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Once Were Warriors - Alan Duff
Once Were Warriors
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Once Were Warriors is Alan Duff's harrowing vision of his country's indigenous people two hundred years after the English conquest. In prose that is both raw and compelling, it tells the story of Beth Heke, a Maori woman struggling to keep her family from falling apart, despite the squalor and... show more
Once Were Warriors is Alan Duff's harrowing vision of his country's indigenous people two hundred years after the English conquest. In prose that is both raw and compelling, it tells the story of Beth Heke, a Maori woman struggling to keep her family from falling apart, despite the squalor and violence of the housing projects in which they live. Conveying both the rich textures of Maori tradition and the wounds left by its absence, Once Were Warriors is a masterpiece of unblinking realism, irresistible energy, and great sorrow.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780679761815 (0679761810)
Publisher: Vintage
Pages no: 208
Edition language: English
Series: Once were warriors trilogy (#1)
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5.0 Once Were Warriors
This started out a book review, but it's also a bit of a personal essay, and it's not all pretty. And this is really long, consider yourselves warned :) I thought about doing the 30 day book challenge, but there's always this one question in those kinds of things that make me pause. This time it w...
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