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Tears In My Champagne

By: Dianne Weedon with Sue Gough

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Australia, Champagne: 1984

Seller ID: 236278

ISBN: 0959633928

Condition: Good Condition


At the tender age of 23, Diane Weedon was at the height of her career as Australia's youngest food and wine expert. Then a spinal injury left her confined to a stretcher. 205 pages. Tanning to pages. Cover edges rubbed. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Autobiography::Memoir; Biography & Autobiography; Australian. ISBN: 0959633928. ISBN/EAN: 9780959633924. Inventory No: 236278. Paperback View more info

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Dickie Bird: My Autobiography

By: Dickie Bird with Keith Lodge

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Australia, Hodder & Stoughton: 1997

Seller ID: 242212

ISBN: 0340684577

Condition: Good Condition


By the time Dickie Bird retired from international cricket in 1996, he had stood at over 66 Test matches and 150 internationals. In this autobiography Dickie gives a behind-the-scenes account of the game and those involved in it. 367 pages. Foxing to endpapers and page edges. Illustrated with colour and black and white photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Autobiography; Books for Writers; Sport::Cricket. ISBN: 0340684577. ISBN/EAN: 9780340684573. Inventory No: 242212. Hardcover View more info

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Dirk Bogarde: The Complete Autobiography: A Postillion Struck by Lightning; Snakes and Ladders; An Orderly Man; Backcloth

By: Dirk Bogarde

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Octopus Books: 1988

Seller ID: 244344

ISBN: 0706438078

Condition: Good Condition


720 pages. Tanning to pages. Complete and Unabridged. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Autobiography; Biography & Autobiography; ISBN: 0706438078. ISBN/EAN: 9780706438079. Inventory No: 244344. Hardcover View more info

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An Orderly Man

By: Dirk Bogarde

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Triad Panther: 1984

Seller ID: 239708

ISBN: 0586058931

Condition: Good Condition


First published in 1983, An Orderly Man is volume three of Dirk Bogarde's best-selling memoirs After completing work on Visconti's Death in Venice, the celebrated actor seeks a refuge from 20 years of 'continual motion'. This dream of a peaceful retreat materialises itself in the form of a neglected farmhouse in the South of France. However, before he is rewarded with the calm he craves, he is forced to endure the relative evils of dying olive trees and the rampaging mistral. In this pursuit of the tranquil, Bogarde manages to portray the simplest of issues in the most delicate and humane way.... View more info

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A Short Walk From Harrods

By: Dirk Bogarde

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Penguin Books: 1994

Seller ID: 249207

ISBN: 0140231307

Condition: Good Condition


This is the fifth volume of Dirk Bogarde's autobiography, which takes him from France to London. 273 pages. Tanning to pages. Illustrated with colour photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Autobiography::Memoir; Biography & Autobiography; ISBN: 0140231307. ISBN/EAN: 9780140231304. Inventory No: 249207. Paperback View more info

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My Son's Father: An Autobiography

By: Dom Moraes

Price: $18.00

Publisher: London, Secker & Warburg: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 232700

ISBN: 0436286017

Condition: Good Condition


This book covers two lives. The first is a childhood in India described with a richness and colour that marks out the born poet. The second is that of a young man in England, adopted by the most prominent writers, moving between Oxford and Soho with its sordid but still more fascinating Bohemianism. 242 pages. Foxing to outer page edges. Dust Jacket price-clipped. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Autobiography; Biography & Autobiography; ISBN: 0436286017. ISBN/EAN: 9780436286018. Inventory No: 232700. Hardcover View more info

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Talbot: Nothing But The Best

By: Don Talbot

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Australia, Lothian: 2003

Seller ID: 240497

ISBN: 073440512X

Condition: Good Condition


A forthright biography of Australia's most successful and controversial swimming coach. Don Talbot's story is unique - over the fifty years he has been coach to almost every gold medallist and great name in Australian swimming. 302 pages. Pen mark to bottom of page edges indicating remainder mark. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Autobiography::Memoir; Biography & Autobiography; ISBN/EAN: 9780734405128. Inventory No: 240497. Paperback View more info

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The Two Worlds of Donald Edwards

By: Donald Edwards

Price: $14.00

Publisher: London, Hutchinson: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 227607

ISBN: 0091006902

Condition: Good Condition


Starting on a provincial paper, he reached supreme control of all news and current affairs in the BBC and then Independent Television News. During the war he was at the heart of the famous BBC system of communication to occupied Europe. 186 pages. Dust Jacket price-clipped. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Autobiography::Memoir; Biography & Autobiography; ISBN: 0091006902. ISBN/EAN: 9780091006907. Inventory No: 227607. Hardcover View more info

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The Best Day The Worst Day: Life with Jane Kenyon

By: Donald Hall

Price: $14.00

Publisher: USA, Houghton Mifflin Company: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 235285

ISBN: 0618478019

Condition: Very Good Condition


Donald Hall's celebrated book of poems Without was written for his wife, Jane Kenyon, who died in 1995. Hall returns to this powerful territory in The Best Day the Worst Day, a work of prose that is equally "a work of art, love, and generous genius" (Liz Rosenberg, Boston Globe). Jane Kenyon was nineteen years younger than Donald Hall and a student poet at the University of Michigan when they met. Hall was her teacher. The Best Day the Worst Day is an intimate account of their twenty-three-year marriage, nearly all of it spent in New Hampshire at Eagle Pond Farm — of their shared rit... View more info

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Notorious: The Life of Ingrid Bergmann

