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The Horse Too Are Gone, Michael Keenan
The Horse Too Are Gone
Michael Keenan
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Popular: A Memoir - Vintage Wisdom for A Modern Geek, Maya Van Wagenen
Popular: A Memoir - Vintage Wisdom for A Modern Geek
Maya Van Wagenen
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A Man's Got To Have A Hobby - Long Summers With My Dad, William McInnes
A Man's Got To Have A Hobby - Long Summers With My Dad
William McInnes
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Cafe Scheherazade, Arnold Zable
Cafe Scheherazade
Arnold Zable
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Worse Things Happen At Sea - Tales Of Life, Love, Family And The Everyday Beauty In Between, William McInnes & Sarah Watt
Worse Things Happen At Sea - Tales Of Life, Love, Family And The Everyday Beauty In Between
William McInnes & Sarah Watt
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White Butterflies, Colin McPhedran
White Butterflies
Colin McPhedran
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Omnibus: If Only They Could Talk; It Shouldn't Happen to a Vet; Let Sleeping Vets Lie; Vet in Harness; Vets Might Fly; Vet in a Spin, James Herriot
Omnibus: If Only They Could Talk; It Shouldn't Happen to a Vet; Let Sleeping Vets Lie; Vet in Harness; Vets Might Fly; Vet in a Spin
James Herriot
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I Once Met A Man...True Stories from one of Australia's Greatest Folk Heroes, R.M. Williams
I Once Met A Man...True Stories from one of Australia's Greatest Folk Heroes
R.M. Williams
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Making many Rich - A Memoir of Joseph John Booth, Fourth Archbishop of Melbourne, A. De Q. Robin
1 A. De Q. Robin Making many Rich - A Memoir of Joseph John Booth, Fourth Archbishop of Melbourne
Church of England 225351 Australia 1978 First Edition 0959654305 / 9780959654301 Hardcover Very Good Condition Very Good This biography shows Dr Booth as a man among men and as a strong leader through difficult times, both in the church and the community. Dust jacket has a fre small closed tears to top edges. 91 pages. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Autobiography::Memoir; Biography & Autobiography; ISBN: 0959654305. ISBN/EAN: 9780959654301. Inventory No: 225351. Hardcover 
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Without Fear or Favour: The Biography of a Career, A. E. Debenham, S.M. [Aided and abetted by Marien Dreyer]
2 A. E. Debenham, S.M. [Aided and abetted by Marien Dreyer] Without Fear or Favour: The Biography of a Career
Edwards & Shaw 232710 Sydney 1966 First Edition Hardcover Good Condition Good The first time a Magistrate in Australia has set down an account of his work. Last two pages has 176 pages. Tanning to pages. Dust Jacket price-clipped. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Autobiography::Memoir; New Zealand; Biography & Autobiography; Australian::Australian Law. Inventory No: 232710. Hardcover 
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Price: 17.50 AUD 13.13 AUD 
 
 
The Year of Living Biblically, A. J. Jacobs
3 A. J. Jacobs The Year of Living Biblically
William Heinemann 245143 London 2008 0434017116 / 9780434017119 Trade Paperback Very Good Condition Avoiding shellfish was easy. The stoning of adulterers proved a little more difficult - and potentially controversial. Was it enough to walk up to an adulterer and gently touch them with a stone? Even that could be grounds for accusations of assault, especially with female adulterers in Manhattan. So what's a good Bible-reading boy to do? Raised in a secular family but increasingly interested in the relevance of faith in our modern world, A.J. Jacobs decides to dive in head first and attempt to obey the hundreds of less-publicized rules. The resulting spiritual journey is at once funny and profound, reverent and irreverent, personal and universal, and will make you see history's most influential book with new eyes.Jacobs immerses himself in prayer, tends sheep in the Israeli desert, fights idolatry, and tells the absolute truth in all situations - much to his wife's chagrin. His beard grows so unruly that he is mistaken for a member of ZZ Top. He tours a Kentucky-based Creationist museum, dances with Hasidic Jews in Brooklyn and studies scripture with Jehovah's witnesses. And he wrestles with the seemingly archaic rules that baffle the twenty-first century brain, yielding unexpected ephiphanies and challenges. A book that will charm readers secular and religious, "The Year Of Living Biblically" is part York Notes to the bible, part memoir, and part look into worlds unimaginable. Thou shalt not be able to put it down... 388 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Religion, Theology; Religion & Theology; Autobiography::Memoir. ISBN/EAN: 9780434017119. Inventory No: 245143. Paperback 
