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Twenty Places on the Edge of the World

Civilisation( )
Author: Braunias, Steve
Publication Date:Dec 2012
Publisher:Awa Press
Book Format:Ebook
List Price:USD $11.99
Book Description:

Civilisation is Steve Braunias at his best, the scavenger of social lodestone, rich, fascinating and occasionally disturbing stories of settlements--from Kawakawa in the north, to Mosgiel in the south, and Samoa and Antarctica over the seas--and the people who live in them, their lives, loves, aspirations, and sometimes dark secrets.

Book Details
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.694 x 8.385 Inches
Author Biography
Braunias, Steve (Author)

Steve Braunias was born in New Zealand in 1960. He is an award winning New Zealand author, columnist, journalist and editor. He has 30 national awards for writing, including the 2009 Buddle Findlay Sargeson Literary fellowship, the 2010 CLL Non-Fiction Award, and the supreme award as the 2006 Qantas Fellowship at the New Zealand Qantas Media Award. He has also won awards as a sports writer, food writer, and humourist.

Braunias has worked as editor of Capital Times, feature writer at Metro magazine, deputy editor of the NZ Listenerand senior writer at the Sunday Star Times. He is the author of several books and has also written for satirical TV series Eating Media Lunch and The Unauthorised History of New Zealand. He will be at the WORD Christchurch Writers & Readers Festival in 2015. He is the recipient of one of the two Nigel Cox Awards given out over the Auckland Writers Festival 2015.


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