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Fosse: The Biography

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Fosse: The Biography

Sam Wasson

Dance & Performing arts; Biography; Biography: arts & entertainment

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In this richly detailed and beautifully written biography, Sam Wasson draws on a wealth of unpublished material and over 300... [more]

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The Pianist of Damascus

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The Pianist of Damascus

Aeham Ahmad

Biography; Autobiography: historical, political & military; Memoirs; Middle Eastern history; Terrorist attack; Travel writing

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A powerful, moving account of life in Damascus, and a story of how the power of music can unite people in the face conflict.<br... [more]

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Lyndon Johnson and the American Dream: The Most Revealing Portrait of a President and Presidential Power Ever Written

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Lyndon Johnson and the American Dream: The Most Revealing Portrait of a...

Doris Kearns Goodwin

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

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An engrossing biography of President Lyndon Johnson from the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Team of Rivals Hailed by... [more]

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Elton John

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Elton John

David Buckley

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

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More than 50 years into Elton's incredible career, this is the definitive biography of a showbiz legend. [more]

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Elizabeth's Rival: The Tumultuous Tale of Lettice Knollys, Countess of Leicester

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Elizabeth's Rival: The Tumultuous Tale of Lettice Knollys, Countess of Leicester...

Nicola Tallis

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

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The first biography of Lettice Knollys, one of the most prominent women of the Elizabethan era. [more]

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In Pieces

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In Pieces

Sally Field

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

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The intimate and inspiring memoir from Academy Award-winning actor Sally Field. [more]

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Selected Writings

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Selected Writings

Rene Magritte

Individual artists, art monographs; Biography; Autobiography: arts & entertainment

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The first ever publication of writings by Magritte in the English language. It provides a fascinating and intimate glimpse... [more]

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The Age of Eisenhower: America and the World in the 1950s

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The Age of Eisenhower: America and the World in the 1950s

William I. Hitchcock

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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[This book] is the definitive account of [Eisenhower's] presidency, drawing extensively on declassified material... that explains... [more]

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Voices in the Evening

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Voices in the Evening

Natalia Ginzburg

Autobiography: literary; Fiction & Literature; Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945); Fiction in translation

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An elegant, spare novel reminiscent of Chekhov, Voices in the Evening is an unforgettable story about first love and lost... [more]

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A World to Win: The Life and Works of Karl Marx

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A World to Win: The Life and Works of Karl Marx

Sven-Eric Liedman

Biography; Biography: general; Marxism & Communism

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Definitive new biography of Karl Marx. [more]

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Tiger Woods: Shortlisted for the William Hill Sports Book of the Year 2018

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Tiger Woods: Shortlisted for the William Hill Sports Book of the Year 2018...

Jeff Benedict, Armen Keteyian

Biography: sport; Sports & outdoor recreation; Golf

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The most comprehensive biography of global sporting icon Tiger Woods. [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]

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No Apologies: Women in Comedy Claiming Their Space, Finding Their Voices and Telling Their Stories

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No Apologies: Women in Comedy Claiming Their Space, Finding Their Voices...

Joanne Brookfield

Biography: arts & entertainment; Society & Social Sciences; Gender studies: women

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Joanne Brookfield has spent two decades working in the world of comedy, as both a journalist and a stand-up comedian. Over... [more]

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Crossing the Great Divide: Memoir of an Artist

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Crossing the Great Divide: Memoir of an Artist

Rod Moss

Biography; Autobiography: arts & entertainment

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The memoirs and paintings that Rod Moss has produced during the last 35 years are unique and have been critically acclaimed... [more]

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Seven Big Australians: Adventures with Comic Actors

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Seven Big Australians: Adventures with Comic Actors

Anne Pender

Biography; Biography: arts & entertainment

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Comic actors have made a particularly strong contribution to cultural life in Australia over the past sixty years. They... [more]

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The Impossible Climb: Alex Honnold, El Capitan, and the Climbing Life

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The Impossible Climb: Alex Honnold, El Capitan, and the Climbing Life

Mark Synnott

Biography: sport; Climbing & mountaineering; Travel & holiday

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One slip, one false move, one missed toehold, and you're dead.<br /><br... [more]

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Esther: The extraordinary true story of the First Fleet girl who became First Lady of the colony

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Esther: The extraordinary true story of the First Fleet girl who became...

Jessica North

Biography: general; History

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The little-known rags to riches love story of a convict woman who arrived in Australia on the First Fleet. Much like another,... [more]

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An Irresistible Force: How Caroline Chisholm Helped Shape a Nation

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An Irresistible Force: How Caroline Chisholm Helped Shape a Nation

Sarah Goldman

Biography; Biography: historical, political & military; Sociology: work & labour; Human rights

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A fresh, spirited and engaging biography of a fascinating and influential woman who was absolutely instrumental in shaping... [more]

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If: The Untold Story of Kipling's American Years

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If: The Untold Story of Kipling's American Years

Christopher E G Benfey

Biography; Biography: general

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A unique exploration of the life and work of Rudyard Kipling in Gilded Age America, from a celebrated scholar of American... [more]

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America's Reluctant Prince: The Life of John F. Kennedy Jr.

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America's Reluctant Prince: The Life of John F. Kennedy Jr.

Steven M. Gillon

Biography; Biography: historical, political & military; Political leaders & leadership

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Through the lens of their decades-long friendship, the noted historian and New York Times-bestselling author examines John... [more]

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Robert Louis Stevenson in Samoa

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Robert Louis Stevenson in Samoa

Joseph Farrell

Biography; Biography: literary; Literary studies: fiction, novelists & prose writers; Australasian & Pacific history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900

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The story of the last years of the author of Treasure Island and Jekyll and Hyde, lived out in the earthly paradise of the... [more]

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A Woman of No Importance: The Untold Story of WWII's Most Dangerous Spy, Virginia Hall

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A Woman of No Importance: The Untold Story of WWII's Most Dangerous Spy,...

Sonia Purnell

Biography; Biography: historical, political & military; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Second World War; Espionage & secret services

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The incredible untold story of Virginia Hall, an American woman with a wooden leg who infiltrated Occupied France for the... [more]

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Songs: From 'Flame Trees' to 'Khe Sanh' and beyond

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Songs: From 'Flame Trees' to 'Khe Sanh' and beyond

Don Walker

Music; Biography: arts & entertainment

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For over forty years, Don Walker's songwriting has captured what it is to be Australian. From Cold Chisel to Catfish, Tex,... [more]

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Four Friends: Promising Lives Cut Short

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Four Friends: Promising Lives Cut Short

William D. Cohan

Biography; Biography: general

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A powerful portrait of the lives of four boarding-school graduates who died too young, John F. Kennedy Jr. among them, by... [more]

$39.99

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Bomber Squadron: Men Who Flew with XV Squadron

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Bomber Squadron: Men Who Flew with XV Squadron

Martyn R. Ford-Jones

Biography: historical, political & military; Memoirs; History; Air forces & warfare; Military aircraft

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Based on personal interviews, the narrative follows 15 selected former members of aircrew during their respective training... [more]

$55.00

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