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My First Memory: Epiphanies, Watersheds and Origin Stories

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My First Memory: Epiphanies, Watersheds and Origin Stories

Ben Holden

Biography; Anthologies (non-poetry)

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WHAT IS YOUR FIRST MEMORY?<br /><br />From the editor of the Sunday Times... [more]

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One Hundred Miracles: A Memoir of Music and Survival

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One Hundred Miracles: A Memoir of Music and Survival

Zuzana Ruzickova, Wendy Holden

Music; Biography; Autobiography: arts & entertainment; Memoirs; The Holocaust

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The remarkable memoir of Zuzana Ruzickova, Holocaust survivor and world-famous... [more]

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Back on Track: How one man and his dogs are changing the lives of rural kids

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Back on Track: How one man and his dogs are changing the lives of rural...

Bernie Shakeshaft, James Knight

Biography; Autobiography: general; Memoirs; Homelessness; Social work

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A thought-provoking and heart-warming story of how one man (and his working dogs) is giving rural kids, on their last chance,... [more]

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Schindler's Ark: Hachette Essentials

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Schindler's Ark: Hachette Essentials

Thomas Keneally

True stories of heroism, endurance & survival; Fiction & Literature; Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945); Second World War fiction; Historical fiction; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000

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The Hachette Essentials Edition of Thomas Keneally's Booker Prize-winning novel Schindler's Ark - the book behind Oscar-winning... [more]

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If This Is A Man/The Truce: Hachette Essentials

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If This Is A Man/The Truce: Hachette Essentials

Primo Levi

Biography; Memoirs; European history; The Holocaust

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The Hachette Essential's edition of Primo Levi's classic memoir. [more]

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Me Talk Pretty One Day

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Me Talk Pretty One Day

David Sedaris

Biography; Memoirs; Literary essays

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The Hachette Essentials edition of a bestselling collection of essays by... [more]

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Nine Lives: Episodes in an Australian Foreign Service Career

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Nine Lives: Episodes in an Australian Foreign Service Career

Richard Gate

Biography; Biography: general

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In the decades following the Second World War Australia fostered close relations with many nations, most newly independent,... [more]

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Existentialism and Excess: The Life and Times of Jean-Paul Sartre

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Existentialism and Excess: The Life and Times of Jean-Paul Sartre

Gary Cox

Biography; Biography: literary; Phenomenology & Existentialism

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Jean-Paul Sartre is an undisputed giant of twentieth-century philosophy. His intellectual writings popularizing existentialism... [more]

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Mrs Gaskell and Me: Two Women, Two Love Stories, Two Centuries Apart

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Mrs Gaskell and Me: Two Women, Two Love Stories, Two Centuries Apart

Nell Stevens

Biography; Biography: literary; Literary studies: c 1800 to c 1900 ; Literary studies: fiction, novelists & prose writers

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From the author of the beloved Bleaker House, Mrs Gaskell and Me is the story of two very modern women and their two love... [more]

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Unsolved Australia: Lost Boys, Gone Girls

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Unsolved Australia: Lost Boys, Gone Girls

Justine Ford

Biography; True stories; True crime; Criminal or forensic psychology

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Australia's dark heart is explored through 13 mysterious missing person cases. [more]

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Castaway: The extraordinary survival story of Narcisse Pelletier, a young French cabin boy shipwrecked on Cape York in 1858

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Castaway: The extraordinary survival story of Narcisse Pelletier, a young...

Robert Macklin

True stories of heroism, endurance & survival; History

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The astonishing and unknown story of Narcisse Pelletier - a French cabin boy cast away in 1858 on the Daintree coast of far... [more]

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Mugshots 1

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Mugshots 1

Geoff Wilkinson, Keith Moor

Biography; True crime

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NEW EDITION OF MUGSHOTS, PREVIOUSLY PUBLISHED IN 2003 CASES COVERED INCLUDE THE DISTURBING CASE OF MR CRUEL, THE TRAGIC... [more]

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Three Score Years and Twenty

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Three Score Years and Twenty

