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  • Thrown Away Child
    Thrown Away Child (Paperback) Louise Allen

    A memoir covering Louise Allen's abusive childhood in a foster home, how she survived and how she hopes to right old wrongs now by fostering children herself and campaigning for the improvement of foster care services.

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  • The Girl with Seven Names
    The Girl with Seven Names (English, Paperback) Hyeonseo Lee, David John

    NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERAn extraordinary insight into life under one of the world's most ruthless and secretive dictatorships - and the story of one woman's terrifying struggle to avoid capture/repatriation and guide her family to freedom.

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  • Citadel
    Citadel (Paperback) Jordan Wylie, Alan Clark

    Following injury and the horrors of the Iraq war, Jordan Wylie, a young soldier from the backstreets of Blackpool, joins a security team on a tanker in Yemen, seduced by the James Bond lifestyle. But a dark price is paid in this true account of isolation and the ever-present threat of death on the perilous waters of `Pirate Alley'.

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  • There is No Map in Hell
    There is No Map in Hell (Paperback) Steve Birkinshaw

    In 2014, Steve Birkinshaw attempted to set a new record for completing a continuous 300-mile circuit of all 214 Wainwright fells in the Lake District. With a foreword by Joss Naylor, There is no Map in Hell recounts Birkinshaw's preparation, training and experience, and the physiological aftermath of the feat.

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  • Set Free
    Set Free (Paperback) Emma Slade

    In 1997, Emma Slade was taken hostage in a hotel room on a business trip to Jakarta. Over the ensuing months the trauma following the event took hold. Realising her view on life had profoundly changed she embarked upon a journey, discovering the healing power of yoga and, in Bhutan, opening her eyes to a kinder, more peaceful way of living.

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  • The Regiment
    The Regiment (English, Paperback) Rusty Firmin, Jack Hughes

    The true story of an SAS veteran who led a team during the 1980 assault on the Iranian Embassy and served in the Falklands, Northern Ireland, and elsewhere over his career with the Regiment.

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  • The Luckiest Thirteen
    The Luckiest Thirteen (Hardback) Brian W. Lavery $23.05
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  • Groomed
    Groomed (Paperback) Casey Watson

    It's late on Friday night when Casey's mobile starts to ring. She is expecting it to be her daughter Riley. But it isn't Riley. It's a woman from the Emergency Duty Team. So begins Casey and Mike's latest fostering challenge - a fifteen-year-old girl called Keeley who's run away from her long-term foster home 25 miles away.

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  • Hollywood Babylon
    Hollywood Babylon (English, Paperback) Kenneth Anger

    Recalls the tragic fates of many movie stars who believed in the dream factory called Hollywood

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  • The Drowned and the Saved
    The Drowned and the Saved (English, Paperback) Les Wilson

    Next morning at about 6 o'clock my mother wakened us to say there had been a shipwreck and bodies were being washed ashore. My father had gone with others to look for survivors ... I don't think any survivors came in at Port Ellen but bodies did.The loss of two British ships crammed with American soldiers bound for the trenches of the First World War brought the devastation of war directly to the...

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  • A Race Too Far
    A Race Too Far (English, Paperback) Chris Eakin

    The true story of the tragic round-the-world yacht race - now the subject of The Mercy, starring Colin Firth and Rachel WeiszIn 1968, the Sunday Times organised the Golden Globe race-an incredible test of endurance never before attempted-a round the world yacht race that must be completed single-handed and non-stop.

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  • The Last London
    The Last London (English, Hardback) Iain Sinclair

    The final chapter in Sinclair's life-long odyssey through the streets of the Big Smoke

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  • The Long Night
    The Long Night (English, Paperback) Ernst Israel Bornstein

    The Night lasted five years and eight days.Before the Night began, Ernst Bornstein was a precocious eighteen-year-old¬ who had an ordinary family with three siblings, two parents, and a large circle of friends and relatives. But in the autumn of 1939, decades of anti-Semitic propaganda turned into full-fledged violence. Bornstein's family was subsequently sent to Auschwitz where his parents and...

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  • Emergency Sex (And Other Desperate Measures)
    Emergency Sex (And Other Desperate Measures) (Paperback) Kenneth Cain, Heidi Postlewait

    Deeply critical of the West's indifference to developing countries and the UN's repeated failure to intervene decisively, the book provoked massive controversy on its initial publication.

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  • The Boy in 7 Billion
    The Boy in 7 Billion (Paperback) Callie Blackwell, Karen Hockney

    The powerful and moving true story of a remarkable relationship and a tenacious fight for survival. Callie reveals her son's struggle through the physical and mental torment of battling cancer against impossible odds, and the truth behind her son's 'miraculous recovery' that she has held secret for years.

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  • Fishers of Men
    Fishers of Men (English, Paperback) Rob Lewis

    This is a true account of secret operations carried out by the British Army's most clandestine unit- the Force Research Unit. Through the author's own experiences, the story of an essential instrument in the fight against terrorism, that of covert intelligence gathering, is told.

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  • The Worst Journey In The World
    The Worst Journey In The World (Paperback) Apsley Cherry-Garrard

    Despite the horrors that Scott and his men eventually faced, Cherry-Garrard's account is filled with details of scientific discovery and anecdotes of human resilience in a harsh environment, supported by diary excerpts and accounts from other explorers.

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  • Into Thin Air
    Into Thin Air (Paperback) Jon Krakauer

    Jon Krakauer's acclaimed account of a disastrous expedition on Mt Everest

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  • Buried in the Sky
    Buried in the Sky (English, Paperback) Peter Zuckerman, Amanda Padoan

    Winner of the National Outdoor Book Award and the Banff Mountain Book Award: "Gripping, intense...Buried in the Sky will satisfy anyone who loved [Into Thin Air]." -Kate Tuttle, Boston Globe

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  • A Long Way Gone
    A Long Way Gone (English, Paperback) Ishmael Beah

    The first-person account of a 26-year-old who fought in the war in Sierra Leone as a 12-year-old boy.

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