A River Rules My Life

 Mona Anderson’s story of life on Mount Algidus Station, in Canterbury is another of those I remember when I’m tempted to feel sorry for myself.

 A River Rules My Life, recounts adventures and day to day trials of high country life and the people who lived there.

It wasn’t an easy life but the author tells the story with humour and without any self pity.


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Post  7 in the post a day for New Zealand Book Month challenge.


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Over at Rob’s Blockhead, Rob posts on The Lovelock Version by Maurice Shadbolt.

Deborah at In A Strange Land has been reading The Biggest Number in the Universe by Julie Leibrich illustrated by Ross Kaird.

One Response to A River Rules My Life

  1. […] Anderson wrote A River Rules My Life about her life as high country farmer in New Zealand. It was a publishing phenomenon in its day (in […]


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