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The unhistoric story, Jeffrey Paparoa Holman

Tupaia: The Remarkable Story of Captain Cook’s Polynesian Navigator Joan Druett Random House, $55.00, ISBN 9781869793869   One of the great virtues of Joan Druett’s style of historical writing in this extensive reassessment of Tupaia’s role in Pacific history, is

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Women detecting, Margaret Scott

Murder at the Brian Boru Joan Druett, Harper Collins, $19.95 Backtrack Carol Dawber, River Press, $16.95 These two books have some similarities but more, and greater, differences. Both are murder mysteries set in New Zealand with a woman observer/ solver.

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