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              Voices from the Holocaust

              Voices from the Holocaust (Paperback)

              By Lewis, Jon E.

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              Follows the whole history of the 'Shoah' from Hitler's rise to power to the Nuremburg trials, but of course the exterminations and death camps of 'The Final Solution' take centre stage. This title tells the story from the perspective of the people who were there, and were witness ...

              ISBN 9781849017237
              Published 20 December 2006 by Little, Brown Book Group
              Interest Age 0-0 years
              Series Brief Histories
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              Eastern Europe 1939-2000: States and Societies
               

              Eastern Europe 1939-2000: States and Societies (Hardback)

              By Pittaway, Mark

              • OUR PRICE $220.00

              Integrating fresh research, this work examines the nature and impact of socialist dictatorships on society. It reveals the extent to which this phenomena that emerged during the dictatorships is shaping contemporary society.

              ISBN 9780340762202
              Published 11 September 2003 by Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series Brief Histories
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              A Brief History Of Video Games: From Atari to Virtual Reality
               

              A Brief History Of Video Games: From Atari to Virtual Reality (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Stanton, Rich

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              A fascinating exploration of the vibrant history and culture of video games

              ISBN 9781472141798
              Published 25 December 1934 by Little, Brown Book Group
              Interest Age 19+ years
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              A Brief History of Gangsters

              A Brief History of Gangsters (Paperback)

              By Robb, Brian

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              The romanticised American gangster of the Prohibition era has proved an enduringly popular figure. This title explores the histories of key figures, from gangs in the Old West, through Prohibition and the Great Depression, to the likes of John Gotti and Frank Lucas in the 1970s a ...

              ISBN 9781472110541
              Published 20 November 2014 by Little, Brown Book Group
              Interest Age General Audience
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              A Brief Guide to Stephen King

              A Brief Guide to Stephen King (Paperback)

              By Simpson, Paul

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              2014 marks the 40th anniversary of the publication of Stephen King's first novel Carrie in April 1974. In this title, the author examines how King's writing was affected by the accident that nearly killed him in 1999 and how his battles with alcohol and addiction to medication ha ...

              ISBN 9781472110602
              Published 20 March 2014 by Little, Brown Book Group
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              A Brief Guide To OZ: 75 Years Going Over The Rainbow
               

              A Brief Guide To OZ: 75 Years Going Over The Rainbow (Paperback)

              By Simpson, Paul

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              MGM's landmark 1939 movie The Wizard of Oz, did not mark the beginning of adventures in Oz. Both before and since, dozens of tales have been told of the Marvellous Land of Oz, and its inhabitants. This book celebrates the 75th anniversary of the best-loved film in the world toget ...

              ISBN 9781472109880
              Published 7 November 2013 by Little, Brown Book Group
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              A Brief Guide to Jeeves and Wooster
               

              A Brief Guide to Jeeves and Wooster (Paperback)

              By Cawthorne, Nigel

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              A guide to two best-loved comic characters, Bertram Wilbeforce Wooster and his valet ('Reggie') Jeeves, Bertie's friends and relatives and their world of sunshine, country houses and champagne. It offers insights into Wodehouse's world, his life - on Long Island.

              ISBN 9781780338248
              Published 21 March 2013 by Little, Brown Book Group
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              A Brief History of Bad Medicine
               

              A Brief History of Bad Medicine (Paperback)

              By Schott, Ian; Youngston, Robert

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              A doctor removes the normal, healthy side of a patient's brain instead of the malignant tumor. A man whose leg is scheduled for amputation wakes up to find his healthy leg removed. These examples are part of a history of medical disasters as old as the profession itself. This tit ...

              ISBN 9781780332611
              Published 20 December 2001 by Little, Brown Book Group
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              SAS: The Autobiography

              SAS: The Autobiography (Paperback)

              By Lewis, Jon E.

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              Presents a story of the world's most famous special forces regiment by those who truly know it - the troopers and officers themselves. This title takes the reader on a high adrenaline history of the regiment which simultaneously lifts the shroud of mystery from the regiment's ope ...

              ISBN 9781849017206
              Published 20 November 2006 by Little, Brown Book Group
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              A Brief Guide to Jane Austen: The Life and Times of the World's Favourite Author

              A Brief Guide to Jane Austen: The Life and Times of the World's Favourite Author (Paperback)

              By Jennings, Charles

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              Jane Austen is a mystery. The first incontrovertibly great woman novelist, she is, among other things, one of the finest prose stylists in literature. In this guide, the author goes in search of this enigma through her words as well as her times, including a short biography, an o ...

              ISBN 9781780330464
              Published 20 December 2010 by Little, Brown Book Group
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