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Personal Memoirs

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Biography & Autobiography:Personal Memoirs

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1 Arnie Wilson Tears in the Snow
London, UK Blake Publishing 1996 1857821548 / 9781857821543 Hardcover New in New dust jacket 6" x 9" 
Unread. No remainder mark. The true story of a couple who skied the world and their triumphs and tragedies. Illus. with color and b/w photos. 
Price: 9.99 USD
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2 Bentley-Cranch, Dana Edward VII: Image of an Era 1841-1910
London, UK HMSO 1992 0112905080 / 9780112905080 First Edition Paperback New 6" x 9 3/4" 
Published in association with the National Portrait Gallery. New, unread. Text tanning lightly around the edges. Edward VII's reign lasted only 9 years, yet he became one of the most popular and well known of British monarchs. This biography, combining lively and informative text with a wealth of color and b/w illustrations, provides an answer.; 160 pages 
Price: 9.50 USD
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3 Dominique, Ilana The War Is Over
Lewes, Sussex, United Kingdom The Book Guild Ltd 1988 0863323235 / 9780863323232 First Edition Hardcover As New in As New dust jacket 
New, unread, unmarked. The autobiography of a Polish Jewish survivor of several camps and the Death March who settled in the United States after the war, and then Israel. The author, the Helen of this moving book has amazing recall of the period when all Europe was in painful disarray. ; 250 pages 
Price: 36.00 USD
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Married to the SAS, Frances Nicholson
4 Frances Nicholson Married to the SAS
London, UK Blake Publishing 1997 1857821661 / 9781857821666 Hardcover New in New dust jacket 6 1/4" x 9 1/2" 
Unread, unmarked. Twelve color photographs and twelve b&w photographs. The ex-wife of SAS super soldier, Andy McNab, the best-selling author, reveals all the secrets of life inside the SAS and shows that anger, violence and passionate sex are an everyday part of Britain's military lifestyles. The SAS are Britain's elite military unit, and the women they have are often treated brutally. Frances had to learn how to deal with the extraordinary psychological pressures that her husband brought home after every mission. In turn, she advised other wives and tells about it candidly in this book. ; 293 pages 
Price: 10.00 USD
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The SAS Sex Survival Handbook: The Secret Adventures of Britain's Bravest Heros, Frances Nicholson
5 Frances Nicholson The SAS Sex Survival Handbook: The Secret Adventures of Britain's Bravest Heros
London, UK Blake Publishing 1999 1857822056 / 9781857822052 Mass Market Paperback New 4 1/4" x 7" 
Unread, unmarked. Frances Nicholson, best selling author of Married to the SAS, was married to SAS Gulf hero Andy McNab. She knows, better than anyone, the almost intolerable stresses and strains that every SAS soldier must endure. But she also knows the hidden lives of these anonymous heroes. As a confidante and friend, she became privy to their most secret lives of all -- the racy sexual encounters that have left countless women begging for more. Learn of the illicit affairs, orgies and three in a bed sessions, tales of true love and passionate brief encounters in countries far from home. This is the secret life of the SAS heroes. 
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6 Gilbert, Lionel Orchid Man: The Life, Work and Memoirs of the Rev. H.M.R. Rupp, 1872-1956
Kenthurst, NSW Australia Kangaroo Press 1992 0864174152 / 9780864174154 First Edition Hardcover As New in As New dust jacket 7 1/2" x 9 3/4" 
Unread, minimal shelf wear. No tears, no chips, a few thumb nail scratches to DJ. 248 pp + 8 pp in color. Illus. with b/w photos and author's ddrawings. Index. 
Price: 36.00 USD
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Negatives of My Father: Studies in Austrian Literature Culture and Thought, Henisch, Peter
7 Henisch, Peter Negatives of My Father: Studies in Austrian Literature Culture and Thought
Riverside, California, U.S.A. Ariadne Press 1990 0929497236 / 9780929497235 Paperback As New 5 1/2" x 8 1/2" 
New, unblemished. The novel explores the generation conflict between the author and his father, a well-known press photographer in World War II. Although both are artists, exploiting reality as material for their respective arts, they hold contrasting views of reality and cannot resolve their artistic and moral differences. The father, proud of his achievements as a war photographer, feels that he could carry out his duties without involvement in the moral issues, while the son rejects this attitude as an abrogation of moral responsibility.After his father's death the son reaches a more sympathetic understanding of his father's point of view. 
