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 Volume Editions

A short account of a long life, told through a succession of overcoats. 

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: 9780473416904
: VOLUME
: VOLUME
: New Zealand
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: 210 x 150 mm
: Eddie Saxon
: 8
: Paperback
: books
Overcoats
$5.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 20

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 Volume Editions

Two visits to the Auschwitz concentration camp end in silence. 

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: 9780473416911
: VOLUME
: VOLUME
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: 210 x 150 mm
: Bernard Redshaw & Michelanne Forster
: 12
: books
Two Visits to Auschwitz
$5.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 12

Diana Wichtel was born in Vancouver. Her mother was a New Zealander, her father a Polish Jew who had jumped off a train to the Treblinka death camp and hidden from the Nazis until the end of the war. When Diana was 13 she moved to New Zealand with h... read more

“It is not you who will speak; let the disaster speak in you, even if it be by your forgetfulness or silence,” wrote Maurice Blanchot in The Writing of the Disaster. When Diana Wichtel was twelve she moved from Canada to New Zealand with her mother ... read more

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: 9781927249406
: Awa Press
: Awa Press
: 214mm X 146mm X 19mm
: New Zealand
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: Diana Wichtel
: Paperback
: books
Driving To Treblinka: A Long Search for a Lost Father
$45.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 7

Both fiction and fact, this fascinating book is a kaleidoscopic exploration of the Battle of Orakau. During three days in 1864, 300 Maori men, women and children fought an Imperial army and captured the imagination of the world. The battle marked the end... read more

Sleeps Standing / Moetu is a bilingual Maori-English novella from Witi Ihimaera with a translation by Hemi Kelly. Set against the backdrop of the New Zealand Wars, it tells the story of the Battle of Orakau through the eyes of sixteen-year-old Moetu. A b... read more

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: 9780143771111
: Random House New Zealand Ltd
: Vintage New Zealand
: 203mm X 140mm X 25mm
: New Zealand
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: Witi Ihimaera
: 224
: 917
: Hardback
: books
Sleeps Standing: A Story of the Battle of Orakau
$35.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 6

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 History

Oliver Sutherland tell his story as “Last inhabitant of Shackleton’s Hut” when he was working as a biologist studying penguins in the Antarctic in 1962.

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: SHACKHUT
: oliversutherland
: oliversutherland
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: Oliver Sutherland
: books
Last inhabitant of Shackleton's Hut
$25.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 4

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 History

A gripping blend of family mystery, contemporary stories and the beautiful and bloody Viking tales, set against the starkly stunning landscape of Iceland. Broadcaster Richard Fidler and author Kari Gislason are good friends. They share a deep attachment to the sagas of Iceland - the true ... read more

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: 9780733338236
: ABC Books
: Abc Books
: 210mm X 135mm
: Australia
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: Richard Fidler and Kari Gislason
: 400
: Hardback
: books
Saga Land
$45.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 4

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 History

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 ... read more

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: 9780947503383
: Potton & Burton
: Potton & Burton
: 234mm X 153mm
: New Zealand
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: Michael Gill
: 532
: Hardback
: books
Edmund Hillary: A Biography
$60.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 3

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 History

From the award-winning, best-selling writer: a deeply moving tale of a father and son's transformative journey in reading-and relivin -Homer's epic masterpiece. "My favourite classicist once again combines meticulous literary investigation with warm and wrenching ... read more

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: 9780007545124
: HarperCollins Publishers
: William Collins
: 240mm X 159mm X 31mm
: United Kingdom
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: Daniel Mendelsohn
: 304
: 910.91638
: en
: Hardback
: books
An Odyssey: A Father, A Son and an Epic
$45.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 3

More fascinating untold stories from the backcountry of Northwest Nelson.
Building on the success of Kahurangi Calling, this new volume of stories from the Northwest Nelson backcountry, is a compelling blend of natural and social history. An are... read more

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: 9780947503420
: Potton & Burton
: Potton & Burton
: 226mm X 170mm
: New Zealand
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: Gerard Hindmarsh
: 256
: Paperback
: books
Kahurangi Stories : More Tales from Northwest Nelson
$40.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 3

A BBC History magazine Book of the Year and an amazon.com Best Book of the Month Two childhood companions, now matriarchs of two opposing powers, calmly set their menfolk aside and declare that they, as women, are better equipped to organis... read more

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: 9781786071002
: Oneworld Publications
: Oneworld Publications
: 198mm X 129mm
: United Kingdom
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: Sarah Gristwood
: 8 page colour plate section
: 416
: 940.2209252
: English
: Paperback
: books
Game of Queens: The Women Who Made Sixteenth-Century Europe
$22.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 2

Category:

 History

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: 9781988533032
: Bridget Williams Books
: Bridget Williams Books
: New Zealand
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: Vincent O'Malley
: Paperback
: books
He Whakaputanga Declaration Independence
$30.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 2

Toothbrush drill, sunbathing, treks through forest to the beach, marmite on toast, cod liver oil and Lane's emulsion ... here are 47 rich and often entertaining reminiscences from residents and staff at the Otaki Children's Health Camp... read more

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: 9780947493554
: Steele Roberts Aotearoa Ltd
: Steele Roberts Aotearoa Ltd
: 230mm X 165mm X 20mm
: New Zealand
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: Di Buchan
: Black & white & colour photos & illustrations
: 312
: Paperback
: books
Sun, Sea & Sustenance: The story of the Otaki Children's Health Camp
$40.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 2