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Madam Secretary: A Memoir

By: Albright, Madeleine

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, USA, Talk Miramax Books: 2004

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: BIOUSA93

ISBN: 140504831X

Condition: Good


Softcover, reprint, 844g, 562pgs. The fascinating story of America's first female Secretary of State. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Sum of Our Days, The: A Memoir

By: Allende, Isabel

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, NY, USA, Harper Collins Publishers: 2007

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: BIOSA4

ISBN: 006155183X

Condition: Good


Hardcover with brown and orange boards and pictorial dust jacket, reprint, 596g, 301pgs, with brown endpapers. In this heartfelt memoir, Isabel Allende reconstructs the painful reality of her own life in the wake of tragic loss - the death of her daughter, Paula. Narrated with warmth, humour, exceptional candor, and wisdom, this memoir is a portrait of a contemporary family, bound together by the love, fierce loyalty, and stubborn determination of a beloved, indomitable matriarch. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout. Boards and dus... View more info

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My Invented Country: A Memoir

By: Allende, Isabel

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, England, Flamingo: 2003

Edition: First English Translated Edition

Seller ID: BIOSA5

ISBN: 0007163118

Condition: Good


Large softcover, first English translated edition, 354g, 199pgs. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear and moderate page discolouration/spotting throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Paula

By: Allende, Isabel

Price: $5.50

Publisher: London, England, Flamingo: 1995

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: BIOSA6

ISBN: 0006548563

Condition: Good


Medium softcover, first thus, 252g, 330pgs. In December 1991, Allende's daughter Paula, aged 28, fell gravely ill and sank into a coma. Faced with the loss of her child, Allende turned to the thing she does best - to her storytelling - to sustain her own spirit, and to convery to her daughter the will to survive. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear and moderate to heavy page discolouration/spotting throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Paula

By: Allende, Isabel

Price: $3.50

Publisher: London, England, Flamingo: 1995

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: BIOSA7

ISBN: 0006550320

Condition: Fair


Paperback, first thus, 198g, 330pgs. In December 1991, Allende's daughter Paula, aged 28, fell gravely ill and sank into a coma. Faced with the loss of her child, Allende turned to the thing she does best - to her storytelling - to sustain her own spirit, and to convery to her daughter the will to survive. Book is in good condition with general age-related wear and tear and moderate to heavy page discolouration/spotting throughout. There is a small pen marking from a previous owner on the inside front page. Front wrap has a 1-inch tear near the spine, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Before Night Falls: A Memoir

By: Arenas, Reinaldo

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, England, Serpent's Tail: 2001

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: BIOSA2

ISBN: 1852428082

Condition: Good


Soft cover, reprint edition, 256g, 317pgs. This shocking memoir by Cuban writer, Reinaldo Arenas, is a book about sexual, political and artistic freedom. Arena recounts his childhood in poverty-stricken rural Cuba to his death in New York 4 decades later. He tells of his time as a young rebel fighting for revolution, through his suppression as a writer, his imprisonment and torture and his eventual flight from Cuba. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear and moderate page discolouration throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Bono On Bono: Conversations With Michka Assayas

By: Assayas, Michka

Price: $6.50

Publisher: London, England, Hodder & Stoughton: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: BIOUK244

ISBN: 0340832770

Condition: Good


Medium softcover, first edition, 256gms, 337 pages. For the first time ever, Bono, the greatest rock star in the world, tells his story in his own words. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear and moderate to heavy page discolouration/spotting throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Persuasion (with A Memoir of Jane Austen)

By: Austen, Jane

Price: $4.50

Publisher: London, England, Penguin Books: 1985

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: GENFIC4000

ISBN: 0140246878

Condition: Good


Paperback, reprint, 210gms, 399 pages. Includes the novel 'Persuasion' but also 'A Memoir of Jane Austen' by J.E. Austen-Leigh. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear and moderate page discolouration/spotting throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Place in the World Called Paris, A

By: Barclay, Steven (ed)

Price: $16.00

Publisher: San Francisco, USA, Chronicle Books: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000826

ISBN: 0811805867

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with black boards and pictorial dustjacket, first edition, 570gms, 168 pages. This book is an unprecedented gathering of the 20th century's most distinguished writers, each revealing a special facet of the City of Light. This anthology of more than 170 short excerpts from fiction, poetry, essays and memoirs presents fresh and unexpected views of Paris. It includes contributions from: Kafka; Capote; Kramer; Debussy; E.B. White; and Maya Angelou. Book is in very good, near fine condition with only very minor general wear and tear. Dust jacket is in very good condition with only mild sh... View more info

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Greenwood Hat, The: A Memoir of James Anon

By: Barrie, J. M

Price: $11.50

Publisher: London, England, Peter Davis Limited: 1937

Edition: Second Impression

Seller ID: BIOUK167

Condition: Good


Hardcover with blue boards, dust jacket missing, second Impression, 400gms, 285 pages, blank endpapers. The Greenwood hat is a memoir of James Anon 1885-1887. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear and moderate page discolouration/spotting throughout, previous owners name inside front cover. Boards are in good condition with moderate shelf wear, suffing and light fading, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Iris: A Memoir of Iris Murdoch