Walter Balmford

Biography

Paperback

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The World As It Is: Inside the Obama White House

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The World As It Is: Inside the Obama White House

Ben Rhodes

Memoirs; History; Political leaders & leadership

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The other is Ben Rhodes. For nearly ten years, Ben Rhodes was at the centre of the Obama Administration - first as a speechwriter,... [more]

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God's Englishman: Oliver Cromwell and the English Revolution

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God's Englishman: Oliver Cromwell and the English Revolution

Christopher Hill

Biography: historical, political & military; History; British & Irish history; Early modern history: c 1450 to c 1700

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A biography of Oliver Cromwell, breaking down Cromwell's life into different parts: fenland farmer and humble backbencher;... [more]

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More Than Enough: Claiming Space for Who You Are (No Matter What They Say)

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More Than Enough: Claiming Space for Who You Are (No Matter What They Say)...

Elaine Welteroth

Biography; Memoirs; Political activism; Press & journalism

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In this part-manifesto, part-memoir, the revolutionary editor who infused social consciousness into the pages of Teen Vogue... [more]

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Never Enough: The neuroscience and experience of addiction

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Never Enough: The neuroscience and experience of addiction

Judith Grisel

Memoirs; Drug & substance abuse: social aspects; Psychology; Neurosciences; Coping with drug & alcohol abuse

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From a renowned behavioural neuroscientist and recovering addict, a rare, page-turning work of science that draws on personal... [more]

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Packing My Library: An Elegy and Ten Digressions

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Packing My Library: An Elegy and Ten Digressions

Alberto Manguel

Autobiography: literary

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With insight and passion, Alberto Manguel underscores the universal centrality of books and their unique importance to a democratic,... [more]

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Kierkegaard's Muse: The Mystery of Regine Olsen

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Kierkegaard's Muse: The Mystery of Regine Olsen

Joakim Garff

Biography; Biography: general; Philosophy

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The first biography of Kierkegaard's literary muse, from the author of the definitive life of the philosopher Kierkegaard's... [more]

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Answering the Call: Life of a Helicopter Pilot in Vietnam

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Answering the Call: Life of a Helicopter Pilot in Vietnam

Bob Grandin

Biography; Vietnam War

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In 1966, Bob Grandin was a Royal Australian Airforce helicopter pilot stationed in Vietnam. This book is written from the... [more]

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From Cornwall to Queensland and Beyond: Dr Adoniah Vallack Explorer and  Adventu

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Steve McQueen: The Salvation of an American Icon

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Steve McQueen: The Salvation of an American Icon

Greg Laurie

Film, TV & Radio; Individual actors & performers; Biography: arts & entertainment; Biography: religious & spiritual; Christian life & practice; Personal Christian testimony & inspirational works

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In the 1960s, Steve McQueen was the biggest movie star of his generation and one of the coolest men to ever walk the planet.... [more]

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Carrying the Fire: An Astronaut's Journeys

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Carrying the Fire: An Astronaut's Journeys

Michael Collins

Autobiography: science, technology & engineering; True stories: discovery, historical & scientific; Postwar 20th century history, from c 1945 to c 2000; Mathematics & Sciences; Space science; Popular astronomy & space

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A special anniversary edition of the classic account of the Apollo 11 trip to the moon. [more]

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Becoming Beauvoir: A Life

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Becoming Beauvoir: A Life

Kate Kirkpatrick (King's College London, UK)

Biography; Biography: literary; Phenomenology & Existentialism; Popular philosophy; Feminism & feminist theory

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One is not born a woman, but becomes one , Simone de Beauvoir A symbol of liberated womanhood, Simone de Beauvoir's unconventional... [more]

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The Desert and the Sea: 977 Days Captive on the Somali Pirate Coast

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The Desert and the Sea: 977 Days Captive on the Somali Pirate Coast

Michael Scott Moore

Memoirs; True stories of heroism, endurance & survival; History; Religion & politics; Human rights

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With echoes of Catch-22 and Black Hawk Down, author and former hostage Michael Scott Moore masterfully walks a fine line between... [more]

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