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The Almost Late Gordon Chater

By: Gordon Chater

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Australia, Bantam Books: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 237882

ISBN: 1863597972

Condition: Good Condition


The Australian comic actor, Gordon Chater, puts his life on record. His career is a description of the post-war coming-of-age of Australian theatre and television, from the "Phillip Street Revues" of the 50s to the "Mavis Bramston" show and "The Elocution of Benjamin Franklin". 341 pages. Foxing to outer page edges. Black and white illustrations. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Autobiography; Biography & Autobiography; ISBN: 1863597972. ISBN/EAN: 9781863597975. Inventory No: 237882. Hardcover View more info

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The Naked Truth: A Life in Parts

By: Graeme Blundel

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Australia, Hachette: 2008

Seller ID: 237497

ISBN: 0733622615

Condition: Very Good Condition


The Naked Truth is the very personal story of Graeme Blundell - Australia's first sex icon (by chance), a founder of the Melbourne theatre groups La Mama and Playbox, and now an acclaimed writer and journalist. From his childhood in Melbourne's working-class outer suburbs Graeme passionately followed his dreams to become a central part of Australian popular culture. The hit movie Alvin Purple made him Australia's first permissive pin-up, and he became a symbol of the early seventies. Actor, director, producer, biographer, critic and journalist, Blundell established theatre companies and was th... View more info

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Three Cups of Tea: One Man's Extraordinary Journey to Promote Peace...One School At A Time

By: Greg Mortenson and David liver Relin

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Penguin: 2007

Seller ID: 247277

ISBN: 0141034262

Condition: Very Good Condition


Haji Ali, Korphe Village Chief, Karakoram mountains, Pakistan In 1993, after a terrifying and disastrous attempt to climb K2, a mountaineer called Greg Mortenson drifted, cold and dehydrated, into an impoverished Pakistan village in the Karakoram Mountains. Moved by the inhabitants' kindness, he promised to return and build a school. Three Cups of Tea is the story of that promise and its extraordinary outcome. Over the next decade Mortenson built not just one but fifty-five schools - especially for girls - in remote villages across the forbidding and breathtaking landscape of Pakistan and Afgh... View more info

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The Death of My Brother Abel

By: Gregor von Rezzori

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Picador: 1976

Seller ID: 241816

ISBN: 0330291009

Condition: Good Condition


Gregor von Rezzori was born in 1914 in Chernivtsi in the Bukovina, then part of the Austro-Hungarian Empire and now part of Ukraine. In an extraordinarily peripatetic life von Rezzori was succesively an Austro-Hungarian, Romanian and Soviet citizen and then, following a period of being stateless, an Austrian citizen. The great theme of his work was the multi-ethnic, multi-lingual world in which he grew up and which the wars and ideologies of the twentieth century destroyed. His major works include The Death of My Brother Abel, Memoirs of an Anti-Semite and his autobiographical masterpiece The ... View more info

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Peeling The Onion

By: Gunter Grass

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Germany, Vintage: 2008

Seller ID: 219923

ISBN: 0099507595

Condition: Good Condition


Translated from the German by Michael Henry Heim. eeling the Onion is a searingly honest account of Grass' modest upbringing in Danzig, his time as a boy soldier fighting the Russians, and the writing of his masterpiece, The Tin Drum, in Paris. It is a remarkable autobiography and, without question, one of Gunter Grass' finest works. By the Nobel Prize-winning author of The Tin Drum. 425 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Autobiography::Memoir; Biography & Autobiography; ISBN/EAN: 9780099507598. Inventory No: 219923. Paperback View more info

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Passes and Trespasses

By: Hakon Mielche

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, William Hodge and Company: 1954

Seller ID: 232647

Condition: Good Condition


Author of eight popular travel books, here tells the story of his life, how he was a sailor, bookseller, commercial artist, variety artist, down-and-out, journalist and gigolo. He tells of adventures which happened to him from Poland to Malekula. 244 pages. Foxing to endpapers and page edges. Dust jacket has rubbing and small tears to edges and corners and associated wear. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Autobiography; Biography & Autobiography; Inventory No: 232647. Hardcover View more info

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Indirect Journey

By: Harold Hobson [Signed Copy]

Price: $65.00

Publisher: London, Weidenfeld & Nicolson: 1978

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 225138

ISBN: 029777543X

Condition: Very Good Condition


280 pages. Tape marks to endpapers/pastedowns. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Autobiography::Memoir; Biography & Autobiography; Signed Editions. Signed by Author. ISBN: 029777543X. ISBN/EAN: 9780297775430. Inventory No: 225138. Hardcover View more info

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Diaries and Letters 1945-1962

By: Harold Nicolson [Edited by Nigel Nicolson]

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Fontana / Collins: 1971

Seller ID: 243587

Condition: Good Condition


415 pages. Light fading to spine edge. Pages browned at edges. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Autobiography::Memoir; Biography & Autobiography; Inventory No: 243587. Paperback View more info

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Metamorphic Saga

By: Harold Otter

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Australia, Self published:

