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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
Published 9 July 2015 by Victoria University Press
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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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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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R.H.I.
  

R.H.I. (Paperback)

By Corballis, Tim

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Lucidly realised and formally inventive, R.H.I. combines historical research with fiction, blurring and refocusing our ways of seeing the past.

ISBN 9780864739827
Release Date 13 August 2015 by Victoria University Press
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What's Maori about Maori Education
 

What's Maori about Maori Education (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Penetito, Wally

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This is a story about what it feels like to be a Maori in an education system where, for more than a century, equality, social justice and fairness for all New Zealanders has been promised but not adequately provided.

ISBN 9780864736147
Published 6 April 2015 by Victoria University Press
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Jeannie Once : New Zealand Playscripts
  

Jeannie Once : New Zealand Playscripts (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Renee, M.

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Third play in the trilogy Wednesday to Come and Pass It On.

ISBN 9780864732156
Published by Victoria University Press
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Series New Zealand playscripts
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Rough on Women: Abortion in 19th-Century New Zealand
 

Rough on Women: Abortion in 19th-Century New Zealand (Paperback)

By Sparrow, Margaret

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"Stories of abortion in 19th-century New Zealand, from newspaper accounts, court records and coroner's reports"--Publisher information.

ISBN 9780864739360
Published 7 April 2014 by Victoria University Press
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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
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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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