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The name of the game / David Hill.

By: Hill, David, 1942-.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Wellington, N.Z. Mallinson Rendel 2001Description: 124 pages.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 0908783639 (pbk.) :.Subject(s): Rugby School -- New Zealand -- Juvenile fiction | Springbok Tour (1981 : New Zealand) -- Juvenile fiction | Springbok Tour (1956 : N.Z.) -- Juvenile fiction | Demonstrations -- New Zealand -- Juvenile fiction | Rugby Union football -- Juvenile fiction | Springbok Tour (1981: New Zealand) -- Young adult fiction | Rugby Union football -- New Zealand -- Juvenile fiction | Young adult fiction, New Zealand -- Juvenile fiction | Young adult fiction -- Juvenile fiction | Rugby Union football -- Tournaments -- Juvenile fiction | Sport -- Juvenile fiction | Rugby Union football -- Tournaments -- New Zealand -- History -- Juvenile fiction | Rugby Union football -- Political aspects -- New Zealand -- Juvenile fiction | Rugby Union football -- Political aspects -- South Africa -- Juvenile fiction | Springbok Tour (1981 New Zealand ) -- Young adult fiction | Springbok Tour 1981 | New Zealand -- History -- Juvenile fictionGenre/Form: Young adult fiction, New Zealand. | Teenage fiction, New Zealand. | Teen fiction.DDC classification: NZ823.2 Summary: New Zealand is being torn apart by a rugby tour. It is 1981 and the South Africans are coming to play the All Blacks. Should they come? Alan Randall and his mates think so. Donna Ostler and her weird friends think not. Before long New Zealand, including Alan and his friends, is almost at war itself. Suggested level: secondary.
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New Zealand is being torn apart by a rugby tour, the 1981 South African one; Alan Randall and his mates are sure the tour should go ahead, while Donna Ostler and her friends think not, and organise marches and protests, even invade the rugby grounds. A novel set in one of the crucial times of recent New Zealand history.

Novel for young adults.

New Zealand is being torn apart by a rugby tour. It is 1981 and the South Africans are coming to play the All Blacks. Should they come? Alan Randall and his mates think so. Donna Ostler and her weird friends think not. Before long New Zealand, including Alan and his friends, is almost at war itself. Suggested level: secondary.

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