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THE TRAVELLING ENTERTAINER And Other Stories ( West Coast Writing 10 ), 0Jolley, Elizabeth (introduced and Edited By Caroline Lurie)
1 0Jolley, Elizabeth (introduced and Edited By Caroline Lurie) THE TRAVELLING ENTERTAINER And Other Stories ( West Coast Writing 10 )
FACP GHE0022205 Western Australia 1979 First Edition 0909144214 / 9780909144210 Soft Cover Very Good No Dust Jacket PB, pictorial card covers, VG/--, 181pp. Light rubbing to edges and corners of covers, inside has white-out to top ffep. Ten stories by an acute observer of everyday life. Water stain mark to top of front cover and first few pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Literature; Literature & Literary; ISBN: 0909144214. ISBN/EAN: 9780909144210. Inventory No: GHE0022205. Paperback 
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Kate Remembered, A. Scott Berg
2 A. Scott Berg Kate Remembered
G.P. Putnam's Sons 242806 Australia 2003 0743206762 / 9780743206761 Hardcover Good Condition Good For more than twenty years, Katharine Hepburn imparted many of the details of her life to me suggesting that I weave them into a book - one that would appear upon her death. Sad to say, the time has come to publish that book. But I find comfort in knowing she lived a very rich 96 years; and I have tried my best to honour her wish of making the book as true to her spirit as possible - as inspiring, as loving and as fun.' Scott Berg KATE REMEMBERED is a loving tribute and a tender farewell that reveals an unusual relationship in a unique life, one fully lived - and largely according to Katharine Hepburn's own rules. More importantly, it sets down many of the stories of that life as she saw them, full of sentiments she felt should not be made public until after her death. Ultimately, this book is not only a story of the poignant final twenty years in which Scott Berg knew Katharine Hepburn, but also a tale of a great theatrical personality and the better part of the century that was the stage for her distinguished life. 370 pages. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Biography; Biography & Autobiography; ISBN: 0743206762. ISBN/EAN: 9780743206761. Inventory No: 242806. Hardcover 
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Price: 15.00 AUD 12.75 AUD 
 
 
Kate Remembered, A. Scott Berg
3 A. Scott Berg Kate Remembered
G.P. Putnam's Sons 233937 USA 2003 0399151648 / 9780399151644 Hardcover Near Fine Condition For more than twenty years, Katharine Hepburn imparted many of the details of her life to me suggesting that I weave them into a book - one that would appear upon her death. Sad to say, the time has come to publish that book. But I find comfort in knowing she lived a very rich 96 years; and I have tried my best to honour her wish of making the book as true to her spirit as possible - as inspiring, as loving and as fun.' Scott Berg KATE REMEMBERED is a loving tribute and a tender farewell that reveals an unusual relationship in a unique life, one fully lived - and largely according to Katharine Hepburn's own rules. More importantly, it sets down many of the stories of that life as she saw them, full of sentiments she felt should not be made public until after her death. Ultimately, this book is not only a story of the poignant final twenty years in which Scott Berg knew Katharine Hepburn, but also a tale of a great theatrical personality and the better part of the century that was the stage for her distinguished life. 370 pages. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Biography; Biography & Autobiography; ISBN: 0399151648. ISBN/EAN: 9780399151644. Inventory No: 233937. Hardcover 
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The Matisse Stories, A.S. Byatt
4 A.S. Byatt The Matisse Stories
Chatto 243476 Great Britain 1993 0701160888 / 9780701160883 Hardcover Very Good Condition Very Good First blank page has been removed 135 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Literature; Literature & Literary; ISBN/EAN: 9780701160883. Inventory No: 243476. Hardcover 
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P. I. Tchaikovsky's The Nutcracker [ Fantasia Pictorial - Stories from Famous Music], Adapted by Magoichi Kushida, Translated by Ann King Herring
5 Adapted by Magoichi Kushida, Translated by Ann King Herring P. I. Tchaikovsky's The Nutcracker [ Fantasia Pictorial - Stories from Famous Music]
Gakken Co Ltd 226395 Tokyo 1971 Hardcover Good Condition Good Fumiko Hori Based on Tchaikovsky's ballet after the story by E.T.A. Hoffmann. Dust jacket has a closed tear to top of front and bottom of rear cover. Light foxing to covers. Illustrator: Fumiko Hori. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Children's; Japan; Children; Inventory No: 226395. Hardcover 
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Ghosts That Haunt you, Aidan Chambers [Compiiled]
