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By Passarlay, Gulwali, author
Hardback. English.
Published London: Atlantic Books, 2015
Gulwali Passarlay was sent away from Afghanistan at the age of 12, after his father was killed in a gun battle with the US army for hiding Taliban fighters...

By Brauen, Yangzom
Hardback. English.
Published London: Harvill Secker, 2011
Many important stories lie hidden until the right person arrives to tell them. Yangzom Brauen has rescued the story of her inspirational grandmother,...

By Kaplan, Vivian Jeanette, 1946-
Book. English.
Published New York: St. Martin's, 2004
Recounts how the author and her family was marginalized and tormented for their Jewish heritage after the Nazi invasion of Austria, describing how they...

By Gissing, Vera, 1928-
Paperback. English.
Published London: Robson Books Ltd: [distributor] HarperCollins Distribution Services: [distributor] HarperCollins Publishers Pty Ltd: [distributor] HarperCollins New Zealand: [distributor] Trinity Books CC: [distributor] Trafalgar Square, 2007
Re-issue
In June 1939, Vera Gissing escaped from occupied Czechoslovakia, to spend six years in Britain. Throughout the war years, Vera kept a diary, recording...

By Mandela, Nelson, 1918-2013, author
Hardback. English.
Published London: Macmillan, 2017
In 1994, Nelson Mandela became the first president of democratic South Africa. Five years later, he stood down. In that time, he and his government wrought...

By Ferguson, Alex, 1941- author
Hardback. English.
Published London: Hodder & Stoughton, 2015
Sir Alex Ferguson dissects his 38 record-breaking years of management - first in Scotland and then, of course, at Manchester United - to reveal the key...

By Bugner, Joe, author
Paperback. English.
Published London: New Holland, 2013
This book is about much more than just boxing. It is the story of a refugee looking for a true home, of fame gained, lost and reclaimed, of family and...

By Mercer, Rhona
Hardback. English.
Published London: John Blake, 2007
Angelina Jolie was born June 4, 1975 and is an Academy award-winning actress, a former fashion model, & a Goodwill Ambassador for the UN Refugee Agency...

By Kamara, Mariatu
Book. English.
Published London: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC: [distributor] Macmillan Distribution (MDL): [distributor] United Book Distributors: [distributor] United Book Distributors: [distributor] Jonathan Ball Publishers SA: [distributor] Trafalgar Square, 2009
An astonishing story of one girl's journey from war victim to UNICEF Special Representative. As a child in a small rural village in Sierra Leone, Mariatu...

By Isherwood, Christopher, 1904-1986
Book. English.
Published London: Chatto & Windus, 2000
Christopher Isherwood settled in California in 1939 and spent the war years working in Hollywood studios and teaching English to European refugees. When...
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