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Paperback. Elie Wiesel was fifteen years old when he and his family were deported by the Nazis to Auschwitz. After the war, Wiesel studied in Paris and later became a journalist. During an interview with the distinguished French writer, Francois Mauriac, he was persuaded to write about his experiences in the death camps. Num Pages: 144 pages. BIC Classification: BGA; HBJD; HBTZ1; JFSR1. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 129 x 3. Weight in Grams: 114.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2006
Publisher
Penguin Classics
Condition
New
SKU
9780140189896
ISBN
9780140189896

€ 10.99
€ 9.19

Hardcover. Num Pages: 736 pages, 2 plate sections of 8 pages. BIC Classification: BGLA; BJ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 169 x 262 x 61. Weight in Grams: 1284. Very good copy in fine dustwrapper.First edition signed by the author
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2016
Publisher
Profile Faber
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KEX0303432
ISBN
9781781256497

€ 65.00

Paperback. A stunning photographic portrait of the most talented and high-profile sportsman in the world today, accompanied by his own autobiographical text. Num Pages: 240 pages, Colour photographs througout. BIC Classification: BGSA; WSJA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 199 x 142 x 17. Weight in Grams: 460.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2001
Publisher
Hodder & Stoughton
Edition
Revised ed.
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KNW0008237
ISBN
9780340792704

€ 4.64

Paperback. One of the most terrifying stories of our time: unforgettable for its individuality, its horror, and its lesson about a man and a woman's commitment to understanding the world - and to each other. Now a Paramount feature film starring Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt. Num Pages: 288 pages. BIC Classification: 1FKP; BGB; KNTJ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 129 x 19. Weight in Grams: 228. Keywords: Autobiography, Mariane Pearl
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2007
Publisher
Virago
Edition
Film Tie-in Ed
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KNW0010039
ISBN
9781844084593

€ 4.64

Paperback. Num Pages: 320 pages. BIC Classification: AVGT; AVH; BGF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 217 x 135 x 20. Weight in Grams: 278.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Publisher
Ebury Press
Condition
New
SKU
KSG0020041
ISBN
9780091960322

€ 17.95

Paperback. Born a bastard to a teenage mother in the slums of 1950s Dublin, Martha has to be a fighter from the very start. As her mother moves from man to man, and more children follow, they live hand-to-mouth in squalid, freezing tenements, clothed in rags and forced to beg for food. This book tells the story of her early life. Num Pages: 480 pages. BIC Classification: 1DBR; BGA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 199 x 128 x 31. Weight in Grams: 340. Good clean copy with some minor shelf wear.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Publisher
Mainstream Publishing
Condition
Used, Very Good
Edition
1st Paperback Printing
SKU
KTG0003414
ISBN
9781845963132

€ 4.64

Paperback. Lewis Hamilton's explosive arrival on the Formula 1 scene has made front-page headlines. In My Story, for the first time Lewis opens up about his stunning debut season in grand prix racing, as well as his dad Anthony, his home life and his early years. The only book with the real story, as told by Lewis. Num Pages: 336 pages, 100 col plates (32pp), With index. BIC Classification: BGSA; WSPC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 196 x 130 x 26. Weight in Grams: 238.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Publisher
Harpersport
Edition
1st
Condition
New
SKU
V9780007270064
ISBN
9780007270064

€ 14.99
€ 11.29

Paperback. Robert Plant is one of the few genuine living rock legends. Frontman of Led Zeppelin, musical innovator and seller of millions of records, Plant has had a profound influence on music for over four decades. But the full account of his life has barely been told .. until now. Num Pages: 400 pages, (2x8pp plates). BIC Classification: AVGP; AVH; BGF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 199 x 131 x 28. Weight in Grams: 270.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Publisher
HarperCollins
Condition
New
SKU
V9780007514892
ISBN
9780007514892

€ 13.99
€ 10.55

Paperback. In 1997, the author returned from the Himalayas, having climbed the stupendous north face of Changabang but losing his friend and climbing partner in the process. This title presents a journey into the mind of an extreme mountaineer. Set in Patagonia, Norway and Alaska, it tackles the challenges modern Alpinism can pose. Num Pages: 256 pages, 16. BIC Classification: BGSA; WSZG. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 132 x 17. Weight in Grams: 192.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Publisher
Arrow
Number of pages
240
Condition
New
SKU
V9780099509493
ISBN
9780099509493

€ 14.99
€ 12.40

Mass Market Paperback. Adolf Hitler, Monty, Mussolini, Rommel (who?) - all played their modest parts in the Second World War and the shaping of human destiny, but we all know where the real action was.. The most scurrilous, bizarre and certainly the most hilarious military career embarked upon by any bombardier of the 56th heavy regiment, royal artillery, ever. Num Pages: 432 pages, illustrations, portraits. BIC Classification: 2AB; BG; HBG; HBWQ; WH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 182 x 112 x 29. Weight in Grams: 238.
Publication date
1989
Publisher
Penguin
Condition
New
SKU
V9780140110821
ISBN
9780140110821

