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Not All Superheroes Wear Capes

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Not All Superheroes Wear Capes

Quentin Kenihan

Biography; Autobiography: arts & entertainment; Coping with disability

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Quentin Kenihan is living proof that superheroes don't need capes, just the right attitude. FOREWORD BY RAY MARTIN [more]

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My Game

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My Game

Ange Postecoglou

Autobiography: sport; Australian Rules football

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Ange Postecoglou has been at the centre of Australian football for more than thirty years. In this book, he shows us the game... [more]

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Shakespeare's Bastard: The Life of Sir William Davenant

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Shakespeare's Bastard: The Life of Sir William Davenant

Simon Stirling

Biography; Biography: literary

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The extraordinary life of Sir William Davenant, from death to birth, culminating with an answer to the question: was he Shakespeare's... [more]

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This Wonderfully Strange Country: Rev. W. B. Clarke, Colonial Scientist

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This Wonderfully Strange Country: Rev. W. B. Clarke, Colonial Scientist...

Robert Young

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Mathematics & Sciences

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The Rev. William Clarke came to Australia in 1839 with an established reputation in geology, and was so influential that he... [more]

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Romantic Outlaws: The Extraordinary Lives of Mary Wollstonecraft and Her Daughter Mary Shelley

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Romantic Outlaws: The Extraordinary Lives of Mary Wollstonecraft and Her...

Charlotte Gordon

Biography; Biography: literary; Literary studies: general; British & Irish history; Gender studies: women

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Published in the United Kingdom by Hutchinson, a member of The Random House Group, London --Title page verso. [more]

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Time to Be in Earnest

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Time to Be in Earnest

P. D. James

Biography; Autobiography: literary

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Part diary, part memoir, this book considers the twelve months of the author's life between her 77th and 78th birthdays, and... [more]

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Maeve's Times: In Her Own Words

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Maeve's Times: In Her Own Words

Maeve Binchy

Biography; Biography: general

Hardback

Selected essays as published in The Irish times over fifty years. [more]

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The Spy Who Loved: The Secrets and Lives of One of Britain's Bravest Wartime Heroines

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The Spy Who Loved: The Secrets and Lives of One of Britain's Bravest Wartime...

Clare Mulley

Biography; Biography: historical, political & military; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Second World War; Espionage & secret services

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The remarkable story of Krystyna Skarbek, aka Christine Granville, George Medal, OBE and Croix de Guerre. [more]

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Counting One's Blessings: The Selected Letters of Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother

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Counting One's Blessings: The Selected Letters of Queen Elizabeth, the Queen...

William Shawcross

Biography; Biography: royalty; British & Irish history

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The Queen Mother's witty, entertaining and insightful correspondence, published together for the first time. [more]

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The Boys In The Boat

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The Boys In The Boat

Daniel James Brown

Biography; Biography: sport; Olympic games; Rowing

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An epic true-life journey to the heart of Hitler's Berlin [more]

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David Mamet: A Life in the Theatre

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David Mamet: A Life in the Theatre

Ira B. Nadel

Theatre: individual actors & directors; Theatre direction & production; Film, TV & Radio; Biography: arts & entertainment

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This comprehensive biography uses extensive theater and film archives to reveal Mamet's ideas on writing, acting, and directing,... [more]

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Wicked Women of Tudor England: Queens, Aristocrats, Commoners

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Wicked Women of Tudor England: Queens, Aristocrats, Commoners

Retha M. Warnicke

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

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This fascinating study delves into the lives of six Tudor women celebrated for their reputed wickedness. Collected here are... [more]

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The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

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The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

Rebecca Skloot

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Medical research; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

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The internationally bestselling story of a young woman whose death in 1951 changed medical science for ever . . . [more]

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Not by Chance Alone: My Life as a Social Psychologist

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Not by Chance Alone: My Life as a Social Psychologist

Elliot Aronson

Biography; Autobiography: general; Social, group or collective psychology

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The life and times of one of the twentieth century's leading psychologists [more]

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Autobiography of a Yogi: Reprint of the Philosophical Library 1946 First Edition

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Autobiography of a Yogi: Reprint of the Philosophical Library 1946 First...

Paramahansa Yogananda

Autobiography: general; Religion & beliefs

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This is a new edition, featuring previously unavailable material, of a true spiritual classic, Autobiography of a Yogi, one... [more]

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White King: Charles I - Traitor, Murderer, Martyr

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White King: Charles I - Traitor, Murderer, Martyr

Leanda de Lisle

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

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Charles I's reign is one of the most dramatic in history, yet Charles the man remains elusive. In this portrait -- informed... [more]

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Bring the Noise: The Jurgen Klopp Story

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Bring the Noise: The Jurgen Klopp Story

Raphael Honigstein

Biography: sport; Sports & outdoor recreation; Football (Soccer, Association football)

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Jurgen Klopp's coaching career began in the German second tier at the unfashionable club of FSV Mainz 05, whom he steered... [more]

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White Nights: A Colombian Odyssey

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White Nights: A Colombian Odyssey

Austin Galt

Biography; Biography: general; Advocate - Australian Biography

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A young Aussie goes behind the drug smuggling lines in deadly beautiful Colombia. [more]

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Charles: The Misunderstood Prince

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Charles: The Misunderstood Prince

Sally Bedell Smith

Biography; Biography: royalty

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The text of this Large Print edition is unabridged. Other aspects of the book may vary from the original edition. [more]

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The Stripper Next Door

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The Stripper Next Door

Emma Lea Corbett

Biography; Biography: general; Advocate - Australian Biography

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Living as a university student by day and a stripper by night, this is a memoir written in a fun style with an insight into... [more]

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All-American Murder

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All-American Murder

James Patterson

Biography; Biography: sport; True crime; American football

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Aaron Hernandez was a college football All-American who became the youngest player in the NFL and later reached the Super... [more]

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The Road Not Taken

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The Road Not Taken

Max Boot

Biography: historical, political & military; History; Vietnam War; Advocate - History

Paperback

A chronicling of CIA operative Edward Lansdale, this biography definitively reframes our understanding of the Vietnam war.... [more]

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Shoe Dog (Young Readers Edition)

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Shoe Dog (Young Readers Edition)

Phil Knight

Biography: business & industry; Children's & Educational

Paperback

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

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Is There Life Outside the Box?: An Actor Despairs

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Is There Life Outside the Box?: An Actor Despairs

Peter Davison

Film, TV & Radio; Individual actors & performers; Television; Autobiography: arts & entertainment

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His fans have spoken, but despite their requests, Peter Davison has gone ahead and written his autobiography anyway. It wasn't... [more]

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Joseph Stalin: Images of War

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Joseph Stalin: Images of War

Nigel Blundell, Maurice Crow

Biography: historical, political & military; History; Military history; Political leaders & leadership

Paperback

A concise but fully illustrated profile of the twentieth century s most murderous tyrant. [more]

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