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Wild Life

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Wild Life
Amazing Animals, Extraordinary People, Astonishing Places

Author: Simon King
Publication Date: 6 August 2009

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The top ten bestselling memoir by the hugely popular presenter of Big Cat Diary and Springwatch.

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Three Cups of Tea

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Three Cups of Tea

Author: Greg Mortenson
Publication Date: 3 January 2008

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Written by a mountaineer who in 1993, after a terrifying and disastrous attempt to climb K2, drifted cold and dehydrated, into an impoverished Pakistan village in the Karakoram Mountains. It tells how moved by the inhabitants' kindness, he promised to return and build a school. It tells the story of that promise and its outcome.

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Mrs. Keppel and Her Daughter

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Mrs. Keppel and Her Daughter

Author: Diana Souhami
Publication Date: 3 February 1997

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Alice Keppel was a manipulative woman, whose relationship with Edward VII placed her at the centre of high society. Her daughter, Violet, was fascinated with her mother's power. Yet when she fell in love with Vita Sackville-West, she threatened to break all the moral rules of her mothers world.

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Why be Happy When You Could be Normal?

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Why be Happy When You Could be Normal?

Author: Jeanette Winterson
Publication Date: 27 October 2011

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Includes stories about a girl locked out of her home, sitting on the doorstep all night; about a tyrant in place of a mother, who has two sets of false teeth and a revolver in the duster drawer, waiting for Armageddon; and, about growing up in an northern industrial town now changed beyond recognition, part of a community now vanished.

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Farewell to the East End

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Farewell to the East End

Author: Jennifer Worth
Publication Date: 3 January 2013

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This final book in Jennifer Worth's memories of her time as a midwife in London's East end brings her story full circle. As ...

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HELLS ANGEL

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HELLS ANGEL

Author: Sonny SONNY BARGER
Publication Date: 10 JANUARY 2000

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How to Lose Friends and Alienate People

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How to Lose Friends and Alienate People

Author: Toby Young
Publication Date: 18 July 2002

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An Englishman in New York - by a man who survived to tell the tale.

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Final Reminder

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The Final Reminder
How I Emptied My Parent's House

Author: Lydia Flem
Publication Date: 13 October 2005

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"No matter what age we are, the day will come when we find ourselves orphaned". The lonely process of bereavement is not on...

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William and Kate

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William and Kate
A Celebration of the Wedding of the Century

Author: Robert Jobson
Publication Date: 6 December 2010

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Critically acclaimed royal author Robert Jobson chronicles the future king's relationship with his beautiful middle-class English bride - from their first encounter at university to her becoming his bride and future Queen. The result is an intriguing insight not only into the romantic life of a Prince but into the inner workings of the monarchy.

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Bob Dylan Chronicles V 1

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Bob Dylan Chronicles V 1

Author: bob dylan
Publication Date: 1 Jan 2005

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This is a 293pp book - not a cd or an audion book. It is Bob Dyland own version of his life....

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I Remember, Daddy

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I Remember, Daddy
The Harrowing True Story of a Daughter Haunted by Memories Too Terrible to Forget

Author: Katie Matthews
Publication Date: 31 March 2011

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Katie's memories of her childhood were patchy. She'd always remembered her father's physical abuse, his anger and violence. But there was a lot she had forgotten. And, at the age of 24, after the birth of her son, the memories that were gradually unlocked with the help of a psychiatrist were far more terrible.

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White Masai

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The White Masai

Author: Corinne Hofmann
Publication Date: 1 January 2001

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Corinne Hofmann falls in love with a Masai warrior while on holiday with her boyfriend in Kenya. After overcoming all sorts of obstacles, she moves into a tiny shack with him and his mother in his village, and spends four years in Kenya. Slowly but surely the dream starts to crumble until she flees back home with her baby daughter.

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Alex Ferguson My Autobiography

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Alex Ferguson My Autobiography

Author: Alex Ferguson
Publication Date: 24 October 2013

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The celebratory, revealing, inspiring and entertaining autobiography of the greatest manager in the history of British football.

