This book traces an Afghan refugee's extraordinary journey-from his early life as a shepherd boy in the mountains of Northern Afghanistan to his forced exile after being captured and tortured by the Taliban, to incarceration in an Australian detention centre...a... read more
2008. Reprint. A paperback copy in very good condition.
In this remarkable memoir - written with Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Buzz Bissinger during her pivotal first years of rebirth - Caitlyn Jenner reflects on her past as she looks to her future. With poignancy and humour, Caitlyn writes about her confusion growing up, th... read more
Mike Keenan shares the inside story of what life is like on the land for today's farmers - the isolation, the agony of drought and the uncertainty about the future.
2008. First edition, first printing. A very good, unmarked copy.
Viking, 2000. First edition, first printing. A fine copy in a near fine d/w which is only marked by a tiny chip from the back panel and a very short tear (3mm) to the top edge of the rear panel. This copy is from the library of Sir William Heseltine, the former Principal Private... read more
"Robert Drew has written a moving and unpretentious memoir of a precocious youth, a bittersweet tribute to youth's optimism."--Joyce Carol Oates, The New York Review of Books A "spiced and savory memoir" (The New York Times) of the dark life hidden in a sunny seaside Australi... read more
2007. A very good, unmarked copy.
1998. Reprint. A near fine copy only marked by light rubbing to the spine ends. The d/w is fine. Scans available if required.
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|Awards:||Shortlisted for Financial Times/Goldman Sachs Business Book of the Year Award 2008.|
For the first time in his life, after years of turning down offers from authors and publishers, Warren Buffett has agreed to cooperate on a book that will be a biography of his ideas, a perspective that can be applied to business and the da... read more
2008, First edition. A near fine copy only marked by light rubbing to the base of the spine. The d/w is very good with only light shelf wear.
Sun, 1995. Reprint. A trade paperback copy in very good condition.
A brilliant memoir from the celebrated Chilean novelist on friends, family and life in California, her adopted home.Isabel Allende has sold more than 50 million copies of her books worldwide. The most beloved and successful of her books, The House of the Spirits, was based... read more
Fourth Estate, 2008. A trade paperback copy in very good, unmarked condition.
The first memoir about a woman"s experience in Kashmir, one of the most volatile and alluring places on the globe This is a magical memoir of a land now consumed by political and religious turmoil, a richly detailed story of a girl"s passage into maturity,... read more
2003. A paperback copy in very good condition.
Born blind in Vietnam, Julie Yip-Williams narrowly escaped euthanasia at the hands of her grandmother, only to have to flee the political upheaval of the late 1970s with her family. Loaded into a rickety boat with three hundr... read more
The washerwoman's dream: the extraordinary life of Winifred Steger 1882-1981, a biography of one of Australia's forgotten writers.
2007, Second edition. A very good copy only marked by creases to the spine.