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Wayne And Ford

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Wayne And Ford

Nancy Schoenberger

Film, TV & Radio; Biography: general

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In 1939, John Ford cast John Wayne in Stagecoach and made him a star, and for the next twenty-plus years, the two men were... [more]

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Whatever it Takes: The Price of Power, the Cost of Creativity

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Whatever it Takes: The Price of Power, the Cost of Creativity

Peter Deakin

Music: styles & genres; Biography: historical, political & military; Biography: literary; Biography: religious & spiritual; History; General & world history

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Peter Deakin takes an intriguing look at 25 current and former leaders, musicians, politicians, artists and actors.<br /><br... [more]

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Darwin's Backyard: How Small Experiments Led to a Big Theory

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Darwin's Backyard: How Small Experiments Led to a Big Theory

James T. Costa

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Mathematics & Sciences; Evolution; History of engineering & technology

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How Darwin found universal evolutionary truths in simple yet ingenious home-spun experiments. [more]

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Alone: Britain, Churchill, and Dunkirk: Defeat into Victory

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Alone: Britain, Churchill, and Dunkirk: Defeat into Victory

Michael Korda

Memoirs; History; British & Irish history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Second World War

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Combining epic history with rich family stories, Michael Korda chronicles the outbreak of the Second World War and the great... [more]

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Beyond Survival: A Holocaust Memoir

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Beyond Survival: A Holocaust Memoir

Kenneth Arkwright

Memoirs; History

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With these bald statements Ken Arkwright commences the story of his life. There have been countless stories written by and... [more]

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The Last Wild West: The saga of Northern Territory cattle stations, racial violence, wild horses and the supernatural

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The Last Wild West: The saga of Northern Territory cattle stations, racial...

Neil H. Atkinson

Memoirs; History

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The story of a man wanting to move forward by travelling back to where he was born, the Northern Territory. Finding himself... [more]

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On the Inside: Life Behind Bars by Australia's Most Famous Criminal

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On the Inside: Life Behind Bars by Australia's Most Famous Criminal

John Killick

Biography; True crime

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On the Inside is John's story about being in some of Australia's most infamous prisons Silverwater, Bathurst, Goulburn Supermax;... [more]

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Tara: Memoirs from the Boudoir

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Tara: Memoirs from the Boudoir

Tara Taylor

Biography; Memoirs

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In a similar style to 50 Shades of Grey, Taylor Tara writes a memoir of her decision and life to enter the forbidden world... [more]

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Stalin, Vol. II: Waiting for Hitler, 1929-1941

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Stalin, Vol. II: Waiting for Hitler, 1929-1941

Stephen Kotkin

Biography: historical, political & military; History; Marxism & Communism; Political leaders & leadership; Political structures: totalitarianism & dictatorship

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Building and running a dictatorship, with power of life or death over hundreds of millions, in conditions of capitalist self-encirclement,... [more]

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Sons Of Cain: A History of Serial Killers from the Stone Age to the Present

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Sons Of Cain: A History of Serial Killers from the Stone Age to the Present...

Peter Vronsky

Biography; True crime

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From the author of Serial Killers: The Method and Madness of Monsters...an in-depth examination of sexual serial killers throughout... [more]

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Billy Slater Autobiography

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Billy Slater Autobiography

Billy Slater

Autobiography: sport; Sports & outdoor recreation; Rugby League

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During a long and decorated career with the Melbourne Storm, Queensland and Australia, Billy Slater has forged a reputation... [more]

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If You'd Just Let Me Finish

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If You'd Just Let Me Finish

Jeremy Clarkson

Biography; Autobiography: arts & entertainment; Autobiography: literary; Memoirs

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In November 2016 we woke up to the news that the forthright presenter of a popular television programme had become the most... [more]

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Gorbachev: The Man and His Era

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Gorbachev: The Man and His Era

Prof. William Taubman

Biography: historical, political & military; History; European history; Postwar 20th century history, from c 1945 to c 2000; Political leaders & leadership

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The definitive volume on one of the most important and controversial figures of the 20th century, a man who almost singlehandedly... [more]

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Where the Past Begins: Memory and Imagination

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Where the Past Begins: Memory and Imagination

Amy Tan

Biography; Literary essays

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From New York Times bestselling author Amy Tan, a memoir on her life as a writer, her childhood and the symbiotic relationship... [more]

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Ocean Fell into the Drop: A Memoir

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Ocean Fell into the Drop: A Memoir

Terence Stamp

Film, TV & Radio; Individual actors & performers; Memoirs

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Bobby Kennedy: A Raging Spirit

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Bobby Kennedy: A Raging Spirit

Chris Matthews

Biography: historical, political & military; History; History of the Americas; Constitution: government & the state; Political leaders & leadership

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Published in 2017 by arrangement with Simon & Schuster, Inc. --Title page verso. [more]

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Granta 145: Ghosts

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Granta 145: Ghosts

Sigrid Rausing

The Arts: General & Reference; Memoirs; Anthologies (non-poetry); Fiction & Literature; Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)

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Published in book form four times a year, Granta is respected around the world for its mix of outstanding new fiction, poetry,... [more]

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Slowhand: The Life and Music of Eric Clapton

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Slowhand: The Life and Music of Eric Clapton

Philip Norman

Music; Rock & Pop music; Individual composers & musicians, bands & groups; Biography: arts & entertainment

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From the bestselling author of Shout!, comes the definitive biography of Eric Clapton, a rock legend whose life story is as... [more]

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Leonardo da Vinci

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Leonardo da Vinci

Walter Isaacson

Biography; Biography: arts & entertainment

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Grant

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Grant

Ron Chernow

Biography: historical, political & military; History; History of the Americas

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A portrait of one of America's most compelling generals and presidents, Ulysses S. Grant, by Pulitzer Prize winner Ron Chernow.... [more]

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The First Iron Lady: A Life of Caroline of Ansbach

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The First Iron Lady: A Life of Caroline of Ansbach

Matthew Dennison

Biography: historical, political & military; History

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'A brilliant study of a brilliant woman' LUCY WORSLEY History... [more]

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Booming

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Booming

Marcus Riley

Autobiography: general; Psychology

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How to be a Good Creature: A Memoir in Thirteen Animals

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How to be a Good Creature: A Memoir in Thirteen Animals

Sy Montgomery

Biography; Memoirs; Literary essays; Mind, Body, Spirit: thought & practice; Wildlife: general interest; Domestic animals & pets

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National Book Award finalist Sy Montgomery reflects on the personalities and quirks of 13 animals--her friends--who have profoundly... [more]

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From Me to You: Living Life with Positivity, Passion and Purpose

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From Me to You: Living Life with Positivity, Passion and Purpose

Elyse Knowles

Autobiography: arts & entertainment; Psychology

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Elyse Knowles is an Australian model, ambassador, entrepreneur, television personality and influencer. When Elyse and her... [more]

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Unexplained: Supernatural Stories for Uncertain Times

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Unexplained: Supernatural Stories for Uncertain Times

Richard MacLean Smith

True stories; Fantasy; Unexplained phenomena & the paranormal

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Maybe some things are better left unexplained... [more]

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