Legacy / Whiti Hereaka.

By: Hereaka, Whiti [author,, editor.]Material type: TextTextPublisher: Wellington : Huia Publications, 2018Description: 263 pages ; 21 cmISBN: 9781775503347; 1775503348Subject(s): Accident victims -- Teen fiction | Time travel -- Teen fiction | Teenage boys -- Teen fiction | World War, 1914-1918 -- New Zealand -- Teen fiction | Māori (New Zealand people) -- Teen fictionGenre/Form: New Zealand fiction -- 21st century. | Young adult fiction, New Zealand. DDC classification: NZ823.3 Summary: "Seventeen-year-old Riki is worried about school and the future, but mostly about his girlfriend, who has suddenly stopped texting him. But on his way to see her, he’s hit by a bus and his life radically changes. Riki wakes up one hundred years earlier in Egypt, in 1915, and finds he’s living through his great-great-grandfather’s experiences in the Māori Contingent. At the same time that Riki tries to make sense of what’s happening and find a way home, we read transcripts of interviews Riki’s great-great-grandfather gave in 1975 about his experiences in this war and its impact on their family. Gradually we realise the fates of Riki and his great-great-grandfather are intertwined"--Publisher information.
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"Seventeen-year-old Riki is worried about school and the future, but mostly about his girlfriend, who has suddenly stopped texting him. But on his way to see her, he’s hit by a bus and his life radically changes. Riki wakes up one hundred years earlier in Egypt, in 1915, and finds he’s living through his great-great-grandfather’s experiences in the Māori Contingent. At the same time that Riki tries to make sense of what’s happening and find a way home, we read transcripts of interviews Riki’s great-great-grandfather gave in 1975 about his experiences in this war and its impact on their family. Gradually we realise the fates of Riki and his great-great-grandfather are intertwined"--Publisher information.

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