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Author: Patricia Grace

ISBN: 9780143573784
Format: Hardcover
Number Of Pages: 224
Published: 30 May 2016
Country of Publication: NZ
Dimensions (cm): 20.5 x 13.9 x 2.3
Potiki won the New Zealand Book Awards in 1987.

In a small coastal community threatened by developers who would ravage their lands it is a time of fear and confusion - and growing anger. The prophet child Tokowaru-i-te-Marama shares his people's struggles against bulldozers and fast money talk. When dramatic events menace the marae, his grief threatens to burst beyond the confines of his twisted body. His all-seeing eye looks forward to a strange and terrible new dawn.

Patricia Grace's second novel is a work of spellbinding power in which the myths of older times are inextricably woven into the political realities of today.

About the Author

Patricia Grace is a major New Zealand novelist, short story writer and children's writer. She is of Ngati Toa, Ngati Raukawa and Te Ati Awa descent, and is affiliated to Ngati Porou by marriage. Grace began writing early, whilst teaching and raising her family of seven children.

She has since won many national and international awards, including the Kiriyama Pacific Rim Book Prize for fiction, the Deutz Meda...

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