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  • Cover scan of Behind The Surgery Door
    Behind The Surgery Door: Life As A Practice Nurse
    L. Smart - Hardback - Book Guild
    Lynn Smart would be the first to agree that 'laughter is the best medicine'. In this warm and humorous account of her career as a nurse she shows time and again that laughter can bubble up at the most unexpected times and places.
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    The Butcher: Anatomy Of A Mafia Psychopath
    Philip Carlo - Paperback - Mainstream
    Written by the best-selling author of 'The Ice Man', 'The Butcher' is a disturbing fly-on-the-wall account of the US Drug Enforcement Administration's four-year hunt to bring down Tommy 'Karate' Pitera, a drug-dealing, murderous capo in the Bonanno crime family.
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    Backwoods Mates To Hollywood's Greats
    Mike Tomkies - Hardback - Whittles
    This is a roller-coaster of a story about Mike Tomkies' extraordinary adventures after he quit his full-time career as a celebrity journalist and began working as a logger with the lusty men of the wild Canadian forests.
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    The Best Way To Walk: The Chic Murray Story
    Andrew Yule - Paperback - Mainstream
    Chic Murray had a natural sense of surrealism and a gift for storytelling. In this title, Andrew Yule looks at his life, from humble origins in Greenock, making his professional debut in the 1940s as part of a double act with his wife, Maidie Dickson, to film offers in the 1980s from luminaries such as Francis Ford Coppola and Sam Fuller.
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    Bill Gibb: Fashion And Fantasy
    Iain R. Webb - Hardback - V&A
    Bill Gibb's career was prolific, and truly visionary at its finest, but sadly short-lived. This book explores Gibb's background, long-time fascination with historical imagery and the themes that inspired his designs.
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    Both Barrels From Brazil: My War On The Numpties
    Alan Brazil - Paperback - Highdown
    One of Britain's favourite broadcasters, Alan Brazil, details the thoughts and philosophies that have shaped his life.
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    Both Barrels From Brazil: My War On The Numpties
    Alan Brazil - Hardback - Highdown
    One of Britain's favourite broadcasters, Alan Brazil, details the thoughts and philosophies that have shaped his life.
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    Burnt: Surviving Against All The Odds - Beaten Burnt And Left For Dead
    Ian Colquhoun - Paperback - Mirage
    Ian Colquhoun is an extraordinary young man, surviving a mind-numbing attack that resulted in the loss of his legs. Yet somehow his burned and broken body fought on. The agonies and extraordinary experiences, courage and his determination to survive make this book inspirational reading.
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    Born Up A Close: Memoirs Of A Brigton Boy
    Hugh Savage - Paperback - Argyll
    'Born Up a Close' is a memoir of growing up in 20th century industrial Scotland where the politics of social inequality were every day evident. Hugh Savage recounts his early years in Glasgow's Brigton and paints a touching yet realistic picture of tenement life and the physical hardships of the world of work.
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    Britain's Everyday Heroes: The Making Of The Good Society
    Gordon Brown - Paperback - Mainstream
    Gordon Brown tells the stories of 31 everyday heroes - ordinary people whose willing commitment to a cause or a community has informed and inspired him. The stories tell of a real Britain neither flawless nor broken down but caring, innovative, passionate and determined.

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