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Behind Bars: Real-life stories from inside New Zealand's prisons
 

Behind Bars: Real-life stories from inside New Zealand's prisons (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Leask, Anna

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A raw, revealing and powerful account of life inside, as told by prison inmates. Violence. Gangs. Drugs. Smuggling. Weapons. Scams. Hierarchy. Murder. Welcome to prison life in New Zealand. Most New Zealanders will never know what it's like to do time, to spend days, months, year ...

ISBN 9780143770268
Published 29 May 2017 by Penguin
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The Great New Zealand Robbery: How Gangsters Pulled off Our Most Audacious Robbery
  

The Great New Zealand Robbery: How Gangsters Pulled off Our Most Audacious Robbery (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Bainbridge, Scott

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"In the dead of the night, robbers broke into the commission building and made off with an audacious loot equivalent to almost $1 million today. The heist, which eventually came to be known as the Waterfront Payroll Robbery, was executed with military precision: nobody saw a thin ...

ISBN 9781877505768
Release Date 26 July 2017 by Allen & Unwin
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Surviving 7.8: New Zealanders Respond to the Earthquakes of November 2016
 

Surviving 7.8: New Zealanders Respond to the Earthquakes of November 2016 (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Pennington, Phil

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ISBN 9781775541103
Published 1 March 2017 by HarperCollins Publishers
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Spain to Norway on a Bike Called Reggie
 

Spain to Norway on a Bike Called Reggie (Paperback)

By Sykes, Andrew P.

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Exchanging his job as a teacher for an expedition on Reggie the bike, Andrew P Sykes sets off on his most daring trip yet: a journey from Tarifa to Nordkapp - from Europe's geographical south to its northernmost point. Taking on nearly 8000 km of Europe, the duo prove that no mat ...

ISBN 9781849539906
Release Date 1 July 2017 by Summersdale Publishers
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Woman in the Wilderness: A Story of Survival, Love & Self-Discovery in New Zealand
 

Woman in the Wilderness: A Story of Survival, Love & Self-Discovery in New Zealand (Trade Paperback/Paperback, Main)

By Lancewood, Miriam

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An inspirational story of adventure and bravery, of a young Dutch woman living a primitive, nomadic life in the heart of the mountains with her New Zealand husband.

ISBN 9781877505751
Published 29 March 2017 by Allen & Unwin
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Charlatan
  

Charlatan (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Jinks, Catherine

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Thomas Guthrie Carr is charged by Eliza Gray with mesmerising her and raping her while she was under his influence. But if mesmerism and Mr Carr are shams, was Eliza raped? In the tradition of The Suspicions of Mr Whicher, Charlatan is the story of a notorious nineteenth-century ...

ISBN 9780143785545
Release Date 3 July 2017 by Random House
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Letting Go: A True Story of Murder, Loss and Survival by Rachel Nickell's Son
 

Letting Go: A True Story of Murder, Loss and Survival by Rachel Nickell's Son (Paperback)

By Hanscombe, Alex

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The stunning and heartbreaking story of the young son of Rachel Nickell - who witnessed the brutal attack on his mother and whose childhood was shaped by the media storm that followed. A coming-of-age story that begins with a tragedy but ends in optimism, forgiveness and peace.

ISBN 9780008144296
Release Date 1 July 2017 by HarperCollins Publishers
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A Hunter in Paradise: A Collection of Real-Life Stories
 

A Hunter in Paradise: A Collection of Real-Life Stories (Paperback)

By Veronese, Zeff

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Zeff Veronese is one of this country's longest and most respected chamois and tahr hunters. With his incredible back country hours and hunting experiences, we are fortunate to be able to share his variety of adventures in this book, recalling his life and hunting journey.

ISBN 9780994147103
Published 1 January 2017 by The Copy Press
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Who Will Love Me Now?: Neglected, unloved and rejected. A little girl desperate for a home to call her own.
 

Who Will Love Me Now?: Neglected, unloved and rejected. A little girl desperate for a home to call her own. (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Hartley, Maggie

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Foster carer Maggie Hartley faces one of the toughest challenges of her career when she is forced to choose between two children in her care.

ISBN 9781409170563
Release Date 25 July 2017 by Orion Publishing
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The Hot One: A Memoir of Friendship, Sex, and Murder
 

The Hot One: A Memoir of Friendship, Sex, and Murder (Hardback)

By Murnick, Carolyn

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Part true-crime, part coming-of-age, this is a memoir of female friendship with a tragic twist.

ISBN 9781451625813
Release Date 1 July 2017 by Misc - United Book Distributor
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