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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 (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Glenconner, Anne

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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 9781529359077
            Released NZ 15 Oct 2019
            Publisher Hodder & Stoughton
            Interest Age General Audience
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            BLOOD OF THE FLAX
             

            BLOOD OF THE FLAX (Paperback)

            By Caird, Ray

            • RRP: $45.00
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            Toto O Te Harakeke explores the most important plant-human relationship in the history of Aotearoa. This beautiful, illustrated coffee table book takes us on a poetic personal journey from ancient Gondwanaland to the fashion catwalks of New York. The result, with whanau boom and ...bust, is a playful and stunning celebration of the Harakeke.
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            ISBN 9780473485184
            Published NZ 1 Oct 2019
            Publisher The Copy Press
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            Women Mean Business: Colonial businesswomen in New Zealand
             

            Women Mean Business: Colonial businesswomen in New Zealand (Paperback)

            By Bishop, Catherine

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            In this fascinating and entertaining book, award-winning historian Dr Catherine Bishop showcases many of the individual businesswomen whose efforts, collectively, contributed so much to the making of urban life in New Zealand.

            ISBN 9781988531762
            Published NZ 30 Sep 2019
            Publisher Otago University Press
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            Tooth and Veil: The life and times of the New Zealand dental nurse
              

            Tooth and Veil: The life and times of the New Zealand dental nurse (Paperback)

            By O'Hare, Noel

            • RRP: $49.99
            • $39.99
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            • Pub Date
              9 Apr 20

            In 1921, the School Dental Service was established. A social experiment unique to New Zealand, it was lauded around the world. This is the story of those on the front line, the dental nurses who endured military-style training, poor resourcing and petty discipline, as well as inc...reasingly anachronistic rules around uniform and behaviour.
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            ISBN 9780995122963
            Published NZ 9 Apr 2020
            Publisher Massey University Press
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            Dark Emu: Aboriginal Australia and the Birth of Agriculture

            Dark Emu: Aboriginal Australia and the Birth of Agriculture (Trade Paperback / Paperback, None ed.)

            By Pascoe, Bruce

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            `Dark Emu injects a profound authenticity into the conversation about how we Australians understand our continent ... [It is] essential reading for anyone who wants to understand what Australia once was, or what it might yet be if we heed the lessons of long and sophisticated hum...an occupation.' Judges for 2016 NSW Premier's Literary AwardsDark Emu puts forward an argument for a reconsideration of the hunter-gatherer tag for pre-colonial Aboriginal Australians. The evidence insists that Aboriginal people right across the continent were using domesticated plants, sowing, harvesting, irrigating and storing - behaviours inconsistent with the hunter-gatherer tag. Gerritsen and Gammage in their latest books support this premise but Pascoe takes this further and challenges the hunter-gatherer tag as a convenient lie. Almost all the evidence is Dark Emu comes from the records and diaries of the Australian explorers, impeccable sources. Bruce's comments on his book compared to Gammage's: My book is about food production, housing construction and clothing whereas Gammage was interested in the appearance of the country at contact. [Gammage] doesn't contest hunter gatherer labels either, whereas that is at the centre of my argument.
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            ISBN 9781921248016
            Published NZ 1 Jun 2018
            Publisher Magabala Books
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            The Paper Bracelet
              

            The Paper Bracelet (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By English, Rachael

            • RRP: $45.50
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            • Pub Date
              27 Feb 20

            Inspired by heartrending real events, the gripping new novel from the No. 1 bestselling author about a former nurse in an Irish mother and baby home who reunites the mothers with the babies they were forced to give up years ago.

            ISBN 9781529380620
            Released NZ 27 Feb 2020
            Publisher Hachette
            Interest Age General Audience
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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 (Hardback)

            By Glenconner, Anne

            • RRP: $50.00
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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 9781529359060
            Released NZ 17 Oct 2019
            Publisher Hodder & Stoughton
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            Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls

            Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls (Hardback)

            By Favilli, Elena; Cavallo, Francesca

            • RRP: $45.00
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            What if the princess didn't marry Prince Charming but instead went on to be an astronaut? What if the jealous step sisters were supportive and kind? And what if the queen was the one really in charge of the kingdom? Illustrated by sixty female artists from every corner of the glo...be, Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls introduces us to one hundred remarkable women and their extraordinary lives, from Ada Lovelace to Malala, Elizabeth I to Serena Williams. Empowering, moving and inspirational, these are true fairy tales for heroines who definitely don't need rescuing.
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            ISBN 9780141986005
            Released NZ 20 Mar 2017
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age Children
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            The Lost Pianos of Siberia

            The Lost Pianos of Siberia (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Roberts, Sophy

            • RRP: $38.00
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            In the late 1700s Catherine the Great embraced the craze for pianos that had swept western Europe since the 1500s, but had barely made an impact in Russia. Fusing nature writing, travelogue and memoir, The Lost Pianos of Siberia is an original, lyrical exploration of the mysterio...us allure of one of the most remote places on earth.
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            ISBN 9780857524959
            Released NZ 4 Feb 2020
            Publisher Transworld Publishers
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            Three Tigers, One Mountain: A Journey through the Bitter History and Current Conflicts of China, Korea and Japan

            Three Tigers, One Mountain: A Journey through the Bitter History and Current Conflicts of China, Korea and Japan (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Booth, Michael

            • RRP: $40.00
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            'The next Bill Bryson' - New York Times`Three tigers cannot share the same mountain' - Chinese proverbChina, Korea and Japan are the neighbours who love to hate each other.

            ISBN 9781910702956
            Released NZ 21 Jan 2020
            Publisher Vintage
            Interest Age 16+ years
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