The Resource Daughter of Moloka'i, Alan Brennert

Daughter of Moloka'i, Alan Brennert

Label
Daughter of Moloka'i
Title
Daughter of Moloka'i
Statement of responsibility
Alan Brennert
Title variation
Daughter of Molokai
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Rachel Kalama was quarantined for most of her life at the isolated leprosy settlement of Kalaupapa-- and forced to give up her daughter at birth. Ruth is taken to the Kapi'olani Home for Girls in Honolulu, and adopted by a Japanese couple who raise her on a farm in California. During World War II Ruth and her husband suffer internment at Manzanar Relocation Camp. After the war, she receives a letter from Rachel. As the two meet and come to love one another, Ruth discovers a past she knew nothing about. -- adapted from jacket
Summary
Rachel Kalama was quarantined for most of her life at the isolated leprosy settlement of Kalaupapa-- and forced to give up her daughter at birth. Ruth is taken to the Kapi'olani Home for Girls in Honolulu, and adopted by a Japanese couple who raise her on a farm in California. During World War II Ruth and her husband suffer internment at Manzanar Relocation Camp. After the war, she receives a letter from Rachel. As the two meet and come to love one another, Ruth discovers a past she knew nothing about. -- adapted from jacket
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
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http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10762975
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Brennert, Alan
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Moloka'i series
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Adoptees
  • Mothers and daughters
  • Japanese Americans
  • Manzanar War Relocation Center
Target audience
adult
Label
Daughter of Moloka'i, Alan Brennert
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First U. S. edition.
Extent
308 pages
Isbn
9781250137661
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2018029158
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)1031918233
Label
Daughter of Moloka'i, Alan Brennert
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First U. S. edition.
Extent
308 pages
Isbn
9781250137661
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2018029158
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)1031918233

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