Young country / Kerry Hines ; photographs by William Williams.

Author
Hines, Kerry [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
Auckland : Auckland University Press, 2014.
Description
193 pages ; 22 cm

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Subject(s)
New Zealand poetry [Browse]
Photographer
Library of Congress genre(s)
Poetry [Browse]
Notes
"Young country is a book of poetry by twenty-first-century writer Kerry Hines alongside images by nineteenth-century photographer William Williams"--Publisher information.
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
I. The old shebang: -- Three beds, candle extinguished -- Tom awake -- Iuniores ad labores -- The clerk -- Wellington -- Cuba St, homeward -- Alex -- Tom at board -- He dreams briefly -- Our friend best -- The beach -- Under Tom's dreams -- Etiquette -- Tom disappears from view -- ii. Never far from water: -- British Eden -- Shellycoat -- The nationalities -- River Hutt -- The picnic -- After the flood -- Crush -- Walking her home -- Civics -- The usual alternative -- The man who tried to kill himself with an axe -- The back of the property -- Brain-fever -- The widow -- The hallelujah lassie -- The maid -- The dock -- The prospector -- The night-soil man -- Smoko -- Lower reaches -- iii. Settlement: -- Settlement -- iv. Whakaki: -- Letters home -- Infrastructure -- Sarah -- The author in New Zealand -- Tuhara -- The lady is Miss Devereux -- The man who lived on beer -- Enclosure -- Neighbours -- Hunter Brown -- Dinner -- Factotum -- Uncos -- When the community changes faith -- Gossip -- The guest room.
ISBN
  • 9781869408237
  • 1869408233
OCLC
889582494
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