It is six years since Jake's daughter Grace hanged herself. His wife has left him, and his son was killed in a gangland fight. His only consolations are drink and his memories. His daughter Polly is determined to escape the violence that is destroying the Maoris. But can Jake redeem himself too?
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"a masterpiece ... powerful, authentic, moving, brilliantly written ... a profound and passionate novel ... a memorable experience." (Sydney Morning Herald)
"universal truths to be savoured for their poetic insight" (The Australian)
"[What Becomes of the Broken Hearted?] carries the story on with doubled brilliance. The new book is just as dynamic, just as in-your-face as the first one, but less violent, more layered, more fundamentally thoughtful and challenging." (The New Zealand Listener)
The sequel to the ground-breaking Once Were Warriors.
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Book Description Vintage, 1997. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110099760819
Book Description Vintage, 1997. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0099760819