Seller ID: 232692

Condition: Very Good Condition


175 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Autobiography::Memoir; Biography & Autobiography; Inventory No: 232692. Paperback View more info

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Are Pigs People

By: Harry Cox

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Australia, Hodder & Stoughton: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 229313

Condition: Good Condition


159 pages. Black and white illustrations. Illustrator: Nyorie Bungey. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Autobiography::Memoir; Biography & Autobiography; Inventory No: 229313. Hardcover View more info

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The Harry Gordon Story: How I Faked my Own Death

By: Harry Gordon

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Australia, New Holland: 2007

Seller ID: 248243

ISBN: 1741105846

Condition: Good Condition


After a police investigation Harry Gordon was declared dead but no body was found. A funeral too place and his grieving wife was about to collect a payout of $3.1 million dollars. 287 pages. Covered in non removable plastic covering. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Autobiography; True Crime. ISBN/EAN: 9781741105841. Inventory No: 248243. Paperback View more info

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George Moore in Transition: Letters to T. Fisher Unwin and Lena Milman 1894-1910

By: Helmut E. Gerber [Edited and Commentary]

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Detroit, Wayne State University Press: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 232723

Condition: Near Fine Condition


This book presents about 300 letters by George Moore, the Irish novelist, poet, dramatist and art critic. 342 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Autobiography::Memoir; United States; Biography & Autobiography; Inventory No: 232723. Hardcover View more info

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Living History

By: Hilary Rodham Clinton

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Scribner: 2003

Seller ID: 242431

ISBN: 0743222245

Condition: Good Condition


The author chronicles her eight years as First Lady of the United States, looking back on her husband's two administrations, the challenges she faced during the period, the impeachment crisis, and her own political work. Cover has a few creases. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Autobiography; Biography & Autobiography; ISBN: 0743222245. ISBN/EAN: 9780743222242. Inventory No: 242431. Paperback View more info

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The Walled Garden - An Autobiography

By: Hugh Ross Williamson

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Michael Joseph: 1956

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 230682

Condition: Good Condition


It was intended that the Author a son of a Manse, should follow in the footsteps of his father and his grandfather. Between 1925 and 1942 he made a considerable reputation as an editor, a playwright, an historian, a politician and a broadcaster. 231 pages. Foxing to endpapers and page edges. Dust jacket has rubbing and small tears to edges and corners and associated wear. Dust Jacket price-clipped. Inscription to previous owner on front endpaper. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Autobiography; Biography & Autobiography; Inventory No: 230682. Hardcover View more info

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Eclipse: An Autobiography

By: Hugues de Montalembert

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Hodder & Stoughton: 1986

Edition: First UK Edition

Seller ID: 241946

ISBN: 0340391588

Condition: Good Condition


A successful charismatic painter until May 25, 1978 when in New York's Greenwich Village, two muggers threw acid in his face. He was blinded at age 35. 244 pages. Tanning to pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Autobiography; Biography & Autobiography; ISBN: 0340391588. ISBN/EAN: 9780340391587. Inventory No: 241946. Hardcover View more info

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Sheer Bottled Bliss: My Margaret River Sea Change

By: Ian Parmenter

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Australia, Flamingo: 2003

Seller ID: 245315

ISBN: 0732276144

Condition: Very Good Condition


Why would a city boy from England with a serious distrust of the country move to rural Western Australia? Australia's best-loved tV chef, Ian Parmenter, shares his experiences, starting with culture shock as the London journalist arrives in Perth in 1971, then moving on to the discovery of his beloved weekender by the Margaret River, and gradually transforming it into a winery producing 3000 bottles of chardonnay a year. Enjoy his adventures and misadventures - which include the Home-made Cheese Disaster, battles with farm machinery, the annual gravel party - and the joys and triumphs of the f... View more info

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My Memoirs - The Autobiography of the Father of Yiddish Literature

By: Isaac Leib Peretz

Price: $14.00

Publisher: New York, The Citadel Press: 1964

Seller ID: 228111

Condition: Good Condition


Translated from the Yiddish by Fred Goldberg. 192 pages. Foxing to endpapers and page edges. Dust jacket has rubbing and small tears to edges and corners and associated wear. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Autobiography::Memoir; United States; Biography & Autobiography; Inventory No: 228111. Hardcover View more info

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Ita Buttrose: A Passionate Life

By: Ita Buttrose

Price: $17.00

Publisher: Australia, Viking: 2012

Seller ID: 243757

ISBN: 0670076546

Condition: Very Good Condition


Kerry Packer described her as a 'dedicated and brilliant journalist who has achieved greatness in her industry very early and so quickly' and 'a jewel beyond price'. Cold Chisel wrote a song about her. Rupert Murdoch was so impressed by her talents, he asked her to be the editor-in-chief of both the Daily and Sunday Telegraphs - and in doing so, become the first woman ever to edit a major Australian metropolitan newspaper.In her extraordinary career, spanning over fifty years, Ita Buttrose has been involved in every aspect of the media, from newspapers and magazines to television and radio and... View more info