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            The Trauma Cleaner

            The Trauma Cleaner (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Krasnostein, Sarah

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            Before she was a trauma cleaner, Sandra Pankhurst was many things- husband and father, drag queen, gender reassignment patient, sex worker, small businesswoman, trophy wifea But as a little boy, raised in violence and excluded from the family home, she just wanted to belong. Now ...

            ISBN 9781925498523
            Published 2 October 2017 by Misc - United Book Distributor
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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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            Behind the Tape: Life on the Police Frontline
             

            Behind the Tape: Life on the Police Frontline (Trade Paperback / Paperback, Main)

            By Burdett, Lance

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            New Zealand's top police crisis negotiator reveals the everyday drama of being a cop: the lives saved, the lives lost and the extreme pressure to perform under tough and confronting circumstances.

            ISBN 9781877505607
            Published 27 July 2016 by Allen & Unwin
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            The Tall Man: Death and Life on Palm Island

            The Tall Man: Death and Life on Palm Island (Paperback)

            By Hooper, Chloe

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            The story of Palm Island, the tropical paradise where one morning Cameron Doomadgee swore at a policeman and forty minutes later lay dead in a watch-house cell. It is the story of that policeman, the tall, enigmatic Christopher Hurley, and of the struggle to bring him to trial. A ...

            ISBN 9780143010661
            Published 9 September 2009 by Penguin
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            No One Went to Town: A story of New Zealand Pioneers
              

            No One Went to Town: A story of New Zealand Pioneers (Paperback, Reprint)

            By Johnston, Phyllis

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            At the beginning of the 19th century, the Tarrant family were pioneers, making a farm in the high steep hills of Taranaki. They built a hut made on ponga trees, felled the bush, burnt it and sowed grass in the warm ashes. Everyone worked hard, including May, who was just 5 years ...

            ISBN 9780705507509
            Published 14 September 2017 by NZ / SP Author Self Published
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            Series The May Books
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            Saving the Snowy Brumbies
             

            Saving the Snowy Brumbies (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Wilson, Kelly

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            "Each year thousands of Australias legendary Brumbies are aerially culled or captured and sold for slaughter to manage the worlds largest population of wild horses. When the Wilson sisters hear of government plans to cull 90 percent of the Snowy Mountain Brumbies, they eagerly si ...

            ISBN 9780143770572
            Published 13 November 2017 by Random House
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            Alive: The True Story of the Andes Survivors
              

            Alive: The True Story of the Andes Survivors (Paperback)

            By Read, Piers Paul

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            In 1972, a Fairchild plane crashed in the Andes mountains. Those who survived were hopelessly lost in one of the most isolated places on earth. This title exposes the inescapable truth and stark courageousness of how they lived to tell their story.

            ISBN 9780099574521
            Published 18 October 2012 by Cornerstone
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            The Girl Who Escaped ISIS: Farida's Story

            The Girl Who Escaped ISIS: Farida's Story (Paperback)

            By Khalaf, Farida; Hoffmann, Andrea C.

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            August 2014, Farida Khalaf was just a normal Yazidi girl, living in northern Iraq. Then her village was attacked by ISIS fighters who murdered the men and the boys of her village, including her father and brothers, before taking Farida prisoner along with the rest of the women. T ...

            ISBN 9781784702755
            Published 18 September 2017 by Vintage
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            Who Killed Scott Guy?: The Case That Gripped a Nation
               

            Who Killed Scott Guy?: The Case That Gripped a Nation (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By White, Mike

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            "Scott Guy was a good man, a great dad, a salt-of-the-earth farmer who was gunned down at his front gate for no conceivable reason. His death enthralled us, partly because it was so inexplicable, but also because there were no obvious suspects. When police finally arrested someon ...

            ISBN 9781877505348
            Published 1 October 2013 by Allen & Unwin
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            A Very English Scandal: Sex, Lies and a Murder Plot at the Heart of Establishment
             

            A Very English Scandal: Sex, Lies and a Murder Plot at the Heart of Establishment (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Preston, Professor of Philosophy John

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            The shocking true story of the first British politician to stand trial for murder Behind oak-panelled doors in the House of Commons, men with cut-glass accents and gold signet rings are conspiring to murder. It's the late 1960s and homosexuality has only just been legalised, and ...

            ISBN 9781590519486
            Published 8 May 2018 by Other Press (NY)
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