The Songmaker's Chair

Paperback: $22.00
ISBN-13: 9780824829254
Published: September 2004

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  • About the Book
  • Auckland, one summer weekend. A family fused together by the energies of multicultural Aotearoa New Zealand faces meltdown as tensions build between migrant and New Zealand-born generations, and between Samoan, Mâori, and Pâlagi family members. Why is it we've strayed this far?
    We think we've found a firm fit to this land.
    To our children and mokopuna it's home.
    That's good enough pe ‘a o‘o mai le Amen
    and Papatûânuku embraces us …

  • About the Author(s)
    • Albert Wendt, Author

      ʻO le atamai o aliʻi, le Susuga Maualaʻivao Albert Wendt ʻo se tusitala lāuiloa i le Pasefika ma ʻo se polofesa ʻua lītaea mai le Iunivesitē o 'Aukilani, Niu Sila.

      Maualaivao Albert Wendt is the Pacific’s most renowned writer. He is an emeritus professor at Auckland University.

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