Thursday Book Group: Moloka’i by Alan Brennert

A Hawaiian woman who contracts leprosy as a child in Honolulu during the 1890s is deported to the island of Moloka'i, where she grows to adulthood at the quarantined settlement of Kalaupapa. A lovely account of a woman's journey as she rises above the limitations of a devastating illness. Please register. Copies of the book will be available at the circulation desk in advance.

11/29/2012 - 5:30pm