From early 1973 to 1974, Victor Bockris visited Muhammad Ali in his private training camp, Fighter's Heaven.  Bockris was able to get an unprecedented view of Ali's persona outside the boxing ring. Presented here are generous helpings of Ali's unique poetry, and insightful glimpses into his feelings on race relations, Muslim principles, and family values. See if it is available: http://www.library.cbhs.school.nz/oliver/opac/search.do

From early 1973 to 1974, Victor Bockris visited Muhammad Ali in his private training camp, Fighter's Heaven. Bockris was able to get an unprecedented view of Ali's persona outside the boxing ring. Presented here are generous helpings of Ali's unique poetry, and insightful glimpses into his feelings on race relations, Muslim principles, and family values. See if it is available: http://www.library.cbhs.school.nz/oliver/opac/search.do

Richard Hammond is one of our most in-demand and best-loved television presenters. On September 20, 2006, he suffered a serious brain injury following a high-speed car crash, and the nation held its breath. On the Edge is his compelling account of life before and after the accident and an honest description of his year of recovery, full of drama and incident. See if it is available: http://www.library.cbhs.school.nz/oliver/libraryHome.do

Richard Hammond is one of our most in-demand and best-loved television presenters. On September 20, 2006, he suffered a serious brain injury following a high-speed car crash, and the nation held its breath. On the Edge is his compelling account of life before and after the accident and an honest description of his year of recovery, full of drama and incident. See if it is available: http://www.library.cbhs.school.nz/oliver/libraryHome.do

"Somewhat vigorous activity" is how Sir Edmund Hillary summarises the first 79 years of his life, and that modest and gentlemanly appraisal sets the tone for this most understated of memoirs. See if it is available: http://www.library.cbhs.school.nz/oliver/libraryHome.do

"Somewhat vigorous activity" is how Sir Edmund Hillary summarises the first 79 years of his life, and that modest and gentlemanly appraisal sets the tone for this most understated of memoirs. See if it is available: http://www.library.cbhs.school.nz/oliver/libraryHome.do

Winning a record-setting nine Coast to Coasts: running, kayaking and biking the length of New Zealand,; competing in the world mountain bike champs; adventure taking in far-flung countries, through jungles, up mountains and across deserts- you'd think Steve Gurney was a naturally gifted athlete. But in fact he was always last in school races. So how did he become the winningest man in NZ multisport? See if it is available: http://www.library.cbhs.school.nz/oliver/libraryHome.do

Winning a record-setting nine Coast to Coasts: running, kayaking and biking the length of New Zealand,; competing in the world mountain bike champs; adventure taking in far-flung countries, through jungles, up mountains and across deserts- you'd think Steve Gurney was a naturally gifted athlete. But in fact he was always last in school races. So how did he become the winningest man in NZ multisport? See if it is available: http://www.library.cbhs.school.nz/oliver/libraryHome.do

Here for the first time is this controversial writers real childhood and early adulthood. The mixed feelings of an intelligent, sensitive child talented but tormented; the eventual separation from his family; violence, crime, borstal and finally prison in England. See if it is available: http://www.library.cbhs.school.nz/oliver/libraryHome.do

Here for the first time is this controversial writers real childhood and early adulthood. The mixed feelings of an intelligent, sensitive child talented but tormented; the eventual separation from his family; violence, crime, borstal and finally prison in England. See if it is available: http://www.library.cbhs.school.nz/oliver/libraryHome.do

The Railway Man is a remarkable memoir of forgiveness—a tremendous testament to the courage that propels one toward remembrance, and finally, peace with the past. Eric Lomax, sent to Malaya in World War II, was taken prisoner by the Japanese and put to punishing work on the notorious Burma-Siam railway. See if it is available: http://www.library.cbhs.school.nz/oliver/libraryHome.do

The Railway Man is a remarkable memoir of forgiveness—a tremendous testament to the courage that propels one toward remembrance, and finally, peace with the past. Eric Lomax, sent to Malaya in World War II, was taken prisoner by the Japanese and put to punishing work on the notorious Burma-Siam railway. See if it is available: http://www.library.cbhs.school.nz/oliver/libraryHome.do

In 1918 Mao Zedong was working as a library assistant in Beijing. By 1949 he was leader of the People's Republic of China. How did this happen? See if it is available: http://www.library.cbhs.school.nz/oliver/libraryHome.do

In 1918 Mao Zedong was working as a library assistant in Beijing. By 1949 he was leader of the People's Republic of China. How did this happen? See if it is available: http://www.library.cbhs.school.nz/oliver/libraryHome.do

An introduction to the life and career of the rap artist Tupac Shakur. See if it is available: http://www.library.cbhs.school.nz/oliver/libraryHome.do

An introduction to the life and career of the rap artist Tupac Shakur. See if it is available: http://www.library.cbhs.school.nz/oliver/libraryHome.do

The New York Times bestseller by one of rock's most provocative figures, Scar Tissue is Anthony Kiedis's searingly honest memoir of a life spent in the fast lane. See if it is available: http://www.library.cbhs.school.nz/oliver/libraryHome.do

The New York Times bestseller by one of rock's most provocative figures, Scar Tissue is Anthony Kiedis's searingly honest memoir of a life spent in the fast lane. See if it is available: http://www.library.cbhs.school.nz/oliver/libraryHome.do

Peter Blake was a New Zealand hero - sailor, adventurer, leader and environmentalist. Competing in ocean races, he clocked up as many sea miles as any seafarer in history, with some epic victories. Then he led his small country to win the America's Cup (twice!), and gave his last years to helping the environment. See if it is available: http://www.library.cbhs.school.nz/oliver/libraryHome.do

