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Cross Tides

Orman, Lorraine (Book - 2004 )
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"In the late 1820s, Lizzie Dawson, only sixteen, was forced to be the child bride of a notorious whaler in the remote Marlborough Sounds of New Zealand. There began a living hell. Until she met Matthew, a young Māori preacher, and with love came defiance. Flash forward to today. Bel also sixteen, is sent to a remote farm in the Sounds. Her parents are in the throes of divorce and Bel's turbulent thoughts attract an uneasy force"--Back cover. Story refers to an occupation by Māori relating to the seabed and foreshore issue and includes historical references to Te Rauparaha. Suggested level: secondary.
Authors: Orman, Lorraine, 1948-
Title: Cross tides
Publisher: Dunedin, N.Z. : Longacre Press, 2004.
Characteristics: 227 p. ;,20 cm.
Notes: Novel for young adults.
Summary: "In the late 1820s, Lizzie Dawson, only sixteen, was forced to be the child bride of a notorious whaler in the remote Marlborough Sounds of New Zealand. There began a living hell. Until she met Matthew, a young Māori preacher, and with love came defiance. Flash forward to today. Bel also sixteen, is sent to a remote farm in the Sounds. Her parents are in the throes of divorce and Bel's turbulent thoughts attract an uneasy force"--Back cover. Story refers to an occupation by Māori relating to the seabed and foreshore issue and includes historical references to Te Rauparaha. Suggested level: secondary.
ISBN: 1877135925
9781877135927
Statement of Responsibility: Lorraine Orman
Subject Headings: Marlborough Sounds (N.Z.) Young adult fiction. Young adult fiction. Young adult fiction, New Zealand. Maori Young adult fiction. Whaling New Zealand History Young adult fiction. Families Young adult fiction. Interpersonal relations Young adult fiction. Teenage girls Young adult fiction. Christchurch City Libraries. Margaret Mahy Collection.
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