & colour photos, minor edgewear, sticker front cover. The incredible, uplifting and inspiring life story of a Vietnamese boat person, who became one of Australia's favourite personalities. Tragedy, humour, heartache and unswerving determination - a big life with big dreams. ISBN: 9781742372389. Our Book No: 26076. $17 AUD.

95. Dominelli, Lena; McLeod, Eileen (1992). Feminist Social Work (Reprint, corrected ed) [Critical Texts in Social Work and the Welfare State]. Basingstoke, Hamps: Macmillan. 202 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, minor edgewear, owner's written name, bookshop sticker. This book sets out the progress to date in establishing a feminist presence in four central areas of social work: the definition of social problems for intervention; statutory social work; therapy and counselling; and community action. ISBN: 0333352203. Our Book No: 24353. $13 AUD.

96. Donkin, Ellen (editor); Clement, Susan (editor) (1999). Upstaging Big Daddy: Directing Theatre as if Gender and Race Matter (Reprint ed). Ann Arbor, MI: University of Michigan Press. 329 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white text-photos, minor edgewear. These essays reveal how the directors of a performance tend to distort the roles of gender and race. ISBN: 0472065033. Our Book No: 7757. $15 AUD.

97. Doogue, Geraldine (editor) (2015). The Climb: Conversations With Australian Women In Power (New ed). Melbourne: Text Publishing. 294 pp. Paperback small octavo, as new condition. Iconic journalist and TV presenter Geraldine Doogue turns her attention to an issue central to our times. How are we, as women, represented at the top levels of power in Australia? In candid and personal conversations with 14 women leading the way in fields as wide-ranging as business, politics, religion, education and the armed forces, she gets to the heart of what it means to be a woman in power in Australia. ISBN: 9781925240672. Our Book No: 16737. $16 AUD.

98. Doohan, Kim (1992). One Family, Different Country: The Development and Persistence of an Aboriginal Community at Finke, Northern Territory (1st ed) [Oceania Monograph, no. 42]. Sydney: Oceania Publications, University of Sydney. 88 pp. Paperback large octavo, very good condition, two maps, corner tips covers lightly bent, faint foxing edges, minor edgewear. A collection of essays which is about the development of an Aboriginal Community at Finke, Northern Territory. The author first went to the Community in 1983 to speak to some people about sacred site protection. Data for this study were collected during a number of visits to Finke between November 1983 to October 1988. Detailed genealogies and segments of life histories form the base-line data for this study, collected while at Finke and during trips with Aboriginal people to sites of religious and historical significance, including Birdsville, Port Augusta, Marree, Coober Pedy, Oodnadatta and Alice Springs. ISBN: 086758646X. Our Book No: 27391. $50 AUD.

99. Dowrick, Stephanie (2010). Forgiveness & Other Acts of Love: Finding True Value in Your Life. Sydney: Allen & Unwin. 363 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, cover edges little creased, pages faintly toned. Describes the six great humane virtues that can transform the way we look at ourselves and others, especially in times of change, confusion or grief. Drawing on ancient wisdom and contemporary psychology, this book shows a rare psychological and spiritual insight. The personal stories answer some of life's toughest questions and shows what really matters. By psychotherapist who co-founded The Woman's Press, London. ISBN: 9781742372266. Our Book No: 28978. $15 AUD.

100. Doyle, Celia (1990). Working with Abused Children (1st ed) [BASW Practical Social Work Series]. Basingstoke, Hamps: Macmillan Press. 137 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, minor edgewear, top corner creased one page, bottom edge rear cover creased, few tiny marks bottom edge, bookshop label front flyleaf. By senior lecturer who has specialised in child protection work for over 20 years. The focus is on direct work with abused children. Practical suggestions are given throughout regarding individual, family and group work. ISBN: 0333480376. Our Book No: 3127. $10 AUD.

101. Doyle, Evelyn (2002). Evelyn: A True Story. London: Orion. 182 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, minor edgewear, non-author written dedication. The heartrending true story of a father's fight to reclaim his children from the Irish government and, in the process, free hundreds of other children who had been taken from their families. Told through the eyes of Evelyn, Desmond's nine-year-old daughter, this is the moving true story of one man's battle to change the law and reunite the family he loves. ISBN: 0752853686. Our Book No: 20893. $10 AUD.

102. Duder, Tessa; Wilson, Mark (illustrator) (2006). Carpet of Dreams. Sydney: Angus & Robertson. Unnum 32 pp. Hardback oblong, no jacket as issued, very good plus condition, full-page colour drawings, map, few tiny dents rear cover. Sara stays with her grandmother and discovers a dusty old Turkish carpet in the attic. Mesmerised by beautiful animals woven into the carpet, she embarks upon a magical and dreamlike journey that takes her back to discover the roots of her family (in New Zealand). An exquisitely illustrated children's picture story that celebrates the importance of family and cultural history, and the special bonds between grandparent and grandchild. ISBN: 020719999X. Our Book No: 22464. $15 AUD.

103. Dunn, Judith (2010). Colonial Ladies: Lovely, Lively and Lamentably Loose: Crime Reports from the Sydney Herald Relating to the Female Factory Parramatta 1831 - 1835 (Reprint ed). Sydney: Judith Dunn. 192 pp. Paperback large wide octavo, very good condition, minor edgewear, top corner rear cover creased, autograph (written dedication by author on title page). This book gathers together crime reports of convict women sent to the Female Factory, Parramatta, for secondary punishment. These articles have been sorted into subjects under these headings: Transport, Landing & Assignment of Convict Servants, Convict Discipline, Miscellaneous Reports, and Head Shaving References. ISBN: 9780646492254. Our Book No: 28483. $20 AUD.

104. Eden, John (2005). Polycystic Ovary Syndrome: A Woman's Guide to Identifying & Managing PCOS (1st ed). Sydney: Allen & Unwin. 209 pp. Paperback trade, very good plus condition, figures, minor edgewear. An easy-to-understand comprehensive guide that offers the latest advice about managing PCOS. The author is Associate Professor in Reproductive Endocrinology at the University of New South Wales. ISBN: 1741145279. Our Book No: 21210. $10 AUD.

105. Edwards, Hazel (1977). General Store (1st ed). Sydney, Lane Cove: Hodder & Stoughton. 130 pp. Hardback small octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), minor edgewear jacket (tiny loss base rear cover), edges & pages lightly toned, base rear cover rubbed. The author writes a very convincing and universal novel of family life. The story is based around the running of the family store in an Australian country town, and Josie who has to adjust to her different life away from her former life in Melbourne. ISBN: 0340219173. Our Book No: 27405. $15 AUD.

106. Eliot, Marc (1993). Walt Disney: Hollywood's Dark Prince: A Biography (Revised, reprint ed). London: Andre Deutsch. 305 pp. Hardback dustjacket, very good plus condition (in very good dustjacket), minimal fading spine jacket, black & white photos. A biography of the famous creator of Mickey Mouse, Donald Duck, Bambi, Dumbo, Cinderella, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, and Fantasia. His creative genius brought love and laughter to children everywhere. However he had a dark side. He was an informant for the FBI for 25 years, rooting out Communists, subversives and Jews. His anti-Semitism, phobias and obsessions can be traced to the prejudice of his violent fundamentalist father. ISBN: 0233988637. Our Book No: 3462. $18 AUD.

107. Epstein, June (1995). Giving Voice: The Story of the Shepherd Centre (1st ed). Sydney: Shepherd Centre. 144 pp. Hardback dustjacket, very good plus condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white text-photos, minor edgewear jacket (minimal foxing reverse side). This centre for teaching deaf children in Sydney (Australia) was set up by Dr Bruce Shepherd and his wife after the difficult experience of raising their own two deaf children. ISBN: 0646240501. Our Book No: 21979. $15 AUD.

108. Ewan, Elizabeth (editor); Meikle, Maureen M. (editor) (1999). Women in Scotland: c.1100 - c.1750 (1st ed). East Linton, Scotland: Tuckwell Press. 272 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white photos, edges lightly toned, tiny tear spine ends, minor edgewear. This comprehensive view of the feminine situation during more than 600 years of Scottish history draws on a wide range of archival sources from Court of Session records to Middle Scottish poetry. Discover in this fascinating book how women really lived and what they really thought, whatever their place in society. ISBN: 1862320462. Our Book No: 23414. $20 AUD.

109. Fantini, Alvino E. (1985). Language Acquisition of a Bilingual Child: A Sociolinguistic Perspective (to Age Ten). Clevedon, Avon: Multilingual Matters. 265 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, corner front cover faintly creased, owner's written name. ISBN: 0905028392. Our Book No: 15012. $12 AUD.

110. Farber, Susan L. (1981). Identical Twins Reared Apart: A Reanalysis. New York: Basic Books. 383 pp. Hardback dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), figures, cloth cover flecked at base, minor edgewear jacket (sticker mark front cover). A pioneering study of identical (monozygotic) twins who were separated soon after birth. Such twins provide unique indicators about what human characteristics are genetic (hereditary) and which are caused by environment (the nature - nurture debate). ISBN: 0465032281. Our Book No: 1084. $18 AUD.

111. Feldman, David Henry; Goldsmith, Lynn T. (with) (1986). Nature's Gambit: Child Prodigies and the Development of Human Potential (1st ed). New York: Basic Books. 266 pp. Hardback dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), minor edgewear jacket. American professor of developmental psychology (Tufts University) discusses a ten-year-study of six remarkable children. ISBN: 0465048617. Our Book No: 21393. $15 AUD.

112. Feldman, William (2000). Learning and Attention Disorders: A Guide for Parents and Teachers. Toronto: Key Porter Books. 208 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition. By emeritus professor of pediatrics, University of Toronto. An accessible but authoritative guide to dyslexia, ADHD and other learning disabilities - the latest on diagnosis, treatment options, and the pros and cons of prescription drugs. ISBN: 155263115X. Our Book No: 1840. $10 AUD.

113. Fenwick, Elizabeth; Fenwick, Peter (2008). The Art of Dying (1st ed). London: Continuum Publishing. 251 pp. Paperback, very good plus condition, minor edgewear. This book has accounts by the dying, and those who have been with the dying in their final hours, which help us to understand that death is a process. Demonstrates that we can face death with a peaceful and untroubled mind - that death is not a lonely or fearful journey, but a hopeful one. ISBN: 9780826499233. Our Book No: 27192. $15 AUD.

114. Ferrier, Carole (editor) (1992). As Good as a Yarn With You: Letters between Miles Franklin, Katharine Susannah Prichard, Jean Devanny, Marjorie Barnard, Flora Eldershaw, Eleanor Dark (1st ed). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 438 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white photos, top corners creased few pages, minor edgewear corners. This collection presents for the first time the letters between six Australian writers in the years 1930 to 1957. The women discuss their work as writers, their political views and activities, and the turmoil and banalities of their personal lives. The letters are funny, serious, often beautifully written, and at times honest and moving. ISBN: 0521576334. Our Book No: 24182. $20 AUD.

115. Findon, Joanne (1997). A Woman's Words: Emer and Female Speech in the Ulster Cycle (1st ed). Toronto: University of Toronto Press. 211 pp. Hardback dustjacket, very good plus condition (in very good plus dustjacket), protected by removable semiarchival plastic sleeve. An analysis of middle Irish literature from a feminist standpoint, and the first formal critical discussion of the representation of female speech in medieval Irish literature. ISBN: 0802008658. Our Book No: 20269. $15 AUD.

116. Fisher, Bruce; Alberti, Robert; Satir, M. Virginia (foreword) (2010). Rebuilding When Your Relationship Ends (3rd, reprint ed). San Luis Obispo, CA: Impact. 290 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, drawings, minor edgewear. This newly revised and updated third edition offers balanced help to guide you through this painful experience. Foreword by Virginia Satir. ISBN: 9781886230699. Our Book No: 28095. $14 AUD.

117. Flanagan, Martin (2004). Faces in the Crowd: An Argument for Optimism. Melbourne, Camberwell East: One Day Hill Pty Ltd. 102 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, corners front cover creased, faint toning pages, minor edgewear. The Australian writer uses the stories that he has written for a newspaper, based on interviews with famous Australians, to inspire young people. The message: while there is a lot of pessimism in the world, there is also a lot of optimism as well. ISBN: 0646444204. Our Book No: 24066. $15 AUD.

118. Flanagan, Terry; Flanagan, Jackie (1990). Life with Maree: Our Down's Syndrome Daughter. Brisbane, Ashgrove: Preferential Publications. 63 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, card cover, stapled, black & white photos, minor edgewear. This is a very special family story about their daughter, Maree, who has Down's Syndrome. They have written the book to help other parents and parents-to-be of children with Down's Syndrome. The story is told with great love and care. ISBN: 1875211039. Our Book No: 28116. $15 AUD.

119. Folbre, Nancy (editor); Bittman, Michael (editor) (2004). Family Time: The Social Organization of Care (1st p/b ed) [Routledge IAFFE Advances in Feminist Economics]. London: Routledge. 242 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, tables, light bump top spine, minor edgewear. Time use and family policy are explored in this well-researched and well-written book. ISBN: 0415310105. Our Book No: 20217. $34 AUD.

120. Foott, Berthia (1958). Leonora: An Indomitable Woman (Reprint ed) [Leonora Bridgeman]. Sydney: Currawong Publishing. 218 pp. Hardback dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), pages lightly toned as usual, minor edgewear, old price marks, protected by removable semiarchival plastic sleeve. Historical novel set in Sydney, 1830s - based on the factual experiences of the author's ancestor, Leonora Bridgeman and her two daughters, and their struggle to survive in a new country. Our Book No: 10872. $10 AUD.

121. Forrest, John (1994). Eddie's Fantastic Fortnight (1st ed). Melbourne, Knoxfield: Five Mile Press. Unnum 32 pp. Paperback oblong, very good condition, full-page colour drawings, black & white drawings, minor edgewear, light creasing & few tiny dents rear cover. A children's picture story about a bored boy, and how he changed his attitude after spending a fortnight with his grandfather. The bright colourful illustrations are very appealing. ISBN: 0867886161. Our Book No: 22972. $15 AUD.

122. Fox, Mem; Mullins, Patricia (illustrator) (2006). Shoes from Grandpa (Reprint ed). Gosford, NSW: Scholastic. Unnum 28 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good condition, colour drawings, minor creases covers & spine, minor edgewear. This family children's picture story is about a girl named Jessie who didn't want all the items of clothes her family bought for her after Grandpa bought her new shoes. This very funny story will keep you guessing until the end when you discover what Jessie really wanted. ISBN: 0868963720. Our Book No: 28015. $10 AUD.

123. Frankel, Elizabeth; Duncan, Garry (illustrator) (2014). River Boy (1st p/b ed). Sydney, Edgecliff: Jane Curry Publishing / Wentworth Concepts Pty Ltd. Unnum 36 pp. Paperback oblong small quarto, very good condition, full-page colour drawings, corner tips front cover little creased, minor edgewear. This is a gentle and warm family children's picture story about a boy and his grandfather going fishing on the River Murray. The story highlights the many uses of the river, the beauty of its natural environment, and everything that depends on it. The story of the Murray is explained at the end of the book by Dr Paul Sinclair, Australian Conservation Foundation. The large colourful drawings and easy-to-read text will appeal to any age. ISBN: 9781922190864. Our Book No: 29033. $13 AUD.

124. Franklin, A. White (editor); Fairfield, Letita (foreword) (1960). The Care of Invalid and Crippled Children. Oxford: Oxford University Press (OUP). 159 pp. Paperback small, card cover (little creased), very good condition, front cover little creased & toned, rear cover foxed, minor edgewear, sticker, owner's written name. Experts have written a book as requested by the Invalid Children's Aid Association. Of use to social workers responsible for the care of physically disabled children. Our Book No: 11525. $10 AUD.

125. Fremantle, Francesca; Trungpa, Chogyam (2000). The Tibetan Book of the Dead: The Great Liberation through Hearing in the Bardo by Guru Rinpoche According to Karma Lingpa (Reprint ed) [Shambhala Dragon Editions]. Boston: Shambhala South Asia / Printed in India. 119 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, bottom corner creased & sticker mark rear cover, minor edgewear. This ancient scripture was traditionally read aloud to the dying to help them attain liberation. The current translation emphasizes the practical advice that the book offers to the living as well. The insightful commentary by Fremantle and Trungpa explains the teachings about human psychology. Of interest to people concerned with death and dying as well as those who seek spiritual understanding in everyday life. ISBN: 1569571260. Our Book No: 10673. $12 AUD.

126. Fromm, Erich (1989). The Art of Loving (Reprint ed). New York: HarperCollins / Perennial. 130 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, pages & inside covers lightly toned, minor edgewear. Explores the ways in which this extraordinary emotion can alter the whole course of your life. ISBN: 0060915943. Our Book No: 24055. $10 AUD.

127. Frost, Lucy (2012). Abandoned Women: Scottish Convicts Exiled Beyond the Seas (1st ed). Sydney, Crows Nest: Allen & Unwin. 231 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white photos, covers little creased, edges & pages lightly toned, minor edgewear. About a boatload of Scottish women convicts and their children who arrived in Hobart in 1838. These women were sent to work as unpaid servants in the houses of settlers instead of being sent to prison. Many women survived the convict system and found a place in the community once they were freed. Others continued to be plagued by errors and disasters until death. ISBN: 9781742377605. Our Book No: 26839. $15 AUD.

128. Fuller, Andrew (2008). Raising Real People: Creating a Resilient Family (Revised, reprint ed). Melbourne, Camberwell: Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER). 207 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, few black & white illustrations, small mark top edge, minor edgewear. This book is full of humour and good advice. This revised edition includes a new chapter on the 'click and go' generation. This is a great book for parents of teenagers. The author offers practical solutions to common problems taken from parents, their children and his own experience as a therapist. ISBN: 9780864314246. Our Book No: 27886. $15 AUD.

129. Fulop Kepner, Susan (1996). The Lioness in Bloom: Modern Thai Fiction About Women [Voices From Asia Series]. Berkeley: University of California / Publisher's Inc. 310 pp. Paperback octavo, very good plus condition, minor edgewear. Translations of fiction by Thailand's foremost 20th-century writers. Included are stories of the young and the aged, the rural and the cosmopolitan, the joyous and the despairing. The editor provides a detailed introduction, biographical notes on the writers, and a list of further readings. This anthology of short stories and novel excerpts presents a compelling portrayal of the many differing realities of Thai women's lives in the 20th century. ISBN: 0520089030. Our Book No: 27896. $15 AUD.

130. Gardner, Nuala (2007). A Friend Like Henry: The Remarkable True Story of an Autistic Boy and the Dog that Unlocked His World (1st ed). London: Hodder & Stoughton. 342 pp. Hardback dustjacket, very good plus condition (in very good plus dustjacket), frontispiece. The author is a community nurse and qualified midwife and mother of Dale and Amy, both being autistic. This is the inspiring account of a family's struggle to break into their son's autistic world, and how a beautiful golden retriever dog transformed their lives. ISBN: 9780340934012. Our Book No: 22639. $15 AUD.

131. Gathorne-Hardy, Jonathan (2005). Kinsey: A Biography (Revised ed). London: Pimlico / Random House. 513 pp. Paperback thick trade, very good condition, black & white photos, spine little creased, pages faintly toned as common, minor edgewear. Biography of the American zoologist and pioneer researcher into human sexual behaviour. This biography forms the basis of a new film. The author has interviewed Kinsey's remaining family, his close colleagues, friends and lovers. With wit and subtlety the author reveals whole new aspects of this complex, heroic, obsessive and ultimately sympathetic man. ISBN: 1844138364. Our Book No: 21824. $15 AUD.

132. Geldard, David; Geldard, Kathryn (2005). Counselling Adolescents: The Proactive Approach (2nd ed). London: Sage Publications. 250 pp. Paperback wide octavo, very good condition, figures, minor edgewear. Second edition. A comprehensive, introduction to the specific issues associated with counselling adolescents. Drawing on their own practice, the authors describe how traditional counselling skills can be enhanced by the use of proactive processes. Fully revised and updated to include two new chapters on making use of adolescent communication processes (Chapter 9) and promoting change in adolescents (Chapter 11). The book is relevant to professionals working with emotionally disturbed adolescents and to trainees on courses in counselling, social work, psychology, occupational therapy, mental health and psychiatry, nursing, and education. ISBN: 1412902355. Our Book No: 28549. $30 AUD.

133. Geldard, David; Geldard, Kathryn (2005). Counselling Child: A Practical Introduction (Revised, reprint ed). London: Sage Publications. 280 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, tables, figures, minor edgewear cover corners. This book presents the theory and practice of counselling children in straightforward terms. The book is widely used in the practical skills training of counsellors, social workers, psychologists, occupational therapists, nurses and teachers. The second addition has two new chapters. ISBN: 0761947280. Our Book No: 28550. $30 AUD.

134. Gerber, Linda (2006). Now and Zen (Reprint ed) [Students Across the Seven Seas (SASS)]. New York: Speak / Penguin Books. 214 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, minor edgewear. American teenager Nori Tanaka has never thought much about her Japanese heritage, but when she visits Japan for a summer academic program to escape from her parents impending divorce, she discovers a new way of looking at herself and the world. ISBN: 9780142406571. Our Book No: 25306. $10 AUD.

135. Gibney, Stella; Gibney, Rebecca (foreword) (2014). It Will Get Better: The Inspirational Story of One Woman's Courage to Overcome Abuse, Loss and Heartache to Create a Better Life (1st ed). Sydney: Allen & Unwin. 241 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white & photos, edges little toned, minor edgewear. The New Zealand mother of Australian actress Rebecca Gibney reveals how she overcame an abusive family environment. This book is written with raw honesty, bravery and inspiring determination. Her resilience shines through as she shares her story using the turning points where her life changed from a daily struggle and eventually changed to the happier life she now leads. ISBN: 9781743317174. Our Book No: 27525. $15 AUD.

136. Gill, Alan (2004). Interrupted Journeys: Young Refugees from Hitler's Reich (1st ed). Sydney: Simon & Schuster. 305 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white photos, crease front cover, bookplate (review copy). As World War 2 threatened to engulf Europe, a small number of young German and Austrian Jews fled Nazi oppression, leaving behind their parents, families, and sought refuge in Australia. This book reveals not only their remarkable wartime stories, but also describes how many of these young refugees made Australia their permanent home, adding richly to the life of this country. The author has drawn on several years of painstaking research and many hours of interviews with these former refugees. ISBN: 0731812298. Our Book No: 21568. $15 AUD.

137. Gill, Alan (2005). Likely Lads and Lasses: Youth Migration to Australia 1911 - 1983 (1st ed). Sydney: BBM Ltd. 379 pp. Paperback thick octavo, very good condition, black & white photos, minor edgewear, owner's written name & address label front flyleaf, autograph (author's written dedication title page). This book tells the story of The Dreadnought Scheme (as it was called) and The Big Brother Movement. The little-told story about how 50,000 young people were brought from Britain to Australia under the youth migration schemes in the early years of the last century. ISBN: 0646453270. Our Book No: 25004. $20 AUD.

138. Glenville, Marilyn (1997). Natural Alternatives to HRT (Reprint ed). London: Kyle Cathie. 228 pp. Paperback wide octavo, very good condition, tiny bump top edge front cover, bottom corner little creased rear cover. British psychologist and nutritional therapist recommends natural alternatives to hormone replacement therapy (HRT). ISBN: 1856262545. Our Book No: 7840. $15 AUD.

139. Glenville, Marilyn (2000). Natural Alternatives to HRT Cookbook (1st ed). London: Kyle Cathie. 192 pp. Hardback small quarto, dustjacket, very good plus condition (in very good dustjacket), full-page colour photos, minor edgewear jacket. Heavy, and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. British psychologist and nutritional therapist recommends natural alternatives to hormone replacement therapy (HRT). This lavishly illustrated cookbook will make cooking and eating healthy food full of fun. Full of recipes rich in phytoestrogens, which are scientifically proven to have an estrogen-like effect and so help to alleviate menopausal symptoms. Offers natural answers as well as giving you an eating pattern for general health. ISBN: 1856263568. Our Book No: 24014. $28 AUD.

