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Oh Sunshine Flows

Oh sunshine flows, the break of dawn
Of supple breasts, oh sensuous pews
Set high and firm, of this I see
Partaken by t
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" The cool balmy morning that greeted Thomas on his arrival in Lahaina, quickly changed to a humid, sticky afternoon as he stood outside the Hale Lahaina, the boarding house of which Gaines had referred. It had been a tedious slow pace that he had..." Read more of this chapter »
The “Montreals” sails billowed with the vigor of a strong northeast trade, hurling it through the enveloping seas of the Central Pacific. She listed slight to port, lurching upon each oncoming swell, her stern upraised with the cresting of each..." Read more of this chapter »
Santa Barbara's Royal Rancho by Walker A. Tompkins
Santa Barbara's Royal Rancho: The Fabulous History Of Los Dos Pueblos
by Walker A. Tompkins
recommended to Michael Newtson by: brousing in the library
recommended for: Students of humanism
read in November, 1979
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I have always been inspired by the writings of those authors that chose the venues of non-fiction or historical fiction. It also holds true whenever I choose to view a movie. Yet I would like to point out that I have the utmost respect for fictional ...more
Hawaii Nei by Mabel Clare Craft
Hawaii Nei (1898)
by Mabel Clare Craft
recommended to Michael Newtson by: research
recommended for: People seeking cultural diversity
read in June, 2008
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From the notes, research papers, and remembrances of her travels, came one of her three popular novels, Hawai'i nei. The book recalls her time spent in the islands during the summer of 1898. Assigned to cover the annexation of Hawai'i by the United ...more
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The Land of 10,000 Junes (History)
2 chapters   —   updated Sep 19, 2009 12:38AM
Description: In historical fiction format, the story of my gr. gr. Grandfather Thomas Booth Cummings, who arrived in Lahaina,Kingdom of Hawai'i in 1844 and assimilated into its culture until his death in 1900.
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