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Journey From The Land Of No

By: Roya Hakakian

Price: $11.00

Publisher: Australia, Bantam Books: 2004

Seller ID: 244512

ISBN: 1863254544

Condition: Very Good Condition


245 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Autobiography::Memoir; Biography & Autobiography; ISBN/EAN: 9781863254540. Inventory No: 244512. Paperback View more info

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Real Deadly

By: Ruby Langford Ginibi

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Australia, Angus & Robertson: 1992

Seller ID: 240789

ISBN: 0207174210

Condition: Good Condition


Ruby Langford's memories of her early life at Coroki on the north coast of New South Wales provide the background to her later search for her extended family and her life in Sydney. These are tales of aunts, uncles, sons and daughters by the author of "Don't Take Your Love to Town". 111 pages. Cover has a crease. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Australian::Australian Aboriginal; Biography & Autobiography; Autobiography::Memoir. ISBN/EAN: 9780207174216. Inventory No: 240789. Paperback View more info

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How Do You Want Me?

By: Ruby Wax

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, Ebury: 2002

Seller ID: 237996

ISBN: 0091889294

Condition: Very Good Condition


The autumn 2002 publication of Ruby Wax's memoirs was greeted with shock - and delighted acclaim. In the tradition of the best memoirs, such as The Moon's a Balloon and Billy, Ruby Wax revealed, surprised and captured the public more than was ever predicted. How Do You Want Me? was critically acclaimed as brutally honest, vivid and gripping. Ruby Wax's unflinching revelation of a childhood poisoned, and a youth spoiled, culminates in a moving account of her breakdown and recovery. But How Do You Want Me? is also funny, rude and irreverent. It's unusually honest about fame and celebrity and hap... View more info

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Red Carpets and Other Banana Skins

By: Rupert Everett

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Australia, Abacus: 2007

Seller ID: 242210

ISBN: 0349120188

Condition: Good Condition


An element of drama has always attended Rupert Everett, even before he swept to fame with his outstanding performance in 'Another Country'. He has spent his life surrounded by extraordinary people, and witnessed extraordinary events. He was in Moscow during the fall of communism; in Berlin the night the wall came down; and in downtown Manhattan on September 11th. By the age of 17 he was friends with Andy Warhol and Bianca Jagger, and since then he has been up close and personal with some of the most famous women in the world: Julia Roberts, Madonna, Sharon Stone and Donatella Versace. Whether ... View more info

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This Party's Got To Stop - A Memoir

By: Rupert Thomson

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Granta Publications: 2010

Seller ID: 242980

ISBN: 1847081916

Condition: Very Good Condition


In his first venture into non-fiction, the celebrated novelist Rupert Thomson has produced one of the most extraordinary and unforgettable memoirs of recent years. On a warm, sunny day in July 1964, Thomson returned home from school to discover that his mother had died suddenly while playing tennis. Twenty years later, Thomson and his brothers get word that their father, who suffered chronic lung damage during the war, has died alone in hospital. In an attempt to come to terms both with their own loss and with their parents' legacies, the three brothers move back into their father's house. The... View more info

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Booky Wook 2: This Time It's Personal

By: Russell Brand

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Great Britain, HarperCollins: 2010

Seller ID: 237883

ISBN: 000729882X

Condition: Very Good Condition


In the sequel to Russell's best-selling biography 'My Booky Wook' we follow the now sober but still scandalous, sex-fuelled star on his electrifying rise to international fame. A roller coaster ride through tours, films, stand up and tabloids -- this time, it's personal. Rarely has a sequel delivered on the promise of the original with such literary and comic gusto. In Booky Wook 2: This Time It's Personal, Russell Brand takes off where his international best-seller My Booky Wook left off. Brand is sober and, after dedicating his life and compromising his sanity in the pursuit of fame, he has ... View more info

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Booky Wook 2: This Time It's Personal

By: Russell Brand

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Australia, HarperCollins: 2010

Seller ID: 240290

ISBN: 000732040X

Condition: Very Good Condition


In the sequel to Russell's best-selling biography 'My Booky Wook' we follow the now sober but still scandalous, sex-fuelled star on his electrifying rise to international fame. A roller coaster ride through tours, films, stand up and tabloids -- this time, it's personal. Rarely has a sequel delivered on the promise of the original with such literary and comic gusto. In Booky Wook 2: This Time It's Personal, Russell Brand takes off where his international best-seller My Booky Wook left off. Brand is sober and, after dedicating his life and compromising his sanity in the pursuit of fame, he has ... View more info

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Me and My Shadow: Aspects of Multiple Sclerosis

By: Ruth Bayne

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Pambula, Hilton House Productions: 1997

Seller ID: 238350

ISBN: 0646290754

Condition: Good Condition


Front blank endpaper has been removed . 158 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Autobiography::Memoir; Australia; Biography & Autobiography; Health. ISBN: 0646290754. ISBN/EAN: 9780646290751. Inventory No: 238350. Paperback View more info

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Ruth Cracknell: A Biased Memoir

By: Ruth Cracknell

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Australia, Penguin Books: 1999

Seller ID: 237081

ISBN: 0140275886

Condition: Good Condition


Ruth Cracknell: A Biased Memoir goes behind the scenes into the fascinating world of Australia's first lady of theatre, film and television. From performing in radio soap operas in evening wear to dancing a wild tango in the famous Phillip Street revues to subverting the 'old dear' stereotype in Mother and Son, Ruth Cracknell has led an acting life that embraces Australian theatre history since World War Two. Her personal account beautifully evokes the endless summers and long verandahs of childhood, the wild adventure of London in the 50s, the fun and desperation of rehearsals in many theatre... View more info

