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Elaine Grant-Dolby

Novel 'The West Coast Whitebait Children'

Novel 'The West Coast Whitebait Children'

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Intimate secrets shared with a stranger

 Books One and Two are part of a series. They are based

on the intimate and vivid depiction of the lives and

legends of characters, places and events from the South

Island over the past sixty or so years, particularly on the

West Coast. They are about the complexities of growing

up, youthful and elderly romance, lost and fulfilled

aspirations, and delicious revenge. Stories include

humour, and insights into the spirit of the Coast: about its

beauty, ancient Maori and recent history, village life and

people, and the importance and demise of coal mining.

Our ‘whitebait children’s love of whitebaiting, though

compelling for them, is just a glue that helps link

memorable characters, places and times. The reader will

come to like Millie, admire Molly and George, and love

the wonderful long-deceased Lettie who ‘saw’ more in

her short life than most of us ever will.   And she was







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