900 History, Biography, Geography & Travel



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A capital story

A capital story

Richardson, Jeanette

$40.00




"It's A Miracle, Aunty. It's A Miracle!"

"It's A Miracle, Aunty. It's A Miracle!"

Bevan, Cadia,
What opportunities are there for a shy, dyslexic Lower Hutt widow of a long-time alcoholic, whoÆs raised five children and never been outside of New Zealand? And what does God have to do with it? This is the extraordinary story of and by Cadia Bevan, who discovers her gift for healing prayer and overcomes a lonely, dead-end lifestyle, a battle with her own drinking, her fears and even her dyslexia, to live with and give to the poorest of the...


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"They Can Live in the Desert but Nowhere Else": A History of the Armenian Genocide

"They Can Live in the Desert but Nowhere Else": A History of the Armenian Genocide

Suny, Ronald Grigor
Starting in early 1915, the Ottoman Turks began deporting and killing hundreds of thousands of Armenians in the first major genocide of the twentieth century. By the end of the First World War, the number of Armenians in what would become Turkey had been reduced by ninety percent--more than a million people. A century later, the Armenian Genocide remains controversial but relatively unknown, overshadowed by later slaughters and the chasm...

$78.00




#Girlboss

#Girlboss

Amoruso, Sophia
A #Girlboss is in charge of her own life. She gets what she wants because she works for it.' The first thing Sophia Amoruso sold online wasn't fashion - it was a stolen book. She spent her teens hitchhiking, committing petty theft, and dumpster diving. By twenty-two, she had resigned herself to employment, but was still broke, directionless, and working a mediocre day job she'd taken for the health insurance. It was there that Sophia decided to...

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#takedown: My evening on a pier with pick-up artists and protesters

#takedown: My evening on a pier with pick-up artists and protesters

Blumenstein, David
What are pick-up artists really like? Cartoonist David Blumenstein wanted to know. In signing up for a free seminar with International Pick-up artist(PUA) Instructor Julien Blanc, David found himself witness to one of the most successful anti-PUA campaigns launched by the feminist community, a campaign that rallied behind the catch-cry #takedownjulienblanc. This playfully drawn true account of one evening introduces you to the people on both...

$45.00




#Whatif... So I Dared

#Whatif... So I Dared

Gustavsson, Ann
What If I went then? Would I ever be completely happy living with the regret? So I dared to come ...

$35.00




'I Think I am Becoming A New Zealander': Letters of J.C. Beaglehole

'I Think I am Becoming A New Zealander': Letters of J.C. Beaglehole

Beaglehole, Tim
J.C. Beaglehole, historian and Cook scholar, was also a passionate writer of letters. He wrote frequently, at length and throughout his life, to family, friends and colleagues - wittily, affectionately, intimately, eruditely, acerbically, and always with an eye to style - and left a large and rich correspondence. This selection, made by his son and biographer, has been chosen to reflect the range of J.C. Beaglehole's associations and interests -...

$80.00




'Sox' - Gary Hocking the Forgotten World Motorcycle Champion

'Sox' - Gary Hocking the Forgotten World Motorcycle Champion

HUGHES, ROGER
I had never heard of Gary Hocking until I discovered his grave in a cemetary in Wales. On looking-up his name, my jaw dropped. I had heard of Geoff Duke, and Mike Hailwood, and John Surtees. Yet Hocking had raced against them all, and eventually became double World Champion.I was fascinated to learn of his retirement, at an early stage in his career, and to learn, later, that the explanation so often given for this was far removed from the real...

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1 Group Bomber Command: An Operational Record

1 Group Bomber Command: An Operational Record

Ward, Chris
During the period immediately before the Second World War, the RAF modified its command structure to rationalize for rapid expansion. Bomber Command was divided into six operational groups, each flying the same type of aircraft, including Wellingtons, Sterlings, and Lancasters. Chris Ward presents us here with the history of 1 Group Bomber Command, having previously acquainted us with the histories of 3, 4, 5, and 6 Groups in four highly...

$85.00




10 Years That Shook the World: A Timeline of Events from 2001

10 Years That Shook the World: A Timeline of Events from 2001

Napoleoni, Loretta
From 9/11 to the launch of the iPod, from the creation of Gmail to the 2004 tsunami, from the Enron bankruptcy to the killing of Osama bin Laden, 10 Years That Shook the World is the story of an extraordinary decade. For each year, Loretta Napoleoni presents events not as a chronology but as dispatches from the world's collective memory. Topics like politics, economics, celebrities, and the environment intersect and converge to reveal the...

$29.00





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Life on the Edge
Life on the Edge
Harvey, Jay-Jay
$38.00

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