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Making many Rich - A Memoir of Joseph John Booth, Fourth Archbishop of Melbourne

By: A. De Q. Robin

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Australia, Church of England: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 225351

ISBN: 0959654305

Condition: Very Good Condition


This biography shows Dr Booth as a man among men and as a strong leader through difficult times, both in the church and the community. Dust jacket has a fre small closed tears to top edges. 91 pages. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Autobiography::Memoir; Biography & Autobiography; ISBN: 0959654305. ISBN/EAN: 9780959654301. Inventory No: 225351. Hardcover View more info

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Without Fear or Favour: The Biography of a Career

By: A. E. Debenham, S.M. [Aided and abetted by Marien Dreyer]

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Sydney, Edwards & Shaw: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 232710

Condition: Good Condition


The first time a Magistrate in Australia has set down an account of his work. Last two pages has 176 pages. Tanning to pages. Dust Jacket price-clipped. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Autobiography::Memoir; New Zealand; Biography & Autobiography; Australian::Australian Law. Inventory No: 232710. Hardcover View more info

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A Painful Season & A Stubborn Hope - The Odyssey of an Eritrean Mother

By: Abeba Tesfagiorgis

Price: $14.00

Publisher: New Jersey, The Red Sea Press: 1995

Seller ID: 230653

ISBN: 0932415849

Condition: Very Good Condition


A startling story of Abeba Tesfagiorgis's experience in the hands of Ethiopians in Asmara and her subsequent escape. 210 pages. Light fading to spine edge. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Autobiography::Memoir; United States; Biography & Autobiography; ISBN: 0932415849. ISBN/EAN: 9780932415844. Inventory No: 230653. Paperback View more info

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Abraham Bisno, Union Pioneer: An Autobiographical Account of Bisno's Early Life and the Beginnings of Unionism in the Women's Garment Industry

By: Abraham Bisno

Price: $17.50

Publisher: USA, The University of Wisconsin Press: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 230167

Condition: Very Good Condition


244 pages. Dust jacket has protective non adhesive covering. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2-3 kilos. Category: Autobiography::Memoir; Biography & Autobiography; Inventory No: 230167. This book is extra heavy, and may involve extra shipping charges to some countries. Hardcover View more info

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No Man Is An Island

By: Adele Dumont

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Australia, Hachette: 2016

Seller ID: 249901

ISBN: 0733636373

Condition: Very Good Condition


In 2010, 24-year-old Sydneysider Adele Dumont volunteered to teach English to men in immigration detention on Christmas Island. She didn't expect to find the work so rewarding or the people she met so interesting. So when she was offered a job working at Curtin detention centre near Derby in Western Australia, she took it. Working at Curtin required a fly-in fly-out lifestyle. Adele lived in a donga in WA, her life full of bus trips to the detention centre; back home in Sydney, she was overwhelmed by the choices and privileges people had. What kept her returning to Curtin were her students: me... View more info

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Everything By Design: My Life As an Architect

By: Alan Lapidus

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, St. Martin's Press: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 247642

ISBN: 0312361661

Condition: Near Fine Condition


Alan Lapidus' life has been a "Zelig"-like romp through most of the cultural and political highlights of the recent past. He has popped up as architect for or observer of many of our era's most iconic figures, including Donald Trump, various mafia big-shots, mayors, Aristotle and Jackie Onassis, Bob Guccione, pit bosses, real estate legends and spies. "Everything By Design" takes us behind the scenes in Las Vegas, Disney World, Havana, Atlantic City, Moscow, the Amazon rainforest, and New York. Along the way we learn why Mickey Mouse never seems to use the restroom, why the bac... View more info

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Actor's Blood

By: Alastair Duncan

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NSW, Australia, Lexington Avenue Press: 2004

Seller ID: 242804

ISBN: 0975151045

Condition: Very Good Condition


Foreword by Judy Nunn. The London born Fuller brothers migrated to New Zealand in the 1890s and became theatre, cinema & radio entrepreneurs in New Zealand & Australia, where Fullers Theatres rivalled J C Williamson. 218 pages. Inscription to previous owner on front endpaper. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Autobiography; Theatre & Plays; Theatre. ISBN: 0975151045. ISBN/EAN: 9780975151044. Inventory No: 242804. Paperback View more info

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Reading My Father

By: Alexander Styron

Price: $15.00

Publisher: USA, Scribner: 2011

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 244410

ISBN: 1416591796

Condition: Very Good Condition


Bill Styron's writing and his depression dominated the Styron family landscape, and Alexandra, the youngest of four children and the one who spent the most time alone with her father, learned to navigate his storms in order to survive. She describes a man plagued by demons and not averse to imposing them on a young daughter. Part biography, part memoir, part elegy, Reading My Fathertells the story of a daughter coming to know her father at last. From Styron's Tidewater Virginia youth and precocious literary debut to the triumphs of his best known books and on through his devastating spiral int... View more info

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Poking Seaweed With A Stick and Running Away from the Smell

By: Alison Whitelock

Price: $10.00

Publisher: South Australia, Wakefield Press: 2008

Seller ID: 249176

ISBN: 1862547572

Condition: Good Condition


Alison Whitelock dreamed of shooting her father with a sawn-off shotgun. Her brother planned to use the longest knife in the cutlery drawer, and her mother tried to poison him with out-of-date tranquillisers. This wee book is a bittersweet account of growing up in Scotland in the strange and brutal kingdom we call home. But Poking Seaweed with a Stick is anything but a tale of childhood suffering; it is an enchanted Scottish tale that will have you smiling through your tears and laughing till you cry. 223 pages. Light tanning to page edges. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogr... View more info

