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I Know This To Be True: Truth, Wisdom, Beauty, and Other Stuff That Matters For Sixty New Zealanders in the Middle of Interesting Lives
 

I Know This To Be True: Truth, Wisdom, Beauty, and Other Stuff That Matters For Sixty New Zealanders in the Middle of Interesting Lives (Hardback)

By Various

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I Know This To Be True features interviews with notable New Zealanders talking about what they have learnt in life.

ISBN 9780473361341
Published 3 October 2016 by Publishers Distribution Ltd
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Surviving 7.8: New Zealanders Respond to the Earthquakes of November 2016
 

Surviving 7.8: New Zealanders Respond to the Earthquakes of November 2016 (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Pennington, Phil

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The story of New Zealand's response to our second most powerful earthquake on record, told by veteran disaster-zone reporter Phil Pennington and the Radio NZ team. It was described by Geonet as one of the most complex earthquakes ever observed. Arriving by stealth after midnight ...

ISBN 9781775541103
Published 1 March 2017 by HarperCollins Publishers
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Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls
 

Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls (Hardback)

By Favilli, Elena; Cavallo, Francesca

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What if the princess didn't marry Prince Charming but instead went on to be an astronaut? What if the jealous step sisters were supportive and kind? And what if the queen was the one really in charge of the kingdom? Illustrated by sixty female artists from every corner of the glo ...

ISBN 9780141986005
Release Date 7 April 2017 by Penguin
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Raw Deal: The Amazing Story of an Ex-con Who Turned His Life Around

Raw Deal: The Amazing Story of an Ex-con Who Turned His Life Around (Paperback)

By McKay, Wayne

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Part true-crime stories from the street, part autobiography, Wayne McKay has lived the hard yards and come out the other side triumphant. From beginnings in a broken home to life on the street and in jail, he has survived without friends and family to count on and very little hop ...

ISBN 9781921596940
Published 1 February 2012 by Brolga Publishing Pty Ltd
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The Stranger in the Woods

The Stranger in the Woods (Hardback)

By Finkel, Michael

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The extraordinary story of a young man who chose to live in total isolation in the woods of Maine for 27 years

ISBN 9781471151972
Published 1 March 2017 by Simon & Schuster Ltd
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The Wild Side: Betrayal. Grief. Meth-Addiction. Paranormal Activity. Redemption.
  

The Wild Side: Betrayal. Grief. Meth-Addiction. Paranormal Activity. Redemption. (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Balcombe, Janet

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There is hope for the addicts, the rebels, and the broken-hearted. Sitting in prison on a raft of charges including kidnapping, guns, drugs and counterfeiting was very different to the scenario Janet had envisaged for her life. She nearly paid with her life, but Janet got h ...

ISBN 9780473366216
Published 29 August 2016 by Publishers Distribution Ltd
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I Own You: An Abused Girl, a Terrified Wife, a Woman Who Wanted Revenge

I Own You: An Abused Girl, a Terrified Wife, a Woman Who Wanted Revenge (Paperback, Main Market Ed.)

By McConnell, Dawn; West, Jackie

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As a little girl Dawn seemed to have a charmed life, but she was hiding a dark secret: that her older brother, John, was abusing her. Then, aged fourteen, she was groomed by the father of a school-friend, a local businessman who seemed to love her. She ran away from home to be wi ...

ISBN 9781509830886
Published 10 January 2017 by Pan Macmillan
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A Hope More Powerful Than the Sea

A Hope More Powerful Than the Sea (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Fleming, Melissa

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A young refugee's story of terror, love and survival

ISBN 9781408708446
Published 31 January 2017 by Little, Brown Book Group
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No Wall Too High: One Man's Extraordinary Escape from Mao's Infamous Labour Camps

No Wall Too High: One Man's Extraordinary Escape from Mao's Infamous Labour Camps (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Hongci, Xu; Translated by Hoh, Erling

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Xu Hongci was an ordinary medical student when he was incarcerated under Mao's regime and forced to spend years of his youth in some of China's most brutal labour camps. Three times he tried to escape. And three times he failed. But, determined, he eventually broke free. This boo ...

ISBN 9781846044977
Published 30 January 2017 by Ebury Publishing
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The Family

The Family (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Johnston, Chris; Jones, Rosie

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A powerful work of investigative journalism that reveals the legacy of a notorious cult.

ISBN 9781925321678
Published 13 February 2017 by Scribe Publications
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