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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.

            ISBN 9780143772095
            Published 2 July 2018 by Penguin
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            Life on the Road: Kiwi Trucking Stories
             

            Life on the Road: Kiwi Trucking Stories (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Covich, Randolph

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            "The secret lives of truckies New Zealand truck drivers share their incredible stories from the road. Includes pieces that chart the personal impact of being a truckie (e.g. family legacy, raising kids remotely, life on the road with an unwell partner at home, a couple who met th ...

            ISBN 9780143771944
            Published 30 July 2018 by Random House
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            The Feather Thief: Beauty, Obsession, and the Natural History Heist of the Century

            The Feather Thief: Beauty, Obsession, and the Natural History Heist of the Century (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Johnson, Kirk Wallace

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            When he discovered that the thief evaded prison, and that half the birds were never recovered, Johnson embarked upon a years-long worldwide investigation which led him deep into the fiercely secretive underground community obsessed with the Victorian art of salmon fly-tying.

            ISBN 9781786330147
            Published 30 April 2018 by Cornerstone
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            The Girl Who Smiled Beads

            The Girl Who Smiled Beads (Hardback)

            By Wamariya, Clemantine; Weil, Elizabeth

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            Clemantine Wamariya was six years old when her mother and father began to speak in whispers, when neighbours began to disappear, and when she heard the loud, ugly sounds her brother said were thunder.

            ISBN 9781786331465
            Published 15 July 2018 by Cornerstone
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            The 57 Bus: A True Story of Two Teenagers and the Crime That Changed Their Lives
             

            The 57 Bus: A True Story of Two Teenagers and the Crime That Changed Their Lives (Paperback)

            By Slater, Dashka

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            One teenager in a skirt. One teenager with a lighter.One moment that changes both their lives forever.

            ISBN 9781526361233
            Published 26 June 2018 by Hachette Children's Books
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            No Friend But the Mountains: Writing from Manus Prison
             

            No Friend But the Mountains: Writing from Manus Prison (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Boochani, Behrouz; Translated by Tofighian, Omid

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            An account of life inside Manus detention centre, from journalist and asylum-seeker Behrouz Boochani.

            ISBN 9781760555382
            Published 31 July 2018 by Pan Macmillan
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            Radical Lives Vol 2: 20 Inspirational True-Life Stories of Courage You Will Never Forget: 2018: 2
              

            Radical Lives Vol 2: 20 Inspirational True-Life Stories of Courage You Will Never Forget: 2018: 2 (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            Designed by Balcombe, Janet; Volume editor Curle, Ray

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            Inspirational True Life Stories

            ISBN 9780473414030
            Published 19 August 2018 by WILD SIDE PUBLISHING
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            Series Radical Lives
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            Ajax the Kea Dog: A Working Dog's Life in the High Country
              

            Ajax the Kea Dog: A Working Dog's Life in the High Country (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Mosen, Corey

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            Together, Corey and Ajax traverse the steep high country throughout the South Island searching out kea nests. Their part in the kea conservation effort is essential and both Ajax and Corey can rightly be called conservation heroes. This heart-warming story describes how Ajax was ...

            ISBN 9781760633615
            Release Date 24 October 2018 by Allen & Unwin
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            Adrift: A True Story of Love, Loss and Survival at Sea

            Adrift: A True Story of Love, Loss and Survival at Sea (Paperback, Film tie-in edition)

            By Oldham Ashcraft, Tami; McGearhart, Susea

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            NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE STARRING SHAILENE WOODLEY AND SAM CLAFLIN A compelling, at times devastating, ultimately inspiring account of how much can go wrong on the ocean and how, miraculously, one woman conquered her own fears.

            ISBN 9780008299552
            Published 31 May 2018 by HarperCollins Publishers
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            The Great Cave Rescue: The Extraordinary Story of the Thai Boy Soccer Team Trapped in a Cave for 18 Days
             

            The Great Cave Rescue: The Extraordinary Story of the Thai Boy Soccer Team Trapped in a Cave for 18 Days (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Massola, James

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            Keen to go exploring after soccer practice, the boys of the Wild Boars soccer team ignored the sign at the cave entrance warning visitors not to enter during the monsoon season. What ensued was a high-stakes international mission which very nearly didn't succeed. The ordeal rivet ...

            ISBN 9781760529741
            Release Date 26 September 2018 by Allen & Unwin
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