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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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Reach for the Skies: Ballooning, Birdmen and Blasting Into Space

By: Richard Branson

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Australia, Virgin Books: 2010

Seller ID: 238122

ISBN: 0753519860

Condition: Very Good Condition


s far back as stories go, pioneers have reached for the skies. In the last two hundred years, they have mastered the air and made the modern world possible. Today they are bringing outer space within our reach. They're inventors and toymakers, amateurs and adventurers, visionaries, dreamers and, yes, crackpots. Some have called them irresponsible, even dangerous. But I have met many of them. I have worked with them, and funded them, and flown with them. I admire them, and trust them, and I think they and their kind are our future. In this book I look at the history of flight through the storie... 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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On The Edge: My Story

By: Richard Hammond with Mindy Hammond

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Australia, Weidenfeld & Nicolson: 2007

Seller ID: 243571

ISBN: 0297853554

Condition: Very Good Condition


He describes his childhood and adolescence and the emergence of the adrenalin junkie, the first ridiculous stunts on his tricycle, and an increasing and near obsessive attraction to speed and the smell of petrol. He finds an attractive girl, Mindy, who shares his interests and helps him organise his high-speed life. For such a lively and intelligent communicator TV beckons and he becomes one of the daredevil trio, with Jeremy Clarkson and James May, who make such an enormous world-wide success of the revamped BBC TV programme Top Gear. He describes the personalities, the camaraderie and the st... View more info

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A Gallery of Mirrors: Memories of Childhood, Boyhood and Early Youth

By: Richard Heron Ward

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Victor Gollancz: 1956

Seller ID: 225517

Condition: Good Condition


224 pages. Dust jacket has protective non adhesive covering. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Autobiography::Memoir; Biography & Autobiography; Inventory No: 225517. Hardcover View more info

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Leaving Alexandria: A Memoir of Faith and Doubt

By: Richard Holloway

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Text Publishing: 2012

Seller ID: 242331

ISBN: 1921922028

Condition: Very Good Condition


At fourteen, Richard Holloway left his working-class home north of Glasgow and travelled hundreds of miles to an English monastery to be trained for the priesthood. By twenty-five, he had been ordained and was working in the slums of Glasgow. In 2000 he controversially resigned as Bishop of Edinburgh, having lost heart with the the Church over its condemnation of homosexuality. In his years as a priest Richard touched many lives, but behind his confident public face lay a mind troubled by questions. Why is the Church, which claims to be the instrument of God's love, so prone to cruelty and con... 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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My Life, My Trees

By: Richard St. Barbe Baker

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Findhorn: 1979

Seller ID: 241431

ISBN: 0905249402

Condition: Good Condition


The life story of the 'Man of the Trees', whose work created an awareness of our physical and spiritual dependence on forests and the urgent need for reclamation and reforestation of our wastelands. 167 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Autobiography::Memoir; Biography & Autobiography; ISBN: 0905249402. ISBN/EAN: 9780905249407. Inventory No: 241431. Paperback View more info

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Black Ties, Red Carpets, Green Rooms

By: Richard Wilkins

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Australia, New Holland: 2011

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 238459

ISBN: 1742571042

Condition: Very Good Condition


As the Nine Network's Entertainment Editor and more than 17 years on the Today show, Richard Wilkins has interviewed the cream of the international entertainment industry - from Madonna to the Rolling Stones, and from Andrea Bocelli to Nigel Kennedy. Black Ties, Red Carpets, Green Rooms is a collection of his favourite, most interesting, strangest and most embarrassing star encounters. Richard weaves his own life story into the tales of celebrities, fame and interviews. From struggling to support his wife and Down syndrome son at the age of 18 in rural New Zealand to hobnobbing with the world'... View more info

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Zachariah

By: Richard Zachariah

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Australia, Pan Macmillan: 1999

Seller ID: 241924

ISBN: 073290997X

Condition: Good Condition


A journalist, broadcaster and racing fanatic and one-time member of that elite club, the Sydnery Glitterati, by virtue of his relationship with fashion icon, Maggie Tabberer. . Top section of half title page has been removed. 250 pages. Cover has a few creases. Cover edges rubbed. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Autobiography; Biography & Autobiography; ISBN: 073290997X. ISBN/EAN: 9780732909970. Inventory No: 241924. Paperback 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: $10.00

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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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: $12.50

Publisher: London, Atlantic Books: 2005

Seller ID: 243755

ISBN: 184354301X

Condition: Near Fine 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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Bye Bye Shangri-La

By: Robin Brown

Price: $18.00

Publisher: London, Weidenfeld & Nicolson: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 227525

ISBN: 0297795171

Condition: Near Fine Condition


Introduction by Gerald Durrell. In Sept 1947 an ordinary little family called Brown left the comfort of their chalet-bungalow in Patcham to become white settlers in darkest Africa. Robin brown then aged nine, describes a magical journey through a country filled with wonderful sights and smells exotic insects and wild animals. 212 pages. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Autobiography::Memoir; Britain/UK; Biography & Autobiography; Countries::Africa. ISBN: 0297795171. ISBN/EAN: 9780297795179. Inventory No: 227525. Hardcover 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