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The Lost Child

by Martin Sixsmith

<p>When she fell pregnant as a teenager in Ireland in 1952, Philomena Lee was sent to the convent at Roscrea in Co. Tipperary to be looked after as a fallen woman. She cared for her baby for three years until the Church took him from her and ...

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Until Victory Always – A Memoir

by Jim McGuinness & Keith Duggan

<p><p><b> ‘There’s a difference between living and being alive.’</b><br><br>Jim McGuinness inherited a wounded thing when he took over as manager of the Donegal senior football team in the summer of 2010. When he stepped down just over four ...

ISBN: 9780717169351

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The Magician's Glass

Character and fate: eight essays on climbing and the mountain life

by Ed Douglas

<p><em><strong>‘How much risk is worth taking for so beautiful a prize?’</strong></em></p> <p><em>The Magician’s Glass</em> by award-winning writer <strong>Ed Douglas</strong> is a collection of eight recent essays on some of the biggest ...

ISBN: 9781911342496

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The Man Who Returned From The Dead

by John M. Myers

<p><strong>Hugh Glass was left to die.</strong></p> <p><strong>Attacked</strong><br /> Whilst hunting in the fur-rich, Native American-held territory of the Upper Missouri River, Hugh Glass was attacked and mauled by a grizzly ...

ISBN: 9780718184971

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The Outback Wrangler

True Tales of Crocs, Choppers and Shockers

by Matt Wright

<p>'I never knew I could do this as a job'<br /> National Geographic conservationist and chopper pilot Matt Wright was born for a life of action and adventure. Raised in the wilds of Far North Queensland, Papua New Guinea and outback Australia,

ISBN: 9781760141912

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The Pill That Steals Lives - One Woman's Terrifying Journey to Discover the Truth About Antidepressants

by Katinka Blackford Newman

<p>While going through a divorce, documentary filmmaker Katinka Blackford Newman took an antidepressant. Not unusual – except that things didn't turn out quite as she expected. She went into a four-day toxic psychosis with violent ...

ISBN: 9781786062253

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The Push

A Climber's Journey of Endurance, Risk and Going Beyond Limits

by Tommy Caldwell

<p><strong>'A real page-turner . . . captivating and deeply moving'</strong> <em><strong>Climb</strong></em> <strong>magazine</strong></p> <p>In 2015 freeclimber Tommy Caldwell spent 19 days summiting Yosemite's vertical, 3000-foot Dawn Wall - ...

ISBN: 9781405924757

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The Saboteur: The Aristocrat Who Became France's Most Daring Anti-Nazi Commando

by Paul Kix

&#8216;The Noble Assassin' is the true story of the enthralling adventures of French aristocrat who was trained by the SOE (known as The Ministry of Ungentlemanly Warfare) to become a famed wartime spy and anti-Nazi-saboteur. A scion of one of ...

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The Saboteur: The Aristocrat Who Became France's Most Daring Anti-Nazi Commando

by Paul Kix

In the tradition of &#8216;Agent Zigzag' comes a breathtaking biography of WWII's &#8216;Scarlet Pimpernel' as fast-paced and emotionally intuitive as the best spy thrillers. An unsung hero of the Resistance, Robert de La Rochefoucald, an ...

ISBN: 9780007553839

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The White Heat – My Autobiography

Growing Up in Ireland’s Greatest GAA Dynasty

by Tomás Ó Sé

<p><strong>‘I went as hard as I could for as long as I could’</strong></p> <p>When Tomás Ó Sé retired from the Kerry senior panel in 2013, he did so as one of the longest-serving players in intercountry history and one of its most prolific ...

ISBN: 9780717169320

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There is no Map in Hell

The record-breaking run across the Lake District fells

by Steve Birkinshaw

<p>In 1986, the legendary fell runner <strong>Joss Naylor</strong> completed a continuous circuit of all <strong>214 Wainwright fells</strong> in the <strong>Lake District</strong>, covering a staggering distance of over 300 miles - plus many ...

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Thin White Line

by Andy Cave

<p>In 1997, Andy Cave returned from the Himalayas, having climbed the stupendous north face of Changabang but losing his friend and climbing partner in the process. Traumatized by the savage ordeal, he must examine his relationship with the ...

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Time's Witnesses: Women's Voices from the Holocaust

by Jakob Lothe

<p>‘If we had held one minute’s silence for each of the six million Jews who were murdered, we would have remained silent for twelve years.’ Blanche Major. In Time’s Witnesses: Women’s Voices from the Holocaust, Blanche Major and nine other ...

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True Grit

by Bear Grylls

Bear Grylls knows what it takes to survive. But he?s not the first. Take the American bombardier Louis Zamperini, who survived 47 days stranded at sea by catching and killing hungry sharks and drinking the warm blood of albatrosses - only to

ISBN: 9780552168786

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Truevine

An Extraordinary True Story of Two Brothers and a Mother's Love

by Beth Macy

<b>THE EXTRAORDINARY TRUE STORY</b> <b>"This first-rate journey into human trafficking, slavery, and familial bonding is an engrossing example of spirited, determined reportage." <i>Kirkus</i></b> <b>"As compelling as Rebecca Skloot's <i>The ...

ISBN: 9781447278078

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Unbroken [Film Tie-In Edition]

by Laura Hillenbrand

The incredible true story of Louis Zamperini, now a major motion picture directed by Angelina Jolie. THE INTERNATIONAL NUMBER ONE BESTSELLERIn 1943 a bomber crashes into the Pacific Ocean. Against all odds, one young lieutenant survives. Louis ...

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Unbroken [Film Tie-In]

by Laura Hillenbrand

The incredible true story of Louis Zamperini, now a major motion picture. On a May afternoon in 1943, a US bomber crashed into the Pacific Ocean. After an agonising delay, a young lieutenant finally bobbed to the surface and struggled aboard a ...

ISBN: 9780008332426

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Unbroken Spirit

The true story of a girl's struggle to break free

by Ferzanna Riley

<p>This is the incredible true story of Ferzanna Riley, a Pakistani Muslim who could not be broken, despite an abusive family and their brutal efforts to enslave her. Her violent childhood, during which she was beaten on an almost daily basis, ...

ISBN: 9781444763980

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Unconquerable: The Invictus Spirit

by Boris Starling

&#8216;You are all Invictus, you are now ambassadors for the spirit of these games. Never stop fighting and do all you can to lift up everyone around you&#8230;' The Invictus Games change lives and save lives.Created and spearheaded by Prince ...

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Unconquerable: The Invictus Spirit

by Boris Starling

<p>‘You are all Invictus, you are now ambassadors for the spirit of these games. Never stop fighting and do all you can to lift up everyone around you…’ The Invictus Games change lives and save lives.Created and spearheaded by Prince Harry, for ...

ISBN: 9780008240103

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