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Family history, tracing ancestors

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Finding Valentino

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Finding Valentino

Angela Di Sciascio

Biography; Memoirs; National & regional cuisine; Family history, tracing ancestors

Paperback

Angela Di Sciascio's father can no longer describe his past, lost in a world ravaged by Alzheimer's disease. Deciding not... [more]

$29.99

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Tracing Your Northern Irish Ancestors: A Guide for Family Historians

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Tracing Your Northern Irish Ancestors: A Guide for Family Historians

Dr. Ian Maxwell

Family history, tracing ancestors

Paperback

Tracing Your Northern Irish Ancestors is an expert introduction for the family historian to the wealth of material available... [more]

$32.95

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The Oxford Companion to Family and Local History

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The Oxford Companion to Family and Local History

David Hey (University of Sheffield)

Reference; Reference works; Social & cultural history; Genealogy, heraldry, names & honours; Local history; Family history, tracing ancestors

Paperback

A comprehensive guide to all things associated with the family and local history of the British Isles. Fully revised and updated,... [more]

$39.95

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Tracing Your Family History Online For Dummies

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Tracing Your Family History Online For Dummies

Society of Australian Genealogists

Reference; Family history, tracing ancestors

Paperback

Millions of genealogical resources and records are available online, allowing you to become a successful family historian... [more]

$39.95

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Mosaic: A Chronicle of Five Generations

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Mosaic: A Chronicle of Five Generations

Diane Armstrong

Biography; Memoirs; The Holocaust; Jewish studies; Family history, tracing ancestors

Paperback

This remarkable true story begins in the Polish city of Krakow in 1890 and spans one hundred years and four continents. God... [more]

$27.99

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Madresfield: One house, one family, one thousand years

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Madresfield: One house, one family, one thousand years

Jane Mulvagh

History; Local history; Family history, tracing ancestors

Paperback

The house and the family were the real inspiration for Brideshead Revisited: Evelyn Waugh was a regular visitor, and based... [more]

$25.95

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Searching For The Secret River: The Story Behind the Bestselling Novel

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Searching For The Secret River: The Story Behind the Bestselling Novel

Kate Grenville

Language: reference & general; Literary studies: from c 1900 -; Literary studies: fiction, novelists & prose writers; Family history, tracing ancestors

Paperback

The incredible true story behind the Booker Prize shortlisted The Secret River [more]

$25.95

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Wake of the Invercauld: Shipwrecked in the Sub-Antarctic: A Great Granddaughter's Pilgrimage

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Wake of the Invercauld: Shipwrecked in the Sub-Antarctic: A Great Granddaughter's...

Madelene Fergusson Allen

Biography; Genealogy, heraldry, names & honours; Maritime history; Family history, tracing ancestors

Hardback

This is the story of Robert Holding, a young English adventurer who was only 23 when he was shipwrecked with 19 others on... [more]

$44.99

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The House of Mitford

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The House of Mitford

Jonathan Guinness

Biography; Biography: general; Family history, tracing ancestors

Paperback

The classic story of one of the twentieth century's most extraordinary families - an extensively updated new edition. [more]

$29.99

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The Lighthouse Stevensons

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The Lighthouse Stevensons

Bella Bathurst

History; Maritime history; Family history, tracing ancestors

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An exciting new edition of Bella Bathurst's epic story of Robert Louis Stevenson's ancestors and the building of the Scottish... [more]

$27.95

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Last Waltz in Vienna

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Last Waltz in Vienna

George Clare

Biography; True war & combat stories; European history; The Holocaust; Family history, tracing ancestors

Paperback

'A beautiful book: a fascinating piece of history' Beryl Bainbridge [more]

$24.95

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Elements of Japanese Design: Handbook of Family Crests, Heraldry and Symbolism

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Elements of Japanese Design: Handbook of Family Crests, Heraldry and Symbolism...

