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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 unlik... 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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Cafe Scheherazade

By: Arnold Zable

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Australia, Text Publishing: 2001

Seller ID: 246425

ISBN: 187648571X

Condition: Good Condition


223 pages. Light age tanning to pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Australian; Biography & Autobiography; Autobiography::Memoir. ISBN/EAN: 9781876485719. Inventory No: 246425. Paperback View more info

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Infidel - My Life

By: Ayaan Hirsi Ali

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Australia, Pocket Books: 2008

Seller ID: 245400

ISBN: 074329503X

Condition: Very Good Condition


Ayaan Hirsi Ali is one of today's most admired and controversial political figures. She burst into international headlines following the murder of Theo van Gogh by an Islamist who threatened she would be next. An international bestseller, her life story INFIDEL shows the coming of age of this elegant, distinguished -- and sometimes reviled -- political superstar and champion of free speech. Ultimately a celebration of triumph over adversity, Hirsi Ali's story tells how a... View more info

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Reading Lolita in Tehran: A Memoir in Books

By: Azar Nafisi

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Australia, Hachette: 2011

Seller ID: 239531

ISBN: 0733618235

Condition: Very Good Condition


We all have dreams things we fantasise about doing and generally never get around to. This is the story of Azar Nafisi s dream and of the nightmare that made it come true. For two years before she left Iran in 1997, Nafisi gathered seven young women at her house every Thursday morning to read and discuss forbidden works of Western literature. Some came from conservative and religious families, others were progressive and secular: several had spent time in jail. They were... View more info

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The Memoirs of Babikr Bedri Volume 2

By: Babikr Bedri

Price: $17.50

Publisher: London, Ithaca Press: 1980

Seller ID: 227538

ISBN: 0703729601

Condition: Very Good Condition


Map endpapers. Translated from the Arabic and edited by Yusuf Bedri and Peter Hogg. With an introduction by G. N. Sanderson. The book tells of his vain struggles to provide a livelihood for his growing family by trade and farming until he turned to teaching in 1903. With his great gifts for education and handling people, Babikr made a successful career in the Education Department. 379 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Autobiography::Memoi... View more info

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The Woman Who Changed Her Brain

By: Barbara Arrowsmith-Young

Price: $13.00

Publisher: USA, HarperCollins: 2012

Seller ID: 237903

ISBN: 0732292395

Condition: Very Good Condition


261 pages. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Autobiography::Memoir; Biography & Autobiography; ISBN/EAN: 9780732292393. Inventory No: 237903. Paperback View more info

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I'm Dancing As Fast As I Can

By: Barbara Gordon

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Bantam Books: 1980

Seller ID: 244611

ISBN: 0553134108

Condition: Good Condition


308 pages. Spine slightly creased. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Autobiography::Memoir; Biography & Autobiography; ISBN: 0553134108. ISBN/EAN: 9780553134100. Inventory No: 244611. Paperback View more info

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This Nearly Was Mine

By: Barbara K. Thelander

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Australia, DownUnder Publications:

Inscription: Inscribed by Author

Seller ID: 232695

Condition: Very Good Condition


Signed by and Inscribed by the Author. 149 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Autobiography::Memoir; Biography & Autobiography; Inscribed by Author. Inventory No: 232695. Paperback View more info

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Bazza: The Adventures of Barry Crocker

By: Barry Crocker

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Australia, Pan Macmillan: 2003

Seller ID: 243301

ISBN: 0732911753

Condition: Very Good Condition


Barry Crocker, on of Australia's best-loved entertainer, takes us from his childhood in Geelong in the 1940s to the crazy days filming The Adventures of Barry Mckenzie. This is a journey down memory lane filled with anedotes of the Australian entertainment industry. 412 pages. Tanning to page edges. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Autobiography::Memoir; Biography & Autobiography; ISBN: 0732911753. ... View more info

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My Life as Me: A Memoir

By: Barry Humphries

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Australia, Viking / Penguin: 2002

