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Pirate Gold: The Real Story Behind the Offshore Radio Stations of the 1960s By Brian Lister
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Fifty years ago, after a long delay, the government acted to close down the dozen or so pirate radio stations which had sprung up around the British coast. Many of the stories about those ships and... More > offshore forts, and the personalities involved, are well known, but this book asks intriguing questions about what was really going on behind the scenes. It is common to conflate the rise of the UK pirate radio stations with the liberation struggles going on at the same time: civil rights protests, anti-war movements, student unrest and increasingly liberal attitudes to sex. Fifty years on we can appreciate the reality: the people behind the early offshore stations were frequently motivated by very different agendas and often the ships and forts were simply pawns in much bigger power games. Pirate Gold shines a light on the social, political and technological background to the rise of the UK offshore pirate stations and their lasting effect on British radio broadcasting.< Less
The Book of Buried Treasure : Being a True History of the Gold, Jewels, and Plate of Pirates, Galleons, etc., Which are Sought for to This Day (Illustrated) By Ralph D. Paine
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The language has no more boldly romantic words than pirate and galleon and the dullest imagination is apt to be kindled by any plausible dream of finding their lost treasures hidden on lonely beach... More > or tropic key, or sunk fathoms deep in salt water. In the preface of that rare and exceedingly diverting volume, "The Pirates' Own Book," the unnamed author sums up the matter with so much gusto and with so gorgeously appetizing a flavor that he is worth quoting to this extent: "With the name of pirate is also associated ideas of rich plunder, caskets of buried jewels, chests of gold ingots, bags of outlandish coins, secreted in lonely, out of the way places, or buried about the wild shores of rivers and unexplored sea coasts, near rocks and trees bearing mysterious marks indicating where the treasure was hid…”< Less
To Ghana with Love By Barbara Baddoo
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'To Ghana with Love' is an extraordinary memoir of a young English woman who dares to challenge the colonial prejudices that existed in post-war Britain. Barbara describes her childhood in pre-war... More > London. Her dreams come true when she enters university to study English. Then she falls in love with young Michael Baddoo from the Gold Coast. After he qualifies as a doctor, they marry and move to the Gold Coast. Barbara presents an honest and touching account of her adjustment to a new country as the wife of a doctor in government service. She copes with the new culture, frequent moves, and the needs of her growing family, with wisdom, fortitude, and a wicked sense of humour. The book also provides a unique historical perspective. Barbara comments on the political and social changes as the colony of the Gold Coast evolves into the independent Republic of Ghana.< Less
Passionate About Photography By Ian McKenzie
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On one morning each month a group of photographers and models who are passionate about photography get together at a venue in or near Brisbane for a photography session. The November 2014 shoot was... More > on the weekend that the G20 was being conducted in Brisbane. We decided it would be a good time to get away from Brisbane, and we headed off to The Spit at Southport on the Gold Coast. This album was first published as a paperback. This is the e-book version of the same publication. All of Ian McKenzie's publications are listed on his web site. www.IansBooks.com< Less
Morogoro Boy: Seven Safaris Through Life V By Brian Temple-Brown
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Before being called up for National Service, I took it upon myself to join the RNVR Fleet Air Arm as a Junior Naval Airman, aiming to become a fighter- pilot. Having failed my maths test, I then... More > transferred to 48 Commando City of London RMFVR as a Boy Royal Marine. Following my initial training as National Service Royal Marine, 1st Class, I was sent to Officer Cadet School and later was commissioned into the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers and served the rest of my National Service as a 2nd Lieutenant at the training depot in Omagh, Northern Ireland. I then volunteered for a secondment to The Royal West African Frontier Force, with the Second Battalion, The Gold Coast Regiment, stationed initially in Accra, having been promoted to 1st Lieutenant, after having completed a course at the Army School of Transport. The Regiment changed its name to The Ghana Regiment of Infantry shortly after the country gained independence, just before I arrived in West Africa.< Less
The Story of Edgewater House, 1910-2016 By Nancy Glidden Coffey
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The story of one of Beverly's most beautiful coastal estates, and the people who lived there over more than one hundred years.
Woodbury House, A Brief History of By Tom Montalbano
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A quick read recounting the history of the Webb/Tinker mansion, which still stands on the grounds of the Syosset-Woodbury Community Park in the Town of Oyster Bay.
Mountains and Molehills or Recollections of a Burnt Journal By Frank Marryat
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Frank Marryat stows away on a whaler bound for California from the East Coast in the early days of the California Gold Rush. Thus starts a tale of adventure, comic missteps, danger, and romance --... More > all of historic proportions! This is a facsimile edition of the fascinating first-hand account that took the world by storm.< Less
The Three Ballerinas By Yusiana Basuki
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The Three Ballerinas is the inspiring story of Arianna, an Indonesian living in the California winery, and the extraordinary depth of her love for her two autistic children, and the sacrifices she... More > makes as a single mother to enable them to live independent, productive lives. Her first born, Nina, grows up in a solitary world, unable to interact with other children, and beset by baseless fears, typical of autism. Eventually, due to Arianna's hard work in securing medical help, while struggling against the intolerance and cruelty of people unaware of the manifestations of autism, Nina becomes independent and studies art in Italy. She creates a masterpiece based on her lonely youth, entitled "The Three Ballerinas." To complicate her already overwhelming life, Arianna unexpectedly met up with her teenage love, Yudi, who is now an important Indonesian politician, and she carries a secret that could destroy the life and career of her true love.< Less
The Three Ballerinas By Yusiana Basuki
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The Three Ballerinas is the inspiring story of Arianna, an Indonesian living in the California winery, and the extraordinary depth of her love for her two autistic children, and the sacrifices she... More > makes as a single mother to enable them to live independent, productive lives. Her first born, Nina, grows up in a solitary world, unable to interact with other children, and beset by baseless fears, typical of autism. Eventually, due to Arianna's hard work in securing medical help, while struggling against the intolerance and cruelty of people unaware of the manifestations of autism, Nina becomes independent and studies art in Italy. She creates a masterpiece based on her lonely youth, entitled "The Three Ballerinas."< Less

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