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Making many Rich - A Memoir of Joseph John Booth, Fourth Archbishop of Melbourne

By: A. De Q. Robin

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Australia, Church of England: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 225351

ISBN: 0959654305

Condition: Very Good Condition


This biography shows Dr Booth as a man among men and as a strong leader through difficult times, both in the church and the community. Dust jacket has a fre small closed tears to top edges. 91 pages. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Autobiography::Memoir; Biography & Autobiography; ISBN: 0959654305. ISBN/EAN: 9780959654301. Inventory No: 225351. Hardcover View more info

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Without Fear or Favour: The Biography of a Career

By: A. E. Debenham, S.M. [Aided and abetted by Marien Dreyer]

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Sydney, Edwards & Shaw: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 232710

Condition: Good Condition


The first time a Magistrate in Australia has set down an account of his work. Last two pages has 176 pages. Tanning to pages. Dust Jacket price-clipped. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Autobiography::Memoir; New Zealand; Biography & Autobiography; Australian::Australian Law. Inventory No: 232710. Hardcover View more info

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The Year of Living Biblically

By: A. J. Jacobs

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, William Heinemann: 2008

Seller ID: 245143

ISBN: 0434017116

Condition: Very Good Condition


Avoiding shellfish was easy. The stoning of adulterers proved a little more difficult - and potentially controversial. Was it enough to walk up to an adulterer and gently touch them with a stone? Even that could be grounds for accusations of assault, especially with female adulterers in Manhattan. So what's a good Bible-reading boy to do? Raised in a secular family but increasingly interested in the relevance of faith in our modern world, A.J. Jacobs decides to dive in head first and attempt to obey the hundreds of less-publicized rules. The resulting spiritual journey is at once funny and pro... View more info

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If The Gown Fits

By: A. P. Rowe

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Australia, Melbourne University Press: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 207858

Condition: Good Condition


Dust jacket has small closed tears to edges. 227 pages. Dust Jacket price-clipped. Previous owners name on inside cover. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Autobiography::Memoir; Biography & Autobiography; Inventory No: 207858. Hardcover View more info

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A Painful Season & A Stubborn Hope - The Odyssey of an Eritrean Mother

By: Abeba Tesfagiorgis

Price: $14.00

Publisher: New Jersey, The Red Sea Press: 1995

Seller ID: 230653

ISBN: 0932415849

Condition: Very Good Condition


A startling story of Abeba Tesfagiorgis's experience in the hands of Ethiopians in Asmara and her subsequent escape. 210 pages. Light fading to spine edge. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Autobiography::Memoir; United States; Biography & Autobiography; ISBN: 0932415849. ISBN/EAN: 9780932415844. Inventory No: 230653. Paperback View more info

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Abraham Bisno, Union Pioneer: An Autobiographical Account of Bisno's Early Life and the Beginnings of Unionism in the Women's Garment Industry

By: Abraham Bisno

Price: $17.50

Publisher: USA, The University of Wisconsin Press: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 230167

Condition: Very Good Condition


244 pages. Dust jacket has protective non adhesive covering. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2-3 kilos. Category: Autobiography::Memoir; Biography & Autobiography; Inventory No: 230167. This book is extra heavy, and may involve extra shipping charges to some countries. Hardcover View more info

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Watching The Tree: A Chinese Daughter Reflects on Happiness, Spiritual Beliefs an Universal Wisdom

By: Adeline Yen Mah

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Great Britain, HarperCollins: 2000

Seller ID: 233272

ISBN: 0002570998

Condition: Very Good Condition


Author of bestselling Falling Leaves weaves together for the same audience her own personal experiences with the best of Chinese philosophy. Adeline Yen Mah, whose autobiography, Falling Leaves, is an international bestseller, here interweaves her own experiences with her views on Chinese thought and wisdom to create an illuminating and highly personal guide for Western readers. Adeline Yen Mah was born in Tianjin, and through the conversations and wisdom of her grandfather and aunt learnt a great deal of traditional Chinese thought, history and religion. Through her father's second marriage, ... View more info

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Falling Leaves - The True Story of an Unwanted Chinese Daughter

By: Adeline Yen Mah

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Penguin Books: 1997

Seller ID: 239349

ISBN: 0140265988

Condition: Very Good Condition


Born in 1937 in a port city a thousand miles north of Shanghai, Adeline Yen Mah was the youngest child of an affluent Chinese family who enjoyed rare privileges during a time of political and cultural upheaval. But wealth and position could not shield Adeline from a childhood of appalling emotional abuse at the hands of a cruel and manipulative Eurasian stepmother. Determined to survive through her enduring faith in family unity, Adeline struggled for independence as she moved from Hong Kong to England and eventually to the United States to become a physician and writer. A compelling, painful,... View more info

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The Sky and The Stars - The Memoirs of Albert Prejean

By: Albert Prejean

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Harvill: 1956

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 230210

Condition: Very Good Condition


216 pages. Light browning to page edges. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Autobiography::Memoir; Biography & Autobiography; Inventory No: 230210. Hardcover View more info

