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Sharon Osbourne Extreme : My Autobiography [used book]

By: Sharon Osbourne

Price: $8.00

Publisher: UK, Time Warner: 2005

Seller ID: 0316731323

ISBN: 0316731323

Condition: Good


A devoted wife and mother, businesswoman, TV star and award-winning producer, Sharon Osbourne has, in her own words, 'lived fifty lives in fifty years'. From her extraordinary childhood as the daughter of infamous rock manager Don Arden, to managing and marrying rock legend Ozzy Osbourne, to her own rising fame on shows such as The Osbournes and The X Factor, Sharon Osbourne has experienced tremendous highs and devastating lows. She has earned her reputation by overcoming seemingly insurmountable obstacles with her honesty, charm, sense of humour, great instincts, and keen eye for business. No... View more info

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A Fortunate Life : Edition for Young Readers

By: A. B. Facey

Price: $17.95

Publisher: Australia, Fremantle Press: 2018

Seller ID: 9781925591446

ISBN: 1925591441

Condition: New


This edition has been specially adapted for young readers. Bert Facey saw himself as an ordinary man, but his remarkable story reveals an extraordinary life lived to the full. Bert Facey was a battler, ever optimistic and hopeful despite the hardships of his lfe. A true classic of Australian literature, his simply written autobiography is an inspiration. About the Author: A.B. Facey was born in 1894 and grew up on the Kalgoorlie goldfields and in the wheat-belt of Western Australia. His father died before he was two and he was deserted by his mother soon afterwards. He was looked after by h... View more info

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True Colours : My Life [used book]

By: Adam Gilchrist

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Australia, MacMillan: 2009

Edition: 2

Seller ID: 1405038969

ISBN: 1405038969

Condition: Good


Many critics believe Adam Gilchrist is the greatest wicketkeeper/batsman to have played the game, but Adam's huge popularity does not rest solely on his incredible track record. To his millions of fans around the world, it is the way he plays the game - rather than simply the sum of his achievements - that marks him out as one of the best-loved cricketers of his generation. True Colours is his autobiography, and like the man himself it's incomparable. With unflinching honesty, intelligence, compassion and humour, Adam takes you into the world of cricket that few outside of the Australian team ... View more info

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The Two of Me : Andrew Johns The Autobiography [used book]

By: Andrew Johns with Neil Cadigan

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Australia, Harper Collins: 2007

Seller ID: 0732286530

ISBN: 0732286530

Condition: Good


The No. 1 non-fiction bestseller; the most honest sports biography of the year 'One of the most searingly candid sporting autobiographies yet published in this country' - HERALD SUN Hailed as the greatest Rugby League player in the history of the game, Andrew Johns is one of the most compelling personalities in Australian sport. A three-time winner of the Dally M Medal for the best and fairest in the NRL and a driving force behind two premierships for the Newcastle Knights, the bare statistics only hint at the massive impact 'Joey' has had on Rugby League. However, his achievements on the fiel... View more info

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The Crucible [play] [Methuen Student Editions]

By: Arthur Miller

Price: $22.95

Publisher: UK, Methuen Drama: 2010

Edition: Methuen Students

Seller ID: 9781408108390

ISBN: 1408108399

Condition: New


In a small tight-knit community gossip and rumour spread like wildfire inflaming personal grievances until no-one is safe from accusation and vengeance. Seen as a chilling parallel to the McCarthyism and repressive culture of fear that gripped America in the 1950s, The Crucible's timeless appeal and universal themes remain as strong today as when the play opened on Broadway in 1953. This Student Edition features an extensive introduction by Susan Abbotson which includes a chronology of Miller's life and times, a summary of the plot, commentary on the characters, themes, language, context and ... View more info

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More Please : Barry Humphries : An Autobiography [used book]

By: Barry Humphries

Price: $8.00

Publisher: UK, Viking: 1992

Seller ID: 0670840084

ISBN: 0670840084

Condition: Good


This is the first volume of a duet that charts Barry Humphries' life and career. Nostalgic, the book reveals much about a man who has kept his private life private, overshadowed by, among others, his most monstrous creation, Dame Edna Everage. View more info

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Hayden : An Autobiography [used book]

By: Bill Hayden

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Australia, Harper Collins: 1996

