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The descendants : a novel / Kaui Hart Hemmings.

By: Hemmings, Kaui Hart.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: London : Vintage, 2011Description: 283 p. ; 20 cm.ISBN: 9780099570240 (pbk.).Subject(s): Humorous stories | Critically ill -- Fiction | Paramours -- Fiction | Hawaii -- FictionDDC classification: 813.6 Summary: A descendant of one of Hawaii's largest landowners, Matt King finds his luck changed when his fun-loving, flighty wife Joanie falls into a coma, victim of a boating accident. Matt is left in sole charge of his two daughters, teenage ex-model and recovering drug addict Alex, and Scottie, a feisty ten-year-old. And then Matt discovers Joanie has been having an affair. Deciding to seek out Joanie's lover so that he too has a chance to say his goodbyes, Matt takes to the road with his daughters on a memorable journey of painful revelations and unexpected humour...
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Originally published: London: Jonathan Cape, 2008.

A descendant of one of Hawaii's largest landowners, Matt King finds his luck changed when his fun-loving, flighty wife Joanie falls into a coma, victim of a boating accident. Matt is left in sole charge of his two daughters, teenage ex-model and recovering drug addict Alex, and Scottie, a feisty ten-year-old. And then Matt discovers Joanie has been having an affair. Deciding to seek out Joanie's lover so that he too has a chance to say his goodbyes, Matt takes to the road with his daughters on a memorable journey of painful revelations and unexpected humour...

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