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Product Description: From the valleys of Hawaii to the seasons of a garden in Auckland, this extraordinary offering of poems explores a variety of themes. Though hips need replacing, poets grow older, tsunamis destroy, and friends slip away, a spirit of renewal and humor pervades the collection...read more

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9781869407346 | Auckland Univ Pr, January 1, 2013, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: From the valleys of Hawaii to the seasons of a garden in Auckland, this extraordinary offering of poems explores a variety of themes.

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Product Description: Albert Wendt’s new collection of short stories explores the nature of family, tradition, and culture through the eyes of thsoe seemingly caught between the realities of modern life and the ancestral ties of their heritage.

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9781775500377 | Hula Pub, September 30, 2012, cover price $28.00 | About this edition: Albert Wendt’s new collection of short stories explores the nature of family, tradition, and culture through the eyes of thsoe seemingly caught between the realities of modern life and the ancestral ties of their heritage.

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Product Description: Mauri Ola: Contemporary Polynesian Poems in English, edited by Albert Wendt, Reina Whaitiri, and Robert Sullivan, is a follow-up volume to the highly acclaimed Whetu Moana, the first anthropology of Polynesian poems in English edited by Polynesians...read more
By Robert Sullivan (editor), Albert Wendt (editor) and Reina Whaitiri (editor)

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9780824835415 | Univ of Hawaii Pr, October 31, 2010, cover price $24.00 | About this edition: Mauri Ola: Contemporary Polynesian Poems in English, edited by Albert Wendt, Reina Whaitiri, and Robert Sullivan, is a follow-up volume to the highly acclaimed Whetu Moana, the first anthropology of Polynesian poems in English edited by Polynesians.

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Product Description: "We are the remembered cord that stretches across the abyss of all that we’ve forgotten," sang Vela.Journey through the many stories and worlds of the immortal Vela, the Samoan song maker, poet, and storyteller―Vela, who was so red and ugly at birth they called him the Cooked; Vela the lonely admirer of pigs and the connoisseur of feet; Vela the lover of song maker Mulialofa...read more

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9780824834203 | 1 new edition (Univ of Hawaii Pr, October 31, 2009), cover price $26.00 | About this edition: "We are the remembered cord that stretches across the abyss of all that we’ve forgotten," sang Vela.
9781869693633 | Univ of Hawaii Pr, October 31, 2009, cover price $26.00 | About this edition: "We are the remembered cord that stretches across the abyss of all that we’ve forgotten," sang Vela.

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Product Description: Auckland, one summer weekend. A family fused together by the energies of multicultural Aotearoa New Zealand faces meltdown as tensions build between migrant and New Zealand-born generations, and between Samoan, Mâori, and Pâlagi family members...read more

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9780824829254 | Univ of Hawaii Pr, October 31, 2004, cover price $22.00 | About this edition: Auckland, one summer weekend.

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Product Description: This unique anthology of contemporary indigenous Polynesian poetry collects poems written over the last 20 years from more than 60 poets in Hawaii, Tonga, Samoa, Aotearoa, the Cook Islands, Niue, and Rotuma. Well-known poets such as Hone Tuwhare, Alistair Te, Ariki Campbell, and Haunani-Kay Trask are joined by talented young voices in a way that presents both an overall Polynesian identity and a focus on individual style...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Robert Sullivan (editor), Albert Wendt (editor) and Reina Whaitiri (editor)

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9780824827564 | Univ of Hawaii Pr, May 1, 2003, cover price $24.00 | About this edition: This unique anthology of contemporary indigenous Polynesian poetry collects poems written over the last 20 years from more than 60 poets in Hawaii, Tonga, Samoa, Aotearoa, the Cook Islands, Niue, and Rotuma.

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Product Description: "Whetu Moana" is a historic work - the first anthology of contemporary indigenous Polynesian poetry in English edited by Polynesians. It is a broad anthology, showcasing a wide range of contemporary Pacific writing by both established poets and younger voices...read more
By Robert Sullivan (editor), Albert Wendt (editor) and Reina Whaitiri (editor)

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9781869402730 | Auckland Univ Pr, April 1, 2003, cover price $34.95 | About this edition: "Whetu Moana" is a historic work - the first anthology of contemporary indigenous Polynesian poetry in English edited by Polynesians.

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Product Description: Black Star, / were you born / during the first / Dawn / before / Tagaloa-A-Lagi / invented the Alphabet / of / Omens? In these words, hand drawn in black ink and swooping in and out of rolling patterns of dense black lines, Albert Wendt begins his exciting new collection...read more

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9781869402839 | Auckland Univ Pr, February 1, 2003, cover price $10.95 | About this edition: Black Star, / were you born / during the first / Dawn / before / Tagaloa-A-Lagi / invented the Alphabet / of / Omens?

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Product Description: This early collection of eight short stories and a novella is vintage Wendt. Stories convey the unease of traditional island community caught up in the rapid changes of the modern world. Wendt writes with enviable directness and with deep feeling: comedy and tragedy are often hard to distinguish as his characters struggle to come to terms with their changing world...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780824818234 | Univ of Hawaii Pr, November 1, 1999, cover price $15.00 | About this edition: This early collection of eight short stories and a novella is vintage Wendt.

