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Parky's People: The Interviews - 100 of the Best [used book]

By: Michael Parkinson

Price: $8.00

Publisher: UK, Hodder and Stoughton: 2012

Seller ID: 003940

ISBN: 1444700413

Condition: Good


Michael Parkinson occupies a unique place in the public consciousness. Through his perceptive onscreen interviews over the past five decades, he has introduced millions of people to the personalities of major international figures in sport, showbiz, politics, the arts and journalism. In Parky's People, Parkinson sets down on record the highlights of his interviews which provide an intimate insight into the private lives and personal characters of great celebrities from a... View more info

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Parky: My Autobiography [used book]

By: Michael Parkinson

Price: $8.00

Publisher: UK, Hodder and Stoughton: 2008

Seller ID: 001009

ISBN: 034096166X

Condition: Good


From prize-winning journalist to chat show king on a show voted one of the top ten British TV programmes of all time, Michael Parkinson's starry career spans over four decades. Now an international celebrity himself, the man from a humble but colourful Yorkshire mining family who can tease out the secrets of even the most reticent star guest, at last reveals his own story, with the easy manner and insight that has kept his audiences fascinated. His distinguished career h... View more info

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More Cloak Than Dagger: One Woman's Career in Secret Intelligence

By: Molly J. Sassone

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Australia, Connor Court Publishing: 2015

Seller ID: 002472

ISBN: 1925138720

Condition: New


More Cloak Than Dagger is Molly J. Sasson's personal story of her 40 years in the secret services, monitoring Nazism and communism in Britain, Holland and Australia. (She retired in 1983 before the era of terrorism.) But it is her cool appraisal of the Australian Security Intelligence Organisation (ASIO) that will command most attention and raises still unanswered questions of great importance. View more info

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Mercenary Mum: My Journey from Young Mother to Baghdad Bodyguard

By: Neryl Joyce

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Australia, Black Inc.: 2014

Seller ID: 000585

ISBN: 1863956913

Condition: New


Mercenary Mum is the true story of a young single mother who went from working at her local Woolworths store to serving as a soldier in the Australian Army's elite Close Personal Protection Unit. She then left the army to become a high-risk security contractor, where she was responsible for protecting high-threat targets from assassination and opportune attack in Iraq. Neryl reveals what it's like to be a woman in a private army trying to survive in a prejudiced man's wo... View more info

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Attila the Hun #31 Command

By: Nic Fields

Price: $29.95

Publisher: UK, Osprey Publishing: 2015

Seller ID: 001957

ISBN: 1472808878

Condition: New


Presents one of the most powerful men in late antiquity, Attila's peerless Hunnic empire stretched from the Ural mountains to the Rhine river. In a series of epic campaigns dating from the AD 430s until his death in AD 453, he ravaged first the Eastern and later the Western Roman Empire, invading Italy in AD 452 and threatening Rome itself. Lavishly illustrated, this new analysis of his military achievements examines how Attila was able to sweep across Europe, the tactic... View more info

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Career Interrupted: How 14 Successful Women Navigate Career Breaks

By: Norah Breekveldt

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Australia, Melbourne Books: 2015

Seller ID: 003094

ISBN: 1922129798

Condition: New


How do women defy the odds and get their careers back on track after a break? How do women manage the mummy mafia at the school gate? Is there a motherhood penalty? Can women really have it all - a successful career and a rewarding family life? Does overseas experience really accelerate your career in Australia? How do you recreate your career after a setback? In Career Interrupted fourteen high-achieving women talk openly about their challenges in carving out a successf... View more info

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Boganaire: The Rise and Fall of Nathan Tinkler

By: Paddy Manning

Price: $22.95

Publisher: Australia, Black Inc.: 2014

Seller ID: 000614

ISBN: 1863956735

Condition: New


From blue collar to billionaire . . . Hunter Valley mine electrician Nathan Tinkler borrowed big in 2005, made a fortune from several speculative coal plays, and by 2011 was a self-made billionaire. He had gambled and won, but his volatility and reluctance to pay his debts were making him enemies. He lived the high life as only a young man would, buying luxury homes, private jets, sports cars and football teams, and splurging massively to build a horseracing empire. Bu... View more info

