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            The Girls: An All-American Town, a Predatory Doctor, and the Untold Story of the Gymnasts Who Brought Him Down

            The Girls: An All-American Town, a Predatory Doctor, and the Untold Story of the Gymnasts Who Brought Him Down (Hardback)

            By Pesta, Abigail

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            The inside story of how serial predator Larry Nassar got away with abusing hundreds of gymnasts for decades -- and how a team of brave women banded together to bring him down.

            ISBN 9781580058803
            Released NZ 9 Oct 2019
            Publisher Misc - Alliance Distribution
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            The Five: The Untold Lives of the Women Killed by Jack the Ripper

            The Five: The Untold Lives of the Women Killed by Jack the Ripper (Paperback)

            By Rubenhold, Hallie

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            This haunting book does something to redress that balance' Sunday Times'What a brilliant and necessary book' JO BAKER, author of Sunday Times bestselling Longbourn`A Ripper narrative that gives voice to the women he silenced;

            ISBN 9781784162344
            Released NZ 5 Mar 2020
            Publisher Transworld Publishers
            Interest Age General Audience
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            The World Beneath Their Feet: The British, the Americans, the Nazis and the Mountaineering Race to Summit the Himalayas

            The World Beneath Their Feet: The British, the Americans, the Nazis and the Mountaineering Race to Summit the Himalayas (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Ellsworth, Scott

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            One of the most compelling international dramas of the 20th century and an unforgettable saga of survival, technological innovation, and breathtaking human physical achievement-all set against the backdrop of a world headed toward war.

            ISBN 9781529307191
            Released NZ 24 Feb 2020
            Publisher John Murray Press
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            What's Left of Me is Yours
             

            What's Left of Me is Yours (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Scott, Stephanie

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            • Pub Date
              28 Apr 20

            Within the Tokyo underworld there is an industry which exists to break up marriages. But when Takashi Nakamura is hired to seduce Rina, something unexpected happens - he falls in love. A subtle heartfelt novel from a fresh new talent.

            ISBN 9781474610889
            Released NZ 28 Apr 2020
            Publisher Orion Publishing
            Interest Age General Audience
            Series The Legacy Trilogy
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            The Berlin Shadow
             

            The Berlin Shadow (Trade Paperback / Paperback, Export / Airside)

            By Lichtenstein, Jonathan

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              8 Jul 20

            A formally audacious and deeply moving memoir in three timeframes that confronts the defining trauma of the twentieth century, and its effects on a father and son.

            ISBN 9781471167287
            Released NZ 8 Jul 2020
            Publisher Simon & Schuster Ltd
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Timelines of Everything: From woolly mammoths to world wars

            Timelines of Everything: From woolly mammoths to world wars (Hardback)

            By DK; Contributions by Institution, Smithsonian

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            Explore an illustrated history of the world through over 140 timelines for kids. From dinosaurs and Vikings to the history of cinema and espionage, discover incredible world history in this lavish collection of timelines.Jam-packed with surprising facts and amazing details, such ...as the most bloodthirsty pirate of all time and the first crime to be solved by studying fingerprints, Timelines of Everything will take you on a whirlwind journey through an illustrated history of time, from the Big Bang to the modern world.More than 140 timelines give you all the general knowledge you need - and even some surprising trivia you don't! Must-know topics and alternative history are showcased with beautiful, detailed illustrations and straightforward, easy-to-read text. Whether you want to know key breakthroughs that set the Industrial Revolution in motion or defining moments in the history of fashion, you'll find it all here. With timelines on a diverse range of subjects, Timelines of Everything is the ultimate guide to history for kids.
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            ISBN 9780241302323
            Released NZ 15 Oct 2018
            Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
            Interest Age 9-11 years
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            The Falcon Thief: A True Tale of Adventure, Treachery, and the Hunt for the Perfect Bird
             

            The Falcon Thief: A True Tale of Adventure, Treachery, and the Hunt for the Perfect Bird (Hardback)

            By Hammer, Joshua

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            • Pub Date
              1 Apr 20

            A rollicking true-crime adventure about a rogue who trades in rare birds and their eggs - and the wildlife detective determined to stop him.

            ISBN 9781501191886
            Released NZ 1 Apr 2020
            Publisher Simon & Schuster
            Interest Age General Audience
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            18 Tiny Deaths: The Untold Story of Frances Glessner Lee and the Invention of Modern Forensics
             

            18 Tiny Deaths: The Untold Story of Frances Glessner Lee and the Invention of Modern Forensics (Hardback)

            By Goldfarb, Bruce

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            • Pub Date
              2 Apr 20

            The unlikely tale of grandmother Frances Glessner Lee and her revolutionary work in forensic science through the creation of the Nutshell Studies of Unexplained Death, a series of dollhouse-sized crime scene dioramas that she used to teach homicide investigators.

            ISBN 9781913068035
            Released NZ 2 Apr 2020
            Publisher OCTOPUS PUBLISHING GROUP
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            Surviving the War: based on an incredible true story of hope, love and resistance
              

            Surviving the War: based on an incredible true story of hope, love and resistance (Paperback)

            By Geffen, Adiva

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            • Pub Date
              9 Apr 20

            Based on an incredible true story of love, resilience, survival and hope. taken away on trucks and to never be seen again... The camps at Sobibor, Treblinka and Auschwitz-Birkenau were only a rumour, but the longer the family stayed in the ghetto, the sooner they could become a h...orrifying reality.
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            ISBN 9781787465947
            Released NZ 9 Apr 2020
            Publisher Cornerstone
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            Hope in a Ballet Shoe: Orphaned by war, saved by ballet: an extraordinary true story
             

            Hope in a Ballet Shoe: Orphaned by war, saved by ballet: an extraordinary true story (Paperback, Main)

            By DePrince, Michaela; DePrince, Elaine

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            Growing up in war-torn Sierra Leone, the author witnesses atrocities that no child ever should. Her father is killed by rebels and her mother dies of famine. Sent to an orphanage, she is mistreated and she sees the brutal murder of her favourite teacher. This book tells her story....
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            ISBN 9780571314478
            Released NZ 29 Jul 2015
            Publisher Faber and Faber
            Interest Age Children / Young Adults
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