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Holy Joe's People A Parson in Fiordland Frank Glen front cover page torn out,
HB medium Size 1968 First Edition 182 pages brilliant overall condition, with DW cover, although cover rubbed, marked, bumped shelf wear, pre-loved, book.
A fascinating, informative, insightful coverage of what's officially known as Western Southland parish over 3,000,000 acres in extent with quite a few characters within its boundaries. Includes coal-mining town Ohai, high-country farmlands, rural communities, and the whole vast empty area of New Zealand's Fiordland National Park. Frank & Billy new to parsonage life, had share of embarrassing first experiences, hunting deer, have mug tea with road-mender rather than tinkle teaspoon in city drawing room, baptisms, marriages, funeral services, tough Hydro-Electric workers first stage Manapouri scheme, crayfishermen who worked the Sounds, Church meetings, five years ministry in Western Southland. How should young minister & wife face a 3 million-acre parish that includes a formidable wild & rugged terrain, quite a few wild & rugged characters. Should he minister mainly to church goers? or plunge in 'boots an' all' to community life including the pubs, mines, engineering camps, deerstalkers' huts, fishing vessels of the Fiords? Frank Glen decided on 'boots an' all' & here's his story. NZ history well illustrated

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