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I Know This To Be True: Truth, Wisdom, Beauty, and Other Stuff That Matters For Sixty New Zealanders in the Middle of Interesting Lives
 

I Know This To Be True: Truth, Wisdom, Beauty, and Other Stuff That Matters For Sixty New Zealanders in the Middle of Interesting Lives (Hardback)

By Various

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I Know This To Be True features interviews with notable New Zealanders talking about what they have learnt in life.

ISBN 9780473361341
Published 3 October 2016 by Publishers Distribution Ltd
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Double-Edged Sword: The Simonne Butler Story
 

Double-Edged Sword: The Simonne Butler Story (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Butler, Simonne; Jenkin, Andra; Foreword by Nicholas, Louise

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Double-edged Sword is a survival story like no other. In 2003 Simonne Butler's violent partner, high on methamphetamine, cut off both her hands with a samurai sword. Her hands were reattached in a groundbreaking marathon surgery and she spent the next decade healing her mind, bod ...

ISBN 9780473364359
Published 22 November 2016 by Publishers Distribution Ltd
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I Own You: An Abused Girl, a Terrified Wife, a Woman Who Wanted Revenge

I Own You: An Abused Girl, a Terrified Wife, a Woman Who Wanted Revenge (Paperback, Main Market Ed.)

By McConnell, Dawn; West, Jackie

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As a little girl Dawn seemed to have a charmed life, but she was hiding a dark secret: that her older brother, John, was abusing her. Then, aged fourteen, she was groomed by the father of a school-friend, a local businessman who seemed to love her. She ran away from home to be wi ...

ISBN 9781509830886
Published 10 January 2017 by Pan Macmillan
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Into the Darkness: The Mysterious Death of Phoebe Handsjuk

Into the Darkness: The Mysterious Death of Phoebe Handsjuk (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Bowles, Robin

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On 2 December 2010, the body of a 23-year-old woman was found at the bottom of the rubbish chute in the luxury Balencea tower apartments in St Kilda Road, Melbourne, twelve floors below the apartment she shared with her boyfriend, Antony Hampel.

ISBN 9781925321531
Published 3 October 2016 by Scribe Publications
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The Optician of Lampedusa

The Optician of Lampedusa (Hardback)

By Kirby, Emma-Jane

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'I can hardly begin to describe to you what I saw as our boat approached the source of that terrible noise. I hardly want to. You won't understand because you weren't there. You can't understand. You see, I thought I'd heard seagulls screeching. Seagulls fighting over a lucky cat ...

ISBN 9780241295281
Published 28 November 2016 by Penguin
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One Woman's War and Peace: A Nurse's Journey in the Royal Australian Air Force

One Woman's War and Peace: A Nurse's Journey in the Royal Australian Air Force (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Bown, Wing Commander Sharon,

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Sharon Bown's remarkable 16-year career with the RAAF saw her deployed to East Timor, Bali and Afghanistan. From barely surviving a helicopter crash to commanding a combat surgical team, her story is a confronting, but ultimately inspirational, account of what our men and women i ...

ISBN 9781925335316
Published 1 November 2016 by Exisle Publishing
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Shepherds and Butchers
 

Shepherds and Butchers (Paperback, Film Tie-In)

By Marnewick, Chris

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Inspired by true events, this book includes story that puts the death penalty on trial and changes history.

ISBN 9781784753436
Release Date 30 January 2017 by Cornerstone
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Road No Good
  

Road No Good (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Isichei, Bridget

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What happens when a young New Zealand woman feels the need to escape the online reality that is her life and goes in search of 'real' life experience in poverty-stricken Vanuatu? Bridget Isichei wanted to make a difference in the world; she wanted to help people. However, she did ...

ISBN 9781925048827
Release Date 1 February 2017 by Finch Publishing
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Attack on the Black Cat Track

Attack on the Black Cat Track (Paperback)

By Carmichael, Max

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Seven Australians and one New Zealander set out on an epic adventure to trek Papua New Guineaas remote Black Cat Track. As they make their first steps toward the track, they have no inkling of the disaster that will enfold them. Situated to the north of the Kokoda Track, the B ...

ISBN 9781925556018
Published 1 December 2016
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A Survival Guide for Life

A Survival Guide for Life (Paperback)

By Grylls, Bear

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Extreme situations force us to seize opportunities, face up to dangers and rely on our instincts. In this book, the author shares the hard-earned lessons he's learned from some of the harshest environments on earth. How do you keep going when all the odds are stacked against you? ...

ISBN 9780552173629
Published 15 January 2017 by Transworld Publishers
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