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Diary of a Nursing Sister: Eyewitness Accounts
Publisher: Amberley.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781445641973.  Daedalus Item Code: 62959
By the time of the First World War, nursing had become vital, as the quality of medical care available to British soldiers had improved immeasurably since the days of Florence Nightingale. This ... (Read More)
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The Diary of Lena Mukhina: A Girl's Life in the Siege of Leningrad
Lena Mukhina. Amanda Love Darragh, trans.
Publisher: Macmillan.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781447284352.  Daedalus Item Code: 63045
In May 1941 Lena Mukhina was an ordinary teenage girl, worrying in her diary about her homework and whether Vova—the boy she liked—liked her. Then in June, Hitler broke his pact with Stalin and ... (Read More)
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Escape from Germany: True Stories of POW Escapes in WWII
Graham Pitchfork, intro.
Publisher: National Archives.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781905615490.  Daedalus Item Code: 52396
Prepared for Britain's Air Ministry in 1951 and written by a former prisoner of war who himself had tried to escape, this once-secret account of POW escapes draws upon firsthand experiences of ... (Read More)
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A Fifty-Year Silence: Love, War, and a Ruined House in France
Miranda Richmond Mouillot.
Publisher: Broadway.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780804140669.  Daedalus Item Code: 69124
In 1948, having escaped Nazi-occupied France for Switzerland, Anna and Armand returned and bought an old stone house in the remote village of Alba-la-Romaine. Five years later, Anna packed her bags ... (Read More)
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The First Well: A Bethlehem Boyhood
Jabra Ibrahim Jabra. Mohammad Shaheen, foreword. Issa J. Boullata, trans.
Publisher: Hesperus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781843913719.  Daedalus Item Code: 53699
As a child in British Mandate Palestine, poet and translator Jabra Ibrahim Jabra (1920–94) enjoyed proximity to a rich confluence of cultures in Bethlehem and Jerusalem. In this 1987 memoir, Jabra ... (Read More)
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Fresh from the Farm: A Year of Recipes and Stories
Susie Middleton.
Publisher: Taunton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781600859045.  Daedalus Item Code: 59514
Part cookbook, part memoir, this book chronicles a year of Susie Middleton's life in rural Martha's Vineyard as she puts behind her a city job and a suburban lifestyle to nurture both her seedlings ... (Read More)
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Hitler's Last Secretary: A Firsthand Account of Life with Hitler
Traudl Junge. Melissa Müller, ed. Anthea Bell, trans.
Publisher: Arcade.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781611453232.  Daedalus Item Code: 63980
Though she came to Berlin with dreams of becoming a ballerina, Traudl Junge—née Gertraud Humps—supported herself with her typing, and was selected by Adolf Hitler in 1942 to be his personal ... (Read More)
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Hold Still: A Memoir with Photographs
Sally Mann.
Publisher: Back Bay.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780316247757.  Daedalus Item Code: 69130
(Winner of the Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Nonfiction and a finalist for the National Book Award, as well as a New York Times and Washington Post Notable Book of ... (Read More)
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I Was A Tiger Hunter: Eyewitness Accounts
J. Moray Brown.
Publisher: Amberley.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781445643144.  Daedalus Item Code: 62961
"And, as [the tigress] turned her head back, gazing towards the beaters, I aimed at her neck ... and fired." With very British understatement, army officer J. Moray Brown relates his experiences with ... (Read More)
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In Pursuit of the English: A Documentary
Doris Lessing.
Publisher: Flamingo.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780060976293.  Daedalus Item Code: 43872
They are lusty, quarrelsome, unscrupulous, funny, and pathetic—they are the English. In this 1960 work of "documentary" nonfiction, the Nobel Prize–winning author of The Fifth Child and ... (Read More)
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In the Shadow of Islam
Isabelle Eberhardt. Sharon Bangert, trans.
Publisher: Peter Owen.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780720615876.  Daedalus Item Code: 62983
The daughter of a Russian anarchist and a runaway mother living in Geneva, Isabelle Eberhardt (1877–1904) read the Quran as a child and became fluent in Arabic. She also began to dress as a boy to ... (Read More)
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Incest: Unexpurgated Diaries 1932–1934
Anaïs Nin.
Publisher: Peter Owen.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780720615821.  Daedalus Item Code: 62997
Revealing secrets so shocking that they were suppressed even as she began publishing her remarkably frank diaries in the 1960s—and remained unpublished until after her death—this book explores a ... (Read More)
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