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It Shouldn't Happen to a Vet

By: James Herriot

Price: $7.00

Publisher: London, Pan Books: 1976

Seller ID: 247203

ISBN: 0330237829

Condition: Good Condition


Lesson number one: When taking a cow's temperature the old-fashioned way, never let go of the thermometer ...Now firmly ensconced in the sleepy Yorkshire village of Darrowby, recently qualified vet James Herriot has acclimatised to life with his unpredictable colleagues, brothers Siegfried and Tristan Farnon. But veterinary practice in the 1930s was never going to be easy, and there are challenges on the horizon, from persuading his clients to let him use his 'modern' equipment, to becoming an uncle (to a pig called Nugent). Throw in his first encounters with Helen, the beautiful daughter of a... View more info

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The Way of a Man - An Autobiography

By: James K. Feibleman

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Horizon Press: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 230171

ISBN: 0818002050

Condition: Very Good Condition


First few pages are a bit wrinkled 401 pages. Dust jacket has protective non adhesive covering. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Over 3 kilos. Category: Autobiography::Memoir; Biography & Autobiography; ISBN: 0818002050. ISBN/EAN: 9780818002052. Inventory No: 230171. This book is extra heavy, and may involve extra shipping charges to some countries. Hardcover View more info

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The Priests

By: James M. Miller

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Sydney, Finch Publishing: 2016

Seller ID: 250212

ISBN: 1925048667

Condition: Very Good Condition


The Priests is the true story of one man's survival of abuse at the hands of a most dangerous type - priests without belief. James Miller grew up in Newcastle. He attended Pius X secondary College in 1978. He was keen surfer and gifted academically, which drew the attentions of the Principal, Father Brennan, and his deputy, Father Helferty. Aided by his deputy, Brennan found many occasions in which he asked to see James alone, and then sexually abused him, transforming James's naturally sunny easy-going disposition into one wracked with self-loathing and shame. Confused and bewildered by what ... View more info

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The Paradise Tree: An Eccentric Childhood Remembered

By: James Murray

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Australia, Allen & Unwin: 1988

Seller ID: 247681

ISBN: 0043202209

Condition: Good Condition


233 pages. Inscription to previous owner on title page. Illustrator: Verdon Morcom. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Autobiography::Memoir; Biography & Autobiography; ISBN: 0043202209. ISBN/EAN: 9780043202203. Inventory No: 247681. Paperback View more info

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Confessions of a Wine Lover

By: Janice Robinson

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Viking: 1997

Seller ID: 248565

ISBN: 067087812X

Condition: Near Fine Condition


This biography takes the reader on a sensuous journey through the people, places and the bottles to which Jancis Robinson has been exposed during her twenty years of writing about wine. 376 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Autobiography; Biography & Autobiography; Cookery, Food & Wine::Wines. ISBN: 067087812X. ISBN/EAN: 9780670878123. Inventory No: 248565. Hardcover View more info

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The Diving-Bell & The Butterfly

By: Jean-Dominique Bauby

Price: $8.50

Publisher: London, Fourth Estate: 1998

Seller ID: 233739

ISBN: 1857027949

Condition: Good Condition


After suffering a massive stroke, Jean-Dominique Bauby, editor-in-chief of French Elle and the father of two young children, found himself completely paralysed, speechless and only able to move one eyelid. With his eyelid he 'dictated' this remarkable book. 139 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Autobiography; Biography & Autobiography; ISBN: 1857027949. ISBN/EAN: 9781857027945. Inventory No: 233739. Paperback View more info

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Starting from Scratch

By: Jeannette Travers

Price: $12.50

Publisher: London, Arlington: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 248900

ISBN: 0851402453

Condition: Good Condition


The endearing story of Jeannette and her unique family. How Jeannette and Tony Travers turned their Thames River island home into a mini-sanctuary for unusual wildlife - including ocelots, leopards, Malaysian fishing owls, parrots, and a polecat. 150 pages. Foxing to outer page edges. Dust jacket has rubbing, chips and tears to edges. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Autobiography::Memoir; Biography & Autobiography; ISBN: 0851402453. ISBN/EAN: 9780851402451. Inventory No: 248900. Hardcover View more info

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Beyond Belief: My Secret Life Inside Scientology and My Harrowing Escape

By: Jenna Miscavige Hill with Lisa Pulitzer

Price: $15.00

Publisher: William Morrow: 2013

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 250008

ISBN: 0062248472

Condition: Very Good Condition


Jenna Miscavige Hill tells the dramatic and bizarre true story of growing up in Scientology and how she ultimately was able to break away from the church. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Autobiography::Memoir; Biography & Autobiography; ISBN/EAN: 9780062248473. Inventory No: 250008. Hardcover View more info

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One-Way Ticket - Three Short Stories

By: Jennifer Bassett

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Australia, Hale & Iremonger: 1993

Seller ID: 201166

ISBN: 0868064866

Condition: Very Good Condition


40 pages. Black and white illustrations. Illustrator: Julitha Walker. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 250 grams. Category: Fiction; Fiction; Autobiography. ISBN: 0868064866. ISBN/EAN: 9780868064864. Inventory No: 201166. Paperback View more info

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Bonkers My Life

By: Jennifer Saunders

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Great Britain, Penguin Books:

