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Paperback. For nearly five years, he was known as the 'Darling Of Las Vegas'. Some said he was a Russian arms dealer, others a pop star from Eastern Europe. But the truth was even more unlikely: he was a twenty-one year old graduate student who had a plan that would one day make him richer than anyone could possibly imagine. Num Pages: 352 pages. BIC Classification: 1KBBWN; BG; BTC; WDMC; WDP. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 199 x 130 x 22. Weight in Grams: 256. Good copy with some shelf wear.
Condition
Used, Good
Format
Paperback
Publisher
Arrow London
Edition
New Ed
Publication date
2006
SKU
KTG0007136
ISBN
9780099490999
Paperback
Condition: Used, Good

€ 4.99

Paperback. For nearly five years, he was known as the 'Darling Of Las Vegas'. Some said he was a Russian arms dealer, others a pop star from Eastern Europe. But the truth was even more unlikely: he was a twenty-one year old graduate student who had a plan that would one day make him richer than anyone could possibly imagine. Num Pages: 352 pages. BIC Classification: 1KBBWN; BG; BTC; WDMC; WDP. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 199 x 130 x 22. Weight in Grams: 256. Good clean copy with some minor shelf wear
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2006
Publisher
Arrow London
Edition
New Ed
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KAK0006914
ISBN
9780099490999
Paperback
Condition: Used, Very Good

€ 4.99

Paperback. Lt Colonel John Paul Vann went to Vietnam in 1962, but soon became appalled by the slaughter, leaking his pessimistic assessments to the US press corps in Saigon. Neil Sheehan was among them, and became fascinated by the angry Vann, befriended him, and followed his tragic and reckless career. Num Pages: 896 pages, 16pp b&w halftones. BIC Classification: 2ABM; BTM. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 233 x 153 x 58. Weight in Grams: 1042.
Publisher
Vintage United Kingdom
Number of pages
896
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1998
Condition
New
SKU
V9780712666565
ISBN
9780712666565
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 38.99
€ 26.18

Paperback. Cheating in casinos is illegal: card-counting - making a record of what cards have so far been dealt to enable the player to make some prediction of what cards remain in the deck - is not. This book tells the true story a successful scam, in which teams of young mathematicians and physicists won millions of dollars from the casinos of Las Vegas. Num Pages: 320 pages. BIC Classification: BTC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 130 x 21. Weight in Grams: 230. Clean copy
Edition
New edition
Publisher
Cornerstone
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2004
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KEX0231140
ISBN
9780099468233
Paperback
Condition: Used, Very Good

€ 4.99

Paperback. Cheating in casinos is illegal: card-counting - making a record of what cards have so far been dealt to enable the player to make some prediction of what cards remain in the deck - is not. This book tells the true story a successful scam, in which teams of young mathematicians and physicists won millions of dollars from the casinos of Las Vegas. Num Pages: 320 pages. BIC Classification: BTC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 130 x 21. Weight in Grams: 230.
Edition
New edition
Publisher
Cornerstone
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2004
Condition
Used, Good
SKU
KTJ0005409
ISBN
9780099468233
Paperback
Condition: Used, Good

€ 4.99

Paperback. Bobby Teale and his brothers, David and Alfie, were the three men the Kray twins trusted most. They weren't in the Firm, they were closer than that. They were old family friends, confidants, companions.. But then things changed. Num Pages: 320 pages. BIC Classification: BG; BTC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 199 x 129 x 21. Weight in Grams: 254.
Publisher
Ebury Publishing
Number of pages
320
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Condition
New
SKU
V9780091946630
ISBN
9780091946630
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 19.99
€ 14.67

Paperback. Num Pages: 122 pages, b/w photos. BIC Classification: BTC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 216 x 142 x 9. Weight in Grams: 182.
Publisher
Heritage House Publishing Co Ltd Canada
Number of pages
122
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2010
Condition
New
SKU
V9781926613307
ISBN
9781926613307
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 14.99
€ 11.72

Hardback. Broadmoor: My Journey Into Hell documents the story of long-term prisoner Charlie Bronson and his five-year stay at Britain's most notorious mental hospital, Broadmoor. His journey has, until now, never been told. Num Pages: 288 pages. BIC Classification: 3JJPN; BM; BTC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 241 x 163 x 21. Weight in Grams: 450.
Publisher
John Blake Publishing Ltd
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2015
Condition
New
SKU
V9781784181178
ISBN
9781784181178
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 23.99
€ 16.67

Paperback. Sara Davies spent her whole childhood living in fear. She has known terror that no child should ever know. When she was only five years old, her father robbed her of her childhood when he raped her for the first time. For Sara, this was just the beginning of years of torment and terror. Num Pages: 288 pages. BIC Classification: BTC; BTP. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 130 x 21. Weight in Grams: 192.
Publisher
John Blake Publishing Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
288
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Condition
New
SKU
V9781782192299
ISBN
9781782192299
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 9.99
€ 8.47

Paperback. The shocking and powerful true story of the woman who tried to stop the abuse in Rotherham. Num Pages: 320 pages. BIC Classification: 1DBKEYK; BT; JFFE1. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 129. Weight in Grams: 300.
Publisher
Pan Macmillan
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Edition
Main Market Ed.
Condition
New
SKU
V9781509801626
ISBN
9781509801626
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 18.99
€ 17.09

