Biography & Autobiography


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  • Cover scan of The Top 50 Greatest Scots Of All Time-- Ever!
    The Top 50 Greatest Scots Of All Time-- Ever!
    Vladimir McTavish - Paperback - Kenton
    This text takes a wry, satirical look at the heroes and failures - the geniuses and the drunks - who make up this wacky list of the top 50 Scotsmen and women of all time.
  • Cover scan of Tracks Of My Years
    The Tracks Of My Years
    Ken Bruce - Hardback - Sidgwick & Jackson
    The Ken Bruce Show on Radio 2 is a national institution, much loved by millions of loyal listeners. Here, Ken reveals how his dream of working in radio kept him going through the wilderness years of accountancy, his stint at a car hire company, and finally a job at Radio Scotland before his move to Radio 2.
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    Taken: The Agonising True Story Of My Missing Sister
    Sharon Hamilton - Paperback - Vermilion
    In 2007, Vicky Hamilton's remains were found in Peter Tobin's garden 400 miles from her home, 17 years after she disappeared. Her sister Sharon was the last person to see her alive, and in this text she writes candidly of the trauma of losing someone you love and of not knowing what has happened to them, as well as the impact on her family.
  • Cover scan of Tales From The Back Green
    Tales From The Back Green
    Bill Paterson - Paperback - Hodder
    Scots actor Bill Paterson was brought up in those halcyon days of post-war Britain when a child could still play happily and safely in his own back green and the streets beyond. In this book, he evokes his boyhood and youth in Glasgow's East End during the 1950s, full of intriguing characters and extraordinary events.
  • Cover scan of Turning Points
    Turning Points
    Julia Ogilvie - Paperback - Lion
    When tragedy touched Julia Ogilvie's life, she found herself reassessing the way she lived. Married into a life of privilege - her wedding was attended by the Queen and Princess of Wales - and recently acclaimed Business Woman of the Year - she took the decision to leave her career to found a charity.
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    Torn Apart: How Two Sisters Found Each Other After Sixty-Five Years
    Sybil Le Fleur - Paperback - Mainstream
    When Sybil and Blanche Le Fleur were growing up in Burma in the 1920s and 30s, little did they realise the challenges that they would face during their lives. While Sybil escaped from Burma and settled in Scotland, Blanche lived for over three years under Japanese occupation. They would not meet again for over 60 years. This is their story.
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    Trading Places: A True Story Of How One Woman Turned Her Life Around After A Lifetime Of Abuse
    Natalie Hutchison - Paperback - WhiteWater
    The true story of how Natalie Hutchison, winner of Trading Places 2006, turned her life around after a lifetime of abuse.
  • Cover scan of This Is Not About Me
    This Is Not About Me
    Janice Galloway - Paperback - Granta
    One of Scotland's greatest contemporary writers turns her focus, in luminous prose, to her Ayrshire childhood in the 1950s and 1960s.
  • Cover scan of Taken
    Taken: The Agonising True Story Of My Missing Sister
    Sharon Hamilton - Hardback - Vermilion
    In 2007, Vicky Hamilton's remains were found in Peter Tobin's garden 400 miles from her home, 17 years after she disappeared. Her sister Sharon was the last person to see her alive, and in this text she writes candidly of the trauma of losing someone you love and of not knowing what has happened to them, as well as the impact on her family
  • Cover scan of Tales From The Back Green
    Tales From The Back Green
    Bill Paterson - Hardback - Hodder & Stoughton
    Scots actor Bill Paterson was brought up in those halcyon days of post-war Britain when a child could still play happily and safely in his own back green and the streets beyond. In this book, he evokes his boyhood and youth in Glasgow's East End during the 1950s, full of intriguing characters and extraordinary events.

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