The Colony: The Harrowing True Story of the Exiles of Molokai (Google eBook)
Beginning in 1866 and continuing for over a century, more than eight thousand people suspected of having leprosy were forcibly exiled to the Hawaiian island of Molokai -- the longest and deadliest instance of medical segregation in American history. Torn from their homes and families, these men, women, and children were loaded into shipboard cattle stalls and abandoned in a lawless place where brutality held sway. Many did not have leprosy, and many who did were not contagious, yet all were ensnared in a shared nightmare.
Here, for the first time, John Tayman reveals the complete history of the Molokai settlement and its unforgettable inhabitants. It's an epic of ruthless manhunts, thrilling escapes, bizarre medical experiments, and tragic, irreversible error. Carefully researched and masterfully told, The Colony is a searing tale of individual bravery and extraordinary survival, and stands as a testament to the power of faith, compassion, and the human spirit.
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Review: The Colony: The Harrowing True Story of the Exiles of MolokaiUser Review - Desiree Hendrickson - Goodreads
In a lot of ways this is a really interesting book. That being said, the blurb on the front of the book is deceiving. This book is less about the exiles of Molokai and more about the doctors ... Read full review
Review: The Colony: The Harrowing True Story of the Exiles of MolokaiUser Review - Danny - Goodreads
Really well researched although some of the people I work with think that it is not a good book. Read full review
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The colony The harrowing true story of the exiles of Molokai
The late Olivia Breitha, who was sent to Kalaupapa in 1937 at the age of 21, said, “It never was called the colony. It’s always been called ‘hospital’ and ...
Eclectic Reader: John Tayman, The Colony
London later wrote "Koolau the Leper," an account of a resister who fled with his wife Pilani and son to the wilds beyond the colony, and who successfully ...
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JAMA, the Journal of the American Medical Association, is a highly cited weekly medical journal that publishes peer-reviewed original medical research ...
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NEJM -- The Colony: The Harrowing True Story of the Exiles of Molokai
However, although the operation of Molokai was cruel and feckless, the theory behind the colony was in accordance with the best medical opinion of the day. ...
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The Colony - John Tayman - Books - New York Times
"The book always had as its working title, 'The Colony,' and the people I was dealing with on the book knew that," he said. In his notes section, ...
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'The Colony' Details Molokai's Painful History : NPR
John Tayman's book The Colony tells the story of Molokai, the slice of Hawaiian paradise that was turned into an infamous 19th century leper colony.
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John Tayman's "The Colony: The Harrowing True Story of the Exiles on Molokai," has received unanimous raves in national media, but some Kalaupapa residents ...
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“I’d like to stress that ’The Colony’ is a work of narrative history, and an accurate, .... In its first few weeks of release, “The Colony” has been getting ...
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