1964. Reprint. A very good copy in lightly edge rubbed boards. No d/w. The contents are fine apart from a previous owners details to the half title page.
'Masterly ... awesome reading ... an outstanding biography' Max Hastings, Sunday Times In six weeks in the early summer of 1940, France was over-run by German troops and quickly surrendered. The French government of Marshal P tain sued for peac... read more
A memoir of brutality, heroism and personal discovery from Europe's dark heart, revealing one of the most extraordinary untold stories of the Second World War In the spring of 1945, at Rechnitz on the Austrian-Hungarian border, not far from the front lines of the advancing R... read more
|Author:||J H HUNTER|
Sudan Interior Mission, 1961. First edition. A near fine copy only marked by tape marks to the endpapers and a previous owners details to the front free endpaper. The d/w is unclipped and in very good condition.
First sent to work at the age of eight, Facey lived the rough frontier life of a labourer, farmer and jackaroo, becoming lost and then being rescued by Indigenous trackers, then gaining a hard-won literacy. He survived Gallipoli, raised a family through the Depression, los... read more
1985. A paperback copy in near fine, unmarked condition.
First sent to work at the age of eight, Facey lived the rough frontier life of a labourer, farmer and jackaroo, becoming lost and then being rescued by Indigenous trackers, then gaining a hard-won literacy. He survived Gallipoli, raised a family through the Depression, lost a so... read more
Robertson and Mullens, 1945. First edition. A very good copy in unmarked boards with light age tanning to the edges and offsetting to the endpapers. Previous owners signature to the front free endpaper. Otherwise a very fine, unmarked copy. The d/w is unclipped and also very good. Now in a protective cover.
|Author:||Claudia Andrea Hoffman|
When Patience Ibrahim's husband died, she feared that her life was over. She had prayed every night for a baby to complete her family, and suddenly she found herself a nineteen-year-old widow, alone in the world. But when she fel... read more
This is the story of Doaa, an ordinary girl from a village in Syria, who in 2015 became one of five hundred people crammed on to a fishing boat setting sail for Europe. The boat was deliberately capsized, and of those five hundred people, eleven survived; they we... read more
UQP, 1994. First edition. A fine, unmarked copy. No d/w.
Jeff McMullen's compelling memoir has sold more than 20,000 copies in its first format.For over thirty years, Jeff McMullen has been a prominent feature on the Australian media landscape. First as an ABC foreign correspondent, then as a 'Four Corners' reporter, and famously... read more
Harper Collins, 2002. Revised edition. A paperback copy in very good, clean condition.
Esteemed biographer and legendary literary editor Claire Tomalin's stunning memoir of a life in literature " An] intelligent and humane book...There is genuine appeal in watching this indomitable woman continue to chase the next draft of herself." --Dwight Garner, The New York T... read more