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When Breath Becomes Air.

by Kalanithi, Paul; Verghese, Abraham (foreword).

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2017
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Reprint ed.
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9781784701994
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London: Vintage / Penguin Random House, 2017. Reprint ed.. Paperback trade, very good condition, minor edgewear. 228 pp. A memoir by an American neurosurgeon who was diagnosed with inoperable lung cancer at age 36. Chronicles his transformation from a medical student into a neurosurgeon working in the core of human identity (the brain), and finally into a patient and… Read more
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The Private World of Georgette Heyer.

by Hodge, Jane Aiken.

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2006
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9780099493495
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London: Arrow Books, 2006. Paperback trade, very good condition, black & white text-photos, pages lightly toned as common, minor edgewear. 223 pp. A classic biography of bestselling English crime fiction and historical romance novelist, known as the queen of Regency romance. Although she wrote 50 novels, her private life until now has been accessible only to her nearest friends… Read more
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Sydney, Crows Nest: Allen & Unwin, 2020. Paperback octavo, very good condition, colour photos, minimal edgewear cover corner tips. 316 pp. This is the story of Husna Ahmed who was a victim of the Christchurch mosque terrorist attack on 15 March 2019. Farid describes the selflessness and bravery with which Husna lived her life. Husna's husband, Farid, remarkably forgives… Read more
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Tragedy: The Sad Ballad of the Gibb Brothers.

by Apter, Jeff; Gees, Bee.

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2015
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1st ed.
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9781760060183
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Melbourne: Echo Publishing, 2015. 1st ed.. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white photos, minor edgewear. 282 pp. Biography of the famous British pop group who also lived in Australia. The book is about their innovative sound and turbulent personal lives. There are revealing photos, musical insights, drama, and backstage stories. The true, inside story of the… Read more
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Common Ground: A Political Life.

by Trudeau, Justin.

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2017
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1st ed.
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9781786071569
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London: Oneworld Publications, 2017. 1st ed.. Paperback octavo, very good condition, colour photos (two black & white, one sepia or brown-tinted), crease top edge rear cover, minor edgewear. 357 pp. This memoir by the Canadian prime minister (son of admired previous prime minister, Pierre Trudeau) reveals for the first time the experiences that have shaped him over the course… Read more
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Citadel of the Heart: Winston and the Churchill Dynasty.

by Pearson, John.

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Published
1991
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1st ed.
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9780333452202
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London: Macmillan, 1991. 1st ed.. Hardback thick octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in good dustjacket), black & white photos, minor edgewear jacket (little rubbed, light foxing edges reverse side, small stain bottom corner front flap), light foxing top & bottom edges, minor edgewear. 478 pp. Biography of Winston Churchill's family. The author recounts for the first time the uncensored… Read more
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Blinded by the Right: The Conscience of an Ex - Conservative.

by Brock, David.

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Published
2002
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Australian ed.
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9780908011858
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Melbourne: Scribe Publications, 2002. Australian ed.. Paperback octavo, very good condition, pages lightly toned, faint foxing edges, front cover & spine little creased, minor edgewear. 336 pp. A very personal memoir about his rise to the pinnacle of the conservative movement and his painful break with it. In this book he tells his powerful story from the beginning, giving… Read more
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R. L. Reiss: A Memoir by Celia Reiss.

by Reiss, Celia; Reiss, R. L.

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Published
1965
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Swindon, Wilts: Printed by Swindon Signcraft Ltd, 1965. Hardback small octavo, no jacket, good condition, dark green boards, cloth spine, gilt title, frontispiece, spine rubbed, slight loss top spine, pages lightly toned, minor edgewear. 42 pp. This is the memoir of R. L. Reiss who was an important participant in the founding and building of Welwyn Garden City, UK.… Read more
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Many Are the Crimes: McCarthyism in America.

by Schrecker, Ellen.

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Published
1998
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1st p/b ed.
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9780691048703
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Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1998. 1st p/b ed.. Paperback large thick octavo, very good condition, black & white photos centre spread, minimal foxing edges, minor edgewear. Heavy, and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. 573 pp. About a bad time for freedom and political repression in America in the 1950s. Covers far more than the… Read more
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New York: BlueBridge, 2005. 1st ed.. Paperback small trade, good plus condition, faint foxing edges, pages faintly toned, spine little faded, covers lifting slightly, minor edgewear, black texta mark rear cover. 305 pp. This book takes a new look at the life and times, thought and work, of the extraordinary English academic and writer. The author reconstructs Lewis's life… Read more
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C. S. Lewis: Writer Dreamer and Mentor.

by Adey, Lionel.

