Auckland Libraries: Large print nonfiction new titles

Large print nonfiction new titles

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Browse our collection of the latest large print nonfiction. This list updates when we add new titles to the collection.

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The collagen diet by Josh Axe

The collagen diet

Josh Axe

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"Interest in dietary collagen is growing at an astounding rate and with good reason. The benefits of a collagen-rich diet are astounding, ranging from better weight control to improved digestion, clearer skin, reduced inflammation, and improved immun...

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We are the weather by Jonathan Safran Foer

We are the weather

Jonathan Safran Foer

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"Some people reject the fact, overwhelmingly supported by scientists, that our planet is warming because of human activity. But do those of us who accept the reality of human-caused climate change truly believe it? If we did, surely we would be roused...

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Will my cat eat my eyeballs? by Caitlin Doughty

Will my cat eat my eyeballs?

Caitlin Doughty

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"Author and licensed mortician Caitlin Doughty answers real questions from kids about death, dead bodies, and decomposition. Every day, funeral director Caitlin Doughty receives dozens of questions about death. What would happen to an astronaut's body...

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Fly girls by Keith O'Brien

Fly girls

Keith O'Brien

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"Between the world wars, no sport was more popular, or more dangerous, than airplane racing. Thousands of fans flocked to multi-day events, and cities vied with one another to host them. The pilots themselves were hailed as dashing heroes who cheerfully...

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Elderhood by Louise Aronson

Elderhood

Louise Aronson

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"For more than 5,000 years, "old" has been defined as beginning between the ages of 60 and 70. That means most people alive today will spend more years in elderhood than in childhood, and many will be elders for 40 years or more. Yet at the very moment...

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The power of favor by Joel Osteen

The power of favor

Joel Osteen

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"Learn how declaring God's love will bless you with favor and fulfillment in this uplifting book-perfect for anyone who is determined to find success and spiritual inspiration. God helps you accomplish what you couldn't manage on your own. With His b...

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The vagabonds by Jeff Guinn

The vagabonds

Jeff Guinn

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"The fascinating story of two American giants--Henry Ford and Thomas Edison--whose annual summer sojourns introduced the road trip to our culture and made the automobile an essential part of modern life, even as their own relationship altered dramatically....

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The fall of Richard Nixon by Tom Brokaw

The fall of Richard Nixon

Tom Brokaw

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Tom Brokaw recounts the endgame of the Watergate scandal and the Nixon presidency in real time, from his perspective in the press corps as a young White House correspondent for NBC News. The last year of the Nixon presidency was filled with power pol...

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The body by Bill Bryson

The body

Bill Bryson

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"'We spend our whole lives in one body and yet most of us have practically no idea how it works and what goes on inside it. The idea of the book is simply to try to understand the extraordinary contraption that is us.' Bill Bryson sets off to explore...

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Life sentence by Carl (Carl Anthony) Williams

Life sentence

Carl (Carl Anthony) Williams

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"The extraordinary letters detailing Carl Williams last eighteen months in jail, discovered after his death. In 2007 Carl Williams was convicted of three murders and sentenced to 35 years' jail. Yet his role in the Melbourne Gangland Wars went far beyond...

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A history of the world in 21 women by Jenni Murray

A history of the world in 21 women

Jenni Murray

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"They led while others followed. They stood up and spoke out when no one else would. They broke the mould in art, music and literature. Each of them fought, in their own way, for change. Encompassing artists, politicians, activists, reporters and heads...

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In strictest confidence by Craig Revel Horwood

In strictest confidence

Craig Revel Horwood

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"The third instalment in Craig Revel Horwood's frank and funny biographies takes the reader through the highs and lows of the Strictly Come Dancing star's 'fab-u-LOUS' life. The Aussie-born judge shares his famously forthright views on the changes in...

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Maybe then I will cry by Gary (Local historian) Montgomery

Maybe then I will cry

Gary (Local historian) Montgomery

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"This is a true story which reaffirms the most sobering part of the wedding vows: "In sickness and in health ...'til death do us part." It chronicles, in the words of the author and Penny herself, the discovery of her Stage 3, or possibly even Stage 4...

