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This is Rod Laver's first-hand account of his historic 1969 Grand Slam sweep of all four major tennis titles. In this memoir, the four-time Wimbledon champion and the only player in tennis history to win two Grand Slams details his childhood, early career and his most... read more

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Every child has a dream of how they would like their life to be when they grow up. It's hard to know how many of us realise those early dreams because they can get lost through our many life experiences. Inspirational speaker Grant Kitchen bel... read more

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Funny, frightening, or a typhoon blowing through the lordly corridors of Washington, depending on your interpretations, no one can fail to be interested in the Trump phenomenon. In 100 incontrovertible facts we get closer to the man and the brand. Even seasoned Trump watche... read more

Donald Trump in 100 Facts
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Diane Reeve found everything she was looking for in the handsome Frenchman Philippe Padieu. Deeply in love, they spent every Monday, Wednesday, and Saturday together at his place or hers . . . that is, until she learned abou... read more

Standing Strong: An Unlikely Sisterhood and the Court Case That Made History
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A spiritual as well as a factual autobiography, this is a self-portrait of Rubin 'Hurricane' Carter, a 20th-century icon and controversial victim of the U.S. justice system turned spokesperson for the wrongfully convicted. Exploring Carter's p... read more

Eye of the Hurricane: My Path from Darkness to Freedom
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Olga Trujillo's childhood was marked by such extensive violence and sexual abuse that she developed the ability to observe scenes from her life as though they were happening to someone else. Blocking herself from the terrors of her real life, Olga began to "go away in her head" an... read more

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Reading Level:General Adult
Awards:Winner of the Russell Clark Illustration Award  at the NZ Book Awards for Children & Young Adults 2016

There has never been a period when Shakespeare was out of fashion. In his lifetime he was incredibly successful, and soon after his death his works were published to the world.
Within these pages you will find a new interpretation of Shakespeare's stages, a play o... read more

Much Ado About Shakespeare
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The remarkable Battle of Britain experiences of Spitfire pilot Brian Lane, DFC. Brian Lane was only 23 when he when he wrote his dramatic account of life as a Spitfire pilot during the Battle of Britain in the summer of 1940. Lane was an ... read more

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What Manfred von Richthofen was to Germany, Albert Ball was to Great Britain: each, at the time, was the star turn of his country and Richthofen would describe Ball as 'by far the best English flying man'. When Ball was killed in May 1917, during a dog... read more

Britain's Forgotten Fighter Ace Captain Ball VC
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Johnnie Johnson is a character literally straight out of the pages of ' Boys Own'. By the end of the Second World War the RAF Spitfire pilot was a household name in Britain, feted by Churchill and Eisenhower. Although he missed the Battle of ... read more

Spitfire Ace of Aces: The Wartime Story of Johnnie Johnson
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In the summer of 1894 Oscar Wilde spent eight weeks in Worthing. It was during this family holiday that he wrote his masterpiece, The Importance of Being Earnest. The two months in Worthing were a microcosm of Wilde's... read more

The Oscar Wilde's Scandalous Summer: The 1894 Worthing Holiday and the Aftermath
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This is the remarkable life of Sir Cyril Taylor, relating his experience as a toddler in a Congo mission, a teenage platoon commander amid the Kenyan Mau Mau insurgency and a brand manager for Procter & Gamble in the early 1960s. His life's achievement has ... read more

Sir Cyril: My Life as a Social Entrepreneur
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