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            Life on the Road: Kiwi Trucking Stories
              

            Life on the Road: Kiwi Trucking Stories (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Covich, Randolph

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            "The secret lives of truckies New Zealand truck drivers share their incredible stories from the road. Includes pieces that chart the personal impact of being a truckie (e.g. family legacy, raising kids remotely, life on the road with an unwell partner at home, a couple who met th ...

            ISBN 9780143771944
            Release Date 30 July 2018 by Random House
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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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            From his fledgling days as a constable to being a detective sergeant on high-profile cases, retired Christchurch policeman Al Lester has many a story to tell as he reflects on a career on the wafer-thin blue line.

            ISBN 9780143772095
            Published 2 July 2018 by Penguin
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            Penguins Under the Porch: A Yorkshireman's Ode to Oamaru
             

            Penguins Under the Porch: 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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            The Barefoot Surgeon: The Inspirational Story of Dr Sanduk Ruit, the Eye Surgeon Giving Sight and Hope to the World's Poor

            The Barefoot Surgeon: The Inspirational Story of Dr Sanduk Ruit, the Eye Surgeon Giving Sight and Hope to the World's Poor (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Gripper, Ali

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            This is the inspiring and remarkable story of Dr Sanduk Ruit, an extraordinary surgeon who is changing the lives of worlds' poorest people one pair of eyes at a time. He is the man of whom Fred Hollows said, 'If I've done one thing in life I'm proud of, it's launching Ruit into t ...

            ISBN 9781760292706
            Published 27 June 2018 by Allen & Unwin
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            Lock Up: Behind the bars at gaols in Australia and New Zealand
              

            Lock Up: Behind the bars at gaols in Australia and New Zealand (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Miller, John

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            Lock Up: Behind the bars at gaols in Australia and New Zealand tells the story of the infamous prisons that have housed our criminals since colonial times right up to the present day. Along the way, it looks at the great escapes, tragic executions, paranormal activity, major crim ...

            ISBN 9781925335057
            Release Date 1 September 2018 by Exisle Publishing
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            Alone in the Tasman, Alone: Tony Allan;s Trus Story of Survival at Sea
             

            Alone in the Tasman, Alone: Tony Allan;s Trus Story of Survival at Sea (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Hill, Les

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            Tony Allan's trimaran sank on his return solo voyage from Australia in the middle of the Tasman Sea. What followed were 20 days of incredible challenges as he sought to survive the alone in a small life raft with only limited supplies.

            ISBN 9781927167359
            Published 1 May 2018 by Wily Publications
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            The Girl Who Smiled Beads

            The Girl Who Smiled Beads (Hardback)

            By Wamariya, Clemantine; Weil, Elizabeth

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            Clemantine Wamariya was six years old when her mother and father began to speak in whispers, when neighbours began to disappear, and when she heard the loud, ugly sounds her brother said were thunder.

            ISBN 9781786331465
            Published 15 July 2018 by Cornerstone
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            Ditch the Dead Weight: How My Toughest Choice Became My Greatest Mission

            Ditch the Dead Weight: How My Toughest Choice Became My Greatest Mission (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Rolls, Mike

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            Mike Rolls was a teenager with his whole life ahead of him - before contracting the deadly virus, Meningococcal Septicaemia. Overnight he was fighting for his life. By the time Mike regained consciousness, he had lost his right leg, half his left foot, two fingers and part of his ...

            ISBN 9781760523947
            Published 27 June 2018 by Murdoch Books
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            I'll Be Gone in the Dark

            I'll Be Gone in the Dark (Trade Paperback / Paperback, Main)

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

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            With introduction by Gillian Flynn, a compelling true crime account of the Golden State Killer - the elusive serial rapist turned murderer who terrorised California for over a decade - from Michelle McNamara, the gifted journalist who died tragically while investigating the case.

            ISBN 9780571345144
            Published 14 March 2018 by Faber and Faber
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            The 57 Bus: A True Story of Two Teenagers and the Crime That Changed Their Lives
             

            The 57 Bus: A True Story of Two Teenagers and the Crime That Changed Their Lives (Paperback)

            By Slater, Dashka

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            One teenager in a skirt. One teenager with a lighter.One moment that changes both their lives forever.

            ISBN 9781526361233
            Published 26 June 2018 by Hachette Children's Books
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