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            Inge's War: A Story of Family, Secrets and Survival under Hitler
             

            Inge's War: A Story of Family, Secrets and Survival under Hitler (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By O'Donnell, Svenja

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              28 Apr 20

            What does it mean to be on the wrong side of history? But when Svenja impulsively visits this windswept Baltic city, something unlocks in Inge and, finally, she begins to tell her story.

            ISBN 9781529105469
            Released NZ 28 Apr 2020
            Publisher Ebury Publishing
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            Scott Base Antarctica the early years: A science technician's view of the years 1960 and 63, including the Base's growth from its construction, and through the two major extensions.
              

            Scott Base Antarctica the early years: A science technician's view of the years 1960 and 63, including the Base's growth from its construction, and through the two major extensions. (Paperback)

            By Webster, Don

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            Don describes the design and construction of the base, providing an historical record of both the physical base itself and also the daily life there in the early years.The outstanding feature is the hundreds of photographs providing a unique and invaluable record of this pioneeri...ng period in New Zealand's presence in the great southern continent.
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            ISBN 9780473458522
            Published NZ 25 Nov 2019
            Publisher Misc - South Pacific Books
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            Life in a Box: Traveller. Antiques Dealer. Mother. Model. Iconoclast.

            Life in a Box: Traveller. Antiques Dealer. Mother. Model. Iconoclast. (Hardback)

            By Adams, Sarah Jane

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            Treasures and mementos from the estate of Sarah Jane Adams Auction catalogues can reveal a lot about a person - their lives, loves and style. Sarah Jane Adams, a jewellery & antiques dealer who became an international model and Instagram sensation overnight in her 60s, tells her ...story through a lifetime's collection of rare pieces, valuable jewellery and worthless objects, as well as personal photographs and effects from her 'estate'. Told with wit, pathos and charm. Life In A Box illustrates how style is always deeply personal to the wearer, laden with rich meaning and adventure and above all, redolent of our stories.
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            ISBN 9781760524951
            Published NZ 31 Mar 2020
            Publisher Murdoch Books
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            Songs of a War Boy: The bestselling biography of Deng Adut - a child soldier, refugee and man of hope

            Songs of a War Boy: The bestselling biography of Deng Adut - a child soldier, refugee and man of hope (Paperback)

            By Adut, Deng Thiak; With Mckelvey, Ben

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            The teen edition of the bestselling biography of Deng Adut - Sudanese child soldier, refugee, Australian lawyer, and man of hope. For readers aged 12+

            ISBN 9780734419620
            Published NZ 23 Jul 2019
            Publisher Lothian Publishing Company
            Interest Age Children / Young Adults
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            Wine Girl: A sommelier's tale of making it in the toxic world of fine dining

            Wine Girl: A sommelier's tale of making it in the toxic world of fine dining (Trade Paperback / Paperback, Digital original)

            By James, Victoria

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            An affecting memoir from America's youngest sommelier, tracing her path through the glamorous but famously toxic restaurant world

            ISBN 9780349726267
            Released NZ 31 Mar 2020
            Publisher Little, Brown Book Group
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            Pay Packets & Stone Walls: A memoir of women's causes and love of the land
             

            Pay Packets & Stone Walls: A memoir of women's causes and love of the land (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Orr, Elizabeth

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            A pioneering feminist's candid memoir. Elizabeth Orr has made a long and distinguished contribution to the campaign for equal pay and pay equity for women in New Zealand.

            ISBN 9780947493813
            Published NZ 25 Feb 2020
            Publisher Steele Roberts Aotearoa Ltd
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            Goldie Art of Charles F Goldie
              

            Goldie Art of Charles F Goldie (Hardback)

            By Blackley, Roger

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            The book explores Charles F. Goldie's career, his early still life paintings, his time as a student in Paris, his reign as Auckland's leading painter, the fall from critical favour, descent into ill health and distinctive late period paintings of the 1930s.

            ISBN 9781869533403
            Published NZ 15 Oct 2013
            Publisher David Bateman Ltd
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            The Splendid and the Vile: A Saga of Churchill, Family and Defiance During the Blitz

            The Splendid and the Vile: A Saga of Churchill, Family and Defiance During the Blitz (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Larson, Erik

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            The #1 New York Times bestselling author delivers a startlingly fresh portrait of Winston Churchill and London during the Blitz.

            ISBN 9780008274979
            Released NZ 1 Apr 2020
            Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Tokelau Heroes
              

            Tokelau Heroes (Paperback)

            By Riley, David

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            Tokelau Heroes tells the inspirational stories of achievers who have Tokelauan ancestry. It includes legends like Hina; historical figures such as Ihaia Puka; and contemporary heroes like Opetaia Foa'i. It's written to inspire young Tokelauans, to encourage reading and promote li...teracy.
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            ISBN 9780473472801
            Published NZ 12 Sep 2019
            Publisher Reading Warrior
            Interest Age 13+ years
            Series Pasifika Heroes
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            Franci's War: The true story of a young woman's incredible journey into the heart of the Holocaust

            Franci's War: The true story of a young woman's incredible journey into the heart of the Holocaust (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Epstein, Franci

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            In the summer of 1942, twenty-two year-old Franci Rabinek Epstein arrived at Terezin, a concentration camp and ghetto forty miles north of her home in Prague. It would be the beginning of her six-year journey through several camps during the Second World War, from Terezin to Ausc...hwitz-Birkenau, to forced labor in Hamburg and finally Bergen-Belsen. After the camp's liberation by the British in April 1945, she returned to Prague, a survivor. Franci was known in her group as the Prague seamstress. Hers is a story of ingenuity and endurance- she pretended to be an electrican to escape the Auschwitz selection, secretly fighting for the survival of her fellow inmates. Franci also gives voice to the darker side of women in war - rape and prostitiution - offering an insight into the resilience of people in an unknowable situation.
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            ISBN 9780241441107
            Released NZ 31 Mar 2020
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age 16+ years
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