|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.
Hutchinson, 1967. First edition. A very good copy only marked by light rubbing to the board edges and browning to the edges of the text block. Otherwise a nice clean copy. The d/w is also very good with some edge wear.
Alpha Books, 1971. First edition. A fine copy in a very good d/w with light panel rubbing and edge wear.
2002 and 2003. This is both volumes of Lord Archer's Prison Diaries. Both copies are in near fine condition and are only marked by a slight lean to their spines. The d/w's are also near fine and are unclipped. Vol 1 is a scarce first edition, first printing. Vol 2 is a second printing. Scans available if required.
Wilfred Scawen Blunt, 1840-1922, was one of England's true eccentrics: a wildly individual, larger-than-life personality who was as admired as he was disliked. A writer, poet, rebel, politician and explorer, his controversial life was i... read more
1980. First US edition. A near fine copy in a near fine, unclipped d/w. Now in a protective cover.
|Author:||Nelson Mandela Foundation|
A prisoner in the Garden is a living record of Nelson Mandela's 27 years in prison. It includes rare photographs and video footage, Mandela's handwritten letter to family, friends and the the authorities, his personal diaries an... read more
2005. First Australian edition, first printing. A fine, unmarked copy in a fine d/w.
This is a book about caring and about love, within a family. Han Suyin has not one family but two – her own in China and the one she entered when she married Vincent, a member of a large Indian Catholic clan which dates back to St Thomas the Apostle. The family was pre... read more
1987, First edition. An ex-library copy in very good condition. The d/w is unclipped and good with sunfading to the spine.
Growing up on the streets of New York in the 1940s and 50s, the author of this autobiography was poor and fatherless. Just as he was about to spin out of control he discovered the truth behind his father's absence, and consequently began a process of personal healing and spiritual renewal.
1999. A paperback copy in near fine condition.
A Steady Trade is the story of a childhood in Whales and a boyhood on the arduous sail-in-trade of Northern Europe before World War II. It is a charming, nostalgic reminiscence of a lost world, a childhood in a Welsh countryside still in the 19th century, of a ... read more
1982. First edition. A near fine copy in a very good, unclipped d/w.