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Woman in the Wilderness: A Story of Survival, Love & Self-Discovery in New Zealand
 

Woman in the Wilderness: A Story of Survival, Love & Self-Discovery in New Zealand (Trade Paperback/Paperback, Main)

By Lancewood, Miriam

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An inspirational story of adventure and bravery, of a young Dutch woman living a primitive, nomadic life in the heart of the mountains with her New Zealand husband.

ISBN 9781877505751
Published 29 March 2017 by Allen & Unwin
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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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ISBN 9781775541103
Published 1 March 2017 by HarperCollins Publishers
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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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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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Behind Bars: Real-Life Stories from Inside New Zealand's Prisons
 

Behind Bars: Real-Life Stories from Inside New Zealand's Prisons (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Leask, Anna

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A raw, revealing and powerful account of life inside, as told by prison inmates. Violence. Gangs. Drugs. Smuggling. Weapons. Scams. Hierarchy. Murder. Welcome to prison life in New Zealand. Most New Zealanders will never know what it's like to do time, to spend days, months, year ...

ISBN 9780143770268
Published 29 May 2017 by Penguin
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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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Killers of the Flower Moon: Oil, Money, Murder and the Birth of the FBI

Killers of the Flower Moon: Oil, Money, Murder and the Birth of the FBI (Trade Paperback/Paperback, Export)

By Grann, David

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A twisting, haunting true-life murder mystery about one of the most monstrous crimes in American history.

ISBN 9781471140266
Published 1 May 2017 by Simon & Schuster Ltd
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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 Crime Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained

The Crime Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained (Hardback)

By DK; Foreword by James, Peter

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From Jack the Ripper to the modern day drug cartels, The Crime Book documents the most notorious crimes and criminals in history. With over 100 crimes to explore, The Crime Book examines the science, psychology and sociology of criminal behaviour. See the gory details of each cri ...

ISBN 9780241298961
Published 3 April 2017 by Dorling Kindersley Publishers
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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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