Daughter of Moloka'i

Daughter of Moloka'i

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"Alan Brennert's beloved novel Moloka'i, currently has over 600,000 copies in print. This companion tale 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" --Amazon.com.
Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, 2019
Characteristics: 308 pages : map ; 25 cm
Edition: First U.S. edition First international edition
ISBN: 9781250137661 (hardcover)
Call Number: FICTION BRENNERT

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