Our Lesser Stars: Twelve New Zealand Family

Stock Code:
BAD8607
Price:
$25.00

Description

Our Lesser Stars: Twelve New Zealand Family Biographies. Edited by Colleen P. Main. 'The twelve essays collected in this volume were selected from ninety-seven entries in the New Zealand Society of Genealogists' sesquicentennial family biography competition. While celebrating the lives of particular families, these essays offer a fascinating study of life in the New Zealand of the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. They provide a valuable tool for researchers and make a major contribution to our social history. Contents: A Colonising Achievement by Lynne Richards. Cutting Colts and Biting Dog Tails by Donald Hansen. From Keillour to Kapiti by Margaret Brown. Not Only Shadows by Cheryl Clague. Through Flood and Fire by Jennifer Pierson. From Bow Bells to Forty Mile Bush by Isobel Coulston. "I Birthed Him Myself' by Thelma Dunstall. Captain William Bendall: His Life, His Family, His Times by Patricia Frykberg. An Unfortunate Woman by Gail Gibson. Free Passage by Philip Sykes. A Family Called Wagstaff by Beverley Wagstaff. and 'Quite a Remarkable Woman' by Elma Wright.

Details

  • Author:
    Main, Colleen P. (Editor)
  • Book Condition:
    Very Good
  • Publisher:
    The N Z Society of Genealogists
  • Edition:
    First
  • Jacket Condition:
    None
  • Binding:
    Soft Cover
  • Location:
    Y1
  • ISBN:
    090877026x
  • Size:
    8vo
  • Pages:
    328
  • Publish Date:
    1990
Stock Level:
1 In Stock