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Fanene Peter Maivia - Son of Samoa

Fanene Peter Maivia - Son of Samoa
 

Fanene Peter Maivia - Son of Samoa is the remarkable story of the first Polynesian to become a star of professional wrestling. Fanene's life began in Samoa and he took Samoa to the world. He was a pioneer who inspired some of the greatest wrestlers the world has known, including ... read full description below.

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ISBN 9780473417703
Published 28 June 2018 by Reading Warrior
Format Paperback
Author(s) By Riley, David
Series Reading Legends
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ISBN-13 9780473417703
ISBN-10 0473417707
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Publisher Reading Warrior
Imprint Reading Warrior
Publication Date 28 June 2018
Publication Country New Zealand New Zealand
Format Paperback
Author(s) By Riley, David
Series Reading Legends
Category Sports & Outdoor Recreation
Sports Personalities
Combat Sports & Self-Defence
Picture Storybooks
Human Geography / Peoples Of The World
NZ, Maori & Pasifika
Pasifika
New Zealand & Related
Number of Pages 52
Dimensions Width: 250mm
Height: 190mm
Weight Not specified - defaults to 600g
Interest Age Children / Young Adults
Reading Age Children / Young Adults
Library of Congress Maivia, Peter, Wrestlers - Samoa
NBS Text Children's General Non-Fiction
ONIX Text Primary and secondary/elementary and high school
Dewey Code B
Catalogue Code 929050

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Fanene Peter Maivia - Son of Samoa is the remarkable story of the first Polynesian to become a star of professional wrestling. Fanene's life began in Samoa and he took Samoa to the world. He was a pioneer who inspired some of the greatest wrestlers the world has known, including his own grandson, Dwayne The Rock Johnson.

A Samoan language version is available on ISBN: 9780473437824

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Author's Bio

David Riley is an award winning Kiwi children's author and high school Drama and English teacher. David writes books and reading resources for teachers, parents and young people. He's written two plays and eight books including Off Loading with Sonny Bill Williams which was longlisted in the 2015 LIANZA Children's Book Awards. In 2016, two of David's books, Jammin' with Steven Adams and Samoan Heroes, won Storylines Notable Books Awards.

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