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Biography: general

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Giant: Elizabeth Taylor, Rock Hudson, James Dean, Edna Ferber, and the Making of a Legendary American Film

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Giant: Elizabeth Taylor, Rock Hudson, James Dean, Edna Ferber, and the Making...

Don Graham

Theatre Studies; Individual actors & performers; Film theory & criticism; Biography: arts & entertainment

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White Nights: A Colombian Odyssey

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White Nights: A Colombian Odyssey

Austin Galt

Biography; Biography: general

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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]

$22.99

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The Stripper Next Door

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The Stripper Next Door

Emma Lea Corbett

Biography; Biography: general

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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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The Interesting Narrative

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The Interesting Narrative

Olaudah Equiano

Autobiography: historical, political & military; True stories: discovery, historical & scientific; Slavery & abolition of slavery

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The Interesting Narrative is a first-hand account of the horrors of slavery, published on the eve of the British abolition... [more]

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The Ascent of John Tyndall: Victorian Scientist, Mountaineer, and Public Intellectual

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The Ascent of John Tyndall: Victorian Scientist, Mountaineer, and Public...

Roland Jackson

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

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John Tyndall was a leading scientific figure in Victorian Britain, who established the physical basis of the greenhouse effect,... [more]

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Casanova: The World of a Seductive Genius

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Casanova: The World of a Seductive Genius

Laurence Bergreen

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

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The remarkable story of Giacomo Casanova (1725-1798), an impoverished abandoned boy who became the notorious libertine, famous... [more]

$37.95

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Soul Survivor: How an Abandoned Child Went From Nothing to Everything

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Soul Survivor: How an Abandoned Child Went From Nothing to Everything

Robert Ian Bonnick

Biography; Biography: business & industry

Hardback

This inspirational book provides keys to unlock potential with self reflection, self empowerment, overcoming adversity &... [more]

$27.99

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Isaac Newton and Natural Philosophy

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Isaac Newton and Natural Philosophy

Niccolo Guicciardini

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Mathematics & Sciences

Hardback

Niccolo Guicciardini's enlightening biography offers an accessible introduction to Newton's celebrated work in mathematics,... [more]

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Picasso and the Painting That Shocked the World

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Picasso and the Painting That Shocked the World

Miles J. Unger

Art & Architecture; Art & design styles: Cubism; Individual artists, art monographs; Biography: arts & entertainment

Hardback

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

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Napoleon Volume 2: The Spirit of the Age

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Napoleon Volume 2: The Spirit of the Age

Michael Broers

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

Hardback

In the years that followed, this struggle with Britain came to dominate Napoleon's actions, leading him into the bloodbath... [more]

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The Lives of the Surrealists

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The Lives of the Surrealists

Desmond Morris

Art & Architecture; Art & design styles: Surrealism & Dada; Biography: arts & entertainment; Advocate - Visual Arts & Design

Hardback

Life histories of the Surrealists, known and unknown, by one of the last surviving members of the movement--artist and best-selling... [more]

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McQueen: An illustrated history of the fashion icon

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McQueen: An illustrated history of the fashion icon

Tom Rasmussen

Industrial: Commercial Art & Design; Individual designers; History of fashion; Biography: arts & entertainment

Hardback

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

$49.99

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Robert Kuok: A Memoir

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Robert Kuok: A Memoir

Robert Kuok, Andrew Tanzer

Biography; Autobiography: business & industry

Hardback

Robert Kuok is one of the most highly respected businessmen in Asia. But this legendary Overseas Chinese entrepreneur, commodities... [more]

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Insomniac City: New York, Oliver, and Me

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Insomniac City: New York, Oliver, and Me

Bill Hayes

Photography & photographs; Biography; Biography: general; Memoirs

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A moving celebration of what Bill Hayes calls the evanescent, the eavesdropped, the unexpected of life in New York City,... [more]

$19.99

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A Dangerous Woman: American Beauty, Noted Philanthropist, Nazi Collaborator - The Life of Florence Gould

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A Dangerous Woman: American Beauty, Noted Philanthropist, Nazi Collaborator...

Susan Ronald

Biography; Biography: general; Biography: business & industry; Second World War; Charities, voluntary services & philanthropy; Fascism & Nazism

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A revealing biography of Florence Gould, fabulously wealthy socialite and patron of the arts, who hid a dark past as a Nazi... [more]

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Pope Francis Among the Wolves: The Inside Story of a Revolution

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Pope Francis Among the Wolves: The Inside Story of a Revolution

Marco Politi

Biography: religious & spiritual; Religion & beliefs; Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church; Christian leaders & leadership; Christian social thought & activity; Religious & spiritual leaders

Paperback

Translation of: Francesco tra i lupi: il segreto di una rivoluzione. [more]

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Take Courage: Anne Bronte and the Art of Life

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Take Courage: Anne Bronte and the Art of Life

Samantha Ellis

Biography; Biography: literary

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Anne Bronte is the forgotten Bronte sister, overshadowed by her older siblings - virtuous, successful Charlotte, free-spirited... [more]

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Sinatra: The Chairman

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Sinatra: The Chairman

James Kaplan

Music; Biography: arts & entertainment

Paperback

Just in time for the Chairman's centennial, the endlessly absorbing sequel to James Kaplan's bestselling Frank: The Voice... [more]

$22.99

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The Tai Chi Way: To Be Healthy and Happy

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The Tai Chi Way: To Be Healthy and Happy

Paul Lam

Autobiography: general; Medicine; Fitness & diet; Oriental martial arts

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In 1948, Dr Paul Lamâ??s mother left him in the care of his grandmother in China. Ten months old at the time, Dr Lam... [more]

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Nevertheless: A Memoir

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Nevertheless: A Memoir

Alec Baldwin

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

Paperback

A thorough and sophisticated effort to answer an interesting question: How did an indifferently raised, self-flagellating... [more]

$31.95

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Beatles '66: The Revolutionary Year

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Beatles '66: The Revolutionary Year

Steve Turner

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

Paperback

It was the year their records were burned in America after John's explosive claim that the group was more popular than Jesus,... [more]

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Eleanor And Hick: The Love Affair That Shaped a First Lady

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Eleanor And Hick: The Love Affair That Shaped a First Lady

Susan Quinn

Biography: historical, political & military; History

Paperback

In 1932, as her husband assumed the presidency, Eleanor Roosevelt entered the claustrophobic, duty-bound existence of the... [more]

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The Age of Caesar: Five Roman Lives

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The Age of Caesar: Five Roman Lives

Plutarch

Biography: historical, political & military; Prose: non-fiction

Paperback

An outstanding new edition of Plutarch, the inventor of biography, focused on five lives that remade the Roman world. [more]

$25.95

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Mystery Spinner: Text Classics

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Mystery Spinner: Text Classics

Gideon Haigh

Biography: general; Sports & outdoor recreation

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In 1950, aged in his mid-thirties, 'tall, shy, shambling' Jack Iverson burst forth from obscurity in suburban Melbourne, 'bowled... [more]

$12.95

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