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Ancestry (e-book)

By Albert Wendt

Ancestry (e-book)

Albert Wendt’s new collection of short stories explores the nature of family, tradition and culture through the eyes of those seemingly caught between the realities of modern contemporary life and the ancestral ties of their heritage. With a deft touch, he draws us into his characters’ lives and with equal parts wisdom and wit, he exposes them to us. This is a masterful meditation on the ties that bind people together across time and place.

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Albert Wendt’s new collection of short stories explores the nature of family, tradition and culture through the eyes of those seemingly caught between the realities of modern contemporary life and the ancestral ties of their heritage. With a deft touch, he draws us into his characters’ lives and with equal parts wisdom and wit, he exposes them to us. This is a masterful meditation on the ties that bind people together across time and place.

The unpublished manuscript of Ancestry was overall winner of the University of the South Pacific Press Literature Prize in 2011.

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  • ISBN: 9781775500667
  • Format: ePub / Kindle
  • Language: English
  • Publication Date: 03 Sep 2012

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About the Author

Albert Wendt

Albert Wendt is one of New Zealand’s and the Pacific’s major poets and novelists, and he has been an influential figure since the 1970s in the development of New Zealand and Pacific literature. He has published numerous novels and collections of poetry and short stories, and he has edited several notable anthologies of Pacific writing. His work has... Read More