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The Descendants

The Descendants( )
Author: Hemmings, Kaui Hart
ISBN:978-1-299-10351-1
Publication Date:Jan 2007
Publisher:Penguin Random House
Book Format:Ebook
List Price:USD $45.00
Book Description:

Now a major motion picture starring George Clooney and directed by Alexander Payne. Fortunes have changed for the King family, descendants of Hawaiian royalty and one of the state's largest landowners. Matthew King's daughters--Scottie, a feisty ten-year-old, and Alex, a seventeen-year-old recovering drug addict--are out of control, and their charismatic, thrill-seeking mother, Joanie, lies in a coma after a boat-racing accident. She will soon be taken off life support. As Matt...
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Hemmings, Kaui Hart (Author)


Kaui Hart Hemmings is a writer who was born and raised in Hawaii. She attended Colorado College and graduated in 1998. Her debut novel The Descendants was adapted by Alexander Payne and Jim Rash into the acclaimed 2011 American film The Descendants, starring George Clooney.

She had previously published a collection of her stories in the book House of Thieves. She also wrote "How to Party with an Infant " published 2016.

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