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Former Aussie rugby player Peter Fitzsimons sheds 40 kilograms | 60 Minutes Australia
Peter FitzSimons getting battered by the French 1990
THE GREAT AUSSIE BLOKE SLIM DOWN with Peter Fitzsimmons at Happiness & Its Causes 2017
Australia’s shock election result
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Little Theories of Life【電子書籍】[ Peter FitzSimons ]

Little Theories of Life【電子書籍】[ Peter FitzSimons ]

<p>Why does the dominant partner in any sexual relationship usually sleep on the side of the bed nearest the door? Is there a direct relationship between the length of hemlines and the state of the national economy? Are odd numbers evil? And why do drivers with hats drive 40 kilometres per hour slower than those without?</p> <p>These are the big questions of life, and it takes a brave man to tackle them. The Italian versus Australian theory of traffic lights; who gets the spare armrest between a
The Ballad of Les Darcy【電子書籍】[ Peter FitzSimons ]

The Ballad of Les Darcy【電子書籍】[ Peter FitzSimons ]

<p>An Australian hero torn between family and country 'Put Les Darcy in a uniform and the men of Australia will march to hell behind him.' that was the message trained on Australia's great 'Blacksmith Boxer', as debate about conscription raged in the middle of World War I. the problem was that Les Darcy didn't want to march at the fore of such a procession, nor to such a destination. He wanted to continue what he had been doing to extraordinary acclaim before the war began - taking on the best b
Batavia【電子書籍】[ Peter Fitzsimons ]

Batavia【電子書籍】[ Peter Fitzsimons ]

<p>Batavia is the greatest story in Australia?s history. The Shipwreck of the Batavia combines in just the one tale the birth of the world's first corporation, the brutality of colonisation, the battle of good vs evil, the derring-do of sea-faring adventure, mutiny, ship-wreck, love, lust, blood-lust, petty fascist dictatorship, criminality, a reign of terror, murders most foul, sexual slavery, natural nobility, survival, retribution, rescue, first contact with native peoples and so much more. D
The Catalpa RescueThe gripping story of the most dramatic and successful prison story in Australian and Irish history【電子書籍】[ Peter FitzSimons ]

The Catalpa RescueThe gripping story of the most dramatic and successful prison story in Australian and Irish history【電子書籍】[ Peter FitzSimons ]

<p><strong>The incredible true story of one of the most extraordinary and inspirational prison breaks in Australian history.</strong></p> <p>New York, 1874. Members of the <em>Clan-na-Gael</em> - agitators for Irish freedom from the English yoke - hatch a daring plan to free six Irish political prisoners from the most remote prison in the British Empire, Fremantle Prison in Western Australia. Under the guise of a whale hunt, Captain Anthony sets sail on the <em>Catalpa</em> to rescue the men fro
And Now For Some Light Relief...The Genuinely Funny Joke Book【電子書籍】[ Peter FitzSimons ]

And Now For Some Light Relief...The Genuinely Funny Joke Book【電子書籍】[ Peter FitzSimons ]

<p>Australia’s best-selling author’s favourite wisecracks, tall tales and rib-ticklers.</p> <p>Two drunks were walking home along the railway tracks. The first drunk says, 'There's a hell of a lot of steps here.' The second drunk says, 'I'll tell you what's worse, this hand rail is low down.’</p> <p>Peter FitzSimons has collected the biggest, bestest, funniest, downright groan-inducing,rib-ticklers, one-liners, knock-knocks, shaggy dog stories and limericks and collated them into the ultimate bo
Ned Kelly【電子書籍】[ Peter FitzSimons ]

Ned Kelly【電子書籍】[ Peter FitzSimons ]

<p>Love him or loathe him, Ned Kelly has been at the heart of Australian culture and identity since he and his Gang were tracked down in bushland by the Victorian police and came out fighting, dressed in bulletproof iron armour made from farmers’ ploughs.</p> <p>Historians still disagree over virtually every aspect of the eldest Kelly boy’s brushes with the law. Did he or did he not shoot Constable Fitzpatrick at their family home? Was he a lawless thug or a noble Robin Hood, a remorseless kille
MawsonAnd the Ice Men of the Heroic Age: Scott, Shackleton and Amundsen【電子書籍】[ Peter FitzSimons ]

MawsonAnd the Ice Men of the Heroic Age: Scott, Shackleton and Amundsen【電子書籍】[ Peter FitzSimons ]

