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The Matriarch (1986)

by Witi Ihimaera

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The matriarch is a woman of intelligence, wit, beauty and ruthlessness, and has become a mythical figure. 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.… (more)

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