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List of titles to be published in the next few months (Feb 2017 - Mar 2017).

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Laucala Bay: The Story of the RNZAF in Fiji 1939 to 1967
  

Laucala Bay: The Story of the RNZAF in Fiji 1939 to 1967 (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Dawson, Bee

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"As the prospect of a Pacific war with Japan became likely in the 1930s, a Commonwealth defence conference decided which countries would be responsible for which parts of the Pacific. New Zealand was given responsibility for air reconnaissance for part of the ocean centred around ...

ISBN 9780143770381
Release Date 27 February 2017 by Random House
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Lab Girl
 

Lab Girl (Paperback)

By Jahren, Hope

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A frank, illuminating and incandescent memoir by a trailblazing scientist; a moving portrait of a longtime collaboration in work and life; and a book that casts a whole new light on the natural world.

ISBN 9780349006208
Release Date 28 February 2017 by Little, Brown Book Group
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Ethical Life: Its Natural and Social Histories
 

Ethical Life: Its Natural and Social Histories (Paperback)

By Keane, Webb

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The human propensity to take an ethical stance toward oneself and others is found in every known society, yet we also know that values taken for granted in one society can contradict those in another. Does ethical life arise from human nature itself? Is it a universal human trait ...

ISBN 9780691176260
Release Date 15 March 2017
Interest Age Young Adults
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Darwin 1942: The Japanese Attack on Australia
 

Darwin 1942: The Japanese Attack on Australia (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Alford, Bobby R.; Illustrated by Laurier, Jim

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A highly illustrated account of the Japanese aerial assault on the port of Darwin in February 1942--the first attack ever mounted by a foreign power on Australia.

ISBN 9781472816870
Release Date 22 February 2017 by Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
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Hawaii Nature Set: Field Guides to Wildlife, Birds, Trees & Wildflowers of Hawaii
 

Hawaii Nature Set: Field Guides to Wildlife, Birds, Trees & Wildflowers of Hawaii (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Kavanagh, James

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The Hawaii Nature Set offers the best in wildlife and plant identification for The Aloha State. The set includes three Pocket Naturalist Guides to Hawaii Trees & Wildflowers, Birds, and Wildlife and is attractively packaged in a cellophane bag. The beautifully illustrated folding ...

ISBN 9781620051368
Release Date 14 March 2017
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After Dark
 

After Dark (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Leck, James

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Fifteen-year-old Charlie Harker is pretty disappointed to learn he'll be spending his summer vacation helping his mom renovate an old family inn in the .hick town. of Rolling Hills. He much preferred his plan of lounging on a beach in Hawaii. And now he has to deal with his annoy ...

ISBN 9781771383448
Release Date 1 March 2017 by Kids Can Press
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Hawaiian Hula 'Olapa: Stylized Embodiment, Percussion, and Chanted Oral Poetry
 

Hawaiian Hula 'Olapa: Stylized Embodiment, Percussion, and Chanted Oral Poetry (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Lilleike, Monika

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Monika Lilleike's performance analytic study on Hawaiian Hula 'Olapa reveals how this genuine performing art practice shapes and transmits oral history via a distinct set of performative means of framing and stylization. The intermedial confluence of performance elements, sound, ...

ISBN 9783837636697
Release Date 15 March 2017 by FOOTPRINT BOOKS
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Mai-Kai: History and Mystery of the Iconic Tiki Restaurant
  

Mai-Kai: History and Mystery of the Iconic Tiki Restaurant (Hardback)

By Glazner, Tim

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In 1956, a few brash young men created the Mai-Kai Restaurant and bar in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, by poaching key staff from Don the Beachcomber's, a Polynesian-themed Chicago restaurant. The Mai-Kai became the playground of celebrities and playboys, and the beautiful women work ...

ISBN 9780764351266
Release Date 1 March 2017 by Schiffer Publishing Ltd
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Hollywood's Hawaii: Race, Nation, and War
 

Hollywood's Hawaii: Race, Nation, and War (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Konzett, Delia Malia Caparoso

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Whether presented as exotic fantasy, a strategic location during World War II, or a site combining postwar leisure with military culture, Hawaii and the South Pacific figure prominently in the U.S. national imagination. Hollywood s Hawaii is the first full-length study of the fil ...

ISBN 9780813587431
Release Date 1 March 2017 by Rutgers University Press
Interest Age Young Adults
Series War Culture Series
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Hollywood's Hawaii: Race, Nation, and War
 

Hollywood's Hawaii: Race, Nation, and War (Hardback)

By Konzett, Delia Malia Caparoso

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Whether presented as exotic fantasy, a strategic location during World War II, or a site combining postwar leisure with military culture, Hawaii and the South Pacific figure prominently in the U.S. national imagination. Hollywood s Hawaii is the first full-length study of the fil ...

ISBN 9780813587448
Release Date 1 March 2017 by Rutgers University Press
Interest Age Young Adults
Series War Culture Series
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