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Nation : a play

After a devastating tsunami destroys all that they have ever known, Mau, an island boy, and Daphne, an aristocratic English girl, together with a small band of refugees, set about rebuilding their community and all the things that are important in their lives.

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  • "Terry Pratchett's Nation"
  • "Terry Pratchett's Nation"@en

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  • "After a devastating tsunami destroys all that they have ever known, Mau, an island boy, and Daphne, an aristocratic English girl, together with a small band of refugees, set about rebuilding their community and all the things that are important in their lives."@en
  • "After a devastating tsunami destroys all that they have ever known, Mau, an island boy, and Daphne, an aristocratic English girl, together with a small band of refugees, set about rebuilding their community and all the things that are important in their lives."
  • "Finding himself alone on a desert island when everything and everyone he knows and loved has been washed away in a huge storm, Mau is the last surviving member of his nation. He's also completely alone - or so he thinks until he finds the ghost girl. This children's novel encompasses the themes of death and nationhood."@en
  • "When a giant wave destroys his village, Mau is the only one left. Daphne'a traveler from the other side of the globe'is the sole survivor of a shipwreck. Separated by language and customs, the two are united by catastrophe. Slowly, they are joined by other refugees. And as they struggle to protect the small band, Mau and Daphne defy ancestral spirits, challenge death himself, and uncover a long-hidden secret that literally turns the world upside down.</"@en
  • "First published in the Uk in 2008 by Doubleday."@en
  • "On the day the world ends, Mau is on his way home from the Boys' Island. And then a huge wave comes, bringing the Sweet Judy through the island rainforest. As the ship comes to a crashing halt, only one soul is left alive. The village has gone. The Nation as it was has gone. Now there's just Mau, a trouserman girl who wears far too much, and an awful lot of big misunderstandings. Together they must forge a new Nation and create a new history. But the old history isn't going to just go away, at least not while the Grandfathers still have a voice. And Mau must look into the past before he can face the future."
  • "A vicious storm has ripped away everything that Mau knows, and he now stands as the lone inhabitant of a desert island. However, when her ship flounders, Daphne joins Mau on the island, and the two work towards surviving together. The lessons that follow create a deep bond of understanding between Mau and Daphne, as they synchronously form their own Nation."
  • "The sea has taken everything. Thirteen-year-old Mau is the only one left after a giant wave sweeps his island village away. But when much is taken, something is returned, and somewhere in the jungle, Daphne--a girl from the other side of the globe--is the sole survivor of a ship destroyed by the same wave. Together, the two confront the aftermath of catastrophe. And slowly, other refugees arrive--children without parents, mothers without babies, husbands without wives--all of them hungry and all of them frightened. As Mau and Daphne struggle to keep the small band safe and fed, they defy ancestral spirits, challenge death himself, and uncover a long-hidden secret that literally turns the world upside down ..."
  • "When a giant wave destroys his village, Mau is the only one left. Daphne?a traveler from the other side of the globe?is the sole survivor of a shipwreck. Separated by language and customs, the two are united by catastrophe. Slowly, they are joined by other refugees. And as they struggle to protect the small band, Mau and Daphne defy ancestral spirits, challenge death himself, and uncover a long-hidden secret that literally turns the world upside down."@en
  • "After a devastating tsunami destroys all that they have ever known, Mau, an island boy, and Daphne, an aristocratic English girl who is the sole survivor of a shipwreck, together with a small band of refugees, set about rebuilding their community and all the things that are important in their lives."@en

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  • "Young adult works"
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  • "Drama"@en
  • "Drama"
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  • "Electronic books"
  • "Alternative histories (Fiction)"
  • "Alternative histories (Fiction), English"
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  • "Young adult fiction"@en
  • "Young adult fiction"
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  • "Large type books"
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  • "Fiction"
  • "Juvenile works"
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  • "Fantasy fiction"@en
  • "Fantasy fiction"
  • "Ausgabe"
  • "Young adult fiction, English"
  • "Young adult fiction, English"@en
  • "Fantasy & magical realism (Children's/YA) (Children's)"@en

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  • "Nation : a play"
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  • "Nation : [on the day the world ends...]"
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