The paperback edition of this beautifully illustrated and accessibly written history, both critically and commercially acclaimed
An entirely new look at the shocking impact of the First World War on New Zealand.
Meridee Bang is growing up on concrete-block Olivine Street. Her greatest fear is that she will turn into her mum and her greatest wish is for life to be more like The Patty Duke Show. But in the Bang household, growing up is a game of survival. In this bold novel set in 1960s–1980s working-class Christchurch, Stevan Eldred-Grigg returns to the family of his bestselling Oracles and Miracles.
A clever and compelling novel about illicit love and raw passion with unexpected twists and poignant depth.