This Pākehā Life

This Pākehā Life

An Unsettled Memoir

Book - 2020
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"A timely and perceptive memoir from award-winning author and academic Alison Jones. As questions of identity come to the fore once more in New Zealand, this frank and humane account of a life spent traversing Pākehā and Māori worlds offers important insights into our shared life on these islands"--Publisher information.
Publisher: Wellington, New Zealand :, Bridget Williams Books,, 2020.
Branch Call Number: 378.12 JON
Characteristics: 240 pages, 16 unnumbred pages :,illustrations, portraits ;,23 cm.
Notes: Includes bibliographical references.

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A timely and perceptive memoir from award-winning author and academic Alison Jones. As questions of identity come to the fore once more in New Zealand, this frank and humane account of a life spent traversing Pākehā and Māori worlds offers important insights into our shared life on these islands.

Alison writes "Every Pākehā becomes a Pākehā in their own way, finding meaning for that Māori word".

"This book is about my making sense here, of my becoming and being Pākehā. Every Pākehā. becomes a Pākehā. in their own way, finding her or his own meaning for that Māori word. This is the story of what it means to me"


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