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Patu (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

By Tipene, Tim

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In this powerful new novel for teenagers, 16-year-old Jahnine is having to fend for herself amidst a series of family misfortunes, with her mother is in hospital battling cancer and her brother gone without a trace. Family legend has it that a patu taken during the Land Wars by h...er great-great-grandfather has left a curse on them. Determined to return the patu and lift the curse, Jahnine turns to a strange Maori boy, Andy, and follows him away from Auckland to try and put things right. Nothing turns out the way she imagines in this powerful coming-of-age novel from Tim Tipene.
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ISBN 9781877514500
Published AU 1 Nov 2012
Publisher Oratia Media
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
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ISBN-13 9781877514500
Stock Available
Status Internationally sourced on backorder; allow 4-8 weeks
Publisher Oratia Media
Imprint Oratia Books
Published 1 Nov 2012
Publication Country New Zealand New Zealand
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
Author(s) By Tipene, Tim
Category Fiction (Child / Teen)
NZ, Maori & Pasifika
Number of Pages 224
Dimensions Width: 148mm
Height: 210mm
Spine: 18mm
Dewey Code 823.2
Weight 328g
Interest Age 13+ years
Reading Age 13+ years
NBS Text Young Adult Fiction
ONIX Text Young adult