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This is a second-hand hardcover book.

Condition: The book has no dust jacket (it may not have been issued with one). The cover has light surface rubbing, and a light bump to the top edge of the spine. There is a very light browning around the edges of the pages, otherwise the page are clean and bright. The rest of the book has no faults.

The dimensions: 216 x 306 mm
Pages: 383
Publisher: Parapara - Field’s Track Historical Society Incorporated
Publication date: 2002 first edition

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The Heart of the Parapara & Field’s Track
By Ross Annabell with Marion Donald

This book is the story of the settlement of a valley and a community on State Highway 4, Wanganui-Raetihi, and its centre exit Field's Track, from the late 1800s. It provides a rich and fascinating account of how this notorious road came into being and of the people who bravely settled in the area, their holdings, their social activities and their children's schools.

Contents:

-Parapara Beginnings
-Agrarian Gold
-The Road
-Maori Memories
-The Masons and Montgomeries
-The Baddeleys of Pakira
-The Kennedy Family
-The Transport Pioneers
-Kakatahi Settlements Settlers - Store - Residents
-Fire and Disaster
-A Tough Life for Women
-Accidents, Disasters, Death, Crime and Injury
-Increasing Production
-The Topdressers
-Schools on the Parapara and Field's Track - written by Marion Donald
-Recreation
-The Farms and Families on the Parapara Road
-Field's Track Farms and the Families
-Bibliography
-Index
-The Authors

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