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Published
1998
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1st ed.
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9780802842039
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Grand Rapids, MI: William B. Eerdmans Publishing, 1998. 1st ed.. Paperback octavo, very good condition, small mark bottom edge, faint foxing top edge, top corner rear cover & last few pages little creased, minor edgewear. 307 pp. This new study is unique in its attempt to trace the development of British author C. S. Lewis as a maker and… Read more
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London: Austin Macauley Publishers, 2013. Paperback small trade, good condition, black & white drawings, few colour photos, cancelled EX-LIBRARY (library barcode & spine sticker, rubber stamp, covered with contact plastic), front hinge slightly split (pages firm), minor edgewear. 226 pp. In 2005, the New Zealand author visited Croatia where members of her family had been living for the last… Read more
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My Grandfather's Gallery: A Family Memoir of Art and War.

by Sinclair, Anne; Whiteside, Shaun (translator).

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Published
2014
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1st translated ed.
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9781922147288
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Melbourne: Text Publishing, 2014. 1st translated ed.. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white & sepia (brown-tinted) & few colour photos, corners front cover creased, pages lightly toned, minor edgewear corners. 224 pp. This is the story of her grandfather. In September 1940, a famous European art dealer disembarked in New York, one of many Jewish refugees fleeing… Read more
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Memories from Moscow to the Black Sea.

by Teffi; Chandler, Robert (translator).

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Published
2016
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1st ed.
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9781782271697
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London: Puskin Press, 2016. 1st ed.. Hardback small octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white photos, minor edgewear jacket, minimal split front hinge (pages firm), sticker mark. 349 pp. The fascinating story of the Russian writer and satirist Teffi. This book is her blackly funny and heart breaking account of her final journey into… Read more
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Publishing: A Writer's Memoir.

by Godwin, Gail; Halsband, Frances (illustrator).

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Published
2015
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1st U.S. ed.
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9781620408247
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New York: Bloomsbury, 2015. 1st U.S. ed.. Hardback small octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white drawings, minor edgewear jacket, fore-edge roughly cut. 209 pp. Her personal life story of a hunger to be a published writer, the pursuit of that goal, and then the long haul of 45 years as a bestselling writer.… Read more
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The Kerrytown Brosnahans.

by Brosnahan, Sean G.

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Published
1992
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1st ed.
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9780473015992
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Timaru, NZ: R. J. & H. P. Brosnahan, 1992. 1st ed.. Paperback small octavo, very good condition, black & white photos, family trees, tables, map, minor edgewear corner tips, spine little creased (ridges during binding, cover crease near spine), autograph (author's written dedication). Unnum 74 + 146 pp. About the ancestors and relatives of the author. The author is… Read more
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Hitler: 1936 - 1945: Nemesis.

by Kershaw, Ian.

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Published
2001
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1st American, reprint ed.
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9780393322521
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New York: W. W. Norton, 2001. 1st American, reprint ed.. Paperback thick octavo, very good condition, black & white photos, minor edgewear. Heavy (1.0 Kg), and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. 1115 pp. The author introduces Adolf Hitler at the apex of his power, idolized by millions of Germans for bringing the nation out of… Read more
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Hitler: 1889 - 1936: Hubris.

by Kershaw, Ian.

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Published
2000
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American, reprint ed.
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9780393320350
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New York: W. W. Norton, 2000. American, reprint ed.. Paperback thick octavo, very good condition, black & white photos, corner tips front cover lightly scuffed, minor edgewear. Heavy (1.0 Kg), and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. 845 pp. This book has been called the most compelling biography of the German dictator yet written. The author… Read more
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Can Lily O'Shea Come Out to Play?

by O'Connor, Lily.

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Published
2001
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New ed.
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9781876719999
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Melbourne, South Yarra: Hardie Grant, 2001. New ed.. Paperback small trade, good condition, spine ends little scuffed, pages lightly toned, few light creases covers, minor edgewear corners. 252 pp. Her story of growing up in Ireland in the 1930s and 40s. The story tells of her feeling an outsider because she is the child of a mixed marriage, baptised… Read more
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Barefoot in Mullyneeny: A Boy's Journey towards Belonging.

by Gallagher, Bryan.

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Published
2005
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1st ed.
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9780007204052
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London: HarperCollins Entertainment, 2005. 1st ed.. Hardback small wide octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), pages lightly toned, minor edgewear jacket. 234 pp. His evocative tale of a childhood remembered through the people and landscape of Fermanagh, Ireland. He relates tales of murderous bicycle chases through the darkened streets of Cavan, of tragedies and murders,… Read more
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