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Harvest : a novel

Author: Christine Carrell
Publisher: Dunedin, New Zealand : Nugget Stream Press, 2017. ©2017
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"It's 1931. Rose drops her bike in the orchard, little suspecting that the Napier earthquake is about to tip her life sideways. Ten years later she's a university student in Wellington where warships fill the harbour and blackout curtains drape the church supper room. But who's that handsome man in khaki about to go to war? Will she ever see him again? Rose needs all her strength of character for life on an Otago  Read more...
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Genre/Form: New Zealand fiction
Domestic fiction
Fiction
Historical fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Harvest
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Christine Carrell
ISBN: 9780473410650 0473410656
OCLC Number: 1011145161
Notes: Novel.
Description: 333 pages ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Christine Carrell.

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"It's 1931. Rose drops her bike in the orchard, little suspecting that the Napier earthquake is about to tip her life sideways. Ten years later she's a university student in Wellington where warships fill the harbour and blackout curtains drape the church supper room. But who's that handsome man in khaki about to go to war? Will she ever see him again? Rose needs all her strength of character for life on an Otago sheep farm where the role of farmer's wife is broad yet restrictive, where farmers battle the land and the authorities, hampered by poverty and traditional methods. Through the social upheavals of the sixties and early seventies Rose must navigate towards new freedoms in her own life and in the lives of those who follow"--Back cover.

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