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To scale the skies : the story of group Captain J.C. 'Johnny' Wells DFC & BAR

Peter Cornwell - History Press
Format: Book

With humble beginnings as an RAF apprentice, Johnny Wells progressed to pilot and rose to the higher echelons of command at the Air Ministry. From idyllic pre-war training, he would fly bombers against rebels over Iraq, combat Fw190s over England in the newly introduced and equally dangerous...
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Lassoing the Sun: A Year in America's National Parks

Mark Woods - St Martin'S Press
Format: Print book

Many childhood summers, Mark Woods piled into a station wagon with his parents and two sisters and headed to America's national parks. Mark's most vivid childhood memories are set against a backdrop of mountains, woods, and fireflies in places like Redwood, Yosemite, and Grand Canyon national...
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Cobain on Cobain: Interviews and Encounters

Nick Soulsby - Chicago Review Press, 2016.
Format: Print book

Cobain on Cobain places the reader at the key moments of Kurt Cobain's roller-coaster career, telling the tale of Nirvana entirely through his words and those of his bandmates. Each interview is another knot in a thread running from just after the recording of their first album, Bleach,...
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The Nurses: A Year of Secrets, Drama, and Miracles with the Heroes of the Hospital

Alexandra Robbins - Workman Publishing Company
Format: eBook

Nursing is more than a career it is a calling, and one of the most important, fascinating, and dangerous professions in the world. As the frontline responders battling traumas, illnesses, and aggression from surprising sources, nurses are remarkable. Yet contemporary literature largely...
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Nelson's Right Hand Man

E J Hounslow - The History Press 2016.
Format: eBook

Britain has produced many great sea captains, but one of the greatest was Thomas Fremantle, friend and confidante of Lord Nelson. The two, bound in friendship, were part of a Navy which ensured, despite Napoleon's military superiority on land, he could never invade Britain. The Naval...
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Dean Smith:A Basketball Life

Jeff Davis - Rodale
Format: eBook

Former University of North Carolina men's basketball coach Dean Smith was one of the most successful coaches ever to hold a whistle. In his 36 years at North Carolina, his teams won a record 879 games. They also captured 17 conference championships and two NCAA championships, claimed...
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Pops: Fatherhood in Pieces

MICHAEL CHABON - Harper
Format: Hardcover

"Magical prose stylist" Michael Chabon (Michiko Kakutani, New York Times) delivers a collection of essays - heartfelt, humorous, insightful, wise - on the meaning of fatherhood, anchored by the viral sensation, "My Son, The Prince of Fashion".For the September 2016...
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Starting with Goodbye: A Daughter's Memoir of Love after Loss

Lisa Romeo - University of Nevada Press
Format: Paperback

Starting with Goodbye begins with loss and ends with love, as a midlife daughter rediscovers her enigmatic father after his death. Lisa has little time for grief, but when her dead dad drops in for "conversations," his absent presence invites Lisa to examine why the parent she had turned...
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In the Front Line: A Doctor in War and Peace

Alec Glen - Birlinn Ltd
Format: NOOK Book

Chronicling the experiences of Alec Glen, a young doctor who joined the army and served as a medical officer for the duration of World War I, this autobiography provides a unique view of the great events of the early 20th century. Early on he provides a shattering account of the hopeless...
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Rickie Lee

RICKIE LEE JONES - Grove Press
Format: Hardcover

"One of the most intriguing, idiosyncratic vocalists of our time." -- USA TodayOne weekend night on primetime television, a then-unknown singer and vital part of the burgeoning Los Angeles jazz pop scene skyrocketed to fame overnight after a now iconic performance on Saturday...
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