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Against the Stream - The Memories of a Philosophical Anarchist 1927 - 1939

By: A. F. Howells

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Australia, Hyland House: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 135018

ISBN: 090809048X

Condition: Very Good


B/W photos. Some pen notations on margins of List of Illustration page. 183 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Biography; Biography & Autobiography; Australian. ISBN: 090809048X. ISBN/EAN: 9780908090488. Inventory No: 135018. Hardcover View more info

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Kate Remembered

By: A. Scott Berg

Price: $14.00

Publisher: USA, G.P. Putnam's Sons: 2003

Seller ID: 233937

ISBN: 0399151648

Condition: 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... View more info

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Kate Remembered

By: A. Scott Berg

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Australia, G.P. Putnam's Sons: 2003

Seller ID: 242806

ISBN: 0743206762

Condition: Good 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... View more info

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Cathy Freeman - A Journey Just Begun

By: Adrian McGregor

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Australia, Random House: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 238582

ISBN: 0091836492

Condition: Very Good Condition


363 pages. Illustrated with colour and black and white photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Biography; Biography & Autobiography; ISBN: 0091836492. ISBN/EAN: 9780091836498. Inventory No: 238582. Hardcover View more info

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The Lady in the Van

By: Alan Bennett

Price: $9.00

Publisher: London, Profile Books / Faber & Faber: 2015

Seller ID: 242926

ISBN: 1781255407

Condition: 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, alongsid... View more info

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Frederick The Great [Great Lives]

By: Alan Palmer

Price: $17.00

Publisher: London, Book Club Associates: 1974

Seller ID: 248303

Condition: Good Condition


Introduction by Elizabeth Longford. 231 pages. Fully Illustrated. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Biography; Biography & Autobiography; History. Inventory No: 248303. Hardcover View more info

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Experience and Artistic Expression in Lope de Vega - The Making of La Dorotea

By: Alan S. Trueblood

Price: $30.00

Publisher: USA, Harvard University Press: 1974

Seller ID: 228602

ISBN: 0674276701

Condition: Very Good Condition


785 pages. Dust jacket has protective non adhesive covering. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2-3 kilos. Category: Biography; Biography & Autobiography; ISBN: 0674276701. ISBN/EAN: 9780674276703. Inventory No: 228602. This book is extra heavy, and may involve extra shipping charges to some countries. Hardcover View more info

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The Last Great Adventure of Sir Peter Blake

By: Alan Sefton

Price: $30.00

Publisher: USA, Sheridan House: 2003

Seller ID: 230205

ISBN: 1574091905

Condition: Very Good Condition


This large-format hardcover follows the late Sir Peter Blake on his ill-fated final voyage aboard the polar exploration yacht SEAMASTER. As the world knows, Blake was tragically murdered by river pirates in December 2001 while exploring the Amazon. This book tracks that voyage and at the same time pays homage to this extraordinary man. The SEAMASTER voyage began in New Zealand and ascended to 70?? S in the icy waters of Antarctica, then headed north to the rain forests of the Amazon. The ship ultimately sailed approximately 1,000 miles up the Amazon river before Blake was murdered on the retur... View more info

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Death of a Dissident: The Poisoning of Alexander Litvinenko and the Return of the KGB

By: Alex Goldfarb with Marina Litvinenko

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Pocket Books: 2008

Edition: Updated

Seller ID: 239696

ISBN: 1847391079

Condition: Very Good Condition


The first reports seemed absurd. A Russian dissident, formerly an employee of the KGB and its successor, the FSB, had seemingly been poisoned in a London hotel. As Alexander Litvinenko's condition worsened, however, and he was transferred to hospital and placed under armed guard, the story took a sinister turn. On 23 November 2006, Litvinenko died, apparently from polonium-210 radiation poisoning. He himself, in a dramatic statement from his deathbed, accused his former employers at the Kremlin of being responsible for his murder. Who was Alexander Litvinenko? What had happened in Russia since... View more info

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A Passion For Living

By: Alexander Stobbs

Price: $13.50

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton: 2009

Seller ID: 238723

ISBN: 034097852X

Condition: Good Condition


The amazing story of a boy who makes every day matter - as seen on Chanel 4 226 pages. TV Tie-In. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Biography; Biography & Autobiography; ISBN/EAN: 9780340978528. Inventory No: 238723. Paperback View more info

