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The novel A Gallipoli Soldier's Secret is the story of a New Zealand woman's pilgrimage to Turkey to discover the truth about her great-grandfather's fate - a Gallipoli soldier who never returned home. During her search she stumbles over dark secrets which have been hidden... read more

A Gallipoli Soldier's Secret
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In late August 1939, as war loomed over Europe, curators at the Louvre nestled the world's most famous painting into a special red velvet-lined case and spirited her away to the Loire Valley. Thus began the bigg... read more

Saving Mona Lisa: The Battle to Protect the Louvre and Its Treasures During World War II
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Beautifully illustrated with Jane Ussher's photographs of the hut restoration in Antarctica, plus historic images and never-before-seen ephemera and diary entries, this is a treasure. Sir Edmund and New Zealand were supposed to be a support act to the British Commonwealth Antar... read more

Hillary's Antarctica
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The broadcast that George VI made to the nation on the outbreak of war in September 1939 - which formed the climax of the multi Oscar-winning film The King's Speech - was the product of years of hard work with Lionel Logue, his iconoclastic Australian-born speech therapist. Yet the rela... read more

The King's War
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Nophoto
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Henry VIII is well known for his tumultuous relationships with women, and he is often defined by his many marriages. But what do we see if we take a different look? When we see Henry through the men in his life, a new perspective on this famous king emerges... ... read more

Henry VIII and the Men Who Made Him
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Havana Coffee is a New Zeland institution. In the last twenty five years, Geoff Marsland and Tim Rose have built a business, a brand and several ways of life around late-night coffee houses, importing Cuban coffee, setting up plantations in the Pacific and bringing Co... read more

Coffee U Feel: Havana Coffee Works
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Reading Level:3 Biography

'A father...is a necessary evil.' Stephen Dedalus in UlyssesWilliam Butler Yeats' father was an impoverished artist, an inveterate letter writer, and a man crippled by his inability to ever finish a painting.Oscar Wilde's father was a d... read more

Mad, Bad, Dangerous to Know: The Fathers of Wilde, Yeats and Joyce
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'Engrossing . . . Urban tells the story of Skripal's undercover career well, much of it previously unknown and gleaned from around 10 hours of conversations with him at his Salisbury home' Guardian Who is Sergei Skripal? Agent. Prisoner. Target. The Skripal Files tells the story o... read more

The Skripal Files
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The late 1890s saw the start of a "heroic age" in polar exploration. This book tells the story of three men who were to embody the spirit of the time--driven by courage, determination and ambition, to be the first to discover the South Pole: Robert Falcon Scott, Roald Amunds... read more

South - The Race to the Pole
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A rich, complex and engaging account of Cook's voyages across the Pacific, from actor and raconteur Sam Neill, in which Sam Neill retraces Cook's footsteps, in the 250th anniversary year of Cook's first voyage. Captain James Cook first set sail... read more

The Pacific: In the Wake of Captain Cook with Sam Neill
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* National Book Critics Circle Award Finalist * National Book Award Finalist * Time magazine Top 10 Nonfiction Book of the Year * New York Times Notable Book * Publishers Weekly Best Books of 2017 The evangelical movement began in the revivals of the ... read more

The Evangelicals: The Struggle to Shape America
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