Travel the world without leaving your chair.
The target of the Read Around The World Challenge is to read at least one book written by an author from each and every country in the world.
All books that are listed here as part of the Read Around Oceania Challenge were written by authors from samoa.
Find a great book for the next part of your reading journey around the world from this book list. The following popular books have been recommended so far.
It is 1985 in Nu'uolemanusa/Village of the Sacred Owl, Western Samoa. Madonna's Like a Virgin rules the airwaves. Brilliant and inquisitive high school student and Star Trek fanatic, 17 1/2 year old Inosia Alofafua Afatasi, is sent by her mother to the capital, Apia, to buy three giant white threads. While she waits at the bus-stop, Mr. Ioane Viliamu, her teacher of Science and Mathematics and recent graduate of the University of Papua New Guinea and the pastor's eldest son, in turn, her spiritual brother, stops to offer her a ride in his red pick-up truck. Should she wait for the bus? Or shou... continue
De levensloop van een clanleider op West-Samoa die zonder scrupules streeft naar rijkdom en macht, staat model voor de tragiek en vervreemding als gevolg van de snelle overgang van traditionele naar westerse maatschappij.
Rating: 2.5 2 Votes
Western Samoan novel in English.