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 October Highlights 2009

'Inga the Winger' - Va'aiga Tuigamala, one of the most imposing and explosive wingers New Zealand rugby ever produced - has decided to tell his full story for the first time. This is the fascinating, inspirational story of overcoming hardship, reaching the heights of All ... read more

Inga: My Story
$40.00(NZD) inc GST

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 October Highlights 2009

Hollywood, 1945. Ben Collier returns from war to the news that his filmmaker brother Daniel has died in mysterious circumstances -- the papers say it was an accident, but others suspect suicide. Daniel was a heroic figure who helped many prominent German intellectuals escape... read more

Stardust
$37.00(NZD) inc GST

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 October Highlights 2009

Reading Level:Very Good
Awards:Shortlisted for PANZ Book Design Awards: Illustrated Book 2010.

Despite the interest in contemporary architecture it's a fact that more people in inner-city suburbs throughout New Zealand end up living in a villa than a house of any other architectural style. Everyone at some stage finds themselves doing s... read more

Villa: From Heritage to Contemporary Living
$75.00(NZD) inc GST

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 October Highlights 2009

Edward M. Kennedy is widely regarded as one of the great Senators in the nation's history. He is also the patriarch of America's most heralded family. In this landmark autobiography, five years in the making, Senator Kennedy speaks with unprecedented candour about... read more

True Compass: A Memoir
$60.00(NZD) inc GST

Uncovering images of New Zealand through the 'new eyes' of early European explorers and settlers. We are familiar with the commissioned works of official artists documenting their first impressions of their new land, and new co-in... read more

Painting the Frontier: The Art of New Zealand's Pioneers
$50.00(NZD) inc GST

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 October Highlights 2009

MI5 intelligence officer Liz Carlyle has just been despatched to Northern Ireland. It's a promotion, and she'll be running agents - her favourite activity - but it also means being separated from Charles Wetherby, her old boss, recently widowed and a very close friend. I... read more

Present Danger
$3.01(NZD) inc GST

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 October Highlights 2009

Awards:Shortlisted for Orange Prize for Fiction 2010.

This is a Serpent's Tail lead crime novel. Reminiscent of early John Grisham and Walter Mosley, this taut, fast-paced novel heralds an exciting and powerful new voice in fiction. Big oil ... read more

Black Water Rising
$39.00(NZD) inc GST

'Absorbing, wonderful, inspiring.' - Peter FitzSimons 'I had my right arm under a leg, which I thought was [the patient's], but when I lifted it I found to my horror that it was a loose leg with a boot and a puttee on it. I... read more

Other Anzacs: The Extraordinary Story of Our World War I Nurses
$39.99(NZD) inc GST

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 October Highlights 2009

Reading Level:very good

<p>In this unauthorised biography, acquired for an unprecedented advance and in spectacular secrecy, long-time manager and the man who was there from the very beginning, Barry Humphries takes a behind-the-scenes, no-holds-barred look at an icon of our times Dame Edn... read more

Handling Edna
$60.00(NZD) inc GST

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 October Highlights 2009

Awards:Winner of Somerset Maugham Award 2006. Shortlisted for Commonwealth Writers' Prize 2006.

You aren't stupid. You know there's no such thing as a perfect mother. Plenty of other books will tell you there is, but this one won't lie to you. I was weak and I cheated and I was punished, but my god I loved my child through all of it. Love means you never break, and it ... read more

Incendiary
$30.00(NZD) inc GST

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 October Highlights 2009

What is the devastating effect on your life when, through no fault of your own, you lose everything - home, family, friends, job, reputation, passport, money, credit cards, mobile phone - and you can never get them back? This is what happens to a young man called... read more

Ordinary Thunderstorms
$39.00(NZD) inc GST

In her bestselling guide Can We Help It If We're Fabulous, the irrepressible Peta Mathias shared her thoughts on being a woman. Now, with Just in Time to be Too Late, she turns her attention to what it means to be a man in the 21st cen... read more

Just in Time to Be Too Late: Why Men Are Like Buses
$35.00(NZD) inc GST