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            Husna'S Story: My Wife, the Christchurch Massacre & My Journey to Forgiveness
             

            Husna'S Story: My Wife, the Christchurch Massacre & My Journey to Forgiveness (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Ahmed, Farid

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            Husna's Story is written by Husna's husband Farid Ahmed. They were praying at El Noor Mosque in Christchurch when a gunman burst in and shot and killed 51 people and injured many others in a terrorist attack. This book tells Husna's story, describing the day of the attack - in al...l of its normal, mundane detail up until the tragedy, and then the horrendous tragedy of what followed. Interwoven with this is the story of Husna's life, telling of the selflessness and bravery with which she lived her life. As well as looking after her paraplegic husband, Husna was an important member of the community, helping women when they were giving birth, running classes for children and helping many others. Her last selfless act was going back into the mosque to look for her husband on that fateful day. She had already led the other women and children to safety. Tragically she was shot. Husna's husband, Farid Ahmed, quite incredibly, forgives the alleged killer. His remarkable philosophy of forgiveness, peace and love is an example of how religion and faith, through personal application, can be a tool for navigating the most horrific of tragedies.
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            ISBN 9781988547480
            Published NZ 3 Mar 2020
            Publisher Allen & Unwin
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            At Close Range: A Memoir of Tragedy and Advocacy
             

            At Close Range: A Memoir of Tragedy and Advocacy (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Ross, Leesa

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            Leesa Ross did not expect to write a book. Neither did she expect the tragedy that her family endured, a horrific and sudden death that led her to write this book. This is the story of what happened after her son died in a freak gun accident. Ross unsparingly shares the complexit...ies of grief as it ripples through the generations of her family.
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            ISBN 9781682830604
            Released NZ 30 Jun 2020
            Publisher Texas Tech Press,U.S.
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Grace Will Lead Us Home: The Charleston Church Massacre and the Hard, Inspiring Journey to Forgiveness
             

            Grace Will Lead Us Home: The Charleston Church Massacre and the Hard, Inspiring Journey to Forgiveness (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Hawes, Jennifer Berry

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              11 Oct 20

            A groundbreaking and definitive must-read on the tragic shootings at the Mother Emanuel AME church in Charleston, South Carolina, by a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist

            ISBN 9781250621511
            Released NZ 11 Oct 2020
            Publisher St Martin's Press
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            Monsters Don't Eat Broccoli

            Monsters Don't Eat Broccoli (Paperback)

            By Hicks, Barbara Jean; Illustrated by Hendra, Sue

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            What do monsters eat? The waitress in this restaurant just doesn't have a clue.Monsters don't eat broccoli!How could she think we do? In this rollicking picture book written by Barbara Jean Hicks and illustrated by Sue Hendra, monsters insist they don't like broccoli. They'd rath...er snack on tractors or a rocket ship or two, or tender trailer tidbits, or a wheely, steely stew. But boy do those trees they're munching on look an awful lot like broccoli. Maybe vegetables aren't so bad after all! This hilarious book will have youngsters laughing out loud and craving healthy monster snacks of their own.
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            ISBN 9780385755214
            Released NZ 15 Aug 2014
            Publisher Random House
            Interest Age 3-7 years
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            Don Juan Comes Home from Iraq

            Don Juan Comes Home from Iraq (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Vogel, Paula

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            A powerful, harrowing new play from the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of How I Learned to Drive.

            ISBN 9781559364973
            Released NZ 25 Dec 2018
            Publisher NewSouth Books
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            Sacred Justice: The Voices and Legacy of the Armenian Operation Nemesis
              

            Sacred Justice: The Voices and Legacy of the Armenian Operation Nemesis (Hardback)

            By MacCurdy, Marian Mesrobian

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            A cross-genre book that uses narrative, memoir, unpublished letters, and other primary and secondary sources to tell the story of a group of Armenian men who organized Operation Nemesis, a covert operation created to assassinate the Turkish architects of the Armenian Genocide --F...rom publisher's website.
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            ISBN 9781412855037
            Released NZ 30 Apr 2015
            Publisher Taylor & Francis Inc
            Interest Age 19+ years
            Series Armenian Studies Series
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            Regarding the Pain of Others

            Regarding the Pain of Others (Paperback)

            By Sontag, Susan

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            From Goya's Disasters of War to news footage and photographs of the conflicts in Vietnam, Rwanda and Bosnia, pictures have been charged with inspiring dissent, fostering violence or instilling apathy in us, the viewer. This is a brilliant analysis of our numbed response to the im...ages of horror.
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            ISBN 9780141012377
            Released NZ 4 Jan 2005
            Publisher Penguin
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            Crime, Law and Justice in New Zealand
             

            Crime, Law and Justice in New Zealand (Paperback)

            By Newbold, Greg

            • RRP: $85.99
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            Crime and Justice in New Zealand examines the recent crime trends and the social, political, and legal changes in New Zealand from the end of the twentieth century to the present. Serving as the only New Zealand-specific criminal justice text, this book takes a direct look at wha...t is unique about the country's criminal justice system and recent crime trends. Crime rates peaked in the early 1990s and have fallen since. Newbold considers why this happened through factors such as economy, ethnic composition, changing cultural trends, and legislative developments in policing and criminal justice. He unpacks various types of crime separately-violent crime, property crime, drug crime, gang crime, organised crime, etc.-and examines each in terms of the various complex factors affecting it, using illustrative examples from recent high-profile cases.
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            ISBN 9781138192416
            Released NZ 27 May 2016
            Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
            Interest Age 19+ years
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            No Return: The True Story of How Martyrs Are Made
             

            No Return: The True Story of How Martyrs Are Made (EPUB ebook – Main)

            By Townsend, Mark

            'An incredible story, powerfully and beautifully told.' - James O'BrienFive teenage friends leave Brighton to wage jihad in Syria. All except one are killed. This is their untold story. No Return is a unique insight into a hidden Britain, based on true events that so shocked inte...lligence experts they are now the Home Office's lead case study into youth radicalisation. Drawing on a cache of leaked classified documents and unprecedented access to all the main players, award-winning investigative journalist Mark Townsend reveals the shocking truth behind what drew these young Britons to martyrdom in a foreign land. The end result is a fast-paced and powerfully gripping true crime account of radicalisation - and how it can be prevented.
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            ISBN 9781783351831
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            Language en
            Released NZ 31 Mar 2020
            Publisher Faber Factory
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            Husna's Story
               

            Husna's Story (EPUB ebook)

            By Ahmed, Farid

            Husna Ahmed was a victim of the Christchurch mosque terrorist attack on 15 March 2019. She was shot while looking for her husband, who was in a wheelchair.

            ISBN 9781760873677
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            Published NZ 3 Mar 2020
            Publisher Allen & Unwin
            Interest Age 15+ years
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