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Desert Flower and Desert Dawn

By: Waris Dirie and Cathleen Miller and Jeanne D'Haem

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Australia, Virago: 1998

Seller ID: 230016

ISBN: 1860496067

Condition: Very Good


Fading to spine edge. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Autobiography; Biography & Autobiography; ISBN: 1860496067. ISBN/EAN: 9781860496066. Inventory No: 230016. Paperback View more info

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Desert Dawn

By: Waris Dirie and Jeanne D'Haem

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Australia, Virago: 2002

Seller ID: 246648

ISBN: 1860498531

Condition: Good Condition


Fashion model, UN ambassador and courageous spirit, Waris Dirie was born into a traditional family of tribal desert nomads in Somalia. She told her story - enduring, at five years old, the ancient and savage custom of female circumcision; running away at 12 on foot through the desert in order to escape an arranged marriage; being discovered by Terence Donovan as she worked as a cleaner in London; and becoming a top fashion model - in her book, Desert Flower. Although War... View more info

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Don't Die With The Music In You

By: Wayne Bennett

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Australia, ABC Books: 2002

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 242830

ISBN: 0733311075

Condition: Very Good Condition


Wayne Bennett's Don't Die With The Music In Youis a book full of anecdotes, inspiration and homespun philosophies that reflect Wayne Bennett's love for his family, friends and footballers, his great talent for teaching and his enormous respect for rugby league and the men who play it.He writes on everything from mateship to the business and politics of sport, from the importance of loyalty and team spirit to the value of self-confidence and being honest with yourself. Fr... View more info

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Don't Die With The Music In You

By: Wayne Bennett

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Australia, ABC Books: 2002

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 245458

ISBN: 0733311075

Condition: Very Good Condition


Wayne Bennett's Don't Die With The Music In Youis a book full of anecdotes, inspiration and homespun philosophies that reflect Wayne Bennett's love for his family, friends and footballers, his great talent for teaching and his enormous respect for rugby league and the men who play it.He writes on everything from mateship to the business and politics of sport, from the importance of loyalty and team spirit to the value of self-confidence and being honest with yourself. Fr... View more info

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Crossing The Line

By: Wendell Sailor with Jimmy Thomson

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Australia, Simon & Schuster: 2013

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 231710

ISBN: 1922052361

Condition: Near Fine Condition


Superstar Brisbane Broncos and Kangaroos winger Wendell Sailor shocked everyone when he switched codes to play union in 2001. The King of the Wing, whose thunderous runs intimidated anyone in his path, surprised even himself when he was selected for the Wallabies, becoming the first Australian player raised in league to represent his country in both codes. But in 2006, it all fell apart. During a routine drug test for the Waratahs, he tested positive for cocaine and was ... View more info

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A Goodly Heritage

By: Wilfred Kitching

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Salvationist Publishing: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 228605

Condition: Good Condition


General of the Salvation Army from 1954-1963 196 pages. A bit worn around the edges with a few bumps collected no doubt over the years from normal use.. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Autobiography; Biography & Autobiography; Inventory No: 228605. Hardcover View more info

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The End Of Your Life Bookclub

By: Will Schwalle

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Two Roads: 2012

Seller ID: 248382

ISBN: 1444706373

Condition: Very Good Condition


Mary Anne Schwalbe is waiting for her chemotherapy treatments when Will casually asks her what she's reading. The conversation they have grows into tradition: soon they are reading the same books so they can have something to talk about in the hospital waiting room. Their choices range from classic (Howards End) to popular (The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo), from fantastic (The Hobbit) to spiritual (Jon Kabat-Zinn), with many in between. We hear their passion for reading ... View more info

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The Boy With No Shoes - A Memoir

By: William Horwood

Price: $17.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Review / Headline: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 228085

ISBN: 0755313178

Condition: Good Condition


Five-year-old Jimmy Rova is the unwanted child of a mother who rejects him, growing up among half-siblings who bully him. The one thing he can call his own is a pair of shoes, a present from the only person he feels has ever loved him. Only the arrival of his grandmother, and their move to a dilapidated house in the old fishing quarter of an east Kent coastal town - where the warm-hearted community befriends Jimmy and shows him how to love and be loved - reveals a way ou... View more info

