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Tears In My Champagne

By: Dianne Weedon with Sue Gough

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Australia, Champagne: 1984

Seller ID: 236278

ISBN: 0959633928

Condition: Good Condition


At the tender age of 23, Diane Weedon was at the height of her career as Australia's youngest food and wine expert. Then a spinal injury left her confined to a stretcher. 205 pages. Tanning to pages. Cover edges rubbed. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Autobiography::Memoir; Biography & Autobiography; Australian. ISBN: 0959633928. ISBN/EAN: 9780959633924. Inventory No: 236278. Paperback View more info

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An Orderly Man

By: Dirk Bogarde

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Triad Panther: 1984

Seller ID: 239708

ISBN: 0586058931

Condition: Good Condition


First published in 1983, An Orderly Man is volume three of Dirk Bogarde's best-selling memoirs After completing work on Visconti's Death in Venice, the celebrated actor seeks a refuge from 20 years of 'continual motion'. This dream of a peaceful retreat materialises itself in the form of a neglected farmhouse in the South of France. However, before he is rewarded with the calm he craves, he is forced to endure the relative evils of dying olive trees and the rampaging mistral. In this pursuit of the tranquil, Bogarde manages to portray the simplest of issues in the most delicate and humane way.... View more info

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Talbot: Nothing But The Best

By: Don Talbot

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Australia, Lothian: 2003

Seller ID: 240497

ISBN: 073440512X

Condition: Good Condition


A forthright biography of Australia's most successful and controversial swimming coach. Don Talbot's story is unique - over the fifty years he has been coach to almost every gold medallist and great name in Australian swimming. 302 pages. Pen mark to bottom of page edges indicating remainder mark. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Autobiography::Memoir; Biography & Autobiography; ISBN/EAN: 9780734405128. Inventory No: 240497. Paperback View more info

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The Two Worlds of Donald Edwards

By: Donald Edwards

Price: $14.00

Publisher: London, Hutchinson: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 227607

ISBN: 0091006902

Condition: Good Condition


Starting on a provincial paper, he reached supreme control of all news and current affairs in the BBC and then Independent Television News. During the war he was at the heart of the famous BBC system of communication to occupied Europe. 186 pages. Dust Jacket price-clipped. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Autobiography::Memoir; Biography & Autobiography; ISBN: 0091006902. ISBN/EAN: 9780091006907. Inventory No: 227607. Hardcover View more info

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The Best Day The Worst Day: Life with Jane Kenyon

By: Donald Hall

Price: $14.00

Publisher: USA, Houghton Mifflin Company: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 235285

ISBN: 0618478019

Condition: Very Good Condition


Donald Hall's celebrated book of poems Without was written for his wife, Jane Kenyon, who died in 1995. Hall returns to this powerful territory in The Best Day the Worst Day, a work of prose that is equally "a work of art, love, and generous genius" (Liz Rosenberg, Boston Globe). Jane Kenyon was nineteen years younger than Donald Hall and a student poet at the University of Michigan when they met. Hall was her teacher. The Best Day the Worst Day is an intimate account of their twenty-three-year marriage, nearly all of it spent in New Hampshire at Eagle Pond Farm — of their shared rit... View more info

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Anecdotes & Antidotes

By: Dr Harry Cooper

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Australia, Pan Macmillan: 2000

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 246741

ISBN: 0732910242

Condition: Good Condition


After 35 years as a vet, Dr Harry Cooper, Australia's much-loved and colourful star of Harry's Practice, has collected hundreds of stories about his life with animals and their owners. From these he has chosen around thirty of the very best, which make up this entertaining and delightful collection. 261 pages. Previous owners stamp on front endpaper. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Autobiography::Memoir; Biography & Autobiography; ISBN: 0732910242. ISBN/EAN: 9780732910242. Inventory No: 246741. Paperback View more info

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Remedies & Memories

By: Dr Harry Cooper

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Australia, Pan Macmillan: 2001

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 247130

ISBN: 0732911079

Condition: Good Condition


Dr Harry Cooper, Australia's most popular vet and star of the television's top-rating Harry's Practice, has led a life packed full of adventures with animals and the people who love them. In Remedies & Memories he narrates amazing tales about scaly, feathered and furry friends everywhere - from greyhounds in Tasmania to penguins in San Francisco. These stories take you into the heart of Dr Harry's veterinary practices, his experiences farming in Tasmania, his travels all over the world and his adventures in front of the camera. Often humorous and sometimes sad, but always heartwarming, Remedie... View more info

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Mayo The Story of My Family and My Career

By: Dr. Charles W. Mayo

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Australia, Hodder & Stoughton: 1970

Seller ID: 226980

ISBN: 034012587X

Condition: Very Good Condition


295 pages. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Autobiography::Memoir; Biography & Autobiography; ISBN: 034012587X. ISBN/EAN: 9780340125878. Inventory No: 226980. Hardcover View more info

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Don't Turn Your Back in the Barn: Adventures of a Country Vet

By: Dr. David Perrin

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Australia, Scribe Publications: 2001

Seller ID: 241076

ISBN: 0908011717

Condition: Good Condition


David Perrin tells of his unforgettable first year as a veterinarian in rural Canada. 291 pages. Item Type: Ex-Library. Pages browned at edges. Usual library stamps and markings. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Autobiography::Memoir; Biography & Autobiography; ISBN: 0908011717. ISBN/EAN: 9780908011711. Inventory No: 241076. Paperback View more info

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Patrick White Letters

By: Edited by David Marr

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Australia, Random House: 1996