6 Aidan Chambers [Compiiled] Ghosts That Haunt you
Puffin / Penguin Books 230709 Great Britain 1983 0140314288 / 9780140314281 Softcover Good Condition Ten of the best ghost stories every written. The Lonesome Place - August Derleth; The Empty Schoolroom - Pamela Hansford Johnson; Brownie - R. Chetwynd-Hayes; Lost Hearts - M. R. James; Tea At Ravensburgh - Joan Aiken; School for the Unspeakable - Manly Wade Wellman; The Emissary - Ray Bradbury; The Lamp - Agatha Christie; We'll Always Have Tommy - Brian Morse; Dead Trouble - Aidan Chambers 168 pages. Cover has a few creases. Cover edges rubbed. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Children's::Children's Fiction; Children; Children's::Puffin. ISBN: 0140314288. ISBN/EAN: 9780140314281. Inventory No: 230709. Paperback 
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The Truth With Jokes, Al Franken
7 Al Franken The Truth With Jokes
Allen Lane 230630 2005 First Edition 0713998091 / 9780713998092 Hardcover Very Good Condition Very Good Nearly a year after the presidential election of 2004, Al Franken is still checking facts, exposing lies, and trying to clear the record as he sees it. Sneering at President Bush's declaration of a mandate after a two-and-a-half percent victory, he deconstructs Bush's 2004 platform of "fear, smear, and queers," and explains how the president has done some flip-flopping of his own. He offers comment on well-known stories, including the Terri Schiavo case, and some more obscure, such as reports of forced prostitution, indentured servitude, and squalid conditions at clothing factories in Saipan (which is part of the American Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands). Franken focuses on Tom DeLay's connection to the territory and his efforts to prevent bills from being passed that would have required Saipan to follow U.S. labor laws. Iraq, too, is discussed, from its planning stages to the huge sum of money currently unaccounted for, including $8.8 billion missing from the Coalition Provisional Authority's coffers. On the home front, Franken covers President Bush's attempt at Social Security reform, explaining how they came up with the projected shortfall figure of $11 trillion. For one thing, they adjusted life expectancy to 150 years, while leaving the retirement age at 67: "That's an eighty-three-year retirement. They're never gonna get to that without stem cell research." He also takes some wickedly funny swipes at Karl Rove, lobbyist Jack Abramoff, pundits and hosts such as Rush Limbaugh, Tim Russert, and Sean Hannity, and, of course, President Bush. 336 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Politics; Politics & Government; ISBN: 0713998091. ISBN/EAN: 9780713998092. Inventory No: 230630. Hardcover 
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Friendly Fire, Alaa Al Aswany
8 Alaa Al Aswany Friendly Fire
Fourth Estate 233419 London 2009 9780007386008 Softcover Very Good Condition The new book from Alaa Al Aswany, author of the international bestseller 'The Yacoubian Building' and 'Chicago'.'Friendly Fire' is a novella and collection of short stories from Alaa Al Aswany, author of the bestselling 'The Yacoubian Building'. As in that novel, Al Aswany dissects modern Egyptian society and, with skill and detachment, reveals the hypocrisy, violence and abuse of power characteristic of a world in moral crisis. Here, though, the focus has shifted from the broad historical canvas to the minute stitches of pain that hold together an individual, a family, a school classroom and the relationship between a man and a woman. Can a man so alienated from his society that he regards all its members as no better than microbes wriggling under a microscope survive within it? Can cynical religiosity triumph over human decency? Can a man put the thought of a delicious dish of beans behind him long enough to mourn his father's death? Alongside these wry questions, other, less mordant perspectives also have their place: an ageing cabaret dancer bestows the blessing of a vanished world on her lover's son; a crippled boy wins subjective victory from objective disaster. 219 pages. Illustrated with colour photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Fiction::Short Story Fiction; Fiction; ISBN/EAN: 9780007386008. Inventory No: 233419. Paperback 
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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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The Cricketer's Companion, Alan Ross [Editor]
10 Alan Ross [Editor] The Cricketer's Companion
Bibliophile Books 232429 London 1984 0413460207 / 9780413460202 Hardcover Good Condition Good Contents: Cricket Stories; Great Players; Men and Moements; The Poetry of Cricket; New Poetry; New Prose. Illustrated endpapers. 582 pages. Foxing to outer page edges. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Sport::Cricket; Sports & Pastimes; ISBN: 0413460207. ISBN/EAN: 9780413460202. Inventory No: 232429. Hardcover 
