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The Book of Fame

by Lloyd Jones

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PUBLISHED: 1st August 2001
ISBN: 9780143018094
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In 1905 a motley group of young New Zealand rugby players sets out by steamer on a journey to the other side of the world. The following year they are back, accorded a hero's welcome the like of which has never been seen in their country before. Their fame has spread before them across three continents.
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  • Paperback
    $22.21
PUBLISHED: 1st August 2001
ISBN: 9780143018094
ANNOTATION:
In 1905 a motley group of young New Zealand rugby players sets out by steamer on a journey to the other side of the world. The following year they are back, accorded a hero's welcome the like of which has never been seen in their country before. Their fame has spread before them across three continents.

Annotation

In 1905 a motley group of young New Zealand rugby players sets out by steamer on a journey to the other side of the world. The following year they are back, accorded a hero's welcome the like of which has never been seen in their country before. Their fame has spread before them across three continents.

Publisher Description

In 1905 a motley group of young New Zealand rugby players sets out by steamer on a journey to the other side of the world. The following year they are back, accorded a hero's welcome the like of which has never been seen in their country before. Their fame has spread before them across three continents. Also available as an eBook

Author Biography

Lloyd Jones is one of New Zealand's best known contemporary writers. He has published essays and children's books but his best known works include the novels The Book of Fame, winner of numerous literary awards, Biografi, a New York Times Notable Book, Choo Woo, Here at the End of the World We Learn to Dance, Paint Your Wife, HandMe Down Worldand the phenomenally successful Mister Pip, winner of the 2007 Commonwealth Writers' Prize, the Montana Medal for Fiction and the Kiriyama Writers' Prize. Mister Pip was also shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize in 2007. He lives in the Wairarapa.

Prizes

Winner of Tasmania Pacific Rim Region Prizes: Fiction 2003
Winner of Montana New Zealand Book Awards: Deutz Medal for Fiction 2001

Product Details

Author
Lloyd Jones
Publisher
Penguin Group (NZ)
Year
2001
ISBN-10
0143018094
ISBN-13
9780143018094
Format
Paperback
Publication Date
2001-08-01
Country of Publication
New Zealand
Pages
192
Language
English
Edition
2nd
Media
Book
Audience
General/Trade