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How Can I Talk If My Lips Don't Move? by Tito Rajarshi. Mukhopadhyay

How Can I Talk If My Lips Don't Move?

Tito Rajarshi. Mukhopadhyay

eBook

An astounding new work by the author of The Mind Tree that offers a rare insight into the autistic mind and how it thinks, sees, and reacts to the world. When he was three years old, Tito was diagnosed as severely autistic, but his remarkable mother,...

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American spirit by Taya Kyle

American spirit

Taya Kyle

eBook

Presents an inspiring collection of stories of Americans who have persevered over adversity and built extraordinary lives after loss, hardship, and setbacks, showcasing the resilience of the American spirit.

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CSNY by Peter Doggett

CSNY

Peter Doggett

eBook

"A must for CSNY fans." -Kirkus Reviews, starred review The first ever biography focused on the formative and highly influential early years of "rock's first supergroup" (Rolling Stone) Crosby, Stills, Nash, and Young-when they were the most successf...

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Across that bridge by John Lewis

Across that bridge

John Lewis

eAudiobook

Winner of the NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Literary Work/Biography. In Across That Bridge, Congressman John Lewis draws from his experience as a prominent leader of the Civil Rights Movement to offer timeless wisdom, poignant recollections, and ...

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Shiny pennies and grubby pinafores by Winifred Foley

Shiny pennies and grubby pinafores

Winifred Foley

Audio CD

After her years in domestic service, Winifred Foley married and started a family. But, while scraping a living as a charwoman in a rundown north London tenement, she continued to long for her home in the Forest of Dean. Determined to give their children...

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Leaders  by S. K. Cooper

Leaders

S. K. Cooper

Book

Leaders in the Last Century is a collection of fifty of the most important politicians, and social innovators of the past 100 years. Each of the people featured in this book changed the world either for better or for worse.

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I miss you when I blink  by Mary Laura Philpott

I miss you when I blink

Mary Laura Philpott

Book

Mary Laura Philpott thought she'd cracked the code: Always be right, and you'll always be happy. But once she'd completed her life's to-do list (job, spouse, house, babies--check!), she found that instead of feeling content and successful, she felt a...

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'Cherry' Ingram  by Naoko Abe

'Cherry' Ingram

Naoko Abe

Book

The irresistible story of Japanese cherry blossoms, threatened by political ideology and saved by an unknown Englishman Collingwood Ingram, known as 'Cherry' for his defining obsession, was born in 1880 and lived until he was a hundred, witnessing a ...

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The pianist of Yarmouk  by Aeham Ahmad

The pianist of Yarmouk

Aeham Ahmad

Book

When his grandparents and father were forced to flee Israel and seek refuge from the Israeli-Palestinian conflict ravaging their home, Ahmad's family built a life in Yarmouk, an unofficial camp to more than 160,000 Palestinian refugees in Damascus. Their...

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The Life Monaco Grand Prix  by Stuart Codling

The Life Monaco Grand Prix

Stuart Codling

Book

Go behind the scenes to explore the history, racing, celebrity fans, and after hours of racing's most glamorous and prestigious round in the F1 championship with Monaco Grand Prix (The Life). Monaco sponsored its first race in 1929 and the circuit has...

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Imperfectly happy  by Stacey Solomon

Imperfectly happy

Stacey Solomon

Book

Renowned and loved for her refreshing candour on everyday issues, social, domestic and intimate, Stacey Solomon reminds us how important it is to embrace ourselves; the good, bad and the ugly. Stacey's authenticity and her courage to say what others ...

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The holy vible  by Elis James

The holy vible

Elis James

Book

"Elis and John have created the funniest, most original and hilariously personal radio show of the last decade. Comedians Elis James and John Robins have captured the hearts and minds of a generation, and it's time those hearts and minds had a book. Elis...

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Made in Scotland  by Billy Connolly

Made in Scotland

Billy Connolly

Book

"All roads lead back home. Billy Connolly may be a citizen of the world, but in his heart he's never been far from his homeland. Made in Scotland is Billy's unique and intimate portrait of his native Scotland, a love letter to the places and people that...

