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True stories of heroism, endurance & survival

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The Boy Who Followed His Father into Auschwitz

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The Boy Who Followed His Father into Auschwitz

Jeremy Dronfield

Biography: historical, political & military; Diaries, letters & journals; True stories of heroism, endurance & survival; History; The Holocaust; Jewish studies

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The boy is my greatest joy. We strengthen each other. We are one. Inseparable . . . If only we were free; but daily, hourly,... [more]

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On a Wing and a Prayer: The Race that Stopped the World

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On a Wing and a Prayer: The Race that Stopped the World

Di Websdale-Morrissey

True stories of heroism, endurance & survival; History

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The thrilling tale of an aviation escapade dreamed up by Melbourne's Lord Mayor in the 1930s: a London to Melbourne air race... [more]

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Angels of Mercy: Far West & Far East

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Angels of Mercy: Far West & Far East

Lynette Ramsay Silver

True stories of heroism, endurance & survival; History

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Angels of Mercy tells the story of two Australian nursing sisters. [more]

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Scarred: The True Story of How I Escaped NXIVM, The Cult That Bound My Life

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Scarred: The True Story of How I Escaped NXIVM, The Cult That Bound My Life...

Sarah Edmondson

Biography; Memoirs; True stories of heroism, endurance & survival; Contemporary non-Christian & para-Christian cults & sects

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The shocking memoir of a 12-year NXIVM member-turned-whistleblower, and her inspiring true story of overcoming a traumatic... [more]

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Walking Towards Thunder: The true story of a whistleblowing cop who took on corruption and the Church

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Walking Towards Thunder: The true story of a whistleblowing cop who took...

Peter Fox

Biography; Memoirs; True crime; True stories of heroism, endurance & survival; Police & security services; Political corruption

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'All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is that good men do nothing.' [more]

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Man's Best Friend: The inspiring true story of Sergeant Luke Warburton, his police dog Chuck and the crime-busting Dog Unit

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Man's Best Friend: The inspiring true story of Sergeant Luke Warburton,...

Luke Warburton, Simon Bouda

Biography; Memoirs; True stories of heroism, endurance & survival; Police & security services; Farm & working animals; Dogs as pets

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The inspiring true story of police officer Luke Warburton and his best friend, Chuck the police dog, and their dangerous operations... [more]

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Shackleton's Heroes: The Epic Story of the Men Who Kept the Endurance Expedition Alive

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Shackleton's Heroes: The Epic Story of the Men Who Kept the Endurance Expedition...

Wilson McOrist

True stories of heroism, endurance & survival; Geographical discovery & exploration; Travel & holiday; Expeditions

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The true story of the men who made Shackleton's most famous expedition possible and paid the highest price for it. [more]

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A Time To Die: The Kursk Disaster (Film Tie-In)

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A Time To Die: The Kursk Disaster (Film Tie-In)

Robert Moore

True stories of heroism, endurance & survival; History; Naval forces & warfare

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But above all, he tells the nail-bitingly poignant human story of the families waiting ashore, of the desperate efforts of... [more]

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Castaway: The extraordinary survival story of Narcisse Pelletier, a young French cabin boy shipwrecked on Cape York in 1858

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Castaway: The extraordinary survival story of Narcisse Pelletier, a young...

Robert Macklin

True stories of heroism, endurance & survival; History

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The astonishing and unknown story of Narcisse Pelletier - a French cabin boy cast away in 1858 on the Daintree coast of far... [more]

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Schindler's Ark: Hachette Essentials

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Schindler's Ark: Hachette Essentials

Thomas Keneally

True stories of heroism, endurance & survival; Fiction & Literature; Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945); Second World War fiction; Historical fiction; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000

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The Hachette Essentials Edition of Thomas Keneally's Booker Prize-winning novel Schindler's Ark - the book behind Oscar-winning... [more]

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The Volunteer: The True Story of the Resistance Hero who Infiltrated Auschwitz

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The Volunteer: The True Story of the Resistance Hero who Infiltrated Auschwitz...

Jack Fairweather

Biography: historical, political & military; True stories of heroism, endurance & survival; History; The Holocaust

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In the Summer of 1940, after the Nazi occupation of Poland, an underground operative called Witold Pilecki accepted a mission... [more]

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The Desert and the Sea: 977 Days Captive on the Somali Pirate Coast

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The Desert and the Sea: 977 Days Captive on the Somali Pirate Coast

Michael Scott Moore

Memoirs; True stories of heroism, endurance & survival; History; Religion & politics; Human rights

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With echoes of Catch-22 and Black Hawk Down, author and former hostage Michael Scott Moore masterfully walks a fine line between... [more]

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The 21 Escapes of Lt Alastair Cram

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The 21 Escapes of Lt Alastair Cram

David M. Guss

True stories of heroism, endurance & survival; History; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Second World War; Prisoners of war

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The extraordinary story of Alastair Cram, the British soldier who escaped from prisoner-of-war camps not once but more than... [more]

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Too Soon, Too Late: How a Family Turned its Own Tragedies into a Remarkable Crusade to Keep All Our Children Safe

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Too Soon, Too Late: How a Family Turned its Own Tragedies into a Remarkable...

