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True stories of heroism, endurance & survival

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True stories of heroism, endurance & survival

Paperback. A fresh, new look for the paperback edition in the genre of Shame and Ugly. Num Pages: 304 pages. BIC Classification: BG; BTP. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 196 x 131 x 21. Weight in Grams: 212.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Publisher
Hodder & Stoughton General Division United Kingdom
Number of pages
304
Condition
New
SKU
V9780340943496
ISBN
9780340943496
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 13.99
€ 10.65

Paperback. The untold story of Scott's Northern Party and their incredible survival of an Antarctic winter Num Pages: 384 pages, 2x8 b/w. BIC Classification: 1MTS; 3JJC; BTP; WTLP. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 129 x 26. Weight in Grams: 270.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Publisher
John Murray
Number of pages
400
Condition
New
Edition
Proof Copy
SKU
V9780719595905
ISBN
9780719595905
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 16.99
€ 12.91

Paperback. A young refugee's story of terror, love and survival Num Pages: 320 pages. BIC Classification: 1FBS; BTP; JFFD. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 235 x 290 x 2. Weight in Grams: 386.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Publisher
Fleet
Condition
New
SKU
V9781408708446
ISBN
9781408708446
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 17.99
€ 14.37

Paperback. The story that became a global sensation, now sold for film, of Sophie, the amazing Australian cattle dog who fell off a yacht, was feared lost, yet swam six miles through shark-infested waters to a remote Whitsunday island where she survived for five months before being miraculously reunited with her amazed owners. Num Pages: 336 pages, One 8-page colour section, maps, B&W photos throughout. BIC Classification: BTP; WNGD. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 128 x 21. Weight in Grams: 246.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Publisher
Hodder & Stoughton General Division United Kingdom
Number of pages
320
Condition
New
SKU
V9781444715224
ISBN
9781444715224
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 11.99
€ 9.90

Paperback. Yeonmi Park was not dreaming of freedom when she escaped from North Korea. She didn't even know what it meant to be free. All she knew was that she was running for her life, that if she and her family stayed behind they would die. This is the story of Park's struggle to survive in the most repressive country on earth, and her harrowing escape. Num Pages: 288 pages. BIC Classification: 1FPKN; BM; BTP; JPVH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 198 x 144 x 29. Weight in Grams: 228.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Publisher
Penguin
Condition
New
SKU
9780241973035
ISBN
9780241973035
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 13.99
€ 9.71

Paperback. Num Pages: 182 pages. BIC Classification: BTP. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational; (UF) Further/Higher Education; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. Dimension: 178 x 111 x 11. Weight in Grams: 156. My NHS Summer. 182 pages. Cateogry: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational; (UF) Further/Higher Education; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. BIC Classification: BTP. Dimension: 178 x 111 x 11. Weight: 156.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Publisher
The University of Buckingham Press
Number of pages
182
Condition
New
SKU
V9781908684196
ISBN
9781908684196
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 9.11

Paperback. Lost overboard at night in a storm - no one saw him fall, and no one could hear him shout Num Pages: 384 pages. BIC Classification: 1FMN; 1HFMS; 3JMG; BTP; JFD; JKSW. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 157 x 235 x 30. Weight in Grams: 504.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Publisher
Robinson
Condition
New
SKU
V9781472139351
ISBN
9781472139351
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 17.99
€ 17.85

Paperback. This is the Film Tie-In edition of Martin Sixsmith's moving book. The film stars Dame Judi Dench, and is currently scheduled for Boxing Day release. Num Pages: 464 pages, illustrations (black and white). BIC Classification: BTP; JP. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 130 x 30. Weight in Grams: 358. 8vo.Good copy.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Publisher
Pan
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KEX0297757
ISBN
9781447245223
Paperback
Condition: Used, Very Good

€ 4.99

Paperback. On the eve of World War II, the Squalus, America's newest submarine, plunged to the bottom of the North Atlantic. Miraculously, thirty-three crew members still survived in the stricken vessel. This title presents a moment-by-moment account of the disaster and the man at its centre. Num Pages: 320 pages. BIC Classification: BG; BTP; HBTM. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 175 x 112 x 24. Weight in Grams: 246. Good clean copy with minor shelf wear.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2001
Publisher
Ebury Press
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KKD0001173
ISBN
9780091879372
Paperback
Condition: Used, Very Good

€ 17.95

Paperback. In 1992, a climber was left to die by other climbers on Mount Everest, which horrified Joe Simpson who was himself left for dead in Peru in 1985. In this book Simpson explores anecdotally and in heated debates with his climbing companions on Pumori, the moral climate of mountaineering in the 1990s. Num Pages: 208 pages, 8pp colour and 8pp b&w illustrations. BIC Classification: BTP; DNF; WSZG. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 131 x 15. Weight in Grams: 180. Good clean copy with some minor shelf wear
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1998
Publisher
Vintage
Condition
Used, Very Good
Edition
UK ed.
SKU
KKD0001671
ISBN
9780099756118
Paperback
Condition: Used, Very Good

