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              Books by Damien Wilkins

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              Aspiring
                 

              Aspiring (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Wilkins, Damien

              • RRP: $22.00
              • $17.60
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              • Pub Date
                12 Mar 20

              Sixteen-year-old Ricky has a part time job in a cafe in a South Island town being transformed by tourism. Over several months, we bear witness to his friendships, the trial and hilarity of school, his stirrings for prickly Keri, the mystery of Mr Le Clair and his Cadillac, and th...e truth of his small family's sadness.
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              ISBN 9780995122949
              Published NZ 12 Mar 2020
              Publisher Massey University Press
              Interest Age 13+ years
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              The Best of Best New Zealand Poems
                

              The Best of Best New Zealand Poems (Paperback)

              Edited by Manhire, Bill; Wilkins, Damien

              • RRP: $35.00
              • $29.75
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              Edited by founding publisher Bill Manhire, and writer Damien Wilkins, this anthology is an indispensable guide to the richness, strangeness, and liveliness of contemporary poetry. With over sixty poets appearing, there's classic work by some of the best-known figures in New Zeala...nd writing.
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              ISBN 9780864736512
              Published NZ 5 Jun 2011
              Publisher Victoria University Press
              Interest Age 14+ years
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              Somebody Loves Us All
               

              Somebody Loves Us All (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Wilkins, Damien

              • RRP: $38.00
              • $32.30
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              Speech therapist Paddy knows better than most how our speech marks us and shapes our destiny, but even he is totally unprepared and unable to cope when his mother Teresa wakes up one morning speaking in a heavy French accent. Deeply moving and disarmingly funny, Speech Marks is D...amien Wilkins' finest novel to date.
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              ISBN 9780864736161
              Published NZ 20 Nov 2009
              Publisher Victoria University Press
              Interest Age General Audience
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              Max Gate
               

              Max Gate (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Wilkins, Damien

              • RRP: $30.00
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              "It's 1928 and the world's most famous novelist, Thomas Hardy, is dying in the upstairs room of Max Gate, the house he built in his beloved Dorset. Downstairs, his high-powered literary friends are becoming locked in a bitter fight with local supporters. Who owns Hardy's remains?... Who knew the great man best? What are the secrets of Max Gate? Nellie Titterington, a maid at the house, narrates this earthy and emotionally-charged novel about a world of ambition, duty, belonging and love"--Back cover.
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              ISBN 9780864738998
              Published NZ 9 Jun 2013
              Publisher Victoria University Press
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              Great Sporting Moments: Best of Sport 1988-2004
                

              Great Sporting Moments: Best of Sport 1988-2004 (Trade Paperback / Paperback, New title)

              Edited by Wilkins, Damien

              • Imp. $98.50
              • $88.65
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              The literary magazine Sport burst onto the scene in 1988 and has come to define a wildly creative generation of New Zealand writers. This collection of nearly two decades of writings showcases authors such as Barbara Anderson, Jenny Bornhold, Nigel Cox, Anne Kennedy, Elizabeth Kn...ox, Emily Perkins, and Damien Wilkins.
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              ISBN 9780864735157
              Published NZ 1 Nov 2005
              Publisher Victoria University Press
              Interest Age General Audience
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              Internationally sourced on backorder; allow 4-8 weeks
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              For Everyone Concerned: & Other Stories
                

              For Everyone Concerned: & Other Stories (Trade Paperback / Paperback, New title)

              By Wilkins, Damien

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              • $74.69
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              A collection of fables, satires, notes to self and short shorts further enhancing Wilkins's reputation as one of the most daring and innovative of New Zealand's leading writers. Damien Willkins is the author of seven books, including a book of poems and a book of short stories. H...is 1994 novel 'The Miserables' won the NZ Book Award for Fiction.
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              ISBN 9780864735591
              Published NZ 1 Jun 2007
              Publisher Victoria University Press
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              Dad Art
               

              Dad Art (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Wilkins, Damien

              • RRP: $30.00
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              "It's Wellington, now. Acoustic engineer Michael Stirling's old life is gone. He's on the dating scene, learning Te Reo Maori, living in an upmarket apartment complex, and visiting his father who has dementia. Wearing his online dating disguise, Michael meets Chrissie, the widowe...d mother of a young son. Then his beloved adult daughter arrives from Auckland with a new attachment, an artist whose project will push them all towards key moments of risk and revelation"--Back cover.
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              ISBN 9781776560561
              Published NZ 10 Mar 2016
              Publisher Victoria University Press
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              For Everyone Concerned: & Other Stories
                

              For Everyone Concerned: & Other Stories (EPUB ebook – 1st edition)

              By Wilkins, Damien

              Witty and acute, this daring collection of stories is a sharp-eyed look at modern relationships and the pressures and delights of everyday life. With control and humor, this ensemble of fables, satires, notes to self, snapshots, and vignettes from one of New Zealand's finest auth...ors offers beautiful yet disquieting views of contemporary living in easy, conversational tones.
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              ISBN 9780864736703
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              Language en
              Published NZ 1 Apr 2008
              Publisher Victoria University Press
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              Lifting
               

              Lifting (Paperback)

              By Wilkins, Damien

              • RRP: $30.00
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              Amy is a store detective at Cutty's, the oldest and grandest department store in the country. She's good at her job. She can read people and catch them. But Cutty's is closing down. Amy has a young baby, an ailing mother, and a large mortgage. She also has a past as an activist.

              ISBN 9781776561025
              Published NZ 13 Apr 2017
              Publisher Victoria University Press
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              Dad Art
                

              Dad Art (EPUB ebook)

              By Wilkins, Damien

              "It's Wellington, now. Acoustic engineer Michael Stirling's old life is gone. He's on the dating scene, learning Te Reo Maori, living in an upmarket apartment complex, and visiting his father who has dementia. Wearing his online dating disguise, Michael meets Chrissie, the widowe...d mother of a young son. Then his beloved adult daughter arrives from Auckland with a new attachment, an artist whose project will push them all towards key moments of risk and revelation"--Back cover.
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              ISBN 9781776560288
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              Language en
              Released NZ 1 Oct 2017
              Publisher Victoria University Press
              Interest Age General Audience
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