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Collected stories / Barbara Anderson.

By: Anderson, Barbara, 1926-2013.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Wellington, N.Z. : Victoria University Press, 2005Description: 379 pages.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 0864734980 (pbk.) :.Subject(s): New Zealand fiction -- 21st century | Short stories, New Zealand | New Zealand -- Fiction -- 21st centuryGenre/Form: Short stories, New Zealand.DDC classification: AND
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Comprising stories from other volumes as well as never-before-published tales, this collection of short stories mixes wit with warmth. Anderson's rich characters are set against a range of locations and time periods, from New Zealand's country farms of the mid-20th century to contemporary hair salons and everything in between.

Discontinuous Lives -- Up the River with Mrs Gallant -- Shanties -- Poojah -- The Girls -- One Potato Two Potato -- Egypt is a Timeless Land -- Commitment -- Tuataras -- Feeding the Sparrows -- Want to Get Out, Said -- Rollo's Dairy (Jake and Deedee) -- It Is Necessary lave a Balloon -- Subalpine Meadow -- School Story -- Fast Post -- The Westerly -- We Could Celebrate -- Living on the Beach -- The Right Sort of Ears -- I Thought There'd Be a Couch -- Real Beach Weather -- Balance -- The Grateful Dead -- Day Out -- The Peacocks -- Glorious Things -- So Lovely of Them -- Peppermint Frogs -- The Daggy End -- Me Man with the Plug in His Nose.

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