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Marlborough Man

Author : Alan Carter
ISBN : 9781925164541
Genre : Fiction
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Nick Chester is working as a sergeant for the Havelock police in the Marlborough Sound, at the top of New Zealand’s South Island. If the river isn’t flooded and the land hasn’t slipped, it’s paradise. Unless you are also hiding from a ruthless man with a grudge, in which case, remote beauty has its own kind of danger. In the last couple of weeks, two locals have vanished. Their bodies are found, but the Pied Piper is still at large.Marlborough Man is a gripping story about the hunter and the hunted, and about what happens when evil takes hold in a small town.
Category: Fiction

Marlborough Man

Author : Allan Scott
ISBN : 177554057X
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The true story of the rise of Marlborough and NZ Sauvignon Blanc, told by one of its pioneers, winemaker Allan Scott, as both personal and professional memoir, fully illustrated. The remarkable story of Marlborough wine, from the planting of the first vines to the global success of New Zealand's billion-dollar sauvignon blanc industry, is also the very personal story of winemaker Allan Scott. As a young farm hand he helped plant the first vines, going on to help Montana and Corbans establish their sauvignon vineyards, and and then to found his own hugely successful family winery. He knows the real stories, the mistakes and the triumphs, the heroes and villains, and how an unlikely region of New Zealand's South Island became a varietal powerhouse and major export industry. A lot of how it happened came down to luck, along with perserverence and bloody-mindedness, and some extraordinary ingenuity that revolutionised winemaking. Setting the record straight, as well as telling a personal saga of risking it all and keeping a family together, Allan recounts his story with great humour and modesty. With a rich photographic archive and new photography from award winning photographer Patrick Reynold, this is a fine memoir with real body and taste.

Marlborough S America

Author : Stephen Saunders Webb
ISBN : 9780300178593
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Scholars of British America generally conclude that the early eighteenth-century Anglo-American empire was commercial in economics, liberal in politics, and parochial in policy, somnambulant in an era of “salutary neglect,” but Stephen Saunders Webb here demonstrates that the American provinces, under the spur of war, became capitalist, coercive, and aggressive, owing to the vigorous leadership of career army officers, trained and nominated to American government by the captain general of the allied armies, the first duke of Marlborough, and that his influence, and that of his legates, prevailed through the entire century in America. Webb’s work follows the duke, whom an eloquent enemy described as “the greatest statesman and the greatest general that this country or any other country has produced,” his staff and soldiers, through the ten campaigns, which, by defanging France, made the union with Scotland possible and made “Great Britain” preeminent in the Atlantic world. Then Webb demonstrates that the duke’s legates transformed American colonies into provinces of empire. Marlborough’s America, fifty years in the making, is the fourth volume of The Governors-General.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Marlborough S War Machine 1702 1211

Author : James Falkner
ISBN : 9781848848214
Genre : History
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Blenheim, Ramilles , Oudenarde, Malplaquet _ much has been written about the brilliant victories of the Duke of Marlborough's Anglo-Dutch army over the armies of Louis XIV of France during the War of the Spanish Succession. Less attention has been focused on the men and the military organization that made these achievements possible - the soldiers, the commanders, the army structure and administration, the logistics, engineering, weapons and finance. That is why James Falkner's penetrating account of the composition and operation of Marlborough's army is of such value. His clear analysis gives a fascinating insight into Marlborough's war machine and into the conduct of war in Europe 300 years ago.
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History Of M Ori Of Nelson And Marlborough

Author : Hilary Mitchell
ISBN : 1869690877
Genre : Maori (New Zealand people)
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This book is a richly illustrated, comprehensive history of Te Tau Ihu O Te Waka a Maui - the Nelson and Marlborough region. The ancestral tribes and more recent Maori occupiers of the Nelson and Marlborough region have left traaditions of the creation, shaping. discovery and Occupation of these lands which are as rich and detailed as the tribal accounts from any other region of New Zealand or even the islands of Polynesia. Volume one: Te Tangata me Te Whenua - The People and the Land encompasses myths and legends, the succession of tribes who have inhabited the region of Te Tau Ihu O Te Waka a Maui and their interactions, early encounters with europeans , the arrival of the New Zealand company, the treaty of Waitangi, land transactions, and the administration of Maori Reserves.
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Newton Genealogy

Author : L.E. Newton
ISBN : 9785872011651
Genre : History
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Newton genealogy, genealogical, biographical, historical being a record of the descendants of Richard Newton of Sudbury and Marlborough, Massachusetts 1638, with genealogies of families descended from the immigrants, Rev. Roger Newton of Milford, Connecticut; Thomas Newton of Fairfield, Connecticut; Matthew Newton of Stonington, Connecticut; Newtons of Virginia; Newtons near Boston.
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