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Scrappy Little Nobody

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Scrappy Little Nobody

Anna Kendrick

Film, TV & Radio; Autobiography: arts & entertainment

Paperback

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

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Moscow Nights: The Van Cliburn Story-How One Man and His Piano Transformed the Cold War

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Moscow Nights: The Van Cliburn Story-How One Man and His Piano Transformed...

Nigel Cliff

Music; Individual composers & musicians, bands & groups; Keyboard instruments; Biography: arts & entertainment; International relations

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Relates the story of a remarkable young Texan pianist, Van Cliburn, who played his way through the wall of fear built by... [more]

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The Amazing Story of the Man Who Cycled from India to Europe for Love

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The Amazing Story of the Man Who Cycled from India to Europe for Love

Per J. Andersson

Memoirs; Cycling; Travel & holiday; Travel writing

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Slumdog Millionaire - but for real! [more]

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You Do You: (A No-F**ks-Given Guide) how to be who you are and use what you've got to get what you want

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You Do You: (A No-F**ks-Given Guide) how to be who you are and use what...

Sarah Knight

Memoirs; Health & Self-Help; Assertiveness, motivation & self-esteem; Mind, Body, Spirit: thought & practice

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Hilarious and empowering advice, tips and life-changing wisdom on being yourself and doing your thing - from our favourite... [more]

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Gustave Flaubert

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Gustave Flaubert

Anne Green

Biography: literary

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A new critical biography of Gustave Flaubert, widely regarded as one of the world's greatest novelists, and whose work continues... [more]

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The Endurance: Shackleton's Legendary Antarctic Expedition

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The Endurance: Shackleton's Legendary Antarctic Expedition

Caroline Alexander

Photographs: collections; True stories: discovery, historical & scientific; True stories of heroism, endurance & survival; Geographical discovery & exploration; Travel & holiday

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One of the best survival stories illustrated with Frank Hurley s superb expedition photographs [more]

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The Man Who Was George Smiley: The Life of John Bingham

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The Man Who Was George Smiley: The Life of John Bingham

Michael Jago

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

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The story of John Bingham, spy and author, who inspired John le Carre's most famous character, George Smiley. [more]

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With the End in Mind: Dying, Death and Wisdom in an Age of Denial

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With the End in Mind: Dying, Death and Wisdom in an Age of Denial

Kathryn Mannix

Memoirs; Palliative medicine; Health & Self-Help; Coping with death & bereavement

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In this unprecedented book, palliative medicine pioneer Dr Kathryn Mannix explores the biggest taboo in our society and the... [more]

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Immigrants and Spies

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Immigrants and Spies

Barbara Mackay-Cruise

Biography; Memoirs

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Immigrants and Spies is the story of Noel W. Lamidey, who in 1946 was sent to London by the Chifley Government to establish... [more]

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Prairie Fires: The American Dreams of Laura Ingalls Wilder

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Prairie Fires: The American Dreams of Laura Ingalls Wilder

Caroline Fraser

Biography; Biography: literary; Literary studies: c 1800 to c 1900

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The first comprehensive historical biography of Laura Ingalls Wilder, the beloved author of the Little House on the Prairie... [more]

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The Disaster Artist: My Life Inside The Room, the Greatest Bad Movie Ever Made

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The Disaster Artist: My Life Inside The Room, the Greatest Bad Movie Ever...

