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              Women of Privilege: 100 Years of Love and Loss in a Family of the Hudson River Valley
                

              Women of Privilege: 100 Years of Love and Loss in a Family of the Hudson River Valley (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Gillotti, Susan

              • RRP: $110.50
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              Women of Privilege traces the decline of a once-privileged Hudson River Valley family whose neighbors were Vanderbilts, Delanos, and Roosevelts. Based on diaries and journals, and written by a family descendant, it combines biography and memoir with social history.

              ISBN 9780897337243
              Released NZ 30 May 2013
              Publisher Academy Chicago Publishers
              Interest Age 18+ years
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              Chicago by Gaslight: A History of Chicago's Netherworld, 1880-1920
               

              Chicago by Gaslight: A History of Chicago's Netherworld, 1880-1920 (Paperback)

              By Lindberg, Richard

              • RRP: $65.99
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              This book revises the picture of the glittering Chicago of impressive mansions and museums; it exposes the city's corrupt underbelly and the realities of life in an age which is often assumed to have been simpler and more moral than ours. Includes chapters on the Haymarket riot, ...the gamblers' wars, the notorious levee red-light district and institutionalized graft.
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              ISBN 9780897334211
              Released NZ 1 Nov 2012
              Publisher Academy Chicago Publishers
              Interest Age General Audience
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              Mauprat
                

              Mauprat (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Sand, Title George, pse; Sand, George; Sand

              • RRP: $25.99
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              A drama of loyalty and passion set against a Gothic background. This novel is said to have inspired Wuthering Heights.

              ISBN 9780915864430
              Released NZ 1 Jan 1979
              Publisher Academy Chicago Publishers
              Interest Age General Audience
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              Death in the Pines
               

              Death in the Pines (Hardback)

              By Hartmann, Thom

              • RRP: $145.50
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              After closing his private investigation firm and moving to a small cabin in the Vermont woods, Oakley Tyler can finally begin his retirement. But his peace is interrupted when Jeremiah Smith visits and asks the ex-PI to help him stop unidentified men from killing his grandson, a ...local newspaper reporter. Tyler is reluctant to take the case, wishing to get back to a life of leisure, but when Smith is killed in a hit-and-run car accident, Tyler is convinced someone has silenced the old man to protect a secret. Delving into the mystery, Tyler finds himself investigating the world of genetic engineering and its potentially devastating impact on the environment. And after enduring numerous attempts on his life, Tyler begins to wonder if he'll live long enough to bring the killer to justice.
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              ISBN 9780897337618
              Released NZ 30 Sep 2015
              Publisher Academy Chicago Publishers
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              Carel Weight
               

              Carel Weight (Hardback)

              By Levy, Mervyn

              • RRP: $47.99
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              ISBN 9780897332279
              Released NZ 1 Oct 1986
              Publisher Academy Chicago Publishers
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series Royal Academy Painters and Sculptors
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              Coming Attractions
                

              Coming Attractions (Trade Paperback / Paperback, New edition)

              By Berkley, Sandra

              • RRP: $19.99
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              This bittersweet novel subtly shows the destructive effect of Hollywood on women as it follows a scatterbrained family who try desperately to make their teenage daughter, Cassie Keen, into a starlet with both comic and tragic results.

              ISBN 9780897333023
              Released NZ 1 Dec 1988
              Publisher Academy Chicago Publishers
              Interest Age General Audience
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              A Genteel Little Murder
                

              A Genteel Little Murder (Trade Paperback / Paperback, Open market ed)

              By Daniels, Philip

              • RRP: $19.99
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              Reprint. Originally published: London: Robert Hale, 1982.

              ISBN 9780897331913
              Released NZ 1 Jan 1986
              Publisher Academy Chicago Publishers
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              Case Without a Corpse: A Sergeant Beef Mystery
               

              Case Without a Corpse: A Sergeant Beef Mystery (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Bruce, Leo; Hobson, Sarah

              • RRP: $38.99
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              This is one of Sgt. Beef's most interesting and perplexing cases. It involves a murder, but one in which no body can be found. Young Rogers announces to Beef and others assembled in a local pub that he has committed a murder--then takes his own life. But where is the victim? How ...did it happen? I always supposed, says Beef. a murder case started with a corpse, and then you had to find out 'oo done it. This time we know 'oo's done it, but we can't find the corpse.
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              ISBN 9780897336192
              Released NZ 1 Jun 1992
              Publisher Academy Chicago Publishers
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series Sergeant Beef
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              Rachel Carson and Ecology for Kids: Her Life and Ideas, with 21 Activities and Experiments
               

              Rachel Carson and Ecology for Kids: Her Life and Ideas, with 21 Activities and Experiments (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Rae, Rowena

              • RRP: $36.99
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              Rachel Carson and Ecology for Kids explores the life and ideas of American biologist, conservationist, and science writer Rachel Carson, who served as the catalyst of the modern environmental movement --

              ISBN 9780897339339
              Released NZ 4 Feb 2020
              Publisher Academy Chicago Publishers
              Interest Age 8-12 years
              Series For Kids
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              The Chinese Parrot
               

              The Chinese Parrot (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Biggers, Earl Derr

              • RRP: $36.99
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              ISBN 9780897335782
              Released NZ 1 Jan 2009
              Publisher Academy Chicago Publishers
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series Charlie Chan Mysteries
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