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A Family in the Funeral Trade

A Family in the Funeral Trade

by Eileen Sanderson

A Family in the Funeral Trade : The Grovers of Ealing

An overview of a nineteenth century funeral director's business based in Ealing from a time when funeral directing was not the sole activity of those in the professi...
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A Life Discarded

A Life Discarded

by Alexander Masters

A Life Discarded : 148 diaries found in a skip

Unique, transgressive and as funny as its subject, A Life Discarded has all the suspense of a murder mystery. Written with his characteristic warmth, respect and humour, Ma...
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Ancestors in the Attic

Ancestors in the Attic

by Michael Holroyd

Ancestors In the Attic : My Great Grandmothers' Book of Ferns.
My Aunts' Book of Silent Actors.

Michael Holroyd, perhaps the most distinguished of contemporary biographers, has in recent years turned his attention to th...
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Chimes From A Wooden Bell

Chimes From A Wooden Bell

by Taqui Altounyan

Chimes From A wooden Bell : A Memoir

Based on letters, diaries and family recollections this memoir portrays the very different social worlds of the Armenian diaspora in Syria and the intellegentsia of Edwardian England...
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Cooking Up Memories

Cooking Up Memories


Cooking Up Memories

Capture and share favourite recipes, secret cooking tips and fond food memories with Cooking up Memories - the perfect gift for any keen cook or foodie. The journal takes the cook in your life on a c...
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Dadland

Dadland

by Keggie Carew

Dadland

Winner of the Costa Biography Award. Keggie Carew grew up under the spell of an unorthodox, enigmatic father. An undercover guerrilla agent during the Second World War, in peacetime he lived on his wits and dazz...
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Darlingest : Milverton In The War

Darlingest : Milverton In The War

by Elizabeth mcDowell

Darlingest : Milverton in the War

A compulsive letter writer draws back the curtain on a small Somerset village during World War Two. Who was it she wrote to as 'Darlingest'?

As local men went off to war, others took t...
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Elizabeth's Lists

Elizabeth's Lists

by Lulah Ellender

Elizabeth's Lists

Many years after the death of her grandmother, Lulah Ellender inherited a curious object - a book of handwritten lists. On the face of it, Elisabeth's lists seemed rather ordinary - shopping lists, ite...
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Flesh And Blood

Flesh And Blood

by Stephen Mcgann

Flesh And Blood

Flesh and Blood is living drama extracted like buried treasure from old documents and the hand-me-down stories of his relatives. I couldn't put it down'Jenny Agutter'Intelligently structured and eloquent...
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History Maker

History Maker

by Paul Roberts

History Maker : The Man with 30 Grandsons in the Great War

The astonishing true story of John Roberts, a retired Devon farm worker who had 30 grandsons serving in the Great War. How he became an unlikley record-breaker ...
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It's All Relative

It's All Relative

by A J Jacobs

Its All Relative : Adventures up and down the World's FamilyTree

A.J. Jacobs has received some strange emails over the years, but this note was perhaps the strangest: "You don't know me, but I'm your eighth cousin. And ...
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Joseph Gray's Camouflage

Joseph Gray's Camouflage

by Mary Horlock

Joseph Gray's Camoflage : A Memoir of Art, Love and Deception

'Art? What has art ever done for us as a family?'In the First World War, artist-soldier Joseph Gray drew and painted scenes of battle, his illustrations appe...
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Love From Boy

Love From Boy

by Donald Sturrock

Love From Boy : Roald Dahl's Letters to His Mother

'Dear Mama, I am having a lovely time here. We play football every day here. The beds have no springs ...' So begins the first letter that a nine-year-old Roald Dahl pe...
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Marjorie's War : Four Families in the Great War 1914-1918

Marjorie's War : Four Families in the Great War 1914-1918

by Reginald and Charles Fair

Marjorie's War : Four Families in the Great War 1914-1918

Marjorie’s War tells the story of Marjorie Secretan and her two wartime romances. Using the Fair family archive of diaries, over 800 letters and 400 photograph...
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My European Family

My European Family

by Karin Bojs

My European Family

Karin Bojs grew up in a small, broken family. At her mother's funeral she felt this more keenly than ever. As a science journalist she was eager to learn more about herself, her family and the interco...
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My European Family

My European Family

by Karin Bojs

My European Family

Karin Bojs grew up in a small, broken family. At her mother's funeral she felt this more keenly than ever. As a science journalist she was eager to learn more about herself, her family and the interco...
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My Family Tree

My Family Tree

by Jo Foster

My Family Tree

Every family has its own story and an increasing number of us are taking the time to search out these histories and record them for this and future generations. My Family Tree is a beautifully designed bo...
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Nannau

Nannau

by Philip Nanney Williams

Nannau : A Rich Tapestry of Welsh History

A lavishly illustrated volume recording the colourful story of Nannau mansion, Dolgellau. This is a fascinating glimpse of Welsh culture, politics and history during 900 years f...
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The Adventures Of A Soldier's Wife 1915-1974

The Adventures Of A Soldier's Wife 1915-1974

by Joe Plant

The Adventures Of A Soldier's Wife: Ireland, India, England, 1915-1974

1915. The true story of a young Irish Coleen. Sarah, eldest daughter of the Cunningham family. Exasperated by the drudgery of her home life, volunte...
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Their Promised Land

Their Promised Land

by Ian Buruma

Their Promised Land : My Grandparents in love and war

Ian Buruma's maternal grandparents, Bernard and Winifred (Bun & Win), wrote to each other regularly throughout their life together. The first letters were written in...
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