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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
: Paperback
: 8
: books
Overcoats
$5.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 11

Category:

 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: 7

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 Sociology

We will all die. Yet we don't talk about death and dying very much. Currently, and for the most part, a small group of people manage death for us behind closed doors. We are increasingly unlikely to know what options are available to us and those we care about. So, how... read more

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: 9780473447755
: Freerange Press
: Freerange Press
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: Steve Braunias; Ruth McManus; Marcus Elliott
: Paperback
: 160
: books
Death and Dying in New Zealand
$35.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 6

Category:

 Sociology

In Sapiens, he explored our past. In Homo Deus, he looked to our future. Now, one of the most innovative thinkers on the planet turns to the present to make sense of today's most pressing issues.
How do computers and robots change the meaning of being human? How... read more

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: 9781787330870
: penguin random house
: Jonathan Cape
: ---length:- '21.6'width:- '13.5'units:- Centimeters
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: Yuval Noah Harari
: Paperback
: English
: 909.83
: 272
: books
21 Lessons for the 21st Century
$38.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 6

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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
: books
We Can Make a Life
$35.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 5

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 Gender

Its 125 years since New Zealand women won the right to vote. But the battle for the right to so much else is ongoing. This first volume in the Te Papa Thinking About series brings together provocative, insightful and energetically argued essays by 12 leading New Zealand writers and thinkers, ... read more

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: 9780994146007
: Te Papa Press
: Te Papa Press
: --- length: - '19.8' width: - '12.9' units: - Centimeters
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: Bronwyn Labrum (Editor)
: Hardback
: 324.6230993
: 208
: books
Women Now
$35.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 4

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 Politics

THE INSIDE STORY ON PRESIDENT TRUMP, AS ONLY BOB WOODWARD CAN TELL IT
 
With authoritative reporting honed through eight presidencies from Nixon to Obama, author Bob Woodward reveals in unprecedented detail the harrowing life inside President Donald T... read more

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: 9781471181290
: Simon & Schuster, Limited
: Simon & Schuster, Limited
: ---length:- '9.213'width:- '6.024'units:- Inches
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: Bob Woodward
: Hardback
: English
: 973.933092
: 448
: books
Fear: Trump in the White House
$50.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 1

Category:

 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'? Is your idea of yourself anything other than... read more

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: 9781909585218
: CB Editions
: CB Editions
: 198mm X 129mm
: United Kingdom
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: Lara Pawson
: Paperback
: 070.92
: books
This is the Place to Be
$20.00(NZD) inc GST
save $8.00(NZD) (28.6%) $28.00(NZD)
Available Stock: 4

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 Politics

Series:BWB Texts

We may be in the golden age of information, with access to more facts than ever before. Yet in the time of fake news and post-truth politics, it seems that conspiracy and rumour spread faster than ever and are even harder to debunk. Battling over facts can be exhausting and polarisin... read more

General Fields
: 9781988545387
: Bridget Williams Books
: Bridget Williams Books
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: Jess Berentson-Shaw
: Paperback
: books
A Matter of Fact
$15.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 4

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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
: books
Casting Off : A Memoir
$35.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 4

A fascinating insight into Helen Clark's career, throughout which she has consistently worked for equality and parity, most particularly for women.

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: 9781988547053
: Allen & Unwin
: Allen & Unwin
: ---length:- '23.4'width:- '15.3'units:- Centimeters
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: Helen Clark
: Hardback
: English
: books
Women, Equality, Power: Selected Speeches from a Life of Leadership
$45.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 3

Category:

 History

Rich and strange from the tip of its title to its deep-sunk bones' Robert Macfarlane From the author of Leviathan, or, The Whale, comes a composite portrait of the subtle, beautiful, inspired and demented ways in which we have come to terms with our watery planet. In the third of... read more

General Fields
: 9780008133702
: HarperCollins Publishers Australia
: Fourth Estate
: ---length:- '19.7'width:- '13'units:- Centimeters
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: Philip Hoare
: Paperback
: English
: 551.46
: 416
: books
RisingTideFallingStar
$25.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 3