Publish date: March 3rd 2009
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
Pages no: 360
Edition language: English
, Book Club
, Adult Fiction
, Historical Fiction
, 20th Century
, Asian Literature
I picked up this book because of the author's first book, the excellent Molokai. I truly enjoyed that book, and since I was raised in Hawaii, I sought out Honolulu.Honolulu is a fine example of a tragic historical fiction novel. I did find myself occasionally sipping over various part f the book b...
Just purchased this one at Big Lots for $3!! I also have Moloka'i on my bookshelf. Now I need to read both by this author; I'm moving them up on my list!
This is my favorite Alan Brennert book. It is heartbreaking and uplifting at the same time.
This was my first outing with Alan Brennert's work, and I liked it very much. The writing is vivid, full of energy, and mixes in a lot of historical details about Honolulu, and a Korean woman's life there as a 'picture bride' or mail order wife. Very much recommended for those who want something a b...
I would highly recommend this book, and the first Hawaii book by this author, titled Moloka'i. Both books helped to satisfy my hunger for books about the mix of cultures that make Hawaii unique. This fascination began in high school when I read James Michener's Hawai'i. Unlike that book, these bo...