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            The Hunting: An explosive thriller from the bestselling author of the Dan 'Spider' Shepherd series

            The Hunting: An explosive thriller from the bestselling author of the Dan 'Spider' Shepherd series (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Leather, Stephen

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            The next action-packed standalone thriller from Sunday Times bestselling author Stephen Leather.

            ISBN 9781529345223
            Released NZ 9 Feb 2021
            Publisher Hodder & Stoughton
            Interest Age 16+ years
            Series Matt Standing Thrillers
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            The Hunting: An explosive thriller from the bestselling author of the Dan 'Spider' Shepherd series
             

            The Hunting: An explosive thriller from the bestselling author of the Dan 'Spider' Shepherd series (Hardback)

            By Leather, Stephen

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            • Pub Date
              27 Apr 21

            The next action-packed standalone thriller from Sunday Times bestselling author Stephen Leather.

            ISBN 9781529345216
            Released NZ 27 Apr 2021
            Publisher Hodder & Stoughton
            Interest Age 16+ years
            Series Matt Standing Thrillers
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            All the Young Men: How One Woman Risked It All To Care For The Dying

            All the Young Men: How One Woman Risked It All To Care For The Dying (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Burks, Ruth Coker

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            Erin Brokovick meets Dallas Buyers Club, All The Young Men is a gripping and triumphant tale of human compassion, telling the true story of a young single mother who finds herself driven to the forefront of the AIDS crisis, and who risks everything to give victims back their huma...nity.
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            ISBN 9781409189114
            Released NZ 8 Dec 2020
            Publisher Orion Publishing
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            The Platform: The Radical Legacy of the Polynesian Panthers: 2020
             

            The Platform: The Radical Legacy of the Polynesian Panthers: 2020 (Paperback)

            By Anae, Melani

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            In a book that is both deeply personal and highly political, Melani Anae recalls the radical activism of Auckland's Polynesian Panthers - the movement modelled on the US Black Panther Party 'but without guns'.

            ISBN 9781988587431
            Published NZ 23 Oct 2020
            Publisher Bridget Williams Books
            Interest Age General Audience
            Series BWB Texts
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            Peace, Power & Politics: How New Zealand Became Nuclear Free
             

            Peace, Power & Politics: How New Zealand Became Nuclear Free (Paperback)

            By Leadbeater, Maire

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            "This is a story of how ordinary people created a movement that changed New Zealand's foreign policy and our identity as a nation. The story of peace activism from our pre-recorded history to 1975 was told in Peace People: A history of peace activities in New Zealand (1992) by El...sie Locke. In this new book her daughter Maire Leadbeater takes the story up to the 1990s in an account of the dramatic stories of the colourful and courageous activist campaigns that led the New Zealand government to enact nuclear-free legislation in 1987. Politicians took the credit, but they were responding to a powerful groundswell of public opinion. In this country nuclear disarmament has become part of our communal psyche to a greater extent than in any other western-aligned nation, but when politicians choose pragmatism over principle in foreign policy, peace and justice suffer. Peace activism is an ongoing story"--Publisher information.
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            ISBN 9781877578588
            Published NZ 1 Nov 2013
            Publisher Otago University Press
            Interest Age General Audience
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            The Spymaster of Baghdad: The Untold Story of the Elite Intelligence Cell that Turned the Tide against ISIS
             

            The Spymaster of Baghdad: The Untold Story of the Elite Intelligence Cell that Turned the Tide against ISIS (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Coker, Margaret

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            • Pub Date
              18 Mar 21

