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1 Abducting a General: The Kreipe Operation and SOE in Crete (Hardback)

by Patrick Leigh Fermor

Format: Hardback 240 pages
Published: 09/10/2014

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A daring behind-enemy-lines mission from the author of A Time of Gifts and The Broken Road, who was once described by the BBC as 'a cross... Read more

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2 Tsunami Kids: Our Journey from Survival to Success (Hardback)

by Paul Forkan, Rob Forkan

Format: Hardback 256 pages
Published: 13/11/2014

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On Boxing Day 2004, Rob, Paul, Matty and Rosie Forkan lost their parents in the tsunami that devastated Sri Lanka. This is an enthralling, harrowing... Read more

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3 Men of Letters (Paperback)

by Duncan Barret

Format: Paperback 384 pages
Published: 01/08/2014

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Using the personal stories and letters of the men who joined the Post Office Riffles, this is a moving account of how the war touched the lives of... Read more

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4 Deep Down Dark: The Untold Stories of 33 Men Buried in a Chilean Mine, and the Miracle That Set Them Free (Hardback)

by Hector Tobar

Format: Hardback 320 pages
Published: 09/10/2014

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A dramatic account of the 33 miners of the San Jose mine in Chile by novelist and Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Hector Tobar, in official... Read more

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5 The Last Grain Race (Paperback)

by Eric Newby

Format: Paperback 352 pages
Published: 06/11/2014

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An engaging and informative first-hand account of the last 'grain race' of maritime history, from respected travel writer Eric Newby. Read more

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6 Don't Give Up, Don't Give In: Life Lessons from an Extraordinary Man (Paperback)

by Louis Zamperini

Format: Paperback 272 pages
Published: 18/11/2014

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Inspirational stories and life lessons from the Olympic athlete and war hero Louis Zamperini. Timed to coincide with the release of the major motion... Read more

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7 Saving Susie-Belle: Rescued from the Horrors of a Puppy Farm, One Dog's Uplifting True Story (Paperback)

by Janetta Harvey

Format: Paperback 256 pages
Published: 06/11/2014

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This is the moving tale of what life was like for one small dog trapped and abused in a puppy farm and why no dog should be allowed to suffer at the... Read more

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8 Haatchi and Little B (Paperback)

by Wendy Holden

Format: Paperback 224 pages
Published: 06/11/2014

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Tells the true story of Owen Howkins (also known as Little B, short for 'Buddy') and Haatchi, an Anatolian shepherd dog who was abandoned on... Read more

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9 At the Going Down of the Sun: Love, Loss and Sacrifice in Afghanistan (Hardback)

by Graham Bound

Format: Hardback 436 pages
Published: 11/11/2014

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