Biography & Autobiography: General


"The Book of Life"

A Compendium of the Best Autobiographical and Memoir Writing

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Presents a collection of memoirs and autobiographies that offer insight into humanity through the ages and across continents. Organised into four parts this book contains extracts from the lives of personalities such as, Darwin, Gandhi, Charlie Chaplin, Muhammad Ali, Nelson Mandela, Alan Bannet, Katherine Hepburn, and others. Hardback, 496 pages. Weight: 824g.
Author:  (Claxton, Eve, ed.)
ISBN:  0091900336
Publisher:  Ebury Press
Date:  2005  (United Kingdom)
Readership:  General (Us: Trade) Biography & Autobiography: General

"Contemporary Black Biography"

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"Contemporary Black Biography" series; With index. Hardback, 275 pages. Size: 300 x 218 mm. Weight: 1066g.
Author:  (Bigelow, Barbara Carlisle, ed.)
ISBN:  0787601004
Publisher:  Gale
Date:  1996  (United States)
Readership:  General (Us: Trade) Biography & Autobiography: General

"Economists' Lives"

Biography and Autobiography in the History of Economics

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"Annual Supplement to History of Political Economy" series; Examines the role of biography and autobiography in the history of economics. This volume looks at the relevance of first-person accounts to narrative histories of economics. It considers both the potential and the limits of life writing, which has traditionally been used sparingly by historians of economics, and examines types of biographies. Hardback, 402 pages. Size: 233 x 169 mm. Weight: 749g.
Author:  (Weintraub, E.Roy, ed.)
ISBN:  0822366835
Publisher:  Duke University Press
Date:  2008  (United States)
Readership:  Undergraduate Biography & Autobiography: General

"Go Ask Alice"

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Alice is 15 years old and appears a perfectly normal teenager; she diets, goes out with boys, and gets good marks at school. Without her parents being properly aware, she tries drugs and falls into addiction. The difference between Alice and a lot of other kids on drugs is that Alice keeps a diary. New ed. Paperback, 161 pages. Size: 178 x 110 mm. Weight: 98g.
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ISBN:  0099416379
Publisher:  Arrow Books Ltd
Date:  1991  (United Kingdom)
Readership:  General (Us: Trade) Biography & Autobiography: General

"The History of Neuroscience in Autobiography"

Seymour Benzer and Horace Barlow

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"History of Neuroscience" series; A volume in the series of DVDs relating the autobiographies of notable researchers in neuroscience. This DVD contains the autobiographies of two prominent scientists. Dvd-Rom, Weight: 99g.
Author:  (Squire, Larry R., ed.)
ISBN:  0120885565
Publisher:  Elsevier Science & Technology
Date:  2005  (United States)
Readership:  Professional & Vocational Biography & Autobiography: General

"Horses and Husbands"

The Memoirs of Etti Plesch

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With 32 pages b/w plates. Hardback, 206 pages. Size: 234 x 156 mm. Weight: 510g.
Author:  (Vickers, Hugo, ed.)
ISBN:  1904349544
Publisher:  Dovecote Press
Date:  2007  (United Kingdom)
Readership:  General (Us: Trade) Biography & Autobiography: General

"The House of Jacob"

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Sayers, William (trans.) In this award-winning book French writer Sylvie Courtine-Denamy traces her family's exile after their expulsion from Spain in 1492. With illustrations. Hardback, 176 pages. Size: 216 x 135 mm. Weight: 788g.
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ISBN:  0954054261
Publisher:  David Paul
Date:  2003  (United Kingdom)
Readership:  General (Us: Trade) Biography & Autobiography: General

"John Hicks"

His Contributions to Economic Theory and Application

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A collection of essays that examine economist and Nobel Prize-winner John Hicks through personal recollections as well as critiques and analyses of his work. The articles depict various aspects of the economist's thought and personality, some seeking to depict him in a new light. With 1 port.. Paperback, 360 pages. Weight: 567g.
Author:  (Puttaswamaiah, K., ed.)
ISBN:  0765807033
Publisher:  Transaction Publishers,U.S.
Date:  2001  (United States)
Readership:  Professional & Vocational Biography & Autobiography: General

