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Grace Kelly: Hollywood Dream Girl

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Grace Kelly: Hollywood Dream Girl

Jay Jorgensen, Manoah Bowman

Photographs: collections; Film, TV & Radio; Individual actors & performers; Films, movies & cinema; Biography: arts & entertainment

Hardback

The definitive visual biography of Grace Kelly's unforgettable Hollywood career, chronicled in 400 extraordinary black-and-white... [more]

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First Time Ever: A Memoir

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First Time Ever: A Memoir

Peggy Seeger

Music; Folk & traditional music; Individual composers & musicians, bands & groups; Autobiography: arts & entertainment

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Together, Peggy and Ewan helped lay the foundations of the British folk revival, through the formative - and controversial... [more]

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100 Nasty Women of History: Brilliant, badass and completely fearless women everyone should know

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100 Nasty Women of History: Brilliant, badass and completely fearless women...

Hannah Jewell

Biography: historical, political & military; History; General & world history; Humour

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100 fascinating and brilliantly written stories about history's bravest,... [more]

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The General

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The General

Luke Hodge

Autobiography: sport; Sports & outdoor recreation

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Known as 'The General' for his exceptional leadership on and off the field, Luke Hodge is the four-time Premiership player... [more]

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The World Broke in Two: Virginia Woolf, T. S. Eliot, D. H. Lawrence, E. M. Forster and the Year that Changed Literature

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The World Broke in Two: Virginia Woolf, T. S. Eliot, D. H. Lawrence, E....

Bill Goldstein

Biography: literary; Literary studies: from c 1900 -

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A revelatory narrative charting the lives and works of legendary authors Virginia Woolf, T. S. Eliot, E. M. Forster and D.... [more]

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The Things That Make Us: Life, Loss and Football

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The Things That Make Us: Life, Loss and Football

Nick Riewoldt

Autobiography: sport; Sports & outdoor recreation; Australian Rules football

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From number one pick in the 2000 AFL draft, to six-time winner of St Kilda's best and fairest award, to five-time All Australian,... [more]

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Kevin Sheedy: The Illustrated Autobiography

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Kevin Sheedy: The Illustrated Autobiography

Warwick Hadfield

Biography: sport; Sports & outdoor recreation

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Kevin Sheedy is the biggest figure in Australia's biggest sport, and has played and coached more games than anyone else in... [more]

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Eleanor Roosevelt: In Her Words: On Women, Politics, Leadership, and Lessons from Life

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Eleanor Roosevelt: In Her Words: On Women, Politics, Leadership, and Lessons...

Nancy Woloch

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

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This unique collection of personal and professional letters, daily newspaper columns, radio shows, speeches, manuscripts,... [more]

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The Old Man and the Knee: How to be a Golden Oldie

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The Old Man and the Knee: How to be a Golden Oldie

Christopher Matthew

Autobiography: general; Fiction & Literature

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A wry, witty reflection on aging from the comic genius behind Now We Are Sixty and A Bus Pass Named Desire. [more]

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A Bold Life

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A Bold Life

Kerri-Anne Kennerley

Biography; Autobiography: arts & entertainment

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Kerri-Anne Kennerley is Australia's queen of television. But behind the glamour of a public life is a private woman. And a... [more]

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My House of Sky: A Life of J A Baker

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My House of Sky: A Life of J A Baker

Hetty Saunders

Biography; Biography: literary; Wildlife: general interest; The countryside, country life

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This is the first book about the enigmatic author J A Baker, author of The Peregrine. [more]

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Turner: The Extraordinary Life and Momentous Times of J. M. W. Turner

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Turner: The Extraordinary Life and Momentous Times of J. M. W. Turner

Franny Moyle

Art & Architecture; Art & design styles: Romanticism; Watercolours; Erotic art; Animals & nature in art (still life, landscapes & seascapes); Biography: arts & entertainment

