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Reality checks, Howard Warner

Telling Stories Geoff Palmer Secker & Warburg, $24.95, ISBN 0 7900 0463 1 Finding Home Dominic Sheehan Secker & Warburg, $19.95, ISBN 0 7900 0462 3 The Transfiguration of Martha Friend Noel Virtue Vintage, $24.95, ISBN 1 86941 303 2…
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Finding the inside story, Tessa Barringer

Pieces of Music Michael Jackson Vintage NZ $19.95 Olivia Lester Earnshaw Hazard Press $24.95 Sandspit Crossing Noel Virtue Random House NZ, $24.95 Michael Jackson is an internationally renowned anthropologist, Noel Virtue once worked as a zookeeper in Wales, and Lester…
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Living on the edge, Brett Mason

He Tangi Aroha: A Cry for Love Apirana Taylor, Huia Publishers, $29.95 The Eye of the Everlasting Angel  Noel Virtue, Vintage, $19.95 1990. Lest we forget. 150 years. How could we forget? But it was a year no one seemed…
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Chronicler of our ‘provincial’ past, Lawrence Jones

Always the Islands of Memory Noel Virtue, Vintage Books, Random Century Group, Auckland, 1991, $24.95 Noel Virtue’s fourth novel appeared in England early this year and like his third one In the Country of Salvation received favourable attention, Christopher Hawtree…
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