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霍金传  by 端木向宇

霍金传

端木向宇

Book

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101 award-winning cocktails from the world's best bartenders  by Paul Martin

101 award-winning cocktails from the world's best bartenders

Paul Martin

Book

101 Award-Winning Cocktails is a truly unique offering because each recipe is an award-winning creation from one of the world's top cocktail mixologists, accompanied by the mixologists profile, the story behind the creation of their recipes, the comp...

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Led Zeppelin, all the songs  by Jean-Michel Guesdon

Led Zeppelin, all the songs

Jean-Michel Guesdon

Book

Fifty years after their first practice in a Soho basement, Led Zeppelin continues to fascinate new generations of listeners. While their legendary back-stage debauchery has been written about extensively in other books, All the Songs is all about the...

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A woman of no importance  by Sonia Purnell

A woman of no importance

Sonia Purnell

Book

The never-before-told story of one woman's heroism that changed the course of the Second World War In 1942, the Gestapo sent out an urgent transmission: "She is the most dangerous of all Allied spies. We must find and destroy her." This spy was Virginia...

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The briefing  by Sean Spicer

The briefing

Sean Spicer

Book

No job is more of a pressure cooker than being a White House press secretary especially in this White House. For more than two decades, Sean Spicer had been a respected political insider, working as a campaign and communications strategist. But in De...

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On the inside  by John Killick

On the inside

John Killick

Book

John Killick fed his gambling addiction by robbing banks in the 1960s, 1970s and 1980s, but this career criminal entered a new phase when he met Russian immigrant Lucy Dudko at a party in 1995. Infamously remembered for his part in an audacious and d...

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Ed Sheeran  by Christie Goodwin

Ed Sheeran

Christie Goodwin

Book

"A stunning collection of rare and unseen photographs and stories charting Ed Sheeran's rise to global superstar, by long-time collaborator Christie Goodwin. Featuring a foreword and additional photo captions by Ed's father, John Sheeran. When I first...

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26 marathons  by Meb Keflezighi

26 marathons

Meb Keflezighi

Book

Four-time Olympic marathoner Meb Keflezighi shares his lessons on life, family, faith, and running through a reflection on each of the 26 marathons he's run in his storied career. When four-time Olympian Meb Keflezighi ran his final marathon in New York...

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Catch a falling star  by Katie Little

Catch a falling star

Katie Little

Book

Catch a Falling Star will take you on a journey that is both delightfully funny, heartbreakingly honest, and a rare glimpse into the personal life of one of Australia's most beloved celebrity families.

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Out of the forest  by Gregory P. Smith

Out of the forest

Gregory P. Smith

Book

"For ten years a man calling himself Will Power lived in near-total isolation in northern New South Wales, foraging for food, eating bats and occasionally trading for produce. But who was this mysterious man who roamed the forest and knew all of its ...

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The boy who followed his father into Auschwitz  by Jeremy Dronfield

The boy who followed his father into Auschwitz

Jeremy Dronfield

Book

The inspiring true story of a father and son's fight to stay together and to survive the Holocaust. In 1939, Gustav Kleinmann, a Jewish upholsterer in Vienna, was seized by the Nazis. Along with his teenage son, Fritz, he was sent to Buchenwald in Ge...

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Let's go (so we can get back)  by Jeff Tweedy

Let's go (so we can get back)

Jeff Tweedy

Book

Wilco singer/songwriter Jeff Tweedy tells stories about his childhood in Belleville, Illinois; the St. Louis record store, rock clubs, and live-music circuit that sparked his songwriting and performing career; and the Chicago scene that brought it al...

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成為這樣的我  by Michelle Obama

成為這樣的我

Michelle Obama

Book

In a life filled with meaning and accomplishment, Michelle Obama has emerged as one of the most iconic and compelling women of our era. As First Lady of the United States of America, she helped create the most welcoming and inclusive White House in h...

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恐懼  by Bob Woodward

恐懼

Bob Woodward

Book

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Breakfast in Burgundy by Raymond (Wine writer) Blake

Breakfast in Burgundy

Raymond (Wine writer) Blake

eBook

"Laced with compelling writing about French food and its ways, Breakfast in Burgundy is part travel memoir, part foodie detective story, part love song to Raymond's adopted home. This book tells the story of the Blakes' decision to buy a house in Bur...

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Brave surrender by Kim Walker-Smith

Brave surrender

Kim Walker-Smith

eBook

The singer-songwriter tells her story, including how she learned to trust in the unrelenting, powerful love of God.

