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Auē / Becky Manawatu.

By: Manawatu, Becky.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Wellington, New Zealand : Mākaro Press, [2019]Copyright date: ©2019Description: 327 pages ; 23 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780995111028; 0995111022.Subject(s): Brothers -- Fiction | Dysfunctional families -- Fiction | Maori (New Zealand people) -- Fiction | Gang members -- New Zealand -- Fiction | Friendship -- Fiction | Human-animal relationships -- Fiction | PakiwaitaraGenre/Form: New Zealand fiction -- 21st century. | Psychological fiction. | Domestic fictionDDC classification: NZ823.3 Summary: "Taukiri was born into sorrow. Auē can be heard in the sound of the sea he loves and hates, and in the music he draws out of the guitar that was his father's. It spills out of the gang violence that killed his father and sent his mother into hiding, and the shame he feels about abandoning his eight-year-old brother to another violent home. But Arama is braver than he looks, and he has a friend and his friend has a dog, and the three of them together might just be strong enough to turn back the tide of sorrow. As long as there’s aroha to give and stories to tell and a good supply of plasters"-- Back cover.
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Taukiri was born into sorrow. Au? can be heard in the sound of the sea he loves and hates, and in the music he draws out of the guitar that was his father's. It spills out of the gang violence that killed his father and sent his mother into hiding, and the shame he feels about abandoning his eight-year-old brother to another violent home. But Arama is braver than he looks, and he has a friend and his friend has a dog, and the three of them together might just be strong enough to turn back the tide of sorrow. As long as there's aroha to give and stories to tell and a good supply of plasters.

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"Taukiri was born into sorrow. Auē can be heard in the sound of the sea he loves and hates, and in the music he draws out of the guitar that was his father's. It spills out of the gang violence that killed his father and sent his mother into hiding, and the shame he feels about abandoning his eight-year-old brother to another violent home. But Arama is braver than he looks, and he has a friend and his friend has a dog, and the three of them together might just be strong enough to turn back the tide of sorrow. As long as there’s aroha to give and stories to tell and a good supply of plasters"-- Back cover.