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Honolulu / Alan Brennert.

Brennert, Alan. (Author).
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Available copies

  • 5 of 5 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

0 current holds with 5 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Brownstown Public Library - Brownstown LPF BRENNER (Text) 79361000035958 Large Print Fiction Available -
Hussey-Mayfield Memorial Branch LP FIC BRENNERT (Text) 33946002140536 Large Print . 2nd Floor Available -
Lebanon Public Library - Lebanon LP F BRE (Text) 34330512359069 Adult - Large Print Available -
Melton Public Library - Melton LP FIC BRE (Text) 79591000071208 Adult-Fiction Available -
Roselawn Library FIC BRENNER LARGE (Text) 71561000093437 NWPLRLarge print Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781602854956 (library binding : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 1602854955 (library binding : alk. paper)
  • Physical Description: 610 p. (large print) ; 23 cm.
  • Edition: Center Point large print ed.
  • Publisher: Thorndike, Me. : Center Point Pub., 2009.

Content descriptions

Summary, etc.: Honolulu is the richly imagined story of Jin, a young "picture bride" who leaves her native Korea -- where girls are so little valued that she is known as Regret -- and journeys to Hawaii in 1914 in search of a better life. Instead of the prosperous young husband and the chance at an education she has been promised, Jin is quickly married off to a poor, embittered laborer who takes his disappointments out on his new wife, forcing her to make her own way in a strange land. Struggling to build a business with the help of her fellow picture brides, Jin finds both opportunity and prejudice, but ultimately transforms herself from a naive young girl into a resourceful woman. Prospering along with her adopted city, Jin can never forget the people she left behind in Korea, and returns one last time to make peace with her former life.
Subject: Korean American women > Fiction.
Korean women > Fiction.
Women immigrants > United States > Fiction.
Mail order brides > United States > Fiction.
Honolulu (Hawaii) > Fiction.
Korea > Fiction.
Genre: Psychological fiction.
Domestic fiction.
Large type books.
Historical fiction.

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