Kirby M Wright
|描述：||330 pages ; 24 cm|
Hale Kia --
The return of Wilkins --
Under the Kamani Tree.
Julia Daniels, a Moloka'i pioneer woman of mixed blood, invites her grandsons Jeff and Ben to spend summers with her at her ranch on the east end. She shares the ranch with Chipper, an alcoholic war hero with a life estate bordering the swamp. The brothers roam a paradise of fishponds, waterfalls, pristine valleys, and mountains with herds of deer. Jeff meets the Kahuna Woman who freezes pictures of her enemies, the TS who seduces the Chief of Police, the man who refs cock fights in Kaunakakai, the sexy divorcee who lives in the Saddle Room, and the prodigal grandfather who returns to woo Julia. These characters help shape Jeff's sensibilities as he discovers the secrets of his grandmother's wild past in Honolulu and the intensity of her struggles on the Lonely Isle.
Molokai story is a First-Rate Novel
評論者是 kibs33 (WorldCat讀者所發佈的 2008-05-29)
"Molokai Nui Ahina" is the best work of fiction to come out of Hawaii in many a year. It's funny, touching, persuasive and unforgettable.Cast as a first-person childhood memoir, Kirby Wright's new novel successfully continues the story of Jeff and Ben Gill, introduced in his coming-of-age novel, "Punahou...
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