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Making many Rich - A Memoir of Joseph John Booth, Fourth Archbishop of Melbourne

By: A. De Q. Robin

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Australia, Church of England: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 225351

ISBN: 0959654305

Condition: Very Good Condition


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 View more info

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Without Fear or Favour: The Biography of a Career

By: A. E. Debenham, S.M. [Aided and abetted by Marien Dreyer]

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Sydney, Edwards & Shaw: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 232710

Condition: Good Condition


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 View more info

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The Year of Living Biblically

By: A. J. Jacobs

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, William Heinemann: 2008

Seller ID: 245143

ISBN: 0434017116

Condition: Very Good Condition


Avoiding shellfish was easy. The stoning of adulterers proved a little more difficult - and potentially controversial. Was it enough to walk up to an adulterer and gently touch them with a stone? Even that could be grounds for accusations of assault, especially with female adulterers in Manhattan. So what's a good Bible-reading boy to do? Raised in a secular family but increasingly interested in the relevance of faith in our modern world, A.J. Jacobs decides to dive in h... View more info

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If The Gown Fits

By: A. P. Rowe

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Australia, Melbourne University Press: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 207858

Condition: Good Condition


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 View more info

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A Painful Season & A Stubborn Hope - The Odyssey of an Eritrean Mother

By: Abeba Tesfagiorgis

Price: $14.00

Publisher: New Jersey, The Red Sea Press: 1995

Seller ID: 230653

ISBN: 0932415849

Condition: 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 View more info

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Abraham Bisno, Union Pioneer: An Autobiographical Account of Bisno's Early Life and the Beginnings of Unionism in the Women's Garment Industry

By: Abraham Bisno

Price: $17.50

Publisher: USA, The University of Wisconsin Press: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 230167

Condition: Very Good Condition


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 View more info

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Falling Leaves - The True Story of an Unwanted Chinese Daughter

By: Adeline Yen Mah

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Penguin Books: 1997

Seller ID: 239349

ISBN: 0140265988

Condition: 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... View more info

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Seasons of Love in Australia and Germany

By: Adriane Wildencamp [ Signed by Author]

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Australia, Hale & Iremonger: 1998

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 242992

ISBN: 0868066656

Condition: Very Good Condition


This autobiographical work is almost painfully intimate, and yet it is a joyous book, full of hope and wonder. We experience the author's childhood and medical studies in Germany and in 1982 follow her to Australia, where she settles in Tasmania. While adventuring across the globe she manages to become deeply rooted in place and time. 321 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Autobiography; Biography & Autobiography; Signed Editions. S... View more info

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Everything By Design: My Life As an Architect

By: Alan Lapidus

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, St. Martin's Press: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 247642

ISBN: 0312361661

Condition: Near Fine Condition


Alan Lapidus' life has been a "Zelig"-like romp through most of the cultural and political highlights of the recent past. He has popped up as architect for or observer of many of our era's most iconic figures, including Donald Trump, various mafia big-shots, mayors, Aristotle and Jackie Onassis, Bob Guccione, pit bosses, real estate legends and spies. "Everything By Design" takes us behind the scenes in Las Vegas, Disney World, Havana, Atlantic City, Mosc... View more info

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Actor's Blood

By: Alastair Duncan

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NSW, Australia, Lexington Avenue Press: 2004

Seller ID: 242804

ISBN: 0975151045

Condition: Very Good Condition


Foreword by Judy Nunn. The London born Fuller brothers migrated to New Zealand in the 1890s and became theatre, cinema & radio entrepreneurs in New Zealand & Australia, where Fullers Theatres rivalled J C Williamson. 218 pages. Inscription to previous owner on front endpaper. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Autobiography; Theatre & Plays; Theatre. ISBN: 0975151045. ISBN/EAN: 9780975151044. Inventory No: 242804. Paperback View more info

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The Sky and The Stars - The Memoirs of Albert Prejean

By: Albert Prejean

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Harvill: 1956

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 230210

Condition: Very Good Condition


216 pages. Light browning to page edges. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Autobiography::Memoir; Biography & Autobiography; Inventory No: 230210. Hardcover View more info

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Blessings In Diguise

By: Alex Guiness

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Penguin Books: 1997

Seller ID: 241215

ISBN: 0140262830

Condition: 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: 01402628... View more info

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Reading My Father

By: Alexander Styron

Price: $15.00

Publisher: USA, Scribner: 2011

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 244410

ISBN: 1416591796

Condition: Very Good Condition


Bill Styron's writing and his depression dominated the Styron family landscape, and Alexandra, the youngest of four children and the one who spent the most time alone with her father, learned to navigate his storms in order to survive. She describes a man plagued by demons and not averse to imposing them on a young daughter. Part biography, part memoir, part elegy, Reading My Fathertells the story of a daughter coming to know her father at last. From Styron's Tidewater V... View more info

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Portrait in a Mirror: An Autobiography

By: Alexandra Hasluck

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Oxford University Press:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 232732

ISBN: 0195542983

Condition: Very Good Condition


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. Inventor... View more info

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Adventures of a Chemist Collector

By: Alfred Bader

Price: $18.00

Publisher: London, Weidenfeld & Nicolson: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 227540

ISBN: 0297834614

Condition: Near Fine Condition


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 accep... View more info

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Educating Alice

By: Alice Greenup

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Australia, HarperCollins: 2013

Seller ID: 245952

ISBN: 073228810X

Condition: Good Condition


A real-life 'The Farmer Wants a Wife'; the true story of how a city girl found love and a whole new life in the outback. What really happens when a city girl becomes a farmer's wife? If you're a fan of Rachael treasure, you'll love this memoir: a real-life outback love story that proves truth is even better than fiction ... A footloose city slicker who couldn't tell a bull from a cow was hardly the ideal candidate to answer an ad for a governess on a Mackay cattle statio... View more info

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Journal Of A Wife

By: Anais Nin

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Great Britain, Penguin Twentieth-Century Classics: 1993

Seller ID: 241960

ISBN: 0140186654

Condition: Good Condition


This story explores the inner world of a fascinating and complex woman whose affairs with four men express all the duplicity and fragmentation of self involved in the search for love. 297 pages. Light foxing to endpapers and page edges. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Autobiography; Biography & Autobiography; ISBN: 0140186654. ISBN/EAN: 9780140186659. Inventory No: 241960. Paperback View more info

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The Journals Of Anais Nin - Volume Four 1944-1947

By: Anais Nin

Price: $9.50

Publisher: London, Quartet: 1979

Seller ID: 235348

ISBN: 0704330792

Condition: Good Condition


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 View more info