The Resource Hokitika town, Charlotte Randall

Hokitika town, Charlotte Randall

Label
Hokitika town
Title
Hokitika town
Statement of responsibility
Charlotte Randall
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Hokitika, 1865, at the height of the Gold Rush. In a town with a hundred pubs, young Halfie aka Harvey, Thumbsucker, Bedwetter, Cocoa and Pipsqueak gets by as best he can. Most of the time he hangs around the Bathsheba pub, washing dishes, running errands and making the odd coin - and observing from close quarters the parade of miners, dancing girls, petty crims and plain drunks that passes through the doors. When you're a coin boy you see a lot of life, and from low down. But how much do you really understand? What's going on in young Halfie's world?"-- Publisher description
Cataloging source
NZNB
Dewey number
NZ823.2
Index
no index present
Literary form
novels
Nature of contents
bibliography
Hokitika town, Charlotte Randall
Label
Hokitika town, Charlotte Randall
Publication
Note
  • Novel
  • "Life as a West Coast coin boy"--Cover
Related Contributor
Related Location
Related Agents
Related Authorities
Related Subjects
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [273])
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Subtitle on cover: Life as a West Coast coin boy. -Hokitika, 1865, at the height of the Gold Rush. In a town with a hundred pubs, young Halfie - aka Harvey, Thumbsucker, Bedwetter, Cocoa and Pipsqueak - gets by as best he can. Most of the time he hangs around the Bathsheba pub, washing dishes, running errands and making the odd coin - and observing from close quarters the parade of miners, dancing girls, petty crims and plain drunks that passes through the doors. When you're a coin boy you see a lot of life, and from low down. But how much do you really understand? What's going on in young Halfie's world? In this beguiling new novel by the author of The Curative, a rattling good yarn reveals that life is rarely what it seems
Control code
13549342
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Dimensions
20 cm.
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Extent
272, [1] pages
Isbn
9780143565390
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) TAU167788
  • 13549342
  • (NLNZils)1462553
  • (OCoLC)702361696
  • (Nz)13549342

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