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Journal Of A Wife

By: Anais Nin

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Great Britain, Penguin Twentieth-Century Classics: 1993

Seller ID: 241960

ISBN: 0140186654

Condition: Good Condition


This story explores the inner world of a fascinating and complex woman whose affairs with four men express all the duplicity and fragmentation of self involved in the search for love. 297 pages. Light foxing to endpapers and page edges. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Autobiography; Biography & Autobiography; ISBN: 0140186654. ISBN/EAN: 9780140186659. Inventory No: 241960. Paperback View more info

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The Journals Of Anais Nin - Volume Seven 1966-1974

By: Anais Nin [Edited by Gunther Stuhlmann

Price: $12.50

Publisher: London, Quartet: 1983

Seller ID: 235347

ISBN: 0704334518

Condition: Good Condition


This is Volume 7 of Anais Nin's Journals that were recorded later in her life. 355 pages. Front blank endpaper has been removed. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Autobiography::Memoir; Family & Relationships; ISBN: 0704334518. ISBN/EAN: 9780704334519. Inventory No: 235347. Paperback View more info

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Andrew Jones by Himself

By: Andrew Jones

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Australia, Rigby: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 228729

Condition: Very Good Condition


186 pages. Very light tanning to page edges . Illustrator: Rigby. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 250 grams. Category: Autobiography::Memoir; Biography & Autobiography; Inventory No: 228729. Paperback View more info

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Inside Outside: Life Between Two Worlds

By: Andrew Riemer

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Australia, Imprint / Angus & Robertson: 1992

Seller ID: 248845

ISBN: 0207173982

Condition: Good Condition


Autobiographical account of the changes observed in Australian society in the years following World War II as experienced by the author and his family after leaving Hungary. The author's return to Budapest in 1990 prompts comparisons to the situation in Australia. 218 pages. Light tanning to pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Autobiography; Biography & Autobiography; ISBN: 0207173982. ISBN/EAN: 9780207173981. Inventory No: 248845. Paperback View more info

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Sunshine on Sugar Hill: Once Upon a Time, An Australian Girl Moved to Harlem

By: Angela Gilltrap

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Australia, ABC books: 2009

Seller ID: 238185

ISBN: 0733321917

Condition: Very Good Condition


From Bondi Beach to the backstreets of Harlem, Angela Gilltrap hilariously recounts the culture shock of transplanting herself in New York. From Bondi Beach to the backstreets of Harlem, Angela Gilltrap hilariously recounts the culture shock of transplanting herself in New York. In a story that even she will admit borders on the surreal, Angela Gilltrap, ex-StRICtLY DANCING star, finds herself living in Sugar Hill in Harlem, New York City. For a performer who has always sung soul, jazz and gospel music, it is a dream come true. Sharing a six-floor walk-up with her boyfriend, a composer/musicia... View more info

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Mastering the Art of French Eating: Lessons in Food and Love from a year in Paris

By: Ann Mah

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Pamela Dorman Books: 2013

Edition: First US Edition

Seller ID: 241284

ISBN: 0670025992

Condition: Near Fine Condition


The memoir of a young diplomat s wife who must reinvent her dream of living in Paris one dish at a time When journalist Ann Mah s diplomat husband is given a three-year assignment in Paris, Ann is overjoyed. A lifelong foodie and Francophile, she immediately begins plotting gastronomic adventures a deux. Then her husband is called away to Iraq on a year-long post alone. Suddenly, Ann s vision of a romantic sojourn in the City of Light is turned upside down. So, not unlike another diplomatic wife, Julia Child, Ann must find a life for herself in a new city. Journeying through Paris and the surr... View more info

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Eighteen Months

By: Anthony Heckstall-Smith

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Allan Wingate: 1954

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 228632

Condition: Good Condition


240 pages. A bit worn around the edges with a few bumps collected no doubt over the years from normal use.. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Autobiography::Memoir; Biography & Autobiography; Inventory No: 228632. Hardcover View more info

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What Doesn't Kill You Makes You Stronger

By: Archie Thompson

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Australia, Victory Books: 2010

Seller ID: 249027

ISBN: 0522857671

Condition: Very Good Condition


What does it take to become a success? How can setbacks make you stronger? Where do you find guidance on the road to the top? Archie Thompson is one of Australia's best-loved footballers, a ten-year veteran of the Socceroos and marquee player for the A-League's power club, Melbourne Victory. His positive messages will inspire young footballers but are also for anyone wanting to make a difference in sport, business and life. Archie tells how he has been inspired by legendary teammates like Harry Kewell and friend Tim Cahill and guided by some of the greats in the game. But as he explains, the d... View more info

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Confessions of a Happy Man: The Heartwarming Story of a Fabulous Showman

By: Art Linkletter with Dean Jennings

Price: $7.00

Publisher: USA, Pocket books: 1962

Seller ID: 250151

Condition: Fair Condition


229 pages. Pages well browned. Cover edges rubbed. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Autobiography; Biography & Autobiography; Inventory No: 250151. Paperback View more info