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            War Doctor: Surgery on the Front Line
             

            War Doctor: Surgery on the Front Line (Paperback)

            By Nott, David

            • RRP: $32.50
            • $29.25
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            • Internationally sourced

            The gripping true story of a front-line trauma surgeon in the world's most dangerous war zones.

            ISBN 9781509837052
            Released NZ 14 Jan 2020
            Publisher Pan Macmillan
            Interest Age 18+ years
            Availability
            Internationally sourced (OOS locally); ships 6-14 working days
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            This Pakeha Life: An Unsettled Memoir
              

            This Pakeha Life: An Unsettled Memoir (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Jones, Alison

            • RRP: $39.99
            • $31.99
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            • Pub Date
              8 Sep 20

            A timely and perceptive memoir from award-winning author and academic Alison Jones. As questions of identity come to the fore once more in New Zealand, this frank and humane account of a life spent traversing Pakeha and Maori worlds offers important insights into our shared life ...on these islands.
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            ISBN 9781988587288
            Published NZ 8 Sep 2020
            Publisher Bridget Williams Books
            Interest Age General Audience
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            V2
              

            V2 (Hardback)

            By Harris, Robert

            • RRP: $61.50
            • $49.20
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            • Pub Date
              29 Sep 20

            From the best-selling author of Fatherland and Munich comes a WWII thriller about a German rocket engineer, a former actress turned British spy, and the Nazi rocket program. It's November 1944--Willi Graf, a German rocket engineer, is launching Nazi Germany's V2 rockets at London... from Occupied Holland. Kay Connolly, once an actress, now a young English Intelligence officer, ships out for Belgium to locate the launch sites and neutralize the threat. But when rumors of a defector circulate through the German ranks, Graf becomes a suspect. Unknown to each other, Graf and Connolly find themselves on opposite sides of the hunt for the saboteur. Their twin stories play out against the background of the German missile campaign, one of the most epic and modern but least explored episodes of the Second World War. Their destinies are on a collision course.
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            ISBN 9780525656715
            Released NZ 29 Sep 2020
            Publisher Knopf Publishing Group
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Available for pre-order, ships once internationally released 29 Sep 2020
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            Dark Emu: Aboriginal Australia and the Birth of Agriculture

            Dark Emu: Aboriginal Australia and the Birth of Agriculture (Trade Paperback / Paperback, None ed.)

            By Pascoe, Bruce

            • RRP: $27.99
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            `Dark Emu injects a profound authenticity into the conversation about how we Australians understand our continent ... [It is] essential reading for anyone who wants to understand what Australia once was, or what it might yet be if we heed the lessons of long and sophisticated hum...an occupation.' Judges for 2016 NSW Premier's Literary AwardsDark Emu puts forward an argument for a reconsideration of the hunter-gatherer tag for pre-colonial Aboriginal Australians. The evidence insists that Aboriginal people right across the continent were using domesticated plants, sowing, harvesting, irrigating and storing - behaviours inconsistent with the hunter-gatherer tag. Gerritsen and Gammage in their latest books support this premise but Pascoe takes this further and challenges the hunter-gatherer tag as a convenient lie. Almost all the evidence is Dark Emu comes from the records and diaries of the Australian explorers, impeccable sources. Bruce's comments on his book compared to Gammage's: My book is about food production, housing construction and clothing whereas Gammage was interested in the appearance of the country at contact. [Gammage] doesn't contest hunter gatherer labels either, whereas that is at the centre of my argument.
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            ISBN 9781921248016
            Published NZ 1 Jun 2018
            Publisher Magabala Books
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Nine Pints: A Journey Through the Mysterious, Miraculous World of Blood

            Nine Pints: A Journey Through the Mysterious, Miraculous World of Blood (Paperback)

            By George, Rose

            • RRP: $27.99
            • $21.83
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            Most humans contain between nine and twelve pints of blood. Here Rose George, who probably contains nine pints, tells nine different stories about the liquid that sustains us, discovering what it reveals about who we are. In Nepal, she meets girls challenging the taboos surroundi...ng menstruation; in the Canadian prairies, she visits a controversial plasma clinic; in Wales she gets a tour of the UK's only leech farm to learn about the vital role the creatures still play in modern surgery; and in a London hospital she accompanies a medical team revolutionising the way we treat trauma. Nine Pints reveals the richness and wonder of the potent red fluid that courses around our bodies, unseen but miraculous.
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            ISBN 9781846276149
            Released NZ 4 Sep 2019
            Publisher Granta Books
            Interest Age General Audience
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            True Story: this genre-defying novel marks the arrival of a powerful new literary voice
             

