Biography & Autobiography


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  • Cover scan of Under A Yellow Sky
    Under A Yellow Sky: A Tale Of The Sea And Coming Of Age
    Simon J. Hall - Paperback - Whittles
    This is an incisive and colourful commentary of men living and working together in extreme circumstances and a coming-of-age book like no other. It paints a canvas of life aboard a Merchant Navy ship in the 1970s.
  • Cover scan of Up In Lights
    Up In Lights: The Memoirs Of A 1920s Chorus Girl
    Marjorie Graham - Paperback - Pan Books
    Born into an ordinary Edinburgh family in 1904, Marjorie Graham was expected to grow up like any other respectable girl. But her childhood dance classes with friends instilled a burning desire in her: to be a star. She couldn't have chosen a better time. As the roaring twenties flared into life, young Marjorie got her first break as a chorus girl. But the glamour of being a 'flapper' brought with it hidden dangers, an altogether darker world of failed love affairs, poverty and addiction to drink.
  • Cover scan of Unhooked
    Unhooked: The Rehab Of A London Call Girl
    Clare Gee - Paperback - Mainstream
    In 'Unhooked', Clare Gee documents how she finally recovered from addiction and battled through a very real hell to create a sober and sustainable life for herself, even when every cell in her body was screaming at her to go back to what she knew.
  • Cover scan of The Underworld Captain
    The Soldier's Secret: From Gangland Goodfella To Army Officer
    Alexander Shannon - Paperback - Mainstream
    In this book, army captain Alex Shannon reveals how he escaped his shady gangland past to enjoy a glittering career in the army, only to find himself back in the thick of criminal activity. He reveals how he managed to combine his successful army career with dangerous gangland dealings for so long and how he finally broke free.
  • Cover scan of Urban Fox
    Urban Fox: Memoirs Of An Edinburgh Poacher
    Bob Redwater - Hardback - Crowood
    A frank and humorous memoir that shares with us a lifetime of adventures and tells of one man's love of the countryside. Spanning almost 40 years of hunting, 'Urban Fox' begins with an enthusiastic young boy with a passion for egg collecting and ends with a 'respectable' old man looking back on his hunter's life.
  • Cover scan of Undefeated

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    Undefeated
    Marsha Hunt - Paperback - Mainstream
    When Marsha Hunt discovered a lump in her breast, she decided to treat her battle with the disease like a dangerous adventure. This is the uplifting story of her fight against breast cancer, a disease which affects the lives of millions of women each year.
  • Cover scan of An Unlikely Countess
    An Unlikely Countess: Lily Budge And The 13th Earl Of Galloway
    Louise Carpenter - Paperback - Harper Perennial
    Louise Carpenter examines the life of Lily Budge, Countess of Galloway. Lily was born into poverty in 1916, ran a kindergarten, a boarding house and found God before marrying in her 50s a man she thought was a tramp/monk but who was, in fact, Lord Garlies, the future 13th Earl of Galloway.
  • Cover scan of An Uncounselled King
    An Uncounselled King: Charles I And The Scottish Troubles, 1637-1641
    P. H. Donald - Paperback - Cambridge University Press
    This is an account of Charles I's handling of the early Covenanting troubles in Scotland during the period 1637-41. The study aims to shed light on the processes whereby Charles, with counsel and yet often in spite of it, tried to uphold his case.
  • Cover scan of (Un)comfortably Numb
    (Un)comfortably Numb: A Prison Requiem
    Maureen Maguire - Paperback - Luath
    A chronicle of the tragedy of Yvonne Gilmour's death in Cornton Vale prison, this book provides a moving indictment of 21st-century Britain told in the real voices of women behind bars.
  • Cover scan of Under The Shadow
    Under The Shadow: Letters Of Love And War, 1911-1917
    Brid Hetherington - Paperback - Cualann

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