Hunter's gold; Simpson, Roger John, 1944-; 1976; 868637904; 2014.1.1313

Name/Title

Hunter's gold

Maker

Simpson, Roger John, 1944-

Maker Role

Author

Maker

Mansfield, Philippa

Maker Role

Author

About this object

"Set in New Zealand in 1860, 13 year old Scott Hunter goes in search of his father, a gold prospector, after his father's personal belongings return home without him. Amidst the turmoil of the Otago Gold Rush, Scott sets off to Tucker's Gully to find his father, and en route becomes involved in some dangerous and tricky situations when he encounters thieves, a magician and a variety of other characters. On arriving at his destination, Scott finds that his father's colleague has been murdered and as Scott's father hasn't been seen for some weeks, has become the prime suspect, and there's a price on his head"--"--From description of original television series. "This version of the television script written under the editorial guidance of Roger Simpson by Phillipa Mansfield."

Date Made

1976

Publisher

Heinemann

Publication Place

Toronto

Subject and Association Keywords

Gold mines and mining -- New Zealand -- Children's fiction

Subject and Association Keywords

Otago (NZ) -- Children's fiction

Subject and Association Keywords

Children's stories, New Zealand

Object Type

Book

ISBN/ISSN

868637904

Object number

2014.1.1313

Copyright Licence  

All rights reserved

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