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            Missing Persons
             

            Missing Persons (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Braunias, Steve

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            Twelve extraordinary tales of disappearance: a collection of true crime writing by New Zealand's award-winning master of non-fiction.<\p> Former journalist Murray Mason, found dead in the Auckland Domain; the mysterious death of Socksay Chansy, found dead in a graveyard by the se...a; the tragic disappearance of backpacker Grace Millane, victim of public enemy #1; the enduring mystery of the Lundy family murders... These are stories about how some New Zealanders go missing - the wrong person in the wrong place at the wrong time.<\p>
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            ISBN 9781775540847
            Published NZ 7 Apr 2021
            Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
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            Her Say: Survivors of Domestic Abuse Tell Their Own Stories
             

            Her Say: Survivors of Domestic Abuse Tell Their Own Stories (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Clark, Jackie

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            In 2012, Jackie Clark launched The Aunties, a grassroots charity helping women to rebuild their lives after a period of trauma. She quit her job, turning her back on her comfortable life, to focus on The Aunties full-time, becoming Aunty in Charge and assisting hundreds of women ...with material needs and emotional support. Jackie has long dreamed of a publication that gives these women a voice. This powerful new book features the stories of a number of very different New Zealand women, told their way. The collected stories chart their narrators' lives and personal histories, through the lens of having lived with - and escaped - an abusive partner. Her Say is spoken from the heart, uncompromising but offering hope, redemption, personal triumph. It's a book for all women, showing how owning our stories gives us the power to write daring new endings. It will challenge, illuminate, and empower readers - not to mention the storytellers themselves.
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            ISBN 9780143774235
            Published NZ 2 Mar 2021
            Publisher Random House
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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
            Released NZ 26 Jun 2018
            Publisher Hachette Children's Books
            Interest Age Children / Young Adults
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            Gangland: New Zealand's Underworld of Organised Crime
             

            Gangland: New Zealand's Underworld of Organised Crime (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Savage, Jared

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            Inside New Zealand's underworld of Organised Crime

            ISBN 9781775541622
            Published NZ 2 Dec 2020
            Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
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            Kika & Me: How One Extraordinary Guide Dog Changed My World
             

            Kika & Me: How One Extraordinary Guide Dog Changed My World (Paperback)

            By Patel, Amit

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            • Pub Date
              29 Jun 21

            The moving true story of Dr Amit Patel, who lost his sight in just thirty-six hours, and Kika, the guide dog who changed his world.

            ISBN 9781529021233
            Released NZ 29 Jun 2021
            Publisher Pan Macmillan
            Interest Age 18+ years
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            Prison Break: The Extraordinary Life and Crimes of New Zealand's Most Infamous Escapee
              

            Prison Break: The Extraordinary Life and Crimes of New Zealand's Most Infamous Escapee (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Taylor, Arthur

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              3 Aug 21

            The extraordinary true story behind New Zealand's most infamous career criminal and prolific escapee.

            ISBN 9781988547688
            Published NZ 3 Aug 2021
            Publisher Allen & Unwin
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            Hunting Life: Moments Of Truth
              

            Hunting Life: Moments Of Truth (Paperback)

            By Ryan, Peter

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            • Pub Date
              12 Jul 21

            Intrepid hunter, adventurer and writer Peter Ryan has produced yet another deeply satisfying collection of hunting tales, complemented by sensational imagery.

            ISBN 9781988538723
            Published NZ 12 Jul 2021
            Publisher David Bateman Ltd
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            The Spirit of the Mountains: Alpine Adventures and Reflections
              

            The Spirit of the Mountains: Alpine Adventures and Reflections (Hardback)

            By Hay, Ron

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            • Pub Date
              27 Jun 21

            A beautifully illustrated combination of personal stories of alpine adventures over five decades and reflections on the spirituality of the mountain world. From student days till retirement, Ron Hay has found adventure and refreshment of spirit amid the peaks and valleys of the S...outhern Alps.
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            ISBN 9780473561581
            Published NZ 27 Jun 2021
            Publisher Mary Egan Publishing
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            The Chief Witness: escape from China's modern-day concentration camps

            The Chief Witness: escape from China's modern-day concentration camps (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Sauytbay, Sayragul; With Cavelius, Alexandra; Translated by Waight, Caroline

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            A shocking depiction of one of the world's most ruthless regimes - and the story of one woman's fight to survive.

            ISBN 9781922310538
            Published NZ 4 May 2021
            Publisher Scribe Publications
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            One Last Dance: My Life in Mortuary Scrubs and G-strings

            One Last Dance: My Life in Mortuary Scrubs and G-strings (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Holmes, Emma Jane

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            A sassy, heart-breaking and jaw-dropping memoir of life behind the scenes in a funeral home and strip club, written with all the panache, honesty and sensitivity of Rosie Waterland's The Anti-Cool Girl and Sarah Krasnostein's The Trauma Cleaner. Emma Jane Holmes had her dream job..., working in the funeral industry, caring for those who could no longer care for themselves. But when the bills mounted after her marriage breakdown, she turned to her other dream - dancing on stage as a showgirl - and her glittering alter ego Madison was born. Emma Jane kept Madison a secret. Madison kept Emma Jane an even bigger one. But what happens when death touches the neon world of the strip club? And sex - in the form of a cute co-worker - encroaches on the funeral home? Could the answer be life, lived in the day, because that's the only day you have? Emma Jane Holmes' debut will take you into the mortuary, cemetery and crematorium - and behind the scenes in night clubs - and answer all the questions you never wanted to ask ...
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            ISBN 9781489251022
            Published NZ 3 Mar 2021
            Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
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