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J M W Turner is Britain's most famous landscape painter. Yet beyond his artistic achievements, little is known of the man... [more]

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The Merchant of Prato: Daily Life in a Medieval Italian City

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The Merchant of Prato: Daily Life in a Medieval Italian City

Iris Origo

Biography: historical, political & military; History; European history; Medieval history; Social & cultural history

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This extraordinary re-creation of the life of a medieval Italian merchant, Francesco di Marco Datini, is one of the greatest... [more]

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Outlandish Knight: The Byzantine Life of Steven Runciman

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Outlandish Knight: The Byzantine Life of Steven Runciman

Minoo Dinshaw

Biography; Biography: historical, political & military; Historiography

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In his enormously long life (he was born in 1903 and died in 2000), Steven Runciman managed not just to be a great historian... [more]

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Hero of the Empire: The Making of Winston Churchill

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Hero of the Empire: The Making of Winston Churchill

Candice Millard

Biography: historical, political & military; History; Colonialism & imperialism; Boer Wars; Battles & campaigns

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At age twenty-four, Winston Churchill believed that to achieve his ambition of becoming Prime Minister he must do something... [more]

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Member of the Family: My Story of Charles Manson, Life Inside His Cult

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Member of the Family: My Story of Charles Manson, Life Inside His Cult

Dianne Lake

Biography; Autobiography: historical, political & military; Memoirs; True crime

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An inside account by the youngest member of Charles Manson's cult describes her indoctrination at age fourteen and the manipulation,... [more]

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The Contender: Richard Nixon, the Congress Years, 1946-1952

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The Contender: Richard Nixon, the Congress Years, 1946-1952

Irwin F. Gellman

Biography: historical, political & military; History; Constitution: government & the state; Central government

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The definitive account of Richard Nixon's congressional career, back in print with a new preface [more]

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Donald Trump: The Making of a World View

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Donald Trump: The Making of a World View

Brendan Simms, Charlie Laderman

Biography: historical, political & military; History; History of the Americas; Political leaders & leadership; Diplomacy

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Essential account of the making of Donald Trump's foreign policy [more]

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A Girl Walks Into a Book: What the Brontes Taught Me about Life, Love, and Women's Work

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A Girl Walks Into a Book: What the Brontes Taught Me about Life, Love, and...

Miranda Pennington

Biography; Biography: literary; Memoirs

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skillful and engrossing blend of the author's own coming-of-age story alongside her exploration of the Bronte sisters' lives... [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

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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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Reckless Daughter: A Portrait of Joni Mitchell

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Reckless Daughter: A Portrait of Joni Mitchell

David Yaffe

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

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Reckless Daughter tells the story of Joni Mitchell and also of the fertile, exciting musical time of which she was an integral... [more]

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Henry David Thoreau: A Life

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Henry David Thoreau: A Life

Laura Dassow Walls

Biography; Biography: literary

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Two hundred years after his birth, and two generations after the last full-scale biography, Laura Dassow Walls restores Henry... [more]

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The Making of Martin Luther

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The Making of Martin Luther

Richard Rex

Biography: religious & spiritual; European history; Religion & beliefs; Protestantism & Protestant Churches

Hardback

The description for this book, The Making of Martin Luther, will be forthcoming. [more]

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Kick Kennedy: The Charmed Life and Tragic Death of the Favorite Kennedy Daughter

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Kick Kennedy: The Charmed Life and Tragic Death of the Favorite Kennedy...

Barbara Leaming

Biography; Biography: arts & entertainment; Biography: historical, political & military; Biography: royalty; British & Irish history; Gender studies: women

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Kathleen Kick Kennedy was the incandescent life-force of the Kennedy family. The daughter of the American ambassador to the... [more]

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The Memory of Music

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The Memory of Music

Andrew Ford

Music; Theory of music & musicology; Individual composers & musicians, bands & groups; Autobiography: arts & entertainment; Psychology: emotions

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