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            Expedition Deep Ocean: The First Descent to the Bottom of All Five Oceans
             

            Expedition Deep Ocean: The First Descent to the Bottom of All Five Oceans (Hardback)

            By Young, Josh

            • RRP: $59.50
            • $46.06
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            • Internationally sourced

            The riveting story of the exploration of the final frontier of our planet-the deep ocean-and history-making mission to reach the bottom of all five seas.

            ISBN 9781643136769
            Released NZ 6 Jan 2021
            Publisher Pegasus Books
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Internationally sourced (OOS locally); ships 6-14 working days
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            Stasiland

            Stasiland (Paperback)

            By Funder, Anna

            • RRP: $28.00
            • $21.00
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            Winner of the BBC Four Samuel Johnson Prize Truth can be stranger - and more heartbreaking and hilarious - than fiction. In this now classic work, Funder tells extraordinary stories from the most perfected surveillance state of all time, the former East Germany. She meets Miriam,... condemned as an enemy of the state at sixteen, and Frau Paul, for whom the Berlin Wall 'went through my heart'. She drinks with the legendary 'Mik Jegger' of the East, once declared by the authorities to 'no longer exist'. And she meets ex-Stasi - men who spied on their families and friends - still loyal to the deposed regime as they await the next revolution. Stasiland is a brilliant, timeless portrait of a Kafkaesque world as gripping as any thriller. In a world of total surveillance, its celebration of human conscience and courage is as potent as ever.
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            ISBN 9780143792529
            Published NZ 27 Jun 2018
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age General Audience
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            999 In-stock at publisher; ships 7-14 working days
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            In Search of the Woman Who Sailed the World

            In Search of the Woman Who Sailed the World (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Clode, Danielle

            • RRP: $39.99
            • $31.99
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            A voyage of discovery, nature and untold histories - in the vein of Clare Wright, Edmund de Waal and Helen Macdonald.

            ISBN 9781760784959
            Published NZ 29 Sep 2020
            Publisher Pan Macmillan
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            999 In-stock at publisher; ships 7-14 working days
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            The Bastard Brigade: The True Story of the Renegade Scientists and Spies Who Sabotaged the Nazi Atomic Bomb

            The Bastard Brigade: The True Story of the Renegade Scientists and Spies Who Sabotaged the Nazi Atomic Bomb (Paperback)

            By Kean, Sam

            • RRP: $27.99
            • $21.83
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            New York Times bestselling author Sam Kean tells the incredible story of how a renegade group of spies kept Hitler from obtaining his ultimate prize: a nuclear bomb.

            ISBN 9781529374889
            Released NZ 29 Sep 2020
            Publisher Hodder & Stoughton
            Interest Age General Audience
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            74 In-stock at publisher; ships 7-14 working days
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            No Earthly Pole: The Search for the Truth about the Franklin Expedition 1845
             

            No Earthly Pole: The Search for the Truth about the Franklin Expedition 1845 (Hardback)

            By Coleman, E. C.

            • RRP: $80.99
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            The recent discovery and filming of Frankin's HMS 'Terror' has brought the tragic story of the expedition into the international spotlight. The only man who knows the true narrative is Ernest Coleman.

            ISBN 9781398102118
            Released NZ 15 Apr 2020
            Publisher Amberley Publishing
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            Internationally sourced; usually ships 2-3 weeks
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            A Fortunate Life: Fremantle Press Treasures Edition

            A Fortunate Life: Fremantle Press Treasures Edition (Hardback)

            By Facey, A. B.

            • RRP: $37.00
            • $28.86
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            First sent to work at the age of eight, Facey lived the rough frontier life of a labourer, farmer and jackaroo, becoming lost and then being rescued by Indigenous trackers, then gaining a hard-won literacy. He survived Gallipoli, raised a family through the Depression, lost a son... in the Second World War, and met his beloved Evelyn, with whom he shared nearly sixty years of marriage. Despite enduring unimaginable hardships, Facey always saw his life as a fortunate one.
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            ISBN 9781925591385
            Published NZ 29 Oct 2018
            Publisher Fremantle Press
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            999 In-stock at publisher; ships 7-14 working days
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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 (Hardback)

            By O'Donnell, Svenja

            • RRP: $48.00
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            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 9781529105452
            Released NZ 11 Sep 2020
            Publisher Ebury Publishing
            Interest Age General Audience
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            60 Indent title (internationally sourced), allow 8-12 weeks
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            Zealandia: The valley that changed a nation
             

            Zealandia: The valley that changed a nation (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Lynch, Jim

            • RRP: $49.99
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            The author's account of how Zealandia, Wellington's world first pest free fenced eco-sanctuary, went from idea to reality and changed a city and a nation. An uplifting story of daring innovation, and the determination of a community that built a world famous conservation jewel.

            ISBN 9780473490119
            Published NZ 24 Sep 2019
            Publisher Misc - South Pacific Books
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            It Takes Two: A History of the Couples Who Dared to be Different

            It Takes Two: A History of the Couples Who Dared to be Different (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Newman, Cathy

            • RRP: $39.99
            • $29.99
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            They say two heads are better than one - but who are the great dynamic duos of history?

            ISBN 9780008363345
            Released NZ 12 Feb 2021
            Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
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            44 In stock at publisher; delivery usually 15-20 working days due to covid19 delays
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            A Fortunate Life

            A Fortunate Life (Paperback)

            By Facey, A. B.

            • RRP: $30.00
            • $23.40
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            Albert Facey's story is the story of Australia. A true classic of Australian literature, Facey's simply penned story offers a unique window onto the history of Australian life through the greater part of the twentieth century - the extraordinary journey of an ordinary man.

            ISBN 9781925591408
            Published NZ 21 Apr 2018
            Publisher Fremantle Press
            Interest Age General Audience
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            999 In-stock at publisher; ships 7-14 working days
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