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Brand: Pen & Sword Books Ltd Model: 9781526752635
Captain Cook claimed the honour of being the first man to sail into the Antarctic Ocean in 1773, which he then circumnavigated the following year. Cook, though, did not see any land, and he declared that there was no such thing as the Southern Continent. Fifty years later, an Irishman who had been i..
Brand: Octopus Publishing Group Model: 9781846013140
One of the world s most revered public figures, Nelson Mandela is an iconic symbol of the triumph of the human spirit over prejudice and fear. Renowned for his tireless crusade against gender and racial inequality, Mandela's anti-apartheid campaigning, his outspoken social criticism, and his values ..
Brand: Chronicle Books Model: 9780811872331
"Masala Farm" is a memoir about a city boy who absconds to a country roost. Indian author Suvir Saran's move from NYC to a farm in upstate New York, where he raises livestock and grows much of his own food. The recipes, organised by season, include classic rustic American recipes made from the fruit..
Brand: Steele Roberts Aotearoa Ltd Model: 9781877577611
Not sold separately. This is a companion volume to Hugh Price, Publisher ISBN 9781877577628. Sold as a box-set. In A Mind of His Own Hugh Price's daughter Susan Price - a book person and historian like her father - tells the story of his childhood. For over twenty-five years Susan built up a metic..
Brand: John Blake Publishing Ltd Model: 9781843584186
Welcome to the murky world of moneylenders in modern-day Britain.Prepare yourself to enter a cold, hard, brutal environment where a loan od GBP10,000 can turn into a debt of GBP100,000 in a matter of weeks. This is the true story of one family man who found himself trapped in a finanical meltdown th..
Brand: Finch Publishing Model: 9781921462320
My Life in a Pea Soup follows one mother's journey to reach her profoundly autistic daughter. Set against the backdrop of three countries - Sri Lanka, Bahrain and Australia - this book will appeal to anyone who has experienced heartbreak and then found a way to not only help themselves, but to help ..
Brand: Ryland, Peters & Small Ltd Model: 9781782498070
Experience what it is like to live in the moment with this beautifully illustrated journal, specially designed to help you develop your own mindfulness practice. My Mindfulness Journal provides a way to introduce and integrate mindfulness into your life. Keeping a journal naturally encourages us to..
Brand: Emzel Books Model: 9780473333690
Nesting on the Nushagak is the second book in a trilogy of memoirs by Emma Stevens recounting her adventures in life and love in the Alaskan wilderness. The first book in the trilogy is Walking on Ice. The trilogy concludes with Dancing on the Tundra. 'Caribou!' Our skiff rounded the next bend of th..
Brand: Chronicle Books Model: 9781452145327
Aasif Mandvi, an Indian-American best known for his work as a correspondent on The Daily Show, has been dealing with his personal identity issues across three continents and forty years. With wit, smarts, and a good dose of hard-earned perspective, Mandvi shares his journey from battling bullies and..
Brand: Taschen GmbH Model: 9783836511889
The rumble in the jungle: Mailer's masterpiece commentary and Ali's master photographers There ain t ten George Foremans in Africa. When he sees all the brothers, he ll know he s in Ali country. Muhammad Ali On October 30, 1974, in Kinshasa, Zaire, at the virtual center of Africa, two African Americ..
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