True Stories: Discovery / Historical / Scientific


"Haunted Liverpool 16"

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"Haunted Liverpool" series; Loose-Leaf, 128 pages. Size: 210 x 148 mm. Weight: 196g.
Author:  Slemen, Tom
ISBN:  1904438679
Publisher:  The Bluecoat Press
Date:  2008  (United Kingdom)
Readership:  General (Us: Trade) True Stories: Discovery / Historical / Scientific

"The Cause of Mosquitoes' Sorrow"

Over Two Millennia of Scientific Breakthroughs, Beginnings and Blunders

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Who discovered anaesthesia at a party? How did a sewage farm odour reducer benefit medicine? Why did the Cold War prevent the West understanding heart disease? This book features quirky, and true instances of science going wrong, right and in totally unexpected directions from 600 BC onwards. It also investigates the eureka moments. Paperback, 256 pages. Size: 198 x 129 mm. Weight: 213g.
Author:  Verma, Surendra
ISBN:  1840468319
Publisher:  Icon Books Ltd
Date:  2007  (United Kingdom)
Readership:  General (Us: Trade) True Stories: Discovery / Historical / Scientific

"The Best Day of My Life"

True Stories to Inspire, Move and Entertain - Told By a Cross-Section of the Uk's Celebrities and Courageous Everyday People

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True stories to inspire move and entertain told by a crosssection of the UKs celebrities and courag. Ideal for the seasonal giftbook market, proiding a heartwarming potpourri of writings by muchloved celoebrities and courageous everyday people. Profits from sales will go to the Sporting Chance Foundation, the charity founded by Phil Greening to improve he lives of underprivileged children around the world. Paperback, 240 pages. Size: 234 x 153 mm. Weight: 424g.
Author:  (Vickers-Jones, Giles, ed.)
ISBN:  1906015341
Publisher:  Pennant Books Ltd
Date:  2008  (United Kingdom)
Readership:  General (Us: Trade) True Stories of Endurance & Survival

"Danger!"

True Stories of Trouble and Survival

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"Travelers' Tales Guides" series; Twenty-eight travelers share stories involving danger from war, urban violence, disease, wild animals, and outlaws. Paperback, 300 pages. Size: 203 x 130 mm. Weight: 417g.
Author:  (O'reilly, James, ed.)
ISBN:  1885211325
Publisher:  Travelers' Tales,U.S.
Date:  2000  (United States)
Readership:  General (Us: Trade) True Stories of Endurance & Survival

"The Deadliest Catch"

Desperate Hours

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This is the authorised book of the hit TV series featuring the harrowing struggles of fishermen on the wild and freezing Bering Sea - it's the perfect storm but for real. With col. illustrations. Paperback, 240 pages. Size: 230 x 150 mm. Weight: 360g.
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ISBN:  140810623X
Publisher:  A & C Black Publishers Ltd
Date:  2008  (United Kingdom)
Readership:  General (Us: Trade) True Stories of Endurance & Survival

"The Mammoth Book of Mountain Disaster"

True Stories of Rescue From the Brink of Death

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This text has 35 first-hand accounts of mountain rescues and self-rescues, including the first draft of Touching the Void. The volume spans five continents - from the Appalachians to Mount Cook, from Peak Lenin to Siula Grande. Paperback, 512 pages. Size: 198 x 129 mm. Weight: 367g.
Author:  (Macinnes, Hamish, ed.)
ISBN:  1841196754
Publisher:  Constable and Robinson
Date:  2003  (United Kingdom)
Readership:  General (Us: Trade) True Stories of Endurance & Survival

"They Lived to Tell the Tale"

True Stories of Adventure From the Legendary Explorers Club

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"Explorers Club Book" series; A collection of adventure and exploration stories from some of the most daring and adventurous people in the world - the members of the famous Explorers Club - including such famous explorers as Sir Edmund Hillary, Robert Ballard, and Buzz Aldrin. With 50 black & white photographs. Hardback, 256 pages. Size: 229 x 152 mm. Weight: 724g.
Author:  (Wiese, Richard, ed.)
ISBN:  1592289916
Publisher:  Globe Pequot Press
Date:  2007  (United States)
Readership:  General (Us: Trade) True Stories of Endurance & Survival

"Wild Blue"

