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The Happiest Refugee: A Memoir [used book]

By: Anh Do

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Australia, Allen & Unwin: 2010

Seller ID: 001363


The laugh-out-loud, reach-for-your-hanky story of one of Australia's best-loved comedians. Anh Do nearly didn't make it to Australia. His entire family came close to losing their lives on the sea as they escaped from war-torn Vietnam in an overcrowded boat. But nothing - not murderous pirates, nor the imminent threat of death by hunger, disease or dehydration as they drifted for days - could quench their desire to make a better life in the country they had dreamed about... View more info

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Not Quite Ripe: A Memoir [used book]

By: Debra Byrne

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Australia, MacMillan: 2006

Seller ID: 001247


Debra Byrne's life has been a roller-coaster ride of successes and adulation alongside scandal, drugs and depression. From her first showbiz triumphs on "Young Talent Time", Debra's existence had a darker side. From childhood abuse to underage sex, from the destructive evil of cocaine and heroin addiction to the black depths of depression, Debra lurched from one personal disaster to another - all the while performing to an adoring public, both as a recording artist and i... View more info

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Oprah Winfrey: The Real Story [used book]

By: George Mair

Price: $8.00

Publisher: UK, Aurum Press: 1995

Seller ID: 001596


As a black woman in a business dominated by white males, Oprah Winfrey has become a symbol of hope and success to a legion of fans. Born illegitimate and virtually abandoned in the deep South, Oprah has made it to the top of her chosen field with remarkable determinatin and talent. The path to fame was neither smooth nor painless. Oprah's unsettled, and often harsh, upbringing propelled her into a wild and promiscuous existence which continued until the strength of her a... View more info

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Audrey at Home: Memories of My Mother's Kitchen with Recipes, Photographs and Personal Stories about Audrey Hepburn

By: Luca Dotti

Price: $49.95

Publisher: USA, Harper Collins: 2015

Seller ID: 002853


Enter Audrey Hepburn's private world in this unique biography compiled by her son that combines recollections, anecdotes, excerpts from her personal correspondence, drawings, and recipes for her favorite dishes written in her own hand, and more than 250 previously unpublished personal family photographs. Audrey at Home offers fans an unprecedented look at the legendary star, bringing together the varied aspects of her life through the food she loved-from her childhood in... View more info

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What Falls Away: A Memoir [used book]

By: Mia Farrow

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Australia, Nan A Talese: 1997

Seller ID: 002082


In an exquisitely written memoir, Mia Farrow introduces us to the landscapes of her extraordinary life. Moving from her earliest memories of the walled gardens and rocky shores of western Ireland and her Hollywood childhood to her career as an actress, she writes of these experiences and her struggle to protect her children in a painful custody battle with Woody Allen. It was this crisis that led her to reflect upon the incidents that had brought her to a place so inco... View more info

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

By: Michael Crawford

Price: $8.00

Publisher: UK, Century: 1999

Seller ID: 004047


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 abidi... View more info

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Always Looking Up: The Adventures of an Incurable Optimist [used book]

By: Michael J. Fox

Price: $8.00

Publisher: UK, Ebury: 2009

Seller ID: 001599


'At the turn from my bedroom into the hallway leading to the kitchen there is an old full-length mirror in a wooden frame. I can't help but catch a glimpse of myself as I pass, and turning myself towards the glass, I consider what I see. This reflected version of myself, wet, shaking, rumpled, slightly stooped, and pinched, would be alarming if it were not for the self-satisfied expression pasted across the face, I would ask the obvious question, 'What are you smiling ab... 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


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 h... View more info

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Parky's People: The Interviews - 100 of the Best [used book]

By: Michael Parkinson

Price: $8.00

Publisher: UK, Hodder and Stoughton: 2012

Seller ID: 003940


Michael Parkinson occupies a unique place in the public consciousness. Through his perceptive onscreen interviews over the past five decades, he has introduced millions of people to the personalities of major international figures in sport, showbiz, politics, the arts and journalism. In Parky's People, Parkinson sets down on record the highlights of his interviews which provide an intimate insight into the private lives and personal characters of great celebrities from a... View more info

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Rex: My Life [used book]

By: Rex Hunt

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Australia, MacMillan: 2002

Seller ID: 001628


"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,... View more info

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My Booky Wook [used book]

By: Russell Brand

Price: $8.00

Publisher: UK, Hodder Paperback: 2008

Seller ID: 001166


Russell Brand grew up in Essex . His father left when he was three months old, he was bulimic at 12 and left school at 16 to study at the Italia Conti stage school. There, he began drinking heavily and taking drugs. He regularly visited prostitutes in Soho, began cutting himself, took drugs on stage during his stand-up shows, and even set himself on fire while on crack cocaine. He has been arrested 11 times and fired from 3 different jobs - including from XFM and MTV - a... View more info

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The I Chong: Meditations from the Joint [used book]

By: Tommy Chong

Price: $9.00

Publisher: USA, Simon Spotlight Entertainment: 2006

Seller ID: 001627


Beloved stoner comedian TOMMY CHONG is now older, wiser, and officially an EX-CON. On the morning of February 24, 2003, agents of the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration launched a sting called Operation Pipe Dreams and forced themselves through the door of Tommy's California home, with automatic weapons drawn. As a result of the raid on his home; the simultaneous ransacking of his son's company, Chong Glass; and the Bush administration's determination to make an exampl... View more info

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Out Of The Shadows: A Champion's Return to the Spotlight [used book]

By: Wally Lewis and Neil Cadigan

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Australia, Harper Collins: 2009

Seller ID: 002281


When Wally Lewis, rugby league legend turned TV news presenter, had an epileptic seizure live on air in November 2006, his world came crashing down around him. The medical condition he'd spent two decades attempting to conceal from the public had been brutally exposed. With his health on a downward spiral, the only solution was the one that terrified him the most - brain surgery. While the rugby league world tried to come to terms with the vulnerability of 'The King', Wa... View more info