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TALES OF THE ROSE TREE: RAVISHING RHODODENDRONS AND THEIR TRAVELS AROUND THE WORLD

By: Brown, Jane

Price: $29.00

Publisher: UK, Harper Collins: 2004

Seller ID: 011112


reviews for this book include >>> "Painstakingly, she tracks the rhododendron through history, myth, art, literature." -Dana Goodyear, New York Times Book Review "Brown's entertaining homage to the majestic rhododendron provides a voluminous exploration of the development and significance of this luciously romantic and elegantly exotic garden gem." -Booklist "This well-researched romp through the horticultural history of a widely grown ornament... View more info

P.O.W. A Soldier's Story of His Ten Escapes from Nazi Prison Camps

By: Collins Douglas

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Robert Hale & Company, London: 1970

Edition: First British Edition

Seller ID: 002046


Includes A Foreword by Group Captain Douglas Bader "A sergeant in the 2nd "Glosters", the author was captured at Dunkirk and spent the next four years trying to escape. Douglas Collins was awarded the Military Medal. A story of brave men who never lost their spirit in the face of adversity." View more info

TIMETABLE - The Story of Joel Brand

By: Elon Amos

Price: $17.00

Publisher: London, Hutchinson: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000702


The story of Joel Brand a Hungarian courier for the Jewish Rescue Committee. This powerful story, closely based on fact, is one of the most nightmarish of the Second World War. To read it is a deeply moving and quite unforgettable experience. View more info

HIGHWAYS TO A WAR

By: Koch Christopher J.

Price: $34.00

Publisher: Viking/Penguin UK: 1995

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Book Weighs Over 500 Gms

Seller ID: 012287


Christopher Koch's haunting new novel Highways to a War tells the story of Australian Michael Langford, a brilliant, risk taking combat photographer who has stolen into Khmer Rouge Cambodia on an unexplained quest and disappeared. View more info

A Taste of Old Cuba: More Than 150 Recipes for Delicious, Authentic, and Traditional Dishes Highlighted with Reflections and Reminiscences

By: Maria Josefa Lluria De O'Higgins

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Harper Collins: 1994

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 010975


An expatriate's memories of pre-Castro Cuba are combined with traditional recipes, including an assortment of appetizers, soups, rice and bean dishes, entrees, salads, sauces, desserts, and beverages. 800g & 280pp, reviews >>> From the arroz con pollo to the paella all are truly wonderful!! Thank You Mrs, O'Higgins. and >>> This book is as much a classic memoir as it is a cookbook. View more info

VOYAGE OF THE DAMNED

By: Thomas Gordon and Morgan-Witts Max

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Coronet Books uK: 1976

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 012545


On 13th May 1939 the luxury liner St Louis sailed from Hamburg, one of the last ships to leave Nazi Germany before World War 11 erupted. Aboard were 937 Jews some had already been in concentration camps who believed they had boutht visas to enter Cuba. The voyage of the damned had begun. View more info