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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

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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 acqu... 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... 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. ... 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 h... 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: $9.00

Publisher: Australia, Bloomsbury: 2007

Seller ID: 243838

ISBN: 0747585660

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 Bar... 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 Bar... 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 childh... View more info

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On and Off The Record: A Memoir of Walter Legge

By: Elizabeth Schwarzkopf

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Faber & Faber: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 243528

ISBN: 057111928X

Condition: Very Good Condition


With an introduction by Herbert Von Karajan. Dust Jacket price-clipped. Previous owners small sticker on front endpaper. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Autobiography::Memoir; Biography & Autobiography; ISBN: 057111928X. ISBN/EAN: 9780571119288. Inventory No: 243528. Hardcover View more info

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The Words Inside - My Journey Through Cystic Fibrosis, Friendship, Love and Life

By: Emmah Money

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Australia, Random House: 2006

Seller ID: 231638

ISBN: 1741662125

Condition: Good Condition


Emmah is young and beautiful, with the world at her feet. She is also a true survivor ... Emmah Money's life story is a remarkable one. During a night out, an acquaintance noted Emmah's resemblance to some friends of his. This observation would prove to have a profound effect on Emmah's life. Emmah hoped for a reunion with her biological parents - but the situation was complicated by the fact that her birth mother had been told her baby had died. In her own words, Emmah ... View more info

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Roman Chronicle

By: Ercole Patti

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Chatto & Windus: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 229976

Condition: Very Good Condition


159 pages. Dust jacket has protective non adhesive covering. Previous owners name to top of title page. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Autobiography::Memoir; Biography & Autobiography; Inventory No: 229976. Hardcover View more info

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Absurdistan: A Bumpy Ride Through Some of the World's Scariest, Weirdest Places

By: Eric Campbell

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Australia, HarperCollins: 2005

Seller ID: 240190

ISBN: 0732279801

Condition: Very Good Condition


Award-winning foreign correspondent Eric Campbell has been stoned by fundamentalists, captured by US Special Forces, arrested in Serbia and threatened with expulsion from China. He's negotiated dating rituals in Moscow, shared a house with a charismatic mercenary in Kabul and taken up smoking at gunpoint in Kosovo. In 2003 in Iraq he was injured in a suicide bombing which killed his colleague, cameraman Paul Moran. By turns provocative and thoughtful, ABSURDISTAN is a me... View more info

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Mission: Black List #1 - The Inside Story of the Search for Saddam Hussein as told by the Soldier who Masterminded His Capture

By: Eric Maddox with David Seay

Price: $14.00

Publisher: USA, Harper: 2008

Seller ID: 214087

ISBN: 0061765147

Condition: Very Good Condition


266 pages. Pen mark to bottom of page edges indicating remainder mark. Illustrated with colour photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Autobiography::Memoir; Biography & Autobiography; ISBN/EAN: 9780061765148. Inventory No: 214087. Paperback View more info

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Reminiscences and Reflexions of a Mid and Late Victorian

By: Ernest Belfort Bax

Price: $14.00

Publisher: London, George Allen & Unwin Ltd: 1918

Edition: First UK Edition

Seller ID: 227539

Condition: Good Condition


Excerpt from Reminiscences and Reflexions of a Mid and Late Victorian The following chapters were written at intervals during the year 1916. They were taken in hand on the suggestion of two well-known London publishers, who assured me that autobiographical notes, reminiscences, and reflexions were, barring fiction and travels, the form of literature in which the British public showed most interest at the present time. One's natural modesty, assuming one to be a mentally ... View more info

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Waugh in Abyssinia

By: Evelyn Waugh

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Methuen: 1984

Seller ID: 225276

ISBN: 0413548309

Condition: Very Good Condition


251 pages. Tanning due to age. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Autobiography::Memoir; Biography & Autobiography; ISBN: 0413548309. ISBN/EAN: 9780413548306. Inventory No: 225276. Hardcover View more info

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Medicine Man

By: F.B. McCann

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Australia, Angus & Robertson: 1959

Seller ID: 228485

Condition: Very Good Condition


208 pages. Very light tanning to page edges . Dust Jacket un-clipped. Black and white illustrations. Illustrator: Phil Taylor. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Australian::Australian History; Biography & Autobiography; Autobiography::Memoir. Inventory No: 228485. Hardcover View more info

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The River Bank - Autobiography of the 1920's

By: F.D. Ommanney

Price: $17.00

Publisher: London, Longmans: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 225532

Condition: Very Good Condition


279 pages. Dust jacket has protective non adhesive covering. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Autobiography::Memoir; Biography & Autobiography; Inventory No: 225532. Hardcover View more info