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A Long Way From Wyandra - My Story : From The Bush to Black Caviar

By: Peter Moody with Trevor Marhsallsea

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Australia, Allen & Unwin: 2017

Seller ID: 248679

ISBN: 1760295205

Condition: Good Condition


393 pages. Illustrated with colour photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Animals & Nature::Horses::Horse Racing; Biography & Autobiography; Autobiography. ISBN/EAN: 9781760295202. Inventory No: 248679. Paperback View more info

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Loitering With Intent

By: Peter O'Toole

Price: $14.00

Publisher: London, MacMillan: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 243079

ISBN: 0333537971

Condition: Good Condition


Peter O'Toole's account of his early life - a childhood framed by "Captain" Patrick O'Toole, itinerant racetrack bookmaker and Constance Jane Eliot Ferguson who had "wavy black hair, quick eyes and a determination to marry for money", his schooldays under the long shadow of Adolf Hitler, his years in the navy, his short-lived career as a cub reporter and the almost accidental audition at RADA that launched his career. Small water stain to inside of rear board. 198 pages. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Front blank endpaper has been removed. Quantity Available: 1. ... View more info

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44 - A Dublin Memoir

By: Peter Sheridan

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Australia, MacMillan: 1999

Seller ID: 237087

ISBN: 033376594x

Condition: Very Good Condition


This is the story of Peter Sheridan and his life in Dublin. It gives a portrait of an Irish family as they chart their way through the 1960s, following the author's journey from boy to man. 296 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Autobiography::Memoir; Biography & Autobiography; ISBN: 033376594x. ISBN/EAN: 9780333765944. Inventory No: 237087. Paperback View more info

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Pushing Time Away: A Memoir; my Grandfather and the Tragedy of Jewish Vienna

By: Peter Singer

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Australia, Fourth Estate: 2003

Seller ID: 237498

ISBN: 0732277434

Condition: Good Condition


Oppenheim's grandson, the philosopher Peter Singer, never knew his grandfather, for Oppenheim died as a victim of the Nazis before Singer was born. Fifty years after Oppenheim's death, Singer set out to get to know his grandfather. He found a wealth of written materials, including intimate personal letters, and was startled to read things he had never expected about his grandparents, and their families and friends. Nevertheless, what bound him to his grandfather was a passion for understanding ideas about universal values and human nature that did "push time away". Through the unique d... View more info

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Dear Me

By: Peter Ustinov

Price: $13.00

Publisher: London, Book Club: 1979

Seller ID: 244971

Condition: Good Condition


The hilarious and riveting autobiography from the late, great Sir Peter Ustinov. Dear Me spans his extraordinary career as actor, playwright, film star and director. 280 pages. Tanning to pages. Dust jacket has rubbing and small closed tears to edges. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Autobiography::Memoir; Biography & Autobiography; Inventory No: 244971. Hardcover View more info

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Curious World - A New Yorker At Large

By: Philip Hamburger

Price: $15.00

Publisher: USA, North Point Press: 1987

Seller ID: 225156

ISBN: 0865472998

Condition: Very Good Condition


237 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Autobiography::Memoir; Biography & Autobiography; ISBN/EAN: 9780865472990. Inventory No: 225156. Hardcover View more info

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All of us There

By: Polly Devlin

Price: $7.00

Publisher: London, Pan Books: 1984

Seller ID: 248079

ISBN: 0330282298

Condition: Good Condition


Polly Devlin grew up in County Tyrone, on the shores of Lough Neagh, in the fifties -- but it might as well have been another time and place altogether. In this memoir she describes in witty, spontaneous and idiosyncratic prose her life as one of seven siblings in a Catholic family in Northern Ireland. 173 pages. Tanning to pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Autobiography; Biography & Autobiography; ISBN: 0330282298. ISBN/EAN: 9780330282291. Inventory No: 248079. Paperback View more info

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Leap Of Faith - Memoirs Of An Unexpected Life

By: Queen Noor

Price: $17.00

Publisher: USA, Miramax: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 238416

ISBN: 0786867175

Condition: Very Good Condition


The dramatic and inspiring story of one woman's incredible journey into the heart of a man and his nation.Born into a distinguished Arab-American family, Lisa Halaby was a strongly independent young woman. After studying architecture at Princeton, her work on projects in the Middle East gave her a profound understanding both of the links between the environment and social problems, and also of the tumultuous history of the Arab nations.Then, in 1974, her life took a very different turn, when her father introduced her to the world's most eligible bachelor, King Hussein of Jordan. After a whirlw... View more info

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Bride of Anzac: My Life Story

By: Queenie Sunderland

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Australia, Gary Allen Pty Ltd: 2000

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 248702

ISBN: 1875169814

Condition: Very Good Condition


Queenie Sunderland is 103. Eighty years ago, as an Anzac war-bride, she came to Australia, and started married life on a drought-stricken farm on the Dubbo plains. Now, with her memory so sharp, she shares her story of her life. 272 pages. Light foxing to outer page edges. Previous owners name on front endpaper. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Autobiography::Memoir; Biography & Autobiography; ISBN: 1875169814. ISBN/EAN: 9781875169818. Inventory No: 248702. Paperback View more info

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I Once Met A Man...True Stories from one of Australia's Greatest Folk Heroes

