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The Spinifex Quiz Book
Language: en
Pages: 113
Authors: Susan Hawthorne
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 1993 - Publisher: Spinifex Press

Who invented hieroglyphics? Who did Einstein's mathematics? Which country did the Trung Sisters defend in 40 AD? Who invented the first computer? Who was the first woman to make a million dollars? Who built the pyramid at Giza? Who developed the Merino sheep? Who was the first writer in the
Women and Social Class
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: Pat Mahony, Christine Zmroczek
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2004-01-14 - Publisher: Routledge

This volume presents debates on class within an international context. Its particular focus is on women's theorized experience of social class from a variety of feminist perspectives, contextualized in relation to the countries and regions in which they live. Using personal experience as a basis, contributors cover Australia, Bangladesh, Botswana,
The Falling Woman
Language: en
Pages: 270
Authors: Susan Hawthorne
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2003 - Publisher: Spinifex Press

Noted Australian author Susan Hawthorne creates a desert odyssey as she interweaves the emotional and physical journeys of her central characters. In doing so she has written a powerful exploration of myth and place, survival and self. Through Stella's experience and struggles of epilepsy, Susan Hawthorne also offers a rare
The Butterfly Effect
Language: en
Pages: 248
Authors: Susan Hawthorne
Categories: Poetry
Type: BOOK - Published: 2005 - Publisher: Spinifex Press

The flap of a butterfly's wing in one part of the world can cause devastating storms on the other side, just as the word "lesbian"—a force full of vitality and world-changing creativity—can destroy families and bring down governments. Evoking the ancient worlds of pre-Vedic and Sapphic lovers, medieval jonglaresas, and
Bird
Language: en
Pages: 100
Authors: Susan Hawthorne
Categories: Health & Fitness
Type: BOOK - Published: 1999 - Publisher: Spinifex Press

Birds don't fly with leads, I said. / Safety belts are to learn with, not to live with -- / I'm safer on the trapeze than crossing the road. / And I do that every day, often by myself. So thirteen-year-old Avis argues when confronted by the limitations imposed on