Thursday, July 06, 2017

Great Tales from Rural New Zealand

Great Tales from Rural New Zealand
Gordon McLauchlan
Bateman, RRP $29.99
48 intriguing, quirky yarns on rural life, the land and the people, from acclaimed writer and commentator, Gordon McLauchlan
•             Untold or forgotten tales revealing many unusual aspects of country life in New Zealand.
•             Stories range from rabbits, to swaggers, to kauri gum, shearers and land girls and beyond.
•             Written by master storyteller, Gordon McLauchlan. Follows in the footsteps of his previous successful book of yarns, Great Tales from New Zealand History
Gordon McLauchlan is a well-known journalist, author and social commentator. He is a seasoned media commentator not afraid to speak his mind. His previous books for Bateman include: Great Tales from New Zealand History (2014, originally published 2005); The Saltwater Highway: The Story of Ports and Shipping in New Zealand (2012); The Passionless People Revisted (2012); and A Short History of New Zealand (2014). He was also editor-in-chief of The New Zealand Encyclopaedia (Bateman, 1984, revised 1987, 1991, 1995) for ten years.

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