Category: Biography & Autobiography

Sort

Showing 81-100 of 1244

Image for Chuck Berry: The Autobiography

Chuck Berry: The Autobiography

By: Berry, Chuck

Price: $203.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Faber and Faber: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17080081

ISBN: 0571151124

Condition: Fine


This is the first UK edition. 346 pages. Boards have no wear, rubbing or soiling. Dust jacket is in excellent condtion. The dust jacket has been price-clipped. Dust jacket is protected in clear, plastic sleeve. Pages are clean and unmarked and in excellent condition. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Biography & Autobiography; ISBN: 0571151124. ISBN/EAN: 9780571151127. Inventory No: 17080081. Hardcover View more info

Image for Chuck Berry: The Autobiography

Chuck Berry: The Autobiography

By: Berry, Chuck

Price: $103.00

Publisher: USA, Crown Publishers: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18100083

ISBN: 0517566664

Condition: Very Good


This is the first USA edition. 346 pages. Edges of boards have superficial wear. Edges of dust jacket have superficial wear. Dust jacket is unclipped. Dust jacket is protected in clear, plastic sleeve. Pages are clean and unmarked and in excellent condition except for pen scribbles on the end pages. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Biography & Autobiography; ISBN: 0517566664. ISBN/EAN: 9780517566664. Inventory No: 18100083. Hardcover View more info

Image for Howard Florey : The Man Who Made Penicillin

Howard Florey : The Man Who Made Penicillin

By: Bickel, Leonard

Price: $61.00

Publisher: Australia, Melbourne University Press: 1995

Seller ID: 12060011

ISBN: 0522847129

Condition: Good


314 pages. Corners of cover have wear and creasing. Tanned pages with foxing on end pages. No inscriptions. Page edges foxed and browned. Several pages have been dog-eared. Howard Florey was the brilliant, ambitious and sometimes ruthless Australian who developed penicillin, the first antibiotic, enabling a mastery of disease and death never before imagined in human history. The penicillin epic traces the fascinating, often frustrated path of Florey's drive in Britain and the United States to isolate, test and produce the 'miracle drug' that was to empty the infectious wards and revolutionize ... View more info

Image for In Moral Danger : A True Story

In Moral Danger : A True Story

By: Biggs, Barbara

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Australia, Floradale Productions: 2003

Seller ID: 14090040

ISBN: 0957912145

Condition: Good


346 pages. Covers have no creasing. Corners of covers are moderately bumped. Spine has minor lean and minimal reading creases. Pages are reasonably tanned. The last page is torn. He was 42 and one of Australia's most successful criminal barristers. She was 14, a runaway with nowhere to go. She later learnt the barrister had paid her grandmother. She had been sold...So begins Barbara Biggs' inside account of the dark side of the permissive seventies. The episode is to haunt her for years. But it is only one part of an extraordinary family story told with black humour and unflinching honesty. At... View more info

Image for In Moral Danger : A True Story

In Moral Danger : A True Story

By: Biggs, Barbara

Price: $11.00

Publisher: Australia, Floradale Productions: 2003

Seller ID: 17080038

ISBN: 0957912145

Condition: Very Good


346 pages. Covers have no creasing. Corners of covers are lightly bumped. Spine is uncreased. Pages are reasonably tanned. He was 42 and one of Australia's most successful criminal barristers. She was 14, a runaway with nowhere to go. She later learnt the barrister had paid her grandmother. She had been sold...So begins Barbara Biggs' inside account of the dark side of the permissive seventies. The episode is to haunt her for years. But it is only one part of an extraordinary family story told with black humour and unflinching honesty. At 13 she runs away from home for wayward girls. At 16 she... View more info

Image for The Biggs Time : Ronnie and Michael, Man and Boy

The Biggs Time : Ronnie and Michael, Man and Boy

By: Biggs, Michael & Silver, Neil

Price: $33.00

Publisher: London, Virgin Books: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 08010039

ISBN: 1852279885

Condition: As New


213 pages. Multiple copies of this title available. Boards have no wear, rubbing or soiling. Dust jacket has superficial rubbing. Edges of dust jacket have light bumping. Pages are clean and unmarked and in excellent condition. Ronnie Biggs & Michael Biggs are no strangers to headline news, but when Ronnie recently gave himself up to the British police after suffering serious illness, the media attention was unprecedented even by Biggs' standards. Now, for the first time, the person closest to Ronnie - his son Michael - reveals what life was really like in Brazil, on the run, and in the "S... View more info

Image for Middleton VC

Middleton VC

By: Bill, Stuart

Price: $91.00

Publisher: East Bentleigh, Australia, Self published: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 15040123

