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            The Girl Who Smiled Beads

            The Girl Who Smiled Beads (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Wamariya, Clemantine; Weil, Elizabeth

            • RRP: $35.00
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            Clemantine Wamariya was six years old when her mother and father began to speak in whispers, when neighbours began to disappear, and when she heard the loud, ugly sounds her brother said were thunder.

            ISBN 9781786331472
            Released NZ 30 Apr 2018
            Publisher Cornerstone
            Interest Age General Audience
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            The Lost Boy: Tales of a child soldier

            The Lost Boy: Tales of a child soldier (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Deng, Ayik Chut

            • RRP: $40.00
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            In episode 1 of the Ray Martin fronted SBS series Look me in the eye two South Sudanese migrants now resident in Brisbane sat across from each other and looked into each other's eyes. One of them, Ayik, was once a ten-year-old boy soldier training in the junior forces of the SPLA... and like many of the young boys hating it. He regularly ran away, sometimes to refugee camps, but was found, dragged bag and brutally punished by then fourteen-year-old Anyang, the man now sitting opposite him. After a tumultuous life in Africa, Ayik brings that trauma with him to Australia and at various times gets in trouble with the law over violence, alcohol and drugs. He is misdiagnosed as schizophrenic and is wrongly medicated for years. One day at a Brisbane church he looks across and sees his childhood torturer and is filled with hate. They do not interact then, but on their next encounter, a few years later, Ayik speaks with Anyang and says if they were still in Africa he would kill him. Thankfully a number of forces (including the law and parenthood and a better psychiatrist) eventually set Ayik on the straight and narrow. He is studying and working and hopes to be an actor. He has had small roles in films in Queensland including Thor - Ragnarok! An incredibly honest book showing that recovering from torture and war is a process of lifelong learning, choices and challenges.
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            ISBN 9780143796299
            Published NZ 31 Mar 2020
            Publisher Random House
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Intent to Deceive: Denying the Genocide of the Tutsi
             

            Intent to Deceive: Denying the Genocide of the Tutsi (Hardback)

            By Melvern, Linda

            • RRP: $50.80
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            A shocking expose of genocide denial.

            ISBN 9781788733281
            Released NZ 31 Mar 2020
            Publisher Verso Books
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Reprinting locally, In Stock Internationally
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            Australia's Greatest Escapes: Gripping tales of wartime bravery
             

            Australia's Greatest Escapes: Gripping tales of wartime bravery (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Burgess, Colin

            • RRP: $39.99
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            • Pub Date
              1 Aug 20

            A collection of stories about the most dangerous aspect of the Australian prisoner of war experience - escape. Here is all the adventure, suspense and courage of ordinary Australians who defied their captors; men willing to risk death in order to overcome almost impossible odds i...n the loneliest war of all - the fight for the right to be free.
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            ISBN 9781760854294
            Published NZ 1 Aug 2020
            Publisher Simon & Schuster Australia
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Unbroken

            Unbroken (Paperback, Film tie-in edition)

            By Hillenbrand, Laura

            • RRP: $26.99
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            Now a major film directed by Angelina Jolie to be released in 2014, this is the true story of one incredibly resilient WWII flier from the author of 'Seabiscuit'.

            ISBN 9780007580576
            Released NZ 3 Dec 2018
            Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Unbroken

            Unbroken (Paperback)

            By Hillenbrand, Laura

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            From the author of the bestselling and much-loved 'Seabiscuit', an extraordinary true story of courage and survival.

            ISBN 9780007378036
            Released NZ 16 Jan 2012
            Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
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            Facing My Lai: Moving Beyond the Massacre
             

            Facing My Lai: Moving Beyond the Massacre (Paperback, New title)

            Edited by Anderson, David L.

            The My Lai massacre of March 16, 1968, and the court martial of Lt. William Calley a year and a half later are among the bleakest episodes of the Vietnam War. This work examines its haunting legacy through an exchange of contemporary viewpoints.

            ISBN 9780700610570
            Released NZ 28 Feb 1998
            Publisher Inbooks
            Interest Age General Audience
            Series Modern War Studies
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            Nuremberg Trials

            Nuremberg Trials (Paperback)

            By Roland, Paul

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            Providing a definitive account of the most imfamous trials of the last century, this book examines the Nazi atrocities at Nuremberg during the Second World War.

            ISBN 9781848374829
            Released NZ 1 Jun 2010
            Publisher Arcturus Publishing Ltd
            Interest Age Children / Young Adults
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            The Indian Mutiny
             

            The Indian Mutiny (Paperback, illustrated edition)

            By Wilkinson-Latham, Christopher; Illustrated by Embleton, Gerry

            • RRP: $22.99
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            On the 24 April 1855, Colonel Carmichael Smyth held a parade of the ninety skirmishers of the 3rd Light Cavalry of the Bengal Army at Meerut, some 30 miles from Delhi. The disastrous events that followed sparked an almost wholesale mutiny of the Honourable East India Company's Be...ngal Native Army. Had the ensuing uprising succeeded, it would have threatened the validity of the entire British Empire. As it was the Mutiny witnessed several tragic and bloody events, from the original incident in Meerut to the horrifying siege of Cawnpore. Christopher Wilikinson-Latham details the history of the conflict, from its beginnings to ultimate resolution.
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            ISBN 9780850452594
            Released NZ 20 May 2012
            Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
            Interest Age General Audience
            Series Men-at-arms
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            The Gun Debate: What Everyone Needs to Know (R)

            The Gun Debate: What Everyone Needs to Know (R) (Trade Paperback / Paperback, 2nd Revised edition)

            By Cook, Philip J.; Goss, Kristin A.

            • RRP: $27.99
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            The Gun Debate: What Everyone Needs to Know (R) takes readers on a tour of the issues that Americans debate when they talk about guns. The volume includes information on gun control pertaining to U.S. history, jurisprudence, cultural beliefs, political agendas, epidemiologcal dat...a, criminology, law and regulation, and policy effectiveness.
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            ISBN 9780190073459
            Released NZ 15 Apr 2020
            Publisher Oxford University Press (S1)
            Interest Age General Audience
            Series What Everyone Needs to Know
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