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The wolf connection by Teo Alfero

The wolf connection

Teo Alfero

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"Discover the transformative lessons from one of humanity's oldest teachers--the wolf--with this enthralling and accessible guidebook to help us restore our connection with nature, our communities, and our deepest selves. The wolf has enthralled humankind...

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Jesus always by Sarah Young

Jesus always

Sarah Young

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"Reflect on the joy that can be yours because of Jesus in Jesus Always, bestselling author Sarah Young's first 365-day devotional since Jesus Calling®, now available in large text format with Scriptures written out and a beautiful fabric botanical co...

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Trump vs. China by Newt Gingrich

Trump vs. China

Newt Gingrich

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"Former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich sounds the warning bell that communist-ruled China poses the biggest threat to the United States that we have seen in our lifetime. The United States is currently engaged in a competition with the Chinese go...

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No stopping us now by Gail Collins

No stopping us now

Gail Collins

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"A lively, fascinating, eye-opening look at women and aging in America, by the beloved New York Times columnist. 'You're not getting older, you're getting better,' or so promised the famous 1970's ad--for women's hair dye. Americans have always had a...

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Three women by Lisa Taddeo

Three women

Lisa Taddeo

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"Desire as we've never seen it before: a riveting true story about the sex lives of three real American women, based on nearly a decade of reporting. It thrills us and torments us. It controls our thoughts, destroys our lives, and it's all we live for....

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Greek to me by Mary Norris

Greek to me

Mary Norris

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"Presents a chronicle of the author's lifelong love affair with words, filtered through her passion for all things Greek and her solo adventures in Greece."--Provided by publisher.

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The queen by Josh Levin

The queen

Josh Levin

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"In the fall of 1974, the Chicago Tribune found a woman its readers were sure to hate. Linda Taylor had reported a phony burglary, concocting a lie about stolen furs and jewelry. The detective who checked it out soon discovered she was a scammer, a w...

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Hymns of the Republic by S. C. (Samuel C.) Gwynne

Hymns of the Republic

S. C. (Samuel C.) Gwynne

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"The fourth and final year of the Civil War offers one of that era's most compelling narratives, defining the nation and one of history's great turning points. Now, S.C. Gwynne's Hymns of the Republic addresses the time Ulysses S. Grant arrives to take...

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Confessions of a bookseller by Shaun Bythell

Confessions of a bookseller

Shaun Bythell

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Shaun Bythell is the owner of Scotland's largest second-hand bookshop. But if you think his days are taken up with sorting through rare and valuable first editions, snoozing by the fire with the latest literary gem, or chatting with interesting, well...

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Look what you made me do by Helen Walmsley-Johnson

Look what you made me do

Helen Walmsley-Johnson

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Helen Walmsley-Johnson's first husband controlled her life, from the people she saw to what was in her bank account. He alienated her from friends and family and even their three daughters. Eventually he threw her out, and she painfully began to rebuild...

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War doctor by David (David M.) author. Nott

War doctor

David (David M.) author. Nott

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For more than two decades, David Nott has taken unpaid leave from his job as a general and vascular surgeon with the NHS to volunteer in some of the world's most dangerous war zones. From Sarajevo under siege in 1993, to clandestine hospitals in rebe...

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The wood by John Lewis-Stempel

The wood

John Lewis-Stempel

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"This is the story of one wood, representative of all the small woods of our landscape and of the sanctuary they provide. From January through to December, John Lewis-Stempel records the passage of the seasons in exquisite, lyric prose, as the cuckoo...

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When the dogs don't bark by Angela Gallop

When the dogs don't bark

Angela Gallop

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"The compelling memoir from the UK's most eminent forensic scientist and some of the most fascinating criminal investigations she has worked on. 'The dead keep many secrets. Sometimes they are the only witness to a crime. But ask the right questions,...

