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            Bad Blood: Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley Startup

            Bad Blood: Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley Startup (Paperback)

            By Carreyrou, John

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            The shocking true story of the biggest corporate fraud since Enron, a gripping cautionary tale set amid the bold promises and gold-rush frenzy of Silicon Valley.

            ISBN 9781509868087
            Released AU 12 Mar 2019
            Publisher Pan Macmillan
            Interest Age 18+ years
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            The Trauma Cleaner

            The Trauma Cleaner (Paperback)

            By Krasnostein, Sarah

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            Before she was a trauma cleaner, Sandra Pankhurst was many things- husband and father, drag queen, gender reassignment patient, sex worker, small businesswoman, trophy wife . . . But as a little boy, raised in violence and excluded from the family home, she just wanted to belong.... Now she believes her clients deserve no less. A woman who sleeps among garbage she has not put out for forty years. A man who bled quietly to death in his loungeroom. A woman who lives with rats, random debris and terrified delusion. The still life of a home vacated by accidental overdose. Sarah Krasnostein has watched the extraordinary Sandra Pankhurst bring order and care to these, the living and the dead - and the book she has written is equally extraordinary. Not just the compelling story of a fascinating life among lives of desperation, but an affirmation that, as isolated as we may feel, we are all in this together.
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            ISBN 9781925603897
            Published AU 1 Oct 2019
            Publisher Misc - United Book Distributor
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            Kidnapped: The Crime that Shocked the Nation
             

            Kidnapped: The Crime that Shocked the Nation (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Tedeschi, Mark

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            ISBN 9781925310221
            Published AU 1 Nov 2015
            Publisher Simon & Schuster Australia
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            Shark Arm: A Shark, a Tattooed Arm and Two Unsolved Murders
             

            Shark Arm: A Shark, a Tattooed Arm and Two Unsolved Murders (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Roope, Phillip; Meagher, Kevin

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              7 Jan 20

            It all started with a ruthless murder. An ex-boxer and petty police informer was efficiently disposed of, sending a ghastly warning to others. That would have been the end of it, had not a shark, in a million to one chance, vomited up the victim's arm in an aquarium and shone an ...unwelcome light into some very dark places. With so much at stake, the guilty closed ranks and gradually, with intimidation and money, and the murder of a mate who they feared would betray them, they re-imposed their control and the light was turned off again. The memory of those events, and the terrible fear they inspired, kept those who knew the truth silent unto the grave. Although many people have written about the shark arm murder, Phillip Roope and Kevin Meagher are the first to have access to the original police records. Through careful investigation, they have unravelled an extraordinary tale of high class smuggling around Sydney harbour and police collusion, and the truth behind one of the most infamous cold cases in Australia. Except there were actually two gruesome murders... 'the biggest tabloid shark story in the history of the world' - Peter Fitzsimons
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            ISBN 9781760875985
            Published AU 7 Jan 2020
            Publisher Allen & Unwin
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            The Book of Gutsy Women

            The Book of Gutsy Women (Hardback)

            By Clinton, Hillary Rodham; Clinton, Chelsea

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            She couldn't have been more than seven or eight years old. Go ahead, ask your question, her father urged, nudging her forward. She smiled shyly and said, You're my hero. Who's yours? Many people-especially girls-have asked us that same question over the years. It's one of our fav...orite topics. HILLARY: Growing up, I knew hardly any women who worked outside the home. So I looked to my mother, my teachers, and the pages of Life magazine for inspiration. After learning that Amelia Earhart kept a scrapbook with newspaper articles about successful women in male-dominated jobs, I started a scrapbook of my own. Long after I stopped clipping articles, I continued to seek out stories of women who seemed to be redefining what was possible. CHELSEA: This book is the continuation of a conversation the two of us have been having since I was little. For me, too, my mom was a hero; so were my grandmothers. My early teachers were also women. But I grew up in a world very different from theirs. My pediatrician was a woman, and so was the first mayor of Little Rock who I remember from my childhood. Most of my close friends' moms worked outside the home as nurses, doctors, teachers, professors, and in business. And women were going into space and breaking records here on Earth. Ensuring the rights and opportunities of women and girls remains a big piece of the unfinished business of the twenty-first century. While there's a lot of work to do, we know that throughout history and around the globe women have overcome the toughest resistance imaginable to win victories that have made progress possible for all of us. That is the achievement of each of the women in this book. So how did they do it? The answers are as unique as the women themselves. Civil rights activist Dorothy Height, LGBTQ trailblazer Edie Windsor, and swimmer Diana Nyad kept pushing forward, no matter what. Writers like Rachel Carson and Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie named something no one had dared talk about before. Historia
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            ISBN 9781760852177
            Published AU 1 Oct 2019
            Publisher Simon & Schuster Australia
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            Manhunters: How We Took Down Pablo Escobar, The World's Most Wanted Criminal

            Manhunters: How We Took Down Pablo Escobar, The World's Most Wanted Criminal (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Murphy, Steve; Pena, Javier F.