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The Lazarus Project, Aleksandar Hemon
11 Aleksandar Hemon The Lazarus Project
Riverhead Books 238015 USA 2008 First Edition 1594489882 / 9781594489884 Hardcover Very Good Condition Very Good In two collections of stories, "The Question of Bruno" and the NBCC-finalist "Nowhere Man," Aleksandar Hemon has earned unmatched literary acclaim and a reputation as one of the English language's most original and moving wordsmiths. In "The Lazarus Project," Hemon has turned these talents to an embracing novel that intertwines haunting historical atmosphere and detail with sharp and shimmering?sometimes hilarious, sometimes heartbreaking?contemporary storytelling. On March 2, 1908, nineteen-year-old Lazarus Averbuch, a recent Jewish immigrant from Eastern Europe to Chicago, knocked on the front door of the house of George Shippy, the chief of Chicago police. When Shippy came to the door, Averbuch offered him what he said was an important letter. Instead of taking the letter, Shippy shot Averbuch twice, killing him. When Shippy released a statement casting Averbuch as a would-be anarchist assassin and agent of foreign political operatives, he all but set off a city and a country already simmering with ethnic and political tensions. Now, in the twenty-first century, a young writer in Chicago, Brik, also from Eastern Europe, becomes obsessed with Lazarus's story?what really happened, and why? In order to understand Averbuch, Brik and his friend Rora?who overflows with stories of his life as a Sarajevo war photographer?retrace Averbuch's path across Eastern Europe, through a history of pogroms and poverty, and through a present-day landscape of cheap mafiosi and cheaper prostitutes. The stories of Averbuch and Brik become inextricably entwined, augmented by the photographs that Rora takes on their journey, creating a truly original, provocative, and entertaining novel that will confirm Hemon once and for all as one of the most dynamic and essential literary voices of our time. 294 pages. Pen mark to top of page edges indicating remainder mark. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Fiction; Fiction; ISBN/EAN: 9781594489884. Inventory No: 238015. Hardcover 
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Dandelion Clocks - Stories Of Childhood, Alfred Bradley and Kay Jamieson (Editors)
12 Alfred Bradley and Kay Jamieson (Editors) Dandelion Clocks - Stories Of Childhood
Penguin Books 001483 Great Britain 1980 0140048111 / 9780140048117 Paperback Good No Dust Jacket 217 pages. First published in this edition in Great Britain by Michael Joseph 1978. Cover illustration by James Marsh. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 250 grams. Category: Fiction; Fiction; ISBN: 0140048111. ISBN/EAN: 9780140048117. Inventory No: 001483. Paperback 
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Alfred Hitchcock Present Stories for Late at Night Part I, Alfred Hitchcock
13 Alfred Hitchcock Alfred Hitchcock Present Stories for Late at Night Part I
Pan Books 236051 London 1964 Softcover Good Condition 285 pages. Foxing to endpapers and page edges. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Fiction; Fiction; Inventory No: 236051. Paperback 
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Stories For The Heart, Alice Gray - Compiler
14 Alice Gray - Compiler Stories For The Heart
Multinomah 238929 USA 2001 1576731278 / 9781576731277 Softcover Good Condition No Dust Jacket A picture is worth a thousand words, and a good story spans the generations. Now the same story treasury that has touched readers' souls since 1996 -- and launched a series with more than 4 million copies in print -- has gotten even better! Adorned with an updated cover to match later Stories collections and journals, and elegantly typeset within, the new book still offers over 100 encouraging story selections from some of America's best-loved communicators. Carry them in your heart, learn from their wisdom, and share them with someone you love. It's the storybook that sparked a movement! A picture is worth a thousand words -- and a good story spans generations. This book holds a collection of many timeless stories -- stories of compassion and encouragement. Carry them in your heart, learn from their wisdom, share them with someone you love. Whether you read them while curling up by the fire or basking in the sun, this soul-stirring treasury is sure to move you to much needed laughter and tears. 320 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Inspirational; Self Help & Motivation; ISBN: 1576731278. ISBN/EAN: 9781576731277. Inventory No: 238929. Paperback 
