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Moloka'i

Alan Brennert

The powerful debut novel from Alan Brennert, Moloka’i tells the story of Rachel Kalama, a seven-year-old Hawaiian girl who contracts leprosy and is quarantined on the island of Moloka’i during the 1890s. Separated from her family and forced to grow up in the leper colony of Kalaupapa, Rachel experiences intense isolation. But she remains strong, finding moments of joy, and even love. Rich in Hawaiian history, this novel proves itself a stellar piece of historical fiction.

The powerful debut novel from Alan Brennert, Moloka’i tells the story of Rachel Kalama, a seven-year-old Hawaiian girl who contracts leprosy and is quarantined on the island of Moloka’i during the 1890s. Separated from her family and forced to grow up in the leper colony of Kalaupapa, Rachel experiences intense isolation. But she remains strong, finding moments of joy, and even love. Rich in Hawaiian history, this novel proves itself a stellar piece of historical fiction.
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Genres:

Fiction

Description:

The powerful debut novel from Alan Brennert, Moloka’i tells the story of Rachel Kalama, a seven-year-old Hawaiian girl who contracts leprosy and is quarantined on the island of Moloka’i during the 1890s. Separated from her family and forced to grow up in the leper colony of Kalaupapa, Rachel experiences intense isolation. But she remains strong, finding moments of joy, and even love. Rich in Hawaiian history, this novel proves itself a stellar piece of historical fiction.

Language:

English

Narrators:

Anne Noelani Miyamoto

Length:

17h 31m


Chapters

Introduction
Introduction

00:19


Part 1, Chapter 1
Part 1, Chapter 1

41:45


Part 1, Chapter 2
Part 1, Chapter 2

37:04


Part 1, Chapter 3
Part 1, Chapter 3

38:38


Part 1, Chapter 4
Part 1, Chapter 4

34:44


Part 2, Chapter 5
Part 2, Chapter 5

56:46


Part 2, Chapter 6
Part 2, Chapter 6

40:48


Part 2, Chapter 7
Part 2, Chapter 7

35:54


Part 2, Chapter 8
Part 2, Chapter 8

44:16


Part 2, Chapter 9
Part 2, Chapter 9

40:12


Part 3, Chapter 10
Part 3, Chapter 10

51:20


Part 3, Chapter 11
Part 3, Chapter 11

43:54


Part 3, Chapter 12
Part 3, Chapter 12

37:41


Part 3, Chapter 13
Part 3, Chapter 13

40:31


Part 3, Chapter 14
Part 3, Chapter 14

44:27


Part 3, Chapter 15
Part 3, Chapter 15

40:00


Part 3, Chapter 16
Part 3, Chapter 16

59:42


Part 4, Chapter 17
Part 4, Chapter 17

50:04


Part 4, Chapter 18
Part 4, Chapter 18

32:35


Part 4, Chapter 19
Part 4, Chapter 19

43:06


Part 4, Chapter 20
Part 4, Chapter 20

01:01:16


Part 4, Chapter 21
Part 4, Chapter 21

01:03:40


Part 4, Chapter 22
Part 4, Chapter 22

01:17:49


Part 4, Chapter 23
Part 4, Chapter 23

24:07


Part 4, Chapter 24
Part 4, Chapter 24

08:22


Part 4, Chapter 25
Part 4, Chapter 25

02:13