The Dream Swimmer

The Dream Swimmer The Dream Swimmer Sequel to the Matriarch

  • Title: The Dream Swimmer
  • Author: Witi Ihimaera Jane Parkin
  • ISBN: 9780140272406
  • Page: 279
  • Format: Unknown Binding
  • The Dream Swimmer Sequel to the Matriarch

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      Published :2019-09-01T05:35:11+00:00

    About " Witi Ihimaera Jane Parkin "

  • Witi Ihimaera Jane Parkin

    Witi Ihimaera is a novelist and short story writer from New Zealand, perhaps the best known M ori writer today He is internationally famous for The Whale Rider.Ihimaera lives in New Zealand and is of M ori descent and Anglo Saxon descent through his father, Tom He attended Church College of New Zealand in Temple View, Hamilton, New Zealand He was the first M ori writer to publish both a novel and a book of short stories He began to work as a diplomat at the New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs in 1973, and served at various diplomatic posts in Canberra, New York, and Washington, D.C Ihimaera remained at the Ministry until 1989, although his time there was broken by several fellowships at the University of Otago in 1975 and Victoria University of Wellington in 1982 where he graduated with a BA 1 In 1990, he took up a position at the University of Auckland, where he became Professor, and Distinguished Creative Fellow in M ori Literature He retired from this position in 2010.In 2004, his nephew Gary Christie Lewis married Lady Davina Windsor, becoming the first M ori to marry into the British Royal Family.

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