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    The Bling Ring: How a Gang of Fame-Obsessed Teens Ripped off Hollywood and Shocked the World

    R69,00
    Published alongside the 2013 film The Bling Ring, directed by Sofia Coppola and starring Emma Watson, this is the explosive true story of the seven celebrity-obsessed teens who became the most audacious burglary gang in Hollywood history.

    Bad kids

    R29,00
    Bad kids tells ten true stories of youngsters involved in serious crime, often the worst possible crime - ending other people's lives before their own have properly begun.

    Indescribable

    R39,00
    From the age of eight Candice Derman locked away her secret and lived two lives. The darkness spread but she learned how to live with it. She grew up never knowing if she would ever be able to love all of herself. She became a normal, not normal child and her secret lay hidden inside her for many years.

    Muhammad Ali

    R19,00
    MODERN HEROS is a series of colourful ilusstrated book about the lives of some remarkable people whose influence has shaped how we live today. Concies, accessible and entertaining, these histories for young readers are the perfect informal introduction to history or modern studies Titles in this series: Martin Luther King Ghandi Mother Teresa Muhammad Ali Pope John Paul II Anne Frank Nelson Mandela Dalai Lama

    Seabiscuit: The True Story of Three Men and a Racehorse

    R79,00
    From the author of Unbroken - a major motion picture releasing in 2015 - this is the bestselling true story of three men and their dreams for a racehorse, Seabiscuit.

    The World According to Bob: The Further Adventures of One Man and His Street-wise Cat

    R79,00
    The sequel to the bestselling A STREET CAT NAMED BOB continues the remarkable adventures of James and Bob showing - through new stories - how Bob's extraordinary street wisdom has shown James the meaning of friendship, loyalty, trust - and happiness.

    Boo!: The Underdog With a Heart of Gold

    R59,00
    The uplifting true story of Boo, the underdog who touches the lives and hearts of everyone he meets

    Nomad: A Personal Journey Through the Clash of Civilizations

    R99,00
    A vivid memoir telling the story of Hirsi Ali's life in America as she reconciles the contradictions of her Islamic past and her enlightenment beliefs

    Mandela

    R19,00 R120,00
    Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela, seun van 'n hoofman, is gebore in die Transkei, en was van die begin af bestem vir grootheid. Tog was sy pad gesaai met struikelblokke en is hy weggeskeur van sy geliefdes.

    Pulling No Punches

    R39,00
    Loved by many, loathed by others, Barry Hall is unarguably one of the greatest AFL forwards and crowd pullers of the modern era- as well as one of the most notorious and colourful players currently on the field.This is a must read for all AFL fans and anyone interested in an honest account of the real man behind the dramatic headlines.

    The Wolf of Wall Street

    R99,00
    Stock market multimillionaire at 26, federal convict at 36, he partied like a rock star, lived like a king, and barely survived his rise and fall as an American entrepreneurial icon.

    Victor

    R49,00
    Een Wereldbeker, 'n reeks-oorwinning oor die Britse en Ierse Leeus, twee Drienasiestitels, drie Super Rugby-trofee en drie Curriebekers...Dit is een man se buitengewone prestasies in 'n loopbaan wat oor 16 ongelooflike jare gestrek het.

    Short drive to freedom

    R49,00
    This maverick musician's first autobiography, Seks & Drugs & Boeremusiek became an iconic title.

    My lionÆs heart

    R99,00
    My LionÆs Heart tells Gareth PattersonÆs life story, a story inextricably interwoven with the plight of the lion and all wildlife in Africa. When he was born in 1963, it was estimated that perhaps four hundred thousand lions graced the continent of Africa.

    King of the World: Picador Classic

    R69,00
    "Astute, double-hearted, irresistible. He is so completely in charge of his craft that it becomes an art" (Toni Morrison, author of Beloved)

    Hope in a Ballet Shoe: Orphaned by War, Saved by Ballet: An Extraordinary True Story

    R89,00
    Growing up in war-torn Sierra Leone, she witnessed atrocities that no child ever should. Her father was killed by rebels and her mother died of famine. Sent to an orphanage, Michaela DePrince was mistreated. Then she and her best friend are adopted by an American couple. But life in the States isn't without difficulties. This book tells her story.