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Making the most of it / Catherine Kennedy.

By: Kennedy, Catherine, 1952- [author.].
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Wanganui, New Zealand : Catherine Kennedy, 2015Copyright date: ©2015Description: 434 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780473305284 :.Other title: memoir of a Kiwi battler [Subtitle on cover:].Subject(s): Russell, David | Men -- New Zealand -- Biography | Deer hunting -- New Zealand -- Anecdotes | Hunters -- New Zealand -- Biography | Boats and boating -- New Zealand -- Anecdotes | Wanganui District (N.Z.) -- BiographyDDC classification: 920.710993 Summary: "David Russell is a raconteur in 'Barry Crump' style. In this memoir of his life, he yarns about his deer stalking exploits in the Kaimanawas and around New Zealand, his pioneering jet boating up the Whanganui River and his record breaking competitive jet boat racing, his re-discovery of the 'lost' 'Bridge to Nowhere' while exploring the Whanganui River valley, his encounters with James K Baxter, and much more. His story begins in 1932, when as a two year old boy, he is declared indigent, having being abandoned by his natural family"--Back cover.
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Heritage & Archives Alexander Library | Te Rerenga Mai o Te Kauru
Heritage Collections
Reference - not for loan B RUS 1 Available T00589618
Biographies Davis (Central) Library
Non-Fiction
Non-Fiction B RUS Available T00801978
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"David Russell is a raconteur in 'Barry Crump' style. In this memoir of his life, he yarns about his deer stalking exploits in the Kaimanawas and around New Zealand, his pioneering jet boating up the Whanganui River and his record breaking competitive jet boat racing, his re-discovery of the 'lost' 'Bridge to Nowhere' while exploring the Whanganui River valley, his encounters with James K Baxter, and much more. His story begins in 1932, when as a two year old boy, he is declared indigent, having being abandoned by his natural family"--Back cover.

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"David Russell is a raconteur in 'Barry Crump' style. In this memoir of his life, he yarns about his deer stalking exploits in the Kaimanawas and around New Zealand, his pioneering jet boating up the Whanganui River and his record breaking competitive jet boat racing, his re-discovery of the 'lost' 'Bridge to Nowhere' while exploring the Whanganui River valley, his encounters with James K Baxter, and much more. His story begins in 1932, when as a two year old boy, he is declared indigent, having being abandoned by his natural family"--Back cover.

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