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    DescriptionIn Summer, 1981, a young Neville Peat set out from Cape Reinga on his new 10-speed bike Blue, aiming to cycle through the small towns of New Zealand from north to south, all the way to Stewart Island. The week before Easter, he reached his destination. He wrote a book about it, Detours: A Journey through Small-Town New Zealand, which sold many copies and was broadcast on the radio. Many times in the intervening years, usually on anniversaries of the journey, he wished to try a repeat journey, but life held other challenges. Now, as a leading author, and in the age of the personal computer and cell phone â?? a very different world â?? he has revisited many of the towns and regions, not on a bicycle, but by car. In Detours â?? A Generation On, an opening essay reflects once again on how small-town New Zealand is doing, followed up by a reprint of the 80's classic account.


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    Title
    Detours - A Generation on
    Subtitle
    A Journey Through Small-Town New Zealand
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Neville Peat
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 240
    Width: 155 mm
    Height: 235 mm
    Thickness: 25 mm
    Weight: 422 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781877372391
    ISBN 10: 1877372390
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: TRV
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T8.5
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1MBN
    BIC subject category V2: WTL
    Libri: I-TT
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 01
    BIC subject category V2: WSQ
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 23690
    B&T General Subject: 800
    B&T Merchandise Category: TVL
    Ingram Subject Code: TT
    BISAC Merchandising Theme: ET026
    Ingram Theme: CULT/AUSTRL
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 11
    LC classification: DU
    BISAC V2.8: BIO026000, TRV004000
    DC22: 919.3044
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 75
    BIC subject category V2: 1MBN
    Abridged Dewey: 919
    Thema V1.0: SZD, WTL
    Edition statement
    New.
    Illustrations note
    b/w illus
    Publisher
    Otago University Press
    Imprint name
    Otago University Press
    Publication date
    01 June 2007
    Publication City/Country
    Dunedin