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The Trial of the Cannibal Dog: Captain Cook in the South Seas
 

The Trial of the Cannibal Dog: Captain Cook in the South Seas (Trade Paperback/Paperback, New edition)

By Salmond, Anne

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In this rich and stylish description by New Zealand scholar Salmond, Cook's voyages take on a peculiar, dreamlike quality. Salmond's claim is that Cook was far more affected by his exposure to the Polynesian world than historians have thought. This book is fascinating as an incom ...

ISBN 9780141021331
Published 25 August 2004 by Penguin
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And I'd Do it Again
 

And I'd Do it Again (Hardback)

By Crocker, Aimee

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Moonlit seances in Honolulu. Exotic cobra dances. Drinking games with Oscar Wilde. Enchanting tales in Victorian world traveller Aimee Crocker's autobiography.

ISBN 9781784979850
Release Date 1 April 2017 by Head of Zeus
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Bligh: William Bligh in the South Seas
  

Bligh: William Bligh in the South Seas (Hardback)

By Salmond, Anne

Award-winning anthropologist Anne Salmond recounts the triumphs and disasters of William Bligh's life and career in a riveting narrative that for the first time portrays the Pacific islanders as key players.

ISBN 9780670075560
Published 29 August 2011 by Penguin
Interest Age Young Adults
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The Architect of Kokoda: Bert Kienzle - The Man Who Made the Kokoda Trail
 

The Architect of Kokoda: Bert Kienzle - The Man Who Made the Kokoda Trail (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Kienzle, Robyn

If one person made the Kokoda Track that man was Bert Kienzle. Part Samoan and German/English, born in Fiji and raised in Germany and Australia, he was managing a rubber plantation and gold mine in Papua New Guinea at the outbreak of WWII.

ISBN 9780733627637
Replacement this title has been replaced by: 9780733630262
Published 27 October 2014 by Hachette
Interest Age Young Adults
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Mr Ambassador: Memoirs of Sir Carl Berendsen
  

Mr Ambassador: Memoirs of Sir Carl Berendsen (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

Edited by Templeton, Hugh

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Sir Carl Berendsen (1890-1973) was the founder of New Zealand foreign policy. He was a dynamic thinker, a gifted writer, an outstanding administrator and a considerable orator. Few civil servants before or since have addressed both Cabinet and Parliament; few have made or been in ...

ISBN 9780864735843
Published 2 June 2009 by Victoria University Press
Interest Age Young Adults
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Captain Alex MacLean: Jack London's Sea Wolf
 

Captain Alex MacLean: Jack London's Sea Wolf (Hardback)

By MacGillivray, Don

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Alex MacLean was a sailor and sealer, originally from Cape Breton. When he was just 21, MacLean sailed to the Pacific side of North America, where he operated for 35 years. This is not only the story of this character but also the construction of his legend.

ISBN 9780774814713
Published 7 May 2008 by Inbooks
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Lucky 666: The Impossible Mission

Lucky 666: The Impossible Mission (Hardback)

By Drury, Bob; Clavin, Tom

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From the authors of the New York Times bestselling The Heart of Everything That Is and Halsey s Typhoon comes the dramatic, untold story of a daredevil bomber pilot and his misfit crew who fly their lone B-17 into the teeth of the Japanese Empire in 1943, engage in the longest do ...

ISBN 9781476774855
Published 1 November 2016 by Misc - United Book Distributor
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A Death in the Islands: The Unwritten Law and the Last Trial of Clarence Darrow
 

A Death in the Islands: The Unwritten Law and the Last Trial of Clarence Darrow (Hardback)

By Farris, Mike

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In September of 1931, Thalia Massie, a young naval lieutenant s wife, claims to have been raped by five Hawaiian men in Honolulu. Following a hung jury in the rape trial, Thalia s mother, socialite Grace Fortescue, and husband, along with two sailors, kidnap one of the accused in ...

ISBN 9781510712140
Published 8 November 2016 by Skyhorse Publishing
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Donald Trump: The Man Who Would be King
 

Donald Trump: The Man Who Would be King (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Porter, Darwin; Prince, Danforth

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Love him or hate him, Donald Trump, a bombastic but straight-talking darling of the media, has fascinated millions of Americans. To his enemies, he is the country's worst nightmare. This book presents an overview of the effect of New York City's favorite oversized billionaire on ...

ISBN 9781936003518
Published 1 September 2016
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Series Blood Moon's Babylon Series
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A Matter of Honor: Pearl Harbor: Betrayal, Blame, and a Family's Quest for Justice
 

A Matter of Honor: Pearl Harbor: Betrayal, Blame, and a Family's Quest for Justice (Hardback)

By Summers, Anthony; Swan, Robbyn

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An account of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor in 1941, the scapegoat Admiral Husband Edward Kimmel, the failure of the top brass in Washington to provide Kimmel with vital intelligence prior to the attack, and the continuing efforts of the family to have Kimmel formally exone ...

ISBN 9780062405517
Release Date 1 April 2017 by HarperCollins Publishers
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