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A Wind From the North

Historical New Zealand Novel by Bryce Hadfeild. Sam a teenage shipyard apprentice in 1840s Liverpool has a promising future shattered when his stepmother Alice accuses him of rape. Her wealthy father a shipping tycoon has him thrown into jail. He escapes the death penalty to be transported on the barque St George with 92 other convicted boys to Auckland in 1842.

0473077647,A Wind From the North,Bryce Hadfield,Isbn9780473077647, http://shop.copypress.co.nz/shopn/spi/copyp_8926,The Copy Press, www.copypress.co.nz.

A Wind From the North - A Wind From the North(Bryce Hadfield)ISBN0473077647
A Wind From the North(Bryce Hadfield)ISBN0473077647
A Wind From the North
Sam a teenage shipyard apprentice in 1840s Liverpool has a promising future shattered when his stepmother, Alice, cries rape. Her wealthy father, a shipping tycoon has him thrown into jail. He escapes the death penalty, to be transported on the barque St George with 92 other convicted boys to Auckland in 1842.
Alice, who flees the catastrophic mess she has created, takes a job as a nursemaid to a family with whom she also sails to Auckland, where inevitably she meets Sam again.
He swears dire vengance on her for the false accusations she made and the consequences he had to endure.
This book tells the story of a boy reaching for maturity and starting a shipbuilding business in spite of the hostility and prejudice of new settlers, while experiencing the joys and disillusionment of young love.
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  NZ$ 29.50



Used expressions:A Wind From the North 0473077647,A Wind From the North,Bryce Hadfield,Isbn9780473077647, http://shop.copypress.co.nz/shopn/spi/copyp_8926,The Copy Press, www.copypress.co.nz.,Historical New Zealand Novel by Bryce Hadfeild. Sam a teenage shipyard apprentice in 1840s Liverpool has a promising future shattered when his stepmother Alice accuses him of rape. Her wealthy father a shipping tycoon has him thrown into jail. He escapes the death penalty to be transported on the barque St George with 92 other convicted boys to Auckland in 1842.

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