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Fifty things that aren't my fault by Cathy Guisewite

Fifty things that aren't my fault

Cathy Guisewite

eAudiobook

From the creator of the iconic "Cathy" comic strip comes her first collection of funny, wise, poignant, and incredibly honest essays about being a woman in what she lovingly calls "the panini generation."As the creator of "Cathy," Cathy Guisewite found...

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Landscape painting now

Landscape painting now

Book

Whether as a reaction to our technological present or as a manifestation of fears concerning our environmental future, depictions of the natural world in painting have never seemed more pertinent or urgent. Some of the most ambitious, crucial and...

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Killer women  by Nigel Cawthorne

Killer women

Nigel Cawthorne

Book

"Killer women are the most disturbing yet compelling of all criminals, representing the very darkest side of humanity and subverting the conventional view of women as the weaker sex. From Elizabeth Bathory, 'The Bloody Countess', whose vampire-like t...

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Emergency sex (and other desperate measures)  by Kenneth Cain

Emergency sex (and other desperate measures)

Kenneth Cain

Book

Personal memoirs of a doctor, a human-rights official and a secretary chronicling their ten years together working in several UN peacekeeping operations, including operations in Cambodia, Somalia, Rwanda, Liberia, Haiti and Bosnia.

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Kiwi Keith by Barry Gustafson

Kiwi Keith

Barry Gustafson

eBook

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Heaphy by Iain Sharp

Heaphy

Iain Sharp

eBook

"The first New Zealander to win the Victoria Cross, the first Pakeha to explore the West Coast of the South Island and New Zealand's most distinguished nineteenth-century landscape painter: by any measure, Charles Heaphy was a central figure in colonial...

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Between the lives

Between the lives

eBook

"Between the lives presents a compelling collection of essays by leading New Zealand writers and art historians on the impact of close partnership on the life and work of nine celebrated artist couples - Colin and Anne McCahon, Toss and Edith Woollas...

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Tō tātau waka by Mervyn McLean

Tō tātau waka

Mervyn McLean

eBook

This account of an ethnomusicologist's experience conducting fieldwork offers a glimpse into the life of New Zealand's Maori people through his documentation of traditional songs. The audio recordings included span 1958 through 1979, a time when many...

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Book self by C. K. (Christian Karlson) Stead

Book self

C. K. (Christian Karlson) Stead

eBook

A sequel to the successful books Kin of Place and The Writer at Work, this collection of critical writing takes the reader on a personal journey from the author's earliest discovery of poetry as a young man to his latest experiences on the literary trail....

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Before I forget by Jacqueline Fahey

Before I forget

Jacqueline Fahey

eBook

The second volume of memoir by New Zealand artist, feminist, and writer Jacqueline Fahey, this book kicks off after her marriage to celebrated psychiatrist Fraser McDonald. As it recounts Fahey's battles against conventional society to shape a life as...

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The Father and His Gift by R. C. J. Stone

The Father and His Gift

R. C. J. Stone

eBook

Few New Zealand biographies are so rich in social and personal detail. Written with the vivid touches of a novelist, The Father and his Gift completes the story of Sir John Logan Campbell, venerated in old age as the Father of Auckland, and presents ...

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Omai by E. H. (Eric Hall) McCormick

Omai

E. H. (Eric Hall) McCormick

eBook

Omai was the first Polynesian to visit Britain. Picked up by one of Cook's captains, he was carried to England where he became a human curiosity and the lion of fashionable London. He was presented at Court, examined by scientists and painted by a series...

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The world, the flesh and the Devil by Andrew Sharp

The world, the flesh and the Devil

Andrew Sharp

eBook

"By diving deeply into key moments - the voyage out, the disputes with Macquarie, the founding of missions - Sharp gets us to reimagine the world as Marsden saw it: always under threat from the Prince of Darkness, in need of 'a bold reprover of vice',...

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Self-portrait by Marti Friedlander

Self-portrait

Marti Friedlander

eBook

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Coates of the Kaipara by Fay Hercock

Coates of the Kaipara

Fay Hercock

eBook

In the course of his political career Gordon Coates (1878-1943) experienced the extremes of popular adulation and contempt. Handsome, young and debonair, with the common touch, he was a successful minister in the early 1920s and seemed full of promise...

