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Dunedin: The City in Literature
 

Dunedin: The City in Literature (Hardback)

Edited by Johnson, Christine
Series edited by Watt, Ian

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This is an anthology of writings on the city of Dunedin. The selection is mostly fictional, but extracts from writer's memoirs and poems are also included. This title includes work by Janet Frame, James K. Baxter, Paula Boock, Duncan Sarkies, Emma Neale, Charles Brasch and more.

ISBN 9780908988457
Barcode 9780908988457
Published 1 November 2003 by Exisle Publishing
Format Hardback
Series Our City Series (part: 3)
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ISBN-13 9780908988457
ISBN-10 0908988451
Stock Available
Status Showing available at publisher; usually ships 7-14 working days
Publisher Exisle Publishing
Imprint Exisle Publishing
Publication Date 1 November 2003
Publication Country New Zealand New Zealand
Format Hardback
Author(s) Edited by Johnson, Christine
Series edited by Watt, Ian
Series Our City Series (part: 3)
Category Literature: Texts
Collections & Anthologies Of Various Literary Forms
Fiction Anthologies & Collections
NZ, Maori & Pasifika
New Zealand & Related
Number of Pages 240
Dimensions Width: 125mm
Height: 165mm
Weight Not specified - defaults to 1,000g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
NBS Text Anthologies, Essays, Letters & Miscellaneous
ONIX Text General/trade
Dewey Code 820.80099392
Catalogue Code 750360

Description of this Book

Each book in this new series is an anthology of writing featuring a major New Zealand city. Chosen by a well-known author from each city, the selections are usually from fiction, but extracts from memoirs and some poems are also included. Most of New Zealand's great writers are represented in the series. Each book is presented in a cased and jacketed form with pictures on the jackets from Wellington based artist Jacqueline Henderson. This volume includes work by Janet Frame, James K. Baxter, Duncan Sarkies, Charles Brasch, Cilla McQueen and more.

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Author's Bio

Christine Johnston was born in Dunedin, where she still lives. A novelist, playwright and short story writer, she published her first novel, Blessed Art Thou Among Women, in 1991. In 1994 she was the Robert Burns Fellow at the University of Otago. She has written several novels for young adults, and most recently she published the widely acclaimed The Shark Bell.

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