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Moloka'i (Digital Audiobook)

By Alan Brennert, Anne Noelani Miyamoto (Narrator)

Publication Date: February 25, 2010

Other Editions of This Title:
Paperback (10/4/2004)
Library Binding, Large Print (2/12/2020)
Hardcover (9/9/2004)
Paperback (12/1/2008)

Description

The powerful debut novel from Alan Brennert, Moloka'i tells the story of Rachel Kalama, a seven-year-old Hawaiian girl who contracts leprosy and is quarantined on the island of Moloka'i during the 1890s. Separated from her family and forced to grow up in the leper colony of Kalaupapa, Rachel experiences intense isolation. But she remains strong, finding moments of joy, and even love. Rich in Hawaiian history, this novel proves itself a stellar piece of historical fiction.