The Resource Hawks, Andrew Grant

Hawks, Andrew Grant

Label
Hawks
Title
Hawks
Statement of responsibility
Andrew Grant
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Hawks is the tale of New Zealand's wild south-west, set during the early years of the venison recovery industry. This was the era when the cowboys rode choppers instead of horses and used semi-automatic weapons, not six guns. They lived, worked and often died in the most rugged, inhospitable and spectacular corner of this country - the vast Fiordland wilderness. While Hawks is a tale of fiction, much of the fast-paced action depicted here is based on actual incidents. This is the story of Gray, an enigmatic young man trying to leave his past and the horrors of the Vietnam War behind him. In New Zealand's southern lands he finds himself in another war, a war of a very different kind - a war for the huge profits of the burgeoning venison recovery industry. With the skills learned in the SAS, Gray becomes the top gun, the man every chopper pilot wants in the gun seat on his machine. As the war heats up, the competition gets fiercer in the quest for the venison dollar. The men in the air begin to take increasingly desperate risks. Many make mistakes and die, while some die at the hands of others. Gray's tale encompasses life, death and love. Unashamedly robust, Hawks tells it like it really was, or could have been, as greed and jealousy and a woman named Mary combine to bring about an explosive finale." --Publisher's website
Cataloging source
NZ1
Dewey number
NZ823.2
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR9639.4.G73
LC item number
H39 2015
Literary form
novels
Hawks, Andrew Grant
Label
Hawks, Andrew Grant
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Novel
  • "New edition of the Kiwi masterpiece on the venison wars in New Zealand's wild south-west"--Cover
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Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn933219270
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Dimensions
24 cm
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Extent
250 pages
Isbn
9781877566776
Lccn
2015463085
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
(OCoLC)933219270

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