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            Into the Wild

            Into the Wild (Paperback, Media tie-in)

            By Krakauer, Jon

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            Examines the true story of Chris McCandless, a young man, who in 1992 walked deep into the Alaskan wilderness and whose SOS note and emaciated corpse were found four months later. This book explores the obsession which leads some people to explore the outer limits of self, leave ...civilization behind and seek enlightenment through solitude.
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            ISBN 9780330453677
            Released NZ 1 Nov 2007
            Publisher Pan Macmillan
            Interest Age 18+ years
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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...parable travelogue filled with amazing stories - the sexual paradise of Tahiti, the 'discovery' of Hawaii, close relations with Maori, and Cook's tragic death on the beach in Hawaii.The 'trial' of the title followed a horrific incident in New Zealand's Queen Charlotte Sound when Maori killed and ate a boatload of Cook's men. Later, sailors caught a dog guzzling a pink remnant, put the dog on trial, then convicted, cooked and ate it.
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            ISBN 9780141021331
            Released NZ 25 Aug 2004
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Mad, Bad and Dangerous to Know: Updated and revised to celebrate the author's 75th year

            Mad, Bad and Dangerous to Know: Updated and revised to celebrate the author's 75th year (Paperback)

            By Fiennes, Ranulph

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            Sir Ranulph Fiennes looks back on a life lived at the very limits of human endeavour. An updated and revised edition of Mad, Bad & Dangerous to Know, published to celebrate the author's 75th year.

            ISBN 9781529335507
            Released NZ 28 Jan 2020
            Publisher Hodder & Stoughton
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            Mad, Bad and Dangerous to Know: Updated and revised to celebrate the author's 75th year

            Mad, Bad and Dangerous to Know: Updated and revised to celebrate the author's 75th year (Hardback)

            By Fiennes, Ranulph

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            Sir Ranulph Fiennes looks back on a life lived at the very limits of human endeavour.

            ISBN 9781473692572
            Released NZ 7 Mar 2019
            Publisher Hodder & Stoughton
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            Beyond the Known: How Exploration Created the Modern World and Will Take Us to the Stars

            Beyond the Known: How Exploration Created the Modern World and Will Take Us to the Stars (Hardback)

            By Rader, Andrew

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            Brilliant young polymath Andrew Rader provides a stunning history of human exploration and assesses where our desire to explore could take us next.

            ISBN 9781471186479
            Released NZ 1 Dec 2019
            Publisher Simon & Schuster Ltd
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            Dreams of El Dorado: A History of the American West

            Dreams of El Dorado: A History of the American West (Hardback)

            By Brands, H. W.

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            From a New York Times-bestselling author, a sweeping history of the American West

            ISBN 9781541672529
            Released NZ 31 Dec 2019
            Publisher Misc - Alliance Distribution
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            Tupaia: Captain Cook's Polynesian Navigator
               

            Tupaia: Captain Cook's Polynesian Navigator (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Druett, Joan

            • RRP: $42.50
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            Tupaia sailed with Captain Cook from Tahiti, piloted the Endeavour about the South Pacific, and was the ship's translator. Lauded by Europeans as an extraordinary genius, Tupaia was a star navigator, a brilliant orator, and a most devious politician. Being highly skilled in astro...nomy, navigation and meteorology, and an expert in the geography of the Pacific, he was able to name directional stars and predict landfalls and weather throughout the voyage from Tahiti to Java. Though, like all Polynesians, he had no previous knowledge of writing or map-making, Tupaia drew a chart of the Pacific that encompassed every major group in Polynesia and extended more than 2500 miles from the Marquesas to Rotuma and Fiji. Tupaia also became one of the ship's most important artists, drawing lively pictures to illustrate what he described, and he could justly be called the Pacific's first anthropologist. Despite all these amazing accomplishments, however, Tupaia has never been part of the popular Captain Cook legend. In Tupaia, Captain Cook's Polynesian Navigator, Joan Druett restores this extraordinary genius to his rightful place in history. WINNER OF THE NEW ZEALAND POST GENERAL NON-FICTION AWARD
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            ISBN 9780995130906
            Released NZ 10 Oct 2019
            Publisher Misc - South Pacific Books
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            Into the Wild
              

            Into the Wild (EPUB ebook)

            By Krakauer, Jon

            Examines the true story of Chris McCandless, a young man, who in 1992 walked deep into the Alaskan wilderness and whose SOS note and emaciated corpse were found four months later. This book explores the obsession which leads some people to explore the outer limits of self, leave ...civilization behind and seek enlightenment through solitude.
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            ISBN 9781743295533
            Available in EPUB
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            Language en
            Released NZ 1 Nov 2007
            Publisher Pan Macmillan
            Interest Age General Audience
            Ebook Terms Titles are sold with a 2 year time limit or 52 loans. view?
            Loan Credits 52
            Each copy purchased buys 52 loan credits to be used on your eplatform portal
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            Ruins: Discover Britain's Wild and Beautiful Places

            Ruins: Discover Britain's Wild and Beautiful Places (Hardback)

            By Eastoe, Jane

            • RRP: $35.00
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            A celebration of Britain's most wild and wonderfully atmospheric places - its ruins, including castles, follies, abbeys and country houses.

            ISBN 9781911358626
            Released NZ 27 May 2019
            Publisher Pavilion Books
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            Endless Novelties of Extraordinary Interest: The Voyage of H.M.S. Challenger and the Birth of Modern Oceanography

            Endless Novelties of Extraordinary Interest: The Voyage of H.M.S. Challenger and the Birth of Modern Oceanography (Hardback)

            By Macdougall, Doug

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            A gripping tale of exploration aboard H.M.S. Challenger, an expedition that laid the foundations for modern oceanography

            ISBN 9780300232059
            Released NZ 15 Oct 2019
            Publisher Yale University Press
            Interest Age General Audience
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