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Barbara Anderson

Barbara Anderson, born 1926 in Hastings, New Zealand, is a New Zealand writer who has become internationally recognised despite only starting her writing career in her late fifties.

She was educated at Otago University where she graduated with a BSc[?] degree in 1947 . After a career as a medical technologist and teacher, she went back to university in Wellington where she graduate with a BA degree from Victoria University, Wellington[?] in 1984.

External link

New Zealand Book Council (http://www.bookcouncil.org.nz/writers/andersonb.htm) for biography and links

Works

  • I Think We Should Go Into the Jungle : Short Stories. Wellington : Victoria University Press, 1989; London: Secker & Warburg, 1993.
  • Girls' High. Wellington : Victoria University Press, 1990, 1999; London: Secker & Warburg, 1991.
  • Portrait of the Artist's Wife. Wellington : Victoria University Press, 1992; London: Secker & Warburg, 1992; New York: Norton, 1993; London: Minerva, 1993.
  • All the Nice Girls. Wellington : Victoria University Press, 1993, 1999; London: Cape, 1994; London: Vintage, 1995.
  • The House Guest. Wellington : Victoria University Press, 1995; London: Cape, 1995; London: Vintage, 1997.
  • Proud Garments. Wellington : Victoria University Press, 1996.
  • The Peacocks : and Other Stories. Wellington : Victoria University Press, 1997.
  • Glorious things, and other stories. London: Cape, 1999.
  • Long Hot Summer. Wellington: Victoria University Press, 1999; London: Cape, 2000.
  • The Swing Around. Wellington: Victoria University Press, 2001.



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