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Duped by Abby Ellin

Duped

Abby Ellin

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"Why do some people lie habitually, even pathologically, and others don't? Why do we place a premium on honesty - and yet, we all lie? Is it human nature to lie? A thirty-ish woman waits in a restaurant, fiddling with happy family photographs. She al...

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All my mother's secrets by Beezy Marsh

All my mother's secrets

Beezy Marsh

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"Annie Austin’s childhood ends at the age of twelve, when she joins her mother in one of the slum laundries of Acton, working long hours for little pay. What spare time she has is spent looking after her younger brother George and her two stepsisters,...

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Sea change by Maxwell Taylor Kennedy

Sea change

Maxwell Taylor Kennedy

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"Maxwell Taylor Kennedy takes readers on a wild ride as he relates the harrowing voyage to deliver his boat, Valkyrien, a 90-foot dilapidated wooden schooner, from San Francisco to Washington, DC. From day one, Kennedy and his skeleton crew face difficult...

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Incredibull Stella by Marika Meeks

Incredibull Stella

Marika Meeks

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"Marika Meeks fell in love with Stella the moment she saw her. The adorable pit bull puppy had been abandoned in a cold field in winter -- but her warm, friendly eyes and boundless affection could melt anyone's heart. Even so, Marika wasn't sure she was...

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Barnum by Robert Wilson

Barnum

Robert Wilson

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"From birth to death, Phineas Taylor Barnum repeatedly reinvented himself. He learned as a young man how to wow crowds, and built a fortune that placed him among the first millionaires in the United States. He also suffered tragedy, bankruptcy, and fires...

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Touched by the sun by Carly Simon

Touched by the sun

Carly Simon

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"A chance encounter at a summer party on Martha's Vineyard blossomed into an improbable but enduring friendship. Carly Simon and Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis made an unlikely pair, Carly, a free and artistic spirit still reeling from her recent divorce...

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Truth worth telling by Scott Pelley

Truth worth telling

Scott Pelley

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"An inspiring memoir from the frontlines of history by the award-winning 60 Minutes correspondent. Don't ask the meaning of life. Life is asking, what's the meaning of you? With this provocative question, Truth Worth Telling introduces us to unforget...

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All blood runs red by Phil Keith

All blood runs red

Phil Keith

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"The incredible life story of Eugene Bullard, the first African American military pilot in WWI, who went on to become a self-taught jazz musician, a Paris nightclub impresario, a spy in the French Resistance and an American civil rights pioneer. Eugene...

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Me by Elton John

Me

Elton John

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"In his first and only official autobiography, music icon Elton John reveals the truth about his extraordinary life, which is also the subject of the smash-hit film Rocketman. The result is Me - the joyously funny, honest and moving story of the most...

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Long way home by Cameron Douglas

Long way home

Cameron Douglas

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Douglas is born into wealth, privilege, and comfort. His father a superstar, his mother a beautiful socialite, his grandfather a legend. But by the age of 32 he had become a drug addict, an armed robber, and-- after a DEA drug bust-- a convicted drug...

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A good American family by David Maraniss

A good American family

David Maraniss

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"Elliott Maraniss, a WWII veteran who had commanded an all-black company in the Pacific, was spied on by the FBI, named as a communist by an informant, called before the House Un-American Activities Committee in 1952, fired from his newspaper job, an...

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Our dogs, ourselves by Alexandra Horowitz

Our dogs, ourselves

Alexandra Horowitz

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"In this book Alexandra Horowitz examines what's called the 'dog-human bond': examining all aspects of the complexity of this unique interspecies pairing. From her position as a dog scientist, she uses the science of dogs and dog-human interaction to...

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Fifty things that aren't my fault by Cathy Guisewite

Fifty things that aren't my fault

Cathy Guisewite

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"From the iconic creator of the "Cathy" comic strip comes a collection of funny, warm, and wise essays in the style of Nora Ephron and Erma Bombeck, centered around the particular challenge of caring for aging parents and growing children, all while trying...