Peter Blake was a New Zealand hero - sailor, adventurer, leader and environmentalist. Competing in ocean races, he clocked up as many sea miles as any seafarer in history, with some epic victories. Then he led his small country to win the America's Cup (twice!), and gave his last years to helping the environment. See if it is available: http://www.library.cbhs.school.nz/oliver/libraryHome.do


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True Red is the essential biography of one man's fascinating journey from the realm of darkness into the world of light. See if it is available: http://www.library.cbhs.school.nz/oliver/libraryHome.do

True Red is the essential biography of one man's fascinating journey from the realm of darkness into the world of light. See if it is available: http://www.library.cbhs.school.nz/oliver/libraryHome.do

An Unfinished Life: John F. Kennedy, 1917-1963

An Unfinished Life: John F. Kennedy, 1917-1963

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Losing My Virginity is the unusual, frequently outrageous autobiography of one of the great business geniuses of our time. See if it is available: http://www.library.cbhs.school.nz/oliver/opac/search.do

Losing My Virginity is the unusual, frequently outrageous autobiography of one of the great business geniuses of our time. See if it is available: http://www.library.cbhs.school.nz/oliver/opac/search.do

Dan Carter is regarded as the pre-eminent flyhalf in the game. Here, Carter offers tips on playing the game, skill drills and training. He also talks about his early life, focusing on some of the key moments in his career, including his performance for the All Blacks against the British and Irish Lions in the second test of the 2005 series. See if it is available: http://www.library.cbhs.school.nz/oliver/opac/search.do

Dan Carter is regarded as the pre-eminent flyhalf in the game. Here, Carter offers tips on playing the game, skill drills and training. He also talks about his early life, focusing on some of the key moments in his career, including his performance for the All Blacks against the British and Irish Lions in the second test of the 2005 series. See if it is available: http://www.library.cbhs.school.nz/oliver/opac/search.do

As a kid in Wainuiomata he spent the weekends in the hills going after pigs and possums. Now he's hunted caribou in the Arctic circle, grizzlies in Alaska and buffalo in Tanzania. But there's more to Davey Hughes (aka Swazi Man) than a remarkable hunting life and a taste for adventure.  See if it is available: http://www.library.cbhs.school.nz/oliver/opac/search.do?_open=1

As a kid in Wainuiomata he spent the weekends in the hills going after pigs and possums. Now he's hunted caribou in the Arctic circle, grizzlies in Alaska and buffalo in Tanzania. But there's more to Davey Hughes (aka Swazi Man) than a remarkable hunting life and a taste for adventure. See if it is available: http://www.library.cbhs.school.nz/oliver/opac/search.do?_open=1

Corporal Willie Apiata became the first New Zealander since the Second World War to be awarded the Commonwealth's highest military award for his actions with the NZ SAS in Afghanistan. From his early life in small town East Coast New Zealand to his actions in the deserts of Afghanistan, this is his story in his words. See if it is available: http://www.library.cbhs.school.nz/oliver/opac/search.do

Corporal Willie Apiata became the first New Zealander since the Second World War to be awarded the Commonwealth's highest military award for his actions with the NZ SAS in Afghanistan. From his early life in small town East Coast New Zealand to his actions in the deserts of Afghanistan, this is his story in his words. See if it is available: http://www.library.cbhs.school.nz/oliver/opac/search.do

Called the voice of her generation, Lorde's achievements are all the more amazing because of her young age. Signed by Universal at the age of thirteen, she's wowed the world with her vocal prowess and captivating stage presence, and her songs have won awards around the world -- all by the age of seventeen. See if it is available: http://www.library.cbhs.school.nz/oliver/libraryHome.do

Called the voice of her generation, Lorde's achievements are all the more amazing because of her young age. Signed by Universal at the age of thirteen, she's wowed the world with her vocal prowess and captivating stage presence, and her songs have won awards around the world -- all by the age of seventeen. See if it is available: http://www.library.cbhs.school.nz/oliver/libraryHome.do

Marc Ellis has been entertaining New Zealanders on the sports field and our television screens for more than a decade.  A larrikin, a hard case, and at times, a bit of a stirrer, he's never short of an opinion or a mischief-making idea.  In Crossing the Line, Ellis lets us into his private life for the first time. In his own inimitable way, he delves into his past with candour and humour. See if it is available: http://www.library.cbhs.school.nz/oliver/opac/search.do

Marc Ellis has been entertaining New Zealanders on the sports field and our television screens for more than a decade. A larrikin, a hard case, and at times, a bit of a stirrer, he's never short of an opinion or a mischief-making idea. In Crossing the Line, Ellis lets us into his private life for the first time. In his own inimitable way, he delves into his past with candour and humour. See if it is available: http://www.library.cbhs.school.nz/oliver/opac/search.do

It's 10 years since he played his final match for the All Blacks, but still Jonah Lomu remains the most recognisable rugby face on the planet. In this much awaited update to his 2004 best-selling biography, Jonah talks about the highs and lows of that last decade with candour and honesty. See if it is available: http://www.library.cbhs.school.nz/oliver/opac/search.do

It's 10 years since he played his final match for the All Blacks, but still Jonah Lomu remains the most recognisable rugby face on the planet. In this much awaited update to his 2004 best-selling biography, Jonah talks about the highs and lows of that last decade with candour and honesty. See if it is available: http://www.library.cbhs.school.nz/oliver/opac/search.do

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