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Diddly Squat by Jeremy Clarkson

Diddly Squat

Jeremy Clarkson

eBook

"Welcome to Clarkson's farm. It's always had a nice ring to it. Jeremy just never thought that one day his actual job would be 'a farmer'. And, sadly, it doesn't mean he's any good at it. From buying the wrong tractor (Lamborghini, since you ask . . .) to...

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Pakeha Ta Moko by Trevor Bentley

Pakeha Ta Moko

Trevor Bentley

eBook

Explore the hidden history of European men and women traditionally tattooed by Māori. In Pakeha Ta Moko, Trevor Bentley examines the extent and significance of Māori and Pakeha tattoo exchange both on ship and shore between the 1790s and 1840s. He uncovers the...

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How woke won by Joanna Williams

How woke won

Joanna Williams

eBook

"Wokeness has conquered our institutions. The worlds of politics, academia and even corporate capitalism now bend the knee to the new orthodoxies around gender, racism and identity. How Woke Won explores the intellectual roots of wokeness and how this...

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Men I trust by Tommi Parrish

Men I trust

Tommi Parrish

eBook

An original graphic novel about an unconventional love story. A twenty-something sex worker meets a struggling single mother and becomes deeply infatuated, in this story about trying to achieve a healthy connection in a disconnected world.

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I am not fine, thanks by Wil Anderson

I am not fine, thanks

Wil Anderson

eBook

"How am I? How am I? How do you think I am? I know in the Before Times the tradition was to reply, 'I'm fine, thanks.' Then you would ask how they were, and they would reply, 'I'm fine, thanks.' And then we would all get on with our lives. But I can't play my...

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You the healer by Jose Silva

You the healer

Jose Silva

eBook

Our health as a nation is declining. In addition, it is becoming increasingly clear that allopathic medicine has come to a plateau in its efforts to stem the tide of degenerative disease. As a result, mind-body medicine is a very big topic for the new...

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The sovereign individual by James Dale Davidson

The sovereign individual

James Dale Davidson

eBook

Two renowned investment advisors and authors of the bestseller The Great Reckoning bring to light both currents of disaster and the potential for prosperity and renewal in the face of radical changes in human history as we move into the next century. The...

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No filter by Paulina Porizkova

No filter

Paulina Porizkova

eBook

"Writer and former model Paulina Porizkova pens a series of intimate, introspective, and enlightening essays about the complexities of womanhood at every age, pulling back the glossy magazine cover and writing from the heart"--

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The last resort by Sarah Stodola

The last resort

Sarah Stodola

eBook

"With its promise of escape from the strains of everyday life, the beach has a hold on the popular imagination as the ultimate paradise. In The Last Resort, Sarah Stodola dives into the psyche of the beachgoer and gets to the heart of what drives humans to...

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Japan by Rebecca Milner

Japan

Rebecca Milner

eBook

Lonely Planet's Japan is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Explore over a thousand temples in old imperial capital Kyoto, relax in one of the onsens scattered across the...

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Southern Italy

Southern Italy

eBook

Lonely Planet's Southern Italy is our most comprehensive guide that extensively covers all the region has to offer, with recommendations for both popular and lesser-known experiences. Explore ghostly Pompeii, island-hop Sicily's Aeolian Islands, and devour...

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Hard Labour by Ben Schneiders

Hard Labour

Ben Schneiders

eBook

A startling investigation of how some of Australia's best-known companies have abused their power to systematically underpay their workers in recent years. Whether it's at McDonald's, Coles, 7-Eleven, Woolworths, the major banks, high-end restaurants, or on...

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India by Joseph Bindloss

India

Joseph Bindloss

eBook

Lonely Planet's India is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Explore the magnificent monument to love that is the Taj Mahal, climb into the high Himalaya and Ladakh's moonscapes,...

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Is your cat a psychopath? by Stephen Wildish

Is your cat a psychopath?

Stephen Wildish

eBook

"Find out if your cat is Pussolini or Mother Purresa In ancient Egypt cats were viewed as gods and in modern day they are no stranger to worship as the internet's favourite animal, but have you ever stopped to consider the true nature of the smug little...

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A girl's story by Annie Ernaux

A girl's story

Annie Ernaux

eBook

"In Portrait of the Artist as a Young Woman, Annie Ernaux revisits the night 50 years earlier when she found herself submerged and controlled by another person's desire and willpower. It is the summer of 1958, the year she turned 18. And then the man she gave...

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Get good with money by Tiffany Aliche

Get good with money

Tiffany Aliche

eBook

Tiffany Aliche was a successful pre-school teacher with a healthy nest egg when a recession and advice from a shady advisor put her out of a job and into a huge financial hole. As she began to chart the path to her own financial rescue, the outline of her...