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            The explosive memoir of the two legendary drug enforcement agents responsible for taking down Pablo Escobar and the subject of the hit Netflix series `Narcos'. Javier Pena and Steve Murphy risked their lives hunting large and small drug traffickers in the decades they spent worki...ng for the US Drug Enforcement Administration. But their biggest challenge was the hunt for Pablo Escobar in Colombia. The partners, who began their careers as small-town cops, have been immortalised in Netflix's `Narcos', a fictionalised account of their hunt for Escobar. Now, for the first time, they tell the real story of how they brought down the world's first narco-terrorist and ended the reign of terror of the world's most wanted criminal. Manhunters takes you deep inside the inner workings of the Search Bloc, the joint Colombian-US task force that resulted in an intensive 18-month operation that tracked Escobar. Between July 1992 and December 1993, Pena and Murphy lived on the edge, setting up camp in Medellin at the Carlos Holguin Military Academy. There, they lived and worked with the Colombian authorities, hunting down a man thought to be untouchable. Their terrifying first-hand experience coupled with stories from the DEA's de-classified files on the search for Escobar forms the beating heart of Manhunters, a gripping account of how two determined and courageous agents risked everything to capture the world's most wanted man. Praise for Manhunters`A riveting account of two brave DEA Agents who put their lives, along with their families' lives, on the line to fight the war on drugs. A must read on the take down of Pablo Escobar.' Joe Pistone, a.k.a. Donnie Brasco `A fast-paced tale by two agents who had the inside track on bringing down the most wanted man in recent US history.' Bruce Porter, New York Times bestselling author of Blow `Steve and Javier's experience on the front lines of the war on drugs over the last thirty years made them an invaluable source of information for a n
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            ISBN 9781760853228
            Published AU 1 Dec 2019
            Publisher Simon & Schuster Australia
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            No Friend but the Mountains: Writing from Manus Prison

            No Friend but the Mountains: Writing from Manus Prison (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Boochani, Behrouz; Translated by Tofighian, Omid

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            An account of life inside Manus detention centre, from journalist and asylum-seeker Behrouz Boochani.

            ISBN 9781760555382
            Published AU 31 Jul 2018
            Publisher Pan Macmillan
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            The Choice

            The Choice (Paperback)

            By Eger, Edith

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            One of those rare and eternal stories that you don't want to end and that leave you forever changed' DESMOND TUTU, Nobel Peace Prize Laureate In 1944, sixteen-year-old Edith Eger was sent to Auschwitz. She explains how many of us live within a mind that has become a prison, and s...hows how freedom becomes possible once we confront our suffering.
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            ISBN 9781846045127
            Released AU 20 Aug 2018
            Publisher Ebury Publishing
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            Ten Feet Tall and Not Quite Bulletproof: Drug Busts and Helicopter Rescues - One Cop's Extraordinary True Story
             

            Ten Feet Tall and Not Quite Bulletproof: Drug Busts and Helicopter Rescues - One Cop's Extraordinary True Story (Trade Paperback / Paperback, Digital original)

            By Hardiman, Cameron

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              28 Jan 20

            As a member of Victoria Police's Air Wing, Cameron Hardiman felt like he was ten feet tall and bulletproof. The air wing brought him plenty of excitement and drama - from searching for missing aircraft to accidentally discovering marijuana crops to working with paramedics. But it... also brought him plenty of trauma ...
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            ISBN 9780733642395
            Published AU 28 Jan 2020
            Publisher Hachette
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            Who Killed Scott Guy?: The Case That Gripped a Nation
             

            Who Killed Scott Guy?: The Case That Gripped a Nation (Paperback)

            By White, Mike

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            Scott Guy was a good man, a great dad, a salt-of-the-earth farmer who was gunned down at his front gate for no conceivable reason.His death enthralled us, partly because it was so inexplicable, but also because there were no obvious suspects.

            ISBN 9781877505478
            Published AU 1 Nov 2015
            Publisher Allen & Unwin
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