Greg Sestero, Tom Bissell

Individual actors & performers; Films, movies & cinema; Biography; Autobiography: arts & entertainment

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The hilarious and inspiring story of how a mysterious misfit got past every roadblock in the Hollywood system to achieve success... [more]

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Bear: The Life and Times of Augustus Owsley Stanley III

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Bear: The Life and Times of Augustus Owsley Stanley III

Robert Greenfield

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

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The definitive biography of the reclusive and mysterious Grateful Dead benefactor and renowned LSD chemist without whom the... [more]

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In Patagonia: 40th Anniversary Edition

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In Patagonia: 40th Anniversary Edition

Bruce Chatwin

Autobiography: general; Social groups; Geographical discovery & exploration; Travel & holiday; Travel writing

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When Bruce Chatwin's In Patagonia was published in 1977 it heralded the arrival of a startling new talent in British literature.... [more]

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Down and Out in Paris and London

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Down and Out in Paris and London

George Orwell

Biography; Memoirs

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The I of this novel sets down the experiences of a man who finds himself in Paris, in the early 1930s, without a penny.... [more]

$12.99

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Talking As Fast As I Can

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Talking As Fast As I Can

Lauren Graham

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

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Includes a PDF* of photos from the book. [more]

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Ragamuffin Man: The World of Syd Fischer

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Ragamuffin Man: The World of Syd Fischer

David Salter

Biography; Biography: business & industry; Sailing

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In 1938 a knockabout 11-year-old kid from Marrickville, Sydney, is suddenly confronted by mortality. His mother dies. His... [more]

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A Life of Purpose: A Biography of John Sulman

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A Life of Purpose: A Biography of John Sulman

Zeny Edwards

Biography

Hardback

John Sulman was a prodigy of his generation. Born in England, the architectural and ecclesiastical foundations of his life... [more]

$59.95

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The Extraordinary Life of A. A. Milne

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The Extraordinary Life of A. A. Milne

Nadia Cohen

Biography; Biography: literary; Literary studies: from c 1900 -; Literary studies: fiction, novelists & prose writers

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A fascinating insight into one of the world's most beloved children's authors [more]

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The Last Man Who Knew Everything: The Life and Times of Enrico Fermi, Father of the Nuclear Age

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The Last Man Who Knew Everything: The Life and Times of Enrico Fermi, Father...

David N. Schwartz

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Mathematics & Sciences; Nuclear structure physics; Advocate - Science

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The definitive biography of the brilliant, charismatic, and very human physicist and innovator Enrico Fermi [more]

$49.99

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Coco: Great Lives in Graphic Form

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Coco: Great Lives in Graphic Form

Sophie Collins

Fashion & textiles: design; Biography; Biography: historical, political & military

Hardback

The Biographic series presents an entirely new way of looking at the lives of the world's greatest thinkers and creatives.... [more]

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Biographic: Cezanne: Great Lives in Graphic Form

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Biographic: Cezanne: Great Lives in Graphic Form

Katie Greenwood

Art & Architecture; Individual artists, art monographs; Biography: arts & entertainment; Advocate - Visual Arts & Design

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The Biographic series presents an entirely new way of looking at the lives of the world's greatest thinkers and creatives.... [more]

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Churchill's Confidant: Jan Smuts, Enemy to Lifelong Friend

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Churchill's Confidant: Jan Smuts, Enemy to Lifelong Friend

Richard Steyn

Biography; Biography: historical, political & military; British & Irish history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000

Hardback

The remarkable story of Winston Churchill and Jan Smuts, two hugely influential figures, who, though they met each other first... [more]

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A World Gone Mad: The Diaries of Astrid Lindgren, 1939-45

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A World Gone Mad: The Diaries of Astrid Lindgren, 1939-45

Astrid Lindgren

Biography; Diaries, letters & journals; European history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000

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Before she became internationally known for her children's books, Astrid Lindgren was an aspiring author living in Stockholm... [more]

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Big Blue Sky: A Memoir

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Big Blue Sky: A Memoir

Peter Garrett

Biography; Memoirs

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Peter Garrett's life has been fully and passionately lived. A man of boundless energy, compassion, intelligence and creativity,... [more]

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Zoffany's Daughter: Love and Treachery on a Small Island

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Zoffany's Daughter: Love and Treachery on a Small Island

Stephen Foster

Biography; True stories; Historiography

Paperback

A book about child custody, patriarchy, and finding truth in the past. [more]

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