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              Exactly: How Precision Engineers Created the Modern World

              Exactly: How Precision Engineers Created the Modern World (Paperback)

              By Winchester, Simon

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              SHORTLISTED FOR THE ROYAL SOCIETY SCIENCE BOOK PRIZE 2018 Bestselling author Simon Winchester writes a magnificent history of the pioneering engineers who developed precision machinery to allow us to see as far as the moon and as close as the Higgs boson.

              ISBN 9780008241780
              Released NZ 2 May 2019
              Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
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              Exactly: How Precision Engineers Created the Modern World
               

              Exactly: How Precision Engineers Created the Modern World (Hardback, ePub edition)

              By Winchester, Simon

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              Best-selling author Simon Winchester maps the amazing trajectory of the fathers of engineering. The lives of Wilkinson, Whitworth, Maudslay, Bramah, and Ramsden are interwoven with anecdotes such as the invention of the Rolls-Royce and Thomas Jefferson's innovations, offering a f...ascinating narrative about the men who shaped today's world.
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              ISBN 9780008241766
              Released NZ 23 Apr 2018
              Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
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              Pacific: The Ocean of the Future
               

              Pacific: The Ocean of the Future (Paperback)

              By Winchester, Simon

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              Travelling the circumference of the truly gigantic Pacific, Simon Winchester tells the story of the world's largest body of water, and - in matters economic, political and military - the ocean of the future.

              ISBN 9780007550777
              Released NZ 1 Apr 2017
              Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
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              The Surgeon of Crowthorne: A Tale of Murder, Madness and the Oxford English Dictionary

              The Surgeon of Crowthorne: A Tale of Murder, Madness and the Oxford English Dictionary (Paperback, New edition)

              By Winchester, Simon

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              W.C. Minor was one of the keenest volunteers involved in the making of the Oxford English Dictionary. What the OED's editor, James Murray, didn't realise was that he was also a millionaire American Civil War surgeon turned lunatic, imprisoned in Broadmoor Asylum for murder.

              ISBN 9780140271287
              Released NZ 3 Jun 1999
              Publisher Penguin
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              Pacific: The Ocean of the Future
               

              Pacific: The Ocean of the Future (Paperback)

              By Winchester, Simon

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              Travelling the circumference of the truly gigantic Pacific, Simon Winchester tells the story of the world's largest body of water, and - in matters economic, political and military - the ocean of the future.

              ISBN 9780008196967
              Released NZ 25 Jul 2016
              Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
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              Base Nation: How U.S. Military Bases Abroad Harm America and the World
               

              Base Nation: How U.S. Military Bases Abroad Harm America and the World (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Vine, David; Foreword by Winchester, Simon

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              From Italy to the Indian Ocean, from Japan to Honduras, a far-reaching examination of the perils of American military bases overseas.

              ISBN 9781510728813
              Released NZ 3 Oct 2017
              Publisher Skyhorse Publishing
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              The Surgeon of Crowthorne: A Tale of Murder,Madness and the Oxford English Dictionary

              The Surgeon of Crowthorne: A Tale of Murder,Madness and the Oxford English Dictionary (Paperback, export ed)

              By Winchester, Simon

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              Simon Winchester's The Surgeon of Crowthorne was an international bestseller and tells an extraordinary true story of murder, madness and an extraordinary friendship in the nineteenth century. It is the tale of James Murray, the compiler of the first Oxford English Dictionary, an...d his most valued helper, Dr Minor of Crowthorne, who was also a homicidal lunatic, confined to Broadmoor asylum for murder. This is an enthralling and beautifully written work of literary detection.
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              ISBN 9780141037714
              Released NZ 1 Sep 2008
              Publisher Penguin
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              Series Popular Penguins
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              Oxford
               

              Oxford (Hardback)

              By Parr, Martin; Winchester, Simon

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              A wonderful photo-documentary account of a year in the life of Oxford University, created by the renowned photo-journalist Martin Parr. His exquisite behind-the-scenes images are accompanied by Simon Winchester's witty and affectionate essay on life in the iconic institution.

              ISBN 9780198724414
              Released NZ 21 Sep 2017
              Publisher Oxford University Press (S1)
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              When The Earth Shakes
                

              When The Earth Shakes (Board Book)

              By Winchester, Simon

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              New York Times bestselling author, Simon Winchester tells the gripping story of what happens when the earth shakes, explodes, or floods. Stunning geological and historical images from the Smithsonian, handy maps and charts, and on-the-scene photos from the author's personal colle...ction richly support this compelling nonfiction narrative.
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              ISBN 9780670785360
              Released NZ 15 Jan 2017
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age Children
              Series Smithsonian
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              Pacific: The Ocean of the Future
               

              Pacific: The Ocean of the Future (Hardback)

              By Winchester, Simon

              • RRP: $54.99
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              Travelling the circumference of the truly gigantic Pacific, Simon Winchester tells the story of the world's largest body of water, and - in matters economic, political and military - the ocean of the future.

              ISBN 9780007550753
              Released NZ 21 Sep 2015
              Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
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