By: Donald Spoto

Price: $25.00

Publisher: USA, HarperCollins: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 237898

ISBN: 0060187026

Condition: Very Good Condition


Chronicles the life of the much admired international screen legend, from her childhood in Sweden to her role as the star of such films as Casablanca, The Bell's of St. Mary's, and Notorious. 60,000 first printing. $40,000 ad/promo. Tour. 474 pages. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Autobiography; Biography & Autobiography; ISBN: 0060187026. ISBN/EAN: 9780060187026. Inventory No: 237898. Hardcover View more info

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I Was Never Here and This Never Happened: Tasty Bits & Spicy Tales From My Life

By: Dorinda Hafner

Price: $12.00

Publisher: USA, Ten Speed Press: 1996

Seller ID: 237618

ISBN: 0898156416

Condition: Very Good Condition


his is an autobiography by the author of "A Taste of Africa", Dorinda Hafner. She weaves traditional stories and recipes in this memoir of her Ghanian heritage and her 17 years in Australia. 182 pages. Previous owner details on inside cover. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Autobiography; Biography & Autobiography; ISBN: 0898156416. ISBN/EAN: 9780898156416. Inventory No: 237618. Paperback View more info

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Under My Skin: Volume One of my Autobiography to 1949

By: Doris Lessing

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Great Britain, HarperCollins: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 243220

ISBN: 000255545X

Condition: Very Good Condition


This first part of Doris Lessing's autobiography covers her African childhood and youth, her involvement in communist politics, and her departure for England and a new life. It is a self-portrait of a woman who lived through "an extraordinary time, the end of the British Empire in Africa". Being lifted high up onto her father's horse, watching ostriches high-stepping over the empty distances of the Cape, travelling in ox carts to the new African farm with trunks full of Liberty material and English silver - so begins Doris Lessing's childhood. Born in 1919, into the aftermath of World ... View more info

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The Godfather of Poker

By: Doyle Brunson with Mike Cochram

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Cardoza Publishing: 2009

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 242196

ISBN: 1580422578

Condition: Very Good Condition


Fascinating true-life adventure of an American treasure, a man who bluffed death, survived the mean streets of Fort Worth and mob-run Las Vegas, and bet millions of dollars on everything from poker to golf, to become a two-time world champion poker player. The story of Doyle Brunson, an American treasure and the greatest poker player of all time, is one for the ages. It's a story of guts and glory, of good luck and bad, of triumph and unspeakable tragedy, of courage and grace. He has survived whippings, gun fights, stabbings, mobsters (the real-life ones portrayed in the movie Casino), murdere... View more info

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Anecdotes & Antidotes

By: Dr Harry Cooper

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Australia, Pan Macmillan: 2000

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 246741

ISBN: 0732910242

Condition: Good Condition


After 35 years as a vet, Dr Harry Cooper, Australia's much-loved and colourful star of Harry's Practice, has collected hundreds of stories about his life with animals and their owners. From these he has chosen around thirty of the very best, which make up this entertaining and delightful collection. 261 pages. Previous owners stamp on front endpaper. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Autobiography::Memoir; Biography & Autobiography; ISBN: 0732910242. ISBN/EAN: 9780732910242. Inventory No: 246741. Paperback View more info

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Remedies & Memories

By: Dr Harry Cooper

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Australia, Pan Macmillan: 2001

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 247130

ISBN: 0732911079

Condition: Good Condition


Dr Harry Cooper, Australia's most popular vet and star of the television's top-rating Harry's Practice, has led a life packed full of adventures with animals and the people who love them. In Remedies & Memories he narrates amazing tales about scaly, feathered and furry friends everywhere - from greyhounds in Tasmania to penguins in San Francisco. These stories take you into the heart of Dr Harry's veterinary practices, his experiences farming in Tasmania, his travels all over the world and his adventures in front of the camera. Often humorous and sometimes sad, but always heartwarming, Remedie... View more info

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Mayo The Story of My Family and My Career

By: Dr. Charles W. Mayo

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Australia, Hodder & Stoughton: 1970

Seller ID: 226980

ISBN: 034012587X

Condition: Very Good Condition


295 pages. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Autobiography::Memoir; Biography & Autobiography; ISBN: 034012587X. ISBN/EAN: 9780340125878. Inventory No: 226980. Hardcover View more info

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Don't Turn Your Back in the Barn: Adventures of a Country Vet

By: Dr. David Perrin

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Australia, Scribe Publications: 2001

Seller ID: 241076

ISBN: 0908011717

Condition: Good Condition


David Perrin tells of his unforgettable first year as a veterinarian in rural Canada. 291 pages. Item Type: Ex-Library. Pages browned at edges. Usual library stamps and markings. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Autobiography::Memoir; Biography & Autobiography; ISBN: 0908011717. ISBN/EAN: 9780908011711. Inventory No: 241076. Paperback View more info

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Patrick White Letters

By: Edited by David Marr

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Australia, Random House: 1996

Seller ID: 247047

ISBN: 0091830877

Condition: Good Condition


Patrick White (1912-1990), author of The Living and the Dead, 1973 Nobel Laureate in Literature, officially Australian but also partly upper-crust Englishman by education, rejected alike English stuffiness and Australian philistinism. These letters, edited by his biographer David Marr, chronicle White's gradual reluctant engagement with the world: his interest in Jewish culture after an early ignorant anti-Semitism; his idyllic wartime period in West Africa; his passionate and rancorous anti-royalism, sparked by the 1975 Australian constitutional crisis when the British Queen's representative ... View more info