Set in 1959 this is story of fifteen year old Alex, a champion swimmer who is swimming to qualify for the Olympic Games in Rome. This book won the New Zealand Story Book of the Year Award in 1988. The author has also written "Night Race to Kawau".
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Book Description Penguin Group New Zealand, Limited, Auckland, New Zealand, 1989. Paperback. Book Condition: Good. 1st Edition. First edition paperback with '1 3 5 7 9 10 8 6 4 2' number string. A little shelf wear to the cover and a light tan and some foxing (spotting) to the page edges. Otherwise this is in good condition. The pages are still tight, bright and extremely clean and there are no inscriptions. The spine is crease free. All my books are carefully packed and I make every effort to despatch orders the same day. If you have any questions regarding this book please do not hesitate to ask. A photograph of the actual book is readily available upon request. Bookseller Inventory # 012096
Book Description Penguin Group New Zealand, Limited. Paperback. Book Condition: Fair. Ex-Library Book - will contain Library Markings. Bookseller Inventory # G0140340564I5N10
Book Description Penguin New Zealand 1990-02-06, 1990. Paperback. Book Condition: Fair. 0140340564 We guarantee all of our items - customer service and satisfaction are our top priorities. Please allow 4 - 14 business days for Standard shipping, within the US. Bookseller Inventory # POTM-0140340564
Book Description Plus Fiction / Penguin Books, 1989. Paperback. Book Condition: Good. Book is in good condition. Pages are clean and the binding is tight. *NOTE* Stock photo may not represent the actual book for sale. Bookseller Inventory # mon0000429774