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Author: Albert Wendt
Publisher: Honolulu, Hawaii : University of Hawai'i Press, 1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"When Olamaiileoti Monroe takes her seventy-five-year-old father, Finau, on a pilgrimage to the Holy Land, both are caught up in a search for udnerstanding of each other and the ties that bind them. Their story unfolds on an international stage--in Samoa, New Zealand, New York, and Israel--and opposes the modern selfishness of Ola to the moral complexity of Finau."--Page 4 of cover.
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Genre/Form: Domestic fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Albert Wendt
ISBN: 0824815858 9780824815851
OCLC Number: 32091226
Notes: A novel by a New Zealander.
Originally published : Auckland, N.Z. : Penguin Books, 1991.
Description: 347 pages ; 23 cm
Responsibility: Albert Wendt.

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"When Olamaiileoti Monroe takes her seventy-five-year-old father, Finau, on a pilgrimage to the Holy Land, both are caught up in a search for udnerstanding of each other and the ties that bind them. Their story unfolds on an international stage--in Samoa, New Zealand, New York, and Israel--and opposes the modern selfishness of Ola to the moral complexity of Finau."--Page 4 of cover.

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"The extension of the Pacific Islands' purview to include the whole world and to grapple essentially with the moral problems of the Jew and the Christian is made with a great deal of aesthetic Read more...

 
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