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Me Jewel and Darlin' Dublin

?amonn MacThom?is

Me Jewel and Darlin' Dublin by ?amonn MacThom?is

Full of historical facts, anecdotes and Dublin wit, this book evokes the spirit, the characters and colours, the sights, sounds and even the smells of old Dublin. With sections on markets, pawn shops, street characters, the 'liberties', slang and wit of Dublin's newspapers, the city's history is traced right back to Brian Boru, the Huguenots, the 'debtors' prison', and Dublin's troubled history of risings and revolutions.

Only available through www.obrien.ie, these copies are signed by the author.

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A Lover of Unreason: The Life and Tragic Death of Assia Wevill

?Yehuda Koren

A Lover of Unreason: The Life and Tragic Death of Assia Wevill by ?Yehuda KorenPuzzles have intrigued and entertained generations of children – and their parents – for over 2,000 years. Here is an irrestible assortment of 100 challenging puzzles. These brilliant brainteasers range from the neatly lateral to the downright perplexing.
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In the Hands of the Taliban

?Yvonne Ridley

In the Hands of the Taliban by ?Yvonne RidleyYvonne Ridley's terrifying 10 day detainment by the Taliban regime in Afghanistan struck a chord that continues to resonate around the world. At a time when the world was plunged into a state of unprecedented chaos and uncertainty following the terrorist atrocities in the US, Yvonne faced the ordeal of her life. Captured by the Taliban as she attempted to cross the Afghan border to report on the outbreak of war for the Sunday Express, Yvonne found her life hanging in the balance in the hands of the most reviled regime in the world. For Yvonne, an unexpected survival instinct kicked in that saw...
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Troublemaker: Surviving Hollywood and Scientology by Leah Remini | Summary & Analysis

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Summary of Brain on Fire: by Susannah Cahalan | Includes Analysis

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Summary of Andy Warhol was a Hoarder: by Claudia Kalb | Includes Analysis

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Summary of Disrupted: by Dan Lyons

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Disrupted by Dan Lyons is a memoir about Lyons's experiences as a middle-aged career journalist who takes a job in marketing at a startup. For years, Lyons wrote for Newsweek about technology and was well-known for starting a popular satirical blog about Apple co-founder Steve Jobs. At age 51, he lost his job in the magazine's downsizing. He started looking for another job right away to support his young children and his wife, who had just quit her job for health reasons.

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Summary of Game of Crowns: by Christopher Andersen

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Game of Crowns: Elizabeth, Camilla, Kate, and the Throne by Christopher Andersen blends historical narrative with an in-depth account of the personal lives of members of the British royal family. He considers the stability of the past, present, and future monarchy under Queen Elizabeth II and her heirs, including the nation's crisis of confidence following the death of Princess Diana in 1997 and the similar crisis that's likely to unfold when Prince Charles assumes power.

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Summary of John Adams: by David McCullough | Includes Analysis

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David McCullough's John Adams is a biography designed to establish Adams's place beside, or even above, better known figures such as Alexander Hamilton, Thomas Jefferson, and George Washington in the pantheon of national founders. It was published in 2001 and won the 2002 Pulitzer Prize for Biography or Autobiography. It was adapted into an HBO miniseries in 2008.

Adams was the son of a farmer in the small town of Braintree, Massachusetts. His family recognized his intelligence and talent and invested in his education; his father sold...

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Summary of Shoe Dog: by Phil Knight | Includes Analysis

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Shoe Dog is Phil Knight's memoir about founding his first company, Blue Ribbon; the creation of the Nike sportswear brand; and the lead-up to the initial public offering of Nike, Inc.

In 1962, at 24 years old, Knight decided to pursue a business idea he researched in a Stanford University business class: introducing Japanese running shoes to the United States to compete with dominant European brands. This would require a trip to Japan. Knight wanted to extend this trip into a voyage around the world, so he acquired a loan from his father...

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Summary of Valiant Ambition: by Nathaniel Philbrick | Includes Analysis

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Nathaniel Philbrick's Valiant Ambition: George Washington, Benedict Arnold, and the Fate of the American Revolution focuses on the treachery of Benedict Arnold as it plays out against the wider panorama of the American Revolution.

