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The Lady in the Van, Alan Bennett
1 Alan Bennett The Lady in the Van
Profile Books / Faber & Faber 242926 London 2015 1781255407 / 9781781255407 Softcover Near Fine Condition In 1974, the homeless Miss Shepherd moved her broken down van into Alan Bennett's garden. Deeply eccentric and stubborn to her bones, Miss Shepherd was not an easy tenant. And Bennett, despite inviting her in the first place, was a reluctant landlord. And yet she lived there for fifteen years. This account of those years was first published in 1989 in the London Review of Books. The play premiered in 1999, directed by Nicholas Hytner and starring Dame Maggie Smith, who reprise their roles in this new film adaptation. Shot on location at Bennett's house, Alex Jennings plays the author, alongside household names including Frances de la Tour, Jim Broadbent and Dominic Cooper. 100 pages. Item Type: Film Tie-in. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Biography; Biography & Autobiography; ISBN/EAN: 9781781255407. Inventory No: 242926. Paperback 
Price: 14.00 AUD
Mama Tina, Christina Noble with Gretta Curran Browne
2 Christina Noble with Gretta Curran Browne Mama Tina
Corgi 241902 Great Britain 1999 0552146323 / 9780552146326 Softcover Good Condition Sequel to BRIDGE ACROSS MY SORROWS. Continuing the tale of Christina Noble and her Foundation and what has been achieved in Saigon. In 1989 Nobel opened the Christina Noble Children's Foundation to provide a haven of food, beds, medical aid and schooling for the street children of Saigon. 320 pages. Tanning to pages. Cover edges rubbed. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Biography; Biography & Autobiography; ISBN: 0552146323. ISBN/EAN: 9780552146326. Inventory No: 241902. Paperback 
Price: 13.50 AUD
ITN The Royal Year 1989, Fiona Holman
3 Fiona Holman ITN The Royal Year 1989
Michael O'Mara 238708 London 1989 0948397365 / 9780948397363 Hardcover Very Good Condition Very Good Tim Graham 119 pages. Illustrated with colour photographs. Illustrator: Tim Graham. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Royalty; History; ISBN: 0948397365. ISBN/EAN: 9780948397363. Inventory No: 238708. Hardcover 
Price: 25.00 AUD
The Cricketers' Who's Who 1989, Iain Sproat [Compiled]
4 Iain Sproat [Compiled] The Cricketers' Who's Who 1989
Willow Books 240572 Great Britain 1989 0002182874 / 9780002182874 Softcover Very Good Condition Annual cricket reference book containing details of players of note. 523 pages. Inscription to previous owner on front endpaper. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Sport::Cricket; Sports & Pastimes; ISBN: 0002182874. ISBN/EAN: 9780002182874. Inventory No: 240572. Paperback 
Price: 20.00 AUD
Underbelly - The Golden Mile, John Silvester And Andrew Rule
5 John Silvester And Andrew Rule Underbelly - The Golden Mile
Sly Ink 239347 Australia 2010 0980697107 / 9780980697100 Softcover Very Good Condition No Dust Jacket It's 1989 and the cops are on the take and the crims are on the make. They are kings of the Cross. They run the street that put the sin in Sin City. The Golden Mile.Strippers, gamblers, gunmen, dealers, bouncers, bagmen - they all come to where the action is.Kim Hollingsworth is a policeman's daughter who wants to follow daddy's footsteps. She's a stripper and a hooker but that's no problem...until she blows the whistle on bent cops who think they can stand over her. They are wrong. Then there's 'Teflon John' Ibrahim, the rising star who made his name looking after the Bayeh brothers. And there are Trevor Haken, Chook Fowler and the other Kings Cross cops who treat the street as their playground-and play as if there's no tomorrow. But, in 1995, tomorrow comes: the Wood Royal Commission takes on the Black Knights in the police force. The result is mayhem.Underbelly: The Golden Mile is the story of the collapse of a gloriously corrupt empire, of the chaos that follows and the ultimate victory of strong and honest police. A story seen through the eyes of some of the most charming, corrupt, deadly and sexy people of the time. In the end, strong and honest police win control of the most infamous strip in Australia. For now. 371 pages. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: True Crime; True Crime; ISBN/EAN: 9780980697100. Inventory No: 239347. Paperback 
Price: 19.00 AUD
Miller's Antiques Price Guide - Professional Handbook 1989, Judith and Martin Miller
6 Judith and Martin Miller Miller's Antiques Price Guide - Professional Handbook 1989
Millers Publications 243386 London 1989 090587949X / 9780905879499 Hardcover (Printed Boards) Very Good Condition No Dust Jacket 798 pages. Illustrated with colour and black and white photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2-3 kilos. Category: Antiques & Collectibles; Antiques & Collectibles; ISBN/EAN: 9780905879499. Inventory No: 243386. This book is extra heavy, and may involve extra shipping charges to some countries. Hardcover 
Price: 30.00 AUD
Loving Peter: My Life with Peter Cook and Dudley Moore, Judy Cook with Angela Levin
7 Judy Cook with Angela Levin Loving Peter: My Life with Peter Cook and Dudley Moore
Piatkus 237510 Great Britain 2008 0749940689 / 9780749940683 Trade Paperback Very Good Condition Judy Huxtable, a beautiful Swinging Sixties model and actress, met and fell in love with Peter Cook in 1967. They were together during the memorable hit shows 'Behind the Fridge' and 'Derek and Clive', divorcing in 1989. Being intimate with Peter meant that Judy was inevitably close to Peter's comic partner, Dudley Moore, and they all formed an extraordinary bond. She was in a unique position to observe the special relationship that Peter and Dud shared, and the rivalry that existed between them. In LOVING PETER, Judy gives a perceptive and poignant account of the Peter Cook that only she knew. She writes with a mix of humour, insight and sadness about one of the funniest, most enigmatic and troubled men on the planet. She describes what he was like as a husband, performer, friend, father and man and gives an inside view of what really made him tick; why he seemed to want to destroy those he loved the most; how he succumbed to the destructive forces of drink and drugs; and how he and Dudley really got on. 278 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Autobiography; Biography & Autobiography; ISBN/EAN: 9780749940683. Inventory No: 237510. Paperback 
