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The Compleated Autobiography by Benjamin Franklin (Unabridged)
The Compleated Autobiography by Benjamin Franklin (Unabridged)

Benjamin Franklin's autobiography is one of the greatest autobiographies of all time, but it was incomplete....

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Keep Smiling
Keep Smiling

Candid to the last, in this autobiography Charlotte Church reveals herself as never before....

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Becoming Steve Jobs
Becoming Steve Jobs

THE SUNDAY TIMES AND #1 INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER - NOW IN PAPERBACK We all think we know who Steve Jobs was, what made him tick, and what made him succeed. Yet the single most important question about him has never been answered. The young, impulsive, egotistical genius was ousted in the mid-80s from the company he founded, exiled from his own kingdom and cast into the wilderness. Yet he returned a decade later to transform the ailing Apple into the most successful company the world had ever

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Updike (Unabridged)
Updike (Unabridged)

A masterful, much-anticipated biography of one of the most celebrated figures in American literature: Pulitzer Prize-winning author John Updike....

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Charles Manson Coming Down Fast: A Chilling Biography (Unabridged)
Charles Manson Coming Down Fast: A Chilling Biography (Unabridged)

Simon Wells' breathtaking account of life and murder with Manson and The Family....

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About Poems
About Poems

In this innovative series of public lectures at Newcastle University, leading contemporary poets speak about the craft and practice of poetry to audiences drawn from both the city and the university. The lectures are then published in book form by Bloodaxe, giving readers everywhere the opportunity to learn what the poets themselves think about their own subject. Anne Stevenson argues that change is time's one permanent condition, that it continually transforms the present into the past at the

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And Its Goodnight from Him . . .: The Autobiography of the Two Ronnies
And Its Goodnight from Him . . .: The Autobiography of the Two Ronnies

Messrs Barker and Corbett kept a nation laughing for two decades, and despite the work that went into writing, rehearsing and broadcasting almost a hundred episodes to...

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Vanessa Bell: Portrait of a Bloomsbury Artist
Vanessa Bell: Portrait of a Bloomsbury Artist

The definitive and authorised biography of Vanessa Bell

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Love for Love
Love for Love

With modern spelling, a fully annotated edition of this English play, including a critical introduction, biography of the author, discussions of dates and sources,...

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Unbuttoning America: A Biography of Peyton Place (Unabridged)
Unbuttoning America: A Biography of Peyton Place (Unabridged)

Ardis Cameron mines extensive interviews, fan letters, and archival materials including contemporary cartoons and cover images from film posters and foreign editions to tell how the story of Peyton Place....

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Epistle on Worship
Epistle on Worship

Ibn Taymiyya remains one of the most controversial Islamic thinkers today because of his supposed influence on many fundamentalist movements. The common understanding of his ideas have been filtered through the bits and pieces of his statements that have been misappropriated by alleged supporters and avowed critics alike. However, most people still have limited access to his beliefs and opinions as expressed in his own writings. Epistle on Worship: Risalat al-'ubudiyya, aims to begin filling

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Portrait Of A Marriage
Portrait Of A Marriage

The classic story of the relationship between Vita Sackville-West and Harold Nicolson, and a unique portrait of the Bloomsbury Group.The marriage was that between the two writers, Vita Sackville-West and Harold Nicolson and the portrait is drawn partly by Vita herself in an autobiography which she left behind at her death in 1962 and partly by her son, Nigel. It was one of the happiest and strangest marriages there has ever been. Both Vita and Harold were always in love with other people and

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Muhammad Ali: A Tribute to the Greatest (Unabridged)
Muhammad Ali: A Tribute to the Greatest (Unabridged)

In this companion volume to his seminal biography of Muhammad Ali, New York Times best-selling author Thomas Hauser provides an updated retrospective of Ali's life....

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My Life. An Illustrated Autobiography (Unabridged)
My Life. An Illustrated Autobiography (Unabridged)

A.P.J. Abdul Kalam has been one of the most iconic figures of Independent India....

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Native Spirit
Native Spirit

Native Spirit: The Sun Dance Way is the story of the remarkable preservation of an ancient cultural and spiritual way of life. In the book, American Indian tribal elders and spiritual leaders tell of the struggle to preserve the way of their Grandfathers in the face of a government bent on their destruction. There are special features on traditional Indian practices, tribal life and advice by prominent elders to those seeking a balance between the modern world and the world of the spirit. Also

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