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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 price-clipped. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Autobiography; Biography & Autobiography; Inventory... 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 joining in the classroom. Initially, his American experience is as harrowing as his impoverished youth in Ireland, including... 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 books for children, and two bestselling anthologies of humour. In his autobiography he recalls his childhood in Ramsgate, his... 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. Translated from the French by Marianne Sinclair. Top of page edges tanned red has had some water damage and a stain is evident. 34... View more info

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Resistance - The Political Autobiography of Georges Bidault

By: Georges Bidault

Price: $12.50

Publisher: London, Weidenfeld & Nicolson: 1967

Seller ID: 227563

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. Translated from the French by Marianne Sinclair. Top of page edges tanned red has had some water damage and a stain is evident. 34... View more info

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Births, Deaths, Marriages

By: Georgia Blain

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Australia, Vintage Books: 2008

Seller ID: 247668

ISBN: 1741667488

Condition: Very Good Condition


A brutally honest account of love, marriage, families and death. It wasn't until years later that I realised the obvious - the difference between us and the mythical normal family I was certain existed, was in fact the fiction There is always so much more and it swims, shimmering beneath the surface, glittering with all the inherent contradictions of who we are, the changes that time brings and the very elusiveness of a life slipping through our fingers. Births Deaths Marriage is about life and how we really live it. These true tales move from visits to nudist communes, to losing your virginit... View more info

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Menagerie Manor

By: Gerald Durrell

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Penguin Books: 1978

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 239948

ISBN: 0140025227

Condition: Good Condition


Menagerie Manor is sure to delight fans of Durrell's beloved classic My Family and Other Animals (the inspiration for The Durrells in Corfu on Masterpiece PBS) and other accounts of his lifelong fascination with members of the animal kingdom. With his unfailing charm, Durrell tells the story of how he finally fulfilled his childhood dream of founding his own private zoo, the Manor of Les Augres, on the English Channel island of Jersey. With the help of an enduring wife, a selfless staff, and a reluctant bank manager, the zoo grows, and readers are treated to a colorful parade of the zoo's unus... View more info

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The Drunken Forest

By: Gerald Durrell

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Great Britain, Penguin Books: 1962

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 225481

Condition: Good Condition


No. 1314. 203 pages. Age tanning to pages. Previous owners name on front endpaper. Illustrator: Ralph Thompson. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 250 grams. Category: Autobiography::Memoir; Biography & Autobiography; Inventory No: 225481. Paperback View more info

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The Drunken Forest

By: Gerald Durrell

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Penguin Books: 1962

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 245294

Condition: Good Condition


Foxing to covers 202 pages. Pages browned. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Autobiography::Memoir; Biography & Autobiography; Inventory No: 245294. Paperback View more info

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How To Shoot an Amateur Naturalist

By: Gerald Durrell

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Fontana / Collins: 1988

Seller ID: 248750

ISBN: 0006370101

Condition: Good Condition


205 pages. Tanning to pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Autobiography::Memoir; Biography & Autobiography; ISBN: 0006370101. ISBN/EAN: 9780006370109. Inventory No: 248750. Paperback View more info

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Geri Halliwell: If Only

By: Geri Halliwell

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Bantam Books: 1999

Seller ID: 237620

ISBN: 0593045831

Condition: Very Good Condition


Like many starstruck girls, Geri Halliwell grew up with one ambition. She wanted to be famous. She had the drive, the energy, the fierce determination to succeed. If only she could get that one lucky break - that one chance - she'd prove to all the doubters that she could make it, and make it big. But as Geri discovered, the road to fame can be a rocky one. Often broke and desperately lonely, her life became an endless round of failed auditions and dead-end jobs. Even her stint as a glamour model and her role as a game show host in Turkey, failed to gain her a foothold on the ladder to fame. U... View more info