Janet Frame: An Autobiography. To the Is-land, An Angel at my Table, The Envoy from Mirror City

Author(s): Janet Frame

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Janet Frame brings the skill of an extraordinary novelist and poet to these vivid and haunting recollections, gathere here for the first time in a single edition and complemented by previously unpublished photographs.


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ABOUT THE AUTHOR Janet Frame was born in Dunedin in 1924. She was the author of eleven novels, five collections of stories, a volume of poetry and a children's book. She was a Burns Scholar and a Sargeson Fellow and won the New Zealand Scholarship in Letters and the Hubert Church Award for Prose. She was made a CBE in 1983 for services to literature, awarded an honorary doctorate of literature from Otago University in 1978, and one from Waikato University in 1992. She received New Zealand's highest civil honour in 1990 when she was made a Member of the Order of New Zealand. Janet Frame died in January 2004.

In the second place; toward the is-land; in velvet gown; the railway people; Ferry Street, Wyndham; hark, hark, the dogs do bark; fifty-six Eden street, Oamuru; death and sickness; poppy; O.K. pormanent wave; the prince of sleep; cures; the birds of the air; pastimes; Gussy and the Invercargill march; the Anthenaeum; clothed in white Samite; picnics; a death; once paumanok; the hungry generations; the kingdom by the sea; scapers and bluey; Faust and piano; marking time; early spring snow; "That's not you, Jasper"; university entrance; imagination; a country full of rivers; leaving the is-land, greeting the is-land;

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  • : 9781869410292
  • : Random Century
  • : Random Century
  • : 0.856
  • : January 1991
  • : 229mm X 154mm X 34mm
  • : New Zealand
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Janet Frame
  • : Paperback
  • : very good
  • : 437
  • : BxW photographs