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Sole survivor, a novel, by Derek Hansen

Summary
Disillusioned with professional life, Rosie, a doctor, unexpectedly inherits a shack on the northern tip of New Zealand's Great Barrier Island and decides it's time to begin anew. She arrives at her home to find she has two neighbors sharing the wilderness -- Red O'Hara, traumatized by horrific wartime experiences working an the Burma railway as a P.O.W. of the Japanese, and Angus McLeod, a retired policeman, who has fled from a society he has as soft and contemptible. Rosie's sudden appearance panics Red and Angus. Both of them fear she will disrupt their neatly ordered lives. And they're right. Tough, smart, and practical, Rosie soon turn the lives of Red and Angus upside down. And as they work out their relationship, an unexpected threat draws them closer together: the depredations of a big Japanese trawler threaten to destroy their food supply and their environment.
Language
eng
Literary Form
fiction
Physical Description
426 p., 25 cm.
Isbn
9780684854076

Library Locations

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    3 Meetinghouse Road, Bedford, NH, 03110, US
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