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              Life as a Novel: A Biography of Maurice Shadbolt -1973-2004: 2
               

              Life as a Novel: A Biography of Maurice Shadbolt -1973-2004: 2 (Paperback)

              By Temple, Philip

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              Through his fiction, non-fiction and international journalism, Maurice Shadbolt played a leading role in projecting New Zealand to the world throughout the second half of the 20th century. In Volume Two Philip Temple tells of Shadbolt's epic coverage of the W.B. Sutch spy trial, ...his journalistic probes into the Arthur Allan Thomas case and the Erebus disaster, and his involvement in protests against the 1981 Springbok rugby tour. He tells of Shadbolt's demolition of the myths surrounding the Gallipoli campaign with his ground-breaking play Once on Chunuk Bair and subsequent documentary work. He tells of Shadbolt's growing stature as a novelist which produced such works as the unique The Lovelock Version and culminated in his New Zealand Wars trilogy, begun with the now New Zealand classic, Season of the Jew. Philip Temple also concludes the story of Shadbolt's fraught personal life as, by the end, he had been married four times and been involved in many affairs. It is a fascinating but ultimately tragic story about a man who had become New Zealand's most well-known and controversial author.
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              ISBN 9781927305706
              Published NZ 15 Mar 2021
              Publisher David Ling Publishing Limited
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              Life as a Novel: A Biography of Maurice Shadbolt - Volume One 1932 to 1973
               

              Life as a Novel: A Biography of Maurice Shadbolt - Volume One 1932 to 1973 (Paperback)

              By Temple, Philip

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              "Maurice Shadbolt believed that New Zealanders should tell their own stories, cherish their own myths and believe in their own big lies before they could stand upright in a post-colonial world. Through his fiction, non-fiction and international journalism, he played a leading rol...e in projecting New Zealand to the world throughout the second half of the 20th century. His overseas success provoked envy among literary critics but this had little impact on his many readers at home or abroad, nor the judges who awarded him prizes and fellowships. His first novel, Among The Cinders (1965), achieved sales of more than 200,000, unprecedented for the time for a work of New Zealand fiction. His non-fiction New Zealand: Gift of the Sea (1963), in collaboration with Magnum photographer Brian Brake, also achieved enormous sales. The success of Shadbolt's books reflected the growing hunger of New Zealanders for stories about themselves. Author Philip Temple knew Maurice Shadbolt well and brings insight to his story of how Shadbolt made his mark as a writer of fiction. He also tells of Shadbolt's adventures behind the Iron Curtain; his role in anti-Vietnam War protests; his voyage to Mururoa to protest French nuclear testing. He has had unique access to Shadbolt's friends, colleagues and adversaries and an extraordinary treasure trove of letters and documents from both here and overseas in producing this absorbing book. He tells of Shadbolt's close friendships with guru poet James K. Baxter and leading painters such as Colin McCahon. Philip Temple also recounts Shadbolt's increasingly fraught personal life. By the age of 40, he had been married twice and fathered five children and been involved in numerous affairs. It is a fascinating tale about a man who became New Zealand's most well known and controversial author"--Cover flap.
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              ISBN 9781927305447
              Published NZ 9 Oct 2018
              Publisher David Ling Publishing Limited
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              The Sea and the Snow: How We Reached and Climbed a Volcano at the Ends of the Earth
               

              The Sea and the Snow: How We Reached and Climbed a Volcano at the Ends of the Earth (Paperback)

              By Temple, Philip; Foreword by Hillary, Sir Edmund

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              Half a century ago a band of young men set out to climb one of the world's most inaccessible mountains, deep in the Southern Ocean. Just getting there would be a challenge, and this is where the redoubtable sailor and navigator H W 'Bill' Tilman came in.

