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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

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Bart My Life

By: J. B. Cummings

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Australia, Pan Macmillan: 2010

Seller ID: 248513

ISBN: 1405039655

Condition: Very Good Condition


In the pantheon of Australian sporting icons, James Bartholomew Bart Cummings AM stands alongside Sir Donald Bradman. Known to his tens of thousands of fans as the Cups King, Bart is arguably Australia's greatest ever horse trainer. For over five decades he's been at the very top of his profession, yet the man himself remains a fascinating and intriguing mystery. Now he tells his extraordinary story - a story that will truly stop the nation. In Bart: My Life, he recounts his early years as his father's apprentice, leading to his first Group One win in 1958. He never looked back. In over half a... View more info

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The Black One

By: J.E. Hewitt

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Vic, Australia, Langate Publishing: 1984

Seller ID: 036029

ISBN: 095946221X

Condition: Very Good


172 pages in type face plus another 100 or so unpagenanted journal extracts and pictorials. Also includes separate supplement as a record of J.E. Hewitt's ultra intelligence mission to the UK, France and USA in 1944. This book is in excellent all over condition. Black and white illustrations. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Autobiography; Biography & Autobiography; ISBN: 095946221X. ISBN/EAN: 9780959462210. Inventory No: 036029. Hardcover View more info

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Daughter of the Queen of Sheba

By: Jacki Lyden

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Sceptre: 1998

Seller ID: 247261

ISBN: 0733609023

Condition: Good Condition


As a foreign correspondent, Jacki Lyden has spent her adult life on the frontlines in some of the most dangerous war zones in the world. Her childhood was a war zone of a different kind - her mother suffered from manic-depression. Heartbreaking, hilarious, lyrical, this is a mother-daughter story of the most deeply moving kind. 258 pages. Foxing to outer page edges. Cover has a few creases. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Autobiography::Memoir; Biography & Autobiography; ISBN: 0733609023. ISBN/EAN: 9780733609022. Inventory No: 247261. Paperback View more info

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My Secret Diary

By: Jacqueline Wilson

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Doubleday: 2009

Seller ID: 233049

ISBN: 038561442X

Condition: Very Good Condition


A wonderfully written and engaging memoir of Jacqueline Wilson's life as a teenager - her problems with her family, first love, her school life and her friends. Read extracts from her real secret teenage diaries and the stories she wrote as a teenager, to build up a fascinating picture of a real teenager and her inner life. Covering issues as diverse as the songs she danced to and the way she created beehive hairdos to her troubled school life and her parents' problematic relationship. 242 pages. Illustrator: Nick Sharratt. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Autobiogra... View more info

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In and Out of China Cities First Three: Anking, Changteh, Nanchow - Missionary Life, Experience and Adventure during the first of three periods of residence in China

By: James Gardiner

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Sydney, Donald F. Pettigrew [Printer]: 1947

Seller ID: 230146

Condition: Good Condition


26 years in China. 164 pages. Foxing to outer page edges. Dust jacket has rubbing and small tears to edges and corners and associated wear. Inscription to previous owner on inside cover. Illustrated. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Countries::China; Australia; Biography & Autobiography; Autobiography::Memoir. Inventory No: 230146. Hardcover View more info

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If Only They Could Talk

By: James Herriot

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Pan Books: 1976

Seller ID: 241839

ISBN: 0330237837

Condition: Good Condition


When newly qualified vet James Herriot arrives in the small Yorkshire village of Darrowby, he has no idea what to expect. 206 pages. Pages browned. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 250 grams. Category: Autobiography; Biography & Autobiography; ISBN: 0330237837. ISBN/EAN: 9780330237833. Inventory No: 241839. Paperback View more info

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Omnibus: If Only They Could Talk; It Shouldn't Happen to a Vet; Let Sleeping Vets Lie; Vet in Harness; Vets Might Fly; Vet in a Spin

By: James Herriot

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Peerage: 1990

Seller ID: 246414

ISBN: 1850520038

Condition: Good Condition


829 pages. Age tanning to pages. Complete and Unabridged. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2-3 kilos. Category: Autobiography; Biography & Autobiography; ISBN: 1850520038. ISBN/EAN: 9781850520030. Inventory No: 246414. This book is extra heavy, and may involve extra shipping charges to some countries. Hardcover View more info

