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Slow water

Author: Annamarie Jagose
Publisher: Wellington [N.Z.] : Victoria University Press, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The year is 1836. English clergyman William Yate sets sail from London, bound for the mission fields of northern New Zealand. Caught up in a mesmerising love affair that will test the imagination of everyone on board the Prince Regent, he is utterly transformed. Against the riveting backdrop of a four-month sea voyage and the vividly imagined society of the ship, the story of Yate unfolds, drawing together the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Historical fiction
New Zealand fiction
Fiction
Named Person: William Yate; William Yate
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Annamarie Jagose
ISBN: 0864734506 9780864734501
OCLC Number: 54853112
Notes: Novel.
Awards: Montana New Zealand Books Awards Deutz Medal for Fiction, 2004
Description: 340, [2] p. ; 20 cm.
Responsibility: Annamarie Jagose.

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The year is 1836. English clergyman William Yate sets sail from London, bound for the mission fields of northern New Zealand. Caught up in a mesmerising love affair that will test the imagination of everyone on board the Prince Regent, he is utterly transformed. Against the riveting backdrop of a four-month sea voyage and the vividly imagined society of the ship, the story of Yate unfolds, drawing together the inarticulate hopes of the cabin passengers, the immigrant families of steerage, and the raw men and boys of the crew.

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