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This Hour Has Seven Decades

By: Patrick Watson

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Canada, McArthur: 2005

Seller ID: 238329

ISBN: 1552784983

Condition: Very Good Condition


613 pages. With colour and black and white illustrations . Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Autobiography::Memoir; Biography & Autobiography; ISBN: 1552784983. ISBN/EAN: 9781552784983. Inventory No: 238329. Paperback View more info

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This Is Not A Drill - Just Another Glorious Day In The Oil Field

By: Paul Carter

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Australia, A&U: 2007

Seller ID: 237779

ISBN: 174175125X

Condition: Good Condition


The outrageous sequel to Don't Tell Mum I Work on the Rigs (She Thinks I'm a Piano Player in a Whorehouse) brings more great stories from the far side of civilization - hilarious, full of humour, colourful characters and dramatic action! Just another glorious day in the oilfield for Paul Carter! He's stuck in the middle of the Russian sea on a rig staffed by a crew from Azerbaijan. The choppers are older than him and can only fly by line of sight, turning back regularly due to the weather which gets particuarly interesting when they are past the point of no return with half there fuel gone and... View more info

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Marie Avinov - Pilgrimage Through Hell

By: Paul Chavchavadze

Price: $20.00

Publisher: USA, Prentice Hall: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 230174

Condition: Very Good Condition


275 pages. Dust jacket has protective non adhesive covering. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2-3 kilos. Category: Autobiography::Memoir; Biography & Autobiography; Inventory No: 230174. This book is extra heavy, and may involve extra shipping charges to some countries. Hardcover View more info

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The Road I Came - Some Recollections and Reflections Concerning Changes in American Life and Manners Since 1890

By: Paul Jordan-Smith

Price: $20.00

Publisher: USA, The Caxton Printers Ltd: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 225044

Condition: Good Condition


A personal chronicle of love and adventure on a road leading from the upper valley of Virginia to the Redwood Groves of California. 474 pages. Dust jacket has rubbing and small tears to edges and corners and associated wear. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Autobiography::Memoir; Biography & Autobiography; Inventory No: 225044. Hardcover View more info

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Paul Lyneham: A Memoir

By: Paul Lyneham [Edited by Dorothy Horsfield]

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Australia, ABC Books: 2002

Seller ID: 237893

ISBN: 0733310672

Condition: Good Condition


A celebration of the life and career of one of Australia's best known current affairs journalists, who died of lung cancer in November 2000. Lyneham's widow has compiled this book of reminiscences as an honest and sometimes very funny appreciation of his life and work. 251 pages. Tanning to page edges. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Autobiography::Memoir; Biography & Autobiography; ISBN: 0733310672. ISBN/EAN: 9780733310676. Inventory No: 237893. Paperback View more info

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With Lions by My Side

By: Paulette Lloyd Greame

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Hutchinson: 1958

Seller ID: 228522

Condition: Very Good Condition


228 pages. Very light tanning to page edges . Dust jacket has protective non adhesive covering. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Autobiography::Memoir; Biography & Autobiography; Inventory No: 228522. Hardcover View more info

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Smile Though Your Heart is Breaking

By: Pauline Prescott

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Great Britain, HarperCollins: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 238220

ISBN: 0007337183

Condition: Good Condition


A tale of Catherine Cookson-esque tragedy and Northern grit, Pauline Prescott's life story will shock and amaze. A mother and a faithful friend, Pauline is not your typical politician's wife. She is immensely proud of her role as a housewife and over the near-forty years she has been in the public eye she has remained discreet, dignified and deeply loyal. The daughter of a bricklayer, who died when she was young, Pauline came from humble backgrounds. At 15 she found herself pregnant by a married US serviceman. Resisting all attempts to give her son up for adoption, she struggled on for three y... View more info

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To Aspen and Back: An American Journey

By: Peggy Clifford

Price: $14.00

Publisher: New York, St. Martin's Press: 1976

Seller ID: 247245

ISBN: 0312806299

Condition: Good Condition


Introduction by Hunter S. Thompson. Previous owners name on front endpaper. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Autobiography::Memoir; United States; Biography & Autobiography; Countries::USA. ISBN: 0312806299. ISBN/EAN: 9780312806293. Inventory No: 247245. Hardcover View more info

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Finding My Voice

By: Peter Brocklehurst

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Australia, A&U: 2004

Seller ID: 238003

ISBN: 1741143446

Condition: Good Condition


231 pages. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Autobiography::Memoir; Biography & Autobiography; ISBN: 1741143446. ISBN/EAN: 9781741143447. Inventory No: 238003. Paperback View more info

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A Simpler Time

By: Peter FitzSimons

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Australia, HarperCollins: 2010

Seller ID: 246806

Condition: Very Good Condition


Peter FitzSimons's account of growing up on the rural outskirts of Sydney in the 1960s is first and foremost a tribute to family. But it is also a salute to times and generations past, when praise was understated but love unstinting; work was hard and values clear; when people stood by each other in adversity. Above all, in the FitzSimons home, days were for doing. In this rollicking and often hilarious memoir, Peter describes a childhood of mischief, camaraderie, eccentric characters, drama - and constant love and generosity. The childhood of a simpler time. 369 pages. Illustrated with colour... View more info

