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Product Description: 'Life is there for the taking. We can choose to take it, or leave it to float by as it will. If we have the confidence, we can reach out and grab it.' The Importance of Being is an earnest portrayal of universal themes. John Cairney utilises his extraordinary life experiences to explore the four stages that each human lives through during their life: Birth, infancy, maturity and, finally, old age and death...read more

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9781910021088 | Luath Pr, August 27, 2015, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: 'Life is there for the taking.

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Product Description: In The Tycoon and the Bard, well-known Scots actor and Burns expert John Cairney tells the story of how the richest man in the world was inspired by Scotland's greatest poet. Cairney concentrates on the life of Scottish American industrialist Andrew Carnegie, arguing that the ideas of the romantic Scottish poet Robert Burns formed a strong influence on Carnegie from his early education to the end of his life...read more

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9781910021965 | Gardners Books, May 20, 2015, cover price $16.90 | About this edition: In The Tycoon and the Bard, well-known Scots actor and Burns expert John Cairney tells the story of how the richest man in the world was inspired by Scotland's greatest poet.

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Product Description: Getting 3 batters out in order on nine pitches is one of the most remarkable feats in baseball. Since the late 1800s, only 71 pitchers have been able to do it. Yet, unlike other rare achievements in baseball, such as pitching a perfect game, the “immaculate inning” does not capture the same attention or consideration...read more

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9781771611152 | Mosaic Pr, May 12, 2015, cover price $16.99 | About this edition: Getting 3 batters out in order on nine pitches is one of the most remarkable feats in baseball.

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Product Description: Developmental Coordination Disorder (DCD) is a neuro-developmental disorder that affects one in every twenty children. Children with DCD have problems with motor coordination that make everyday tasks such as active play, writing, eating, and dressing difficult and frustrating...read more
By John Cairney (editor)

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9781442649392 | Univ of Toronto Pr, January 21, 2015, cover price $75.00 | About this edition: Developmental Coordination Disorder (DCD) is a neuro-developmental disorder that affects one in every twenty children.

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9781442626744 | 1 edition (Univ of Toronto Pr, January 19, 2015), cover price $32.95 | About this edition: Developmental Coordination Disorder (DCD) is a neuro-developmental disorder that affects one in every twenty children.

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Product Description: This publication is actor John Cairney's life with Robert Burns in theatrical terms. Since 1959, he has been involved with Burns as actor, director and writer. Over the years, Cairney has taken the opportunity to investigate different aspects of Burns as they relate to performance in the theatre...read more

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9781906817725 | Luath Pr, December 1, 2011, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: This publication is actor John Cairney's life with Robert Burns in theatrical terms.

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Product Description: This is a story seen through green-and-white spectacles. It begins when nine-year-old Glaswegian John Cairney walks through the boys' gate at Celtic Park and embarks on a series of football adventures that, over the years, take him all over Scotland and beyond...read more

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9781845967772 | Mainstream, October 10, 2011, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: This is a story seen through green-and-white spectacles.

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Product Description: Canada has long been recognized as a leader in the field of psychiatric epidemiology, the study of the factors affecting mental health in populations. However, there has never been a book dedicated to the study of mental disorder at a population level in Canada...read more
By John Cairney (editor)

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9780802092021 | 1 edition (Univ of Toronto Pr, October 31, 2010), cover price $91.00 | About this edition: Canada has long been recognized as a leader in the field of psychiatric epidemiology, the study of the factors affecting mental health in populations.

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9780802094421 | Univ of Toronto Pr, May 17, 2010, cover price $40.95 | About this edition: Canada has long been recognized as a leader in the field of psychiatric epidemiology, the study of the factors affecting mental health in populations.

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Product Description: A book for actors, for would-be actors and for everyone who has a curiosity about theatre as it is on the inside. The bareback performance of the histrionic art as it has been since the Greeks. This is one actor’s experience over 60 years as a professional, including roles in The Avengers, Dr Finlay’s Casebook, Jason and the Argonauts and This Man Craig...read more

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9781906817428 | Luath Pr, October 30, 2011, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: A book for actors, for would-be actors and for everyone who has a curiosity about theatre as it is on the inside.

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A personal approach that sheds fresh light on Stevenson's work and relationships - why did he burn the first draft of 'The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde'? Was he a victim of his volatile wife's neurosis?

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9780946487875 | Luath Pr, August 1, 2004, cover price $33.95

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9781842820858 | Luath Pr, April 1, 2008, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: A personal approach that sheds fresh light on Stevenson's work and relationships - why did he burn the first draft of 'The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde'?

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Features a contemporary series of essays examining different aspects of Glasgow in a historical and cultural context, revealing a unique, amusing and sometimes critical, perspective of this city. This title pays an affectionate homage to Glasgow, with interesting details about the social, religious or architectural history of the city.

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9781905222506 | Reprint edition (Luath Pr, March 30, 2007), cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Do you love going to the pictures?