By: Bayley, John

Price: $5.50

Publisher: London, England, Time Warner Books UK: 2002

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: BIOUK296

ISBN: 0349114293

Condition: Very Good


Softcover, first thus, 326gms, 294 pages. Book is in very good condition with minor general wear and tear and moderate page discolouration throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Iris: A Memoir of Iris Murdoch

By: Bayley, John

Price: $8.50

Publisher: London, England, Abacus: 2002

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: BIOUK253

ISBN: 0349114293

Condition: Very Good


Softcover, reprint edition, 274gms, 294 pages. The memoir of author Iris Murdoch. Book is in very good condition with mild general wear and tear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Passion and Prejudice: A Family Memoir

By: Bingham, Sallie

Price: $18.00

Publisher: New York, USA, Alfred A. Knopf, Inc.: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: BIOUSA45

ISBN: 0394558510

Condition: Good


Hardcover with white boards and pictorial dust jacket, First Edition, 950gms, 525 pages, blank endpapers. Sallie Bingham tells the tangled Bingham history as only a member of the family could. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear. Dust Jacket is in good condition with moderate shelf wear. View more info

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Who Will I Be When I Die?

By: Boden, Christine

Price: $22.00

Publisher: East Melbourne, VIC, Australia, Harper Collins Publishers: 1998

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: BIOAUS287

ISBN: 1863717331

Condition: Good


Softcover, reprint, 234g, 178pgs, includes a foreword by Mike Munro. For many, Alzheimer's is a mystery disease affecting old people. Christine Boden was 46 when she was diagnosed and this is the story of her emotional, physical and spiritual journey in the the three years since then. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Way My Father Tells It, The: The Story of an Australian Life

By: Bowden, Tim

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Crows Nest, Australia, ABC Enterprises: 1990

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: BIOAUS228

ISBN: 0733300103

Condition: Good


Softcover, reprint edition, 482gms, 276 pages. This is Tim Bowden's story about his father's childhood and young life. It is also a chronicle of Australia's way of life throughout last century, from the quiet early years through the upheavals of war to the changes and rapid developments that came with peace. Book includes many black and white photographs and some illustrations. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and mild page discolouration throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Baroness Cox: A Voice for the Voiceless

By: Boyd, Andrew

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Oxford, England, Lion Hudson Plc: 1999

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: BIOUK3063

ISBN: 0745937357

Condition: Good


Softcover, reprint, 386gms, 439 pages plus index. The epic story of a deputy speaker of the House of Lords who has become a remarkable human rights campaigner. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and moderate to heavy page discolouration/spotting throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

Talent is Not Enough

By: Buderus, Danny; and Cadigan, Neil

Price: $20.00

Publisher: North Sydney, NSW, Australia, Ebury Press: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: SPOLEA22

ISBN: 1741668840

Condition: Good


Large softcover, first edition, 456gms, 290 pages, signed by author on title page. This is not a traditional autobiography simply tracking the career of the Newcastle Knights' Dally M Medal winner, but a revealing insight into the sacrifices, pressures, demands, controversies and lifestyles of professional rugby leage. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and moderate page discolouration/spotting throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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God Grew Tired of Us: A Memoir

By: Bul Dau, John; and Sweeney, Michael S.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Washington D.C., National Geographic Society: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: BIOAFR12

ISBN: 1426201141

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with pictorial dust jacket, first edition, 610gms, 287 pages, coloured endpapers. The heartbreaking, inspiring journey of a lost boy of Sudan. Book is in very good condition with minor general wear and tear. Dust jacket and boards are in very good condition with only very light shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Always a Competitor: Tasmanian Yachtsman, Orchardist and Raconteur

By: Calvert, Hedley; and Graeme-Evans, Alex

Price: $88.00

Publisher: Hobart, Tasmania, Tasbook Publishers and HD Calvery: 1997

Edition: Limited First Edition

Seller ID: BIOAUS196

ISBN: 0646343947

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with blue boards and pictorial dust jacket, limited first edition, 1440gms, 311pgs, photographic endpapers. This book provides an engaging and intimate glimpse into the life and times of one of Australia's most talented blue-water helmsmen, a great Tasmanian who, with thesupport of his wife Judy, has managed through perseverance and great natural gifts to achieve many of the goals he set out to conquer as a young man. Book is in very good condition with only very minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration/spotting throughout. Boards and dust jacket are in good conditio... View more info

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Judas Kisses: A True Story of Betrayal and Survival

By: Carson, Donna; and Ritchie, Debbie

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Prahran, Australia, Hardie Grant Books: 2007

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: BIOAUS162

ISBN: 1740664353

Condition: Good


Large softcover, reprint, 514gms, 338 pages. On Good Friday 1994, Donna Carson was bashed, doused in petrol and set alight by her de facto partner. This is the astonishing story of one woman's journey through her darkest days and into the light. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and moderate page discolouration/spotting throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info