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Her life's work by Deborah Shepard

Her life's work

Deborah Shepard

eBook

"Her Life's Work presents the extraordinary life stories of five New Zealand women. As artists, writers, teachers, film-makers, and thinks, each has carved out an impressive career, balancing society's gender expectations with the pursuit of a meanin...

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Singer in a Songless Land by K. R. Howe

Singer in a Songless Land

K. R. Howe

eBook

At the turn of the twentieth century, Edward Tregear was one of New Zealand's most prominent citizens and widely published intellectuals. He was an authority on Maori and Polynesian studies, a controversial 'socialist' and secretary of the Department...

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The world regained by Dennis McEldowney

The world regained

Dennis McEldowney

eBook

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Art that moves by Roger Horrocks

Art that moves

Roger Horrocks

eBook

"One of the most original artists to have emerged from New Zealand, Len Lye (1901-1980) had a passion for movement from an early age. This fascination shaped his urgent and pioneering films and kinetic sculptures and contributed to his remarkable work...

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Len Lye by Roger Horrocks

Len Lye

Roger Horrocks

eBook

This is a biography of the New Zealand artist Len Lye, who became a leading modernist artist in London and New York, a major figure in experimental film, a kinetic sculptor and innovative theorist, painter and writer. The author was Lye's assistant in...

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Final approaches by G. C. (Gerald Christopher) Hensley

Final approaches

G. C. (Gerald Christopher) Hensley

eBook

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An absurd ambition by E. H. (Eric Hall) McCormick

An absurd ambition

E. H. (Eric Hall) McCormick

eBook

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At the Margin of Empire by Jennifer Ashton

At the Margin of Empire

Jennifer Ashton

eBook

In telling the story of John Webster's long and colorful life for the first time, this biography also explores the wider transformation of relationships between Maori and Pakeha during the 19th century. In this remarkable biography, Jennifer Ashton uses...

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To bed at noon by Ian Richards

To bed at noon

Ian Richards

eBook

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Sir Joseph Ward by Michael Bassett

Sir Joseph Ward

Michael Bassett

eBook

Sir Joseph Ward (1856-1930) was the leading political figure during the forty-year life of the Liberal Party in New Zealand. He was a member of Ballance's first Cabinet, twice Prime Minister (1906-12 and 1928-30), and was still a Cabinet Minister at the...

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A sort of conscience by Philip Temple

A sort of conscience

Philip Temple

eBook

This in-depth portrait of the Wakefield family, who played such a major role in British overseas settlement in Canada, Australia, and New Zealand in the 19th century, is written with a novelistic flavor, using personal letters and journals to bring to...

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Something for the birds by Jacqueline Fahey

Something for the birds

Jacqueline Fahey

eBook

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Young Logan Campbell by R. C. J. Stone

Young Logan Campbell

R. C. J. Stone

eBook

Sir John Logan Campbell is known as the Father of Auckland; he is synonymous with that city. As this first volume of his biography shows, however, he was not particularly enamoured of a pioneering life or of the settlement in which he led it. His purpose...

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Kushner, Inc.  by Vicky Ward

Kushner, Inc.

Vicky Ward

Book

Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump are the self-styled Prince and Princess of America. Their swift, gilded rise to extraordinary power in Donald Trump's White House is unprecedented and dangerous. In Kushner, Inc., investigative journalist Vicky Ward digs...

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The sea, war and barbed wire  by Philip Algar

The sea, war and barbed wire

Philip Algar

Book

This is the fascinating story of Captain Stanley Algar, an oil tanker master. Captured in the Atlantic, he and his colleagues spent four years behind barbed wire. This book, partly based on his diaries, hidden from the Germans, tells how the prisoner...

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Shout  by Laurie Halse Anderson

Shout

Laurie Halse Anderson

Book

Bestselling author Laurie Halse Anderson is known for the unflinching way she writes about, and advocates for, survivors of sexual assault. Now, inspired by her fans and enraged by how little in our culture has changed since her groundbreaking novel Speak...

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Damaged goods  by Oliver Shah

Damaged goods

Oliver Shah

Book

"In this jaw-dropping expose, Oliver Shah uncovers the truth behind one of Britain's biggest business scandals, following Sir Philip Green's journey to the big time, the wild excesses of his heyday and his dramatic demise." --publisher's web site, vi...

