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Biography: general

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Gold Dust Woman: The Biography of Stevie Nicks

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Gold Dust Woman: The Biography of Stevie Nicks

Stephen Davis (Davidson College)

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

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Jane Crow: The Life of Pauli Murray

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Jane Crow: The Life of Pauli Murray

Rosalind Rosenberg

Biography; Biography: historical, political & military; History of the Americas; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Feminism & feminist theory; Freedom of information & freedom of speech

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Euro-African-American activist Paulli Murray was a feminist lawyer, who played pivotal roles in both the modern civil rights... [more]

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Louis XIV

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Louis XIV

Richard Wilkinson

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

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Featuring analysis of Louis' wider significance in history and the surrounding historiography, this biography focuses on Louis'... [more]

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The Sun & the Moon & the Rolling Stones

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The Sun & the Moon & the Rolling Stones

Rich Cohen

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

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A panoramic, stylish narrative history of the Rolling Stones, viewed through the impassioned and opinionated lens of Vanity... [more]

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Killer Caldwell: Australia's Greatest Fighter Pilot

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Killer Caldwell: Australia's Greatest Fighter Pilot

Jeffrey Watson

Biography; Biography: historical, political & military; European history; Second World War; Air forces & warfare

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Clive 'Killer' Caldwell was a natural and brilliant pilot, a superb shot, and a born leader. He saw action against the Germans,... [more]

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A Life of My Own

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A Life of My Own

Claire Tomalin

Biography; Autobiography: literary; Memoirs; Literary studies: fiction, novelists & prose writers

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A memoir that follows Claire Tomalin through triumph and tragedy in about equal measure, from the disastrous marriage of her... [more]

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Life in the Garden: A BBC Radio 4 Book of the Week 2017

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Life in the Garden: A BBC Radio 4 Book of the Week 2017

Penelope Lively

Biography; Autobiography: general; Memoirs; Gardens (descriptions, history etc)

Hardback

**A BBC Radio 4 Book of the Week 2017**'Rich and unusual, this is a book to treasure' Alex Preston, ObserverPenelope Lively... [more]

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Franklin D. Roosevelt: A Political Life

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Franklin D. Roosevelt: A Political Life

Robert Dallek

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

Hardback

Franklin D. Roosevelt is a towering figure in twentieth-century history. A masterful politician who would win an unprecedented... [more]

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Elvis Presley: Caught in a Trap

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Elvis Presley: Caught in a Trap

Spencer Leigh

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

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Published to coincide with the 40th anniversary of Elvis' death. With exclusive interviews with fellow musicians, promoters... [more]

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Miss D and Me: Life with the Invincible Bette Davis

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Miss D and Me: Life with the Invincible Bette Davis

Kathryn Sermak, Danelle Morton

Film, TV & Radio; Autobiography: arts & entertainment

Hardback

For ten years Kathryn Sermak was at Bette Davis's side--first as an employee, and then as her closest friend--and in Miss... [more]

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Hunter of Stories

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Hunter of Stories

Eduardo Galeano

Biography: general; Anthologies (non-poetry); History; History of the Americas

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This is Eduardo Galeano's last book, a masterful, deeply considered, and poetic autobiography, written in his signature style... [more]

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Winter: #2 Seasons Quartet

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Winter: #2 Seasons Quartet

Karl Ove Knausgaard

Autobiography: general; Family & relationships

Hardback

The second volume in his autobiographical quartet based on the seasons, Winter is an achingly beautiful collection of daily... [more]

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Walks with Walser

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Walks with Walser

Carl Seelig

Individual artists, art monographs; Biography; Biography: arts & entertainment; Biography: literary; Literary studies: general

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A unique and personal portrait of the beloved, legendary Swiss writer, finally in English [more]

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William Tecumseh Sherman: In the Service of My Country: A Life

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William Tecumseh Sherman: In the Service of My Country: A Life

James Lee McDonough

Biography: historical, political & military; History; History of the Americas; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; American Civil War

Paperback

The New York Times best-selling biography of one of America's most storied military figures. [more]

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Thirty Days: A Journey to the End of Love

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Thirty Days: A Journey to the End of Love

Mark Raphael Baker

Biography; Autobiography: general

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Thirty Days is a portrait of grief, of a marriage and of a family. It is the moving memoir of Mark's wife of 32 years, Kerryn... [more]

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A Long Way from Wyandra: My Story - from the Bush to Black Caviar

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A Long Way from Wyandra: My Story - from the Bush to Black Caviar

Peter Moody

Autobiography: general; Sports & outdoor recreation; Horse racing

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The classic story of a boy from the bush who worked his way from outback Queensland all the way to Royal Ascot. As a kid growing... [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

Paperback

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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Road to Jonestown: Jim Jones and Peoples Temple

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Road to Jonestown: Jim Jones and Peoples Temple

Jeff Guinn

Biography: general; History; Religious & spiritual leaders

Paperback

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

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Dennis Lillee

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Dennis Lillee

Dennis Lillee

Biography: sport; Autobiography: sport; Sports & outdoor recreation; Cricket

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This book provides insight into the fast-paced life of one of the country's most celebrated sportsmen through photos of D.K.'s... [more]

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The Last Royal Rebel: The Life and Death of James, Duke of Monmouth

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The Last Royal Rebel: The Life and Death of James, Duke of Monmouth

Anna Keay

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

Paperback

The absorbing tale of how this legendary rogue became the champion of parliamentary monarchy and changed the course of English... [more]

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Bandit Mentality: Hunting Insurgents in the Rhodesian Bush War, a Memoir

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Bandit Mentality: Hunting Insurgents in the Rhodesian Bush War, a Memoir...

Lindsay O'Brien

Autobiography: historical, political & military; History; African history; Military history: post WW2 conflicts; Terrorism, armed struggle

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Bandit Mentality captures Lindsay 'Kiwi' O'Brien's Bush War service from 1976-1980 at the coalface of the Rhodesian conflict.... [more]

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Life of Brine: A Surfer's Journey

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Life of Brine: A Surfer's Journey

Phil Jarratt

Autobiography: sport; Memoirs; Sports & outdoor recreation; Surfing, windsurfing, water skiing

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Life of Brine is the memoir of Phil Jarratt, one of the world's best-known chroniclers of surfing culture whose lifelong pursuit... [more]

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Scipio Africanus: Greater Than Napoleon

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Scipio Africanus: Greater Than Napoleon

B. H. Liddell-Hart

Biography: historical, political & military; History

Paperback

An important biography of one of history s greatest generals. [more]

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Red Roses: Blanche of Gaunt to Margaret Beaufort

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Red Roses: Blanche of Gaunt to Margaret Beaufort

Amy Licence

Biography: historical, political & military; History; Medieval history; Gender studies: women

Paperback

The Wars of the Roses were not just fought by men on the battlefield. Behind the scenes, there were daughters, wives, mistresses,... [more]

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A Rumor of War: The Classic Vietnam Memoir

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A Rumor of War: The Classic Vietnam Memoir

Philip Caputo

Biography: historical, political & military; History; Vietnam War; Warfare & defence

Paperback

Originally published in hardcover in 1977 by Holt, Rinehart and Winston --Title page verso [more]

$37.95

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