Daughters of Captain Cook

Daughters of Captain Cook #2020

Daughters of Captain Cook Kansas born Jess marries Paul and removes with him to the sultry paradise of Hawaii to challenge Paul s haunting past All goes well until an act of disloyalty exposes Jess to the mythical beliefs of H
  • Title: Daughters of Captain Cook
  • Author: Linda Spalding
  • ISBN: 9780880015516
  • Page: 431
  • Format: Paperback
  • Kansas born Jess marries Paul and removes with him to the sultry paradise of Hawaii to challenge Paul s haunting past All goes well until an act of disloyalty exposes Jess to the mythical beliefs of Hawaii, and she discovers the true weight of her husband s betrayal and heritage The author weaves a chilling tale of old memories, secrets, and a clash of cultures with anKansas born Jess marries Paul and removes with him to the sultry paradise of Hawaii to challenge Paul s haunting past All goes well until an act of disloyalty exposes Jess to the mythical beliefs of Hawaii, and she discovers the true weight of her husband s betrayal and heritage The author weaves a chilling tale of old memories, secrets, and a clash of cultures with an undercurrent of peril throughout.
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    Ironically, I obtained this book thinking it was a historical account of Captain Cook s progeny, based on a hastily read although positive review of it in Outside magazine However, despite not being a fan of contemporary fiction at the time, I was immediately swept up in the deliciously woven prose contemplative, evocative, personal, and mysterious Its imagery entranced and lulled but not bored me in its depiction of a Hawaii both exotic and yet accessible, while the seedy underbelly of its myst [...]

    This book was as amazing as it was disturbing Ms Spalding writes about some very taboo subjects, especially as a haole writing about the old Hawaiian culture She seemed to be spot on about the perception of haole by local people, especially in Kailua particularly Lanikai While many world cultures have tolerated, and in fact, encouraged incest as a way of keeping bloodlines pure, it is shocking and wrong to our Christian Western morality To hear about it in recent times is unsettling The way this [...]

    This is a terrible, terrible book The main character is weak, unlikable and tried to say stay at home moms are useless Ending the book with the idea that pedophilia as a cultural phenomenum is a good thing was just the rancid icing on top of the mud cake.

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