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    • The Whale Rider

    • By: Witi Ihimaera
    • Narrated by: Jay Laga'aia
    • Length: 3 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 133
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 89
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 90

    The classic book that inspired the award-winning, internationally released film Whale Rider, winner of Best Film at the 2003 Sundance Film Festival and 2004 Academy Awards Best Actress nomination for Keisha Castle-Hughes. Eight-year-old Kahu craves her great-grandfather's love and attention. But he's focused in his duties as Chief, in a tribe that claims decent from the legendary "whale rider".

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Kahu, her great-grandfather, and the whale rider

    • By Will on 07-12-05

    Regular price: $20.95

    • Once Were Warriors

    • By: Alan Duff
    • Narrated by: Jay Laga'aia
    • Length: 10 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 26
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 25
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 25

    Once Were Warriors is Alan Duff's harrowing vision of his country's indigenous people two hundred years after the English conquest. In prose that is both raw and compelling, it tells the story of Beth Heke, a Maori woman struggling to keep her family from falling apart, despite the squalor and violence of the housing projects in which they live.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • 4000X better then the movie

    • By Amazon Customer on 02-15-18

    Regular price: $17.47