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Author: Patricia Grace
Publisher: Auckland, N.Z. : Penguin Books, 1986.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In a small coastal community threatened by developers who would ravage their lands it is a time of fear and confusion - and growing anger. The prophet child Tokowaru-i-te-Marama shares his people's struggles against bulldozers and fast money talk. When dramatic events menace the marae, his grief and rage threaten to burst beyond the confines of his twisted body. His all-seeing eye looks forward to a strange and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: New Zealand fiction
Belletristische Darstellung
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Grace, Patricia, 1937-
Potiki.
Auckland, N.Z. ; New York, N.Y., U.S.A. : Penguin Books, 1986
(OCoLC)646966717
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Patricia Grace
ISBN: 0140088032 9780140088038 067081055X 9780670810550
OCLC Number: 15511078
Notes: Novel.
Reprinted 2001.
Awards: Goodman Fielder Wattie Book Award 1986. 3rd equal prize.
New Zealand Book Awards Fiction 1987.
Description: 185 p. ; 20 cm.
Responsibility: Patricia Grace.

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In a small coastal community threatened by developers who would ravage their lands it is a time of fear and confusion - and growing anger. The prophet child Tokowaru-i-te-Marama shares his people's struggles against bulldozers and fast money talk. When dramatic events menace the marae, his grief and rage threaten to burst beyond the confines of his twisted body. His all-seeing eye looks forward to a strange and terrible new dawn.

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