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Frangipani: A Novel - Célestine Vaite
Frangipani: A Novel
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In Tahiti, it's a well-known fact that women are wisest, mothers know best, and Materena Mahi knows best of all--or so everyone except for her own daughter thinks. Soon enough, mother and daughter are engaged in a tug-of-war that tests the bonds of their love.
In Tahiti, it's a well-known fact that women are wisest, mothers know best, and Materena Mahi knows best of all--or so everyone except for her own daughter thinks. Soon enough, mother and daughter are engaged in a tug-of-war that tests the bonds of their love.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780316114660 (0316114669)
ASIN: 0316114669
Publisher: Back Bay Books
Pages no: 320
Edition language: English
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Merle
Merle rated it
4.0 Frangipani: A Novel
3.5 starsFrangipani is a pleasant read. It focuses on the relationship between Materena, a hardworking, family-oriented Tahitian woman, and her brilliant, headstrong daughter Leilani. The book begins before Leilani’s birth and follows the family until she’s an adult. It is not a plot-driven sort of ...
Boston Bibliophile
Boston Bibliophile rated it
5.0 Frangipani: A Novel
A charming, frothy hammock book" to read and enjoy in the summer shade. It's a light but moving mother-and-daughter story about two women getting to know each other and navigating their way in the world. The slang and syntax give a very vivid sense of place and it's fun to learn little tidbits about...
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