The Daily Male
A Kiwi Blokes' Book of Days
|Format||Paperback / softback|
|Imprint||New Holland Publishers|
|Subject Classification||Humour / Humour collections & anthologies|
Irresistibly titled and attractively packaged, this book will pique the interest of even the most difficult-to-please Kiwi male, with anecdotes and fascinating historic events to mark every day of the year. Illustrating the heroic, quirky, funny and inventive nature of Kiwi men, these stories will help us appreciate our men as more sophisticated, talented, visionary and impulsive than we sometimes give them credit for.
Take the single-mindedness of Burt Munro turning up at Bonneville Salt Flats without having even registered to enter, Peter Montgomery’s pride in declaring America’s Cup to be New Zealand’s Cup, and the ex-All Black hooker who won the heart of the country at the inaugural Dancing With the Stars. It’s possible, quite often, to love and admire them – sportsmen, poets, soldiers, scientists, film-makers and politicians are all fondly mentioned