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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 thi... 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 versio... 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... View more info

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The Last Lecture

By: Randy Pausch with Jeffrey Zaslow

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Australia, Hachette: 2008

Seller ID: 236145

ISBN: 073362331X

Condition: Very Good Condition


On 18 September 2007 computer science professor Randy Pausch stepped in front of an audience of 400 people at Carnegie Mellon University to deliver his last lecture. At 46, Randy had been told the month before that he had pancreatic cancer and had only a few months to live. Despite his wife asking him not to lecture that day - it was her birthday - he felt compelled to do it anyway. Randy's lecture that day was called 'Really Achieving Your Childhood Dreams'. It was mode... View more info

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Ray: Stories Of My Life: The Autobiography

By: Ray Martin

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Australia, William Heinemann: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 241929

ISBN: 1741667828

Condition: Very Good Condition


The bestselling autobiography of one of Australia's most loved personalities is now in paperback. Ray Martin tells the story of his less than stellar introduction to the glamorous world of television. Before Ray had even got to high school, he had lived in thirteen different places, in three Australian states, mostly in the bush. His father was a violent, drinking man who would lash out at his wife and children. His mother would uproot the family across to the other side... 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 fo... 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. ... 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

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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, an... 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 ... 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 enor... 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: $20.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Canongate: 2012

Seller ID: 238540

ISBN: 0857860739

Condition: Very Good Condition


At the tender age of fourteen, Richard Holloway left his home town of Alexandria, north of Glasgow, and travelled hundreds of miles to be educated and trained for the priesthood at an English monastery. By the age of twenty-five he had been ordained and was working in the slums of Glasgow. Through the forty years that followed, Richard touched the lives of many people as he rose to one of the highest positions in the Anglican Church. But behind his confident public faith... 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 ... 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 humo... View more info