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A Conversation with my Country

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Product code: 9780143773269

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A fresh, personal account of New Zealand, now, from one of our hardest-hitting writers.

Following Once Were Warriors, Alan Duff wrote Maori- The Crisis and the Challenge. His controversial comments shook the country. A quarter of a century later, New Zealand and Maoridom are in a very different place. And so is Alan - he has published many more books, had two films made of his works, founded the Duffy Books in Homes literacy programme and endured 'some less inspiring moments, including bankruptcy'.

Returned from living in France, he views his country with fresh eyes, as it is now- homing in on the crises in parenting, our prisons, education and welfare systems, and a growing culture of entitlement that entraps Pakeha and Maori alike.

Never one to shy away from being a whetstone on which others can sharpen their own opinions, Alan tells it how he sees it.