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The whale rider

Author: Witi Ihimaera
Publisher: Auckland, [N.Z.] : Reed, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 20th anniversary edView all editions and formats
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As her beloved grandfather, chief of the Maori tribe of Whangara, New Zealand, struggles to lead in difficult times and to find a male successor, young Kahu is developing a mysterious relationship with whales, particularly the ancient bull whale whose legendary rider was their ancestor.
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Genre/Form: New Zealand fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Witi Ihimaera
ISBN: 9780790011868 0790011867
OCLC Number: 174277830
Notes: Originally published: Heinemann, 1987.
Description: 204 p., [12] p. of plates : col. ill. ; 24 cm.
Responsibility: Witi Ihimaera.

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As her beloved grandfather, chief of the Maori tribe of Whangara, New Zealand, struggles to lead in difficult times and to find a male successor, young Kahu is developing a mysterious relationship with whales, particularly the ancient bull whale whose legendary rider was their ancestor.

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