Benedict Arnold was a courageous officer who was responsible for a number of crucial American victories during the Revolution. His brilliant conduct of the Battle of Valcour Island at Lake Champlain in 1776 delayed British forces and prevented them from reaching the Hudson River valley. Had...

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Summary of Five Presidents: by Clint Hill with Lisa McCubbin | Includes Analysis

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Summary of Five Presidents by Clint Hill with Lisa McCubbin | Includes Analysis Preview: Five Presidents: My Extraordinary Journey with Eisenhower, Kennedy, Johnson, Nixon, and Ford is a memoir by Clint Hill. It details his experiences as a Secret Service agent from 1958 until his retirement in 1975. The book discusses what it was like to work with each of the five presidents and offers a character sketch of each. It also examines the challenges of providing presidential security. Hill joined the Secret Service in 1958. He quickly moved up the ranks and was soon working on President Dwight D....

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Summary of Washington: by Ron Chernow | Includes Analysis

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Ron Chernow's 2010 biography Washington: A Life is a Pulitzer Prize-winning account of George Washington's life from birth to death. It is based on newly available archival material from the most recent edition of Washington's papers, which allows Chernow to focus on Washington as a public and especially as a private figure. For example, the biography dwells on Washington's relationship with his difficult mother, Mary.

Washington was known for his tight self-control and his refusal to show emotions. Beneath his calm exterior, however,...

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Summary of Red Platoon: by Clinton Romesha | Includes Analysis

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Red Platoon: A True Story of American Valor by Clinton Romesha is a memoir of the October 2009 Battle of Kamdesh, in which hundreds of Taliban insurgents attacked Keating, the most remote American combat outpost in Afghanistan. For 14 hours, the Black Knight Troop fought to defend their post. The memoir provides a detailed account of the battle, and how Romesha, the staff sergeant of Red Platoon, executed a counterattack that helped save Keating along with many of his men and earned him a Medal of Honor.

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Summary of Bare Bones: by Bobby Bones | Includes Analysis

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In his memoir Bare Bones: I'm Not Lonely If You're Reading This Book, country music radio personality Bobby Bones, whose birth name is Bobby Estell, looks back on his life so far. Bobby, who was 36 at the time of its 2016 publication, reflects on his successful and storied career, which has spanned three radio stations. He also explains how his difficult childhood has had an ambivalent legacy in his adult life: it has fueled his near-superhuman work ethic and severely stunted his personal relationships.

Bobby was raised by his mother...

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Let's Get It On! The Making of Mma and Its Ultimate Referee

"Big" John McCarthy & Loretta Hunt

Let's Get It On! The Making of Mma and Its Ultimate Referee by "Big" John McCarthy & Loretta HuntAn intimate profile of the legendary mixed martial arts (MMA) referee, this first full-length autobiography of pop culture icon "Big" John McCarthy details every aspect of his life-from his strong-handed Los Angeles upbringing to his involvement in the naming of the sport, his role in its regulation, and MMA's rise in stature. The narrative follows "Big" John through his 22-year career as a Los Angeles police officer, where he taught recruits arrest and control procedures as well as survival tactics, then his 15-year career as MMA's premier official in the chain-linked cage. A fixture of the...
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Hobo Camp Fire Tales

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Hobo Camp Fire Tales by A-No. 1This is the second book in the famous hobo series by A No.1. The writing is thrilling, presenting true, hilarious stories of train hopping and tramping. Warning to Those Who Read this Book: the Author, who Has Led for Over a Quarter of a Century the Pitiful and Dangerous Life of a Tramp, gives this Well-Meant Advice: DO NOT Jump on Moving Trains or Street Cars, even if only to ride to the next street crossing, because this might arouse the "Wanderlust," besides endangering needlessly your life and limbs. Wandering, once it becomes a habit, is almost incurable, so NEVER RUN AWAY, but STAY AT...
2012 / 3 / 15
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From Coast to Coast with Jack London

