MOLOKA'I

By Alan Brennert
St. Martin's GriffinOctober 2004
www.macmillan.com
www.alanbrennert.com

Trade Paperback400 pages, $14.99, ISBN: 9780312304355
Subject: Family / Personal Challenges / Coming of Age

"Alan Brennert draws on historical accounts of Kalaupapa and weaves in traditional Hawaiian stories and customs.... Moloka'i is the story of people who had much taken from them but also gained an unexpected new family and community in the process."—Chicago Tribune

"[An] absorbing novel...Brennert evokes the evolution of--and hardships onMoloka'i in engaging prose that conveys a strong sense of place."—National Geographic Traveler

"Compellingly original...Brennert's compassion makes Rachel a memorable character, and his smooth storytelling vividly brings early twentieth-century Hawai'i to life."Publishers Weekly (starred review)

"A dazzling historical novel."—The Washington Post

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