Frangipani

Frangipani

A Novel

Book - 2006
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In Tahiti, it's a well-known fact that women are wisest, mothers know best, and Materena Mahi knows best of all--or so everyone except for her own daughter thinks. Soon enough, mother and daughter are engaged in a tug-of-war that tests the bonds of their love.
Publisher: New York : Back Bay Books, 2006.
Edition: 1st U.S. ed.
ISBN: 9780316114660
0316114669
Branch Call Number: FIC/VAITE
Characteristics: 294, 12 p. ; 21 cm.

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acarroll
Nov 13, 2009

This is one of a trilogy of books featuring Matarena and her family and as such it's easy to miss the point and not notice the lovley language and colourful insight into the lives of Tahitians. I really love the series as a whole but with out its siblings this feels a little random. I really recomend searching out 'breadfruit' and 'taiere' to get the full picture. You wont be sorry

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