264 books (14 pages) in this category

A Chill in the Air

An Italian War Diary 1939-1940

by Katia Lysy & Iris Origo

<p><strong>A gripping unpublished diary from the bestselling diarist and biographer, covering Italy's descent into war</strong></p><p>Iris Origo, one of the twentieth century’s great diarists, was born in England in 1902. As a child, she moved ...

ISBN: 9781782273561

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A Civil War Captain and His Lady

A True Story of Love, Courtship, and Combat

by Gene Barr

<p>A True “Cold Mountain” from the Northern Perspective </p> <p>More than 150 years ago, 27-year-old Irish immigrant Josiah Moore met 19-year-old Jennie Lindsay, a member of one of Peoria, Illinois’s most prominent families. The Civil War had ...

ISBN: 9781611212914

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A Man of Change: A study of the political life of Boris Yeltsin

by The President ?. Yeltsin Centre Foundation

<p>A Man of Change is a gift from the Foundation of the First President of the Russian Federation B.N. Yeltsin otherwise known as The Yeltsin Fund, produced in cooperation with Glagoslav Publications and distributed with the aim to preserve the ...

ISBN: 9781784379384

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A Residence in France

With an Excursion up the Rhine, and a Second Visit to Switzerland

by James Fenimore Cooper

In spite of the fact that he is the author of many quintessentially American novels, including The Last of the Mohicans, James Fenimore Cooper spent a significant portion of his life in France, where he moved his family in the hopes of boosting ...

ISBN: 9781776595211

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A Web of Friendship: Selected Letters (1928-1973)

by Christina Stead

<p>'I am not a born writer, but I must say that when I have actually launched myself I get the profoundest and most passionate satisfaction from writing.'-Christina Stead</p><p><i>A Web of Friendship</i> is a collection of Christina Stead's ...

ISBN: 9780522862041

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A World Gone Mad

by Astrid Lindgren

One of the twentieth century's greatest children's writers - and the creator of Pippi Longstocking - reveals her very personal experience of the Second World War ...

ISBN: 9781782273073

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After the Crisis:The Griffith Review Edition 25

by Julianne Schultz (Editor)

The global financial crisis is different to other recessions. It challenges many economic fundamentals. Its resolution will fundamentally change the world and the way business is done. <i>After the Crisis projects this new future, ...

ISBN: 9781921520761

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AJ Cronin

The Man who Created Dr Finlay

by Alan Davies

A.J. Cronin, author of some of the best-loved novels of the mid-twentieth century and the creator of Dr Finlay, has been unjustly overlooked by literary biographers. In this, the first full-length life of this eminent but often neglected writer,

ISBN: 9781846882647

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Artist's War: The Art and Letters of Morris & Alice Meredith Williams


ISBN: 9780750982382

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Aunt Epp's Guide for Life

From Chastity to Copper Kettles, Musings of a Victorian Lady

by Elspeth Marr

Aunt Epp penned her life lessons, which form a fascinating glimpse of Victorian life, over sixty years. Sassy and opinionated, Aunt Epp was not afraid to voice her views and give her advice on topics ranging from gingerbread to genitals, sheep's

ISBN: 9781843178316

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Beautiful, Terrible Thing: A Memoir of Marriage and Betrayal A

by Jen Waite

<b>T</b>hese are the questions facing Jen Waite when she begins to realize that her loving husband-the father of her infant daughter, her best friend, the love of her life-fits the textbook definition of psychopath. In a raw, first-person ...

ISBN: 9780735216464

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Big Bang Theory Hardcover Ruled Journal

by Insight Editions

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ISBN: 9781608876129

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Bill Lancaster: The Final Verdict

The Life and Death of an Aviation Pioneer

by Ralph Barker

<SPAN STYLE= "" >Captain William Lancaster was the subject of public attention and controversy during his life as a record-breaking flyer, because of his love affair with Jessie ‘Chubbie’ Miller (dubbed “the Australian Aviatrix”) and as the ...

ISBN: 9781473855847

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Bitterness and Salvation

by Fred Daniels

<p>Nathan is a young, impressionable boy who is saved from the Nazis by Catholic gentiles in his homeland, Holland. But in order to survive he must learn to be a good Catholic and undergo baptism. From there it is only a small leap to begin his ...

ISBN: 9789652298423

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Boy in the Blitz

by Colin Perry

This is almost all of what survives of a journal Colin Perry kept between March and November 1940, when he was eighteen years old, written in his home in Tooting and in the City of London where he worked. The journal was never intended for ...

ISBN: 9781445612324

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Braving It: A Father, a Daughter, and an Unforgettable Journey into the Alaskan Wild

by James Campbell

Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, home to only a handful of people, is a harsh and lonely place. So when James Campbell's cousin Heimo Korth asked him to spend a summer building a cabin in the rugged Interior, Campbell hesitated about ...

ISBN: 9780307461254

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Breaking the Code

Westminster Diaries 1992-2007

by Gyles Brandreth

<div>Brandreth - MP for Chester and government whip - enjoyed a ringside seat at the great political events of the 1990s, from the fall of Margaret Thatcher to the election of Tony Blair. With candid descriptions of the key figures of the era, ...

ISBN: 9781849549158

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Bucket of Awesome

The Your-Life's-More-Amazing-Than-You-Realize Guidebook

by Kathryn Thompson

Bucket of Awesome is a processing and writing guidebook to help put your life into joyful and hopeful focus. Working through its pages, you will learn and remember all the things that have made your life so remarkable. Those who come after will ...

ISBN: 9781944822606

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Burt's Letters

from the North of Scotland

by Edmund Burt

<p>In 1730, Edmund Burt was sent to Scotland to work as a contractor for the government. For most of the time he was based in Inverness from where he wrote regularly to an acquaintance in London about his experiences. </p><br><p>Burt had an ...

ISBN: 9780857909527

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Byron's Letters and Journals

A New Selection

by Richard Lansdown

Alongside Jane Austen, the Brontë sisters, and Oscar Wilde, Lord Byron possesses a star-quality unlike other classic British authors. His life as poet, philanderer, homosexual, and freedom fighter is legendary, and this new selection from his ...

ISBN: 9780191044779

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