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Going west

Author: Maurice Gee
Publisher: London : Faber, 1992.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"For all the promise of his name, Jack Skeat cannot be a poet. His friend Rex Petley--eel-catcher, girl-chaser, motorbike rider--takes that prize. Is he also a murderer? And why, forty years later, does he drown out on the Gulf? Jack has to find out, and is drawn to examine their lives"--Page 4 of cover.
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Genre/Form: New Zealand fiction
General fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Maurice Gee
ISBN: 0571168329 9780571168323 9780141001715 0141001712
OCLC Number: 27871859
Notes: Novel by a New Zealander.
Awards: Goodman Fielder Wattie Book Awards, 1993: 1st place.
Description: 279 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Maurice Gee.

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This is Jack Skeat's story, a literary life of his friend, Rex Petley, a fellow New Zealander. Maurice Gee is the author of "The Burning Boy".  Read more...

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