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Squashed Possums

Off the beaten track in New Zealand

Jonathan William Tindale


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2016 Award Finalist - Travel Non-Fiction - Readers' Favorite Awards
Bill Bryson, author of Notes from a Small Island "Terrific"
Ten years after returning from the New Zealand outback, Jon receives a mysterious manuscript in the post. Narrated by Jon's former home, the lone caravan, Squashed Possums reveals what it's like to live in the wild through four seasons, including New Zealand's coldest winter in decades.
Discover how Jon finds himself reversing off the edge of a cliff, meet the Maori chef who survived 9/11, the pioneers who paved the way, and catch sight of the elusive kiwi bird. Encounter hedgehogs that fly, possums that scream, and perhaps most importantly, the lone caravan with a story to tell...
Dr Jock Phillips, NZ historian and author "I thoroughly enjoyed it What an interesting story"
Giles Milton, author of White Gold and Nathaniels Nutmeg "The caravan narrator - yes, a first. May it sell in the millions.

Createspace Independent Publishing Platform, 9781508570226, 198pp.

Publication Date: February 27, 2015

About the Author

Jonathan Tindale is 5 feet, eleven and a half inches tall. He is always in need of a haircut and can often be found in National Trust houses where his questions to elderly volunteers are sometimes misinterpreted as flirting. He has two children and in a former life travelled through Syria with a friend who was looking for a wife, visited the Amazon rainforest as well as the Pontins holiday camp in Camber Sands.