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            Pirate Hunters: Treasure, Obsession and the Search for a Legendary Pirate Ship

            Pirate Hunters: Treasure, Obsession and the Search for a Legendary Pirate Ship (Paperback)

            By Kurson, Robert

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            The gripping true story of bitter rivalries on the high seas, a brilliant 17th-century pirate captain, and the two adventurous men determined to find treasure

            ISBN 9781783962198
            Released NZ 2 Jul 2015
            Publisher Elliott & Thompson Limited
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Stasiland

            Stasiland (Paperback)

            By Funder, Anna

            • RRP: $28.00
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            Winner of the BBC Four Samuel Johnson Prize Truth can be stranger - and more heartbreaking and hilarious - than fiction. In this now classic work, Funder tells extraordinary stories from the most perfected surveillance state of all time, the former East Germany. She meets Miriam,... condemned as an enemy of the state at sixteen, and Frau Paul, for whom the Berlin Wall 'went through my heart'. She drinks with the legendary 'Mik Jegger' of the East, once declared by the authorities to 'no longer exist'. And she meets ex-Stasi - men who spied on their families and friends - still loyal to the deposed regime as they await the next revolution. Stasiland is a brilliant, timeless portrait of a Kafkaesque world as gripping as any thriller. In a world of total surveillance, its celebration of human conscience and courage is as potent as ever.
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            ISBN 9780143792529
            Published NZ 27 Jun 2018
            Publisher Penguin Random House Australia
            Interest Age General Audience
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            It Takes Two: A History of the Couples Who Dared to be Different

            It Takes Two: A History of the Couples Who Dared to be Different (Hardback)

            By Newman, Cathy

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            They say two heads are better than one - but who are the great dynamic duos of history?

            ISBN 9780008363338
            Released NZ 3 Mar 2021
            Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
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            The Girl Explorers: The Untold Story of the Globetrotting Women Who Trekked, Flew, and Fought Their Way Around the World
             

            The Girl Explorers: The Untold Story of the Globetrotting Women Who Trekked, Flew, and Fought Their Way Around the World (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Zanglein, Jayne

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            • Pub Date
              15 Mar 22

            Never tell a woman where she doesn't belong. In 1932, Roy Chapman Andrews, president of the men-only Explorers Club, boldly stated to hundreds of female students at Barnard College that women are not adapted to exploration, and that women and exploration do not mix. He obviously ...didn't know a thing about either... The Girl Explorers is the inspirational and untold story of the founding of the Society of Women Geographers-an organization of adventurous female world explorers-and how key members served as early advocates for human rights and paved the way for today's women scientists by scaling mountains, exploring the high seas, flying across the Atlantic, and recording the world through film, sculpture, and literature. Follow in the footsteps of these rebellious women as they travel the globe in search of new species, widen the understanding of hidden cultures, and break records in spades. For these women dared to go where no woman-or man-had gone before, achieving the unthinkable and breaking through barriers to allow future generations to carry on their important and inspiring work. The Girl Explorers is an inspiring examination of forgotten women from history, perfect for fans of bestselling narrative history books like The Radium Girls, The Woman Who Smashed Codes, and Rise of the Rocket Girls.
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            ISBN 9781728239583
            Released NZ 15 Mar 2022
            Publisher Sourcebooks, Inc
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            Bypass: The Story of a Road

            Bypass: The Story of a Road (Paperback, New title)

            By McGirr, Michael

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            Flabby, unfit and forty, Michael McGirr decided to ride a pushbike from one end of the Hume Highway to the other. On the slow ride to Melbourne Michael was overtaken by a strange cast of fellow travellers. He also had the chance to ponder Australia's major thoroughfare.

            ISBN 9780330421904
            Published NZ 1 Aug 2005
            Publisher Pan Macmillan
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            Not Your Ordinary Doctor
             

            Not Your Ordinary Doctor (Paperback)

            By Leavesley, Jim

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            Meet Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's inspiration for Sherlock Holmes, Doyle's eccentric lecturer, Dr Joseph Bell. Travel the Caribbean with William Dampier and Henry Morgan's ships doctors. Jim Leavesley was appointed a Member of the Order of Australia for services to mecine in general ...and medical history in particular.
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            ISBN 9781742373300
            Published NZ 1 Dec 2010
            Publisher Allen & Unwin
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            The Indian Equator: Mark Twain's India Revisited
             

            The Indian Equator: Mark Twain's India Revisited (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Strathcarron, Ian

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            In 1895 Mark Twain conducted a year-long around-the-world lecture tour that formed the basis for Following the Equator. A modern-day journalist recounts Twain's passage through India and offers his own intriguing observations of the same sites a century later.

            ISBN 9780486491103
            Publisher Dover Publications Inc.
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            Diamonds and Stones in an Era of Gold
             

            Diamonds and Stones in an Era of Gold (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Collopy, Dr. Brian

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            The story is set in 19th century Melbourne. Dr James Beaney, a controversial surgeon, who amassed a fortune from his practice, is tried in a high profile court case following the death of a patient he had operated on for a large bladder stone and is defended by James Purves, the ...brilliant young barrister.
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            ISBN 9781925231656
            Published NZ 10 Mar 2018
            Publisher Interactive Publications
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            Rex v Edith Thompson: A Tale of Two Murders

            Rex v Edith Thompson: A Tale of Two Murders (Hardback)

            By Thompson, Laura

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            The case of Edith Thompson and her lover Frederick Bywaters, both hanged for murder in 1923.

            ISBN 9781784082444
            Released NZ 30 Apr 2018
            Publisher Head of Zeus
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Treasure Islands: True Tales of a Shipwreck Hunter
             

            Treasure Islands: True Tales of a Shipwreck Hunter (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Crawford, Alec

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            In 1971 Alec Crawford is determined to make his fortune from ship salvage. Early attempts lead nowhere until he teams up with a new partner, Simon Martin. Diving in Hebridean waters, they explore remains of the Spanish Armada, and the wreck of the SS Politician, the vessel made f...amous in Whisky Galore.
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            ISBN 9781780276014
            Publisher Birlinn General
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