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Indomitable Peking Bride, 1935

by Hilda L. Hale

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2002
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Good
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9780968313923
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Condition: clean copy, author's signature on first page.. Content: A narrative of the author's live in Peking in 1935. 138 pages.
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Instead of a Letter

by Diana. Athill

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October 4, 2001
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Good
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9781862074545
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Diana Athill's childhood was idyllic, brought up in the Norfolk countryside. Aged only fifteen, she fell in love with a young undergraduate. They travelled to Oxford, engaged to be married. Then everything fell apart in the cruellest possible way. In this classic modern memoir, Diana Athill dissects the terrible consequences of loss and her struggle to rebuild a personality destroyed… Read more
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Darkness Visible: A Memoir of Madness

by William Styron

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Published
1992-01-08
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Very Good
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9780679736394
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In 1985, the author fell victim to a crippling and almost suicidal depression, the same illness that took the lives of Randall Jarrell and Primo Levi, Vincent Van Gogh, and Virginia Woolf. That he survived this decent into madness is something of a miracle. That he manages to convey its tortuous progression and his eventual recovery with such candor… Read more
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Father and Son A Study of Two Temperaments (Twentieth Century Classics)

by Edmund Gosse

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Published
October 26, 1989
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Very Good-
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9780140182767
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First published anonymously in 1907, this book was an immediately acclaimed for its courage in flouting the conventions of Victorian autobiography and is still a moving account of self-discovery. Edited with an introduction by Peter Abbs.270 pages.
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A Tale of Love and Darkness

by Amos Oz

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November 1, 2005
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9780156032520
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This is the story of a boy growing up in the war-torn Jerusalem of the 40' and 50's, in a small apartment crowded with books in 12 languages and relatives nearly as many. The story of an adolescent whose life has changed forever by his mother's suicide when he was 12 years old. The story of a man who leaves… Read more
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The Lonely Sea and the Sky

by Francis Chichester

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Published
1967
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Mass market paperback Pan books. Light eade wear sound clean copy photo illustrated in centre 3rd printing
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The Life of Saint Teresa of Avila by Herself (Penguin Classics)

by Teresa of Avila

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January 5, 1988
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Good-
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9780140440737
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Along the path to her conversion, which began in 1555 at the age of forty, St Teresa had been haunted by hideous visions and illness, and her discussion of these, and of fear and false mysticism, infor some of the most moving and remarkable passages in he Life. She was an acute and trustworthy analyst of exalted states. Above all,… Read more
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Ways of Escape

by Graham Greene

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Published
1981
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9780140058017
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From Haiti under Papa Doc, Vietnam in the last days of the French, Kenya during the MauMau, and Hollywook, to the making of The Third Man in Vienna and his time in the British Secret Service, Graham Greene writes exquisitely of people and places, of faith, doube, fear and of the craft of writing, as he found himself repeatedly at… Read more
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