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Eat Pray Love - One Woman's Search for Everything Across Italy, India and Indonesia

By: Elizabeth Gilbert

Price: $14.00

Publisher: USA, Bloomsbury: 2006

Seller ID: 245252

ISBN: 0670034711

Condition: Very Good Condition


Eat, Pray, Love: One Woman's Search for Everything Across Italy, India and Indonesia is a 2006 memoir by American author Elizabeth Gilbert. The memoir chronicles the author's trip around the world after her divorce and what she discovered during her travels. The book remained on The New York Times Best Seller list for 187 weeks.[2] The movie rights for the memoir were purchased by Columbia Pictures. The film version, which stars actress Julia Roberts and actor Javier Bar... View more info

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A River Full Of Stars

By: Elizabeth Hamilton

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, Andre Deutsch: 1954

Edition: Second Impression

Seller ID: 226466

Condition: Good Condition


As a mildly nostalgic autobiography, this follows the thread of story of a young woman, whose idyllic childhood was spent in Ireland, until her parents, driven by poverty, went first to Florida, thence back to England. Her years in a girls' school, then as a classical scholar in a London University, her vocation as a teacher, and her entry into the Catholic Church- this comprises the pattern of her life, and she rounds it out with a return to the Irish home of her childh... View more info

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On and Off The Record: A Memoir of Walter Legge

By: Elizabeth Schwarzkopf

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Faber & Faber: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 243528

ISBN: 057111928X

Condition: Very Good Condition


With an introduction by Herbert Von Karajan. Dust Jacket price-clipped. Previous owners small sticker on front endpaper. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Autobiography::Memoir; Biography & Autobiography; ISBN: 057111928X. ISBN/EAN: 9780571119288. Inventory No: 243528. Hardcover View more info

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The Fat Boy's Book - How Elmer Lost 40 Pounds in 80 Days

By: Elmer Wheeler

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, USA, Prentice-Hall Inc.: 1951

Edition: Sixth Printing

Seller ID: 147360

Condition: Good


174 pages. Includes The Fat Boy's Slide Rule and Calorie Chart. With 33 illustrations by Carl Rose. Previous owner's inscription to dedication page. Wear and tear to dust jacket which is covered in clear, protective plastic. Scuffing to hard cover spine edges and corners. Foxing and discolouration to page edges. Dust jacket has protective non adhesive covering. Black and white illustrations. Illustrator: Carl Rose. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram.... View more info

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Journey Through A Small Planet

By: Emanuel Litvinoff

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Michael Joseph: 1976

Seller ID: 232843

ISBN: 0140040706

Condition: Very Good Condition


Vividly recreates his childhood in Jewish Whitechapel during the last great period before the Second World War. 138 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Autobiography; Biography & Autobiography; ISBN: 0140040706. ISBN/EAN: 9780140040708. Inventory No: 232843. Paperback View more info

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At Least We Lived: The Unlikely Adventures of an English Couple in World War II China

By: Emma Oxford

Price: $15.00

Publisher: USA, Branksome Books: 2013

Seller ID: 247682

ISBN: 0615874851

Condition: Very Good Condition


In the spring of 1943, Audrey Watson, a spirited young woman from Churchill's spy agency, set out from London on a journey that would change her life. Her destination was Chungking, a squalid but strangely romantic city on the Yangtze River and the wartime capital of China. At a tea party given by Madame Chiang Kai-shek, she met Max Oxford, an intelligence officer in the Royal Air Force, who had escaped from Hong Kong after it fell to the Japanese. In the mountains of so... View more info

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The Words Inside - My Journey Through Cystic Fibrosis, Friendship, Love and Life

By: Emmah Money

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Australia, Random House: 2006

Seller ID: 206473

ISBN: 1741662125

Condition: Good Condition


Emmah is young and beautiful, with the world at her feet. She is also a true survivor...Emmah Money's life story is a remarkable one. During a night out, an acquaintance noted Emmah's resemblance to some friends of his. This observation would prove to have a profound effect on Emmah's life. Emmah hoped for a reunion with her biological parents - but the situation was complicated by the fact that her birth mother had been told her baby had died. In her own words, Emmah te... View more info

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The Words Inside - My Journey Through Cystic Fibrosis, Friendship, Love and Life

By: Emmah Money

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Australia, Random House: 2006

Seller ID: 231638

ISBN: 1741662125

Condition: Good Condition


Emmah is young and beautiful, with the world at her feet. She is also a true survivor ... Emmah Money's life story is a remarkable one. During a night out, an acquaintance noted Emmah's resemblance to some friends of his. This observation would prove to have a profound effect on Emmah's life. Emmah hoped for a reunion with her biological parents - but the situation was complicated by the fact that her birth mother had been told her baby had died. In her own words, Emmah ... View more info

