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Entirely Up To You, Darling

By: Richard Attenborough and Diana Hawkins

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Arrow: 2008

Seller ID: 237870

ISBN: 0099503042

Condition: Near Fine Condition


318 pages. Illustrated with colour and black and white photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Autobiography::Memoir; Biography & Autobiography; ISBN/EAN: 9780099503040. Inventory No: 237870. Paperback View more info

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Losing my Virginity: The Autobiography

By: Richard Branson

Price: $17.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Random House: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 243753

ISBN: 1852276843

Condition: Good Condition


. Already a great read---fascinatingly mixing autobiography and business how-to---the book is now right up to the moment, with the latest bold moves from this irrepressible, charismatic entrepreneur and his rule-breaking, hugely successful company. 595 pages. Tanning to pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2-3 kilos. Category: Autobiography; Biography & Autobiography; ISBN: 1852276843. ISBN/EAN: 9781852276843. Inventory No: 243753. This book is extra heavy, and may involve extra shipping charges to some countries. Hardcover View more info

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The Continents

By: Richard Grossinger [Signed Copy]

Price: $20.00

Publisher: USA, Black Sparrow: 1973

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 226925

ISBN: 0876851618

Condition: Good Condition


195 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Autobiography::Memoir; Biography & Autobiography; Signed Editions. Signed by Author. ISBN: 0876851618. ISBN/EAN: 9780876851616. Inventory No: 226925. Paperback View more info

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Don't You Have Time To Think?

By: Richard P. Feynman

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Allen Lane: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 246030

ISBN: 0713998474

Condition: Very Good Condition


Throughout his extraordinary career Richard Feynman wrote regularly to friends and family, to his fans around the world, and to colleagues eager for advice. This collection of his letters has been lovingly woven into a life story by his daughter Michelle Feynman. They provide a unique portrait of a man whose passion and commitment inspired all who were lucky enough to come within his orbit. Feynman's letters are direct and uncompromising; patient, thoughtful, always humourous, he challenges his readers to be true to themselves and not to accept conventional wisdom. He is also, in this, his per... View more info

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Beyond the Horizon: Extreme Adventures At The Edge of the World

By: Richard Parks

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Sphere: 2014

Seller ID: 249883

ISBN: 0751556068

Condition: Very Good Condition


Richard Parks has what must be one of contemporary sport's most extraordinary and inspirational stories. Soon after he turned thirty, the professional career in rugby that had been his life for over a decade was cut short by injury, leaving him faced with an uncertain future. But unlike many other young athletes, Richard decided to tackle his fears, anxiety and depression head on, taking inspiration from Ranulph Fiennes and a line from his grandmother's eulogy - "The horizon is only the limit of our sight" and setting out on challenges that have become part of his everyday life. Richar... View more info

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Nine Summers: Our Mediterranean Odyssey

By: Rina Huber

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Australia, Pier 9: 2007

Seller ID: 249816

ISBN: 1921208902

Condition: Very Good Condition


When Felix Huber was diagnosed with a rare cancer at age 60, he and his wife, Rina, had a choice: draw inwards and eke out whatever time he had left, or gamble on their future and live out their dream of sailing the Mediterranean. The couple, sweethearts since childhood, chose to celebrate life. They had nine glorious summers of adventuring before Felix died. This is their heart warming story. 336 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Travel; Biography & Autobiography; Autobiography::Memoir. ISBN: 1921208902. ISBN/EAN: 9781921208904. Inventory No: 249816. Pa... View more info

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Tales of a Female Nomad: Living at Large in the World

By: Rita Golden Gelman

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Australia, Bantam Books: 2001

Seller ID: 248203

ISBN: 1863253238

Condition: Good Condition


When Rita and her husband decide on a temporary separation, she takes the opportunity to fulfil a long-held dream: to travel the world. Fifteen years later, she is still travelling, and she shares her adventures in her incredible journey of discovery. 312 pages. Tanning to page edges. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Travel; Travel & Places; Autobiography::Memoir. ISBN: 1863253238. ISBN/EAN: 9781863253239. Inventory No: 248203. Paperback View more info

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Going Solo

By: Roald Dahl

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Penguin Books: 1988

Seller ID: 233947

ISBN: 0140103066

Condition: Good Condition


"Going Solo," the second part of Roald Dahl's compelling and colourful autobiography, creates a world as bizarre and unnerving as any you will find in his fiction. A marvellous evocation of his wartime exploits, it tells of African safaris and deadly snakes; of fighter planes and incredible air battles with the enemy during World War Two. 210 pages. Tanning to pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Autobiography; Biography & Autobiography; ISBN: 0140103066. ISBN/EAN: 9780140103069. Inventory No: 233947. Paperback View more info

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Ugly: My Memoir

By: Robert Hoge

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Australia, Hachette: 2013

Seller ID: 250006

ISBN: 0733630162

Condition: Very Good Condition


The unique and inspiring story of a boy born with the odds against him and the family whose love and support helped him overcome incredible hardships. Robert Hoge was born with a giant tumour on his forehead, severely distorted facial features and legs that were twisted and useless. His mother refused to look at her son, let alone bring him home. But home he went, to a life that, against the odds, was filled with joy, optimism and boyhood naughtiness. Home for the Hoges was a bayside suburb of Brisbane. Robert's parents, Mary and Vince, knew that his life would be difficult, but they were dete... View more info

