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Product Description: "Australia's finest war memoir."—Peter PierceAt age eighteen, Peter Ryan was an intelligence operative, patrolling isolated regions of New Guinea during World War II.Isolated, with Japanese forces closing in, he endured the hardships of the jungle without adequate supplies, a radio, or even a proper map...read more
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9781925240054 | Text Pub Co, September 13, 2016, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: "Australia's finest war memoir.

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Product Description: In an oil refinery on the shores of Sydney, an army of workers come and go . . .Winner of Australia's highest literary honor, the Miles Franklin Award, The Unknown Industrial Prisoner is a classic, fiercely brilliant comic portrait of a nation in the grip of a dehumanizing labor system...read more
By Peter Pierce (introduced by)

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9781922147066 | Consortium Book Sales & Dist, April 15, 2014, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: In an oil refinery on the shores of Sydney, an army of workers come and go .

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Product Description: The Cambridge History of Australian Literature is the most comprehensive volume ever written on Australia's national literature. This authoritative guide spans Australian literary history from colonial origins, encompassing indigenous and migrant literatures, as well as representations of Asia and the Pacific and the role of literary culture in modern Australian society...read more
By Peter Pierce (editor)

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9780521881654 | 1 edition (Cambridge Univ Pr, October 12, 2009), cover price $235.00 | About this edition: The Cambridge History of Australian Literature is the most comprehensive volume ever written on Australia's national literature.

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Product Description: The cultural bridge that war has formed between Australia and the world is discussed in this important anthology. From the Sudan in 1885 to Afghanistan in 2001, these lively essays connect war and travel in the observations of writers such as "Banjo" Paterson, George Johnston, Nancy Wake, John Pilger, and Peter Weir...read more

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9780522850871 | Melbourne Univ Pr, September 28, 2004, cover price $32.95 | About this edition: The cultural bridge that war has formed between Australia and the world is discussed in this important anthology.

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Product Description: Today the mere mention of Vietnam conjures up images of protest in American streets and tensions so strong they divided a country. Yet the United States did not fight alone. Comparatively little is known about Australia’s experience–its motives for entering the conflict, national support for Australia’s role there, and how that nation dealt with the aftermath of war...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9781585441372 | Texas A & M Univ Pr, June 1, 2002, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: Today the mere mention of Vietnam conjures up images of protest in American streets and tensions so strong they divided a country.

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Product Description: The figure of the lost child has haunted the Australian imagination. Peter Pierce's original and sometimes shocking study The Country of Lost Children traces this ambivalent and disturbing history. Drawing on a wide range of sources, from poetry, fiction and newspaper reports to paintings and films, The Country of Lost Children analyzes the cultural and moral implications of the lost child in Australian history and illuminates a crucial aspect of our present condition...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780521594400 | Cambridge Univ Pr, July 1, 1999, cover price $160.00 | About this edition: The figure of the lost child has haunted the Australian imagination.

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9780521594998 | Cambridge Univ Pr, July 1, 1999, cover price $44.99 | About this edition: The figure of the lost child has haunted the Australian imagination.
9780061007309, titled "Vigilante Justice" | Harpercollins, September 1, 1994, cover price $3.50 | also contains Vigilante Justice | About this edition: With Brown County, Texas, under the siege of a drought, the murderous and vengeful Lemuel Blunt, with the assistance of a crooked sheriff, sets out to drive away the owners of some prime land, until Hugh Hampton and his neighbors take the law into their own hands.

Product Description: Clubbing of the Gunfire is an anthology of poems written about a century of wars in which Australians have fought and died, from the Sudan Campaign of 1885 through both World Wars to the Vietnam War. Many of the poets are famous - 'Banjo' Paterson, Henry Lawson, Vincent Buckley, Kenneth Slessor, Judith Wright, A...read more

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9780522846348 | Melbourne Univ Pr, June 1, 1994, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Clubbing of the Gunfire is an anthology of poems written about a century of wars in which Australians have fought and died, from the Sudan Campaign of 1885 through both World Wars to the Vietnam War.

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Product Description: While the European, English, and American literary traditions are justly celebrated, Australia's literary landscape has long been neglected. This richly illustrated book puts Australia in its place on the literary map, discussing writers past and present in all genres of popular and serious fiction and nonfiction; notable publishers and booksellers; literary gathering places; artists who wrote or whose work influenced writing; and patrons of literature...read more
By Peter Pierce (editor)

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9780195545920 | Oxford Univ Pr, January 1, 1988, cover price $62.00 | About this edition: While the European, English, and American literary traditions are justly celebrated, Australia's literary landscape has long been neglected.

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9780195534474 | Reprint edition (Oxford Univ Pr, June 17, 1993), cover price $35.00 | About this edition: While the European, English, and American literary traditions are justly celebrated, Australia's literary landscape has long been neglected.

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