Leaves of the Banyan Tree

by Albert Wendt

Rating: 3 (1 vote)

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Leaves of the Banyan Tree

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An epic spanning three generations, Leaves of the Banyan Tree tells the story of a family and community in Western Samoa, exploring on a grand scale such universal themes as greed, corruption, colonialism, exploitation, and revenge. Winner of the 1980 New Zealand Wattie Book of the Year Award, it is considered a classic work of Pacific literature.

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Read Around The World Challenge user profile avatar for W. Kyle
(2 months ago)
25 Mar, 2024
An absolutely epic tale spanning several generations of a Samoan family during the dawning of the nation. This book gave a feel for Samoan living, the struggles with colonialism and independence. Great read!
Read Around The World Challenge user profile avatar for W. Kyle
(2 months ago)
25 Mar, 2024
An absolutely epic tale spanning several generations of a Samoan family during the dawning of the nation. This book gave a feel for Samoan living, the struggles with colonialism and independence. Great read!

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