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Author: Patricia Grace
Publisher: Penguin Books (NZ)
Format: Paperback
Pages: 256
Genre: Fiction | Literary
A novel concerned with tradition and change, with the place of women in the world, and with the struggle for survival of a whanau. The lives of 3 women cousins Makareta (the chosen one), Missy (the observer), and Mata (who waits for life to happen) are thrown together, and grow apart. Moves from the 1940s to the present day, and from the country to the city.
ISBN: 9780140168082
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