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Jake Bailey: What cancer taught me
  

Jake Bailey: What cancer taught me (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Bailey, Jake

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"Confronting the possibility of death has led Jake to re-evaluate all that he took for granted in life and to encourage others to do the same. His book is an uplifting call to action to people of all ages"--Publisher information.

ISBN 9780143770862
Published 15 May 2017 by Penguin
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Kickin it with Winston Reid
  

Kickin it with Winston Reid (Paperback)

By Riley, David

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ISBN 9780473321666
Published 1 June 2017
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Wildboy: To the Edge and Back: More Adventures Through Rugged, Remote New Zealand
 

Wildboy: To the Edge and Back: More Adventures Through Rugged, Remote New Zealand (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Yelavich, Brando

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"A heart-stopping account of Brando Wildboy Yelavichs solo mission around Stewart Island - New Zealands harshest and most remote terrain"--Publisher information.

ISBN 9780143771333
Published 14 August 2017 by Penguin
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The Resilient Farmer
 

The Resilient Farmer (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Avery, Doug

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"'I had a destroyed farm, a destroyed bank account and destroyed hopes. I couldn't afford to move, so I decided to make good of what I had.' And so begins Doug Avery's story of emotional resilience in the face of what at times seemed a hopeless situation. The Marlborough-based fa ...

ISBN 9780143770787
Published 31 July 2017 by Penguin
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Constant Radical: The Life and Times of Sue Bradford
 

Constant Radical: The Life and Times of Sue Bradford (Paperback)

By Chamberlain, Jenny

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Sue Bradford is half American and sixth generation Kiwi on her father's side -- her European missionary genes date from 1820s Northland. Despite her grassroots New Zild twang, she was raised in Auckland by middle class, bohemian intellectuals and survived a childhood made difficu ...

ISBN 9780994136008
Published 3 July 2017 by Fraser Books
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Edmund Hillary A Biography
  

Edmund Hillary A Biography (Hardback)

By Gill, Michael

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This new and important biography of Sir Edmund Hillary, a truly great New Zealander, breaks new ground among previous accounts of his life. The author, Michael Gill, was a close friend of Edmund Hillary's for over 50 years, accompanying him on many expeditions, and becoming heavi ...

ISBN 9780947503383
Release Date 18 September 2017 by Potton & Burton
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Running - A Love Story: How an Overweight Radio DJ Got Hooked on Running Marathons
 

Running - A Love Story: How an Overweight Radio DJ Got Hooked on Running Marathons (Trade Paperback/Paperback, Main)

By Harvey, Dom

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How an overweight radio DJ got running, got skinny, kept running, survived a life-threatening tumour and fell in love with running marathons.

ISBN 9781877505829
Published 26 July 2017 by Allen & Unwin
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Casting off: A Memoir: Volume 2
  

Casting off: A Memoir: Volume 2 (Paperback)

By Sandys, Elspeth

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Elspeth Sandys' refreshing honesty and her skill as a writer of fiction and drama propel the reader through an absorbing life story that is equally a commentary on the meaning of memoir and the peculiarities of memory.

ISBN 9780947522551
Release Date 1 September 2017 by Otago University Press
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Daughter of Gloriavale: My Life in a Religious Cult
  

Daughter of Gloriavale: My Life in a Religious Cult (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Tarawa, Lilia

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Lilia grew up in a religious cult. Since birth she'd known nothing but life on the inside of the Gloriavale Christian Community. The cult was led by her grandfather, Hopeful Christian. On one hand she was accustomed to religious abuse and discrimination. On the other hand, she ex ...

ISBN 9781760631499
Release Date 23 August 2017 by Allen & Unwin
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A Woman's Place: Life, leadership and lessons from the boardroom
 

A Woman's Place: Life, leadership and lessons from the boardroom (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Withers, Joan

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"Joan Withers has been a champion of diversity in the workplace and a trailblazer for women in the boardroom. Despite leaving school with only School Certificate at 16, Joan rose to the top of New Zealands largest media organisation and has served on the boards of several leading ...

ISBN 9780143770596
Published 17 July 2017 by Penguin
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