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Paperback. A number of nefarious characters have passed through Maine on their way to infamy, including the pirates Dixie Bull and Edward Teach (aka Blackbeard) and gangster Al Brady. The scoundrels assembled in this book, however, are either Maine natives or notorious individuals whose mischief, misdeeds, or mayhem were perpetrated in the Pine Tree State. Num Pages: 168 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: 1KBBEN; BG; BTC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 226 x 155 x 10. Weight in Grams: 236.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Publisher
Rowman & Littlefield United States
Number of pages
168
Condition
New
SKU
V9781608932863
ISBN
9781608932863
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 17.99
€ 16.70

Paperback. Translator(s): Brewitt-Taylor, C.H. Series: Tuttle Classics of Asian Literature S. Num Pages: 1024 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: 1FPC; 2GDC; 3D; BT; FC; HBJF; HBLA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 204 x 135 x 46. Weight in Grams: 582.
Publisher
Tuttle Publishing United States
Number of pages
1024
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2002
Edition
New Ed
Condition
New
SKU
V9780804834681
ISBN
9780804834681
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 33.99
€ 24.17

Hardcover. The Official autobiography and the true story from Ronnie Biggs himself. Having been released from prison on compassionate grounds in August 2009, this is considered by Ronnie Biggs to be the final chapter of his life story. Covers events in the Author's life following the Great Train Robbery in August 1963, the Trial, his escape from HMP Num Pages: 464 pages, 92. BIC Classification: BM; BTC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 225 x 172 x 41. Weight in Grams: 934.
Publisher
M Press (Media) Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
464
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2011
Condition
New
SKU
V9780957039827
ISBN
9780957039827
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 26.99
€ 19.96

Paperback. Num Pages: 440 pages. BIC Classification: BTC; HBJK; HBLW. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 228 x 152. .
Publisher
Chicago Review Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Edition
Reprint
Condition
New
SKU
V9781613735206
ISBN
9781613735206
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 23.99
€ 22.44

Paperback. Jane Carter Woodrow goes right back to the start of the infamous serial killer Rose West's life, to try and piece together what happened to turn her into the violent monster she became. Num Pages: 288 pages, Illustrations, ports. BIC Classification: BG; BTC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 134 x 199 x 19. Weight in Grams: 216.
Publisher
Hodder & Stoughton
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Edition
Illustrated
Condition
New
SKU
V9780340992487
ISBN
9780340992487
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 17.99
€ 13.35

Paperback. He has played an East End hardman, an SAS soldier and investigated vicious world gangs. Now Ross Kemp is taking on perhaps his hardest assignment of all - the Taliban. In order to prepare for this ordeal, Ross Kemp trains with the First Battalion Royal Anglians in England's subzero temperatures. This book tells his story. Num Pages: 336 pages. BIC Classification: 1FCA; 3JMC; BTM; HBJF1; HBLX; HBWS4; JWT. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 196 x 129 x 23. Weight in Grams: 260. Clean copy with some reader wear.
Condition
Used, Very Good
Publisher
Penguin Books Ltd
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Edition
First Edition
SKU
KTM0000760
ISBN
9780141040882
Paperback
Condition: Used, Very Good

€ 4.99

Paperback. .
Publisher
Little, Brown Book Group
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Condition
New
SKU
V9781472140418
ISBN
9781472140418
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 18.99
€ 18.48

Paperback. When Kate Kray wrote Pretty Boy, she interviewed scores of people. Almost without exception, as she was leaving, they would say to her, 'I'll tell you something about Roy - but don't tell him I told you.. Num Pages: 288 pages, 8ill. BIC Classification: BG; BTC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 131 x 16. Weight in Grams: 198.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2004
Publisher
Blake Publishing
Condition
New
SKU
9781844540884
ISBN
9781844540884
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 12.99
€ 6.75

Hardcover. When Sara was only five years old, her violent father began to sexually abuse her. She suffered in silence for many years, as her father took advantage of her innocence and her mother turned a blind eye to the horrors. In an attempt to rebuild her life, as a teenager, she became a model but even this choice was to lead to more misery. Num Pages: 288 pages. BIC Classification: BGA; BTP; JFFE1; JFFE2. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 237 x 160 x 26. Weight in Grams: 454.
Condition
Used, Like New
Publisher
John Blake Publishing Ltd London
Number of pages
288
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2006
SKU
KNW0008158
ISBN
9781844542840
Hardback
Condition: Used, Like New

€ 5.49

Paperback. Num Pages: 189 pages, b/w photos. BIC Classification: BTM; BTP; HBJD; HBTZ1. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 217 x 141 x 17. Weight in Grams: 278.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2004
Publisher
Mercury House United States
Number of pages
189
Condition
New
SKU
V9781562791285
ISBN
9781562791285
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 21.99
€ 16.38

