YESTERDAY AT KALAUPAPA: A Saga of Pain and Joy.
Edition: First printing, a trade paperback, not issued in hardcover.
Honolulu, Hawaii: Editions Limited, (1991.). A beautiful book, illustrating through many photographs a unique history - that of the "Molokai Leprosy Colony" in the Hawaiian Islands,where over a period of 125 years, over 7,000 of the afflicted were involuntarily confined for life. Included are chapters on the building of the first church by Protestant missionaries at Siloama, the coming of Father Damien and Brother Dutton,the work of Mother Marianne and her nuns, the failure of the US research station, but most of all, this is full of photographs of the residents themselves. Chronology, bibliography, index. 114 pp. Slightly oversized format, printed on glossy stock. Maps inside covers. ISBN: 0-935180-826.
Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers with self-flaps.