140. Godden, Judith (2006). Lucy Osburn, a Lady Displaced: Florence Nightingale's Envoy to Australia (1st ed). Sydney: Sydney University Press. 290 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, few black & white text-photos, minor edgewear, fine scratches covers, cover corner tips lightly scuffed, missing front flyleaf, autograph (author's written dedication). This story is of Lucy Osburn (1836 - 1891), who was the founder of modern nursing in Australia, and who pioneered the employment of high-status professional women in public institutions. Osburn learned her vacation at Florence Nightingale's school of nursing in London. ISBN: 1920898395. Our Book No: 26978. $25 AUD.

141. Goldenberg, Howard (2007). My Father's Compass (1st ed). Melbourne: Hybrid Publishers. 212 pp. Paperback octavo, very good plus condition, black & white photos, minor edgewear. The author uses his magical story-telling skills to record and celebrate the long and fruitful life of a man with many roles: healing the sick, growing olives, sailing the seas, harvesting foreskins, serving synagogues and raising his children. Through the pages of this beautifully written book, his son honours the deep faith and vitality of his father, while bringing to life the intimate family relationships across generations between intense fathers and sensitive sons. ISBN: 9781876462482. Our Book No: 24334. $25 AUD.

142. Goodman, Mary Ellen; Clark, Kenneth B. (introduction) (1964). Race Awareness in Young Children (Revised ed). New York: Collier Books. 351 pp. Paperback, good plus condition, tables, top edge lightly foxed, light wear spine ends, minor edgewear. Examines a study of race awareness in 104 four-year-old nursery school children, both white and black, in a large northeastern American city. Shows that even 4-yos, especially white, show the early signs of bigotry. Published by Arrangement with Anti-defamation League of B'nai B'rith. Our Book No: 20654. $10 AUD.

143. Goozee, Craig (2003). For One for All: In Loving Memory of Jessica (1st ed). Sydney, Potts Point: National Publishing Group. 159 pp. Paperback trade, very good plus condition, colour photos, edgewear bottom corner rear cover, autograph. A true moving story about his young daughter Jessica, and her brave fight for life after being diagnosed with cancer. ISBN: 0975170716. Our Book No: 25855. $15 AUD.

144. Gorton, Lisa (2015). The Life of Houses. Sydney, Artarmon: Giramondo Publishing Company. 216 pp. Paperback small octavo, very good plus condition, minor edgewear. This is Australian novel about mothers and daughters, and coming of age. It is also about property, and how people's feelings for the places that they inhabit can shape their lives. Explores, with a poet's eye for detail, the hidden tensions in an old established Australian family that has lived for generations in a large house in a coastal town in southeastern Australia. These tensions come to the surface when granddaughter Kit is sent by her mother to spend a holiday with her grandparents, and the unmarried aunt who looks after them, in their old and decaying house by the sea. ISBN: 9781922146809. Our Book No: 28269. $16 AUD.

145. Grafton, Carol Belanger (1978). Children: A Pictorial Archive from Nineteenth-Century Sources: 240 Copyright-Free Illustrations for Artists and Designers (1st ed). New York: Dover Publications. 119 pp. Paperback large quarto, very good plus condition, black & white drawings, protected by removable semiarchival plastic sleeve. ISBN: 0486236943. Our Book No: 14967. $13 AUD.

146. Gray, Affleck (1998). Timber! Memories of Life in the Scottish Women's Timber Corps, 1942 - 46 [Flashbacks Series]. East Linton, Scotland: Tuckwell Press / European Ethnological Research Centre. 189 pp. Paperback trade, very good plus condition, black & white photos & drawings. The Women's Timber Corps replaced men in the forests and helped to produce timber vital to the war effort. The timber provided pit props for the mines, telegraph poles for communications, gun-stocks for the troops and coffins for the casualties of war. There are intriguing tales of the social and practical aspects of living in crowded huts, as well as the more technical details of working with an axe and saw. The main sentiment shining through their stories is the friendship which lasted, in some cases, for a lifetime. The author pays tribute to the achievement of a remarkable group of women, from all walks of life, thrown together by the fortunes of war. ISBN: 1862320306. Our Book No: 23193. $40 AUD.

147. Greene, Sheila (2003). The Psychological Development of Girls and Women. East Sussex: Routledge. 167 pp. Paperback octavo, very good plus condition, minor edgewear. Presents a challenging new perspective on the psychological development of girls and women which emphasizes the central role of time in human development. ISBN: 0415178622. Our Book No: 25534. $20 AUD.

148. Grenville, Kate (2015). One Life: My Mother's Story (Reprint ed). Melbourne: Text Publishing. 260 pp. Hardback dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), sepia (brown-tinted) photos, few colour photos, minor edgewear jacket (tiny crush top edge), spine ends little bumped, non-author written dedication free flyleaf. This is the story of the Australian author's mother Nance Russell, a woman whose life spanned a century of tumult and change. Nance ran successful businesses as a registered pharmacist, laid the bricks for the family home, and discovered her husband's secret life as a revolutionary. This very moving biography is an intimate story of a very special person. ISBN: 9781922182050. Our Book No: 28435. $18 AUD.

149. Griffiths, Max (2000). Straight from the Heart: Tales of Tragedy and Triumph from the Nurses of the Australian Outback (1st ed). Sydney: Kangaroo Press. 312 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white & colour photos, few small creases front cover, minor edgewear. The Flying Doctor Service took wings in 1928, but for 20 years prior, founder Reverend John Flynn (Australian Inland Mission or AIM) had been sending nurses to some of the most remote places on the continent to provide medical care for its inhabitants. This book honours the remarkable women and the generations of nurses who followed in their footsteps. Written by a longterm board member and Superintendent of the AIM, who previously wrote "The Hungry Heart" and "The Silent Heart" in this series. ISBN: 0731808916. Our Book No: 21752. $15 AUD.

150. Griffiths, Max (2003). How to Say Goodbye (1st ed). Sydney, Dural: Rosenberg Publishing. 256 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white photos, bottom corner creased front cover, spine lightly faded, minor edgewear. He has been confronted by death, divorce, job loss, parting with children and similar crises. He relates how he and people he knows have managed to say goodbye and yet retain the legacy of gentle remembrance. He weaves his way between memoir and meditation on life's passages and vicissitudes. ISBN: 1877058122. Our Book No: 23711. $15 AUD.

151. Grinker, Roy Richard (2009). Isabel's World: Autism and the Making of a Modern Epidemic (Reissue ed). Sydney, Crows Nest: Allen & Unwin. 401 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, minor edgewear, spine & top corner front cover little creased, edges & pages lightly toned. This book is filled with moving stories, and informative science and the author's own experience with his daughter Isabel who was diagnosed with autism in 1994. ISBN: 9781848310483. Our Book No: 26012. $15 AUD.

152. Grogan, John (2007). Bad Dogs have More Fun: Selected Writings on Family, Animals, and Life from The Philadelphia Inquirer (1st ed). Philadelphia: Vanguard Books. 247 pp. Hardback dustjacket, very good plus condition (in very good plus dustjacket), minor edgewear jacket. First edition. A collection of over 75 newspaper articles from "The Philadelphia Inquirer", including his interaction with dogs, written by former columnist John Grogan. ISBN: 9781593154684. Our Book No: 26419. $10 AUD.

153. Grogan, John; Cowdrey, Richard (illustrator) (2010). Marley and the Kittens (1st p/b ed). London: HarperCollins Children's Books. Unnum 32 pp. Paperback small wide quarto, very good condition, colour text-drawings (most full-page), reader creases along spine, corner tips front cover little scuffed, minor edgewear. This book is a very funny and warm children's picture story from the writer of Marley & Me. A pair of beautiful kittens joins the family, and Marley fears he may longer be number-one. Lucky and Yow-Yow teach Marley that no one's purr-fect and they all become the best of friends after a few ups and downs. ISBN: 9780007382156. Our Book No: 28719. $10 AUD.

154. Gross, Rita M. (2000). Soaring and Settling: Buddhist Perspectives on Contemporary Social and Religious Issues. New York: Continuum. 238 pp. Paperback octavo, very good plus condition. The American author combines her autobiographical reflections as a Buddhist practitioner and scholar, with her theological contemplations on social activism, environmentalism and feminism. Includes immanence and transcendence in women's religious experience and expression, the use of goddess images in Buddhism, and several fascinating practices from Gross's own Tibetan Vajrayana Buddhist tradition. ISBN: 0826411134. Our Book No: 20256. $13 AUD.

155. Guarnieri, Patrizia (1993). A Case of Child Murder: Law and Science in Nineteenth-Century Tuscany. Cambridge: Polity Press. 210 pp. Hardback dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), minor crease first few pages, minor creases & edgewear jacket. Between 1873 and 1875 four children disappeared without trace from a small village in Tuscany. The suspect was caught and brought to trial. Examines in detail the ensuing murder trial: the brief investigation leading quickly to the confession of the alleged killer and his indictment, the course of the insanity trial that followed, the enormous attention that it drew, and the medical, legal and public reactions to the conviction. This book is a meticulous and engaging reconstruction of an important episode in the history of law and medicine. ISBN: 0745609031. Our Book No: 22977. $13 AUD.

156. Gunew, Sneja (editor); Yeatman, Anna (editor) (1993). Feminism and the Politics of Difference (1st ed). Sydney: Allen & Unwin. 254 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, black & white text-photos & drawings, minor edgewear, owner's written name. These essays reveal contemporary theorising, raising and looking at the problems posed by identity politics and the possibilities for non-exclusive cultural and gendered positions. ISBN: 1863735089. Our Book No: 26461. $15 AUD.

157. Haebich, Anna (2001). Broken Circles: Fragmenting Aboriginal Families 1800 - 2000 (Reprint ed). Perth, Fremantle: Fremantle Arts Centre Press. 726 pp. Paperback small thick octavo, very good plus condition, black & white text-photos. Heavy, and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. A moving and full account of how there was no single Stolen Generation in Australia. Aboriginal families experienced the trauma of loss and separation throughout the entire history of European colonisation - involving Aboriginal children, whether they were abducted, enslaved, institutionalised or culturally remodelled. The analysis spans 200 years of white occupation and intervention, from the earliest seizure of Aboriginal children, through their systematic state removal and incarceration, and on to the harsh treatment of families under the assimilation policies of the 1950s and 1960s. The resistance struggle and achievements of Aboriginal people in defending their communities, regaining their rights and mending the broken circles of family life provides a compelling parallel story of determination and courage. ISBN: 1863683054. Our Book No: 12731. $40 AUD.

158. Hallowell, Edward M.; Ratey, John J. (2006). Delivered From Distraction: Getting the Most Out of Life With Attention Deficit Disorder (Reprint ed). New York: Ballantine Books. 380 pp. Paperback trade, as new condition. A new book from the best-selling psychiatrist authors of "Driven to Distraction", incorporating the latest research and information about both childhood and adult ADD into a comprehensive new guide to living with ADD, looking at a wide variety of treatment options, medication and alternative therapies, and how to take advantage of the disorder while avoiding the problems. Original, charismatic, energetic, often brilliant, people with ADD have extraordinary talents and gifts embedded in their highly charged but easily distracted minds. Tailored expressly to ADD learning styles and attention spans, this book provides accessible, engaging discussions of every aspect of the condition, from diagnosis to finding the proper treatment regime. ISBN: 0345442318. Our Book No: 4127. $15 AUD.

159. Hallowell, Edward M.; Ratey, John J. (2011). Driven to Distraction: Recognizing and Coping with Attention Deficit Disorder from Childhood through Adulthood (Revised, reprint ed). New York: Anchor / Random House. 382 pp. Paperback trade, as new condition. Revised edition. A practical guide to ADHD by two American psychiatrists., which has sold over 1 million copies. This revised edition has updated medical information for a new generation searching for answers. Through vivid stories and case histories of patients both adults and children, this book explores the varied forms ADHD takes, from hyperactivity to daydreaming. They dispel common myths, offer helpful coping tools, and give a thorough accounting of all treatment options, as well as tips for dealing with a diagnosed child, partner, or family member. But most importantly, they focus on the positives that can come with this disorder, including high energy, intuitiveness, creativity, and enthusiasm. ISBN: 9780307743152. Our Book No: 4137. $15 AUD.

160. Hampton, Susan (1989). Surly Girls (1st ed). Sydney: Collins. 164 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, minor edgewear, pages edges lightly toned, rubber stamp. Short stories by Australian author. This is a collection of performance pieces, monologues, poems, stories and fables from contemporary Australian women's culture. ISBN: 0732225124. Our Book No: 24891. $10 AUD.

161. Hand, Derrick; Fife-Yeomans, Janet (2004). The Coroner: Investigating Sudden Death (Reprint ed). Sydney: ABC Books. 227 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, covers lightly creased. Derrick hand was New South Wales State Coroner for many years. In this autobiography he takes us behind the scenes of his investigations and shows us how he pieces together the puzzles thrown up by suspicious deaths and helps to bring some of Australia's most notorious murderers to justice. ISBN: 0733313256. Our Book No: 20840. $10 AUD.

162. Handley, Richard (2011). The Mad Louisa: The Life Story of Louisa Lawson, an Outstanding Character in Australian History [Louisa Lawson]. Melbourne, Docklands: JoJo Publishing. 309 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white photos, top corner tip front cover creased. This is the inspiring life story of Louisa Lawson, the Australian poet, publisher, feminist and social reformer. She is best known as the mother of Henry Lawson, but Louisa Lawson deserves acknowledgement as Australia's first prominent supporter of women's rights (though untidy in her personal life, and possibly suffering a mental illness). Fictionalised, but sticks close to the facts where available. ISBN: 9780980871043. Our Book No: 15566. $20 AUD.

163. Hart, Angie; Blincow, Derek; Thomas, Helen (with) (2007). Resilient Therapy: Working with Children and Families (1st ed). East Sussex: Routledge. 216 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, boxes, cover illustration differs, minor edgewear. This book is about a new therapeutic methodology designed to help children and young people to find ways to keep positive when living amidst persistent disadvantage. Using detailed case material from a range of contexts, the authors illustrate how resilient mechanisms work in complex situations, and how resilient therapy works in real-life situations. ISBN: 9780415403856. Our Book No: 26511. $30 AUD.

164. Hart, John; Rosen, Joan (photos) & Berry, Wendell (foreword) (1991). Farming on the Edge: Saving Family Farms in Marin County, California. Berkeley, CA: University of California Press. 174 pp. Paperback quarto, very good condition, black & white text-photos, tiny edge tear top spine. A group of four women enlisted the help of author John Hart to weave their agricultural research into this moving tale of subsistence farming in California. ISBN: 0520071735. Our Book No: 20304. $15 AUD.

165. Hassan, Riaz (1995). Suicide Explained: The Australian Experience (1st ed). Melbourne: Melbourne University Press. 225 pp. Hardback dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), figures, tables, minor edgewear jacket, faint foxing top edge. The first thorough Australian study on this tragic major social and public health problem. The first comprehensive overview of suicide in Australia. His benchmark work creates a new synthesis between existing studies and new evidence. Written for the general reader. It will also be a basic text for students and academics in the fields of sociology, psychology, social work, law and medicine. ISBN: 0522846777. Our Book No: 24100. $25 AUD.

166. Hathorn, Libby (2008). Georgiana: Woman of Flowers (1st ed). Sydney: Hachette. 297 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, corner rear cover lightly creased, minor edgewear. Based on the real life of Georgiana Molloy, pioneer botanist, this novel for young adults looks at the fascinating world of a woman whose passion for the indigenous flowers of Western Australia led to their proliferation around the world. ISBN: 9780733609169. Our Book No: 23290. $10 AUD.

167. Hawkins, Tim (2010). Fruit That Will Last: 10th Anniversary Edition (How to Develop a Youth Ministry With Lasting Impact) (Revised ed). Sydney, Baulkham Hills / New Malden, Surrey: Hawkins Ministry Resources / Good Book Company. 352 pp. Paperback trade, as new condition. Australian youth pastor (Castle Hill, Sydney) explains how to design a youth ministry so that it will have lasting impact on the lives of young people. How can you make sure that the youthwork at your church is achieving the one thing that God wants you to achieve? Step inside the inner strategy of "Crossfire", one of the most respected and fruitful youth ministries around. ISBN: 9781906334994. Our Book No: 16804. $20 AUD.

168. Hazlehurst, Kayleen M. (1994). A Healing Place: Indigenous Visions for Personal Empowerment and Community Recovery. Rockhampton: Central Queensland University Press. 274 pp. Paperback large octavo, cancelled EX-LIBRARY (spine label, rubber stamps including edges, stickers), good condition, few black & white drawings, inner hinges taped, edges lightly foxed, internally excellent. By Queensland academic who has worked in indigenous communities for over 20 years. Addresses the heart-breaking problems of alcoholism, family violence and community breakdown that are destroying many Aboriginal communities today. Compares innovative programs and policies in Canada and Australia that address addiction, family violence and community breakdown. Discusses setting up of alcohol treatment programs and community healing programs. Includes workshop methods and techniques. ISBN: 0908140878. Our Book No: 3167. $20 AUD.

169. Henderson, Heather (2013). A Smile for My Parents (1st ed). Sydney: Allen & Unwin. 227 pp. Hardback dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), sepia (brown-tinted) & colour photos, single cartoon, pages lightly toned as common, minor edgewear jacket. A very special memoir that is a rare and surprising look into the lives of Dame Pattie and Sir Robert Menzies and their family and friends. Written with warmth, love and humour by their only daughter, Heather. ISBN: 9781743315705. Our Book No: 27931. $15 AUD.

170. Hewson, Lorna (1988). Stroke: A Family Affair. Melbourne: Collins Dove. 156 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, edges lightly foxed. Follow-up book to her "When half is whole: My recovery from stroke". Describes the reaction of her family to her stroke, and includes interviews with several other families of stroke victims. ISBN: 0859245918. Our Book No: 16266. $15 AUD.

171. Hill, David (2007). The Forgotten Children: Fairbridge Farm School and Its Betrayal of Australia's Child Migrants (Reprint ed). Sydney, North Sydney: Random House. 338 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white photos, pages faintly toned as usual, minor edgewear. In 1959 the author's mother - a poor single parent living in England reluctantly decided to send her sons to Fairbridge Farm School near Molong in New South Wales, Australia; she was told they would have a better education. From 1938 to 1974 thousands of parents were persuaded to sign over legal guardianship of their children to Fairbridge to solve the problem of child poverty in Britain while populating the colony. This book tells their stories from the bizarre luxury of the voyage out to Australia to the harsh reality of their daily lives in the school, and the struggles after they left. This remarkable book is both a tribute to the children who were betrayed by an ideal that went wrong and a compelling account of an extraordinary episode in British-Australian history. ISBN: 9781741666847. Our Book No: 13733. $20 AUD.

172. Hill, Fitzmaurice; Niland, Kilmeny (cover art) (2005). Captain Tuffems: A Family Story of Australian Pioneers (2nd ed). North Richmond, NSW: Shining Press. 157 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, black & white text-drawings, bottom corner creased front cover, minor edgewear. Originally published as "Southward Ho With the Hentys". The adventures of a pioneer family who sailed from Sussex aboard the barque Caroline in 1829, and with Edward Henty established the first permanent settlement in Victoria at Portland Bay in 1834. This is a true story even through Judy and Jim Hall and their parents were created by the author in order to tell it. The story is told from the child's viewpoint to engage readers in what life was really like in the 1820s. This new edition makes it more appealing to young people of today as it is a family story. Also includes the story of an ordinary sheep, Captain Tuffems, a Spanish Merino whose lineage started in the Court of Phillip of Spain. Captain Tuffems became a pioneer and one of the founders of the Australian wool industry. ISBN: 1876870303. Our Book No: 26537. $30 AUD.

173. Hillier, Kevin (2006). Like Father Like Son: Legends of AFL Football (Revised & updated ed). Sydney: Pan Macmillan. 220 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white photos, minor edgewear. This is a book about footballers and families. The author writes about the lives of some very special sporting stars. It is a collection of treasured, sometimes painful, memories. ISBN: 1405037164. Our Book No: 23334. $15 AUD.

174. Hills, Ben (2008). The Island of the Ancients: The Secrets of Sardinia's Centenarians (1st ed). Sydney, Millers Point: Pier 9 / Murdoch Books. 247 pp. Paperback trade, thick card covers (with flaps), very good condition, colour photos, illustrated inside covers, minor edgewear. This book is about the people of the Mediterranean island of Sardinia who are two or three times more likely than any other human beings on earth to reach 100. The author and the photographer Mayu Kanamori journey around this island and meet up with a cast of colourful centenarians, each with an attitude to life as diverse as their lifestyle. ISBN: 9781741962222. Our Book No: 27262. $18 AUD.

175. Hobson, Barbara (editor); Lewis, Jane (editor); Siim, Birte (editor) (2002). Contested Concepts in Gender and Social Politics (1st ed). Cheltenham, Glouc.: Edward Elgar. 242 pp. Paperback octavo, very good plus condition, minor edgewear. An important contribution to the current literature on gender and social politics, this book challenges mainstream thinking on welfare states, citizenship, family, work, and social policy. ISBN: 1843768445. Our Book No: 23656. $28 AUD.

176. Hodgson, Barbara (2006). Dreaming of East: Western Women and the Exotic Allure of the Orient (1st ed). Melbourne: Hardie Grant. 180 pp. Paperback tall trade, card cover (with flaps), very good condition, sepia (brown tinted) text-photos, few colour & black & white photos, bottom corner last few pages lightly marked, tiny hole rear flap, bottom corner rear cover worn, minor edgewear. Explores the enduring fascination that the area now known as the Middle East has exerted on women of the West and the freedom that it offered. Illustrated with paintings, engravings, and photos of these intrepid travellers and the exotic places they visited, this provocative book shows how all these women, by travelling outside their own societies, pushed the limits and made their world and ours a richer place. ISBN: 1740664477. Our Book No: 25172. $15 AUD.

177. Holden, Robert (2000). Orphans of History: The Forgotten Children of the First Fleet (1st ed). Melbourne: Text Publishing. 219 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white drawings, pages faintly tones as common, minor edgewear, old price marks, cover design differs from stock photo. The author tells the story of the approximately 50 children who accompanied the 1500 adults who were brought as convicts to Australia on the First Fleet. (Cover picture: line of children in chains on seashore.). ISBN: 1875847081. Our Book No: 3400. $13 AUD.

178. Holloway, Monica (2009). Cowboy & Wills (1st p/b ed). London: Pocket Books. 279 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, black & white photos, crease front cover, minor edgewear, faint impression marks front cover. This extraordinary true story of an autistic boy and the golden retriever dog who changed his life. ISBN: 9781847399557. Our Book No: 25937. $10 AUD.

179. Hollway, Wendy (1989). Subjectivity and Method in Psychology: Gender, Meaning and Science [Gender and Psychology Series]. London: Sage Publications. 150 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, spine label. This book shows how psychology can be done differently. Her research on subjectivity and gender difference leads to a theory on how meaning is achieved within discourses, and - combined with psychodynamic processes and power relations - to a critique of mainstream psychologies, and support for feminist psychology and other emancipatory psychologies. ISBN: 0803982089. Our Book No: 2333. $12 AUD.

180. Hollway, Wendy (2006). The Capacity to Care: Gender and Ethical Subjectivity [Women and Psychology]. East Sussex: Routledge. 152 pp. Paperback tall octavo, very good condition, white background covers lightly marked, minor edgewear. This book looks at how the capacity to care is achieved through the experiences of primary care, gender development, and later parenting. The author provides a unique theorization of the nature of selfhood, drawing on developmental and object relations psychoanalysis, as well as philosophical and feminist literatures. The book will be of interest to social scientists studying gender development, gender relations and the family, as well as those interested in the ethics of care debate. ISBN: 0415399688. Our Book No: 26378. $18 AUD.

