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            The Longest Day: Standing Up to Depression and Tackling the Coast to Coast
             

            The Longest Day: Standing Up to Depression and Tackling the Coast to Coast (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Calman, Matt

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            Matt Calman's most consistent tool for dealing with problems throughout his life was alcohol. But it got to the stage where he was no longer willing to put up with the dark side of his drinking. So he quit. But the problems that had been simmering away for most of his life merely... came to a head. It led to a major depressive phase with panic attacks and thoughts of suicide. After reaching rock-bottom, Matt began the slow climb to rebuild himself with a much stronger foundation. Finally he was ready to find something, or for something to find him. It could have been anything. It just happened to be the Coast to Coast Multisport World Championships, the toughest endurance race in New Zealand. The Longest Day outlines Matt's path back from the depths of depression, his struggles to learn to run, cycle and kayak at an elite level, and the culmination of all that training: his Coast to Coast race. The book explores the parallels between the inner landscape (his journey to wellbeing) and the outer landscape (the world around him and tackling the Coast to Coast). Through his training he learns about process rather than outcome, and how true success and enjoyment is embedded in the journey (not the destination). Matt is a brave, honest writer with a talent for articulating what is going on inside his head.
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            ISBN 9781988547305
            Published NZ 18 Feb 2020
            Publisher Allen & Unwin
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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
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            Bookworm: A Memoir of Childhood Reading

            Bookworm: A Memoir of Childhood Reading (Paperback)

            By Mangan, Lucy

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            She was whisked away to Narnia - and Kirrin Island - and Wonderland. Lucy brings the favourite characters of our collective childhoods back to life - prompting endless re-readings, rediscoveries, and, inevitably, fierce debate - and brilliantly uses them to tell her own story, th...at of a born, and unrepentant, bookworm.
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            ISBN 9781784709228
            Released NZ 7 May 2019
            Publisher Vintage
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            Me: Elton John Official Autobiography

            Me: Elton John Official Autobiography (Hardback)

            By John, Elton

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            The incredibly honest, funny, outrageous autobiography of Elton John.

            ISBN 9781509853311
            Released NZ 15 Oct 2019
            Publisher Pan Macmillan
            Interest Age 18+ years
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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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            It's Trevor Noah: Born a Crime: (YA edition)

            It's Trevor Noah: Born a Crime: (YA edition) (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Noah, Trevor

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            A hilarious and moving coming-of-age story about growing up mixed race in apartheid South Africa, from comedian Trevor Noah

            ISBN 9781529318760
            Released NZ 9 Apr 2019
            Publisher John Murray Press
            Interest Age Children / Young Adults
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            The Sisters of Auschwitz: The true story of two Jewish sisters' resistance in the heart of Nazi territory

            The Sisters of Auschwitz: The true story of two Jewish sisters' resistance in the heart of Nazi territory (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Iperen, Roxane van

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            The life-affirming story of female bravery, Jewish Nazi resistance and surviving the horrors of Auschwitz

            ISBN 9781841883748
            Released NZ 12 Nov 2019
            Publisher Orion Publishing
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            Series The Legacy Trilogy
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            For King and Country, For: Four Brothers Four Crosses A New Zealand Story
             

            For King and Country, For: Four Brothers Four Crosses A New Zealand Story (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Vennell, Jock

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            The story of the four Christophers Brothers who were all killed in World War I leads to a more general discussion of the devasting effect of World War I on New Zealand

            ISBN 9781927167397
            Published NZ 30 Sep 2019
            Publisher Wily Publications
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            Tales from a Financial Hot Mess
             

            Tales from a Financial Hot Mess (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Cook, Frances

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            "Forever wrestling with annoying debt? Clueless about where your pay cheques go? Want to get ahead?Journalist, podcaster and reformed money mess Frances Cook is here for you. Tales from a Financial Hot Mess is the story of how Frances got her money sh*t sorted. She learned the ha...rd way so you dont have to, and details how you can: Change your money mindset. Set up a do-able budget. Avoid being fooled by banks and retailers. Understand investing (starting with what you have). Reduce your debt. Save more. Sort your KiwiSaver. Make smart housing decisions (whether renting or buying). Fix a mortgage that works for you (with your coffee and smashed avocado). Negotiate a pay rise. Simplify your life... and loads more. This book is the real deal not another bulleted, tabled, graphed lecture from a financial advisor whos never had issues with money. Delivering laughs and smarts, proven financial advice, handy how-tos (and please-donts) and numerous expert insights (from 22 actual experts), Tales from a Financial Hot Mess will guide you along the rocky path to financial freedom"--Publisher information.
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            ISBN 9780143773801
            Published NZ 1 Oct 2019
            Publisher Random House
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            The Other Side of the Coin: The Queen, the Dresser and the Wardrobe

            The Other Side of the Coin: The Queen, the Dresser and the Wardrobe (Hardback)

            By Kelly, Angela

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            When Angela Kelly and The Queen are together, laughter echoes through the corridors of Buckingham Palace.

            ISBN 9780008368364
            Released NZ 1 Nov 2019
            Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
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