"[A] mammoth epic of the islands, [a] vast panorama, wonderful."
THE BALTIMORE SUN
America's preeminent storyteller, James Michener, introduced an entire generation of readers to a lush, exotic world in the Pacific with this classic novel. But it is also a novel about people, people of strength and character; the Polynesians; the fragile missionaries; the Chinese, Japanese, and Filipinos who intermarried into a beautiful race called Hawaiians. Here is the story of their relationships, toils, and successes, their strong aristocratic kings and queens and struggling farmers, all of it enchanting and very real in this almost mythical place.
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Review: HawaiiUser Review - Kelly - Goodreads
When I read the last sentence of Hawaii and closed the book after talking about it incessantly for the three weeks it took to read it, my husband said, "So? New favorite book?" Proclaiming a book as a ... Read full review
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