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Orphan Boys - It Takes a Village to Raise a Child

by Phil Mews

<p>1976, the hottest summer for a generation and life was perfect for the two young brothers Philip and Roger. They lived an idyllic life on a farm in the picturesque dales of the north of England.</p> <p>With their days spent on the farm, ...

ISBN: 9781786069085

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Outback Adventures

Tales from the Top End and Beyond

by Matt Wright

<p>Rescuing endangered species, piloting choppers and coming nose-to-snout with some of Australia's deadliest creatures is all in a day's work for Matt Wright. With his mates by his side, Matt ventures into the outback and beyond, managing to ...

ISBN: 9781760141929

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Painted Mountains

First ascents in the Indian Himalaya

by Stephen Venables

<p><em>‘The mountains are crystal under the blue sky, as we climb up our untouched peak. This is why we climb.’</em></p> <p>In this fast-paced, refreshingly honest account, <strong>Stephen Venables</strong> invites you on an adventure like no ...

ISBN: 9781911342946

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Paper Cuts

A Memoir

by Stephen Bernard

<p><em><strong>‘I have a small line of red dots on the back of my left hand, where the needle goes in. I have had hundreds of ketamine injections, more than anyone else, perhaps. The needle goes in, and the truth comes out. Sometimes I am a ...

ISBN: 9781473549234

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Pimped - The shocking true story of the girl sold for sex by her best friend

by Samantha Owens

<p><strong>When your new best friend has pimped you out to older men and is making money from your abuse, who will come to your rescue?</strong></p> <p>By the age of thirteen, vulnerable Sheffield teenager Samantha Owens had fallen through the ...

ISBN: 9781789460698

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Please, Let Me Go - The Horrific True Story of a Girl's Life In The Hands of Sex Traffickers

by Caitlin Spencer

<p><em>‘I was trapped.I’d been raped so many times, abused by hundreds, if not thousands. They could have left every door open and it would have made no difference. And I always came back –they always brought me back.’</em></p> <p>From the age ...

ISBN: 9781786068408

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Pride: The Unlikely Story of the True Heroes of the Miners' Strike

by Tim Tate & LGSM

<p>In 1984, a small group of metropolitan homosexual men and lesbian women stepped away from the vibrant culture and hedonism of London's defiant gay scene to befriend and support the beleaguered villages of a very traditional mining community ...

ISBN: 9781786068323

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QF32

From the author of Fly!: Life Lessons from the Cockpit of QF32

by Richard de Crespigny

<b><i>QF32</i> is the award winning bestseller from Richard de Crespigny, author of the forthcoming <i>Fly!: Life Lessons from the Cockpit of QF32 </i></b> On 4 November 2010, a flight from Singapore to Sydney came within a knife edge of ...

ISBN: 9781742611174

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Quest for Adventure

Remarkable feats of exploration and adventure

by Sir Chris Bonington

<p><em><strong>Quest for Adventure</strong></em> is a collection of stories written by <strong>Sir Chris Bonington</strong> looking at the adventurous impulse which has driven men and women to achieve the impossible in the face of Earth’s ...

ISBN: 9781911342700

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Rabbit: A Memoir

by Patricia Williams

<p><em>That’s how things go in the ‘hood: It’s a never ending cycle of trouble, and once it grabs you, it won’t let go.</em></p> <p>Patricia started life on the lowest rung of society: poor, black, and female. With an alcoholic for a mother and

ISBN: 9781473528345

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Remarkable: the Courage, Commitment and Contribution of Australia

by Williams Melinda

ISBN: 9781760760229

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Rising on the Wings of the Dawn

by Simon Ninsiima

<p>Set during the 20th century East African Revival, Rising on the Wings of the Dawn is an inspirational, true story largely told through the innocent eyes of a disabled child.  As this child tries to make sense of his life and situation, his ...

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Running a Thousand Miles for Freedom

by William Craft

<p>Ellen Craft and William Craft were slaves from Macon, Georgia who escaped to the North in December 1848 by traveling openly by train and steamboat, arriving in Philadelphia on Christmas Day. She posed as a white male planter and he as her ...

ISBN: 9781515412595

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Scott And Amundsen

The Last Place on Earth

by Roland Huntford

<p>At the beginning of the twentieth century, the South Pole was the most coveted prize in the fiercely nationalistic modern age of exploration. In the brilliant dual biography, the award-winning writer Roland Huntford re-examines every detail ...

ISBN: 9781405520317

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Seconds to Snap - One Explosive Day. A Family Destroyed. My Descent into Anorexia.

by Tina McGuff & Katy Weitz

<p>'This is an important, searingly honest book that will change lives. Tina is one of the bravest women I've ever met' – Lorraine Kelly<br /> 'I can tell you exactly the day it all went wrong - the day my mum attacked my dad with a kitchen ...

ISBN: 9781784186678

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Secret Evil

by Zara Gill

<p><em>'If you say anything to your mother, I'll tell her it was your brother. And then he'll be locked away in prison forever because of you.'</em></p> <p>Zara's stepfather, Hassan, mercilessly bullied her brother and sister. But at just seven

ISBN: 9781446491973

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Selna Visser

My hel in Dubai

by Ilse Salzwedel

<p>Selna Visser wou in goeder trou A vreemdeling se horlosie, wat hy op Dubai se lughawe vergeet het, aan hom terugbesorg. Vir haar moeite het sy egter byna A maand in aanhouding deurgebring. Die boek vertel egter ook van haar stryd teen kanker ...

ISBN: 9780799356861

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Shackleton's Heroes

by Wilson McOrist

<p><span style="background-color: rgb(246, 246, 246);">The figure of Sir Ernest Shackleton, inflated by time and celebrity, has come to personify the heroic age of Antarctic exploration. Whilst the story of his ill-fated 1914-18 Imperial ...

ISBN: 9781849548151

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Shadows on the Tundra

by Dalia Grinkeviciute

<p><strong>An extraordinary piece of international survival literature, joining the likes of Primo Levi and Anne Frank.</strong></p> <p>In 1941, 14-year-old Dalia and her family are deported from their native Lithuania to a labour camp in ...

ISBN: 9781908670458

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Shattered Lens: A War Photographer's True Story of Captivity and Survival in Syria

by Jonathan Alpeyrie

In this &#8220;gripping and personal view of war&#8221; (Andy McNab, author of Bravo Two Zero), a celebrated photographer crafts a powerful memoir about his experiences in some of the world's most dangerous, war-torn areas-and his terrifying ...

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