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Creating Cuddlepie: The May Gibbs Story

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Creating Cuddlepie: The May Gibbs Story

Cassy Liberman

Biography: general; Children's & Educational

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'Creating Cuddlepie' tells of the life of May Gibbs, from her early childhood in England through to her journey to a new home... [more]

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Queen of Bebop: The Musical Lives of Sarah Vaughan

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Queen of Bebop: The Musical Lives of Sarah Vaughan

Elaine M Hayes

Music; Light orchestral & big band music; Individual composers & musicians, bands & groups; Biography: arts & entertainment; Black & Asian studies

Paperback

Queen of Bebop brilliantly chronicles the life of jazz singer Sarah Vaughan, one of the most influential and innovative musicians... [more]

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First Confession: A Sort of Memoir

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First Confession: A Sort of Memoir

Chris Patten

Biography; Autobiography: historical, political & military; Memoirs; Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church; Geopolitics

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The acclaimed memoir by the bestselling author and the best politician-writer... [more]

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Vacationland: True Stories from Painful Beaches

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Vacationland: True Stories from Painful Beaches

John Hodgman

Individual actors & performers; Biography; Autobiography: arts & entertainment; Memoirs; Humour; Travel & holiday guides

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Presents a memoir of the author's cursed travels through the woods of Massachusetts and coastal Maine, describing his midlife... [more]

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Face to Face: True stories of life, death and transformation from my career as a facial surgeon

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Face to Face: True stories of life, death and transformation from my career...

James McCaul

Biography; Autobiography: science, technology & engineering; Oral & maxillofacial surgery; Popular medicine & health

Paperback

Think how much of your identity and sense of self is vested in what you see in the bathroom mirror every morning. Now imagine... [more]

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The Rainbow Comes and Goes

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The Rainbow Comes and Goes

Diana Cooper

Theatre: individual actors & directors; Individual actors & performers; Autobiography: arts & entertainment

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A charming portrait of Lady Diana Cooper's traditional aristocratic childhood and young womanhood. From her sheltered upbringing... [more]

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Trumpets from the Steep: Lady Diana Cooper's Autobiography, Volume III

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Trumpets from the Steep: Lady Diana Cooper's Autobiography, Volume III

Diana Cooper

Biography; Autobiography: general; British & Irish history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000

Paperback

This last volume of Lady Diana Cooper's memoirs covers the years of the Second World War and its aftermath, when her husband... [more]

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The Light of Common Day

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The Light of Common Day

Diana Cooper

Autobiography: general; British & Irish history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000

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Lady Diana Cooper had been famous from her earliest youth, the subject of gossip and adoration as the queen of the 'Coterie',... [more]

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Lincoln's Lieutenants: The High Command of the Army of the Potomac

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Lincoln's Lieutenants: The High Command of the Army of the Potomac

Stephen W. Sears

Biography: historical, political & military; History; History of the Americas; Military history; American Civil War

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From the best-selling author of Gettysburg, a multilayered group biography of the commanders who led the Army of the Potomac... [more]

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Bruce Lee: A Life

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Bruce Lee: A Life

Matthew Polly

Individual actors & performers; Biography: arts & entertainment; Biography: sport; Sports & outdoor recreation; Oriental martial arts

Paperback

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

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So High a Blood: The Life of Margaret, Countess of Lennox

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So High a Blood: The Life of Margaret, Countess of Lennox

Morgan Ring

Biography: historical, political & military; Biography: royalty; History; British & Irish history; Early modern history: c 1450 to c 1700; Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church

Paperback

`Expertly researched, zestfully written, acutely intelligent in its historical judgements, this masterly biography finally... [more]

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Darwin 1869: The Second Northern Territory Expedition

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Darwin 1869: The Second Northern Territory Expedition

Derek Pugh

Biography: historical, political & military; History; Australasian & Pacific history; Historical geography; Geographical discovery & exploration

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Darwin, the unique and... [more]

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Ditch the Dead Weight: How My Toughest Choice Became My Greatest Mission

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Ditch the Dead Weight: How My Toughest Choice Became My Greatest Mission...

