Books by Albert Wendt

LEAVES OF THE BANYAN TREE by Albert Wendt
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 1, 1994

"These flaws combine to make this a less-than-satisfying read."
This novel by the Samoan-born Wendt (The Birth and Death of the Miracle Man, 1986, etc.), first published in 1979, is a family saga that contrasts three generations of Western Samoans as a way of exploring the effects of colonialism before and after the country's independence from New Zealand. Read full book review >