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  1. Fernando Pessoa. A Quasi Memoir

    Fernando Pessoa. A Quasi Memoir [Paperback]

    José Paulo Cavalcanti (Author)

    £28.00

    ISBN: 9788869771811
    Published by : Mimesis International
    Series: Literature
    Not yet published - available for pre-order
    Writing a biography about Pessoa is a seemingly impossible task. The great Portuguese poet did not have just one life, but his existence virtually exploded in over a hundred different personalities. Only by placing oneself close to Pessoa, only by... .... Learn More
  2. The Long Journeys Home

    The Long Journeys Home: The Repatriations of Henry ‘Opukaha‘ia and Albert Afraid of Hawk [Hardback]

    Nick Bellantoni (Author)

    £27.00

    ISBN: 9780819576842
    Published by : Wesleyan University Press
    Series: The Driftless Connecticut Series & Garnet Books
    Henry ‘Opukaha‘ia (ca. 1792–1818), Native Hawaiian, and Itankusun Wanbli (ca. 1879–1900), Oglala Lakota, lived almost a century apart. Yet the cultural circumstances that led them to leave their homelands and eventually die in Connecticut have str... .... Learn More
  3. Jarmila Novotná

    Jarmila Novotná: My Life in Song [Hardback]

    Jarmila Novotná (Author); William V. Madison (Editor); Brian Kellow (Author)

    £30.00

    ISBN: 9780813176116
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Not yet published - available for pre-order
    A legendary beauty, hailed as one of the greatest singing actors of her time, Jarmila Novotná (1907--1994) was an internationally known opera soprano from the former Czechoslovakia. Best known for her performances in Der Rosenkavalier, The Marria... .... Learn More
  4. The Right to a Father

    The Right to a Father [Paperback]

    Anne Sofie Hardenberg (Author); Pia Christensen Bang (Author); Susan Stanley (Author)

    £24.00

    ISBN: 9780996748032
    Published by : International Polar Institute
    In the ’40s and ’50s many men from Denmark traveled to Greenland to work. Here they met Greenlandic women—which more than once resulted in pregnancies. Many of these men then returned to Denmark, which meant that the children grew up as illegitima... .... Learn More
  5. Jacob L. Devers

    Jacob L. Devers: A General's Life [Paperback]

    James Scott Wheeler (Author); Rick Atkinson (Author)

    £22.50

    ISBN: 9780813175980
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Series: American Warriors Series
    General Jacob L. "Jake" Devers (1897--1979) was one of only two officers -- the other was Omar C. Bradley - to command an army group during the decisive campaigns of 1944--1945 that liberated Europe and ended the war with Nazi Germany. After the w... .... Learn More
  6. Fighting the Cold War

    Fighting the Cold War: A Soldier's Memoir [Paperback]

    John R. Galvin (Author); David H. Petraeus (Author)

    £22.50

    ISBN: 9780813176000
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Series: American Warriors Series
    When four-star general John Rogers Galvin retired from the US Army after forty-four years of distinguished service in 1992, the Washington Post hailed him as a man "without peer among living generals." In Fighting the Cold War: A Soldier's Memoir,... .... Learn More
  7. Theodore Roosevelt

    Theodore Roosevelt: A Literary Life [Hardback]

    Thomas Cullen Bailey (Author); Katherine Joslin (Author)

    £33.00

    ISBN: 9781512601664
    Published by : University Press of New England
    Of all the many biographies of Theodore Roosevelt, none has presented the twenty-sixth president as he saw himself: as a man of letters. This fascinating account traces Roosevelt’s lifelong engagement with books and discusses his writings from chi... .... Learn More
  8. The Mentelles

    The Mentelles: Mary Todd Lincoln, Henry Clay, and the Immigrant Family Who Educated Antebellum Kentucky [Hardback]

    Randolph Paul Runyon (Author)

    £30.00

    ISBN: 9780813175386
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Though they were not, as Charlotte claimed, refugees from the French Revolution, Augustus Waldemar and Charlotte Victoire Mentelle undoubtedly felt like exiles in their adopted hometown of Lexington, Kentucky -- a settlement that was still a front... .... Learn More
  9. Ziegfeld and His Follies

    Ziegfeld and His Follies: A Biography of Broadway's Greatest Producer [Paperback]

    Cynthia Brideson (Author); Sara Brideson (Author)

    £22.50

    ISBN: 9780813175027
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Series: Screen Classics
    The name Florenz Ziegfeld Jr. (1867-1932) is synonymous with the decadent revues that the legendary impresario produced at the turn of the twentieth century. These extravagant performances were filled with catchy tunes, high-kicking chorus girls, ... .... Learn More
  10. Russell Kirk

    Russell Kirk: American Conservative [Paperback]

    Bradley J. Birzer (Author)

    £22.50

    ISBN: 9780813175270
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Emerging from two decades of the Great Depression and the New Deal and facing the rise of radical ideologies abroad, the American Right seemed beaten, broken, and adrift in the early 1950s. Although conservative luminaries such as T. S. Eliot, Wil... .... Learn More

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