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            Radio Girl: The Story of the Extraordinary Mrs MAC, Pioneering Engineer and Wartime Legend

            Radio Girl: The Story of the Extraordinary Mrs MAC, Pioneering Engineer and Wartime Legend (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Dufty, David

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            As you climbed the rickety stairs of an old woolshed at Sydney harbour in 1944, the sound of beeping would become almost deafening. Rows of men and women in uniforms and headsets would be tapping away vigorously at small machines, under the careful watch of their young female tra...iners. Presiding over the cacophony was a tiny woman, known to everyone as 'Mrs Mac', one of Australia's wartime legends. Violet McKenzie was the first Australian woman to study electrical engineering, and she was a pioneer in the early days of radio. As the clouds of war gathered in the 1930s, she defied conventions and trained young women in Morse code, foreseeing that their services would soon be sorely needed. Always a champion of women, she even persuaded the navy to set up a new defence force for women, the WRANS. Mrs Mac was adored by the thousands of young women and men she trained, and she came to be respected by the defence forces and the public too for her vision and contribution to the war effort. David Dufty brings her inspiring story back to life for readers today. '[An] incredible and inspiring life... Duffy's new biography captures her unwavering dedication in the face of adversity.' - Professor Genevieve Bell, Australian National University 'A cracking story about the famous Australian radio engineer you've never heard of.' - Dick Smith, entrepreneur and philanthropist
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            ISBN 9781760876654
            Published NZ 28 Apr 2020
            Publisher Allen & Unwin
            Interest Age General Audience
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            YouTubers: How YouTube Shook Up TV and Created a New Generation of Stars
               

            YouTubers: How YouTube Shook Up TV and Created a New Generation of Stars (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Stokel-Walker, Chris

            • RRP: $32.50
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              4 Mar 21

            Wired journalist Chris Stokel-Walker cuts through the hype to reveal the behind-the-camera truth about YouTube and its biggest and most flamboyant stars.

            ISBN 9781912454228
            Released NZ 4 Mar 2021
            Publisher Canbury Press
            Interest Age 13+ years
            Availability
            Available for pre-order, ships once internationally released 4 Mar 2021
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            Recycling Projects for the Evil Genius
               

            Recycling Projects for the Evil Genius (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Gehrke, Russel

            • RRP: $59.50
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            • Internationally sourced

            Helps make recycling hands-on, giving step-by-step instructions on how to accomplish a wide variety of projects on the cheap. This title lets you learn how to build a solar composter, make weed and pest controls, brew up environmentally friendly cleaners, recycle different kinds ...of papers, and more.
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            ISBN 9780071736121
            Released NZ 12 Aug 2010
            Publisher McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
            Interest Age 14+ years
            Series Electronics
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            iPhone for Seniors in easy steps
             

            iPhone for Seniors in easy steps (Paperback, 7th edition)

            By Vandome, Nick

            • RRP: $27.99
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            Written with the Senior reader in mind and presented in larger type for easier reading, iPhone for Seniors in easy steps, 7th Edition will help the user to quickly feel confident using their iPhone.

            ISBN 9781840789089
            Released NZ 25 Nov 2020
            Publisher In Easy Steps Limited
            Interest Age General Audience
            Series In Easy Steps
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            Internationally sourced (on backorder); allow 4-8 weeks
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            Electronics For Dummies
              

            Electronics For Dummies (Paperback, UK Edition)

            By Ross, Dickon; Shamieh, Cathleen; McComb, Gordon; Boysen, Earl

            • RRP: $54.99
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            Offers information that ranges from understanding the technology behind day-to-day gadgets, to reading a schematic, getting to grips with multimeters, and devising projects that are both useful and fun. This title also offers UK-specific information on where to purchase component...s for your workbench and the most useful websites and resources.
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            ISBN 9780470681787
            Released NZ 4 Dec 2009
            Publisher John Wiley & Sons Inc
            Interest Age 14+ years
            Series For Dummies
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            Sand and Silicon: Science that Changed the World
              

            Sand and Silicon: Science that Changed the World (Hardback)

            By McWhan, Denis

            • RRP: $108.99
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            This is a story about sand and how science and silicon changed our lives. Over the last century science taught us to take this common material and make the products on which we depend - computer chips, solar cells and optical fibers. This book relates the underlying scientific di...scoveries to the products made from sand.
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            ISBN 9780199640270
            Released NZ 6 Mar 2012
            Publisher Oxford University Press (S3)
            Interest Age 14+ years
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            Build Your Own Transistor Radios
              

            Build Your Own Transistor Radios (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Quan, Ronald; Quan

            • RRP: $113.50
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            Electronics hobbyists and radio enthusiats will enjoy this collection of innovative, easy-to-build, high-quality radio projects

            ISBN 9780071799706
            Released NZ 20 Nov 2012
            Publisher McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
            Interest Age 14+ years
            Series Build Your Own
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            Schaum's Outline of Basic Circuit Analysis, Second Edition
              

            Schaum's Outline of Basic Circuit Analysis, Second Edition (Paperback, 2nd edition)

            By O'Malley, John

            • RRP: $58.50
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            'Schaum's Outlines' present all the essential course information in an easy-to-follow, topic-by-topic format. You also get hundreds of examples, solved problems, and practice exercises to test your skills.

            ISBN 9780071756433
            Released NZ 27 Jan 2011
            Publisher McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
            Interest Age 14+ years
            Series Schaum's Outline Series
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            15 Dangerously Mad Projects for the Evil Genius
              

            15 Dangerously Mad Projects for the Evil Genius (Paperback)

            By Monk, Simon

            • RRP: $56.99
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            15 mad electronics projects--ray guns, laser turrets, security beams, magnetic levitators, and more!

            ISBN 9780071755672
            Released NZ 3 May 2011
            Publisher McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
            Interest Age 14+ years
            Series Electronics
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            Always Young and Restless: My Life On and Off America's #1 Daytime Drama

            Always Young and Restless: My Life On and Off America's #1 Daytime Drama (Hardback)

            By Thomas Scott, Melody; With Davis, Dana L.; Foreword by Paglia, Camille

            • RRP: $59.99
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            The adored actress behind the character Nikki Newman of The Young and the Restless tells all in this scintillating memoir, divulging the insider details of her dramatic life and forty-year career.

            ISBN 9781635766943
            Released NZ 18 Oct 2020
            Publisher Everafter Romance
            Interest Age General Audience
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