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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
: Paperback
: 8
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Overcoats
$5.00(NZD) inc GST
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 History

Hours after the 2011 Christchuch Earthquake, Kaikoura-based doctor Chris Henry crawled through the burning CTV building to rescue those who were trapped. Six years later, his daughter Chessie interviews him in an attempt to understand the trauma that led her father to burnout, in th... read more

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: 9781776561940
: Victoria University Press
: Victoria University Press
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: Chessie Henry
: Paperback
: 253
: books
We Can Make a Life
$35.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 5

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 History

*Shortlisted for the 2018 Ballie Gifford Prize*
'THE BEST TRUE SPY STORY I HAVE EVER READ' JOHN LE CARRÉ
A thrilling Cold War story about a KGB double agent, by one of Britain's greatest historians
On a warm July evening in 1985, a middle-aged man s... read more

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: 9780241186664
: Penguin Books, Limited
: Viking
: ---length:- '9.188'width:- '6'units:- Inches
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: Ben Macintyre
: Paperback
: English
: 327.1273047092 B
: 384
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The Spy and the Traitor
$40.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 2

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 History

Awards:Shortlisted for Society of Biology Book Awards: General Biology Book 2015.

#1 New York Times Bestseller
From a renowned historian comes a groundbreaking narrative of humanity's creation and evolution--a #1 international bestseller--that explores the ways in which biology and history have defined us and enhanced our understanding... read more

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: 9780099590088
: penguin random house
: Arrow
: 19.80 cmmm X 12.90 cmmm
: New Zealand
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: Yuval Noah Harari
: Paperback
: 515
: English
: 909
: 512
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Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind
$30.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 4

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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
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 History

Reading Level:Near Fine

At the end of the first volume of Elspeth Sandys absorbing memoir, What Lies Beneath, an adult Elspeth has solved the riddle of her birth parents and begun to piece together the events of her early life and find her place in the world. Casting Off begins on the eve of Elspeths fir... read more

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: 9780947522551
: Otago University Press
: Otago University Press
: 215mm X 165mm
: New Zealand
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: Elspeth Sandys
: Paperback
: 1st Edition
: English
: 920
: 224
: photos
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Casting Off : A Memoir
$35.00(NZD) inc GST
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 History

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: 9780958289870
: Nikau Press
: Nikau Press
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: Rob Packer and Barney Brewster
: books
Old Nelson : A postcard history, 1900-1940
$50.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 3

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 History

General Fields
: 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

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 History

Awards:Longlisted for 2018 Ockham NZ Book Awards - The Royal Society Te Apārangi Award for General Non-Fiction.

Phoney Wars looks at the lives of New Zealanders during the greatest armed struggle the world has ever seen: the Second World War. It is not a political, economic or military history; rather it explores what life was like during the war years for... read more

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: 9780947522230
: Otago University Press
: Otago University Press
: 240mm X 170mm
: New Zealand
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: Stevan Eldred-Grigg (Contribution by); Hugh Eldred-Grigg (Contribution by)
: Paperback
: English
: 993.032
: 424
: colour illus
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Phoney Wars: New Zealand Society in the Second World War
$50.00(NZD) inc GST
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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
: Paperback
: 312
: Black & white & colour photos & illustrations
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Sun, Sea & Sustenance: The story of the Otaki Children's Health Camp
$40.00(NZD) inc GST
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 History

In 1881, colonial troops invaded the village of Parihaka on the Taranaki coast. In an attempt to quell the non-violent direct action taken by the community against land confiscations, the government sent over 1500 troops into the village. Many people were expelled, build... read more

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: 9781988545288
: Bridget Williams Books
: Bridget Williams Books
Special Fields
: Rachel Buchanan
: Paperback
: 993.488
: 152
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Ko Taranaki Te Maunga Parihaka
$15.00(NZD) inc GST
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 History

Reading Level:Near Fine

Writer Elspeth Sandys was born during the Second World War, the result of a brief encounter between two people who would never meet again. The first nine months of her life were spent in the Truby King Karitane Hospital in Dunedin, where she was known by her birth name, Fran... read more

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: 9781877578892
: Otago University Press
: Otago University Press
: 215mm X 165mm
: New Zealand
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: Elspeth Sandys
: Paperback
: 1st Edition
: English
: 920
: 224
: 16pp photographs
: books
What Lies Beneath: A Memoir
$35.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 2