Non-fiction

Non-fiction other than that concerned with memory

Letters to Emma (Paperback)

US$18.25

Letters to Emma tells one story of how New Zealand was built in the later years of the nineteenth century. This is a personal history, told through the correspondence of the Sumpters, a leading Oamaru family. 

 

A personal history of early New Zealand, through the correspondence of a leading Oamaru family. 

 

The ‘black 1880s’ were a hard time for many in New Zealand, and this was felt across society — for young men struggling to establish themselves and ‘patriarchs’ alike.

Book cover
Price: US$18.25

Letters to Emma: Early Oamaru through the eyes of the Sumpter family

US$2.99

A personal history of early New Zealand, told through the correspondence of a leading Oamaru family. 

 

A personal history of early New Zealand, told through the correspondence of a leading Oamaru family. 

 

The ‘black 1880s’ were a hard time for many in New Zealand, and this was felt across society — for young men struggling to establish themselves and ‘patriarchs’ alike.

Book cover
Price: US$2.99
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