<p>Sir Douglas Mawson, born in 1882 and knighted in 1914, remains Australia's greatest Antarctic explorer. On 2 December 1911, his Australasian Antarctic Expedition left Hobart to explore the virgin frozen coastline below Australia, 2000 miles of which had never felt the tread of a human foot. He was on his way to fulfil a national dream he had first conceived three years earlier, while on his first trip to the frozen continent on the Nimrod expedition under the leadership of the charismatic Ang
Monash's MasterpieceThe battle of Le Hamel and the 93 minutes that changed the world【電子書籍】[ Peter FitzSimons ]

Monash's MasterpieceThe battle of Le Hamel and the 93 minutes that changed the world【電子書籍】[ Peter FitzSimons ]

<p>The Battle of Le Hamel on 4 July 1918 was an Allied triumph, and strategically very important in the closing stages of WW1.</p> <p>A largely Australian force commanded by the brilliant John Monash, fought what has described as the first modern battle - where infantry, tanks, artillery and planes operated together, as a coordinated force.</p> <p>Monash planned every detail meticulously - with nothing left to chance: integrated use of planes, wireless (and even carrier pigeons!)was the basis, a
Ned Kelly: The Story of Australia's Most Notorious Legend NED KELLY [ Peter Fitzsimons ]

Ned Kelly: The Story of Australia's Most Notorious Legend NED KELLY [ Peter Fitzsimons ]

NED KELLY Peter Fitzsimons RANDOM HOUSE AUSTRALIA2015 Paperback English ISBN:9780857982094 洋書 Fiction & Literature(小説&文芸) Biography & Autobiography
Monash's MasterpieceThe battle of Le Hamel and the 93 minutes that changed the world【電子書籍】[ Peter FitzSimons ]

Monash's MasterpieceThe battle of Le Hamel and the 93 minutes that changed the world【電子書籍】[ Peter FitzSimons ]

<p>The Battle of Le Hamel on 4 July 1918 was an Allied triumph, and strategically very important in the closing stages of WWI. A largely Australian force, commanded by the brilliant Sir John Monash, fought what has been described as the first modern battle - where infantry, tanks, artillery and planes operated together as a coordinated force.</p> <p>Monash planned every detail meticulously, with nothing left to chance. Integrated use of tanks, planes, infantry, wireless (and even carrier pigeons
Tobruk TOBRUK ANNIV/E 75/E [ Peter Fitzsimons ]

Tobruk TOBRUK ANNIV/E 75/E [ Peter Fitzsimons ]

TOBRUK ANNIV/E 75/E Peter Fitzsimons HARPERCOLLINS 3602017 Paperback Anniversary English ISBN:9781460751916 洋書 Social Science(社会科学) History
Burke and WillsThe Triumph and Tragedy of Australia's Most Famous Explorers【電子書籍】[ Peter FitzSimons ]

Burke and WillsThe Triumph and Tragedy of Australia's Most Famous Explorers【電子書籍】[ Peter FitzSimons ]

<p><strong>'They have left here today!' he calls to the others. When King puts his hand down above the ashes of the fire, it is to find it still hot. There is even a tiny flame flickering from the end of one log. They must have left just hours ago.'</strong></p> <p>MELBOURNE, 20 AUGUST 1860. In an ambitious quest to be the first Europeans to cross the harsh Australian continent, the Victorian Exploring Expedition sets off, farewelled by 15,000 cheering well-wishers. Led by Robert O'Hara Burke, a
Burke and WillsThe triumph and tragedy of Australia's most famous explorers【電子書籍】[ Peter FitzSimons ]

Burke and WillsThe triumph and tragedy of Australia's most famous explorers【電子書籍】[ Peter FitzSimons ]

<p><strong>The iconic Australian exploration story - brought to life by Peter FitzSimons, Australia's storyteller.</strong></p> <p><strong>'They have left here today!' he calls to the others. When King puts his hand down above the ashes of the fire, it is to find it still hot. There is even a tiny flame flickering from the end of one log. They must have left just hours ago.</strong></p> <p>MELBOURNE, 20 AUGUST 1860. In an ambitious quest to be the first Europeans to cross the harsh Australian co
Gallipoli【電子書籍】[ Peter FitzSimons ]

Gallipoli【電子書籍】[ Peter FitzSimons ]

