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            Gangland: New Zealand's Underworld of Organised Crime
             

            Gangland: New Zealand's Underworld of Organised Crime (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Savage, Jared

            • RRP: $36.99
            • $27.74
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            Inside New Zealand's underworld of Organised Crime

            ISBN 9781775541622
            Published NZ 2 Dec 2020
            Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Title is temporarily out of stock
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            Black Hands: Inside the Bain Family Murders
              

            Black Hands: Inside the Bain Family Murders (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Beynen, Martin van

            • RRP: $38.00
            • $28.50
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            A gripping account of New Zealand's most controversial criminal case, from Martin van Beynen, the award-winning journalist behind the Black Hands podcast.

            ISBN 9780143775263
            Published NZ 3 Nov 2020
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age General Audience
            Availability
            32 In-stock at publisher; ships 7-14 working days
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            Catch and Kill: Lies, Spies and a Conspiracy to Protect Predators

            Catch and Kill: Lies, Spies and a Conspiracy to Protect Predators (Paperback)

            By Farrow, Ronan

            • RRP: $27.99
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            In a dramatic account of violence and espionage, Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative reporter Ronan Farrow exposes serial abusers and a cabal of powerful interests hell-bent on covering up the truth, at any cost.

            ISBN 9780708899281
            Released NZ 30 Jun 2020
            Publisher Little, Brown Book Group
            Interest Age General Audience
            Availability
            Indent title (internationally sourced), allow 8-12 weeks
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            Her Say: Survivors of Domestic Abuse Tell Their Own Stories
              

            Her Say: Survivors of Domestic Abuse Tell Their Own Stories (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Clark, Jackie

            • RRP: $35.00
            • $26.25
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            • Pub Date
              2 Mar 21

            In 2012, Jackie Clark launched The Aunties, a grassroots charity helping women to rebuild their lives after a period of trauma. She quit her job, turning her back on her comfortable life, to focus on The Aunties full-time, becoming Aunty in Charge and assisting hundreds of women ...with material needs and emotional support. Jackie has long dreamed of a publication that gives these women a voice. This powerful new book features the stories of a number of very different New Zealand women, told their way. The collected stories chart their narrators' lives and personal histories, through the lens of having lived with - and escaped - an abusive partner. Her Say is spoken from the heart, uncompromising but offering hope, redemption, personal triumph. It's a book for all women, showing how owning our stories gives us the power to write daring new endings. It will challenge, illuminate, and empower readers - not to mention the storytellers themselves.
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            ISBN 9780143774235
            Published NZ 2 Mar 2021
            Publisher Random House
            Interest Age General Audience
            Availability
            999 Available for pre-order, ships once released
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            On the Road to Paparua, On: The Life and Times of Paparua Prison: 2020: NO
               

            On the Road to Paparua, On: The Life and Times of Paparua Prison: 2020: NO (Paperback)

            Original author Parsons, Richard William

            • RRP: $45.00
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            A history of Paparua Prison (now Christchurch Men's Prison) covering the years 1914 through to 2018. Lots of fascinating old photographs, letters, telegrams and front page newspaper articles.

            ISBN 9780473507565
            Published NZ 1 Aug 2020
            Publisher NZ / SP Author Self Published
            Interest Age 13+ years
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            Showing available from publisher, allow 2-4 weeks for delivery
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            Hinemihi:Te Hokinga - The Return
              

            Hinemihi:Te Hokinga - The Return (Paperback)

            By Coney, Hamish; Text by Wikitera, Keri-Anne; Contributions by Schuster, Jim; Grant, Lyonel; Photographs by Adams, Mark

            • RRP: $60.00
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            The journey of the carved house Hinemihi o Te Ao Tawhito (Hinemihi of the old world) is one defined by cataclysmic events and the unpredictability of elemental forces. Today she is a revered kuia, adored by her iwi in the United Kingdom and her original owners and creators, Tuhou...rangi as well as wider iwi of Te Arawa.
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            ISBN 9780995118447
            Published NZ 8 Dec 2020
            Publisher Rim Books
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Killing Time: Short stories from the long road home

            Killing Time: Short stories from the long road home (Hardback)

            By Barnes, Jimmy

            • RRP: $49.99
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            From the rock legend turned master storyteller, this collection of non-fiction short stories is vintage Jimmy. Stories of adventure, misadventure, love and loss from the #1 bestselling author of the critically acclaimed memoirs Working Class Boy and Working Class Man. Outrageous,... witty, warm and wise, Killing Time shares more than 40 yarns from an epic life - a dazzling collection of tall tales, out-takes and B-sides from one of Australia's finest storytellers.
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            ISBN 9781460759486
            Published NZ 7 Oct 2020
            Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
            Interest Age General Audience
            Availability
            999 In stock at publisher; delivery usually 15-20 working days due to covid19 delays
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            A Nurse's Story: My Life in A&E During the Covid Crisis
             

            A Nurse's Story: My Life in A&E During the Covid Crisis (Paperback)

            By Curtis, Louise; With Johnson, Sarah

            • RRP: $29.50
            • $21.96
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            • Internationally sourced

            A rare and remarkable look into the NHS frontlines against Covid-19 from a nurse who's seen more than she ever bargained for...

            ISBN 9781529058932
            Released NZ 24 Dec 2020
            Publisher Pan Macmillan
            Interest Age 18+ years
            Availability
            Internationally sourced (OOS locally); ships 6-14 working days
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            My Encyclopedia of Very Important Adventures: For little learners who love exciting journeys and incredible discoveries

            My Encyclopedia of Very Important Adventures: For little learners who love exciting journeys and incredible discoveries (Hardback)

            By DK

            • RRP: $37.00
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            An exciting introduction to the awesome adventures of the eager explorers, dynamic daredevils, imaginative inventors, and other pioneers who shaped the world. Take a dive into the great unknown and go on a daring journey across land, sea and sky - exploring everywhere from the hi...ghest mountains to the deepest ocean. In addition, visit the workshops, labs, and studios of history's most important minds and meet inventors, explorers, pirates, daredevils, and more. Read about the pioneers who dared to go where nobody had been before, archaeologists who made startling discoveries, and all of the exciting adventures they had along the way. Packed with fun facts and colourful illustrations My Encyclopedia of Very Important Adventures that will feed your imagination and quench your thirst for knowledge.
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            ISBN 9780241427811
            Released NZ 3 Nov 2020
            Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
            Interest Age 7-9 years
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            608 In-stock at publisher; ships 7-14 working days
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            The Wild Silence: The Sunday Times Bestseller from the author of The Salt Path
             

            The Wild Silence: The Sunday Times Bestseller from the author of The Salt Path (Hardback)

            By Winn, Raynor

            • RRP: $40.00
            • $36.62
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            Following the hugely successful Sunday Times Bestseller, Wainwright Golden Beer Book Prize nominee and Costa shortlisted, The Salt Path, Raynor Winn returns with her second brilliant book. This time the narrative explores the difficulties surrounding the return to mainstream life... after a period of homelessness. Recovering self-esteem and trust, in herself and in others, is harder than she expected. Raynor and her husband Moth continue to face his debilitating illness, until an incredible gesture by someone who read The Salt Path changes everything. This book is about readjusting to life after homelessness, but also about recovering trust and self-belief after a traumatic event - feelings that can translate to many episodes in the life of any of us.
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            ISBN 9780241401460
            Released NZ 15 Sep 2020
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age 16+ years
            Availability
            Internationally sourced (OOS locally); ships 6-14 working days
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