A Life in the Mountains


The stories contained within this book show the life of a resourceful man – Garth Francis Mahon – and the many aspects of that life. Garth’s early love of the area in which he lived, Waikaia (a secret Southland valley that reaches deep into Central Otago), became stronger when he grew older, and he discovered many wonderous places in this green and gold slice of paradise…

The book tells of Garth’s early life, the characters he met along the way, his love of horses and vehicles, the climate, hunting, harvesting, goldmining, possum hunting… completed with a small selection of his poetry.

116 PAGES, • Colour throughout • 240x170mm portrait

RRP $45

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