John W. Dower

Oriental art; History; Genealogy, heraldry, names & honours; Family history, tracing ancestors

Paperback

This text explains the symbolism of more than 2700 Japanese crests, or mon, tracing their development and significance. [more]

$39.95

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Heimat: A German Family Album

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Heimat: A German Family Album

Nora Krug

Memoirs; Graphic novels: literary & memoirs; Graphic novels: true stories & non-fiction; European history; Family history, tracing ancestors

Hardback

Nora Krug grew up as a second-generation German after the end of the Second World War, struggling with a profound ambivalence... [more]

$55.00

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Spitfire Singh: A True Life of Relentless Adventure

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Spitfire Singh: A True Life of Relentless Adventure

Mike Edwards

Local interest, family history & nostalgia; Nostalgia: general; Family history, tracing ancestors

Paperback

Despite their heroics during World War I, the British officers of the Royal Air Force did not believe that Indians were capable... [more]

$24.99

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Finding Family: My Search for Roots and Secrets in My DNA

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Finding Family: My Search for Roots and Secrets in My DNA

Richard Hill

Memoirs; Adoption & fostering; Family history, tracing ancestors

Paperback

Finding Family is the highly suspenseful and intensely personal account of an adoptee trying to reclaim the biological family... [more]

$34.99

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Our History -: The Story of Our Family

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Our History -: The Story of Our Family

Jennifer Boudinot, Editors of Rock Point

Family history, tracing ancestors; Stationery items

Paperback

Our History is a beautiful, illustrated keepsake journal that allows you to record your family's history as its happening.... [more]

$19.99

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Bloodhound: Searching For My Father

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Bloodhound: Searching For My Father

Ramona Koval

Biography; Memoirs; Family history, tracing ancestors

Paperback

A personal quest to uncover the truth about her parents and her birth, by the daughter of Holocaust survivors. [more]

$23.99

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When This Thing Happened: The Story of a Father, a Son, and the Wars That Changed Them

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When This Thing Happened: The Story of a Father, a Son, and the Wars That...

Michael McKernan

Biography; True stories of heroism, endurance & survival; Family history, tracing ancestors

Paperback

A tour de force about the impact of war on one family over the twentieth century. As deputy director of the Australian War... [more]

$29.99

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Bloodhound: Searching For My Father

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Bloodhound: Searching For My Father

Ramona Koval

Biography; Memoirs; Family history, tracing ancestors

Paperback

Ramona Koval's parents were Holocaust survivors who fled their homeland and settled in Melbourne. As a child, Koval learned... [more]

$32.99

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Whatever Remains: A True Story of Secret Lives and Hidden Families

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Whatever Remains: A True Story of Secret Lives and Hidden Families

Penny F. Graham

Biography; Memoirs; Family history, tracing ancestors

Paperback

In 2010, a recognised Australian author claimed that Penny Graham's parents were involved in espionage for the British Government... [more]

$29.99

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A Beginner's Guide to Online Genealogy: Learn How to Trace Your Family History and Discover Your Roots

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A Beginner's Guide to Online Genealogy: Learn How to Trace Your Family History...

Michael, Prince Of Greece

Genealogy, heraldry, names & honours; Internet guides & online services; Family history, tracing ancestors

Paperback

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

$24.99

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The Everything Guide to Online Genealogy: Trace Your Roots, Share Your History, and Create Your Family Tree

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The Everything Guide to Online Genealogy: Trace Your Roots, Share Your History,...

Kimberly Powell

Genealogy, heraldry, names & honours; Family history, tracing ancestors

Paperback

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

$29.99

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Toyo: A Memoir

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Toyo: A Memoir

Lily Chan

Biography; Biography: general; Family history, tracing ancestors

Paperback

Toyo learned to ask nothing, to wait and count the days. But they passed and passed and still the doorway remained empty of... [more]

$29.99

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Crack Hardythree Australian brothers at war.

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Crack Hardythree Australian brothers at war.

Stephen Dando-Collins

Memoirs; True war & combat stories; History; Family history, tracing ancestors

Paperback

This is the true story of three of Australian soldiers, the Searle brothers.... [more]

$19.99

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Solving Genealogy Problems: How to Break Down 'brick walls' and Build Your Family Tree

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Solving Genealogy Problems: How to Break Down 'brick walls' and Build Your...

Graeme Davis

Family history, tracing ancestors

Paperback

An indispensable guide to making real progress when faced with setbacks in researching your family tree. [more]

$36.99

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