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The Good Citizen: Amazing Story of Tom Ryan

The Good Citizen: Amazing Story of Tom Ryan
 

The illegitimate baby of an Anglo-Irish aristocrat, Tom Ryan and his family were banished from Ireland to the far ends of the earth: New Zealand. He went on to score the first points for the first All Blacks rugby team and have a huge influence on the development of tourism servi... read full description below.

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ISBN 9781869665043
Published 1 November 2018 by New Holland Publishers
Format Paperback
Author(s) By Dwyer, Denis
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ISBN-13 9781869665043
ISBN-10 186966504X
Stock Available
Status In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher New Holland Publishers
Imprint New Holland Publishers (NZ) Ltd
Publication Date 1 November 2018
International Publication Date 17 September 2018
Publication Country New Zealand New Zealand
Format Paperback
Author(s) By Dwyer, Denis
Category Biography & Autobiography
NZ, Maori & Pasifika
Maori
New Zealand & Related
Number of Pages 220
Dimensions Width: 150mm
Weight Not specified - defaults to 600g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
Dewey Code 796.333092
Catalogue Code 952557

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"The illegitimate baby of an Anglo-Irish aristocrat, Tom Ryan and his family were banished from Ireland to the far ends of the earth: New Zealand. He went on to score the first points for the first All Blacks rugby team and have a huge influence on the development of tourism services in Taupo. He became a distinguished artist, creating rare sketches of the controversial Maori warrior Te Kooti, and he married the daughter of a Maori chief. He won one of the first inter-colonial yachting contests and became director of a mining company"--Provided by publisher.

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