<p><em>On 25 April 1915, Allied forces landed on the Gallipoli Peninsula in present-day Turkey to secure the sea route between Britain and France in the west and Russia in the east. After eight months of terrible fighting, they would fail...</em><br /> To this day, Turkey regards the victory as a defining moment in its history, a heroic last stand in the defence of the Ottoman Empire. But, counter-intuitively, it would come to signify something perhaps even greater for the defeated allies, in pa
KokodaTeen edition【電子書籍】[ Peter FitzSimons ]

KokodaTeen edition【電子書籍】[ Peter FitzSimons ]

<p><strong>A story of young Australians' mateship and bravery against all odds in WWII</strong></p> <p>For Australians, Kokoda is the iconic battle of World War II, yet few people know just what happened - and just what our troops achieved. In this new edition of his bestselling account of this seminal battle, Peter FitzSimons tells the Kokoda story in a gripping, moving story specially geared for high-school age readers.</p> <p>Conditions on the track were hellish - rain was constant, the terra
The Catalpa RescueThe gripping story of the most dramatic and successful prison break in Australian history【電子書籍】[ Peter FitzSimons ]

The Catalpa RescueThe gripping story of the most dramatic and successful prison break in Australian history【電子書籍】[ Peter FitzSimons ]

<p><strong>The incredible true story of one of the most extraordinary and inspirational prison breaks in Australian history.</strong></p> <p>New York, 1874. Members of the <em>Clan-na-Gael</em> - agitators for Irish freedom from the English yoke - hatch a daring plan to free six Irish political prisoners from the most remote prison in the British Empire, Fremantle Prison in Western Australia. Under the guise of a whale hunt, Captain Anthony sets sail on the <em>Catalpa</em> to rescue the men fro
Nancy Wake【電子書籍】[ Peter FitzSimons ]

Nancy Wake【電子書籍】[ Peter FitzSimons ]

<p>The gripping true story of the woman who became the Gestapo's most wanted spy</p> <p>In the early 1930s, Nancy Wake was a young woman enjoying a bohemian life in Paris. By the end of the Second World War, she was the Gestapo's most wanted person. As a na?ve, young journalist, Nancy Wake witnessed a horrific scene of Nazi violence in a Viennese street. From that moment, she declared that she would do everything in her power to rid Europe of the Nazis. What began as a courier job here and there
Bataviahet waargebeurde, avontuurlijke verhaal van de ondergang van het VOC-schip Batavia in 1629【電子書籍】[ Peter FitzSimons ]

Bataviahet waargebeurde, avontuurlijke verhaal van de ondergang van het VOC-schip Batavia in 1629【電子書籍】[ Peter FitzSimons ]

<p>Een uniek stuk geschiedenis! Het waargebeurde, avontuurlijke en bloedstollende verhaal van de ondergang van het grootste koopvaardijschip van de VOC, de Batavia, in 1629. Bijna 400 jaar geleden voer de Batavia uit om nooit meer terug te keren... Op 29 oktober 1628 vertrekt de Batavia - de trots van de Republiek - voor haar eerste zeereis van Texel richting Nederlands-Indi?. Dit nieuwe vlaggenschip van de VOC, groter en sneller dan zijn voorgangers, is beladen met veel kostbaarheden en toegeru
A Simpler Time【電子書籍】[ Peter FitzSimons ]

A Simpler Time【電子書籍】[ Peter FitzSimons ]

<p>An affectionate and hilarious tribute to the childhood of another era, from one of Australia's favourite authors A memoir of love, laughter, loss and billycarts Peter FitzSimons's account of growing up on the rural outskirts of Sydney in the 1960s is first and foremost a tribute to family. But it is also a salute to times and generations past, when praise was understated but love unstinting; work was hard and values clear; when people stood by each other in adversity. Above all, in the FitzSi
Seriously...You Have to LaughGreat yarns and tall tales from the sporting fields, dressing rooms and commentary boxes of Australia【電子書籍】[ Peter FitzSimons ]

Seriously...You Have to LaughGreat yarns and tall tales from the sporting fields, dressing rooms and commentary boxes of Australia【電子書籍】[ Peter FitzSimons ]

<p>Putting his unique spin on our sporting life, Peter FitzSimons celebrates the tall tales and true, the outrageous yarns and the knockabout humour from the footy fields, cricket grounds, dressing rooms, bars and commentary boxes of Australia.</p> <p>From the clever sledges behind the bales and the goalposts to the quick wit of lounge room commentators and the ever so slightly exaggerated tales of holes in one and other great sporting feats, comes this collection of wicked tales, killer quotes