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eBook Mutuwhenua download

by Patricia Grace

eBook Mutuwhenua download ISBN: 0140089454
Author: Patricia Grace
Publisher: Penguin Books; Reprint edition (July 7, 1987)
Language: English
Pages: 155
ePub: 1937 kb
Fb2: 1950 kb
Rating: 4.6
Other formats: azw lrf rtf docx
Category: Literature
Subcategory: British and Irish

I'm a huge fan of Patricia Grace, and must read this one again.

I'm a huge fan of Patricia Grace, and must read this one again. Because her books are so rooted in New Zealand, other readers might miss the intent of some cultural references but they'll be rewarded so richly by reading her. An exquisite writer not be missed!

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Patricia Frances Grace DCNZM QSO (born 1937) is a New Zealand Māori writer of novels, short stories, and children's books. Her first published work, Waiariki (1975), was the first collection of short stories by a Māori woman writer. She has been described as "a key figure in contemporary world literature and in Maori literature in English. She was awarded the 2008 Neustadt International Prize for Literature.

Patricia Grace, original name Patricia Frances Gunson, (born Au. Her next book was a novel, Mutuwhenua: The Moon Sleeps (1978), which examined a marriage between a Maori woman and a man of European descent (pakeha)

Patricia Grace, original name Patricia Frances Gunson, (born Aug. 17, 1937, Wellington, . New Zealand writer who was a foundational figure in the rise and development of Maori fiction. Her work has been acclaimed for its depiction of Maori culture in general as well as Maori diversity, and she helped give a voice to her culture and to reveal to the larger world what it means to be Maori. Her next book was a novel, Mutuwhenua: The Moon Sleeps (1978), which examined a marriage between a Maori woman and a man of European descent (pakeha). She produced another collection of stories, The Dream Sleepers and Other Stories (1980), before turning to children’s literature.

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Patricia Grace is one of New Zealand's most celebrated writers. She has published six novels and seven short story collections, as well as a number of books for children and non-fiction. She won the New Zealand Fiction Award for Potiki in 1987, and was longlisted for the Booker Prize in 2001 with Dogside Story, which also won the Kiriyama Pacific Rim Fiction Prize. Her children's story The Kuia and the Spider won Children's Picture Book of the Year. Patricia was born in Wellington and lives in Plimmerton on ancestral land, in close proximity to her home marae at Hongoeka Bay.

Mutuwhenua is the story of Ripeka, who leaves her extended family and its . Mutuwhenua (The Moon Sleeps) is a very good book which deals with the cultural differences between the two main racial groups in New Zealand. I thoroughly enjoyed it.

Mutuwhenua (The Moon Sleeps) is a very good book which deals with the cultural differences between the two main racial groups in New Zealand.

Patricia Frances Grace, is a Māori writer of novels, short stories, and children's books. li

Ripeka, a Maori, marries Graeme, a schoolteacher, but living in the city, Ripeka finds that she is homesick for her family and traditional life