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Births, Deaths, Marriages

By: Georgia Blain

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Australia, Vintage Books: 2008

Seller ID: 247668

ISBN: 1741667488

Condition: Very Good Condition


A brutally honest account of love, marriage, families and death. It wasn't until years later that I realised the obvious - the difference between us and the mythical normal family I was certain existed, was in fact the fiction There is always so much more and it swims, shimmering beneath the surface, glittering with all the inherent contradictions of who we are, the changes that time brings and the very elusiveness of a life slipping through our fingers. Births Deaths Ma... View more info

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Menagerie Manor

By: Gerald Durrell

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Penguin Books: 1978

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 239948

ISBN: 0140025227

Condition: Good Condition


Menagerie Manor is sure to delight fans of Durrell's beloved classic My Family and Other Animals (the inspiration for The Durrells in Corfu on Masterpiece PBS) and other accounts of his lifelong fascination with members of the animal kingdom. With his unfailing charm, Durrell tells the story of how he finally fulfilled his childhood dream of founding his own private zoo, the Manor of Les Augres, on the English Channel island of Jersey. With the help of an enduring wife, ... View more info

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The Drunken Forest

By: Gerald Durrell

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Great Britain, Penguin Books: 1962

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 225481

Condition: Good Condition


No. 1314. 203 pages. Age tanning to pages. Previous owners name on front endpaper. Illustrator: Ralph Thompson. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 250 grams. Category: Autobiography::Memoir; Biography & Autobiography; Inventory No: 225481. Paperback View more info

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The Drunken Forest

By: Gerald Durrell

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Penguin Books: 1962

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 245294

Condition: Good Condition


Foxing to covers 202 pages. Pages browned. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Autobiography::Memoir; Biography & Autobiography; Inventory No: 245294. Paperback View more info

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Geri Halliwell: If Only

By: Geri Halliwell

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Bantam Books: 1999

Seller ID: 237620

ISBN: 0593045831

Condition: Very Good Condition


Like many starstruck girls, Geri Halliwell grew up with one ambition. She wanted to be famous. She had the drive, the energy, the fierce determination to succeed. If only she could get that one lucky break - that one chance - she'd prove to all the doubters that she could make it, and make it big. But as Geri discovered, the road to fame can be a rocky one. Often broke and desperately lonely, her life became an endless round of failed auditions and dead-end jobs. Even he... View more info

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It Seemed Important At The Time : A Romance Memoir

By: Gloria Vanderbilt

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster: 2004

Seller ID: 239687

ISBN: 0743264800

Condition: Very Good Condition


Born to great wealth yet kept a virtual prisoner by the custody battle that raged between her very proper aunt and her self-absorbed, beautiful mother, Gloria Vanderbilt grew up in special world. Stunningly beautiful herself, yet insecure with a touch of wildness, she set out at an early age to find romance. And find it she did. There were affairs with the likes of Howard Hughes, Bill Paley and Frank Sinatra, to name a few, and one-night stands, which she writes about wi... View more info

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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; ... 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 ear... 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-f... 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 destroy... View more info

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Peeling The Onion

By: Gunter Grass

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Germany, Vintage: 2008

Seller ID: 219923

ISBN: 0099507595

Condition: Good Condition


Translated from the German by Michael Henry Heim 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 & Autobiograph... 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