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TALES OF THE ROSE TREE: RAVISHING RHODODENDRONS AND THEIR TRAVELS AROUND THE WORLD

By: Brown, Jane

Price: $29.00

Publisher: UK, Harper Collins: 2004

Seller ID: 011112


reviews for this book include >>> "Painstakingly, she tracks the rhododendron through history, myth, art, literature." -Dana Goodyear, New York Times Book Review "Brown's entertaining homage to the majestic rhododendron provides a voluminous exploration of the development and significance of this luciously romantic and elegantly exotic garden gem." -Booklist "This well-researched romp through the horticultural history of a widely grown ornament... View more info

TIMETABLE - The Story of Joel Brand

By: Elon Amos

Price: $17.00

Publisher: London, Hutchinson: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000702


The story of Joel Brand a Hungarian courier for the Jewish Rescue Committee. This powerful story, closely based on fact, is one of the most nightmarish of the Second World War. To read it is a deeply moving and quite unforgettable experience. View more info

HIGHWAYS TO A WAR

By: Koch Christopher J.

Price: $34.00

Publisher: Viking/Penguin UK: 1995

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Book Weighs Over 500 Gms

Seller ID: 012287


Christopher Koch's haunting new novel Highways to a War tells the story of Australian Michael Langford, a brilliant, risk taking combat photographer who has stolen into Khmer Rouge Cambodia on an unexplained quest and disappeared. View more info

A Taste of Old Cuba: More Than 150 Recipes for Delicious, Authentic, and Traditional Dishes Highlighted with Reflections and Reminiscences

By: Maria Josefa Lluria De O'Higgins

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Harper Collins: 1994

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 010975


An expatriate's memories of pre-Castro Cuba are combined with traditional recipes, including an assortment of appetizers, soups, rice and bean dishes, entrees, salads, sauces, desserts, and beverages. 800g & 280pp, reviews >>> From the arroz con pollo to the paella all are truly wonderful!! Thank You Mrs, O'Higgins. and >>> This book is as much a classic memoir as it is a cookbook. View more info

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THE WHITE MOUSE

By: WAKE Nancy

Price: $110.00

Publisher: SYDNEY. N.S.W. AUSTRALIA, The Macmillan Company of Australia Pty. Ltd.: 1985

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 251216


Book in very good condition with clean, unclipped dust jacket. Internally book pages clean, tightly bound and no inescriptions. Inside front and back boards includes map of Europe with towns and locations noted relevant to Nancy Wake. This is the autobiography of Nancy Wake, an Australian living in Paris at the onset of World War 11 and her subsequent participation as a secret agent and saboteur against the Gestapo. View more info

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THE WHITE MOUSE

By: WAKE Nancy

Price: $125.00

Publisher: SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA, The Macmillan Company of Australia Pty. Ltd.: 1985

Edition: Reprinted 1985

Seller ID: 261216


This copy is in excellent condition. Book is tightly bound, clean white pages, no names, unclipped dust jacket. The autobiography of Nancy Wake, an Australian who worked as a secret agent and saboteur in France during the Second World War has captured the imagination of many. Her courage and undercover work during the war in France won her the admiration of the French people and international recognition. View more info