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    Confessions of a Civil Servant: Lessons in Changing America's Government and Military

    R503,00
    Confessions of a Civil Servant is filled with lessons on leading change in government and the military. Bob Stone based the book on thirty years as a revolutionary in government. It comes at a time when the events of 9-11 are sharpening America's demands for government that works at all levels.

    Madame Ambassador: Behind the Scenes With a Candid Israeli Diplomat

    R549,00
    Madame Ambassador is an intimate description of what being an ambassador is really like. Tova Herzl draws on her twenty-one year career and shares her unique experiences as a single, Jewish orthodox woman serving as Israel's Ambassador to paint a vivid, entertaining picture of the lives and work of contemporary diplomats.

    At the Piano: Interviews with 21st-Century Pianists

    R559,00
    Benser explores the kaleidoscopic world of twenty-first-century pianism through a series of extended interviews with eight major pianists. Interviewees talk with Benser about such matters as their first experiences at the piano, the meaning of musicianship to them, and the joys and difficulties of a professional career doing what they love.

    Churchill and the Generals

    R750,00
    Includes 2 DVDs: Winston Churchill, a Giant in the Century, featuring remastered and colourised archival sources; and Churchill's Island, the 1941 Oscar-winning documentary from the National Film Board of Canada.

    My Autistic Awakening: Unlocking the Potential for a Life Well Lived

    R671,00
    Autism rates are on the rise, and many parents wonder what the lives of their children may be like in the future. This story of one woman's experience growing up with Asperger's illustrates both the experiences and obstacles someone on the spectrum may face-and offers hope that they may lead successful, rewarding, and very rich lives.

    Grace

    R508,00 R580,00
    Overnight, the flame-haired the author became a heroine for fashion insiders and the general public alike. This title shares the excitement and vision that go into producing so many unforgettable fashion images.

    The Life and Reign of Edward the Fourth: King of England and France and Lord of Ireland: Volume 1

    R500,00
    Edward IV, (1442-1483) was King of England from March 1461 until October 1470, and again from April 1471 until his death in April 1483. In a turbulent world, Edward Duke of York-with good title to the throne-overthrew the corrupt government of the weak and feeble-minded Henry VI, setting the foundation stones for a strong and prosperous England.

    Moonlight Flyer: Diary of a Second World War Navigator

    R500,00
    Diary of Jan Gellner, Czech navigator, after being trained in the first air observer course within the British Commonwealth Air Training Plan in Canada, he began his tour with the No. 311 (Czechoslovak) Bomber Squadron RAF. During 37 bombing sorties on Vickers Wellington over the occupied European territory and Germany he earned the DFC.

    Diane Arbus

    R591,00 R675,00
    Diane Arbus was one of the greatest photographers of the last century. Her portraiture of freaks, circus performers, twins, nudists and others on the social margins connected with a wide public at a deep psychological level. This biography begins at the moment Arbus quit the world of commercial photography to be an artist, and ends with her death.

    Wine, Women and Song: A Spitfire Pilot's Story Compiled from Doug Brown's Letters and Reminscences

    R625,00
    Spitfire pilot Doug Brown's RAF experiences. The first solo in a Spitfire was almost his last and he crashed on his first operation. It was a life of contrasts: the thrill of flying; the loss of fellow airmen; anticipation of combat; the boredom of 'readiness'; indulgent mess banquets; pranks and comradeship; and the unrelenting toil of war.

    The Chamberlains: Joseph, Austen and Neville 1836-1940

    R500,00
    Joe Chamberlain-maker and unmaker of parties; Austen Chamberlain, who always played the game and always lost and Neville Chamberlain, the worst Prime Minister since Lord North. The Chamberlains were a unique urban dynasty. The locus of their power was the Birmingham. For 64 years never losing an election, they represented Birmingham in Parliament.

    Macmillan: The Official Biography

    R782,00 R920,00
    Alistair Horne's magisterial official biography of Harold Macmillan, reissued to celebrate the twentieth anniversary of publication. With a Foreword by Lord Carrington

    Unshackled Spirit:: The Secret Purchase of a Spitfire by RAF Prisoners of War

    R500,00
    Unshackled Spirit reveals detailed accounts from incarcerated prisoners of war in WWII. Individual and personal wartime logs composed by these men create opportunities to read and view life behind the wire. The spirit to continue fighting is examined and the subsequent purchase of a Spitfire with their own funds despite their captor's security.

    Hermann Goering in the First World War: The Personal Photograph Albums of Hermann Goering: Part 1

    R625,00
    A Forensic photographic study of Hermann Goering's first period of notoriety, as a World War One fighter ace

    The Life and Reign of Edward the Fourth: King of England and France and Lord of Ireland: Volume 2

    R500,00
    Edward IV, (1442-1483) was King of England from March 1461 until October 1470, and again from April 1471 until his death in April 1483. In a turbulent world, Edward Duke of York-with good title to the throne-overthrew the corrupt government of the weak and feeble-minded Henry VI, setting the foundation stones for a strong and prosperous England.