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The Life and Legend of the Sultan Saladin

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The Life and Legend of the Sultan Saladin

Jonathan Phillips

Biography: historical, political & military; Biography: religious & spiritual; History; Middle Eastern history; Crusades; Religious & spiritual leaders

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After Saladin's death, it goes on to show how in the West this Sunni Muslim acquired the status of a chivalric hero, even... [more]

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The Killer Across the Table

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The Killer Across the Table

John Douglas, Mark Olshaker

Biography; Autobiography: general; True crime

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`John Douglas is the FBI's pioneer and master of investigative profiling, and one of the most exciting figures in law enforcement... [more]

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Always Look on the Bright Side of Life: A Sortabiography

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Always Look on the Bright Side of Life: A Sortabiography

Eric Idle

Biography; Autobiography: arts & entertainment; Humour

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From the ingenious comic performer, founding member of Monty Python, and creator of Spamalot, comes an absurdly funny memoir... [more]

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Australia's First Naturalists: Indigenous Peoples' Contribution to Early Zoology

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Australia's First Naturalists: Indigenous Peoples' Contribution to Early...

Penny Olsen, Lynette Russell

Biography: historical, political & military; History

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Would Blaxland, Wentworth and Lawson have ever crossed the Blue Mountains without the help of the local Aboriginal people?... [more]

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Winning for Women: A Personal Story

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Winning for Women: A Personal Story

Iola Mathews

Biography; Autobiography: historical, political & military

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What was it like to be involved in the heady days of `second wave' feminism in Australia, when the role of women at home... [more]

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Elegy for Emily: A Verse Biography of Emily Remler 1957-1990

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Elegy for Emily: A Verse Biography of Emily Remler 1957-1990

Geoff Page

Individual actors & performers; Biography: arts & entertainment; Poetry; Poetry by individual poets

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The short but remarkable career of American jazz guitarist, Emily Remler (1957-1990), ended with her death, amid still-disputed... [more]

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My Story

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My Story

Julia Gillard

Biography; Autobiography: historical, political & military; Feminism & feminist theory; Politics & government; International relations

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`I was prime minister for three years and three days. Here we see what lay behind the resilience and dignified courage Gillard... [more]

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West Island: Five twentieth-century New Zealanders in Australia

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West Island: Five twentieth-century New Zealanders in Australia

Stephanie Johnson

Biography: arts & entertainment; Memoirs; Travel & holiday

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Five notable twentieth-century New Zealanders who made their lives in Australia are the subject of this fascinating biographical... [more]

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Bullets and Opium: Real-Life Stories of China After the Tiananmen Square Massacre

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Bullets and Opium: Real-Life Stories of China After the Tiananmen Square...

Liao Yiwu

Biography: historical, political & military; History

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Moving...a memorable series of portraits of the working-class people who defended Tiananmen Square. -The New York Review... [more]

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JPY: The Autobiography

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JPY: The Autobiography

John Paul Young

Biography; Autobiography: arts & entertainment

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A memoir of iconic Australian singer and performer John Paul Young. John Paul Young is one of the most iconic artistS in Australian... [more]

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Hay Fuego En Los Astros

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Hay Fuego En Los Astros

Anita Shreve

Biography: general; Languages & ESL

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De la autora en superventas del New York Times, con The Weight of Water y The Pilot's Wife, una nueva novela exquisitamente... [more]

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Unravelling the Double Helix: The Lost Heroes of DNA

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Unravelling the Double Helix: The Lost Heroes of DNA

Gareth Williams

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Popular science; DNA & Genome

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An engaging and original history of the first hundred years of DNA, one of the greatest triumphs of modern science. [more]

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Alpha Girls: The Women Upstarts Who Took on Silicon Valley's Male Culture and Made the Deals of a Lifetime

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Alpha Girls: The Women Upstarts Who Took on Silicon Valley's Male Culture...

