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Track Across Alaska - A Dog Sled Journey, Alastair Scott
1 Alastair Scott Track Across Alaska - A Dog Sled Journey
Atlantic 243245 USA 1990 0871134705 / 9780871134707 Softcover Very Good Condition No Dust Jacket The author recounts his experiences following the trail used in the Iditarod dog sled race, and shares his impressions of the Alaskan bush and the people he met in his travels 247 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Travel::Travel & Exploration; Travel & Places; ISBN/EAN: 9780871134707. Inventory No: 243245. Paperback 
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Without Reservations: The Travels of an Independent Woman, Alice Steinbach
2 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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Drink, Play, F@#k: One Man's Search for Anything Across Ireland, Vegas and Thailand, Andrew Gottlieb
3 Andrew Gottlieb Drink, Play, [email protected]#k: One Man's Search for Anything Across Ireland, Vegas and Thailand
Hachette 234648 Australia 2009 0733624162 / 9780733624162 Softcover Very Good Condition After his wife leaves him, Bob Sullivan sets off to explore the world, experience a meaningful connection with the divine, and rediscover his passion. His travels lead him from his former marital home in New York City, to Ireland, the drinking capital of the world, on to the glitz, neon, 24-hour town that is Las Vegas, and then to the sensuous, lush jungle and beaches of Thailand. After a lifetime of playing it safe, Bob finally learns to follow his heart. Bob Sullivan has a lot to teach us about life. Let's just pray that we have the wisdom to listen. 195 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Fiction; Fiction; ISBN/EAN: 9780733624162. Inventory No: 234648. Paperback 
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Jack of Diamonds, Bryce Courtenay
4 Bryce Courtenay Jack of Diamonds
Viking 246391 Australia 2012 0670076074 / 9780670076079 Hardcover Good Condition Good Born and raised in a poor, working-class family in Toronto, Jack Spayd is the son of an unhappy marriage. But when he is given a harmonica as a young boy, he discovers a talent for music that will change his life forever. After being taken under the wing of 'Miss Frostbite', the owner of a local jazz club, Jack becomes a gifted musician, playing piano and harmonica. After the death of his mother, he travels to Las Vegas and finds work in the clubs there, but is increasingly drawn to gambling. He earns a reputation as a good player, which brings him to the attention of the mafia. Jack wants to join the professional circuit, and to do that he needs serious money behind him. It's this need that sees him travel to the Belgian Congo, where he's heard it's possible to earn big money working in the most dangerous parts of the local copper mines. He gradually falls in love with Africa - and then with a beautiful Ethiopian woman. They move to London, where they bring up a daughter who becomes a supermodel. In a dramatic twist, the story returns to Africa - and to a fortune in diamonds. Jack of Diamonds is the story of a young, talented man, fighting to achieve his ambitions, and having to use his considerable talents to find his way in a perilous world. 711 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Fiction ; Fiction; Australian::Australian Fiction. ISBN/EAN: 9780670076079. Inventory No: 246391. Hardcover 
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Jack of Diamonds, Bryce Courtenay
5 Bryce Courtenay Jack of Diamonds
Viking 246299 Australia 2009 First Edition 0670076074 / 9780670076079 Hardcover Good Condition Good Born and raised in a poor, working-class family in Toronto, Jack Spayd is the son of an unhappy marriage. But when he is given a harmonica as a young boy, he discovers a talent for music that will change his life forever. After being taken under the wing of 'Miss Frostbite', the owner of a local jazz club, Jack becomes a gifted musician, playing piano and harmonica. After the death of his mother, he travels to Las Vegas and finds work in the clubs there, but is increasingly drawn to gambling. He earns a reputation as a good player, which brings him to the attention of the mafia. Jack wants to join the professional circuit, and to do that he needs serious money behind him. It's this need that sees him travel to the Belgian Congo, where he's heard it's possible to earn big money working in the most dangerous parts of the local copper mines. He gradually falls in love with Africa - and then with a beautiful Ethiopian woman. They move to London, where they bring up a daughter who becomes a supermodel. In a dramatic twist, the story returns to Africa - and to a fortune in diamonds. Jack of Diamonds is the story of a young, talented man, fighting to achieve his ambitions, and having to use his considerable talents to find his way in a perilous world. 711 pages. Light tanning to pages. Previous owners small sticker on front endpaper. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Fiction ; Fiction; Australian::Australian Fiction. ISBN/EAN: 9780670076079. Inventory No: 246299. Hardcover 
