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|Named Person:||Grace Fortescue; Thomas H Massie; Thalia Massie; Joseph Kahahawai|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
David E Stannard
|Notes:||Originally published: New York: Viking, 2005, under title: Honor killing : how the infamous "Massie affair" transformed Hawai'i.|
|Description:||ix, 466 p.,  p. of plates : ill. ; 24 cm.|
|Responsibility:||David E. Stannard.|
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Rich history with courtroom drama
This well-written book gives a fascinating portrait of Hawaii, especially Honolulu, in the 1920s and early 1930s. Thalia Massie, a young white woman from "society" who is married to a Navy officer, is found alone on a road in the night with her face beaten. She says that she was taken by...
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