Price: 24.00 USD
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Gracie Fields: A Biography, Joan Moules
8 Joan Moules Gracie Fields: A Biography
Chichester, UK Summersdale 1997 1840240016 / 9781840240016 Paperback New 5 1/4" x 8 1/2" 
Unread. Unmarked. This biography shares the triumphs, tragedies and loneliness that this popular WWII singer and actress endured throughout her life. 256 pages. 15 b&w photos. Index. 
Price: 7.50 USD
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Me and My Big Mouth, Larry Adler with Philip Judge
9 Larry Adler with Philip Judge Me and My Big Mouth
London, UK Blake Publishing 1994 1857820878 / 9781857820874 Mass Market Paperback New 4" x 7" 
Unread. 8 pages of black & white photos. Renowned jazz harmonica player, Larry Adler, tells the highly entertaining story of his life rubbing shoulders with Al Capone, Ingrid Bergman, Jack Benny and Frank Sinatra; his exile from the U.S. in the 1950's by Communist witch-hunts; and his subsequent vindication in England performing with Sting, Elton John and Elvis Costello. Larry Adler was born in Baltimore on 10th February, 1914. A self-taught musician, he won the Maryland Harmonica Championship at the age of 13 and began his show business career the following year. He appeared in Clowns in Clover (1928), Flying Colors (1934) and Tune Inn (1937) and toured the USA, Europe, Africa and the Middle East. In the 1940s Adler played as a soloist with some of the world's leading symphony orchestras. In the 50's Adler was branded a Communist and after refusing to appear before the House of Un-American Activities Committee he moved to England where he wrote the music for films such as Genevieve (1953), The Hook (1963), King and Country (1964) and A High Wind in Jamaica (1965). Largely forgotten during the 70's, he came out of retirement to appear with such musicians as Sting, Elton John and Elvis Costello. This is his autobiography. ; 226 pages 
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Johnny Depp: The Biography, Nigel Goodall
10 Nigel Goodall Johnny Depp: The Biography
London, UK Blake Publishing 1999 1857823419 / 9781857823417 First Edition Paperback As New 6" x 9 1/2" 
Unread, no remainder mark. 254 pages plus 16 pages of b&w and color photographs. The biography which traces the events and circumstances that have shaped Depp's career. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Ensor's Endeavour : A Biography of Wing Commander Mick Ensor DSO and BAR, DFC and BAR, AFC RNZAF and RAF, Orange, Vincent
11 Orange, Vincent Ensor's Endeavour : A Biography of Wing Commander Mick Ensor DSO and BAR, DFC and BAR, AFC RNZAF and RAF
London Grub Street 1994 1898697043 / 9781898697046 First Edition Hardcover New in New dust jacket 6" x 9" 
Unread, unmarked. 190 pages plus 16 pages of b&w photographs, 4 maps. Appendices. Index. Mick Ensor's life was more dramatic and exciting than most. Having learned to fly in New Zealand, Ensor joined 500 Squadron in 1941 and flew several dangerous operations over the North Sea and the French coast. He soon earned fame and the DFC when, in January 1942, he got a severely damaged Hudson home despite intense flak and appalling weather conditions. Following that, he haunted U-boats over the Atlantic and then took part in the Allied invasion of North Africa. Postwar he flew over 200 missions in the Berlin airlift and served for a couple of years with the US Navy, patrolling the Russian and Japanese coasts during the Korean War. An unprecedented and illuminating insight into a number of very different theatres of the air war, this is also a perceptive analysis of a flying man's struggle to come to terms with life outside the cockpit. 
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Fighter Pilot's Summer, Richey, Paul; Franks, Norman
12 Richey, Paul; Franks, Norman Fighter Pilot's Summer
London Grub Street 1993 0948817712 / 9780948817717 First Edition Hardcover New in New dust jacket 6" x 9" 
Unread, unmarked, pristine. 248 pages plus 16 pages of b&w photographs. Appendices. Index. Paul Richey's Fighter Pilot, originally published in 1941, is considered a classic. It has been reprinted many times and has been one of the largest-selling aviation history titles of all time. Fighter Pilot's Summer is the sequel, by Norman Franks, to whom Richey entrusted all his materials before his death. Norman Franks is the only historian Richey believed could complete his story. And it has turned out a masterpiece a riveting and touching read that draws heavily on the Richey archives, and incorporates six chapters written by Richey himself. Fighter Pilot's Summer is the story of 609 Squadron's offensive war in the summer of 1941 when the RAF started to take the war to the enemy over Northern France. From Europe to the Desert to the Far East, the career of one of the war's brightest stars is now completely on record. 
