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Potiki
by Patricia Grace ~ Paperback / softback

'Provocative, compassionate and beautiful' - Joy Harjo, US Poet Laureate A moving story of a Maori community's fight for survival, from one of New Zealand's most prominent and celebrated authors On the remote coast of New Zealand, at the curve that binds the land and the sea, a small Maori commu...

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Te Kuia me te Pungawerewere
by Patricia Grace ~ Paperback / softback

Who's the best at weaving, the kuia or the spider? They decide to ask their grandchildren . . . Patricia Grace and Robyn Kahukiwa's 1981 classic story The Kuia and the Spider returns in a dual reo Maori and English text, with Hirini Melbourne's original translation. A bilingual Maori and English ed...

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Te Tuna Watakirihi Me Nga Tamariki O Te Tiriti O Toa
by Patricia Grace ~ Paperback / softback

Patricia Grace and Robyn Kahukiwa's classic 1984 picture book of Watercress Tuna and the Children of Champion Street returns in a bilingual Maori-English setting. A bilingual Maori-English edition of Patricia Grace and Robin Kahukiwa's classic story of an eel who brings children together to celebra...

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From the Centre
by Patricia Grace ~ Hardback

The remarkable memoirs of a remarkable writer With photographs and quotes from her many, hugely loved books, Patricia Grace begins with her grandparents and parents and takes us through her childhood, her education, marriage and up to the present day in this touching and self-deprecating story of h...

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Cousins
by Patricia Grace ~ Paperback / softback
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One of Patricia Grace's most popular novels. This is a stunning novel about tradition and change, about whanau and its struggle to survive, about the place of women in a shifting world.Makareta is the chosen one – carrying her family's hopes. Missy is the observer – the one who accepts but has her ...

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The Kuia and the Spider
by Patricia Grace ~ Paperback / softback
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Absorbing New Zealand tale of the Kuia (a grandmother) and the spider. Ideal for reading aloud. Age 5 to 8. Accurately illustrates Maori cultural practices such as weaving, gathering food, making music - and clearly portrays the close-knit family connection between a kuia and her grandchildren. ...

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Tu
by Patricia Grace ~ Paperback / softback
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In this new novel acclaimed Maori novelist Patricia Grace visits the often terrifying and complex world faced by men of the Maori Battalion in Italy during the Second World War. Tu is proud of his name - the Maori god of war. But for the returned soldier there's a shadow over his own war experience ...

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Watercress Tuna & the Children of Champion Street
by Patricia Grace ~ Paperback / softback
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This classic Kiwi treasure is the story of a tuna (or eel, in English) who leaves his creek and visits the children of Champion Street. As he visits each one, they pull something out of his mouth: Kelehia gets a kie, Karen gets some shoes, Hirini gets a piu piu, Tuaine gets a pate, Roimata gets a po...

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Cousins
by Patricia Grace ~ Paperback / softback

A reprint of one of Patricia Grace's best-loved novels about three girls and what happens as they grow up. Cousins is a stunning novel of tradition and change, of the whanau and its struggle to survive, of the place of women in a changing world. It is an engrossing story that runs on in the head lon...

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Potiki
by Patricia Grace ~ Paperback / softback

In a small coastal community threatened by developers who would ravage their lands it is a time of fear and confusion - and growing anger. The prophet child Tokowaru-i-te-Marama shares his people's struggles against bulldozers and fast money talk. When dramatic events menace the marae, his grief and...

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Ned and Katina
by Patricia Grace ~ Paperback / softback

A true story of love in wartime and in peace by one of New Zealand's finest writers. In Crete during the Second World War a wounded Maori Battalion soldier and a young Cretan woman fall in love when the young infantryman is sheltered by her family. After marrying in Crete, Ned and Katina come back t...

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Dogside Story
by Patricia Grace ~ Paperback / softback

There is conflict in the whanau. The young man Te Rua holds a secret for life, the one to die with . But he realises that if he is to acknowledge and claim his daughter, the secret will have to be told. The Sisters are threatening to drag the whanau through the courts. But why? What is really going...

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Chappy
by Patricia Grace ~ Paperback / softback
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Uprooted from his privileged European life and sent to New Zealand to sort himself out, twenty-one-year-old Daniel pieces together the history of his Maori family. As his relatives revisit their past, Daniel learns of a remarkable love story between his Maori grandmother Oriwia and his Japanese gran...

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Collected Stories: Patricia Grace
by Patricia Grace ~ Paperback / softback

This is one of the finest collections of stories by any New Zealand writer. This is one of the finest collections of stories by any New Zealand writer. The collected edition of Patricia Grace's stories brings together all the work contained in her first three celebrated books of short stories. A...

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Waiariki
by Patricia Grace ~ Paperback / softback

Patricia Grace's popular first collection - sensitive stories of Maori life which explore Maori spirituality and values and pursue relationships between people, family and races. Also available as an eBookAuthor BiographyPatricia Grace is one of New Zealand's most celebrated writers. She has publis...

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Small Holes in the Silence
by Patricia Grace ~ Paperback / softback

This is a fine new collection of short stories by the much-loved Patricia Grace, probably never more popular since the great commercial success of the novel Tu. The feast of stories is varied: urban, rural, New Zealand, overseas, tribal, contemporary. An elderly woman, whose husband has died, gathe...

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Electric City
by Patricia Grace ~ Paperback / softback

A powerful collection of stories shortlisted for the Goodman Fielder Wattie Book Award. These are short stories about ordinary folk leading seemingly ordinary lives. The power of community, extended family and culture are central to all. Thirteen stories in which the joys of discovery are tempere...

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The Dream Sleepers
by Patricia Grace ~ Paperback / softback
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Stunning and insightful stories of family life in the country and the city, of the contrasts between young and old, of relationships between people who know what it means to be Maori in a society whose predominant values are alien.Author BiographyPatricia Grace is one of New Zealand's most celebrate...

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Baby No-eyes
by Patricia Grace ~ Paperback / softback

Tawera and his sister are inseparable, in a relationship that is impossible for others to share. In fact his whole whanau is bonded by secrets, a genealogy stitched together by shame, joy, love and sometimes grief. Patricia Grace's major new novel merges recent headlines with stories of a heartfelt ...

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Mutuwhenua
by Patricia Grace ~ Paperback / softback

This is the story of Ripeka, who leaves her extended family and its traditional lifestyle to marry Graeme, a Pakeha schoolteacher. In the strange world of the city, Ripeka discovers that she cannot make the break with her whanau and that the old ways are too strong. Patricia Grace s first novel is a...

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Potiki
by Patricia Grace ~ Paperback / softback

This compelling novel will resonate for people everywhere who find their livelihood threatened by Dollarmen -- property speculators advocating golf courses, high rises, shopping malls, and tourist attractions. In Potiki, one community's response to attacks on their ancestral values and symbols provi...

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