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Me and My Shadow: Aspects of Multiple Sclerosis

By: Ruth Bayne

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Pambula, Hilton House Productions: 1997

Seller ID: 238350

ISBN: 0646290754

Condition: Good Condition


Front blank endpaper has been removed . 158 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Autobiography::Memoir; Australia; Biography & Autobiography; Health. ISBN: 0646290754. ISBN/EAN: 9780646290751. Inventory No: 238350. Paperback View more info

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Ruth Cracknell: A Biased Memoir

By: Ruth Cracknell

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Australia, Penguin Books: 1999

Seller ID: 237081

ISBN: 0140275886

Condition: Good Condition


Ruth Cracknell: A Biased Memoir goes behind the scenes into the fascinating world of Australia's first lady of theatre, film and television. From performing in radio soap operas in evening wear to dancing a wild tango in the famous Phillip Street revues to subverting the 'old dear' stereotype in Mother and Son, Ruth Cracknell has led an acting life that embraces Australian theatre history since World War Two. Her personal account beautifully evokes the endless summers an... View more info

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Journey From Venice

By: Ruth Cracknell

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Australia, Viking: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 237267

ISBN: 0670886149

Condition: Very Good Condition


The Serene City beckons, promising Paradise regained for Ruth Cracknell and her husband, Eric, as they set forth on a carefully planned holiday. What they are seeking is time. Time to think, time to gaze, time for each other. But from the moment the holiday becomes an uncharted journey, their time is measured. Journey From Venice is confronting yet deeply comforting - an acknowledgement of the miracle that is unconditional love. 273 pages. Previous owners name to top of ... View more info

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A Biased Memoir

By: Ruth Cracknell

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Australia, Penguin Books: 1997

Seller ID: 244560

ISBN: 0140275886

Condition: Good Condition


Ruth Cracknell: A Biased Memoir goes behind the scenes into the fascinating world of Australia's first lady of theatre, film and television. From performing in radio soap operas in evening wear to dancing a wild tango in the famous Phillip Street revues to subverting the 'old dear' stereotype in Mother and Son, Ruth Cracknell has led an acting life that embraces Australian theatre history since World War Two. Her personal account beautifully evokes the endless summers an... View more info

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Ruth Cracknell: A Biased Memoir

By: Ruth Cracknell

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Australia, Viking: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 244708

ISBN: 0670861979

Condition: Very Good Condition


Ruth Cracknell: A Biased Memoir goes behind the scenes into the fascinating world of Australia's first lady of theatre, film and television. From performing in radio soap operas in evening wear to dancing a wild tango in the famous Phillip Street revues to subverting the 'old dear' stereotype in Mother and Son, Ruth Cracknell has led an acting life that embraces Australian theatre history since World War Two. Her personal account beautifully evokes the endless summers an... View more info

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Journey from Venice - A Memoir

By: Ruth Cracknell

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Australia, Viking: 2000

Seller ID: 245018

ISBN: 0670886149

Condition: Very Good Condition


This intensely personal memoir traces the sudden illness of Ruth Cracknell's husband, which begins on a visit to Venice, his eventual death, and Ruth and her family's journey from grief to acceptance. 271 pages. Previous owners name on front endpaper. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Autobiography::Memoir; Biography & Autobiography; ISBN: 0670886149. ISBN/EAN: 9780670886142. Inventory No: 245018. Hardcover View more info

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A Fence Around The Cuckoo

By: Ruth Park

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Australia, Penguin Books: 1993

Seller ID: 247999

ISBN: 0140173331

Condition: Good Condition


Ruth Park's autobiography is a moving, passionate, often funny account of the people and places which influenced her early years. Her isolated childhood in the rainforests of New Zealand fed her fertile imagination; her convent education encouraged her love of words and writing, and the bitter years of the Depression exposed her to poverty and injustice. 294 pages. Pages browned. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1... View more info

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Cockeyed - A Memoir

By: Ryan Knighton

Price: $9.00

Publisher: USA, Public Affairs: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 228728

Condition: Very Good Condition


On his 18th birthday, Ryan Knighton was diagnosed with Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP), a congenital, progressive disease marked by night-blindness, tunnel vision and, eventually, total blindness. In this penetrating, nervy memoir, which ricochets between meditation and black comedy, Knighton tells the story of his fifteen-year descent into blindness while incidentally revealing the world of the sighted in all its phenomenal peculiarity. Knighton learns to drive while unseeing... View more info

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Saeed: An Actor's Journey

By: Saeed Jaffrey

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Constable: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 237064

ISBN: 009476770x

Condition: Very Good Condition


The first Asian actor ever to receive the British and Canadian Academy Award nominations for acting, and the first to be awarded the OBE, Saeed Jaffrey has lead a multi-faceted life. This is his autobiography.' 290 pages. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Autobiography::Memoir; Biography & Autobiography; ISBN: 009476770x. ISBN/EAN: 9780094767706. Inventory No: 237064. Hardcover View more info

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The Storyteller's Daughter - Return to a Lost Homeland

