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Morrieson's Motel / edited by Gordon McLauchlan ; [authors, Barbara Anderson et al.]

Contributor(s): McLauchlan, Gordon, 1931- | Anderson, Barbara, 1926-2013 | McLauchlan, Gordon | Anderson, Barbara | Barbara Anderson, Catherine Chidgey [Tessa Duder.] | Maurice Gee, Kevin Ireland | New Zealand Society of Authors [author.] | Gordon McLauchlan [editor.] | Chidgey, Catherine, 1970- | Duder, Tessa | Gee, Maurice | Ireland, Kevin | Johnson, Stephanie | Lay, Graeme, 1944- | McCauley, Sue | Marshall, Owen | O'Sullivan, Vincent | Quigley, Sarah | Smither, Elizabeth, 1941- | New Zealand Society of Authors.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Auckland, N.Z. : Tandem Press, 2000Description: 232 pages ; 21 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 1877178721 (pbk.).Subject(s): Motels -- New Zealand | Motels -- New Zealand -- Fiction | Short stories, New Zealand | Motels -- Fiction | Taranaki (N.Z.) -- Social life and customs -- Fiction | New Zealand -- Fiction -- 20th centuryGenre/Form: Short stories, New Zealand. | New Zealand fiction -- 20th century. | New Zealand fiction.DDC classification: NZ823.3 Summary: "Twelve of New Zealand's best-known fiction writers combine to tell the story of what happened on an eventful weekend in March 1999 when Morrieson's Motel, a humble twelve-unit establishment in a small South Taranaki town, is fully occupied. The wild assemblage of guests create three days of drama, romance, sex and mystery."--Back cover.
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Clarry and Lucy Claridge own a motel in a small town in Taranaki. Nothing much ever happens in town, but on the weekend of 26-29 March 1999, their motel is fully booked. Twelve writers combine to write a chapter each of the story of what happened at Morrieson's Motel on this eventful weekend.

Chapters written by Barbara Anderson, Catherine Chidgey, Tessa Duder, Maurice Gee, Kevin Ireland, Stephanie Johnson, Graeme Lay, Sue McCauley, Gordon McLauchlan, Owen Marshall, Vincent O'Sullivan, Sarah Quigley and Elizabeth Smither.

Published in association with The New Zealand Society of Authors.

"Twelve of New Zealand's best-known fiction writers combine to tell the story of what happened on an eventful weekend in March 1999 when Morrieson's Motel, a humble twelve-unit establishment in a small South Taranaki town, is fully occupied. The wild assemblage of guests create three days of drama, romance, sex and mystery."--Back cover.

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