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Ned Kelly : The Story of Australia's most Notorious Legend

By: Peter FitzSimons

Price: $24.95

Publisher: Australia, William Heinemann: 2015

Seller ID: 9780857988140

ISBN: 085798814X

Condition: New


Historians still disagree over virtually every aspect of the eldest Kelly boy's brushes with the law. Did he or did he not shoot Constable Fitzpatrick at their family home? Was he a lawless thug or a noble Robin Hood, a remorseless killer or a crusader against oppression and discrimination? Was he even a political revolutionary, an Australian republican channelling the spirit of Eureka? Peter FitzSimons, bestselling chronicler of many of the great defining moments and pe... View more info

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Dragons in the Forest: Alex Faure

By: Peter Yeldham

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Australia, For Pity Sake Publishing: 2015

Seller ID: 003519

ISBN: 0994448511

Condition: New


For much of the World War II conflict, Japan had been a safe haven for its citizens, far, far away from Germany's relentless advance in Europe and the daily horrors of such events as the London blitz, concentration camps and the fall of France. But Alex Faure always felt that one day the war would come with a vengeance to the Land of the Rising Sun, although even he was astonished by the ferocity with which the Allied forces exacted their retribution on the place he's al... View more info

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Rex: My Life [used book]

By: Rex Hunt

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Australia, MacMillan: 2002

Seller ID: 001628

ISBN: 0732911370

Condition: Good


"Rex" is the blockbuster autobiography of one of Australia's best-loved and most colourful personalities - Rex Hunt. His book is Rex to the core - funny, earthy, refreshingly direct and, above all, deeply inspirational. "Rex" tells the story of a kid who struggled at school, but who found the drive and motivation to carve out a hugely successful career as an Aussie Rules player and then as a major media figure. Along the way Rex talks about his years in the police force,... View more info

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The Bridge Across Forever [used book]

By: Richard Bach

Price: $7.00

Publisher: UK, Pan Books: 1985

Seller ID: 000786

ISBN: 0330290819

Condition: Good


'Did you ever feel that you were missing someone you had never met?'. Haunted by the ghost of the wise, mystical, lovely lady who lives just around the corner in time, Richard Bach begins his quest to find her, to learn of love and immortality not in the here-after, but in the here and now. Yet caught in storms of wealth and success, disaster and betrayal, he abandons the search, and the walls he builds for protection become his prison. Then he meets the one brilliant an... View more info

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A Curious Life: One man's path to discovery and the breakthrough that saves thousands of lives

By: Robert Tindle

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Australia, Boolarong Press: 2016

Seller ID: 004023

ISBN: 1925236870

Condition: New


One man's path to discovery and the breakthrough that saved thousands of lives. From the slums and religious indoctrination of northern England to front-line research institutions worldwide, stem cell pioneer Robert Tindle's relentless curiosity led him to a remarkable career in fields as disparate as evolutionary biology and immunotherapy for cancer. From years of field work on the Galapagos Islands to pioneering breakthroughs in biomedical research in Australia and the... View more info

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The Women Who Spied for Britain: Female Secret Agents of the Second World War

By: Robyn Walker

Price: $29.95

Publisher: UK, Amberley Publishing: 2015

Seller ID: 003571

ISBN: 144564584X

Condition: New


Espionage is one of the world's oldest professions, and it played an integral role in Allied successes and failures during the Second World War. Equal to men in both their bravery and in the sacrifices they made, the female undercover operatives of the Second World War deserve to have their incredible stories told. The Women Who Spied for Britain traces the fascinating and sometimes tragic stories of eight women who put their lives on the line and made invaluable contrib... View more info

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Fifty Years of Flying Fun

By: Rod Dean

Price: $49.95

Publisher: UK, Grub Street: 2015

Seller ID: 001988

ISBN: 190980827X

Condition: New


Fifty Years of Flying Fun covers, in a roughly chronological order, over fifty continuous years of flying. This ranges from joining the RAF in 1962, through his intriguing first operational tour on Hunters in Aden, the early days of the Jaguar in Germany and, finally in the RAF, an almost outrageous two years flying the Jaguar and Hunter with the Sultan of Oman's Air Force. His subsequent civil flying has been exclusively in the General Aviation and flying display fie... View more info