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A craftsman's legacy by Eric Gorges

A craftsman's legacy

Eric Gorges

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"In this joyful celebration of skilled craftsmen, Eric Gorges, a corporate-refugee-turned-metal-shaper, taps into a growing hunger to get back to what's real. Through visits with fellow artisans, calligraphers, potters, stone carvers, glassblowers, e...

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American predator by Maureen (Journalist) Callahan

American predator

Maureen (Journalist) Callahan

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"Israel Keys was a predator who struck all over the United States. He buried "kill kits"-- cash, weapons, and body-disposal tools-- in remote locations across the country and over the course of fourteen years would fly to a city, rent a car, and driv...

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The weather machine by Andrew Blum

The weather machine

Andrew Blum

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"Weather is the foundation of our daily lives, and it's a triumph of science, technology and global cooperation. Blum takes readers on a tour of the infrastructure behind the weather forecast, the people who built it, and what it reveals about our climate...

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A woman of no importance by Sonia Purnell

A woman of no importance

Sonia Purnell

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"The never-before-told story of one woman's heroism that changed the course of the Second World War In 1942, the Gestapo sent out an urgent transmission: "She is the most dangerous of all Allied spies. We must find and destroy her." This spy was Virginia...

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How to build a boat by Jonathan Gornall

How to build a boat

Jonathan Gornall

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"How to Build a Boat is the story of a thoroughly unskilled man who, inspired by his love of the sea and what it has taught him about life, sets out to build a traditional wooden boat as a gift for his new born daughter. He isn't even sure what type of...

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Reading behind bars by Jill A. Grunenwald

Reading behind bars

Jill A. Grunenwald

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"In December 2008, twentysomething Jill Grunenwald graduated with her master's degree in library science, ready to start living her dream of becoming a librarian. But the economy had a different idea. As the Great Recession reared its ugly head, jobs...

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A boy without hope by Casey Watson

A boy without hope

Casey Watson

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"A boy without hope is the heart-breaking story of a boy who didn't know the meaning of love. A history of abuse and neglect has left Miller destined for life's scrap heap. But in this turbulent story of conflict and struggle, Casey Watson is determined...

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The lost properties of love by Sophie Ratcliffe

The lost properties of love

Sophie Ratcliffe

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"This is a book about journeys and paths through life – those we choose to take and those we don't. And the difficulties of taking those steps. It is set mostly on trains. Part memoir, part imagined history, in The Lost Properties of Love, Sophie Rat...

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On the marsh by Simon Barnes

On the marsh

Simon Barnes

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"When writer Simon Barnes heard a Cetti's warbler sing out as he turned up to look at a house for sale, he knew immediately that he had found his new home. The fact that his garden backed onto an area of marshy land only increased the possibilities, but...

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The Stepney Doorstep Society by Kate Thompson

The Stepney Doorstep Society

Kate Thompson

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"While the men were away at war it was strong women like Joan, Marie, Babs, Beattie and Minksy who ruled the streets of the East End. Kate Thompson tells the real stories of the war experienced by these matriarchs, a tribe of working-class women in t...

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The salt path by Raynor Winn

The salt path

Raynor Winn

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Just days after Raynor learns that Moth, her husband of 32 years, is terminally ill, their home is taken away and they lose their livelihood. With nothing left and little time, they make the brave and impulsive decision to walk the 630 miles of the s...

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The Guinea Pig Club by E. R. (Emily R.) author. Mayhew

The Guinea Pig Club

E. R. (Emily R.) author. Mayhew

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The history of the Guinea Pig Club, the band of airmen who were seriously burned in aeroplane fires, is a truly inspiring, spine-tingling tale. Plastic surgery was in its infancy before the Second World War, and the most rudimentary techniques were only...

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The sisters of Battle Road by Jim Maloney

The sisters of Battle Road

Jim Maloney

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In 1939, Annie Jarman and her six young daughters were evacuated from their south London home and sent to the Sussex countryside to wait out the war. Refusing to be parted, they faced the unknown together, never imagining just how much their lives wo...

