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            By Obama, Michelle

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            An intimate, powerful, and inspiring memoir by the former First Lady of the United States In a life filled with meaning and accomplishment, Michelle Obama has emerged as one of the most iconic and compelling women of our era. As First Lady of the United States of America-the firs ...

            ISBN 9780241334140
            Published 14 November 2018 by Penguin
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            Annette King: The Authorised Biography
             

            Annette King: The Authorised Biography (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By John Edwards Brent, Harvey

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            Annette King is New Zealand's longest-serving women MP - 1984-2017 less three years in the wilderness from 1990-1993. In her 30 years in Parliament, she spent 15 in government (10 as a cabinet minister) and 15 in opposition. She is a former deputy leader of the Labour Party, and ...

            ISBN 9781988516370
            Published 14 March 2019 by Upstart Press Ltd
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            A Communist in the Family: Searching for Rewi Alley: 2019
              

            A Communist in the Family: Searching for Rewi Alley: 2019 (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Sandys, Elspeth

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            Part-biography, part-travel journal, part-literary commentary, 'A Communist in the Family: Searching for Rewi Alley' is a beautifully written multi-layered narrative centred on New Zealander Rewi Alley and his part in the momentous political events of mid-twentieth-century China.

            ISBN 9781988531601
            Release Date 31 March 2019 by Otago University Press
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            We Are Displaced: My Journey and Stories from Refugee Girls Around the World

            We Are Displaced: My Journey and Stories from Refugee Girls Around the World (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Yousafzai, Malala

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            Five years on from the publication of her internationally bestselling memoir, WE ARE DISPLACED presents true stories of the refugee experience interwoven with Malala's own story of her displacement

            ISBN 9781474610049
            Published 8 January 2019 by Orion Publishing
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            Partisan
              

            Partisan (Hardback)

            By Caffin, James

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            The gripping story of a New Zealand solider who escaped the clutches of a prisoner-of-war camp to join the Yugoslav freedom fighters during the Second World War After a daring escape from a prisoner-of-war camp in occupied Yugoslavia, John Denvir reached the Slovenian capital of ...

            ISBN 9781775541363
            Release Date 1 April 2019 by HarperCollins Publishers
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            The Fabulous Bouvier Sisters: The Tragic and Glamorous Lives of Jackie and Lee

            The Fabulous Bouvier Sisters: The Tragic and Glamorous Lives of Jackie and Lee (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Kashner, Sam; With Schoenberger, Nancy J.

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            A poignant, evocative, and wonderfully gossipy account of the two sisters who represented style and class above all else-Jackie Kennedy Onassis and Lee Radziwill-from the authors of Furious Love. When sixty-four-year-old Jackie Kennedy Onassis died in her Fifth Avenue apartment, ...

            ISBN 9780062881809
            Published 24 September 2018 by HarperCollins Publishers
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            Living Among the Northland Maori: Diary of Father Antoine Garin, 1844-1846
              

            Living Among the Northland Maori: Diary of Father Antoine Garin, 1844-1846 (Hardback)

            Edited by Tremewan, Peter; Larcombe, Giselle

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            This is the first full English translation of the surviving Mangakahia journals and letters of French Marist priest Father Antoine Garin. Frank, open-minded and often humorous, Garin's diary is a major contribution to the early history of European settlement in Aotearoa and a com ...

            ISBN 9781988503028
            Release Date 29 March 2019 by Canterbury University Press
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            Shirley Smith: An Examined Life
              

            Shirley Smith: An Examined Life (Paperback)

            By Gaitanos, Sarah

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            Shirley Smith was one of the most remarkable New Zealanders of the 20th century, a woman whose lifelong commitment to social justice, legal reform, gender equality and community service left a profound legacy.

            ISBN 9781776562176
            Release Date 9 May 2019 by Victoria University Press
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            Airini Karauria: Her History, Her Life, Her Descendants
              

            Airini Karauria: Her History, Her Life, Her Descendants (Paperback)

            By Fearn, Evelyn

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            This is the story based on the life of Airini Karauria, later to become Airini Donnelly and also known as Airini Tonere. Airini was related to all the leading chiefs of Hawke's Bay and her life from 1854 to 1909 was a very interesting one. Airini became a competent litigato ...

            ISBN 9780473447625
            Published 1 October 2018 by NZ / SP Author Self Published
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            The Boy Who Followed His Father into Auschwitz: The Sunday Times Bestseller

            The Boy Who Followed His Father into Auschwitz: The Sunday Times Bestseller (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Dronfield, Jeremy

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            The inspiring, true story of a father and son's fight to stay together and to survive the Holocaust. In 1939, Gustav Kleinmann, a Jewish upholsterer in Vienna, was seized by the Nazis. Along with his teenage son Fritz, he was sent to Buchenwald in Germany. There began an unimagin ...

            ISBN 9780241374948
            Published 5 February 2019 by Penguin
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