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Holy Man: Father Damien of Molokai

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By Gavan Daws

Holy Man: Father Damien of Molokai is one of Daws' best-known works. The book is a biography of Father Damien, a nineteenth century missionary priest to Hawaii who served leprosy sufferers and who was recently canonized.

"An absolutely fascinating book." — Paul Theroux, Washington Post

"Superb. The best account ever published of Father Damien and his long testing at Kalawao." — O. A. Bushnell, Honolulu Advertiser

"Daws has written more than the biography of Father Damien; he has sketched a social history of leprosy in the late nineteenth century. Not only does he explore the life of one man, but he also exposes the imperialistic and radical thinking of the period. It is a book well worth reading." — T. L. Savitt, Best Sellers

Daws is a writer, historian and filmmaker residing in Honolulu, Hawaii.

294 pages. Soft cover. 5.5 inches by 8 inches.

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