The House of Lies [NOOK Book]

Overview

The boys are waiting for their father to get home so they can tell him they were suspended from Punahou School. The younger son know it won't be easy, especially since Dadio is a violent man.

The threat of a beating turns the younger into a runaway. He finds safe haven in Waimanalo and wants to stay, yet knows his kid sister needs him to protect her from an abusive father and a narcissistic mother.
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The House of Lies

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Overview

The boys are waiting for their father to get home so they can tell him they were suspended from Punahou School. The younger son know it won't be easy, especially since Dadio is a violent man.

The threat of a beating turns the younger into a runaway. He finds safe haven in Waimanalo and wants to stay, yet knows his kid sister needs him to protect her from an abusive father and a narcissistic mother.
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940016528168
  • Publisher: Lemon Shark Press
  • Publication date: 5/21/2013
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • File size: 161 KB

Meet the Author

Kirby Wright was a Visiting Fellow at the 2009 International Writers Conference in Hong Kong, where he represented the Pacific Rim region of Hawaii and lectured in China with Pulitzer winner Gary Snyder. He was also a Visiting Writer at the 2010 Martha’s Vineyard Residency in Edgartown, Mass., and the 2011 Artist in Residence at Milkwood International, Czech Republic. He is the author of the companion novels Punahou Blues and Moloka’i Nui Ahina, both set in Hawaii. The End, My Friend, his futuristic novel, will be released in 2013.
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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 3, 2013

    Nice contrast between the upper middle class burbs near Diamond

    Nice contrast between the upper middle class burbs near Diamond Head and the low income homesteads of Waimanalo, especially the contrast between families.  There's a connection here similar to Holden Caulfield's connection to younger sister Phoebe.  If you're into kids trying to forge identities in dysfunctional famlies you might enjoy this one. 

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