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- Pan Macmillan Australia 2009; US$ 18.17
It took me a long time and most of the world to learn what I know about love and fate and the choices we make, but the heart of it came to me in an instant, while I was chained to a wall and being tortured. Shantaram is a novel based on the life of the author, Gregory David Roberts. In 1978 Roberts was sentenced to nineteen years imprisonment... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2004; US$ 17.99
"It took me a long time and most of the world to learn what I know about love and fate and the choices we make, but the heart of it came to me in an instant, while I was chained to a wall and being tortured." So begins this epic, mesmerizing first novel set in the underworld of contemporary Bombay. Shantaram is narrated by Lin, an escaped convict... more...
- Simon & Schuster 2002; US$ 21.95
John C. Frémont, nearly forgotten today, was one of the giants of nineteenth-century America. He led five expeditions into the American West in the 1840s and 1850s, covering a greater area than any other explorer. His expedition reports -- ghost-written by his beautiful and talented wife, Jessie Benton Frémont -- were bestsellers in their day. Riding... more...
- Zed Books 2007; US$ 31.95
Human Insecurity is concerned with our refusal to confront the millions of avoidable deaths of women and children each year. The book argues that such deaths are caused by the man-made structures of neoliberalism and 'andrarchy' and argues that the debate on human security can be reinvigorated by looking at the unarmed, civilian role in causing... more...
- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 12.99
?Stunning and stirring.? ? Boston Globe In The Last of His Kind, renowned adventure writer David Roberts gives readers a spellbinding history of mountain climbing in the twentieth century as told through the biography of Brad Washburn, legendary mountaineering pioneer and photographer. Jon Krakauer, author of Into Thin Air,... more...
- Zed Books 2009; US$ 29.95
This seminal work is the first fully to engage human security with power in the international system. It presents global governance not as impartial institutionalism, but as the calculated mismanagement of life, directing biopolitical neoliberal ideology through global networks, undermining the human security of millions. more...
- University of Wales Press 2009; US$ 35.00
This book relates to one of Wales's most important institutions of higher education, covering its history from its creation in 1884 as the University College of North Wales, its incarnation as the University of Wales, Bangor and to its 125th anniversary in 2009. more...
- University of Wales Press 2009; US$ 35.00
Maer gyfrol hon yn ymwneud ag un o sefydliadau addysg uwch pwysicaf Cymru, yn cwmpasu ei hanes oi greu ym 1884 fel Coleg Prifysgol Gogledd Cymru, ei ymgnawdoliad fel Prifysgol Cymru, Bangor ai ben-blwydd yn 125 oed yn 2009. more...
- Soho Press 2009; US$ 25.00
Praise for David Roberts: ?This is first-rate fun, informed by telling period detail.?? Publishers Weekly ?I recommend this one heartily for history-mystery devotees.?? Booklist February, 1939. Lord Edward Corinth and Verity Browne are invited to Clivenden in Buckinghamshire, renowned as the headquarters for those prepared to go to any lengths... more...
- Simon & Schuster 2011; US$ 11.99
During the westward settlement, for more than twenty years Apache tribes eluded both US and Mexican armies, and by 1886 an estimated 9,000 armed men were in pursuit. Roberts (Deborah: A Wilderness Narrative) presents a moving account of the end of the Indian Wars in the Southwest. He portrays the great Apache leaders?Cochise, Nana, Juh, Geronimo, the... more...