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by Peter Marinello
by Adeline Yen Mah
<b>'I am still haunted by Mah's memoir . . . Riveting. A marvel of memory. Poignant proof of the human will to endure'</b> Amy Tan Adeline Yen Mah's childhood in China during the civil war was a time of fear, isolation and humiliation.
by Mark Aarons
It is a fascinating tale of love and passion, courage and perfidy, ambitions and progressive politics, told against a background of world and national events.' -The Hon. Michael Kirby, Past Justice of the High Court of Australia Mark Aarons ...
by Jennifer Worth
by Sue Williams
This is the life story of Father Bob Maguire - a rare behind-the-scenes look at the much-loved 'people's priest'. The enigmatic champion of the down-and-out was shaped by a lonely childhood in poor circumstances, an early priesthood that ...
by Howard E Covington
My life, my way
by Gina Liano
<DIV>‘Sassy and sophisticated. Tough and tender. Glamorous and gregarious. Everyone has an opinion of Gina Liano, but those who know even a little about her know she’s a survivor, then a thriver and always a winner … against ...
The Outsiders' Guide to a Happier Life
by Emma Blackery
by FENSTER GIGI
Swaziland is where you think, for the first time, maybe if I got brain fever I would be able to stop worrying. I'd lose control and, maybe then, I'd understand my friend's mind. In an attempt to break free from rationality and make her life a ...
The Revolutionary Friendship Between Fidel Castro and Che Guevara
by Simon Reid-Henry
by Miranda Richmond Mouillot
After surviving World War II by escaping the Nazi occupation, Miranda Richmond Mouillot's grandparents, Anna and Armand, bought an old stone house in a remote, picturesque village in the south of France. Five years later, Anna packed her bags
by KISLER MARY
When Frances Hodgkins, our most celebrated artist, first left New Zealand in 1901, location became a key factor in her determination to succeed as an artist. In this engaging book, curator Mary Kisler follows in Hodgkins' footsteps through ...
by Anne Aly
From Cairo to Canberra - the irresistible story of an irrepressible woman 'Anne Aly's ... influence will be felt for years to come ... It sinks in how significant she may be to public life.' - The Good Weekend In 2016, Anne Aly was the first ...
by Nevo Zisin
<p><b>Personal, political and passionate, <i>Finding Nevo</i> is an autobiography about gender and everything that comes with it. </b></p> <p>Meet Nevo: girl, boy, he, she, him, her, they, them, son, daughter, student, teacher, friend, gay, bi,
An American Warrior's Journey from Being Blinded on the Battlefield to Gold Medal Victory
by Brad Snyder
by Chris Graham
by Clint Hill
The #1 New York Times bestselling author of Mrs. Kennedy and Me and Five Days in November reflects on his seventeen years on the Secret Service for presidents Eisenhower, Kennedy, Johnson, Nixon, and Ford. The assassination of one president, ...
True Stories from the Men who Flew in World War Two
by Michael Veitch
<p>Michael Veitch's life-long obsession with the aircraft of the Second World War led him to conclude that every single person who flew, or flew in them has at least one extraordinary story to tell. With most of these veterans in their eighties,
by Fleur Sullivan
"<b>The memoir of the characterful restaurateur and national treasure.</b> Fleur Sullivan is a South Island legend, the culinary maven responsible for not one but two iconic local restaurants Olivers in Clyde and the eponymous Fleurs Place in
The Man Who Mapped Australia
by Rob Mundle