181. Hooper, Florence Earle; Terveer, Elsie (editor) (1964). The Story of the Women's Club: The First Fifty Years. Sydney: The Women's Club. 88 pp. Hardback octavo, no jacket as issued, very good condition, top edge lightly foxed, few tiny specks front cover. (Estimated date, 1964.) This book tells the story of the forming of The Women's Club in 1901 by a group of ladies who were invited to the Women's College, Sydney University to discuss the founding of a club for women. The author read every minute book of the 50 years, taking notes as she read. Loosely inserted is a nomination form for election as a member. Our Book No: 27128. $35 AUD.

182. Horn, Peter; Kadman, Cristina (illustrator) (2005). The Best Father of All. New York: North - South Books. Unnum 28 pp. Paperback quarto, very good plus condition, colour drawings. This delightful children's book, a sequel to "When I Grow Up", shows how a father turtle and his baby turtle learn to communicate. The large soft clear and colourful illustrations and easy-to-read will text will appeal to any age. ISBN: 0735819777. Our Book No: 22165. $10 AUD.

183. Horne, Donald; Horne, Myfanwy (2007). Dying: A Memoir (1st ed). Melbourne: Viking / Penguin Books. 265 pp. Hardback dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), front inner hinge minimally split (pages firm), minor edgewear. First edition. This unique book is the last work of one of Australia's most respected and influential thinkers. On learning that his illness was terminal, the author began dictating his experience of dying, and his resulting journal is full of courage, honesty, insight and humour. These essays have been refined by Myfanwy, his wife and long time editor. Myfanwy also includes her own inspirational account of Donald's final weeks. ISBN: 9780670071029. Our Book No: 24103. $15 AUD.

184. Houldsworth, Marion (2002). Barefoot Through the Bindies: Growing Up in North Queensland in the Early 1900s (1st ed). Rockhampton: Central Queensland University Press. 235 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good condition, black & white text-photos & adverts, few creases covers, minor edgewear. These very special stories are about life in Queensland in a different era. The children in the Federation Era did not have the lifestyle that now includes all that technology has to offer. Many of them rode a horse to school, or walked barefoot to school. The author has gathered the stories and presents them by chronological age. ISBN: 1876780185. Our Book No: 26491. $25 AUD.

185. Howe, Brian (2007). Weighing up Australian Values: Balancing Transitions and Risks to Work and Family in Modern Australia (1st ed). Sydney: University of New South Wales Press. 207 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, bottom corner front cover little creased, minor edgewear. The former Labor Deputy Prime Minister explains why so many Australians feel a greater sense of risk, and suggests some positive and innovative new directions in social policy designed to anticipate and help people address risk. ISBN: 9780868408859. Our Book No: 25102. $17 AUD.

186. Howe, Michael J. A. (1992). The Origins of Exceptional Abilities (1st p/b ed). Oxford: Blackwell. 262 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, spine little creased, minor edgewear. Investigates the circumstances in which children and young people acquire outstanding skills and knowledge. Michael Howe uses both psychological and biographical evidence to explore the background factors which enable some to make exceptional progress in their earliest years, progress that can prepare the child for great achievements in later years. ISBN: 0631185615. Our Book No: 21134. $20 AUD.

187. Hunt, Nan; Ogden, Betina (illustrator) (1988). The Show (1st ed). Sydney: Collins Press / Anne Ingram Books. Unnum 32 pp. Hardback small quarto, very good condition, pictorial cover, colour drawings, endpapers little foxed, few tiny dents along fore-edge front cover, autograph (author's written name title page). Children's picture story about a girl named Mary who waited for her grandparents to take her to the agricultural show. The colourful drawings will delight all ages. ISBN: 0732248035. Our Book No: 28220. $15 AUD.

188. Hutchinson, Janet (editor) (2010). Grandma magic: True Stories By and About Grandmothers. Sydney: Allen & Unwin. 304 pp. Paperback small octavo, very good plus condition. A book about, by and for Australian grandmothers, and also by and for the people who love them. These 20 tales speak of unconditional affection, joy and laughter; of mistakes redeemed, of family secrets and patterns stamped on generations, shame and hardship, memory and loss. They take you into realms both familiar and unknown, on a voyage around many grandmothers that is rich, engaging and irresistible. ISBN: 9781742372662. Our Book No: 16688. $15 AUD.

189. Ingram, William (2002). A Little Bit One O'Clock: Living with a Balinese Family (Reprint ed). Bali, Indonesia: Ersania Books. 240 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, few black & white photos at rear, maps, charts, light foxing inside covers, spine ends little rubbed, crease fore-edge front cover, minor edgewear. The author writes with honesty and warmth about the very special moments spent with a Balinese family. He explores the web of relationships that tie the family members to each other, their community and their ancestors. ISBN: 9799532205. Our Book No: 28045. $12 AUD.

190. Izzard, Susannah (editor); Barden, Nicola (editor) (2001). Rethinking Gender and Therapy: The Changing Identities of Women (1st ed). Buckingham: Open University Press. 236 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, few creases front cover, minor edgewear, owner's written name. This book brings together the contributions of psychoanalytic theory and sociological analysis to explore the interrelationship between the inner and outer worlds that impact on a woman's identity. This book will be a useful resource for all trainee and practising therapists and counsellors, students of women's studies, psychology and psychotherapy, and all those involved in helping women across the caring professions. ISBN: 0335206069. Our Book No: 25529. $25 AUD.

191. Jackson, Craig; Davidson, Paul (1989). Appetite for Death: A Study of the Theme of Death in the "Hidden" Literature on Eating Disorders. Brisbane: Boolarong. 92 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, edges lightly foxed, minor edgewear. An annotated bibliography of publications bearing upon the theme of death in anorexia and its links with eating and mothering, by Australian researchers. ISBN: 073167054X. Our Book No: 20338. $20 AUD.

192. Jackson, Sarah; Gannon, Lucy (scripts) (1996). Bramwell (1st Australian ed). Harmondsworth: Penguin Books. 216 pp. Paperback, very good condition, pages lightly toned, minor edgewear, old price marks. Historical novel about Eleanor Bramwell who is passionate about medicine - however, it is 1895 and women are not expected to display new ideas. This novel is a TV tie-in. ISBN: 0140267298. Our Book No: 20215. $10 AUD.

193. Jamieson, Patrick E. (2006). Mind Race: A Firsthand Account of One Teenager's Experience with Bipolar Disorder (Reprint ed) [AMHI: Adolescent Mental Health Initiative series]. New York: Oxford University Press. 174 pp. Paperback trade, very good plus condition, colour photos (paintings). He was diagnosed with bipolar disorder at the age of 15, but found there was not a single book on the illness available for young people - so he wrote his own. Now an adult, he tells his story with humour and insight, discussing his own challenges and triumphs. An optimistic and practical guide designed for young people diagnosed with bipolar disorder, and for anyone who seeks understanding. ISBN: 0195309057. Our Book No: 22980. $10 AUD.

194. Jennings, Kate (2010). Trouble: Evolution of a Radical: Selected Writings 1970 - 2010. Melbourne: Black Inc. 319 pp. Paperback octavo, very good plus condition. In 1970, Kate Jennings stunned a Sydney anti-war rally with a stirring speech that put "woman's lib" on the map. She later moved to New York and became a noted writer. This book collects her essays over four decades. With a polemical anger tempered by a keen sense of the absurd, and a fiercely independent streak, she writes incisively about American politics, morality, finance. feminism, and the writing life. ISBN: 9781863954679. Our Book No: 15427. $22 AUD.

195. Jensen, Peter S. (editor); Hoagwood, Kimberly Eaton (editor) (2008). Improving Children's Mental Health Through Parent Empowerment: A Guide to Assisting Families (1st ed). New York: Oxford University Press (OUP). 209 pp. Paperback octavo, very good plus condition, tables, minor edgewear corners. This guide is intended to provide parent advisors with a comprehensive tool for improving their professional effectiveness. It is a resource for parents in helping and empowering other parents to learn how to get their children's mental health needs met. ISBN: 9780195320909. Our Book No: 23577. $25 AUD.

196. Johnson, Claudia L. (editor) (2002). The Cambridge Companion to Mary Wollstonecraft. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press (CUP). 284 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, minor edgewear. Collected essays about the British feminist who also made important contributions to literature generally, including journalism, novels, travel writing, letters. ISBN: 0521789524. Our Book No: 11723. $15 AUD.

197. Johnson, David W.; Johnson, Frank P. (2006). Joining Together: Group Theory and Group Skills (International Edition) (9th ed). Boston: Allyn & Bacon / Pearson. 651 pp. Paperback wide octavo, very good condition, figures, tables, cartoons, exercises, base rear cover & few rear pages little creased. Heavy, and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. Ninth edition. The premier textbook about group dynamics and improving one's group skills. This text combines theory with practical situations - and contains a wealth of experiential exercises. ISBN: 0205465285. Our Book No: 14093. $35 AUD.

198. Jones, Gerard; Ponton, Dr Lynn (foreword) (2002). Killing Monsters: Why Children Need Fantasy, Super Heroes, and Make-Believe Violence (1st ed). New York: BasicBooks. 261 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, light bump base spine, minor edgewear. The author uses true stories from his work with children to discuss why make-believe (fantasy) plays an essential role in children's development. ISBN: 0465036961. Our Book No: 27794. $12 AUD.

199. Jones, Kathleen W. (1999). Taming the Troublesome Child: American Families, Child Guidance, and the Limits of Psychiatric Authority (1st ed). Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press. 310 pp. Hardback dustjacket, very good plus condition (in very good dustjacket), minor edgewear jacket. Examines the records of Boston's Judge Baker Guidance Centre from 1920 to 1945, looking at the relationships among the social activists, doctors, psychologists, social workers, parents, and young people who met in the child guidance clinic. She then puts this professional history of child guidance into the context of the larger culture of age, class, and gender conflict. ISBN: 0674868110. Our Book No: 22661A. $15 AUD.

200. Joris, Lieve (1996). The Gates of Damascus [Lonely Planet Journeys]. Melbourne: Lonely Planet. 306 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, map, minor edgewear. This book paints an intimate portrait of contemporary Syrian and Arab society. The author explores women's lives and family relationships, and she offers a unique insight into the complexities of Middle Eastern politics. ISBN: 0864423683. Our Book No: 24267. $10 AUD.

201. Jung, C. G.; Hull, R. F. C. (translator) (1991). The Development of Personality. London: Routledge. 255 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, spine lightly creased, minor edgewear. Selected essays from Jung's work that outline his theory of child development, including the important role of the psychology of parents and teachers. Contains a fascinating snapshot from the life of a little girl called Anna, and a stimulating discussion of marriage as a psychological relationship. ISBN: 0415071747. Our Book No: 12989. $20 AUD.

202. Kartinyeri, Doris; O'Donoghue, Lowitja (foreword) (2002). Kick the Tin (2nd ed). North Melbourne: Spinifex Press. 140 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, few black & white text-photos, minor edgewear, top spine lightly rubbed. A compelling and witty story of a courageous journey into the soul of the individual to find meaning and substance after the loss of everything the rest of us take for granted. The author was taken from hospital after her mother died and placed in the Colebrook Home (Adelaide), where she remained for the next 14 years. The legacy of being a member of the Stolen Generations continued for Doris as she was placed in white homes as a virtual slave, struggled through relationships and suffered with bipolar depression. 'Kick the Tin' was a game she played in the Colebrook Home. ISBN: 1875559957. Our Book No: 24740. $12 AUD.

203. Kegl, Rosemary (1994). The Rhetoric of Concealment: Figuring Gender and Class in Renaissance Literature (1st & only ed). London: Cornell University Press. 194 pp. Hardback dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), protected by removable semiarchival plastic sleeve. Demonstrating how struggles over gender and class were mediated through formal properties of writing. This book offers a new framework for the discussion of court literature and middle-class literature in the English Renaissance. ISBN: 080143016X. Our Book No: 20279. $15 AUD.

204. Kellehear, Allan (editor); Ritchie, David (editor) (2003). Seven Dying Australians. Bendigo: St Luke's Innovative Resources. 131 pp. Paperback trade, very good plus condition, minor edgewear. These interviews with seven dying Australians are authentic stories of people facing death. They are all from different backgrounds, and have individual views. Kellehear is an Australian academic sociologist. ISBN: 0958018804. Our Book No: 28570. $30 AUD.

205. Kendall, Philip C. (editor); Meichenbaum, Donald (foreword) (1991). Child & Adolescent Therapy: Cognitive-Behavioral Procedures (Reprint ed). New York: Guilford Press. 361 pp. Hardback dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), figures, minor edgewear jacket, edges & pages lightly toned. This book features contributions from leading clinical researchers working with children and adolescents, and reflects the dramatic evolution of cognitive-behavioral treatment procedures, theoretical perspectives, and empirical foundations over the past decade. This book is an invaluable resource for all mental health professionals and educators who work with children and adolescents. ISBN: 0898624487. Our Book No: 26583. $20 AUD.

206. Kennedy, Liza; Group, Western Heritage (contributors) (2013). Yamakarra! Liza Kennedy and the Keewong Mob (1st ed). Wilcannia, NSW: Western Heritage Group. 280 pp. Paperback wide quarto, very good condition, colour text-photos, few black & white & sepia (brown-tinted) text-photos, minor edgewear, autograph (written names of team members). Heavy (1.2 Kg), and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. This book is built on the memories of Liza Kennedy (1902 - 1996). It celebrates a group of Aboriginal people whose country is between Cobar, Wilcannia and Ivanhoe in farwestern NSW. This wonderful book by the Western Heritage Group Team, is packed with stories and beautiful art work. ISBN: 9780980594720. Our Book No: 28166. $50 AUD.

207. Kennedy, Trevor (editor) (1979). The Australian Family: A Special Bulletin Project. Sydney: Australian Consolidated Press (ACP). 152 pp. Paperback large quarto, very good condition, black & white & colour text-photos, few drawings, rear cover little marked, edges & pages lightly toned, minor foxing, top corner front cover & few pages creased, minor edgewear corners. This is the first major book on ethnic groups in Australia. Twelve months intensive research and writing by some of Australia's top journalists went into the book. Originally, with the co-operation of OTC, it was run in a 12-part series in The Bulletin. The Irish, Greeks, Hungarians, Yugoslavs, French, Italians, Dutch, Americans, Jews, Germans, Chinese and other Asians and the Spanish speaking peoples are covered in this fascinating book. Our Book No: 27302. $15 AUD.

208. Kenny, Judy (2007). A Footprint on the Sands of Time: Francis Benedict Kenny 1854 - 1925: Lawyer, Alderman & Mayor Bathurst 1881 - 1925 (1st ed). NSW: Judy Kenny. 106 pp. Paperback small quarto (with flaps), very good condition, few colour photos, sepia (brown-tinted) photos, generation chart inside front cover, sepia (brown-coloured) photo inside rear cover, reproductions of death certificate & letters, tiny scuff top of spine, minor edgewear. This story of Francis Benedict Kenny has been written by his granddaughter. The story includes larger forces of social change that involve all generations. The book has many photos and a genealogy chart which helps to tell this fascinating story of a man who was accepted and welcomed into his community (Bathurst, New South Wales). Includes generation chart and reproductions of death certificate & letters. ISBN: 9780646469287. Our Book No: 27671. $35 AUD.

209. King, Petrea (1995). Spirited Women: Journeys With Breast Cancer (1st ed). Sydney: Random House. 290 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, black & white photos center spread, cover & spine lightly creased, bookplate (sticker). This book offers guidelines for dealing with the diagnosis of breast cancer, choosing a doctor and a treatment plan, minimising the effects of chemotherapy and radiotherapy, using food to support recovery, communicating effectively with partners and families, and finding piece. Illustrated by hundreds of quotes from Australian women who reveal their personal experiences. By the author of the popular "Quest For Life". ISBN: 0091830672. Our Book No: 14590. $10 AUD.

210. Kipnis, Aaron (1999). Angry Young Men: How Parents, Teachers, and Counselors Can Help Bad Boys Become Good Men. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass. 277 pp. Paperback octavo, good plus condition, rear cover creased. Kipnis began life with physical abuse, homelessness and drug use - but overcame this to earn a PhD in clinical psychology. He now teaches therapists and is president of the Fatherhood Coalition. Persuasively contends that parenting and job-skills training programs, counselling, community services and affordable quality education is infinitely better in producing constructive behaviour than America's increasingly popular punitive response. Highly recommended for academics, professionals and the general public. ISBN: 0787960438. Our Book No: 14562. $15 AUD.

211. Kordin-Dindas, Galina (2002). Behind Closed Doors: Finding the Key to a Painless Life. Melbourne, Richmond: Helen Dindas / Spectrum Publications. 192 pp. Paperback small octavo, very good condition, edges faintly foxed, minor edgewear. Autobiography of a brave and determined woman's medical experiences and her struggle for quality of life. ISBN: 0867863269. Our Book No: 21105. $15 AUD.

212. Korem, Dan (1994). Suburban Gangs: The Affluent Rebels (1st ed). Richardson, TX: International Focus Press. 281 pp. Hardback dustjacket, very good plus condition (in very good plus dustjacket). Written by an American investigative journalist. This comprehensive book illuminates an American trend that is likely to be with us into the next century and provides invaluable information for anyone who must confront juvenile delinquency (gangs) in city suburbs. ISBN: 0963910310. Our Book No: 22056. $20 AUD.

213. Kowalski, Robin M.; Limber, Susan P.; Agatston, Patricia W. (2008). Cyber Bullying: Bullying in the Digital Age (1st ed) [Cyberbullying]. Malden, MA: Blackwell. 218 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, figures, boxes, tables, minor edgewear. Provides current and essential information on the nature and prevalence of the cyberbullying epidemic. Looking at latest research, the authors have utilized vital studies involving over 3500 middle school students, online research projects and the use of social network sites, and data from focus groups of victims and perpetrators and their parents. This easy-to-read book provides educators, parents, psychologists, and policymakers with critical prevention techniques and strategies for effectively addressing electronic bullying. ISBN: 9781405159920. Our Book No: 26472. $20 AUD.

214. Krimmer, Sally (editor); Lawson, Alan (editor) (1980). Barbara Baynton (1st ed) [Portable Australian Authors]. Brisbane, St Lucia: University of Queensland Press. 340 pp. Hardback dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), frontispiece, tiny dent front cover jacket (minor edgewear, faint foxing reverse side, rear cover lightly rubbed), small mark bottom edge, edges lightly foxed. This comprehensive book presents Barbara Bayton's revised text of the stories from her collection "Bush Studies", together with three later stories and the full text of her novel "Human Toll" - reprinted for the first time. Included are previously uncollected poems and articles as well as an interview. This wide-ranging biographical and critical introduction reveals interesting new information about Bayton, whose life began in the bush as the daughter of a carpenter, and ended in fashionable London society. ISBN: 0702213772. Our Book No: 26860. $20 AUD.

215. Kuba, Cheryl A. (2006). Navigating the Journey of Aging Parents: What Care Receivers Want. New York: Routledge / Taylor & Francis. 177 pp. Paperback octavo, very good plus condition, minor edgewear. This book looks at a new approach to the field of gerontology. Explores issues of housing, spirituality, personal care, and death. Draws on interviews with aging people and discusses common caregiver mistakes and misinterpretations, what to expect when an aging parent moves in, and how to care for an aging parent from afar. ISBN: 0415952883. Our Book No: 23482. $11 AUD.

216. Kubler-Ross, Elisabeth (1977). Questions and Answers on Death and Dying (Reprint ed). New York: Macmillan. 177 pp. Paperback small, very good plus condition. Psychiatrist answers questions about accepting the end of life, suicide, terminal illness, euthanasia. ISBN: 0020891504. Our Book No: 10217. $10 AUD.

217. Kubler-Ross, Elisabeth (1981). On Death and Dying (Reprint ed). London: Tavistock / Routledge. 260 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, pages edges lightly toned, owner's written name & details, cover design differs from stock photo, copy 2. The author tells the stories of her patients who shared their agonies, expectations and frustrations during the final stages of their lives. ISBN: 0422754900. Our Book No: 1106A. $10 AUD.

218. Kubler-Ross, Elisabeth (editor) (1986). Death: The Final Stage of Growth [Human Development Series]. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall. 181 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition. Illuminating essays on the experience of dying, including the cross-cultural context, from various perspectives (ministers, rabbis, doctors, nurses, sociologists). In one essay, Kubler-Ross tells of her own compelling life experiences of death and dying. ISBN: 0671622382. Our Book No: 8602. $10 AUD.

219. Kung, Hans; Jens, Walter; Niethammer, Dietrich (contributor);Eser, Albin (contributor), & Bowden, John (translator) (1995). Dying with Dignity: A Plea for Personal Responsibility (1st English ed). New York: Continuum Publishing. 132 pp. Hardback dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), top edge lightly foxed, minor edgewear jacket. The Christian theologian examines the case for voluntary euthanasia in certain well-defined circumstances. Translation from German. ISBN: 0826408850. Our Book No: 27748. $18 AUD.

220. Law, Benjamin (2010). The Family Law (1st ed). Melbourne: Black Inc. 220 pp. Paperback small trade, very good condition, minor edgewear, slight crease rear cover, edges & pages lightly toned, very minor biro annotation, bottom corners few pages creased (bookmarks). The Law family are eccentric, endearing and hard to resist. The author is the third of five children and a born humorist. Hilarious and moving, this book is a linked series of tales from a new Australian talent. ISBN: 9781863954785. Our Book No: 27212. $15 AUD.

221. Lawrence, Kara (2006). Unmasked: The Gonzales Family Killer. Sydney: HarperCollins. 390 pp. Paperback thick trade, very good condition, black & white & colour photos, corners covers little creased, fore-edge last few pages little foxed, minor edgewear. The story of the Gonzales Family who were murdered by son Sef Gonzales in the northern Sydney suburb of North Ryde. The author worked with sources close to the investigation and trial, and family members, to uncover the many twists and turns of this case. Why would a son murder his wealthy and apparently happy family? ISBN: 0732279038. Our Book No: 29070. $30 AUD.

222. Lawson, Henry; King, John Anthony (illustrator) (1991). Mary Called Him "Mister". Sydney, Crows Nest: Macmillan. 32 pp. Hardback small quarto, no jacket, good plus condition, pictorial cover, colour drawings, faint foxing title page, minor edgewear, label remains front pastedown. This illustrated collection of Henry Lawson poems for children illuminates an often neglected side of the Bush Ballad era: the life of women in the Bush - their strengths, their dreams, their hopes and their disappointments. ISBN: 0732905486. Our Book No: 25527. $10 AUD.

223. Lawson, Louisa; Lawson, Olive (editor) (1990). The First Voice of Australian Feminism: Excerpts from Louisa Lawson's The Dawn 1888 - 1895 (1st ed). Sydney: Simon & Schuster. 363 pp. Hardback dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), minor edgewear jacket, bookplate. Essays by Henry Lawson's mother, who was first to publish a magazine solely for Australian women. ISBN: 0731801377. Our Book No: 3152. $25 AUD.

224. Lazarus, Richard S.; Lazarus, Bernice N. (2006). Coping With Aging [Coping with Ageing]. New York: Oxford University Press. 242 pp. Hardback dustjacket, very good plus condition (in very good dustjacket). Ths is the final project of the late Richard S. Lazarus, the man whose landmark book "Emotion and Adaptation" put the study of emotion into mainstream psychology. He examines the experience of aging from the standpoint of the individual, rather than merely as a collection of statistics and charts. Drawing on his five decades of pioneering research, Lazarus looks at aging, emotion and coping, and stability and change in both environment and personality. Because Lazarus mixes academic rigor with everyday examples, this book will be both useful to scholars and accessible to the lay audience that has so much to gain from a systematic understanding of aging and emotion. ISBN: 0195173023. Our Book No: 15008. $20 AUD.

225. Le Mottee, Gerry (2005). A Fair Skinned Boy in Ceylon. Woodend, Qld: Phoenix Publications. 127 pp. Paperback small octavo, very good plus condition, few black & white text-photos, minor edgewear, minor white-ink corrections, autograph (author's written dedication). Vivid memoir of his childhood in Ceylon. The author immigrated to Australia in 1962 and was employed in the profession of social work, specialising in children's rights. This book portrays a unique ancestral lineage of mixed racial groups from the West and East. ISBN: 0975816209. Our Book No: 23622. $20 AUD.

