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- Party Time
- Paperback - Mainstream Publishing
Shaun Attwood arrived in Phoenix, Arizona, a penniless business graduate from a small industrial town in England. Within a decade, he became a stock-market millionaire. But he was leading a double life. After taking his first Ecstasy pill at a rave in Manchester as a shy student, Shaun became intoxicated by the party lifestyle that would change his fortune. Years later in the Arizona desert, Shaun became submerged in a criminal underworld, throwing parties for thousands of ravers and running an Ecstasy ring in competition with the Mafia mass murderer 'Sammy the Bull' Gravano. This is his story.
- Add to BasketPrison Memoirs Of An Anarchist
- Paperback - AK
In 1892 Alexander Berkman, Russian émigré and anarchist, attempted to assassinate industrialist Henry Caly Frick as an incitement to revolution. His account of his ordeal is one of the great personal confessions in American literature.
- Add to BasketPistoleros!: The Chronicles Of Farquhar McHarg
- Paperback - PM
Barcelona, 1976: hired gunmen brutally murder a lifelong friend and fellow anarchist, forcing Farquhar McHarg into a race to document an epic history before he to can be silenced. This volume of his memoirs finds him dropped by chance into Barcelona's revolutionary underworld at the end of the great imperialist war of 1914-1918.
- Add to BasketA Passion For Nature: The Life Of John Muir
- Paperback - Oxford University Press
This is a biography of the great conservationist and founder of the Sierra Club, John Muir. It traces Muir from his boyhood in Scotland and frontier Wisconsin to his adult life in California right after the Civil War up to his death at the beginning of World War I.
- Add to BasketPatrick Neill: Doyen Of Scottish Horticulture
- Paperback - Whittles
This volume chronicles the activities of one of the most important Scotsmen of the 19th century. One of the key figures in the history of Scottish horticulture by virtue of his widespread and lasting influence.
- Papering Over The Cracks: My Spiritual Journey Through Trauma Towards A Place Of Forgiveness And Fulfilment
- Paperback - Matador
Both autobiographical and a self-help book, 'Papering Over The Cracks' covers addiction, depression, death and suicide before ending with a message of hope and forgiveness. It incorporates real life situations which can easily be related to.
- Add to BasketPatrick Shaw Stewart: An Edwardian Meteor
- Hardback - Dovecote
Patrick Shaw Stewart was born into the Scottish gentry and was the cleverest and most interesting of a group of friends killed in the First world War. What this perceptive biography so brilliantly evokes is the final flush of the Edwardian artistocracy before its sudden immersion in the realities of war.
- Add to BasketThe Pirate Gow
- Hardback - National Maritime Museum
Growing up in Stromness, Orkney, an important international port, John Gow felt the lure of the sea at a young age. Unhappy with life as a humble sailor, he led a mutiny on board the Caroline which propelled him to the rank of captain. After his adventures abroad, Gow retreated to Orkney. But for how long?
- Poking Seaweed With A Stick And Running Away From The Smell
- Paperback - Polygon
This text is a bittersweet account of growing up in Scotland in the strange and brutal kingdom we call home. With a whimsical disregard for all that's proper, Alison Whitelock tells her story not as an adult remembering her past, but as the child who experienced 'all that shite' first hand.
- Pimp: The Story Of My Life
- Paperback - Canongate
The ultimate anti-hero, Iceberg Slim, takes you into the secret inner world of the pimp, and the smells, the sounds, the fears and petty triumphs of his world. A legendary figure of the Chicago underworld, this is his story.