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4 Blondes, Candace Bushnell
6 Candace Bushnell 4 Blondes
Abacus 238865 Great Britain 2005 034911403X / 9780349114033 Softcover Very Good Condition FOUR BLONDES charts the romantic intrigues, liaisons, betrayals and victories of four modern women: a beautiful B-list model finagles rent-free summerhouses in the Hamptons from her lovers until she discovers she can get a man but can't get what she wants; a high-powered magazine columnist's floundering marriage to a literary journalist is thrown into crisis when her husband's career fails to live up to her expectations; a 'Cinderella' records her descent into paranoia in her journal as she realises she wants anybody's life except her own; an artist and aging 'It girl' - who fears that her time for finding a man has run out - travels to London in search of the kind of love and devotion she can't find in Manhattan...Studded with her trademark wit and stiletto-heel-sharp insight, FOUR BLONDES is dark, true, and compulsively readable. 307 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Fiction; Fiction; ISBN: 034911403X. ISBN/EAN: 9780349114033. Inventory No: 238865. Paperback 
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Four Blondes, Candace Bushnell
7 Candace Bushnell Four Blondes
Abacus 239603 London 2000 034911403X / 9780349114033 Softcover Very Good Condition No Dust Jacket FOUR BLONDES charts the romantic intrigues, liaisons, betrayals and victories of four modern women: a beautiful B-list model finagles rent-free summerhouses in the Hamptons from her lovers until she discovers she can get a man but can't get what she wants; a high-powered magazine columnist's floundering marriage to a literary journalist is thrown into crisis when her husband's career fails to live up to her expectations; a 'Cinderella' records her descent into paranoia in her journal as she realises she wants anybody's life except her own; an artist and aging 'It girl' - who fears that her time for finding a man has run out - travels to London in search of the kind of love and devotion she can't find in Manhattan...Studded with her trademark wit and stiletto-heel-sharp insight, FOUR BLONDES is dark, true, and compulsively readable. 306 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Fiction; Fiction; ISBN/EAN: 9780349114033. Inventory No: 239603. Paperback 
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The Expats, Chris Pavone
8 Chris Pavone The Expats
Faber 240516 London 2012 0571279163 / 9780571279166 Trade Paperback Very Good Condition No Dust Jacket Kate Moore is an expat mum, newly transplanted from Washington D.C. In the cobblestoned streets of Luxembourg, her days are filled with play dates and coffee mornings, her weekends spent in Paris or skiing in the Alps. Kate is also guarding a secret - one so momentous it could destroy her neat little expat life - and she suspects that another American couple are not who they claim to be; plus her husband is acting suspiciously. As she travels around Europe, she finds herself looking over her shoulder, terrified her past is catching up with her. As Kate begins to dig, to uncover the secrets of those around her, she finds herself buried in layers of deceit so thick they threaten her family, her marriage and her life. A thrilling debut-to-remember, Chris Pavone's The Expats will keep you guessing until the very end. 325 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Fiction::Thriller Fiction; Fiction; ISBN/EAN: 9780571279166. Inventory No: 240516. Paperback 
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Inhaling The Mahatma, Christopher Kremmer
9 Christopher Kremmer Inhaling The Mahatma
