The Urewera Country, In The Eastern Centre Of The North Island, Is The Largest Unbroken Expanse Of Native Bush In New Zealand It Is Into This Harsh Environment Of Precipitate Hills And Impassable Forest That A Young Maori Boy Ricky And His Uncle Hec Flee When The Social Welfare People Threaten Once Again To Put Ricky In A Home Following The Death Of His Beloved Aunt Bella.Wild Pork And Watercress Is A Rapid Fire Tale Of Raw Adventure As Uncle Hec And Ricky Use All Their Skills To Survive In The Hard Bush World It Is Also The Moving Story Of A Young Misfits Rapid Rise To Maturity When Faced With The Uncompromising Character Of The New Zealand Bush And The Cruel Attempts Of The Authorities To Bring Him And His Uncle Hec To Justice It Uncovers With Rare Skill The Slow Maturing Love And Trust Between Two Loners In A Hard World.
New Zealand author of semi autobiographical comic novels based on his image as a rugged outdoors man.
- 163 pages
- Wild Pork and Watercress
- Barry Crump
- 11 December 2018 Barry Crump