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
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Character
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http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10762975
Cataloging source
PUL
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Brennert, Alan
Dewey number
813/.54
Illustrations
maps
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Evacuation and relocation of Japanese Americans (United States : 1942-1945)
  • Adoptees
  • Mothers and daughters
  • Japanese Americans
  • Adoptees
  • Japanese Americans
  • Mothers and daughters
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
Control code
on1031918233
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
308 pages
Isbn
9781250137661
Lccn
2018029158
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
map
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
Control code
on1031918233
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
308 pages
Isbn
9781250137661
Lccn
2018029158
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
map
System control number
(OCoLC)1031918233

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