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A biography is more than a list of impersonal facts (education, work, relationships and death), it also portrays the subject's experience of those events. Unlike a profile or curriculum vitae (resume), a biography presents the subject's story, highlighting various aspects of his or her life, including intimate details of experiences, and may include an analysis of the subject's personality.

A work is biographical if it covers all of a person's life. As such, biographical works are usually non-fiction, but fiction can also be used to portray a person's life. One in-depth form of biographical coverage is called legacy writing. Together, all biographical works form the genre known as biography, in literature, film, and other forms of media.

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A mad world, my masters – tales from a traveller’s life
SKU: SKU16161
John
Simpson’s second volume of autobiographical writing is
a celebration of some of the world’s wilder places and
the unusual characters that inhabit them.
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On my Own Terms - John Seymour
SKU: 090125/414/1300
London Faber & Faber Ltd 1963 First Edition The autobiography of the author, who built himself and his family a self-supporting life in five remote Suffolk acres. HB, 293pp.

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My Life on a Hillside Allotment - Terry Walton
SKU: mloaha/428/499
Binding: Hardcover: 300 pages

Heartwarming, delightful memoir from the man who has kept an allotment in Wales for over fifty years, and has been adopted by The Jeremy Vine Show on BBC Radio 2.

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On my Own Terms - John Seymour
SKU: 081220/426/1950
Binding: Hardcover: 225 pages

he early life of John Seymour, author of 'The fat of the land', his birth & childhood in England, 12 years in Africa, his time in Burma during the second world war and his return to England "on his own terms,'contracting out' of the materialistic industrial society he does not like." Published by Faber & Faber in 1980. 

London Faber & Faber Ltd 1980 The autobiography of the author, who built himself and his family a self-supporting life in five remote Suffolk acres. HB, 225pp.

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On my Own Terms - John Seymour
SKU: 081220/432/1950
Binding: Hardcover: 225 pages
London Faber & Faber Ltd 1980 The autobiography of the author, who built himself and his family a self-supporting life in five remote Suffolk acres. HB, 225pp.

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£29.00
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One Cap Over the Windmill (Signed)
SKU: ocotw/560/000
Binding: Paperback: 127 pages

How many of us have a desire to make a home of a neglected building that is begging to be restored to its former splendour? This is just such a story - the renovation of a derelict windmill and in the process the discovery of a fascinating history. It charts the realization of a young boy's dream and, despite the numerous obstacles and problems, the successful culmination of many hopes and plans. The reader is invited to share with the author his hopes, worries, triumphs and setbacks as he strives to make the dream a reality. The saying "to throw one's cap over the windmill" means to act recklessly and provides an apt title for the book, reflecting Kenneth's impetuous pursuit of the propety which he secured and restored, seemingly against the odds.

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On The Edge (Hardcover)
SKU: ote/664/000
From the first ridiculous stunts on his tricycle to his increasing and near obsessive attraction to speed and the smell of gas, this is the high-octane life of TV personality Richard Hammond. A lively and intelligent communicator, TV soon beckoned for Hammond. He became one of the daredevil trio-along with Jeremy Clarkson and James May-who have made an enormous, world-wide success of the revamped BBC TV program Top Gear. Hammond describes the personalities, the camaraderie, and the stunts with which the trio entertains their weekly audiences, including the day of his 300 MPH crash that took his show off the air, put him into a coma, and plunged a nation into mourning. The stages of recovery as his shattered mind reformed are covered, as are the milestones in his slow recovery to full health and his return to Top Gear.

From the first ridiculous stunts on his tricycle to his increasing and near obsessive attraction to speed and the smell of gas, this is the high-octane life of TV personality Richard Hammond. A lively and intelligent communicator, TV soon beckoned for Hammond. He became one of the daredevil trio-along with Jeremy Clarkson and James May-who have made an enormous, world-wide success of the revamped BBC TV program Top Gear. Hammond describes the personalities, the camaraderie, and the stunts with which the trio entertains their weekly audiences, including the day of his 300 MPH crash that took his show off the air, put him into a coma, and plunged a nation into mourning. The stages of recovery as his shattered mind reformed are covered, as are the milestones in his slow recovery to full health and his return to Top Gear.

Richard Hammond is internationally famous for cohosting Top Gear over the last four years with Jeremy Clarkson. His previous books include Can You Feel The Force? and Richard Hammond's Car Confidential.

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Forest Refreshed
SKU: fr/468/200
Binding: Hardcover: 184 pages
The autobiographical notes of a biologist. The author a professional entomologist of international repute, lived in Bewdley in the Wyre Forest area in the County of Worcestershire.
£2.80
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Alexander Fleming
SKU: af/ebook/000/000
Binding: pdf 28 pages
It was a discovery that changed the whole world completely, made a very historical event that people will remember till the end, it saved millions and trillions of people from the threatening death and the terrifying diseases, yes, it is the Penicillin, the most powerful medicine on the planet ever discovered.
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Louis Pasteur
SKU: lp/ebook/000/000
Binding: pdf
Louis Pasteur, one of the greatest scientists, he discovered the process of pasteurization in order to protect the humans from getting germs which causes them lethal diseases.

He is a French chemist who discovered the process of pasteurization to kill the bacteria in food, wine and milk. Pasteur is a genius scientist, hero and a lifesaver, without him the glass of milk won’t be as safe as it is now. Pasteur also discovered some treatments for diseases such as rabies and chicken cholera.

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