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Peter Sellers; Clint Eastwood; The Moon Is A balloon

By: Alexander Walker; Patrick Agan; David Niven - St Michael Biographies

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Octopus: 1983

Seller ID: 244527

ISBN: 086273116X

Condition: Very Good Condition


656 pages. Previous owners name to top of title page. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2-3 kilos. Category: Biography; Biography & Autobiography; ISBN: 086273116X. ISBN/EAN: 9780862731168. Inventory No: 244527. This book is extra heavy, and may involve extra shipping charges to some countries. Hardcover View more info

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Bronterre - A Political Biography of Bronterre O'Brien, 1804-1864

By: Alfred Plummer

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, George Allen & Unwin: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 228624

ISBN: 0049230549

Condition: Very Good Condition


292 pages. A bit worn around the edges with a few bumps collected no doubt over the years from normal use.. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2-3 kilos. Category: Biography; Biography & Autobiography; ISBN: 0049230549. ISBN/EAN: 9780049230545. Inventory No: 228624. This book is extra heavy, and may involve extra shipping charges to some countries. Hardcover View more info

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The Spy Wore Red

By: Aline, Countess of Romanones

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Bloomsbury: 1987

Edition: First UK Edition

Seller ID: 242203

ISBN: 0747501122

Condition: Very Good Condition


An autobiography by Aline Griffith who recounts her work as an undercover agent for the United States in wartime Madrid. She begins her story in 1943 when at the age of 20 and working as a model, she was recruited into the American secret service, trained as a spy and sent to work as an agent in Madrid to uncover Himmler's spy. The author recounts her experiences of life in Spanish society and the problems which arose when security was breached, resulting in several attempts on her life. Whilst engaged in trying to uncover German spies she met many people and recounts her discoveries and adven... View more info

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Mary, Queen of Scots and the Murder of Lord Darnley

By: Alison Weir

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Jonathan Cape: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 247435

ISBN: 0224060236

Condition: Very Good Condition


On the night of 10 February 1567 an explosion devastated the Edinburgh residence of Henry Stewart, Lord Darnley, second husband of Mary, Queen of Scots. The noise was heard as far away as Holyrood Palace, where Queen Mary was attending a wedding masque. Those arriving at the scene of devastation found, in the garden, the naked corpses of Darnley and his valet. Neither had died in the explosion, but both bodies bore marks of strangulation. It was clear that they had been murdered and the house destroyed in an attempt to obliterate the evidence. Darnley was not a popular king-consort, but he was... View more info

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Bush Aussies: True Stories of Australian Country Characters

By: Allan M. Nixon 'The Uteman'

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Australia, Penguin Books: 2008

Seller ID: 248978

ISBN: 0143008153

Condition: Very Good Condition


Bush Aussies takes us on the road with Allan M. Nixon, as he travels down highways and dusty tracks in search of real Aussie larrikins and legends. Whether they're out on the land, running a successful business or just down the local pub, every country town has its unforgettable personalities, and Allan, bestselling author of the Beaut Utes series and The Bushies, has a knack for finding them. He has travelled from rural centres to the back of beyond to introduce us to a wide range of identities - a water diviner, animal trainers, a boomerang maker, a bush poet, a beekeeper and many more. Thes... View more info

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The Fortunes of Samuel Wynn: Winemaker, Humanist, Zionist - A Biography of Allan Wynn

By: Allan Wynn

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Australia, Cassell: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 232629

Condition: Very Good Condition


The book reveals glimpses of Cafe Society, the wine trade, the social life of Australia between the two World Wars and of the Zionist Movement where he played an important role leading to the establishment of the State of Israel. 236 pages. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Biography; Biography & Autobiography; Inventory No: 232629. Hardcover View more info

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Mistress of Evergreen Plantation - Rachel O'Connor's Legacy of Letters 1823-1845

By: Allie Bayne Windham Webb

Price: $75.00

Publisher: USA, State University of New York Press: 1983

Seller ID: 226958

ISBN: 0873956664

Condition: Good Condition


304 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Biography; Biography & Autobiography; History::American History. ISBN: 0873956664. ISBN/EAN: 9780873956666. Inventory No: 226958. Paperback View more info

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From The Heart - True Stories by Australian Nurses

By: Amanda Tattam [Editor]

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Australia, Lothian Books: 1997

Seller ID: 226344

ISBN: 0850918464

Condition: 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 View more info