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  1. Parker Hitt

    Parker Hitt: The Father of American Military Cryptology [Hardback]

    Betsy Rohaly Smoot (Author)

    £21.50

    ISBN: 9780813182407
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Series: American Warriors Series
    Not yet published - available for pre-order
    "The history of war teems with occasions where the interception of dispatches and orders written in plain language has resulted in defeat and disaster for the force whose intentions thus became known at once to the enemy." So begins Colonel Parker... .... Learn More
  2. Coach Hall

    Coach Hall: My Life On and Off the Court [Paperback]

    Joe B. Hall (Author); Marianne Walker (Other); Rick Bozich (Author)

    £14.50

    ISBN: 9780813183756
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Not yet published - available for pre-order
    Until I was nine or ten, everyone called me Joe or Joe Hall. Then one day, my grandmother, for reasons known only to her, pulled me aside, telling me my name was "too short and too plain." She said, "Let's add your middle initial to make it more i... .... Learn More
  3. Lieutenant Sonia Vagliano

    Lieutenant Sonia Vagliano: A Memoir of the World War II Refugee Crisis [Hardback]

    Sonia Vagliano Eloy (Author); Martha Noel Evans (Author)

    £20.50

    ISBN: 9780813182490
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
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    Hundreds of World War II memoirs and accounts have been written and documented, but the stories about the bravery and valor of the women who also served are rarely told. In Lieutenant Sonia Vagliano: Inside the World War II Refugee Crisis, Vaglia... .... Learn More
  4. Apollonia on my Mind

    Apollonia on my Mind: The memoir of a paraplegic ocean scientist [Hardback]

    Nicholas C. Flemming (Author)

    Regular Price: £150.00

    Special Price: £145.00

    ISBN: 9789464260335
    Published by : Sidestone Press
    Series: Honor Frost Foundation General Publication
    Volume: 2
    The ocean conceals secrets, ancient, modern, and future. Nic Flemming's memoir recounts the life of a pioneer in ocean science. Each chapter describes a thread that structured his work: underwater cities, submerged Ice Age caverns dripping with st... .... Learn More
  5. Apollonia on my Mind

    Apollonia on my Mind: The memoir of a paraplegic ocean scientist [Paperback]

    Nicholas C. Flemming (Author)

    Regular Price: £65.00

    Special Price: £60.00

    ISBN: 9789464260328
    Published by : Sidestone Press
    Series: Honor Frost Foundation General Publication
    Volume: 2
    The ocean conceals secrets, ancient, modern, and future. Nic Flemming's memoir recounts the life of a pioneer in ocean science. Each chapter describes a thread that structured his work: underwater cities, submerged Ice Age caverns dripping with st... .... Learn More
  6. A Union Woman in Civil War Kentucky

    A Union Woman in Civil War Kentucky: The Diary of Frances Peter [Paperback]

    Frances Dallam Peter (Author); John David Smith (Editor); William Cooper (Editor)

    £14.50

    ISBN: 9780813153735
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Frances Peter was one of the eleven children of Dr. Robert Peter, a surgeon for the Union army. The Peter family lived on Gratz Park near downtown Lexington, where nineteen-year-old Frances began recording her impressions of the Civil War. Because... .... Learn More
  7. In Capra's Shadow

    In Capra's Shadow: The Life and Career of Screenwriter Robert Riskin [Paperback]

    Ian Scott (Author)

    £20.50

    ISBN: 9780813180526
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Not yet published - available for pre-order
    Because screenwriter Robert Riskin spent most of his career collaborating with legendary Hollywood director Frank Capra, Riskin's own unique contributions to film have been largely overshadowed. With five Academy Award nominations to his credit fo... .... Learn More
  8. Buzz

    Buzz: The Life and Art of Busby Berkeley [Paperback]

    Jeffrey Spivak (Author)

    £21.50

    ISBN: 9780813154084
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Series: Screen Classics
    Characterised by grandiose song-and-dance numbers featuring ornate geometric patterns and mimicked in many modern films, Busby Berkeley's unique artistry is as recognizable and striking as ever. From his years on Broadway to the director's chair, ... .... Learn More
  9. Rare Birds

    Rare Birds: An American Family [Paperback]

    Dan Bessie (Author)

    £18.00

    ISBN: 9780813153681
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    What does a writer do when he's got a family that includes a blacklisted member of the Hollywood Ten, the brains behind Tony the Tiger and the Marlboro Man, a trio of gay puppeteers, the world's leading birdwatcher, sixties hippies, a Dutch stowaw... .... Learn More
  10. Olivia de Havilland

    Olivia de Havilland: Lady Triumphant [Paperback]

    Victoria Amador (Author)

    £20.50

    ISBN: 9780813154657
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Series: Screen Classics
    Legendary actress and two-time Academy Award winner Olivia de Havilland is best known for her role as Melanie Wilkes in Gone with the Wind (1939). She often inhabited characters who were delicate, elegant, and refined. At the same time, she was a... .... Learn More

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