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It looks better on you : New Zealand women writers on their friendships

Author: Jane Westaway; Tessa Copland
Publisher: Dunedin, N.Z. : Longacre Press, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
The editors of this book knew what they didn't want when they called on New Zealand writers to to pay tribute to women's friendships: not sentiment, not sociology, not celebrity chat. The result is a gritty and touching look at the durable, flexible and sustaining relationship that is friendship.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
It looks better on you.
Dunedin, N.Z. : Longacre Press, 2003
(OCoLC)646529249
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jane Westaway; Tessa Copland
ISBN: 1877135828 9781877135828
OCLC Number: 55491231
Description: 247 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm
Contents: Sea change / Linley Boniface --
Just being there / Sue McCauley & Lora Mountjoy --
My dear diarist / Rhonda Pritchard --
In deed / Emma Neale --
Ten / Donna Tusiata Avia --
Sapientia et risio / Tessa Copland --
Reel / Kate Duignan --
A song for Lizzie / Marilyn Duckworth --
The expanding friend / Mary Macpherson --
Shifting / Judith White --
Dear Chi-Ying/Love, Sarah / Sarah Tan & Choong Chi-Ying --
A hymn to friendship / Fleur Adcock --
Friends and phantoms / Christine Johnston --
Falling for the exotic / Margie Thomson --
The other ones / Jane Westaway --
Best friends / Jan Kemp --
Oxymorons / Cheryl Pearl Sucher --
Girls-only outings / Linda Burgess --
Inside the stone / Jenny Robin Jones --
On using people you love in your poems / Vivienne Plumb --
The third person / Fiona Kidman --
Where have all the poems gone? / Diane Brown --
A vision at Warrington Beach / Bernadette Hall --
A fair bit of biff / Kate De Goldi --
Starsky and Hutch / Paula Boock & Lynne Cardy --
Dearest Rosamunde / Elizabeth Smither --
Down we go / Roma Pōtiki --
Jan / Joan Rosier-Jones --
Evocations / Cilla McQueen --
To Perth by rail / Bub Bridger --
The long way home / Jane Westaway.
Responsibility: edited by Jane Westaway and Tessa Copland.

Abstract:

The editors of this book knew what they didn't want when they called on New Zealand writers to to pay tribute to women's friendships: not sentiment, not sociology, not celebrity chat. The result is a gritty and touching look at the durable, flexible and sustaining relationship that is friendship.

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