            True Story: this genre-defying novel marks the arrival of a powerful new literary voice (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Petty, Kate Reed

            • RRP: $37.99
            • $30.39
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            • Pub Date
              11 Aug 20

            A brilliant and genre-defying novel about rape, memory and the nature of truth from an exciting new voice in contemporary US fiction

            ISBN 9781787478459
            Released NZ 11 Aug 2020
            Publisher Quercus Publishing Plc
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            When Darkness Stays: Hohepa Kereopa and a Tuhoe Oral History
              

            When Darkness Stays: Hohepa Kereopa and a Tuhoe Oral History (Paperback)

            By Moon, Paul

            • RRP: $29.99
            • $23.99
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            • Pub Date
              8 Sep 20

            This extraordinary book unsettling, harrowing, and ultimately redemptive is based on the time the author spent with the T?hoe tohunga, H?hepa Kereopa. It plunges deep into a cultural landscape that has almost vanished, bringing to light insights that are enriching and sometimes s...hocking. The work climaxes with a staggering oral history that has never appeared in print until now, and which reveals one of the most tragic and distressing events in the country's colonial era.
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            ISBN 9781927305676
            Published NZ 8 Sep 2020
            Publisher David Ling Publishing Limited
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            The Railway Girls

            The Railway Girls (Paperback)

            By Thomas, Maisie

            • RRP: $17.99
            • $14.03
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            The first novel in the utterly brilliant Railway Girls series. Beneath a vast tiled map showing the lines of the Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway network, a series of seven bronze panels recorded the names of the men of the Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway who gave their lives fo...r King and Country in the Great War - a total of 1,460 names.
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            ISBN 9781787463967
            Released NZ 9 Jul 2020
            Publisher Cornerstone
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Indent title (internationally sourced), allow 4-6 weeks
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            Weed: A New Zealand Story
             

            Weed: A New Zealand Story (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Borrowdale, James

            • RRP: $35.00
            • $26.25
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            'I just closed my eyes and drifted away. I drifted away to the music but I don't think I'd ever experienced anything quite so soothing and magical. It was like I was in a magical space. It was beautiful.' - Jim Mahoney, reformed drug addict Pot, Mary Jane, dope, skunk, grass, has...h, green, hooch, herb, ganja, reefer. New Zealand loves weed. It's the most popular illegal drug in our country and third most popular drug overall, behind alcohol and tobacco, yet it also represents a troubled relationship. In Weed, award-winning journalist James Borrowdale dives in deep to understand why, meeting a fascinating cross-section of New Zealand along the way - a nineteenth-century nun who allegedly grew pot, a bystander to the Mr Asia syndicate, a convicted heroin dealer turned criminologist, people both using and offering the drug for medicinal relief, politicians and law-makers old and new. What's revealed is an engrossing, heady and sometimes surprising account of New Zealand and weed. Fusing insightful, personal stories with analysis and historical research, Weed lays out the facts as they are - about an issue that can no longer be ignored.
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            ISBN 9780143774327
            Released NZ 2 Jul 2020
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age General Audience
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            The Kiwi Runners' Family Tree: Volume One: 1800s To 1999
                

            The Kiwi Runners' Family Tree: Volume One: 1800s To 1999 (Paperback)

            By Sobanja, Dreydon; Designed by Dewhurst, Murray

            • RRP: $29.99
            • $23.99
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            • Pub Date
              29 Aug 20

            New Zealand has a proud athletic history dating back to the 1800s. Never before has there been a book that includes so many New Zealand runners, and in such rich detail. The Kiwi Runners' Family Tree tells the stories of over 100 running related athletes and coaches, focusing on ...the interconnections between the generations as well as the important relationships within those generations. This family tree has wellgrounded roots, a strong trunk and a vast amount of experience, knowledge and inspiration coursing through its branches. The book expertly tells the many interconnected stories of New Zealand's runners, from sprinters through to ultramarathoners, as well as hurdlers, steeplechasers, race walkers and Para athletes. Each chapter incapsulates athletes' achievements, inspirations, coaches and compatriots. The athletes' stories, some never been told before, are complemented by many fascinating photos. The Kiwi Runners' Family Tree features more than 20 personal interviews with athletes, administrators and coaches, to ensure historical and statistical accuracy.
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            ISBN 9780473523671
            Published NZ 29 Aug 2020
            Publisher Publishers Distribution Ltd
            Interest Age 16+ years
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