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Great New Zealand Argument: Ideas about ourselves is a collection of some of the most important writing about who New Zealanders are and how we are changing, spanning 70 years of our history. It includes the first published transcript of David Lange's momentous 1985 Oxford Union debate speech, arguing the proposition that 'Nuclear weapons are morally indefensible'.
David Cohen's remarkable book is both a journey and a story of home. After his three year-old son Eliot is diagnosed with autism, he travels the world to meet leading autism researchers, educators and clinicians. But the heart of the book is his moving meditation on family and what really makes a good life.
Winner 2006 Whitcoulls Travel Book of the Year Award
In Postcards From Elsewhere, well-known journalist Graham Reid travels from the back roads of America to a cockroach-ridden hotel in Taiwan, from ancient Spain to modern-day Korea. Reid makes these journeys informative, amusing and sometimes downright strange.
When a Maori academic predicted there would be 'civil war' if the Government's seabed and foreshore legislation was passed, a book idea was born. Politically, racially, economically and morally the nation has found itself divided by a variety of issues. Provocative, lively, perceptive and filled with the voices of thinking New Zealanders pondering the biggest question of all: who are we?
Buy this triple pack consisting of the three paperbacks shown above: Russell Brown's Great New Zealand Argument, Graham Reid's Postcards From Elsewhere and David Slack's Civil War & Other Optimistic Predictions, and you'll save almost $15 on the regular price.
At last, the book that digs behind the slogans, myths, mud-slinging and misconceptions on ALL sides of the current Treaty and race debate to explain exactly where we are, how we got here and where we're heading.