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            Green River, Running Red: The Real Story of the Green River Killer-America's Deadliest Serial Murderer

            Green River, Running Red: The Real Story of the Green River Killer-America's Deadliest Serial Murderer (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Rule, Ann

            • RRP: $28.99
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            America's master of true crime presents her biggest book yet: the long-awaited story of the terrifying Green River killings, with more than 48 young women victims, and a murderer who hid his horrific addiction for two decades. of photos.

            ISBN 9781982120504
            Released NZ 1 Sep 2019
            Publisher Simon & Schuster
            Interest Age General Audience
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            142 In stock at publisher; delivery usually 15-20 working days due to covid19 delays
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            Rex v Edith Thompson: A Tale of Two Murders

            Rex v Edith Thompson: A Tale of Two Murders (Hardback)

            By Thompson, Laura

            • RRP: $54.99
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            The case of Edith Thompson and her lover Frederick Bywaters, both hanged for murder in 1923.

            ISBN 9781784082444
            Released NZ 30 Apr 2018
            Publisher Head of Zeus
            Interest Age General Audience
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            86 In stock at publisher; delivery usually 15-20 working days due to covid19 delays
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            And the Band Played On: The enthralling account of what happened after the Titanic sank: The enthralling account of what happened after the Titanic sank

            And the Band Played On: The enthralling account of what happened after the Titanic sank: The enthralling account of what happened after the Titanic sank (Paperback)

            By Ward, Christopher

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            AND THE BAND PLAYED ON brings to life the trauma of the Titanic through the true story of one family.

            ISBN 9781444707960
            Released NZ 10 Apr 2012
            Publisher Hodder & Stoughton
            Interest Age General Audience
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            4 In-stock at publisher; ships 7-14 working days
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            The Malay Archipelago

            The Malay Archipelago (Paperback)

            By Russel Wallace, Alfred

            • RRP: $30.00
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            Of all the Victorian travelogues, this book offers an account of some eight years' travel across the entire Malay world - from Singapore to the western edges of New Guinea - and as the record of a great mind.

            ISBN 9780141394404
            Released NZ 19 Nov 2014
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age 16+ years
            Series Pocket Penguins
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            Indent title (internationally sourced), allow 8-12 weeks
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            Hamilton Hume: Our Greatest Explorer - the critically acclaimed bestselling biography

            Hamilton Hume: Our Greatest Explorer - the critically acclaimed bestselling biography (Paperback, Digital original)

            By Macklin, Robert

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            The stirring untold story of a true Australian hero who opened up the nation.

            ISBN 9780733638794
            Published NZ 27 Jun 2017
            Publisher Hachette
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            Operation Morthor: The Last Great Mystery of the Cold War

            Operation Morthor: The Last Great Mystery of the Cold War (Hardback)

            By Somaiya, Ravi

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            Dag Hammarskjoeld, the Secretary General of the United Nations, was a Swedish politician, a moral philosopher and an idealist. He had a vision for a new world, more peaceful and equitable, and he was fighting to bring it into being. But on 18th September 1961, as he raced to brok...er a cease-fire between UN troops and Moise Tshombe's Katangese fighters, his plane crashed in the forests of present day Zambia. He was killed instantly. Posthumously awarded a Nobel Peace Prize, investigators at the time ruled that the man JFK called the greatest statesman of the 20th century had died in a tragic accident. But had he? Whispers of a cover up have forever dogged the incident. An ace of spades was said to be found at the crash site. The chassis of the plane was said to be riddled with bullets. And whispers in the corridors of power have long suggested foul play. But if somebody killed Hammarskjoeld, who was it, and why? The mining corporations of France? British Intelligence? A rogue player from the CIA? Find out when Ravi Somaiya blows this classic cold case blown wide-open by uncovering new, never before-seen evidence, the result of which will have world-changing ramifications for the nations, businesses and individuals involved.
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            ISBN 9780241240649
            Released NZ 3 Sep 2020
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            The Crossing: Sir Vivian Fuchs, Sir Edmund Hillary and the Trans-Antarctic Expedition 1953-58
              

            The Crossing: Sir Vivian Fuchs, Sir Edmund Hillary and the Trans-Antarctic Expedition 1953-58 (Hardback)

            By Knight, John

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            The definitive account of Sir Edmund Hilary's Trans-Antarctic Expedition, completed 70 years ago this year.

            ISBN 9781445686295
            Released NZ 15 Oct 2018
            Publisher Amberley Publishing
            Interest Age General Audience
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            7 Internationally sourced; usually ships 2-3 weeks
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            John Snow
             

            John Snow (Paperback)

            By Challoner, Jack

            • RRP: $18.99
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            John Snow was a Victorian physician who helped to establish that cholera was spread by contaminated water (not bad air, as theory had it). He traced the source of a deadly cholera outbreak to one pump and was able to have it closed, ending the outbreak, despite deep resistance fr...om the local authorities, who did not want to believe his theory. This was a massive event in public health and the founding event of the science of epidemiology. Snow was also an early pioneer of anaesthesia. A dedicated scientist, the results of his work are still evident. He saved untold lives. This is his story.
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            ISBN 9781408178409
            Released NZ 1 Apr 2013
            Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
            Interest Age Children / Young Adults
            Series Real Lives
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            Scott of the Antarctic: The Legend 100 Years On

            Scott of the Antarctic: The Legend 100 Years On (Hardback)

            By Blackhall, Sue

            • RRP: $69.99
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            Captain Robert Falcon Scott CVO (6 June 1868 29 March 1912) was a Royal Navy officer and explorer who led two expeditions to the Antarctic regions. During the second venture, Scott led a party of five which reached the South Pole on 17 January 1912, only to find that they had bee...n preceded by Roald Amundsen's Norwegian expedition. On their return journey, Scott and his four comrades all perished from a combination of exhaustion, starvation and extreme cold.
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            ISBN 9781848846647
            Released NZ 1 Jun 2012
            Publisher Pen & Sword Books Ltd
            Interest Age General Audience
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            1 In stock at publisher; delivery usually 15-20 working days due to covid19 delays
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            The Diary of Emily Caroline Creaghe, Explorer
             

            The Diary of Emily Caroline Creaghe, Explorer (Paperback, 2nd edition)

            By Creaghe, Emily Caroline; Edited by Monteath, Peter

            • RRP: $29.50
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            As a sole female member of an exploring party, Creaghe was well acquainted with the privations and harshness of travel in Australia's north. Ahead lay territory unknown to Europeans, as well as many tests of endurance and strength. Her diary is a remarkable document of Australian... exploration, written by one of the rarest of explorers - a woman.
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            ISBN 9781743056660
            Published NZ 8 Feb 2021
            Publisher Wakefield Press
            Interest Age General Audience
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            62 In stock at publisher; delivery usually 15-20 working days due to covid19 delays
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