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Confidence man by Maggie Haberman

Confidence man

Maggie Haberman

eBook

"Few journalists have covered Donald Trump more extensively than Maggie Haberman. And few better understand the polarizing 45th president or his motivations. In this astonishing, illuminating book, Haberman reveals all about Trump the man, the president and...

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A woman's story by Annie Ernaux

A woman's story

Annie Ernaux

eBook

A Woman's Story is Annie Ernaux's "deeply affecting account of mothers and daughters, youth and age, and dreams and reality" (Kirkus Reviews). Upon her mother's death from Alzheimer's, Ernaux embarks on a daunting journey back through time, as she seeks to...

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The madness by Fergal Keane

The madness

Fergal Keane

eAudiobook

A powerful, probing book about PTSD. As a journalist Keane has covered conflict and brutality across the world for more than thirty years, from Rwanda, Sudan, South Africa, Somalia, Iraq, Afghanistan, Ukraine and many more. Driven by an irresistible compulsion...

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She builds by Jadah Sellner

She builds

Jadah Sellner

eAudiobook

Hustle culture isn't working for women. If you've ever . . .had too many things to do and not enough time to do themlost focus of your priorities and questioned your lack of motivation or drivebelieved that if you slowed down, your business would fail and the...

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The trauma of caste by Thenmozhi Soundararajan

The trauma of caste

Thenmozhi Soundararajan

eAudiobook

For readers of Caste and Radical Dharma, an urgent call to action to end caste apartheid, grounded in Dalit feminist abolition and engaged Buddhism."Dalit" is the name that we chose for ourselves when Brahminism declared us "untouchable." Dalit means broken....

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A girl's story by Annie Ernaux

A girl's story

Annie Ernaux

eAudiobook

In A Girl's Story, Annie Ernaux revisits a night fifty years earlier when she found herself submerged and controlled by another person's desire and willpower. It was the summer of 1958, the year she turned eighteen, and the man she had given herself to had...

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Do let's have another drink! by Gareth Russell

Do let's have another drink!

Gareth Russell

eAudiobook

This is a biography of the Queen Mother with all the dull bits stripped out. When told that Lady Mountbatten was being buried at sea, the Queen Mother replied cheerfully. 'Dear old Edwina, she always did like to make a splash!' During her lifetime, the Queen...

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Starry messenger by Neil deGrasse Tyson

Starry messenger

Neil deGrasse Tyson

eAudiobook

Bringing his cosmic perspective to civilization on Earth, Neil deGrasse Tyson, bestselling author of Astrophysics for People in a Hurry, shines new light on the crucial fault lines of our time-war, politics, religion, truth, beauty, gender, race, and...

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Mothering our boys by Maggie Dent

Mothering our boys

Maggie Dent

eAudiobook

If we can see the world through boys' eyes a little better, we will make different choices in the way we mother them ... and we will find them less confusing, and love them more deeply. Mothers of sons are worried about raising their boys in a world where...

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The big teal by Simon Holmes à Court

The big teal

Simon Holmes à Court

eAudiobook

'We will not achieve net zero in the cafes, dinner parties and wine bars of our inner cities.' Little infuriated the forgotten people of the twenty-first century--women and younger voters, especially--more than Scott Morrison's deluge of disparagement on the...

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Tomorrow's people by Paul Morland

Tomorrow's people

Paul Morland

eAudiobook

The same forces that have shaped our past and present are shaping our future. Illustrating this through ten illuminating indicators, from the fertility rate in Singapore (one) to the median age in Catalonia (forty-three), Paul Morland shows how demography is...

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Accidental duchess by Emma Rutland

Accidental duchess

Emma Rutland

eAudiobook

Life in a castle isn't always a fairytale, as the Duchess of Rutland vividly illustrates in her fascinating, revealing and funny autobiography. When Emma Watkins, the pony-mad daughter of a Welsh farmer, imagined her future, she imagined following in her...

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Marie Kondo's Kurashi at home  by Marie Kondō

Marie Kondo's Kurashi at home

Marie Kondō

Book

"Create an oasis of calm and find what sparks your joy with the first full-colour, beautifully photographed guide from Netflix's Marie Kondo. Over a decade on from the launch of her bestselling book The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up, Marie Kondo is back...

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101 favourite weight-loss recipes

101 favourite weight-loss recipes

Book

"WeightWatchers is the world's leading sustainable weight-loss program with more than 5 million members. With an approach based on the latest nutritional and behaviour-change science, community at its core and thousands of tried-and-tested recipes that work,...

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The myth of normal  by Gabor Maté

The myth of normal

Gabor Maté

Book

"'It all starts with waking up... to what our bodies are expressing and our minds are suppressing' Western countries invest billions in healthcare, yet mental illness and chronic diseases are on a seemingly unstoppable rise. Nearly 70% of Americans are now on...