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Blowing the bloody doors off by Michael Caine

Blowing the bloody doors off

Michael Caine

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Over the six decades of his remarkable career, film legend Michael Caine has starred in some of the biggest movies of all time - and made it look easy. In reality, it has been one huge learning curve, from his unlikely beginnings as the son of a Bill...

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Maybe you should talk to someone by Lori Gottlieb

Maybe you should talk to someone

Lori Gottlieb

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"As a therapist, Lori knows a lot about pain, about the ways in which pain is tied to loss, and how change and loss travel together. She knows how affirming it feels to blame the outside world for her frustrations, to deny ownership of whatever role she...

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Toil & trouble by Augusten Burroughs

Toil & trouble

Augusten Burroughs

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"From the number one New York Times bestselling author comes another stunning memoir that is tender, touching ... and just a little spooky. For as long as Augusten Burroughs could remember, he knew things he shouldn't have known. He manifested things...

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No surrender by Chris (Christopher Waring) Edmonds

No surrender

Chris (Christopher Waring) Edmonds

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"Part contemporary detective story, part World War II historical narrative, No Surrender is the inspiring true story of Roddie Edmonds, a Knoxville-born enlistee who risked his life during the final days of World War II to save others from murderous Nazis,...

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The ride of a lifetime by Robert Iger

The ride of a lifetime

Robert Iger

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"The CEO of The Walt Disney Company shares the ideas and values he has used to reinvent one of the most beloved companies in the world, and inspire the people who bring the magic to life."--Provided by publisher.

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Mother ship by Francesca Segal

Mother ship

Francesca Segal

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THEY ARE THE FURTHEST FROM ME, AND THE FURTHEST FROM ONE ANOTHER THAT THEY HAVE EVER BEEN. I DO NOT RECOGNISE THEM. THEY ARE OTHERWORLDLY IN THEIR STRANGENESS, AND OCEANIC IN THEIR BEAUTY... After her identical twin girls are born ten weeks premature...

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Irongran by Edwina Brocklesby

Irongran

Edwina Brocklesby

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At the age of fifty, Eddie Brocklesby decided to run her first half-marathon. Until that point, her exercise regime had consisted of little more than chauffeuring her children to their own sports clubs. The race was the first of what was to become a ...

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The cut out girl by Bart Van Es

The cut out girl

Bart Van Es

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Although he'd left the Netherlands for England, one story from Bart van Es's childhood never left him: a young Jewish girl named Lientje had been taken in during the war by his relatives and hidden from the Nazis, then raised as one of their own. But...

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Mother country by Charlie Brinkhurst-Cuff

Mother country

Charlie Brinkhurst-Cuff

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For the pioneers of the Windrush generation, Britain was 'the Mother Country'. They made the long journey across the sea, expecting to find a place where they would be welcomed with open arms; a land in which they would be free to build a new life, e...

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Lost child by Torey L. Hayden

Lost child

Torey L. Hayden

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"From Torey Hayden, the number one Sunday Times bestselling author of One Child comes Lost Girl, a poignant and deeply moving account of a lost little girl and an extraordinary educational psychologist's courage and determination. Jessie is nine years...

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Notes from a young black chef by Kwame Onwuachi

Notes from a young black chef

Kwame Onwuachi

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"As a boy Onwuachi was sent from the Bronx to rural Nigeria by his mother to 'learn respect.' Through food, he broke out of a dangerous downward spiral and embarked on a new beginning at the bottom of the culinary food chain before going on to train in...

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From scratch by Tembi Locke

From scratch

Tembi Locke

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"It was love at first sight when Tembi met professional chef, Saro, on a street in Florence. There was just one problem: Saro's traditional Sicilian family did not approve of him marrying a black American woman, an actress no less. However, the coupl...

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A dog named beautiful by Rob Kugler

A dog named beautiful

Rob Kugler

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"Rob Kugler adopted his chocolate Lab Bella as a puppy, a bundle of fun and love, who could keep his girlfriend company while he headed off to fulfil his duties in the military. When his life fell apart, it was Bella who was there to help heal the wounds,...