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Just Me

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Just Me

Author: Sheila Hancock
Publication Date: 18 April 2009

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The eagerly anticipated follow-up to The Two Of Us, this is a moving, honest and charming account of life after John

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Fry Chronicles

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The Fry Chronicles

Author: Stephen Fry
Publication Date: 29 January 2011

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Spanning 1979-1987, this title charts the author's arrival at Cambridge up to his thirtieth birthday.

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If You Don't Know Me by Now

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If You Don't Know Me by Now
A Memoir of Love, Secrets and Lies in Wolverhampton

Author: Sathnam Sanghera
Publication Date: 6 March 2008

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Provides an account of the author's family's suffering and also its capacity for love. This book tells a story of the seemingly unbridgeable, and often harrowing, gulf between classes, cultures and generations and also provides a testament to the power of unconditional love.

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Diary of a Submissive

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The Diary of a Submissive
A True Story

Author: Sophie Morgan
Publication Date: 30 August 2012

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Sophie Morgan is an independent woman in her thirties with a successful journalism career. Intelligent, witty and sarcastic, she could be the girl next door. But it isn't until she meets James that her boundaries are really pushed. As her relationship with him travels into darker and darker places the question becomes: where will it end?

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Brother's Journey

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A Brother's Journey
Surviving a Childhood of Abuse

Author: Richard B. Pelzer
Publication Date: 1 December 2005

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Richard, brother of Dave 'A Child Called It' Pelzer, tells his harrowing story of being physically abused by his mentally unstable mother -- the Number 1 Sunday Times hardback bestseller.

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Sylvia and Christabel Pankhurst

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Sylvia and Christabel Pankhurst

Author: Barbara Castle
Publication Date: 1 Jan 1987

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The suffragette Pankhurst sisters who came to represent the two strands of feminism's development...

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Through thick and thin

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Through thick and thin
My Autobiography

Author: Gok Wan
Publication Date: 1 Jan 2010

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Elephant to Hollywood

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The Elephant to Hollywood

Author: Michael Caine
Publication Date: 30 September 2010

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Film legend and British icon Sir Michael Caine's major new autobiography.

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Shadows of the Workhouse

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Shadows of the Workhouse
The Drama of Life in Postwar London

Author: Jennifer Worth
Publication Date: 22 January 2009

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A fascinating slice of East End life, from the No.1 bestsellilng author of CALL THE MIDWIFE, soon to be a major BBC TV series.

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Bad Blood

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Bad Blood
A Memoir

Author: Lorna Sage
Publication Date: 2 July 2001

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From a childhood of gothic proportions in a vicarage on the Welsh borders, through adolescence, leaving herself teetering on the brink of the 1960's, Lorna Sage vividly and wittily brings to life a vanished time and place and illuminates the lives of three generations of women.

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Nathaniel's Nutmeg

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Nathaniel's Nutmeg
How One Man's Courage Changed the Course of History

Author: Giles Milton
Publication Date: 11 December 1999

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The extraordinary adventure-filled story of how England came to own Manhattan in the seventeenth century

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Wedlock

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Wedlock
How Georgian Britain's Worst Husband Met His Match

Author: Wendy Moore
Publication Date: 26 December 2009

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'The remarkable story of one woman's triumph over years of appalling violence and abuse' DAILY EXPRESS

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Woman in Berlin

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A Woman in Berlin

Author:  Anonymous
Publication Date: 6 April 2006

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A startling account of a German survivor of the Second World War. 'One of the most important personal accounts ever written about the effects of war and defeat' Antony Beevor 'One of the most extraordinary and moving books I have ever read' Antonia Fraser

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Handbag and Wellies Yoga Club

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The Handbag and Wellies Yoga Club

Author: Lucy Edge
Publication Date: 6 August 2009

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It is a big year for Lucy - she has met the love of her life and they're planning to trade the city rat race for a Norfolk farmhouse, get married, and try for a baby. But country life isn't quite what Lucy imagined. Sure, there's time to stop and chat, but where does she find the people to stop and chat to?

