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Biography and True Stories

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  1. Gandhi: Against the Tide by Antony Copley

    Gandhi: Against the Tide by Antony Copley

    $9.30

    Presents the life and historical significance of Mahatma Gandhi. This biographical study draws on historical research on the Indian Nationalist movement and Gandhi's impact on the political scene to provide a context for history at many levels. Learn More
  2. Concertina: The Life and Loves of a Dominatrix by Susan Winemaker

    Concertina: The Life and Loves of a Dominatrix by Susan Winemaker

    $9.30

    A beautifully written and explicit memoir of the experiences of a London-based dominatrix who started out working as a professional chef. Learn More
  3. Nella Last's War: The Second World War Diaries of 'Housewife 49' by Richard Broad

    Nella Last's War: The Second World War Diaries of 'Housewife 49' by Richard Broad

    $9.30

    In September 1939, housewife and mother Nella Last began a diary whose entries, in their regularity, length and quality, have created a record of the Second World War which is powerful, fascinating and unique. When war broke out, Nella's younger son joined the army while the rest of the family tried to adapt to civilian life. Learn More
  4. No One Can Hurt Him Anymore by Carol J. Rothgeb
  5. Letters to Sarah by Sara Payne

    Letters to Sarah by Sara Payne

    $9.30

    In the summer of 2000, schoolgirl Sarah Payne went missing from a beach where she played with her siblings. The nation waited with her whole family as the search for the little girl touched the hearts of everyone in the country. Learn More
  6. A Child's Christmas in Wales by Dylan Thomas

    A Child's Christmas in Wales by Dylan Thomas

    $9.30

    Dylan Thomas's classic account of his childhood Christmases, newly issued in with full colour illustrations by Peter Bailey in this beautiful, cloth-bound hardback gift edition for Thomas's centenary. Learn More
  7. Ollie: The Autobiography of Ian Holloway by Ian Holloway
  8. Reg Kray: A Man Apart by Roberta Kray

    Reg Kray: A Man Apart by Roberta Kray

    $9.30

    Who was the real Reg Kray? Why was he destined to spend so much of his life behind bars? His second wife Roberta offers a portrait of the man behind the myth and an insight into what he really thought about his past and his strange fame. Learn More
  9. Pride of Britain: A Little Girl's Bravery. A Family's Strength. by Kirsteen Lupton

    Pride of Britain: A Little Girl's Bravery. A Family's Strength. by Kirsteen Lupton

    $9.30

    Kirsteen Lupton was born with a rare medical condition: her bladder was on the outside of her body. After medical complications left her battling for her life, surgery by the team at Great Ormond Street Hospital finally gave her a chance at a normal life. This book tells her story. It shows how she raised funds for the hospital that helped her. Learn More
  10. Under the Eye of the Clock by Christopher Nolan

    Under the Eye of the Clock by Christopher Nolan

    $9.30

    A book originally published in 1987 about a handicapped child, Joseph Meehan. It tells of Joseph's fight to escape the restrictions and confines of his existence inside a broken body. The book is largely autobiographical. Learn More

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