Stories of Survival From Air and Space

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"Adrenaline" series; The history of manned flight spans just under a century, but it includes some of the most glorious adventures in human experience. This title offers a selection of airborne adventures from authors such as Charles Lindbergh, Roald Dahl and Martin Amis. With b&w illustrations. Paperback, 356 pages. Size: 234 x 156 mm. Weight: 580g.
Author:  (Fisher, David, ed.)
ISBN:  1840184035
Publisher:  Mainstream Publishing
Date:  2001  (United Kingdom)
Readership:  General (Us: Trade) True Stories of Endurance & Survival

"Into Danger"

Risking Your Life for Work

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Bestselling author and the most famous woman in a flak jacket Kate Adie sets out on a fascinating journey to discover just who is attracted to living dangerously -- and why. Hardback, 320 pages. Size: 244 x 169 mm. Weight: 640g.
Author:  Adie, Kate
ISBN:  0340933216
Publisher:  Hodder & Stoughton General Division
Date:  2008  (United Kingdom)
Readership:  General (Us: Trade) True Stories of Endurance & Survival

"Unconditional Love"

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Kind and loyal, Elva was a shy young girl from a typical English seaside town who was swept off her feet by an older, handsome Italian bodybuilder. It was all she had ever wanted; the promise of life as a loving mother and devoted wife. But a dark secret from her past left her vulnerable to Bruno's brooding, possessive nature. Paperback, 288 pages. Size: 234 x 153 mm. Weight: 256g.
Author:  Aggiano, Natalia
ISBN:  1844545083
Publisher:  Blake Publishing
Date:  2008  (United Kingdom)
Readership:  General (Us: Trade) True Stories of Endurance & Survival

"The Lonely Sea"

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This is the extraordinary true adventure story of how Sue Dockar survived two nights lost alone at sea after being swept away during a spear-fishing contest in the shark-infested waters off the Queensland coast, and shows how a series of small and avoidable errors dominoed into inevitable disaster. Paperback, 232 pages. Size: 198 x 130 mm. Weight: 324g.
Author:  Allum, Yvette
ISBN:  1921208961
Publisher:  Murdoch Books
Date:  2007  (Australia)
Readership:  General (Us: Trade) True Stories of Endurance & Survival

"Reunited in the Desert"

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Helle Amin seemed to have the perfect life on the tropical island of Bali with her husband and four children. But one day in 2002, this idyllic existence was shattered when she returned home from a shopping trip to find her children gone. It didn't take long to discover that her Saudi Arabian husband had taken them to live in his home country. Paperback, 272 pages. Size: 198 x 129 mm. Weight: 289g.
Author:  Amin, Helle
ISBN:  1844546063
Publisher:  Blake Publishing
Date:  2008  (United Kingdom)
Readership:  General (Us: Trade) True Stories of Endurance & Survival

"Reunited in the Desert"

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One day Helle Amin's idyllic existence was shattered as she found that her children had gone. It didn't take Helle long to discover that her Saudi Arabian husband had taken them away to live in his home country. Helle drew upon her remarkable courage and set off for the desert in a desperate attempt to find her beloved boys. This is her story. With 2x8 page illustrations. Hardback, 288 pages. Size: 234 x 153 mm. Weight: 536g.
Author:  Amin, Helle Meikle, David
ISBN:  1844543242
Publisher:  Blake Publishing
Date:  2007  (United Kingdom)
Readership:  General (Us: Trade) True Stories of Endurance & Survival

"The South Pole"

An Account of the Norwegian Antarctic Expedition in the Fram, 1910-1912

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An account of the Norwegian Antarctic expedition in the Fram, 1910-1912. Foreword by Fridtjof Nansen. With illustrations. Paperback, 896 pages. Size: 229 x 152 mm. Weight: 1586g.
Author:  Amundsen, Roald Nansen, Fridtjof Huntford, Roland
ISBN:  0815411278
Publisher:  Cooper Square Publishers Inc.,U.S.
Date:  2000  (United States)
Readership:  General (Us: Trade) True Stories of Endurance & Survival

"Notes From a Minor Key"

A Metaphysical Memoir of Healing

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A Metaphysical Memoir of Healing. Hardback, 352 pages. Size: 210 x 140 mm. Weight: 510g.
Author:  Bailiff, Dawn
ISBN:  1571745548
Publisher:  Hampton Roads Publishing Co
Date:  2007  (United States)
Readership:  General (Us: Trade) True Stories of Endurance & Survival

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