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The Matriarch

(1986)
(A book in the Matriarch series)
A novel by

 
 
The matriarch is a woman of intelligence, wit, beauty and ruthlessness, and has become a mythical figure through her fight to repossess the land and sustain her people against the ravages wrought by the Pakeha. Priestess of the Ringatu faith, she has been virtually a law unto herself. In his search for the truth behind the legends surrounding the matriarch, his grandmother, Tama Mahana delves deeper and deeper into Maori history and lore to understand the mysterious sources of her power and ambition.

Genre: Literary Fiction

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Hardback Editions

July 1986 : UK Hardback
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Title: The Matriarch
Author(s): Witi Ihimaera
ISBN: 0-434-36504-1 / 978-0-434-36504-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: William Heinemann Ltd
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Paperback Editions

May 2012 : Canada Paperback
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Title: The Matriarch
Author(s): Ihimaera Witi
ISBN: 1-4596-4085-3 / 978-1-4596-4085-6 (Canada edition)
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January 2009 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Matriarch
Author(s): Witi Ihimaera
ISBN: 0-14-301092-1 / 978-0-14-301092-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Raupo Publishing (NZ) Ltd
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November 1996 : New Zealand Paperback
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Title: The Matriarch
Author(s): Witi Ihimaera
ISBN: 0-7900-0513-1 / 978-0-7900-0513-3 (New Zealand edition)
Publisher: Raupo Publishing (NZ) Ltd
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December 1988 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Matriarch (Picador)
Author(s): Witi Ihimaera
ISBN: 0-330-27118-0 / 978-0-330-27118-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Macmillan
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Kindle Editions

July 2013 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Matriarch
Author(s): Witi Ihimaera
Publisher: Penguin eBooks (NZ Adult)
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May 2013 : USA, Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Matriarch
Author(s): Witi Ihimaera
Publisher: NZ ePenguin
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