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            The Pull of the Stars

            The Pull of the Stars (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Donoghue, Emma

            • RRP: $32.99
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            Dublin, 1918: three days in a maternity ward at the height of the Great Flu. A small world of work, risk, death, and unlooked-for love, by the bestselling author of The Wonder and Room.

            ISBN 9781529046168
            Released AU 28 Jul 2020
            Publisher Pan Macmillan
            Interest Age 18+ years
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            Rising Heart: One Woman's Astonishing Journey from Unimaginable Trauma to Becoming a Power for Good

            Rising Heart: One Woman's Astonishing Journey from Unimaginable Trauma to Becoming a Power for Good (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Conteh-Biger, Aminata; With Rieden, Juliet

            • RRP: $34.99
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            Brutally kidnapped from her father's house by rebel soldiers. Resettled in Australia as a refugee. Now helping mothers and babies in Sierra Leone.

            ISBN 9781760784966
            Published AU 29 Sep 2020
            Publisher Pan Macmillan
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            The Wild Silence: The Sunday Times Bestseller from the author of The Salt Path

            The Wild Silence: The Sunday Times Bestseller from the author of The Salt Path (Hardback)

            By Winn, Raynor

            • RRP: $35.00
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            Following the hugely successful Sunday Times Bestseller, Wainwright Golden Beer Book Prize nominee and Costa shortlisted, The Salt Path, Raynor Winn returns with her second brilliant book. This time the narrative explores the difficulties surrounding the return to mainstream life... after a period of homelessness. Recovering self-esteem and trust, in herself and in others, is harder than she expected. Raynor and her husband Moth continue to face his debilitating illness, until an incredible gesture by someone who read The Salt Path changes everything. This book is about readjusting to life after homelessness, but also about recovering trust and self-belief after a traumatic event - feelings that can translate to many episodes in the life of any of us.
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            ISBN 9780241401460
            Released AU 15 Sep 2020
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            The Naked Farmer

            The Naked Farmer (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Brooksby, Ben

            • RRP: $34.99
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            A heartwarming, moving and candid collection of stories of the challenges our farmers are facing, and the way these communities are banding together in response.

            ISBN 9781760981068
            Published AU 27 Oct 2020
            Publisher Pan Macmillan
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            Fearless Footsteps: True Stories That Capture the Spirit of Adventure
             

            Fearless Footsteps: True Stories That Capture the Spirit of Adventure (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            Edited by Thomas, Nathan James; Roberts, Jennifer

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            • Pub Date
              5 Nov 20

            Exhilarating, introspective and inspiring, this collection of true travel stories proves seeing the world is worth it, no matter the trepidation. Let wanderlust conquer fear!

            ISBN 9781925820577
            Published AU 5 Nov 2020
            Publisher Exisle Publishing
            Interest Age General Audience
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            The Cave: The Inside Story of the Amazing Thai Cave Rescue

            The Cave: The Inside Story of the Amazing Thai Cave Rescue (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Cochrane, Liam

            • RRP: $34.99
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            Twelve boys and one coach; ten kilometres of tunnels; one huge rescue effort. When a team of soccer players from the Wild Boar Academy Football Club - a scrappy club of undocumented migrants and outcasts - became stranded behind rising water in a labyrinthine Thai cave system, th...ey set in train a drama that would captivate the world. Nine days later, still trapped in the dark without food, and with only water leaking through the walls to drink, their survival seemed unlikely. Yet against the odds a team of determined divers traversed floodwaters and narrow cave-ways to locate the boys - alive and hopeful. And so began one of the most daring rescues the world has seen. ABC foreign correspondent Liam Cochrane was on the ground as the dramatic events unfolded. Using his local knowledge and firsthand connections, he puts us at the centre of the story, as we witness the boys' agonising wait, the divers' battle against muddy currents, the race to pump out flooded caves, and the work of the often-quirky international experts who flew in to help. He also reveals un-reported or little-known information about the families; the background politics; the near misses and tragedies; the burn-out; the triumph; and what the future holds for a bunch of children and their coach - whose fun excursion after soccer practice turned suddenly deadly.
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            ISBN 9780733340130
            Published AU 7 Dec 2018
            Publisher ABC Books
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            Courage Under Fire

            Courage Under Fire (Hardback)

            By Keighran, Daniel, VC; With Park, Tony

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            A revealing and frank memoir from Daniel Keighran, an unlikely candidate to receive the Victoria Cross.

            ISBN 9781760787653
            Published AU 27 Oct 2020
            Publisher Pan Macmillan
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            My Name Is Selma: The remarkable memoir of a Jewish Resistance fighter and Ravensbruck survivor

            My Name Is Selma: The remarkable memoir of a Jewish Resistance fighter and Ravensbruck survivor (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By van de Perre, Selma

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            Unlike her parents and sister - who, she would later discover, died in other camps - she survived by using her alias, pretending to be someone else.

            ISBN 9781787633995
            Released AU 15 Sep 2020
            Publisher Transworld Publishers
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            The Pull of the Stars

            The Pull of the Stars (Hardback)

            By Donoghue, Emma

            • RRP: $39.99
            • $31.99
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            Dublin, 1918: three days in a maternity ward at the height of the Great Flu. A small world of work, risk, death, and unlooked-for love, by the bestselling author of The Wonder and Room.

            ISBN 9781529046151
            Released AU 20 Oct 2020
            Publisher Pan Macmillan
            Interest Age 18+ years
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            Mob Girl: The Explosive True Story of the Woman Who Took on the Mafia
             

            Mob Girl: The Explosive True Story of the Woman Who Took on the Mafia (Paperback)

            By Carpenter, Teresa

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            Arlyne Weiss grew up on the Lower East Side of Manhattan, the daughter of a Jewish mobster who ran an auto sales business as a front.

            ISBN 9780008398699
            Released AU 9 Oct 2020
            Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
            Interest Age General Audience
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