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            I Am Malala: The Girl Who Stood Up for Education and was Shot by the Taliban

            I Am Malala: The Girl Who Stood Up for Education and was Shot by the Taliban (Paperback, Young Readers Edition)

            By Yousafzai, Malala; Lamb, Christina

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            The bestselling memoir of NOBEL PRIZE winner, Malala Yousafzai, the school girl who stood up to the Taliban. I AM MALALA inspired the acclaimed new film HE NAMED ME MALALA, directed by Oscar-winner Davis Guggenheim.

            ISBN 9781474602112
            Released NZ 13 Oct 2015
            Publisher Orion Publishing
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            Me: Elton John Official Autobiography

            Me: Elton John Official Autobiography (Hardback)

            By John, Elton

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            The incredibly honest, funny, outrageous autobiography of Elton John.

            ISBN 9781509853311
            Released NZ 15 Oct 2019
            Publisher Pan Macmillan
            Interest Age 18+ years
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            The Boat that Brought Me
             

            The Boat that Brought Me (Paperback)

            By Bridge, Nick

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            The only New Zealander to have been attacked by a library, former diplomat Nick Bridge writes of his liberation from English class constraints to the opportunities of 1950s New Zealand, which took him eventually to seven international postings as a Kiwi diplomat, including many y...ears in China and India.
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            ISBN 9780995115446
            Published NZ 6 Dec 2019
            Publisher The Cuba Press
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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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            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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            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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            Franci's War: The incredible true story of one woman's survival of the Holocaust

            Franci's War: The incredible true story of one woman's survival 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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            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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            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
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            Fourteen

            Fourteen (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Molloy, Shannon

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            Fourteen is this generation's Holding the Man - a moving coming-of-age memoir about a young man's search for identity and acceptance in the most unforgiving and hostile of places: high school. This is a story about my fourteenth year of life as a gay kid at an all-boys rugby-mad ...Catholic school in regional Queensland. It was a year in which I started to discover who I was, and deeply hated what was revealed. It was a year in which I had my first crush and first devastating heartbreak. It was a year of torment, bullying and betrayal - not just at the hands of my peers, but by adults who were meant to protect me. And it was a year that almost ended tragically. I found solace in writing and my budding journalism; in a close-knit group of friends, all growing up too quickly together; and in the fierce protection of family and a mother's unconditional love. These were moments of light and hilarity that kept me going. As much as Fourteen is a chronicle of the enormous struggle and adversity I endured, and the shocking consequences of it all, it's also a tale of survival. Because I did survive. 'Teenagers should read this book, parents should read this book. Human beings, above all, should read this book.' Rick Morton bestselling author of One Hundred Years of Dirt 'I love this book ... a beautifully written account of a young man struggling with his sexuality, overcoming shocking abuse and finding his way to pride.' Peter FitzSimons, bestselling author 'Shannon is unflinching in recounting the horror, but he is also funny, empathetic and, above all, full of courage.' Bridie Jabour, author of The Way Things Should Be 'A slice of life as experienced quite recently in the lucky country .' The Hon Michael Kirby, AC CMG
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            ISBN 9781760851088
            Published NZ 1 Apr 2020
            Publisher Simon & Schuster Australia
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