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Irving, Harry Brodribb - Remarkable Criminals, ebook

Remarkable Criminals

Irving, Harry Brodribb


Written during World War I by Harry Brodribb Irving, this is a study of the crimes of some of the world's most infamous criminals. Irving spent much of his life in the theatre, and his flair for the dramatic is displayed in his writings. He went on to…

Arscott, David - Queen Elizabeth II, A Very Peculiar History, ebook

Queen Elizabeth II, A Very Peculiar History

Arscott, David


David Arscott provides an eccentric account of the trials and tribulations that have beset the Queen's reign, from the glamour of her coronation, through the gloom of her 'annus horribilis' to the impending dawn of her Diamond Jubilee.

Riddle, John - The King of Cappielow, ebook

The King of Cappielow

Riddle, John


As a teenager he went for trials with several English clubs, but in the end joined Celtic in 1971 at the age of 15, signing professional forms in 1973. In 1976, after one too many alleged disputes with manager, Jock Stein, he became part of a transfer deal, moving

Simon, Scott - Jackie Robinson and the Integration of Baseball, ebook

Jackie Robinson and the Integration of Baseball

Simon, Scott


Simon deftly traces the journey of the rookie who became Rookie of the Year, recalling the taunts and threats, the stolen bases and the slides to home plate, the trials and triumphs. Robinson's number, 42, has been retired by every club in major league baseball--in