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Bengal to Birmingham - An Autobiography

By: Faizur Rasul

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Andre Deutsch: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 228610

Condition: Good Condition


208 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Autobiography::Memoir; Biography & Autobiography; Inventory No: 228610. Hardcover View more info

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Felix Mendelssohn: Letters

By: Felix Mendelssohn

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Vienna House: 1973

Seller ID: 232245

ISBN: 0844301086

Condition: Good Condition


Edited by G. Selden-Goth. Illustrated. Correspondence with his family and friends presents another facet of his genius. Front and rear side edge has some bookworm damage. 373 pages. Light foxing to covers. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Autobiography; United States; Biography & Autobiography; ISBN: 0844301086. ISBN/EAN: 9780844301082. Inventory No: 232245. Paperback View more info

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Beside the Dark Pool - A Memoir

By: Fiona Kidman

Price: $17.00

Publisher: Australia, Vintage: 2009

Seller ID: 235286

ISBN: 1869790596

Condition: Very Good Condition


In her first acclaimed volume of memoir, Fiona Kidman described her background and childhood, evoking the places she lived in and the people she knew. It finished with the publication of her first, hugely successful novel. In this sequel, she explores further the influences that shaped her subsequent books, her championing of New Zealand writing and writers and the significant people she has met along the way. There are political protests, controversial stands, family qu... View more info

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An Italian Diary

By: Flora Stark

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1945

Seller ID: 244967

Condition: Good Condition


51 pages. Previous owners name to top of title page. Illustrated with black and white photograph. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Autobiography::Memoir; Biography & Autobiography; Antiques & Collectibles. Inventory No: 244967. Hardcover View more info

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Lilla's Feast: A Story of Love, War and A Passion for Food

By: Fracnes Osborne

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Doubleday: 2004

Seller ID: 245324

ISBN: 0385606664

Condition: Very Good Condition


The tale of Lilla, the author's great-grandmother, begins with her birth in Chefoo in China in 1882, where she lived a charmed and Bohemian expat life, the younger of a set of 'heavenly twins' from a spirited, unvictorian family. Lilla's eventful life was to span five continents and three husbands, forming a panoramic picture of British colonial life in the Orient (during the Boxer Rebellion, Pearl Harbour, and the rise of Communism) and under the British Raj in India. T... View more info

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Under Magnolia: A Southern Memoir

By: Frances Mayes

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Australia, HarperCollins: 2014

Seller ID: 235269

ISBN: 0732292948

Condition: Very Good Condition


The long-awaited memoir of her Southern childhood from the bestselling author of Under the Tuscan Sun. the long-awaited memoir of her Southern childhood from the bestselling author of Under the tuscan Sun. Growing up, Frances Mayes longed to leave the small town of Fitzgerald, Georgia, but now she's been drawn back to explore her past ... Beautifully written and very intimate, this memoir evokes the Deep South in all its steamy warmth, fascinating characters and disturbi... View more info

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Jean Rhys Letters 1931-1966

By: Francis Wyndham and Diana Melly - Editors

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Andre Deutsch: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 237963

Condition: Very Good Condition


In her will, Jean Rhys expressed a wish that no biography of her should be written unless authorized during her lifetime. Following her death, her literary executor was approached frequently with requests for permission to write "an official life". Finally he decided that, by compiling a volume of letters, authentic biographical information would be provided. But as the collection grew, the biographical aspect took on a secondary importance as the self-portrait b... View more info

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A Letter To Myself

By: Francoise Mallet-Joris

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, W. H. Allen: 1964

Edition: First UK Edition

Seller ID: 232621

Condition: Very Good Condition


Translateed from the French by Patrick O'Brien. Orignally published as Lettre a moi-meme. Letter to myself is not only self-portrait of the author. It is also the occasion to depict us maliciously or sometimes fiercely his friends of the literary or artistic world and his book thus passes from the confidence to the satyr. 237 pages. Foxing to covers, endpapers and page edges . Dust jacket has rubbing and small tears to edges and corners and associated wear. Dust Jacket p... View more info

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Galbally!

