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Daughter of Moloka'i / Alan Brennert.

Brennert, Alan, (author.).
Book Book (2019.)
Description: pages cm.
Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, 2019.
0 of 18 copies available at NOBLE (All Libraries).
0 of 1 copy available at Wakefield. (Show preferred library)
12 current holds with 18 total copies.
Library Location Call Number Status Due Date
Wakefield Adult NEW Fiction (Front Lobby) FICTION Brennert, A. (Text to Phone) Checked out 04/01/2019
Beverly Main NEW Fiction/ Brennert (Text to Phone) Checked out 04/03/2019
Danvers New Fiction (1st Floor) Fic / Brennert (Text to Phone) Checked out 03/26/2019
Danvers New Fiction (1st Floor) Fic / Brennert (Text to Phone) Checked out 04/03/2019
Everett - Parlin Memorial New Adult Fiction Brennert (Text to Phone) Checked out 03/30/2019
Everett - Shute Memorial New Adult Fiction Brennert (Text to Phone) On holds shelf -
Gloucester Adult New Books New FICTION/ Brennert (Text to Phone) On holds shelf -
Lynnfield Adult Fiction Fiction / Brennert, A. (Text to Phone) Checked out 04/02/2019
Peabody Main Adult New Fiction NEW Fiction/ Brennert (Text to Phone) On holds shelf -
Peabody West Branch Adult New Fiction NEW Fiction/ Brennert (Text to Phone) Checked out 03/19/2019
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  • ISBN: 9781250137661 (hardcover)
  • ISBN: 9781250137661 : HRD
  • ISBN: 1250137667 (hardcover)
  • ISBN: 1250137667 : HRD
  • Edition: First edition.
Summary:
This companion tale to Moloka'i tells the story of Ruth, the daughter that Rachel Kalama--quarantined for most of her life at the isolated leprosy settlement of Kalaupapa--was forced to give up at birth. The book follows young Ruth from her arrival at the Kapi'olani Home for Girls in Honolulu, to her adoption by a Japanese couple who raise her on a strawberry and grape farm in California, her marriage and unjust internment at Manzanar Relocation Camp during World War II--and then, after the war, to the life-altering day when she receives a letter from a woman who says she is Ruth's birth mother, Rachel. Daughter of Moloka'i expands upon Ruth and Rachel's 22-year relationship, only hinted at in Moloka'i. It’s a richly emotional tale of two women--different in some ways, similar in others--who never expected to meet, much less come to love, one another. And for Ruth it is a story of discovery, the unfolding of a past she knew nothing about. Told in vivid, evocative prose that conjures up the beauty and history of both Hawaiian and Japanese cultures, it’s the powerful and poignant tale that readers of Moloka'i have been awaiting for fifteen years.
Citation: Brennert, Alan. "Daughter of Moloka'i." New York : St. Martin's Press, 2019.

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