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Tara  by Taylor Tara

Tara

Taylor Tara

Book

"Tara uncovers the forbidden world of a mature Aussie sex worker in a way you have never seen. The love, the laughter and the tears, taking you behind the scenes of the amazing men who are a part of her new world. From steamy sex scenes to the vulnerable,...

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Jimmy Neurosis  by James Oseland

Jimmy Neurosis

James Oseland

Book

Before James Oseland was a judge on Top Chef Masters, he was a teenage rebel growing up in the California suburbs. Diving headfirst into the churning mayhem of punk, he renamed himself Jimmy Neurosis and journeyed into a vibrant underground world of ...

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Loose units by Paul F. Verhoeven

Loose units

Paul F. Verhoeven

eAudiobook

Paul Verhoeven's father, John, is a cop. Well, an ex-cop. Long since retired, John spent years embroiled in some of the seediest, scariest intrigue and escapades imaginable. Paul, however, is something of an artsy, sensitive soul who can't understand...

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Brutally honest by Melanie Brown

Brutally honest

Melanie Brown

eAudiobook

As one-fifth of the iconic Spice Girls and judge on X Factor and America's Got Talent, Melanie Brown, AKA Scary Spice, has been an international star since her twenties. Brutally Honest is an exposé of the struggles and acute pain that lay behind the...

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Speaking up by Gillian D. Triggs

Speaking up

Gillian D. Triggs

eAudiobook

As president of the Human Rights Commission, Gillian Triggs advocated for the disempowered, the disenfranchised, the marginalised. She withstood relentless political pressure and media scrutiny as she defended the defenceless for five tumultuous years....

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Hell on the way to Heaven by Chrissie Foster

Hell on the way to Heaven

Chrissie Foster

eAudiobook

Chrissie and Anthony Foster were like any other young family, raising their three daughters in suburban Melbourne with what they hoped were the right values. Chrissie could not have known that the stranger-danger she feared actually lurked in the pre...

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My life in football by Kevin Keegan

My life in football

Kevin Keegan

eAudiobook

'And I'll tell you, honestly, I will love it if we beat them. Love it.!!!' -- Kevin Keegan, 1996 In My Life in Football Keegan tells the story of his remarkable rise through the sport, from the Peglers Brass Works reserve team in Doncaster to helpin...

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Moody's tale by James Bell Moody

Moody's tale

James Bell Moody

eAudiobook

James Moody of the 2/1st Machine Gun Battalion found an Egyptian dog in 1940, who became Horrie, the Battalion's mascot. He wrote it first as a simple tale, augmented by his own photographs of Horrie and his mates in action in Greece, Crete and Palestine....

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Daring & disruptive by Lisa Messenger

Daring & disruptive

Lisa Messenger

eAudiobook

After decades of success in multiple industries, Lisa Messenger blends her personal stories with the important business lessons she has learned along the way, from why money is not the only currency to how to fail well. Lisa gives listeners a valuable...

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The life and times of a very British man by Kamal Ahmed

The life and times of a very British man

Kamal Ahmed

eAudiobook

In April 1968, Conservative MP Enoch Powell delivered a speech that was to frame the debate about immigration in the UK for the next 50 years. 'We must be mad, literally mad, as a nation to allow the annual inflow of some 50,000 dependents,' he said....

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A diamond in the dust by Frauke Bolten-Boshammer

A diamond in the dust

Frauke Bolten-Boshammer

eAudiobook

Within minutes of landing in Kununurra, Frauke Bolten had made up her mind to get on a plane back home to Germany. It was 1981 and the dusty frontier town was no place for a woman. However, Frauke stayed, determined to help her husband carve out a new...

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One hundred years of dirt by Rick Morton

One hundred years of dirt

Rick Morton

eAudiobook

Social mobility is not a train you get to board after you've scraped together enough for the ticket. You have to build the whole bloody engine, with nothing but a spoon and hand-me-down psychological distress. Violence, treachery and cruelty run through...

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The impossible climb by Mark Synnott

The impossible climb

Mark Synnott

eAudiobook

One slip, one false move, one missed toehold and you're dead. On June 3rd 2017 veteran adventure journalist and professional climber Mark Synnott was in Yosemite to witness something that only a handful of people knew was about to occur: the most fam...

