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Isle of tears / Deborah Challinor.

By: Challinor, Deborah [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Auckland, N.Z. : HarperCollins, 2009Description: 416 pages ; 24 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781869506339; 1869506332.Subject(s): Maori (New Zealand people) -- History -- Fiction | New Zealand Wars, 1860-1872 -- Fiction | Maori (New Zealand people) -- Fiction | Women -- New Zealand -- Fiction | Maori (New Zealand people) -- History -- Fiction | Pakiwaitara | New Zealand fiction -- 21st century | Race relations -- New Zealand -- Fiction | Scots -- New Zealand -- Fiction | Women -- New Zealand -- History -- 19th Century -- Fiction | New Zealand -- History -- 1840-1876 -- Fiction | New Zealand -- History -- New Zealand Wars, 1860-1872 -- Fiction | New Zealand -- History -- 19th century -- Fiction | Auckland (N.Z.) -- Fiction | Auckland (N.Z.) -- History -- 19th century -- Fiction | New Zealand -- Fiction -- 21st century | New Zealand -- Social life and customs -- 19th century -- FictionGenre/Form: Historical fiction. | New Zealand fiction -- 21st century.DDC classification: Free Fiction
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Novel. -A vivid and compelling story of enduring love and divided families from one of our bestselling historical novelists. When armed conflict drives a wedge between Maori and Pakeha, not everyone can choose sides easily. For Isla McKinnon, the choices are bitter. Taken in by local Maori when her parents are brutally murdered, she has grown to womanhood and taken a Maori husband. In a thrilling tale of love and loss from the land wars - when simmering tensions between Maori and the encroaching Pakeha settlements exploded into bloody warfare - love and trust are put cruelly to the test. Separated from her husband and her family and restored to Auckland society, Isla must learn to survive in both worlds. Inevitably, she must decide between them, and lose part of her heart forever.
Subject: When armed conflict drives a wedge between Maori and Pakeha, not everyone can choose sides easily. For Isla McKinnon, the choices are bitter. Taken in by local Maori when her parents are brutally murdered, she has grown to womanhood and taken a Maori husband. In a thrilling tale of love and loss from the land wars - when simmering tensions between Maori and the encroaching Pakeha settlements exploded into bloody warfare - love and trust are put cruelly to the test. Separated from her husband and her family and restored to Auckland society, Isla must learn to survive in both worlds. Inevitably, she must decide between them, and lose part of her heart forever.
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A vivid and compelling story of enduring love and divided families from one of our bestselling historical novelists. When armed conflict drives a wedge between Maori and Pakeha not everyone can choose sides easily. For Isla McKinnon the choices are bitter. Taken in by local Maori when her parents are brutally murdered she has grown to womanhood and taken a Maori husband. In a thrilling tale of love and loss from the land wars, when simmering tensions between Maori and the encroaching Pakeha settlements exploded into bloody warfare, love and trust are put cruelly to the test. Separated from her husband and her family and restored to Auckland society Isla must learn to survive in both worlds. Inevitably she must decide between them and lose part of her heart forever.

Novel.

Novel. -A vivid and compelling story of enduring love and divided families from one of our bestselling historical novelists. When armed conflict drives a wedge between Maori and Pakeha, not everyone can choose sides easily. For Isla McKinnon, the choices are bitter. Taken in by local Maori when her parents are brutally murdered, she has grown to womanhood and taken a Maori husband. In a thrilling tale of love and loss from the land wars - when simmering tensions between Maori and the encroaching Pakeha settlements exploded into bloody warfare - love and trust are put cruelly to the test. Separated from her husband and her family and restored to Auckland society, Isla must learn to survive in both worlds. Inevitably, she must decide between them, and lose part of her heart forever.

When armed conflict drives a wedge between Maori and Pakeha, not everyone can choose sides easily. For Isla McKinnon, the choices are bitter. Taken in by local Maori when her parents are brutally murdered, she has grown to womanhood and taken a Maori husband. In a thrilling tale of love and loss from the land wars - when simmering tensions between Maori and the encroaching Pakeha settlements exploded into bloody warfare - love and trust are put cruelly to the test. Separated from her husband and her family and restored to Auckland society, Isla must learn to survive in both worlds. Inevitably, she must decide between them, and lose part of her heart forever.

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