Wild Pork And Watercress

Paperback | December 1, 2016

byBarry Crump

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When Social Welfare threatens to put Ricky into care, the overweight Maori boy and cantankerous Uncle Hec flee into the remote and rugged Ureweras. The impassable bush serves up perilous adventures, forcing the pair of misfits to use all their skills to survive hunger, wild pigs, and the vagaries of the weather. Worse still are the authorities, determined to bring Ricky and Uncle Hec to justice. But despite the difficulties of life on the run, a bond of trust and love blossoms between the world-weary man and his withdrawn sidekick.

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When Social Welfare threatens to put Ricky into care, the overweight Maori boy and cantankerous Uncle Hec flee into the remote and rugged Ureweras. The impassable bush serves up perilous adventures, forcing the pair of misfits to use all their skills to survive hunger, wild pigs, and the vagaries of the weather. Worse still are the aut...

Barry Crump began writing in 1960 with A Good Keen Man. By 1992 his New Zealand book sales were estimated at more than a million copies. As well as a bestselling author, Crump was an actor, television personality, poet, radio commentator, traveler, gold miner, and photographer. He is the author of 24 books.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:240 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.68 inPublished:December 1, 2016Publisher:Penguin Random House New Zealand LimitedLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0143573748

ISBN - 13:9780143573746

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