Holy Man: Father Damien of Molokai

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University of Hawaii Press, 1984 - Religion - 293 pages
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"An absolutely fascinating book." --Washington Post"Beautifully written, deeply perceptive." --Los Angeles Times"Superb. The best account ever published of Father Damien and his long testing at Kalawao." --Honolulu Advertiser"History with a very special human face ... examines the evidence sensitively and evocatively." --Journal of Pacific History"May be the best biography of Damien yet written. Carefully researched and reported, the author¿s fascination with the man and the disease is transmitted to the reader." --Library Journal

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About the author (1984)

Gavan Daws is a historian and author of nine books about the Pacific and Asia, including a previous Nature Conservancy book, "Hawaii: The Islands of Life" (1988). He lives in Honolulu, Hawaii. Marty Fujita is a Research Associate of the Smithsonian Institution and founding director of The Nature Conservancy's Indonesia Program. She lived and worked in Indonesia for over seven years and now resides in Oakland, California.

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