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  1. The Notorious John Morrissey

    The Notorious John Morrissey: How a Bare-Knuckle Brawler Became a Congressman and Founded Saratoga Race Course [Paperback]

    James C. Nicholson (Author)

    £15.00

    ISBN: 9780813180991
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Series: Horses in History
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    An Irish immigrant, a collection agent for crime bosses, a professional boxer, and a prodigious gambler, John Morrissey was - if nothing else - an unlikely candidate to become one of the most important figures in the history of Thoroughbred racing... .... Learn More
  2. Patricia Neal

    Patricia Neal: An Unquiet Life [Paperback]

    Stephen Michael Shearer (Author)

    £19.00

    ISBN: 9780813180717
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
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    The internationally acclaimed actress Patricia Neal has been a star on stage, film, and television for nearly sixty years. On Broadway she appeared in such lauded productions as Lillian Hellman's Another Part of the Forest, for which she won the v... .... Learn More
  3. Nothing Special

    Nothing Special: The Mostly True, Sometimes Funny Tales of Two Sisters [Hardback]

    Dianne Bilyak (Author)

    £18.50

    ISBN: 9780819580283
    Published by : Wesleyan University Press
    Series: The Driftless Connecticut Series & Garnet Books
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    A memoir about disability and siblinghood that is honest and hilarious.
     
    Nothing Special is a disarming tale of two sisters growing up in the 1970s in suburban Connecticut. Older sister Chris, who has Down's Syndrome,... .... Learn More
  4. Son of Spinoza

    Son of Spinoza: Georg Brandes and Modern Jewish Cosmopolitanism [Hardback]

    Søren Blka Hjortshøj (Author)

    £30.00

    ISBN: 9788772190181
    Published by : Aarhus University Press
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    The Danish scholar and critic Georg Brandes (1842-1927) is still recognized for his work today and seen by many as the theorist behind the so-called Modern Breakthrough in Scandinavia. He lived in Copenhagen for most of his life, travelling Europe... .... Learn More
  5. Joan Crawford

    Joan Crawford: The Essential Biography [Paperback]

    Lawrence J. Quirk (Author); William Schoell (Author)

    £19.00

    ISBN: 9780813180496
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
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    Joan Crawford: The Essential Biography explores the life and career of one of Hollywood's great dames. She was a leading film personality for more than fifty years, from her beginnings as a dancer in silent films of the 1920s, to her portrayals of... .... Learn More
  6. Michael Curtiz

    Michael Curtiz: A Life in Film [Paperback]

    Alan K. Rode (Author)

    £23.00

    ISBN: 9780813180434
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Series: Screen Classics
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    Academy Award-winning director Michael Curtiz (1886-1962) - whose best-known films include Casablanca (1942), Yankee Doodle Dandy (1942), Mildred Pierce (1945) and White Christmas (1954) - was in many ways the anti-auteur. During his unprecede... .... Learn More
  7. Sharp Cut

    Sharp Cut: Harold Pinter's Screenplays and the Artistic Process [Paperback]

    Steven H. Gale (Author)

    £26.50

    ISBN: 9780813180502
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Best known as one of the most important playwrights of the twentieth century, Harold Pinter has also written many highly regarded screenplays, including Academy Award-nominated screenplays for The French Lieutenant's Woman and BetrayalLearn More
  8. Nicolae Iorga

    Nicolae Iorga: A Biography [Paperback]

    Nicholas M. Nagy-Talavera (Author)

    £39.99

    ISBN: 9781592110759
    Published by : Center for Romanian Studies
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    The Romanian historian Nicolae Iorga played a critical role in the history of his country for more than fifty years until his tragic death in 1940. The author of more than 1,200 books and 20,000 articles, Iorga was one of the most prolific scholar... .... Learn More
  9. The Eagle on My Arm

    The Eagle on My Arm: How the Wilderness and Birds of Prey Saved a Veteran's Life [Hardback]

    Dava Guerin (Author); Terry Bivens (Author); Jack E. Davis (Author); Floyd Scholz (Author)

    £20.50

    ISBN: 9780813180021
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Series: AUSA Books - American Warriors Series
    In October 1967, eighteen-year-old Patrick Bradley enlisted in the US Army and was later deployed to North Vietnam as a special operator with missions to kill high-value targets. Combat left him physically and psychologically wounded, as it d... .... Learn More
  10. Duty, Honor, County

    Duty, Honor, County: The Life of Arthur McArthur Jr. [Hardback]

    A.K. Brackob (Author)

    £29.99

    ISBN: 9781592110247
    Published by : Vita Histria
    On September 15, 1906 Arthur MacArthur Jr. became the twelfth man in the history of the United States Army to be awarded the rank of Lieutenant General, the highest rank in the Army up to that time. This great honor, which marked the culmination o... .... Learn More

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