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The uncle's story

Author: Witi Ihimaera
Publisher: Auckland, N.Z. : Penguin, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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"--Back cover.
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Genre/Form: New Zealand fiction
Fiction
Love stories
Love stories, New Zealand
War stories, New Zealand
Romance fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Witi Ihimaera
ISBN: 0140298924 9780140298925 0143018981 9780143018988
OCLC Number: 47849566
Notes: "A novel"--Cover.
Reprinted: 2003 with a different cover design and reduction in size.
Description: 373 pages ; 23 cm
Responsibility: Witi Ihimaera.

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Michael Mahana tries to discover the truth about a love affair that happened between his Uncle Sam Mahana and American helicopter pilot Cliff Harper, during the Vietnam war. After the war Cliff came  Read more...

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