Seller ID: 020718769X

ISBN: 020718769X

Condition: Good


Bill Hayden is widely considered to be the best man never to have become Prime Minister of Australia. His is the archetypal Aussie battler's story. The son of working class Queensland parents, he was no stranger to difficult times and economic hardship. After beginning his working life as a policeman, he went on to gain a higher education by external studies, while working for the Labor Party and policies in which he fervently believed. His highest aspiration, to become the country's leader, was surrendered on the day the 1983 elections were called, when he handed over the Labor Leadership to ... View more info

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American Sniper : The Autobiography of the Most Lethal Sniper in U.S. Military History [used book]

By: Chris Kyle with Jim DeFelice and Scott McEwen

Price: $9.00

Publisher: USA, William Morrow: 2014

Edition: Movie Tie-in Edition

Seller ID: 0062401726

ISBN: 0062401726

Condition: Good


The #1 New York Times bestselling memoir of U.S. Navy Seal Chris Kyle, and the source for Clint Eastwood's blockbuster movie which was nominated for six academy awards, including best picture. From 1999 to 2009, U.S. Navy SEAL Chris Kyle recorded the most career sniper kills in United States military history. His fellow American warriors, whom he protected with deadly precision from rooftops and stealth positions during the Iraq War, called him "The Legend"; meanwhile, the enemy feared him so much they named him al-Shaitan ("the devil") and placed a bounty on his head. Kyle, who was tragically... View more info

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Darren Lockyer Autobiography [used book]

By: Darren Lockyer and Dan Koch

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Australia, Ebury: 2011

Seller ID: 1864712732

ISBN: 1864712732

Condition: Good


Darren Lockyer will celebrate his 34th birthday this year. Of those 34 years, 17 have been spent putting his body through hell in perhaps the toughest football competition on the planet. Lockyer has, quite literally, spent half his lifetime in the NRL. By season's end Lockyer is set to hold the all-time appearance record for club, state, and country. The remarkable longevity of Lockyer's excellence has earned him the respect of fellow athletes around the world and the adoration of fans everywhere. But while undoubtedly one of the most recognizable athletes in Australia, Lockyer has largely mai... View more info

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I, The Aboriginal : Phillip Waipuldanya Roberts

By: Douglas Lockwood

Price: $24.95

Publisher: Australia, New Holland: 2014

Seller ID: 9781742575001

ISBN: 1742575005

Condition: New


In his youth, Waipuldanya was taught to track and hunt wild animals, to live off the land, to provide for his family with the aid only of his spears and woomeras. This is the gripping story of his boyhood and youth, and how he trained as a skilled medical assistant, to become a citizen of both the Aboriginal and whitefella worlds. This is the first great classic of Aboriginal autobiography, as told to renowned writer, Douglas Lockwood. Phillip Waipuldanya Roberts OBE (1922 – 24 November 1988) was a traditional doctor, activist and advisor to the Commonwealth Government of Australia on Abori... View more info

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Gordon Ramsay: Cooking For Friends [used book]

By: Gordon Ramsay

Price: $20.00

Publisher: UK, Harper Collins: 2008

Seller ID: 004050

ISBN: 0007267037

Condition: Good


Gordon lives life in the fast lane, travelling the world to foster his many hugely successful business enterprises and to film his highly acclaimed TV series. But, despite the commitments of a busy work life, he has always believed that families should sit around their tables to eat together as much as possible. His latest cookbook gathers together over 100 inspiring and well-constructed recipes which everyone will enjoy cooking for their friends and family, including Chorizo, broad bean and mint couscous, Scallop brochettes with coriander and chilli butter, Smoked salmon and horseradish crea... View more info

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A Liar's Autobiography

By: Graham Chapman

Price: $24.95

Publisher: Uk, Methuen Publishing Ltd: 2014

Seller ID: 000517

ISBN: 0413777286

Condition: New


Graham Chapman reveals what it was like to be part of the revolutionary and zany Monty Python teamRequired reading for Monty Python fans, this true and false memoir is Graham Chapman's own hilarious account of his life as a Python and as a homosexual. The book equals Joe Orton's famous Diaries in providing an unblushing account of a gay lifestyle linked to entertainment. Full of outrageous fictions and touching truths, in telling surreal and outrageous lies Graham Chapman often uncovers a truth about himself and colleagues. The stories Chapman relates--whether as mountaineer or medical student... View more info

