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            The Short Life & Mysterious Death of Jane Furlong
             

            The Short Life & Mysterious Death of Jane Furlong (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Dennett, Kelly

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            Jane was 17 when she disappeared off Auckland's Karangahape Road in 1993. She was a girlfriend, a daughter, a sex worker, and the mother of a young baby. Her disappearance made sensational headlines across the country, particularly when it was linked to the sex crimes of a wealth ...

            ISBN 9781927249499
            Published 2 March 2018 by Awa Press
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            Organised Deception: My Story
              

            Organised Deception: My Story (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Armstrong, Sharon Mae

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            Could this happen to you too? Nobody is safe. Sharon Armstrong had lived an exemplary life. She came from a supportive whanau, who taught her sound and sensible values. A solo mother, she had successfully brought up her daughter, had been employed in senior roles in government ...

            ISBN 9780473431181
            Published 17 March 2018 by NZ / SP Author Self Published
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            Hope in a Ballet Shoe: Orphaned by war, saved by ballet: an extraordinary true story
             

            Hope in a Ballet Shoe: Orphaned by war, saved by ballet: an extraordinary true story (Paperback, Main)

            By DePrince, Michaela; DePrince, Elaine

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            Growing up in war-torn Sierra Leone, the author witnesses atrocities that no child ever should. Her father is killed by rebels and her mother dies of famine. Sent to an orphanage, she is mistreated and she sees the brutal murder of her favourite teacher. This book tells her story ...

            ISBN 9780571314478
            Published 29 July 2015 by Faber and Faber
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            Straight from the Pig's Mouth: The Life and Crimes of a Kiwi Detective
              

            Straight from the Pig's Mouth: The Life and Crimes of a Kiwi Detective (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Lester, Al

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            "From his fledgling days as a constable to being a detective sergeant on high-profile cases, retired Christchurch policeman Al Lester has many a story to tell as he reflects on a career on the wafer-thin blue line"--Publisher information.

            ISBN 9780143772095
            Release Date 2 July 2018 by Penguin
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            Out of the Wild: Seven Years In The Wilderness: 2018
              

            Out of the Wild: Seven Years In The Wilderness: 2018 (Paperback)

            By Paterson, Charlie

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            A very honest, warts and all, account of one young man's unique life journey, striving to survive for seven years in a very remote rainforest location, Jamestown Bay, Fiordland National Park; three days' walk away from the nearest road end.

            ISBN 9780473414542
            Published 1 November 2017 by NZ / SP Author Self Published
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            The Good Mothers: The True Story of the Women Who Took on the World's Most Powerful Mafia

            The Good Mothers: The True Story of the Women Who Took on the World's Most Powerful Mafia (Hardback)

            By Perry, Alex

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            You are born in it or marry in. Loyalty is absolute - bloodshed revered. You go to prison, your grave, or kill your relatives before betraying The Family. The 'Ndrangheta is the most powerful, stealthy organised crime network in Italy and worldwide, upheld by the omerta [silence] ...

            ISBN 9780008222109
            Published 19 February 2018 by HarperCollins Publishers
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            Alone in the Tasman, Alone: Tony Allan;s Trus Story of Survival at Sea
             

            Alone in the Tasman, Alone: Tony Allan;s Trus Story of Survival at Sea (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Hill, Les

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            Tony Allan's trimaran sank on his return solo voyage from Australia in the middle of the Tasman Sea. What followed were 20 days of incredible challenges as he sought to survive the alone in a small life raft with only limited supplies.

            ISBN 9781927167359
            Published 1 May 2018 by Wily Publications
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            An ANZAC in the Family
              

            An ANZAC in the Family (Paperback)

            By Abrahart, Sherryl

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            From the classrooms and playgrounds of early 1900s New Zealand to the battlefields of Gallipoli, the tragedy of the Marquette, and the trenches of France, this is the story of Private Leslie McAlpine. Many families in New Zealand have an Anzac who served in the First World War. L ...

            ISBN 9780473428044
            Published 30 March 2018
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            I'll Be Gone in the Dark

            I'll Be Gone in the Dark (Trade Paperback / Paperback, Main)

            By McNamara, Michelle; Introduction by Flynn, Gillian; Afterword by Oswalt, Patton

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            With introduction by Gillian Flynn, a compelling true crime account of the Golden State Killer - the elusive serial rapist turned murderer who terrorised California for over a decade - from Michelle McNamara, the gifted journalist who died tragically while investigating the case.

            ISBN 9780571345144
            Published 14 March 2018 by Faber and Faber
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            The Barefoot Surgeon: The Inspirational Story of Dr Sanduk Ruit, the Eye Surgeon Giving Sight and Hope to the World's Poor
             

            The Barefoot Surgeon: The Inspirational Story of Dr Sanduk Ruit, the Eye Surgeon Giving Sight and Hope to the World's Poor (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Gripper, Ali

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            This is the inspiring and remarkable story of Dr Sanduk Ruit, an extraordinary surgeon who is changing the lives of worlds' poorest people one pair of eyes at a time. He is the man of whom Fred Hollows said, 'If I've done one thing in life I'm proud of, it's launching Ruit into t ...

            ISBN 9781760292706
            Release Date 27 June 2018 by Allen & Unwin
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