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Remembering Gallipoli: Interviews with New Zealand Veterans
 

Remembering Gallipoli: Interviews with New Zealand Veterans (Paperback)

Edited by Pugsley, Christopher; Ferrall, Charles

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"New Zealand Gallipoli veterans were interviewed in the 1980s about their experiences in the war - this book collects their memories of their time on Gallipoli and provides first-hand accounts of what it was like. It is supplemented with an introduction by Christopher Pugsley and ...

ISBN 9780864739919
Published 31 May 2015 by Victoria University Press
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Maurice Gee: Life and Work
  

Maurice Gee: Life and Work (Hardback)

By Barrowman, Rachel

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Maurice Gee is one of New Zealand's greatest fiction writers. His long literary career began in the 1950s and includes seventeen adult novels, thirteen novels for children, a short story collection, and screenplays for television and film. His work is loved by generations of read ...

ISBN 9780864739926
Release Date 23 July 2015 by Victoria University Press
Interest Age All ages
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The Invisible Mile
 

The Invisible Mile (Paperback)

By Coventry, David

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The Invisible Mile is a powerful re-imagining of the 1928 Tour de France from inside the peloton, where the test of endurance, for one young New Zealander, becomes a psychological journey into the chaos of the War a decade earlier.

ISBN 9781776560431
Published 11 June 2015 by Victoria University Press
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Song of the Ghost in the Machine
 

Song of the Ghost in the Machine (Paperback)

By Horrocks, Roger

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'After more than twenty thousand days in this world I'm back to basics. My body is dated equipment and I ride it as though I've borrowed it for the day, taking its senses on a test flight.' Song of the Ghost in the Machine is a free-wheeling philosophical poem that emerged during ...

ISBN 9780864739858
Published 14 May 2015 by Victoria University Press
Interest Age All ages
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Sam Zabel and the Magic Pen
 

Sam Zabel and the Magic Pen (Paperback)

By Horrocks, Dylan

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A burned-out superhero comic artist goes on an adventure that spans time and space with two female companions.

ISBN 9780864739759
Published 12 May 2014 by Victoria University Press
Interest Age Adults / General
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Mr Ambassador: Memoirs of Sir Carl Berendsen
  

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

By Templeton, Hugh

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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 2 June 2009 by Victoria University Press
Interest Age Young Adults
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Bloodclot
  

Bloodclot (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Avia, Tusiata

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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 2 June 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

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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 6 May 2009 by Victoria University Press
Interest Age Young Adults
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Rethinking Women and Politics
 

Rethinking Women and Politics (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

Edited by McMillan, Kate; Leslie, John; McLeay, Elizabeth

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Rethinking Women and Politics takes up where Women and Politics in New Zealand (Catt and McLeay, 1993) left off, examining the position of women in New Zealand society after a period of extensive social and political change.

ISBN 9780864736109
Published 10 February 2009 by Victoria University Press
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Jungle Rock Blues
  

Jungle Rock Blues (Paperback)

By Cox, Nigel

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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 9 February 2011 by Victoria University Press
Interest Age Young Adults
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