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From Pine Hill to elsewhere, Dougal McNeill

Geography for the Lost Kapka Kassabova Auckland University Press, $25.00,  ISBN 9781869403874  Made for Weather Kay McKenzie Cooke University of Otago Press, $29.95,  ISBN 9781877372490 84-484 Geoff Cochrane Victoria University Press, $25.00,  ISBN 9780864735584 Cold Snack Janet Charman Auckland University…
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Fruit ‘n nut, Emma Neale

Only One Angel Jan Kemp University of Otago Press, $24.95, ISBN 1877276170 Snowing Down South Janet Charman Auckland University Press, $21.95, ISBN 1869402685 After publishing a poem in a church magazine, and receiving messages from people all over the country…
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Poem – Janet Charman

snowing down south   warm breath breathed out of our bodies into the overnight air and condensed to an ice crust on the glass with a sodden mitten tip push plates of glitter lace across the surface to make an…
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Reclaiming narrative, Janet Hughes

Jump Start Virginia Were Victoria University Press, $24.95, ISBN 0 86473 358 5 Rapunzel Rapunzel Janet Charman Auckland University Press, $19.95, ISBN 1 86940 208 1 Hearing the word “narrative” on the lips of a psychologist and an economist within…
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Careful reading, Jane Stafford

end of the dry Janet Charman Auckland University Press, $19.95 ISBN 1 86940 146 8 If He’s a Good Dog He’ll Swim Elizabeth Nannestad Auckland University Press, $19.95, ISBN 1 86940 124 7 Both Janet Charman and Elizabeth Nannestad begin 
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The discourse of security, Alistair Paterson

Red letter Janet Charman, Auckland University Press, $18.95 Strands Keri Hulme, Auckland University Press, $17.95 These two books, both from Auckland University Press and markedly different in their method and concerns, share a common factor in exemplifying the confidence writers…
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