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            The Sphinx: The Life of Gladys Deacon - Duchess of Marlborough

            The Sphinx: The Life of Gladys Deacon - Duchess of Marlborough (Hardback)

            By Vickers, Hugo

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            The remarkable story of the dazzling and admired Gladys Deacon, one of the most celebrated and independent women of her day, at the centre of the Belle Epoque, who was ultimately doomed to an unhappy marriage to the 9th Duke of Marlborough.

            ISBN 9781529390704
            Released NZ 9 Jan 2020
            Publisher Hodder & Stoughton
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            The Hard Way: Adapt, Survive and Win

            The Hard Way: Adapt, Survive and Win (Trade Paperback / Paperback, Export / Airside)

            By Billingham, Mark 'Billy'

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            A searing, raw and honest memoir of television's greatest SAS veteran. Sergeant Major Mark `Billy' Billingham recounts his life, twenty-seven years of military service as an elite soldier, and new-found fame on the hugely successful Channel Four series SAS: Who dares Wins.

            ISBN 9781471186745
            Released NZ 1 Dec 2019
            Publisher Simon & Schuster Ltd
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            I Escaped from Auschwitz: The Story of a Man Whose Actions Led to the Largest Single Rescue of Jews in World War II
             

            I Escaped from Auschwitz: The Story of a Man Whose Actions Led to the Largest Single Rescue of Jews in World War II (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Vrba, Rudolf; Edited by Vrba, Robin; Zimring, Nikola

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            The stunning and emotional autobiography of an Auschwitz survivor April 7, 1944--This date marks the successful escape of two Slovak prisoners from one of the most heavily-guarded and notorious concentration camps of Nazi Germany. The escapees, Rudolf Vrba and Alfred Wetzler, fle...d over one hundred miles to be the first to give the graphic and deta
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            ISBN 9781631584718
            Released NZ 1 Mar 2020
            Publisher Skyhorse Publishing
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            Tangata Ngai Tahu: People of Ngai Tahu: 2017
             

            Tangata Ngai Tahu: People of Ngai Tahu: 2017 (Paperback)

            By Brown, H. Norton T.; Foreword by O'Regan, Sir Tipene; Edited by Brown, Helen

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            Mo tatou, a, mo ka uri a muri ake nei. For us and our children after us. Tangata Ngai Tahu remembers and celebrates the rich and diverse lives of the people of Ngai Tahu. Spanning time, geography and kaupapa, some fifty biographies bring Ngai Tahu history into the present. The... people in the book have contributed to their iwi, hapu and whanau in myriad ways: here are rangatira and tohunga , community leaders, people who actively drove the Ngai Tahu Claim forward, activists and scholars, fishermen and farmers, sportspeople, weavers, musicians, and many more. All are descendants of Waitaha, Ngati Mamoe and Ngai Tahu; united by whakapapa, they are Tangata Ngai Tahu.
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            ISBN 9781988533308
            Published NZ 18 Nov 2017
            Publisher Bridget Williams Books
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            The Heartbeat of Wounded Knee
             

            The Heartbeat of Wounded Knee (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Treuer, David

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            A sweeping history - and counter-narrative - of Native American life from the Wounded Knee massacre to the present.

            ISBN 9781472154941
            Released NZ 7 May 2020
            Publisher Little, Brown Book Group
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            The Berlin Mission: The American Who Resisted Nazi Germany from Within

            The Berlin Mission: The American Who Resisted Nazi Germany from Within (Hardback)

            By Breitman, Richard

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            As the Nazis gained political power in Weimar Berlin, a US consul/diplomat observed their activities, interceded when they threatened American lives and developed the earliest and fullest appreciation of the horrors to come.

            ISBN 9781541742161
            Released NZ 31 Dec 2019
            Publisher Misc - Alliance Distribution
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            The House of Yan: A Family at the Heart of a Century in Chinese History

            The House of Yan: A Family at the Heart of a Century in Chinese History (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Yan, Lan; Translated by Taylor, Sam

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            Through the sweeping cultural and historical transformations of China, entreprenueur Lan Yan traces her family's history through early 20th Century to present day. The history of the Yan family is inseparable from the history of China over the last century.

            ISBN 9780062899811
            Released NZ 7 Feb 2020
            Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
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            Born Trump: Inside America's First Family

            Born Trump: Inside America's First Family (Paperback)

            By Fox, Emily Jane

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            As a writer at Vanity Fair covering the Trump family, Emily Jane Fox has spent the last year doing a deep dive into the lives of the President's children. Born Trump is the explosive narrative of her findings as an insider within the most influential family in America.

            ISBN 9780008292492
            Released NZ 1 Jul 2019
            Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
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            Stories for Boys Who Dare to be Different

            Stories for Boys Who Dare to be Different (Hardback)

            By Brooks, Ben; Illustrated by Winter, Quinton

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            A beautiful and inspiring collection of stories about boys who changed the world without killing a single dragon or saving a single princess.

            ISBN 9781787471986
            Released NZ 10 Apr 2018
            Publisher Quercus Publishing Plc
            Interest Age 9-11 years
            Series Gender and Well-being
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            A Winter on the Nile

            A Winter on the Nile (Trade Paperback / Paperback, Airports / Ireland / Export and Waterstones ed)

            By Sattin, Anthony

            ISBN 9780091926076
            Released NZ 2 Jul 2010
            Publisher Cornerstone
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