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If The Gown Fits, A. P. Rowe
4 A. P. Rowe If The Gown Fits
Melbourne University Press 207858 Australia 1960 First Edition Hardcover Good Condition Good Dust jacket has small closed tears to edges. 227 pages. Dust Jacket price-clipped. Previous owners name on inside cover. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Autobiography::Memoir; Biography & Autobiography; Inventory No: 207858. Hardcover 
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A Painful Season & A Stubborn Hope - The Odyssey of an Eritrean Mother, Abeba Tesfagiorgis
5 Abeba Tesfagiorgis A Painful Season & A Stubborn Hope - The Odyssey of an Eritrean Mother
The Red Sea Press 230653 New Jersey 1995 0932415849 / 9780932415844 Softcover Very Good Condition A startling story of Abeba Tesfagiorgis's experience in the hands of Ethiopians in Asmara and her subsequent escape. 210 pages. Light fading to spine edge. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Autobiography::Memoir; United States; Biography & Autobiography; ISBN: 0932415849. ISBN/EAN: 9780932415844. Inventory No: 230653. Paperback 
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Abraham Bisno, Union Pioneer: An Autobiographical Account of Bisno's Early Life and the Beginnings of Unionism in the Women's Garment Industry, Abraham Bisno
6 Abraham Bisno Abraham Bisno, Union Pioneer: An Autobiographical Account of Bisno's Early Life and the Beginnings of Unionism in the Women's Garment Industry
The University of Wisconsin Press 230167 USA 1967 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Condition Very Good 244 pages. Dust jacket has protective non adhesive covering. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2-3 kilos. Category: Autobiography::Memoir; Biography & Autobiography; Inventory No: 230167. This book is extra heavy, and may involve extra shipping charges to some countries. Hardcover 
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Falling Leaves - The True Story of an Unwanted Chinese Daughter, Adeline Yen Mah
7 Adeline Yen Mah Falling Leaves - The True Story of an Unwanted Chinese Daughter
Penguin Books 239349 Great Britain 1997 0140265988 / 9780140265989 Softcover Very Good Condition Born in 1937 in a port city a thousand miles north of Shanghai, Adeline Yen Mah was the youngest child of an affluent Chinese family who enjoyed rare privileges during a time of political and cultural upheaval. But wealth and position could not shield Adeline from a childhood of appalling emotional abuse at the hands of a cruel and manipulative Eurasian stepmother. Determined to survive through her enduring faith in family unity, Adeline struggled for independence as she moved from Hong Kong to England and eventually to the United States to become a physician and writer. A compelling, painful, and ultimately triumphant story of a girl's journey into adulthood, Adeline's story is a testament to the most basic of human needs: acceptance, love, and understanding. With a powerful voice that speaks of the harsh realities of growing up female in a family and society that kept girls in emotional chains, "Falling Leaves" is a work of heartfelt intimacy and a rare authentic portrait of twentieth-century China. 248 pages. Age tanning to pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Autobiography::Memoir; Biography & Autobiography; ISBN: 0140265988. ISBN/EAN: 9780140265989. Inventory No: 239349. Paperback 
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Seasons of Love in Australia and Germany, Adriane Wildencamp [ Signed by Author]
8 Adriane Wildencamp [ Signed by Author] Seasons of Love in Australia and Germany
