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by Robert Anwood, with contributions by Richard Wolfe.
>>> Exclusive to New Zealand!
"Composed of amusing little info-bites and anecdotes ... it's a good piece of fun" Philip Gibbs, the Nelson Mail.
The Second World War Began in New Zealand is a unique New Zealand edition of Bears Can't Run Downhill containing all-new contributions about New Zealand from Richard Wolfe.
It's a fun collection of wildly inaccurate claims, half-baked theories and fascinating tidbits which may or may not contain a kernel of truth. The ideal book for the bloke down the pub, the quiz fanatic or the trivia buff, itís about "facts" both true and apocryphal, with reliable information presented on their origins and accuracy. Grouped into categories such as Nature, Sports and Geography, the material covers lifeís most important questions, including:
Richard Wolfe is the author of Auckland: A Pictorial History, Kiwiana and Hell-hole of the Pacific, among other novels, children's books and works of social history.
The Second World War Began in New Zealand is available from all half-decent bookshops in New Zealand. If your local bookshop doesn't stock it, please pester them until they do!