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Reading My Father

By: Alexander Styron

Price: $15.00

Publisher: USA, Scribner: 2011

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 244410

ISBN: 1416591796

Condition: Very Good Condition


Bill Styron's writing and his depression dominated the Styron family landscape, and Alexandra, the youngest of four children and the one who spent the most time alone with her father, learned to navigate his storms in order to survive. She describes a man plagued by demons and not averse to imposing them on a young daughter. Part biography, part memoir, part elegy, Reading My Fathertells the story of a daughter coming to know her father at last. From Styron's Tidewater Virginia youth and precocious literary debut to the triumphs of his best known books and on through his devastating spiral int... View more info

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Adventures of a Chemist Collector

By: Alfred Bader

Price: $18.00

Publisher: London, Weidenfeld & Nicolson: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 227540

ISBN: 0297834614

Condition: Near Fine Condition


This is the autobiography of the distinguished chemist, art collector and philanthropist, Alfred Bader. Born in Vienna, Bader fled to England at the age of 14, ten months before the outbreak of World War II. Although a Jewish refugee from the Nazis, he was interned in 1940 and sent to a Canadian prisoner-of-war camp. In this book, he tells the story of his success in the United States. It was a case of hard study and hard work. Obtaining his release in 1941, he was accepted by Queen's University in Kingston, Ontario, where he studied engineering chemistry. There followed a fellowship in organi... View more info

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Educating Alice

By: Alice Greenup

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Australia, HarperCollins: 2013

Seller ID: 245952

ISBN: 073228810X

Condition: Good Condition


A real-life 'The Farmer Wants a Wife'; the true story of how a city girl found love and a whole new life in the outback. What really happens when a city girl becomes a farmer's wife? If you're a fan of Rachael treasure, you'll love this memoir: a real-life outback love story that proves truth is even better than fiction ... A footloose city slicker who couldn't tell a bull from a cow was hardly the ideal candidate to answer an ad for a governess on a Mackay cattle station. But Alice Greenup was game for anything, until she was bowled over by a handsome young jackeroo with a devastating smile. ... View more info

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The Journals Of Anais Nin - Volume Four 1944-1947

By: Anais Nin

Price: $9.50

Publisher: London, Quartet: 1979

Seller ID: 235348

ISBN: 0704330792

Condition: Good Condition


266 pages. Light browning to page edges. Front blank endpaper has been removed. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Autobiography::Memoir; Family & Relationships; ISBN: 0704330792. ISBN/EAN: 9780704330795. Inventory No: 235348. Paperback View more info

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The Journals Of Anais Nin - Volume Six 1955-1966

By: Anais Nin

Price: $9.50

Publisher: London, Quartet: 1979

Seller ID: 235349

ISBN: 070433237X

Condition: Good Condition


Back cover has a few small indentations at the top 414 pages. Light browning to page edges. Front blank endpaper has been removed. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Autobiography::Memoir; Family & Relationships; ISBN: 070433237X. ISBN/EAN: 9780704332379. Inventory No: 235349. Paperback View more info

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The Journals Of Anais Nin - Volume Seven 1966-1974

By: Anais Nin [Edited by Gunther Stuhlmann

Price: $12.50

Publisher: London, Quartet: 1983

Seller ID: 235347

ISBN: 0704334518

Condition: Good Condition


This is Volume 7 of Anais Nin's Journals that were recorded later in her life. 355 pages. Front blank endpaper has been removed. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Autobiography::Memoir; Family & Relationships; ISBN: 0704334518. ISBN/EAN: 9780704334519. Inventory No: 235347. Paperback View more info

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Andrew Jones by Himself

By: Andrew Jones

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Australia, Rigby: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 228729

Condition: Very Good Condition


186 pages. Very light tanning to page edges . Illustrator: Rigby. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 250 grams. Category: Autobiography::Memoir; Biography & Autobiography; Inventory No: 228729. Paperback View more info

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Sunshine on Sugar Hill: Once Upon a Time, An Australian Girl Moved to Harlem

By: Angela Gilltrap

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Australia, ABC books: 2009

Seller ID: 238185

ISBN: 0733321917

Condition: Very Good Condition


From Bondi Beach to the backstreets of Harlem, Angela Gilltrap hilariously recounts the culture shock of transplanting herself in New York. From Bondi Beach to the backstreets of Harlem, Angela Gilltrap hilariously recounts the culture shock of transplanting herself in New York. In a story that even she will admit borders on the surreal, Angela Gilltrap, ex-StRICtLY DANCING star, finds herself living in Sugar Hill in Harlem, New York City. For a performer who has always sung soul, jazz and gospel music, it is a dream come true. Sharing a six-floor walk-up with her boyfriend, a composer/musicia... View more info

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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 unlike another diplomatic wife, Julia Child, Ann must find a life for herself in a new city. Journeying through Paris and the surr... View more info