A-No. 1

From Coast to Coast with Jack London by A-No. 1Another edition of the Hobo series as told by A No.1, this time featuring the famed Jack London. Many are familiar with his social activism and literary classics, Call of the Wild and White Fang, but here we have an intimate travelogue of the man behind the legend. Even before his rise to greatness, A No. 1 can sense something special in the young Jack London and reluctantly agrees to his persistent requests to partner up for a grand hobo trip across the states from New York to Oakland. This is a rare inside glimpse of a true man amongst men, building his character through the trials and tribulations...
2012 / 4 / 10
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The Ways of the Hobo

A-No. 1

The Ways of the Hobo by A-No. 1Composed at the turn of the century by A No. 1, the famous tramp, The Ways of the Hobo presents a United States where losing oneself in the landscape of America was truly possible. This is a world where identities are re-imagined in seconds and travel is as thrilling as it is dangerous. Follow A No. 1 as he travels amid the foothills of the Alleghenies, Lake Erie, Kansas City, San Diego, Oceanside and all points in between. The Ways of the Hobo is part of a large series authored and self-published by A No. 1. The series is a primer on subculture, counterculture, and anti-authoritarianism --...
2012 / 6 / 27
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The Adventures of a Female Tramp

A-No. 1

The Adventures of a Female Tramp by A-No. 1First published in 1914, this detailed account of female hobos is a rare and beautiful example of early American storytelling. The Adventures of a Female Tramp is social history, presenting vagabond underground culture with humor, excitement and a flare for the dramatic. Each of the cross-country adventures are told by "the famous hobo" A. No. 1 who authored several books about tramping, including From Coast to Coast with Jack London, which inspired the 1973 movie Emperor of the North.
2012 / 10 / 11
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The Trail of the Tramp

A-No. 1

The Trail of the Tramp by A-No. 1It is recommended the reader drink moonshine before reading this hardnosed edition of A No. 1's hobo story cycle, which presents cautionary tales of clueless youth corrupted by the road. Lessons covered include "do unto others before they do unto you" and the difference between yeggars (who steal and rob) and plingers (a begging class). As is the case with all A. No. 1 books, the hobo stories are richly illustrated with beautiful early American prints and cartoons. First published in 1913.
2012 / 10 / 11
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The Wife I Won

A-No. 1

The Wife I Won by A-No. 1The Wife I Won is No. 10 in a self-published nonfiction series by hobo writer A No. 1. Contains stories, observations and illustrations of life on the road. The Author has carefully avoided the least mention of anything that would be unfit reading for ladies or children. First published circa 1920.
2013 / 8 / 4
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The Mother of the Hoboes

A-No. 1 The Famous Tramp

The Mother of the Hoboes by A-No. 1 The Famous TrampSelf-published in 1918, The Mother of the Hoboes is an extremely rare book about the life of train vagabonds culled from the personal experiences of A-No. 1, "the famous tramp." This is a dazzling and wild window into an underground culture that has largely vanished -- although some of the adventures may feel familiar to contemporary train hoppers, squatters and zinesters. Includes many illustrations. Warning to Those Who Read this Book: the Author, who Has Led for Over a Quarter of a Century the Pitiful and Dangerous Life of a Tramp, gives this Well-Meant Advice: DO NOT Jump on Moving Trains...
2011 / 11 / 6
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Inside Out

A. a May

Inside Out by A. a MayAn inspirational true story of a girls struggle to survive her dark past. a life of abuse lies and loss.
2015 / 4 / 9
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Pour Me a Life

A. A. Gill

Pour Me a Life by A. A. GillSerialized in Esquire, A.A. Gill's Pour Me a Life is a riveting meditation on the author's alcoholism, seen through the lens of the memories that remain, and the transformative moments that saved him from a lifelong addiction and early death.

Pour Me a Life is an unapologet­ically honest, raw, and often har­rowing account of the life of a man who, up until now, we only thought we knew. Here is A.A. Gill at his best. A real-life Bright Lights, Big City.”

2016 / 9 / 7
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Strayhorn: An Illustrated Life

A. Alyce Claerbaut

Strayhorn: An Illustrated Life by A. Alyce ClaerbautStrayhorn: An Illustrated Life is a stunning collection of essays, photographs, and ephemera celebrating Billy Strayhorn, one of the most significant yet under-appreciated contributors to 20th century American music. Released in commemoration of Strayhorn's centennial, this luxurious coffee-table book offers intimate details of the composer's life from musicians, scholars, and Strayhorn's closest relatives.