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A man called Yarra by Stan Yarramunua

A man called Yarra

Stan Yarramunua

eAudiobook

'I'm a Wathaurong man. I'm an artist who draws on life in this big red and yellow and black country.' Stan 'Yarra' Yarramunua: artist, musician, actor, social worker, businessman. From growing up in poverty in Swan Hill - and sometimes on the road, with...

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Looking for Madeleine by Anthony Summers

Looking for Madeleine

Anthony Summers

eAudiobook

The book: - Identifies the blunders made during the police search for Madeleine - Draws on confidential police sources - Analyses the thousands of pages of the Portuguese police dossier - Pinpoints the misreading of forensic evidence that - for a time...

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Banjo by Grantlee Kieza

Banjo

Grantlee Kieza

eAudiobook

A.B. 'Banjo' Paterson is rightly recognised as Australia's greatest storyteller and most celebrated poet, the boy from the bush who became the voice of a generation. He gave us our unofficial national anthem, 'Waltzing Matilda', and treasured ballads...

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No spin by Shane Warne

No spin

Shane Warne

eBook

Everyone knows the story, or thinks they do. The leg-spinner who rewrote the record books. One of Wisden's five cricketers of the twentieth century. A sporting idol across the globe. A magnet for the tabloids. But the millions of words written and spoken...

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Our journey by Rak-Su (Musical group)

Our journey

Rak-Su (Musical group)

eBook

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F*** you cancer by Deborah James

F*** you cancer

Deborah James

eBook

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Beyond the break by Darren Longbottom

Beyond the break

Darren Longbottom

eBook

Darren 'Daz' Longbottom was born to surf. The son of surfing pioneer and board maker Rossco, and brother to legendary big wave specialist Dylan, Daz paddled out with world champions from the earliest age. He was one of the over excited 'access all ar...

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Tries, lies & meat pies by Sam Thaiday

Tries, lies & meat pies

Sam Thaiday

eBook

Sam Thaiday is one of rugby league's most highly regarded and respected players. Often seen as one of the last true larrikins of the game, Sam has entertained Brisbane Broncos, Queensland State of Origin and Australian fans over his fifteen-year career....

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Straight outta Crawley by Romesh Ranganathan

Straight outta Crawley

Romesh Ranganathan

eBook

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Staring down the beast by Keith Livingstone

Staring down the beast

Keith Livingstone

eBook

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Wingin' it by Mark Walters

Wingin' it

Mark Walters

eBook

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The home place by J. Drew (Joseph Drew) Lanham

The home place

J. Drew (Joseph Drew) Lanham

eAudiobook

From the fertile soils of love, land, identity, family, and race emerges The Home Place, a big-hearted, unforgettable memoir by ornithologist J. Drew Lanham.

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Lofty by Ian Fulton

Lofty

Ian Fulton

eAudiobook

A memoir of standing tall against the odds. Australian voice-over artist Lofty Fulton knows what it's like to have the odds stacked against him: Born with achondroplasia, which is a form of dwarfism, his grandmother thought he should be locked away from...

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The lost prince by Michael Mewshaw

The lost prince

Michael Mewshaw

eAudiobook

Pat Conroy was America's poet laureate of family dysfunction. A larger-than-life character and the author of such classics as The Prince of Tides and The Great Santini, Conroy was remembered by everybody for his energy, his exuberance, and his self-l...

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The man who was Saturday by Patrick (Patrick Joseph) Bishop

The man who was Saturday

Patrick (Patrick Joseph) Bishop

eAudiobook

Soldier, spy, lawyer, politician - Airey Neave was assassinated in the House of Commons car park in 1979. Forty years after his death, Patrick Bishop's lively, action-packed biography examines the life, heroic war and death of one of Britain's most r...

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The world I fell out of by Melanie Reid

The world I fell out of

Melanie Reid

eAudiobook

From the award-winning writer of The Times Magazine's 'Spinal Column': a deeply moving and darkly funny memoir about disaster and triumph 'It's beautiful - full of love and light - and an exploration into not only how, but why we survive, despite eve...

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Happily imperfect by Stacey Solomon

Happily imperfect

Stacey Solomon

eAudiobook

Renowned and loved for her refreshing candour on everyday issues, social, domestic and intimate, Stacey Solomon reminds us how important it is to embrace ourselves; the good, bad and the ugly. Stacey's authenticity and her courage to say what others ...

