The uncle's story

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University of Hawai'i Press, 2000 - Fiction - 373 pages
11 Reviews
Set in the war-torn jungles of Vietnam and in presentday New Zealand and North America, Witi Ihimaera's new novel confronts Maori attitudes toward sexuality and masculinity and contains some of the author's most passionate writing to date.

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Review: Uncle's Story (Contemporary Pacific Literature)

User Review  - Elysa - Goodreads

This was my first experience with war-fiction, and it was a very easy introduction. The focus of the novel is on a gay uncle's diary and how a family and a native tribe react to homosexuality. This ... Read full review

Review: Uncle's Story (Contemporary Pacific Literature)

User Review  - Anne-Marie - Goodreads

This novel has immediately become one of my all-time favourites and will be kept within reach for re-reads. The novel has two stories one of Michael Mahana and of his uncle Sam. It starts dramatically ... Read full review

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Section 2
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