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            18 Tiny Deaths: The Untold Story of Frances Glessner Lee and the Invention of Modern Forensics

            18 Tiny Deaths: The Untold Story of Frances Glessner Lee and the Invention of Modern Forensics (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Goldfarb, Bruce

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            The unlikely tale of Frances Glessner Lee and her revolutionary work in forensic science through the creation of the Nutshell Studies of Unexplained Death, a series of dollhouse-sized crime scene dioramas that she used to teach homicide investigators.

            ISBN 9781913068042
            Released NZ 31 Mar 2020
            Publisher OCTOPUS PUBLISHING GROUP
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            Code Name: Lise: The true story of Odette Sansom, WWII's most highly decorated spy
             

            Code Name: Lise: The true story of Odette Sansom, WWII's most highly decorated spy (Paperback)

            By Loftis, Larry

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            1942. Odette Sansom decides to follow in her war hero father's footsteps by becoming an SOE agent to aid Britain and her beloved homeland, France. Five failed attempts and one plane crash later, she lands in occupied France to begin her mission. This is portrait of true courage, ...patriotism and love amidst unimaginable horrors and degradation.
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            ISBN 9781912624713
            Released NZ 20 Feb 2020
            Publisher Mirror Books
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Our Bodies, Their Battlefield: What War Does to Women

            Our Bodies, Their Battlefield: What War Does to Women (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Lamb, Christina

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            From the award-winning war reporter and co-author of `I Am Malala', this searing, angry book looks behind the bombs and the guns to offer a woman's view of warfare, the use of rape as a weapon of war and the many women victims of recent times.

            ISBN 9780008300012
            Released NZ 5 Mar 2020
            Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Songs of a War Boy: Teen Edition

            Songs of a War Boy: Teen Edition (Paperback)

            By Adut, Deng Thiak; With Mckelvey, Ben

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            The teen edition of the bestselling biography of Deng Adut - Sudanese child soldier, refugee, Australian lawyer, and man of hope. For readers aged 12+

            ISBN 9780734419620
            Published NZ 23 Jul 2019
            Publisher Lothian Publishing Company
            Interest Age Children / Young Adults
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            Kilo: Life and Death Inside the Secret World of the Cocaine Cartels

            Kilo: Life and Death Inside the Secret World of the Cocaine Cartels (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Muse, Toby

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            On the way we will meet druglords, contract killers, drug mules, and submarine pilots, all of whom are trying to get ahead in the best way they know how.

            ISBN 9781529103403
            Released NZ 31 Mar 2020
            Publisher Ebury Publishing
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            Red Sea Spies: The True Story of Mossad's Fake Diving Resort

            Red Sea Spies: The True Story of Mossad's Fake Diving Resort (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Berg, Raffi

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            The little-known story of a daring Mossad operation and the holiday resort run by spies.

            ISBN 9781785786419
            Released NZ 31 Mar 2020
            Publisher Icon Books Ltd
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            Too Scared to Tell: Abused and Alone, Oskar Has No One. a True Story.
             

            Too Scared to Tell: Abused and Alone, Oskar Has No One. a True Story. (Paperback)

            By Glass, Cathy

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            The true story of a 6-year-old boy with a dreadful secret.

            ISBN 9780008380380
            Released NZ 24 Feb 2020
            Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
            Interest Age General Audience
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            The Girl Who Smiled Beads

            The Girl Who Smiled Beads (Paperback)

            By Wamariya, Clemantine; Weil, Elizabeth

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            When Clemantine Wamariya was six years old, her world was torn apart. they sought refuge where they could find it, and escaped when refuge became imprisonment. After spending six years seeking refuge in eight different countries, Clemantine and Claire were granted refugee status ...in America and began a new journey.
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            ISBN 9781786090508
            Released NZ 5 Feb 2019
            Publisher Cornerstone
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            Endurance: SAS Soldier. Polar Adventurer. Decorated Leader
             

            Endurance: SAS Soldier. Polar Adventurer. Decorated Leader (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Rudd, Louis

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              9 Jun 20

            From the SAS to a headline-making solo journey across Antarctica - this is a story of courage, grit and determination.

            ISBN 9781529031744
            Released NZ 9 Jun 2020
            Publisher Pan Macmillan
            Interest Age 18+ years
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            Captain Cook
              

            Captain Cook (Paperback)

            By MacLean, Alistair

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            On the 250th anniversary of Captain Cook's successful navigation to the coast of Australia, this is Alistair MacLean's absorbing story of one of Britain's great national heroes, from his obscure beginnings to his sudden and violent death at the age of fifty-one.

            ISBN 9780007371983
            Released NZ 24 Feb 2020
            Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
            Interest Age General Audience
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