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Rachel Barrowman

Rachel Barrowman

Rachel Barrowman is a biographer and historian. She is the author of Mason: The Life of R.A.K. Mason, which won the 2004 Montana New Zealand Book Award for Biography and Memoir, A Popular Vision: the arts and the left in New Zealand 1930–1950, The Turnbull: a library and its world and Victoria University of Wellington 1899–1999: a history. In 2006 she received one of New Zealand’s most important literary awards, the Creative New Zealand Michael King Writers’ Fellowship, to research and write Maurice Gee: Life and Work (2015).

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