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More to the Story: Conversations with Refugees

By: Rosemary Sayer

Price: $27.95

Publisher: Australia, Margaret River Press: 2015

Seller ID: 003093

ISBN: 0994316704

Condition: New


More to the Story looks beyond negative media reports, political speeches and fear-mongering statistics to tell human stories of refugees and asylum seekers in Australia. Rosemary Sayer writes with empathy and humility of her interviews with refugees from Burma, Afghanistan and South Sudan. Together, they tell stories of persecution, violence and starvation; families separated for a time, or forever; the desperation of thousands in refugee camps, awaiting relocation und... View more info

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My Booky Wook [used book]

By: Russell Brand

Price: $8.00

Publisher: UK, Hodder Paperback: 2008

Seller ID: 001166

ISBN: 0340936177

Condition: Good


Russell Brand grew up in Essex . His father left when he was three months old, he was bulimic at 12 and left school at 16 to study at the Italia Conti stage school. There, he began drinking heavily and taking drugs. He regularly visited prostitutes in Soho, began cutting himself, took drugs on stage during his stand-up shows, and even set himself on fire while on crack cocaine. He has been arrested 11 times and fired from 3 different jobs - including from XFM and MTV - a... View more info

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The Regiment: 15 Years in the SAS

By: Rusty Firmin and Adrian Weale

Price: $49.95

Publisher: UK, Osprey Publishing: 2015

Seller ID: 001966

ISBN: 1472811313

Condition: New


From its early beginnings in World War II, the Special Air Service (SAS) has won renown in some of the most dramatic, dangerous and controversial special operations of the 20th century. It is a secretive and mysterious unit, whose operations and internal structures are hidden from the public eye. Now, one of its longest-serving veterans offers a glimpse inside its shadowy world. Rusty Firmin spent 15 years with 'The Regiment' and was a key figure in the Iranian Embassy S... View more info

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No Job for a Woman

By: Sallyanne Atkinson

Price: $32.95

Publisher: Australia, University of Queensland Press: 2016

Seller ID: A1123

ISBN: 0702254118

Condition: New


"Sallyanne Atkinson AO has been a leader in political and business life for over four decades. A trailblazer for working mothers, she built a high-profile national career while raising five children. No Job for a Woman takes us from Sallyanne's wartime childhood in Sri Lanka to her first jobs as a journalist and TV personality. Driven to make a difference in her community, she entered local politics and went on to become the first female Lord Mayor of Brisbane. For the f... View more info

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Bonzer: My Unforgettable Childhood [signed copy]

By: Sandy Thorne

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Australia, Penguin: 2013

Edition: Signed by Author

Seller ID: A1088

ISBN: 1921901241

Condition: New


***each copy signed by the author on front end paper 'Best Wishes, Sandy Thorne'*** Feel like a trip down memory lane? Need a laugh? If you've ever pinched fruit, pelted rocks on people's roofs, talked about hairs in grade seven or been expelled from school, this hilarious memoir will be your cup of tea. If you didn't do any of those things but wanted to, this book is also for you. Growing up wild and free in the golden era of the 1950s and '60s in rural Queensl... View more info

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Lone Evader : The Escape from France of an RAAF Pilot Sergeant E. A. Ted Coates [used book]

By: Sergeant Ted Coates

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Australia, Australian Military History Publications: 1995

Edition: Reprinted 1998

Seller ID: 0646259857

ISBN: 0646259857

Condition: Good


RAAF Sergeant E.A. (Ted) Coates was flying his Wellington bomber over Germany on raid after raid, knowing that eventually he and his crew would find themselves on the receiving end of a German fighter. One night in November 1942 their worst fears were realised and Ted found himself parachuting through the darkness of a French night over enemy territory. This story relates his adventures as he walked and rode across France on his way to Spain and freedom ... without any h... View more info