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Travel with purpose by Jeff Blumenfeld

Travel with purpose

Jeff Blumenfeld

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"Travel is now more open to a greater number of people than ever, and travelers are often looking for new adventures and experiences. And yet with crises developing constantly around the planet, many travelers want to explore the world and do good at...

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Fire in the sky by Gordon Dillow

Fire in the sky

Gordon Dillow

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"Combining history, popular science, and in-depth reporting, here is a fascinating account of asteroids and other space objects that hit Earth long ago and those streaming toward us even now--as well as a look at the preparations humanity is making a...

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What my mother and I don't talk about

What my mother and I don't talk about

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"As an undergraduate, Michele Filgate started writing an essay about being abused by her stepfather. It took her more than a decade to realize what she was actually trying to write: how this affected her relationship with her mother. When it was fina...

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Black klansman by Ron Stallworth

Black klansman

Ron Stallworth

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"When Ron Stallworth, the first black detective in the history of the Colorado Springs Police Department, comes across a classified ad in the local paper asking for all those interested in joining the Ku Klux Klan to contact a P.O. box, Detective Sta...

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Critical by Matt Morgan

Critical

Matt Morgan

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"Critical is an intelligent, compelling and profoundly insightful journey into the world of intensive care medicine and the lives of people who have forever been changed by it. Being critically ill means one or more of your vital organs have failed -...

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Ask an ocean explorer by Jon Copley

Ask an ocean explorer

Jon Copley

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"Between these pages is everything you need to know about our oceans, explained in 25 questions. In 'Ask An Ocean Explorer' marine biologist of over 20 years and advisor for the BBC's 'Blue Planet II', Dr Jon Copley, explains the science and wonder of...

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Mind that child by Simon Rowley

Mind that child

Simon Rowley

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"'There is always a baby for whom you can feel happy at what they have achieved, or sad when things go wrong. There are always parents to help through an incredible journey, and a junior staff member who is keen to learn and to whom you can pass on some...

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Straight from the pig's mouth by Big Al Lester

Straight from the pig's mouth

Big Al Lester

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"From his fledgling days as a junior policeman to being detective sergeant on high-profile cases, Christchurch cop Al Lester has many a story to tell as he reflects on a career on the thin blue line. Al's a man who took policing seriously, always doing...

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No limits by Joanne (Journalist) Black

No limits

Joanne (Journalist) Black

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"No Limits describes Craig Heatley's entrepreneurial life. It charts the good times and the bad, his philosophies, his approach to currency trading and the significance of becoming the first person from the southern hemisphere to be invited to join the...

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Bono by Helen Brown

Bono

Helen Brown

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"Having survived a brush with cancer, Helen Brown, happily married with three grown children, took stock of her comfortable suburban life and found it wanting. So when she was invited to visit New York, the city that never sleeps, she seized the day ...

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Don't worry about the robots by Jo Cribb

Don't worry about the robots

Jo Cribb

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"Don't Worry About the Robots is a practical guide to managing the high-speed change ahead of us. It shows you how to 'disrupt yourself' in a positive way, outlining the key principles that will give you the best chance to survive and, even better, to...

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Word to the wise by Mark Broatch

Word to the wise

Mark Broatch

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"Even the best wordsmiths can trip over words that are commonly misused, mixed up or misspelled. This useful, playful reference clears up these language issues to help anyone get their word use straight. With clear examples of how to sharpen up text,...

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Is it bedtime yet? by author Emily (Blogger)

Is it bedtime yet?

author Emily (Blogger)

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"The experience of parenthood is different for everyone. And every day can be different too. Read a hilarious and moving collection of perspectives from the well-loved Emily Writes and her friends. Some of them are experienced writers, others have put...

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Many a muddy morning by Mark Warren

Many a muddy morning

Mark Warren

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"The off-roading, hill-seeking and muddy-morning adventures of farming legend Mark Warren. Mark Warren is a larger-than-life character of rural New Zealand. He grew up with an obsession with Landrovers, Mark 1 Zephyrs, council tip trucks, bulldozers,...

