Pounamu pounamu / Witi Ihimaerea.

By: Ihimaera, Witi Tame, 1944- [author,, editor.]
Material type: TextTextPublisher: North Shore, N.Z. : Penguin, 2010Edition: [30th anniversary ed.]Description: 180 p. ; 19 cmISBN: 9780143205982 ; 9780143567134 ; 1877348023 ; 0868636754 Subject(s): Paenga kōrero | Tāngata | Mana ake | Whanaungatanga | Māori (New Zealand people) -- Fiction | PakiwaitaraGenre/Form: Short stories, New Zealand. | Short stories, New Zealand -- Maori authors. DDC classification: NZ823.2
Contents:
A game of cards -- Beginning of the tournament -- Makutu of Mrs. Jones -- Fire on greenstone -- Other side of the fence -- In search of the Emerald City -- One summer morning -- Child -- Whale -- Tangi -- Author's note.
Action note: Central City Heritage record. Retain Bibliographic description. Do not merge attached items or delete this record. Summary: First published in 1972, Pounamu Pounamu introduced an exciting new voice into New Zealand literature. Most of Witi Ihimaera's stories, based on the East Coast, describe a traditional rural, communal way of life facing huge pressures from the drift by many Maori to the cities. This was to be a constant theme in Ihimaera's future writing.
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Originally published: Heineman, 1972.

"Most of the stories have been reworked"--P. 4 of cover.

A game of cards -- Beginning of the tournament -- Makutu of Mrs. Jones -- Fire on greenstone -- Other side of the fence -- In search of the Emerald City -- One summer morning -- Child -- Whale -- Tangi -- Author's note.

First published in 1972, Pounamu Pounamu introduced an exciting new voice into New Zealand literature. Most of Witi Ihimaera's stories, based on the East Coast, describe a traditional rural, communal way of life facing huge pressures from the drift by many Maori to the cities. This was to be a constant theme in Ihimaera's future writing.

Central City Heritage record. Retain Bibliographic description. Do not merge attached items or delete this record.

Also published: Auckland, Penguin, 2012 (40th anniversary ed.).

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