Perhaps best known for his 28-year collaborative role as Duke Ellington's "writing and arranging companion," Strayhorn has emerged in recent years as an even more meritorious force in shaping...

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While Shepherds Watched Their Flocks

A. Bojko

While Shepherds Watched Their Flocks by A. Bojko

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'While Shepherds Watched Their Flocks' is based upon the author's own real life experience of mental breakdown, hospitalisation and subsequent detention under Section 5(2) and Section 2 of the Mental Health Act 1983, beginning in the Spring of 1989 and lasting for the duration of seven months.

The story is presented as a fictionalised account. The author assumes the role of Alex, the female patient in the 1980s at Blackwood Psychiatric Hospital, housed within the precincts of an Old Victorian asylum.

'While Shepherds Watched their Flocks' has been written over a period of years and,...

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Descartes

A. C. Grayling

Descartes by A. C. GraylingScientist, mathematician, traveler, soldier-and spy-Rene Descartes was one of the founders of the modern world. His life coincided with an extraordinary time in history: the first half of the miraculous seventeenth century, replete with genius in the arts and sciences, and wracked by civil and international conflicts across Europe. But at his birth in 1596 the world was still dominated by medieval beliefs in phenomena such as miracles and spontaneous generation. It was Descartes who identified the intellectual tools his peers needed to free themselves from the grip of religious authority and...
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Karl Marx's Capital

A. D. Lindsay

Karl Marx's Capital by A. D. LindsayKarl Marxs CAPITAL- Introductory Essay By A. D. LINDSAY. Originally published in 1925. Contents include: NTRODUCTION 9 I. Marx and Hegel 15 II. Economic Determinism . . .27 III. The Labour Theory of Value . - S3 IV. Marxs account of Surplus Value and of the Collective Labourer . . .81 V. Marx and Rousseau . . . .109 INDEX 126. INTRODUCTION: THIS small book is intended, as were the lectures in which it first took form, to be an introduction to the study of Marxs Capital. It is not meant to be a substitute for such study. It is the fate of all great books tp get bcdleA-down and served up cold...
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Tapestry

A. D. Sharpe

Tapestry by A. D. SharpeWhat if you found out that the direction of your life has been influenced by the past. Would your life be different? Could you have avoided the pitfalls along the way? Angel is searching for these answers. Experience her discovery of the secrets hidden in the tapestry.
2014 / 8 / 25
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Thoreau: A Sublime Life

A. Dan & Maximilien Le Roy

Thoreau: A Sublime Life by A. Dan & Maximilien Le Roy"To be a philosopher is not merely to have subtle thoughts, nor even to found a school, but so to love wisdom as to live according to its dictates, a life of simplicity, independence, magnanimity and trust." This graphic novel biography relates the forward looking inspirational life of the great author, philosopher and pioneering ecologist. Henry David Thoreau was also the father of the concept, still fresh today (viz "Occupy Wall St."), of "civil disobedience" which he used against slavery and the encroachment of government.
2016 / 4 / 18
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Einstein and the Quantum: The Quest of the Valiant Swabian

A. Douglas Stone

Einstein and the Quantum: The Quest of the Valiant Swabian by A. Douglas Stone

Einstein and the Quantum reveals for the first time the full significance of Albert Einstein's contributions to quantum theory. Einstein famously rejected quantum mechanics, observing that God does not play dice. But, in fact, he thought more about the nature of atoms, molecules, and the emission and absorption of light--the core of what we now know as quantum theory--than he did about relativity.

A compelling blend of physics, biography, and the history of science, Einstein and the Quantum shares the untold story of how Einstein--not Max Planck or Niels Bohr--was the driving force behind early...

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The Good Life According to Hemingway

A. E. Hotchner

The Good Life According to Hemingway by A. E. Hotchner

In the fourteen years that A. E. Hotchner traveled with Ernest Hemingway, he collected a lifetime's worth of Hemingway's experiences, anecdotes, and observations on the backs of matchbooks, napkins, and slips of paper. Speaking on everything from war to women to writing, Hemingway's words are at turns funny and poignant, revealing a rich portrait of the American literary giant and the world he took by storm.

