Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “Maori” as Want to Read:
Maori
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating

Maori

3.5 of 5 stars 3.50  ·  rating details  ·  127 ratings  ·  4 reviews
One man . . . on the journey of a lifetime. Ship captain and adventurer, his name was Robert Coffin. The native Maori called him Iron Hair. His women called him by other names. In the raw wilderness of New Zealand he had come to forge a nation at the end of the known world . . . only to encounter triumph and tragedy beyond his wildest dreams . . .
Paperback
Published February 1st 1988 by Ace
more details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about Maori, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about Maori

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Add this book to your favorite list »

Community Reviews

(showing 1-30 of 233)
filter  |  sort: default (?)  |  rating details
Rusty
It's the first I've read about the Maori and the story which is a blend of fact and fiction flows so well. I was a bit worried as the reviewers I saw rated it 3 stars but for me that means I liked the book. It is certainly worth reading. Believed by many of the settlers in New Zealand to be ignorant heathen, the intelligence exhibited by both individuals and the tribes seems quite complex. The role of Maori beliefs in their gods is fascinating. The eruption of Mount Terawera was fortold by a 104 ...more
Ron Johnson
Apr 16, 2014 Ron Johnson marked it as to-read  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: sf
x
Robert Labig
Quite surprised by ADF. Didn't know he wrote this kind of book. Had a hard time putting it down.
Lanz
i like the tatoo..they're not dumb only that they don't have the technology...
Brandon
Brandon marked it as to-read
Nov 03, 2014
Richard
Richard marked it as to-read
Aug 23, 2014
Sandmancpp
Sandmancpp marked it as to-read
Aug 02, 2014
Jack Moffett
Jack Moffett marked it as to-read
Jun 09, 2014
Shahna Tumai
Shahna Tumai marked it as to-read
May 03, 2014
Will Hoover
Will Hoover marked it as to-read
May 02, 2014
Joel
Joel marked it as to-read
Apr 29, 2014
Ian Smith
Ian Smith marked it as to-read
Apr 11, 2014
Daniel Griffin
Daniel Griffin marked it as to-read
Mar 27, 2014
Me
Me marked it as to-read
Mar 01, 2014
Shalla
Shalla marked it as to-read
Mar 01, 2014
Angela Macquibban
Angela Macquibban marked it as to-read
Feb 28, 2014
Fenia
Fenia marked it as to-read
Feb 28, 2014
« previous 1 3 4 5 6 7 8 next »
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »
  • The Ultimate Enemy (Berserker, #5)
  • Rogue Bolo
  • Streetlethal (Aubrey Knight, #1)
  • Where the Evil Dwells
  • Flandry of Terra (Ensign Flandry 3)
  • The Unwilling Warlord
  • Strands of Starlight (Strands, #1)
  • Breaking Strain (Arthur C. Clarke's Venus Prime, Book 1)
  • Champions of the Sidhe
  • The Snake Oil Wars or Scheherazade Ginsberg Strikes Again (Snake Oil, #2)
  • Lifehouse (Lifehouse, #3)
  • History of Roman Britain
  • The Wizard in Waiting (Pelman the Powershaper #2)
  • Igniting the Reaches
  • Strange Toys
  • Starwolf
  • Emprise: Book 1 of the Trigon Disunity
  • Heroes in Hell (Heroes in Hell, #1)
11735
Bestselling science fiction writer Alan Dean Foster was born in New York City in 1946, but raised mainly in California. He received a B.A. in Political Science from UCLA in 1968, and a M.F.A. in 1969. Foster lives in Arizona with his wife, but he enjoys traveling because it gives him opportunities to meet new people and explore new places and cultures. This interest is carried over to his writing, ...more
More about Alan Dean Foster...
Alien Splinter of the Mind's Eye (Star Wars) Spellsinger (Spellsinger, #1) The Tar-Aiym Krang (Pip & Flinx, #1) The Moment of the Magician (Spellsinger, #4)

Share This Book

No trivia or quizzes yet. Add some now »