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 True Stories

200 women from around the world, famous and unknown, answer the same five questions, such as “What really matters to you?” and “What would you change in the world if you could?” The answers are inspiring, moving, sometimes funny, sometimes painful, but always pow... read more

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: 9781988516400
: Upstart Press Ltd
: Upstart Press Ltd
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: Ruth Hobday, Geoff Blackwell, Kieran Scott
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200 Women
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 True Stories

Somewhere out in the wild seas of the southern Indian Ocean, in the underwater canyons of Broken Ridge near the alien sub-terrain known as the Seventh Arc lies the answer to the world's greatest aviation mystery.Why, on the night of 8 March 2014, did Malaysia Flight MH370 sudde... read more

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: 9781760783068
: Pan Macmillan Australia Pty, Limited
: Campbell Books Ltd
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: Ean Higgins
: Paperback
: 1
: 336
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The Hunt for MH370
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This is the extraordinary and little known story of Qantas' significant role during World War II, particularly in its campaigns against the Japanese.

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: 9781760529192
: Allen & Unwin
: Allen & Unwin
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: Jim Eames
: Paperback
: 352
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Courage in The Skies: The Untold Stories of Quantas
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The First New Zealand Himalayan Expedition, in 1951, was initiated by Earle Riddiford, who with Ed Cotter and Pasang Dawa Lama made the first ascent of Mukut Parbat, their target peak in the Garhwal Himalaya. Accompanying them on that expedition, though not to that summit, we... read more

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: 9781927322406
: Otago University Press
: Otago University Press
: 240mm X 170mm
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: Lyn McKinnon
: Paperback
: 320
: colour & b/w illus
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Only Two for Everest: How a first ascent by Riddiford and Cotter shaped climbing history
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New Yorker writer Paige Williams "does for fossils what Susan Orlean did for orchids" (Book Riot) in this "tremendous" (David Grann) true tale of one Florida man's attempt to sell a dinosaur skeleton from Mongolia--a... read more

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: 9781925713954
: Scribe Publications
: Scribe Publications
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: Paige Williams
: Paperback
: 432
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The Dinosaur Artist - Obsession, Betrayal, and the Quest for Earth's Ultimate Trophy
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 True Stories

It was one of the greatest prison breaks of all time, during one of the worst totalitarian tragedies of the 20th Century. Xu Hongci was an ordinary medical student when he was incarcerated under Mao's regime and forced to spend years of his youth in some of China's most brutal la... read more

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: 9781846044977
: Ebury Publishing
: Rider & Co
: 234mm X 153mm
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: Xu Hongci
: Paperback
: 217
: 365.45092
: 336
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No Wall Too High
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In late August 1939, as war loomed over Europe, curators at the Louvre nestled the world's most famous painting into a special red velvet-lined case and spirited her away to the Loire Valley. Thus began the bi... read more

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: 9781785784453
: Icon Books, Limited
: Icon Books, Limited
: 2.9 Centimeters X 15.3 Centimeters X 23.4 Centimeters
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: Gerri Chanel
: Paperback
: 940.53
: xvi, 377
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Saving Mona Lisa: The Battle to Protect the Louvre and Its Treasures During World War II
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From the author of the Pulitzer Prize-winning history The Dead Hand comes the riveting story of a spy who cracked open the Soviet military research establishment and a penetrating portrait of the CIA's Moscow station, an outpo... read more

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: 9781785783524
: Icon Books, Limited
: Icon Books, Limited
: ---length:- '19.8'width:- '12.9'units:- Centimeters
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: David E. Hoffman
: Paperback
: 327.12092 B
: 400
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The Billion Dollar Spy - A True Story of Cold War Espionage and Betrayal
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In the tradition of Midnight Express, The Damage Done, Marching Powder and Hotel Kerobokan comes an extraordinary story of Australian resilience and survival in Afghanistan's notorious Pol-e-Charkhi prison, a place that's been described as 'the world's worst place to be a westerner'.

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: 9781760527433
: Allen & Unwin
: Allen & Unwin
: ---length:- '19.8'width:- '12.8'units:- Centimeters
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: Rob Langdon
: Paperback
: 1
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The Seventh Circle: A Former Australian Soldier's Extraordinary Story of Surviving Seven Years in Afghanistan's Most Notorious Prison
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The unnerving true story of an unexplained death in Baltimore's historic Belvedere building.

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: 9781786892652
: Canongate Books
: Canongate Books
: ---length:- '21.4'width:- '13.5'units:- Centimeters
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: Mikita Brottman
: Paperback
: 364.152097526
: 269
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An Unexplained Death - The True Story of a Body at the Belvedere
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