By: R.M. Williams

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Australia, Angus & Robertson: 1996

Seller ID: 246357

ISBN: 0207190240

Condition: Very Good Condition


"Understand, then, that these chapters are concerned with the spirit of men and women from whom something of worth has shone out to make them worthy of record. You will note that the book is not of deeds, achievement, great honour; just that indefinable something that has no other name in our language but spirit..." In I Once Met a Man, legendary Australian figure R. M. Williams tells wonderful stories of his most memorable encounters in the bush. From the rough riders to sideshow fighters, from the best woman drover in the west to a young English lady who raised her sons with their Ab... View more info

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I Once Met A Man...True Stories from one of Australia's Greatest Folk Heroes

By: R.M. Williams

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Australia, Angus & Robertson: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 246064

ISBN: 0207163294

Condition: Very Good Condition


178 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Autobiography::Memoir; Biography & Autobiography; ISBN: 0207163294. ISBN/EAN: 9780207163296. Inventory No: 246064. Hardcover View more info

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Good Girls Do Swallow

By: Rachael Oakes-ASh

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Australia, Random House: 2000

Seller ID: 233982

ISBN: 0091840589

Condition: Good Condition


Between the ages of 17 and 31, Rachael Oakes-Ash lost 63kg and gained 76kg on a roller-coaster of body image problems and food obsession. She went through anorexia, bulimia, bulimarexia, gym mania, strict dieting and binge eating before she finally she figured out how to stop torturing herself and hating her body. Good Girls Do Swallow is the very black and very funny story of her downfall and her recovery. Rachael might have taken things further than many of us, but this is a story every woman can relate to. You might not have rescued food from the rubbish bin in a moment of binge-madness but... View more info

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Foreign Babes In Bejing - Behind The Scenes Of A New China

By: Rachel DeWoskin

Price: $14.00

Publisher: London, Granta Books: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 231602

ISBN: 1862078165

Condition: Very Good Condition


Determined to broaden her cultural horizons and live a "fiery" life, twenty-one-year-old Rachel DeWoskin hops on a plane to Beijing to work for an American PR firm based in the busy capital. Before she knows it, she is not just exploring Chinese culture but also creating it as the sexy, aggressive, fearless Jiexi, the starring femme fatale in a wildly successful Chinese soap opera. Experiencing the cultural clashes in real life while performing a fictional version onscreen, DeWoskin forms a group of friends with whom she witnesses the vast changes sweeping through China as the country ... View more info

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Raelene Sometimes Beaten, Never Conquered

By: Raelene Boyle & Garry Linnell

Price: $17.00

Publisher: Australia, HarperCollins: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 239637

ISBN: 0732275296

Condition: Very Good Condition


With the same capacity for honesty and bluntness that caused her endless disputes with officialdom, Raelene reveals her disillusionment with the Olympic movement and tells how a shy working-class girl managed to turn her insecurities and a series of devastating setbacks into a tale of triumph. 325 pages. Illustrated with colour photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Autobiography::Memoir; Biography & Autobiography; ISBN: 0732275296. ISBN/EAN: 9780732275297. Inventory No: 239637. Hardcover View more info

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The Man Who Came to Breakfast: Recollections of a Life in and Out of Radio and Television

By: Ray Taylor

Price: $7.50

Publisher: ABC Books: 1992

Seller ID: 237583

ISBN: 0733301355

Condition: Very Good Condition


152 pages. Previous owners name on front endpaper. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Autobiography::Memoir; Biography & Autobiography; ISBN: 0733301355. ISBN/EAN: 9780733301353. Inventory No: 237583. Paperback View more info

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Reg Grundy

By: Reg Grundy

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Australia, Pier 9: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 237460

ISBN: 1742660347

Condition: Good Condition


Reg Grundy is one of the most successful Australian media and television entrepreneurs of his generation. He is also notoriously a private individual - here for the first time he tells his life story, in his own words. The book is replete with the colourful and charming anecdotes about over 30 years in Australian television, from the first days of broadcasting, to his game shows such as Wheel of Fortune and Sale of the Century, to the dramas that most Australians will fondly remember - including The Restless Years, The Young Doctors, Prisoner, Sons and Daughters, and the largest success of all... View more info

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Rex: My Life

By: Rex Hunt

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Australia, Pan Macmillan: 2002

Seller ID: 237449

ISBN: 0732911370

Condition: Good Condition


The autobiography of one of Australia's best-loved and colourful personalities. This is Rex to the core - funny, earthy, refreshingly direct and above all deeply inspirational. Packed with anecdotes and insights into the worlds of AFL, radio and television and the characters Rex has come across during his extraordinary life. 297 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Autobiography; Books for Writers; ISBN: 0732911370. ISBN/EAN: 9780732911379. Inventory No: 237449. Paperback View more info

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The Day Gone By - An Autobiography

By: Richard Adams

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Hutchinson: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 230068

ISBN: 0091739675

Condition: Very Good Condition


398 pages. Previous owners name to top of title page. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2-3 kilos. Category: Autobiography::Memoir; Biography & Autobiography; ISBN: 0091739675. ISBN/EAN: 9780091739676. Inventory No: 230068. This book is extra heavy, and may involve extra shipping charges to some countries. Hardcover View more info