Interview with Gloria Bevan
Gloria Bevan was born in Kalgoorlie, in Western Australia. Recounts visiting site of husband's war service in Crete, holidaying in London and meeting Essie Summers who facilitated contact with Allan Boon. Talks about Auckland Technical College, marriage and raising a young family in Ohehunga.
Details her writing career including pay scales, Mills & Boon publishers, book covers, Pacific settings and personal travels in Asia and the Pacific. Outlines characteristics of her heroes and heroines and unique New Zealand settings. Discusses fellow authors and personal writing style. Talks about Rose Hughes and Helen Bianchin.
Accompanying material - abstract includes list of interviewee published works
Interviewer(s) - Rachel McAlpine
Arrangement: Tape numbers - OHC-012743, OHC-012744
Quantity: 2 C60 cassette(s). 1 printed abstract(s). 2 Hours Duration.
Finding Aids: Abstract Available - abstracting complete OHA-4409.
Search dates: 1992
Alternative form available: Listening copy is available at OHLCD-2536 to OHLCD-2537.
Use/Reproduction: Public use is restricted and requires permission Copyright: Copyright held by Rachel McAlpine
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Format: 2 C60 cassette(s), 1 printed abstract(s), 2 Hours Duration, Oral historiesSee original record
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