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            You Have a Lot to Lose: A Memoir, 1956-1986: 2: Volume 2
              

            You Have a Lot to Lose: A Memoir, 1956-1986: 2: Volume 2 (Hardback)

            By Stead, C. K.

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              18 Jun 20

            The second volume of C. K. Stead's riveting memoir, taking us from graduate school to Smith's Dream and the Springbok Tour.

            ISBN 9781869409128
            Published NZ 18 Jun 2020
            Publisher Auckland University Press
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            The Kalimpong Kids: The New Zealand story, in pictures
              

            The Kalimpong Kids: The New Zealand story, in pictures (Paperback)

            By McCabe, Jane

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              29 Jun 20

            In the early 1900s, 130 young Anglo-Indians were sent to New Zealand in an immigration scheme from Kalimpong, India. They were the mixed-race children of British tea planters and local women, and were placed as workers with New Zealand families. Jane McCabe here tells this compel...ling and little-known story, in pictures.
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            ISBN 9781988592367
            Published NZ 29 Jun 2020
            Publisher Otago University Press
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            Today in New Zealand History
             

            Today in New Zealand History (Paperback, 3rd Revised edition)

            By Atkinson, Neill; Green, David; Phipps, Gareth; Watters, Steve

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            By the Ministry for Culture and Heritage and the Alexander Turnbull Library, this glorious, fully illustrated discovery of New Zealand's key times brings history to life. Each day of the year features a story ranging from the nation-forming to the quirky. Born on this Day boxes s...cattered throughout provide details on around 100 significant figures.
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            ISBN 9781775594284
            Published NZ 1 Feb 2020
            Publisher Exisle Publishing
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            To the Lake: A Balkan Journey of War and Peace

            To the Lake: A Balkan Journey of War and Peace (Hardback)

            By Kassabova, Kapka

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            Macedonia occupies a curious position on the map, and a curious blank in our collective consciousness. A land-locked nation in the Southern Balkan peninsula, Macedonia is wedged between countries that have been gripped by communism, dictatorship or conflict, without ever itself h...aving been forced into the international spotlight by political ideology or war. As such, it remains Europe's oldest surviving melting pot of faiths and civilisations, with one foot in the west and one foot in the Middle East. Macedonia is also the birthplace of Kapka Kassbova's grandmother, and so her journey to this ancient region is also a home-coming of sorts, a chance to understand the legacy of the past. Tracing a route around Lake Ohrid and the ancient Roman road, the via Egnatia, Kassabova meets monks and nuns, archaeologists and fishermen, new Islamists and old pagans, icon painters and pearl artisans, as she searches for her Macedonian family, the living and the dead.
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            ISBN 9781783783977
            Released NZ 3 Mar 2020
            Publisher Granta Books
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            Night

            Night (Paperback)

            By Wiesel, Elie; Wiesel, Marion

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            Born into a Jewish ghetto in Hungary, as a child, Elie Wiesel was sent to the Nazi concentration camps at Auschwitz and Buchenwald. This title presents an account of that atrocity: the ever-increasing horrors he endured, the loss of his family and his struggle to survive in a wor...ld that stripped him of humanity, dignity and faith.
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            ISBN 9780141038995
            Released NZ 10 Nov 2008
            Publisher Penguin
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            Series Penguin Modern Classics
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            A Long Petal of the Sea: 'Allende's finest book yet' - now a Sunday Times bestseller

            A Long Petal of the Sea: 'Allende's finest book yet' - now a Sunday Times bestseller (Hardback)

            By Allende, Isabel

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            That September 2, 1939, the day of the Spanish exiles' splendid arrival in Chile, the Second World War broke out in Europe. Victor Dalmau is a young doctor when he is caught up in the Spanish Civil War, a tragedy that leaves his life - and the fate of his country - forever change...d. Together with his sister-in-law, the pianist Roser Bruguera, he is forced out of his beloved Barcelona and into exile. When opportunity to seek refuge in Chile arises, they take it, boarding a ship chartered by the poet Pablo Neruda to the promised `long petal of sea and wine and snow' over the seas. There, they find themselves enmeshed in a rich web of characters who come together in love and tragedy over the course of four generations, destined to witness the battle between freedom and repression as it plays out across the world. A masterful work of historical fiction about hope, exile and belonging, A Long Petal of the Sea is Isabel Allende at the height of her powers.
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            ISBN 9781526615909
            Released NZ 21 Jan 2020
            Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            Caging Skies
             

            Caging Skies (Trade Paperback / Paperback, Revised edition.)

