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Lowside of the Road

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Lowside of the Road
A Life of Tom Waits

Author: Barney Hoskyns
Publication Date: 1 May 2010

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Like Bob Dylan and Neil Young, Tom Waits is a chameleonic survivor who's achieved long-term success while retaining cult credibility and outsider mystique. From his perilous 'jazzbo' years in '70s Los Angeles to the multiple-Grammy winner, this biography charts Waits' life step-by-step and album-by-album.

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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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Over a Hot Stove

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Over a Hot Stove
A Kitchen Maid's Story

Author: Flo Wadlow
Publication Date: 1 December 2007

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At the age of sixteen, Flo Wadlow left her family home to begin what would become a distinguished life "in service". Starting as a kitchen maid in London, she soon rose through the ranks and worked in many of England's great houses including Woodhall in Hilgay where she met scullery maid Mollie Moran, auther of Aprons and Silver Spoons; Hatfield House and Blicking Hall. By her early twenties, Flo ...

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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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Shadows of the Workhouse

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Shadows of the Workhouse
The Drama of Life in Postwar London

Author: Jennifer Worth
Publication Date: 3 January 2013

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In this follow up to CALL THE MIDWIFE, Jennifer Worth, a midwife working in the docklands area of East London in the 1950s t...

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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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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: 1 Jan 2012

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Bruno My Story

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Bruno My Story

Author: Bruno Tonioli
Publication Date: 13 September 2012

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The eagerly anticipated and highly entertaining memoirs of Strictly Come Dancing's most popular judge.

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Still Got it, Never Lost it

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Still Got it, Never Lost it
My Story

Author: Louie Spence
Publication Date: 29 September 2011

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'I did everything my sisters did, that's how my dancing days started -- they went dancing, I went dancing and I just kept on dancing.'

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Kennedy Women

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The Kennedy Women
The Saga of an American Family

Author: Laurence Leamer
Publication Date: 1 January 1996

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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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No Time for Romance

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No Time for Romance

Author: Lucilla Andrews
Publication Date: 29 January 2011

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Lucilla Andrews was only eighteen when, as a volunteer nurse at the beginning of the second world war, she experienced the grim realities of wartime . Young, inexperienced and coming from a comfortable and sheltered background, she found herself dealing with survivors from Dunkirk and the victims of the blitz. This title is her story.

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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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Bread, Jam and a Borrowed Pram

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Bread, Jam and a Borrowed Pram
A Nurse's Story from the Streets

Author: Dot M. Dunn
Publication Date: 15 March 2012

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The compelling and heartwarming story of a young nurse's life and work in 1950s England from the SUNDAY TIMES bestselling author.

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Dear Fatty

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Dear Fatty

Author: Dawn French
Publication Date: 9 October 2008

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Dawn French is one of the greatest comedy actresses of our time, with a career that has spanned nearly three decades, encompassing a vast array of characters. This book chronicles the extraordinary rise of Dawn from her early years as an RAF child and her flat-sharing antics with Jennifer Saunders, to her outspoken views on sizism.

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Nerd Do Well

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Nerd Do Well

Author: Simon Pegg
Publication Date: 14 October 2010

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Having blasted onto the small screens with his now legendary sitcom "Spaced", Simon Pegg's rise to nation's favourite son status has been mercurial, meteoric, megatronnic, but mostly just plain great. This title presents a tale of this homegrown superstar and the local boy made good.

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Or is That Just Me?

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Or is That Just Me?

Author: Richard Hammond
Publication Date: 5 October 2009

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More antics from the much loved Top Gear presenter, in the same vein as AS YOU DO.

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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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Shakespeare

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Shakespeare
The World as a Stage

Author: Bill Bryson
Publication Date: 1 April 2008

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From bestselling author Bill Bryson comes this compelling short biography of William Shakespeare, our greatest dramatist and poet.

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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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Cloughie

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Cloughie
Walking on Water

Author: Brian Clough
Publication Date: 6 June 2005

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Offers the author's views on club directors and chairmen and on Newcastle's treatment of Sir Bobby Robson, as well as his scathing analysis of England's performances. This book discusses his battles with alcohol and the liver transplant that gave him 21 months of health and happiness.

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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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Notes to My Mother-in-Law

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Notes to My Mother-in-Law

Author: Phyllida Law
Publication Date: 3 March 2011

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'My mother-in-law Annie lived with us for 17 years and was picture-book perfect.'

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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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Fry Chronicles

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The Fry Chronicles
A Memoir

Author: Stephen Fry
Publication Date: 13 September 2010

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Stephen Fry is not just a multi-award-winning comedian and actor, but also an author, director and presenter. He is one of the most influential cultural forces in the country. This title details some of the most turbulent and least well known years of his life.

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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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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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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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I Shot Daddy

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I Shot Daddy
She Killed Her Father to Protect Her Sister

Author: Stacey Lannert
Publication Date: 13 October 2011

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On July 4, 1990, eighteen-year-old Stacey Lannert shot and killed her father, who had been sexually and emotionally abusing her since she was eight. This title presents a memoir of her harrowing childhood and the pain and protective love of her sister that led her to that horrifying night.

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That Woman

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That Woman
The Life of Wallis Simpson, Duchess of Windsor

Author: Anne Sebba
Publication Date: 19 January 2012

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One of Britain's most distinguished biographers turns her focus on one of the most vilified women of the twentieth century. ...

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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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Angela's Ashes

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Angela's Ashes
A Memoir of a Childhood

Author: Frank McCourt
Publication Date: 19991115

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In this memoir, Frank McCourt looks back with sadness and affection at his first 18 years growing up in New York and Ireland. The book combines stories of hunger, poverty and social deprivation with a celebration of the human spirit, laughter and human kindness.

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Good Companions

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The Good Companions

Author: J. B. Priestley
Publication Date: 1 October 2007

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Part of a series of books that aim of bring back into print the fiction work of one of the 20th century's greatest writers, J B Priestley. This book contains biographical details, images and information on the music hall scene of the 1920s, to enable the reader to place the novel in its historical context.

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Brunel

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Brunel
The Great Engineer

Author: Tim Bryan
Publication Date: 23 December 1999

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The book, which is an account of the architect and his work, is a source of reference to Brunel and his career.

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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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Happy Hoofer

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The Happy Hoofer

Author: Celia Imrie
Publication Date: 14 April 2011

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One of the nation's favourite comedy actresses - with starring roles in Calendar Girls, Acorn Antiques and Dinnerladies - tells her extraordinary and highly entertaining life story.

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Paw Tracks at Owl Cottage

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Paw Tracks at Owl Cottage

Author: Denis O'Connor
Publication Date: 7 October 2010

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When the author and his wife return to Owl Cottage, the memory of his beloved cat, Toby Jug, still lingers on. On impulse, he buys four Maine Coon kittens and names them Pablo, Carlos, Luis and Max. Set against the wilds of the Northumbrian coast, this book charts the ups and downs of life with the author's mischievous new cats.

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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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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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