Kapoho: Memoir of a Modern Pompeii

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Kapoho: Memoir of a Modern Pompeii

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Once there was a Kapoho... From a wartime drama of "The Enemy Wore My Face" to the sweet poignancy of "A One Chopstick Marriage", Frances H. Kakugawa weaves a coming-of-age memoir of life in a Hawaiian plantation village - now buried beneath a blanket of lava.


"Kakugawa's amazing recall of details helps remind us of a beautiful innocence and naivete of youth and realities of growing up poor in Hawai`i - all too cognizant of the ethnic, linguistic,and cultural barriers she would have to overcome to realize her literary dreams", says Guy Aoki, Founding President, Media Action Network for Asian Americans. Author Charles Pellegrino calls it "a rare poetic history that will make you think, laugh and cry".

Page Count 112 pages
Publisher Watermark Publishing, Printed in USA
Publish Date December 2011
Dimensions 9.0" x 6.0" x .4"
Author Frances Kakugawa
About the Author He was born and raised on the big island of Hawai`i in Kapoho, which was destroyed by lava flows when she was eighteen. Now an Award-winning author of ten books and a former teacher in Michigan and Hawai`i School systems. She conducts also workshops and l
Binding Softcover
ISBN 13 9781935690160

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