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Author Millar, Paul.
Title No fretful sleeper : a life of Bill Pearson / Paul Millar.
Imprint Auckland, NZ : Auckland University Press, 2010.

Subject Pearson, Bill, 1922-
Authors, New Zealand -- 20th century -- Biography.
Description 1 online resource (xi, 380 pages) : illustrations
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 360-366) and index.
Contents 1. A pattern of mysterious events and places -- 2. A strange tribe: family life in Greymouth, 1913-1929 -- 3. A good boy: primary school years, 1929-1933 -- 4. A solitary boy: high school, 1934-1936 -- 5. Toeing the line: Greymouth, 1936-1937 -- 6. Three things happened: Greymouth, 1938 -- 7. A farewell to childhood: Christchurch, 1939 -- 8. Teachers' training college: Dunedin, 1940-1941 -- 9. A lasting impression: Blackball, 1942 -- 10. A chance to get his bearings: New Zealand and Fiji, 1942-1945 -- 11. No more illusions: Egypt and Italy, 1945-1946 -- 12. Living down his past: Japan and New Zealand, 1946-1947 -- 13. A changed man to a changed New Zealand: Christchurch, 1947-1948 -- 14. In two minds: Oxford, 1949 -- 15. A good deal of variety: London activities, 1949-1954 -- 16. Freedom from all the Kiwi obsessions: critical writing and New Zealand friends, 1949-1954 -- 17. A labour of love: writing Coal flat in London, 1950-1954 -- 18. A demoralising job: The University of Auckland English department, I954-I963 -- 19. Left-wingers and communists: politics, culture and family, 1954-1963 -- 20. A tremendous relief: The Auckland University Māori Club, 1956-1963 -- 21. A Kind of amputation: publishing Coal flat, 1954-1963 -- 22. A great packet of love: Frank Sargeson and London leave, 1963-1965 -- 23. A rock against which I could sometimes Ggsh myself: Auckland and Canberra, 1965-1970 -- 24. Wearing half his heart on his sleeve: 1970-1982 -- 25. Sleep easy, bill, from this retiring day: 1982-2003.
Note Description based on print version record.
ISBN 9781775585985 (electronic bk.)
1775585980 (electronic bk.)
9781869404192
186940419X
OCLC # 872116568
Additional Format Print version: Millar, Paul. No fretful sleeper 9781869404192 (DLC) 2010413027 (OCoLC)635024036