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King of the Castle: A Biography of William Larnach

King of the Castle: A Biography of William Larnach
   

The story of one of new Zealand's most well known businessmen and politicians. William Larnoch is perhaps best known for "Larnoch Castle" the home he built on the Otago Penninsula. He also has the tragic distinction of being the only politician in New Zealand history to commit su... read full description below.

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ISBN 9781869536060
Barcode 9781869536060
Release Date 7 June 2019 by David Bateman Ltd
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback, Reprinted edition
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Author(s) By Snedden, Fleur
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ISBN-13 9781869536060
ISBN-10 1869536061
Stock Release date is 7 June 2019
Status Available for pre-order, ships once released
Publisher David Bateman Ltd
Imprint David Bateman Ltd
Release Date 7 June 2019
Publication Country New Zealand New Zealand
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback, Reprinted edition
Edition Reprinted edition
Author(s) By Snedden, Fleur
Category History
Politics & Government
Biography & Autobiography
Biography & Autobiography: Historical, Political & Military
Politics & Government
NZ, Maori & Pasifika
New Zealand & Related
Number of Pages 286
Dimensions Width: 148mm
Height: 228mm
Weight Not specified - defaults to 600g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
NBS Text Biography: General
ONIX Text General/trade
Dewey Code 324.2930092
Catalogue Code 160056

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'King of the Castle' is the story of nineteenth century businessman and politician William Larnach, In New Zealand William Larnach is perhaps best remembered for the home he built on the Otago Peninsula, known as Larnach Castle. He also has the tragic distinction of being the only politician to commit suicide in Parliament building. King of the Castle is a fascinating biography of an early New Zealander whose life covers a dynamic period of our history, when a young colony was developing into a nation and speculative business ventures, some successful, and others spectacularly not so, abounded.

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