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 June& July Highlights 2011

Awards:New Zealand Post Book Awards 2012 Finalist: Illustrated Non-Fiction

The age of cinema began in Paris in 1895. Within a year New Zealanders saw their first films and in fewer than five they were making their own. In the years since, New Zealand has produced almost every conceivable type of film, from home movies to arthouse flicks to Oscar-winning wide-screen epics, bui... read more

New Zealand Film : An Illustrated History
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 June& July Highlights 2011

Awards:New Zealand Post Book Awards 2012 Finalist: Non-Fiction

Tupaia, lauded by Europeans as 'an extraordinary genius', sailed with Captain Cook from Tahiti, piloted the Endeavour about the South Pacific, and interceded with Maori in NZ. Until now his story has never been fully told.
Tupaia, a gifted linguist, a brilliant orator, and a most devious politici... read more

Tupaia : The Remarkable Story of Captain Cook's Polynesian Navigator
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 June& July Highlights 2011

Reading Level:very good

In John le Carre's electrifying novel Our Kind of Traitor, innocents abroad are drawn into the darkest recesses of the financial world. Britain is in the depths of recession. A left-leaning young Oxford academic and his barrister girlfriend take an off-peak holiday on the Caribbean island of Antigua. B... read more

Our Kind of Traitor
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 June& July Highlights 2011

Under the watchful eye of Detective Chief Superintendent James Langton, Anna is given her first case. But is it a full-blown murder investigation or purely a missing person's case? An ominous pool of blood and no victim lead Anna on a desperate hunt for a man who has disappeared without trace. As Anna ... read more

Bloodline
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Humorous heartland stories from two New Zealand country vets. Peter Anderson and Peter Jerram have rounded up a selection of highly entertaining yarns about the animals, and owners, they've come across during their more than thirty years in practice together. Among these hard case and humorous tales ar... read more

Cock and Bull Stories: Tales from Two Kiwi Country Vets
$39.99(NZD) inc GST

Conversations with Myself draws on Mandela's personal archive of never-before-seen materials to offer unique access to the inner world of an incomparable world leader. Journals kept on the run during the anti-apartheid struggle of the early 1960s; diaries and draft letters written on Robben Island and ... read more

Conversations with Myself
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 June& July Highlights 2011

Reading Level:very good

September 1919:
20 year-old Tristan Sadler takes a train from London to Norwich to deliver some letters to Marian Bancroft. Tristan fought alongside Marian's brother Will during the Great War but in 1917, Will laid down his guns on the battlefield, declared himself a conscientious objector and wa... read more

The Absolutist
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 June& July Highlights 2011

'The mind is a time machine that travels backwards in memory and forwards in prophecy, but he has done with prophecy now...' Sequestered in his blitz-battered Regent's Park house in 1944, the ailing Herbert George Wells, 'H.G.' to his family and friends, looks back ... read more

A Man of Parts
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$40.00(NZD) inc GST

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 June& July Highlights 2011

Series:Patrick Hedstrom and Erica Falck

The third psychological thriller from No 1 bestselling Swedish crime sensation Camilla Lackberg. The remote resort of Fjallbacka has seen its share of tragedy, though perhaps none worse than that of the little girl found in a fisherman's net. But the post-mortem reveals that this is no case of accident... read more

The Stonecutter (#3)
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 June& July Highlights 2011

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Afterwards
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 June& July Highlights 2011

Reading Level:very good
Awards:Shortlisted for Orange Prize for Fiction 2012.

There were people on the banks of the river. Among the tangled waterways and giant anacondas of the Brazilian Rio Negro, an enigmatic scientist is developing a drug that could alter the lives of women for ever. Dr Annick Swenson's work is shrouded in mystery; she refuses to report on her progress, espe... read more

State of Wonder
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