HarperCollins 246001 Australia 2006 0732280923 / 9780732280925 Trade Paperback Good Condition 'When a Gandhi dies, nobody is safe.' An assassination and a romance. A hijacking, several nuclear explosions and a religious experience ...just some of the ingredients in the latest tour de force from the bestselling author of The Carpet Wars. In the searing summer of 2004, Christopher Kremmer returns to India, a country in the grip of enormous and sometimes violent change. As a young reporter in the 1990s, he first encountered this ancient and complex civilisation. Now, embarking on a yatra, or pilgrimage, he travels the dangerous frontier where religion and politics face off. Tracking down the players in a decisive decade, he takes us inside the enigmatic Gandhi dynasty, and introduces an operatic cast of political Brahmins, 'cyber coolies', low-caste messiahs and wrestling priests. A sprawling portrait of India at the crossroads, Inhaling the Mahatma is also an intensely personal story about coming to terms with a dazzlingly different culture, as the author's fate is entwined with a cosmopolitan Hindu family of Old Delhi, and a guru who might just change his life. 427 pages. Pages browned. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Travel; Travel & Places; ISBN: 0732280923. ISBN/EAN: 9780732280925. Inventory No: 246001. Paperback 
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The Independence of Miss Mary Bennet, Colleen McCullough
10 Colleen McCullough The Independence of Miss Mary Bennet
HarperCollins 245970 Australia 2008 First Edition 0732287227 / 9780732287221 Hardcover Very Good Condition Very Good Everyone knows the story of Elizabeth Bennet, who married Mr Darcy in Pride and Prejudice. But what about Elizabeth's sister Mary? Master storyteller Colleen McCullough imagines a life for Mary Bennet twenty years after the events of Jane Austen's novel. Each of Mary's four sisters is settled in her own way: Jane has a happy marriage and a large family; Lizzie and Mr Darcy have a formidable social reputation; Lydia has a reputation of quite another kind, and Kitty is in demand in London's fashionable salons. Mary, however, is a changed woman, and newly independent of family obligations. Now she is afire with resolve - to publish a book revealing the ills of England and the plight of the poor. But the travels she undertakes to research her book will put her life in danger - and ultimately deliver her to the man who inspired her. The Independence of Miss Mary Bennet is both a page-turning adventure and a crackling romance, and a novel for every woman who has wanted to leave her mark on the world 467 pages. Tanning to pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Fiction::Historical Fiction; Fiction; ISBN/EAN: 9780732287221. Inventory No: 245970. Hardcover 
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Winter Journey, Diane Armstrong
11 Diane Armstrong Winter Journey
HarperPerennial 246315 Australia 2006 0732276950 / 9780732276959 Softcover Very Good Condition A mother's silence, a village with a terrible secret, and an Australian woman who travels to Poland to uncover the truth ... When forensic dentist Halina Shore arrives in Nowa Kalwaria to take part in a war crimes investigation, she finds herself at the centre of a bitter struggle in a community that has been divided by a grim legacy. What she does not realise is that she has also embarked on a confronting personal journey. Inspired by a true incident that took place in Poland in 1941, Diane Armstrong's powerful novel is part mystery, part forensic investigation, and a moving and confronting story of love, loss and sacrifice. 467 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Fiction; Fiction; ISBN: 0732276950. ISBN/EAN: 9780732276959. Inventory No: 246315. Paperback 
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Memories: Celebrating 40 Years in the Theatre, Elaine Paige
12 Elaine Paige Memories: Celebrating 40 Years in the Theatre
Oberon Books 237840 London 2008 First Edition 1840028521 / 9781840028522 Hardcover Very Good Condition Very Good Elaine Paige, the undisputed "First Lady of Musical Theatre" Celebrates 40 years on the stage this year. Memories is the remarkable story of her own life, on and off the stage, in words and pictures.She takes us through her extraordinary career from her earliest stage appearances, to her many starring roles in some of the biggest musicals of the modern era, including Hair, Grease, Evita, Cats, Chess, Piaf, Sunset Boulevard and The Drowsy Chaperone. She tells it how it was, sharing moments of joy and regret.Illustrated with an extraordinary collection of images in colour and black and white, Memories depicts Elaine Paige in some of her most iconic roles - Evita, Grizabella from Cats, Edith Piaf, and Norma Desmond from Sunset Boulevard - but also shows Elaine away from the stage, in childhood, with family and friends, and on her travels. Above all we get an insight into the life and career of a true national treasure in this revealing, funny and personal book. Foreword by Andrew Lloyd Webber 160 pages. Illustrated. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Autobiography::Memoir; Biography & Autobiography; ISBN/EAN: 9781840028522. Inventory No: 237840. Hardcover 
