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Confessions Of A Cartel Hit Man

Confessions Of A Cartel Hit Man (Hardback)

By Corona, Martin

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The true confession of an assassin, a sicario, who rose through the ranks of the Southern California gang world to become the leader of an elite, cruelly efficient crew of hit men for Mexico's most vicious drug cartel, and eventually found a way out and an (almost) normal life. M ...

ISBN 9781101984628
Published 15 August 2017 by Penguin
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Pitcairn: Paradise Lost

Pitcairn: Paradise Lost (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Marks, Kathy

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Pitcairn island was until recently a rarely visited, British-run Polynesian outpost floating in the South Pacific. In 1999, alerted by unsettling reports of a rape, descended on the island. Their investigation revealed widespread and horrific sexual abuse. Sydney based reporter K ...

ISBN 9780732282547
Published 1 May 2008 by HarperCollins Publishers
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The Bounty: The True Story of the Mutiny on the Bounty

The Bounty: The True Story of the Mutiny on the Bounty (Paperback, New edition)

By Alexander, Caroline

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The author of 'The Endurance' reveals the startling truth behind the legend of the 'Mutiny on the Bounty'.

ISBN 9780006532460
Published 1 October 2004 by HarperCollins Publishers
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Lost in Shangri-La: Escape from a Hidden World - a True Story
 

Lost in Shangri-La: Escape from a Hidden World - a True Story (Paperback)

By Zuckoff, Mitchell

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An utterly gripping nonfiction adventure narrative, 'Lost in Shangri-La' is an untold true story of war, anthropology, survival, discovery, heroism, and a near-impossible rescue mission.

ISBN 9780007410958
Published 15 January 2013 by HarperCollins Publishers
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Murder in Paradise
 

Murder in Paradise (Paperback, illustrated edition)

By Loos, Chris & Castberg; Castberg, Rick

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The failure of local police to find the individuals responsible for the brutal 1991 kidnapping, rape, and murder of twenty-three-year-old Dana Ireland, a visitor to Hawaii, leads her father to launch his own investigation, one that would take nearly a decade, to find his daughter ...

ISBN 9780060093464
Published 29 August 2003 by HarperCollins Publishers
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Evidence Not Seen: A Woman's Miraculous Faith in the Jungles of World War II
 

Evidence Not Seen: A Woman's Miraculous Faith in the Jungles of World War II (Paperback)

By Rose, Darlene Deibler

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This is the true story of an American woman's courage and triumph of faith in the jungles of New Guinea and her four years in a Japanese prison camp during World War II. She was forced to sign a confession to a crime she did not commit and was fortunate to escape the executioner' ...

ISBN 9780060670207
Published 23 August 1990 by HarperCollins Publishers
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The Bounty Mutiny
 

The Bounty Mutiny (Paperback)

By Christian, Edward; Bligh, William; Edited by Madison, Robert D.

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Fletcher Christian led the mutineers which sailed off in Admiral Bligh's Bounty, never to be heard of again. This work includes Bligh's narrative of the 1789 Mutiny, minutes of court proceedings gathered by Edward Christian in an effort to clear his brother's name, and later Boun ...

ISBN 9780140439168
Published 18 November 2003 by Penguin
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Kon Tiki: Across the Pacific by Raft
 

Kon Tiki: Across the Pacific by Raft (Paperback, 35th Anniversary ed.)

By Heyerdahl, Thor; Lyon, F. H.

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Photographs illustrate the author's account of his voyage from Peru to Tahiti on a balsa raft to test a theory concerning the origins of the Polynesian race.

ISBN 9780671726522
Published 1 November 1990 by Simon & Schuster
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A Swindler's Progress: Nobles and Convicts in the Age of Liberty
 

A Swindler's Progress: Nobles and Convicts in the Age of Liberty (Hardback)

By McKenzie, Kirsten

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Part Regency mystery, part imperial history, this title presents a tale of adventure and deceit across two worlds - British aristocrats and Australian felons - bound together in an emerging age of opportunity and individualism, where personal worth was battling power based on bir ...

ISBN 9780674052789
Published 1 March 2010 by FOOTPRINT BOOKS
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This Barren Rock: A True Tale of Shipwreck and Survival on the Southern Seas

This Barren Rock: A True Tale of Shipwreck and Survival on the Southern Seas (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Haisman, Sylvie

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In 1875 the clipper Strathmore ploughs into the jagged rocks of the remote Crozet Islands, en route to New Zealand drowning half her passengers and crew.

ISBN 9780733325557
Published 1 June 2010 by ABC Books
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