Fitz: The Colonial Adventures of James Edward FitzGerald by Jenifer Roberts

By Jenifer Roberts

the tale of James Edward FitzGerald, whose power and exuberance contributed lots to the early historical past of Christchurch. Orator, author, baby-kisser and journalist, he was once the 1st Canterbury Pilgrim to set foot in New Zealand, first superintendent of the province of Canterbury, first chief of the final govt, and founding father of the click newspaper. From his early years within the Anglo-Irish gentry of britain to his previous age as auditor-general of the colony, Fitz is a gripping biography that reads like a unique, respiring new lifestyles into the intense guy who performed a massive function in public existence via fifty years of latest Zealand history.

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