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Ghosting, Jennie Erdal
Ghosting
Jennie Erdal
23.00 AUD 11.50 AUD



Skating To Antarctica, Jenny Diski
Skating To Antarctica
Jenny Diski
19.00 AUD 9.50 AUD



Blessings In Diguise, Alex Guiness
Blessings In Diguise
Alex Guiness
12.00 AUD 6.00 AUD



Life is So Good, George Dason, Richard Glaubman
Life is So Good
George Dason, Richard Glaubman
17.00 AUD 8.50 AUD



Hello, I Must Be Going: Groucho And His Friends, Charlotte Chandler
Hello, I Must Be Going: Groucho And His Friends
Charlotte Chandler
18.00 AUD 9.00 AUD



Craft For A Dry Lake, Kim Mahood
Craft For A Dry Lake
Kim Mahood
15.00 AUD 7.50 AUD



Don't Turn Your Back in the Barn: Adventures of a Country Vet, Dr. David Perrin
Don't Turn Your Back in the Barn: Adventures of a Country Vet
Dr. David Perrin
17.00 AUD 8.50 AUD



The Strength In Our Dreams, Sara Henderson
The Strength In Our Dreams
Sara Henderson
22.50 AUD 11.25 AUD



 

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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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Price: 19.93 AUD 9.97 AUD 
 
 
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: 22.41 AUD 11.21 AUD 
 
 
If The Gown Fits, A. P. Rowe
3 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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Price: 19.00 AUD 9.50 AUD 
 
 
A Painful Season & A Stubborn Hope - The Odyssey of an Eritrean Mother, Abeba Tesfagiorgis
4 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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Price: 18.93 AUD 9.47 AUD 
 
 
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
5 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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Price: 22.41 AUD 11.21 AUD 
 
 
True Colours - My Life, Adam Gilchrist
6 Adam Gilchrist True Colours - My Life
MacMillan 240729 Australia 2008 1405038969 / 9781405038966 Hardcover Near Fine Condition Very Good Many critics believe Adam Gilchrist is the greatest wicketkeeper/batsman to have played the game, but Adam's huge popularity does not rest solely on his incredible track record. To his millions of fans around the world, it is the way he plays the game - rather than simply the sum of his achievements - that marks him out as one of the best-loved cricketers of his generation. True Colours is his autobiography, and like the man himself it's incomparable. With unflinching honesty, intelligence, compassion and humour, Adam takes you into the world of cricket that few outside of the Australian team have ever seen. From his early struggles to establish himself, through to the giant achievements of the Australian test and one-day sides, True Colours offers an extraordinary window on Adam, on cricket's major stars and on the game itself. 627 pages. Illustrated with colour and black and white photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Autobiography::Memoir; Biography & Autobiography; Sport::Cricket. ISBN/EAN: 9781405038966. Inventory No: 240729. Hardcover 
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Price: 25.00 AUD 12.50 AUD 
 
 
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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Price: 17.00 AUD 8.50 AUD 
 
 
I Can Jump Puddles, Alan Marshall
8 Alan Marshall I Can Jump Puddles
Penguin Books 228162 2010 0143204858 / 9780143204855 Softcover Near Fine Condition I Can Jump Puddles is Alan Marshall's story of his childhood - a happy world in which, despite his crippling poliomyelitis, he plays, climbs, fights, swims, rides and laughs. His world was the Australian countryside early last century: rough-riders, bushmen, farmers and tellers of tall stories - a world held precious by the young Alan. 248 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Autobiography::Memoir; Biography & Autobiography; ISBN/EAN: 9780143204855. Inventory No: 228162. Paperback 
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Price: 14.95 AUD 7.48 AUD 
 
 
Trial By Tandem, Alan McCulloch
9 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: 20.06 AUD 10.03 AUD 
 
 
The Sky and The Stars - The Memoirs of Albert Prejean, Albert Prejean
10 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: 29.88 AUD 14.94 AUD 
 
 
14 Minutes - A Running Legend's Life And Death And Life, Alberto Salazar
11 Alberto Salazar 14 Minutes - A Running Legend's Life And Death And Life
Rodale 240508 USA 2012 1609619986 / 9781609619985 Trade Paperback Near Fine Condition No Dust Jacket In 2007, after collapsing on a practice field at the Nike campus, champion marathoner Alberto Salazar's heart stopped beating for 14 minutes. Over the crucial moments that followed, rescuers administered CPR to feed oxygen to his brain and EMTs shocked his heart eight times with defibrillator paddles. He was clinically dead. But miraculously, Salazar was back at the Nike campus coaching his runners just nine days later. Salazar had faced death before, but he survived that and numerous other harrowing episodes thanks to his raw physical talent, maniacal training habits, and sheer will, as well as--he strongly believes--divine grace. In 14 Minutes, Salazar chronicles in spellbinding detail how a shy, skinny Cuban-American kid from the suburbs of Boston was transformed into the greatest marathon runner of his era. For the first time, he reveals his tempestuous relationship with his father, a former ally of Fidel Castro; his early running life in high school with the Greater Boston Track Club; his unhealthy obsession to train through pain; the dramatic wins in New York, Boston, and South Africa; and how surviving 14 minutes of death taught him to live again. 260 pages. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Autobiography::Memoir; Biography & Autobiography; ISBN/EAN: 9781609619985. Inventory No: 240508. Paperback 
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Price: 19.00 AUD 9.50 AUD 
 
