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To Aspen and Back: An American Journey

By: Peggy Clifford

Price: $14.00

Publisher: New York, St. Martin's Press: 1976

Seller ID: 247245

ISBN: 0312806299

Condition: Good Condition


Introduction by Hunter S. Thompson. Previous owners name on front endpaper. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Autobiography::Memoir; United States; Biography & Autobiography; Countries::USA. ISBN: 0312806299. ISBN/EAN: 9780312806293. Inventory No: 247245. Hardcover View more info

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Making A Difference: Reflections on Life, leadership and Politics

By: Peter Beattie

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Australia, HarperCollins: 2005

Seller ID: 237614

ISBN: 0732273994

Condition: Very Good Condition


A candid book from one of Australia's most successful and charismatic politicians. Peter Beattie has been the premier of Queensland since 1998 and has long been admired for being 'one of the people'. Part memoir and part manifesto, this book explores: o the premier's upbringing and the effect it had on forging his values and political style. o the contribution the Beattie Government has made to the State of Queensland. o Beattie's views on Labor leaders, both past and pr... View more info

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Finding My Voice

By: Peter Brocklehurst

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Australia, A&U: 2004

Seller ID: 238003

ISBN: 1741143446

Condition: Good Condition


231 pages. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Autobiography::Memoir; Biography & Autobiography; ISBN: 1741143446. ISBN/EAN: 9781741143447. Inventory No: 238003. Paperback View more info

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King Tide: My Life

By: Peter Doyle

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Australia, William Heinemann: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 235207

ISBN: 0855616911

Condition: Very Good Condition


Peter Doyle grew up as a barefoot boy among the fishermen of the bay, on the shores of Sydney Harbour. It was here, in the place he loved, that his family founded the original Doyle's - the most famous and popular restaurant in Australia. 189 pages. Previous owners name on front blank endpaper. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Autobiography; Biography & Autobiography; ISBN: 0855616911. ISBN/EAN: 9780855616915. Inventory No: 235207. Hardcover View more info

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A Simpler Time

By: Peter FitzSimons

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Australia, HarperCollins: 2010

Seller ID: 246806

Condition: Very Good Condition


Peter FitzSimons's account of growing up on the rural outskirts of Sydney in the 1960s is first and foremost a tribute to family. But it is also a salute to times and generations past, when praise was understated but love unstinting; work was hard and values clear; when people stood by each other in adversity. Above all, in the FitzSimons home, days were for doing. In this rollicking and often hilarious memoir, Peter describes a childhood of mischief, camaraderie, eccent... View more info

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Death in the Long Grass: A Big Game Hunter's Adventures in the African Bush

By: Peter Hathaway Capstick

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, St. Martin's Press: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 244001

ISBN: 0312186134

Condition: Good Condition


Few men can say they have known Africa as Peter Hathaway Capstick has know it? leading safaris through lion country; tracking man-eating leopards along tangled jungle paths. Dust jacket has rubbing and small closed tears to edges. Dust Jacket price-clipped. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Autobiography::Memoir; United States; Biography & Autobiography; Countries::Africa. ISBN: 0312186134. ISBN/EAN: 9780312186135. Inventory No: 244001. Hardcove... View more info

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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 b... 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 pa... View more info

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Dear Me

By: Peter Ustinov

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, William Heinemann: 19.79

Seller ID: 238733

ISBN: 0434817112

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. Light fading to spine edge. Previous owners name to top of title page. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Autobiography::Memoir; Biography & Autobiography; ISBN: 0434817112. ISBN/EAN: 9780434817115. Inventory No: 238733. Hardco... 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: 97803... 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... 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:... 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 ... 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