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The life and times of Auckland : the colourful story of a city

Author: Gordon McLauchlan
Publisher: Rosedale, N.Z. : Penguin Books, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English
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This book presents a biography of Auckland city that reflects his passion for the place. This is a colourful history, filled with anecdotes and asides. Gordon traces the history of settlement in the Auckland region, and illustrates the huge differences in the way the town began and the way it has continued to exist as spontaneous, commercial city from diverse cultural sources.
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gordon McLauchlan
ISBN: 9780143007500 0143007505
OCLC Number: 260326469
Description: 304 p. ; 24 cm.
Other Titles: Auckland
Responsibility: Gordon McLauchlan.

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This book presents a biography of Auckland city that reflects his passion for the place. This is a colourful history, filled with anecdotes and asides. Gordon traces the history of settlement in the Auckland region, and illustrates the huge differences in the way the town began and the way it has continued to exist as spontaneous, commercial city from diverse cultural sources.

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