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Brand: John Blake Publishing Ltd Model: 9781843584186
Welcome to the murky world of moneylenders in modern-day Britain.Prepare yourself to enter a cold, hard, brutal environment where a loan od GBP10,000 can turn into a debt of GBP100,000 in a matter of weeks. This is the true story of one family man who found himself trapped in a finanical meltdown th..
Brand: Finch Publishing Model: 9781921462320
My Life in a Pea Soup follows one mother's journey to reach her profoundly autistic daughter. Set against the backdrop of three countries - Sri Lanka, Bahrain and Australia - this book will appeal to anyone who has experienced heartbreak and then found a way to not only help themselves, but to help ..
Brand: Ryland, Peters & Small Ltd Model: 9781782498070
Experience what it is like to live in the moment with this beautifully illustrated journal, specially designed to help you develop your own mindfulness practice. My Mindfulness Journal provides a way to introduce and integrate mindfulness into your life. Keeping a journal naturally encourages us to..
Brand: Emzel Books Model: 9780473333690
Nesting on the Nushagak is the second book in a trilogy of memoirs by Emma Stevens recounting her adventures in life and love in the Alaskan wilderness. The first book in the trilogy is Walking on Ice. The trilogy concludes with Dancing on the Tundra. 'Caribou!' Our skiff rounded the next bend of th..
Brand: Chronicle Books Model: 9781452145327
Aasif Mandvi, an Indian-American best known for his work as a correspondent on The Daily Show, has been dealing with his personal identity issues across three continents and forty years. With wit, smarts, and a good dose of hard-earned perspective, Mandvi shares his journey from battling bullies and..
Brand: Taschen GmbH Model: 9783836511889
The rumble in the jungle: Mailer's masterpiece commentary and Ali's master photographers There ain t ten George Foremans in Africa. When he sees all the brothers, he ll know he s in Ali country. Muhammad Ali On October 30, 1974, in Kinshasa, Zaire, at the virtual center of Africa, two African Americ..
Brand: Steele Roberts Aotearoa Ltd Model: 9780947493776
Jeffrey Paparoa Holman examines a life lived over 70 years through rapid social changes and personal upheavals, from the 1950s to the 2000s, as he stumbles towards becoming the writer he believed he could be. Growing up on the West Coast in the shadow of his father's war and later imprisonment, he d..
Brand: Workman Publishing Model: 9780761189251
Nursing is more than a career; it is a calling, and one of the most important, fascinating, and dangerous professions i world. As the frontline responders battling traumas, illnesses, and aggression from surprising sources, nurses are remarkable. Yet contemporary literature largely neglects them. In..
Brand: Steele Roberts Aotearoa Ltd Model: 9781927242933
Lloyd Geering was born in Rangiora in 1918, educated chiefly in Otago, and holds honours degrees in Mathematics and Old Testament Studies. Ordained as a Presbyterian minister, he served in Kurow, Dunedin and Wellington. He held Chairs of Old Testament Studies at theological colleges in Brisbane and ..
Brand: Steele Roberts Aotearoa Ltd Model: 9781927242018
The first part of Rolf Panny"s memoirs, Between Hitler and a Hard Place, described his golden childhood and coming of age as a member of the "Swing Youth of Hamburg" -- rudely interrupted by the war taking him to the harsh realities of the Russian Front. Open Roads Ahead continues Rolf"s colourful j..
Brand: New Holland Publishers Model: 9781760790264
David Pocock was born 1988 in Zimbabwe and immigrated to Australia in 2002. David's story is one of dedication to self, family, team and others. Based on his spectacular rise and his incredible talent and drive, this book is David's insight into the world of Rugby. From his early days growing up in ..
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