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A Kind of Immortality: An Autobiography Volume 1

By: John Laffin

Price: $19.95  $11.95

Publisher: Australia, Kangaroo Press: 2000

Seller ID: 004289

ISBN: 0864179723

Condition: New


This is an account of the extraordinary life of John Laffin, editor and journalist, novelist and poet, soldier, military historian, and more. Crammed with incident and anecdote, it is the story of a man determined to leave his mark on the world. View more info

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Mao's Last Dancer [Young Readers Edition]

By: Li Cunxin

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Australia, Puffin: 2005

Edition: Young Readers Edition

Seller ID: 9780143301646

ISBN: 0143301640

Condition: New


One day, not so very many years ago, a small peasant boy was chosen to study ballet at the Beijing Dance Academy. His mother urged him to take this chance of a lifetime. But Li was only eleven years old and he was scared and lonely, pushed away from all that he had ever known and loved. He hated the strict training routines and the strange place he had been brought to. All he wanted to do was go home - to his mother, father and six brothers, to his own small village. But soon Li realised that his mother was right. He had the chance to do something special with his life - and he never turned ba... View more info

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Mao's Last Dancer

By: Li Cunxin

Price: $24.95

Publisher: Australia, Penguin: 2016

Seller ID: 9780143574323

ISBN: 0143574329

Condition: New


The phenomenal international bestseller Before you can fly, you have to be free.In a small, desperately poor village in north-east China, a young peasant boy sits at his rickety old school desk, more interested in the birds outside than in Chairman Mao's Red Book and the grand words it contains. But that day, some strange men come to his school - Madame Mao's cultural delegates. They are looking for young peasants to mould into faithful guards of Chairman Mao's great vision for China. This is the true story of how that one moment in time, by the thinnest thread of a chance, changed the course ... View more info

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Mao's Last Dancer [used book]

By: Li Cunxin

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Australia, Viking: 2003

Seller ID: 067004024X

ISBN: 067004024X

Condition: Good


In a small, desperately poor village in north-east China, a young peasant boy sits at his rickety old school desk, interested more in the birds outside than in Chairman Mao's Red Book and the grand words it contains. But that day, some strange men come to his school - Madame Mao's cultural delegates. They are looking for young peasants to mould into faithful guards of Chairman Mao's great vision for China. This is the true story of how that one moment in time, by the thinnest thread of a chance, changed the course of a small boy's life in ways that are beyond description. One day he would danc... View more info

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Richthofen: The Red Baron in Old Photographs

By: Louis Archard

Price: $29.95

Publisher: UK, Amberley Publishing: 2014

Seller ID: 000526

ISBN: 1445633485

Condition: New


Manfred Freiherr von Richthofen, was the top ace of the First World War, with eighty confirmed victories. He is also one of the most famous fighter pilots of all time. A Prussian nobleman, he started the war as an officer in a Uhlan cavalry unit, serving on both the Eastern and Western fronts. In May 1915 he joined the flying service, initially as an observer then as a pilot, flying two-seaters. In August 1916, ace fighter pilot Oswald Boelcke recruited von Richthofen into a fighter squadron he was forming. He would later take command of Jasta 11, and then of Jagdgeschwader 1, the famous 'Flyi... View more info

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Excel Essential Skills : Reading and Vocabulary Workbook Years 9 to 10

By: Maya Puiu

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Australia, Pascal Press: 2014

Seller ID: 9781741254136

ISBN: 1741254132

Condition: New


Specifically written for the Years 9–10 Australian Curriculum English course, this book will help students become better readers. Practical examples and sample texts will develop students’ reading and comprehension skills, and improve their understanding of the language and literary techniques that writers use to achieve a particular purpose for a particular audience. In this book you will find: Reading and vocabulary features and explanations; Sample texts that put reading and vocabulary skills in context; Over 100 pages of practice exercises; Extension activities to further develop... View more info

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

By: Michael Crawford

Price: $8.00

Publisher: UK, Century: 1999

Seller ID: 0712684409

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 abiding sense of the absurd. Both in his private life and his work, he begins a lifetime's habit of pratfalls that he would later ... 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 has involved working on highly acclaimed current affairs and film programmes. His wide interests and expertise include jazz, f... View more info

