The Resource Access road, Maurice Gee

Access road, Maurice Gee

Label
Access road
Title
Access road
Statement of responsibility
Maurice Gee
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This is a novel of family secrets and tensions, and distant past grievances, set like so much of Maurice Gee's fiction in the West Auckland town of Loomis. It is also vintage Maurice Gee, widely recognised as New Zealand's finest living fiction writer. Publication will be a significant event. New Zealand fiction doesn't get any better than this. Three brothers and sisters, all now in their eighties, two of them living in the old family home, are struggling to cope with events that have happened way back in the past. It all bursts into the open when an old school friend visits Loomis, with malice in his heart. He keeps the biggest secret of all, about the disappearance of a girl many years before. As the novel reaches its climax, the tensions reach breaking point, and violence breaks out. The death of one of the protagonists seems inevitable.--Publisher's description
Member of
Cataloging source
NZNB
Dewey number
NZ823.2
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Series statement
New Zealand Bestsellers List
Access road, Maurice Gee
Label
Access road, Maurice Gee
Publication
Note
Novel
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Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Novel. -This is a novel of family secrets and tensions, and distant past grievances, set like so much of Maurice Gee's fiction in the West Auckland town of Loomis. It is also vintage Maurice Gee, widely recognised as New Zealand's finest living fiction writer. Publication will be a significant event. New Zealand fiction doesn't get any better than this. Three brothers and sisters, all now in their eighties, two of them living in the old family home, are struggling to cope with events that have happened way back in the past. It all bursts into the open when an old school friend visits Loomis, with malice in his heart. He keeps the biggest secret of all, about the disappearance of a girl many years before. As the novel reaches its climax, the tensions reach breaking point, and violence breaks out. The death of one of the protagonists seems inevitable.--Publisher's description
Control code
12913443
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Dimensions
23 cm.
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Extent
204 pages
Isbn
9780143202448
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) TAU146981
  • (NLNZils)1341349
  • (OCoLC)429667051
  • (Nz)12913443

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