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    Headhunters On My Doorstep: A True Treasure Island Ghost Story
    J. Maarten Troost - Paperback - Gotham Books
    This title chronicles Troost's return to the South Pacific after his struggle with alcoholism. Deciding to retrace the path once traveled by the author of 'Treasure Island', Troost follows Robert Louis Stevenson to the Marquesas, the Tuamotus, Tahiti, Kiribati, and Samoa, tumbling from one comic misadventure to another. 'Headhunters on My Doorstep' is a funny yet poignant account of one man's journey to find himself that will captivate travel writing aficionados, Robert Louis Stevenson fans, and anyone who has ever lost his way.
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    Houdini And Conan Doyle
    Christopher Sandford - Paperback - Duckworth
    This title tells how two famous friends became bitter enemies in a battle over life, death, and the afterlife. Based on original research, this history of two popular geniuses conjures up the fame, personalities and competing beliefs that pulled them apart.
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    Houdini And Conan Doyle
    Christopher Sandford - Hardback - Duckworth Overlook
    This title tells how two famous friends became bitter enemies in a battle over life, death, and the afterlife. Based on original research, this history of two popular geniuses conjures up the fame, personalities and competing beliefs that pulled them apart.
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    Hell's Prisoner: The Shocking True Story Of An Innocent Man Jailed For Eleven Years In Indonesia's Most Notorious Prisons
    Christopher V. V. Parnell - Paperback - Mainstream
    This is the story of an innocent man's 11 years in Indonesia's most notorious prisons. Parnell was in Bali when police claimed to have found hashish on him. He was given the death penalty, which was reduced to 20 years and a fine. Over 11 years, he was subjected to unthinkable sessions of torture.
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    Hamish Henderson: A Biography
    Timothy Neat - Paperback - Polygon
    This is a biography of Hamish Henderson, well-known songwriter, poet, and pioneer in the field of Scottish folksong. It assesses his place in the 20th century based on interviews with those who knew Henderson both personally and professionally.
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    The House By The Dvina: A Russian Childhood
    Eugenie Fraser - Paperback - Mainstream
    A unique and moving account of life in Russia before, during and immediately after the Revolution, 'The House by the Dvina' is the fascinating story of two families, separated in culture and geography, but bound together by a Russian-Scottish marriage.
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    Hamish Henderson: Poetry Becomes People
    Timothy Neat - Hardback - Polygon
    This is a biography of Hamish Henderson, well-known songwriter, poet, and pioneer in the field of Scottish folksong. It assesses his place in the 20th century based on interviews with those who knew Henderson both personally and professionally.
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    Hamish Henderson
    Timothy Neat - Paperback - Polygon
    This is a biography of Hamish Henderson, well-known songwriter, poet, and pioneer in the field of Scottish folksong. It assesses his place in the 20th century based on interviews with those who knew Henderson both personally and professionally.
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    Heads On Pillows: Behind The Scenes At A Highland B&B
    Joan Campbell - Paperback - Luath
    Whether you dream of life in the country, have your own B&B, or just want to know the secrets behind this extraordinary lifestyle, 'Heads on Pillows' will entertain and inspire you.
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    The Horsieman: Memories Of A Traveller 1928-58
    Duncan Williamson - Paperback - Birlinn
    This memoir recalls life as a traveller, recounting a childhood spent on the shores of Loch Fyne. The author describes camping, living the nomadic life for over two decades, as well as the skills he perfected in order to keep his family.

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