Julian Guthrie

Biography; Biography: business & industry; Gender studies: women; Internet & WWW industries

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Silicon Valley has long been at the forefront of innovation, but it is renowned for its archaic sexist culture. Alpha Girls... [more]

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King of Spies: The Dark Reign of America's Spymaster in Korea

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King of Spies: The Dark Reign of America's Spymaster in Korea

Blaine Harden

Autobiography: historical, political & military; True war & combat stories; History; Korean War; Espionage & secret services

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Discover the true story of the dark reign of the number one US spy-master in Korea. [more]

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Brian's Autobiography and Featuring Some of His Great Achievements: The Wonder of What One Can Achieve When We Take the Time to Build on What We Can Do

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Brian's Autobiography and Featuring Some of His Great Achievements: The...

Brian Willetts

Biography; Biography: general; Philosophy; Self-help & personal development

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This book does not offer any miracles, although it does offer a better opportunity for someone to get results, for one who... [more]

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Wiseguy

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Wiseguy

Nicholas Pileggi

Biography; Biography: general; True crime; Crime & criminology; Organised crime

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Originally subtitled: Life in a Mafia family. [more]

$31.95

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The Moralist: Woodrow Wilson and the World He Made

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The Moralist: Woodrow Wilson and the World He Made

Patricia O'Toole

Biography: historical, political & military; History; History of the Americas; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; First World War; Political leaders & leadership

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In this biography of one of the most high-minded, consequential, and controversial US presidents, [the author presents] a... [more]

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Rosie: Scenes from a Vanished Life

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Rosie: Scenes from a Vanished Life

Rose Tremain

Biography; Autobiography: literary; Memoirs

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*The Sunday Times Top Ten Bestseller*Rose Tremain grew up in post-war London, a city still partly in ruins, where both food... [more]

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30-Second Napoleon: The 50 fundamentals of his life, strategies, and legacy, each explained in half a minute

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30-Second Napoleon: The 50 fundamentals of his life, strategies, and legacy,...

Charles J. Esdaile

Biography: historical, political & military; History; Napoleonic Wars

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30-Second Napoleon takes in both viewpoints, presenting an engrossing introduction to one of the most recognizable figures... [more]

$19.99

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America's Sherlock Holmes: The Legacy of William Burns

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America's Sherlock Holmes: The Legacy of William Burns

William R. Hunt

Biography: historical, political & military; Biography: science, technology & engineering; History; Criminal investigation & detection

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William Burns is best known as 'America's Sherlock Holmes' and was director of the FBI, shortly before J. Edgar Hoover. But... [more]

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Groucho Marx: The Comedy of Existence

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Groucho Marx: The Comedy of Existence

Lee Siegel

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

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A trenchant examination of an iconic American figure that explores the cultural and psychological roots of his comic genius... [more]

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The Countess: The Scandalous Life of Frances Villiers, Countess of Jersey

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The Countess: The Scandalous Life of Frances Villiers, Countess of Jersey...

Tim Clarke

Biography: historical, political & military; History; British & Irish history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900

Paperback

New paperback edition - Leader of society, lover of the Prince Regent and contemporary of Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire,... [more]

$32.95

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Richard the Lionheart: The Crusader King of England

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Richard the Lionheart: The Crusader King of England

W. B. Bartlett

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

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New paperback edition - The amazing life of Richard I, King of England, known to history as 'Richard the Lionheart', after... [more]

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Bagehot: The Life and Times of the Greatest Victorian

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Bagehot: The Life and Times of the Greatest Victorian

James Grant

Biography; Biography: business & industry; Biography: historical, political & military; Economics; Banking

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The definitive biography of a banker, essayist and editor of the Economist, by an acclaimed financial historian. [more]

$45.95

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Makybe Diva

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Makybe Diva

Trevor Marshallsea

Biography: sport; Sports & outdoor recreation

Hardback

The story of a once-in-a-lifetime horse who would surpass all the rest. [more]

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