Hale & Iremonger 242992 Australia 1998 0868066656 / 9780868066653 Trade Paperback Very Good Condition No Dust Jacket This autobiographical work is almost painfully intimate, and yet it is a joyous book, full of hope and wonder. We experience the author's childhood and medical studies in Germany and in 1982 follow her to Australia, where she settles in Tasmania. While adventuring across the globe she manages to become deeply rooted in place and time. 321 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Autobiography; Biography & Autobiography; Signed Editions. Signed by Author. ISBN/EAN: 9780868066653. Inventory No: 242992. Paperback Signed by Author
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Keeping On Keeping On, Alan Bennett
9 Alan Bennett Keeping On Keeping On
Faber & Faber 241822 Great Britain 2016 First Edition 1781256497 / 9781781256497 Hardcover Near Fine Condition Near Fine 'I seem to have banged on this year rather more than usual. I make no apology for that, nor am I nervous that it will it make a jot of difference. I shall still be thought to be kindly, cosy and essentially harmless. I am in the pigeon-hole marked 'no threat' and did I stab Judi Dench with a pitchfork I should still be a teddy bear.' Alan Bennett's third collection of prose Keeping On Keeping On follows in the footsteps of the phenomenally successful Writing Home and Untold Stories, each published ten years apart. This latest collection contains Bennett's peerless diaries 2005 to 2015, reflecting on a decade that saw four premieres at the National Theatre (The Habit of Art, People, Hymn and Cocktail Sticks), a West End double-bill transfer, and the films of The History Boys and The Lady in the Van. There's a provocative sermon on private education given before the University at King's College Chapel, Cambridge, and 'Baffled at a Bookcase' offers a passionate defence of the public library. The book includes Denmark Hill, a darkly comic radio play set in suburban south London, as well as Bennett's reflections on a quarter of a century's collaboration with Nicholas Hytner. This is an engaging, humane, sharp, funny and unforgettable record of life according to the inimitable Alan Bennett. 721 pages. Illustrated with colour photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Autobiography; Biography & Autobiography; ISBN/EAN: 9781781256497. Inventory No: 241822. Hardcover 
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Trial By Tandem, Alan McCulloch
10 Alan McCulloch Trial By Tandem
F. W. Cheshire 2104 Australia 1950 Hardcover Very Good Condition No Dust Jacket Alan McCulloch 235 pages. Previous owners details on front blank endpaper. Illustrator: Alan McCulloch. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Autobiography::Memoir; Travel & Places; travel. Inventory No: 2104. Hardcover 
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Price: 15.06 AUD 11.30 AUD 
 
 
Actor's Blood, Alastair Duncan
11 Alastair Duncan Actor's Blood
Lexington Avenue Press 242804 NSW, Australia 2004 0975151045 / 9780975151044 Softcover Very Good Condition Foreword by Judy Nunn. The London born Fuller brothers migrated to New Zealand in the 1890s and became theatre, cinema & radio entrepreneurs in New Zealand & Australia, where Fullers Theatres rivalled J C Williamson. 218 pages. Inscription to previous owner on front endpaper. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Autobiography; Theatre & Plays; Theatre. ISBN: 0975151045. ISBN/EAN: 9780975151044. Inventory No: 242804. Paperback 
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The Sky and The Stars - The Memoirs of Albert Prejean, Albert Prejean
12 Albert Prejean The Sky and The Stars - The Memoirs of Albert Prejean
Harvill 230210 Great Britain 1956 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Condition Very Good 216 pages. Light browning to page edges. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Autobiography::Memoir; Biography & Autobiography; Inventory No: 230210. Hardcover 
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Price: 25.00 AUD 18.75 AUD 
 
 
More Than Music, Alec Robertson
13 Alec Robertson More Than Music
Collins 227809 London 1962 Hardcover Very Good Condition Very Good 255 pages. Dust jacket has protective non adhesive covering. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Autobiography::Memoir; Biography & Autobiography; Inventory No: 227809. Hardcover 
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Blessings In Diguise, Alex Guiness
