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  • Published: 1 September 2010
  • ISBN: 9781869792152
  • Imprint: RHNZ Adult ebooks
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 252

Dreamboat Dad



A compelling novel with an unexpected revelation that throws a powerful punch.

A compelling novel with an unexpected revelation that throws a powerful punch.

Yank is an ordinary enough teenager, except that he lives in a thermal wonderland (frequented by tourists eager to view the geysers and boiling mud) and except for the fact that one of those tourists (an American soldier visiting during the Second World War) was his father. The locals gave the boy the nickname of Yank, a name that makes him different and ensures his mother’s husband will never accept him as his own. So who was Yank’s real father? Yank has only his dreams to fill the void, until the day a letter arrives . . .

  • Published: 1 September 2010
  • ISBN: 9781869792152
  • Imprint: RHNZ Adult ebooks
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 252

About the author

Alan Duff

Alan Duff was born in 1950 and lives with his wife and four children in Havelock North, New Zealand. He has published two precious novels, Once Were Warriors (also available in Vintage) and One Night Out Stealing; a novella, State Ward; and a work of non-fiction, Maori: The Crisis and the Challenge. Once Were Warriors won the PEN Best First Book for Fiction Award and was made into an internationally acclaimed film for which Alan Duff wrote the original screenplay.

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