Crossing the Lines: The story of three homosexual New Zealand soldiers in WWII

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Book Author
Coutts, Brent
Publisher
Otago University Press
Extent
328pp
Format
240 x 170mm
Binding
Paperback
Publication Date
September 2020
Rights Available
World excl New Zealand
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About the Book

Brent Coutts brings to light the previously untold history of New Zealand homosexual soldiers in World War II, drawing on the experiences of ordinary men who lived through extraordinary times. At the centre of the story are Harold Robinson, Ralph Dyer and Douglas Morison, who shared a queer identity and love of performance.

About the Author

Brent Coutts is the author of Protest in New Zealand (2013) and Re-Reading the Rainbow (2017). In 2009 he was awarded a teaching fellowship from the Royal Society of New Zealand Te Apārangi, which allowed him to begin research into soldiers’ experiences in World War II.