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Long regarded as one of the finest novels ever written by a New Zealander, Maurice Gee's Plumb introduces us to the intolerant, irascible clergyman George Plumb, one of the most memorable characters in New Zealand literature half saint, half monster, superhuman in his spiritual strength and destructive in his utter self-absorption. What personal price is this man prepared to pay in the pursuit of his conscience, no matter what the consequences are for those he loves?
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Maurice Gee is one of New Zealand's best-known writers, for both adults and children. He has won a number of literary awards, including the Wattie Award, the Deutz Medal for Fiction, and the New Zealand Fiction Award. He has also won the New Zealand Children's Book of the Year Award. In 2003 he received an inaugural New Zealand Icon Award and in 2004 he received an a Prime Minister's Award for Literary Achievement. Maurice Gee's novels include the Plumb trilogy, Going West, Prowlers, Live Bodies and The Scornful Moon. He has also written a number of children's novels, the most recent being Salt and Gool. Maurice lives in Nelson with his wife Margareta, and has two daughters and a son.
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Book Description ReadHowYouWant, 2012. Paperback. Condition: BRAND NEW. Seller Inventory # 1459623789_abe_bn
Book Description ReadHowYouWant, 2012. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M1459623789
Book Description ReadHowYouWant. Paperback. Condition: Brand New. [large print] edition. 376 pages. 9.92x7.72x1.02 inches. This item is printed on demand. Seller Inventory # zk1459623789