By Christina Thompson
"A multilayered, hugely informative and insightful publication that blends memoir, historic and trip narrative…vivid and meticulously researched."―San Francisco Chronicle
In this related to, compassionate memoir, Christina Thompson tells the tale of her romance and eventual marriage to a Maori guy, interspersing it with a story heritage of the cultural collision among Westerners and the Maoris of latest Zealand.
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