Bird of Another Heaven

James D. Houston (Author)
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Product Details

Price
$14.95
Publisher
Anchor Books
Publish Date
April 08, 2008
Pages
337
Dimensions
5.5 X 0.76 X 7.98 inches | 0.54 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780307388087
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About the Author

James D. Houston is the author of seven novels, including Continental Drift, Love Life, The Last Paradise--honored with a 1999 American Book Award from the Before Columbus Foundation--and Snow Mountain Passage. His non-fiction works include Californians and Farewell to Manzanar, which he coauthored with his wife, Jeanne Wakatsuki Houston. A former Wallace Stegner Fellow at Stanford, he has received the Humanities Prize, an NEA writing grant, and a Rockefeller Foundation residency. He lives in Santa Cruz, CA.

Reviews

"Fascinating. . . . Houston has given us the story of a lifetime." --The Washington Post Book World"Poignant. . . . [Houston's subjects] have never been written about with more insight." --The Oregonian"[Bird of Another Heaven], filled with real historical figures, richly reconceives the demise of the Hawaiian monarchy." --Entertainment Weekly"Sweeping....a panoramic saga that spans two centuries." --Sacramento Bee