Ralph Kelly, Kathy Kelly

Biography; True stories of heroism, endurance & survival; Violence in society; Charities, voluntary services & philanthropy

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On a winter's night in July 2012, Kathy and Ralph Kelly received a phone call no parent should ever have to answer. It was... [more]

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Rebel Women Who Changed Australia

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Rebel Women Who Changed Australia

Susanna De Vries

Biography; True stories of heroism, endurance & survival; Gender studies: women

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Visionaries, pioneers, activists and artists - women who made a difference to Australia An updated and condensed edition... [more]

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The Note Through the Wire: A WWII Prisoner of War, a Resistance Heroine and Their Incredible True Story

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The Note Through the Wire: A WWII Prisoner of War, a Resistance Heroine...

Doug Gold

Biography; True stories of heroism, endurance & survival; Second World War; Prisoners of war

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'An unforgettable love story set in perilous circumstances. It is a reminder that even in the most horrific times love will... [more]

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Beyond the Outback: Gulf Women of Remote North West Queensland

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Beyond the Outback: Gulf Women of Remote North West Queensland

Bronwyn Blake

Biography; True stories; True stories of heroism, endurance & survival

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Twenty women share their incredible stories of surviving and thriving in the remote Australian 'Gulf Country'. [more]

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The Stowaway: A Young Man's Extraordinary Adventure to Antarctica

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The Stowaway: A Young Man's Extraordinary Adventure to Antarctica

Laurie Gwen Shapiro

True stories of heroism, endurance & survival; History of the Americas; History of other lands; Travel & holiday

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Simon & Schuster nonfiction original hardcover --Title page verso. [more]

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The Great Cave Rescue: The Extraordinary Story of the Thai Boy Soccer Team Trapped in a Cave for 18 Days

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The Great Cave Rescue: The Extraordinary Story of the Thai Boy Soccer Team...

James Massola

Biography; True stories of heroism, endurance & survival; Caving & potholing

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Keen to go exploring after soccer practice, the boys of the Wild Boars soccer team ignored the sign at the cave entrance warning... [more]

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No Beast So Fierce: The Champawat Tiger and Her Hunter, the First Tiger Conservationist

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No Beast So Fierce: The Champawat Tiger and Her Hunter, the First Tiger...

Dane Huckelbridge

True stories of heroism, endurance & survival; Asian history; Colonialism & imperialism; Mathematics & Sciences; Hunting or shooting animals & game

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The deadliest animal of all time meets the world's most legendary hunter in a classic battle between man and wild. But this... [more]

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Outback Adventures: Tales from the Top End and Beyond

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Outback Adventures: Tales from the Top End and Beyond

Matt Wright

Biography; Memoirs; True stories of heroism, endurance & survival; Prose: non-fiction; Conservation of wildlife & habitats

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Rescuing endangered species, piloting choppers and coming nose-to-snout with some of Australia's deadliest creatures is all... [more]

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Love as Always, Mum xxx: The true and terrible story of surviving a childhood with Fred and Rose West

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Love as Always, Mum xxx: The true and terrible story of surviving a childhood...

Mae West

Biography; True stories of heroism, endurance & survival; Child abuse

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The true story of an abused childhood, of shocking brutality and life as the daughter of notorious serial killer, and master... [more]

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Under the Wire

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Under the Wire

Paul Conroy

Biography; True stories of heroism, endurance & survival

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The definitive account of the tragic death of Marie Colvin and a war photographer's harrowing and daring escape from one of... [more]

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Unbreakable Threads: The true story of an Australian mother, a refugee boy and what it really means to be a family

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Unbreakable Threads: The true story of an Australian mother, a refugee boy...

Emma Adams

Biography; Memoirs; True stories of heroism, endurance & survival; Refugees & political asylum

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The remarkable true story of an Australian mother's fight to free an unaccompanied Hazara boy from detention, and include... [more]

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The Choice

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The Choice

Edith Eger

Biography; Memoirs; True stories of heroism, endurance & survival; The Holocaust

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THE AWARDWINNING INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER'Little dancer', Mengele says, `dance for me''One of those rare and eternal stories... [more]

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