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    The Steamie: A Novel
    Tony Roper - Paperback - Black & White
    When it first opened in 1987, 'The Steamie' took the theatrical world by storm. Set during the 1950s, the play takes place on Hogmanay in a Glasgow public wash house. This novel delves further into the lives of Doreen, Magrit, Mrs Culfeathers and Dolly.
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    The Storr: Unfolding Landscape
    - Paperback - Luath
    In the year 2000, the NVA arts organisation staged a dramatic light and sound event in Perthshire's Glen Lyon. Now, this unforgettable event is to be taken to the beautiful high cliffs of Coire Faion and The Storr on Skye. This book captures what promises to be one of the greatest site-specific artworks ever to be staged in Britain.
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    Summit Fever
    Andrew Greig - Paperback - Canongate
    'Summit Fever' offers a full account of the successful ascent of the Mustagh Tower in 1984 by previously little-known British climbers, and also a description of the author's own feelings and experiences as a novice climber on a Himalayan expedition.
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    Sekem: A Sustainable Community In The Egyptian Desert
    Ibrahim Abouleish - Paperback - Floris
    In 1977, Ibrahim Abouleish formed the community of Sekem on desert land, 60 kilometres north east of Cairo. Nearly thirty years later, the community continues to go from strength to strength, bringing real social change to the region. This is Abouleish's own account of the story of Sekem.
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    Shadows: Inside Northern Ireland's Special Branch
    Alan Barker - Paperback - Mainstream
    'Shadows' is the life story of Alan Barker, a Belfast boy who dreamed from an early age of a career in the Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC). It charts his childhood spent in the Middle East, his return to school in Belfast and his experiences as a teenager growing up during the Troubles.
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    The Soap Man: Lewis, Harris And Lord Leverhulme
    Roger Hutchinson - Paperback - Birlinn
    The tale of a small civil war in one of the remotest regions of Britain. In 1918, the eminent liberal industrialist Lord Leverhulme bought the largest Hebridean island of Lewis. His intention was to revolutionize the lives and environment of its 30,000 people. But the islanders fought back.
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    Scottish Pottery
    Graeme D. R. Cruickshank - Paperback - Shire
    Graeme Cruickshank traces the development of the production of pottery in Scotland from the pre-industrial period to its emergence and growth from the mid-18th through to the 19th century.
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    The Story Of The Snow Children
    Sibylle Olfers - Hardback - Floris
    Poppy is gazing out of the window at the snow when suddenly she sees that the snowflakes are really Snow Children, dancing and whirling in the garden. Soon, they whisk her away to the Snow Queen's wintry kingdom.
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    Saturday Night Forever: The Story Of Disco
    Alan Jones; Jussi Kantonen - Paperback - Mainstream
    Disco started in obscure underground clubs, created by people who were marginalised. In this book the authors explore the background and such diverse strands as Eurodisco and roller disco.
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    Scotch On The Rocks: The True Story Behind 'Whisky Galore'
    Arthur Swinson - Paperback - Luath
    This is the true story about the 'Whisky Galore' boat, the SS Politician, which went down on 4th February 1941 with 240,000 bottles of whisky and £3m in Jamaican notes on board.

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