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The strength of eggshells / Kirsty Powell.

By: Powell, Kirsty.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: [Auckland, New Zealand] : Cloud Ink Press Ltd, 2019Copyright date: ©2019Description: 272 pages ; 24 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780473474201; 0473474204.Subject(s): Women -- New Zealand -- Fiction | New Zealand -- Rural conditions -- FictionGenre/Form: New Zealand fiction -- 21st century.Review: "New Zealand literary fiction with a part historical setting. Kate sets out on a motorbike to find her past. Why does her mother Jane only communicate through poetry? What became of her grandmother Meredith who travelled up the Whanganui River on a paddle steamer to marry a returned soldier in an ill-fated valley beyond the Bridge to Nowhere? And what should Kate do about her own two pointed love triangle. THE STRENGTH OF EGGSHELLS explores the lives of strong rural New Zealanders, set against the fragile isolation of a farm upbringing, two world wars and a landscape that is inevitably slipping beyond reach"--https://www.goodreads.com
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Why did her mother Jane only communicate through poetry? What became of her grandmother Meredith who travelled up the Whanganui River on a paddle steamer to marry a returned soldier in an ill-fated valley, beyond the Bridge to Nowhere? And what should Kate do about her own two-pointed love triangle? Somewhere out there are the answers; out where only her motorbike can take her. The Strength of Eggshells explores the lives of strong rural New Zealanders, set against the fragile isolation of a farm upbringing, two world wars and a landscape that is inevitably slipping beyond reach.

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"New Zealand literary fiction with a part historical setting. Kate sets out on a motorbike to find her past. Why does her mother Jane only communicate through poetry? What became of her grandmother Meredith who travelled up the Whanganui River on a paddle steamer to marry a returned soldier in an ill-fated valley beyond the Bridge to Nowhere? And what should Kate do about her own two pointed love triangle. THE STRENGTH OF EGGSHELLS explores the lives of strong rural New Zealanders, set against the fragile isolation of a farm upbringing, two world wars and a landscape that is inevitably slipping beyond reach"--https://www.goodreads.com