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            As Long As I Hope to Live: The moving, true story of a Jewish girl under Nazi occupation
             

            As Long As I Hope to Live: The moving, true story of a Jewish girl under Nazi occupation (Paperback)

            By Carli, Claudia

            • RRP: $27.99
            • $22.39
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            • Pub Date
              30 Aug 22

            The true and moving holocaust story of Jewish schoolgirl Alie Lopes Dias and the fate of her schoolfriends in Amsterdam. Only six of the 19 survived the war.

            ISBN 9781529385960
            Released NZ 30 Aug 2022
            Publisher Hodder & Stoughton
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Great Australian Ambos Stories
             

            Great Australian Ambos Stories (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Marsh, Bill

            • RRP: $35.00
            • $28.00
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            • Pub Date
              7 Sep 22

            Yeah, while some of my stories are quite gory, others can be very enlightening. Though, in hindsight, the best outcomes are when the patient pulls through. It's then that you know you've done your job, and you get a bit of a buzz out of that. Put the sirens on and get ready to hi...t the road, because fact is stranger than fiction in this fabulous Australia-wide collection of ambos stories from bestselling author Bill 'Swampy' Marsh. Rural and remote ambulance drivers and paramedics are a dedicated and gutsy bunch who work tirelessly to care for their communities, often in isolated and inhospitable conditions, with few resources but plenty of experience, courage and care. Ambos deal with it all: car crashes, delivering babies, snake bites, heart attacks, lost bushwalkers, drug overdoses - even the occasional crook camel. One thing they are never short of is a story or two to tell. This memorable and eye-opening collection of real-life accounts of professionals and volunteers alike racing by road, air and water to save people in strife is by turns, poignant, bizarre, heartbreaking and hilarious. Bill 'Swampy' Marsh is an award-winning writer and performer of stories, songs and plays. He spent most of his youth in rural south-western NSW and now lives in Adelaide. Swampy is one of ABC books' bestselling authors of Australian stories; this is his twenty-second book.
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            ISBN 9780733340093
            Published NZ 7 Sep 2022
            Publisher ABC Books
            Interest Age General Audience
            Series Great Australian Stories
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            Decolonizing Research: Indigenous Storywork as Methodology
              

            Decolonizing Research: Indigenous Storywork as Methodology (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            Foreword by Smith, Linda Tuhiwai; Edited by Xiiem, Jo-ann Archibald Q'um Q'um; Lee-Morgan, Jenny Bol Jun; Santolo, Jason De

            • RRP: $43.99
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            A landmark exploration from indigenous scholars and activists into how indigenous storytelling practices can decolonize the research of indigenous societies.

            ISBN 9781786994608
            Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
            Interest Age 19+ years
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            Nagasaki: The Forgotten Prisoners
              

            Nagasaki: The Forgotten Prisoners (Hardback)

            By Willis, John

            • RRP: $52.99
            • $42.39
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            • Pub Date
              29 Nov 22

            This is one of the most remarkable untold stories of the Second World war. At 11.02 am on an August morning in 1945 America dropped the world's most powerful atomic bomb on the Japanese port city of Nagasaki. The most European city in Japan was flattened to the ground 'as if it h...ad been swept aside by a broom'. More than 70,000 Japanese were killed. At the time, hundreds of Allied prisoners of war were working close to the bomb's detonation point, as forced labourers in the shipyards and foundries of Nagasaki. These men, from the Dales of Yorkshire and the dusty outback of Australia, from the fields of Holland and the remote towns of Texas, had already endured an extraordinary lottery of life and death that had changed their lives forever. They had lived through nearly four years of malnutrition, disease, and brutality. Now their prison home was the target of America's second atomic bomb. In one of the greatest survival stories of World War Two, we trace their astonishing experiences back to bloody battles in the Malayan jungle, before the dramatic fall of Fortress Singapore, the mighty symbol of the British Empire. This abject capitulation was followed by surrender in Java and elsewhere in the East, condemning the captives to years of cruel imprisonment by the Japanese. Their lives grew evermore perilous when thousands of prisoners were shipped off to build the infamous Thai-Burma Railway, including the Bridge on the River Kwai. If that was not harsh enough, POWs were then transported to Japan in the overcrowded holds of what were called hell ships. These rusty buckets were regularly sunk by Allied submarines, and thousands of prisoners lived through unimaginable horror, adrift on the ocean for days. Some still had to endure the final supreme test, the world's second atomic bomb. The prisoners in Nagasaki were eyewitnesses to one of the most significant events in modern history but writing notes or diaries in a Japanese prison camp was dangerous. To avoid detection
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            ISBN 9781912914425
            Released NZ 29 Nov 2022
            Publisher Misc - United Book Distributor
            Interest Age General Audience
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            1971: A People's History from Bangladesh, Pakistan and India
             

