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- Exisle Publishing 2012; US$ 9.99
Once Upon A Cowpat is an enjoyable collection of rural yarns, on subjects ranging from country rugby, shonky farm machinery and the Hokitika Wild Foods Festival, to uppity animals, pub brawls and Mystery Creek. The characters include oddball farming types, tough hunter-gatherers, ten-acre blockers and gormless youths not forgetting... more...
- Troubador Publishing Ltd 2011; Not Available
A true story of a young family's voyage following the route of Captain James Cook's last voyage from England to Australia 200 years later. In a schooner, they visited a number of exotic places including Rio de Janeiro and rarely-visited islands like Tristan da Cuna and Ile Amsterdam. more...
- Rosenberg Publishing 2010; US$ 10.99
Lets go bush These laconic words were to spark the beginning of a journey for two adventurous city kids under the spell of Banjo Paterson, and his tales of horses and men in the Australian outback. So this yarn unfolds. In his introduction to this book, Col invites the reader to ride stirrup to stirrup with him while he... more...
- Awa Press 2009; US$ 10.99
Well crafted and piercingly insightful, this collection of Steve Braunias?s 2007 interviews of New Zealand's famous and infamous—both publicity-seekers and those desperate to hide from the spotlight—is a humorous and biting survey of the national psyche. Ranging from the disturbingly naïve to the gloriously vain, from food critics to politicians, these... more...
- Aboriginal Studies Press 2012; US$ 31.99
Written in his own native tongue as well as in English, this is the autobiography of Monty Hale, a senior Ngulipartu man from the Pilbara region of Western Australia. A remarkable account of an indigenous life, this narrative chronicles Hale?s migration from the desert to the station country of the eastern Pilbara, his childhood growing up on Mt.... more...
- Awa Press 2010; US$ 11.99
From the perspective of a passionate New Zealand columnist, this diverse collection from Steve Braunias is a provocative commentary on society, politics, and the recession. From lambasting airhead politicians, apostrophe vigilantes, and purveyors of awful food to reflecting upon his experiences as a father, his travels in Antarctica, and his finally... more...
- Awa Press 2009; US$ 11.99
A collection of New Zealand's most celebrated journalist's works, this lascivious selection of Steve Braunias's columns addresses a variety of topics, including the current state of New Zealand steak, the beauty of mangroves, the lunacy of film festivals, the attractions of small towns, the charms of Cambridge University, and the strange habits of... more...
- Scarecrow Press 2010; US$ 89.99
This third edition of the Historical Dictionary of Polynesia greatly expands on the previous editions through a chronology, an introductory essay, an expansive bibliography, and over 400 cross-referenced dictionary entries on significant persons, events, places, organizations, and other aspects of Polynesian history from the earliest times to the... more...
- Springer 2012; US$ 49.95
This volume is a unique contribution to the exploration of a new perspective in the study of well-being, which tries to overcome the quantification bias by creating an account of the good life in a specific place. Rather than numbers, this research focuses on local narratives, emphasising the urgent need to include a wider range of... more...
- Awa Press 2012; US$ 11.99
Civilisation is Steve Braunias at his best, the scavenger of social lodestone, rich, fascinating and occasionally disturbing stories of settlements?from Kawakawa in the north, to Mosgiel in the south, and Samoa and Antarctica over the seas?and the people who live in them, their lives, loves, aspirations, and sometimes dark secrets. more...