The Birth and Death of the Miracle Man: And Other Stories (Paperback)Albert Wendt (author)
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This remarkable collection of stories offers a portrait of the fascinating and complex world of Samoa. There is Salepa, down on his luck but determined to use his one talent on the reluctant inhabitants of a nearby town; Fiasola, who feels that the Miracle Man is being born inside him; the young man who disgraces his family by stabbing a European nun; and Gabriel who, on the death of his father, relives his family's tragic past.
A gifted and original writer, Albert Wendt has created a world rich in imagination and dreams, reflecting the common experience of people everywhere.
Publisher: University of Hawai'i Press
Number of pages: 176
Weight: 312 g
Dimensions: 230 x 127 x 13 mm