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Product Description: This remarkable collection of stories offers a portrait of the fascinating and complex world of Samoa. There is Salepa, down on his luck but determined to use his one talent on the reluctant inhabitants of a nearby town; Fiasola, who feels that the Miracle Man is being born inside him; the young man who disgraces his family by stabbing a European nun; and Gabriel who, on the death of his father, relives his family's tragic past...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780670806768 | Viking Pr, July 1, 1986, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: This remarkable collection of stories offers a portrait of the fascinating and complex world of Samoa.

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9780824818227 | Univ of Hawaii Pr, May 1, 1999, cover price $14.99 | About this edition: This remarkable collection of stories offers a portrait of the fascinating and complex world of Samoa.

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Product Description: Originally published in 1973, this story of star-crossed lovers spotlights the complex nature of love, freedom, and racism in New Zealand. Samoan writer Albert Wendt's first novel, Sons for the Return Home, has long been out of print...read more

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9780824817961 | Univ of Hawaii Pr, June 1, 1996, cover price $17.00 | About this edition: Originally published in 1973, this story of star-crossed lovers spotlights the complex nature of love, freedom, and racism in New Zealand.
9780140096804 | Penguin USA, August 1, 1987, cover price $4.95 | About this edition: A Samoan boy who immigrates to New Zealand with his family has difficulty adjusting to his new life in an alien land
9780582717190 | Passeggiata Pr, June 1, 1978, cover price $6.00 | About this edition: Originally published in 1973, this story of star-crossed lovers spotlights the complex nature of love, freedom, and racism in New Zealand.

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Product Description: This startling new novel by Albert Wendt takes the form of a fast-moving allegorical thriller. Who are the all-powerful Tribunal and President? Who are the Hunters and the Hunted, and the allies from the depths of the city? Set in a future New Zealand where only the Citizen who asks no questions can achieve happiness, a renegade hero seeks to rescue his family in the State-sponsored Game of Life...read more

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9780824815868 | Reprint edition (Univ of Hawaii Pr, November 1, 1995), cover price $14.99 | About this edition: This startling new novel by Albert Wendt takes the form of a fast-moving allegorical thriller.

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Product Description: Albert Wendt moves from ancient Polynesia to contemporary China to family gatherings in an Auckland garden. These poems celebrate grandchildren, family, ancestors and a heritage that stretches back to the atua, and they show a profound understanding of the ways of in Aotearoa / New Zealand...read more

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9781869401221 | Auckland Univ Pr, June 1, 1995, cover price $12.95 | About this edition: Albert Wendt moves from ancient Polynesia to contemporary China to family gatherings in an Auckland garden.

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Product Description: Book by Wendt, Albert

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9780824815851 | Reprint edition (Univ of Hawaii Pr, June 1, 1995), cover price $14.99 | About this edition: Book by Wendt, Albert

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Product Description: This important anthology of contemporary Pacific writing in English is a successor to Lali, first published in 1980 and widely read and admired. Nuanua, like Lali, edited by distinguished Samoan writer Albert Wendt, shows the growing strength and confidence of Pacific writing in fiction and poetry since 1980...read more
By Albert Wendt (editor)

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9780824817312 | Univ of Hawaii Pr, February 1, 1995, cover price $21.00 | About this edition: This important anthology of contemporary Pacific writing in English is a successor to Lali, first published in 1980 and widely read and admired.

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9780824815844 | Reprint edition (Univ of Hawaii Pr, March 1, 1994), cover price $27.00

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Eight stories and a novella from a contemporary Samoan viewpoint provide a provocative study of a traditional island community coming to terms with a changing world

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9780140102215 | Penguin USA, August 1, 1988, cover price $4.95 | About this edition: Eight stories and a novella from a contemporary Samoan viewpoint provide a provocative study of a traditional island community coming to terms with a changing world

Increasing affluence, prominence, and power bring instability, rebellion, conflict, and nostalgia to three generations of a leading Samoan family

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9780385178587 | Reprint edition (Doubleday, January 1, 1984), cover price $17.95 | About this edition: Increasing affluence, prominence, and power bring instability, rebellion, conflict, and nostalgia to three generations of a leading Samoan family

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Product Description: An epic spanning three generations, Leaves of the Banyan Tree tells the story of a family and community in Western Samoa, exploring on a grand scale such universal themes as greed, corruption, colonialism, exploitation, and revenge...read more

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9780824807283 | Univ of Hawaii Pr, January 1, 1981, cover price $14.00 | About this edition: An epic spanning three generations, Leaves of the Banyan Tree tells the story of a family and community in Western Samoa, exploring on a grand scale such universal themes as greed, corruption, colonialism, exploitation, and revenge.

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9780582717503 | Passeggiata Pr, June 1, 1976, cover price $12.00 | About this edition: paperback

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