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In the Neighbourhood of Fame
  

In the Neighbourhood of Fame (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By van der Zijpp, Bridget

Rock musician Jed Jordan's former fame means the events in his life have become public property. Years after 'Captain of the Rules' made him world famous in New Zealand, Jed is living quietly in an Auckland suburb with his family, growing peppers and recording in his home studio, ...

ISBN 9780864739247
Release Date 1 April 2015 by Victoria University Press
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Astonished Dice: Collected Short Stories
  

Astonished Dice: Collected Short Stories (Paperback)

By Cochrane, Geoff

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Astonished Dice compiles award-winning poet and author Geoff Cochrane's two slim volumes of short stories, originally published in limited editions and his early novella Quest Clinic with more recent stories.

ISBN 9780864739216
Published 1 August 2014 by Victoria University Press
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Being Here
  

Being Here (Hardback)

By O'Sullivan, Vincent

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Being Here is the first book to survey the entire span of Vincent O'Sullivan's poetry, from Bearings (1973) to new poems first published in this volume. On display is the full range of the wit, intellectual agility and arresting beauty of one of New Zealand literature's finest po ...

ISBN 9780864739315
Release Date 23 April 2015 by Victoria University Press
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How We Remember: New Zealanders and the First World War
 

How We Remember: New Zealanders and the First World War (Paperback)

Edited by Ferrall, Charles; Ricketts, Harry

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"Essays by a raft of historians, writers and other prominent figures reflect on our different forms of remembering and re-membering, what we have cherished and valued, forgotten and ignored, constructed and reframed"--Publisher information.

ISBN 9780864739353
Published 2 May 2014 by Victoria University Press
Interest Age All ages
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Hicksville
 

Hicksville (Trade Paperback/Paperback, 1st N.Z. ed.)

By Horrocks, Dylan

Contains adult themes. This internationally acclaimed New Zealand graphic novel is a wryly funny story about the dangerous business of art and a haunting meditation on longing and regret, on getting lost and finding your way home.

ISBN 9780864736246
Published 1 March 2010 by Victoria University Press
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Mr Ambassador: Memoirs of Sir Carl Berendsen
  

Mr Ambassador: Memoirs of Sir Carl Berendsen (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

Edited by Templeton, Hugh

Sir Carl Berendsen (1890-1973) was the founder of New Zealand foreign policy. He was a dynamic thinker, a gifted writer, an outstanding administrator and a considerable orator. Few civil servants before or since have addressed both Cabinet and Parliament; few have made or been in ...

ISBN 9780864735843
Published 6 February 2009 by Victoria University Press
Interest Age Young Adults
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Bloodclot
  

Bloodclot (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Avia, Tusiata

Blending Samoan oral tradition and myths with the author's own life, this provocative, confrontational collection of poetry explores the experience of living in the South Pacific.

ISBN 9780864735935
Published 6 February 2009 by Victoria University Press
Interest Age Young Adults
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The Angel's Cut
  

The Angel's Cut (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Knox, Elizabeth

Boomtown Los Angeles, 1929: the movies have burst into song and speech, and aircraft into the skies at speed. Into this world comes Xas, stunt flier and wingless angel, with his German passport and his broken heart, determined only to go on living in the air. What does it take to ...

ISBN 9780864736000
Published 5 June 2009 by Victoria University Press
Interest Age Young Adults
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Jungle Rock Blues
  

Jungle Rock Blues (Paperback)

By Cox, Nigel

Raised by gorillas in the wild jungles of New Zealand, scarred in battles with vicious giant wetas, seduced by a beautiful young scientist, discovered by Memphis record producer Sam Phillips and adored by millions the dirt-to-dreams life story of Caliban is as legendary as his 30 ...

ISBN 9780864736444
Published 2 September 2011 by Victoria University Press
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The Catastrophe
  

The Catastrophe (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Wedde, Ian

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Christopher Hare, one of the world's top food writers, has travelled to the best restaurants in the most exotic locations, with the chic dining companion known to readers as 'The Glace'. But, in the new mood of austerity ushered in by the credit crunch, will the world still be in ...

ISBN 9780864736475
Published 5 August 2011 by Victoria University Press
Interest Age Young Adults
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