"The story is narrated by her uncle Rawiri and by the whales; dazzling ocean descriptions from the whales' perspective highlight the poetic writing. (glossary) (Sundance and Toronto film festivals winner, national release June 2003) (Fiction. YA)"
An ancient whale and an eight-year-old Maori girl named Kahu are archetypal figures in this luminous joining of myth and contemporary culture.
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