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Biography: general

Paperback. This biography of the Nobel-Prize-winning writer Saul Bellow explores how the child of poor Russian Jewish immigrants became a world-famous author. It demonstrates how Bellow's work thrived on contradiction and adversity. Num Pages: 704 pages, portraits. BIC Classification: 1KBB; 2ABM; BG; DSBH; DSK. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 220. Weight in Grams: 810. Good clean copy with minor shelf wear
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2001
Publisher
Faber and Faber
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KSS0002320
ISBN
9780571209682
Paperback
Condition: Used, Very Good

€ 4.74

Paperback. Series: Dover Thrift Editions. Num Pages: 80 pages. BIC Classification: BGA; JFFG. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 209 x 134 x 6. Weight in Grams: 68. Good clean copy with minor shelf wear
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2000
Publisher
Dover Publications Inc.
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KSS0002442
ISBN
9780486292496
Paperback
Condition: Used, Very Good

€ 4.74

Paperback. On the last, cold Sunday of February 1859, Daniel Sickles shot his wife's lover in Washington's Lafayette Square, just across from the White House. This title tells the story of that killing and its repercussions. It recreates an extraordinary period, when women were punished for violating codes of society that did not bind men. Num Pages: 416 pages, 16. BIC Classification: 1KBB; BGH; HBJK; HBLL. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 145 x 197 x 32. Weight in Grams: 294. Good clean copy with minor shelf wear
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2003
Publisher
Vintage
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KSS0002517
ISBN
9780099285991
Paperback
Condition: Used, Very Good

€ 4.74

Paperback. From wholesome beauty queen to saucy cover girl, from heartbreaking movie star to one of television's most loved comediennes, Cybill Shepherd is renowned as sassy, shocking and sexy. In this autobiography, she displays the wit and honesty and indomitable spirit of a star who knows it all. Num Pages: 304 pages, 16. BIC Classification: 1KBB; APF; BGFA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 180 x 110 x 27. Weight in Grams: 182. Clean copy with some shelf wear, minor nicks and bumps on cover but otherwise clean
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2001
Publisher
Ebury Press
Condition
Used, Good
SKU
KSS0002908
ISBN
9780091879037
Paperback
Condition: Used, Good

€ 17.95

Paperback. Infused with wit and lyricism, this memoir centres on the 1950's when the author and her friends were teenagers. She describes the past vividly and without complaint as the years of hard labour for herself, parents and siblings, were also filled with fun in the close knit community. Num Pages: 192 pages. BIC Classification: 1DBR; 3JJPG; BG. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 127 x 14. Weight in Grams: 140. Good clean copy with minor shelf wear
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1999
Publisher
Brandon
Condition
Used, Very Good
Edition
First Edition
SKU
KSS0003304
ISBN
9780863221125
Paperback
Condition: Used, Very Good

€ 17.95

Paperback. As the author of "Evelina" and "Cecilia", both of which created new dimensions for the novel, Fanny Burney is as well remembered for her memoirs of Johnson, her mastectomy and her account of the Battle of Waterloo. This portrait of Burney paints a picture of this forward-looking woman. Num Pages: 112 pages, portraits. BIC Classification: 2AB; BGH; DSBD; DSK; JFC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Scholarly; (UP) Postgraduate; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 182 x 125 x 0. Weight in Grams: 100.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2002
Publisher
Short Books Ltd
Condition
New
SKU
KTG0020983
ISBN
9781904095187
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 4.74

Paperback. The author recounts his command of the 7th Armoured Brigade Group - the Desert Rats - during the Gulf War; from preparation and training, to coping with the pressures of a ground war on unfamiliar terrain. Num Pages: 336 pages, 16pp B&w Photographs, 8pp Colour Photographs, Maps. BIC Classification: 1FBXS; 3JJPR; BGHA; HB; JWD; JWKT; JWL. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 179 x 111 x 22. Weight in Grams: 230. Good clean copy with minor shelf wear.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1997
Publisher
Hodder Paperbacks
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KTG0021030
ISBN
9780340682463
Paperback
Condition: Used, Very Good

€ 4.74

Paperback. Simon Forman was one of the extraordinary personalities of Elizabethan and Jacobean London. Like most doctors, he was also an astrologer, reading the stars for all and sundry. This book uncovers Forman's private world, that of a compulsive womaniser who kept a coded diary, a record of promiscuity as colourful as the journals of Pepys and Boswell. Num Pages: 240 pages, facsimiles, , portraits. BIC Classification: BGH; MBX; VXFA. Category: (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 198 x 130 x 16. Weight in Grams: 188. Light shelf wear, else as new.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2002
Publisher
Vintage
Condition
Used, Like New
SKU
KTG0021070
ISBN
9780099289623
Paperback
Condition: Used, Like New

€ 4.74

Paperback. Elegant and sophisticated biography of Princess Margaret, the controversial sister of Queen Elizabeth II, the Princess Diana of her day Num Pages: 368 pages, Illustrations (some col.), ports. (some col.). BIC Classification: BGR; HBJD1; HBLW3. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 195 x 132 x 25. Weight in Grams: 286. Light shelf wear, else as new.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Publisher
W&N
Condition
Used, Like New
SKU
KTG0021281
ISBN
9780753823774
Paperback
Condition: Used, Like New

