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Common lives

Author: Janice Marriott; Virginia Pawsey
Publisher: Auckland : HarperCollins Publishers, 2013. ©2013
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English
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"[An] ... edition combining the best of 'Common ground' and 'Common table.' Janice Marriott and Virginia Pawsey went to Gisborne Girls' High together and met again after thirty years at a school reunion. They rekindled their friendship and began writing, discovering in the process a shared passion for gardening and cooking, despite having lived very different lives. In their first book, Common ground, they wrote  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Records and correspondence
Correspondence
Named Person: Janice Marriott; Virginia Pawsey; Janice Marriott; Virginia Pawsey
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Janice Marriott; Virginia Pawsey
ISBN: 9781775540113 1775540111
OCLC Number: 820451314
Notes: Cover subtitle: An uncommon tale of friendship, food and two very different gardens.
Includes index.
Combines a selection of letters from Common ground and Common table.
Description: 253 pages : colour illustrations ; 24 cm.
Responsibility: Janice Marriott & Virginia Pawsey.

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"[An] ... edition combining the best of 'Common ground' and 'Common table.' Janice Marriott and Virginia Pawsey went to Gisborne Girls' High together and met again after thirty years at a school reunion. They rekindled their friendship and began writing, discovering in the process a shared passion for gardening and cooking, despite having lived very different lives. In their first book, Common ground, they wrote about their very different gardens and lives. In their ... second book, Common table, their wise and witty letters traced a seasonal journey through their kitchens ... Their correspondence tells the stories of their lives, their gardens, their kitchens as well as their loves and their losses. Beautifully written, their letters are funny, poignant, clever and perceptive, as two wise women provide a delightful insight into a wonderful friendship"--Publisher's information.

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