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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

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The Paradise Tree: An Eccentric Childhood Remembered

By: James Murray

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Australia, Allen & Unwin: 1988

Seller ID: 247681

ISBN: 0043202209

Condition: Good Condition


233 pages. Inscription to previous owner on title page. Illustrator: Verdon Morcom. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Autobiography::Memoir; Biography & Autobiography; ISBN: 0043202209. ISBN/EAN: 9780043202203. Inventory No: 247681. Paperback View more info

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Happy Accidents: A Memoir

By: Jane Lynch

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Australia, Fourth Estate: 2011

Seller ID: 237477

ISBN: 0007445660

Condition: Good Condition


Best-known as Glee's sharp-tongued Sue Sylvester, Jane Lynch's on-screen persona is someone that many love to hate. But when she's not prowling the corridors in Sue's shiny tracksuit, who is the real Jane Lynch and how did this Golden Globe and Emmy winner learn to channel such delicious nastiness? This is no typical Hollywood memoir of torment, grief, regret and plastic surgery. It's a simple but candid story of how a girl from Chicago came to Hollywood, overcame her demons, and finally hit the big time. Taking a good, hard look at herself, Lynch reveals that she and Sue Sylvester actually ar... View more info

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Confessions of a Wine Lover

By: Janice Robinson

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Viking: 1997

Seller ID: 248565

ISBN: 067087812X

Condition: Near Fine Condition


This biography takes the reader on a sensuous journey through the people, places and the bottles to which Jancis Robinson has been exposed during her twenty years of writing about wine. 376 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Autobiography; Biography & Autobiography; Cookery, Food & Wine::Wines. ISBN: 067087812X. ISBN/EAN: 9780670878123. Inventory No: 248565. Hardcover View more info

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The Diving-Bell & The Butterfly

By: Jean-Dominique Bauby

Price: $8.50

Publisher: London, Fourth Estate: 1998

Seller ID: 233739

ISBN: 1857027949

Condition: Good Condition


After suffering a massive stroke, Jean-Dominique Bauby, editor-in-chief of French Elle and the father of two young children, found himself completely paralysed, speechless and only able to move one eyelid. With his eyelid he 'dictated' this remarkable book. 139 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Autobiography; Biography & Autobiography; ISBN: 1857027949. ISBN/EAN: 9781857027945. Inventory No: 233739. Paperback View more info

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Starting from Scratch

By: Jeannette Travers

Price: $12.50

Publisher: London, Arlington: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 248900

ISBN: 0851402453

Condition: Good Condition


The endearing story of Jeannette and her unique family. How Jeannette and Tony Travers turned their Thames River island home into a mini-sanctuary for unusual wildlife - including ocelots, leopards, Malaysian fishing owls, parrots, and a polecat. 150 pages. Foxing to outer page edges. Dust jacket has rubbing, chips and tears to edges. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Autobiography::Memoir; Biography & Autobiography; ISBN: 0851402453. ISBN/EAN: 9780851402451. Inventory No: 248900. Hardcover View more info

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Ghosting

By: Jennie Erdal

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Canongate: 2004

Seller ID: 241250

ISBN: 1841955620

Condition: Very Good Condition


Totally original and difficult to classify, Ghosting is a remarkable account of one woman's life. Or to be more accurate lives. For about fifteen years Jennie Erdal had a double existence: officially she worked as a personal editor for one particular man - Tiger - but in reality she was his ghost-writer and in some mysterious sense his alter ego. During this time she wrote a great deal that appeared under his name - personal letters, novels, newspaper columns, full-length books, business correspondence. Ghosting moves from startlingly vivid evocations of an austere Scottish upbringing in Fife ... View more info

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One-Way Ticket - Three Short Stories

By: Jennifer Bassett

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Australia, Hale & Iremonger: 1993

Seller ID: 201166

ISBN: 0868064866

Condition: Very Good Condition


40 pages. Black and white illustrations. Illustrator: Julitha Walker. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 250 grams. Category: Fiction; Fiction; Autobiography. ISBN: 0868064866. ISBN/EAN: 9780868064864. Inventory No: 201166. Paperback View more info

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Bonkers My Life

By: Jennifer Saunders

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Great Britain, Penguin Books:

Seller ID: 237638

ISBN: 0241967260

Condition: Very Good Condition


Jennifer Saunders' comic creations have brought joy to millions. From Comic Strip to Comic Relief, from Bolly-swilling Edina in Ab Fab to her takes on Madonna or Mamma Mia, her characters are household names.But it's Jennifer herself who has a place in all our hearts. This is her funny, moving and frankly bonkers memoir, filled with laughter, friends and occasional heartache - but never misery.BONKERS is full of riotous adventures: accidentally enrolling on a teacher training course with a young Dawn French, bluffing her way to each BBC series, shooting Lulu, trading wild faxes with Joanna Lum... View more info

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The Woman Who Fell From The Sky: My Year of Making News in Yemen

By: Jennifer Steil

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Australia, HarperCollins: 2010

Seller ID: 245631

ISBN: 0732288207

Condition: Good Condition


In the tradition of READING LOLITA IN TEHRAN and NINE PARTS OF DESIRE, a woman finds a new life - and love - running a newspaper in Yemen, where writing about taboo subjects could cost you your life. 'Western women are treated as a third sex in Yemen. this explains why my male staff often treat me with deference. to them, I am not a woman: I am a giraffe. Something alien and unclassifiable. But were a Yemeni woman to take over the paper, the same men would quit in protest ...' At a time of escalating tensions between the Middle East and the West, it's difficult to imagine a thirty-something si... View more info

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The Turning Key - Autobiography and the Subjective Impulse Since 1800

By: Jerome Hamilton Buckley

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Cambridge, England, Harvard University Press: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 145593

ISBN: 0674913302

Condition: Very Good


191 pages. A noted scholar considers here a broad range of English autobiographical writing since 1800. Jerome Hamilton Buckley discusses not only autobiographies proper but also novels and poems animated by the subjective impulse. Some fading and minor wear to dust jacket spine and edges. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Literature; Literature & Literary; Autobiography. ISBN: 0674913302. ISBN/EAN: 9780674913301. Inventory No: 145593. Hardcover View more info

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Jerry Hall: My Life in Pictures

By: Jerry Hall

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Quadrille Publishing: 2010

Seller ID: 237823

ISBN: 1844008800

Condition: Very Good Condition


Jerry Hall escaped from small-town Texas and was discovered on a St Tropez beach at the age of 16. Within a year she had appeared on the covers of magazines all over the world. A whirlwind life as a top model jetting from Paris to New York to London and all over the world was followed by a four-year affair with Bryan Ferry and then by 20 years married to Mick Jagger, travelling with the Rolling Stones and appearing on stage and screen. Over the years she has been photographed by all the greats and has consistently presented an impeccably glamorous image. She has also managed to maintain a priv... View more info

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High Season: A Memoir of Heroin & Hospitality

By: Jim Hearn

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Australia, Arena / Allen & Unwin: 2012

Seller ID: 240004

ISBN: 1742378412

Condition: Good Condition


High Season is the story of Jim Hearn, a working-class boy made good-and very, very bad. It's a tale about living on the edge, restaurant kitchens, drugs and addiction. And it's a story of waking up from a heroin hell to discover real love, family and success. But what happens when Jim, three young chefs and a waiter do what it takes to feed Paris Hilton and her sizeable entourage after they turn up for lunch without warning? The highs and lows of this particular day climax in an unexpected tragedy that will change Jim's life forever. Raw, unapologetic and behind-the-scenes in an utterly fasci... View more info