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Gillies, Midge 1962-

Overview
Works: 13 works in 50 publications in 4 languages and 1,379 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Personal narratives‡vBritish  Handbooks, manuals, etc  Personal narratives 
Roles: Author
Classifications: D805.A2, 940.5472
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Most widely held works by Midge Gillies
The barbed-wire university : the real lives of Allied prisoners of war in the Second World War by Midge Gillies( Book )

10 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 346 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This extraordinary social history will redefine our picture of the POW camps and leave us with renewed admiration for the initiative, creativity and fortitude of men in wartime captivity, men whose whole lives and post-war careers were transformed by their time as POWs
Business writing : the essential guide to thinking and working smarter by Midge Gillies( Book )

11 editions published between 1999 and 2002 in 4 languages and held by 282 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Amy Johnson by Midge Gillies( Book )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Waiting for Hitler : voices from Britain on the brink of invasion by Midge Gillies( Book )

5 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

British & Irish history
Marie Lloyd : the one and only by Midge Gillies( Book )

5 editions published between 1999 and 2001 in English and held by 158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"More than three-quarters of a century after a crowd of 100,000 people jammed the streets of north London to pay their respects at her funeral, Marie Lloyd remains a potent icon of twentieth-century popular culture." "This new and definitive account of her turbulent and poignant life draws on a mass of previously unmined sources to paint a graphic and moving picture of a woman whose 'capacity for expressing the soul of the poeople', according to T.S. Eliot, 'made Marie Lloyd unique'." "In more common parlance, she was 'The One and Only'."--BOOK JACKET
Writing lives : literary biography by Midge Gillies( Book )

6 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Critical introductions to a range of literary topics and genres. Writing Lives takes as its focus life writing, both autobiography and biography, discussing these genres specifically within the contexts of the lives and literary careers of writers, past and present. In addition to exploring the key characteristics of life writing, the book also examines the relationship between the lives of authors and the influence of these lives both on their own writing and on the reception of their work by contemporary and later readers. The book traces the origins of literary biography from its early roots to its position as a best-selling genre in its own right
The wedding book by Midge Gillies( Book )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Arvon book of literary non-fiction writing by Sally Cline( Book )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Written by tutors from the Arvon Foundation, the prestigious professional writing course, and with contributions from over 20 leading writers, The Arvon Book of Literary Non-Fiction offers new insight into the critical impact and nature of, this evolving genre, adding to the ongoing debate and offering valuable instruction to authors
The barbed-wire university : the social life of the prisoner-of-war camp by Midge Gillies( Book )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Voices from Britain on the brink of invasion by Midge Gillies( Book )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A brilliant evocation by an acclaimed historical biographer of what it was really like to live in a Britain in the shadow of Nazi invasion
Writing by Midge Gillies( Book )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

<> by Midge Gillies( Book )

1 edition published in 2002 in Hebrew and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Memoir and biographies( Book )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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Business writing : the essential guide to thinking and working smarterAmy JohnsonWaiting for Hitler : voices from Britain on the brink of invasionMarie Lloyd : the one and onlyWriting lives : literary biographyThe wedding bookThe barbed-wire university : the social life of the prisoner-of-war campVoices from Britain on the brink of invasionWriting