Complete with black-and-white photographs that cover nearly two decades of Hemingway's life, The Good Life According to Hemingway is an exuberant celebration of his remarkable genius and...

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O.J. in the Morning, G&T at Night: Spirited Dispatches on Aging with Joie de Vivre

A. E. Hotchner

O.J. in the Morning, G&T at Night: Spirited Dispatches on Aging with Joie de Vivre by A. E. Hotchner

"Acclaimed author and feisty nonagenarian Hotchner's witty ruminations about the art of living well into old age...with brio and a touch of his trademark sass, Hotchner writes about rediscovering love after 75, finding joy in a scrappy African gray parrot he named after his longtime friend, Ernest Hemingway, and going on his very first safari at age 88." – Kirkus Reviews

When youngsters in their seventies and eighties, nervously lurching toward the horizon of ninety, ask me, "What's the secret?" That's what I tell them: "O.J. in the morning, gin and tonic at night."

You don't have to be in your...

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Hemingway in Love: His Own Story

A. E. Hotchner

Hemingway in Love: His Own Story by A. E. Hotchner

In June of 1961, A.E. Hotchner visited an old friend in the psychiatric ward of St. Mary's Hospital. It would be the last time they spoke-a few weeks later, Ernest Hemingway was released home, where he took his own life. Their final conversation was also the final installment in a story whose telling Hemingway had spread over more than a decade.

In characteristically pragmatic terms, Hemingway revealed to Hotchner the details of the affair that destroyed his first marriage: the truth of his romantic life in Paris and how he lost Hadley, the true part of each literary woman he'd later create and...

2015 / 9 / 29
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Socrates

A. E. Taylor

Socrates by A. E. TaylorMany of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. Hesperides Press are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.
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A.B. Simpson: His Life and Work

A. E. Thompson

A.B. Simpson: His Life and Work by A. E. ThompsonThe book A.B. Simpson: His Life and Work finds the biography of evangelist and founder of the Christian and Missionary Alliance.
2014 / 6 / 11
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Krishnamacharya: His Life and Teachings

A. G. Mohan

Krishnamacharya: His Life and Teachings by A. G. MohanHere is a personal tribute to "the father of modern yoga" Sri Tirumalai Krishnamacharya (1888
2016 / 10 / 20
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Farmer's Glory

A. G. Street

Farmer's Glory by A. G. Street

Farmer's Glory was first published in 1932. It was A. G. Street's first book and remains his most famous. In his own modest words 'This book is simply an attempt to give a pen picture of farming life in Southern England and Western Canada.' It succeeds memorably.

Compton Mackenzie, reviewing it in the Daily Mail, wrote, 'Let me recommend it to the general public as a model of unpretentious English, an enthralling picture of rural life on both sides of the Atlantic, a manual of deadly common sense, and a thing of beauty. It will go on the shelf of my library with Cobbett's Rural Rides and White's...

2015 / 6 / 7
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Duke Ellington and His World

A. H. Lawrence

Duke Ellington and His World by A. H. LawrenceBased on lengthy interviews with Ellington's bandmates, family, and friends, "Duke Ellington and His World" offers a fresh look at this legendary composer. "An informative look at one of America's greatest musical figures."--"Library Journal."
2013 / 9 / 29
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Out Of The Briars - An Autobiography And Sketch Of The Twenty-Ninth Regiment - Connecticut Volunteers

A. H. Newton

Out Of The Briars - An Autobiography And Sketch Of The Twenty-Ninth Regiment - Connecticut Volunteers by A. H. NewtonA fascinating history of a single regiment in the chaos and horror that was the American Civil War. A must read for any fans of military history.
2013 / 6 / 3
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H. M. Stanley

A. J. A. Symons

H. M. Stanley by A. J. A. SymonsThis book was originally published in 1933 as part of the Great Lives Series. Henry Morton Stanley was a Welsh American journalist and explorer famous for his exploration of central Africa and his search for Scottish missionary and explorer David Livingstone. Here is presented his biography includes his early live and travels and the stories of the major events in Stanley's life.
2013 / 6 / 2
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YOU MAY BE GOOD AT SOMETHING: an autobiography

