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Sharks in the time of saviors, Kawai Strong Washburn

Label
Sharks in the time of saviors
Title
Sharks in the time of saviors
Statement of responsibility
Kawai Strong Washburn
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In 1995 Kailua-Kona, Hawaii, on a rare family vacation, seven-year-old Nainoa Flores falls overboard a cruise ship into the Pacific Ocean. When a shiver of sharks appears in the water, everyone fears for the worst. But instead, Noa is gingerly delivered to his mother in the jaws of a shark, marking his story as the stuff of legends. Nainoa's family, struggling amidst the collapse of the sugarcane industry, hails his rescue as a sign of favor from ancient Hawaiian gods - a belief that appears validated after he exhibits puzzling new abilities. But as time passes, this supposed divine favor begins to drive the family apart: Nainoa, working now as a paramedic on the streets of Portland, struggles to fathom the full measure of his expanding abilities; further north in Washington, his older brother Dean hurtles into the world of elite college athletics, obsessed with wealth and fame; while in California, risk-obsessed younger sister Kaui navigates an unforgiving academic workload in an attempt to forge her independence from the family's legacy. When supernatural events revisit the Flores family in Hawai'i - this time with tragic consequences - they are all forced to reckon with the bonds of family, the meaning of heritage, and the cost of survival
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1980-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Washburn, Kawai Strong
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3623.A86733
LC item number
S53 2020
Literary form
novels
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Brothers and sisters
  • Families
  • Mythology
  • Sharks
  • Animal heroes
  • Hawaii
Label
Sharks in the time of saviors, Kawai Strong Washburn
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
on1102067482
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
376 pages
Isbn
9780374272081
Lccn
2019046742
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1102067482
Label
Sharks in the time of saviors, Kawai Strong Washburn
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
on1102067482
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
376 pages
Isbn
9780374272081
Lccn
2019046742
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1102067482

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