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One Man's Empire

(2008)
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When the late Edward Butlers will informs his spoiled heir that his sole inheritance is a sprawling coffee plantation in distant Ceylon, young John Butler resentfully decides to travel there to sign the deedsand sell the estate as soon as possible. Taunted by brutal plantation-owner William Paget, John rashly determines to make a go of it. Soon after his arrival, a storm ravages the estate and destroys what remains of his already blighted coffee-crop. John is about to give up and go home when he discovers a sturdy crop of tea-bushes among the ruined trees. Soon, Butlers tea plantation is thriving, he has fallen in love, and he is starting to feel at home in his new life. But John has made an enemy of William Paget, and the older man will stop at nothing to see his rivals business founder.

 
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Hardback Editions

April 2009 : UK Hardback
Title: One Man's Empire
Author(s): Geoffrey Bird
ISBN: 0-7505-3095-2 / 978-0-7505-3095-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Magna Large Print Books
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March 2008 : UK Hardback
Title: One Man's Empire (Macmillan New Writing)
Author(s): Geoffrey Bird
ISBN: 0-230-70133-7 / 978-0-230-70133-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Macmillan New Writing
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Paperback Editions

June 2014 : USA Paperback
Title: One Man's Empire
Author(s): Geoffrey Bird
ISBN: 1-5002-9545-0 / 978-1-5002-9545-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
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Audio Editions

April 2009 : UK Audio Cassette
Title: One Man's Empire
Author(s): Geoffrey Bird
ISBN: 1-84652-544-6 / 978-1-84652-544-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Magna Story Sound
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April 2009 : UK Audio CD
Title: One Man's Empire
Author(s): Geoffrey Bird
ISBN: 1-84652-545-4 / 978-1-84652-545-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: Magna Story Sound
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

April 2009 : UK MP3 CD
Title: One Man's Empire
Author(s): Geoffrey Bird
ISBN: 1-84652-629-9 / 978-1-84652-629-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Magna Story Sound
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Kindle Editions

June 2014 : Canada, UK Kindle edition
Title: One Man's Empire
Author(s): Geoffrey Bird
Publisher: Geoffrey Bird
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