ISBN: 0646003372

Condition: Fine


201 pages. Covers have no creasing or wear. Spine is uncreased. Pages are clean and unmarked and in excellent condition. As well as the book being signed, there is also a signed letter from the author enclosed which states his appreciation to the recipient for help in possibly making a film from the book. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Signed by Author. ISBN: 0646003372. ISBN/EAN: 9780646003375. Inventory No: 15040123. Paperback View more info

Image for The Veiled Kingdom : A Unique Insight Into Saudi Society and the Bin Laden Family

The Veiled Kingdom : A Unique Insight Into Saudi Society and the Bin Laden Family

By: Bin Laden, Carmen

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Virago Press: 2004

Seller ID: 07120036

ISBN: 1844081028

Condition: Near Fine


209 pages. This book is an unread copy. Covers have no creasing or wear. Spine is uncreased. Remainder mark on page edges. Pages are lightly tanned. On September 11th 2001, Carmen Bin Laden heard the news on the radio that the Twin Towers had been struck. She instinctively knew that her brother-in-law was involved in these horrifying acts of terrorism, and her heart went out to America. She also knew that her life and the lives of her family would never be the same again. In 1974 Carmen, half Swiss and half Persian, married into the Bin Laden family and found herself inside a complex and vast ... View more info

Image for Louis Braille : The Blind French Boy Whose Invention Has Helped Millions of Blind People to Read

Louis Braille : The Blind French Boy Whose Invention Has Helped Millions of Blind People to Read

By: Birch, Beverley

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Exley: 1990

Seller ID: 09100238

ISBN: 1850151393

Condition: Fine


"Louis Braille" is another book in the "People Who have Helped the World" series. This series, which covers the lives of leading humanitarians, peacemakers and conservationists is aimed at young people between the ages of 11 and 14. The books are designed to give children greater awareness and knowledge of the people who have made a major contribution to the world around them. "Louis Braille" is a lively and concise biography of the thirteen-year-old blind boy who invented Braille, the simple system of raised dots, which has enabled millions of blind people all over the... View more info

Image for Dickie Bird: My Autobiography

Dickie Bird: My Autobiography

By: Bird, Dickie

Price: $18.00

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton: 1997

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 10110392

ISBN: 0340684577

Condition: Near Fine


367 pages. Previous owner's name ink-stamped and a smudge mark on front end page. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Biography & Autobiography; ISBN: 0340684577. ISBN/EAN: 9780340684573. Inventory No: 10110392. Hardcover View more info

Image for Dickie Bird: My Autobiography

Dickie Bird: My Autobiography

By: Bird, Dickie

Price: $9.00

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 12090135

ISBN: 0340684577

Condition: Good (ex-library)


367 pages. Tanned pages. Dust jacket protected in clear, plastic sleeve. Creasing to covers. Moderate spine lean. Ex-library with usual marks, stamps, stickers.. Pictures have been re-glued back into book, board are worn on edges. By the time Dickie Bird retired from international cricket in 1996, he had stood at over 66 Test matches and 150 internationals. In this autobiography Dickie gives a behind-the-scenes account of the game and those involved in it. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Biography & Autobiography; ISBN: 0340684577. ISBN/EAN: 9780340684573. Inventory No: 12090135. Hardcover View more info

Image for Big Joe McCarthy : The RCAF's American Dambuster

Big Joe McCarthy : The RCAF's American Dambuster

By: Birrell, Dave

Price: $155.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Wing Leader: 2012

Seller ID: 18050147

ISBN: 1908757051

Condition: Near Fine


287 pages. Covers have no creasing. Edges of covers have superficial wear. Spine is uncreased. Pages are clean and unmarked and in excellent condition. Big Joe McCarthy was big in stature and big in personality. He was born in the USA but joined the Royal Canadian Air Force to get involved in WWII. Flying Hampdens and then Lancasters with 97 Squadron, he and his crew were posted to the newly forming 617 Squadron and subsequently took part in the famous 'Dambuster Raid'. He remained with 'The Dambusters' for over a year, taking part in many of their famous operations that followed. This book te... View more info

Image for Elli : Coming of Age in the Holocaust

Elli : Coming of Age in the Holocaust

By: Bitton-Jackson, Livia

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Grafton: 1994

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 19030195

ISBN: 0586062580

Condition: Near Fine


270 pages. Covers have no creasing or wear. Spine is uncreased. Pages are lightly tanned. From her small, sunny hometown between the beautiful Carpathian Mountains and the blue Danube River, Elli Griedmann was taken - at a time when most girls are growing up, having boyfriends and embarking upon the adventure of life - and thrown into the murderous hell of Hitler's Final Solution. When Elli emerged from Auschwitz and Dachau just over a year later, she was fourteen. She looked like sixy-year-ols. This account of horrifyingly brutal inhumanity - and dogged survival-is Elli's true story. Quantity... View more info

