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Crossing The Line

By: Wendell Sailor with Jimmy Thomson

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Australia, Simon & Schuster: 2013

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 231710

ISBN: 1922052361

Condition: Near Fine Condition


Superstar Brisbane Broncos and Kangaroos winger Wendell Sailor shocked everyone when he switched codes to play union in 2001. The King of the Wing, whose thunderous runs intimidated anyone in his path, surprised even himself when he was selected for the Wallabies, becoming the first Australian player raised in league to represent his country in both codes. But in 2006, it all fell apart. During a routine drug test for the Waratahs, he tested positive for cocaine and was banned from the game for two years. And those years away would prove to the toughest challenge of his life. The self-confesse... View more info

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A Goodly Heritage

By: Wilfred Kitching

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Salvationist Publishing: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 228605

Condition: Good Condition


General of the Salvation Army from 1954-1963 196 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; Biography & Autobiography; Inventory No: 228605. Hardcover View more info

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The End Of Your Life Bookclub

By: Will Schwalle

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Two Roads: 2012

Seller ID: 248382

ISBN: 1444706373

Condition: Very Good Condition


Mary Anne Schwalbe is waiting for her chemotherapy treatments when Will casually asks her what she's reading. The conversation they have grows into tradition: soon they are reading the same books so they can have something to talk about in the hospital waiting room. Their choices range from classic (Howards End) to popular (The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo), from fantastic (The Hobbit) to spiritual (Jon Kabat-Zinn), with many in between. We hear their passion for reading and their love for each other in their intimate and searching discussions. A profoundly moving testament to the power of love... View more info

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Hit By A Stroke - My Story Of Survival

By: William Russell Andrew

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Australia, Zeus: 2003

Seller ID: 237217

ISBN: 1920699651

Condition: Very Good Condition


Read about the onset of a stroke, the recovery and life afterwards 171 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Autobiography::Memoir; Biography & Autobiography; ISBN: 1920699651. ISBN/EAN: 9781920699659. Inventory No: 237217. Paperback View more info

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A Little Learning - A Victorian Childhood

By: Winifred Peck

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Faber: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 228626

Condition: Good Condition


Lady Winifred Peck (née Knox), born 1882, was a member of a remarkable family. Her father was Edmund Arbuthnott Knox, the fourth Bishop of Manchester, and her siblings were E. V. Knox, editor of Punch magazine, Ronald Knox, theologian and writer, Dilly Knox, cryptographer, Wilfred Lawrence Knox, clergyman, and Ethel Knox. Peck’s niece was the Booker Prize-winning author Penelope Fitzgerald who wrote a biography of her father, E. V. Knox, and her uncles, entitled The Knox Brothers. She read Modern History at Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford. Her first book was a biography of Louis IX in 1909. In 1... View more info