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"Kill The Black One First"

The most moving story you’ll read this year

by Michael Fuller

<p><strong>'Absorbing... revealing and affecting. There are pleasures here, and lessons to be learnt, whatever colour you are' - T****he Sunday Times</strong></p> <p><strong>'Michael Fuller is an extraordinary man with a remarkable and ...

ISBN: 9781788700856

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'A Face Like a Chicken’s Backside'

An Unconventional Soldier in South East Asia, 1948-71

by J P Cross

<p>The jungle can be seen as the environment closest to mankind’s primaeval origins and the setting in which he, or most of his kind, is least at home. Conflicts in jungle regions pose unique problems and demand special soldiering skills. J.P. ...

ISBN: 9780750966825

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100 Mandela Moments

by Kate Sidley

<p>How do you retell the well-worn life story of a national icon? One way is this: a palimpsest of a hundred memories of the great man, revolutionary, world leader, and family figure, to celebrate the 100th anniversary of his birth. Kate Sidley ...

ISBN: 9781868429035

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101 Things You Didn't Know about Da Vinci

Inventions, Intrigue, and Unfinished Works

by Cynthia Phillips & Shana Priwer

<p>Timed to coincide with the release of Walter Isaacson’s latest biography on the famous painter and inventor, as well as the latest thriller in Dan Brown’s Da Vinci Code series, this book includes 101 in-depth facts about Leonardo Da ...

ISBN: 9781507206607

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30-Second Napoleon

The 50 fundamentals of his life, strategies, and legacy, each explained in half a minute

by Charles Esdaile

30-Second Napoleon takes in both viewpoints, presenting an engrossing introduction to one of the most recognisable figures in history and one of extraordinary interest whichever point of view you take, romantic or pragmatic. ...

ISBN: 9781782407553

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50 Famous People in Ancient History for Kids

by Baby Professor

Why should a child be bothered with the events of the past and the people who made them possible? Well, because the study of history brings to light lessons about cultures, traditions, and the decisions that changed the world. In this book, we ...

ISBN: 9781541905788

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50 Famous People in Modern History for Kids

by Baby Professor

In the following pages, we will get to know about the 50 Famous People in Modern History. We will get to see their pictures, learn about their lives and even understand the reasons why they became famous. It’s important to know, but not ...

ISBN: 9781541905795

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Going to War with Today's Dambusters

by Tim Bouquet

ISBN: 9781409129882

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65 Years of Friendship

by George Bizos

<p>65 Years of Friendship tells the heartrending story of a remarkable friendship between two remarkable men: world-renowned human-rights lawyer George Bizos, and Nelson Mandela. George and Madiba met as students at the University of the ...

ISBN: 9781415208861

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A Brief History of Florence Nightingale

and Her Real Legacy, a Revolution in Public Health

by Hugh Small

ISBN: 9781472140289

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A Certain Idea of France: A Life of Charles de Gaulle

by Julian Jackson

In six weeks in the early summer of 1940, France was over-run by German troops and quickly surrendered. The French government of Marshal Petain sued for peace and signed an armistice. One little-known junior French general, refusing to accept ...

ISBN: 9780141049533

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A Certain Idea of France: A Life of Charles de Gaulle

by Julian Jackson

In six weeks in 1940, France's armies were decisively beaten by Germany. A junior French general, refusing to accept defeat, made his way to England. On 18 June he spoke to his compatriots on the BBC, urging them rally to him in London. Through ...

ISBN: 9781846143519

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A Child's War

by Richard Ballard

<p>In the 1940 London blitz, George Ryland, a skilled engineer, and his wife Edna lose the style of life it took them years of struggle to obtain when they are bombed out of the house they own in a pleasant suburb. The nostalgic story of their ...

ISBN: 9781906986476

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A Coptic Narrative in Egypt

A Biography of the Boutros Ghali Family

by Youssef Boutros Ghali

<p>A short walk from the glistening Nile nestled in a dusty Cairo street lies the Coptic Church of St. Peter and St. Paul, known locally as the Boutrosiya. If one were to enter through one of the seven doors, walk down the columned central aisle

ISBN: 9781838607906

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A Crooked Rib

by Judy Corbalis

<p>**A compelling novel based on the disastrous and scandalous marriage of New Zealand's Governor Sir George Grey and his lively young wife, Eliza Lucy.**Trapped in an increasingly loveless union, Sir George and his wife, Eliza Lucy, each sought

ISBN: 9781775538271

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A Cruel Captivity

Prisoners of the Japanese – Their Ordeal and The Legacy

by Ellie Taylor

<p>Carefully and sensitively researched, A Cruel Captivity describes the ordeals of, and lasting impact on, survivors of Japanese captivity.</p> <p>Differing in a number of respects from other moving POW accounts, this book covers the ...

ISBN: 9781526732620

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A Dangerous Method

The Story of Jung, Freud and Sabina Spielrein

by John Kerr

<p><strong>Now a Major Motion Picture</strong> <strong>by legendary director David Cronenberg starring Viggo Mortensen, Kiera Knightley and Michael Fassbender.</strong></p> <p>In 1907, Sigmund Freud and Carl Gustav Jung began what promised to ...

ISBN: 9781786498717

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A Dangerous Woman

American Beauty, Noted Philanthropist, Nazi Collaborator - The Life of Florence Gould

by Susan Ronald

Born in turn-of-the-century San Francisco to French parents, Florence moved to Paris, aged eleven. Believing that only money brought respectability and happiness, she became the third wife of Frank Jay Gould, son of the railway millionaire Jay ...

ISBN: 9781250311351

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A Dictionary of Political Biography

by Christopher Riches & Dennis Kavanagh

<p>Originally compiled by an expert team of contributors, this dictionary covers all the major figures in world politics of the twentieth century. Authoritative and wide-ranging, it describes and assesses the lives of more than 1,100 men and ...

ISBN: 9780192518439

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A Dog Called Hope

The wounded warrior and the dog who dared to love him

by Damien Lewis

ISBN: 9781784297169

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