The Last Aloha

The Last Aloha

A Novel

Book - 2009
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In 1886, following the tragic deaths of her father and her fianc, Laura Jennings, now alone in the world, travels to Hawaii to live with missionary relatives. Laura imagines she'll live in a grass hut and minister to savages, but, on arriving in Honolulu, she's surprised to find that, far from being savages, the Hawaiians have developed a charming and prosperous kingdom and Laura's family is among the wealthy elite plotting to overthrow the monarchy.
Publisher: Fort Bragg, Calif. : Lost Coast Press, ©2009
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9781935448006
1935448005
Branch Call Number: FICTION QUINN 2009
Characteristics: x, 375 pages ; 22 cm

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This historical novel focuses on the last days of the Hawaiian monarchy. In 1886, orphaned Laura Jennings travels to Hawaii to live with missionary relatives and is surprised to find that they are among the wealthy elite plotting against the royals. Quinn’s retelling of Queen Liliu’okalani's over... Read More »


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