14 Alex Guiness Blessings In Diguise
Penguin Books 241215 Great Britain 1997 0140262830 / 9780140262834 Softcover Good Condition he memoirs of the actor Sir Alec Guinness. The book includes pen portraits of such characters as Ralph Richardson, Sybil Thorndike and John Gielgud, as well as accounts of Guinness's film career, religious beliefs and wartime experiences. 246 pages. Foxing to endpapers and page edges. Cover edges rubbed. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Autobiography; Biography & Autobiography; ISBN: 0140262830. ISBN/EAN: 9780140262834. Inventory No: 241215. Paperback 
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Reading My Father, Alexander Styron
15 Alexander Styron Reading My Father
Scribner 244410 USA 2011 First Edition 1416591796 / 9781416591795 Hardcover Very Good Condition Very Good Bill Styron's writing and his depression dominated the Styron family landscape, and Alexandra, the youngest of four children and the one who spent the most time alone with her father, learned to navigate his storms in order to survive. She describes a man plagued by demons and not averse to imposing them on a young daughter. Part biography, part memoir, part elegy, Reading My Fathertells the story of a daughter coming to know her father at last. From Styron's Tidewater Virginia youth and precocious literary debut to the triumphs of his best known books and on through his devastating spiral into madness, Reading My Fatherchronicles the epic sweep of an American artist's life. It offers an intimate look at a great literary generation's friendships and their dramas. But it is also a tale of filial love and a journey toward understanding and forgiveness. 285 pages. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Autobiography::Memoir; Biography & Autobiography; ISBN/EAN: 9781416591795. Inventory No: 244410. Hardcover 
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Portrait in a Mirror: An Autobiography, Alexandra Hasluck
16 Alexandra Hasluck Portrait in a Mirror: An Autobiography
Oxford University Press 232732 Melbourne First Edition 0195542983 / 9780195542981 Hardcover Very Good Condition Very Good Alexandra Hasluck Is Already Well-known As One Of That Small But Distinguished Group Of Female Historians Who Have Done So Much, By Their Perceptive Biographies, To Increase And Enlarge Our Knowledge Of The Characters Of Our History. Married Paul Hasluck. Told through letters, diaries and speeches. 329 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Autobiography; Australia; Biography & Autobiography; ISBN: 0195542983. ISBN/EAN: 9780195542981. Inventory No: 232732. Hardcover 
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Adventures of a Chemist Collector, Alfred Bader
17 Alfred Bader Adventures of a Chemist Collector
Weidenfeld & Nicolson 227540 London 1995 First Edition 0297834614 / 9780297834618 Hardcover Near Fine Condition Near Fine This is the autobiography of the distinguished chemist, art collector and philanthropist, Alfred Bader. Born in Vienna, Bader fled to England at the age of 14, ten months before the outbreak of World War II. Although a Jewish refugee from the Nazis, he was interned in 1940 and sent to a Canadian prisoner-of-war camp. In this book, he tells the story of his success in the United States. It was a case of hard study and hard work. Obtaining his release in 1941, he was accepted by Queen's University in Kingston, Ontario, where he studied engineering chemistry. There followed a fellowship in organic chemistry at Harvard. Bader worked in Milwaukee as a research chemist for Pittsburgh Plate Glass Company and in 1951 co-founded Aldrich, which today, as Sigma-Aldrich, is the world's largest supplier of research chemicals. After leaving Sigma-Aldrich, he continued a fruitful career as an art collector and dealer. Alfred Bader and his family have a reputation as generous benefactors, notably in the fields of chemistry, education and Jewish interests. In 1992, Bader gave #6 million to Queen's University, Ontario, to purchase and renovate Herstmonceux Castle in Sussex 288 pages. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Autobiography::Memoir; Britain/UK; Biography & Autobiography; ISBN: 0297834614. ISBN/EAN: 9780297834618. Inventory No: 227540. Hardcover 
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Educating Alice, Alice Greenup
