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Ripped apart : a city in chaos, Bob Parker's story

Label
Ripped apart : a city in chaos
Title
Ripped apart
Title remainder
a city in chaos
Statement of responsibility
Bob Parker's story
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Ripped Apart is Mayor Bob Parker's story. During the earthquakes that battered Christchurch, Bob's tireless and unflappable communications gained him almost superstar status. He so impressed the American TV network NBC, it broadcast to the world that New York, after 9/11 had Rudy Giuliani. Christchurch, after 22 February, had Bob Parker. Within a few months of his triumphs the tide appeared to have turned. The Minister of Earthquake Recovery, Gerry Brownlee, dubbed him "a clown"; his council was dysfunctional; and Government, not the council, controlled the city's rebuild. Ripped Apart reveals the arguments, indecision, petty jealousies, power struggles and policies that occurred within groups managing the city through its crises. These are balanced with glimpses of dedication, courage, compassion and a unique vision. It is a story about people behind the scenes and events that have Ripped Apart Christchurch, not just physically, but politically and emotionally"--Back cover
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
NZNB
Dewey number
363.3495099383
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Ripped apart : a city in chaos, Bob Parker's story
Label
Ripped apart : a city in chaos, Bob Parker's story
Publication
Note
"Tony Farrington and Bob Parker collaborated on writing Ripped Apart"--Publishers website
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Related Location
Related Agents
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Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • "Tony Farrington and Bob Parker collaborated on writing Ripped Apart"--Publishers website
  • "Tony Farrington and Bob Parker collaborated on writing Ripped Apart"--Publishers website. -"Ripped Apart is Mayor Bob Parker's story. During the earthquakes that battered Christchurch, Bob's tireless and unflappable communications gained him almost superstar status. He so impressed the American TV network NBC, it broadcast to the world that New York, after 9/11 had Rudy Giuliani. Christchurch, after 22 February, had Bob Parker. Within a few months of his triumphs the tide appeared to have turned. The Minister of Earthquake Recovery, Gerry Brownlee, dubbed him "a clown"; his council was dysfunctional; and Government, not the council, controlled the city's rebuild. Ripped Apart reveals the arguments, indecision, petty jealousies, power struggles and policies that occurred within groups managing the city through its crises. These are balanced with glimpses of dedication, courage, compassion and a unique vision. It is a story about people behind the scenes and events that have Ripped Apart Christchurch, not just physically, but politically and emotionally"--Back cover
Control code
14541585
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Dimensions
23 cm.
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Extent
228 pages, [16] pages of plates
Isbn
9780473215392
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
chiefly color illustrations, map
System control number
  • (Sirsi) RO598017
  • (NLNZils)1576579
  • (OCoLC)818626910
  • (Nz)14541585

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