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The Bone Bearer Book Launch Party, Auckland


The Bone Bearer Book Launch Party, Auckland

The much awaited release of Lani Wendt-Young’s third book in the Telesa Trilogy series has finally arrived. THE BONE BEARER is set to be launched in Auckland, on Saturday 17 August 2013 at BNZ Manukau.

Thanks to the vital support of major sponsors, the BANK OF NEW ZEALAND at Manukau, BLUESKY SAMOA, 531PI RADIO STATION, TALOFA NEWSPAPER & SHOPSAMOA.COM; the SAMOA BUSINESS NETWORK INC (SBN) invites you to the OFFICIAL Auckland launch of THE BONE BEARER.

“It is massively exciting for the Samoa Business Network to host this launch in partnership with the Bank of New Zealand Manukau”, said spokesperson, Rasmus Pereira.

“BNZ Manukau have been staunch supporters of the Samoan Business Network right from the beginning and they continue with their support of Pacific entrepreneurship, with the launch of Lani Wendt Young’s third book in the Telesa Trilogy.”

The launch is a fun family day out celebrating Pacific literature, art, music, dance, creativity & entrepreneurship and showcasing an array of Pacific and local businesses in South Auckland.

Lani Wendt-Young, has made huge waves internationally with the release of her first two books in the Telesa Series in 2011 and 2012. Thanks to the books availability in both print and digital format worldwide, this fiery adventure series has found a global audience. The author’s passion for nurturing literacy in our Pasifika youth and sharing the richness of the unique Samoan culture via her writing, has led to her making the first TELESA e-book free for students, with over 50,000 people grabbing a copy this way. All the TELESA books have featured on the Amazon bestseller listings for Young Adult fiction. This has resulted in an explosion of interest in Pacific literature, particularly from young Pasifika readers - which her uncle, Albert Wendt, would no doubt be proud of. The BONE BEARER is the final chapter of Leila and Daniel’s epic story and one which draws in characters and elements from many other Pacific nations in an explosive and fiery conclusion.

All the books in the TELESA Series will be available for purchase on the day and the good news is that Lani will be personally signing copies of the BONE BEARER, with the first 50 customers receiving a complimentary poster as well!

When: Saturday 17 August 2013
Time: 9.00am to 1.00pm
Where: BNZ Manukau, Cnr of Great South Road and Cavendish Drive, Manukau (across from Manukau McDonalds)

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