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Big weather

Big weather

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"An anthology of 100 poems celebrating Wellington. Capturing the vivacity and diversity of the capital, this poetic portrait is a celebration of Wellington and the creative life it inspires."--Back cover.

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The big questions

The big questions

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"New Zealand is at a crossroads. People are increasingly concerned about where we are headed. Can we improve our appalling statistics on poverty and violence? What about work - will we all be replaced by robots? Will our children (let alone our grand...

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How we met by Michèle A'Court

How we met

Michèle A'Court

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"How we met is based on a collection of 'How We Met' stories - those lovely stories couples love to tell (and we all love to hear) about how they got together. The author's theory: that these stories of how couples meet - the romantic, absurd, serend...

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Life, loss, love by Lorraine Downes

Life, loss, love

Lorraine Downes

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"As well as the Miss Universe fairy-tale and her busy career, Lorraine shares details of her first marriage to All Black Murray Mexted, her delight in her two children, her success in Dancing with the Stars and her blissful relationship with cricketing...

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That F word by Elizabeth Marvelly

That F word

Elizabeth Marvelly

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"A wake-up call and a battle-cry for all Kiwi women. Lizzie Marvelly tells the story of New Zealand's feminist roots, then traverses the modern landscape, tearing apart areas of gender imbalance and pervading attitudes to Kiwi women. In particular, L...

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Running by Dominic Harvey

Running

Dominic Harvey

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"Dom Harvey is a popular radio DJ on top-rating station The Edge, where he has been hosting the breakfast show for sixteen years. When he is not busy causing mayhem by running his mouth, you will find him running marathons. So far he has been lucky enough...

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Brothers and sisters

Brothers and sisters

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"When a family member dies, often the response of children is overlooked or underestimated. This very important book makes tangible the range of emotions felt but not completely understood by children for the loss of a parent or sibling. It offers we...

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My life, my fight by Steven Adams

My life, my fight

Steven Adams

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"For the first time Oklahoma City Thunder centre Steven Adams shares the story behind his meteoric rise to become one of the most exciting players in the NBA and New Zealand's highest paid sportsperson. From the streets of small town Rotorua in New Z...

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Godley by Terry Kinloch

Godley

Terry Kinloch

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"A comprehensive biography of General Sir Alexander Godley, presenting for the first time a fair and balanced look at his time as commander of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force (NZEF) and ANZAC Corps during World War I. While Godley is generally re...

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Trial of strength by Shona Riddell

Trial of strength

Shona Riddell

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"The Subantarctic Islands circle the lower part of the globe in the 'Roaring Forties' and 'Furious Fifties' latitudes. Trial of Strength tells the compelling stories of the men and women who have braved these unique islands and will leave you with an...

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Dear Fahrenheit 451 by Annie Spence

Dear Fahrenheit 451

Annie Spence

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Have you ever wished you could tell your favourite books just what they mean to you? Or wanted to give a piece of your mind to the "must-read" book that you wish you hadn't? Librarian Annie Spence has done just that, writing fan-girl love letters to books...

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The language of kindness by Christie Watson

The language of kindness

Christie Watson

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Christie Watson was a nurse for twenty years. From birth to death and from A&E to the mortuary, THE LANGUAGE OF KINDNESS is an account of a profession defined by acts of care and compassion. We watch Christie as she nurses a premature baby who has mi...

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Sunny side up by Susan Calman

Sunny side up

Susan Calman

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SUNNY SIDE UP has a clear path: to persuade people to be kinder to each other and spread joy. These are extremely difficult and confusing times - people are cross and shouty. It's exhausting! But more than anything, people like Susan Calman, people who...

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Reflections by Kelvin Cruickshank

Reflections

Kelvin Cruickshank

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"Daily life is full of challenges, but with the power of a positive attitude it's amazing how much you can overcome and achieve. Psychic medium Kelvin Cruickshank shares 365 inspiring thoughts - one for every day of the year. There are words to motivate...

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