€ 4.64

Paperback. The autobiography of one of Britain's best-loved entertainers. Ronnie Corbett tells of how he became convinced he had to seek his fortune as an actor, how he pursued that goal, found fame on television as one of "The Two Ronnies", and how he met a cast of extraordinary people along the way. Num Pages: 394 pages, 16pp b&w photographs. BIC Classification: APT; BGF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 179 x 111 x 25. Weight in Grams: 255.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2001
Publisher
Ebury Press
Condition
New
SKU
KTG0021283
ISBN
9780091879174
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 17.95

Paperback. Everybody in the unlicensed fight game knows that only one man has the honour of being titled 'Guv'nor' - and that man is Lew 'Wild Thing' Yates. This book documents how Yates rose to the top of his bloody profession. Num Pages: 288 pages, 1 x 8pp b/w. BIC Classification: BGSA; WSTB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 198 x 130 x 17. Weight in Grams: 206.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Publisher
Mainstream Publishing United Kingdom
Number of pages
272
Condition
New
SKU
V9781845963521
ISBN
9781845963521
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 19.99
€ 15.68

Paperback. A biography of the intriguing life of the unknown Liberal British Prime Minister. Series: 20 British Prime Ministers of the 20th Century. Num Pages: 168 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: BGH; JPHL. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 195 x 130 x 13. Weight in Grams: 232.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2006
Publisher
Haus Publishing Limited United Kingdom
Edition
1st
Number of pages
168
Condition
New
SKU
V9781904950561
ISBN
9781904950561
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 10.99
€ 10.58

Paperback. Translator(s): Bussey, Carvel De. Series: Studies in Austrian Literature, Culture & Thought: Translation S. Num Pages: 163 pages, b/w photos. BIC Classification: 1DFA; BGH; DSB. Category: (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 232 x 302 x 27. Weight in Grams: 278.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1995
Publisher
Ariadne Press United States
Number of pages
163
Condition
New
SKU
V9780929497945
ISBN
9780929497945
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 18.99
€ 18.37

Paperback. Sequel to the worldwide hit A LION'S TALE. Editor(s): Fornatale, Peter Thomas. Num Pages: 448 pages. BIC Classification: BGSA; WSTC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 154 x 234 x 34. Weight in Grams: 516.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Publisher
Orion
Condition
New
SKU
9781409103547
ISBN
9781409103547
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 16.99
€ 12.14

Paperback. This is a facsimile reprint of a classic account of the reality of life as a Gypsy in the 1950s when Travellers lived in horse drawn wagons and stopped by the wayside in quiet country lanes wherever possible, but were often driven to "atch" besides main highways. Illustrator(s): "Beshlie". Num Pages: 312 pages, 4 line drawings, glossary. BIC Classification: 1DBKE; 3JJPG; BGA; HBTB; JFS; JHMP. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 216 x 140 x 24. Weight in Grams: 404.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2003
Publisher
University of Hertfordshire Press United Kingdom
Edition
2nd
Number of pages
312
Condition
New
SKU
V9781902806242
ISBN
9781902806242
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 14.03

Paperback.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Publisher
Grand Central Publishing
Number of pages
544
Condition
New
Edition
Trade ed.
SKU
V9780446564632
ISBN
9780446564632
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 17.99
€ 13.31

Paperback. Matthew Flinders was the first to circumnavigate and chart the treacherous Terra Australis coastline - he is the man who put Australia on the map. Num Pages: 400 pages, 2x8pp 4x4c. BIC Classification: BG; DN; HBTM. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 196 x 128 x 27. Weight in Grams: 310.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2019
Publisher
Hachette Australia Australia
Number of pages
400
Condition
New
SKU
V9780733637384
ISBN
9780733637384
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 18.99
€ 14.03

Paperback. The long-awaited autobiography of Stuart Pearce, one of the most popular and charismatic hard men of football Num Pages: 448 pages, 24 pp colour photographs. BIC Classification: BGSA; WSJA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 117 x 178 x 28. Weight in Grams: 280.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2001
Publisher
Headline Book Publishing
Edition
New edition
Number of pages
448
Condition
New
SKU
V9780747264828
ISBN
9780747264828
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 13.99
€ 11.13

Paperback. A book about Margaret Thatcher by award-winning biographer Brenda Maddox. Num Pages: 304 pages, 2 x 8 pages colour and b/w photographs. BIC Classification: 1DBK; 3JJPL; 3JJPN; BGH; JPFM; JPHL. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 129 x 197 x 23. Weight in Grams: 228.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2004
Publisher
Hodder & Stoughton General Division United Kingdom
Number of pages
304
Condition
New
SKU
V9780340825464
ISBN
9780340825464
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 16.99
€ 12.57

Paperback. A personal account of a Labour supporter's miserable eighteen years under a Tory government. A literary debut which combines wit with barbed insight from the author who has been a full time comedy writer since the voters of Battersea sacked him from his previous job as an MP's researcher for the House of Commons. Num Pages: 336 pages. BIC Classification: 1DBK; BGHA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 200 x 129 x 21. Weight in Grams: 242. 8vo.Good copy
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1999
Publisher
Black Swan
Edition
First Edition
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KEX0297052
ISBN
9780552998031
Paperback
Condition: Used, Very Good

€ 4.74

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