226. Leaney, Rosalie (1999). Whose Hand is This? Our Story of Stroke Recovery and Love. Perth, Fremantle: Fremantle Arts Centre Press. 279 pp. Paperback, very good condition, black & white text-photos, autograph (author's written name title page), minor edgewear. A deeply moving account of Rosalie (from Western Australia) - her survival of, and partial recovery from, stroke. Her husband, Gordon, also reveals his side of the story. Their tenacity, love and commitment shines through - against overwhelming medical odds. Endorsed by the Brain Foundation. (Newspaper clipping loosely inserted.). ISBN: 1863682732. Our Book No: 3962A. $12 AUD.

227. Lees, Jim (editor) (1997). A Legacy Under Threat? Family Farming in Australia. Armidale, NSW: University of New England Press. 259 pp. Paperback small quarto, good plus condition, tables, figures, covers lightly creased, minor insect damage inside front cover, minor edgewear. This book is an important source for those wishing to understand the complex factors that will determine the future of family farming in Australia. It is written for both the general reader and the serious student of the Australian farming scene. ISBN: 1875821368. Our Book No: 22596. $25 AUD.

228. Legal Service, Aboriginal (1995). Telling our Story: A Report by the Aboriginal Legal Service of Western Australia (Inc) on the Removal of Aboriginal Children from their Families in Western Australia. Perth: Aboriginal Legal Service of Western Australia. 247 pp. Paperback large quarto, as new condition. Our Book No: 13512. $28 AUD.

229. Leviston, Dorothy (2014). No Glass Ceiling For Me: A Self-Made Businesswoman in the 1970s (1st ed). Sydney, Epping: Delphian Books. 238 pp. Paperback wide octavo, very good condition, black & white & colour text-photos, minor edgewear, spine little faded. This autobiography is written by Dorothy Leviston who owned and ran a chain of independent hairdressing salons in Victoria in the 1970s. At the same time, she was a young wife and mother and was involved in a lot of community work. Dorothy overcame the handicaps of her childhood including deprivation of education to have a successful business. Depicts a woman of boundless energy, enterprise and resilience, determined to get past the obstacles in her life. ISBN: 9780987524843. Our Book No: 28910. $28 AUD.

230. Lewis, Margaret (1998). Ngaio Marsh: A Life. Scottsdale, AZ: Poisoned Pen Press. 275 pp. Hardback dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white photos, minor edgewear jacket. Ngaio Marsh, a died-in-the-wool New Zealander, wrote more than 30 polished, quintessentially English detective novels between 1934 and her death in 1982. Explores the diverse worlds and the rich harvest of her long life. Lively, acute, sympathetic, she paints a well-balanced portrait of a woman leading a single life who was never alone nor lonely, an Edwardian who followed her muses in a thoroughly modern manner, and a writer who, while invincibly colonial, celebrated England's Golden Age of mystery as royally as its other Queens of Crime. ISBN: 1890208051. Our Book No: 22712. $20 AUD.

231. Liffman, Michael (1978). Power for the Poor: The Family Centre Project: An Experiment in Self-help. Sydney, Hornsby: Allen & Unwin. 159 pp. Paperback small octavo, good plus condition, spine faded, pages lightly toned, minor edgewear & rubbing, owner's written name. The author has worked as a researcher for five years with the Brotherhood of St Laurence, the first three as principal research worker with the Family Centre Project. He describes the origins, development and achievements of the Project in its first three years. ISBN: 0868610968. Our Book No: 24305. $12 AUD.

232. Liffman, Michael (2004). A Tradition of Giving: Seventy-Five Years of Myer Family Philanthropy (1st ed). Melbourne: Melbourne University Press (MUP). 247 pp. Hardback dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), few black & white photos, figures, minor edgewear jacket, top edge lightly marked, compliments label front free flyleaf. This book is about the remarkable influence of this family on the lives of many Australians. The author brings to life Sidney Myer's story which set the foundations for four generations of Myer philanthropists. Best known are The Myer Music Bowl, the Howard Florey Institute and the Asialink Centre at the University of Melbourne. This book is a history of one family, and a 'tradition of giving' which is part of Australian society. ISBN: 0522850626. Our Book No: 28171. $20 AUD.

233. Light, Paul; Littleton, Karen (1999). Social Processes in Children's Learning [Cambridge Studies in Cognitive and Perceptual Development]. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 119 pp. Paperback small octavo, very good condition. This book is about children's learning and problem-solving behaviour. It reflects the increasingly close integration seen in recent years between social and cognitive approaches to researching the learning process, in particular, the ways in which interactions between children influence learning outcomes. The authors place this topic in a broad theoretical and empirical context, and present their own experimental studies, which focus on children of late primary and early secondary school age. These investigations address peer facilitation of problem solving, social comparison effects on learning and social context effects upon the interpretation of tasks. Many of the studies involve computer-based learning. ISBN: 0521596912. Our Book No: 20092. $15 AUD.

234. Lim, Shirley Geok-lin (1997). Among White Moonfaces: An Asian - American Memoir of Homelands (1st p/b ed) [Moon Faces]. New York: Feminist Press. 232 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white text-photos centre spread, minor edgewear, small dents rear cover. Stunning autobiography of an immigrant mother, who moved from Malaysia / Singapore to the United States, where she developed as a feminist poet. ISBN: 1558611797. Our Book No: 2716. $15 AUD.

235. Lindsay, Norman (1947). Halfway to Anywhere. Sydney: Angus & Robertson. 228 pp. Hardback dustjacket, good condition (in fair dustjacket), black & white drawings, covers & pages toned as usual, jacket torn & repaired (flap clipped), small annotation (drawing) from pastedown, protected by removable semiarchival plastic sleeve. First edition. A reading copy of an Australian novel. A sequel to his inimitable chronicle of boyhood "Saturdee". A story of late adolescence both hilarious and very wise. Bill Gimble and Waldo Peddlar, still at school and victims of parental authority, have discovered that girls are mysterious and desirable beings. Text and drawings by artist Norman Lindsay. Our Book No: 16173. $12 AUD.

236. Lindsay, Norman (1947). Halfway to Anywhere. Sydney: Angus & Robertson. 228 pp. Hardback dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white drawings, rear cover jacket toned, pages faintly toned as usual, minor edgewear, protected by removable semiarchival plastic sleeve. First edition. This Australian novel is a sequel to his inimitable chronicle of boyhood "Saturdee". A story of late adolescence both hilarious and very wise. Bill Gimble and Waldo Peddlar, still at school and victims of parental authority, have discovered that girls are mysterious and desirable beings. Text and drawings by artist Norman Lindsay. Our Book No: 16173A. $25 AUD.

237. Lister, Christine (2008). The Hidden Journey: Melanoma Up Close and Personal (1st ed). Melbourne: Brolga Press. 220 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, minor edgewear, tiny bump top spine. The author is an avid gardener and recently retired after a long career, when her husband Rex was diagnosed with melanoma. She tells the beautiful moving story - taken from her journal - as she observes the changes in her garden that seem to mirror the changes in her world as she cares for her beloved Rex. ISBN: 9781921221743. Our Book No: 24738. $14 AUD.

238. Loewenthal, Clare (1996). The Substance from the Shadow (1st ed). [Australia]: Pen Skill Pty Ltd. 208 pp. Paperback trade, very good plus condition, minor edgewear. Her battle with anorexia nervosa. Clare does not offer any simplistic cures for such a complex disease; however this is a book of hope. At one point Clare's weight dropped to that of a small child. She questions many of the stereotypes the Australian community holds about this insidious disease. ISBN: 0646301330. Our Book No: 23790. $15 AUD.

239. Loftus, Elizabeth; Ketcham, Katherine (1994). The Myth of Repressed Memory (1st ed). New York: St Martin's Press. 290 pp. Hardback dustjacket, very good plus condition (in very good plus dustjacket), minor edgewear. First edition. Across the USA, families are being torn apart and people sent to prison, because of a trendy new psychological phenomenon: recovered memory. When the mind is forced to endure a horrifying experience, can it bury the entire memory so deeply within the unconscious that it can only be recalled as a flashback? Therapists and lawyers have created an industry based on treating and litigating the cases of people who suddenly claim to have "recovered" memories of everything from child abuse to murder. Psychologist Loftus reveals that there is no controlled scientific support for the idea that memories of trauma are routinely banished into the unconscious and then reliably recovered years later. They neither dispute the reality of childhood sexual abuse nor the existence of traumatic memories, but they reject the true believers' assertions that "incest is epidemic, repression is rampant" and that "skeptics" are "in denial." ISBN: 0312114540. Our Book No: 2781. $15 AUD.

240. Lohrey, Amanda (2015). A Short History of Richard Kline (1st ed). Melbourne: Black Inc. 259 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, tiny dent front cover, pages faintly toned as common, minor edgewear. First edition. Australian novel about a middle-aged man looking for meaning in his life. The novel explores masculinity, the mystical, and our very human need for something more. The author is a previous winner of the Patrick White Literary Award. ISBN: 9781863957182. Our Book No: 28229. $16 AUD.

241. Lord, Richard; Davies, Right Rev. R. E. (commended) & Reid, Owen (foreword) (1976). Inscriptions in Stone: St. David's Burial Ground 1804 - 1872: A Record of Some Early History of Hobart Town from the Head Stones of Van Diemen's Land's First Cemetery (1st ed). Hobart, Battery Point: St George's Church. 210 pp. Hardback small quarto, dustjacket, very good condition (in good dustjacket), illustrated endpapers, black & white photos, colour frontispiece, minor edgewear jacket (faint toning & rubbing reverse side, minor loss bottom edge, spine faded, closed tear top edge, corners little worn, sticker mark), cover corners little bumped, corrigenda slip loosely inserted. (No 387 of a first edition of 1000 numbered copies.). This book, compiled by Richard Lord, is a unique record of some early history of Hobart Town from the headstones of Van Diemen's Land's first cemetery. The book lists for the first time many people not previously recorded as buried in St David's Burial Ground and is the first and only alphabetical listing to be published. The first part of the book reproduces 442 headstones set out just as the stonemasons cut them over a century ago. The second section of the book is an appendix of 452 stones which were not in the park in 1972 and have been taken from the Hobart Municipal Council Record of Graves which was compiled c.1920 and lists 691 names. There are 1377 names with ages and dates set out in alphabetical order for quick and easy reference. Included are historical details and personal notes inscribed on the tombstones. There are 24 photos including a frontispiece of the painting by T. G. Gregson of the Revd Robert Knopwood, reproduced in full-colour for the first time. ISBN: 0959705007. Our Book No: 28645. $50 AUD.

242. Lowe, Virginia (2007). Stories, Pictures & Reality: Two Children Tell (1st ed). Oxon: Routledge. 188 pp. Paperback octavo, very good plus condition, black & white drawings, tiny crease top corner fore-edge front cover & first few pages. This book is a naturalistic study by a mother who documented her children's encounters with literature from their earliest months to adolescence and beyond. This very special book will be of interest to students, researchers and academics involved in early literacy, and to anyone who has an interest in how children learn to read. ISBN: 9780415397247. Our Book No: 23395. $24 AUD.

243. Lukas, Christopher; Seiden, Henry M. (2007). Silent Grief: Living in the Wake of Suicide (Revised, reprint ed). Philadelphia, PA: Jessica Kingsley Publishers. 220 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, minor edgewear. A book for and about suicide survivors - those who have been left behind by the suicide of a friend or loved one. The author is a suicide survivor himself - several members of his family have taken their own lives, and the book draws on his experiences, as well as those of numerous other suicide survivors. These personal testimonies are combined with the professional expertise of Seiden, a psychologist and psychoanalytic psychotherapist. Valuable insights into living in the wake of suicide and provides useful strategies and support for those affected by suicide, as well as professionals in the field of psychology, social work and medicine. ISBN: 9781843108474. Our Book No: 23673. $12 AUD.

244. Lykken, David (2000). Happiness: The Nature and Nurture of Joy and Contentment (1st p/b ed). New York: St Martin's Press. 279 pp. Paperback trade, very good plus condition, figures, tables, minor edgewear. Psychologist recounts a series of extensive studies conducted on identical twins reared apart. The studies reveal that, no matter where we live or what we do, we have a consistent "happiness set point". Our levels of happiness remain the same (thus partly genetic). ISBN: 0312263333. Our Book No: 24151. $15 AUD.

245. Lyne, Daniel (1983). Mary MacKillop: Spirituality and Charisma (1st ed). Sydney: St Joseph's Generalate. 240 pp. Paperback large octavo, good plus condition, frontispiece, minor edgewear, spine faded, covers lightly faded & marked, few tiny dents front cover & first five pages, faint foxing top edge. The story of Mary MacKillop who, in the 1860s, pioneered the first Australian religious order of women dedicated to the education of poor children and the provision of help to the old, sick and homeless. ISBN: 0959231609. Our Book No: 26086. $28 AUD.

246. Lyne, Daniel (1995). Mary MacKillop: Made in Australia (Reprint ed). Sydney: Mary MacKillop Secretariat. 64 pp. Paperback trade, stapled pamphlet, very good condition, edgewear. The story of Mary MacKillop who, in the 1860s, pioneered the first Australian religious order of women dedicated to the education of poor children and the provision of help to the old, sick and homeless. ISBN: 0646179705. Our Book No: 15293. $10 AUD.

247. Machado, Karina (2014). Love Never Dies: True Australian Stories of After-Death Contact (1st ed). Sydney: Pan Macmillan. 274 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, front cover corner tips little bent, crease front cover, minor edgewear. The author interviewed over 60 Australians who reveal their stories of sensing the spirit of a late loved one. The book is written with compassion, grace and skill, and reports the indestructibility of love. ISBN: 9781742613963. Our Book No: 28606. $20 AUD.

248. Mackay, Hugh (1994). Why Don't People Listen? Solving the Communication Problem (Reprint ed). Sydney: Pan Macmillan. 346 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, covers creased, minor edgewear, copy 1. Hugh Mackay shows us a simple yet revolutionary way to improve the quality of our relationships through a disciplined and sensitive approach to communication. Michael Leunig cartoon on front cover. (1 of 4 available copies.). ISBN: 0330355953. Our Book No: 2321. $15 AUD.

249. Mackay, Hugh (1994). Why Don't People Listen? Solving the Communication Problem (Reprint ed). Sydney: Pan Macmillan. 346 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, minor edgewear, copy 2. Hugh Mackay shows us a simple yet revolutionary way to improve the quality of our relationships through a disciplined and sensitive approach to communication. Michael Leunig cartoon on front cover. (1 of 4 available copies.). ISBN: 0330355953. Our Book No: 2321A. $20 AUD.

250. MacKellar, Maggie (2010). When It Rains (A Memoir) (Reprint ed). Sydney: Vintage Books / Random House. 223 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, pages little toned as usual, front cover little creased near spine, minor edgewear, autograph (author's written name title page). The author lost her husband in tragic circumstances (suicide), and then her mother died suddenly of aggressive cancer. She tells her story about moving with her two young children to the family farm in central western New South Wales (NSW). The farm is a healing place for the family, as they battle heat and drought, and become involved with the horses, sheep, ducks and chickens. The family learn to move forward one step at a time. ISBN: 9781741669602. Our Book No: 26073. $15 AUD.

251. Macnab, Francis (2006). Don't Call me Grumpy: What Older Men Really want. Melbourne, North Melbourne: Pluto Press Australia. 206 pp. Paperback octavo, very good plus condition, minor edgewear. Dr Macnab, founder of the Cairnmillar Institute, reflects on his own life, and talks with an interesting cross-section of older men (and a few women) who share their wisdom, eg, John Button, John Cain, John Elliott, Max Gillies, Jeff Kennett, Gus Nossal, Glenn Wheatley. Men are living longer, but they can live productive and worthwhile lives in these later years. For all men entering their fifties and for all men on the way to ninety-seven. ISBN: 1864032898. Our Book No: 14772. $20 AUD.

252. Macris, Anthony (2011). When Horse Became Saw: A Family's Journey Through Autism (1st ed). Melbourne: Viking / Penguin Books. 306 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, pages lightly toned, minor edgewear. An Australian family describes the heartache and joy of living with a son suffering from autism. When the author's son was diagnosed with autism, he and his partner Kathy had two choices: do what they were told - and could afford - or do what they thought best. This is a tragic, joyful, instructive story of how they confronted the condition that changed their lives. ISBN: 9780670074655. Our Book No: 27365. $15 AUD.

253. Maeroff, Gene I. (2006). Building Blocks: Making Children Successful in the Early Years of School. New York: Palgrave Macmillan. 246 pp. Hardback dustjacket, very good condition (in good plus dustjacket), edge tears bottom edge repaired jacket, remainder mark. An education expert examines research on learning in children before the age of 8 or 9, that is, preschooling and primary grades in the United States. A student's entire educational journey is affected by what occurs - particularly, what does not occur - before this age. ISBN: 1403969949. Our Book No: 13284. $15 AUD.

254. Manos, Helen; Vivas, Julie (2006). Samsara Dog (1st ed). Adelaide, Kingswood: Working Title Press. Unnum 32 pp. Hardback small quarto, very good condition, orange cloth spine, colour drawings (some full-page), tiny scuff bottom edge front cover, tiny dent bottom edge rear cover. A children's picture story by Australian writer about a dog who lived many lives. Some of his lives were long. Some lasted only a few days. Dog never remembered them. He lived each life as it came, until he learned the most important lesson of all. Based on the Buddhist concepts of Samsara and Nirvana, this moving story about love and life, death and dying will touch every reader. Suitable for older readers or families with an interest in Eastern Religions. ISBN: 1876288620. Our Book No: 27504. $15 AUD.

255. Martin, Carol (2003). Just Like Us: Parenting Children with Intellectual Disabilities. Melbourne: Lothian. 224 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, black & white photos. Written by the mother of twin girls, Melissa and Rebecca, who were born with an intellectual disability and cerebral palsy. It is a warm inspiring story written in a practical way from direct experience. ISBN: 0734405464. Our Book No: 20385. $10 AUD.

256. Mathias, Barbara; French, Mary Ann (1996). 40 Ways to Raise a Nonracist Child (1st stated ed). New York: HarperPerennial / Collins. 152 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, pages lightly toned, minor edgewear. This is the first book to provide American families with the tools they need to talk openly about racism and to respect and appreciate differences. ISBN: 0062733222. Our Book No: 24539. $10 AUD.

257. Matthews, Brian (1988). Louisa [Lawson] (Reprint ed). Melbourne: McPhee Gribble / Penguin Books. 421 pp. Paperback, very good condition, pages faintly toned, few light scratches rear cover, minor edgewear. The author tells the story of Louisa Lawson who was a publisher, journalist, poet, inventor, women's rights agitator, and mother of Henry Lawson. Awarded the 1988 New South Wales State Literary Award, Victorian Premier's Literary Award, and the Australian Literature Gold Medal. ISBN: 0140108645. Our Book No: 29080. $15 AUD.

258. Mattingley, Christobel; Yamaguchi, Marianne (illustrator) (1985). The Miracle Tree (1st ed). Sydney, Lane Cove: Hodder & Stoughton. Unnum 26 pp. Hardback small quarto, dustjacket, very good condition (in good dustjacket), illustrated endpapers, black & white drawings, minor edgewear & rubbing jacket (spine little faded, reverse side lightly foxed), edges lightly foxed & toned, corners little rubbed, autograph (author's written & dated dedication). A beautiful warm children's story about families, war, care, love and hope. Three people divided by the horror and devastation of atomic war - the story of Taro the gardener, his wife Hanako and her mother. Each of them hopes and prays for a miracle and their lives are as entwined as the branches of the pine tree Taro lovingly tends. Beautifully and sensitively illustrated with charcoal drawings, this book will touch the hearts of every reader. This book would appeal to older readers or collectors of children's books. ISBN: 034037604X. Our Book No: 27455. $15 AUD.

259. McFadyen, Kerry; Wran, Neville (foreword) (1999). Pinetrees Lord Howe Island 1842 - 1992: A Brief History of the Andrews-Nichols-Kirby Families (Reprint ed). Lord Howe Island: Pinetrees. 76 pp. Paperback small oblong, very good plus condition, sepia (brown-tinted) text-photos, minor edgewear. This very special family history was written to celebrate 150 years of the authors' family, who, together with all the other families and their descendants have taken their stewardship of the Island seriously. There are references in the literature to conservation measures taken by the Islanders as early as 1869. ISBN: 0646101897. Our Book No: 27139. $15 AUD.

260. McGill, Craig (2002). Do No Harm? Munchausen Syndrome by Proxy. London: Vision Paperbacks / Sheena Dewan. 221 pp. Paperback trade, very good plus condition. This book confronts a crucial childcare issue of our time: the parent who deliberately injures her own child. Using scientific evidence and case studies from three continents, the author examines the psychological damage caused to the children involved and the sometimes fatal consequences of a misdiagnosis. ISBN: 1901250482. Our Book No: 21993. $10 AUD.

261. McGill, Craig (2002). Do No Harm? Munchausen Syndrome by Proxy. London: Vision Paperbacks / Sheena Dewan. 221 pp. Paperback trade, very good plus condition, few black & white photos, tiny scuff spine ends, copy 2. This book confronts a crucial childcare issue of our time: the parent who deliberately injures her own child. Using scientific evidence and case studies from three continents, the author examines the psychological damage caused to the children involved and the sometimes fatal consequences of a misdiagnosis. ISBN: 1901250482. Our Book No: 21993A. $10 AUD.

262. McGregor, Fiona (2011). Indelible Ink (Reissue or new ed). Melbourne: Scribe Publications. 452 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, pages faintly toned, top corner front cover creased, few light creases covers, minor edgewear. This Australian novel is about a family and a changing society. The author uses her incisive wit and keen eye to look at the way we live now. Marie King is 59, recently divorced, and has lived a rather conventional life on Sydney's North Shore. Her grown children have moved out, the family home is to be sold, and with it her beloved garden. Marie's life takes a very unconventional turn when she meets a tattoo artist named Rhys. ISBN: 9781921844201. Our Book No: 28324. $14 AUD.

263. McIlwraith, Hamish (2001). Coping with Bereavement (Revised ed). Oxford: Oneworld. 184 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, minor edgewear, few scratches & tiny dents covers. This book will offer support and strength to all those mourning the loss of a partner, friend or relative. The author has based his book on a combination of practical advice and empathy drawn from his own experience. ISBN: 1851682864. Our Book No: 24098. $12 AUD.

264. McLean, George (2001). Loss and Grief: Our Stories: A Collection of Stories on Loss and Grief. Sydney: Rose Education Pty Ltd. 150 pp. Paperback trade, very good plus condition, few tiny scratches covers, minor edgewear. An Australian collection of comforting stories about bereavement, compiled and edited by George McLean. In 1987, he had the sad experience of seeing his wife slowly die from cancer. ISBN: 0957891601. Our Book No: 21829. $10 AUD.

265. McNay, Lois (1992). Foucault and Feminism. Cambridge: Polity Press / Blackwell Publishers. 217 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, light crease spine, minor edgewear corners. This book offers a systematic attempt to explore the points of convergence between feminist theory and the work of philosopher Michel Foucault. The author argues that feminism has something to gain from a careful reading of Foucaults's work, and that, in turn, the concerns of feminist analysis can shed light on some of the limitations of Foucault's work. This accessible book addresses some of the most important issues in feminist theory and contemporary social thought. It will be of particular interest to students of women's studies, sociology, politics and literature. ISBN: 0745609392. Our Book No: 23535. $15 AUD.

266. McPherson, Sue (2012). Grace Beside Me (1st ed). Broome, WA: Magabala Books. 219 pp. Paperback, very good plus condition. This very special book is full of wisdom, humour and down-to-earth advice, reminding us that despite the difficulties of growing up, we are never alone on this journey. This gently unfolding debut novel for young adults is the winner of the State Library of Queensland Indigenous Writing Fellowship 2011. ISBN: 9781921248498. Our Book No: 27411. $15 AUD.

