Roosters I Have Known

Author(s): Steve Braunias


More wit, humour and flawless throws from the irrepressible Steve Braunias, author of the recent best-seller How to Watch a Bird.In this book Braunias launches into a series of interviews, profiling New Zealanders famous and infamous, publicity seekers and people desperate to hide from the spotlight - from Helen Clark to Steve Crow, Louise Nichols to Pita Sharples, John Key to Julie Dalziel. First published 2008.

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Contents: Introduction -- The Purpose of Roosters -- Ruth Richardson: Shine On You Crazy Diamond -- Chester Borrows: Chester's Patch -- John Tamihere: World's Fastest Maori -- Paul Toohey: A Very Perfunctory Act -- Paul Henry: Still a Man -- Pauline Jespersen: The Good Samaritan -- Greg O'Connor: The Policeman's Friend -- Steve Crow: Battle of Wounded Knee -- Cindy Kiro: Oh My Goodness -- Ryan Nelsen: Eight Million Dollar Man -- Wayne Idour: The Spy Who Came in from the Cold -- Anita McNaught: We Cross Live to Iraq -- Garth McVicar: Fatal Shore -- Helen Clark: To Excite the Blood -- John Key: The Man Who Wasn't There -- Dick Hubbard: Breakfasts and Tombstones -- Louise Nicholas: The Half-life of Louise Nicholas -- Bob Parker: Celebrity Mayor Island -- Ross Meurant: Make Love Not War -- David Cunliffe: The Goodness of People -- Colin Meads: Country Calendar -- Pita Sharples: One Big Happy Whanau -- Richard Faull: Day of the Dead -- Paul Buchanan: The Unquiet American -- Adam Rickitt: The Guy Whose Head Exploded -- Julie Dalzell: Let Them Eat Spinach -- Glynn Cardy: More Jesus, Vicar?

General Fields

  • : 9780958275057
  • : Awa Press
  • : Awa Press
  • : January 2008
  • : 180mm X 110mm
  • : New Zealand
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Steve Braunias
  • : Paperback
  • : 1st Edition
  • : 306.0993
  • : very good
  • : 192