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9781906307103 | Luath Pr, October 1, 2007, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Features a contemporary series of essays examining different aspects of Glasgow in a historical and cultural context, revealing a unique, amusing and sometimes critical, perspective of this city.

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Product Description: James Edward McGrory (1904–82) is a Celtic legend, remembered today as the greatest goal-scorer in the history of Scottish soccer. His record of 550 goals in his 15-year career at Parkhead from 1922 to 1937 is unlikely to be surpassed and will stand forever as a memorial to a player who was a typical product of the period between the two world wars...read more

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9781840189339 | Mainstream, November 30, 2005, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: James McGrory is a Celtic legend, remembered today as the greatest goal-scorer in the history of Scottish soccer.

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9781845961039 | Mainstream, September 6, 2007, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: James Edward McGrory (1904–82) is a Celtic legend, remembered today as the greatest goal-scorer in the history of Scottish soccer.

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Charles Rennie Mackintosh can be described as the greatest-ever Scottish architect, a water colourist of genius or a capricious interior designer with a flair for unstable furniture. He is an almost impenetrable figure in the history of Scottish art and architecture. This is a biography of the architect and artist.

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9781905222438 | Luath Pr, August 1, 2007, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: Charles Rennie Mackintosh can be described as the greatest-ever Scottish architect, a water colourist of genius or a capricious interior designer with a flair for unstable furniture.

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Product Description: Charles Rennie Mackintosh can be described as the greatest-ever Scottish architect, a water colourist of genius or a capricious interior designer with a flair for unstable furniture. He is all of these things, but he is also an enigma - an almost impenetrable figure in the history of Scottish art and architecture...read more

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9781842820582 | Luath Pr, January 1, 2005, cover price $33.95 | About this edition: Charles Rennie Mackintosh can be described as the greatest-ever Scottish architect, a water colourist of genius or a capricious interior designer with a flair for unstable furniture.

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Product Description: "The annual Burns Supper, held on or around his birthday, January 25, has become something of a cult in virtually every country in the world where "Scottish" is spoken - and even where it is not. This is an occasion when people gather around a dinner table to give tribute to a Scottish poet who died more than 200 years ago...read more
By John Cairney (editor)

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9781842820094 | Luath Pr, June 1, 2003, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: "The annual Burns Supper, held on or around his birthday, January 25, has become something of a cult in virtually every country in the world where "Scottish" is spoken - and even where it is not.

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Product Description: "Robert Burns was born in a thunderstorm and lived his brief life by flashes of lightning." So says John Cairney in his introduction. In those flashes his genius revealed itself. This collection is not another "complete works" but a personal selection from "The Man Who Played Robert Burns"...read more

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9781842820001 | Luath Pr, August 1, 2001, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: "Robert Burns was born in a thunderstorm and lived his brief life by flashes of lightning.

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Product Description: The number of one-person theatrical performances has been on the rise in recent years with more actors and actresses committing themselves to this challenging and daring form of drama. This work presents a complete survey of solo theater from its beginnings in the 18th century in the form of dramatic biographies of historical figures to the 21st century performers who stage intimate conversation-type dramas...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780786410224 | McFarland & Co Inc Pub, April 1, 2001, cover price $75.00 | About this edition: The number of one-person theatrical performances has been on the rise in recent years with more actors and actresses committing themselves to this challenging and daring form of drama.

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Product Description: In the hurly-burly of a Glasgow quayside, while the city clebrates the relief of Mafeking, two families - the Keiths and the O'Neils - share a brief moment of destiny. Both families share the same vision: to escape the rigours of the past and to seek a new life.

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9781851583553 | Trafalgar Square, January 1, 1992, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: In turn of the century Glasgow, Denis O'Neil falls in love with Tina Keith, but the O'Neil family moves to New York while the Keith family moves to New Zealand

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9781840183917, titled "Worlds Apart: An Epic Novel of Romance" | New edition (Mainstream Pub Co Ltd, January 1, 2001), cover price $13.15 | About this edition: In the hurly-burly of a Glasgow quayside, while the city clebrates the relief of Mafeking, two families - the Keiths and the O'Neils - share a brief moment of destiny.

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Product Description: Is there anything new to say about Robert Burns? John Cairney says it's time to trash Burns the Brand and come on the trail of the real Robert Burns. He is the best of travelling companions on this entertaining journey to the heart of the Burns story...read more

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9780946487516 | Luath Pr, July 1, 2000, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Is there anything new to say about Robert Burns?

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Product Description: Every generation has its own football field magicians, and A Scottish Football Hall of Fame encapsulates the Saturday afternoon spell cast by fine footballers for ordinary working men who lived to cheer on their heroes every week...read more

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9781840180442 | Mainstream, November 1, 1998, cover price $35.00

Paperback:

9781840189209 | Mainstream, November 30, 2004, cover price $14.99 | About this edition: Every generation has its own football field magicians, and A Scottish Football Hall of Fame encapsulates the Saturday afternoon spell cast by fine footballers for ordinary working men who lived to cheer on their heroes every week.

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