267. Medway, V. M. (1986). Queenwood: The First Sixty Years 1925 - 1985: A History (1st ed). Sydney, Parramatta: V. M. Medway / Printed by Macarthur Press. 256 pp. Hardback octavo, no jacket, red boards (silver lettering), very good condition, black & white text-photos, faint foxing edges, fore-edge title page lightly foxed, autograph (author's written name & digit front free endpaper). (No 599 of an unspecified limited edition.) The charming story and history of Queenwood, a girls school at Mosman, Sydney. (No ISBN printed in book.). ISBN: 1862522448. Our Book No: 25449. $22 AUD.

268. Meier, Barry (2003). Pain Killer: A Wonder Drug's Trail of Addiction and Death (1st ed). City Not Stated: Rodale Press. 323 pp. Hardback dustjacket, very good plus condition (in very good plus dustjacket), superior dual binding (has textured binding along spine). Chronicles the rise of the multibillion-dollar pain management industry and lays bare its excesses and abuses (for example, the flawed wonder drug oxycontin). ISBN: 1579546382. Our Book No: 20544. $15 AUD.

269. Melson, Gail F. (2001). Why the Wild Things Are: Animals in the Lives of Children (1st ed). Cambridge: Harvard University Press. 236 pp. Paperback octavo, very good plus condition, minor edgewear, faint remainder stripe. Discusses the importance of animals in children's lives. The author shows how animals enrich the lives and learning abilities of children. A very special book which would be of interest to all animal lovers. ISBN: 0674017528. Our Book No: 20805. $15 AUD.

270. Mendelssohn, Joanna (1996). Letters & Liars: Norman Lindsay and the Lindsay Family. Sydney: Angus & Robertson. 288 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white photos centre spread, pages faintly toned as usual, minor edgewear. The Lindsay family of artists and writers, particularly artist & cartoonist Norman Lindsay, dominated Australian cultural life for much of the 20th century. Their lives have been mythologised as authentic Australian artistic heroes. However, based on family letters, unravels a very different story: an intriguing tale of personalities, lies, deceptions and some surprising revelations. ISBN: 0207182728. Our Book No: 26139. $20 AUD.

271. Middleton, Margaret R.; Francis, Sarah H. (1976). Yuendumu and its Children: Life and Health on an Aboriginal Settlement (1st ed). Canberra: Australian Government Publishing Service (AGPS). 220 pp. Paperback small octavo, good plus condition, tables, black & white photos, minor bump base spine, tiny tear top spine, faint foxing edges & title page, minor insect damage cover, minor edgewear. Reports the work and findings of the Aboriginal Infant Morbidity Project carried out between 1969 and 1971 at Yuendumu, a government settlement for Aborigines in Central Australia. ISBN: 0642021252. Our Book No: 23758. $15 AUD.

272. Miklowitz, David J. (2002). The Bipolar Disorder Survival Guide: What You and Your Family Need to Know (Reprint ed). New York: Guilford Press. 321 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good condition, charts, boxes, covers lightly scratched, minor edgewear corners. This comprehensive guide is filled with information and practical advice. Recognizing early warning signs of mania or depression, understanding your everyday ups and downs - and when it's your symptoms talking, working with your doctor to find the right medication and therapy, preventing mood swings from ruling your life, and staying on track at home and work are covered. ISBN: 1572305258. Our Book No: 24418. $20 AUD.

273. Miller, Mary Durack; Rutter, Florence (with) (1952). Child Artists of the Australian Bush. Sydney / London: Australasian publishing Co. / George G. Harrap. 80 + 36 pp. Hardback octavo, facsimile dustjacket, very good condition (in very good plus dustjacket), black & white photos (paintings, few in colour), some foxing page edges, minor edgewear, owner's written name. Widespread curiosity was evinced from an exhibition in London of remarkable paintings by untrained Aboriginal children living in a derelict sub-standard environment. This is a case study of these remarkable children from the Carrolup Native Settlement in southern Western Australia. There are 36 plates (4 in colour) collected at the back of the book, and another 8 within the text. The facsimile jacket is an exact copy of the original jacket. Our Book No: 16427. $80 AUD.

274. Minichiello, Victor (editor); Alexander, Loris (editor); Jones, Deirdre (editor) (1992). Gerontology: A Multidisciplinary Approach. Sydney: Prentice-Hall. 432 pp. Paperback wide octavo, good plus condition, figures, front free flyleaf corner clipped, inside covers repaired, spine lightly creased. The first comprehensive textbook about ageing. It is written for students, health professionals, other service providers and community members who are interested in the processes of ageing. ISBN: 0724806156. Our Book No: 10221A. $25 AUD.

275. Miranda, Gunilla (2009). From Nobel Prize to Ride-On Mower: A True Story about Survival (1st ed). New York: Strategic Book Publishing. 356 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, minor edgewear, top of spine little scuffed, fore-edge slightly marked, bottom corner tip front cover slightly scuffed, crease on fore-edge rear cover. This is a true story of how she survived a life full of abuse, threats and fear and yet came out whole and sane. Gunilla is a Swedish independent journalist and single mother, who meets and marries the love of her life and moves to Australia. Soon she is to find out that she has married Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde. This story is both gruelling and inspiring. Anyone who has lived with someone suffering from mental illness (bipolar) will be able to understand what it means to live in fear. ISBN: 9781608600571. Our Book No: 27287. $18 AUD.

276. Mitchell, Craig (1996). Near Death: Stories from the Other Side. Melbourne: Mandarin. 143 pp. Paperback trade, very good plus condition. Cases of near-death experiences (NDEs) investigated by Australian ambulance officer who now owns a pet cemetery. ISBN: 1863305092. Our Book No: 1783. $15 AUD.

277. Mitchell, Peter (2003). Introduction to Theory of Mind: Children, Autism and Apes. London: Arnold / Hodder Headline. 196 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, figures, remainder mark bottom edge. A classic textbook of developmental psychology about "theory of mind" - about how children learn that other people's minds are different from their own. He integrates research carried out on humans, apes and children with autism (who lack a "theory of mind"). Chapter headings: What is a theory of mind? Evolution and a meeting of minds in apes. The drawing of an understanding of minds in apes. Background of autism. Theory of mind hypothesis of autism. Beyond the theory of mind hypothesis of autism. The normal development of an understanding of mind. A radical shift in the child's understanding? Deception. Pretence and communication. ISBN: 0340624973. Our Book No: 3594. $20 AUD.

278. Modjeska, Drusilla (1995). The Orchard (Reprint ed). Sydney: Pan Macmillan. 268 pp. Paperback, very good condition, pages lightly toned. The Australian author has written a risk-taking novel about four women of different ages and femininity. Adultery, sight and the fear of blindness; hands, girlhood, paintings and gardens - these images and memories float moodily together, as much fiction as fact (faction), telling the stories of the women that inhabit this narrative. The women, from the 15th century to the present, reveal their universal struggle to attain independence and fulfilment, in worlds of real and imagined danger. ISBN: 0330356550. Our Book No: 19985. $10 AUD.

279. Modystack, William (1982). Mary MacKillop: A Woman Before Her Time (1st ed). Adelaide: Rigby Limited. 280 pp. Hardback dustjacket, good plus condition (in good plus dustjacket), black & white photos, spine faded jacket (edges little creased), edges lightly foxed, minor edgewear. The story of Mary MacKillop who, in the 1860s, pioneered the first Australian religious order of women (Sisters of St Joseph of the Sacred Heart) dedicated to the education of poor children and the provision of help to the old, sick and homeless. ISBN: 0727017160. Our Book No: 21450. $15 AUD.

280. Money, Emma (2006). The Words Inside: My Journey Through Cystic Fibrosis, Friendship, Love and Life. Sydney, Milsons Point: Random House. 216 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white photos, colour photo inside front cover, tiny bump top spine, pages lightly toned, minor edgewear. In this very special book the author tells her story about having cystic fibrosis. Sophie has been on the ABC'S Australian Story, where she spoke about her illness, and the heartache encountered when two families meet for the first time, adoptive and biological. This is a very inspiring story, and despite her trauma, she won girlfriend of the year and met her soul mate. ISBN: 1741662125. Our Book No: 23370. $15 AUD.

281. Morgan, Christopher (2012). Currawalli Street: A Powerful and Moving Dance Through Time (Reprint ed). Sydney: Allen & Unwin. 297 pp. Paperback wide octavo, very good condition, pages faintly toned as usual, minor edgewear corners. An Australian novel, revealing the echoes between past and present through the story of one ordinary street and its families, from the pre-WW1 innocence of early 1914, to the grim consequences of the Vietnam War. ISBN: 9781742377100. Our Book No: 27951. $10 AUD.

282. Morpurgo, Michael (2004). Private Peaceful (Reprint ed). London: HarperCollins Children's Books. 185 pp. Paperback small trade, very good plus condition, black & white drawings, remainder mark bottom edge. This novel for young adults is about a boy named Thomas Peaceful looking back at his childhood from the battlefields of the First World War. The title was inspired by a name on a gravestone in Ypres. ISBN: 9780007150076. Our Book No: 28526. $10 AUD.

283. Morrissey, Di (2012). The Golden Land (1st ed). Sydney: Pan Macmillan. 386 pp. Paperback octavo, very good plus condition, black & white vignettes, minor edgewear. First edition. This Australian novel is about a Gold Coast mother who inherits a Burmese artefact. When Natalie learns its unique history from a letter left by her great great uncle, it ignites an interest in its country of origin and her uncle's unfulfilled plans for this curio. Her investigations collide with her own dramatically changing circumstances and create a catalyst for a moral dilemma that challenges the core of her marriage as she finds herself immersed in two very different golden lands. ISBN: 9781742611358. Our Book No: 26350. $15 AUD.

284. Morse, Melvin; Perry, Paul (with) & Moody, Raymond A. (foreword) (1991). Closer to the Light: Learning from Children's Near-Death Experiences (1st UK ed). London: Souvenir Press. 209 pp. Hardback dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), pages lightly toned as usual, minor edgewear, rubber stamps. The American pediatrician reports study of the near-death experiences of children. Children are too young to have absorbed cultural attitudes to death - they consistently report serene and joyous experiences of "the light", out-of-body travel, telepathic encounters and encounters with dead friends and relatives. (From the library of retired Australian parapsychologist, Harvey Irwin.). ISBN: 028563030X. Our Book No: 14451. $13 AUD.

285. Mortimer, Mary (1991). When Your Partner Dies (1st ed). Sydney: Hale & Iremonger. 96 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, minor edgewear, light foxing edges, faint foxing inside covers & few pages. This self-help book is about coping with the experience of loss, grief and recovery when your partner dies. ISBN: 0868064181. Our Book No: 24082. $15 AUD.

286. Moyal, Ann (1995). Breakfast with Beaverbrook: Memoirs of an Independent Woman (1st ed). Sydney: Hale & Iremonger. 215 pp. Hardback dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white photos centre spread, minor edgewear jacket. Autobiography of an Australian female academic - clever, vivacious, shaped by her class and education, yet out of kilter with the cultural mores of her time. ISBN: 0868065692. Our Book No: 20729. $15 AUD.

287. Munkara, Marie (2016). Of Ashes and Rivers That Run to the Sea. Sydney: Penguin / Random House Australia. 274 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, bottom corner rear cover & some pages little creased, minor edgewear. Written with humour, honesty and courage, this book is the author's journey to find the family that she thought she had lost. ISBN: 9780857987273. Our Book No: 28814. $26 AUD.

288. Murray, Mary (2003). A Home of My Own: Handy Hints and Images from Domestic Life in Australia in the 1940s and 1950s (Reprint ed). Melbourne, Clifton Hill: Mallon Publishing. 132 pp. Hardback small quarto, pictorial cover, very good plus condition, black & white & colour text-photos & drawings. Carefully selected household hints by Mary Murray - snippets from Australian magazines and newspapers of the 1940s and 1950s, providing insight into the domestic and social life of the times. Accompanied by over 200 illustrations, including contemporary advertisements. ISBN: 1875696105. Our Book No: 3985. $20 AUD.

289. Murray, Mary (2010). My Mother's Ways: Being a Book of Household Hints From the Early 1900s in Australia (New ed). Melbourne, Clifton Hill: Mallon Publishing. 152 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good condition, pictorial cover, sepia (brown-tinted) drawings & text-photos, tide marks & scuffing top corner last 20 pages (previous water contact now dry), few tiny dents, rear cover, otherwise excellent. The hints and ideas in this fascinating book, as collected by Mary Murray, belong to a time and a generation of Australian women when making the best of things, living within one's means, and turning one's hand to any task that needed to be done, were the accepted practices of everyday life. ISBN: 9781875696581. Our Book No: 16701. $15 AUD.

290. Najafi, Najmeh; Hinckley, Helen (with) (1967). A Wall and Three Willows. London: Victor Gollancz. 212 pp. Hardback dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white photo frontispiece, map, corner & top edge lightly bumped, edges moderately foxed, flap jacket clipped square, written & dated dedication, protected by removable semiarchival plastic sleeve. The intensely human and hopeful story of a young Persian (Iranian) woman, who successfully helped nomadic countrywomen to lead a better life. Our Book No: 3927. $13 AUD.

291. Nasio, Juan-David (1997). Hysteria: The Splendid Child of Psychoanalysis [Lacanian Clinical Field Series]. Northvale, NJ: Jason Aronson. 153 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, cover lightly scuffed & corner tips creased. The controversial history of hysteria (psychoneurosis) from Freud to Lacan. The construct is widely held to reflect prejudices against women. However Lacan did not regard it as gender-bound - one of the most fundamental preoccupations of existence was: What does it mean to be a woman or a man?' ISBN: 1568218745. Our Book No: 13469. $20 AUD.

292. Nathan, Debbie; Snedeker, Michael (1995). Satan's Silence: Ritual Abuse and the Making of a Modern American Witch Hunt. New York: BasicBooks. 317 pp. Hardback dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket). This study of ritual child abuse presents a broad exposure of a pernicious national hysteria. They demonstrate how the government unwittingly paved the way for this panic, and how a strange alliance of feminists and religious fundamentalists promoted it. They also review the major cases: the McMartin preschool case, the Kelly Michaels case, Florida's Country Walk case (prosecuted by Janet Reno), and the Bakersfield case, the most successful prosecution effort to date. ISBN: 0465071805. Our Book No: 14627. $20 AUD.

293. Nell, Renee (2005). The Use of Dreams in Couple Counseling: A Jungian Perspective (1st English ed) [Studies in Jungian Psychology by Jungian Analysts]. Toronto: Inner City Books. 157 pp. Paperback wide octavo, very good condition, minor edgewear, slight bump top edge near spine. With the help of numerous examples, Dr Nell explains the efficacy of dream interpretation when working with couples, both individually and in groups, in the diagnosis and treatment of emotional disturbances. Translated from German. ISBN: 1894574141. Our Book No: 24555. $25 AUD.

294. Newman, Carolyn (editor) (2006). Legacies of Our Fathers: World War II prisoners of the Japanese - their sons and daughters tell their stories (Reprint ed). Sydney: Hachette Livre Australia / Lothian. 236 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, black & white text-photos, map, light creasing covers, minor edgewear corners. This book reveals the impact on families of men who had been Japanese prisoners-of-war (POWs). Written by the sons and daughters of POWS, these honest and intimate stories look at the effect of their fathers' experiences on not only their childhoods, but also their adult lives. Published to mark the 60th anniversary of the end of hostilities in the Pacific. ISBN: 0734408773. Our Book No: 28610. $15 AUD.

295. Newmarch, Ann (2011). This is the House that Peg Built (Reprint ed). Adelaide: Government of South Australia. Unnum 18 pp. Paperback oblong quarto, stapled, very good plus condition, colour illustrations, few black & white photos, colour photo at rear, screen print rear cover, minor edgewear. A children's picture story written by the author about her Aunt Peg. The story of Aunt Peg and her family of eight children is told by Ann inside the rear cover. This unique book, with strong artistic drawings (screen print on rear cover), would suit older children or adults who enjoy learning about people who make a difference just by being themselves. Our Book No: 27755. $20 AUD.

296. Newton, Marlo L. (2000). Making a Difference: A History of the National Council of Jewish Women of Australia. Melbourne: Hybrid Publishers. 342 pp. Paperback octavo, very good plus condition, black & white photos, minor edgewear. This history of the National Council of Jewish Women in Australia spans most of the 20th century, and tells the story of women of worth at the frontiers of Jewish life. Tales of inspirational leaders and pivotal communal battles vie with anecdotes and memories from members around the country. ISBN: 1876462124. Our Book No: 9923. $15 AUD.

297. Nichols, Alan (editor) (1976). Camperdown: A History of Camperdown Cemetery and St. Stephen's, Newtown. Sydney, Newtown: Camperdown Press. 28 pp. Paperback oblong small quarto, very good condition, stapled (rusted), sepia (brown-tinted) text-photos & drawings, front cover faintly creased, centre page little loose at staples, minor edgewear, minor annotation. This pamphlet provides a history of Camperdown Cemetery and St. Stephen's church, Newtown (in Sydney's inner west). Includes a map of the cemetery and a potted biography of persons buried their, including the early explorer Thomas Mitchell. ISBN: 0909827591. Our Book No: 12997. $20 AUD.

298. Nichols, Michael P.; Schwartz, Richard C. (with) & Minnchin, Salvador (foreword) (2004). Family Therapy: Concepts and Methods (6th ed). Boston: Pearson Education. 489 pp. Hardback small quarto, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), figures, jacket little creased, minor edgewear. Heavy. Sixth edition. This edition continues to be the most comprehensive and timely text available on family therapy. Now has a greater emphasis on the clinical practice of family therapy. ISBN: 0205359051. Our Book No: 26588. $25 AUD.

299. Nikolovski, Connie (2009). A Meaningful Life: Surviving Ovarian Cancer (1st ed). [Melbourne, Coburg]: Connie Nikolovski. 119 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, crease front cover, minor edgewear. A remarkable story of hope, love and inspiration. Her retelling of life with ovarian cancer is compelling reading, not just for those with a cancer diagnosis, but for everyone faced with adversity. ISBN: 9780646524313. Our Book No: 25873. $15 AUD.

300. Noble, Paul; Noble, Fay (editor) (2006). Noble Spirit. [Mt Gambier, SA]: Paul Noble. 184 pp. Paperback octavo, very good plus condition, black & white text-photos. Paul grew up in the era "where children were expected to be seen and not heard." This especially applied to those who were described as "Wards of the State" (being, institutional care, South Australia). This is an inspirational book that will make you laugh and cry. He finally managed to sort out his life by helping the disabled, becoming a Christian, and training to be a minister. ISBN: 0646463799. Our Book No: 22577. $15 AUD.

301. Nuland, Sherwin B. (2004). The Doctor's Plague: Germs, Childbed Fever, and the Strange Story of Ignac Semmelweis. New York: Norton. 205 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, black & white text-photos, top corner tip flyleaf clipped, minor edgewear. This is the strange story of Ignac Semmelweis, remembered for introducing the now-accepted notion that doctor's must "scrub up" before examining patients. ISBN: 039332625X. Our Book No: 20796. $10 AUD.

302. O'Brien, Ruth (2005). Bodies in Revolt: Gender, Disability, and a Workplace Ethic of Care (1st ed). New York: Routledge / Taylor & Francis. 198 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, corner tips lightly creased few pages, bottom corner creased front cover, minor edgewear. Argues that the "Americans with Disabilities Act" (ADA) will humanize capitalism by turning employers into caregivers, creating an ethic of care in the workplace. This book will be of interest to anyone interested in workplace reform. ISBN: 0415945348. Our Book No: 23595. $20 AUD.

303. O'Kelly, Eugene (2006). Chasing Daylight: How My Forthcoming Death Transformed My Life (Reprint ed). New York: McGraw Hill. 179 pp. Hardback dustjacket, very good plus condition (in very good dustjacket), frontispiece, minor edgewear jacket (corners lightly rubbed). The American author, CEO of KPMG, was diagnosed with late-stage brain cancer in 2005. This very special book is an account of his final journey. Starting from the time of his diagnosis and concluded upon his death less than four months later, this book is his unforgettable story. ISBN: 0071471723. Our Book No: 23903. $14 AUD.

304. O'Rourke, Vince (2008). I Wish I Were a Leper: The Diary of One Couple's Struggle with Fear, Faith and Alzheimer's (1st ed). Hamilton, QLD: Lumino Press. 216 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, minor edgewear, spine lightly pulled. A story of love and courage. The author became a full-time carer for his wife, Margaret, suffering from Alzheimer's disease, in 2000. ISBN: 9780977599363. Our Book No: 23660. $18 AUD.

305. Ochiltree, Gay (2006). Grandparents, Grandchildren and the Generation in Between (1st ed). Melbourne, Camberwell: Acer Press / Australian Council for Educational Research. 154 pp. Paperback wide octavo, very good plus condition, minor edgewear. By research fellow, Australian Institute of Family Studies. This book clearly sets out the major issues involved in being a grandparent today. It examines: The role of the contemporary grandparent, child care, babysitting and time with grandchildren, grandparents bringing up grandchildren, grandchildren after divorce and remarriage, diversity and challenge, child development and parenting. ISBN: 0864314132. Our Book No: 25197. $25 AUD.

306. Oliver, David (2002). Motor Neurone Disease - A Family Affair (Reprint ed) [Overcoming Common Problems]. London: Sheldon Press. 84 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, minor edgewear, cover & few pages edge creased. The author is a leading international expert on the care of people with MND, and in this book he shows how to treat not just the physical effects but also the emotional ones. ISBN: 0859697053. Our Book No: 23605. $10 AUD.

307. Ollif, Lorna (1978). Louisa Lawson: Henry Lawson's Crusading Mother. Adelaide: Rigby Limited. 148 pp. Hardback dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white photos, bottom edge little bumped, minor edgewear. The mother of poet Henry Lawson was a powerful defender of women's rights, including the right to vote. Her feminism was particularly expressed in her magazine "The Dawn". This biography also throws new light on her role as wife and mother, and on her attempts to foster the talent that she recognized in her son. ISBN: 0727005871. Our Book No: 14317. $15 AUD.

308. Pallotta-Chiarolli, Maria (2000). Tapestry (Reprint ed). Sydney: Random House. 267 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white photos, minor edgewear, crease front cover, faint foxing top edge, light toning edges & pages. An Italian-Australian reports on her family, and her ties to Italy. Explores the rich tapestry embroidered from five generations of women and men in her family, from the turn of the 20th century to its final years, from the poor villages of Italy to the cities of Australia, and back to a nineties Italy that is both alien and home. ISBN: 009183872X. Our Book No: 26220. $10 AUD.

309. Palmer, Glen (1997). Reluctant Refugee: Unaccompanied Refugee and Evacuee Children in Australia, 1933 - 1945. Sydney: Kangaroo Press. 240 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good condition, black & white text-photos, minor edgewear. The children in this book fall into two groups. Firstly, the British evacuee children sent to Australia to escape German bombing and possible invasion. Secondly, the much smaller group of Jewish and other non-Aryan children sent in desperation from Germany, Austria and Poland to escape the persecution of the Third Reich - many being the only ones of their families to survive the war. Relates the story of these children, examining their backgrounds, the care they received, their adjustment to life in Australia without their families, and the additional wrench of repatriation. Based on research for a PhD thesis, University of Adelaide. ISBN: 0864178581. Our Book No: 1556. $15 AUD.

310. Parker, Gordon; Eyers, Kerrie (2009). Navigating Teenage Depression: A Guide for Parents and Professionals (1st ed). Sydney: Allen & Unwin. 230 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, small scuff top edge rear cover, pages lightly toned, minor edgewear. An experienced clinician and researcher and his co-author explain how to systematically identify different mood disorders and contributing factors. Drawing on insightful personal stories from teenagers and young adults about their experiences, and based on extensive clinical research, this handbook is for parents, carers or professionals looking after a young person with depression. ISBN: 9781742370781. Our Book No: 28459. $15 AUD.

