Biography & Autobiography


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    The Final Curtsey: The Autobiography Of Margaret Rhodes, First Cousin Of The Queen And Niece Of The Late Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother
    Margaret Rhodes - Hardback - Umbria
    This is the account of a special life, with the author's family relationships to nobility and royalty, her long marriage, her children and grandchildren and a life lived to the full.
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    Scottish Family Legends
    - Paperback - Luath
    A collection of humorous and thought-provoking true stories by ordinary people about the colourful family member whose experiences have made them a real-life legend. The text tells stories from and about the people who help to make up the rich and diverse tapestry of Scotland's history and present.
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    Frankie Vaughan Ate My Hamster: Growing Up In The East End
    Rikki Brown - Paperback - Black & White
    Moving into a new home in Easterhouse in 1961 was the start of some great adventures for Rikki Brown. For a young boy, it was hard to tell what to worry about more - the threat of nuclear war or starting primary school! Certainly each offered its own horrors. This memoir from Rikki Brown will take readers on a trip down memory lane.
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    The Forgotten Highlander: My Incredible Story Of Survival During The War In The Far East
    Alistair Urquhart - Paperback - Abacus
    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.
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    Father Allan: The Life And Legacy Of A Hebridean Priest
    Roger Hutchinson - Paperback - Birlinn
    Father Allan MacDonald (1859-1905) was one of the most renowned of Hebridean personalities. An exceptionally effective local politician, he was also an accomplished Gaelic poet and writer and one of Scotland's greatest collectors of folklore. This biography is also the story of the north-west Highlands in the late 19th century.
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    Falling And Laughing: The Restoration Of Edwyn Collins
    Grace Maxwell - Paperback - Ebury
    In February 2005, Edwyn Collins suffered two devastating 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.
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    The Forgotten Highlander: My Incredible Story Of Survival During The War In The Far East
    Alistair Urquhart - 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.
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    From Dogfight To Diplomacy: A Spitfire Pilot's Log, 1932-1958
    A. R. D. MacDonell - 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.
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    Friends And Kindred: Memoirs Of Louisa Kathleen Haldane
    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.
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    Fighting For The French Foreign Legion
    Alex Lochrie - 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.

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