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  • The Corfu Trilogy by Gerald Durrell
    The Corfu Trilogy (English, Paperback) Gerald Durrell

    Suitable for adults and children alike, this title includes three classic tales of childhood on an island paradise - "My Family and Other Animals", "Birds, Beasts and Relatives" and "The Garden of the Gods".

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  • First Light by Geoffrey Wellum
    First Light (English, Paperback) Geoffrey Wellum

    Two months before the outbreak of WWII, 17-year-old Geoffrey Wellum becomes a fighter pilot with the RAF. Desperate to get in the air, he makes it through basic training to become the youngest Spitfire pilot in the prestigious 92 Squadron. Thrust into combat immediately, Wellum finds himself caught up in terrifying dogfights with German Me 109s.

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  • The Jewel Garden by Monty Don
    The Jewel Garden (English, Paperback) Monty Don, Sarah Don

    The face of British gardening Monty Don and his wife Sarah tell the magical story of the garden they built at Longmeadow

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  • Titan by Ron Chernow
    Titan (English, Paperback) Ron Chernow

    The author draws on Rockefeller's own papers to provide a biography of the legendary oilman, capitalist, and philanthropist

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  • Dancing with Elephants by Jarem Sawatsky
    Dancing with Elephants (English, Paperback) Jarem Sawatsky $13.11 $16.95
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  • Dear Scott, Dearest Zelda by F. Scott Fitzgerald
    Dear Scott, Dearest Zelda (English, Paperback) F. Scott Fitzgerald, Zelda Fitzgerald

    Through his alcoholism and her mental illness, his career highs (and lows) and her institutional confinement, Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald's devotion to each other endured for more than twenty-two years. This book presents a collection of correspondence between Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald.

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  • The Unknown Kimi Raikkonen by Kari Hotakainen
    The Unknown Kimi Raikkonen (English, Hardback) Kari Hotakainen

    The authorised biography of cult hero Finnish Formula One world champion Kimi Raikkoenen - the closest thing we'll ever get to his autobiography.

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  • Stairways to Heaven by Lorna Byrne
    Stairways to Heaven (English, Paperback) Lorna Byrne

    From the internationally bestselling author of Angels in my Hair

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  • A Field Guide to the English Clergy by The Revd Fergus Butler-Gallie
    A Field Guide to the English Clergy (English, Hardback) The Revd Fergus Butler-Gallie

    The Archbishop of York's behaviour was 'never that expected of a cleric, rarely that expected of a pirate'...

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  • The Autobiography of Malcolm X by Malcolm X
    The Autobiography of Malcolm X (English, Paperback) Malcolm X

    The Black leader discusses his political philosophy and reveals details of his life, shedding light on the ideas that enabled him to gain the allegiance of a still growing percentage of the Black population

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  • Queen Mary by James Pope-Hennessy
    Queen Mary (English, Paperback) James Pope-Hennessy

    The official biography of Queen Mary, grandmother of the current Queen, originally commissioned in 1959 - and subject of the critically acclaimed The Quest for Queen Mary

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  • Unspoken: Gary Speed by John Richardson
    Unspoken: Gary Speed (English, Hardback) John Richardson

    Gary Speed's tragic death on November 27 2011 rocked the football world. Aged just 42, he was found hanged in the garage of his home. A long-standing legend of the game and manager of Wales, he appeared to have everything to live for. Now as he would have approached his 50th, family and friends speak honestly about the man they knew and loved.

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  • The Diary of a Young Girl by Anne Frank
    The Diary of a Young Girl (English, Paperback) Anne Frank

    The author and her family fled the horrors of Nazi occupation by hiding in the back of a warehouse in Amsterdam for two years with another family and a German dentist. Aged thirteen when she went into the secret annexe, she kept a diary.

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  • I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou
    I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings (English, Paperback) Maya Angelou

    One of America's most important classics, the first and best loved volume of Maya Angelou's bestselling seven-volume autobiography

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  • The Quest for Queen Mary by James Pope-Hennessy
    The Quest for Queen Mary (English, Hardback) James Pope-Hennessy, Hugo Vickers

    The highly acclaimed unexpurgated notes taken by James Pope-Hennessy for his official biography of Queen Mary, the present Queen's grandmother. Published in full for the first time and edited by much-admired royal biographer Hugo Vickers.

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  • The Boy on the Shed:A remarkable sporting memoir with a foreword by Alan Shearer by Paul Ferris
    The Boy on the Shed:A remarkable sporting memoir with a foreword by Alan Shearer (English, Paperback) Paul Ferris

    Shortlisted for the William Hill Sports Book of the Year Award The Sunday Times Sports Book of the Year The Times Sports Book of the Year Telegraph Football Book of the Year

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  • Can You Ever Forgive Me? by Lee Israel
    Can You Ever Forgive Me? (English, Paperback) Lee Israel

    Now a major motion picture starring Melissa McCarthy-Lee Israel's hilarious and shocking memoir of the astonishing caper she carried on for almost two years when she forged and sold more than three hundred letters by such literary notables as Dorothy Parker, Edna Ferber, Noel Coward, and many others....

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  • Cole and Sav by Cole Labrant
    Cole and Sav (English, Hardback) Cole Labrant, Savannah LaBrant

    Popular YouTubers Cole and Savannah LaBrant share their inspiring love story, highlighting the redemptive, surprising nature of God at work in our lives, and how He graciously steps in and turns our messes into something beautiful.

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  • Failure Is Not an Option by Gene Kranz
    Failure Is Not an Option (English, Paperback) Gene Kranz

    This memoir of a veteran NASA flight director tells riveting stories from the early days of the Mercury program through Apollo 11 (the moon landing) and Apollo 13, for both of which Kranz was flight director....

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