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Eat Pray Love - One Woman's Search for Everything Across Italy, India and Indonesia, Elizabeth Gilbert
13 Elizabeth Gilbert Eat Pray Love - One Woman's Search for Everything Across Italy, India and Indonesia
Bloomsbury 243838 Australia 2007 0747585660 / 9780747585664 Softcover Very Good Condition No Dust Jacket Eat, Pray, Love: One Woman's Search for Everything Across Italy, India and Indonesia is a 2006 memoir by American author Elizabeth Gilbert. The memoir chronicles the author's trip around the world after her divorce and what she discovered during her travels. The book remained on The New York Times Best Seller list for 187 weeks.[2] The movie rights for the memoir were purchased by Columbia Pictures. The film version, which stars actress Julia Roberts and actor Javier Bardem, was released in theaters on August 13, 2010. 349 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Autobiography::Memoir; Biography & Autobiography; ISBN/EAN: 9780747585664. Inventory No: 243838. Paperback 
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Eat Pray Love - One Woman's Search for Everything Across Italy, India and Indonesia, Elizabeth Gilbert
14 Elizabeth Gilbert Eat Pray Love - One Woman's Search for Everything Across Italy, India and Indonesia
Bloomsbury 245252 USA 2006 0670034711 / 9780670034710 Hardcover Very Good Condition Very Good Eat, Pray, Love: One Woman's Search for Everything Across Italy, India and Indonesia is a 2006 memoir by American author Elizabeth Gilbert. The memoir chronicles the author's trip around the world after her divorce and what she discovered during her travels. The book remained on The New York Times Best Seller list for 187 weeks.[2] The movie rights for the memoir were purchased by Columbia Pictures. The film version, which stars actress Julia Roberts and actor Javier Bardem, was released in theaters on August 13, 2010. 334 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Autobiography::Memoir; Biography & Autobiography; ISBN: 0670034711. ISBN/EAN: 9780670034710. Inventory No: 245252. Hardcover 
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The Swan Thieves, Elizabeth Kostova
15 Elizabeth Kostova The Swan Thieves
Little, Brown 243211 Australia 2010 1847442412 / 9781847442413 Trade Paperback Good Condition Psychiatrist Andrew Marlowe has a perfectly ordered life - solitary, perhaps, but full of devotion to his profession and the painting hobby he loves. This order is destroyed when renowned painter Robert Oliver attacks a canvas in the National Gallery of Art and becomes his patient. Desperate to understand the secret that torments this genius, Marlowe embarks on a journey that leads him into the lives of the women closest to Oliver and a tragedy at the heart of French Impressionism. Kostova's masterful new novel travels from American cities to the coast of Normandy; from the late nineteenth century to the late twentieth, from young love to last love. The Swan Thieves is a story of obsession, history's losses, and the power of art to preserve hope. 564 pages. Foxing to endpapers and page edges. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Fiction; Fiction; ISBN/EAN: 9781847442413. Inventory No: 243211. Paperback 
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A Traveller's Life, Eric Newby
16 Eric Newby A Traveller's Life
Picador 240807 London 1982 0330280309 / 9780330280303 Softcover Good Condition No Dust Jacket A chronicle of travels, some homely some exotic, from the man who can make a schoolboy holiday in Swanage as colourful as a walk in the Hindu Kush. Eric Newby's life of travel began in 1919, on pram-ride adventures with his mother into the dark streets of Barnes and the chaotic jungles of Harrods, and progressed to solo, school-bound adventures around the slums of darkest Hammersmith. His interest piqued, Newby's wanderlust snowballed, and his adventures multiplied, as he navigated the London sewer system, bicycled to Italy and meandered the wilds of New York's Broadway. Whether travelling abroad as a high-fashion buyer for a British department store or for pure adventure as a travel writer, even when reluctantly participating in a tiger shoot in India, Newby chronicles his adventures with verve, humour and infectious enthusiasm. After nine years as the travel editor for the Observer, Newby reluctantly gave up the post, eschewing the new form of human-as-freight travel. However, this change was certainly no pity for his readers, as the latter-day Newby continued on his unwavering quest for fascinating detail and adventure wherever he roamed, whether on two feet or two wheels. 'A Traveller's Life' chronicles the incredible adventures of one of the best-loved tour guides in the history of travel writing. 303 pages. Light tanning to page edges. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Travel::Travel & Exploration; Travel & Places; ISBN/EAN: 9780330280303. Inventory No: 240807. Paperback 