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I, Mick Gatto [used book]

By: Mick Gatto with Tom Noble

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Australia, Victory Books: 2009

Seller ID: 0522857019

ISBN: 0522857019

Condition: Good


Mick Gatto. Gambler. Underworld veteran. Melbourne gangland survivor. Mick Gatto in his bestselling autobiography finally reveals the man behind the headlines. Gatto's unique position-of knowing all the players in the Gangland Wars but not being involved in drug trafficking-gave him a remarkable perspective to watch the battles unfold. I, Mick Gatto is an extraordinary insight into a colourful and mysterious world that few even know exists. View more info

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Rex : My Life [used book]

By: Rex Hunt

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Australia, MacMillan: 2002

Seller ID: 0732911370

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, his national service, the dramatic legal case against his former manager after the disappearance of millions of dollars of R... View more info

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From Strength to Strength : An Autobiography [used book]

By: Sara Henderson

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Australia, Sun Books: 1993

Seller ID: 0725107251

ISBN: 0725107251

Condition: Good


The story of Sara Henderson's success in the face of overwhelming odds. At 52, she lost her husband and her mother. Three years later she was named the 1991 Bulletin/Quantas Business Woman of the Year, after her transformation of a debt-ridden cattle station 'Bullo River' into a property worth millions. View more info

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Out of My Comfort Zone : The Autobiography [used book]

By: Steve Waugh

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Australia, Viking: 2006

Edition: Illustrated edition

Seller ID: 067004198X

ISBN: 067004198X

Condition: Good


Rarely does a truly great player reveal as much of himself and his sport as Steve Waugh does in his long-awaited autobiography. Waugh opens up on his personal life in a way few would expect of a man known in cricket circles as 'The Iceman'. He provides revealing insights into life on and off the field: the controversies and scandals; and clashes with other players, the media and cricket administrators. He also offers honest and perceptive portraits of many of the people who have shared his adventure.Out of My Comfort Zone is a frank study of a unique life in cricket - a journey into the heart ... View more info

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Taken on Trust: My Captivity in Lebanon [used book]

By: Terry Waite

Price: $9.00

Publisher: UK, Hodder and Stoughton: 1993

Seller ID: 004030

ISBN: 0340581964

Condition: Good


This autobiography describes the hours before and after Terry Waite was taken hostage in January 1987 in Beirut. Waite analyzes his thoughts and feelings immediately prior to captivity - what was the nature of his role as envoy for the Archbishop of Canterbury? What was his relationship with the Americans and Colonel Oliver North? The book looks at Waite from his upbringing in Styal, Cheshire, until after his release in November 1991, when he had become one of the best-known figures of his time. It is an account of his years in solitary confinement and of the inner strengths which enabled him ... View more info

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Antoine de Saint-Exupery

By: The Little Prince [Popular Penguins]

Price: $12.95

Publisher: UK, Penguin: 2010

Edition: Popular Penguin

Seller ID: 9780141194806

ISBN: 0141194804

Condition: New


Moral allegory and spiritual autobiography, The Little Prince is the most translated book in the French language. With a timeless charm it tells the story of a little boy who leaves the safety of his own tiny planet to travel the universe, learning the vagaries of adult behaviour through a series of extraordinary encounters. His personal odyssey culminates in a voyage to Earth and further adventures. About the Author: Antoine de Saint-Exupéry was born into an old French family in 1900. Despite his father's death in 1904 he had an idyllic childhood, shared with his brother and three sisters a... View more info

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Hell West and Crooked [Illustrated Edition] [used book] [hard to get]

By: Tom Cole

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Australia, Angus and Robertson: 1990

Edition: Illustrated Edition

Seller ID: 0207168539

ISBN: 0207168539

Condition: Good


292pp., Pictorial full colour illustrated dustjacket, brown papered boards with light shelf-wear & white text to spine, some age spots and tanning to the fore and top edges, decorated endpapers, intro., col. & b/w plts. & illust. & text, b/w photographs & col. illust., drawings, maps. Hell, West and Crooked is the autobiography of Tom Cole, a man famed throughout the Outback and Papua New Guinea for his skills as a horseman, and buffalo and crocodile hunter. View more info