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Falling Leaves Return to Their Roots

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Falling Leaves Return to Their Roots
The True Story of an Unwanted Chinese Daughter

Author: Adeline Yen Mah
Publication Date: 5 March 1998

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An unwanted Chinese daughter growing up during the Communist Revolution was blamed for her mother's death, ignored by her millionaire father and unwanted by her Eurasian step mother. This is a story of greed, hatred and jealousy; a domestic dramais played against the political events in China and Hong Kong.

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Baby's Cry

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A Baby's Cry

Author: Cathy Glass
Publication Date: 15 March 2012

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What could cause a mother to believe that giving away her newborn baby is her only option? Cathy Glass is about to find out. From author of Sunday Times and New York Times bestseller Damaged comes a harrowing and moving memoir about tiny Harrison, left in Cathy's care, and the potentially fatal family secret of his beginnings.

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Diaries 1969-1979

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Diaries 1969-1979
The Python Years

Author: Michael Palin
Publication Date: 3 October 2006

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Michael Palin's diaries of his life before, during and after Monty Python.

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Johnson's Life of London

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Johnson's Life of London
The People Who Made the City That Made the World

Author: Boris Johnson
Publication Date: 19 July 2012

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London is special. For centuries, it has been amongst the greatest cities of the world. But a city is nothing without its people. This sparkling new history of London, told through a relay-race of great Londoners shows in one personality-packed book that the ingenuity, diversity, creativity and enterprise of London are second to none.

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Maggie

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Maggie
Her Fatal Legacy

Author: John Sergeant
Publication Date: 5 August 2005

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The new bestseller from the author of Give Me Ten Seconds: an alternative biography of one of the most remarkable leaders of the twentieth-century

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Midwife's Here

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The Midwife's Here
The Enchanting True Story of One of Britain's Longest Serving Midwives

Author: Linda Fairley
Publication Date: 10 May 2012

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The Sunday Times bestseller 'Delivering my first baby is a memory that will stay with me forever. Just feeling the warmth of a newborn head in your hands, that new life, there's honestly nothing like it... I've since brought more than 2,200 babies into the world, and I still tingle with excitement every time.'

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Moab is My Washpot

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Moab is My Washpot

Author: Stephen Fry
Publication Date: 5 August 2004

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A memoir that tells how, sent to a boarding school 200 miles from home at the age of seven, the author survived beatings, misery, love, ecstasy, carnal violation, expulsion, imprisonment, criminal conviction, probation and catastrophe to emerge, at eighteen, ready to try and face the world in which he had always felt a stranger.

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How to Lose Friends and Alienate People

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How to Lose Friends and Alienate People

Author: Toby Young
Publication Date: 18 July 2002

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An Englishman in New York - by a man who survived to tell the tale.

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Mitford Girls

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The Mitford Girls
The Biography of an Extraordinary Family

Author: Mary S. Lovell
Publication Date: 18 July 2002

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A revealing - amusing and sad - biography of a unique family

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Margrave of the Marshes

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Margrave of the Marshes

Author: John Peel
Publication Date: 3 July 2006

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Through his musical taste which defined a culture and his wildly popular Radio 4 show, "Home Truths", John Peel reached out to an audience that was as diverse as his record collection. This book, completed by the woman who knew him best, his wife, Shiela, presents an intimate portrait of his life, marriage and his family.

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Our Betty

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Our Betty

Author: Liz Smith
Publication Date: 5 March 2007

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THE TOP 5 SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER: The warm and funny memoir of one of Britain's favourite character actresses 'Charming, funny and unique -- just like Liz herself' Paul O'Grady

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Girl with a One-track Mind

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Girl with a One-track Mind
Confessions of the Seductress Next Door

Author: Abby Lee
Publication Date: 3 August 2006

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Abby Lee is smart, sassy, and perpetually single. Frustrated with her mediocre love-life, she's looking for the kind of sex she's always wanted. But as she revels in her sexual quest, Abby meets Blog Boy and begins to wonder: will she ever be able to give up the bed-hopping and finally settle down? This is the diary of her journey.

