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by Alan Duff


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One Night Out Stealing is brutal, foul-mouthed, violent, despairing and rea. t can’t be ignored. To my sister Josie and her husband, ‘Dee’ Walker. And all the other unsung heroines and heroes of love and humility like them.

One Night Out Stealing is brutal, foul-mouthed, violent, despairing and rea. Jack Sulzberger, Hawke’s Bay Herald Tribune. One Night Out Stealing has many of the strengths of Once Were Warrious – the dialogue, the pub culture, the reckless abandon of those who live hand to mouth and the rules which bind them togethe. s doing something original and important. Geoff Chapple, Sunday Star. I found it compulsive reading.

Alan Duff o them in their drunk and stoned states

One Night Out Stealing book. I don't mind Alan Duff's stream of consciousness narrative style. Whatever its technical shortcomings, I think he makes it work well.

One Night Out Stealing book. One night out stealing two small-time hoods chance upon the. Look for the Once Were Warriors trilogy as the adult version of this story.

One night out stealing two small-time hoods chance upon the home of a wealthy Wellington lawyer. The ensuing events unfold with stark brutality amidst a seldom-seen New Zealand cityscape of littered streets reflected in rain puddles and crowded speeding highways and noisy smoke-filled bars, a world of inarticulate turmoil. In case you didn't read what I said about Alan Duff's previous book "Once Were Warriors", I shall point out again that I am not an Alan Duff fan, not by half! This new book was a far better read than "Once Were Warriors". Sadly though it was also transparently obvious that "One Night Out Stealing" was written with the movie sequel in mind.

ONE NIGHT OUT STEALING By Alan Duff. In "Pulp Fiction" and "Get Shorty," John Travolta defines the current pop culture image for hoods: hip, clever if not bright, and effortlessly charming. The hoods - or "crims" - in Alan Duff's second novel, "One Night Out Stealing," are slovenly, befuddled if not stupid, and inclined to senseless, self-destructive behavior. Once Were Warriors," Mr. Duff's first novel, was made into a well-received movie with unknown actors. One Night Out Stealing".

One Night Out Stealing, appeared in 1991 and was shortlisted in the 1992 Goodman Fielder Wattie Book Awards. Duff was awarded the Frank Sargeson Fellowship in 1991, and began writing a weekly-later bi-weekly - column for The Evening Post, syndicated to eight other newspapers. The Duffy Books in Homes scheme, co-founded in 1995 by Duff and Christine Fernyhough, with commercial sponsorship and government support, aims to alleviate poverty and illiteracy by providing low-cost books to underprivileged children, thus encouraging them to read. In its first year alone it put about 180,000 new books in the hands of about 38,000 children.

The third volume in the hard-hitting, best-selling Once Were Warriors trilogy. The prize-winning, passionate and uncompromising sequel to the blistering classic novel, Once Were Warriors'She always came the following day for a second visit on this yearly remembering; in fact, Polly Heke came several times a year and had done for the last two, from when she herself hit the same age as Grace'd been when she, uh, when she killed.

About book: One night out stealing two small-time hoods chance upon the home of a wealthy Wellington lawyer.

I really liked this book - it's about two men who rob a house one night and it changes their lives forever

I really liked this book - it's about two men who rob a house one night and it changes their lives forever. Duff is a great writer.


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Hra
In case you didn't read what I said about Alan Duff's previous book "Once Were Warriors", I shall point out again that I am not an Alan Duff fan, not by half!

This new book was a far better read than "Once Were Warriors". Sadly though it was also transparently obvious that "One Night Out Stealing" was written with the movie sequel in mind. Thus Jake is redeemed, he is proven to be innocent of the rape of his daughter and the rape is vaguely attributed to Uncle Bully to fit the movie.

There is also another of those charming deliberate factual errors of which Mr Duff is so fond; although this one is far less important than getting the Maori Land Wars and the Treaty of Waitangi `round the wrong way (many NZers at rec.sport.rugby might dispute that).

It's a subtle error this one. In a conversation with the (unrealistically English-squire-like) Mr Trambert, Jake discusses the drop kick by Zinzan Brook in the 1995 World Cup final against south Africa - but the goal was actually against the English in the semi. The irony being that the English kicking game had disposed of the Aussies in the quarter by a drop goal you see.

Well spotted huh? Do I win a prize for spotting these Mr Duff?
Cerana
From the author of "Once Were Warriors" comes another gritty tale set in New Zealand's underclass. This book focuses exclusively on two thieves Jube (white), and Sonny (half-Maori) who also share an apartment. Their miserable existence sitting around a nasty bar full of ex-cons is rendered in full detail as they drink through the weekly welfare check. Jube is a insecure loudmouth of the kind that likes to drive his muscle car real fast and brag about everything. Sonny is more of a thinker and feels trapped and out of place. One night they rob a fancy house and score big, changing both their lives. It's a pretty nasty read, and gets a little tiresome at times as the duo move through a familiar cycle of hopelessness. Duff strings the two men's conversation together into single blocks so that who's saying what is a little confusing at times. Reminiscent in some ways of the Australian film "Romper Stomper."
One Night Out Stealing download epub
Author: Alan Duff
ISBN: 0908884141
Category: No category
Language: English
Publisher: Tandem (1992)
Pages: 184 pages