The whiteness of bones

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Doubleday, Feb 24, 1989 - Fiction - 277 pages
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Looking for her place in the alluring world outside the palm groves of her idyllic home in Hawaii, Mamie Clark visits her aunt in New York. As she makes her way through the treacherousness of a society obsessed with drugs, sex, money, and power, she seeks a reconciliation with her own island truths.

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