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Lost to Time: Unforgettable Stories That History Forgot

By: Martin W. Sandler

Price: $19.95

Publisher: USA, Sterling: 2015

Seller ID: 002892

ISBN: 145491338X

Condition: New


"Stories that history forgot... but readers will remember." "The only thing new in the world," said Harry S. Truman, "is the history you don't know." In this fascinating collection of historical vignettes, Martin W. Sandler (author of "Resolute" and "Atlantic Ocean") restores to memory important events, people, and developments that have been lost to time. Though barely known today, these are major historical stories, from Ziryab, an eighth-century black slave whose infl... View more info

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The Long Hot Summer: A French heatwave and a marriage meltdown [used book]

By: Mary Moody

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Australia, MacMillan: 2005

Seller ID: 1405036702

ISBN: 1405036702

Condition: Good


In the European summer of 2003 a deadly heat wave strikes France. To Mary Moody, living in her rural village in the south-west of France, it seems that the weather is merely imitating the stifling heat of her marriage, which is on the verge of collapse following the events recounted in Last Tango in Toulouse. View more info

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Last Tango in Toulouse [used book]

By: Mary Moody

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Australia, MacMillan: 2003

Seller ID: 0732911761

ISBN: 0732911761

Condition: Good


When she was fifty, gardening writer Mary Moody ran away from home, family and work for six months to live in a remote French village. This experience was to mark a new beginning in her life; on her return she persuaded her husband to take up goose farming and she abandoned her television career to write of her travel experiences. View more info

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The Complete Life of Krishna: Based on the Earliest Oral Traditions and the Sacred Scriptures

By: Mataji Devi Vanamali

Price: $37.95

Publisher: USA, Inner Traditions: 2012

Seller ID: 001035

ISBN: 1594774757

Condition: New


The first book to cover Krishna's entire life, from his childhood pranks to his final powerful acts in the Mahabharata war - Draws from the Bhagavad Purana, the Bhagavad Gita, the Mahabharata, and India's sacred oral tradition - Shows how the stories of Krishna's life are expressed with such simplicity and humor that they enable anyone--man, woman, or child--to see the wisdom of his teachings - Provides a valuable meditative tool that allows the lessons of these stories ... View more info

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What Will Be Worn : A McWhirters story

By: Melissa Fagan

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Australia, Transit Lounge: 2018

Seller ID: 9781925760095

ISBN: 192576009X

Condition: New


Sometimes it seems the most invaluable stories can be found in the unlikeliest of corners. For all who know Brisbane, McWhirters, a once celebrated department store in Fortitude Valley, is an icon. For Melissa Fagan it is also the starting point for this remarkable exploration of her mother and grandmother's lives, and a poignant reminder of the ways in which retail stores and fashion have connected women's lives across decades. Behind the dusty shop counters o... View more info

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What Falls Away: A Memoir [used book]

By: Mia Farrow

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Australia, Nan A Talese: 1997

Seller ID: 002082

ISBN: 0868246719

Condition: Good


In an exquisitely written memoir, Mia Farrow introduces us to the landscapes of her extraordinary life. Moving from her earliest memories of the walled gardens and rocky shores of western Ireland and her Hollywood childhood to her career as an actress, she writes of these experiences and her struggle to protect her children in a painful custody battle with Woody Allen. It was this crisis that led her to reflect upon the incidents that had brought her to a place so inco... View more info

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Michael Crawford Parcel Arrived Safely: Tied with String - My Autobiography [used book]

By: Michael Crawford

Price: $8.00

Publisher: UK, Century: 1999

Seller ID: 004047

ISBN: 0712684409

Condition: Good


Now for the first time Michael Crawford tells his life story. By turns hilarious, revelatory and desperately sad, here is the autobiography of the man whose successes, such as Hello Dolly, Some Mothers Do 'Ave 'Em, and The Phantom of the Opera, have made him a national institution. Crawford's infectious enjoyment of stage work illumines his account of his early struggles to make a name for himself in the business, and his early failures with girls are lifted by his abidi... View more info

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Enduring Freedom, Enduring Voices: US Operations in Afghanistan

By: Michael G. Walling

Price: $49.95

Publisher: UK, Osprey Publishing: 2015

Seller ID: 000397

ISBN: 1782008292

Condition: New


"Michael Walling has honored the American men and women who served in Operation Enduring Freedom by helping them tell their own stories. This is the war in Afghanistan as experienced by the people who fought it." General Tommy R. Franks, Ret. The war in Afghanistan has seen men and women thrown into America's longest sustained combat operation. For over 13 years, US military personnel have been embroiled in a conflict unlike any other, in a hostile country where danger a... View more info

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Lucky Man : A Memoir [used book]

By: Michael J. Fox

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Australia, Bantam: 2002

Seller ID: 1863252886

ISBN: 1863252886

Condition: Good


When Michael J. Fox announced to the world that he had Parkinson's disease, he had been secretly fighting it for almost 10 years. Fox recounts the incredible story of his life-changing experiences - and what Parkinson's has given him: the chance to appreciate a wonderful life and the opportunity to find a cure. View more info

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Always Looking Up: The Adventures of an Incurable Optimist [used book]

By: Michael J. Fox

Price: $8.00

Publisher: UK, Ebury: 2009

Seller ID: 001599

ISBN: 0091928265

Condition: Good


'At the turn from my bedroom into the hallway leading to the kitchen there is an old full-length mirror in a wooden frame. I can't help but catch a glimpse of myself as I pass, and turning myself towards the glass, I consider what I see. This reflected version of myself, wet, shaking, rumpled, slightly stooped, and pinched, would be alarming if it were not for the self-satisfied expression pasted across the face, I would ask the obvious question, 'What are you smiling ab... View more info

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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: 9781472808875

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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A Story Dreamt Long Ago : A Memoir

By: Phyllis McDuff

Price: $24.95

Publisher: Australia, McDuff: 2010

Seller ID: 9781863254007

ISBN: 0980869803

Condition: New


When Bettina Mendl arrived in Sydney in 1939 from Vienna she was on the run. In her homeland of Austria she was wanted by Hitler's SS, and in Australia she was an enemy alien. Fearing internment, Bettina fled the city for the vast open spaces of the Australian outback. There she met Joe McDuff, salt-of-the-earth bushman, who won Bettina's heart after rescuing her from her lonely bush camp. Wary at first, Bettina soon realised she had found a soul mate. Together they carv... View more info