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Win this Great Book at Eldernet!!!

A stunning debut novel about three young women and their search for life and love in 1950s New York. For a small-town girl with big dreams in 1955, there is no address more desirable than New York’s Barbizon Hotel – the place where Grace Kelly lived when she first came …

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Liam Butler interviews Jennifer Ashton author of At the Margin of Empire: John Webster and the Hokianga, 1842-1900

Win a copy of At the Margin of Empire: John Webster and the Hokianga, 1842-1900 Auckland University Press $49.99  Question One: John Webster experienced a wide variety of life had to offer in Scotland, Australia and New Zealand. What do you think allowed him to develop the resilience required to …

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When did YOU last get down and Dirty?!!

In Crofton, on Vancouver Island, the owners of a retirement home have created a garden that has not only enriched the lives of its elderly residents, but has also created a sense of community within their neighborhood. Through a grant from Vancouver Foundation the home was able to build a …

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Another book to win with Eldernet!!!!

The Pirates and The Nightmaker by James Norcliffe. Penguin Random House RRP $19.99   A strange and mischievous story written with exceptional style, pace and grace – a true classic in the making. It’s 1740 . . .The Firefly is taken in the night by pirates who sail the Caribbean. The ship’s …

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Win a copy of ‘The Mighty Totara’. The life and times of Norman Kirk by David Grant.

$44.99 www.randomhouse.co.nz    This is the major biography of arguably New Zealand’s greatest modern political leader.  Historian David Grant has himself created history by writing a captivating account of the challenges and triumphs of one of New Zealand’s greatest ever leaders who protected the sanctity of human life regardless of …

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Win another great book with Eldernet!!!!!

The Utopia Experiment by Dylan Evans Macmillan Publishers RRP 34.99 The story of an experiment in human psychology that goes horribly wrong. Imagine you have survived an apocalypse. Civilization as you knew it is no more. What will life be like and how will you cope? In 2006, Dylan Evans …

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Win a copy of ‘Determined to Win’ by Sir Robert Stewart.

www.randomhouse.co.nz  $39.99  In Determined to Win one of New Zealand’s most successful manufacturers and exporters, Sir Robert Stewart explains in his own words how he built the SKOPE manufacturing exporting and holding on to a family business. Robert Stewart may have been born into a successful manufacturing family, but he …

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Another book to win in the Eldernet Gazette….

The Architect’s Apprentice Elif Shafak RRP $37.00 Publisher: Viking/Penguin  ‘There were six of us: the master, the apprentices and the white elephant. We built everything together . . . ‘ Sixteenth century Istanbul: a stowaway arrives in the city bearing an extraordinary gift for the sultan. The boy is utterly …

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