Daughter of Moloka'i

Daughter of Moloka'i

Book - 2019 | First U.S. edition.
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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.
Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, 2019.
Edition: First U.S. edition.
ISBN: 9781250137661
Branch Call Number: BRE
Characteristics: 308 pages :,map ;,25 cm


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Jun 02, 2019

Read and enjoyed this as a follow-up to Molokai. One glaring error in the book that the author acknowledges and has fixed in the ebook and paperbacks coming out soon, is the use of the word "hajukin" to mean a white person. The word should be "hakujin".

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