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We don't know ourselves  by Fintan O'Toole

We don't know ourselves

Fintan O'Toole

Book

"We Don't Know Ourselves is a very personal vision of recent Irish history from the year of O'Toole's birth, 1958, down to the present. Ireland has changed almost out of recognition during those decades, and Fintan O'Toole's life coincides with that arc of...

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An immense world  by Ed Yong

An immense world

Ed Yong

Book

"The Earth teems with sights and textures, sounds and vibrations, smells and tastes, electric and magnetic fields. But every animal is enclosed within its own unique sensory bubble, perceiving but a tiny sliver of an immense world. This book welcomes us into a...

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I'm glad my mom died  by Jennette McCurdy

I'm glad my mom died

Jennette McCurdy

Book

"Jennette McCurdy was six years old when she had her first acting audition. Her mother's dream was for her only daughter to become a star, and Jennette would do anything to make her mother happy. So she went along with what Mom called "calorie restriction,"...

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The essentials of classic Italian cooking  by Marcella Hazan

The essentials of classic Italian cooking

Marcella Hazan

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A guide to authentic Italian cuisine. It is suitable for cooks of different levels, be they are beginners or accomplished chefs."--Publisher's description.

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肉料理  by 高山伊佐己

肉料理

高山伊佐己

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长崎  by Agnès Hostache

长崎

Agnès Hostache

Book

内容简介: 志村先生独自居住在一栋幽静的房子里, 面朝长崎造船厂. 这个平凡的人每天早上去长崎市里的气象站, 上班期间咒骂聒噪的蝉鸣, 午休独自吃饭, 下班后早早地回到没有异味、只嗅得到秩序和节制的窝. 一段时间以来, 他仔细地列出厨房每个橱柜中储存食物的数量和刻度. 最近他发现冰箱里的食物莫名其妙地消失了:在超市买的鱼, 到处寻不着;早上新打开的饮料, 下班回家后却少了一些. 他百思不得其解. 为了查明真相, 他安装了一台摄像头, 结果让他大吃一惊.

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米其林寻味指南  by Philippe Toinard

米其林寻味指南

Philippe Toinard

Book

本书从街头美食到高级美食,并向读者介绍了不容错过的精彩活动,学习和娱乐的信息.同时,本书还介绍了米其林的发展历程.读者将沉浸在25个国家的烹饪遗产中:从招牌菜,招牌食谱和王牌产品到标志性的糕点,奶酪,餐桌文化,星级餐馆,当地传统的节日和烹饪表演等.

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Creative and experimental photography  by John (Photographer) Humphrey

Creative and experimental photography

John (Photographer) Humphrey

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"More photos are taken than ever before, but most are neglected and unused. This book suggests new creative directions and explains how you can produce distinctive and exciting works of art. Packed with technical advice and in-depth practical detail, it shows...

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Movement  by Thalia Verkade

Movement

Thalia Verkade

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"Our dependence on cars is damaging our health - and the planet's. Movement asks radical questions about how we approach the biggest urban problem, reflecting on the apparent successes of Dutch cities. Making our communities safer, cleaner, and greener starts...

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Unleash your complexity genius  by Jennifer Garvey Berger

Unleash your complexity genius

Jennifer Garvey Berger

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"We humans have a natural inclination towards connection, engagement and creativity - all necessary skills to thrive in complexity. At the same time, the stress caused by uncertainty and ambiguity can make it hard to tap into this inclination. This book offers...

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No ordinary dog  by Will Chesney

No ordinary dog

Will Chesney

Book

"No Ordinary Dog is the powerful true story of a SEAL Team Operator and military dog handler, and the dog that saved his life. Two dozen Navy SEALs descended on Osama bin Laden's compound in May 2011. After the mission, only one name was made public: Cairo, a...

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Dare to lead like a girl  by Dalia Feldheim

Dare to lead like a girl

Dalia Feldheim

Book

"Dare to Lead Like a Girl is a holistic look at how to achieve purpose and joy at work. It is about turning the world of work into a place where empathy, intuition, passion, and resilience take their rightful place, where women can lead like women and men can...

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The Prime Ministers

The Prime Ministers

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"It has almost been 300 years since Sir Robert Walpole arguably became the first holder of the office of Prime Minister in 1721 - an office which today is under scrutiny like never before. The Prime Ministers, edited by leading political commentator Iain Dale,...

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Ontario & Québec  by Shawn Duthie

Ontario & Québec

Shawn Duthie

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"Traverse Ontario & Québec with Lonely Planet's collection of 4 amazing drives. From Toronto to Québec City and beyond, discover small towns and local life. Pick a road trip that works for you, from 1-day escapes to multi-day adventures. Take in diverse...

