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    Crystal Mountains: Minerals Of The Cairngorms
    Roy Starkey - Hardback - British Mineralogy
    'Crystal Mountains' tells the story of the early crystal hunters who roamed the mountains and glens of the Cairngorms during the 18th and 19th centuries in search of Scotland's famous gem - the smoky quartz or cairngorm. It provides a comprehensive history of this arduous and uncertain quest, and explains the geological background to the occurrence of the gem minerals, and is illustrated with numerous photographs of the Cairngorms National Park and previously unpublished photographs of mineral specimens, gemstones and artefacts made from them.
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    Crystal Mountains: Minerals Of The Cairngorms
    Roy Starkey - Paperback - British Mineralogy
    'Crystal Mountains' tells the story of the early crystal hunters who roamed the mountains and glens of the Cairngorms during the 18th and 19th centuries in search of Scotland's famous gem - the smoky quartz or cairngorm. It provides a comprehensive history of this arduous and uncertain quest, and explains the geological background to the occurrence of the gem minerals, and is illustrated with numerous photographs of the Cairngorms National Park and previously unpublished photographs of mineral specimens, gemstones and artefacts made from them.
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    Collieries, Communities And The Miners' Strike In Scotland, 1984-85
    Jim Phillips - Paperback - Manchester University Press
    Jim Phillips analyses the 1984-5 miners' strike by focusing on its vital Scottish dimensions, especially the role of workplace politics and community mobilisation.
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    Criminal Procedure (Scotland) Act 1995
    Robert S. Shiels - PR - W. Green
    Providing a full copy of the Act together with authoritative commentary, this text notes all legislative amendments that have been made since the publication of the previous edition.
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    The Christmas Truce
    Carol Ann Duffy - Hardback - Picador
    Following in the tradition of 'Mrs Scrooge' and 'Another Night Before Christmas', Carol Ann Duffy offers us another charming and original festive poem.
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    The Constant Star
    Jessica Stirling - Hardback - Hodder & Stoughton
    Susan Cahill enjoys her job at the BBC until a bomb destroys the building and brings unwelcome responsibilities and an autocratic new boss, Walter Boscombe. He has no time for ambitious young women from Shadwell and seems determined to break Susan's spirit - and her heart. Breda Hooper, Susan's widowed sister-in-law, and her small son are rescued from the East End's shattered docklands by Danny, Susan's estranged husband. Settled in a shabby caravan in the Vale of Evesham, Breda soon finds herself entangled in village affairs in more ways than one, with only her quick wits, her new friends and the ever dependable Danny to keep her out of trouble.
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    Contemporary Scottish Plays
    - Paperback - Bloomsbury
    To paraphrase Alistair Beaton's Caledonia - the first play in this collection - 'The English have anthologies, the Spanish have anthologies, the French have anthologies - why should not Scotland have its anthology?' Scotland is entering a crucial period in its history, where its identity is being debated daily, from everyday conversation to the national and international press. At the same time, its theatre is resurgent, with key Scottish playwrights, theatres and theatre companies expanding their performance vocabularies while coming to prominence in national and international contexts. This text collects 5 Scottish plays.
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    Can't-Dance-Cameron: A Scottish Capercaillie Story
    Emily Dodd - Paperback - Picture Kelpies
    Cameron the capercaillie thinks he's the worst dancer in the Scottish Cairngorms but maybe with the help of his new friend, Hazel the squirrel, he'll be able to dance after all.
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    The Credit Draper
    J. David Simons - Paperback - Saraband
    'The Credit Draper', an original debut novel by J. David Simons, is more than just an immigrant's story about the search for identity in an alien land - it is also a book about whisky, football and waterproof clothing.
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    A Confederate General From Big Sur
    Richard Brautigan - Paperback - Canongate
    Lee Mellon believes he is the descendent of the only Confederate General to have come from Big Sur and is himself a seeker after truth in his own modern-day war against the status quo and the state of the Union.

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