€ 13.99
€ 11.56

Paperback. When Ellen finished the Vendee Globe, yachting's toughest race aged just 24 the nation took her to it's heart. The depth of the affection for Ellen is extraordinary - she makes people feel like they can do anything! This book presents her story. Num Pages: 416 pages, 32pp colour illustrations. BIC Classification: BGSA; WSSN3. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 196 x 129 x 29. Weight in Grams: 342.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2003
Publisher
Penguin
Condition
New
Edition
New Ed
SKU
V9780141006970
ISBN
9780141006970

€ 14.99
€ 11.72

Paperback. Young Johnnie Walker was obsessed with music and loved to share that passion. So it wasn't long after he'd started DJing in dance halls and pubs that he got his big break: he talked his way into a slot with newly founded station Radio England - and launched his career. This autobiography tells of forty years at the heart of British broadcasting. Num Pages: 432 pages, 2 x 8 pages of colour. BIC Classification: APW; BGFA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 128 x 28. Weight in Grams: 316.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Publisher
Penguin Books Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
432
Condition
New
SKU
V9780141024288
ISBN
9780141024288

€ 13.99
€ 10.94

Paperback. Series: The World in a Life Series. Num Pages: 176 pages, 13. BIC Classification: 1FKA; 1HFGA; 3JB; 3JD; BGH; HBJF; HBJH; HBTS. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 203 x 129 x 6. Weight in Grams: 166.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Publisher
Oxford University Press
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780190269784
ISBN
9780190269784

€ 26.83

Paperback. Editor(s): Chapman, R. W. Series: Oxford World's Classics. Num Pages: 1536 pages. BIC Classification: 2AB; BGL; DNF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 193 x 130 x 60. Weight in Grams: 1182.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Publisher
Oxford University Press United Kingdom
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
1536
Condition
New
SKU
V9780199540211
ISBN
9780199540211

€ 29.99
€ 21.66

Paperback. Dalits constitute about one sixth of India's population. Spread over the entire country, and belonging to many religions, they have become a major political force. As a document of the long silenced and long denied sufferings of the Dalits, this work presents a manifesto for the revolutionary transformation of society and human consciousness. Num Pages: 208 pages, Illustrations 1 map,. BIC Classification: 1FKA; 2AB; BG; FA; JFSC. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 148 x 213 x 11. Weight in Grams: 248.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Publisher
Columbia University Press United States
Number of pages
208
Condition
New
SKU
V9780231129732
ISBN
9780231129732

€ 29.99
€ 26.45

Hardback. Also published as volume 2 in a 2-volume set. Num Pages: 680 pages, 20 black and white photographs, 7 maps, 2 charts, 1 table. BIC Classification: 1KBB; 3JJ; BGH; HBJK; JPHL. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 5969 x 3963 x 53. Weight in Grams: 1225.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2016
Publisher
University of Illinois Press United States
Number of pages
680
Condition
New
SKU
V9780252039522
ISBN
9780252039522

€ 35.99
€ 34.68

Paperback. The first of John Master's evocative memoirs about life in the Gurkhas in India on the cusp of WWII Series: Cassell Military Paperbacks. Num Pages: 320 pages, 5 Line Drawing(s). BIC Classification: 1FKAH; BGA; JWLF; JWT. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (UP) Postgraduate; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 200 x 198 x 27. Weight in Grams: 260.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2002
Publisher
Orion Publishing Co United Kingdom
Number of pages
320
Condition
New
SKU
V9780304361564
ISBN
9780304361564

€ 13.99
€ 10.94

Paperback. "In all my whole career the Brick House was one of the toughest joints I ever played in. It was the honky-tonk where levee workers would congregate every Saturday night and trade with the gals who'd s Num Pages: 248 pages, 16pp b&w photographs. BIC Classification: 3JJ; AVGJ; BGF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 217 x 141 x 17. Weight in Grams: 244.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1986
Publisher
The Perseus Books Group United States
Edition
Revised
Number of pages
248
Condition
New
SKU
V9780306802768
ISBN
9780306802768

€ 18.99
€ 14.05

Paperback. "The Beach Boys have been rolling, like the tide their great songs evoke, for more than thirty years, reaching professional peaks and tragic personal depths. In this electrifying account Steven Gaines" Num Pages: 416 pages, 66 photographs. BIC Classification: AVGP; BGF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 217 x 163 x 26. Weight in Grams: 574.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1995
Publisher
The Perseus Books Group United States
Edition
Reprint
Number of pages
416
Condition
New
SKU
V9780306806476
ISBN
9780306806476

€ 18.99
€ 14.05

Hardcover. Combat, cigars, and whiskey--from the jungles of Cuba and the mountains of the Northwest Frontier, to the banks of the Nile and the plains of South Africa, comes this action-packed tale of Winston Churchill's adventures as a war correspondent in the Age of Empire. Num Pages: 328 pages, 8 pages black-&-white photographs. BIC Classification: 1DBK; 3JH; 3JJ; BGH; HBJD1; HBWM; JPHL. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 238 x 165 x 38. Weight in Grams: 520.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2015
Publisher
Da Capo Press
Edition
1st
Condition
New
SKU
V9780306823817
ISBN
9780306823817

€ 23.99
€ 17.17

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