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Cowboy Song: The Authorised Biography of Philip Lynott

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Cowboy Song: The Authorised Biography of Philip Lynott

Graeme Thomson

Music; Rock & Pop music; Individual composers & musicians, bands & groups; Guitar; Biography: arts & entertainment

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Cowboy Song is the definitive authorised biography of Thin Lizzy guiding spirit, Philip Lynott, the instantly identifiable... [more]

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Never Enough: A Way Through Addiction

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Never Enough: A Way Through Addiction

Barney Hoskyns

Biography; Memoirs; Coping with drug & alcohol abuse

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Never Enough is Barney Hoskyns's raw, uncompromising and utterly compelling account of the highs and lows of life under the... [more]

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My Outback Life: Adventures in the Gulf Country

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My Outback Life: Adventures in the Gulf Country

Toni Tapp Coutts

Biography; Memoirs; Australasian & Pacific history; Social & cultural history; Agriculture & related industries

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The sequel to the bestselling A SUNBURNT CHILDHOOD. Now set in the Northern Territory's Gulf country, Toni Tapp Coutts's outback... [more]

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How to be a Bawse: A Guide to Conquering Life

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How to be a Bawse: A Guide to Conquering Life

Lilly Singh

Biography; Autobiography: arts & entertainment; Advice on careers & achieving success

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In the title, the word -surviving- is crossed out and replaced with the word -conquering.- [more]

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Unprecedented: The Masters and Me

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Unprecedented: The Masters and Me

Tiger Woods, Lorne Rubinstein

Autobiography: sport; Memoirs; Golf

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To mark the twentieth anniversary of his historic win at the 1997 Masters, Tiger Woods will for the first time reflect on... [more]

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My Way

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My Way

Moana Hope

Biography; Autobiography: sport; Australian Rules football

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Moana Hope is one of thirteen children. No fan of dolls or dresses, footy has always been her passion. A high-flying athlete... [more]

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Drop the Ball: Expect Less from Yourself, Get More from Him, and Flourish at Work & Life

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Drop the Ball: Expect Less from Yourself, Get More from Him, and Flourish...

Tiffany Dufu

Memoirs; Gender studies: women; Health & Self-Help; Dating, relationships, living together & marriage; Advice on careers & achieving success

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An inspirational and insightful guide for women who want to get it all by doing less For women, a glass ceiling at work is... [more]

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War Paint: Elizabeth Arden and Helena Rubinstein: Their Lives, Their Times, Their Rivalry

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War Paint: Elizabeth Arden and Helena Rubinstein: Their Lives, Their Times,...

Lindy Woodhead

Biography: business & industry; Biography: arts & entertainment; Society & Social Sciences; Fashion & society; Fashion & beauty industries; Cosmetics, hair & beauty

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From the author of MR SELFRIDGE, the glittering story of two remarkable women - Miss Elizabeth Arden and Madame Helena Rubinstein... [more]

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Murder, Mystery & Massacre: Chilling Stories from Our Pioneering Past

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Murder, Mystery & Massacre: Chilling Stories from Our Pioneering Past

Tony Matthews

True stories: discovery, historical & scientific; History

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Imagine what it would be like to be trapped deep underground, surrounded by nothing but rock and a fortune in gold, but also... [more]

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The Inner Voice: The Making of a Singer

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The Inner Voice: The Making of a Singer

Renee Fleming

Music; Individual composers & musicians, bands & groups; Biography: arts & entertainment; Memoirs

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From struggling to get a career under way to dealing with her own personal doubts, Fleming is wonderfully candid and articulate... [more]

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Long Road Home: Testimony of a North Korean Camp Survivor

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Long Road Home: Testimony of a North Korean Camp Survivor

Yong Kim

Autobiography: historical, political & military; Memoirs; History; Political oppression & persecution

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<div> Kim Yong shares his harrowing account of life in a labor camp - a singularly despairing form of torture carried out... [more]

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The Raqqa Diaries: Escape from Islamic State

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The Raqqa Diaries: Escape from Islamic State

