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A Galaxy of Her Own

Amazing Stories of Women in Space

by Libby Jackson

<p><strong>From small steps to giant leaps</strong>, <em>A Galaxy of Her Own</em> tells fifty stories of inspirational women who have been fundamental to the story of humans in space, from scientists to astronauts to some surprising roles in ...

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A Good Man and a Brave Man

The Story of a Gloucestershire Soldier, Cecil Thomas Packer, 1885 - 1916

by Alan Gaunt

Cecil Packer was a farm labourer, a factory worker, a shepherd and a devoted family man from Wiltshire who like so many others was sent to France to fight for his country in the First World War, and never returned. Cecil survived both the ...

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A Letter to my Grandchildren

Memoir of a Croatian Immigrant

by Maria Sharp

Maria Sharp was born Maria Zdenka Besan in Croatia in 1941, just after the Nazis had invaded her country, and as a young child she witnessed 'events that imprinted themselves upon her soul forever'. Many years later, having married an American ...

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A Love Like No Other - Diana and Me

by James Hewitt

<p>When James Hewitt, a young, brave and gifted soldier, first met Diana, Princess of Wales, he was a young Household Cavalry captain on official business at Buckingham Palace. He was single and alone; she a lonely wife, hurt by a loveless ...

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A Man of Africa

The Political Thought of Harry Oppenheimer

by Kalim Rajab

<p>Principled reformer or duplicitous exploiter? The contested legacy of Harry Oppenheimer reflects the tensions involved in dealing with South Africa’s complex past. The head of a sprawling global business empire, Oppenheimer played an ...

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A Passion for Speed

The Daring Life of Mildred, The Honourable Mrs Victor Bruce

by Paul Smiddy

<p>THE HONOURABLE MRS VICTOR BRUCE: record-breaking racing motorist; speedboat racer; pioneering aviator and businesswoman – remarkable achievements for a woman of the 1920s and ’30s. Mildred Bruce enjoyed a privileged background that allowed ...

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A Pirate Of Exquisite Mind

The Life Of William Dampier

by Diana Preston

William Dampier, (1651-1715), was an English adventurer and pirate who preyed on ships on the Spanish Main. Poor and ill-educated and determined to make his fortune, he nonetheless had a passion for exploration and scientific research.Dampier ...

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A Royal Passion

The Turbulent Marriage of Charles I and Henrietta Maria

by Dr Katie Whitaker

<p><strong>From quarrels, passion, treason to execution, discover one of the great overlooked love stories of history.</strong></p> <p>King Charles I was a Protestant. Henrietta Maria, a 15-year-old French princess, was a Catholic. Arranged for

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A Scots Grey at Waterloo

The Remarkable Story of Sergeant William Clarke

by Gareth Glover

<p>William Clarke of Prestonpans, Scotland, joined the 2nd Royal North British Dragoons, the Scots Greys, in 1803. Clarke had risen to the rank of sergeant by the time the regiment was ordered to Belgium on the news that Napoleon had escaped ...

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A Sensation of Independence

David Marshall, A Political Biography

by Chan Heng Chee

<p>David Marshall was part of the nationalist political struggle after WWII, the first elected chief minister during the most turbulent and difficult political days of the 1950s. His professional success as a lawyer and his colourful personality

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A Soldier's Soldier

A Biography of Lieutenant General Sir Thomas Daly

by Jeffrey Grey

<p>Lieutenant General Sir Thomas Daly was a renowned soldier and one of the most influential figures in Australia's military history. As Chief of the General Staff during the Vietnam War, he oversaw a significant re-organisation of the Army as ...

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A Soldiers Oath

by Fred Oldenburg

<p>Fred Oldenburg joined the Army in 1988 as an adult soldier. After basic training he joined his parent unit, 2nd Battalion, The Royal Anglian Regiment, where he served 23 years of his 24-year military career. He served on tours in Northern ...

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A Stain in the Blood

The Remarkable Voyage of Sir Kenelm Digby

by Joe Moshenska

<p><strong>SHORTLISTED FOR THE JAMES TAIT BLACK PRIZE FOR BIOGRAPHY and THE ELIZABETH LONGFORD PRIZE FOR HISTORICAL BIOGRAPHY</strong></p> <p><strong>'A thrilling account'</strong> <em>The Times</em></p> <p><strong>'As heroic as Digby himself,

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A State at Any Cost

The Life of David Ben-Gurion

by Tom Segev

<p><strong>'Tom Segev's meticulously researched and most elegantly written new biography of David Ben-Gurion is a must for anybody interested in both the glorious and the dark pages of the history of Zionism and Israel, as reflected throughout ...

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A Tangled Web: Mata Hari

Dancer, Courtesan, Spy

by Mary W. Craig

<p>In this new biography, published to coincide with the 100th anniversary of her execution, Mata Hari is revealed in all of her flawed eccentricity; a woman whose adult life was a fantastical web of lies, half-truths and magnetic sexuality that

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A Thunder Bird in Bomber Command

The Wartime Letters and Story of Lionel Anderson, the Man Who Inspired a Legend

by Sean Feast

<SPAN STYLE= "" >Shot down and killed in April 1944, Lionel Anderson, a low flying Mosquito intruder pilot, was part way through his second tour of operations. He had survived his first tour stooging up and down the French coast in an outdated ...

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A Time to Risk All

The incredible untold story of Mary Elmes, the Irish woman who saved hundreds of children from Nazi Concentration Camps

by Clodagh Finn

<p>Clodagh Finn has travelled throughout Europe to piece together the story of this remarkable, unknown Irish woman, meeting many of those children Mary Elmes saved. Here, in a book packed with courage, heroism, adventure and tragedy, her story ...

ISBN: 9780717175604

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A Woman Young and Passionate - A Collection of Essays, Excerpts and Writings on Emily Brontë

John Cowper Powys, Virginia Woolfe, Mrs Gaskell, Arthur Symons and Others

by Various

<p>A collection of essays, excerpts and assorted writing on the subject of Emily Brontë by such notable writers as John Cowper Powys, Virginia Woolf, Mrs Gaskell, and others. Emily Jane Brontë (1818 – 1848), also known under the pseudonym Ellis ...

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A Woman's Work

by Harriet Harman

When Harriet Harman started her career, men-only job adverts and a 'women's rate' of pay were the norm, female MPs were a tiny minority - a woman couldn't even sign for a mortgage. But, she argues, we should never just be grateful that things ...

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A World to Win

The Life and Works of Karl Marx

by Sven-Eric Liedman

<p>The globalised world of the twenty-first century has many parallels with that of the period running up to the cataclysm of 1914, namely the world predicted by Karl Marx. Communications go that much faster, but this is a difference of degree, ...

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