Seller ID: 237638

ISBN: 0241967260

Condition: Very Good Condition


Jennifer Saunders' comic creations have brought joy to millions. From Comic Strip to Comic Relief, from Bolly-swilling Edina in Ab Fab to her takes on Madonna or Mamma Mia, her characters are household names.But it's Jennifer herself who has a place in all our hearts. This is her funny, moving and frankly bonkers memoir, filled with laughter, friends and occasional heartache - but never misery.BONKERS is full of riotous adventures: accidentally enrolling on a teacher training course with a young Dawn French, bluffing her way to each BBC series, shooting Lulu, trading wild faxes with Joanna Lum... View more info

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The Turning Key - Autobiography and the Subjective Impulse Since 1800

By: Jerome Hamilton Buckley

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Cambridge, England, Harvard University Press: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 145593

ISBN: 0674913302

Condition: Very Good


191 pages. A noted scholar considers here a broad range of English autobiographical writing since 1800. Jerome Hamilton Buckley discusses not only autobiographies proper but also novels and poems animated by the subjective impulse. Some fading and minor wear to dust jacket spine and edges. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Literature; Literature & Literary; Autobiography. ISBN: 0674913302. ISBN/EAN: 9780674913301. Inventory No: 145593. Hardcover View more info

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True North

By: Jill Kerr Conway

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, Vintage Books: 1994

Seller ID: 249918

ISBN: 0679744614

Condition: Very Good Condition


With all the openness to life, all the largeness of spirit, that made her girlhood memoir, The Road from Coorain, an acclaimed - and beloved - bestseller, Jill Ker Conway continues her story. She was twenty-five when we left her, driven by a hunger to know and to understand, boarding a plane that would carry her far from her Australian homeland. As True North begins she lands, appropriately enough, in a hurricane, in New York. And is soon at Harvard, a graduate student in history experiencing both exhilaration and culture shock; discovering among friends of many backgrounds an easier sociabili... View more info

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High Season: A Memoir of Heroin & Hospitality

By: Jim Hearn

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Australia, Arena / Allen & Unwin: 2012

Seller ID: 240004

ISBN: 1742378412

Condition: Good Condition


High Season is the story of Jim Hearn, a working-class boy made good-and very, very bad. It's a tale about living on the edge, restaurant kitchens, drugs and addiction. And it's a story of waking up from a heroin hell to discover real love, family and success. But what happens when Jim, three young chefs and a waiter do what it takes to feed Paris Hilton and her sizeable entourage after they turn up for lunch without warning? The highs and lows of this particular day climax in an unexpected tragedy that will change Jim's life forever. Raw, unapologetic and behind-the-scenes in an utterly fasci... View more info

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Saving Baby: How One Woman's Love for a Racehorse Led her to Redempton

By: Jo Anne Normile and Lawrence Lindner

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Australia, Pan Macmillan: 2014

Seller ID: 242820

ISBN: 1743535473

Condition: Very Good Condition


Jo Anne Normile was not supposed to keep the foal, an exuberant Thoroughbred, but she fell in love with the young horse who had literally been born into her arms. The breeder finally said she could keep the colt, whom she nicknamed 'Baby' - but only if she raced him. It was difficult to take Baby away from the safety of his pasture, but Normile had made a promise. She experienced a thrill every time Baby sprinted around the track but for every Seabiscuit, there are are tens of thousands of racehorses whose lives end in pain and despair because of the indifference and corruption that run rampan... View more info

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The Station At Austin Downs

By: Jo Jackson King

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Sydney, ABC books: 2004

Seller ID: 241063

ISBN: 0733313787

Condition: Very Good Condition


When I was a little girl, my Dad would say to me: the sound of rain is the sound of grass growing, the sound of grass growing is the sound of coins clinking in the bank. So from very early, I loved the green months for the soft air and wet ground, the wild ducklings and the tadpoles in the creeks and the calling lambs in the paddocks: but I also loved them for bringing us money.When Jo Jackson King's family decide that they have to move to a remote station in West Australia to survive financially, she is at first reluctant to leave her childhood farm. But she soon discovers that her new life o... View more info

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Prologue - An Unconventional Life

By: Joan Brady

Price: $9.00

Publisher: London, Abacus: 1995

Seller ID: 238498

ISBN: 0349106657

Condition: Good Condition


Joan Brady grew up in California, the daughter of a blacklisted economics professor and his strong-willed, powerfully jealous wife. Dancing lessons took Joan away from the tensions between these two and she turned out to be extremely gifted. By the Age of 20 she was dancing with the most important company in the Western world, the New York City Ballet, then at the height of its artistic powers. At the crucial moment, Joan lost her confidence and so her chance at stardom. Dance had taught her discipline, technique and courage and now she needed these qualities to fight her mother, whose vengean... View more info

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The Flock: The Autobiography of a Multiple Personality

By: Joan Frances Casey with Lynn Wilson

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Abacus: 1993

Seller ID: 248246

ISBN: 0349104514

Condition: Good Condition


For almost 30 years Joan Frances Casey suffered from what has been described as a "disease of hiddenness". People called her compulsive, a workaholic, an over-achiever, and too intense. Nobody, least of all she herself, suspected that she was "housing" a flock of more than two dozen disparate personalities - all of them competing for attention, unaware of the others' existence and contributing towards her near-destruction. After the mysterious collapse of her marriage and an inexplicable flirtation with suicide, she consulted analyst Lynn Wilson, who diagnosed Multiple Personal... View more info

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Milady Vine - The Autobigraphy Of Philippe de Rothchild

By: Joan Littlewood

Price: $13.00

Publisher: London, Century: 1985

Seller ID: 224885

ISBN: 0712608052

Condition: Very Good Condition


246 pages. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Autobiography; Biography & Autobiography; ISBN: 0712608052. ISBN/EAN: 9780712608053. Inventory No: 224885. Paperback View more info