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Before Spin

by Keith McDowall

<p>Before Spin is the eye-opening autobiography by Keith McDowall. It reveals an exciting wartime childhood, how the author became a local reporter chasing the news in South London to eventually working in Fleet Street where he covered industry,

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Behind Diplomatic Lines

Relations with Ministers

by Lord Wright of Richmond Patrick Wright

<p>Patrick Wright’s memoir opens on a diplomatic crisis. A growing number of countries are threatening to boycott the Commonwealth Games in protest of the British government’s handling of South African apartheid. And the problems only get ...

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Being Berlusconi: The Rise And Fall From Cosa Nostra To Bunga Bunga

by Michael Day

From Cosa Nostra to Bunga Bunga . . . People the world over are appalled and fascinated in equal measure by the stratospheric political career of the tycoon and three-time Italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi. In <i>Being ...

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Belfast to Benghazi

Untold challenges of war

by Rupert Wieloch

Rupert Wieloch has seen more than his share of front-line military action, having served as a platoon commander during the Troubles in Northern Ireland, before leading a squadron during the Gulf War in 1990. Deploying to Bosnia with the United ...

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Belle of Belfast The

by Foster Anne-Marie

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Benjamin Franklin and the Ends of Empire

by Carla J. Mulford

<p>Drawing from Benjamin Franklin's published and unpublished papers, including letters, notes, and marginalia, <em>Benjamin Franklin and the Ends of Empire</em> examines how the early modern liberalism of Franklin's youthful intellectual life ...

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Benjamin Franklin in London

The British Life of America s Founding Father

by George Goodwin

ISBN: 9781780227351

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Bertie Ahern Autobiography

by Bertie Ahern

<p>Bertie Ahern, three times Irish Taoiseach, is often described as an enigma. The Old IRA man's son who delivered peace in Northern Ireland. A working class boy responsible for the Celtic Tiger. The man of faith who ushered in progressive, ...

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Between Tel Aviv and Moscow

A Life of Dissent and Exile in Mandate Palestine and the Soviet Union

by Leah Trachtman-Palchan

<p>Leah Trachtman-Palchan was an ordinary woman who lived an extraordinary life. This was a life of migration, dissent, exile and survival. Born in the final years of Tsarist Russia, her family was forced to leave their small town following the ...

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Beyond the Big Run: Station Life in Australia's Last Frontier

by Schultz C & Lewis Darrell

I'll be lucky to last a bloody year,' was the prediction of nineteen year old Charlie Schultz. That was 1928, when he first arrived to take up the management of Humbert River Station. A tiny run-down property in a tangle of wild ranges, ...

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Bibi

The Turbulent Life and Times of Benjamin Netanyahu

by Anshel Pfeffer

<p>For many in Israel and elsewhere, Benjamin Netanyahu is anathema, an embarrassment; yet he continues to dominate Israeli public life. How can we explain his rise, his hold on Israeli politics, and his outsized role on the world's stage? In ...

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Big Game Hunter

A Biography of Frederick Courteney Selous

by Norman Etherington

<p>This book tells the story of an adventurer, hunter and naturalist in late nineteenth-century Africa, who would inspire novelists such as Rider Haggard and Wilbur Smith. The book describes Selous’ extraordinary adventures, from ...

ISBN: 9780719820465

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Big Sister, Little Sister, Red Sister

Three Women at the Heart of Twentieth-Century China

by Jung Chang

<p>The best-known modern Chinese fairy tale is the story of three sisters from Shanghai, who for most of the twentieth century were at the centre of power in China. It was sometimes said that ‘One loved money, one loved power and one loved her ...

ISBN: 9781473545397

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Bill Lancaster: The Final Verdict

The Life and Death of an Aviation Pioneer

by Ralph Barker

<SPAN STYLE= "" >Captain William Lancaster was the subject of public attention and controversy during his life as a record-breaking flyer, because of his love affair with Jessie ‘Chubbie’ Miller (dubbed “the Australian Aviatrix”) and as the ...

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Billy: My Life As A Teenage POW

by Lynette Silver

Billy's Story: My Life as a Teenage POW has been compiled from a personal chronicle penned by Billy Young throughout the 1970s, supplemented by hundreds of conversations that Lynette and Billy have shared in the course of their close friendship ...

ISBN: 9781863514958

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Biographic: Bowie

by LIZ FLAVELL

The Biographic series presents an entirely new way of looking at the lives of the world's greatest thinkers and creatives. It takes the 50 defining facts, dates, thoughts, habits and achievements of each subject, and uses infographics to convey ...

ISBN: 9781781453278

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Biographic: Hendrix

by LIZ FLAVELL

The Biographic series presents an entirely new way of looking at the lives of the world's greatest thinkers and creatives. It takes the 50 defining facts, dates, thoughts, habits and achievements of each subject, and uses infographics to convey ...

ISBN: 9781781453155

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Biographic: Sherlock

by VIV CROOT

** The first Biographic of a fictional character ** The Biographic series presents an entirely new way of looking at the lives of the world's greatest thinkers and creatives. It takes the 50 defining facts, dates, thoughts, habits and ...

ISBN: 9781781453148

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Biography: A Very Short Introduction

by Hermione Lee

<p>Biography is one of the most popular, best-selling, and widely-read of literary genres. But why do certain people and historical events arouse so much interest? How can biographies be compared with history and works of fiction? Does a ...

ISBN: 9780191623011

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Bitterroot

The Life and Death of Meriwether Lewis

by Patricia Tyson Stroud

<p>In America's early national period, Meriwether Lewis was a towering figure. Selected by Thomas Jefferson to lead the expedition to explore the Louisiana Purchase, he was later rewarded by Jefferson with the governorship of the entire ...

ISBN: 9780812294712

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