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 Volume Editions

A travelling writer makes an unexpected connection with a customs official in Marrakech. 

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: 9780473416928
: VOLUME
: VOLUME
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: 210 x 150 mm
: David Coventry
: 8
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Transit at Marrakech
$5.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 16

Category:

 Literature

Memory Pieces is an intimate and evocative memoir in three parts. `Double Unit' tells the story of Maurice Gee's parents - Lyndahl Chapple Gee, a talented writer who for reasons that become clear never went on with a writing career, and Len Gee, a boxer, builder, and man's man. `Blind... read more

Description: Memory Pieces is an intimate and evocative memoir in three parts. `Double Unit' tells the story of Maurice Gee's parents - Lyndahl Chapple Gee, a talented writer who for reasons that become clear never went on with a writing career, and Len Gee, a boxer, builder, and man'... read more

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: 9781776562077
: Victoria University Press
: Victoria University Press
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: Maurice Gee
: Paperback
: 823.2 B
: 366
: F
: books
Memory Pieces
$35.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 7

A unique, candid and intimate survey of the life and work of 12 of our most acclaimed writers: Patricia Grace, Tessa Duder, Owen Marshall, Philip Temple, David Hill, Joy Cowley, Vincent O'Sullivan, Albert Wendt, Marilyn Duckworth, Chris Else, Fiona Kidman... read more

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: 9780995109537
: Massey University Press
: Massey University Press
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: Deborah Shepard
: Paperback
: books
The Writing Life - Twelve New Zealand Authors
$50.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 5

Category:

 Literature

Reading Level:3 Biography

'A father...is a necessary evil.' Stephen Dedalus in UlyssesWilliam Butler Yeats' father was an impoverished artist, an inveterate letter writer, and a man crippled by his inability to ever finish a painting.Oscar Wilde's father was ... read more

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: 9781760781149
: Pan Macmillan Australia Pty, Limited
: Picador
: ---length:- '19.8'width:- '12.9'units:- Centimeters
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: Colm Toibin
: Hardback
: English
: 820.99415
: 224
: books
Mad, Bad, Dangerous to Know: The Fathers of Wilde, Yeats and Joyce
$30.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 5

Category:

 Literature

A compilation of sketches, photographs, and letters, Welcome Home is an essential nonfiction companion to the stories by Lucia Berlin
Before Lucia Berlin died, she was working on a book of previously unpublished autobiographical sketches called Welcome Home. The work consisted of... read more

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: 9781509882342
: Pan Macmillan
: Picador
: ---length:- '21.6'width:- '13.5'units:- Centimeters
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: Lucia Berlin
: Hardback
: English
: 818.5409
: 352
: books
Welcome Home
$40.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 4

Category:

 Literature

Thirty years after Hogg and Hunt collaborated on the now-legendary Angel Gear: Off the Road with Sam Hunt, the pair have decided to throw caution to the wind and proceed without doctors' certificates, to create an older, possibly wiser twin to that earlier book. A backstage pa... read more

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: 9781775541226
: HarperCollins Publishers New Zealand
: HarperCollins Publishers Ltd
: New Zealand
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: Sam Hunt; Colin Hogg
: Paperback
: 821.2
: 240
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Sam Hunt: Off the Road
$50.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 3

Category:

 Literature

Series:Bibliophile Ser.

The ultimate gift for book lovers, this volume brims with literary treasures, all delightfully illustrated by beloved artist and founder of Ideal Bookshelf, Jane Mount. Book lovers, rejoice! In this love letter to all things bookish... read more

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: 9781452167237
: Chronicle Books Llc
: Chronicle Books Llc
: ---length:- '9'width:- '7.5'units:- Inches
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: Jane Mount
: Hardback
: English
: 028.9
: 224
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Bibliophile: An Illustrated Miscellany for People Who Love Books
$50.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 3

Category:

 Literature

In The Face: Cartography of The Void, Chris Abani has given us a brief memoir that is, in the best tradition of the genre, also an exploration of the very nature of identity. Abani meditates on his own face, beginning with his early childhood that was immersed in th... read more

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: 9781632060433
: Regan Arts
: Restless Books
: 152mm X 114mm
: United States
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: Chris Abani
: Paperback
: 820.9969
: 80
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The Face: Cartography of the Void
$15.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 2

Category:

 Literature

'Reporter is just wonderful. Truly a great life, and what shines out of the book, amid the low cunning and tireless legwork, is Hersh's warmth and humanity. Essential reading for every journalist and aspiring journalist the world over' John le Carré In the early 1950s, teenage Sey... read more

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: 9780241359525
: Penguin Books, Limited
: Allen Lane
: 3.7 X 16.4
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: Seymour M. Hersh
: Hardback
: 718
: English
: 070.92
: 368
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Reporter - A Memoir
$55.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 2

Category:

 New Zealand Non-Fiction

Reading Level:Very Good
Awards:New Zealand Post Book Awards 2012 Finalist: Non-Fiction

A mix of poetry and prose, this compilation by New Zealand's Fiona Ferrell is simultaneously a memoir, a meandering travel book, and a poetry collection. Demonstrating how a natural disaster can turn a life upside down in an instant, this book consists of four essays... read more

In preparation for my conversation with Fiona Farrell at the Mapua Literary Festival about her latest novel Decline and Fall on Savage Street, I’ve been reading The Broken Book. This was meant to be a book about travel, about her passion for walking and noticing. It ... read more

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: 9781869405762
: Auckland University Press
: Auckland University Press
: 210mm X 140mm
: New Zealand
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: Fiona Farrell
: Paperback
: Reprint
: English
: NZ824.2
: 204
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The Broken Book
$35.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 2

Blackout poetry is simply the act of removing or "blacking out" existing text to create a new piece of work. It's fun and rewarding for word-puzzle lovers, writers, visual artists, designers--really anyone! Make Blackout Poetry is a collection of texts ... read more

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: 9781419732492
: Harry N. Abrams, Inc.
: Harry N. Abrams, Inc.
: .625 Inches X 6.75 Inches X 9 Inches
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: John Carroll
: Paperback
: English
: 176
: books
Make Blackout Poetry - Turn These Pages into Poems
$30.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 2

Category:

 Literature

The gripping and elegiac stories of eight lost books, and the mysterious circumstances behind their disappearances. They exist as a rumour or a fading memory. They vanished from history leaving scarcely a trace, lost to fire... read more

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: 9781782273745
: Pushkin Press, Limited
: Pushkin Press, Limited
: ---length:- '7.812'width:- '5.062'units:- Inches
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: Giorgio Van Straten; Simon Carnell (Translator); Erica Segre (Translator)
: Paperback
: English
: 002
: 144
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In Search of Lost Books - The Forgotten Stories of Eight Mythical Volumes
$23.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 1