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The Prisoner

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The Prisoner

Kerry Tucker

Biography; Biography: general

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Kerry Tucker seemed to be a typical suburban mother of two, but she had a terrible secret- she had been stealing money from... [more]

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Man of Iron: Thomas Telford and the Building of Britain

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Man of Iron: Thomas Telford and the Building of Britain

Julian Glover

Biography; Biography: science, technology & engineering; Civil engineering, surveying & building

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The enthralling biography of the shepherd boy who changed the world with his revolutionary engineering and whose genius we... [more]

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Eat the Apple

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Eat the Apple

Matt Young

Biography; Autobiography: historical, political & military; Memoirs; Naval forces & warfare

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A gut-wrenching, beautiful memoir which explores toxic masculinity and the devastating consequences of war on one impressionable... [more]

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How to Be a Muslim: An American Story

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How to Be a Muslim: An American Story

Haroon Moghul

Biography: general; Religion & beliefs

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A young Muslim leader's memoir of his struggles to forge an American Muslim identity [more]

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Charlton Heston: Hollywood's Last Icon

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Charlton Heston: Hollywood's Last Icon

Marc Eliot

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

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-The award-winning author of Walt Disney draws on firsthand diaries, letters and estate records in a portrait of the Hollywood... [more]

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Unmasked

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Unmasked

Andrew Lloyd Webber

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

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You have the luck of Croesus on stilts (as my Auntie Vi would have said) if you've had the sort of career, ups and downs,... [more]

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Kennedy and King: The President, the Pastor, and the Battle Over Civil Rights

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Kennedy and King: The President, the Pastor, and the Battle Over Civil Rights...

Steven Levingston

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

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An account of the contentious relationship between the thirty-fifth president and Martin Luther King, Jr. throughout the tumultuous... [more]

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Tiger Woods

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Tiger Woods

Jeff Benedict, Armen Keteyian

Biography: sport; Sports & outdoor recreation; Golf

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

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Carys: Diary of a young girl, Adelaide 1940-42

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Carys: Diary of a young girl, Adelaide 1940-42

Carys Harding Browne

Biography; Autobiography: historical, political & military; Diaries, letters & journals; Memoirs

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In 1940 a seventeen year old girl called Carys Harding Browne comes of age in Adelaide, Australia. At St Mark's College, young,... [more]

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RAW: My Journey into the Wu-Tang

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RAW: My Journey into the Wu-Tang

Lamont U-God Hawkins

Music; Rap & Hip-Hop; Individual composers & musicians, bands & groups; Autobiography: arts & entertainment

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Part social history, part confessional memoir, U-God's intimate portrait of his life - and those of his Wu-Tang brothers -... [more]

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Camp Austen: My Life as an Accidental Jane Austen Superfan

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Camp Austen: My Life as an Accidental Jane Austen Superfan

Ted Scheinman

Autobiography: literary; Literary studies: c 1800 to c 1900 ; Literary studies: fiction, novelists & prose writers

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A raucous tour through the world of Mr. Darcy imitations, tailored gowns, and tipsy ballroom dancing [more]

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Papillon

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Papillon

Henri Charriere

Biography; Biography: general; Autobiography: historical, political & military; True stories of heroism, endurance & survival; Prisons

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An immediate sensation upon its publication in 1969, Papillon is a vivid memoir of brutal penal colonies, daring prison breaks... [more]

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Angela's Ashes

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Angela's Ashes

Frank McCourt

Biography; Autobiography: general; British & Irish history; Postwar 20th century history, from c 1945 to c 2000

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Stunning reissue of the phenomenal worldwide bestseller: Frank McCourt's sad, funny, bittersweet memoir of growing up in New... [more]

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The Diving-Bell and the Butterfly

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The Diving-Bell and the Butterfly

Jean-Dominique Bauby

Biography; Autobiography: general; Coping with disability

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The diary of Jean-Dominique Bauby who, with his left eyelid (the only surviving muscle after a massive stroke) dictated a... [more]

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Wild Swans: Three Daughters of China

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Wild Swans: Three Daughters of China

Jung Chang

Biography; Biography: general

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Few books have had such an impact as Wild Swans: a popular bestseller which has sold more than 13 million copies and a critically... [more]

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The Girl with the Lower Back Tattoo

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The Girl with the Lower Back Tattoo

Amy Schumer

Biography; Autobiography: arts & entertainment

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The highly anticipated first book from award-winning comedian, writer, producer and actress, Amy Schumer. [more]

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Working Class Boy: A Memoir of Running Away

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Working Class Boy: A Memoir of Running Away

Jimmy Barnes

Rock & Pop music; Biography; Autobiography: arts & entertainment

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Long before Cold Chisel, long before 'Barnesy', there was the true story of James Dixon Swan A household name, an Australian... [more]

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How to Build a Car: The Autobiography of the World's Greatest Formula 1 Designer

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How to Build a Car: The Autobiography of the World's Greatest Formula 1...

Adrian Newey

Biography; Autobiography: sport; Car racing

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'Adrian has a unique gift for understanding drivers and racing cars. He is ultra competitive but never forgets to have fun.... [more]

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Ziegfeld and His Follies: A Biography of Broadway's Greatest Producer

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Ziegfeld and His Follies: A Biography of Broadway's Greatest Producer

Cynthia Brideson, Sara Brideson

Theatre Studies; Musicals; Biography: arts & entertainment

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In this definitive biography, authors Cynthia Brideson and Sara Brideson offer a comprehensive look at both the life and legacy... [more]

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Patrick White: A Life

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Patrick White: A Life

David Marr

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

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A biography of Patrick White, winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature, author of a dozen novels and many other books, a spokesman... [more]

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Kings In Grass Castles

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Kings In Grass Castles

Mary Durack

Biography; Biography: general; Classic fiction (pre c 1945)

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When Patrick Durack left Western Ireland for Australia in 1853, he was to found a pioneering dynasty and build a cattle empire... [more]

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Finding My Place: From Cairo to Canberra - the irresistible story of an irrepressible woman

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Finding My Place: From Cairo to Canberra - the irresistible story of an...

Anne Aly

Biography; Autobiography: general

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In 2016, Anne Aly was the first Australian Muslim woman, the first Egyptian-born woman and the first counter-terrorism expert... [more]

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Wild Asparagus, Wild Strawberries: Two years in France

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Wild Asparagus, Wild Strawberries: Two years in France

Barbara Santich

Biography: general; Cookery, food & drink; Travel & holiday

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France bewitched Barbara Santich in the early 1970s. She vowed to return, and soon enough she did. This is the story of the... [more]

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Henrietta Maria

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Henrietta Maria

Dominic Pearce

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

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The French wife and muse of Charles I was central to the narrative of the English Civil War and the Stuart Restoration. Henrietta... [more]

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Charlemagne: Father of a Continent

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Charlemagne: Father of a Continent

Alessandro Barbero

Biography: historical, political & military; History; European history; Early history: c 500 to c 1450&1500

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The most important study of Charlemagne in a generation, this biography by distinguished medievalist Alessandro Barbero illuminates... [more]

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