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Back Bearings: A Navigator's Tale

by Eric Cropper

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2010
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Good
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9781848841512
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Condition: clean copy, gift inscription on first page, upper right corner. Content: The author RAF career started in 1942 and ended in 1974. It covered a period when the navigation of aircraft changed from astro, dead reckoning and drift bearing all plotted by pencil on charts, to radio, radar and other advanced systems. Now that satellite systems can instantly pinpoint a… Read more
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Ringolevio: A Life Played for Keeps

by Emmett Grogan

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2008-10-14
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9781590172865
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Condition: clean copy, some wear on cover. Content: This is a classic American story of self-invention by one of the more mysterious and alluring figures to emerge in the 1960's. The author grew up on New York's mean streets, getting hooked on heroin, kicking the habit winning a scholarship to a private school, pursuing a very profitable sideline as… Read more
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The Inland Mariner

by Thomas Edward Claxton

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Published
2006
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Good
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Condition: clean copy. Content: the autobiography of the master of a canal board in Britain, 1891-1964. 204 pages.
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Indomitable Peking Bride, 1935

by Hilda L. Hale

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Published
2002
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Good
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9780968313923
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Condition: clean copy, author's signature on first page.. Content: A narrative of the author's live in Peking in 1935. 138 pages.
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Darkness Visible: A Memoir of Madness

by William Styron

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Published
1992-01-08
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Very Good
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9780679736394
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In 1985, the author fell victim to a crippling and almost suicidal depression, the same illness that took the lives of Randall Jarrell and Primo Levi, Vincent Van Gogh, and Virginia Woolf. That he survived this decent into madness is something of a miracle. That he manages to convey its tortuous progression and his eventual recovery with such candor… Read more
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Father and Son A Study of Two Temperaments (Twentieth Century Classics)

by Edmund Gosse

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Published
October 26, 1989
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Very Good-
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9780140182767
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First published anonymously in 1907, this book was an immediately acclaimed for its courage in flouting the conventions of Victorian autobiography and is still a moving account of self-discovery. Edited with an introduction by Peter Abbs.270 pages.
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A Tale of Love and Darkness

by Amos Oz

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November 1, 2005
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9780156032520
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This is the story of a boy growing up in the war-torn Jerusalem of the 40' and 50's, in a small apartment crowded with books in 12 languages and relatives nearly as many. The story of an adolescent whose life has changed forever by his mother's suicide when he was 12 years old. The story of a man who leaves… Read more
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Ways of Escape

by Graham Greene

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Published
1981
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9780140058017
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From Haiti under Papa Doc, Vietnam in the last days of the French, Kenya during the MauMau, and Hollywook, to the making of The Third Man in Vienna and his time in the British Secret Service, Graham Greene writes exquisitely of people and places, of faith, doube, fear and of the craft of writing, as he found himself repeatedly at… Read more
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