Set in a rural Maori coastal community, the humour and aroha of the community are powerful life preserving factors. But there is conflict in the whanau. Te Rua is battling for custody of his daughter against his two aunts. But why are they disputing custody and what is really going on?
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"A sheer delight in its exuberance and in its nonjudgmental understanding of both the destructive and the productive aspects of human interaction."From the Publisher:
UPDATE: Dogside Story is also a finalist for the 2001 Kiriyama Pacific Rim Book Prize.
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Book Description Penguin Books (NZ), 2001. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 141004193