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The whale rider

Author: Witi Ihimaera
Publisher: Auckland [N.Z.] : Reed Books, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : Special 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: Action and adventure fiction
New Zealand fiction
General fiction
Adventure fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Witi Ihimaera
ISBN: 0790008696 9780790008691 0790008688 9780790008684 9780143011392 0143011391
OCLC Number: 55068118
Notes: Novel.
Originally pub.: Heinemann, 1987.
"This special edition of Ihimaera's original novel includes a section of photos from the movie, a bonus for moviegoers and readers alike"--Back cover.
Awards: Shortlisted for Nielsen BookData New Zealand Booksellers' Choice Award 2003.
Description: 152 p., [8] p. of plates : col. ill. ; 19 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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