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Midwest & the Great Lakes  by Mark (Travel writer) Baker

Midwest & the Great Lakes

Mark (Travel writer) Baker

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"Traverse Midwest & the Great Lakes with Lonely Planet's collection of 4 amazing drives. From St Louis to Williston and beyond, discover small towns and local life. Pick a road trip that works for you, from 1-day escapes to multi-week adventures. Take in...

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The aromatheraphy companion  by Jade Shutes

The aromatheraphy companion

Jade Shutes

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"Essentials oils have been used across all world cultures for thousands of years. While the popularity of aromatherapy has endured, the methods and applications of the craft have evolved. The Aromatherapy Companion is the modern practitioner's guide to working...

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Be not afraid of love  by Mimi Zhu

Be not afraid of love

Mimi Zhu

Book

"Be Not Afraid of Love is a stunning collection of interconnected essays and affirmations that follow Mimi Zhu's journey toward embodying and re-learning love after a violent relationship. In their early twenties, queer Chinese-Australian writer and artist...

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Tinder translator  by Aileen Barratt

Tinder translator

Aileen Barratt

Book

"Tinder Translator is your hilarious and empowering feminist companion to the world of online dating apps, the patriarchy and self-love from Aileen Barratt of @TinderTranslators. Ten years after the introduction of Tinder, dating apps have changed the terrain...

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Rooted  by Sarah (Barrister) Langford

Rooted

Sarah (Barrister) Langford

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"Sarah Langford had left her country roots behind to live and work in the city as a barrister. But when she found herself moving to the countryside, back to an agricultural life she had left behind, she saw farmers dealing with very different problems to those...

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The Heath  by Hunter Davies

The Heath

Hunter Davies

Book

"An engaging and supremely well-observed portrait of Hampstead Heath - a place rich not just in natural wonders but in history and monuments, emotions and memories, people and places. The eight hundred acres of Hampstead Heath lie just four miles from central...

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Prague  by Joseph Reaney

Prague

Joseph Reaney

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"Whether you want to bask in the medieval splendour of the Old Town Square, trundle past Prague castle by tram or explore the Franz Kafka museum, your DK Eyewitness travel guide makes sure you experience all that Prague has to offer. One of Europe's most...

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Top 10 Vienna  by Melanie Nicholson-Hartzell

Top 10 Vienna

Melanie Nicholson-Hartzell

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"A city that emanates elegance, Vienna wows with its monumental palaces, grand boulevards, shimmering ballrooms and decadent cafe culture. Make the most of your trip to this beautiful city with DK Eyewitness Top 10. Planning is a breeze with our simple lists...

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Vienna  by Melanie Nicholson-Hartzell

Vienna

Melanie Nicholson-Hartzell

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"A city that emanates elegance, Vienna wows with its monumental palaces, grand boulevards, shimmering ballrooms and decadent café culture. Make the most of your trip to this beautiful city with DK Eyewitness Top 10. Planning is a breeze with our simple lists...

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Smocking secrets  by Maggie Hofmann

Smocking secrets

Maggie Hofmann

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Murder by the sea  by David Howard

Murder by the sea

David Howard

Book

"There is something sinister about a British seaside town. On the surface they're all funfairs and breezy promenades. Yet dig a little deeper in the sand and you soon uncover an underworld of murder, madness and mayhem... Murder by the Sea Vol 1 is a companion...

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Cooking alla giudia  by Benedetta Jasmine Guetta

Cooking alla giudia

Benedetta Jasmine Guetta

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"From deep-fried artichokes (carciofi alla giudia) to hearty fish stew (zuppa di pesce), the Venetian specialty of sarde in saor (sweet-and-sour sardines), and orecchiette pasta, some of Italy's best-known dishes are Jewish in origin. But little is known about...

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A year in the life of ancient Egypt  by Donald P. Ryan

A year in the life of ancient Egypt

Donald P. Ryan

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"Spend a year in the company of the ancient Egyptians, during the twenty-sixth and final year of the reign of Amenhotep II (c.1400 BC), which saw a royal transition will take place bringing Thutmose IV to the throne of Upper and Lower Egypt. While builders...

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25 great sentences and how they got that way  by Geraldine Woods

25 great sentences and how they got that way

Geraldine Woods

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"25 Great Sentences and How They Got That Way is for word lovers, readers interested in encountering new authors or revisiting favorite works, and aspiring writers. The author, a master English teacher at Horace Mann for several decades, leads readers on a...

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New Zealand hall of fame  by Maria Gill

New Zealand hall of fame

Maria Gill

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Collection of biographies which celebrates the lives of 50 famous New Zealanders. Suggested level: primary, intermediate.

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