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Young Rachel Kalama, growing up in Honolulu in the 1890s, is part of a big, loving Hawaiian family but, at the age of seven, Rachel's dreams are ...Show synopsisYoung Rachel Kalama, growing up in Honolulu in the 1890s, is part of a big, loving Hawaiian family but, at the age of seven, Rachel's dreams are shattered by the discovery that she has leprosy.Hide synopsis
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It's a well written, touching story and I highly recommend it. I learned alot about leprosy and the treatment of people who were afflicted in Hawai'i. Despite the devastating nature of the effects of the illness and the cruel exile of those people to quarantine, the story is incredibly moving and ...
I really enjoyed this book. In fact I took a trip to Molokai to visit the leper colony after reading it. There are 22 lepers still living there and it was a very moving experience that I am really glad I had an opporturnity to take.
Molaka'i is a heart warming and inspirational story. You come to know each of the characters and feel the rage and shame that they themselves felt. This is a beautiful story that represents a time in American history that many (including myself) may not have been aware of.
I have to admit that I often pick books because of their cover and this was one of those that has a highly attractive cover. I was also intrigued by a historical area I knew nothing about. I was not disappointed with this book. WOW! The story covers the life of a young Hawaiin girl spending her life ...
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