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              Books by Simon Winchester

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              The Surgeon of Crowthorne: A Tale of Murder, Madness and the Oxford English Dictionary
                

              The Surgeon of Crowthorne: A Tale of Murder, Madness and the Oxford English Dictionary (EPUB ebook)

              By Winchester, Simon

              W.C. Minor was one of the keenest volunteers involved in the making of the Oxford English Dictionary. What the OED's editor, James Murray, didn't realise was that he was also a millionaire American Civil War surgeon turned lunatic, imprisoned in Broadmoor Asylum for murder.

              ISBN 9780141942049
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              Language en
              Released NZ 25 Jul 2002
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age General Audience
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              Loan Credits 36
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              Pacific: The Ocean of the Future
                 

              Pacific: The Ocean of the Future (EPUB ebook – ePub edition)

              By Winchester, Simon

              Travelling the circumference of the truly gigantic Pacific, Simon Winchester tells the story of the world's largest body of water, and - in matters economic, political and military - the ocean of the future.

              ISBN 9780008162481
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              Language en
              Released NZ 1 Oct 2015
              Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
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              When The Earth Shakes
               

              When The Earth Shakes (Board Book)

              By Winchester, Simon

              • RRP: $37.00
              • $27.75
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              New York Times bestselling author, Simon Winchester tells the gripping story of what happens when the earth shakes, explodes, or floods. Stunning geological and historical images from the Smithsonian, handy maps and charts, and on-the-scene photos from the author's personal colle...ction richly support this compelling nonfiction narrative.
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              ISBN 9780670785360
              Released NZ 15 Jan 2017
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age Children
              Series Smithsonian
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              Exactly: How Precision Engineers Created the Modern World
                

              Exactly: How Precision Engineers Created the Modern World (EPUB ebook – ePub edition)

              By Winchester, Simon

              SHORTLISTED FOR THE ROYAL SOCIETY SCIENCE BOOK PRIZE 2018 Bestselling author Simon Winchester writes a magnificent history of the pioneering engineers who developed precision machinery to allow us to see as far as the moon and as close as the Higgs boson.

              ISBN 9780008241797
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              Language en
              Released NZ 28 Apr 2018
              Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
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              The Kindness of Strangers

              The Kindness of Strangers (Trade Paperback / Paperback, 3rd New edition)

              By Cahill, Tim; Eggers, Dave; George, Don; Morris, Jan; Winchester, Simon

              • RRP: $26.99
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              A timely collection of 26 inspiring tales, The Kindness of Strangers explores the unexpected human connections that so often transfigure and transform the experience of travel, and celebrates the gift of kindness around the world. Featuring stories by Jan Morris, Tim Cahill, Simo...n Winchester and Dave Eggers.
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              ISBN 9781786571908
              Released NZ 2 Nov 2016
              Publisher Lonely Planet Global Limited
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series Lonely Planet Travel Literature
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              A Crack in the Edge of the World: The Great American Earthquake of 1906
                

              A Crack in the Edge of the World: The Great American Earthquake of 1906 (EPUB ebook)

              By Winchester, Simon

              A burgeoning city is built on the dreams of the American gold rush. In 1906 the dreams of this city, came crashing down beneath the rippling wave of a horrifying earthquake. This story delves beneath the surface of the earth, and explains why the world moves as it does. It portra...ys the lives of the people who suffered and survived the devastation.
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              ISBN 9780141905785
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              Released NZ 6 Apr 2006
              Publisher Penguin
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              Loan Credits 36
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              Exactly: How Precision Engineers Created the Modern World
               

              Exactly: How Precision Engineers Created the Modern World (Hardback, ePub edition)

              By Winchester, Simon

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              Best-selling author Simon Winchester maps the amazing trajectory of the fathers of engineering. The lives of Wilkinson, Whitworth, Maudslay, Bramah, and Ramsden are interwoven with anecdotes such as the invention of the Rolls-Royce and Thomas Jefferson's innovations, offering a f...ascinating narrative about the men who shaped today's world.
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              ISBN 9780008241766
              Released NZ 23 Apr 2018
              Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
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              Oxford
               

              Oxford (Hardback)

              By Parr, Martin; Winchester, Simon

              • Imp. $96.99
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              A wonderful photo-documentary account of a year in the life of Oxford University, created by the renowned photo-journalist Martin Parr. His exquisite behind-the-scenes images are accompanied by Simon Winchester's witty and affectionate essay on life in the iconic institution.

              ISBN 9780198724414
              Released NZ 21 Sep 2017
              Publisher Oxford University Press (S1)
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              Pacific: The Ocean of the Future
               

              Pacific: The Ocean of the Future (Paperback)

              By Winchester, Simon

              • RRP: $26.99
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              Travelling the circumference of the truly gigantic Pacific, Simon Winchester tells the story of the world's largest body of water, and - in matters economic, political and military - the ocean of the future.

              ISBN 9780008196967
              Released NZ 25 Jul 2016
              Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
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              The Surgeon of Crowthorne: A Tale of Murder, Madness and the Oxford English Dictionary

              The Surgeon of Crowthorne: A Tale of Murder, Madness and the Oxford English Dictionary (Paperback, New edition)

              By Winchester, Simon

              • RRP: $26.00
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              W.C. Minor was one of the keenest volunteers involved in the making of the Oxford English Dictionary. What the OED's editor, James Murray, didn't realise was that he was also a millionaire American Civil War surgeon turned lunatic, imprisoned in Broadmoor Asylum for murder.

              ISBN 9780140271287
              Released NZ 3 Jun 1999
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age General Audience
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