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My Psychic Life

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My Psychic Life

Author: Sally Morgan
Publication Date: 25 September 2008

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Sally Morgan is an ordinary woman with an extraordinary gift: she can communicate with the dead. Her first psychic experience was when she heard voices when she was just nine months old. She saw her first ghost when she was five. This title tells her story.

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Dreams from My Father

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Dreams from My Father
A Story of Race and Inheritance

Author: Barack Obama
Publication Date: 5 June 2008

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The son of a black African father and a white American mother, Obama was only two years old when his father walked out on the family. Many years later, Obama receives a phone call from Nairobi: his father is dead. This sudden news inspires an emotional odyssey for Obama, determined to learn the truth of his father's life.

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Duchess

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The Duchess

Author: Amanda Foreman
Publication Date: 4 August 2008

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A tale of decadence and excess, great houses and wild parties, love and sexual intrigue, this biography of Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire, casts an astonishing new light on the nobility of eighteenth-century England.

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Pride and Perjury

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Pride and Perjury

Author: Jonathan Aitken
Publication Date: 2 October 2003

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In 1994, Jonathan Aitken was hotly tipped to succeed John Major as the next leader of the Conservative Party, but within a year he was buried beneath accusations of pimping, arms dealing and corruption. In this text, he tells his own story.

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Saturday Night Peter

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Saturday Night Peter

Author: Peter Kay
Publication Date: 8 July 2010

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Charts the funny journey the author's career took as he left the beautiful bosom of Bolton and headed for the highway, to hone his act on the greatest stage of all - the British comedy circuit.

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Nobody Came

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Nobody Came
The Appalling True Story of Brothers Cruelly Abused in a Jersey Care Home

Customer Rating: 5 Stars (from 1 Member)
Author: Robbie Garner
Publication Date: 25 June 2009

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A harrowing account by one of the survivors of the Haut de la Garenne children's home

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How Could She?

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How Could She?

Author: Dana Fowley
Publication Date: 2 May 2009

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Tells the story of the author who at just five years old learned that there was no one she could trust. This book tells how even her own mother betrayed her and in the most unimaginable way. It also reveals how for years, she and her younger sister suffered at the hands of one of Britain's largest ever-known paedophile rings.

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Abandoned

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Abandoned
The True Story of a Little Girl Who Didn't Belong

Author: Anya Peters
Publication Date: 5 November 2007

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Separated from her real mother at birth, Anya grew up in terror of her drunken bullying uncle. Beaten, humiliated and sexually abused by him from the age of six, she thought her life couldn't get worse. But one day it did.

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Tears at Bedtime

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Tears at Bedtime

Author: Tom Wilson
Publication Date: 4 October 2007

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At just six years old, Tom Wilson fell prey to a predator of the worst sort. David Murphy was supposed to be his carer, instead he lifted his victims from their beds in the dead of night, and Tom was powerless to stop it. Tom endured years of horrific abuse which led to years of silence and self-torture.

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Tell Me Why, Mummy

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Tell Me Why, Mummy
A Little Boy's Struggle to Survive. A Mother's Shameful Secret. The Power to Forgive.

Author: David Thomas
Publication Date: 4 February 2008

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The inspirational true story of one man overcoming enormous odds - including sexual abuse from his alcoholic mother - to choose his own path in life and become a truly exceptional human being.

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Don't Ever Tell

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Don't Ever Tell
Kathy's Story - A True Tale of a Childhood Destroyed by Neglect and Fear

Author: Kathy O'Beirne
Publication Date: 28 January 2006

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Kathy suffered in silence as she was battered by her father and molested by local boys. When she was sent to a psychiatric unit, she suffered terrifying electric-shock therapy and further cruelty at the hands of her supposed carers. This book presents the author's harrowing account of her ruined childhood and of her subsequent fight for justice.

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