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Memoirs

By: Emmy Klieneberger-Nobel

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Academic Press: 1980

Seller ID: 228910

ISBN: 0124148506

Condition: Very Good Condition


141 pages. Dust jacket has protective non adhesive covering. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Autobiography; Biography & Autobiography; ISBN: 0124148506. ISBN/EAN: 9780124148505. Inventory No: 228910. Hardcover View more info

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Roman Chronicle

By: Ercole Patti

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Chatto & Windus: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 229976

Condition: Very Good Condition


159 pages. Dust jacket has protective non adhesive covering. Previous owners name to top of title page. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Autobiography::Memoir; Biography & Autobiography; Inventory No: 229976. Hardcover View more info

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Absurdistan: A Bumpy Ride Through Some of the World's Scariest, Weirdest Places

By: Eric Campbell

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Australia, HarperCollins: 2005

Seller ID: 240190

ISBN: 0732279801

Condition: Very Good Condition


Award-winning foreign correspondent Eric Campbell has been stoned by fundamentalists, captured by US Special Forces, arrested in Serbia and threatened with expulsion from China. He's negotiated dating rituals in Moscow, shared a house with a charismatic mercenary in Kabul and taken up smoking at gunpoint in Kosovo. In 2003 in Iraq he was injured in a suicide bombing which killed his colleague, cameraman Paul Moran. By turns provocative and thoughtful, ABSURDISTAN is a me... View more info

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Mission: Black List #1 - The Inside Story of the Search for Saddam Hussein as told by the Soldier who Masterminded His Capture

By: Eric Maddox with David Seay

Price: $14.00

Publisher: USA, Harper: 2008

Seller ID: 214087

ISBN: 0061765147

Condition: Very Good Condition


266 pages. Pen mark to bottom of page edges indicating remainder mark. Illustrated with colour photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Autobiography::Memoir; Biography & Autobiography; ISBN/EAN: 9780061765148. Inventory No: 214087. Paperback View more info

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Something Wholesale: My Life and Times in the Rag Trade

By: Eric Newby

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Picador: 1985

Seller ID: 248084

ISBN: 0330287788

Condition: Very Good Condition


Veteran travel writer Eric Newby has a massive following and is cherished as the forefather of the modern comic travel book. However, less known are his adventures during the years he spent as an apprentice and commercial buyer in the improbable trade of women's fashion. From his repatriation as a prisoner of war in 1945 to his writing of the bestselling ‘A Short Walk in the Hindu Kush’ in 1956, Eric Newby’s years as a commercial traveller in the world of haute cou... View more info

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Reminiscences and Reflexions of a Mid and Late Victorian

By: Ernest Belfort Bax

Price: $14.00

Publisher: London, George Allen & Unwin Ltd: 1918

Edition: First UK Edition

Seller ID: 227539

Condition: Good Condition


Excerpt from Reminiscences and Reflexions of a Mid and Late Victorian The following chapters were written at intervals during the year 1916. They were taken in hand on the suggestion of two well-known London publishers, who assured me that autobiographical notes, reminiscences, and reflexions were, barring fiction and travels, the form of literature in which the British public showed most interest at the present time. One's natural modesty, assuming one to be a mentally ... View more info

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A Little Learning [The First Volume of An Autobiography]

By: Evelyn Waugh

Price: $7.50

Publisher: London, Sidgwick & Jackson: 1973

Seller ID: 232298

Condition: Good Condition


'Only when one has lost all curiosity about the future has one reached the age to write an autobiography.' Waugh begins his story with heredity, writing of the energetic, literary and sometimes eccentric men and women who, unknown to themselves, contributed to his genius. Save for a few pale shadows, his childhood was warm, bright and serene. The Hampstead and Lancing schooldays which followed were sometimes agreeable, but often not. His life at Oxford - which he evokes ... View more info

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Waugh in Abyssinia

By: Evelyn Waugh

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Methuen: 1984

Seller ID: 225276

ISBN: 0413548309

Condition: Very Good Condition


251 pages. Tanning due to age. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Autobiography::Memoir; Biography & Autobiography; ISBN: 0413548309. ISBN/EAN: 9780413548306. Inventory No: 225276. Hardcover View more info

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Medicine Man

By: F.B. McCann

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Australia, Angus & Robertson: 1959

Seller ID: 228485

Condition: Very Good Condition


208 pages. Very light tanning to page edges . Dust Jacket un-clipped. Black and white illustrations. Illustrator: Phil Taylor. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Australian::Australian History; Biography & Autobiography; Autobiography::Memoir. Inventory No: 228485. Hardcover View more info

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The River Bank - Autobiography of the 1920's

By: F.D. Ommanney

Price: $17.00

Publisher: London, Longmans: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 225532

Condition: Very Good Condition


279 pages. Dust jacket has protective non adhesive covering. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Autobiography::Memoir; Biography & Autobiography; Inventory No: 225532. Hardcover View more info