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            This Pakeha Life: An Unsettled Memoir
             

            This Pakeha Life: An Unsettled Memoir (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Jones, Alison

            • RRP: $39.99
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            A timely and perceptive memoir from award-winning author and academic Alison Jones. As questions of identity come to the fore once more in New Zealand, this frank and humane account of a life spent traversing Pakeha and Maori worlds offers important insights into our shared life ...on these islands.
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            ISBN 9781988587288
            Published NZ 8 Sep 2020
            Publisher Bridget Williams Books
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            The Forgotten Wars: Why the Musket Wars Matter Today
             

            The Forgotten Wars: Why the Musket Wars Matter Today (Paperback)

            By Crosby, Ron

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            * Long-awaited short and reorganised version of The Musket Wars * Brilliantly written and clearly explained, with fact boxes * Detailed maps and plentiful illustrations Ron Crosby brilliantly rewrites his seminal The Musket Wars on a thematic basis, simplifying it to a concise wo...rk full of maps and illustrations for the general reader.
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            ISBN 9780947506797
            Published NZ 14 Oct 2020
            Publisher Oratia Media
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            Lady in Waiting: My Extraordinary Life in the Shadow of the Crown

            Lady in Waiting: My Extraordinary Life in the Shadow of the Crown (Paperback)

            By Glenconner, Anne

            • RRP: $24.99
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            The remarkable life of Lady in Waiting to Princess Margaret who was also a Maid of Honour at the Queen's Coronation - and is a character in The Crown this autumn. Anne Glenconner reveals the real events behind The Crown as well as her own life of drama, tragedy and courage, with ...the wonderful wit and extraordinary resilience which define her.
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            ISBN 9781529359107
            Released NZ 7 Jul 2020
            Publisher Hodder & Stoughton
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            The Captain's Run: What it Takes to Lead the All Blacks
             

            The Captain's Run: What it Takes to Lead the All Blacks (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Paul, Gregor

            • RRP: $39.99
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            How the captains of the last 50 years have gone about leading the world's most successful rugby team. The job of All Blacks captain comes with a scrutiny that puts it alongside the prime minister in terms of profile and public expectation. It takes a strong, confident and assured... personality to captain a team where failure is never tolerated. The Captain's Run is a behind the scenes journey into the world of All Blacks captaincy. It reveals how the great captains dealt with the pressure of the toughest job in world rugby, how they coped with failure, and what they would have done differently, if given their time again.
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            ISBN 9781775541646
            Published NZ 5 Nov 2020
            Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
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            V2
             

            V2 (Hardback)

            By Harris, Robert

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            A WWII thriller about a German rocket engineer, a former actress turned British spy, and the Nazi rocket program --

            ISBN 9780525656715
            Released NZ 17 Nov 2020
            Publisher Knopf Publishing Group
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            Internationally sourced; ships 6-14 working days
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            With the Wind Behind Us
             

            With the Wind Behind Us (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Elliott, Matt

            • RRP: $36.99
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            From red socks to kauri yachts, these are the stories that made us a sailing nation Stretching back to the Pacific navigators and the great migrations from Polynesia to the humble 'P' class dinghy and the world-beating success of Team New Zealand: With the Wind Behind Us is a cel...ebration of the stories that gave us our legendary sailing reputation.
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            ISBN 9781775541608
            Published NZ 5 Nov 2020
            Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
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            The Kiwi Runners' Family Tree: Volume One: 1800s To 1999
               

            The Kiwi Runners' Family Tree: Volume One: 1800s To 1999 (Paperback)

            By Sobanja, Dreydon; Designed by Dewhurst, Murray

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            New Zealand has a proud athletic history dating back to the 1800s. Never before has there been a book that includes so many New Zealand runners, and in such rich detail. The Kiwi Runners' Family Tree tells the stories of over 100 running related athletes and coaches, focusing on ...the interconnections between the generations as well as the important relationships within those generations. This family tree has wellgrounded roots, a strong trunk and a vast amount of experience, knowledge and inspiration coursing through its branches. The book expertly tells the many interconnected stories of New Zealand's runners, from sprinters through to ultramarathoners, as well as hurdlers, steeplechasers, race walkers and Para athletes. Each chapter incapsulates athletes' achievements, inspirations, coaches and compatriots. The athletes' stories, some never been told before, are complemented by many fascinating photos. The Kiwi Runners' Family Tree features more than 20 personal interviews with athletes, administrators and coaches, to ensure historical and statistical accuracy.
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            ISBN 9780473523671
            Published NZ 29 Aug 2020
            Publisher Inspired Kids Ltd
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            The Happiest Man on Earth

            The Happiest Man on Earth (Hardback)

            By Jaku, Eddie

            • RRP: $37.99
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            A Holocaust survivor shares what he's learned about gratitude, tolerance and kindness.

            ISBN 9781760980085
            Published NZ 28 Jul 2020
            Publisher Pan Macmillan
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            Guiding Lights: The Extraordinary Lives of Lighthouse Women
             

            Guiding Lights: The Extraordinary Lives of Lighthouse Women (Hardback)

            By Riddell, Shona

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            A compellingly written, fully illustrated account of lighthouse women throughout the ages, from those who lit ancient hilltop bonfires to the keepers of today.

            ISBN 9781925820621
            Published NZ 7 Oct 2020
            Publisher Exisle Publishing
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            Tomorrow Will Be A Good Day: My Autobiography - The Sunday Times No 1 Bestseller
             

            Tomorrow Will Be A Good Day: My Autobiography - The Sunday Times No 1 Bestseller (Hardback)

            By Moore, Captain Tom

            • RRP: $64.99
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            Pre-order the extraordinary, heartwarming autobiography of Captain Tom Moore, the man who captured the nation's heart in lockdown. Captain Tom Moore is an inspiration. At the height of the Covid-19 pandemic in early April this ninety-nine-year-old Second World War veteran came up... with a big idea: he'd walk laps of his garden to raise money for the NHS. Despite using a walking frame as well as recent treatment for cancer and a broken hip, he was determined to hit GBP1000 by his 100th birthday on 30th April. By the time the telegram from the Queen arrived, he'd raised over thirty million pounds. In this, his official autobiography, published in support of the creation of the Captain Tom Foundation, he tells us of his long and dramatic life. How his spirit was forged on the battlefields of Burma where victory was snatched from the jaws of defeat. How he fearlessly raced motorbikes competitively. How, in his nineties, he took off for the Himalayas and Everest, simply because he'd never been. And, finally, how this old soldier came to do his bit for the NHS, becoming the nation's hero in our darkest hour. A modest, decent, charming man with a can-do attitude and a twinkle in his eye, Captain Tom's story is that of a man whose insatiable curiosity and appetite for life have led him around so many unexpected corners - finding both adventure and joy. He only wanted to help other people - and yet he has inspired a nation to believe anything is possible by reminding us all it is never, ever too late.
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            ISBN 9780241486108
            Released NZ 17 Sep 2020
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age 16+ years
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