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UNCLE CHIPPER of Molokai
by Kirby Wright (Goodreads Author)
Chipper lost his wife and his land. He built a small house and teenage wahines and paniolos from Pu’u O Hoku Ranch frequented his luaus. The house was his outpost and he saw himself as the leader of a defiant tribe on the ranch he once owned. He could stay on the land as long as he lived and he planned on living it up. The more noise he made the happier he got—he knew Juli ...more
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Published September 30th 2010 by Lemon Shark Press
(first published April 14th 2010)
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Kirby Wright is an American writer best known for his coming of age island novel PUNAHOU BLUES and the epic novel MOLOKA'I NUI AHINA, which is based on the life and times of Wright's paniolo grandmother. Both novels deal with the racial tensions between haoles (whites) and the indigenous Hawaiians, and illustrate the challenge for characters who, as the product of mixed-race marriages, must try to ...moreMore about Kirby Wright...