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The Forgotten Highlander: My Incredible Story Of Survival During The War In The Far East
- Hardback - Little, Brown
This is the extraordinary and moving tale by an ex-POW and last surviving member of the Gordon Highlanders regiment that was captured by the Japanese in Singapore.
From Dogfight To Diplomacy: A Spitfire Pilot's Log, 1932-1958
- Paperback - Pen & Sword Aviation
This is a tale of human fortitude in a life shaped by a love of flying, military service, war, imprisonment, and diplomatic service.
Friends And Kindred: Memoirs Of Louisa Kathleen Haldane
- Paperback - Kennedy & Boyd
Louisa 'Maya' Haldane was the widow of physiologist John Scott Haldane, and the mother of J.B.S. Haldane and Naomi Mitchison. In these memoirs she gives an account of the life of the well-to-do in the second half of the 19th century - in Ireland, Scotland and the Continental spas as well as in England.
Fighting For The French Foreign Legion
- Hardback - Pen & Sword Military
This account of life as a legionnaire describes how, with no French language ability, the author approached recruiters for the French Foreign Legion in Paris, the demanding selection process that followed, the harsh training regime and active service in Africa, Kuwait, Bosnia and Sarajevo.
The Fallen: Life In And Out Of Britain's Most Insane Group
- Paperback - Canongate
The Fall are one of the world's most iconic groups, led for the last 30 years by Mark E. Smith. They have released nearly 30 studio albums, with in excess of 50 musicians passing through their ranks. Dave Simpson has spend two years tracking down everyone who has ever played in The Fall.
Fire In The Night: The Piper Alpha Disaster
- Paperback - Pan
The Piper Alpha disaster remains to this day the world's worst offshore oil disaster. 'Fire in the Night' tells the devastating story of the night of 6 July 1988, when 167 workers perished as fire broke out on the rig.
Falling & Laughing: The Restoration Of Edwyn Collins
- Hardback - Ebury
In February 2005, Edwyn Collins suffered two devestating brain haemorrhages, leaving him unable to speak, read, write, walk, sit up or feed himself. With the help of his partner, Grace, and their 18-year-old son, Will, Edwyn fought back. This is the story of how he rebuilt his life.
- Paperback - Birlinn
This evocative portrait of an Aberdeenshire farming community during the years leading up to the Great War has been acclaimed as a classic study of childhood.
Farmhand To Constable
- Paperback - Bound Biographies
On leaving school at 14, Alex Rennie started work as a second horseman at Nethermill Farm in Birness, Aberdeenshire, during the Depression years of the early 1930s. Studying in the evenings after a hard day in the fields paid rewards when he joined the Durham County Constabulary in 1937. This is his story.
From Kelso To Kalamazoo: The Life And Times Of George Taylor, 1803-1891
- Paperback - NMS
At the age of 50, George Taylor, a horticulturalist, moved his family from Kelso in the Scottish Borders to Kalamazoo, Michigan. He made several return visits to Scotland. This is his story in his own words.