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            By Obama, Michelle

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            An intimate, powerful, and inspiring memoir by the former First Lady of the United States In a life filled with meaning and accomplishment, Michelle Obama has emerged as one of the most iconic and compelling women of our era. As First Lady of the United States of America-the firs ...

            ISBN 9780241334140
            Published 14 November 2018 by Penguin
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            The Political Years
             

            The Political Years (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Waring, Marilyn

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            This is an autobiographical account of Marilyn Waring's extraordinary years in parliament. She tells the story of her journey from being elected as a new National Party MP in a conservative rural seat to being publicly decried by the Prime Minister for her `feminist anti-nuclear ...

            ISBN 9781988545936
            Published 10 May 2019 by Bridget Williams Books
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            A Communist in the Family: Searching for Rewi Alley: 2019
              

            A Communist in the Family: Searching for Rewi Alley: 2019 (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Sandys, Elspeth

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            Part-biography, part-travel journal, part-literary commentary, 'A Communist in the Family: Searching for Rewi Alley' is a beautifully written multi-layered narrative centred on New Zealander Rewi Alley and his part in the momentous political events of mid-twentieth-century China.

            ISBN 9781988531601
            Release Date 1 July 2019 by Otago University Press
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            Living Among the Northland Maori: Diary of Father Antoine Garin, 1844-1846
             

            Living Among the Northland Maori: Diary of Father Antoine Garin, 1844-1846 (Hardback)

            Edited by Tremewan, Peter; Larcombe, Giselle

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            This is the first full English translation of the surviving Mangakahia journals and letters of French Marist priest Father Antoine Garin. Frank, open-minded and often humorous, Garin's diary is a major contribution to the early history of European settlement in Aotearoa and a com ...

            ISBN 9781988503028
            Published 29 March 2019 by Canterbury University Press
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            The Volunteer: The True Story of the Resistance Hero who Infiltrated Auschwitz
             

            The Volunteer: The True Story of the Resistance Hero who Infiltrated Auschwitz (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Fairweather, Jack

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            This is the first full story of his amazing journey, drawing on exclusive family papers and recently declassified files as well as unpublished accounts from the camp's fighters to show how he saved hundreds of thousands of lives.

            ISBN 9780753545171
            Release Date 18 June 2019 by Ebury Publishing
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            It Is What It Is: Memoir of a Broken Mind
             

            It Is What It Is: Memoir of a Broken Mind (Paperback)

            By Olson, Nathan

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            It is what it is, a collection of stories written by an ex-soldier when he was thinking about his funeral. From the dark humour, the tears and the thoughts which kinda stick in a military world, listen to the way an underdog deals with most of what's thrown at him. All this happe ...

            ISBN 9780473464615
            Published 1 January 2018 by The Copy Press
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            Unconquered: Our Wounded Warriors
             

            Unconquered: Our Wounded Warriors (Hardback)

            By Denny Neave, Gordon Traill and Catherine Mccullagh

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            Unconquered tells the remarkable story of a group of men and women from Australia and New Zealand who fought and conquered extraordinary challenges from the battlefield to the sporting arena. These veterans of the Army, Navy and Air Force served their country in campaigns from So ...

            ISBN 9781925675986
            Published 20 April 2019 by BIG SKY PUBLISHING
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            The Boy Who Followed His Father into Auschwitz: The Sunday Times Bestseller

            The Boy Who Followed His Father into Auschwitz: The Sunday Times Bestseller (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Dronfield, Jeremy

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            The inspiring, true story of a father and son's fight to stay together and to survive the Holocaust. In 1939, Gustav Kleinmann, a Jewish upholsterer in Vienna, was seized by the Nazis. Along with his teenage son Fritz, he was sent to Buchenwald in Germany. There began an unimagin ...

            ISBN 9780241374948
            Published 5 February 2019 by Penguin
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            Airini Karauria: Her History, Her Life, Her Descendants
              

            Airini Karauria: Her History, Her Life, Her Descendants (Paperback)

            By Fearn, Evelyn

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            This is the story based on the life of Airini Karauria, later to become Airini Donnelly and also known as Airini Tonere. Airini was related to all the leading chiefs of Hawke's Bay and her life from 1854 to 1909 was a very interesting one. Airini became a competent litigato ...

            ISBN 9780473447625
            Published 1 October 2018 by NZ / SP Author Self Published
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            A Woman of No Importance: The Untold Story of WWII's Most Dangerous Spy, Virginia Hall

            A Woman of No Importance: The Untold Story of WWII's Most Dangerous Spy, Virginia Hall (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Purnell, Sonia

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            The incredible untold story of Virginia Hall, an American woman with a wooden leg who infiltrated Occupied France for the SOE and became the Gestapo's most wanted Allied spy, written by acclaimed biographer Sonia Purnell.

            ISBN 9780349010175
            Published 26 March 2019 by Little, Brown Book Group
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