By: Saira Shah

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Michael Joseph: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 230949

ISBN: 0718145623

Condition: Good Condition


Imagine that a jewel-like garden overlooking Kabul is your ancestral home. Imagine a kitchen made fragrant with saffron strands and cardamom pods simmering in an authentic pilau. Now remember that you were born in London, your family in exile, and that you have never seen Afghanistan in peacetime. These are but the starting points of Saira Shah’s memoir, by turns inevitably exotic and unavoidably heartbreaking, in which she explores her family’s history in and out of... View more info

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Holding Up The Sky: An African Life

By: Sandy Blackburn-Wright

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Australia, Pier 9: 2008

Seller ID: 242206

ISBN: 1921208236

Condition: Very Good Condition


Sandy lived and worked in South Africa between 1988 and 2003, years coinciding with some of the most tumultuous and significant events in the history of the nation, including the release of Mandela. Set against a background of profound political and social change, Sandy tells her personal story with honesty, passion, intelligence and humour. As a community development worker in the townships she witnessed the brutality of life under the apartheid regime yet at the same t... View more info

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The Strength Of Our Dreams

By: Sara Henderson

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Australia, Pan Macmillan: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 246544

ISBN: 0732909589

Condition: Very Good Condition


Sara Henderson's first book, From Strength to Strength, is firmly established as an Australian classic. The Strength of our Dreams is the long-awaited follow-up to From Strength to Strength and its equally best-selling sequel, The Strength in Us All. It continues the story of this amazing Australian, taking us through the last six years of her incredibly varied life - the special joys of being a grandmother, the frustrations of the outback farming life, and the humourous... View more info

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From Strength To Strength

By: Sara Henderson

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Australia, Pan Macmillan: 1993

Seller ID: 231858

ISBN: 0725107251

Condition: Very Good Condition


The wife of Charles Henderson III, shipping tycoon and war hero, describes how, through dedication and perseverance, she and her daughters rebuilt a business empire, starting from a remote homestead in Australia. 337 pages. Illustrated with colour and black and white photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Autobiography::Memoir; Biography & Autobiography; Australian. ISBN: 0725107251. ISBN/EAN: 9780725107253. Inventory No: 231858. Paperba... View more info

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The Strength in Us All

By: Sara Henderson

Price: $17.00

Publisher: Australia, MacMillan: 1994

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 238188

ISBN: 0732907837

Condition: Good Condition


This sequel to "From Strength to Strength" continues the saga of Sara's life. At the end of 1992, after a very hectic year, Sara was close to breaking point. She had lost a vital court case and her outback station was under threat. This tells of her determination to pick up the pieces and carry on. 357 pages. Light tanning to page edges. Illustrated with colour photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Autobiography::Memoir; ISBN: 0... View more info

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From Strength To Strength

By: Sara Henderson

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Australia, Pan Macmillan: 1993

Seller ID: 245062

ISBN: 0725107251

Condition: Very Good Condition


The wife of Charles Henderson III, shipping tycoon and war hero, describes how, through dedication and perseverance, she and her daughters rebuilt a business empire, starting from a remote homestead in Australia. 337 pages. Illustrated with colour and black and white photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Autobiography::Memoir; Biography & Autobiography; Australian. ISBN: 0725107251. ISBN/EAN: 9780725107253. Inventory No: 245062. Paperba... View more info

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The Strength of Our Dreams

By: Sara Henderson

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Australia, Sun / Pan Macmillan: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 247306

ISBN: 0725107634

Condition: Good Condition


The third and final book in Sara Henderson's autobiographical trilogy following on from "Strength to Strength" and "The Strength In Us All". This new book takes us through the last six years of Sara Henderson's varied and eventual life - the special joys of being a grandmother, the frustration of outback farming, and the funny side 271 pages. Light tanning to page edges. Previous owners name on front endpaper. Illustrated with colour photographs. Quantity... View more info

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Allegedly

By: Sarah Monahan

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Australia, New Holland: 2016

Seller ID: 248244

ISBN: 1742576915

Condition: Very Good Condition


In Sarah Monahan's new memoir/biography she shares her very honest and raw story of bravery against a childhood of sexual harrassment at the hands of one of Australia's most respected actors. Her story was not uncommon within the industry. Sarah shares her story of growing up on TV, being sent to work to support the family and be the breadwinner, her disjointed relationship with her mother and her desire to have a normal childhood. 271 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipp... View more info

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To Jerusalem and Back - A Personal Account

By: Saul Bellow

Price: $6.00

Publisher: London, Penguin Books: 1978

Seller ID: 228731

ISBN: 0140044817

Condition: Good Condition


Nobel laureate Saul Bellow s revealing interviews and meditations, steeped in history and literature, on the unique spirit and challenges of Israel A powerful, stimulating testament, To Jerusalem and Back is a rigorous attempt to come to grips with Israel s history and future. Immersing himself in the landscape and culture of this small state in perpetual crisis, Bellow records the opinions, passions, and dreams of Israelis of varying viewpoints Yitzak Rabin, Amos Oz, th... View more info