Author: Grace, Patricia
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 192
Pub Date: 27/02/2020
ISBN: 9780241413555
Availability: In stock
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Quick overview It is a time of fear and confusion. Dramatic events threaten the marae. Potiki is Patricia Grace's best-selling novel about a coastal community in danger. It is a work of spellbinding power that weaves myths of older times into the political realities of today.
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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.

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