Paperback. In 1995, a film called I D, about an ambitious young copper who was sent undercover to track down the 'generals' of a football hooligan gang, achieved cult status for its sheer brutality and unsettling insight into the dark and often bloody side of the so-called beautiful game. Num Pages: 336 pages. BIC Classification: BTC; JKSW1; JKVM. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 198 x 130 x 22. Weight in Grams: 238.
Publisher
Ebury Publishing
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Edition
Reprint
Condition
New
SKU
V9780091951528
ISBN
9780091951528
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 17.99
€ 13.35

Hardback. Working as a prison guard in St Petersburgs notorious Kresty Prison, the author diligently recorded over 3,000 criminal tattoos, documenting their meanings within this closed society. This title explores the extremes of this collection. Illustrator(s): Vasiliev, Sergei. Editor(s): Murray, Damon; Sorrell, Stephen. Translator(s): Bromfield, Andrew. Num Pages: 400 pages, 300 illustrations, 75 photographs. BIC Classification: 1DVUA; AFY; BTC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 207 x 130 x 27. Weight in Grams: 462.
Publisher
FUEL Publishing
Number of pages
400
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2006
Edition
Illustrated
Condition
New
SKU
V9780955006128
ISBN
9780955006128
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 33.99
€ 24.13

Paperback. As a gun-wielding bank robber, the author was top of the criminal tree. But he'd also spent the greater part of his adult life in prison, an environment where respect and basic survival were guaranteed only to those prepared to use the most brutal violence. 0This book describes how he came to realize that the game wasn't worth the candle. Num Pages: 400 pages. BIC Classification: BTC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 194 x 131 x 25. Weight in Grams: 250.
Publisher
Penguin Books Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
400
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Condition
New
SKU
V9780141019529
ISBN
9780141019529
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 25.99
€ 19.13

Paperback. Num Pages: 256 pages. BIC Classification: BT; WSSN3. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 132 x 220 x 25. Weight in Grams: 248.
Publisher
Pavilion
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Condition
New
SKU
V9781911042259
ISBN
9781911042259
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 13.99
€ 10.55

Paperback. Series: Battleground Europe. Num Pages: 150 pages, Illustrations, maps, ports. BIC Classification: 1DB; 3JJF; BTM; HBJD1; HBWN. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 214 x 137 x 8. Weight in Grams: 230.
Publisher
Pen and Sword
Number of pages
150
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2005
Condition
New
SKU
V9780850529326
ISBN
9780850529326
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 14.09

Paperback. Who can forget the image of Sarah Payne? In this haunting memoir, her mother Sara describes the terrible days surrounding the abduction and murder of her daughter by paeodophile, Roy Whiting. A heartrending personal account of every family's worst nightmare. Num Pages: 256 pages, b/w photo sections. BIC Classification: 2AB; BTC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 130 x 15. Weight in Grams: 196. 231pp
Condition
Used, Very Good
Publisher
Hodder & Stoughton
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2005
Edition
New edition
SKU
KNW0007344
ISBN
9780340862780
Paperback
Condition: Used, Very Good

€ 4.99

Paperback. Who can forget the image of Sarah Payne? In this haunting memoir, her mother Sara describes the terrible days surrounding the abduction and murder of her daughter by paeodophile, Roy Whiting. A heartrending personal account of every family's worst nightmare. Num Pages: 256 pages, b/w photo sections. BIC Classification: 2AB; BTC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 130 x 15. Weight in Grams: 196. 231pp
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2005
Publisher
Hodder & Stoughton
Edition
New edition
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KNW0007346
ISBN
9780340862780
Paperback
Condition: Used, Very Good

€ 4.99

Paperback.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Publisher
Poetry Wales Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
180
Condition
New
SKU
V9781781720684
ISBN
9781781720684
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 19.99
€ 18.16

Paperback. Presents a narrative nonfiction, in which the author chronicles individual stories of the five courageous women who have climbed K2, the most fearsome mountain in the world. Num Pages: 352 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: 1FPC; BTP; WSZG. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 202 x 135 x 23. Weight in Grams: 266.
Publisher
HarperCollins Publishers Inc United States
Number of pages
352
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2006
Edition
1st Harper Paperback Ed
Condition
New
SKU
V9780060587161
ISBN
9780060587161
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 11.99
€ 9.81

Paperback. Num Pages: 208 pages, 13 illustrations. BIC Classification: 1KBB; BTC; HBJK. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 228 x 153 x 14. Weight in Grams: 298.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2010
Publisher
Southern Illinois University Press
Edition
Reprint
Number of pages
208
Condition
New
SKU
V9780809330041
ISBN
9780809330041
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 33.99
€ 28.51

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