            The driver was sweating as his explosive-filled pickup truck sped along a rain-slicked Baghdad highway toward a neighbourhood bustling with open-air markets. And he had another reason for panic - he was a spy who thought his cover had been blown. The Spymaster of Baghdad is the g...ripping story of the top-secret Iraqi intelligence unit that infiltrated the Islamic State. The information they gathered, more so than that of any foreign power, turned the tide against the insurgency. Set against the backdrop of the most brutal conflict of recent decades, we chart the spymaster's struggle to develop the Falcons from scratch in challenging circumstances following the American invasion of Iraq. But at the heart of the book is the fraught relationship of two of his agents - the Sudani brothers: one undercover in ISIS for 16 long months, the other his handler. We follow their emotional journey in this page-turning story of family, unlikely heroes and unbelievable courage. The unprecedented access to the whole cast of characters, from bomb-makers through spy chiefs, is remarkable. Pulitzer Prize-finalist Margaret Coker challenges the conventional view that western coalition forces defeated ISIS and we see that victory was down to old-fashioned spy craft. The Spymaster of Baghdad is compulsive, shocking and explosive reading. *** Margaret Coker is an investigative journalist. She has lived and worked in Iraq and the wider Middle East since 2003. An ex-Baghdad Bureau Chief for the New York Times, she honed her reporting skills at The Wall Street Journal where she was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize as part of a team chronicling Turkey's failed coup, political purges and teetering democracy. Her coverage of national security issues won the Overseas Press Club Award and the Edwin M. Hood Prize from the National Press Club, America's top prize for diplomatic reporting. This is her first book.
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            ISBN 9780241409107
            Released NZ 18 Mar 2021
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            Blindfold: A Memoir of Capture, Torture, and Enlightenment
             

            Blindfold: A Memoir of Capture, Torture, and Enlightenment (Hardback)

            By Padnos, Theo

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            • Pub Date
              7 Apr 21

            An award-winning journalist's searing, extraordinary account of being kidnapped and tortured in Syria by al Qaeda for two years-a revelatory memoir about war, human nature, and endurance.

            ISBN 9781982120825
            Released NZ 7 Apr 2021
            Publisher Simon & Schuster
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            Groomed to be a Bride

            Groomed to be a Bride (Paperback, Digital original)

            By Hartley, Maggie

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            A young Syrian girl comes to live with Maggie after surviving unimaginable horrors. But the nightmare may only just be beginning...

            ISBN 9781409197430
            Released NZ 13 Oct 2020
            Publisher Orion Publishing
            Interest Age 16+ years
            Series A Maggie Hartley Foster Carer Story
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            Black Spartacus: The Epic Life of Toussaint Louverture

            Black Spartacus: The Epic Life of Toussaint Louverture (Hardback)

            By Hazareesingh, Sudhir

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            The Haitian revolution began in the French colony of Saint-Domingue with a slave revolt in November 1791, and culminated a dozen years later in the proclamation of the world's first independent black republic. Touissant Louverture did more than any other to shape the course of th...is revolution- after the abolition of slavery in 1793, he became the leader of the colony's 500,000 blacks, commander of its republican army and eventually its governor. Treacherously captured by Napoleon's invading army a year later and imprisoned, he ended his days as the revolution's most eminent martyr. Louverture confronted the mighty forces of his age - slavery, settler colonialism, imperial domination, racial hierarchy and European cultural supremacy - and bent them to his implacable will. He was the world's first black superhero. Sudhir Hazareesingh draws on a wealth of archival material, much of it overlooked by previous biographers, to follow every step in Louverture's singular career, to capture his voice and the force of his personality. To a greater extent than any previous biography, Black Spartacus situates Louverture's vision and leadership not solely in the context of events in Europe and imported Enlightenment ideals, but in a world of hybrid slave culture and African and Caribbean influences.
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            ISBN 9780241293812
            Released NZ 30 Apr 2020
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            Northern Spy
             

            Northern Spy (Hardback)

            By Berry, Flynn

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            The acclaimed author of Under the Harrow and A Double Life returns with her most thrilling novel to date: the story of two sisters who become entangled with the IRA.

            ISBN 9781474607117
            Released NZ 4 Mar 2021
            Publisher Orion Publishing
            Interest Age General Audience
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