Price: 20.00 AUD
The Future of Capitalism: How Today's Economic Forces will Shape Tomorrow's World, Lester Thurow
8 Lester Thurow The Future of Capitalism: How Today's Economic Forces will Shape Tomorrow's World
Allen & Unwin 246656 Australia 1996 1864481080 / 9781864481082 Trade Paperback Very Good Condition Capitalism stands alone, and apparently triumphant. Socialism is almost a memory. The social welfare state is under siege, if not already broke. But the economic, social and political forces heading into the 21st century are as paradoxical as they are irresistable. Will capitalism be able to adapt? Or will it be yet another unchallenged, and then suddenly obselete, ideology. Consider: * in all of Western Europe, net employment did not grow by a single job from 1973 to 1994 * the Japanese recession has gone on, with no end in sight, since 1989 * in mid-1994, Mexico had done everything by the book - balanced its budget, privatised more than 1000 state companies, chopped government regulations, joined Nafta and agreed to dramatically cut its tariffs and quotas. Six months later, its economy was in ruins. * in the 1980s, all of the earnings growth in the Us fell to the highest paid 20% of the workforce, with an amazing 64% of the growth going to the wealthiest 1%. the pay of the average Fortune 500 Ceo rose from 35 to 157 times that of the average production worker The dilemmas of 20th century capitalism are as much political as economic. Its democratic governments are failing to find the answers to the real worries of their citizens. The 3 or 4 year decision horizon of business and politics cannot provide for the long term social investments of the technological age. In question is the driving force of capitalism - the idea that maximised consumption and choice equates to individual welfare. The interaction of new technologies and ideologies are creating a new global economic system, mapped out in compelling clarity by Lester Thurow. The new game requires new strategies. Those who adapt and learn the new game will become the individuals, businesses, communities and nations of the new century. Lester Thurow, author of the bestseling Head To Head, The Zero-Sum Game and Dangerous Currents, is an eminent commentator on the global economy and a shaping voice of Us economic policy. He is professor of economics and former dean of MIT'S Sloan School of Economics. 385 pages. Previous owners name on front endpaper. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Business,Finance,Economics::Economics; Economics; ISBN: 1864481080. ISBN/EAN: 9781864481082. Inventory No: 246656. Paperback 
Price: 17.50 AUD
Road Design Manual - Draft 1989, NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service
9 NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service Road Design Manual - Draft 1989
National Parks and Wildlife Service 232204 NSW, Australia 1989 Softcover Good Condition 82 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Environment / Planning; Australia; Environment & Ecology; Inventory No: 232204. Paperback 
Price: 19.00 AUD
Cast Iron [An Enzo Maclead Investigation], Peter May
10 Peter May Cast Iron [An Enzo Maclead Investigation]
Riverrun 243729 Australia 2017 1784299774 / 9781784299774 Trade Paperback Very Good Condition In 1989, a killer dumped the body of twenty-year-old Lucie Martin into a picturesque lake in the West of France. Fourteen years later, during a summer heatwave, a drought exposed her remains - bleached bones amid the scorched mud and slime. No one was ever convicted of her murder. But now, forensic expert Enzo Macleod is reviewing this stone cold case - the toughest of those he has been challenged to solve. Yet when Enzo finds a flaw in the original evidence surrounding Lucie's murder, he opens a Pandora's box that not only raises old ghosts but endangers his entire family. 406 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Fiction::Crime Fiction; Crime Fiction; ISBN/EAN: 9781784299774. Inventory No: 243729. Paperback 
Price: 17.50 AUD
India: A Million Mutinies Now, V.S. Naipaul
11 V.S. Naipaul India: A Million Mutinies Now
Heinemann 243415 London 1990 First Edition 0434510270 / 9780434510276 Hardcover Very Good Condition Very Good In this book, V.S.Naipaul returns to the country which continues to intrigue and inspire him and about which he wrote "An Area of Darkness" in 1964, a semi-autobiographical account of a year spent in India. Now, twenty-five years later, he goes back to that country, returning to the places he visited years ago and talking to people of all types and at all levels of society. Naipaul started writing in 1954 he has won the John Llewelyn Rhys Memorial Prize, the Somerset Maugham Award, the Hawthornden Prize, the W.H.Smith Award and the Booker Prize, the latter with the novel "In a Free State" (1971). His most recently published novels are "Guerrillas" (1975) and "A Bend in the River" (1979). He is the author of two books about India, "An Area of Darkness" (1964) and "India: A Wounded Civilization" (1977); his other well-known works of non-fiction are "The Return of Eva Peron" with "The Killings in Trinidad" (1981); "Finding the Centre" (1984); and "A Turn in the South" (1989), which is about South America and was shortlisted for the Thomas Cook Travel Book Award in 1990. 521 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Travel; Travel & Places; ISBN/EAN: 9780434510276. Inventory No: 243415. Hardcover 
Price: 35.00 AUD

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