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This is the story of a quest I began three decades ago - the search for my Chinese identity. The path I travelled was not linear, and the years brought pain as well as joy. But, while this is a narrative about being Chin... read more

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: 9780947492380
: Bridget Williams Books
: Bridget Williams Books
: 240mm X 170mm
: New Zealand
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: Helene Wong
: Paperback
: books
Being Chinese : A New Zealander's Story
$40.00 (NZD) inc GST
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 Society

A memoir in the form of a series of sharply etched vignettes that shift astonishingly in time and mood, and range in place from Africa and the US to the streets of London. It demonstrates that no moment is isolated, and that privilege, conflict, race and gender are inherent in all our encounters, from the banal to the extreme.

What do you report when you become uncertain of the facts, of the notion of truth and of the purpose of writing? What can you understand of yourself when you are uncertain how or if your memories can be correlated with known 'facts'?... read more

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: 9781909585218
: CB Editions
: CB Editions
: 198mm X 129mm
: United Kingdom
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: Lara Pawson
: 070.92
: Paperback
: books
This is the Place to Be
$28.00 (NZD) inc GST
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In August 2010, a New Zealand soldier died in a roadside bomb blast in Afghanistan. In retaliation, the New Zealand SAS led a raid on two isolated villages in search of the fighters they suspe... read more

An expose of the killing of civilians in Afghanistan by the New Zealand SAS, and of a cover-up that implicates the highest levels of government. 

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: 9780947503390
: Potton & Burton
: Potton & Burton
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: Nicky Hager & Jon Stephenson
: books
Hit and Run: The New Zealand SAS in Afghanistan and the Meaning of Honour
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'Essential. A compelling and damning exploration of the abuse of one of our basic human rights: shelter.' Owen Jones Arleen spends nearly all her money on rent but is kicked out with her kids in Milwaukee's cold... read more

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: 9780141983318
: Penguin Books Ltd
: Penguin Books Ltd
: 198mm X 129mm
: United Kingdom
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: Matthew Desmond
: 432
: 339.460973
: en
: Paperback
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Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City
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Attention merchant: an industrial-scale harvester of human attention. A firm whose business model is the mass capture of attention for resale to advertisers... read more

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: 9781782394839
: Atlantic Books
: Atlantic Books
: 234mm X 156mm
: United Kingdom
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: Tim Wu
: 416
: 659.10904
: Export/Airside ed
: Paperback
: books
The Attention Merchants: From the Daily Newspaper to Social Media, How Our Time and Attention is Harvested and Sold
$37.00 (NZD) inc GST
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 History

Three distinct stories about three distinct men, but with one thing in common - they all paid the price for standing up for what they believed. From a great writer, three great stories about conscience and consequence... read more

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: 9781775540908
: HarperCollins Publishers (New Zealand)
: HarperCollins Publishers (New Zealand)
: 211mm X 154mm X 23mm
: New Zealand
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: James McNeish
: 320
: en
: Paperback
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Breaking Ranks: Three Interrupted Lives
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 Gender

What does 'feminism' mean today? That is the question at the heart of this personal, eloquently-argued essay by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, the award-winning author of 'Americanah' and 'Half of a Yellow Sun'.

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: 9780008115272
: HarperCollins Publishers
: Fourth Estate Ltd
: 166mm X 116mm
: United Kingdom
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: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
: 52
: 824.914080896
: en
: Paperback
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We Should All be Feminists
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 History

This landmark work answers two of the most fundamental questions in history - how, and why, did the Holocaust happen? Laurence Rees has spent twenty-five years meeting survivors and perpetrators of the Third Reich and the Holoca... read more

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: 9780241298183
: Penguin Books Ltd
: Viking
: 234mm X 153mm
: United Kingdom
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: Laurence Rees
: 528
: 940.5318
: English
: Paperback
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The Holocaust: A New History
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From the best-selling author of Americanah and We Should All Be Feminists comes a powerful new statement about feminism today - written as a letter to a friend. I have some suggestions for how to rai... read more

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: 9780008241032
: HarperCollins Publishers (Australia) Pty Ltd
: HarperCollins Publishers (Australia) Pty Ltd
: 181mm X 126mm
: United Kingdom
Special Fields
: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
: 80
: 305.42
: en
: Hardback
: books
Dear Ijeawele, or a Feminist Manifesto in Fifteen Suggestions
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First published in 2008, Rebecca Solnit's essay 'Men Explain Things to Me' has since become a touchstone of the feminist movement, inspired the term 'mansplaining', and established Solnit as one of the leading feminis... read more

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: 9781783780792
: Granta Books
: Granta Books
: 198mm X 129mm
: United Kingdom
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: Rebecca Solnit
: 192
: 305.42
: en
: Hardback
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Men Explain Things to Me - And Other Essays
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Orthodox is obsolete; conventional is kaput. We thought we knew how we make economics, politics, technology and nature work for us. But increasingly, they are failing to run by the rules and systems we've ... read more

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: 9780994135407
: Bridget Williams Books
: Bridget Williams Books
: 180mm X 110mm
: New Zealand
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: Rod Oram
: 120
: 609
: Paperback
: books
Three Cities : Seeking Hope in the Anthropcene (BWB Texts)
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 Gender

Series:BWB Texts

'What has happened to New Zealand women's economic and social status over the last twenty years?'In 1994, economist Prue Hyman published Women and Economics, an overview of the status of women in the New Zealan... read more

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: 9780994135469
: Bridget Williams Books
: Bridget Williams Books
: 180mm X 110mm
: New Zealand
Special Fields
: Prue Hyman
: 120
: 305.4
: Paperback
: books
Hopes Dashed?: The Economics of Gender Inequality
$15.00 (NZD) inc GST
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