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A Simpler Time: A Memoir

By: Peter FitzSimons

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Australia, HarperCollins: 2010

Seller ID: 248758

Condition: Very Good Condition


Peter FitzSimons's account of growing up on the rural outskirts of Sydney in the 1960s is first and foremost a tribute to family. But it is also a salute to times and generations past, when praise was understated but love unstinting; work was hard and values clear; when people stood by each other in adversity. Above all, in the FitzSimons home, days were for doing. In this rollicking and often hilarious memoir, Peter describes a childhood of mischief, camaraderie, eccentric characters, drama - and constant love and generosity. The childhood of a simpler time. 369 pages. Light tanning to pages.... View more info

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Death in the Long Grass: A Big Game Hunter's Adventures in the African Bush

By: Peter Hathaway Capstick

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, St. Martin's Press: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 244001

ISBN: 0312186134

Condition: Good Condition


Few men can say they have known Africa as Peter Hathaway Capstick has know it? leading safaris through lion country; tracking man-eating leopards along tangled jungle paths. Dust jacket has rubbing and small closed tears to edges. Dust Jacket price-clipped. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Autobiography::Memoir; United States; Biography & Autobiography; Countries::Africa. ISBN: 0312186134. ISBN/EAN: 9780312186135. Inventory No: 244001. Hardcover View more info

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44 - A Dublin Memoir

By: Peter Sheridan

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Australia, MacMillan: 1999

Seller ID: 237087

ISBN: 033376594x

Condition: Very Good Condition


This is the story of Peter Sheridan and his life in Dublin. It gives a portrait of an Irish family as they chart their way through the 1960s, following the author's journey from boy to man. 296 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Autobiography::Memoir; Biography & Autobiography; ISBN: 033376594x. ISBN/EAN: 9780333765944. Inventory No: 237087. Paperback View more info

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Pushing Time Away: A Memoir; my Grandfather and the Tragedy of Jewish Vienna

By: Peter Singer

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Australia, Fourth Estate: 2003

Seller ID: 237498

ISBN: 0732277434

Condition: Good Condition


Oppenheim's grandson, the philosopher Peter Singer, never knew his grandfather, for Oppenheim died as a victim of the Nazis before Singer was born. Fifty years after Oppenheim's death, Singer set out to get to know his grandfather. He found a wealth of written materials, including intimate personal letters, and was startled to read things he had never expected about his grandparents, and their families and friends. Nevertheless, what bound him to his grandfather was a passion for understanding ideas about universal values and human nature that did "push time away". Through the unique d... View more info

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Dear Me

By: Peter Ustinov

Price: $13.00

Publisher: London, Book Club: 1979

Seller ID: 244971

Condition: Good Condition


The hilarious and riveting autobiography from the late, great Sir Peter Ustinov. Dear Me spans his extraordinary career as actor, playwright, film star and director. 280 pages. Tanning to pages. Dust jacket has rubbing and small closed tears to edges. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Autobiography::Memoir; Biography & Autobiography; Inventory No: 244971. Hardcover View more info

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Curious World - A New Yorker At Large

By: Philip Hamburger

Price: $15.00

Publisher: USA, North Point Press: 1987

Seller ID: 225156

ISBN: 0865472998

Condition: Very Good Condition


237 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Autobiography::Memoir; Biography & Autobiography; ISBN/EAN: 9780865472990. Inventory No: 225156. Hardcover View more info

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Leap Of Faith - Memoirs Of An Unexpected Life

By: Queen Noor

Price: $17.00

Publisher: USA, Miramax: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 238416

ISBN: 0786867175

Condition: Very Good Condition


The dramatic and inspiring story of one woman's incredible journey into the heart of a man and his nation.Born into a distinguished Arab-American family, Lisa Halaby was a strongly independent young woman. After studying architecture at Princeton, her work on projects in the Middle East gave her a profound understanding both of the links between the environment and social problems, and also of the tumultuous history of the Arab nations.Then, in 1974, her life took a very different turn, when her father introduced her to the world's most eligible bachelor, King Hussein of Jordan. After a whirlw... View more info

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Bride of Anzac: My Life Story

By: Queenie Sunderland

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Australia, Gary Allen Pty Ltd: 2000

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 248702

ISBN: 1875169814

Condition: Very Good Condition


Queenie Sunderland is 103. Eighty years ago, as an Anzac war-bride, she came to Australia, and started married life on a drought-stricken farm on the Dubbo plains. Now, with her memory so sharp, she shares her story of her life. 272 pages. Light foxing to outer page edges. Previous owners name on front endpaper. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Autobiography::Memoir; Biography & Autobiography; ISBN: 1875169814. ISBN/EAN: 9781875169818. Inventory No: 248702. Paperback View more info