Mike Rolls

Biography; Autobiography: general; True stories of heroism, endurance & survival

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Often in personal or professional development the sole focus is how to get more of something. Mike turns this idea on its... [more]

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The Missing Man: From the Outback to Tarakan, the Powerful Story of Len Waters, Australia's First Aboriginal Fighter Pilot

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The Missing Man: From the Outback to Tarakan, the Powerful Story of Len...

Peter Rees

Biography: historical, political & military; History; Second World War

Paperback

He was our first Aboriginal fighter pilot, he flew multiple sorties during Australia's World War II Pacific campaign, and... [more]

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The Barefoot Surgeon: The Inspirational Story of Dr Sanduk Ruit, the Eye Surgeon Giving Sight and Hope to the World's Poor

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The Barefoot Surgeon: The Inspirational Story of Dr Sanduk Ruit, the Eye...

Ali Gripper

Biography; Biography: science, technology & engineering; True stories; Ophthalmology

Paperback

Inspiring and uplifting, this is the extraordinary the story of Dr Sanduk Ruit who, like his mentor Fred Hollows, took on... [more]

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Ah Well, Nobody's Perfect: The Untold Stories

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Ah Well, Nobody's Perfect: The Untold Stories

Molly Meldrum

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

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These things happen to Molly: magic coincidences, fateful happenings' - Daryl Somers There was once a boy from Quambatook... [more]

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I Will Be Complete: A memoir

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I Will Be Complete: A memoir

Glen David Gold

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

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From the bestselling author of Carter Beats the Devil and Sunnyside, a shocking, big-hearted memoir about his bizarre upbringing... [more]

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The Two Duchesses: Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire, Elizabeth, Duchess of Devonshire

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The Two Duchesses: Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire, Elizabeth, Duchess...

Vere Foster

Biography: historical, political & military; Diaries, letters & journals; History

Paperback

'The Two Duchesses' is family correspondence of and relating to Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire, Elizabeth, Duchess of Devonshire,... [more]

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Dreaming the Beatles: The Love Story of One Band and the Whole World

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Dreaming the Beatles: The Love Story of One Band and the Whole World

Rob Sheffield

Music; Music reviews & criticism; Biography: general

Paperback

NPR Best Book of 2017 Winner of the 2017 Virgil Thomson Award for Outstanding Music Criticism This is the best book... [more]

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The Anna Karenina Fix: Life Lessons from Russian Literature

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The Anna Karenina Fix: Life Lessons from Russian Literature

Viv Groskop

Biography; Autobiography: literary; Memoirs; Literary studies: c 1800 to c 1900 ; Literary studies: fiction, novelists & prose writers; Self-help & personal development

Paperback

'Wonderfully entertaining, hilarious. Contains the distilled wisdom of some of the greatest writers who ever lived' Allison... [more]

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Working Class Man: A Memoir of Running Out of Time

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Working Class Man: A Memoir of Running Out of Time

Jimmy Barnes

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

Paperback

THE SEQUEL TO THE NUMBER 1 BESTSELLER WORKING CLASS BOY ... [more]

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Rising Star: The Making of Barack Obama

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Rising Star: The Making of Barack Obama

David Garrow

Biography: historical, political & military; History; History of the Americas

Paperback

The definitive account of Barack Obama's life before he became the 44th president of the United States - the formative years,... [more]

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First Light: The Centenary Collection

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First Light: The Centenary Collection

Geoffrey Wellum

Autobiography: historical, political & military; History; British & Irish history; Second World War; Air forces & warfare

Paperback

A memoir of the author's experiences as a fighter pilot during WWII. It tells how two months before the outbreak of WWII,... [more]

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Loving Pablo, Hating Escobar: The Shocking True Story of the Notorious Drug Lord from the Woman Who Knew Him Best

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Loving Pablo, Hating Escobar: The Shocking True Story of the Notorious Drug...

Virginia Vallejo

Biography; Autobiography: general; Organised crime; Press & journalism

Paperback

The shocking, sensational memoir of Virginia Vallejo, Pablo Escobar's famous lover. Soon to be major film ESCOBAR starring... [more]

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How Not To Be a Boy

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How Not To Be a Boy

Robert Webb

Biography; Autobiography: arts & entertainment; Memoirs

Paperback

THE NUMBER ONE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER - Robert Webb's part-memoir, part call-to-arms [more]

$22.99

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