Woman Far Walking

Author(s): Witi Ihimaera

NZ - Fiction

Today is Tiri���������������¢��������������������������������s birthday ... She is 160 years old, the oldest woman in the world���������������¢�������������������������������� Woman Far Walking is about a woman who has been at war all her life. It is about history, women, how nations are made and how the human spirit survives to carry us through into the new millennium. Ihimaera, one of New Zealand���������������¢��������������������������������s most acclaimed writers, draws on his ability to weave together fact and fiction to create a retrospective view of key events in New Zealand���������������¢��������������������������������s history and the struggles of Maori people ���������������¢�������������������������������� including the New Zealand Wars, World War I, the 1918 flu epidemic and the Springbok Tour.


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Witi Ihimaera is a winner of the Wattie Book of the Year Award with Tangi and The Matriarch and winner of the Montana Book Award with Bulibasha: King of the Gypsies. In 1993 Witi was the Katherine Mansfield Memorial Fellow.

General Fields

  • : 9781877241512
  • : Huia Publishers
  • : Huia Publishers
  • : October 2007
  • : 205mm X 125mm X 10mm
  • : New Zealand
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : 821.914
  • : 112
  • : Drama texts, plays
  • : Witi Ihimaera
  • : Paperback
  • : Ross T. Smith