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            The Pianist of Yarmouk

            The Pianist of Yarmouk (Paperback)

            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...e has left and pushes his piano into the street to play a song of hope to his fellow Syrians. It is a song that will reach far beyond the streets of his home and carry consequences he could never have dreamed of. This tender and poetic account of Aeham's experiences, from losing his city, friends and family to leaving his country and finding safety, will move readers with its raw and candid emotion. This is a gripping portrait of a man's search for solace and of a country that has been fiercely torn apart.
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            ISBN 9780241347522
            Released NZ 15 Oct 2019
            Publisher Penguin
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            These Two Hands: a memoir
             

            These Two Hands: a memoir (Paperback)

            By Taylor, Renee

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            Renee was born grumpy (Ngati Kahungunu/Scot) and nothing has changed.

            ISBN 9780994137845
            Published NZ 1 Oct 2017
            Publisher Makaro Press
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            The Platform: The radical legacy of the Polynesian Panthers: 2020
              

            The Platform: The radical legacy of the Polynesian Panthers: 2020 (Paperback)

            By Anae, Melani

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              8 Sep 20

            In a book that is both deeply personal and highly political, Melani Anae recalls the radical activism of Auckland's Polynesian Panthers - the movement modelled on the US Black Panther Party 'but without guns'.

            ISBN 9781988587431
            Published NZ 8 Sep 2020
            Publisher Bridget Williams Books
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            Series BWB Texts
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            Women and Leadership: Real Lives, Real Lessons

            Women and Leadership: Real Lives, Real Lessons (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Gillard, Julia; Okonjo-Iweala, Ngozi

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            Women and Leadership presents a lively and readable analysis of how gender impacts the access of women to positions of political leadership, the perceptions of them as leaders, the trajectory of their leadership and the circumstances in which it comes to an end. Analysing the les...sons learned from these women, Julia Gillard and Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala provide a road map of essential knowledge to inspire all of us. Women leaders often have biographies published but the approach taken to analysing gender is not consistent. Authors may shy away from dealing deeply with gender questions fearing a backlash if a book is seen to be whinging in tone. Women and Leadership fills that void and takes a consistent and comprehensive approach to teasing out what is different for women leaders. The same interview questions were used to examine each woman's journey in leadership and their real world experiences were tested against the authors' hypothesis of how gender impacts leadership. Resulting in an action agenda for change that will make it more likely women leaders are treated fairly and with no gender bias. Featuring- Jacinda Ardern, Hillary Clinton, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, Theresa May, Michelle Bachelet, Joyce Banda, Erna Solberg, Christine Lagarde and more.
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            ISBN 9780143794288
            Published NZ 24 Jul 2020
            Publisher Random House
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            A Belfast Child: My true story of life and death in the Troubles
             

            A Belfast Child: My true story of life and death in the Troubles (Paperback)

            By Chambers, John

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            • Pub Date
              3 Sep 20

            John Chambers was born in 1966 and brought up on Belfast's notorious Loyalist Glencairn estate. From an early age he witnessed violence, hatred and horror as Northern Ireland tore itself apart in civil strife. He thought he knew which side he was on, but although raised as a Loya...list, he was hiding a troubling secret - the fact that his disappeared mother was 'the enemy' - a Roman Catholic. In this book, John explores the dark heart of Northern Irish politics and sectarianism in the 1970s and 1980s, describing his childhood and teenage journey through ultra-Loyalism with searing honesty and native Belfast wit, until, at the age of twenty-nine, a miraculous turn of events reunited John with his mother after almost thirty years apart.
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            ISBN 9781789462746
            Released NZ 3 Sep 2020
            Publisher John Blake Publishing Ltd
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            The Kennedy Curse: The shocking true story of America's most famous family

            The Kennedy Curse: The shocking true story of America's most famous family (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Patterson, James

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            Those who dwell in the House of Kennedy work hard, live hard, and win at all costs. This family of widows and fatherless children has been cursed with nearly unimaginable losses - yet, even today, there remains a glamorous aura around the indomitable Kennedys.

            ISBN 9781529125108
            Released NZ 28 Apr 2020
            Publisher Cornerstone
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            Do Something: Activism for Everyone

            Do Something: Activism for Everyone (Paperback)

            By Odedra, Kajal

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            A user's guide to Activism by one of the UK's biggest names in grass-roots campaigning shows in a few simple steps how we can all make a difference.

            ISBN 9781529355468
            Released NZ 9 Jul 2020
            Publisher Hodder & Stoughton
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            Radicalization to Terrorism: What Everyone Needs to Know (R)

            Radicalization to Terrorism: What Everyone Needs to Know (R) (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Moskalenko, Sophia; McCauley, Clark R.

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            Radicalization to Terrorism: What Everyone Needs to Know synthesizes original and existing research to answer the questions raised after each new terrorist attack. It enables readers to see beyond the relentless news cycle to understand where terrorism comes from - and how best t...o respond to it.
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            ISBN 9780190862589
            Released NZ 15 Jun 2020
            Publisher Oxford University Press (S1)
            Interest Age General Audience
            Series What Everyone Needs to Know (R)
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            I'm Just a Teenage Punchbag: POIGNANT AND FUNNY: A NOVEL FOR A GENERATION OF WOMEN
             

            I'm Just a Teenage Punchbag: POIGNANT AND FUNNY: A NOVEL FOR A GENERATION OF WOMEN (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Clune, Jackie

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            • Pub Date
              29 Sep 20

            Bored and ignored wife and mother accidentally tells the truth; with hilarious and surprising results.

            ISBN 9781529382426
            Released NZ 29 Sep 2020
            Publisher Hodder & Stoughton
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            Rising Heart
             

            Rising Heart (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Conteh-Biger, Aminata; With Rieden, Juliet

            • RRP: $39.99
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            • Pub Date
              29 Sep 20

            Brutally kidnapped from her father's house by rebel soldiers. Resettled in Australia as a refugee. Now helping mothers and babies in Sierra Leone.

            ISBN 9781760784966
            Published NZ 29 Sep 2020
            Publisher Pan Macmillan
            Interest Age 16+ years
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