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Thursday Book Group Moloka’i by Alan Brennert

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A Hawaiian woman who contracts leprosy as a child in Honolulu during the 1890s is deported to the island of Moloka'i, where she grows to adulthood at the quarantined settlement of Kalaupapa. A lovely account of a woman's journey as she rises above the limitations of a devastating illness. Please register by calling the library at 294-3306. Copies of the book will be available at the circulation desk in advance.


 

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