311. Parkinson, Patrick (2005). Child Sexual Abuse and the Churches: Understanding the Issues (2nd ed). Sydney: Aquila Books. 321 pp. Paperback small trade, very good condition, bottom corner creased front cover, minor edgewear. This second edition has been revised and updated to offer a comprehensive guide to the painful issue of child sexual abuse in Christian homes and churches. In the final part of the book, Professor Parkinson explains how churches should respond when sexual abuse occurs, and how to prevent abuse occurring in the future. ISBN: 1876960566. Our Book No: 28386. $17 AUD.

312. Paterson, Rose; Roderick, Colin (editor) (2000). Rose Paterson's Illalong Letters 1873 - 1888 (1st ed). Sydney, East Roseville: Kangaroo Press. 224 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, edges & pages lightly toned, minor edgewear. This book contains the letters that Rose Paterson wrote to her sister Nora. The odd, the unexpected, the humorous, the tragic and the shocking are all part of her story. Rose spent the best part of her life at Illalong, an isolated sheep station in western New South Wales, where she brought up seven children in tough circumstances. One of these children, Andrew Barton 'Banjo' Paterson, was to gain fame as one of Australia's most popular poets. Rose's letters, rescued from oblivion by Banjo's biographer, reveal a woman devoted to her family, with strong powers of observation. ISBN: 0731809262. Our Book No: 28238. $20 AUD.

313. Pearl, Cyril (1969). The Girl with the Swansdown Seat. Sydney: Horwitz. 277 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, black & white drawings, light toning pages, minor edgewear, owner's written name & date on flyleaf. A light-hearted look at the sexual realities behind the facade of mid-Victorian morality. Written by the author of "Wild Men of Sydney". Our Book No: 22939. $10 AUD.

314. Pearson, Stuart; Sudibjo, An (2008). Bittersweet: The Memoir of a Chinese Indonesian Family in the Twentieth Century (1st ed). Singapore: National University of Singapore Press (NUS Press). 287 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, figures, black & white photos, top spine little bumped, minor edgewear corners. This is the poignant story of a Chinese family's life in Indonesia, and of their eventual emigration to Australia. This very special biography has been written by An Sudibjo's son-in-law. He began work on An's biography in 2003. This book will interest anyone wanting to learn about the middle years of the 20th century in Indonesia, especially students of the Chinese diaspora and scholars of Indonesia. ISBN: 9789971694258. Our Book No: 27976. $30 AUD.

315. Pendergrast, Mark (1998). Victims of Memory: Incest Accusations and Shattered Lives (1st p/b ed). London: HarperCollins. 746 pp. Paperback thick, very good condition, spine lightly creased. A study of how families are being torn apart and adult children turned against their parents by misguided therapists, using dreams, hypnosis and persuasion to recover false memories of sexual abuse. Uses real life cases to provide a devastating critique of Repressed Memory Syndrome. ISBN: 0006387527. Our Book No: 3122. $16 AUD.

316. Phillips, Juanita; Milostic, Mario (with) (2010). A Pressure Cooker Saved My Life: How to Have It All, Do It All and Keep It All Together. Sydney: HarperCollins. 259 pp. Paperback large octavo, thick card covers (with flaps), very good condition, colour & single-colour illustrations, minor edgewear. Written by the presenter of the ABC's 7pm News Bulletin in Sydney. She writes about her busy life and shares ways that families can have calmer and more productive lives. The illustrations bring the story to life, and the many suggestions that are made make this a great book to read. ISBN: 9780733325885. Our Book No: 28908. $20 AUD.

317. Phippen, Angela; Macarthur, Scott (assistant) (2002). The War Memorials of St Peters Municipality Sydney, New South Wales (Incorporating the Suburbs of St Peters, Sydenham and Tempe). Sydney: Marrickville Heritage Society. 133 pp. Paperback small folio, as new condition, black & white photos, glossy paper. A record of the men and women of this inner Sydney municipality who served their country in the wars of the 20th century, and whose names were memorialized on war memorials and honour rolls. Our Book No: 6344. $35 AUD.

318. Pilowsky, Daniel (editor); Chambers, William (editor) (1986). Hallucinations in Children [Clinical insights series]. Washington, DC: American Psychiatric Press. 126 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, minor edgewear, old price marks. A status report on hallucinations in children. The five essays cover problems identifying the presence of hallucinations, diagnostic considerations, psychotic and depressed children, biological and cognitive considerations, and the psychoanalytic perspective. ISBN: 0880480858. Our Book No: 13586. $20 AUD.

319. Plato (1991). Lysis, Phaedrus and Symposium: Plato on Homosexuality [Great Books in Philosophy]. Amherst Buffalo, NY: Prometheus Books. 157 pp. Paperback trade, very good plus condition. Three classic dialogues on the nature of love and friendship, including the Ancient Greek view of homosexuality. ISBN: 0879756322. Our Book No: 12068. $10 AUD.

320. Poole, Millicent E.; Langhan-Fox, Janice (1997). Australian Women and Careers: Psychological and Contextual Influences over the Life Course (1st ed). Melbourne: Cambridge University Press. 294 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, figures, tables, covers lightly creased, minor edgewear. This book is an important contribution to our understanding of the changing role of women in society. It is a unique Australia-wide longitudinal study of men and women, both in the paid workforce and in the home. The book provides a useful critique and summary of existing career and occupational theories, pointing to crucial gender differences in the development of careers. The authors propose a new model of career development which embraces the experiences of both women and men, and make policy recommendations relevant to employers, career analysts and advisers, and governments. ISBN: 0521567572. Our Book No: 25531. $15 AUD.

321. Popovic, Dr Helena (2012). In Search of My Father: Dementia is No Match for a Daughter's Determination (Reprint ed). Brisbane: Choose Health. 346 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, minor edgewear, autograph (author's written dedication title page). An inspiring story of a daughter (a Serbian-Australian medical practitioner and motivational speaker) who is carer for her father: the man beyond the grief, despair and dementia. This moving story is part personal diary, part scientific treatise and part practical guide, put together with humorous anecdotes. ISBN: 9781742840048. Our Book No: 26664. $20 AUD.

322. Priestley, Susan (2011). Henrietta Augusta Dugdale: An Activist 1827 - 1918. Melbourne: Melbourne Books. 201 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white & colour & sepia (brown-tinted) photos, minor edgewear, front cover corner tips little worn. This biography of a thrice-married woman, who was born in St Pancras, London, during the reign of George IV and died 91 years later at Point Lonsdale, Victoria, seeks to understand how and why she came to Australia, became a vegetarian, a secularist, initiated the first female suffrage society in Australasia and, in her late middle age, published a futuristic allegory titled "A Few Hours in a Far Off Age". This well researched book is an illuminating insight into the formation of the Australian women's movement. ISBN: 9781877096471. Our Book No: 26786. $30 AUD.

323. Pung, Alice (2011). Her Father's Daughter (1st ed). Melbourne: Black Inc. 238 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, flyleaf & last page lightly foxed, edges & pages lightly toned, minor edgewear corners. This powerful autobiography is set in Melbourne, China and Cambodia, and captures a father-daughter relationship in a moving way. As she digs into her father's story, Alice embarks on a journey of painful discovery: of memories lost and found, of her own fears for the future, of history and how it echoes down the years. ISBN: 9781863955423. Our Book No: 27259. $12 AUD.

324. Quality, Camp (2006). Laugh Out Loud: Great Jokes from Great Aussies! [Camp Quality Joke Book]. Sydney: Scholastic. 96 pp. Paperback trade, very good plus condition, black & white cartoons, minor edgewear. This book is the result of a dream of an amazing Camp Quality camper (a volunteer organization providing support for children with cancer). Although the jokes are aimed at children & young adults, they will appeal to any age. There is a laughter button inserted into the cover. ISBN: 1865049468. Our Book No: 22962. $10 AUD.

325. Queller, Jessica (2008). Pretty is What Changes: Impossible Choices, the Breast Cancer Gene, and How I Defied My Destiny (1st ed). Sydney: Random House. 247 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, small scratch front cover, top corner rear cover creased, minor edgewear. After her mother died of cancer, the author took the test for a BRCA mutation - the genetic marker for breast and ovarian cancer. The test came back positive, meaning she had an 85% chance of getting cancer herself. This book reaches beyond those who have been directly touched by cancer, and will inspire debate among all who appreciate the difficult choices that come with balancing love, family, career and life as a whole. ISBN: 9781741666328. Our Book No: 23610. $10 AUD.

326. Randall, Peter (2001). Bullying in Adulthood: Assessing the Bullies and Their Victims (1st ed). East Sussex: Brunner - Routledge. 212 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, case studies, tiny mark fore-edge, top corner covers & few pages little creased, minor edgewear. Evaluated research, clinical issues and assessment of bullies and victims, and the background factors to such behaviour. A number of strategies are suggested both for dealing with bullying and victim behaviour, and for monitoring situations. ISBN: 0415236940. Our Book No: 25966. $14 AUD.

327. Raphael, Beverley (1994). The Anatomy of Bereavement (1st US p/b ed). Northvale, NJ: Jason Aronson. 440 pp. Paperback thick octavo, very good condition, owner's written name. This standard textbook - by a psychiatry professor, University of New South Wales - describes (with numerous case histories) the experience of bereavement, and how the effects of loss differ at different stages of life. Contains chapters on disasters, caring for the bereaved, and living with loss. ISBN: 1568212704. Our Book No: 13818. $28 AUD.

328. Rigby, Ken (1996). Bullying in Schools & What To Do About It (1st ed). Melbourne, Camberwell: Acer Press / Australian Council for Educational Research. 299 pp. Paperback large octavo, very good condition, figures, tables, cover corners lightly scuffed, bottom corner creased front cover & few pages, top spine chipped, tiny closed tear base spine, minor edgewear. This book offers ways to identify both bullies and victims. This is a passionate and motivating book by an Australian psychologist that policy makers, school administrators, teachers, doctors and parents will find invaluable. ISBN: 0864311842. Our Book No: 26322. $15 AUD.

329. Robertson, Rachel (2012). Reaching One Thousand: A Story of Love, Motherhood & Autism (1st ed). Melbourne, Collingwood: Black Inc. 224 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, edges & pages lightly toned, top corner rear cover creased, minor edgewear. This book is about a mother's quest to understand her son Ben's autism. Written with warmth, it is a thought-provoking story about family and understanding, and a tender love letter from a mother to her son. ISBN: 9781863955553. Our Book No: 27187. $20 AUD.

330. Robey, Patricia A. (editor); Wubbolding, Robert E. (editor); Carlson, Jon (editor) (2012). Contemporary Issues in Couples Counseling: A Choice Theory and Reality Approach (1st ed) [Family Therapy and Counseling Series]. New York: Routledge / Taylor & Francis. 254 pp. Hardback octavo, no jacket as issued, very good condition, few tables, covers little marked (manufacture defect), internally excellent. Examines the most difficult issues that people in the helping professions face when treating couples, and provides concrete solutions for addressing them effectively. ISBN: 9780415891257. Our Book No: 27006. $35 AUD.

331. Rodman, Karen E. (2003). Asperger's Syndrome and Adults - Is Anyone Listening? Essays and Poems by Partners, Parents and Family Members of Adults with Asperger's Syndrome (1st ed). London: Jessica Kingsley Publishers. 186 pp. Paperback trade, very good plus condition, minor edgewear. Gathers together letters, thoughts and poems that give a voice to the loneliness, frustration and love felt by many individuals who are close to those with AS. ISBN: 1843107511. Our Book No: 22968. $20 AUD.

332. Rose, Deborah Bird; D'Amico, Sharon (photographer); Daiyi, Nancy (with);Deveraux, Kathy (with);Daiyi, Margaret (with);Ford, Linda (with), & Bright, April (with) (2002). Country of the Heart: An Indigenous Australian Homeland (1st ed). Canberra: Aboriginal Studies Press. 204 pp. Paperback wide quarto, very good condition, colour photos, few black & white photos, map, faint foxing edges, faint mark title page, minor edgewear. Heavy (1.1 Kg), and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. This richly illustrated book is a journey to the floodplains, south-west of Darwin in Australia's Top End. This book is about the country, culture, lives and stories of the MakMak clan (the white-breasted sea-eagle people). In the author's writing and Sharon D'Amicio's photos, we meet five amazing clan women. They share their world, their family, their laughter and their passion for their country. ISBN: 085575296X. Our Book No: 27732. $45 AUD.

333. Rosen, Larry D. (2007). Me, MySpace and I: Parenting the Net Generation (1st ed). Basingstoke, Hamps: Palgrave Macmillan. 258 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, tables, minor edgewear, minor pencil annotation, faint toning edges & pages, bottom corner rear cover & some pages little creased, few tiny dents front cover. This book looks at the impact of the internet on teenagers. The author brings his experiences as a father and a research psychologist together in this readable book. ISBN: 9780230600034. Our Book No: 26294. $12 AUD.

334. Rosswurm, Mary Ann (editor) (1998). Home Care for Older Adults: A Guide for Families and Other Caregivers (Reprint ed) [Springer Series on Geriatric Nursing]. New York: Springer Publishing. 156 pp. Paperback octavo, very good plus condition. Experienced nurses present practical advice for working with older adults at home, and their best solutions to daily care problems such as confusion / behaviour problems, and preventing falls. ISBN: 0826112315. Our Book No: 9607. $13 AUD.

335. Roston, Miles; Tutu, Desmond (foreword) (2006). Kevin's Questions (1st ed). Wollombi, NSW: Exisle Publishing. 238 pp. Hardback small square, dustjacket, very good plus condition (in very good plus dustjacket), base spine lightly rubbed. This book is an emotional story of hope and inspiration, regarding HIV AIDS in an orphan child from Kenya. ISBN: 0908988699. Our Book No: 25447. $20 AUD.

336. Rosyad, Rifki (1995). A Quest for True Islam: A Study of the Islamic Resurgence Movement among the Youth in Bandung, Indonesia [Islam in Southeast Asia Series]. Canberra: ANU E Press: Australian National University E Press. 110 pp. Paperback wide octavo, very good plus condition. The focus is on factors contributing to the emergence, development and routinisation of contemporary Islamic resurgence, particularly among students. Also discusses how Islamic groups respond to social, cultural and political changes. ISBN: 1920942327. Our Book No: 13005. $25 AUD.

337. Roxburgh, Rachel; Baglin, Douglass (photos) & Clark, Manning (preface) (1989). Throsby Park: An Account of the Throsby Family in Australia 1802 - 1940. [Sydney]: NSW National Parks & Wildlife Service. 176 pp. Paperback large octavo, very good condition, black & white & colour photos, maps, tiny scuff spine ends, edges lightly toned, minor edgewear. This is the story of the Throsby family, British migrants who settled at Throsby Park at Mossvale (New South Wales) in 1802. The author has used down-to-earth language and vivid descriptions to tell this fascinating story. The illustrations help to paint a picture about the way of life, the hard work, the pleasure of their own creations, and the tenacity of our past migrants which will let the present generation look at the past with new eyes. ISBN: 0730522512. Our Book No: 27320. $15 AUD.

338. Rubinstein, Gillian (1991). At Ardilla (1st ed). Adelaide, Norwood: Omnibus. 131 pp. Hardback dustjacket, very good condition, pictorial cover (in very good dustjacket) top edge lightly foxed, minor edgewear jacket (faint foxing reverse side), rubber stamps. This Australian novel for young adults is a complex, disturbing, fascinating story of childhood and adolescence, acceptance and betrayal. ISBN: 1862910626. Our Book No: 28275. $12 AUD.

339. Rudnytsky, Peter L. (editor); Gordon, Andrew M. (editor) (2000). Psychoanalyses Feminisms [SUNY Series in Feminist Criticism and Theory / SUNY series in Psychoanalysis and Culture]. New York: State University of New York Press. 238 pp. Paperback octavo, very good plus condition, minor edgewear. This book brings together twelve provocative and iconoclastic essays by leading scholars and new voices to probe the complementary yet contested relations between various forms of contemporary psychoanalysis and feminism. ISBN: 0791443787. Our Book No: 25422. $12 AUD.

340. Russell, Bertrand (1996). Marriage and Morals (Reprint ed). London: Routledge. 204 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, pages lightly toned. A controversial and provocative book about a morality less distorting to human personality and sexuality, but careful of social needs. ISBN: 0415079179. Our Book No: 11469. $10 AUD.

341. Rutter, Michael; Maughan, Barbara; Mortimore, Peter; Ouston, Janet (1979). Fifteen Thousand Hours: Secondary Schools and Their Effects on Children (1st ed). London: Open Books. 279 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, figures, tables, corner tip rear cover creased, minor edgewear. A remarkable account of what goes on in British schools and what the effects are likely to be. Based on a survey of 12 secondary schools in inner London, comprising 2000 schoolchildren followed up throughout their secondary schooling. Schools are complex social institutions in which many factors merge to create an atmosphere that can influence pupil outcomes differentially, regardless of pupil background. ISBN: 0729101134. Our Book No: 21279. $10 AUD.

342. Sacks, Oliver (2001). Uncle Tungsten: Memories of a Chemical Boyhood (Reprint ed). London: Picador. 132 pp. Paperback octavo, very good plus condition, black & white drawings, tiny dent front cover, minor edgewear. In this special memoir, the distinguished neurologist and master storyteller writes about his childhood in wartime England. He tells of his large, scientifically minded family who encouraged his early fascination with metals. This book is full of magic, delight, and wonder as a young boy discovers the unquenchable desire for knowledge. An unforgettable portrait of an extraordinary mind. ISBN: 0330396358. Our Book No: 23322. $15 AUD.

343. Saso, Michael (1999). Velvet Bonds: The Chinese Family. Carmel, CA / Honolulu: New Life Centre / University of Hawai'i Press. 141 pp. Paperback small octavo, very good plus condition. The author arrived in China in 1955 to study the language and culture. Over the next 40 years her has experienced family life in various parts of China and Taiwan. This book is based on the extensive field research, and statistical analyses of thousands of household registers and thematic aperception tests (TATs). These studies reveal that the family is at the core and center of Chinese social and cultural life. ISBN: 1929431007. Our Book No: 15522. $13 AUD.

344. Satter, Beryl (2001). Each Mind a Kingdom: American Women, Sexual Purity, and the New Thought Movement 1875 - 1920 (1st p/b ed). Berkeley: University of California Press. 382 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white figures, charts, top corner rear cover creased, crease front cover near spine, small mark fore-edge. The author has chapters on the late-19th-century debate over the meanings of male desire and female virtue, the ideas of Mary Baker Eddy and Warren Felt Evans, the rise of Emma Curtis Hopkins, three novels written by female New Thought authors, and the life and thought of Helen Wilmans (1831 - 1907). Explains why some prominent turn-of-the-century political reformers were fascinated by New Thought. Describes the subsequent transformation of New Thought in early 20th century United States. The conclusion briefly traces the history of New Thought ideas (as philosophy and spirituality) to the present day. (Printed copy of a POD book.). ISBN: 0520229274. Our Book No: 28766. $30 AUD.

345. Saunders, Charmaine; Newton, Natalie (editor) (1995). Women and Stress (How to Manage Stress and Take Control of Your Life) (Reprint ed). Sydney: Angus & Robertson. 265 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition. By social psychologist and counsellor who is a popular media personality in Western Australia. She examines the most common causes of stress among women, and explains strategies for dealing with them. ISBN: 0207188505. Our Book No: 2403. $10 AUD.

346. Schafferius, Keith; Kieza, Grantlee (2010). The Retriever: The Incredible True Story of a Child Retrieval Expert and the Families He Has Reunited. Sydney: ABC Books. 291 pp. Paperback octavo, very good plus condition. The author is an Australian private investigator, who became a world leader in the retrieval of children kidnapped by one parent. He has brought home more than 100 children from countries worldwide including Poland, Mexico and Lebanon (but failed in difficult cases in the Philippines and Yemen). ISBN: 9780733325410. Our Book No: 14502. $15 AUD.

347. Schaule, Gunter (1999). Men Over 50: Paralyzed from the Waist Down or from the Neck Up? (Revised, reprint ed). Sydney: Phone Media. 191 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, few black & white photos, tiny mark base spine, minor edgewear. Shows you how men can enjoy in full the second half of their adult life. ISBN: 0646331852. Our Book No: 23752. $10 AUD.

348. Schleiner, Louise; McQuillen, Connie (translator) & Roller, Lynn E. (translator) (1994). Tudor & Stuart Women Writers (1st ed) [Women of Letters]. Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press. 293 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, minor edgewear, tiny scuff top spine, small mark top edge. The author examines British women writers of the Tudor and Stuart periods, and their culture from the perspectives of feminism, Marxism, sociology, and cultural semiotics. This book is a comprehensive study of those women who were more than translators or diarists and who found individual voices in texts for public or semi-public circulation. Contains verse translations from Greek and Latin. ISBN: 0253208866. Our Book No: 27171. $15 AUD.

349. Schultz, Cynthia L.; Schultz, Noel, C. (1998). The Caregiving Years (1st ed). Melbourne: Acer Press / Australian Council for Educational Research. 199 pp. Paperback trade, very good plus condition, minor edgewear. A husband-and-wife team draw on many years of academic and community experience to explore issues and problems that carers face whether looking after an elderly spouse or severely handicapped child. The issues include coping with stress and exhaustion, and dealing with loss. ISBN: 0864312814. Our Book No: 11193A. $15 AUD.

350. Schwarz, Berthold Eric (1971). Parent-Child Telepathy: Five Hundred and Five Possible Episodes in a Family: A Study of the Telepathy of Everyday Life. New York: Garrett Publications. 241 pp. Hardback dustjacket, very good condition (in good plus dustjacket), tables, jacket torn repaired (bottom edge stained, sticker mark), rubber stamp, protected by removable semiarchival plastic sleeve. A study by a psychiatrist & parapsychologist of episodes of parent-child telepathy within a family. (Rubber stamp of retired Australian psychologist & parapsychologist Harvey J. Irwin.). ISBN: 0912326247. Our Book No: 4266A. $30 AUD.

351. Scott, Dorothy; Swain, Shurlee (2002). Confronting Cruelty: Historical Perspectives on Child Protection in Australia. Melbourne: Melbourne University Press (MUP). 221 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, front cover scratched, spine faintly faded. Examines our changing understanding of what cruelty is, the continuing neglect and abuse of children in Australian society, and the struggle between philanthropists, social workers and other professional groups for the right to identify and treat abused children. ISBN: 0522849989. Our Book No: 20288. $15 AUD.

352. Scott, Margaret (1997). Port Arthur: A Story of Strength and Courage. Sydney: Random House. 246 pp. Paperback trade (with flap), very good condition, faint remainder stripe bottom edge. Describes courage and bravery during the murder of 35 people at the Port Arthur historic site, Tasmania, on April 28, 1996. ISBN: 0091835216. Our Book No: 10374. $10 AUD.

353. Scouts (1985). Cub Scout Badges for Adventure (1st ed). Sydney: National Executive Committee, Scout Association of Australia / Horwitz Grahame (distributor). 174 pp. Paperback small quarto, flexible cover, very good condition, colour drawings, minor edgewear. A detailed explanation of the meaning of the Cub Scout Badges. ISBN: 0725307633. Our Book No: 25522. $18 AUD.

354. Sebba, Anne (1994). Battling for News: The Rise of the Women Reporter (1st p/b ed). London: John Curtis / Sceptre / Hodder & Stoughton. 301 pp. Paperback, very good condition, pages lightly toned, remainder stripe. A history of women in journalism, by a reporter who has worked for Reuters International News Agency. ISBN: 0340632615. Our Book No: 17389. $10 AUD.

355. Segal, Nancy L. (2005). Indivisible by Two: Lives of Extraordinary Twins (1st ed). Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press. 280 pp. Hardback dustjacket, very good plus condition (in very good plus dustjacket), black & white text-photos, minor edge tears & creases jacket. A leading expert on twins delves into the stories behind her research to reveal the profound joys and real-life traumas of 12 remarkable sets of twins, triplets, and quadruplets. ISBN: 0674019334. Our Book No: 23448. $15 AUD.

