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Author: Juliet S Kono

ANSHU is Juliet S. Kono's first novel. Her previous publications include two books of poetry, HILO RAINS and TSUNAMI YEARS; a collaborative work of linked poems with three other poets, NO CHOICE BUT TO FOLLOW; a short story collection, HONOLULU PARK AND THE PEPSODENT SMILE; and a children's book, The Bravest 'Opihi. The recipient of several awards, including the US/Japan Friendship Commission Creative Artist Exchange Fellowship, she has been anthologized widely, most recently in Imagine What It's Like: A Literature and Medicine Anthology. In 2006, she won the Hawai'i Award for Literature. Born and raised in Hilo, Hawai'i, she now lives in Honolulu with her husband and teaches composition and creative writing at Leeward Community College.

Anshu: Dark Sorrow
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Anshu: Dark Sorrow

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Fiction. Asian American Studies. Based on historical events, ANSHU is a tale of passion and human triumph in the face of extraordinary adversity, spanning the cane fields of Hawai'i and the devastation in Hiroshima. A pregnant and unmarried Hilo tee...

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Hilo Rains
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Hilo Rains

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Poetry. Asian American Studies. In her first collection of poetry, Juliet S. Kono shares her family's immigrant past and captures in poetic memory a time and place. Rich in detail, the work spans two generations and examines the daily events of life...

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Ho'olulu Park and the Pepsodent Smile
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Ho'olulu Park and the Pepsodent Smile

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Fiction. Asian American Studies. Here comes a tsunami of unforgettable fiction, told by a writer whose life in Hawai'i encompasses the sweep of generations of immigrant history and the vitality of lives caught in waves of overwhelming change. An exq...

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Tsunami Years
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Tsunami Years

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Poetry. Juliet S. Kono's second book, TSUNAMI YEARS, packs an unexpectedly hard poetic punch. From the first section, which grips you in the hilariously poignant caring for a mother-in-law with Alzheimer's Disease, to the ending section where anothe...

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