Biography & Autobiography

  • 'A Life Lived Quickly'

    'A Life Lived Quickly'

    Tennyson's Friend Arthur Hallam and His Legend

    By Martin Blocksidge

    Arthur Hallam's early death was the subject of Tennyson's celebrated poem In Memoriam. As a result of its popularity, Hallam became a legendary figure, very much accepted on Tennyson's terms as being almost divinely gifted and of immense promise. While this...

    Cloth - 9781845194185 - $ 49.95

  • 'For us it was Heaven'

    'For us it was Heaven'

    The Passion, Grief and Fortitude of Patience Darton: From the Spanish Civil War to Mao's China

    By Angela Jackson

    I made a person out of myself and became an individual with a life and work of my own. *** 'For Us It Was Heaven' tells the story of a young, upper...

    Cloth - 9781845195144 - $ 74.95

  • 'For us it was Heaven'

    'For us it was Heaven'

    The Passion, Grief and Fortitude of Patience Darton: From the Spanish Civil War to Mao's China

    By Angela Jackson

    I made a person out of myself and became an individual with a life and work of my own. *** 'For Us It Was Heaven' tells the story of a young, upper...

    Paper - 9781845195151 - $ 34.95

  • A Child Alone

    A Child Alone

    By Martha Blend

    In the late 1930s, as the Nazis' grip of Germany and Austria tightened and their persecution of Jews intensified, many Jewish parents were desperate for their children, at least, to escape the terror that threatened them all. The organized exodus of children - the Kindertransport - did...

    Paper - 9780853032977 - $ 22.95

  • A Country in Mind

    A Country in Mind

    Memoir with Landscape

    By Saskia Beudel

    The chunk of land bordering Western Australia, South Australia, and Queensland is known as Namatjira. For most of us it is remote; geographically and metaphorically it is the heart of Australia. After a period of loss and much change, Saskia Beudel was inspired to begin...

    Paper - 9781742584942 - $ 29.99

  • A Global Citizen

    A Global Citizen

    Letter to My Descendents Part II

    By Niels Aage Skov

    A Global Citizen is the second installment of the autobiography by Niels Aage Skov. It will be welcomed by the many who have clamored for "the rest of the story" after reading Letter to My Descendants, a memoir of his life...

    Paper - 9788776741532 - $ 29.50

  • A Man of Intelligence

    A Man of Intelligence

    The Life of Captain Theodore Eric Nave, Australian Codebreaker Extraordinary

    By Ian Pfennigwerth

    Eric Nave, an Australian naval officer, was the first to unravel Japanese naval telegraphy and to break Imperial Japanese Navy codes. Nave's success in penetrating Japan's codes ensured that, in the South West Pacific area, Allied operational forces...

    Paper - 9781877058417 - $ 29.95

  • A Matter of Conscience: Sir Ronald Wilson

    A Matter of Conscience: Sir Ronald Wilson

    By Antonio Buti

    Orphaned early in life and brought up by a housekeeper, Sir Ronald Wilson left school at 14 to earn a living as a messenger in the local Geraldton courthouse before subsequently enjoying a meteoric rise in the legal profession to become a justice in the highest court...

    Paper - 9780980296419 - $ 31.00

  • A Nautical Story Writer

    A Nautical Story Writer

    The Life and Works of Matthew Henry Barker, 'The Old Sailor'

    By Paul N. Marshall

    The fictional nautical story was extremely popular from the mid 1820s to about 1850. The best known writer in this field was undoubtedly Frederick Marryat, but the stories of Matthew Henry Barker (1790-1846), 'The Old Sailor,'...

    Paper - 9781845198398 - $ 59.95

  • A North Light

    A North Light

    Twenty-Five Years in a Municipal Art Gallery

    By John Hewitt

    Edited by: Kathryn White, Frank Ferguson

    Published here for the first time, John Hewitt's autobiography charts his life in Northern Ireland from his early years until his 'enforced exile' in Coventry in 1957. It details his career in the Belfast...

    Paper - 9781846823640 - $ 39.95