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Five Strings

Five Strings
 

Mack is a larger-than-life street philosopher and Puti's a former gang member looking for something more. Together, they're at the bottom of the heap. They live out their lives in a haze of smoke and alcohol, accompanied by a host of other characters scraping by on the fringes of... read full description below.

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ISBN 9780473389482
Published 3 April 2017 by Anahera Press
Format Paperback
Author(s) By Taylor, Apirana
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ISBN-13 9780473389482
ISBN-10 0473389487
Stock Out of stock
Status Availability and pricing is uncertain (no recent updates from publisher)
Publisher Anahera Press
Imprint Anahera Press
Publication Date 3 April 2017
International Publication Date 13 March 2017
Publication Country New Zealand New Zealand
Format Paperback
Author(s) By Taylor, Apirana
Category Romantic Fiction
NZ, Maori & Pasifika
Maori
New Zealand & Related
Number of Pages 246
Dimensions Width: 20mm
Height: 230mm
Weight Not specified - defaults to 600g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
Library of Congress Gang members - Fiction - New Zealand, Maori New Zealand people - Fiction, Social classes - Fiction - New Zealand, Interpersonal relations - Fiction, Man-woman relationships - Fiction
NBS Text Romance & Sagas
ONIX Text General/trade
Dewey Code NZ821.2
Catalogue Code 737403

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Mack is a larger-than-life street philosopher and Puti's a former gang member looking for something more. Together, they're at the bottom of the heap. They live out their lives in a haze of smoke and alcohol, accompanied by a host of other characters scraping by on the fringes of society. Will any of them be redeemed? A poignant and humorous love story by distinguished Maori writer Apirana Taylor.

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Author's Bio

Apirana Taylor (Ngati Porou, Te Whanau-a-Apanui, Ngati Ruanui, Te Ati Awa and Ngati Pakeha) is the acclaimed author of two novels, six books of poetry, three books of short stories and two books of plays. He is also a musician, storyteller, actor and painter who tours nationally and internationally. Taylor's first collection of poetry, Eyes of the Ruru, established his powerful voice among Maori writers and his prose, written predominantly in realist modes, firmly established his literary presence. He lives in Paekakariki.

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