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Sky Dancer #2020

Sky Dancer By Witi Ihimaera Sky Dancer Stroppy teenager Skylark O Shea is on holiday with her mother at a town on the coast But all is not what it seems What is the threat facing the town and the birds of the forest Where do the two old ch
  • Title: Sky Dancer
  • Author: Witi Ihimaera
  • ISBN: 9780143018698
  • Page: 363
  • Format: Paperback
  • Sky Dancer By Witi Ihimaera Stroppy teenager Skylark O Shea is on holiday with her mother at a town on the coast But all is not what it seems What is the threat facing the town and the birds of the forest Where do the two old charismatic Maori women Hoki and Bella fit in Skylark becomes embroiled in a prophecy which, much to her dismay, involves her in an extraordinary journey Soon she is pittinStroppy teenager Skylark O Shea is on holiday with her mother at a town on the coast But all is not what it seems What is the threat facing the town and the birds of the forest Where do the two old charismatic Maori women Hoki and Bella fit in Skylark becomes embroiled in a prophecy which, much to her dismay, involves her in an extraordinary journey Soon she is pitting her wits in a race of breathtaking dimension, a dazzling trip through Maori mythology.
    Sky Dancer By Witi Ihimaera
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    About "Witi Ihimaera"

    1. Witi Ihimaera

      Witi Ihimaera is a novelist and short story writer from New Zealand, perhaps the best known M ori writer today He is internationally famous for The Whale Rider.Ihimaera lives in New Zealand and is of M ori descent and Anglo Saxon descent through his father, Tom He attended Church College of New Zealand in Temple View, Hamilton, New Zealand He was the first M ori writer to publish both a novel and a book of short stories He began to work as a diplomat at the New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs in 1973, and served at various diplomatic posts in Canberra, New York, and Washington, D.C Ihimaera remained at the Ministry until 1989, although his time there was broken by several fellowships at the University of Otago in 1975 and Victoria University of Wellington in 1982 where he graduated with a BA 1 In 1990, he took up a position at the University of Auckland, where he became Professor, and Distinguished Creative Fellow in M ori Literature He retired from this position in 2010.In 2004, his nephew Gary Christie Lewis married Lady Davina Windsor, becoming the first M ori to marry into the British Royal Family.

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    1. This is by far my favourite Ihimaera story to date, including The Whale Rider The book spoke to me on so many levels but particularly to my wairua Maori The interweaving of traditional knowledge, modern environmental concerns and 21st century pop culture references kept me enthralled from beginning to end.


    2. Sky Dancer captured my imagination from the first page and I shall never experience the New Zealand bush in the same way ever again His story has given the native birds and trees of New Zealand new meaning, new life His characters take you through the struggle of skepticism in the Maori myths to embracing them and fighting their battles within them Maori tribal politics and traditions are illustrated through the relationship between the seabirds manu moana and the landbirds manu whenua I couldn [...]


    3. I always get a kick out of this novel every time I re read it a fusion of rollicking adventure, Maori mythology, a chosen one who s also an incredibly relatable character, and TIME TRAVEL It s a feast for the mind of any reader who wants to escape into an unlikely adventure, without feeling too far away from real life.


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