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Potiki [electronic resource]
Potiki [electronic resource]
Grace, Patricia2020
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WINNER OF THE 1987 NEW ZEALAND BOOK AWARD; WINNER OF THE 2008 NEUSTADT INTERNATIONAL PRIZE FOR LITERATUREA moving story of a Maori community's fight for survival, from one of New Zealand's most prominent and celebrated authorsOn the remote coast of New Zealand, at the curve that binds the land and the sea, a small Maori community live, work, fish, play and tell stories of their ancestors. But something is changing. The prophet child toko can sense it. Men are coming, with dollars and big plans to develop the area for tourism. As their ancestral land becomes threatened, the people must unite in a battle for survival.Weaving together myth and memory, Patricia Grace's prize-winning novel is a spellbinding portrait of a defiant community determined to protect their way of life at any cost.
Imprint:
[Place of publication not identified] : Penguin, 2020
Collation:
1 online resource (1 text file)
Series:
Penguin Modern Classics
ISBN:
9780241413562
Language:
English
BRN:
3050189
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