By: Frank Galbally

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Australia, Viking: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 245700

ISBN: 0670832146

Condition: Good Condition


The Autobiography of Australia's Leading Criminal Lawyer. Illustrated with numerous b&w photographs throughout. Includes notes, plus index. 200 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Autobiography; Biography & Autobiography; ISBN: 0670832146. ISBN/EAN: 9780670832149. Inventory No: 245700. Hardcover View more info

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Half-Time Whistle

By: Frank Keating

Price: $17.50

Publisher: London, Robson Books: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 228635

ISBN: 0860518205

Condition: Very Good Condition


227 pages. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2-3 kilos. Category: Autobiography::Memoir; Biography & Autobiography; ISBN: 0860518205. ISBN/EAN: 9780860518204. Inventory No: 228635. This book is extra heavy, and may involve extra shipping charges to some countries. Hardcover View more info

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The Grain Of Wheat - An Autobiography

By: Frank Longford

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, William Collins: 1974

Seller ID: 225418

ISBN: 0002162636

Condition: Very Good Condition


286 pages. Very light tanning to page edges . Dust jacket has protective non adhesive covering. Previous owners name to top of title page. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Autobiography::Memoir; Biography & Autobiography; ISBN: 0002162636. ISBN/EAN: 9780002162630. Inventory No: 225418. Hardcover View more info

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Angela's Ashes

By: Frank McCourt

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Australia, HarperCollins: 1996

Seller ID: 230514

ISBN: 0002558122

Condition: Very Good Condition


Irish-American Frank McCourt looks back with sadness and affection at his first 18 years of growing up in New York and Ireland. 363 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Autobiography::Memoir; Biography & Autobiography; ISBN: 0002558122. ISBN/EAN: 9780002558129. Inventory No: 230514. Paperback View more info

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'Tis: A Memoir

By: Frank McCourt

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Australia, Flamingo: 1999

Seller ID: 235148

ISBN: 0002570807

Condition: Very Good Condition


The sequel to Frank McCourt's memoir of his Irish Catholic boyhood, Angela's Ashes, picks up the story in October 1949, upon his arrival in America. Though he was born in New York, the family had returned to Ireland due to poor prospects in the United States. Now back on American soil, this awkward 19-year-old, with his "pimply face, sore eyes, and bad teeth," has little in common with the healthy, self-assured college students he sees on the subway and dreams of... View more info

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A Kentish Lad: Frank Muir - His Autobiography

By: Frank Muir

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Corgi Books: 1998

Seller ID: 237521

ISBN: 0552141372

Condition: Good Condition


For more than 25 years Frank Muir, in partnership with Denis Norden, produced comedy for radio and television. On programmes such as "My Word!" and "My Music" his distinctive voice became familiar to millions as he displayed an astonishingly well-stocked mind and a genius for ad libbing and outrageous puns. Later, working at the BBC and then at London Weekend Television, he produced television comedy in the 1960s and 70s. He has written highly successful ... View more info

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A Remarkable Life

By: Geoffrey Keighly as told to John Carter

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Australia, Self published: 2000

Seller ID: 239892

Condition: Fine Condition


Gift Quality 143 pages. Illustrated with colour and black and white photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Autobiography::Memoir; Biography & Autobiography; Inventory No: 239892. Hardcover View more info

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From My Level Unwritten Minutes

By: George Mallaby

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Hutchinson: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 225417

Condition: Very Good Condition


222 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Autobiography::Memoir; Biography & Autobiography; Inventory No: 225417. Hardcover View more info

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Rapids Of Time - Sketches From The Past

By: George Rostrevor Hamilton

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, William Heinemann: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 225159

Condition: Very Good Condition


150 pages. Previous owners name to top of title page. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Autobiography::Memoir; Biography & Autobiography; Inventory No: 225159. Hardcover View more info

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Resistance - The Political Autobiography of Georges Bidault

By: Georges Bidault

Price: $14.00

Publisher: London, Weidenfeld & Nicolson: 1967

Seller ID: 227537

Condition: Good Condition


Unofficial leader of the Right Wing in France, Georges Bidault has twice led resistance movements against established governments. He gives a moving account of the Home Resistance, from its earliest beginnings to the Liberation of Paris in 1944. He then describes political life from 1944 to 1964 as he saw it, initially as a member of de Gaulle's first cabinet and later in a variety of important posts including a period as head of government. 8 pages of photographs. Trans... View more info