Seller ID: 247047

ISBN: 0091830877

Condition: Good Condition


Patrick White (1912-1990), author of The Living and the Dead, 1973 Nobel Laureate in Literature, officially Australian but also partly upper-crust Englishman by education, rejected alike English stuffiness and Australian philistinism. These letters, edited by his biographer David Marr, chronicle White's gradual reluctant engagement with the world: his interest in Jewish culture after an early ignorant anti-Semitism; his idyllic wartime period in West Africa; his passionate and rancorous anti-royalism, sparked by the 1975 Australian constitutional crisis when the British Queen's representative ... View more info

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Inside A Pearl - My Years In Paris

By: Edmund White

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Bloomsbury: 2014

Seller ID: 231383

ISBN: 1408837854

Condition: Fine Condition


When Edmund White moved to Paris in 1983, leaving New York City in the midst of the AIDS crisis, he was forty-three years old, couldn’t speak French, and only knew two people in the entire city. But in middle age, he discovered the new anxieties and pleasures of mastering a new culture. When he left fifteen years later to take a teaching position in the U.S., he was fluent enough to broadcast on French radio and TV, and in his work as a journalist, he’d made the acquaintance of everyone from Yves Saint Laurent to Catherine Deneuve to Michel Foucault. He’d also developed a close friendshi... View more info

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Inside A Pearl - My Years In Paris

By: Edmund White

Price: $17.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Bloomsbury: 2014

Seller ID: 231398

ISBN: 1408837854

Condition: Fine Condition


When Edmund White moved to Paris in 1983, leaving New York City in the midst of the AIDS crisis, he was forty-three years old, couldn’t speak French, and only knew two people in the entire city. But in middle age, he discovered the new anxieties and pleasures of mastering a new culture. When he left fifteen years later to take a teaching position in the U.S., he was fluent enough to broadcast on French radio and TV, and in his work as a journalist, he’d made the acquaintance of everyone from Yves Saint Laurent to Catherine Deneuve to Michel Foucault. He’d also developed a close friendshi... View more info

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Prison Diaries

By: Edward Kuznetsov

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Stein and Day: 1975

Edition: First US Edition

Seller ID: 225405

ISBN: 0812818105

Condition: Very Good Condition


Translated from the Russian. Introduction by Leonard Schapiro. 254 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Autobiography::Memoir; United States; Biography & Autobiography; ISBN: 0812818105. ISBN/EAN: 9780812818109. Inventory No: 225405. Hardcover View more info

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True Compass - A Memoir

By: Edward M. Kennedy

Price: $20.00

Publisher: USA, Little Brown: 2009

Seller ID: 238720

ISBN: 1408702282

Condition: Very Good Condition


Edward M. Kennedy is widely regarded as one of the great Senators in the nation's history. He is also the patriarch of America's most heralded family. In this landmark autobiography, five years in the making, Senator Kennedy speaks with unprecedented candour about his extraordinary life. He writes movingly of his brothers and their influence on him; his marriage to the woman who changed his life, Victoria Reggie Kennedy; his role in the major events of our time (from the civil rights movement to the election of Barack Obama); and how his recent diagnosis of a malignant brain tumour has given e... View more info

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Prodigal Son: Dancing for Balanchine in A World of Pain and Magic

By: Edward Villella

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster: 1992

Seller ID: 236822

ISBN: 0671723707

Condition: Very Good Condition


In an inside look at the world of ballet by one of America's greatest ballet dancers, Edward Villella reflects on his tempestuous dancing career and his relationship with master choreographer George Balanchine Light foxing to outer page edges. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Autobiography::Memoir; United States; Dance; Dance::Ballet. ISBN: 0671723707. ISBN/EAN: 9780671723705. Inventory No: 236822. Paperback View more info

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Memories: Celebrating 40 Years in the Theatre

By: Elaine Paige

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Oberon Books: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 237840

ISBN: 1840028521

Condition: Very Good Condition


Elaine Paige, the undisputed "First Lady of Musical Theatre" Celebrates 40 years on the stage this year. Memories is the remarkable story of her own life, on and off the stage, in words and pictures.She takes us through her extraordinary career from her earliest stage appearances, to her many starring roles in some of the biggest musicals of the modern era, including Hair, Grease, Evita, Cats, Chess, Piaf, Sunset Boulevard and The Drowsy Chaperone. She tells it how it was, sharing moments of joy and regret.Illustrated with an extraordinary collection of images in colour and black and w... View more info

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Eat Pray Love - One Woman's Search for Everything Across Italy, India and Indonesia

By: Elizabeth Gilbert

Price: $14.00

Publisher: USA, Bloomsbury: 2006

Seller ID: 245252

ISBN: 0670034711

Condition: Very Good Condition


Eat, Pray, Love: One Woman's Search for Everything Across Italy, India and Indonesia is a 2006 memoir by American author Elizabeth Gilbert. The memoir chronicles the author's trip around the world after her divorce and what she discovered during her travels. The book remained on The New York Times Best Seller list for 187 weeks.[2] The movie rights for the memoir were purchased by Columbia Pictures. The film version, which stars actress Julia Roberts and actor Javier Bardem, was released in theaters on August 13, 2010. 334 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Auto... View more info

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A River Full Of Stars

By: Elizabeth Hamilton

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, Andre Deutsch: 1954

Edition: Second Impression

Seller ID: 226466

Condition: Good Condition


As a mildly nostalgic autobiography, this follows the thread of story of a young woman, whose idyllic childhood was spent in Ireland, until her parents, driven by poverty, went first to Florida, thence back to England. Her years in a girls' school, then as a classical scholar in a London University, her vocation as a teacher, and her entry into the Catholic Church- this comprises the pattern of her life, and she rounds it out with a return to the Irish home of her childhood. She manages to imbue the record with lyric grace, even a few notes of humor. Her lot has been no bed of roses, but she a... View more info