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Life and Struggles of William Lovett - In His Pursuit of Bread, Knowledge and Freedom, with some short Account of the Different Associations he belonged to and of the Opinions he entertained [The Fitzroy Edition]

By: William Lovett

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Macgibbon & Kee: 1967

Seller ID: 225211

Condition: Very Good Condition


Preface by R. H. Tawney. 334 pages. Dust Jacket price-clipped. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Autobiography::Memoir; Biography & Autobiography; Inventory No: 225211. Hardcover View more info

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A Man's Got To Have A Hobby - Long Summers With My Dad

By: William McInnes

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Australia, Hodder & Stoughton: 2005

Seller ID: 246450

ISBN: 0733619460

Condition: Very Good Condition


281 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Australian; Biography & Autobiography; Autobiography::Memoir. ISBN/EAN: 9780733619465. Inventory No: 246450. Paperback View more info

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Worse Things Happen At Sea - Tales Of Life, Love, Family And The Everyday Beauty In Between

By: William McInnes & Sarah Watt

Price: $17.00

Publisher: Australia, Hatchette: 2011

Seller ID: 246423

ISBN: 0733628028

Condition: Very Good Condition


251 pages. Illustrated with colour photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Australian; Biography & Autobiography; Autobiography::Memoir. ISBN/EAN: 9780733628023. Inventory No: 246423. Hardcover View more info

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Hit By A Stroke - My Story Of Survival

By: William Russell Andrew

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Australia, Zeus: 2003

Seller ID: 237217

ISBN: 1920699651

Condition: Very Good Condition


Read about the onset of a stroke, the recovery and life afterwards 171 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Autobiography::Memoir; Biography & Autobiography; ISBN: 1920699651. ISBN/EAN: 9781920699659. Inventory No: 237217. Paperback View more info

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A Little Learning - A Victorian Childhood

By: Winifred Peck

Price: $60.00

Publisher: London, Faber: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 228626

Condition: Good Condition


Lady Winifred Peck (née Knox), born 1882, was a member of a remarkable family. Her father was Edmund Arbuthnott Knox, the fourth Bishop of Manchester, and her siblings were E. V. Knox, editor of Punch magazine, Ronald Knox, theologian and writer, Dilly Knox, cryptographer, Wilfred Lawrence Knox, clergyman, and Ethel Knox. Peck’s niece was the Booker Prize-winning author Penelope Fitzgerald who wrote a biography of her father, E. V. Knox, and her uncles, entitled The K... View more info

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Message from an Unknwon Chinese Mother: Stories of Loss and Love

By: Xinran

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Chatto & Windus: 2010

Seller ID: 245592

ISBN: 0701184035

Condition: Good Condition


Message from an Unknown Chinese Mother is made up of the stories of Chinese mothers whose daughters have been wrenched from them, and also brings us the voices of some adoptive mothers from different parts of the world. These are stories which Xinran could not bring herself to tell previously - because they were too painful and close to home. In the footsteps of Xinran's Good Women of China, this is personal, immediate, full of harrowing, tragic detail but also uplifting... View more info

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Unfinished Journey

By: Yehudi Menuhin

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Great Britain, Futura Publications: 1978

Seller ID: 235161

ISBN: 0708813291

Condition: Good Condition


508 pages. Pages browned. Ex-Libris pasted in. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Autobiography; Biography & Autobiography; ISBN: 0708813291. ISBN/EAN: 9780708813294. Inventory No: 235161. Paperback View more info

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A Precocious Autobiography

By: Yevgeny Yevtushenko

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Great Britain, E.P. Dutton: 1963

Seller ID: 243480

Condition: Good Condition


126 pages. Previous owners name to top of title page. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Autobiography::Memoir; Biography & Autobiography; Inventory No: 243480. Hardcover View more info