When Olamaiileoti Monroe takes her seventy-five-year-old father, Finau, on a pilgrimage to the Holy Land, both are caught up in a search for udnerstanding of each other and the ties that bind them. Their story unfolds on an international stage, in Samoa, New Zealand, New York, and Israel–and opposes the modern selfishness of Ola to the moral complexity of Finau.
- ISBN: 9780824815851
- Author: Wendt, Albert
- Published: 1995 , University of Hawaii Press, The
- Themes: father and daughter, generation, moral, selfishness
- Descriptors: Fiction, New Zealand, Oceania, Realistic Fiction, Young Adult (ages 14-18)
- No. of pages: 350