Biography & Autobiography

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  • Cover scan of Alfie!
    Alfie!: The Gareth Thomas Story
    Gareth Thomas - Paperback - Mainstream
    From postman to captain of the British and Irish Lions, Gareth Thomas's story is a remarkable one. Universally known by his nickname Alfie, Thomas has amassed an incredible list of achievements in more than a decade at the top of his sport. In this book, he tells his story.
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    Kitchener's Last Volunteer: The Life Of Henry Allingham, The Oldest Surviving Veteran Of The Great War
    Henry Allingham - Hardback - Mainstream
    Henry Allingham is the last British serviceman alive to have volunteered for active duty in the First World War & is one of very few people who can directly recall the horror of that conflict. In this book, he vividly recaptures how life was lived in the Edwardian era & how it was altered irrevocably by the Great War.
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    Millionaire Junkie: My Journey Down To Heroin - And Back
    Jason Peter - Paperback - Mainstream
    Blighted by a neck injury at a young age, sports superstar Jason Peter was forced to retire prematurely. In just a few short years, Peter's brilliant career was in ruins as he found himself consumed by painkillers, then crack and finally heroin. In 'Millionaire Junkie', Peter recalls his self-destructive descent into addiction hell.
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    Pride Of Britain
    Kirsteen Lupton - Hardback - Virgin
    Kirsteen Lupton seems like any other teenage girl. But she was born with a rare medical condition: her bladder was on the outside of her body. This is the story of Kirsteen's extraordinary life and her work to raise funds for the Great Ormond Street Hospital.
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    Ma, I'm Getting Meself A New Mammy: The Heartbreaking True Story Of A Little Girl Who Just Wanted To Be Loved
    Martha Long - Paperback - Mainstream
    Aged 13, Martha is rescued by the courts from the clutches of her evil stepfather, Jackser, and her feckless mother, Sally. After numerous arrests for shoplifting, a judge rules that she is to be sent to a convent school with the instruction that she is to get an education. However, with the nuns she endures a lonely existance.
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    As I Lay Me Down To Sleep: A Devastating True Story Of Neglect And Abuse
    Eileen Munro - Paperback - Mainstream
    When Eileen Munro's mother became pregnant at 16, she was told to give her baby away to a good family, but the couple who paid the fee at the Salvation Army mother-and-baby home in Glasgow in 1963 turned out to be alcoholics who neglected and physically abused Eileen. This is Eileen's story.
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    Black Eyes And Blue Blood: The Amazing Life And Times Of Gangster 'Scouse' Norman Johnson
    Norman Johnson; Michael O'Rourke - Paperback - Mainstream
    Norman Johnson documents the many twists and turns that his life has taken, including his foray into London's gangland in the early 1950s, after spending his formative years in Liverpool, and his acceptance into the fold of one of the top New York Mafia crime families upon relocating there in the 1970s.
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    Totally Frank: The Frank McGarvey Story
    Frank McGarvey - Hardback - Mainstream
    Throughout his remarkable career and beyond, Frank McGarvey fought and, for the most part, lost a battle with gambling, which cost him his marriage, home and self-respect. In 'Totally Frank', McGarvey chronicles his many highs and lows, and reveals how he finally succeeded in overcoming his gambling addiction.
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    Don't Wait For Me: How A Mother Lost Her Son To Bipolar Disorder And Drug Abuse
    Ros Morris - Paperback - Mainstream
    'Don't Wait for Me' is a mother's harrowing account of her son's descent into the hell of drug abuse and mental illness. It vividly describes the nightmare her family went through and highlights the despair, guilt, helplessness and anger experienced by all those involved.
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    How Could He Do It?
    Emma Charles - Hardback - Preface
    This is a mother's account of how a daughter and a family were betrayed by the father and the system which should have protected them.

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