356. Segerman-Peck, Lily M. (1991). Networking & Mentoring: A Woman's Guide (1st ed). London: Judy Piatkus. 192 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, minor edgewear, edges lightly toned, cover corner tips slightly creased, tiny crease front cover near spine. Discusses networking and mentoring programs for women. ISBN: 0749910305. Our Book No: 23223. $10 AUD.

357. Sellman, Sherrill (2003). Mothers: Prevent Your Daughters from Getting Breast Cancer. Tulsa, OK: GetWell International. 359 pp. Paperback trade, very good plus condition. By American psychotherapist who wrote "Hormone Heresy" (about the dangers of synthetic hormones). In this book, she is concerned about the hormonal health of daughters who are increasingly getting breast cancer at a young age). ISBN: 0975048708. Our Book No: 11985A. $15 AUD.

358. Shakespeare, Nicholas (2008). Secrets of the Sea (Reprint ed). London: Vintage / Random House. 486 pp. Paperback thick trade, very good plus condition, minor edgewear. This Australian novel is about an 11-year-old boy named Alex who is torn from his life on a remote farm in Tasmania after the death of his parents in a car crash. He is sent to school in England. When he returns to Australia 12 years later, the timeless beauty of the land and his encounter with a young woman whose life has been marked by tragedy, persuade him to stay. They marry, and he finds himself drawn into the eccentric, often hilarious dynamics of island life. ISBN: 9780099507772. Our Book No: 27486. $10 AUD.

359. Shayler, Kate (2001). The Long Way Home: The Story of a Homes Kid. Sydney: Random House. 346 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, pages lightly toned, minor edgewear. The ordeal and loneliness of a white child removed from her family to live in the Burnside Homes for Children. (Most attention in Australia so far has focused on the Aboriginal stolen generation, and on British child migrants.). ISBN: 174051050X. Our Book No: 7510. $10 AUD.

360. Shayler, Kate (2004). A Tuesday Thing: The Passionate Sequel to The Long Way Home (Reprint ed). Sydney: Random House. 509 pp. Paperback thick trade, very good condition, small mark fore-edge, minor edgewear, cover & few page corners little creased. The ordeal and loneliness of a white child removed to live in the Burnside Homes for Children. This book follows on from her memoir of childhood "The Long Way Home", and traces her journey to wholeness. ISBN: 1740512685. Our Book No: 24596. $13 AUD.

361. Sheard, Lauri E.; Mountford, Charles P. (introduction) (1964). An Australian Youth Among Desert Aborigines: Journal of an Expedition Among the Aborigines of Central Australia. Adelaide: Libraries Board of South Australia (LBSA). 320 pp. Hardback small quarto, very good plus condition, burgundy cloth cover, black & white photos (including frontispiece), foldout map inside rear cover, stencilled text, endpapers little toned (minor faint foxing). In 1940, Lauri Sheard accompanied Charles Mountford as his assistant on an Adelaide University Field Expedition to Ernabella, the Musgraves, Mann Ranges, Ayers Rock and Mt Olga. Sheard died shortly afterwards during the war. Reproduces Sheard's diary of his trip, which is held among the Mountford material in the State Library of South Australia. Our Book No: 16282. $150 AUD.

362. Shears, Richard; Gidley, Isobelle (1984). Devi: The Bandit Queen. London: George Allen & Unwin. 244 pp. Hardback dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white photos centre spread, reverse side jacket lightly foxed, minor edgewear. The remarkable story of Phoolan Devi, Goddess of Flowers - the legendary Indian Dacoit Queen - who suffered torture and rape before escaping her captors, and then taking bloody revenge and living a life on the run. Records her final dramatic surrender and capture, and her impending trial. ISBN: 0049200976. Our Book No: 14608. $15 AUD.

363. Sherborne, Craig (2014). Tree Palace (1st ed). Melbourne: Text Publishing. 327 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, pages lightly toned, minor edgewear corners. Australian fictional novel about homeless persons, set in modern day rural Victoria. ISBN: 9781922147325. Our Book No: 28261. $13 AUD.

364. Sheridan, Susan; Baird, Barbara (with);Borrett, Kate (with), & Ryan, Lyndall (with) (2002). Who Was That Woman? The Australian Women's Weekly in the Postwar Years (1st ed). Sydney: University of New South Wales Press. 165 pp. Paperback large quarto, very good condition, black & white text-photos, minor edgewear, tiny mark inside front cover & flyleaf. This book describes the place of the Weekly in the lives of Australian women in the 1930s through to the 1970s. It has a social history of the period in which the nuclear family and strictly gender-segregated roles reached their height and then began to decline. It has a lively account of the magazine's reaction to the rise of 1970s feminism and the fragmentation of the women's magazine market in the 1980s and 1990s. The many illustrations combine memoirs with a detailed analysis of the magazine's articles, illustrations and advertisements. ISBN: 086840618X. Our Book No: 28426. $22 AUD.

365. Showalter, Elaine (1997). Hystories: Hysterical Epidemics and Modern Culture (Reprint ed). London: Picador. 244 pp. hardback dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), edges lightly foxed, pages faintly toned as usual, minor edgewear. A daring social and psychohistory of hysteria that questions feminist orthodoxy. Tales of alien abduction, chronic fatigue syndrome, Gulf War syndrome, and the resurgence of suppressed memories in psychotherapy are just a few of the signs that we live in an age of hysterical epidemics. Highlights the full range of contemporary syndromes, and draws connections to earlier times and settings, showing that hysterias mutate and are renamed. Under the right circumstances everyone is susceptible. ISBN: 0330346709. Our Book No: 4139. $15 AUD.

366. Showalter, Elaine (1998). Hystories: Hysterical Epidemics and Modern Culture (New preface ed). London: Picador. 244 pp. Paperback, very good condition, minor edgewear, old price marks. A daring social and psychohistory of hysteria that questions feminist orthodoxy. Tales of alien abduction, chronic fatigue syndrome, Gulf War syndrome, and the resurgence of suppressed memories in psychotherapy are just a few of the signs that we live in an age of hysterical epidemics. Highlights the full range of contemporary syndromes, and draws connections to earlier times and settings, showing that hysterias mutate and are renamed. Under the right circumstances everyone is susceptible. ISBN: 0330354779. Our Book No: 11782. $10 AUD.

367. Simon, Ela; Simon, Natasha (2007). The Bi-Polar Express: Ride the Life and Death Roller-Coaster of Mania and Depression with Mother and Daughter [The Bipolar Express]. Sydney: Ela Simon / Peg Systems. 105 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, colour photos centre spread, small crease top edge front cover, tiny bump top spine, tiny dent top edge rear cover & last few pages, minor edgewear. The story of a family with a bipolar daughter (formerly termed manic-depression), and the challenge of coping with the ups and downs over the years. Natasha has written her story under the title Natasha's Ride. A very special book for anyone who wants to learn about bipolar. ISBN: 0980295408. Our Book No: 22576. $15 AUD.

368. Sizemore, Chris Costner (1989). A Mind of My Own: The Woman Who Was Known as Eve Tells the Story of Her Triumph Over Multiple Personality Disorder. New York: William Morrow. 299 pp. Hardback dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), dual binding (has superior binding along spine), flaps creased jacket, edges lightly foxed, minor edgewear. Her followup book, after "I'm Eve" (a famous American case of multiple personality, successfully filmed), describing her rebirth, recovery and renewed commitment to family and community. ISBN: 0688081991. Our Book No: 4260. $20 AUD.

369. Slaughter, Anne-Marie (2015). Unfinished Business: Women, Men, Work, Family (1st Australian ed). Sydney: Penguin Group Australia. 328 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, minor edgewear corners. This book is about the struggle for equality between women and men, work and family. The author is the first female director of policy planning at the U.S. State department. There are personal stories, individual action plans, and a broad outline for change to help in the business of equality, and bringing about positive change for the future. ISBN: 9780670077670. Our Book No: 28960. $18 AUD.

370. Slavney, Phillip R. (1990). Perspectives on "Hysteria". Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press. 220 pp. Hardback dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), jacket front flap corner creased. Explores the historical, intellectual and clinical roots of a condition that has puzzled experts for centuries, and which has been subject to much criticism, for example, from feminists (as hysteria more commonly diagnosed in women). Separate sections examine hysteria differently defined as disease, dimension, behaviour, and as a life-story. Although condemned by physicians, the concept is nevertheless still popular. ISBN: 0801839610. Our Book No: 1230. $15 AUD.

371. Sloniec, Elizabeth (1987). Women in a Multicultural Society: 15 Stories of Ordinary Women from Many Ethnic Backgrounds Living in Australia Today [Multi Cultural Society]. Adelaide: Multicultural Education Co-ordinating Committee of South Australia / Kitchener Press. 112 pp. Paperback wide octavo, very good condition, black & white drawings, sticker mark front cover, rear cover lightly scuffed & scratched, crease fore-edge last few pages, owner's written name. This book contains stories about women from many ethnic backgrounds in Australia, speaking of their lives, values and hopes. ISBN: 0724341986. Our Book No: 24759. $28 AUD.

372. Smith, Margaret; Michalka, Patricia (2006). Is It Me or My Hormones? Understanding Midlife Change (Reissue ed). Sydney: Finch Publishing. 278 pp. Paperback trade, very good plus condition, black & white drawings, rubber stamp (review copy). In this revised and updated book, the authors use women's midlife experiences (including their own) to explain how to sort out the confusion caused by the interaction of hormones and life events. Their writing contains practical guidance - both medical and psychological and reflects the rich tapestry of many women's lives with all their humour, confusion and clarity. ISBN: 1876451742. Our Book No: 22225. $10 AUD.

373. Smith, Margaret; Michalka, Patricia (2006). Is It Me or My Hormones? Understanding Midlife Change (Reissue ed). Sydney: Finch Publishing. 278 pp. Paperback trade, very good plus condition, black & white drawings, tiny bump bottom edge front cover near spine, copy 2. In this revised and updated book, the authors use women's midlife experiences (including their own) to explain how to sort out the confusion caused by the interaction of hormones and life events. Their writing contains practical guidance - both medical and psychological and reflects the rich tapestry of many women's lives with all their humour, confusion and clarity. ISBN: 1876451742. Our Book No: 22225A. $10 AUD.

374. Snyder, Ilana (2008). The Literacy Wars: Why Teaching Children to Read and Write is a Battleground in Australia (1st ed). Sydney, Crows Nest: Allen & Unwin. 248 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, minor edgewear, small crease front cover, few dents rear cover, internally excellent. This book explains the reasons for the often bitter disagreements in Australia between the critics who want to reclaim old ways of teaching literacy, and the educators who emphasise the possibilities for creative change. ISBN: 9781741754247. Our Book No: 24074. $18 AUD.

375. Solomon, Grant; Jane, Solomon; Experimental Group, Scole & Ellison, Prof. Arthur (foreword) (1999). The Scole Experiment: Scientific Evidence For Life After Death. London: Piatkus. 260 pp. Hardback dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), colour & black & white photos, small edge tears jacket, minor edgewear. Chronicles the extraordinary findings of a 5-year investigation (from 1993) into life-after-death by the Scole Experimental Group. Four psychic researchers and healers embarked on a series of experiments in the Norfolk town of Scole, allegedly showing contact with discarnate entities. An amazing range of physical phenomena were produced, including psychic photographs, objects materialising, and detailed instructions for operating complex instruments. The authors are strongly supportive, though others have been highly critical. Nevertheless, a fascinating read. ISBN: 0749920327. Our Book No: 15367. $18 AUD.

376. Souter, Gavin (1989). The Idle Hill of Summer: An Australian Childhood 1939 - 1945. Sydney: Imprint / Collins. 128 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, pages faintly toned as common, owner's written name. The Australian journalist and writer describes his peaceful childhood while the world was at war (WW2). Recalls the comedies and adventures of his boyhood, in Sydney, Kempsey and Mackay. ISBN: 0732225612. Our Book No: 9820. $10 AUD.

377. Southwell, Libby (2006). Monsoon Rains & Icicle Drops. Sydney: Pier 9 / Murdoch Books. 279 pp. Paperback trade, card covers with flaps, illustrated endpapers, very good condition, tiny mark top edge. This inspiring story is about her search for an end to her sorrow, after the death of her partner and other close friends. Travel through India, Tibet, Mongolia and France each helped her to heal. She now lives in Sri Lanka, and having survived the tsunami, helps in local care projects. ISBN: 1740457897. Our Book No: 24134. $10 AUD.

378. Spackman, Barbara (1989). Decadent Genealogies: The Rhetoric of Sickness from Baudelaire to D'Annunzio (1st ed). New York: Cornell University Press. 220 pp. Hardback dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), coloured endpapers, minor edgewear jacket, top edge lightly foxed. The author examines the ways in which decadent writers adopted the language of physiological illness and alteration as a figure for psychic otherness. Using an ideological and rhetorical analysis of scientific as well as literary texts, this book shows how the rhetoric of sickness provided the male decadent writer with an alibi for the occupation and appropriation of the female body. ISBN: 0801422906. Our Book No: 25947. $20 AUD.

379. Spahn, Doug (2012). Eyes of Silence: A Life Lost and Found. Sydney, Neutral Bay: Equip. 324 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white photos, minor edgewear corners, bottom corner rear cover little creased, autograph (author's written dedication title page). The story of his daughter, Chloe, who was diagnosed with Rett Syndrome, a debilitating neurological disease unique to girls, leaving her profoundly mentally and physically disabled. He raised his children as a sole parent, after his wife, who had struggled with mental illness throughout various stages of her life, left in 1997. He moved to Melbourne with his children to be with his partner Sharon, who he had met a few years earlier. Sharon later died with an illness which came on suddenly. He now lives in Sydney with his family, and works as an executive in the recruitment industry and an ambassador for brain medicine on various projects designed to stimulate and inspire. ISBN: 0975833502. Our Book No: 28512. $18 AUD.

380. Spear, Robert K.; Moak, Michael D. (1989). Surviving Hostage Situations (1st ed). Leavenworth, KS: Universal Force Dynamics. 118 pp. Paperback quarto, very good condition, black & white drawings, minor edgewear. Written for families, this book provides easy to understand guidelines on how to survive and recover from the hostage experience. ISBN: 0962262757. Our Book No: 22765. $20 AUD.

381. Star, Leonie (1996). Counsel of Perfection: The Family Court of Australia. Melbourne: Oxford University Press. 251 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, front cover corner little creased, pages lightly toned as common, minor edgewear. A history of this controversial court, set up 20 years previously to revolutionize current practice on divorce settlements in Australia. ISBN: 0195535766. Our Book No: 9635. $12 AUD.

382. Stenmark, Marea; Martin, David (foreword) (1989). Dad's the Answer. Sydney: North Rocks Press. 164 pp. Hardback dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white text-photos (including frontispiece), pages lightly toned as usual, minor edgewear. Celebrating fathers in Australian families. Proceeds support the Royal NSW Institute for Deaf and Blind Children, North Rocks, Sydney. ISBN: 0959165738. Our Book No: 11725. $10 AUD.

383. Sternberg, Janine (2005). Infant Observation at the Heart of Training. London: Karnac Books. 267 pp. Paperback octavo, very good plus condition, tables, minor edgewear corners. Discusses her research into infant observation as part of clinical training to become a psychoanalyst. ISBN: 185575360X. Our Book No: 24492. $30 AUD.

384. Stevens, Amanda (2007). She: Selling the Psychology of Selling to Women. Sydney, Surry Hills: Splash Publishing. 143 pp. Paperback trade, very good plus condition, few black & white text-photos, tables, minor edgewear. This book shows how to build and optimise a loyal female customer base. The author shares some solid statistics, information, insights and strategies for dealing with female customers. Our Book No: 26809. $20 AUD.

385. Stevens, Joyce (1995). Healing Women: A History of Leichhardt Women's Community Health Centre (1st ed). Sydney: First Ten Years History Project. 135 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, black & white photos, minor edgewear, corners little worn, tiny mark fore-edge, autograph (author's written name). The author interviewed 34 current or past staff members, plus two managers, to write this important book on the history of this women's health centre in an inner western suburb of Sydney. ISBN: 0646259776. Our Book No: 24551. $22 AUD.

386. Stewart, Elizabeth A. (2003). Exploring Twins: Towards a Social Analysis of Twinship (1st p/b ed). Basingstoke, Hamps: Palgrave Macmillan. 221 pp. Paperback small octavo, very good plus condition, tables, minor edgewear. An original contribution to the growing field of twin studies, and its implications for the understanding of social identity. The book will of interest to specialists in the analysis and social practices of twin relations, those involved through twinship, family ties, educational or other social roles, and anyone fascinated by the intricacies of the wider human family. ISBN: 1403911665. Our Book No: 23489. $22 AUD.

387. Stoppard, Dr Miriam (1998). Natural Menopause (1st ed) [DK Healthcare Series]. Sydney, St Leonards: Dorling Kindersley (DK). 96 pp. Paperback wide trade, very good condition, colour drawings, minor edgewear. An illustrated self-help guide to improving physical and emotional well-being during the menopause. ISBN: 1864660198. Our Book No: 27529. $14 AUD.

388. Stuckey, E. S. (Ted) (1990). A Country Boyhood 1908 - 1926. Sydney: E. S. (Ted) Stuckey. 133 pp. Paperback trade, very good plus condition, black & white photos, written & dated dedication. Self-published recollections of a happy childhood and youth, spent in and around Inverell, New South Wales, in the early years of the century, with a short interlude on a sheep station in Queensland. ISBN: 073169659X. Our Book No: 20396. $12 AUD.

389. Summers, Anne (2010). The Lost Mother: A Story of Art and Love. Melbourne: Melbourne University Press. 385 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, black & white text-photos, few colour plates, owner's written name. This book is part art history, part detective story, and part meditation on the relations between mothers and daughters. ISBN: 9780522857399. Our Book No: 15865. $15 AUD.

390. Summers, Anne (2013). The Misogyny Factor. Sydney: NewSouth Publishing. 182 pp. Paperback trade, as new condition. In 2012, Anne Summers gave two landmark speeches about women in Australia, attracting more than 120,000 visits to her website. Within weeks of their delivery Prime Minister Julia Gillard's own speech about misogyny and sexism went viral and was celebrated around the world. Summers makes the case that Australia, the land of the fair go, still hasn't figured out how to make equality between men and women work. She shows how uncomfortable we are with the idea of women with political and financial power, let alone the reality. Includes many examples, including broadcaster Alan Jones who ranted that certain women were "destroying the joint". ISBN: 9781742233840. Our Book No: 16572. $13 AUD.

391. Summers, Judith (2008). My Life with George: The Inspirational Story of How a Wilful Dog Brought Joy to a Bereaved Family (Reprint ed). London: Penguin Books. 264 pp. Paperback small trade, good condition, black & white drawings, edges & pages lightly toned, reader crease spine, cover corners creased, few light creases in covers, minor edgewear. A wonderful tale of a dog named George who changed the lives of the British author and her son, after her husband died from cancer. George is a Cavalier King Charles Spaniel with a loving character and loves to chew up paper. ISBN: 9780141032238. Our Book No: 27427. $10 AUD.

392. Sutcliffe, Pauline (editor); Tufnell, Guinevere (editor); Cornish, Ursula (editor) (1998). Working with the Dying and Bereaved: Systemic Approaches to Therapeutic Work (1st ed). Basingstoke: Macmillan. 212 pp. Paperback trade, very good plus condition, bottom corner title page & author's dedication page slightly creased. Reveals how therapists can use a systemic approach to help families facing death and bereavement. Considers the individual in a broader, more holistic, context than traditional theories. ISBN: 0333669037. Our Book No: 22440. $15 AUD.

393. Sutherland, Cherie (1993). Within the Light (Twenty Remarkable Accounts of Near-Death Experiences and How They Changed People's Lives) (Reprint ed). Sydney: Bantam Books. 322 pp. Paperback small, very good condition, minor edgewear. Cherie Sutherland has spoken with hundreds of persona all over Australia who have had a near-death experience (NDE). In this book she presents the stories of 20 of them. They each describe how they came to be close to death, what happened during their experiences, and how their lives were changed afterwards, in most cases forever. ISBN: 1863590986. Our Book No: 7229. $15 AUD.

394. Sutherland, Cherie (1995). Children of the Light: The Near-Death Experiences of Children. Sydney: Bantam Books. 199 pp. Paperback trade, very good plus condition, colour drawings endpapers, autograph (author's written dedication prelim page). Australian sociologist interviews children who have reported near-death experiences (NDEs). There is an uncomplicated innocence in the child reports rarely found among adults: the child accepts the experience as normal. These accounts also bring comfort to grieving parents and siblings. ISBN: 1863594957. Our Book No: 12806. $15 AUD.

395. Swan, Heather (2009). No Ceiling: A Woman's Inspirational Journey to the Top of the World. Melbourne, Scoresby: Five Mile Press. 290 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, colour photos, minor edgewear, top corner front cover creased, bottom corner rear cover creased. This book tells the inspirational story of how the author crashed through her real and imagined barriers to become a fit and powerful athlete at the absolute apex of her sport (extreme sports, mountaineering, skydiving). ISBN: 9781742117447. Our Book No: 26821. $20 AUD.

396. Swanson, Jan; Cooper, Alan (2005). A Physician's Guide to Coping with Death and Dying. Montreal: McGill-Queen's University Press. 286 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, tables, printed on 100% recycled acid-free paper, minor edgewear, bottom corner rear cover & last few pages creased. A physician and a clinical psychologist, with many years experience, offer insights to help medical students, residents, physicians, nurses, and others become more aware of the different stages in the dying process, and to learn how to communicate more effectively with patients and their families. They also discuss the ways physicians and other caregivers can learn to reduce their own stress and avoid burnout to achieve balance in their lives and be more effective professionally. ISBN: 0773528326. Our Book No: 23234. $15 AUD.

397. Sweet, Melissa (2007). The Big Fat Conspiracy: How to Protect Your Family's Health (1st ed). Sydney: Australian Broadcasting Commission (ABC). 471 pp. Paperback thick octavo, very good condition, front cover corner faintly creased, spine lightly faded as usual. Gives Australian families awareness, understanding and practical advice to help with making healthy changes in their lives. There are many tips for eating well, moving more and promoting children's health and wellbeing. It is also packed with suggestions about how schools, health professionals, governments, business and community leaders can help create healthier environments for children and families. It promotes understanding and empowerment - not guilt and blame. ISBN: 9780733321818. Our Book No: 22728. $20 AUD.

398. Swinburne, Gwendolen H. (1923). Womanhood in the Life of the Nations (1st ed). Melbourne: Australian Student Christian Movement Corporation. 108 pp. Paperback trade, good condition, minor edgewear, covers faded, spine faded & creased, edges & pages lightly toned, top & bottom edges foxed, minimal foxing few pages, little loss spine ends. This book has been inspired by a book entitled "The Young Woman Citizen" which was written by Mary Austen for the use of the Y.W.C.A of U.S.A. Part 1 has been written as an historical summary of principles and tendencies which may be useful as a basis for the study of citizenship to-day. Part 2 contains material useful for discussing topics of present interest to citizens of Australia. Our Book No: 26570. $20 AUD.

399. Swingler, Susan; Reimer, Andrew (afterword) (2012). The House of Fiction: Leonard, Susan and Elizabeth Jolley: A Memoir. Perth, Fremantle: Fremantle Press. 319 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, few black & white text-photos, minor edgewear. A biography of an Australian literary dynasty. A memoir about a daughter's quest for her absent father. ISBN: 9781921888663. Our Book No: 28680. $17 AUD.

400. Sykes, Shelley (2003). Callum's Cure: A Triumph of Positive Parenting. Sydney: Simon & Schuster. 237 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, black & white text-photos, top corner creased front cover, review copy (bookplate). A mother describes her experience of raising a son suffering from cerebral palsy and infantile blindness - a triumph of positive parenting. ISBN: 073181200X. Our Book No: 10973. $10 AUD.

