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New Zealand: South Island

Reading and Travel Guide
Enrich your travels with reading! Here's a hand-picked list prepared for your journey in conjunction with the book experts at Longitude.
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Essential Reading Package-EXNZL126

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Southern Exposure

NZL63
Chris Duff
Globe Pequot Press
2003
264
0762725958
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
Seasoned kayaker Chris Duff challenges the waters of the Pacific while ruminating on the beauty of New Zealand's coast and its people.
$17.95

Come on Shore and We Will Kill and Eat You All

NZL96
Christina Thompson
Bloomsbury USA
2009
288
1596911271
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
Historian Thompson effortlessly alternates tales of mostly disastrous early encounters with the Maori and the story of the love of her life, Seven, the Maori she married, in this endearing memoir.
$15.00

Eyewitness Guide New Zealand

NZL45
Eyewitness Guides
DK Publishing
2016
384
1465439625
PAPER
Guidebook
1
0
0
0
This superb guide features color photography, dozens of excellent local maps and a region-by-region overview of attractions.
$25.00

New Zealand Adventure Map

NZL09
National Geographic
National Geographic Maps
2011
1
1566955491
MAP
Reference
1
0
0
0
A detailed map at a scale of 1:1,000,000, printed on handy tear- and water-resistant paper.
$11.95

A Personal Kiwi-Yankee Dictionary

NZL13
Louis Leland
Pelican Publishing Company
1990
115
0882894145
PAPER
Language & Phrasebooks
0
0
0
0
Take this book with you on your trip to help you untangle the sometimes perplexing and colorful local idioms.
$7.95

Culture Smart! New Zealand

NZL75
Sue Butler, Ljiljana Baird
Kuperard
2017
168
1857338561
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A concise, well-illustrated and practical guide to local customs, etiquette and culture.
$11.99

National Geographic New Zealand

NZL99
Peter Turner, Colin Monteath (Photographer)
National Geographic
2013
320
1426202334
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
This compact, abundantly illustrated guide introduces the history, culture and nature of New Zealand with excellent essays, maps and color photography.
$25.95

Fairness and Freedom

USA468
David Hackett Fischer
Oxford University Press
2012
629
0199832706
HARD COVER
History
0
0
0
0
Pulitzer Prize-winner Fischer compares the politics of America and New Zealand, posing the question: is it possible to be both fair and free? Despite its focus on politics and fairness, the book is thoroughly enjoyable and, in its own way, a travelogue.
$34.95

Maori Tattooing

NZL67
H.G. Robley
Dover Publications
2004
240
0486430928
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
A new unabridged edition of the classic, illustrated sourcebook on Maori tattooing (moko), first published in 1896. The author pays scrupulous attention to the intricate patterns, design and cultural meaning of traditional Maori tattoos.
$15.95

The Reef, A Passionate History

AUS277
Iain McCalman
Macmillan
2015
352
0374535345
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
McCalman, a historian at the University of Sydney, brings to life the explorers and scientists, beachcombers, divers, indigenous peoples and castaways who first experienced the Great Barrier Reef.
$16.00

The Happy Isles of Oceania

PAC03
Paul Theroux
Mariner Books
2006
480
061865898X
PAPER
Exploration
0
1
0
0
The peripatetic author flies off to Australia and New Zealand with a kayak and ends up exploring much of Melanesia and Polynesia, including Tonga, Fiji and the Marquesas, in this wickedly funny, wide-ranging tale.
$16.95

Slipping Into Paradise, Why I Live in New Zealand

NZL69
Jeffrey Moussaieff Masson
Ballantine Books
2004
304
0345466349
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
In this far-ranging travelogue, Masson (who wrote a series of books on the emotional lives of animals) combines his travels and tales with history, riffs on the Kiwis, nature and society.
$14.95

Erewhon

NZL65
Samuel Butler, Peter Mudford (Introduction)
Penguin
1970
232
0140430571
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Butler's classic Victorian novel inspired by his experiences in 1860s New Zealand. A satirical account of a journey to an upside-down country at the end of the world, where sick people are thrown in jail and murderers are taken to the hospital.
$17.00

Here at the End of the World We Learn to Dance

NZL101
Lloyd Jones
Bantam Doubleday
2008
276
0385342624
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Originally published in 2002, this sensuous novel is set in rural New Zealand and spans the end of World War I to the present day. Brought together by their obsession with the tango, two couples experience the trials of true love and the power of storytelling.
$12.00

Once Were Warriors

NZL19
Alan Duff
Vintage Books
1995
192
0679761810
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
This controversial best-selling novel follows the fate of a Maori woman in what appears to be modern-day Auckland, an insightful look at social problems of the Maori in contemporary New Zealand.
$14.00

The Bone People

NZL02
Keri Hulme
Viking
2010
464
0143116452
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Set on the South Island, this powerful novel brings together three troubled individuals who represent Maori and European traditions in contemporary New Zealand.
$16.00

The Luminaries

NZL126
Eleanor Catton
Little Brown and Company
2014
864
0316074292
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Murder and mystery in 19th-century New Zealand. This epic and intricately constructed tale -- spinning out over 800 pages -- is set during the wild days of the 1866 gold rush on the west coast of South Island. It's just over Arthur's Pass from where Catton was raised in Christchurch.
$18.00

The Earth Machine, The Science of a Dynamic Planet

GEO44
James D. Webster, Edmond A. Mathez
Columbia University Press
2007
378
0231125798
PAPER
Science
0
0
0
0
An informative, illustrated overview of the earth and its fiery origins by curators of the American Museum of Natural History's Hall of Planet Earth.
$32.95

A Field Guide to the Birds of New Zealand

NZL116
Julian Fitter
Princeton University Press
2012
288
0691153515
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
A comprehensive and compact guide by longtime resident Julian Fitter featuring 600 color photographs, range maps and species descriptions.
$24.95

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Fishwatcher's Field Guide, Great Barrier Reef

DIV41
I Greenberg
Seahawk Press
1985
LB-1108
PLASTIC CARD
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
A double-sided, laminated card covering the reef fish of Australia, Papua New Guinea and the tropical Pacific.
$7.50

Xenophobe's Guide to the Kiwis

NZL117
Christine Cole Catley
Trafalgar Square
2008
92
1906042411
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
This irreverent pocket guide to cultural awareness is both insightful and entertaining.
$7.95

The Great Barrier Reef Dive Guide

AUS275
Roberto Rinaldi
Abbeville Publishing Group
1999
168
0789204568
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
Written by leading diving authorities, Abbeville’s Dive Guide series combines full-color underwater photography with outstanding practical information and diving advice. Includes a visual dictionary of reef inhabitants.
$27.50