A beautifully crafted memoir of a family coping with their mother's dementia, Song for Rosaleen is both a celebration of Rosaleen Desmond's life and an unflinching account of the practical and ethical dilemmas that faced her six children. Told with love, insight... read more

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: 9780995100121
: Massey University Press
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: Pip Desmond
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Song for Rosaleen
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When writer and historian Peter Wells found a cache of family letters amongst his elderly mother's effects, he realised that he had the means of retracing the history of a not-untypical family swept out to New Zealand during the great ninet... read more

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: 9780994147363
: Massey University Press
: Massey University Press
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: Peter Wells
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Dear Oliver: Uncovering a Pakeha History
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Ten years after the end of World War I, the Sydney Sun reported that an unknown Anzac still lay in a Sydney psychiatric hospital. 'This man . . . was found wandering in a London street during the war,' reported the paper. 'He said he was an Australian... read more

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: 9781869408824
: Auckland University Press
: Auckland University Press
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: David Hastings
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Odyssey of the Unknown Anzac
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"Alexander Aitken was an ordinary soldier with an extraordinary mind. The student who enlisted in 1915 was a mathematical genius who could multiply nine-digit numbers in his head. He took a violin with him to Galli... read more

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: 9781869408817
: Auckland University Press
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: Alexander C. Aitken; Alex Calder (Editor)
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Gallipoli to the Somme: Recollections of a New Zealand Infantryman
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