Image for Elli : Coming of Age in the Holocaust

Elli : Coming of Age in the Holocaust

By: Bitton-Jackson, Livia

Price: $11.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Grafton: 1994

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 19090046

ISBN: 0586062580

Condition: Near Fine


270 pages. Covers have no creasing. Spine has minimal reading creases. Pages are lightly tanned. From her small, sunny hometown between the beautiful Carpathian Mountains and the blue Danube River, Elli Griedmann was taken - at a time when most girls are growing up, having boyfriends and embarking upon the adventure of life - and thrown into the murderous hell of Hitler's Final Solution. When Elli emerged from Auschwitz and Dachau just over a year later, she was fourteen. She looked like sixy-year-ols. This account of horrifyingly brutal inhumanity - and dogged survival-is Elli's true story. Q... View more info

Image for The Pact : My Friendship with Isak Dinesen

The Pact : My Friendship with Isak Dinesen

By: Bjornvig, Thorkild

Price: $21.00

Publisher: USA, Louisiana State University Press: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14090266

ISBN: 0807111252

Condition: Very Good


169 pages. Boards have no wear, rubbing or soiling. Spine has slight fading. Edges of dust jacket have light bumping. The dust jacket has been price-clipped. Pages are lightly tanned. Edges of pages are mildly foxed. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Biography & Autobiography; ISBN: 0807111252. ISBN/EAN: 9780807111253. Inventory No: 14090266. Hardcover View more info

Image for David Beckham : The Great Betrayal

David Beckham : The Great Betrayal

By: Blackburn, Virginia

Price: $11.00

Publisher: Great Britain, John Blake Publishing: 2003

Seller ID: 12010065

ISBN: 1844540162

Condition: Near Fine


281 pages. Lightly tanned pages. This book is an unread copy. David Beckham - hero of British soccer, idol to millions. His face has become instantly recognisable around the globe, and his combination of good looks, easy charm and fabulous sporting talent have endeared him to millions. In June 2003, Manchester United shocked the footballing world by selling off their star to Spanish rivals Real Madrid. What led Man U to make such a seemingly rash move? How did Beckham react when the news was broken to him? Were there more sinister forces at work behind the scenes? The full truth of this sensat... View more info

Image for MacArthur

MacArthur

By: Blair Jr., Clay

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Futura: 1977

Seller ID: 12102444

ISBN: 0860075494

Condition: Fair


330 pages. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Tanned pages. Page edges foxed. Edgewear and creasing to covers. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Biography & Autobiography; ISBN: 0860075494. ISBN/EAN: 9780860075493. Inventory No: 12102444. Paperback View more info

Image for A Thirst for Life : With the Accent on Cricket

A Thirst for Life : With the Accent on Cricket

By: Blofeld, Henry

Price: $22.00

Publisher: United Kingdom, Hodder & Stoughton: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 08120112

ISBN: 034077049X

Condition: Fine


Minor bumping and a couple of nicks on the jacket folds. The autobiography on one of cricket's best-loved characters. With his trademark bow tie, his distinctive rich, plumy voice and his eccentric observations Henry Blofeld is one of Britain's prized experts. He has been close to the heart of the game for over 40 years. As a leading commentator on Test Match Special and cricket writer, at home and abroad, he has informed and entertained wide audiences with his extensive knowledge and perception of cricket at the very highest level. Last year Henry Blofeld was forced by major heart surgery to ... View more info

Image for Madam Secretary : A Biography of Madeleine Albright

Madam Secretary : A Biography of Madeleine Albright

By: Blood, Thomas

Price: $23.00

Publisher: New York, St Martins Press: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 09010321

ISBN: 0312171803

Condition: Fine


Minor bumping to edge of dustjacket. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Politics & Government. ISBN: 0312171803. ISBN/EAN: 9780312171803. Inventory No: 09010321. Hardcover View more info

Image for Revenge : A Story of Hope

Revenge : A Story of Hope

By: Blumenfeld, Laura

Price: $13.00

Publisher: London, United Kingdom, Picador: 2003

Seller ID: 07090078

ISBN: 0330493604

Condition: As New


Remainder mark. In Jerusalem 1986, a member of a rebel faction of the PLO shot Laura Blumenfeld's father. He survived, but Blumenfeld was haunted by a desire for revenge. Travelling across Europe, the United States and the Middle East, Blumenfeld talked to Yitzhak Rabin's assassin, members of the Albanian Blood Feud Committee, the chief of the Iranian judiciary, the mayor of Palermo, an Egyptian heroin smuggler, the Israeli prime minister and the military chief of staff - as well as priests, prostitutes, sports fans and schoolgirls. Her aim was seemingly simple: to understand the mechanics and... View more info