Price: 17.50 USD
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13 Rosalind K Marshall Mary I
London, United Kingdom HMSO 1993 0112905099 / 9780112905097 First Edition Paperback New 6" x 9 3/4" 
Unread, unmarked. 150 pp, full color photos throughout. 
Price: 6.99 USD
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Tempest Pilot, Sheddan, C. J., Sq. Ldr, DFC, RNZAF with Franks, Norman
14 Sheddan, C. J., Sq. Ldr, DFC, RNZAF with Franks, Norman Tempest Pilot
London Grub Street 1993 0948817704 / 9780948817700 First Edition Hardcover New in New dust jacket 6" x 9" 
New, unread. 194 pages plus 16 pages of b&w photographs. Appendices. Index Tempest Pilot is a frank and honest, amusing, sometimes stark and bleak account of the author's flying experiences in Britain throughout WWII. Jimmy Sheddan was one of many New Zealanders who joined the RNZAF and then left to come to England during WWII to serve in the RAF. Initially viewed by superiors as something of a 'prickly pear', he got results and ended the war as a squadron commander in Denmark with decorations to his name. His account sheds fascinating light on the antics and courage of New Zealand airmen flying Typhoons and Tempests with 485 and 486 Squadrons. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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Bjorn Borg : Winner Loses All, Skarke, Lars
15 Skarke, Lars Bjorn Borg : Winner Loses All
London, United Kingdom Blake Publishing, Limited 1997 1857820851 / 9781857820850 First Edition Mass Market Paperback Good 
Unread with moderate shelf and handling wear consisting mostly of small creases to wraps. The rise and fall of one of tennis' brightest stars. The story is as powerful as any tragedy found in fiction and will have your head spinning from Borg's excesses. 352 pages, with 2 eight page sections of b&w photographs, many previously unpublished. 
Price: 42.00 USD
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A Venomous Life, Sutherland, S. K.
16 Sutherland, S. K. A Venomous Life
South Melbourne, Victoria, Australia Hyland House 1999 1864470267 / 9781864470260 First Edition Paperback New 6" x 9 1/2" 
Unread, unmarked. Illus. with color and b/w photos.The entertaining life story of one of Australia's foremost experts on deadly venoms and their treatment. Dr. Struan Sutherland, one of Australia's most brilliant and controversial scientists, has dedicated his life to the study of deadly venoms and their antidotes. In this amusing book, Sutherland discusses this and other aspects of his life, beginning with childhood, to his adventures as a medical student, and as a doctor. Founder of the Australian Venom Research Unit at the University of Melbourne, he has fought for his right to continue research into animal toxins. Dr. Sutherland details his life in this autobiography with wit and honesty. ; 386 pages 
Price: 49.99 USD
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On the Door: The Geoff Thompson Story Part 3, Thompson, Geoff
17 Thompson, Geoff On the Door: The Geoff Thompson Story Part 3
Chichester, United Kingdom Summersdale 1998 1840240822 / 9781840240825 Reprint Hardcover New in New dust jacket 5" x 8 1/2" 
Unread, unmarked. A very entertaining story about a bouncer at some of the world's roughest nightclubs. Martial arts expert Geoff Thompson spent nine years as a nightclub doorman. On the Door is the third volume of his autobiographical writings following the highly successful cult books Watch My Back - A Bouncer's Story and Bouncer. In On the Door Geoff Thompson recounts some of the hilarious tales of his street fights with gangsters, petty criminals and other troublemakers who dared to confront him. Geoff Thompson is recognized as an international authority on self-protection. He has written over twenty books on martial arts, self defense, fear control, as well as Watch My Back, Bouncer and On the Door, the three autobiographical Books about his early years and how he came to be a nightclub doorman working in his hometown of Coventry, England.; 192 pages 
Price: 16.50 USD
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