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An Odyssey: A Father, a Son, and an Epic

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An Odyssey: A Father, a Son, and an Epic

Lecturer in the Department of Classics Daniel Mendelsohn (Princeton University)

Biography; Memoirs; Literary studies: classical, early & medieval; Intergenerational relationships

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From award-winning memoirist and critic, and bestselling author of The Lost: a deeply moving tale of a father and son's transformative... [more]

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Albanese: Telling It Straight

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Albanese: Telling It Straight

Karen Middleton

Biography; Biography: historical, political & military; Socialism & left-of-centre democratic ideologies

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The moving personal story behind the very public political face of Labor's Anthony Albanese, written with the cooperation... [more]

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Believe Me: A Memoir of Love, Death and Jazz Chickens

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Believe Me: A Memoir of Love, Death and Jazz Chickens

Eddie Izzard

Film, TV & Radio; Memoirs

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'I know why I'm doing all this,' I said. 'Everything I do in life is trying to get her back. I think if I do enough things...... [more]

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The Fiftieth Gate: A Journey Through Memory

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The Fiftieth Gate: A Journey Through Memory

Mark Raphael Baker

Biography; Memoirs

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What right did I possess, as a child of survivors, to recreate an account of the Holocaust as if I was there? In writing The... [more]

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Jane & d'Arcy

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Jane & d'Arcy

Biography; Biography: historical, political & military; Biography: literary

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Such Talent & Such Success continues the story of Jane Austen and D'Arcy Wentworth, it begins in 1806, where Folly is not... [more]

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The Mighty Franks: A Memoir

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The Mighty Franks: A Memoir

Michael Frank

Biography; Memoirs

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A story at once extremely strange and entirely familiar - about families, innocence, art and love. This hugely enjoyable,... [more]

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Daring to Drive: A gripping account of one woman's home-grown courage that will speak to the fighter in all of us

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Daring to Drive: A gripping account of one woman's home-grown courage that...

Manal Al-Sharif

Biography; Autobiography: general

Paperback

A gripping memoir about a young woman from Saudi Arabia who becomes the accidental leader of a wildly subversive movement... [more]

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Freedom Flight: The True Story of the Cold War's Greatest Escape

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Freedom Flight: The True Story of the Cold War's Greatest Escape

Frank Iszak

Autobiography: historical, political & military; History; Refugees & political asylum; Marxism & Communism

Paperback

An extraordinary story of one of the most audacious and greatest escapes in history. [more]

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Arabesques: A Tale of Double Lives: A Tale of Double Lives

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Arabesques: A Tale of Double Lives: A Tale of Double Lives

Robert Dessaix

Autobiography: literary; Literary studies: from c 1900 -; Literary studies: fiction, novelists & prose writers; Travel & holiday; Travel writing

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One Sunday afternoon in a secluded valley in Normandy, Robert Dessaix chanced upon the castle where the 20th-century French... [more]

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Twilight of Love: Travels with Turgenev

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Twilight of Love: Travels with Turgenev

Robert Dessaix

Biography; Biography: literary; Memoirs; Literary studies: fiction, novelists & prose writers; Travel writing

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Together with Tolstoy and Dostoyevsky, Ivan Turgenev was one of the leading novelists of Russia's Golden Age and the first... [more]

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Tell it to the Dog: a memoir of sorts

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Tell it to the Dog: a memoir of sorts

Robert Power

Biography; Memoirs; Popular philosophy; Popular culture; Popular psychology

Paperback

Tell it to the Dog. is... [more]

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The Mouth that Roared

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The Mouth that Roared

Les Twentyman, Robert Hillman

Biography; Memoirs; Age groups: adolescents; Social work

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Award-winning writer, Robert Hillman, has collaborated with one of Australia's best-known youth outreach workers and social... [more]

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Touchstones: Rugby League, Rock 'n' Roll, the Road and Me

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Touchstones: Rugby League, Rock 'n' Roll, the Road and Me

Steve Mascord

Biography; Memoirs

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A football/music critic spends a year on the road, and learns plenty about his twin loves... and himself. [more]

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Gavin Maxwell: A Life

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Gavin Maxwell: A Life

Douglas Botting

Biography; Biography: general; Conservation of wildlife & habitats; Places & peoples: pictorial works

Paperback

Gavin Maxwell was a romantic, self-destructive adventurer, brave and handsome, with a deep sympathy for the underdog, a wonderfully... [more]

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Hamilton Hume: Our Greatest Explorer

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Hamilton Hume: Our Greatest Explorer

Robert Macklin

Biography: historical, political & military; History; Geographical discovery & exploration

Paperback

The stirring untold story of a true Australian hero who opened up the nation. [more]

$22.99

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My Good Life in France: In Pursuit of the Rural Dream

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My Good Life in France: In Pursuit of the Rural Dream

Janine Marsh

Memoirs; Travel & holiday; Travel writing

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Ten years ago, Janine Marsh decided to leave her corporate life behind to fix up a run-down barn in northern France. This... [more]

$19.99

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The Billion Dollar Spy: A True Story of Cold War Espionage and Betrayal

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The Billion Dollar Spy: A True Story of Cold War Espionage and Betrayal...

David E. Hoffman

Biography: historical, political & military; True war & combat stories; History; The Cold War; Military intelligence

Paperback

'One of the best spy stories to come out of the Cold War and all the more riveting for being true.' Washington Post [more]

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Jungle of Stone: The True Story of Two Men, their Extraordinary Journey, and the Discovery of the Lost Civilization of the Maya

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Jungle of Stone: The True Story of Two Men, their Extraordinary Journey,...

William Carlsen

Biography: historical, political & military; History; History of the Americas; Classical history & classical civilisation; Geographical discovery & exploration

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Documents the true story of the nineteenth-century rediscovery of the Mayan civilization by American ambassador John Lloyd... [more]

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Back to Broady

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Back to Broady

Caroline van de Pol, Caroline van de Pol

Biography; Prose: non-fiction

Paperback

Synopsis coming soon....... [more]

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Barak vs The Black Hats of Melbourne: The untold story of how the Black Hats destroyed Coranderrk

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Barak vs The Black Hats of Melbourne: The untold story of how the Black...

Mick Woiwod

Biography: historical, political & military; History

Paperback

Most Victorians would agree that, yes, European settlement had indeed removed the Wurundjeri from their hunting grounds in... [more]

$34.95

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I Can't Make This Up

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I Can't Make This Up

Kevin Hart

Biography; Autobiography: arts & entertainment

Paperback

Synopsis coming soon....... [more]

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The Secret Life: Three True Stories

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The Secret Life: Three True Stories

Andrew O'Hagan

True crime; Society & Social Sciences; Criminal investigation & detection

Paperback

The slippery online ecosystem is the perfect breeding ground for identities: true, false, and in between. We no longer question... [more]

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The Riviera Set

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The Riviera Set

Mary S. Lovell

Biography; European history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Social & cultural history

Paperback

A portrait of high society in the twentieth century, told through the stories of the guests of Maxine Elliott and Prince Aly... [more]

$22.99

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Our Revolution: A Future to Believe In

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Our Revolution: A Future to Believe In

Bernie Sanders

Autobiography: historical, political & military; History; Politics & government

Paperback

A Macmillan Audio from Thomas Dunne Books --Disc. [more]

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Robert Louis Stevenson in Samoa

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Robert Louis Stevenson in Samoa

Joseph Farrell

Biography; Biography: literary; Literary studies: fiction, novelists & prose writers; Australasian & Pacific history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900

Paperback

The story of the last years of the author of Treasure Island and Jekyll and Hyde, lived out in the earthly paradise of the... [more]

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