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            By Obama, Michelle

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            An intimate, powerful, and inspiring memoir by the former First Lady of the United States In a life filled with meaning and accomplishment, Michelle Obama has emerged as one of the most iconic and compelling women of our era. As First Lady of the United States of America-the firs ...

            ISBN 9780241334140
            Published 14 November 2018 by Penguin
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            Annette King: The Authorised Biography
             

            Annette King: The Authorised Biography (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By John Edwards Brent, Harvey

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            Annette King is New Zealand's longest-serving women MP - 1984-2017 less three years in the wilderness from 1990-1993. In her 30 years in Parliament, she spent 15 in government (10 as a cabinet minister) and 15 in opposition. She is a former deputy leader of the Labour Party, and ...

            ISBN 9781988516370
            Published 14 March 2019 by Upstart Press Ltd
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            A Communist in the Family: Searching for Rewi Alley: 2019
              

            A Communist in the Family: Searching for Rewi Alley: 2019 (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Sandys, Elspeth

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            Part-biography, part-travel journal, part-literary commentary, 'A Communist in the Family: Searching for Rewi Alley' is a beautifully written multi-layered narrative centred on New Zealander Rewi Alley and his part in the momentous political events of mid-twentieth-century China.

            ISBN 9781988531601
            Release Date 1 July 2019 by Otago University Press
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            The Political Years: 2019
              

            The Political Years: 2019 (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Waring, Marilyn

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            This is an autobiographical account of Marilyn Waring's extraordinary years in parliament. She tells the story of her journey from being elected as a new National Party MP in a conservative rural seat to being publicly decried by the Prime Minister for her `feminist anti-nuclear ...

            ISBN 9781988545936
            Release Date 10 May 2019 by Bridget Williams Books
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            Partisan
             

            Partisan (Hardback)

            By Caffin, James

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            The gripping story of a New Zealand solider who escaped the clutches of a prisoner-of-war camp to join the Yugoslav freedom fighters during the Second World War After a daring escape from a prisoner-of-war camp in occupied Yugoslavia, John Denvir reached the Slovenian capital of ...

            ISBN 9781775541363
            Published 1 April 2019 by HarperCollins Publishers
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            Shirley Smith: An Examined Life
              

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            By Gaitanos, Sarah

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            Shirley Smith was one of the most remarkable New Zealanders of the 20th century, a woman whose lifelong commitment to social justice, legal reform, gender equality and community service left a profound legacy.

            ISBN 9781776562176
            Release Date 9 May 2019 by Victoria University Press
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            The Boy Who Followed His Father into Auschwitz: The Sunday Times Bestseller

            The Boy Who Followed His Father into Auschwitz: The Sunday Times Bestseller (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Dronfield, Jeremy

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            The inspiring, true story of a father and son's fight to stay together and to survive the Holocaust. In 1939, Gustav Kleinmann, a Jewish upholsterer in Vienna, was seized by the Nazis. Along with his teenage son Fritz, he was sent to Buchenwald in Germany. There began an unimagin ...

            ISBN 9780241374948
            Published 5 February 2019 by Penguin
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            Airini Karauria: Her History, Her Life, Her Descendants
               

            Airini Karauria: Her History, Her Life, Her Descendants (Paperback)

            By Fearn, Evelyn

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            This is the story based on the life of Airini Karauria, later to become Airini Donnelly and also known as Airini Tonere. Airini was related to all the leading chiefs of Hawke's Bay and her life from 1854 to 1909 was a very interesting one. Airini became a competent litigato ...

            ISBN 9780473447625
            Published 1 October 2018 by NZ / SP Author Self Published
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            The Pianist of Yarmouk

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            By Ahmad, Aeham

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            One morning on the outskirts of Damascus, two starving friends are walking through their desolate city and come across a familiar street that has been turned to rubble, concrete bridges towering above them like tombs and houses turned inside out. Aeham turns to the only comfort h ...

            ISBN 9780241347515
            Published 2 April 2019 by Penguin
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            The Volunteer: The True Story of the Resistance Hero who Infiltrated Auschwitz
             

            The Volunteer: The True Story of the Resistance Hero who Infiltrated Auschwitz (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Fairweather, Jack

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            This is the first full story of his amazing journey, drawing on exclusive family papers and recently declassified files as well as unpublished accounts from the camp's fighters to show how he saved hundreds of thousands of lives.

            ISBN 9780753545171
            Release Date 18 June 2019 by Ebury Publishing
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