Ancient Inventions

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Michael O'Mara, 1995 - Inventions - 672 pages
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Medicine - Transportation - High tech - Sex life - Military technology - Personal effects - Food, drink and drugs - Urban life - Working the land - House and home - Communications - Sport and leisure ®_

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Contents

INTRODUCTION
2
LAVATORIES 442
4
EYE OPERATIONS
18
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About the author (1995)

Peter James was born in Brighton, England on August 22, 1948. He graduated from Ravensbourne Film School and worked as screen writer and film producer for several years. He began his writing career in 1979 and has written over 25 books including Dead Letter Drop, Twilight, Host, Alchemist, The Perfect Murder, Perfect People, and Detective Superintendent Roy Grace series. He won the UK Crime Writers Association Diamond Dagger award in 2016. The Diamond Dagger is awarded to writers whose careers are `marked by sustained excellence¿, and who have `made a significant contribution to crime writing published in the English language¿. Recipients are selected from nominations submitted by CWA members.

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