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 Nov/Dec 2009 Highlights

Rutherfurd celebrates America's greatest city in a rich, engrossing saga that showcases his extraordinary ability to combine impeccable historical research and storytelling flair.

New York
$42.00(NZD) inc GST

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 Nov/Dec 2009 Highlights

The story of Bendigo Station is rich and fascinating, from its earliest days as the scene of New Zealand's richest quartz reef gold strike in the 1860s to its establishment as a 11,000 hectare sheep station producing many of New Zealand's highest quality top price Merino clips.

Dust to Gold: The Story of Bendigo Station
$50.00(NZD) inc GST

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 Nov/Dec 2009 Highlights

Awards:Shortlisted for New Zealand Post Book Awards: General Non-Fiction 2010.

The dramatic unknown story of New Zealand's involvement in World War II told for the first time here in an accessible, popular and enjoyable read.

Beyond the Battlefield : New Zealand and Its Allies 1939-1945
$65.00(NZD) inc GST

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Winner of the the Orange Prize for fiction 2010. The Lacuna is the story of a manic's search for safety in the grinding jaws of two nations, at a moment when the entire world seemed bent on reinventing itself at any cost. This is a gripping story of identity, connection with... read more

The Lacuna
$40.00(NZD) inc GST

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 Nov/Dec 2009 Highlights

Reading Level:good

Celebrated storyteller Stephen King returns to his roots in this tour de force featuring more than 100 characters - some heroic, some diabolical - and a supernatural element as baffling and chilling as any he's ever conjured. On an entirely normal, beautiful fall day in ... read more

Under the Dome
$39.99(NZD) inc GST

This magnificent book contains a selection of more than 200 images of New Zealand from the air. Taken from the White's Aviation collection at the Alexander Turnbull Library, these images of towns, cities, landforms and ev... read more

White's Aviation: Classic Photography of New Zealand From the Air
$60.00(NZD) inc GST

A global survey of modern warfare, from the first fervid days of the French Revolution of 1789 tot he bloody stalemate that ended the Iran-Iraq war in 1988.

The War Chronicles from Flintlocks to Machine Guns: A Global reference of all the Major Modern Conflicts
$59.99(NZD) inc GST

Three brothers from a remote village in the Himalayas are driven by poverty to become monks. One becomes a famous masked dancer; the second an accomplished player of the Tibetan temple trumpet; and the third a great Buddhist scholar. A... read more

Nine Lives: In Search of the Sacred in Modern India
$39.99(NZD) inc GST

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 Nov/Dec 2009 Highlights

Reading Level:near fine
Awards:Winner of New Zealand Post Book Awards: General Non-Fiction 2010 and New Zealand Post Book Awards: Book of the Year 2010. Shortlisted for Nga Kupu Ora History Book Award 2010 and Nielsen BookData New Zealand Booksellers' Choice Award 2010.

Finalist in the General Non-Fiction category. During the nineteenth century the Urewera was a remote but enticing wilderness except for the Maori who lived there, for them it was a sheltering homeland. In 1866-67 large areas were taken by confiscati... read more

Encircled Lands: Te Urewera, 1820-1921
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 Nov/Dec 2009 Highlights

Awards:Winner of British Sports Book Awards: Autobiography 2010.

Andre Agassi, former tennis World No. 1 tells his story �� in his own words. Not only will this book cover his tennis career but also some extraordinary insights into his personal life. Did you know . . . He won eight Grand Slam singles tournaments ... read more

Open : An Autobiography
$35.00(NZD) inc GST

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 Nov/Dec 2009 Highlights

Reading Level:Very Good

Dick Frizzell's images populate our world - you find them on T-shirts, on TV ads, in shop windows, on wine bottles, on cushions and T-towels and in art shows. People appropriate (or borrow) his images in much the same way that he too appropriated many of the i... read more

Nophoto
$75.00(NZD) inc GST

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 Nov/Dec 2009 Highlights

Reading Level:Very Good

In Backroads, Sam Hunt looks back on the life that has seen him become one of  New Zealand's best-loved poets. For over 40 years he has lived off his wits as a full-time poet, always writing, and tirelessly performing through the length and breadth... read more

Backroads: Charting a Poet's Life
$49.99(NZD) inc GST