18 Alice Greenup Educating Alice
HarperCollins 245952 Australia 2013 073228810X / 9780732288105 Trade Paperback Good Condition A real-life 'The Farmer Wants a Wife'; the true story of how a city girl found love and a whole new life in the outback. What really happens when a city girl becomes a farmer's wife? If you're a fan of Rachael treasure, you'll love this memoir: a real-life outback love story that proves truth is even better than fiction ... A footloose city slicker who couldn't tell a bull from a cow was hardly the ideal candidate to answer an ad for a governess on a Mackay cattle station. But Alice Greenup was game for anything, until she was bowled over by a handsome young jackeroo with a devastating smile. It was the start of a whole new way of life as Alice gave up her city life to embrace the bush and all that came with it: horses, cattle, the obsession with rain - and the correct way to wear a hat. After overcoming more than a few obstacles, the unlikely couple eventually married, moving to Rick's family farm near Kingaroy. Determined to make their own future, they gambled their dreams on a vast property called 'Jumma'. It was a huge risk but with a lot of love, blood, sweat and tears, they were on their way. But one morning they almost lost it all. When Alice's horse bucked her out of the saddle in remote bushland, she was gravely injured. Rick was forced to leave her lying alone, drifting in and out of consciousness, to gallop home for help. What followed would test their love to the limit ... 314 pages. Tanning to page edges. Illustrated with colour photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Autobiography::Memoir; Biography & Autobiography; ISBN/EAN: 9780732288105. Inventory No: 245952. Paperback 
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Educating Alice: Adventures of a Curious Woman, Alice Steinbach
19 Alice Steinbach Educating Alice: Adventures of a Curious Woman
Bantam Books 242624 Australia 2004 1863254307 / 9781863254304 Trade Paperback Good Condition When Pulitzer-prize winning journalist Alice Steinbach decided to take a year off to explore Europe and rediscover what it was like to be an independent woman, she left her job, family, friends and routine behind. The result, WITHOUT RESERVATIONS, became a bestseller and inspired women everywhere to take that leap, if not in reality, at least in their imaginations. 282 pages. Pages browned. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Travel; Travel & Places; Autobiography::Memoir. ISBN: 1863254307. ISBN/EAN: 9781863254304. Inventory No: 242624. Paperback 
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Without Reservations: The Travels of an Independent Woman, Alice Steinbach
20 Alice Steinbach Without Reservations: The Travels of an Independent Woman
Bantam Books 238179 Australia 2000 1863253769 / 9781863253765 Softcover Very Good Condition Without Reservations is about a woman's dream come true - taking a year off to travel the world and rediscover what it is like to be an independent woman, without ties and without reservations. 'In many ways, I was an independent woman,' writes Alice Steinbach, single working mother and Pulitzer prize-winnning journalist. 'For years I'd made my own choices, paid my own bills, shovelled my own snow, and had relationships that allowed for a lot of freedom on both sides.' Slowly, however, she saw that she had become quite dependent in another way. 'I had fallen into the habit of defining myself in terms of who I was to other people and what they expected of me.' Who am I, she wanted to know, away from the things that define me - my family, children, job, friends? Steinbach searches for the answer in some of the most exciting places in the world- Paris, where she finds a soulmate in a Japanese man; Oxford, where she learns more from a ballroom dancing lesson than any of her studies; Milan, where she befriends a young woman about to be married. Beautifully illustrated with postcards Steinbach wrote home to herself, this is an unforgettable voyage of discovery 278 pages. Black and white illustrations. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Travel; Travel & Places; Autobiography::Memoir. ISBN: 1863253769. ISBN/EAN: 9781863253765. Inventory No: 238179. Paperback 
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