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Random News December 2012

Random News December 2012

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Published by RandomHouseAU

Random House Australia's lead titles for December 2012

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Published by: RandomHouseAU on Dec 05, 2012
Copyright:Traditional Copyright: All rights reserved


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Enter the uniqueworld of 
– nowavailable in printA compelling story of love and how to be free,from Sara FosterJack Reacher is back,and hitting the bigscreen in 2013A collection of classiclove stories that willtake your breath away
For further enquiries contact us at media@randomhouse.com.au
To place an order, please call Customer Service on 1800 222 444.
Prices include GST and are subject to change without notice 12/12. The publication of the books listed hasbeen planned to conform with the current copyright legislation. ACN 004 815 703.
There’s so much more at
Grace: A Memoir
Grace Coddingon
Grace Coddington’s extraordinary life revealedin her own words, drawings and photographs.Exquisite!
Grace Coddington, the passionate and flame-haired doyenne offashion. It is said that she has the knack of being in the rightplace at the right time; that she can predict a trend; turn a pieceof clothing into a bestseller which flies off the racks; spot themost talented new photographers; and break out models whoepitomise the look of the moment. What is certainly true is thatclothes inspire Grace to tell stories; and she has told hundreds ofthem over the 50 years she has spent in the fashion industry withpictures realised in careful collaborations. And now, here, she tellsher own story. Beginning in wartime Anglesey,
Grace: A Memoir 
 follows her trajectory from London in the Swinging Sixties, toParis at the start of the ready-to-wear revolution, and on toAmerica in the late 1980s when the era of power-dressing and thesupermodel began. More than simply a memoir, this is a culturalhistory of the last half-century, populated by the beautiful people– the models, actors, designers and photographers who make upGrace’s world. Along the way Grace shares her forthright views oneverything from plastic surgery, cats, photography in the digitalera and the nature of beauty.
9781742755601 | $39.95 | Hardback | Knopf | Non-Fiction
Also available as an ebook.
Born on the island of Anglesey, Wales,
Grace Coddington’s
interest in fashionbegan in her teens, when she wouldanxiously await the arrival of a current issueof
magazine, her only connection tothe fashion world. When she was 17, herphotograph was submitted to a
modelcompetition and thus her modelling career and life in fashion began. Atthe age of 26, Grace was in car accident that left her scarred. After herrecovery, she was interviewed by British
Editor, Beatrix Miller,and she was employed as a Junior Editor. After 19 years as Photo Editorwith British
, she moved to New York to work for Calvin Klein.In July 1988, she joined Anna Wintour at American
, where sheremains the magazine’s creative director, or ‘the jewel in the crown’ asAnna Wintour refers to her.
December 2012
Jack Reacher (Film tie-In)
Lee Child
The new edition of Lee Child’s original book,
One Shot 
, tying in with the film
Jack Reacher 
starring Tom Cruise.
A lone gunman unleashes pandemonium when he shoots into acrowd of people in a public plaza in Indiana. Five people are killedin cold blood, shot through the head. But he leaves a perfect trailof evidence behind him, and soon the local police chief tracks himdown. After his arrest, the shooter’s only words are, ‘Get JackReacher for me.’ What could possibly connect this psychopath andthe wandering dropout ex-army cop?
9780857501189 | $19.95 | Paperback | Bantam
Also available as an ebook.
Merry Chrismas, Alex Cross
James Paerson
It’s Christmas Eve in Washington DC, DetectiveAlex Cross is at home with his family decorating the tree and enjoying a Cross family tradition, abig bowl of egg nog, when he receives a phonecall that causes the festivities to be put on hold.
Across town in a mansion house, Henry Fowler, a hard-nosedcorporate lawyer turned small-time drug hustler, is holdinghis children, his ex-wife, her new husband and a neighbour atgunpoint. High on crystal meth and heavily armed, Fowler isrefusing to speak with the negotiator. As an expert in hostagesituations, Alex has been called in to try and save a potentialmassacre. But with Fowler crazed and irrational, will Alex be ableto save the lives of these hostages, as well as coming out alivehimself? At the same time, international terrorist Hala al Dossarihas been planning a devastating attack to strike at the heartof the Western world on the most important day of the year –Christmas Day.
9781780890708 | $32.95 | Trade Paperback | Century
Also available as an ebook.
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