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            Together Alone: The Story of the Finn Brothers
              

            Together Alone: The Story of the Finn Brothers (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Apter, Jeff

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            To rattle off the hits of Neil and Tim Finn reads like a checklist of recent pop history. And to think it all began in sleepy rural Te Awamutu - a town whose name had a 'truly sacred ring', as Neil would famously recount - where Brian Timothy Finn fell in love with the Beatles, a...n obsession that would work its way into Neil's DNA.
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            ISBN 9781741668162
            Published AU 1 Jun 2010
            Publisher Random House
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            Tall Tales and Wee Stories: The Best of Billy Connolly
             

            Tall Tales and Wee Stories: The Best of Billy Connolly (Trade Paperback / Paperback, Digital original)

            By Connolly, Billy

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            Outrageously funny story-telling from the nation's favourite comedian. Tall Tales and Wee Stories brings together the 'Best of Billy Connolly'. 'One of stand-ups great naturals. No one told a story better.' Guardian

            ISBN 9781529361346
            Released AU 21 Jan 2020
            Publisher John Murray Press
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            The Man in the Red Coat

            The Man in the Red Coat (Hardback)

            By Barnes, Julian

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            The Man in the Red Coat is at once a fresh and original portrait of the French Belle Epoque - its heroes and villains, its writers, artists and thinkers - and a life of a man ahead of his time.

            ISBN 9781787332164
            Released AU 5 Nov 2019
            Publisher Vintage
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            Acid For The Children - The autobiography of Flea, the Red Hot Chili Peppers legend

            Acid For The Children - The autobiography of Flea, the Red Hot Chili Peppers legend (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Flea

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            Iconic bassist and co-founder of the immortal Red Hot Chili Peppers finally tells his fascinating life story, complete with all the dizzying highs and the gutter lows you'd expect from an LA street rat turned world-famous rock star.

            ISBN 9781472230829
            Released AU 5 Nov 2019
            Publisher Headline Publishing Group
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            Queen Meryl: The Iconic Roles, Heroic Deeds, and Legendary Life of Meryl Streep

            Queen Meryl: The Iconic Roles, Heroic Deeds, and Legendary Life of Meryl Streep (Hardback)

            By Carlson, Erin

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            A captivating and inspiring portrait of legendary actress Meryl Streep and her work, Queen Meryl explores the fearless icon's trailblazing roles in film, her feminist activism and the indelible mark she's left on pop culture.

            ISBN 9780316485272
            Released AU 26 Nov 2019
            Publisher Little, Brown
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            Gotta Get Theroux This: My life and strange times in television

            Gotta Get Theroux This: My life and strange times in television (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Theroux, Louis

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            A funny, insightful memoir by much-loved documentary maker Louis Theroux, taking us on a weird and wonderful journey through two decades of groundbreaking television.

            ISBN 9781509880386
            Released AU 24 Sep 2019
            Publisher Pan Macmillan
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            Janis: Her Life and Music

            Janis: Her Life and Music (Trade Paperback / Paperback, ANZ Only)

            By George-Warren, Holly

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            It's been said Janis Joplin was second only to Bob Dylan as the `creator-recorder-embodiment of her generation's mythology'. But how did a middle-class girl from Texas become a '60s countercultural icon? Janis' parents doted on her and promoted her early talent for art. But the a...rrival of a brother shattered the bond she had with her intellectual maverick of a father, an oil engineer. And her own maverick instincts alienated her from her socially conformist mother. That break with her parents, along with the rejection of her high school peers, who disapproved of her beatnik look and racially progressive views, and wrongly assumed she was sexually promiscuous, cemented her sense of herself as an outcast. She found her tribe with a group of offbeat young men a year ahead of her, who loved her intellectual curiosity, her passion for conversation, and her adventurous search for the blues. Although she never stopped craving the approval of her parents and hometown, she left Port Arthur at seventeen determined to prove she could be loved. She tried college twice, and dropped out both times. She ran off to California, but came back when her heavy drug use scared her into it. She almost signed up for a life as a domesticated, hang-the-curtains wife. But instead, during a second stint on the West Coast, she launched a career that would see her crowned the queen of rock and roll. What no one besides Holly George-Warren has captured in such intimate detail is the way Janis Joplin teetered between the powerful woman you hear in her songs and the little girl who just wanted to go home and feel emotionally safe there. The pain of that dichotomy fuelled her music - and ultimately killed her.
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            ISBN 9781471189999
            Released AU 1 Nov 2019
            Publisher Simon & Schuster Ltd
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            The Contender: The Story of Marlon Brando

            The Contender: The Story of Marlon Brando (Hardback)

            By Mann, William J.

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            An award-winning film biographer presents a deeply textured, ambitious, and definitive portrait of the greatest movie actor of the 20th century, the elusive Marlon Brando, bringing his extraordinarily complex life into view as never before.

            ISBN 9780062427649
            Released AU 21 Oct 2019
            Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
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            Young Winstone
             

            Young Winstone (Hardback, Main)

            By Winstone, Ray; Heath, Chris

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            The author's amazing talent for bringing out the humanity buried inside his often brutal screen characters has made him one of the most charismatic screen presence of his generation. In this book, revisiting the bomb-sites and boozers of his childhood and adolescence, the author ...takes the reader on a tour of a cockney heartland.
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            ISBN 9781782112426
            Released AU 19 Nov 2014
            Publisher Canongate Books Ltd
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            Going into the City: Portrait of a Critic as a Young Man
             

            Going into the City: Portrait of a Critic as a Young Man (Hardback)

            By Christgau, Robert

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            Going Into the City by Robert Christgau has descriptive copy which is not yet available from the Publisher.

            ISBN 9780062238795
            Released AU 23 Feb 2015
            Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
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