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    Jantsen's Gift: A True Story of Grief, Rescue, and Grace

    R89,00 R160,00
    The moving and inspirational story of one woman's struggle to recover from personal tragedy, and, in the process, travel to the far corners of the world to discover her true purpose in life.

    The Sum of Our Days

    R59,00
    A brilliant memoir from the celebrated Chilean novelist on friends, family and life in California, her adopted home.

    Making Piece: A Memoir of Love, Loss and Pie

    R59,00 R195,90
    When journalist Beth Howard's young husband died suddenly, baking was the one things that still made her smile. So Beth hit the road in their old camper van, travelling across America and bringing Pie to those who need it most.

    Eggs to lay, chickens to hatch

    R79,00 R210,00
    Agnes, the Van WyksÆ Zulu housekeeper, had a special friendship with young Chris in the late sixties to early seventies. He would defend her whenever she came to work with a hangover on a Monday morning and made a mess of the cleaning. In turn, Agnes never told on Chris when he played truant from school.

    One Hundred and Four Horses: A Family Forced to Run. The Horses They Had to Save. An Epic Journey to Freedom.

    R99,00 R205,00
    'A letter is handed to you. In broken English, it tells you that you must now vacate your farm; that this is no longer your home, for it now belongs to the crowd on your doorstep. Then the drums begin to beat.'

    Indescribable

    R39,00 R245,00
    From the age of eight Candice Derman locked away her secret and lived two lives. The darkness spread but she learned how to live with it. She grew up never knowing if she would ever be able to love all of herself. She became a normal, not normal child and her secret lay hidden inside her for many years.

    No Invitation Required: The Pelham Cottage Years

    R59,00 R125,00
    Pelham Cottage - with its infamous unlocked back gate - was where Annabel Goldsmith kept an open house for some of the most sophisticated and iconic people of the 1960s and 1970s.

    The House on Carnaval Street: From Kabul to a Home by the Mexican Sea

    R59,00 R195,00
    By the bestselling author of The Little Coffee Shop of Kabul, an inspiring story about one woman's quest to find herself after fleeing Afghanistan.

    Letters to the Midwife: Correspondence with Jennifer Worth, the Author of Call the Midwife

    R99,00 R332,47
    Memories and stories from those who were inspired by the bestselling CALL THE MIDWIFE books. Also includes previously unpublished photos and journal entries by Jennifer herself, along with a foreword by Miranda Hart and an introduction by the family. Unabridged edition.

    Battlefields of gold

    R39,00 R250,00
    This is the story of 25 tumultuous years in the life of Gold fields, one of the world's great mining companies. If it is true that 'Big business' is the last adventure frontier, then mining for gold has to be the most adventurous, dangerous and unpredictable business pursuit of them all.

    Below Stairs: The Bestselling Memoirs of a 1920s Kitchen Maid

    R49,00 R160,00
    If you enjoyed Downton Abbey and Upstairs, Downstairs, discover the reality of domestic service in the true story Below Stairs by Margaret Powell.

    Have a Little Faith

    R89,00 R195,00
    The new bestseller from the author of The Five People You Meet in Heaven and Tuesdays with Morrie.

    Damaged: The Heartbreaking True Story of a Forgotten Child

    R69,00 R125,00
    The Sunday Times and New York Times Bestseller. Although Jodie is only eight years old, she is violent, aggressive, and has already been through numerous foster families. Her last hope is Cathy Glass...

    Boys in the Trees: A Memoir

    R99,00
    A rhapsodic and beautifully composed memoir from American singer-songwriter legend, Carly Simon.

    Yes, My Accent is Real: A Memoir

    R79,00 R435,55
    A collection of humorous, autobiographical essays from Kunal Nayyar, the actor who plays Raj on CBS' #1 comedy, The Big Bang Theory

    Today I'm Alice: A Young Girl's Splintered Mind, a Father's Evil Secret

    R59,00 R169,08
    A powerful and compelling memoir.