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Author: Maurice Gee
Publisher: Auckland, N.Z. : Penguin Books, 1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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As a young man in the 1930s, Josef Mandl battles the Nazis on the streets of Vienna. Fleeing to New Zealand, he is interned as a dangerouos alien on Somes Island in Wellington harbour. After the war he becomes a successful businessman, a family patriarch. Now, in old age, he looks back, retracing his life.
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Genre/Form: Jewish fiction
Fiction
Psychological fiction
New Zealand fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Gee, Maurice.
Live bodies.
Auckland : Penguin Books (NZ), 1998
(OCoLC)890556403
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Maurice Gee
ISBN: 0140273808 9780140273809 0140280294 9780140280296
OCLC Number: 39393052
Notes: Novel.
Awards: Montana New Zealand Book Awards, 1998: Deutz Medal for Fiction.
Montana Deutz Medal for Fiction 1998 Winner.
Description: 264 p. ; 23 cm.
Responsibility: Maurice Gee.

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As a young man in the 1930s, Josef Mandl battles the Nazis on the streets of Vienna. Fleeing to New Zealand, he is interned as a dangerouos alien on Somes Island in Wellington harbour. After the war he becomes a successful businessman, a family patriarch. Now, in old age, he looks back, retracing his life.

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