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Creeks and kitchens : a childhood memoir

Author: Maurice Gee
Publisher: Wellington : BWBTexts, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : Print editionView all editions and formats
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"Gee describes in fascinating detail his boyhood and family life in West Auckland and offers illuminating insights into some of the creative forces which have driven some of his fiction: the creek with its dangers - where, he writes, he glimpsed 'sex and death' - the kitchen with his mother preparing dinner in the gathering dark, and his elderly uncle, later the model for the magnificent Plumb"--Publisher  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Creeks and kitchens
Named Person: Maurice Gee; Maurice Gee; Maurice Gee
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Maurice Gee
ISBN: 9781927277430 1927277434
OCLC Number: 872657109
Notes: Previously published as an ebook in 2013.
Description: 51 pages ; 18 cm
Responsibility: Maurice Gee.

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"Gee describes in fascinating detail his boyhood and family life in West Auckland and offers illuminating insights into some of the creative forces which have driven some of his fiction: the creek with its dangers - where, he writes, he glimpsed 'sex and death' - the kitchen with his mother preparing dinner in the gathering dark, and his elderly uncle, later the model for the magnificent Plumb"--Publisher information.

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