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You Can't Keep a Good Woman Down, Alice Walker
15 Alice Walker You Can't Keep a Good Woman Down
The Women's Press 226349 Great Britain 1985 Reprint 070433884X / 9780704338845 Softcover Good Condition A natural evolution from the earlier, much-acclaimed collection In Love & Trouble, these fourteen provocative and often humorous stories show women oppressed but not defeated.These are hopeful stories about love, lust, fame, and cultural thievery, the delight of new lovers, and the rediscovery of old friends, affirmed even across self-imposed color lines. 167 pages. Light foxing to outer page edges. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Fiction; Fiction; ISBN: 070433884X. ISBN/EAN: 9780704338845. Inventory No: 226349. Paperback 
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Letty on the Land [Our Australian Girl #3], Alison Lloyd
16 Alison Lloyd Letty on the Land [Our Australian Girl #3]
Puffin / Penguin Books 236892 Australia 2011 0143305425 / 9780143305422 Softcover Good Condition It's1841 . . . and if Letty wants to keep her job she must travel with her mistress to a sheep farm in the Blue Mountains, leaving her sister Lavinia behind in Sydney. Letty has heard that the bush is a wild place, full of strange beasts and dangers, not to mention the bushrangers who hide out in it. And as Letty soon learns, life on the land has plenty of challenges . . . Join Letty again on her adventure in the third of four exciting stories about a free-settler girl and her new life in a far-off land 103 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Children's::Children's Fiction; Children; ISBN/EAN: 9780143305422. Inventory No: 236892. Paperback 
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Favourite Story Collection - Stories, Poems and Nursery Rhymes, Alison Sage [Selected]
17 Alison Sage [Selected] Favourite Story Collection - Stories, Poems and Nursery Rhymes
Hutchinson 225233 Great Britain 2000 0091768780 / 9780091768782 Hardcover (Printed Boards) Good Condition 318 pages. Light foxing to endpapers and page edges. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Children's; Children; ISBN: 0091768780. ISBN/EAN: 9780091768782. Inventory No: 225233. Hardcover 
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Haunted Kids: True Ghost Stories, Allan Zullo
18 Allan Zullo Haunted Kids: True Ghost Stories
Scholastic Inc 238883 USA 2004 043968059X / 9780439680592 Softcover Very Good Condition Many kids claim to have seen ghosts in all sorts of places--cemeteries, bedrooms, attics, schools, roadways, forests, caves. Often, experts were called in to investigate these apparent hauntings, and most of the time these so-called experts walked away baffled. The only thing that everyone could agree on was that something very weird had happened, something that could never be fully explained. This first book in Allan Zullo's popular Haunted Kids series is a collection of 11 creepy tales inspired by real-life cases taken from the files of noted ghost hunters. Do ghosts really exist? 126 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Children's; Children; ISBN: 043968059X. ISBN/EAN: 9780439680592. Inventory No: 238883. Paperback 
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From The Heart - True Stories by Australian Nurses, Amanda Tattam [Editor]
19 Amanda Tattam [Editor] From The Heart - True Stories by Australian Nurses
Lothian Books 226344 Australia 1997 0850918464 / 9780850918465 Softcover Very Good Condition These are immensley moving, tragic, funny, true stories about the ordinary and extraordinary experiences of Australian Nurses. 196 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Biography; Biography & Autobiography; ISBN: 0850918464. ISBN/EAN: 9780850918465. Inventory No: 226344. Paperback 
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The Hundred Secret Senses, Amy Tan
20 Amy Tan The Hundred Secret Senses
Flamingo 245301 Great Britain 1997 0006550525 / 9780006550525 Softcover Good Condition Olivia Yee is only five years old when Kwan, her older sister from China, comes to live with the family and turns her life upside down, bombarding her day and night with ghostly stories of strange ancestors from the world of Yin. Olivia just wants to lead a normal American life. For the next thirty years, Olivia endures visits from Kwan and her ghosts, who appear in the living world to offer advice on everything from restaurants to Olivia's failed marriage. But just when she cannot bear it any more, the revelations of a tragic family secret finally open her mind to the startling truths hidden in Kwan's unorthodox vision of the world. 321 pages. Tanning to pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Fiction; Fiction; ISBN: 0006550525. ISBN/EAN: 9780006550525. Inventory No: 245301. Paperback 
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