Bits of a Boyhood
Bruce Goodman's Growing Up in Rural New Zealand

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Introduction
1. Contingency
2. Miss Spoon's to Rosskeen
Springhill
3. The Colour of Summer
4. No Flies on Grandma
5. Sports Day
6. A Tooth Fairy Called Wonder
7. A Bad Day
8. The Bee Paddock
9. Across the River
10. Collie and Lollies
11. Chooks and Stuff
12. Songs, Poems and Magic
13. Raincoat at Boys' Camp
14. Wishing Well and Farewell
Waikanae
15. Waitarere's Bully
16. The Farm
17. The Dead Albatross
18. A Last Bit About Chooks
19. The Convent School
20. Home Concerts
21. Rowing Round Rotorua
22. For the Record
23. The Onslaught of Adolescence
24. The End of the Fowl-House
Silverstream
25. Arrival
26. Organic Chemistry
27. The Black Fantail
28. A Tear in My Donegal Tweed
29. Rugby
30. Adonis with Acne
31. Home
32. The End of a World
33. Jackie Parker's Whiskers
34. The Still
35. On the Staircase