 
The Strange Alchemy of Life and Law, Albie Sachs
12 Albie Sachs The Strange Alchemy of Life and Law
Oxford University Press 231021 Oxford 2011 0199605777 / 9780199605774 Softcover Near Fine Condition From a young age Albie Sachs played a prominent part in the struggle for justice in South Africa. As a result he was detained in solitary confinement, tortured by sleep deprivation and eventually blown up by a car bomb which cost him his right arm and the sight of an eye. His experiences provoked an outpouring of creative thought on the role of law as a protector of human dignity in the modern world, and a lifelong commitment to seeing a new era of justice established in South Africa. After playing an important role in drafting South Africa's post-apartheid Constitution, he was appointed by Nelson Mandela to be a member of the country's first Constitutional Court. Over the course of his fifteen year term on the Court he has grappled with the major issues confronting modern South Africa, and the challenges posed to the fledgling democracy as it sought to overcome the injustices of the apartheid regime. As his term on the Court approaches its end, Sachs here conveys in intimate fashion what it has been like to be a judge in these unique circumstances, how his extraordinary life has influenced his approach to the cases before him, and his views on the nature of justice and its achievement through law. The book provides unique access to an insider's perspective on modern South Africa, and a rare glimpse into the working of a judicial mind. By juxtaposing life experiences and extracts from judgments, Sachs enables the reader to see the complex and surprising ways in which legal culture transforms subjective experience into objectively reasoned decisions. With rare candour he tells of the difficulties he has when preparing a judgment, of how every judgment is a lie. Rejecting purely formal notions of the judicial role he shows how both reason and passion (concern for protecting human dignity) are required for law to work in the service of justice. 306 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Autobiography::Memoir; Britain/UK; Biography & Autobiography; ISBN/EAN: 9780199605774. Inventory No: 231021. Paperback 
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Price: 32.36 AUD 16.18 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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Price: 19.93 AUD 9.97 AUD 
 
 
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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Price: 12.00 AUD 6.00 AUD 
 
 
Portrait in a Mirror: An Autobiography, Alexandra Hasluck
15 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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Price: 24.90 AUD 12.45 AUD 
 
 
Adventures of a Chemist Collector, Alfred Bader
16 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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Price: 22.91 AUD 11.46 AUD 
 
 
Without Reservations: The Travels of an Independent Woman, Alice Steinbach
17 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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Price: 18.93 AUD 9.47 AUD 
 
 
Bagman To Swagman: Tales of Broome, The North-West and Other Australian Adventures, Alistair McAlpine
18 Alistair McAlpine Bagman To Swagman: Tales of Broome, The North-West and Other Australian Adventures
Allen & Unwin 240016 Australia 1999 1865083895 / 9781865083896 Softcover Very Good Condition Alistair McAlpine has conducted a lifelong love affair with Australia. He's bought large chunks of it, developed some and turned others into a zoo and nature parks, and has travelled much of the length and breadth of the Continent.Arriving in Australia in his early twenties as a junior member of the English family building conglomerate McAlpines, he soon became involved in building Perth's first luxury hotel, the famous Parmelia and other projects followed. He was a pioneer of 'eco-tourism' with his development of Broome, creating the world-famous Cable Beach Club and also a remarkable zoo, which rapidly became known for the success of its breeding programs for the world's endangered species.A restless soul, Alistair McAlpine has continually traversed the country by light aircraft and four-wheel drive and his deep love and respect for the Australian outback and its people comes through these pages.An inveterate collector of art, artefacts and characters, Alistair McAlpine has long been concerned that Aboriginal artists should receive the recognition and rewards that are their due. He has spent many years building up superb collections of Aboriginal paintings and totems, some of which have now been donated to the Australian people, along with his collection of Australian and European sculpture, paintings and photographs.Familiar of prime ministers and royalty, friend of swagmen and Aborigines, Alistair McAlpine s Bagman to Swagman, the second volume of his memoirs, written in his own inimitable style, is redolent with humour, wisdom and a deep and abiding love for Australia and its people. 298 pages. Illustrated with colour photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Autobiography; Biography & Autobiography; ISBN: 1865083895. ISBN/EAN: 9781865083896. Inventory No: 240016. Paperback 
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Price: 22.00 AUD 11.00 AUD 
 
 
The Journals Of Anais Nin - Volume Four 1944-1947, Anais Nin
19 Anais Nin The Journals Of Anais Nin - Volume Four 1944-1947
Quartet 235348 London 1979 0704330792 / 9780704330795 Softcover Good Condition No Dust Jacket 266 pages. Light browning to page edges. Front blank endpaper has been removed. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Autobiography::Memoir; Family & Relationships; ISBN: 0704330792. ISBN/EAN: 9780704330795. Inventory No: 235348. Paperback 
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Price: 14.95 AUD 7.48 AUD 
 
 
The Journals Of Anais Nin - Volume Seven 1966-1974, Anais Nin
20 Anais Nin The Journals Of Anais Nin - Volume Seven 1966-1974
Quartet 235347 London 1983 0704334518 / 9780704334519 Softcover Good Condition No Dust Jacket 355 pages. Front blank endpaper has been removed. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Autobiography::Memoir; Family & Relationships; ISBN: 0704334518. ISBN/EAN: 9780704334519. Inventory No: 235347. Paperback 
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Price: 16.44 AUD 8.22 AUD 
 
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