401. Tabrah, Ruth (editor); Suyeoka, George (illustrator) (1973). Momotaro Peach Boy (1st Australian ed). Adelaide: Rigby Opal. Unnum 58 pp. Hardback small quarto, dustjacket, pictorial cover, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), colour drawings (many full-page), minor edgewear jacket (top corner rear cover little worn, faint foxing reverse side), top corner front free flyleaf lightly rubbed. This book is adapted from the original folktales by Island Heritage. Children's picture story about a Japanese folk tale. This story is Japan's best loved folktale. An elderly couple dream of a child of their own. Their dream comes true in a surprising way, and the child who comes to them grows quickly into young manhood. He leaves home to battle the evil ogres, and has many adventures along the way. Suitable for older readers. The traditional song is written in English at the back of the book. ISBN: 0851795056. Our Book No: 28633. $30 AUD.

402. Tarlington, George (2001). Street Kid: A Tale of Trouble and Survival Between the Wars [Memoirs Series]. Loftus, NSW: Australian Military History Publications. 114 pp. Paperback trade, very good plus condition, black & white photos, minor edgewear. Memoir of as a young boy growing up on the Australian streets in the 1920s and 1930s, and getting into trouble with the law. He tells how proper rehabilitation changed his life and gave him a positive future. He served with distinction in New Guinea (Kokoda) during WW2. ISBN: 1876439491. Our Book No: 24980. $25 AUD.

403. Taylor, Eric (1994). The Hyperactive Child: A Parent's Guide (2nd ed) [Positive Health Guides]. London: Optima / Little Brown. 124 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, black & white text-photos, charts, minor edgewear. British psychiatrist (Maudsley Hospital) discusses the causes and treatments of this highly controversial child behaviour, for which there is no single cause nor cure. Presents a balanced and practical self-help account of hyperactivity for parents. ISBN: 0356210596. Our Book No: 20504. $10 AUD.

404. Teakle, Heather (1992). My Daddy Died: Supporting Young Children in Grief (1st ed). Melbourne, North Blackburn: Collins Dove. 124 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, minor edgewear, edges & pages lightly toned. This book will help other parents with the loss of a partner to recognise the signs of grief, often concealed by children, and to know how to cope. It will also be of value to professional child care givers, teachers and anyone who has an opportunity to support grieving friends and relatives. ISBN: 1863710957. Our Book No: 26867. $15 AUD.

405. Terr, Lenore (1994). Unchained Memories: True Stories of Traumatic Memories, Lost and Found (1st p/b ed). New York: Basic Books. 282 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, top edge faintly foxed, pages faintly toned as common, minor edgewear. True stories that illustrate how we forget childhood trauma, and they tell us how and why these repressed memories return. ISBN: 0465088236. Our Book No: 21397. $15 AUD.

406. Thompson, Lana (1999). The Wandering Womb: A Cultural History of Outrageous Beliefs About Women. Amherst, NY: Prometheus Books. 204 pp. Hardback dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket). A provocative tour through 4000 years of Western civilization and its outrageous beliefs about women. In ancient Egypt, for example, the womb was regarded as an entity unto itself capable of "wandering" throughout the body if sexually unfulfilled, crowding the other organs and causing tissue damage, suffocation, and a variety of illnesses. These and similar ideas became entwined in centuries of medical ignorance and religious superstition. But this is not an exclusively "ancient" or "primitive" phenomenon: As late as the 19th century, many doctors opposed the use of anesthesia in childbirth because women had been condemned by God to "bring forth children in sorrow". ISBN: 1573922641. Our Book No: 15890. $17 AUD.

407. Thompson, Valerie (1990). A Girl Like Alice: The Story of the Australian Helen Keller. Sydney, North Rocks: North Rocks Press. 136 pp. Hardback dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white photos, minor edgewear jacket (spine lightly faded). This is the story of Alice Betteridge, who lost her sight and hearing at age two. Tells Alice's story, and that of her teacher and friend Roberta Reid, a young self-trained teacher who brought Alice "out of the shadows". ISBN: 0949050024. Our Book No: 25778. $20 AUD.

408. Thomson, Mark (1996). Blokes & Sheds (Reprint ed). Sydney: Angus & Robertson. 121 pp. Paperback oblong, very good condition, full-page black & white text-photos, minor edgewear. In this good-humored portrayal of Australian sheds and their owner-occupiers, the author and photographer peers into the gloom, past the dartboard, the beer fridge and the piles of timber off-cuts, to discover what goes on between blokes and sheds. ISBN: 0207189161. Our Book No: 22408. $10 AUD.

409. Tidy, Samantha; Brecon, Connah (illustrator) (2005). The Flying Dream. Sydney: Department of Community Services, NSW. Unnum 24 pp. Paperback quarto, very good condition, colour illustrations, spine lightly creased. This children's picture story is about two boys and how the older one copes with his mother's mental illness and drug taking. ISBN: 0731043642. Our Book No: 25171. $18 AUD.

410. Trevett, Christine (1995). Women and Quakerism in the 17th Century. York: Sessions Book Trust / Ebor Press. 171 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, black & white drawings & text-photos, spine very lightly faded. A pioneering study of the role of women in 17th century Quaker society in Britain. ISBN: 1850720878. Our Book No: 13444. $15 AUD.

411. Turner, Ken; Turner, Lesley (2005). Halfway to Justice: One Man's Fight to Bring His Daughter's Killer to Justice. Sydney: New Holland. 240 pp. Paperback octavo, very good plus condition, black & white photos spread, remainder stripe. Ken Turner tells the tragic story of his daughter Shirree's murder in 1993 (Adelaide, South Australia), and the acquittal of the alleged killer. Gripping and heartfelt, this is a story about coping with loss, fighting for justice and reform in the court system, and the emotional trauma experienced by family members and friends when a loved one dies in vicious circumstances. ISBN: 1741102499. Our Book No: 20786. $10 AUD.

412. Twycross, Alison (editor); Moriarty, Anthony (editor); Betts, Tracy (editor) (1998). Paediatric Pain Management: A Multi-Disciplinary Approach (1st ed). Oxon, UK: Radcliff Medical Press. 182 pp. Paperback octavo, very good plus condition, tables, minor edgewear. This unique book is for all health care professionals who care for children, both in hospitals and in the community, and has contributions from nurses, doctors and clinical psychologists. It provides the theoretical knowledge required to manage acute and chronic paediatric pain, and discusses both drug and non-drug methods of pain relief. The information is presented in an accessible manner to enable readers to apply it in their daily clinical practice. ISBN: 1857752465. Our Book No: 21975. $15 AUD.

413. Tyrrell, Jenny (2001). The Power of Fantasy in Early Learning (1st ed). London: RoutledgeFalmer / Taylor & Francis. 143 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, black & white drawings, minor edgewear, old price marks. The thought-provoking account by the author of her success in using fantasy figures to develop literacy in her pupils. This unique book describes an alternative route into learning that is at once a guide to classroom practice, a challenge to conventional literacy techniques, as well as an inspiring story. ISBN: 0415240212. Our Book No: 24449. $25 AUD.

414. Veith, Ilza (1970). Hysteria: The History of a Disease. Chicago: University of Chicago Press. 301 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, figures, plates, minor edgewear, spine lightly rubbed, old price marks, owner's written name, minor biro annotation few pages. (Translated.) The author traces the varied manifestations of the term "hysteria" through history. Takes note of the medical, social, and even religious forces that combined to create the emotional climate of each epoch. ISBN: 0226852539. Our Book No: 23049. $14 AUD.

415. Veron, Zachary (2013). Children's Ministry on the Front Foot: With Application Guides [Front Foot Series]. Sydney: Anglican Youthworks. 231 pp. Paperback large octavo, very good condition, top corner front cover & few pages little creased, minor edgewear. This practical and Biblically sound guide is suitable for children's ministers, church leaders and anyone with an interest in teaching religion to children. Practical guidance is offered through the wisdom and experience of 14 ministry practitioners, with application guides for further reflection, planning and decision-making. ISBN: 9781925041064. Our Book No: 29071. $30 AUD.

416. Viggers, Karen (2014). The Grass Castle (1st ed). Sydney, Crows Nest: Allen & Unwin. 407 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, tiny mark bottom edge, pages lightly toned, minor edgewear. Australian novel about two remarkable women and their stories of courage, forgiveness and acceptance. Set in the high country, with horses, cattle and stockmen bringing the story together. The author has written a sweeping rural epic that shows the strength which resides in everyone. ISBN: 9781743317723. Our Book No: 28342. $15 AUD.

417. Vo, Tracy (2014). Small Bamboo: How My Family's Journey on a Leaky Boat Led to Our Wonderful Life in Australia. Sydney: Allen & Unwin. 242 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, colour photos, few sepia (brown-tinted) photos, crease front cover, minor edgewear. In this inspiring book, the author not only tells the story of her parents journey and their early years in Perth but she also explains what it was like for a young Vietnamese-Australian girl to grown up between two cultures. This is a special story of how family love, hard work and determination can bind generations together and provide the strength to overcome adversity. ISBN: 9781743316153. Our Book No: 27875. $17 AUD.

418. Waites, Junee; Swinbourne, Helen (2001). Smiling at Shadows: A Mother's Journey through Heartache and Joy (1st ed). Sydney: HarperCollins. 251 pp. Paperback octavo, very good plus condition, black & white photos, minor edgewear. An Australian family describes the heartache and joy of living with a son suffering from autism. ISBN: 0732268745. Our Book No: 11312. $25 AUD.

419. Walker, Ellen (2011). Complete Without Kids: An Insider's Guide to Childfree Living by Choice or Chance (2nd ed). Austin, TX: Greenleaf Book Group Press. 159 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, top corners creased two pages, pages faintly toned, minor edgewear. A comprehensive resource on the rewards and challenges of childfree living. Written by a licensed clinical psychologist, the book looks at childfree living from a unique, unbiased perspective. There are thought-provoking questions, support and guidance in this productive guide for anyone interested in taking the childfree path. ISBN: 9781608320738. Our Book No: 28623. $13 AUD.

420. Walker, J. C. (Jim); Hunt, Christine (assistance) (1988). Louts and Legends: Male Youth Culture in an Inner-City School (1st ed). Sydney: Allen & Unwin. 192 pp. Paperback small octavo, very good condition, pages lightly toned as usual, minor edgewear. A qualitative study of the interactions of social class, ethnicity and gender among youths at a school, presumably in Sydney's inner west, with followup after leaving school. The youths are grouped into four distinct styles: footballers (macho Aussie), competitive Greeks, friendly handballers, and three artistic friends. ISBN: 0043303927. Our Book No: 12270. $13 AUD.

421. Walker, Moira (1994). Women in Therapy and Counselling: Out of the Shadows (Reprint ed). Milton Keynes: Open University Press. 192 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, pages faintly toned, minor edgewear, top corner rear cover creased & last few pages, shop label bottom front flyleaf, few small dents rear cover. The author has spent many years working in Britain with women as a social worker, teacher and trainer, and as a counsellor and psychotherapist. ISBN: 0335093752. Our Book No: 23003. $12 AUD.

422. Wall, Barbara (1994). Our Own Matilda: Matilda Jane Evans 1827 - 1886: Pioneer Woman and Novelist (1st ed). Adelaide, Kent Town: Wakefield Press. 216 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, few black & white photos & drawings, minor edgewear, tiny mark top edge, sticker indentation mark top front cover. This book celebrates the life of a woman who was not only one of our first successful novelists, but someone who was concerned with the lives around her. Matilda Jane Evans wrote Marian (1859) by "Maud Jeanne Franc", the first novel by a woman to be published in South Australia. ISBN: 1862543291. Our Book No: 25617. $18 AUD.

423. Wall, Dorothy; Harris, David (1983). Horrie Kiwi and the Kids (1st ed). Sydney: Angus & Robertson. 64 pp. Hardback small quarto, dustjacket, very good condition (In very good dustjacket), colour & black & white drawings, minor edgewear jacket (crease top corner rear cover, faint foxing reverse side), minimal foxing top edge, bottom edge little rubbed, non-author written dedication. This delightful children's picture story is about Horrie the Kiwi who seemed to always have disasters happen to him - however, he eventually manages to live happily ever after. This book was written over forty years ago but was not published, probably because of wartime restrictions which made colour printing impossible. Now Dorothy Wall's clear and lovely colour and black and white illustrations can be seen in all their beauty, alongside a text brought amusingly up to date by David Harris, and can be enjoyed by young children everywhere. ISBN: 0207147345. Our Book No: 27516. $15 AUD.

424. Walsh, Barbara (editor) (1995). Growing up Italian in Australia: Eleven Young Australian Women Talk About Their childhood (Reprint ed). Sydney: State Library of New South Wales Press (SLNSW Press). 212 pp. Paperback small octavo, very good plus condition, black & white photos, minor edgewear. Candid personal essays reveal the experiences of girls negotiating childhood and adolescence within two cultures, Italian and Australian. ISBN: 0730589099. Our Book No: 21004. $15 AUD.

425. Wang, Ling (2002). Grass Fortune: My Life Story (1st ed). Melbourne: Penguin Books. 294 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, black & white photos, pages faintly toned, minor edgewear. An inspirational story of her life as a woman judge during the Cultural Revolution in China, before coming to live in Australia. ISBN: 0141003170. Our Book No: 24569. $15 AUD.

426. Wark, McKenzie (1997). The Virtual Republic: Australia's Culture Wars of the 1990s (1st ed). Sydney, St Leonards: Allen & Unwin. 314 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, pages lightly toned, light foxing top edge, autograph (author's written name). The author takes a fresh look at recent debates about gender, race, culture and the media, and suggests that our sense of national identity no longer resides in our past but is continually being reinvented. ISBN: 1864485205. Our Book No: 24323. $15 AUD.

427. Weber, Zita Annette (2000). Out of the Blues: A New Approach to Helping Women Overcome Depression. Sydney, Double Bay: Margaret Gee. 248 pp. Paperback trade, very good plus condition. By counsellor and lecturer in social work, University of Sydney. Excellent and thoughtful account of depression in women, often focused on post-natal depression, and loss of control adjusting to motherhood (and marriage difficulties) generally. ISBN: 1875574379. Our Book No: 11176. $16 AUD.

428. Weisfeld, Glenn (1999). Evolutionary Principles of Human Adolescence [Lives in Context: Basic Behavioral Science]. New York: Basic Books / Perseus Books. 401 pp. Hardback dustjacket, very good plus condition (in very good plus dustjacket), figures, protected by removable semiarchival plastic sleeve. An American psychologist presents a comprehensive treatment of adolescent development, including an evolutionary perspective, and from comparisons to other species, human cultures and historical periods. ISBN: 0813333172. Our Book No: 4119. $20 AUD.

429. Wesson, Carolyn (1990). Women Who Shop Too Much: Overcoming the Urge to Splurge (1st stated ed). New York: St Martin's. 236 pp. Hardback dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), minor edgewear jacket, old price marks. Fascinating and informative self-help book that identifies the problems of heavy shopping, compulsive shopping, and shopping addiction, and offers in-depth advice for the shopper on how to bring life and spending back in focus. ISBN: 0312039573. Our Book No: 21333. $15 AUD.

430. White, Sally (2009). Three Quotes from a Plumber: How a Second Opinion Changed the Life of a Woman with Brain Tumour (1st ed). Melbourne: Michelle Anderson Publishing. 216 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, colour photos, top corner front cover creased, edges & pages lightly toned, minor edgewear. Her inspiring story about coping with being diagnosed with a brain tumour in 2007. ISBN: 9780855723958. Our Book No: 28198. $18 AUD.

431. Whybrow, Ian; Birmingham, Christian (illustrator) (1999). A Baby for Grace (Reprint ed). London: Kingfisher Press. Unnum 32 pp. Paperback small wide quarto, good condition, poster inside rear cover, colour drawings, top corner front flyleaf removed, faint foxing inside covers, minor edgewear corners, non-author written dedication. A charming children's picture story about a little girl named Grace who is waiting the birth of a baby brother or sister. Grace wanted to help but was too young to help with all the preparations for the new baby, and she could not explain how she felt. The beautiful life-like illustrations and poetic storytelling make this a wonderful book that is perfect to capture a special family moment. ISBN: 0753403765. Our Book No: 28956. $10 AUD.

432. Wicks, Pauline (editor) (2007). Mary MacKillop: Inspiration for Today (Reprint ed). Sydney, Croydon: Trustees of the Sisters of St Joseph of the Sacred Heart, New South Wales Province. 217 pp. Paperback trade, very good plus condition, few black & white text-illustrations, minor edgewear. The story of Mary MacKillop who, in the 1860s, pioneered the first Australian religious order of women dedicated to the education of poor children and the provision of help to the old, sick and homeless. This very special book celebrates the 10th anniversary of the beatification of Mary MacKillop and provides an opportunity to look again at her life, this time from different points of view, to go beyond the historical details of her life and meet the person. ISBN: 0957900244. Our Book No: 27782. $30 AUD.

433. Wilson, Roland (1997). Bringing Them Home: National Inquiry Into the Separation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Children from Their Families. Canberra: Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission (HREOC). 689 pp. Paperback large thick octavo, very good condition, tables, few black & white text-photos, minor edgewear. Heavy (1.5 Kg), and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. The comprehensive groundbreaking report (Roland Wilson, commissioner) that revealed the scandal of forced removal by government officials of Aboriginal children from their families. ISBN: 0642269548. Our Book No: 14738. $45 AUD.

434. Winefield, Anthony H.; Tiggemann, Marika; Winefield, Helen R.; Goldney, Robert D. (1993). Growing Up With Unemployment: A Longitudinal Study of Its Psychological Impact [Adolescence and Society Series]. London: Routledge. 200 pp. Paperback trade, good plus condition, tables, front flyleaf top corner CLIPPED & little thinned, front cover little creased, minor edgewear. Describes a major Australian prospective longitudinal study of the psychological impact of unemployment. The sample consisted of 3000 public school students in Adelaide. This book will be of interest to students of psychology and social policy, as well as all those who deal with young people. The authors are from the University of Adelaide and Flinders University. ISBN: 041507455X. Our Book No: 21465. $13 AUD.

435. Winn, Steven (2009). Come Back, Como: Winning the Heart of a Reluctant Dog. London: HarperCollins. 273 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, minor edgewear, spine little creased. The tender and very funny American story of one man's rich experience with a dog who wanted nothing to do with him. ISBN: 9780007344000. Our Book No: 26047. $13 AUD.

436. Woititz, Janet Geringer (1993). Adult Children of Alcoholics (Expanded, reprint ed). Deerfield Beach, FL: Health Communications. 210 pp. Paperback trade, very good plus condition. This bestseller describes the legacy of growing up in an alcoholic home - or any type of dysfunctional environment - can follow us into adult life with negative consequences on health, work and love. This expanded edition adds a new chapter on recovery programs. ISBN: 1558741127. Our Book No: 2971. $10 AUD.

437. Woodman, Marion (1980). The Owl was a Baker's Daughter: Obesity, Anorexia Nervosa and the Repressed Feminine (1st ed) [Studies in Jungian Psychology by Jungian Analysts]. Toronto: Inner City Books. 139 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, figures, frontispiece, minor edgewear, light sticker mark rear cover. Examines the psychology of eating disorders and weight disturbances from a Jungian perspective. ISBN: 0919123031. Our Book No: 28209. $20 AUD.

438. Wooller, Geraldine (2007). The Seamstress: Between the Bonds and Burdens of Mother-Daughter Love (1st ed) [New Writing Series]. Perth, Crawley: University of Western Australia Press. 227 pp. Paperback thick trade, very good condition, minor edgewear bottom corner tips few pages, top edge lightly toned. Jo narrates the story of her strong, passionate mother, Willa, whose gradual slide into dementia shifts them into a new and difficult relationship. Abundant with warmth and wry humour, this book is a memorable tale of friendship and love between women. ISBN: 9781920694937. Our Book No: 25468. $11 AUD.

439. Worden, J. William; Parkes, Colin Murray (foreword) (1989). Grief Counselling and Grief Therapy: A Handbook for the Mental Health Practitioner (Reprint ed). London: Tavistock / Routledge. 146 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, top edge lightly foxed. Original edition of this classic textbook on grief. Describes the mechanisms of grief, the procedures for helping the bereaved to accomplish "the tasks of mourning" and move through the process of normal grieving. ISBN: 0422786209. Our Book No: 9652. $10 AUD.

440. Wright, Clare (2014). The Forgotten Rebels of Eureka (Reprint ed). Melbourne: Text Publishing. 539 pp. Paperback thick octavo, very good condition, colour & sepia (brown-tinted) photos, few black & white photos, minor edgewear. On 3 December 1854 a battle between gold miners, soldiers and police raged for 15 minutes at the Eureka Lead in Ballarat, Victoria. Examines the history of Eureka from a different aspect to the one we learned at school. Winner of The Stella Prize 2014. The author has written a fitting tribute to the unbiddable women of Ballarat. ISBN: 9781922182548. Our Book No: 28608. $20 AUD.

441. Wymer, Norman (1966). Father of Nobody's Children: A Portrait of Dr Barnardo (P/b, reprint ed). London: Arrow Books. 190 pp. Paperback small, pictorial heritage covers, good plus condition, black & white photos, pages & edges lightly toned, spine creased (during manufacture), minor edgewear. Biography of Thomas John Barnardo, the doctor who saved children from the murky streets of Victorian London, and set up a charitable organisation to care for children. Our Book No: 3805. $10 AUD.

442. Yapko, Michael D. (1999). Hand-Me-Down Blues: How to Stop Depression From Spreading in Families (Reprint ed). New York: St Martin's Griffin. 242 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, pages lightly toned, minor edgewear. A powerful, family-based approach to understanding and treating depression that goes way beyond Prozac. Many people believe that depression is caused by a chemical imbalance in the brain. Unfortunately, this narrow focus on biology has often led people to overlook other important influences, such as how our families can affect emotional health in powerful ways. Describes how the family can play a crucial role in the development of and recovery from depression. Parents introduce their children to various life experiences and inevitably reveal their own values, perspectives, and biases. Children typically learn to interpret life events in the same way as their parents. ISBN: 0312263325. Our Book No: 16792. $12 AUD.

443. YWCA, New Zealand (1930). The Girl Citizen. Auckland: YWCA New Zealand / Dawson Printing. 200 pp. Hardback small, grey cloth cover (spine lightly toned), very good condition, black & white text-photos (including frontispiece), corner little bumped. Estimated date: 1930 (Trove catalogue). Scarce New Zealand booklet about the proper behaviour for girls. Our Book No: 12502. $12 AUD.

444. Zeltzer, Lonnie K.; Blackett Schlank, Christina (2005). Conquering Your Child's Chronic Pain: A Pediatrician's Guide for Reclaiming a Normal Childhood. New York: HarperCollins. 299 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, pages faintly toned, minor edgewear, remainder stripe. This book is an invaluable guide to manage pain in children. Drawing on more than 30 years of study and combining modern medicine with complementary methods, the author explains how various methods can be used to aid pain relief. ISBN: 0060570172. Our Book No: 23553. $12 AUD.

445. Ziglar, Zig (1998). Confessions of a Grieving Christian (1st ed). Nashville, TN: Thomas Nelson. 263 pp. Hardback dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), light foxing top edge, minor edgewear jacket. An American Christian relates his journey through his own grief after the death of his daughter. ISBN: 0840791828. Our Book No: 26888. $15 AUD.

446. Zwartz, Morag (2004). Fractured Families: The Story of a Melbourne Church Cult (1st ed). Melbourne, Boronia: Parenesis Publishing. 192 pp. Paperback wide trade, very good condition, front cover corner tips lightly creased. Exposes a secretive cult (sect) within the Presbyterian and Anglican churches in Melbourne since the 1930s. This book does more than reveal tragically broken lives. It is a warning to all churches of the far-reaching and destructive repercussions of false Christian teachings - however subtle, however sincere the teachings may be. ISBN: 0958795517. Our Book No: 12963A. $16 AUD.