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Captain Thunderbolt and His Lady: The True Story of Bushrangers Frederick Ward and Mary Ann Bugg

Captain Thunderbolt and His Lady: The True Story of Bushrangers Frederick Ward and Mary Ann Bugg (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Baxter, Carol

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We know about Ned Kelly, Jack Donohue and the gentleman bushranger Captain Thunderbolt, but what about Australia's women bushrangers? With all the skills of a novelist, Carol Baxter takes us into the real world of Mary Ann Bugg, Australia's most successful female bushranger.

ISBN 9781742372877
Published 1 September 2011 by Allen & Unwin
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Seduced by the Sea
 

Seduced by the Sea (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Duder, Tessa

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Following the success of Salt Beneath the Skin , Tessa has collected together another volume of high quality maritime writing.

ISBN 9781869504465
Published 4 October 2002 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

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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 Forensic Casebook: The Science of Crime Scene Investigation

The Forensic Casebook: The Science of Crime Scene Investigation (Trade Paperback/Paperback, New title)

By Genge, N. E.

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This title, filled with case studies, illustrations and photographs, draws on interviews with police personnel and forensic scientists to uncover the vast and detailed under-workings of criminal investigation. Topics covered include: the stages of a body's decay and criminal scie ...

ISBN 9780091897284
Published 3 May 2004 by Ebury Publishing
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A-Z of Hell: Ross Kemp's How Not to Travel the World

A-Z of Hell: Ross Kemp's How Not to Travel the World (Paperback)

By Kemp, Ross

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Want to know where to discover the perfect sunset in Fiji? How about a tropical paradise in St Lucia, or one of the world's beautiful natural wonders in the Alps? This book deals with these questions.

ISBN 9780099590927
Published 14 November 2014 by Cornerstone
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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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Series Penguin Classics
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Kon Tiki: Across the Pacific by Raft
 

Kon Tiki: Across the Pacific by Raft (Paperback, 35th edition)

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 Misc - United Book Distributor
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Series Wsp Enriched Classic
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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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