The Uncle's Story

By: Witi Ihimaera

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ISBN
9780143018988
Date Released
Binding
Paperback
Pages
320
Dimensions
129 x 198mm

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Michael Mahana's personal disclosure to his parents leads to the uncovering of another family secret - about his uncle, Sam, who had fought in the Vietnam War.

Now, armed with his uncle's diary, Michael goes searching for the truth about his uncle, about the secret the Mahana family has kept hidden for over thirty years, and what happened to Sam.

Set in the war-torn jungles of Vietnam and in present-day New Zealand and North America, Witi Ihimaera's dramatic novel combines the superb story-telling of 'Bulibasha, King Of The Gypsies' with the unflinching realism of 'Nights In The Gardens Of Spain'. A powerful love story, it courageously confronts Maori attitudes to sexuality and masculinity and contains some of Ihimaera's most passionate writing to date.
ISBN:
9780143018988
Publication Date:
01 / 08 / 2005
Pages:
320
Dimensions:
129 x 198mm

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