Paperback. Charlie Bronson has spent 28 of the last 30 years in solitary confinement. When he is unlocked, up to 12 prison officers - sometimes in riot gear and with dogs - are standing by. His story is being turned into a Hollywood film. In this autobiography, he reveals the truth about his extraordinary life behind bars. Num Pages: 351 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: BTC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 177 x 113 x 25. Weight in Grams: 212. 351 pages, illustrations. Charlie Bronson has spent 28 of the last 30 years in solitary confinement. When he is unlocked, up to 12 prison officers - sometimes in riot gear and with dogs - are standing by. His story is being turned into a Hollywood film. In this autobiography, he reveals the truth about his extraordinary life behind bars. Cateogry: (G) General (US: Trade). BIC Classification: BTC. Dimension: 177 x 113 x 25. Weight: 216.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Publisher
John Blake Publishing Ltd
Edition
Media tie-in
Condition
New
SKU
V9781844546558
ISBN
9781844546558
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 13.99
€ 10.74

Paperback. Offering the real inside scoop, Whitey Bulger's #2 man in Boston's Irish mob tells where the bodies are buried. Num Pages: 320 pages, 16 pages of colour photographs. BIC Classification: BTC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 227 x 154 x 23. Weight in Grams: 388.
Publisher
HarperCollins Publishers Inc United States
Number of pages
304
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2007
Edition
Reprint
Condition
New
SKU
V9780061148064
ISBN
9780061148064
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 13.99
€ 10.51

Paperback. Suitable for those interested in true-crime history and the shadier side of Buckinghamshire's past, this title includes cases such as the slaying of a family of seven in Denham in 1870, the killing of a butcher's wife in Victorian Slough for which no one was ever found guilty, and an apparent suicide in Chesham which turned out to be murder. Num Pages: 160 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBKESU; BTC; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 182 x 247 x 11. Weight in Grams: 416.
Publisher
The History Press Ltd
Number of pages
160
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Condition
New
SKU
V9780752470238
ISBN
9780752470238
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 19.99
€ 18.24

Paperback. Tells the story of brave Arctic explorers who died in their attempts to seek the North-West Passage and North Pole during the years 1845-1877. Among them was Jim Hand from Bray, Co Wicklow. Num Pages: 296 pages, Illustrations, maps, ports. BIC Classification: 1MTN; 3JH; BTH; HBTM; RGR. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 230 x 160 x 20. Weight in Grams: 450.
Publisher
The History Press Ltd Dublin
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Condition
New
SKU
V9781845889456
ISBN
9781845889456
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 21.99
€ 20.24

paperback. "Gripping, intense.. Buried in the Sky will satisfy anyone who loved [Into Thin Air]."-Kate Tuttle, Boston Globe Num Pages: 320 pages, 16 pages of illustrations; 8 maps. BIC Classification: 1FKAH; 3JMC; BTP; WSZG. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 208 x 142 x 19. Weight in Grams: 254.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Publisher
WW Norton
Condition
New
SKU
9780393345414
ISBN
9780393345414
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 17.99
€ 13.74

Paperback. Num Pages: 280 pages. BIC Classification: BG; BM; BTC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 157 x 229 x 17. Weight in Grams: 448.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Publisher
Beaufort Books
Edition
Updated
Condition
New
SKU
V9780825307782
ISBN
9780825307782
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 17.22

Paperback. The unvarnished, human story behind the infamous Burke and Hare murders. Num Pages: 352 pages. BIC Classification: 1DBKSC; 3JH; BTC; HBJD1. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 199 x 131 x 34. Weight in Grams: 440.
Publisher
Birlinn General
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Edition
3rd Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781780272177
ISBN
9781780272177
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 19.99
€ 18.13

Paperback. A shocking testimony, a true story of unbelievable cruelty. Souad's crime, sex before marriage was considered a grave dishonour to one's family and punishable by death. One morning her brother-in-law poured petrol over her and set her alight. For this he was considered a hero in Jordan. Num Pages: 336 pages. BIC Classification: BTC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 184 x 110 x 22. Weight in Grams: 184.
Publisher
Bantam
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2005
Condition
New
SKU
V9780553816303
ISBN
9780553816303
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 13.99
€ 10.81

Paperback. Num Pages: 96 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBKENL; BTC; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 236 x 158 x 6. Weight in Grams: 164.
Publisher
The History Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Condition
New
SKU
V9780752488714
ISBN
9780752488714
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 19.99
€ 18.24

Paperback. On 23 Jun 2011 the convicted double-murderer Levi Bellfield was found guilty of the murder of 13-year-old school girl Milly Dowler. Milly disappeared on her way home from school in Walton-on-Thames, Surrey in 2002. Six months later her body was discovered many miles away. A police investigation, the manhunt in Surrey's history, got nowhere. Num Pages: 336 pages, Full colour eight page photo inset. BIC Classification: BTC; JKVF. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 196 x 136 x 22. Weight in Grams: 220.
Publisher
Michael Joseph
Number of pages
336
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Edition
UK ed.
Condition
New
SKU
V9780241952818
ISBN
9780241952818
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 17.99
€ 13.21

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