              ISBN 9781907206375
              Released NZ 1 Jan 2016
              Publisher Lodestar Books
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              Survey of London: The Charterhouse

              Survey of London: The Charterhouse (Hardback)

              By Temple, Philip

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              Founded as a Carthusian priory in the fourteenth century, the Charterhouse is a magnificent complex of historic buildings in the City of London. This title pressents a comprehensive record of London's medieval Charterhouse, including original research, photography, and the variou...s inventories.
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              ISBN 9780300167221
              Released NZ 15 Oct 2010
              Publisher Yale University Press
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              Series Survey of London (YALE)
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              Survey of London: South-East Marylebone: Volumes 51 and 52

              Survey of London: South-East Marylebone: Volumes 51 and 52 (Hardback, Contains Book)

              Edited by Temple, Philip; Thom, Colin; Saint, Andrew

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              <![CDATA[Providing essential knowledge about the British capital's built environment, these two volumes cover a large portion of the parish of St. Marylebone, bounded to the south by Oxford Street and to the north by the Marylebone Road, and stretching from just west of Marylebon...e High Street to the parish boundary along Cleveland Street near Tottenham Court Road to the east. This area is rich in historic buildings and includes some of London's most celebrated addresses, including Portland Place, Cavendish Square, and Harley Street. Among the most important buildings covered in this superbly illustrated book are Robert and JamesAdam's development of Portland Place, where the Royal Institute of British Architects' headquarters is a notable 20th-century insertion. Other landmarks include Marylebone Parish Church, All Saints Margaret Street and All Souls Langham Place, and the vast, recently demolished Middlesex Hospital. In addition to new photography, this volume includes meticulous architectural drawings and detailed coverage of the topography.]]>
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              ISBN 9780300221978
              Released NZ 15 Oct 2017
              Publisher Yale University Press
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              Series Survey of London (YALE)
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              MiStory
                

              MiStory (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Temple, Philip

              "Following Annie's strange death, her partner is forced to think about what he has allowed to happen to his life, his community and his country. His diary, kept during the year of The Change, reveals how the example Annie left him, and the mission of his young sister Sophie, driv...e him to escape the life of a bureaucratic cipher and work with the Movement in its fight to bring back a free and fair way of life. In this gripping novel, underpinned by wide research, award-winning author Philip Temple tells a tale of life at mid-century and reveals what the future may hold if we ignore the threats that face us and carry on with 'business as usual' "--Back cover.
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              ISBN 9780473282042
              Published NZ 16 Aug 2014
              Publisher Font Publishing
              Interest Age 16+ years
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              Central
                

              Central (Hardback, illustrated edition)

              By (photographer) Gastieger, Arno; Introduction by Temple, Philip

              A photographic journey through Central Otago as seen through the lens of one of New Zealand's great photographers, Arno Gasteiger, this collection highlights the rugged landscape and some of the more unique activities of the area, in a bid to capture the heart of the region.

              ISBN 9780670045402
              Released NZ 5 Nov 2003
              Publisher Penguin
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              Presenting New Zealand: An Illustrated History
               

              Presenting New Zealand: An Illustrated History (Paperback, Revised edition)

              By Temple, Philip

              A magnificent profile charting New Zealand's geography, ecology, social and cultural history, economy and politics enriched throughout by historical artworks, maps and archive photography.

              ISBN 9781869664664
              Published NZ 1 Jan 2017
              Publisher New Holland Publishers
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              Presenting New Zealand: A Nation's Heritage
                

              Presenting New Zealand: A Nation's Heritage (Hardback, illustrated edition)

              By Temple, Philip

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              An illustrated account of how New Zealand has developed into the independent nation that the rest of the world recognizes in the 21st century.

              ISBN 9781877246500
              Published NZ 1 Nov 2001
              Publisher New Holland Publishers
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              Mostly Mischief Paperback: Including the first ascent of a mountain to start below sea level
               

              Mostly Mischief Paperback: Including the first ascent of a mountain to start below sea level (Paperback, New edition)

              By Tilman, Major H. W., CBE, DSO, MC, Bar; Foreword by D. Taylor, Roger; Afterword by Temple, Philip

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              Mostly Mischief's ordinary title belies four more extraordinary voyages made by H.W. 'Bill' Tilman covering almost 25,000 miles in both Arctic and Antarctic waters. The first of which sees the pilot cutter Mischief retracing the steps of Elizabethan explorer John Davis to the eas...tern entrance to the Northwest Passage.
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              ISBN 9781909461284
              Released NZ 1 May 2016
              Publisher Crescent House
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              Series H.W. Tilman: The Collected Edition
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