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Journey From Venice

By: Ruth Cracknell

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Australia, Viking: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 237267

ISBN: 0670886149

Condition: Very Good Condition


The Serene City beckons, promising Paradise regained for Ruth Cracknell and her husband, Eric, as they set forth on a carefully planned holiday. What they are seeking is time. Time to think, time to gaze, time for each other. But from the moment the holiday becomes an uncharted journey, their time is measured. Journey From Venice is confronting yet deeply comforting - an acknowledgement of the miracle that is unconditional love. 273 pages. Previous owners name to top of title page. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Autobiography::Memoir; Biography & Autobiograp... View more info

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A Biased Memoir

By: Ruth Cracknell

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Australia, Penguin Books: 1997

Seller ID: 244560

ISBN: 0140275886

Condition: Good Condition


Ruth Cracknell: A Biased Memoir goes behind the scenes into the fascinating world of Australia's first lady of theatre, film and television. From performing in radio soap operas in evening wear to dancing a wild tango in the famous Phillip Street revues to subverting the 'old dear' stereotype in Mother and Son, Ruth Cracknell has led an acting life that embraces Australian theatre history since World War Two. Her personal account beautifully evokes the endless summers and long verandahs of childhood, the wild adventure of London in the 50s, the fun and desperation of rehearsals in many theatre... View more info

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Ruth Cracknell: A Biased Memoir

By: Ruth Cracknell

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Australia, Viking: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 244708

ISBN: 0670861979

Condition: Very Good Condition


Ruth Cracknell: A Biased Memoir goes behind the scenes into the fascinating world of Australia's first lady of theatre, film and television. From performing in radio soap operas in evening wear to dancing a wild tango in the famous Phillip Street revues to subverting the 'old dear' stereotype in Mother and Son, Ruth Cracknell has led an acting life that embraces Australian theatre history since World War Two. Her personal account beautifully evokes the endless summers and long verandahs of childhood, the wild adventure of London in the 50s, the fun and desperation of rehearsals in many theatre... View more info

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Journey from Venice - A Memoir

By: Ruth Cracknell

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Australia, Viking: 2000

Seller ID: 245018

ISBN: 0670886149

Condition: Very Good Condition


This intensely personal memoir traces the sudden illness of Ruth Cracknell's husband, which begins on a visit to Venice, his eventual death, and Ruth and her family's journey from grief to acceptance. 271 pages. Previous owners name on front endpaper. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Autobiography::Memoir; Biography & Autobiography; ISBN: 0670886149. ISBN/EAN: 9780670886142. Inventory No: 245018. Hardcover View more info

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Cockeyed - A Memoir

By: Ryan Knighton

Price: $9.00

Publisher: USA, Public Affairs: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 228728

Condition: Very Good Condition


On his 18th birthday, Ryan Knighton was diagnosed with Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP), a congenital, progressive disease marked by night-blindness, tunnel vision and, eventually, total blindness. In this penetrating, nervy memoir, which ricochets between meditation and black comedy, Knighton tells the story of his fifteen-year descent into blindness while incidentally revealing the world of the sighted in all its phenomenal peculiarity. Knighton learns to drive while unseeing; has his first significant relationship--with a deaf woman; navigates the punk rock scene and men's washrooms; learns to use... View more info

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Saeed: An Actor's Journey

By: Saeed Jaffrey

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Constable: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 237064

ISBN: 009476770x

Condition: Very Good Condition


The first Asian actor ever to receive the British and Canadian Academy Award nominations for acting, and the first to be awarded the OBE, Saeed Jaffrey has lead a multi-faceted life. This is his autobiography.' 290 pages. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Autobiography::Memoir; Biography & Autobiography; ISBN: 009476770x. ISBN/EAN: 9780094767706. Inventory No: 237064. Hardcover View more info

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Bonzer: My Unforgettable Childhood

By: Sandy Thorne

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Australia, Penguin Books: 2013

Inscription: Inscribed by Author

Seller ID: 248986

ISBN: 1921901241

Condition: Very Good Condition


'I was born to make people laugh. Marry that with an impulsive nature, add to the mix an undisciplined childhood, chuck in a psyche that rebels against silly rules and, hey presto, you've produced a bloody ratbag!' - Sandy Thorne Growing up in Bald Hills near Brisbane in the 1950s and '60s, when dunnies were outside and Sunday roasts were likely to come from you own chook pen, Sandy had a great time making the most of her freedom in the glory days of the Sunshine State. But she also got into more strife than Flash Gordon. With a philandering father drifting in and out of her home life and a co... View more info

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From Strength To Strength

By: Sara Henderson

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Australia, Pan Macmillan: 1993

Seller ID: 231858

ISBN: 0725107251

Condition: Very Good Condition


The wife of Charles Henderson III, shipping tycoon and war hero, describes how, through dedication and perseverance, she and her daughters rebuilt a business empire, starting from a remote homestead in Australia. 337 pages. Illustrated with colour and black and white photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Autobiography::Memoir; Biography & Autobiography; Australian. ISBN: 0725107251. ISBN/EAN: 9780725107253. Inventory No: 231858. Paperback View more info

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The Strength in Us All

By: Sara Henderson

Price: $17.00

Publisher: Australia, MacMillan: 1994

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 238188

ISBN: 0732907837

Condition: Good Condition


This sequel to "From Strength to Strength" continues the saga of Sara's life. At the end of 1992, after a very hectic year, Sara was close to breaking point. She had lost a vital court case and her outback station was under threat. This tells of her determination to pick up the pieces and carry on. 357 pages. Light tanning to page edges. Illustrated with colour photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Autobiography::Memoir; ISBN: 0732907837. ISBN/EAN: 9780732907839. Inventory No: 238188. Hardcover View more info