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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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All Creatures Great and Small - The First Herriot Omnibus Edition

By: James Herriot

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Pan Books: 1973

Seller ID: 245063

ISBN: 0330250493

Condition: Good Condition


James Herriot's stories about his life as a vet in Yorkshire have charmed and delighted millions of readers in the twenty years since his first book If Only They Could Talk was published in 1972. All James Herriot's books, including two other omnibus editions, All Things Bright and Beautiful and All Things Wise and Wonderful , are available in Pan. All Creatures Great and Small is the first James Herriot omnibus and contains If Only They Could Talk and It Shouldn't Happen to a Vet together with James and Helen's courtship from Let Sleeping Vets Lie. Size: No Dust Jacket. 427 pages. Tanning to ... 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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Picasso & Dora : A Memoir

By: James Lord

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, England., Phoenix: 1997

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: S002071

ISBN: 075380249X

Condition: Good to Very Good


340 pages. Minor foxing to page edges, cover slightly creased. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Autobiography::Memoir; Biography & Autobiography; Art::Art & Design. ISBN: 075380249X. ISBN/EAN: 9780753802496. Inventory No: S002071. Paperback View more info

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The Paradise Tree: An Eccentric Childhood Remembered

By: James Murray

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Australia, Allen & Unwin: 1988

Seller ID: 247681

ISBN: 0043202209

Condition: Good Condition


233 pages. 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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Never Tell Me Never

By: Janine Shepherd [Signed Copy]

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Australia, MacMillan: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 242737

ISBN: 0732907969

Condition: Very Good Condition


Janine Shepherd's story reads like the plot of a Hollywood movie. A champion cross country skier in training for the Winter Olympics, her life was irrevocably altered during a bike ride to the Blue Mountains when she was hit by a truck. Her neck and back were broken in four places, as were her right arm, collarbone and five ribs. Her right leg had been ripped open, she had sustained massive internal injuries, severe lacerations to her abdominal area, and had lost five litres of blood. The bleeding alone was enough to kill her. Doctors warned her parents that she was not expected to survive her... View more info

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Never Argue With A Mug: The Don Lane Story with Janise Beaumont

By: Janise Beaumont

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New Holland: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 238403

ISBN: 174110517X

Condition: Very Good Condition


Don Lane is a great entertainer. A pioneer of Australian television, an American who came down under. Lane not only presented variety television, he lived it. Provides a rare insight into his life and the entertainment industry in which he worked. 271 pages. Illustrated with colour and black and white photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Autobiography; Biography & Autobiography; ISBN/EAN: 9781741105179. Inventory No: 238403. 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: $15.00

Publisher: London, Arlington: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 228501

ISBN: 851402453

Condition: Very Good Condition


The endearing story of Jeannette and her unique family 150 pages. A bit worn around the edges with a few bumps collected no doubt over the years from normal use.. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Autobiography::Memoir; Biography & Autobiography; Inventory No: 228501. 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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Skating To Antarctica

By: Jenny Diski

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Virago: 2011

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 241238

ISBN: 1844081516

Condition: Near Fine Condition


This strange and brilliant book recounts Jenny Diski's journey to Antarctica last year, intercut with another journey into her own heart and soul...a book of dazzling variety, which weaves disquisitions on indolence, truth, inconsistency, ambiguousness, the elephant seal, Shackleton, boredom and over and over again memory, into a sparse narrative, caustic observation and vivid description of the natural world. 240 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Autobiography::Memoir; Biography & Autobiography; ISBN/EAN: 9781844081516. Inventory No: 241238. Paperback View more info