Whanganuilibrary.com
Normal view MARC view ISBD view

A many coated man / Owen Marshall.

By: Marshall, Owen, 1941-.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Dunedin, N.Z. : Longacre Press, 1995Description: 280 pages ; 21 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 0958340528 (pbk.) :.Subject(s): New Zealand -- FictionGenre/Form: New Zealand fiction -- 20th century. | New Zealand fiction.DDC classification: NZ823.2 Summary: A Novel.
Tags from this library: No tags from this library for this title. Log in to add tags.
    average rating: 0.0 (0 votes)
Item type Current location Collection Call number Copy number Status Date due
Fiction Alexander Library | Te Rerenga Mai o Te Kauru
Stack Room
Stack Room MAR 1 Available

Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

It is the next millennium and Albous Slaven's life is spectacularly and irrevocable altered after he hangs for an instant from a power line. Whie recuperating he senses new-found gift; the gift of oratory. Driven to hold rallies throughout New Zealand, Slaven astrounds and alarms the ruling politicians. He too is astounded and often bemused by the response of the tens of thousands who flock to hear him. But what is his message? Is he a Messiah, a political saviour, or an idealist who conjures up forces he can neither understand nor control? Own Marshall's A MANY COATED MAN is typically witty, eloquent and satirical. The lives of his characters are deftly and disconcertingly explored as he paints a vivid and often lyrical picture of a physical world that is startlingly, unmistakable New Zealand.

A Novel.

2 11 18 22 27 49 60 74 77 94 96 100 147 149 154 161 175