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            The Trauma Cleaner: One Woman's Extraordinary Life in the Business of Death, Decay, and Disaster
             

            The Trauma Cleaner: One Woman's Extraordinary Life in the Business of Death, Decay, and Disaster (Hardback)

            By Krasnostein, Sarah

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            Originally published: Australia: Text Publishing, 2017.

            ISBN 9781250101204
            Published 10 April 2018 by St. Martin's Press
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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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            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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            I'll Be Gone in the Dark: One Woman's Obsessive Search for the Golden State Killer
             

            I'll Be Gone in the Dark: One Woman's Obsessive Search for the Golden State Killer (Hardback)

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

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            Framed by an introduction by Gillian Flynn and an afterword by her husband, Patton Oswalt, [this] book was completed by Michelle's lead researcher and a close colleague [after Michelle's sudden death] --Dust jacket flap.

            ISBN 9780062319784
            Published 27 February 2018 by Harper
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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 (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            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 9780008222116
            Published 19 February 2018 by HarperCollins Publishers
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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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            Penguins Under the Porch, Peng: A Yorkshireman's Ode to Oamaru
             

            Penguins Under the Porch, Peng: A Yorkshireman's Ode to Oamaru (Paperback)

            By Harbourne, David

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            David Harbourne fell in love with Oamaru when he first visited it and returned a few years later to write an in depth study of the town and its history. The story of Oamaru's history and revival is written with humour and flair,

            ISBN 9781927167366
            Published 13 May 2018 by Wily Publications
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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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            'This book takes you into the life of a New Zealand policeman. I tell it how it was and spare few details so that you too can see the world through one policeman's eyes. These stories range from humorous, strange and bizarre to extreme violence and murders. This is the lot of a c ...

            ISBN 9780143772095
            Release Date 2 July 2018 by Penguin
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            The Stowaway: A Young Man's Extraordinary Adventure to Antarctica

            The Stowaway: A Young Man's Extraordinary Adventure to Antarctica (Hardback)

            By Shapiro, Laurie Gwen

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            The spectacular, true story of a scrappy teenager from New York's Lower East Side who stowed away on the Roaring Twenties' most remarkable feat of science and daring: an expedition to Antarctica.

            ISBN 9781476753867
            Published 1 February 2018 by Simon & Schuster
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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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