            By Leunens, Christine

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            "Johannes is an avid member of the Hitler Youth. As the war rages on, he discovers his parents are hiding a Jewish girl called Elsa behind a false wall in their large house in Vienna. His initial horror turns to love and obsession. Both manipulating and manipulated, Johannes soon... finds he is the only one aware of Elsa's existence in the house, the only one responsible for her survival ... A film tie-in edition with new cover and abridged text"--Publisher information.
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            ISBN 9780143773580
            Published NZ 1 Oct 2019
            Publisher Random House
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            Inge's War: A Story of Family, Secrets and Survival under Hitler

            Inge's War: A Story of Family, Secrets and Survival under Hitler (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By O'Donnell, Svenja

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            What does it mean to be on the wrong side of history? But when Svenja impulsively visits this windswept Baltic city, something unlocks in Inge and, finally, she begins to tell her story.

            ISBN 9781529105469
            Released NZ 28 Apr 2020
            Publisher Ebury Publishing
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            When Time Stopped: A Memoir of My Father's War and What Remains

            When Time Stopped: A Memoir of My Father's War and What Remains (Trade Paperback / Paperback, ANZ Only)

            By Neumann, Ariana

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            'It's not always a grim story. Alongside anger and despair there is love and hope. But the message is stark. This is the way bullies work. When Time Stopped is more than just history. It's a warning.' Michael Palin In this remarkably moving memoir Ariana Neumann dives into the se...crets of her father's past: years spent hiding in plain sight in wartorn Berlin, the annihilation of dozens of family members in the Holocaust, and the courageous choice to build anew. In 1941, the first Neumann family member was taken by the Nazis, arrested in German-occupied Czechoslovakia for bathing in a stretch of river forbidden to Jews. He was transported to Auschwitz. Eighteen days later his prisoner number was entered into the morgue book. Of thirty-four Neumann family members, twenty-five were murdered by the Nazis. One of the survivors was Hans Neumann, who, to escape the German death net, travelled to Berlin and hid in plain sight under the Gestapo's eyes. What Hans experienced was so unspeakable that, when he built an industrial empire in Venezuela, he couldn't bring himself to talk about it. All his daughter Ariana knew was that something terrible had happened. When Hans died, he left Ariana a small box filled with letters, diary entries and other memorabilia. Ten years later Ariana finally summoned the courage to have the letters translated and she began reading. What she discovered launched her on a worldwide search that would deliver indelible portraits of a family loving, finding meaning, and trying to survive amid the worst that can be imagined. When Time Stopped is an unputdownable detective story and an epic family memoir, spanning nearly ninety years and crossing oceans. Neumann brings each relative to vivid life. In uncovering her father's story after all these years, she discovers nuance and depth to her own history and liberates poignant and thought-provoking truths about the threads of humanity that connect us all.
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            ISBN 9781471192937
            Released NZ 1 Mar 2020
            Publisher Simon & Schuster Ltd
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            Night Lessons in Little Jerusalem

            Night Lessons in Little Jerusalem (Trade Paperback / Paperback, Unabridged edition)

            By Held, Rick

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            The hero of this book was not a saint, nor even a tzadik - the nearest Jewish equivalent - but he was a hero. Someone who risked his own life to make a difference to the life of another. Were his motives selfless? No. He was after all flesh and blood. A man. And a very young one.... But life is not black and white. Heroes are not without their flaws. This is his story. Tholdi is a romantic. A musical prodigy whose brilliant future is extinguished when the horror unfolding across Europe arrives at his door. One day he's captivated by the beautiful, mysterious Lyuba who he meets on his sixteenth birthday; the next he wakes to the terrors of war as the Nazi-allied Romanians attack his town of Czernowitz. A ghetto is built to imprison the town's Jews before herding them onto trains bound for the concentration camps of Transnistria. With each passing day, Tholdi and his parents await their turn. And then Fate intervenes, giving them all a reprieve. At the weaving mill Tholdi secures work that spares him. He is elated. Until he discovers the two brothers who run the mill are Nazi collaborators hiding a terrible secret: the threat of transportation remains. When Tholdi sees one of the brothers with Lyuba, he glimpses a way to save himself and his family. But the stakes of his gamble are high. Will Lyuba be the key to their survival, or will Tholdi's infatuation with her become a dangerous obsession that guarantees their death? Night Lessons in Little Jerusalem is an unforgettable debut novel of war, family and love.
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            ISBN 9780733641664
            Published NZ 28 Apr 2020
            Publisher Hachette
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