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              My Forests: Travels with Trees

              My Forests: Travels with Trees (Hardback)

              By Burke, Janine

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              The narratives in My Forests are a pleasure to read; like strolling down a meandering track through the trees, you never quite know what you'll discover around that next bend. The book presents the role of trees in contemporary life in a world where most people don't live in the ...wild, and their acquaintance with nature comes from many sources.
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              ISBN 9780522877328
              Published NZ 4 May 2021
              Publisher Melbourne University Press
              Interest Age General Audience
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              Secrets of Women's Healthy Ageing: Living Better, Living Longer
               

              Secrets of Women's Healthy Ageing: Living Better, Living Longer (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Szoeke, Cassandra

              • RRP: $38.00
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              • Pub Date
                31 Aug 21

              Draws on the findings of a unique study that has focused on the health of more than four hundred women in their mid-to-late lives. Cassandra Szoeke shares the wisdom revealed by this comprehensive study, showing how to promote overall wellness and providing the key ingredients fo...r living a long and healthy life.
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              ISBN 9780522877236
              Published NZ 31 Aug 2021
              Publisher Melbourne University Press
              Interest Age General Audience
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              Choke
                 

              Choke (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Sian, Beilock,

              • RRP: $41.99
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              Why do you mess up when it matters the most - and how can you perform your best instead? Sian Beilock reveals the new science of why we all too often blunder when the stakes are high. She explains the inescapable links between body and mind, and shows how to succeed brilliantly w...hen it matters most.
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              ISBN 9780522853247
              Published NZ 1 Feb 2011
              Publisher Melbourne University Press
              Interest Age 14+ years
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              Under the Stars: Astrophysics for Bedtime

              Under the Stars: Astrophysics for Bedtime (Hardback)

              By Harvey-Smith, Lisa; Illustrated by Matthews, Mel

              • RRP: $50.00
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              Transports curious kids and inquisitive adults on an incredible journey through the night sky. Astrophysicist Lisa Harvey-Smith brings the night sky to life with her engaging storytelling, combined with brilliantly colourful illustrations.

              ISBN 9780522876086
              Published NZ 1 Oct 2019
              Publisher Melbourne University Press
              Interest Age 7-9 years
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              Philosophy In The Garden
                

              Philosophy In The Garden (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Young, Damon

              • RRP: $35.00
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              Why did Marcel Proust have bonsai beside his bed? What was Jane Austen doing in Chawton, coveting an apricot? How was Friedrich Nietzsche inspired by his Italian Gedankenbaum, 'thought tree'? In Philosophy in the Garden, Damon Young reveals some of literature's most intimate rela...tionships: between authors and their gardens.
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              ISBN 9780522857139
              Published NZ 3 Dec 2012
              Publisher Melbourne University Press
              Interest Age General Audience
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              Green Stuff for Kids: An A to Z Guide to What's Up with the Planet
               

              Green Stuff for Kids: An A to Z Guide to What's Up with the Planet (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Ha, Tanya

              • RRP: $34.99
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              Explains what's going on with the environment - from climate change and drought to endangered species and habitat destruction - in an entertaining and accessible manner. Ha recognises the vital role that children play in the environmental movement, and the importance of keeping t...hem active, involved and interested in its future. Ages 8+.
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              ISBN 9780522855395
              Published NZ 1 Aug 2009
              Publisher Melbourne University Press
              Interest Age Children
              Series Greeniology Series
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              Gough Whitlam: His Time
               

              Gough Whitlam: His Time (Hardback)

              By Hocking, Jenny

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              Recreates the excitement of Whitlam's historic win in 1972, forces that never accepted his ascendency &the tragedy that followed. Drawing on previously unseen archival material, interviews with family, colleague sand with the man himself, this second volume finally exposes the tr...uth about the Whitlam years.
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              ISBN 9780522857931
              Published NZ 1 Sep 2012
              Publisher Melbourne University Press
              Interest Age General Audience
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              Where the Water Ends: Seeking Refuge in Fortress Europe

              Where the Water Ends: Seeking Refuge in Fortress Europe (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Holman, Zoe

              • RRP: $37.00
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              Around the world, forced migration doubled in the decade leading up to 2019. Over that time, the borders of the European Union became the world's deadliest frontier. In Where the Water Ends, Zoe Holman traces the story of this frontier from the perspective of migrants, mainly fro...m the Middle East, via Greece.
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              ISBN 9780522876826
              Published NZ 30 Mar 2021
              Publisher Melbourne University Press
              Interest Age General Audience
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              Argyle: The Impossible Story of Australian Diamonds

              Argyle: The Impossible Story of Australian Diamonds (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Kells, Stuart

              • RRP: $40.00
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              Based on in-depth research and interviews - including with Alan King Jones, Bill Leslie and 'the father of Australian diamonds', Ewen Tyler - Argyle details the almost overwhelming challenges with realising a diamond mining venture in Australia, shows how these obstacles were ove...rcome, and explores the mine's impact and legacy.
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              ISBN 9780522877250
              Published NZ 2 Mar 2021
              Publisher Melbourne University Press
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              Under the Rainbow: The Life and Times of E.W. Cole

              Under the Rainbow: The Life and Times of E.W. Cole (Hardback)

              By Broinowski, Richard

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              Tells the life story of E.W. Cole, a colourful and much loved figure of 19th century Melbourne. Best remembered for his Funny Picture Books, his sense of the absurd and his marketing genius, his wonderful arcade was the first department store in Melbourne, replete with orchestra,... an aviary and monkeys alongside books, art, curios and tearooms.
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              ISBN 9780522876222
              Published NZ 4 Sep 2020
              Publisher Melbourne University Press
              Interest Age General Audience
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