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If Only They Could Talk

By: James Herriot

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Pan Books: 1973

Seller ID: 247172

ISBN: 0330237837

Condition: Very Good Condition


When newly qualified vet James Herriot arrives in the small Yorkshire village of Darrowby, he has no idea what to expect. 206 pages. Tanning to pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 250 grams. Category: Autobiography; Biography & Autobiography; ISBN: 0330237837. ISBN/EAN: 9780330237833. Inventory No: 247172. Paperback View more info

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Vet In Harness

By: James Herriot

Price: $7.00

Publisher: London, Great Britain, Pan Books: 1976

Seller ID: 247183

ISBN: 0330246631

Condition: Good


The Yorkshire dales have never seemed more beautiful for James - now he has a lovely wife by his side, a partner's plate on the gate and the usual menagerie of farm animals, pets and owners demanding his constant attention and teaching him a few lessons along the way. All of the old Darrowby friends are on top form - Siegfried thashes round the practice, Tristan occasionally buckles down for finals and James is signed up for a local cricket team. 251 pages. Tanning to pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Humour; Humour; Autobiography. ISBN: 0330246631. ISBN/... View more info

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Let Sleeping Vets Lie

By: James Herriot

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Pan Books: 1976

Seller ID: 247204

ISBN: 0330241567

Condition: Good Condition


With two years experience behind him, James Herriot still feels privileged working on the beautiful Yorkshire moors as assistant vet at the Darrowby practice. Time to meet yet more unwilling patients and a rich cast of supporting owners. Full of hilarious tales of his unpredictable boss Siegfreid Farnon, his charming student brother Tristan, the joys of spring lambing, a vicious cat called Boris and James' jinxed courtship of the lovely Helen, this third volume of memoirs is sure to delight hardened fans and new readers of James Herriot titles alike. 251 pages. Tanning to pages. Quantity Avail... View more info

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The Best of James Herriot: Favourite Memories of a Country Vet

By: James Herriot

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Australia, Reader's Digest: 1981

Seller ID: 242793

Condition: Good Condition


The Best of James Herriot is one of the most extraordinary volumes ever devoted to the work and world of a contemporary writer. Within its covers are unforgettable episodes from the remarkable series of memoirs that began with All Creatures Great and Small-"the ones my family and I have laughed at over the years and the ones my readers have said they most enjoyed," as Herriot, himself, put it. Yet the book is far more than a simple anthology: Its gorgeous pages also include hundreds of line drawings and color photographs, capturing Herriot's Yorkshire in a worthy complement to the writ... View more info

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Seven Yorkshire Tales

By: James Herriot

Price: $5.00

Publisher: England, Great Britain, Penguin 60's / Penguin Books: 1995

Seller ID: 246688

ISBN: 0146000218

Condition: Very Good


Penguin 60's are published on the occasion of Penguin's 60th Anniversary. 84 pages. Delightful stories of the joys and heartaches of working with animals. Size: Small Format. Tanning to pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 250 grams. Category: Autobiography::Memoir; Biography & Autobiography; ISBN: 0146000218. ISBN/EAN: 9780146000218. Inventory No: 246688. Paperback View more info

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It Shouldn't Happen to a Vet

By: James Herriot

Price: $7.00

Publisher: London, Pan Books: 1976

Seller ID: 247203

ISBN: 0330237829

Condition: Good Condition


Lesson number one: When taking a cow's temperature the old-fashioned way, never let go of the thermometer ...Now firmly ensconced in the sleepy Yorkshire village of Darrowby, recently qualified vet James Herriot has acclimatised to life with his unpredictable colleagues, brothers Siegfried and Tristan Farnon. But veterinary practice in the 1930s was never going to be easy, and there are challenges on the horizon, from persuading his clients to let him use his 'modern' equipment, to becoming an uncle (to a pig called Nugent). Throw in his first encounters with Helen, the beautiful daughter of a... View more info

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The Way of a Man - An Autobiography

By: James K. Feibleman

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Horizon Press: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 230171

ISBN: 0818002050

Condition: Very Good Condition


First few pages are a bit wrinkled 401 pages. Dust jacket has protective non adhesive covering. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Over 3 kilos. Category: Autobiography::Memoir; Biography & Autobiography; ISBN: 0818002050. ISBN/EAN: 9780818002052. Inventory No: 230171. This book is extra heavy, and may involve extra shipping charges to some countries. Hardcover View more info