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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: $15.00

Publisher: London, William Heinemann: 19.79

Seller ID: 238733

ISBN: 0434817112

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. Light fading to spine edge. Previous owners name to top of title page. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Autobiography::Memoir; Biography & Autobiography; ISBN: 0434817112. ISBN/EAN: 9780434817115. Inventory No: 238733. Hardcover 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

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I Once Met A Man...True Stories from one of Australia's Greatest Folk Heroes

By: R.M. Williams

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Australia, Angus & Robertson: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 246064

ISBN: 0207163294

Condition: Very Good Condition


178 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Autobiography::Memoir; Biography & Autobiography; ISBN: 0207163294. ISBN/EAN: 9780207163296. Inventory No: 246064. Hardcover View more info

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Good Girls Do Swallow

By: Rachael Oakes-ASh

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Australia, Random House: 2000

Seller ID: 233982

ISBN: 0091840589

Condition: Good Condition


Between the ages of 17 and 31, Rachael Oakes-Ash lost 63kg and gained 76kg on a roller-coaster of body image problems and food obsession. She went through anorexia, bulimia, bulimarexia, gym mania, strict dieting and binge eating before she finally she figured out how to stop torturing herself and hating her body. Good Girls Do Swallow is the very black and very funny story of her downfall and her recovery. Rachael might have taken things further than many of us, but this is a story every woman can relate to. You might not have rescued food from the rubbish bin in a moment of binge-madness but... View more info

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Foreign Babes In Bejing - Behind The Scenes Of A New China

By: Rachel DeWoskin

Price: $14.00

Publisher: London, Granta Books: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 231602

ISBN: 1862078165

Condition: Very Good Condition


Determined to broaden her cultural horizons and live a "fiery" life, twenty-one-year-old Rachel DeWoskin hops on a plane to Beijing to work for an American PR firm based in the busy capital. Before she knows it, she is not just exploring Chinese culture but also creating it as the sexy, aggressive, fearless Jiexi, the starring femme fatale in a wildly successful Chinese soap opera. Experiencing the cultural clashes in real life while performing a fictional version onscreen, DeWoskin forms a group of friends with whom she witnesses the vast changes sweeping through China as the country ... View more info

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Raelene Sometimes Beaten, Never Conquered

By: Raelene Boyle & Garry Linnell

Price: $17.00

Publisher: Australia, HarperCollins: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 239637

ISBN: 0732275296

Condition: Very Good Condition


With the same capacity for honesty and bluntness that caused her endless disputes with officialdom, Raelene reveals her disillusionment with the Olympic movement and tells how a shy working-class girl managed to turn her insecurities and a series of devastating setbacks into a tale of triumph. 325 pages. Illustrated with colour photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Autobiography::Memoir; Biography & Autobiography; ISBN: 0732275296. ISBN/EAN: 9780732275297. Inventory No: 239637. Hardcover View more info

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Ray: Stories Of My Life: The Autobiography

By: Ray Martin

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Australia, William Heinemann: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 241929

ISBN: 1741667828

Condition: Very Good Condition


The bestselling autobiography of one of Australia's most loved personalities is now in paperback. Ray Martin tells the story of his less than stellar introduction to the glamorous world of television. Before Ray had even got to high school, he had lived in thirteen different places, in three Australian states, mostly in the bush. His father was a violent, drinking man who would lash out at his wife and children. His mother would uproot the family across to the other side of Australia to escape him. Ray's world was as far away from Hollywood and movie stars and the bright lights as is possible ... View more info

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The Man Who Came to Breakfast: Recollections of a Life in and Out of Radio and Television

By: Ray Taylor

Price: $7.50

Publisher: ABC Books: 1992

Seller ID: 237583

ISBN: 0733301355

Condition: Very Good Condition


152 pages. Previous owners name on front endpaper. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Autobiography::Memoir; Biography & Autobiography; ISBN: 0733301355. ISBN/EAN: 9780733301353. Inventory No: 237583. Paperback View more info

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The Day Gone By - An Autobiography

By: Richard Adams

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Hutchinson: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 230068

ISBN: 0091739675

Condition: Very Good Condition


398 pages. Previous owners name to top of title page. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2-3 kilos. Category: Autobiography::Memoir; Biography & Autobiography; ISBN: 0091739675. ISBN/EAN: 9780091739676. Inventory No: 230068. This book is extra heavy, and may involve extra shipping charges to some countries. Hardcover View more info

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Entirely Up To You, Darling

By: Richard Attenborough and Diana Hawkins

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Arrow: 2008

Seller ID: 237870

ISBN: 0099503042

Condition: Near Fine Condition


318 pages. Illustrated with colour and black and white photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Autobiography::Memoir; Biography & Autobiography; ISBN/EAN: 9780099503040. Inventory No: 237870. Paperback View more info