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Queen of Beauty #2020

Queen of Beauty See also alternate cover edition for this ISBN here Virginia Ngatea Seton leaves New Orleans where she works as a researcher for a historical novelist and returns home to Auckland for the wedding of

  • Title: Queen of Beauty
  • Author: Paula Morris
  • ISBN: 9780143018414
  • Page: 353
  • Format: Paperback
  • Queen of Beauty By Paula Morris, See also alternate cover edition for this ISBN here.Virginia Ngatea Seton leaves New Orleans, where she works as a researcher for a historical novelist, and returns home to Auckland for the wedding of her younger sister Drawn back into the world of her Pakeha Maori family, Virginia rediscovers many family stories and legends She learns how the city of her youth has inextSee also alternate cover edition for this ISBN here.Virginia Ngatea Seton leaves New Orleans, where she works as a researcher for a historical novelist, and returns home to Auckland for the wedding of her younger sister Drawn back into the world of her Pakeha Maori family, Virginia rediscovers many family stories and legends She learns how the city of her youth has inextricably changed, as surely as the country of her grandparents is gone forever.At turns haunting, moving and comic, Queen of Beauty spans three generations Shifting between modern day New Orleans and Auckland, as well as New Zealand of the 1920s and 1960s, it explores the fragility of truth, the elusiveness of the past and the burden it places on the living.

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    1. Let s just say I ve already downloaded Morris most recent adult novel, Rangatira Boy can this girl write Queen of Beauty was Morris first novel written as her Masters project at Victoria Wellington University, which won a best fiction prize at the Montana New Zealand book awards in 2003 Not a bad start to a writing career one that followed a stellar career as a music industry exec The harder one works, the luckier one gets I think sometimes you read a book at just the right moment in your life a [...]

    2. I chose this book as is by a New Zealand author, and Paula Morris won an award for writing it.Virginia is a kiwi working in New Orleans as a researcher for an author Her sister is getting married and Virginia heads home for the wedding There is the usual catching up with friends and relatives, but the book took on depth when the author went a little deeper and the past was related along with the present I enjoyed the way the author wove Virginia s family history into the narrative, especially as [...]

    3. The great thing about reading novels set in one s home country is the flashes of recognition This is a book whose strength is the characterisation, and the simple, day to day happenings within the families of the story while shifting between the generations.Two things I found really interesting 1 the title appears in several different guises in the story I find myself enjoying the aha moment when reading a book and finding the meaning for the title 2 The author gave herself five stars for this b [...]

    4. Morris delves into the sensory details of place Her story unfolds in a way that is never forced, but is resonant with meaning She gets two lush landscapes beautifully right.

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