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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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            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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            Things I Learned From Falling: The must-read true story of 2020
             

            Things I Learned From Falling: The must-read true story of 2020 (Hardback)

            By Nelson, Claire

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            • Pub Date
              10 Mar 20

            An inspirational and gripping first-person account of determination, adversity and survival against the odds.

            ISBN 9781783253500
            Released NZ 10 Mar 2020
            Publisher OCTOPUS PUBLISHING GROUP
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            The Divorce Diaries
              

            The Divorce Diaries (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Quigley, Sarah

            • RRP: $38.00
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            • Pub Date
              31 Mar 20

            Funny, honest, confronting, wise, this is a compelling and bitter-sweet true story of breaking up and breaking through. 'I hear you're divorced?' a friend greets me. 'Congratulations!' The Divorce Diaries outlines the difficult and often heart-breaking process of leaving a marria...ge and beginning again. Sarah Quigley has garnered numerous accolades, including Column of the Year in the MPA Awards, for her magazine articles on the subject. Now she revisits the tumultuous months leading up to exiting her marriage - and the equally confusing emotions that follow. Living in a tiny rooftop apartment, surrounded by glossy millionaire neighbours. Overcoming grief, guilt and regret, while learning to enjoy being alone again. Taking the first tentative steps into a changed world of dating. Quigley shares both her darkest and most hilarious moments as a divorcee, all played out against the colourful bohemian backdrop of her adopted city, Berlin. Ultimately, this book traces rediscovering a belief in love.
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            ISBN 9780143772941
            Published NZ 31 Mar 2020
            Publisher Random House
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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

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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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            A Delayed Life: The true story of the Librarian of Auschwitz

            A Delayed Life: The true story of the Librarian of Auschwitz (Paperback)

            By Kraus, Dita

            • RRP: $28.00
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            The powerful, heart-breaking memoir of Dita Kraus, THE LIBRARIAN OF AUSCHWITZDita Kraus was born in Prague in 1929 - in her powerful new memoir she writes about her childhood before the war and then during the Nazi-occupation that saw her and her family sent to the Jewish ghetto ...at Terezin and from there to Auschwitz and then Bergen-Belsen.
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            ISBN 9781529106053
            Released NZ 4 Feb 2020
            Publisher Ebury Publishing
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            Things I Learned From Falling: The must-read true story of 2020
             

            Things I Learned From Falling: The must-read true story of 2020 (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Nelson, Claire

            • RRP: $29.99
            • $23.39
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            • Pub Date
              10 Mar 20

            An inspirational and gripping first-person account of determination, adversity and survival against the odds. Last year, Claire Nelson made international headlines. She was in her thirties and was beginning to burn out - her hectic London life of work and social activity and stri...ving to do more and do better in the big city was frenetic and stressful. Although she was surrounded by people all of the time, she felt increasingly lonely. When the anxiety she felt finally brought her to breaking point, Claire decided to take some time off and travelled to Joshua Tree Park in California to hike and clear her head. What happened next was something she could never have anticipated. While hiking, Claire fell 30 feet, gravely injuring herself and she lay alone in the desert - mistakenly miles off any trail, without a cell phone signal, fighting for her life. She lay there for four days until she was miraculously rescued - the doctors saying she had only hours to live when she was eventually found. In THINGS I LEARNED FROM FALLING Claire tells her incredible story and what it taught her about loneliness, anxiety and transformation and how to survive it all.
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            ISBN 9781783253760
            Released NZ 10 Mar 2020
            Publisher OCTOPUS PUBLISHING GROUP
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            Uncanny Valley: A Memoir

            Uncanny Valley: A Memoir (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Wiener, Anna

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            The prescient, page-turning account of a journey into Silicon Valley: a defining memoir for our digital age.

            ISBN 9780008317881
            Released NZ 20 Jan 2020
            Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
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            Ordinary Joe
              

            Ordinary Joe (Hardback)

            By Schmidt, Joe

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            'He's a great coach. He lives and breathes the game. There's nothing he doesn't know.' Brian O'Driscoll 'The best coach Irish rugby - arguably Irish sport - has ever had' Malachy Clerkin, Irish Times In the autumn of 2010, a little-known New Zealander called Joe Schmidt took over... as head coach at Leinster. He had never been in charge of a professional team. After Leinster lost three of their first four games, a prominent Irish rugby pundit speculated that Schmidt had 'lost the dressing room'. Nine years on, Joe Schmidt has stepped down as Ireland coach having achieved success on a scale never before seen in Irish rugby. Two Heineken Cups in three seasons with Leinster. Three Six Nations championships in six seasons with Ireland, including the Grand Slam in 2018. And a host of firsts: the first Irish victory in South Africa; the first Irish defeat of the All Blacks, and then a second; and Ireland's first number 1 world ranking. Along the way, Schmidt became a byword for precision and focus in coaching, remarkable attention to detail and the highest of standards. But who is Joe Schmidt? In Ordinary Joe, Schmidt tells the story of his life and influences: the experiences and management ideas that made him the coach, and the man, that he is today. And his diaries of the 2018 Grand Slam and the 2019 Rugby World Cup provide a brilliantly intimate insight into the stresses and joys of coaching a national team in victory and defeat. From the small towns in New Zealand's North Island where he played barefoot rugby and jostled around the dinner table with seven siblings, to the training grounds and video rooms where he consistently kept his teams a step ahead of the opposition, Ordinary Joe reveals an ordinary man who has helped his teams to achieve extraordinary things.
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            ISBN 9781844884094
            Released NZ 21 Nov 2019
            Publisher Penguin
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            Haben: The Deafblind Woman Who Conquered Harvard Law

            Haben: The Deafblind Woman Who Conquered Harvard Law (Hardback)

            By Girma, Haben

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            The incredible life story of Haben Girma, the first deafblind graduate of Harvard Law School, and her amazing journey from isolation to the world stage.

            ISBN 9781538728727
            Released NZ 9 Oct 2019
            Publisher Little, Brown
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