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Pearly Gates

Pearly Gates (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

By Marshall, Owen

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Funny, intriguing, lyrical, insightful and ultimately moving, this entertaining novel from one of this country?s best writers both skewers and celebrates small town New Zealand.Pat `Pearly' Gates has achieved a lot in his life and evinces considerable satisfaction in his achievem...ents. He has a reputation as a former Otago rugby player and believes he would have been an All Black but for sporting injuries. He runs a successful real-estate agency in a provincial South Island town, of which he is a second-term mayor. Popular, happily married, well established, he cuts an impressive figure, especially in his own eyes. But will his pride and complacency come before a fall? And if so, how will that come about?
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ISBN 9780143773153
Published NZ 5 Feb 2019
Publisher Random House
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
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ISBN-13 9780143773153
Stock Available
Status In-stock at publisher; ships 7-14 working days
Publisher Random House
Imprint Vintage New Zealand
Published 5 Feb 2019
Publication Country New Zealand New Zealand
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
Author(s) By Marshall, Owen
Category Modern Fiction
NZ, Maori & Pasifika
New Zealand
Number of Pages 288
Dimensions Width: 154mm
Height: 232mm
Spine: 21mm
Dewey Code NZ823.2
Weight 388g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
Library of Congress Mayors - Fiction - New Zealand, Real estate agents - Fiction - New Zealand, Mayors, Real estate agents, New Zealand
NBS Text General & Literary Fiction
ONIX Text General/trade