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This is an auction for THE BEST OF ALBERT WENDT'S SHORT STORIES.

A collection of over 25 stories including stories taken from Albert Wendt's early collections such as "Flying Fox in a Freedom Tree" and "Birth and Death of the Miracle Man and Other Stories", as well as uncollected stories and previously unpublished works.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Emeritus Prof. Maualaivao Albert Wendt ONZ CNZM (born 1939 in Apia, Samoa) is Professor of English at the University of Auckland, and an acclaimed Samoan-born Novelist and Poet. He has been an influential figure in New Zealand and Pacific literature since the 1970s. After graduating with his Masters degree from Victoria University, Wendt returned home to Samoa in 1965 to teach at Samoa College, Wendt moved to Suva and became a lecturer at the University of the South Pacific. Wendt has written several novels, collections of short stories and poetry. Two of his books - Sons for the Return Home and Flying Fox in a Freedom Tree - have been made into feature films. Leaves of the Banyan Tree, his third novel, won the New Zealand Book of the Year Award in 1980. In 1988 he took up a professorship of Pacific studies at the University of Auckland. His novel ‘Ola’ was awarded the regional Asia-Pacific Commonwealth Writer’s Award in 1992. He became the visiting Professor of Asian and Pacific Studies at the University of Hawai’i at Manoa in 1999.

Large format (trade) paperback 1999.

390 pages.

Good condition.

The cost of shipping is $4.95 (ordinary post) or $6.95 (tracked mail). If you are on rural delivery and want tracked mail, the shipping cost will be $9.95.

There is of course no charge for shipping if you collect this book from my shop in Palmerston North following the auction.

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  • Seller location: Palmerston North, Manawatu, NZ

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