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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. ... 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: 9780732909... 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 & Aut... 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.... 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... 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 kilo... View more info

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My Word Is My Bond

By: Roger Moore

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Australia, HarperCollins: 2008

Edition: First Australian Edition

Seller ID: 236625

ISBN: 0732288711

Condition: Very Good Condition


The first ever autobiography of the legend most famous for his stints as "Bond" and in the "Saint". With anecdotes by luminaries such as Noel Coward, Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton and Cary Grant, this is a funny and charming autobiography, packed with many wonderful stories. 450 pages. Illustrated with colour and black and white photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Autobiography::Memoir; Biography & Autobiography; IS... View more info

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Life is a Rollercoaster

By: Ronan Keating

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Ebury Press: 2001

Seller ID: 241056

ISBN: 0091878489

Condition: Very Good Condition


356 pages. Light tanning to pages. Illustrated with colour photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Autobiography::Memoir; Biography & Autobiography; ISBN: 0091878489. ISBN/EAN: 9780091878481. Inventory No: 241056. Paperback View more info

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Life In A Postcard: Escape to the French Pyrenees

By: Rosemary Bailey

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Great Britain, bantam Books: 2002

Seller ID: 245950

ISBN: 0553813412

Condition: Good Condition


'I wake to the sun striking gold on a stone wall. If I lean out of the window I can see Mount Canigou newly iced with snow. It is wonderful to live in a building with windows all around, to see both sunrise and sunset, to be constantly aware of the passage of the sun and moon.' In 1988, Rosemary Bailey and her husband were travelling in the French Pyrenees when they fell in love with, and subsequently bought, a ruined medieval monastery, surrounded by peach orchards and ... View more info

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A Nation of Trees - Australian Rites

By: Rosemary Millington

Price: $12.50

Publisher: London, Readers Union: 1964

Seller ID: 230371

Condition: Good Condition


234 pages. Light browning to page edges. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Autobiography::Memoir; Biography & Autobiography; Australian. Inventory No: 230371. Hardcover View more info

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Self Portrait As A Young Man

By: Roy Strong [Signed Copy]

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Bodleian Library: 2013

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 238172

ISBN: 1851242821

Condition: Very Good Condition


For nearly half a century, Sir Roy Strong has enjoyed a high public profile in the arts world in Britain. Yet remarkably little is known about his life before the Swinging Sixties when he burst upon the scene as the revolutionary trendy young director of the National Portrait Gallery, aged thirty-one. In this book he recounts for the first time the story of his social origins and the roots of his life-long passion for the culture and history of England. He describes his ... View more info

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Journey From The Land Of No

By: Roya Hakakian

Price: $11.00

Publisher: Australia, Bantam Books: 2004

Seller ID: 244512

ISBN: 1863254544

Condition: Very Good Condition


245 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Autobiography::Memoir; Biography & Autobiography; ISBN/EAN: 9781863254540. Inventory No: 244512. Paperback View more info

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Real Deadly

By: Ruby Langford Ginibi

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Australia, Angus & Robertson: 1992

Seller ID: 240789

ISBN: 0207174210

Condition: Good Condition


Ruby Langford's memories of her early life at Coroki on the north coast of New South Wales provide the background to her later search for her extended family and her life in Sydney. These are tales of aunts, uncles, sons and daughters by the author of "Don't Take Your Love to Town". 111 pages. Cover has a crease. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Australian::Australian Aboriginal; Biog... View more info

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How Do You Want Me?

By: Ruby Wax

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Australia, Ebury Press: 2002

Seller ID: 242027

ISBN: 0091889294

Condition: Good Condition


How Do You Want Me? was critically acclaimed as brutally honest, vivid and gripping. Ruby Wax's unflinching revelation of a childhood poisoned, and a youth spoiled, culminates in a moving account of her breakdown and recovery. But How Do You Want Me? is also funny, rude and irreverent. It's unusually honest about fame and celebrity and happy to burst ego-balloons and golden myths. 241 pages. Tanning to pages. Illustrated with colour and black and white photographs. Quant... View more info