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NZ Post Book Awards (Adult) 2013 Finalists

New Zealand 2013 Post Book Award finalists unveiled.

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Pat Hanly
  

Pat Hanly (Hardback)

By O'Brien, Gregory

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A magnificent colourful monograph from the series of major New Zealnd artists by Ron Sang Publications

ISBN 9780473208646
Published 23 August 2012 by Ron Sang Publictions
Interest Age All ages
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Nga Waituhi O Rehua
  

Nga Waituhi O Rehua (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Te Heikoko Mataira, Katerina

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Follows four teenagers living on Rehua, a planet settled after Earth is destroyed by ecological disasters and global war. The four raise hokio, giant mystical birds, which take them on flights to explore their new world. On one flight, they discover an island with another colony ...

ISBN 9781775500063
Published 29 June 2012 by Huia Publishers
Interest Age 13-19 years
Language (Maori)
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The Meeting Place: Maori and Pakeha Encounters, 1642-1840
  

The Meeting Place: Maori and Pakeha Encounters, 1642-1840 (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By O'Malley, Vincent

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The Meeting Place is an examination of relationships between Maori and Pakeha focusing predominantly on the period between 1814 and 1840 when, author Vincent O'Malley argues, both peoples lived / inhabited a 'middle ground' - in the historian's Richard White's phrase - in which n ...

ISBN 9781869405946
Published 4 May 2012 by Auckland University Press
Interest Age Young Adults
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His Own Steam: The Work of Barry Brickell
 

His Own Steam: The Work of Barry Brickell (Hardback)

By Craig, David; O'Brien, Gregory; Photographs by Sameshima, Haru

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Potter extraordinaire, conservationist, railway enthusiast and iconoclast Barry Brickell is one of New Zealand's most important ceramicists ... In essays by David Craig and Gregory O'Brien and with both newly commissioned photographs by Haru Sameshima and historic images, His Own ...

ISBN 9781869407636
Published 1 May 2013 by Auckland University Press
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The Lifeguard: Poems 2008-2013
 

The Lifeguard: Poems 2008-2013 (Paperback)

By Wedde, Ian

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You have to start somewhere / in these morose times' begins the title sequence of this collection, in which the dual, duelling lifeguards of east and west, sunrise and sunset, glib Narcissus and one-eyed Polyphemus, watch over a collection that explores the contradictions between ...

ISBN 9781869407698
Published 1 May 2013 by Auckland University Press
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Stag Spooner: Wild Man from the Bush - The Story of a New Zealand Hunter-Artist
  

Stag Spooner: Wild Man from the Bush - The Story of a New Zealand Hunter-Artist (Hardback)

By Maclean, Chris

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Stag (Neville) Spooner (1917-1946) was a government deer culler in 1939 and 1940, initially in the Tararuas, and then on the South Island's West Coast. While his successful career as a culler was cut short by the Second World War, he did leave behind a remarkable legacy from this ...

ISBN 9781877517686
Published 1 August 2012 by Craig Potton Publishing
Interest Age Young Adults
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Selling the Dream: The Art of Early New Zealand Tourism
  

Selling the Dream: The Art of Early New Zealand Tourism (Hardback)

By Alsop, Peter; Stewart, Gary; Bamford, Dave

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Celebrates the remarkable range of tourism posters and other publicity that helped promote New Zealand - both locally and to the world - until the 1960s, before television and colour photography changed the publicity landscape forever. With close to 1000 images and of important e ...

ISBN 9781877517778
Published 1 September 2012 by Craig Potton Publishing
Interest Age Young Adults
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Patched: The History of Gangs in New Zealand
  

Patched: The History of Gangs in New Zealand (Paperback)

By Gilbert, Jarrod

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The Devils Henchmen throwing Molotov cocktails at the Epitaph Riders in Christchurchs first gang war. Prime Minister Rob Muldoon surrounded by Black Power members at the Royal Tiger Tavern in Wellington. The Magogs and the Mothers, PEP schemes and P dealers, patches and ridgies, ...

ISBN 9781869407292
Published 22 March 2013 by Auckland University Press
Interest Age Young Adults
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In the Absence of Heroes
  

In the Absence of Heroes (Paperback)

By McCarten, Anthony

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Jim and Renata Delpe's life is in a very modern crisis. With their son, Jeff, sending text messages to his dead brother while slipping quickly into internet addiction, and with Renata engaged in a secret internet relationship with a figure she has never actually met, Jim Delpe - ...

ISBN 9781869797232
Published 3 February 2012 by Random House
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A Man Runs into a Woman
 

A Man Runs into a Woman (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Barnett, Sarah Jane

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In A Man Runs into a Woman, Barnett looks at the different ways to tell a person's story: two middle-aged men strike up an unlikely friendship, one couple reconnects after the war, while another couple leave the worst unsaid, and a cross-dressing man talks with his daughter. A se ...

ISBN 9780473213992
Published 1 January 2012
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