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Bob Ansett: An Autobiography

By: Robert Pullan

Price: $15.00

Publisher: John Kerr: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 245749

ISBN: 0958816107

Condition: Very Good Condition


221 pages. Foxing to endpapers and page edges. Illustrated with black and white photograph. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Autobiography; Biography & Autobiography; ISBN: 0958816107. ISBN/EAN: 9780958816106. Inventory No: 245749. Hardcover View more info

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Too Many Mothers

By: Roberta Taylor

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Atlantic Books: 2005

Seller ID: 243755

ISBN: 184354301X

Condition: Very Good Condition


'I was born in a sideboard.' So begins Roberta Taylor's bittersweet memoir of her early years, a book that proves beyond doubt that real life is stranger than any soap opera. It's Boxing Day, 1956 in East London, and it's freezing, inside and out. Roberta, aged eight, sits in the kitchen in her overcoat, determined to make herself invisible, watching the shenanigans of the grown-ups. Her granny, Mary, reigns over the house with an iron will and an eye to the main chance. Roberta's cousin is on her hands and knees at the parlour grate, trying to retrieve grandad's dentures from the coals, dragg... View more info

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Recollections

By: Roger Dixey

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Oxford, University Press: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 229277

Condition: Good Condition


Blue boards with gilt lettering. Bottom edge of boards have some markings. 59 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Autobiography::Memoir; Britain/UK; Biography & Autobiography; Inventory No: 229277. Hardcover View more info

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The Greville Memoirs

By: Roger Fulford [Editor]

Price: $13.00

Publisher: London, B. T. Batsford: 1963

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 229322

Condition: Good Condition


Among the sources from which history is written are the Memoirs, Journals and Letters of those who were themselves witnesses of the events they describe: and among the most entertaining works of the past are these volumes which, however much of gossip and scandal they may sometimes contain, are still of irreplaceable historic value. 304 pages. Dust jacket has rubbing and small tears to edges and corners and associated wear. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: History; History; Autobiography::Memoir. Inventory No: 229322. Hardcover View more info

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Listening to Country: A Journey to the Heart of What it Means to Belong

By: Ros Moriarty

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Sydney, ABC Books: 2011

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 248977

ISBN: 1742378153

Condition: Good Condition


Shortlisted for both The Age Book of the Year and The Australian Human Rights Commission Literature Award 'This big land, Australia. It's big enough for everyone!' calls Annie Karrakayn across the pre-dawn campfire to the other Law women stirring from the perfect quiet of a still, desert night. 'Strong Dreamin' ' she whispers. So begins the intimate diary of Ros Moriarty, a white woman married to an Aboriginal man, as she takes an emotional journey across country and culture to the Northern Territory's Tanami Desert with Annie and the other matriarchs of her husband's Aboriginal family to perf... View more info

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Life In A Postcard: Escape to the French Pyrenees

By: Rosemary Bailey

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Great Britain, bantam Books: 2002

Seller ID: 245950

ISBN: 0553813412

Condition: Good Condition


'I wake to the sun striking gold on a stone wall. If I lean out of the window I can see Mount Canigou newly iced with snow. It is wonderful to live in a building with windows all around, to see both sunrise and sunset, to be constantly aware of the passage of the sun and moon.' In 1988, Rosemary Bailey and her husband were travelling in the French Pyrenees when they fell in love with, and subsequently bought, a ruined medieval monastery, surrounded by peach orchards and snow-capped peaks. Traces of the monks were everywhere, in the frescoed 13th century chapel, the buried crypt, the stone arch... View more info

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A Field of Butterflies: Memories of a Romany Childhood

By: Rosemary Penfold

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Orion: 2011

Seller ID: 248940

Condition: Very Good Condition


Gypsy tales from the SUNDAY TIMES bestselling author... Rosemary Penfold was born in 1938 in a traditional Gypsy wagon, and grew up in the fields of the English countryside. In this beautiful and evocative memoir, she recounts her life within a loving extended family and small but close-knit community. From early memories of her father bringing home oranges during the war, to the simple beauty of a field full of butterflies on a hot summer's day, Rosemary's stunningly elegant narrative captures the love and losses, hopes and struggles, traditions and prejudices that bound her to her family and... View more info

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Journey From The Land Of No

By: Roya Hakakian

Price: $11.00

Publisher: Australia, Bantam Books: 2004

Seller ID: 244512

ISBN: 1863254544

Condition: Very Good Condition


245 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Autobiography::Memoir; Biography & Autobiography; ISBN/EAN: 9781863254540. Inventory No: 244512. Paperback View more info

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How Do You Want Me?

By: Ruby Wax

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, Ebury: 2002

Seller ID: 237996

ISBN: 0091889294

Condition: Very Good Condition


The autumn 2002 publication of Ruby Wax's memoirs was greeted with shock - and delighted acclaim. In the tradition of the best memoirs, such as The Moon's a Balloon and Billy, Ruby Wax revealed, surprised and captured the public more than was ever predicted. How Do You Want Me? was critically acclaimed as brutally honest, vivid and gripping. Ruby Wax's unflinching revelation of a childhood poisoned, and a youth spoiled, culminates in a moving account of her breakdown and recovery. But How Do You Want Me? is also funny, rude and irreverent. It's unusually honest about fame and celebrity and hap... View more info