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  • The story of Robert Six - ex-sailor, ex-truck driver and ex-pilot - the man behind one of America's more dramatic success stories.  Six's career began in the pioneering days of aviation and continued into the age of jet and supersonic transport.  A lively view of the history of commercial airlines in America, full of anecdotes and regarded as entertaining.
  • The subject here is a very rare one in novels - a happy marriage.  Joe, a young man who in 1939 was sleeping with his girl but avoiding marrying her, is now in 1949 (and not so young) is still unmarried and his knowing friends have written him off as a permanent bachelor. Has he missed the boat? A third of the way into the book he triumphantly catches it, with a lovely school teacher called Elspeth. His most knowing friend, a lady psychologist says: 'It's easier to get married, than to be married.' Joe is now a temporary civil servant and a novelist, in the London of men's clubs, government offices and suburban houses but his career problem - like his non-siderish temperament - persists. Will he manage to keep his job and get his next small masterpiece published? A story written with comic incidents and serious purpose. https://rsliterature.org/fellow/william-cooper/
  • Explosive and controversial, Waterfront exposes, for the first time, the real story behind the bitter 1998 war on the wharves which divided Australians and changed the nature of the workplace forever. This shocking exposè reveals who was behind it and what it means for all Australians. It all began with a 'deep throat' phone call to John Coombs, the head of Australia's most militant union, the Maritime Union of Australia. The mystery caller warned him of a clandestine plot to destroy the union's hold on the waterfront. The controversial stand-off between the Patrick Stevedoring company and the Maritime Union became a battle for the hearts and minds of the average Australian. Veteran Sydney Morning Herald journalists Trinca and Davies covered the waterfront dispute from the very beginning and take us behind the headlines to tell the real story of this real-life political thriller. Illustrated with black and white photographs. A very scarce, autographed first printing;  a derogatory reference to Peter Costello caused this issue to be recalled and pulped.
  • Book III of The Hound And The Falcon. In the magical kingdom of Rhiyana, peace reigns under the Elvenking. But terrible forces are stirring in the world beyond. Alfred, the Elven priest has settled down at last amongst his own people, as Lord Chancellor of Rhiyana. But old enemies will not let Alfred savor his new life, and he must prepare for the ultimate battle of wills against an evil whose power is even greater than his own...The Hounds of God, the heretic-hunters and inquisitors of the Church of Rome, have come hunting. Their prey: the king and his immortal people. And their greatest weapon may be one of the king’s own kin. Cover art by Kevin Eugene Johnson.
  • Best known for his unforgettable roles on Monty Python - from the Flying Circus to The Meaning of Life. Now, Eric Idle reflects on the meaning of his own life in this entertaining memoir that takes us on an unforgettable journey from his childhood in an austere boarding school through his successful career in comedy, television, theater, and film. Coming of age as a writer and comedian during the Sixties and Seventies, Eric stumbled into the crossroads of the cultural revolution and found himself rubbing shoulders with the likes of George Harrison, David Bowie, and Robin Williams, all of whom became dear lifelong friends. With anecdotes sprinkled throughout involving other close friends and luminaries such as Mike Nichols, Mick Jagger, Steve Martin, Paul Simon, Lorne Michaels, and many more, as well as the Pythons themselves, Eric captures a time of tremendous creative output with equal parts hilarity and heart.
  • Stockton served overseas for three years with the RAAF and during this time completed his degree by correspondence.  He has taught at Narrandera and Wauchope High Schools and was Deputy Principal at Cowra and Springwood High Schools.  In 1976 he also became the first principal at the new high school at Cambridge Park and saw it grow from an initial enrolment of 246 students to be the third largest secondary school in the Sydney area.  In his story he experiences the discomforts and frustrations as well as the funny side of teaching and the adventure of such a career. This book is from a limited printing of only 1000.