A. J. Bill Bailey

YOU MAY BE GOOD AT SOMETHING: an autobiography by A. J. Bill Bailey"You may be good at something, we've yet to find out what it is..." Bill Bailey's Latin teacher's assessment of his pupil when he left school was not very encouraging. Fortunately Bill Bailey found a great many things he was good at: a full and varied career as a chartered mechanical engineer training with Frank Whittle's Power Jets, then moving on to work with Austin motorcars , Alvis aero engines and Massey Ferguson farm machinery. Outside of work he was a racing cyclist, mountaineer, traveller, fisherman and family man. Told as a series of often amusing anecdotes this is a great read following...
2015 / 9 / 29
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Sixty Squadron RAF: A History of the Squadron from Its Formation

A. J. L. Scott

Sixty Squadron RAF: A History of the Squadron from Its Formation by A. J. L. Scott
2016 / 9 / 30
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The Unlikely Voyage of Jack De Crow: A Mirror Odyssey from North Wales to the Black Sea

A. J. Mackinnon

The Unlikely Voyage of Jack De Crow: A Mirror Odyssey from North Wales to the Black Sea by A. J. MackinnonMackinnon recounts his own fascinating journey from north Wales to the Black Sea in a small Mirror dinghy. A marvelous madcap adventure, told with verve and humor by the indefatigable 'captain.'
2014 / 7 / 4
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The Well at the World's End: One Man's Epic Cross-Continental Quest for the Fountain of Youth

A. J. Mackinnon

The Well at the World's End: One Man's Epic Cross-Continental Quest for the Fountain of Youth by A. J. Mackinnon“A great travel writer and more importantly a great traveler.” —Sydney Morning Herald

When A. J. Mackinnon quits his job in Australia, he knows only that he longs to travel to the well at the world

2016 / 9 / 25
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The Bromley Boys: The True Story of Supporting the Worst Football Club in Britain

David Roberts

The Bromley Boys: The True Story of Supporting the Worst Football Club in Britain by David RobertsIn the late 1960s, Dave Roberts, like most teenage boys his age, was football mad.
2015 / 1 / 19
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London Underground's Strangest Tales: Extraordinary but true stories

Iain Spragg

London Underground's Strangest Tales: Extraordinary but true stories by Iain SpraggWelcome to the weird and wonderful world of London's Underground, or as it is affectionately referred to, the Tube. Though this isnt the usual side of the Tube the tourists, travellers and residents see. (Though, of course, they do see a great deal of strangeness in their daily commutes!). This is the real Underground, the strange and twisted nooks and crannies of what happens hundreds of metres below millions of London legs from its peculiar past through to its paranormal present and looking forward to its fascinating future. Following on from the bestselling Portico Strangest titles now comes...
2015 / 1 / 20
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India Remembered: A Personal Account of the Mountbattens During the Transfer of Power

India Hicks & Pamela Mountbatten

India Remembered: A Personal Account of the Mountbattens During the Transfer of Power by India Hicks & Pamela MountbattenIn March 1947 Lord Louis Mountbatten became the last Viceroy of India, with the mandate to hand over 'the jewel in the crown' of the British Empire within one year. Mountbatten worked with Nehru, Gandhi and the leader of the Muslim League, Jinnah, to devise a plan for partitioning the empire into two independent sovereign states, India and Pakistan, on August 15, 1947 and he remained as interim Governor-General of India until June 1948. During this time Lord Mountbattens daughter and Indias mother, Pamela, was with her parents and kept a diary recounting this extraordinary tale of history. The...
2015 / 1 / 20
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Michael Winner: Winner Takes All: A Life of Sorts

Michael Winner

Michael Winner: Winner Takes All: A Life of Sorts by Michael WinnerMichael Winner, the legendary film director, writer and food critic, is a colourful figure who has led a remarkable life. He has a reputation for being outspoken, and, true to form, in his autobiography he tells it like it is with sharp and insightful observations.
2015 / 1 / 20
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