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David McKie was deputy editor of the Guardian from 1975 to 1984 and wrote both its 'Smallweed' and 'Elsewhere' columns. His books include Jabez - shortlisted for the Whitbread Biography Award and the Saga Award for Wit - Great British Bus Journeys and McKie's Gazetteer.

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What's in a Surname? A Journey from Abercrombie to Zwicker by David McKie
What's in a Surname? A Journey from Abercrombie to Zwicker
David McKie
The first thing you learn from David McKie’s book on Surnames is how much you didn’t know and the second is to have pity for those trying to trace their families back in history. For what a tangled web it...
Format: Paperback - Released: 03/07/2014
Bright Particular Stars A Gallery of Glorious British Eccentrics by David McKie
Bright Particular Stars A Gallery of Glorious British Eccentrics
David McKie
Sue Baker's view... There are any number of books celebrating British eccentrics but David McKie, by taking a geographical view and avoiding some of the over familiar has created something fresh and very interesting. He has winkled out some...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/02/2011

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