Samer

Biography; True stories of heroism, endurance & survival; Religious intolerance, persecution & conflict; Islam; Political oppression & persecution; Political activism

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Since ISIS occupied Raqqa in eastern Syria, it has become one of the most isolated and fear-ridden cities on earth. BBC was... [more]

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On the Wilder Shores of Love: A Bohemian Life

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On the Wilder Shores of Love: A Bohemian Life

Lesley Blanch, Georgia de Chamberet

Biography; Biography: literary; Prose: non-fiction; Literary studies: from c 1900 -; Travel writing

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The story of a fascinating, bohemian - and, at times outrageous - life that spanned the twentieth century - the perfect book... [more]

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A Crime in the Family

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A Crime in the Family

Sacha Batthyany

Memoirs; History; The Holocaust; Second World War; Islamic studies

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A memoir of brutality, heroism and personal discovery from Europe's dark heart, revealing one of the most extraordinary untold... [more]

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Rise of the Rocket Girls: The Women Who Propelled Us, from Missiles to the Moon to Mars

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Rise of the Rocket Girls: The Women Who Propelled Us, from Missiles to the...

Nathalia Holt

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Mathematics & Sciences; Astronautics

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Holt reveals the fascinating untold story of the heroic women who made America's space program possible. --Cate Lineberry,... [more]

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Honourable Healers: Pioneering Women Doctors

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Honourable Healers: Pioneering Women Doctors

Merrilyn Murnane

Biography

Paperback

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Martin Luther: Catholic Dissident

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Martin Luther: Catholic Dissident

Peter Stanford

Biography: religious & spiritual; European history; Early modern history: c 1450 to c 1700; Religion & beliefs; Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church; Advocate - Religion

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A new appraisal of theological firebrand Martin Luther, on the 500th anniversary of the religious revolution he triggered... [more]

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Ernest Hemingway: A Biography

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Ernest Hemingway: A Biography

Mary V. Dearborn

Biography; Biography: literary; History of the Americas; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Geographical discovery & exploration

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The first full biography of Ernest Hemingway in more than fifteen years; the first to draw upon a wide array of never-before-used... [more]

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Wrestling with His Angel: The Political Life of Abraham Lincoln

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Wrestling with His Angel: The Political Life of Abraham Lincoln

Sidney Blumenthal

Biography: historical, political & military; History; History of the Americas; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Political leaders & leadership

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Volume II of Sidney Blumenthal's acclaimed, landmark biography, The Political Life of Abraham Lincoln. [more]

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The Last Dog on the Island

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The Last Dog on the Island

Steve Kelleher

Biography; Memoirs

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The Last Dog on the Island is a memoir, tracing the author's return to handling dogs for Customs after a 10-year break and... [more]

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I, Spy: How to Be Your Own Private Investigator

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I, Spy: How to Be Your Own Private Investigator

Daniel Ribacoff, Dina Santorelli

Biography; Crime & criminology

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Have you ever wanted to be your own private eye? Have you ever wanted to track down long-lost relatives? Have you ever wanted... [more]

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Do You Know Who I am?: A Memoir

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Do You Know Who I am?: A Memoir

Tim Pigott-Smith

Theatre: individual actors & directors; Film, TV & Radio; Autobiography: arts & entertainment; Memoirs

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From his appearance as Ronald Merrick in the television adaptation of The Jewel in the Crown to his recent role in the hit... [more]

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Justice Denied

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Justice Denied

Bill Hosking, John Suter Linton

Biography; True stories

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In this tell-all book, discover how the justice system works and why, at times, the innocent are convicted and the guilty... [more]

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Helen Haenke at Rockton: A Creative Life

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Helen Haenke at Rockton: A Creative Life

Helen Haenke

Biography; Biography: literary

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Rockton, one of Ipswich's historic homes and listed with the National Trust, was also home for many years to one of south-east... [more]

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No Way but This: In Search of Paul Robeson

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No Way but This: In Search of Paul Robeson

Jeff Sparrow

Biography; Biography: arts & entertainment; Biography: historical, political & military; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Social & cultural history

Paperback

Vocalist. Actor. Athlete. Agitator. Icon. Martyr. [more]

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