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              The Kindness of Strangers

              The Kindness of Strangers (Trade Paperback / Paperback, 3rd New edition)

              By Cahill, Tim; Eggers, Dave; George, Don; Morris, Jan; Winchester, Simon

              • RRP: $26.99
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              A timely collection of 26 inspiring tales, The Kindness of Strangers explores the unexpected human connections that so often transfigure and transform the experience of travel, and celebrates the gift of kindness around the world. Featuring stories by Jan Morris, Tim Cahill, Simo...n Winchester and Dave Eggers.
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              ISBN 9781786571908
              Released NZ 2 Nov 2016
              Publisher Lonely Planet Global Limited
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series Lonely Planet Travel Literature
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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

              • RRP: $13.99
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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
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series Popular Penguins
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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

              • RRP: $26.00
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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
              Interest Age General Audience
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              Pacific: The Ocean of the Future
               

              Pacific: The Ocean of the Future (Paperback)

              By Winchester, Simon

              • RRP: $26.99
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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 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)

              Foreword by Winchester, Simon

              • RRP: $39.99
              • $35.99
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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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              A Crack in the Edge of the World: The Great American Earthquake of 1906
                

              A Crack in the Edge of the World: The Great American Earthquake of 1906 (EPUB ebook)

              By Winchester, Simon

              A burgeoning city is built on the dreams of the American gold rush. In 1906 the dreams of this city, came crashing down beneath the rippling wave of a horrifying earthquake. This story delves beneath the surface of the earth, and explains why the world moves as it does. It portra...ys the lives of the people who suffered and survived the devastation.
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              ISBN 9780141905785
              Available in EPUB
              Software Adobe Ebook Compatible Devices
              Language en
              Released NZ 6 Apr 2006
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age General Audience
              Ebook Terms Titles are sold with a 2 year time limit, or 36 loan limit, 21 days maximum loan period view?
              Loan Credits 36
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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 (EPUB ebook)

              By Winchester, Simon

              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 9780141942049
              Available in EPUB
              Software Read in Browser or Adobe Ebook Compatible Device
              Language en
              Released NZ 25 Jul 2002
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age General Audience
              Ebook Terms Titles are sold with a 2 year time limit, or 36 loan limit, 21 days maximum loan period view?
              Loan Credits 36
              Each copy purchased buys 36 loan credits to be used on your eplatform portal
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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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              Pacific: The Ocean of the Future

              Pacific: The Ocean of the Future (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Winchester, Simon

              • RRP: $39.99
              • $29.99
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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 9780007550760
              Released NZ 21 Sep 2015
              Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
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              The Alice Behind Wonderland
               

              The Alice Behind Wonderland (Paperback)

              By Winchester, Simon

              • RRP: $25.99
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              Simon Winchester turns his unrivaled talents to revealing the significance of the intriguing photograph whose subject inspired Lewis Carroll's Alice's Adventures in Wonderland.

              ISBN 9780190614546
              Released NZ 15 Oct 2016
              Publisher Oxford University Press (S3)
              Interest Age 19+ years
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