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A Song for Mary: An Irish-American Memory

By: Dennis Smith

Price: $13.50

Publisher: Australia, Flamingo: 1999

Seller ID: 238186

ISBN: 0732264103

Condition: Good Condition


This text presents Dennis Smith's story of life as it was in the 1940s, growing up as an Irish-American in the tenements of New York City. 368 pages. Tanning to pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Autobiography::Memoir; Biography & Autobiography; ISBN: 0732264103. ISBN/EAN: 9780732264109. Inventory No: 238186. Paperback View more info

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The Way To Minack

By: Derek Tangye

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Sphere: 1975

Seller ID: 245293

ISBN: 0722183666

Condition: Good Condition


192 pages. Pages browned. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Non Fiction; Biography & Autobiography; Autobiography::Memoir. ISBN: 0722183666. ISBN/EAN: 9780722183663. Inventory No: 245293. Paperback View more info

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Two Dogs & A Garden

By: Derelie Cherry

Price: $40.00

Publisher: NSW, Australia, Paradise Publishers: 2009

Seller ID: 240850

ISBN: 0646509578

Condition: Near Fine Condition


Filled with passion, beauty and truly gorgeous photographs, this delightful book is about an extraordinary and unique garden and the trials and tribulations experienced by those living in it: Derelie, Bob, Jessee and Trudy. By 1999 Bob, plant hunter and breeder extraordinaire, was divorced and looking for a new wife. Derelie was happily ensconced in book publishing and not looking for a husband. But fate intervened and decided to introduce the pair at the Melbourne Inter... View more info

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Then Again - A Memoir

By: Diane Keaton

Price: $13.00

Publisher: London, 4th Estate: 2011

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 238339

ISBN: 0007435703

Condition: Very Good Condition


Autobiography of the world-famous, and much-loved, actress. Best known for her role as Annie Hall in Woody Allen's film of the same name, for which she won an Academy Award for Best Actress, Keaton has had a fascinating and highly successful career, with roles in 'The Godfather', 'Reds', 'Father of the Bride', 'Something's Gotta Give' and many more. Personally Keaton has had relationships with Woody Allen, Warren Beatty, and Al Pacino - all of whom she remains in touch w... View more info

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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 mis... 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: 978... 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 ac... View more info

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How You Take It

By: Dr C. McT. Hopkins

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Australia, Neptune Press: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 240938

ISBN: 0949583499

Condition: Very Good Condition


An Australian physician’s autobiography of an adventurous life, from his service in the British Army in World War II as a malariologist in Lebanon, Syria, Palestine, Transjordan, Egypt, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia & the United Arab Emirates. 305 pages. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Autobiography::Memoir; Biography & Autobiography; ISBN: 0949583499. ISBN/EAN: 9780949583499. Inventory No: 240938. Hardco... 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: 073291... View more info

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Stethoscopes & Calving Ropes

By: Dr Harry Cooper

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Australia, Pan Macmillan: 2002

Seller ID: 246743

ISBN: 0732911532

Condition: Good Condition


Stethoscopes & Calving Ropes is the third volume of stories and reminiscences from Dr Haryy Cooper, Australia's most loved vet, and author of the bestselling Anecdotes & Antidotes and Remedies & Memories. A guinea fowl that thinks it's a dog, a lamb that refuses to stand up, TV house calls that have gone disastrously wrong, an epic journey across Russia on the Trans-Siberian railway - these are just some of the delightful stories in Stethoscopes & Calving Ropes as Dr Har... 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... View more info

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Journey of Hope

By: Dr J. Michael Davey

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Australia, Ark House Press: 2011

Seller ID: 248340

ISBN: 1921589469

Condition: Very Good Condition


Journey of Hope is the inspiring story of Dr J. Michael Davey. Fostered as a baby and placed in four state-run institutions, Michael experienced significant abuse. Kidnapped by his father, he eventually came home only to discover his mother was a violent and crazed schizophrenic who hated him. At the hands of his deranged mother Michael was beaten mercilessly. To escape her violence and neglect, Michael left home to join the Royal Australian Navy when he was just 15 year... 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 passiona... 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 acqu... View more info