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Lloyd Jones, 2010

Lloyd Jones, 2010

Author Lloyd Jones is chair of the New Zealand-based Bougainville Library Trust, which was set up in 2009 to raise funds for a public library in Arawa, the largest town in Bougainville. When this photograph was taken, the trust was about to hold a fundraising book fair in Wellington. Jones's novel Mister Pip (2007), which won a host of New Zealand and Pacific fiction awards,  was shortlisted for the prestigious Man Booker Prize and turned into a film, is set in Bougainville. The library opened in 2013.

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Lydia Wevers, 'Fiction - New writers of the 1970s and 1980s', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 23 July 2024)

Story by Lydia Wevers, published 22 Oct 2014, updated 1 Aug 2015