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Slipping into paradise : why I live in New Zealand

Author: J Moussaieff Masson
Publisher: New York : Ballantine Books, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A tribute to the author's adopted home in New Zealand describes his decision to relocate to a lush bay area near Auckland, where his family and he thrived amid its natural flora and fauna, dolphin-filled waters, and wildlife.
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Named Person: J Moussaieff Masson; J Moussaieff Masson
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: J Moussaieff Masson
ISBN: 0345466144 9780345466143 0345466349 9780345466341
OCLC Number: 54857588
Description: xxiv, 248 pages, [8] pages of plates : color illustrations, maps ; 22 cm
Contents: Why I live in New Zealand --
The joy of living here as opposed to there: comparing cultures --
Australia versus New Zealand --
Fifty important dates in New Zealand history: a personal perspective --
Mad about the trees, not to mention the birds --
The trouble with paradise --
A converstaion with a great ordinary Kiwi: Sir Edmund Hillary --
Maori: the people, the culture, the language --
A very personal itinerary --
Conclusion: should you move to New Zealand? --
Glossary of New Zealand English words and epxressions --
Glossary of Maori words.
Responsibility: Jeffrey Moussaieff Masson.
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A tribute to the author's adopted home in New Zealand describes his decision to relocate to a lush bay area near Auckland, where his family and he thrived amid its natural flora and fauna, dolphin-filled waters, and wildlife.

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