Biography & Autobiography

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  • Cover scan of Ma, I've Reached For The Moon An I'm Hittin The Stars
    Ma, I've Reached For The Moon An I'm Hittin The Stars
    Martha Long - Paperback - Mainstream Publishing
    'Never again will I let myself plunge so low, it nearly cost my life then ended in the mad house', Martha vows, as she sits back in the taxi. A young Russian monk from the mental hospital has proposed marriage. Then she receives a shock. A letter from Father Ralph Fitzgerald, the man who rescued her from the streets.
  • Cover scan of My Son, My Son
    My Son, My Son
    Douglas Galbraith - Paperback - Vintage Books
    What do you do when your wife abducts your children? This was the question facing Douglas Galbraith when, in 2003, he returned home to Scotland from a few days' work in London. The house was silent, empty and locked; his four and six-year-old sons' pyjamas lay on the bedroom floor.
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    Marquess Of Queensberry: Wilde's Nemesis
    Linda Stratmann - Hardback - Yale University Press
    The Marquess of Queensberry is perhaps as famous for destroying one of our greatest literary geniuses as he was for helping establish the rules for modern-day boxing. The trial and two-year imprisonment of Oscar Wilde, following a series of events inspired by Wilde's romantic interest in his son, remains one of history's great tragedies. However, Linda Stratman's biography of the marquess, also known as John Sholto Douglas, paints a far more complex picture by drawing on new sources and unpublished letters.
  • Cover scan of Ma, I've Reached For The Moon An I'm Hittin The Stars
    Ma, I've Reached For The Moon An I'm Hittin The Stars
    Martha Long - Paperback - Mainstream
    'Never again will I let myself plunge so low, it nearly cost my life then ended in the mad house', Martha vows, as she sits back in the taxi. A young Russian monk from the mental hospital has proposed marriage. Then she receives a shock. A letter from Father Ralph Fitzgerald, the man who rescued her from the streets.
  • Cover scan of Ma, I've Got Meself Locked Up In The Mad House
    Ma, I've Got Meself Locked Up In The Mad House
    Martha Long - Paperback - Mainstream
    When Martha draws us back into her life, she is in her 30s and has long shaken off the shackles of her mother's partner Jackser, but her daughter has left home and Martha is in bad health, lonely and vulnerable. As she teeters on the brink of a nervous breakdown, a phone call summons ghosts from the past.
  • Cover scan of My Son, My Son
    My Son, My Son
    Douglas Galbraith - Hardback - Harvill Secker
    What do you do when your wife abducts your children? This was the question facing Douglas Galbraith when, in 2003, he returned home to Scotland from a few days' work in London. The house was silent, empty and locked; his four and six-year-old sons' pyjamas lay on the bedroom floor.
  • Cover scan of Ma, I've Got Meself Locked Up In The Mad House

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    Ma, I've Got Meself Locked Up In The Mad House
    Martha Long - Paperback - Mainstream
    When Martha draws us back into her life, she is in her 30s and has long shaken off the shackles of her mother's partner Jackser, but her daughter has left home and Martha is in bad health, lonely and vulnerable. As she teeters on the brink of a nervous breakdown, a phone call summons ghosts from the past.
  • Cover scan of Mrs Mahoney's Secret War
    Mrs Mahoney's Secret War: The Untold Story Of An Extraordinary Young Woman's Resistance Against The Nazis
    Gretel Mahoney - Paperback - Mainstream
    Gretel Wachtel (later Mahoney) bore witness to the disappearance of her best friend during Kristallnacht, and during the war she endured constant bombing by the Allies. The story of a free-spirited young woman living in a world where few dared to speak up, 'Mrs Mahoney's Secret War' is a tale of determination and bravery.
  • Cover scan of Ma, Now I'm Goin Up In The World
    Ma, Now I'm Goin Up In The World
    Martha Long - Paperback - Mainstream
    In the latest installment of Martha Long's autobiography, 'Ma, Now I'm Goin Up in the World', her story continues through her teenage years.
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    Ma, Now I'm Goin Up In The World
    Martha Long - Paperback - Mainstream
    Here, Martha's story continues through her teenage years. At 16, Martha collapses on the streets, suffering from starvation, exposure and absolute exhaustion. After Martha is taken to hospital, Lady Luck smiles kindly on her and she is given the opportunity to get off the streets for ever.

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