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Reminiscences and Reflexions of a Mid and Late Victorian, Ernest Belfort Bax
17 Ernest Belfort Bax Reminiscences and Reflexions of a Mid and Late Victorian
George Allen & Unwin Ltd 227539 London 1918 First UK Edition Hardcover Good Condition No Dust Jacket Excerpt from Reminiscences and Reflexions of a Mid and Late Victorian The following chapters were written at intervals during the year 1916. They were taken in hand on the suggestion of two well-known London publishers, who assured me that autobiographical notes, reminiscences, and reflexions were, barring fiction and travels, the form of literature in which the British public showed most interest at the present time. One's natural modesty, assuming one to be a mentally fairly well-conducted person, makes one more or less diffident in writing about oneself. Whether I answer to the above description or not, certain it is that in penning these pages I have felt a shyness in recording personal facts, which has led me to damp down the personal note as a general rule throughout the book - some friendly critics, to whom I have shown a portion of the manuscript, say too much so. Be this as it may, the aim I have kept before me in writing these somewhat disjointed notes and reminiscences has been rather to offer data and suggestions, slight and scattered though they may be, for the due appreciation, now or hereafter, of the particular period of historic time in which my life has been cast - to wit, roughly speaking, the last third of the nineteenth and the opening years of the twentieth century. For the rest, I am well aware that the present class of work affords ample scope for the detractory animadversions of the anonymous critic who wants to be "nasty." 283 pages. Foxing to endpapers and page edges. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Autobiography::Memoir; Biography & Autobiography; Inventory No: 227539. Hardcover 
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The Politics Of Gulliver's Travels, F.P. Lock
18 F.P. Lock The Politics Of Gulliver's Travels
Clarendon 231468 Great Britain 1980 0198126565 / 9780198126560 Hardcover Very Good Condition Very Good 156 pages. Spine slightly faded. Light browning to page edges. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Literature::Literary Criticism; Literature & Literary; ISBN: 0198126565. ISBN/EAN: 9780198126560. Inventory No: 231468. Hardcover 
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CHARLIE HAMMOND'S SKETCH BOOK, Fry, Christopher ( Introduced by)
19 Fry, Christopher ( Introduced by) CHARLIE HAMMOND'S SKETCH BOOK
Oxford Universtity Press GHE0015754 Melbourne, Australia 1980 Facsimile Edition 0195542762 / 9780195542769 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good By Photographs The much-travelled and adventurous Hammond recorded his travels in a sketchbook, introduced and linked by his nephew, playwright Christopher Fry. 100 pages. With colour photographs and drawings. Illustrator: By Photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Art; Art & Design; ISBN: 0195542762. ISBN/EAN: 9780195542769. Inventory No: GHE0015754. Hardcover 
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Darlings of the Gods: One year in the Lives of Laurence Olivier and Vivien Leigh, Garry O'Connor
20 Garry O'Connor Darlings of the Gods: One year in the Lives of Laurence Olivier and Vivien Leigh
Hodder & Stoughton 242778 Great Britain 1984 First Edition 034034346X / 9780340343463 Hardcover Very Good Condition Very Good The marriage of Laurence Olivier and Vivien Leigh in 1940 was one of the great love stories of its day, with Olivier rapidly becoming the leading actor of his generation and Vivien Leigh soon to attain an international reputation in Gone With The Wind. By the end of the Second World War the Oliviers ruled the English stage, which is where Garry O’Connor’s book begins. In 1948, the Oliviers led an Old Vic Company tour of Australia and New Zealand. Their marriage was no longer as secure as it had once been, and by the time they reached England again, the best years were behind them. Included in this fascinating account are anecdotes of the Oliviers’ travels working in Australasia and being entertained as celebrities. 192 pages. Ex-Libris pasted in. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Biography; Biography & Autobiography; film. ISBN: 034034346X. ISBN/EAN: 9780340343463. Inventory No: 242778. Hardcover 
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