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Dylan: A Biography

Price: In “Dylan”, Bob Spitz provides a dramatic yet clear-eyed view of the enigmatic guru of modern music. Drawing on hundreds of interviews with Dylan’s family, friends, lovers and fellow musicians. Spitz presents the true Bob Dylan in a vast array of guises: the early years in small-town Minnesota, when Bobby Zimmerman – loner, gadabout and local weirdo – reinvented ...

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Gordon Strachan: A Biography

Price: Gordon Strachan has probably become best known among football fans for his realistic and often witty assessments of his teams’ performances and football matters in general. It is easy to forget that Strachan forged a career as a player where his abilities made him the only player ever to win the Football Writers’ Player of the Year Award both ...

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Revival on the Causeway Coast: The 1859 Revival in and around Coleraine (Biography)

Price: Set within a wider socio-political and religious context this book takes a close look at the impact of the 1859 revival on the town of Coleraine on the north coast of Ireland. The salient features of the revival are outlined, the views of supporters as well as critics discussed and analysed. This book is one of the first detailed ...

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Absolutely… Goldie: A Biography

Price: Goldie Hawn is one of Hollywood¹s most enduring comedy actresses and has clocked up a massive 30 years in a business that is notorious for building up its stars and then dropping them back into obscurity from 30,000 feet without a parachute. Goldie’s rise and rise from giggling, dizzy, blonde showgirl to big-shot actress and producer has not been ...

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Roses from the Earth: The Biography of Anne Frank

Price: The Diary of a Young Girl, based on the journal kept by Anne Frank while in hiding from the Nazis in Amsterdam, is the most widely read piece of writing concerned with the Jewish experience during the Holocaust, with 25 five million copies sold in the last 40 years. Which might give us pause for thought. While Frank’s diary ...

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Rough Magic: A Biography Of Sylvia Path: A Biography of Sylvia Plath

Price: Rough Magic Since her suicide at age thirty, Sylvia Plath (1932-1963) has been celebrated for her impeccable and ruthless poetry. Rough Magic probes the events of Plath’s life, including her turbulent marriage to the poet Ted Hughes. Full description

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Haunted Heart: A Biography of Susannah McCorkle

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Fanny Trollope (Biography, Letters & Diaries)

Price: 236 pages. Book and Jacket appear to have hardly been read and are both in As new condition throughout. A Vivid And Engaging Life Story, It Also Importantly Makes Clear The Formative Influence That Fanny Had On Her Son Anthony’s Work.

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MR.MG a Biography of John William Yates Thornley O.B.E. (1909-1994)

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Rope and Faggot: A Biography of Judge Lynch (The African-American Intellectual Heritage)

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Biography of Jim Morrison

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The Bending Cross: A biography of Eugene V. Debs: A Biography of Eugene Victor Debs

Price: “Let the people take heart and hope everywhere, for the cross is bending, the midnight is passing, and joy cometh with the morning.”–Eugene Debs in 1918 Orator, organizer, self-taught scholar, presidential candidate, and prisoner, Eugene Debs’ lifelong commitment to the fight for a better world is chronicled in this unparalleled biography by historian Ray Ginger. This moving story presents ...

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The Reluctant Emperor: A Biography of John Cantacuzene, Byzantine Emperor and Monk, c. 1295-1383

Price: The Reluctant Emperor Was the first biography in English of the Byzantine emperor and monk, John Cantacuzene.

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ELSPETH HUXLEY: A Biography

Price: Elspeth Huxley The first biography of the renowned writer, broadcaster, conservationist and chronicler of colonial Kenya, whose lyrical and evocative memoir The Flame Trees of Thika (1959) achieved worldwide fame when made into a television drama series in 1981. Full description

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King David: A Biography (Oxford University Press paperback)

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Prehistorian: Biography of V.Gordon Childe

Price: Prehistorian: Biography of V.Gordon Childe

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