Seller ID: 234935

ISBN: 0670888346

Condition: Near Fine Condition


Taking up where the hugely popular More Please left off, this memoir brings Barry's autobiography up-to-date, but also returns to his early and middle years to deepen the picture already presented. It explores his remaking of himself, his love/hate relationship with Australia and his adventures of the heart and stage. 374 pages. Illustrated with colour and black and white photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Autobiography::Memoir; Biog... View more info

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My Life As Me - A Memoir

By: Barry Humphries

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Australia, Penguin Books: 2003

Seller ID: 237991

ISBN: 0670040835

Condition: Very Good Condition


374 pages. Illustrated with colour and black and white photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Autobiography::Memoir; Biography & Autobiography; Australian. ISBN: 0670040835. ISBN/EAN: 9780670040834. Inventory No: 237991. Paperback View more info

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More Please: Barry Humphries An Autobiography

By: Barry Humphries

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Viking: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 243296

ISBN: 0670840084

Condition: Very Good Condition


This is the first volume of a duet that charts Barry Humphries' life and career. Nostalgic, the book reveals much about a man who has kept his private life private, overshadowed by, among others, his most monstrous creation, Dame Edna Everage. Foxing to outer page edges. 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 & Autob... View more info

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My Life as Me - A Memoir

By: Barry Humphries

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Australia, Viking / Penguin: 2002

Seller ID: 247310

ISBN: 0670888346

Condition: Very Good Condition


Taking up where the hugely popular More Please left off, this memoir brings Barry's autobiography up-to-date, but also returns to his early and middle years to deepen the picture already presented. It explores his remaking of himself, his love/hate relationship with Australia and his adventures of the heart and stage. 374 pages. Illustrated with colour and black and white photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Autobiography::Memoir; Biog... View more info

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My Life As Me: A Memoir

By: Barry Humphries

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Australia, Viking: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 248035

ISBN: 0670888346

Condition: Very Good Condition


Taking up where the hugely popular More Please left off, this memoir brings Barry's autobiography up-to-date, but also returns to his early and middle years to deepen the picture already presented. It explores his remaking of himself, his love/hate relationship with Australia and his adventures of the heart and stage. 374 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Autobiography::Memoir; Biography & Autobiography; ISBN: 0670888346. ISBN/EAN: 978067... View more info

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Heart Attack...and Back

By: Barry Smith

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Sydney, Rala Publications: 1984

Seller ID: 247309

ISBN: 0959135707

Condition: Good Condition


247 pages. Illustrated. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Autobiography::Memoir; Biography & Autobiography; Health::Medical. ISBN: 0959135707. ISBN/EAN: 9780959135701. Inventory No: 247309. Paperback View more info

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Left for Dead: My Journey Home From Everest

By: Beck Weathers with Stephen G. Michaud

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Australia, Sphere: 2015

Seller ID: 234822

ISBN: 0751561894

Condition: Very Good Condition


Anyone who has read Jon Krakauer's famous account of the 1996 Everest disaster, INTO THIN AIR, will remember the story of Beck Weathers: the gregarious Texan climber who went snow-blind in the Death Zone below the summit and who spent a night out in the open during a blizzard that took the lives of a dozen colleagues and friends. Even as he staggered back into Camp 4 the next morning, Beck's condition was such that the other survivors assumed he would not make it back do... View more info

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Biting The Big Apple [A Memoir of Life, Love in New York City]

By: Bella Vendramini

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Australia, Hachette: 2008

Seller ID: 245046

ISBN: 0733621848

Condition: Good Condition


Bella knew there must be more to life than a series of casual jobs working for increasingly freakish bosses and drinking tea in her Glebe kitchen each night. An actor by trade, she scraped together enough money for a one-way ticket to the Big Apple, enrolling on impulse in the prestigious Strasberg Institute. What life in New York City would offer her she could never have predicted...sometimes ugly, mostly poverty-stricken but always exhilarating, Bella embraced the roll... View more info