"Mum's the Word"

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Thirty-two women. Thirty-two mothers. Thirty-two extraordinary true life tales. Thought-provoking, shocking, funny and brutally honest, some of Ireland's finest female writers have poured their hearts onto the page in this astonishing collection. Sponsored by Mothercare; New Island will donate 1.25 for every copy sold to Cystic Fibrosis research at the Irish National Children's Hospital. Paperback, 319 pages. Weight: 390g.
Author:  (Webb, Sarah, ed.)
ISBN:  1905494742
Publisher:  New Island Books
Date:  2007  (Ireland)
Readership:  General (Us: Trade) Biography & Autobiography: General

"Nella Last's Peace"

The Post-War Diaries of Housewife 49

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Offers an account of the years that shaped the society. This book offers a detailed narrative of the changing experiences of ordinary people and their thoughts on the aftermath of war and whether 'peace' really meant peace, for everyone. With 8pp b & w pics. Paperback, 288 pages. Weight: 233g.
Author:  (Malcolmson, Patricia, ed.)
ISBN:  1846680743
Publisher:  Profile Books Ltd
Date:  2008  (United Kingdom)
Readership:  General (Us: Trade) Biography & Autobiography: General

"Tales By Japanese Soldiers"

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"Cassell Military Paperbacks" series; Tells how the common soldier of the Imperial Japanese Army lived, fought and died in the Burma conflict between 1942 and 1945. Sixty-two tales, translated from the Japanese, trace the Burma campaign in chronological sequence, and together offer a perspective on a terrible war. With 12 b/w photo\illu(s),15 line drawing(s). New ed. Paperback, 256 pages. Size: 197 x 129 mm. Weight: 250g.
Author:  (Tamayama, Kazuo, ed.)
ISBN:  0304359785
Publisher:  Orion Publishing Co
Date:  2006  (United Kingdom)
Readership:  General (Us: Trade) Biography & Autobiography: General

"West Coast of Scotland Pilot Np66"

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"Admiralty Sailing Directions" series; 15 rev ed. Hardback, Weight: 1668g.
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ISBN:  0707718457
Publisher:  United Kingdom Hydrographic Office
Date:  2004  (United Kingdom)
Readership:  General (Us: Trade) Biography & Autobiography: General

"The Cage"

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Tom Bud Abraham was one of the very few Englishmen to serve in Vietnam. During the Tet Offensive, Tom was captured by the Vietcong. The suffering he endured tested him to the limits and although he made a successful life back in England, his traumatic memories haunted him. With 16 colour illustrations. New ed. Paperback, 400 pages. Size: 178 x 106 mm. Weight: 505g.
Author:  Abraham, Tom
ISBN:  0552149594
Publisher:  Transworld Publishers Ltd
Date:  2003  (United Kingdom)
Readership:  General (Us: Trade) Biography & Autobiography: General

"Derek Acorah: Extreme Psychic"

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The UK's number one TV psychic is back as you've never seen him before. Derek shares stories of his scariest, most bloodcurdling encounters with the other side. Paperback, 272 pages. Size: 197 x 130 mm. Weight: 261g.
Author:  Acorah, Derek
ISBN:  0007233221
Publisher:  Harpercollins Publishers
Date:  2007  (United Kingdom)
Readership:  General (Us: Trade) Biography & Autobiography: General

"The Psychic Adventures of Derek Acorah"

Star of Tv's Most Haunted

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The UK's number one TV psychic Derek Acorah tells of his experiences with the spirit world, from his one-to-one readings and consultations to international performances and renowned investigations for 'Living TV's Most Haunted'. Paperback, 256 pages. Size: 197 x 130 mm. Weight: 217g.
Author:  Acorah, Derek
ISBN:  000718347X
Publisher:  Harpercollins Publishers
Date:  2004  (United Kingdom)
Readership:  General (Us: Trade) Biography & Autobiography: General

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