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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
Published 1 April 2017 by Head of Zeus
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Rising Star: The Making of Barack Obama
 

Rising Star: The Making of Barack Obama (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Garrow, David

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The definitive account of Barack Obama's life before he became the 44th president of the United States - the formative years, confluence of forces, and influential figures who helped shaped an extraordinary leader and his rise - from the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of 'Bearing ...

ISBN 9780008229405
Release Date 1 June 2017 by HarperCollins Publishers
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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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Captain Cook: Master of the Seas

Captain Cook: Master of the Seas (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By McLynn, Frank

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The age of discovery was at its peak in the eighteenth century, with heroic adventurers charting the furthest reaches of the globe. Foremost among these explorers was navigator and cartographer Captain James Cook of the British Royal Navy. This book reveals Cook's place in histor ...

ISBN 9780300184310
Published 15 September 2012 by FOOTPRINT BOOKS
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The Immortal Irishman: The Irish Revolutionary Who Became an American Hero
 

The Immortal Irishman: The Irish Revolutionary Who Became an American Hero (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Egan, Timothy

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The National Book Award winning author of The Worst Hard Time illuminates the dawn of the great Irish American story, with all its twists and triumphs, through the life of one heroic man.

ISBN 9780544944831
Published 7 March 2017 by Mariner Books
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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
Series Hachette Military Collection
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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
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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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Admiral Bill Halsey: A Naval Life
 

Admiral Bill Halsey: A Naval Life (Hardback)

By Hughes, Thomas Alexander

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William Halsey, the most famous naval officer of World War II, was known for fearlessness, steely resolve, and impulsive errors. In this definitive biography, Thomas Hughes punctures the popular caricature of the fighting admiral to present a revealing human portrait of his perso ...

ISBN 9780674049635
Published 15 April 2016 by FOOTPRINT BOOKS
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The Apotheosis of Captain Cook: European Mythmaking in the Pacific

The Apotheosis of Captain Cook: European Mythmaking in the Pacific (Trade Paperback/Paperback, 2nd Revised edition)

By Obeyesekere, Gananath

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Debunks one of the most enduring myths of imperialism, civilization, and conquest: the notion that the Western civilizer is a god to savages. This work reveals the captain as both the self-conscious civilizer and as the person who, his mission gone awry, becomes a savage himself.

ISBN 9780691057521
Published 15 November 1997
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