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    Sunset On The Clyde: The Last Summers On The Water
    Duncan Graham - Paperback - In Pinn
    Duncan Graham presents a memoir of his days as a student purser on board a paddle-steamer on Loch Lomond in the 1950s. This was the last great era of the Clyde, when day trips were still a popular leisure activity.
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    The Secret Annexe: An Anthology Of The World's Greatest War Diarists
    - Hardback - Canongate
    'The Secret Annexe' is a groundbreaking anthology that reveals the impact of war both at home and abroad. Over 100 diarists from around the world, including Chips Channon, Bertold Brecht, Katherine Mansfield, and Che Guevara feature.
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    Soldier Five: The Real Truth About The Bravo Two Zero Mission
    Mike Coburn - Paperback - Mainstream
    'Soldier Five' challenges many of the assumptions and assertions of 'Bravo Two Zero'. Mike Coburn, the soldier left for dead on the Syrian border, sets the record straight about that famous mission.
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    Somerled: Hammer Of The Norse
    K. M. MacPhee - Paperback - Neil Wilson
    Kathleen MacPhee provides an in-depth historical insight into the 12th century King of Argyll who laid the ground for the explusion of the Norse from Scotland's west coast and Hebrides.
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    Stargazing: Memoirs Of A Young Lighthouse Keeper
    Peter Hill - Paperback - Canongate
    When Peter Hill, a lackadaisical student, answered an advert in 'The Scotsman' seeking full-time lighthouse keepers, little did he imagine that within a month he would be living with men he didn't know in lighthouses on small remote islands off the west coast of Scotland.
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    Sultan In Arabia: A Private Life
    John Beasant; Christopher Ling - Hardback - Mainstream
    'Sultan in Arabia' is the first biography of Qaboos bin Said Al Said. It is an account of a man and ruler who has, until now, been concealed from public view. Its publication is timely, given the very real likelihood that Arabia's very last Sultanate could well soon pass into the sands of time.
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    The Shamba Raiders: Memories Of A Game Warden
    Bruce Kinloch - Paperback - Librario
    'The Shamba Raiders' is one man's fascinating account of the eternal struggle to preserve East Africa's herds of game which were, and still are, increasingly threatened by modern civilization, poaching, war and the economic and political changes which swept Africa during the middle of the last century.
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    Song Of The Rolling Earth: A Highland Odyssey
    John Lister-Kaye - Paperback - Abacus
    Environmentalist and naturalist Sir John Lister-Kaye, founder of the Aigas Nature Reserve, writes about his life in the glens, the wildlife that surrounds him and the primeval magical exchange that takes place between man and nature.
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    Soldier Five: The Real Truth About The Bravo Two Zero Mission
    Mike Coburn - Hardback - Mainstream
    'Soldier Five' challenges many of the assumptions and assertions of Bravo Two Zero. Mike Coburn, the soldier left for dead on the Syrian border, sets the record straight about that famous mission.
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    Shang-A-Lang: Life As An International Pop Idol
    Les McKeown - Hardback - Mainstream
    'Shang-A-Lang' is the personal story of the rise and fall of the Bay City Rollers. A no-holds-barred account of Rollermania and beyond, the book provides a candid insight into the less savoury aspects of the music industry.

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