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Saint Patrick retold by Roy Flechner

Saint Patrick retold

Roy Flechner

eAudiobook

A gripping biography that brings together the most recent research to shed provocative new light on the life of Saint PatrickSaint Patrick was, by his own admission, a controversial figure. Convicted in a trial by his elders in Britain and hounded by...

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CinderGirl by Christina Meredith

CinderGirl

Christina Meredith

eAudiobook

Growing up, she rarely heard her own name. Today, she's here to help you claim the inherent worth that is yours.Born into a large working-class family in upstate New York, Christina Meredith endured years of abuse before entering the foster care system...

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War flower by Brooke King

War flower

Brooke King

eAudiobook

Brooke King has been asked over and over what it's like to be a woman in combat, but she knows her answer is not what the public wants to hear. The answers people seek lie in the graphic details of war-the sex, death, violence, and reality of it all as...

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Stand tall little girl by Hope Virgo

Stand tall little girl

Hope Virgo

eAudiobook

"This honest account of Hope's struggle with anorexia is both insightful and an inspirational story of recovery. Her openness tackles the stigma around mental health. This is a must read book." - Dame Kelly Holmes "Hope writes with incredible honesty...

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Manhunt by Colin Sutton

Manhunt

Colin Sutton

eAudiobook

Now a major TV drama starring Martin Clunes. What does it take to catch one of Britain's most feared killers? Levi Bellfield is one of the most notorious British serial killers of the last fifty years - his name alone evokes horror and revulsion, after...

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Untitled by Anna Pasternak

Untitled

Anna Pasternak

eAudiobook

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Horizon  by Barry Holstun Lopez

Horizon

Barry Holstun Lopez

Book

From the National Book Award-winning author of Arctic Dreams and Of Wolves and Men, an epic, revelatory work that recollects the travels around the world and the encounters--human, animal, and natural--that have shaped an extraordinary life. Taking us...

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The lady from the black lagoon  by Mallory O'Meara

The lady from the black lagoon

Mallory O'Meara

Book

The 1954 motion picture Creature from the Black Lagoon featured a monster designed by a woman, Milicent Patrick. But Patrick's contribution was claimed by a jealous male colleague, her career was cut short, and she soon after disappeared from film hi...

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No ordinary pilot  by Suzanne Campbell-Jones

No ordinary pilot

Suzanne Campbell-Jones

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After a lifetime in the RAF, Group Captain Bob Allen, finally allowed his children and grandchildren to see his official flying log. It contained the line: "KILLED IN ACTION." He refused to answer any further questions, leaving instead a memoir of his...

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Advanced love  by Ari Seth Cohen

Advanced love

Ari Seth Cohen

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From the creator of the popular blog 'Advanced Style', photographer Ari Seth Cohen's 'Advanced Love' collects affectionate portraits of subjects who prove that love is bound by neither the constraints of age or time. The book includes 40 profiles of ...

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The little girl on the ice floe  by Adélaïde Bon

The little girl on the ice floe

Adélaïde Bon

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Adelaide Bon grew up in a wealthy neighborhood in Paris, a privileged child with a loving family, lots of friends and seemingly limitless opportunity lying ahead of her. But one sunny afternoon, when she was nine years old, a strange man followed her...

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Daughters of chivalry  by Kelcey Wilson-Lee

Daughters of chivalry

Kelcey Wilson-Lee

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Virginal, chaste, humble, patiently waiting for rescue by brave knights and handsome princes: this idealized – and largely mythical – notion of the medieval noblewoman still lingers. Yet the reality was very different, as Kelcey Wilson-Lee shows in t...

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When death becomes life  by Joshua D. Mezrich

When death becomes life

Joshua D. Mezrich

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A gifted surgeon illuminates one of the most awe-inspiring achievements of modern-day medicine: the movement of organs between bodies. At the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Dr. Joshua Mezrich creates life from loss, tra...

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Inheritance  by Dani Shapiro

Inheritance

Dani Shapiro

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"The acclaimed and beloved author of Hourglass now gives us a new memoir about identity, paternity, and family secrets--a real-time exploration of the staggering discovery she recently made about her father, and her struggle to piece together the hidden...

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