€ 17.95

Paperback. K2, August 1st, 2008. Thirty climbers are attempting the summit of the most savage mountain on Earth. They make it. But before they start their descent an ice shelf collapses, sweeping away their ropes. It is dark. Their lines are gone. They are low on oxygen. And it is getting very, very cold. How many will make it down alive? Num Pages: 288 pages, 16pp colour inset. BIC Classification: BTP; WSZG. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 128 x 17. Weight in Grams: 232. Fine copy
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Publisher
Penguin
Condition
Used, Like New
SKU
KSS0003088
ISBN
9780141044064
Paperback
Condition: Used, Like New

€ 4.99

Paperback. K2, August 1st, 2008. Thirty climbers are attempting the summit of the most savage mountain on Earth. They make it. But before they start their descent an ice shelf collapses, sweeping away their ropes. It is dark. Their lines are gone. They are low on oxygen. And it is getting very, very cold. How many will make it down alive? Num Pages: 288 pages, 16pp colour inset. BIC Classification: BTP; WSZG. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 128 x 17. Weight in Grams: 232. Good clean copy with minor shelf wear
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Publisher
Penguin
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KSS0003091
ISBN
9780141044064
Paperback
Condition: Used, Very Good

€ 4.99

Paperback. 'Moving - at times almost unbearably so - and fascinating' Antonia Fraser A family's story of human tenacity, faith and a race for survival in the face of unspeakable horror and cruelty perpetrated by the Nazi regime against the Jewish people. Num Pages: 368 pages. BIC Classification: 3JJH; BM; BTP; HBJD; HBTZ1. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 130. Weight in Grams: 270.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Publisher
William Collins
Condition
New
SKU
9780008158064
ISBN
9780008158064
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 4.99

Paperback. A day-by-day account of Aron Ralston's unforgettable survival story - his terrible accident, self-amputation, rescue and recovery. Num Pages: 368 pages, 16pp colour plates. BIC Classification: 1KBBWU; BGA; BTP; WSZC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 130 x 23. Weight in Grams: 400. Good clean copy. Showing light shelf wear, remains a nice copy
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2010
Publisher
Simon & Schuster UK
Condition
Used, Very Good
Edition
New Edition
SKU
KSG0022235
ISBN
9781849833905
Paperback
Condition: Used, Very Good

€ 4.99

Paperback. In May 1946, John Caldwell, stranded in Panama after the war, set out single-handed on a 9,000 mile journey aboard the 29-foot PAGAN to rejoin his wife in Sydney. Num Pages: 336 pages, 2 black & white illustrations, 1 maps. BIC Classification: BTP; WSSN. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 211 x 151 x 25. Weight in Grams: 412. Good copy with some shelf wear
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1991
Publisher
Sheridan House
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KKD0008647
ISBN
9780924486203
Paperback
Condition: Used, Very Good

€ 17.95

Paperback. Retraces the journeys of three lone sailors swept up by a monster hurricane that confounds various predictions. Num Pages: 240 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: BTP; WSSN. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 230 x 151 x 17. Weight in Grams: 312.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2007
Publisher
International Marine Publishing Co United States
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
240
Condition
New
SKU
V9780071498876
ISBN
9780071498876
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 17.99
€ 14.50

Paperback. 168 pages, Illustrations, map. . . . Not just another 'climber gets stuck on mountain but survives to tell the tale' book. The gripping accounts. . . are all there, but the other half of the book is all about the journey Nigel has made since. . . and his refusal to disappear into the crevasses of self pity and helplessness.--Carolyn Budding. Cateogry: (G) General (US: Trade). BIC Classification: BTP; WSZG. Dimension: 203 x 126 x 9. Weight: 184.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Publisher
Ecademy Press Ltd
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
168
Condition
New
SKU
V9781905823277
ISBN
9781905823277
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 16.22

Paperback. Num Pages: 288 pages, (1 x 8pp plates). BIC Classification: BTP; WNGD. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 130. Weight in Grams: 270.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2018
Publisher
HARPER COLLINS
Condition
New
SKU
KSG0013288
ISBN
9780008227968
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 4.99

Paperback. The story of how one woman turned her life around after suffering an abusive childhood Num Pages: 320 pages. BIC Classification: BTP; JFFE1. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 196 x 131 x 21. Weight in Grams: 220.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Publisher
Simon & Schuster UK
Condition
New
SKU
V9781471102738
ISBN
9781471102738
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 9.99
€ 8.92

Paperback. Robert Kee's vivid account of his years in a German prisoner-of-war camp - and his flight across Europe when he escaped. A classis survival story. Num Pages: 240 pages. BIC Classification: 1D; 3JJH; BTM; BTP; HBJD; HBLW; HBWQ; JWXR. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 129 x 19. Weight in Grams: 234.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Publisher
W&N
Edition
Reprint
Condition
New
SKU
V9780753826744
ISBN
9780753826744
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 13.99
€ 10.65

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