            1971: A People's History from Bangladesh, Pakistan and India (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Zakaria, Anam

            • RRP: $32.50
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            The year 1971 exists everywhere in Bangladesh-on its roads, in sculptures, in its museums and oral history projects, in its curriculum, in people's homes and their stories, and in political discourse. It marks the birth of the nation, its liberation. More than 1000 miles away, in... Pakistan too, 1971 marks a watershed moment, its memories sitting uncomfortably in public imagination. It is remembered as the 'Fall of Dacca', the dismemberment of Pakistan or the third Indo-Pak war. In India, 1971 represents something else-the story of humanitarian intervention, of triumph and valour that paved the way for India's rise as a military power, the beginning of its journey to becoming a regional superpower. Navigating the widely varied terrain that is 1971 across Pakistan, Bangladesh and India, Anam Zakaria sifts through three distinct state narratives, and studies the institutionalization of the memory of the year and its events. Through a personal journey, she juxtaposes state narratives with people's history on the ground, bringing forth the nuanced experiences of those who lived through the war. Using intergenerational interviews, textbook analyses, visits to schools and travels to museums and sites commemorating 1971, Zakaria explores the ways in which the year is remembered and forgotten across countries, generations and communities.
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            ISBN 9780143454038
            Publisher Penguin Random House Australia
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            Maori Myths and Legendary Tales
             

            Maori Myths and Legendary Tales (Paperback, Reprinted edition)

            By Reed, A. W.; Illustrated by Turner, Dennis

            A new edition of this classic collection of Maori myths and legends. Retaining the work of illustrator Dennis Turner, the book is presented with a stunning new cover based on the Rangi & Papa mural by artist Cliff Whiting.

            ISBN 9781877246104
            Published NZ 1 Jul 1999
            Publisher Upstart Press Ltd
            Interest Age 8-12 years
            Availability
            637 Reprinting
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            Te Kapehu Whetu
              

            Te Kapehu Whetu (Paperback)

            By Souness, Kate

            • RRP: $37.99
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            A bilingual education resource to support learnings about star navigation. Mena e hiahia ana koe ki te kimi i te motu, whaia te manu. If you want to find land, follow the bird. This resource is designed to share knowledge about te Kapehu Whetu (Traditional Maori Star Compass)... that is learned as the base knowledge for traditional star navigation at sea. In particular, this resource shows how to identify and find Matariki and other stars.
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            ISBN 9780473620240
            Published NZ 1 May 2022
            Publisher NZ / SP Author Self Published
            Interest Age General Audience
            Language (English & Te Reo Maori)
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            Rethinking Oral History and Tradition: An Indigenous Perspective
              

            Rethinking Oral History and Tradition: An Indigenous Perspective (Hardback)

            By Mahuika, Nepia

            • RRP: $121.99
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            Indigenous Oral History explores a specific indigenous community approach to oral history. It compares and contrasts popular definitions and practices used by both oral historians and oral traditionalists, examining whether or not each resonates with indigenous perspectives regar...ding the form, methods, theories and politics of oral history.
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            ISBN 9780190681685
            Released NZ 20 Nov 2019
            Publisher Oxford University Press (S1)
            Interest Age General Audience
            Series Oxford Oral History Series
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            Scandal at Dolphin Square: A Notorious History
              

            Scandal at Dolphin Square: A Notorious History (Hardback)

            By Danczuk, Simon; Smith, Daniel

            • RRP: $64.99
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            The first book to tell the scandal-filled story of Dolphin Square, the UK's most notorious address

            ISBN 9780750997140
            Publisher The History Press Ltd
            Interest Age General Audience
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            The Missing Lands: Uncovering Earth's Pre-flood Civilization
              

            The Missing Lands: Uncovering Earth's Pre-flood Civilization (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Silva, Freddy

            • RRP: $56.99
            • $56.99
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            Best-selling author Freddy Silva re-examines the world traditions and discovers an ancient pre-flood civilization of master seafarers, astronomers and magicians, their monuments and traditions, and a previously unknown island nation where the antediluvian gods lived before it san...k. With emphasis on New Zealand, the Pacific, Andes and Middle East.
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            ISBN 9780578482194
            Released NZ 22 Apr 2019
            Publisher Misc - NZ/SP Publisher
            Interest Age General Audience
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