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Backbone of the King: The Story of Paka'a and His Son Ku

Brown, Marcia

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ISBN 10: 0824809637 / ISBN 13: 9780824809638
Published by University of Hawaii Press, Honolulu, 1984
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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SIGNED by Brown on the front fly. Hardcover binding is clean and tight. The interior and text are clean and unmarked. The dust jacket is bright, attractive, and whole. A clean, tight copy in like jacket. 180pp. Bookseller Inventory # 007101

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Title: Backbone of the King: The Story of Paka'a ...

Publisher: University of Hawaii Press, Honolulu

Publication Date: 1984

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

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Due to jealousies within his Hawaiian tribe Paka is exiled, but his son strives to restore him to his former position as special guardian of the king

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"A lucid and exciting tale, bringing to life the formal rituals of ancient Hawaii, and the lifestyle, values and culture of bygone times."

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