byPatricia Grace

Paperback | March 24, 2020

Potiki by Patricia Grace
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''Destroy the land and sea, we destroy ourselves''

On the remote coast of New Zealand, at the curve that binds land and 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 comes under threat, the people must unite in a battle for survival.

Weaving 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.

Patricia Grace is one of New Zealand''s most prominent and celebrated authors and a figurehead of modern Indigenous literature. She garnered initial acclaim in the 1970s with her collection of short stories entitled Waiariki (1975) - the first published book by a Maori woman. She has published six novels and seven short story collectio...
Title:PotikiFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:192 pages, 7.81 X 5.06 X 0.68 inShipping dimensions:192 pages, 7.81 X 5.06 X 0.68 inPublished:March 24, 2020Publisher:Penguin UkLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0241413559

ISBN - 13:9780241413555

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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