Born in Paradise

Born in Paradise

by Armine Von Tempski


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ISBN-13: 9780918024343
Publisher: Ox Bow Press
Publication date: 03/01/1985
Pages: 342

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Born in Paradise 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
Born in Paradise April 5, 2003 If you are a lover of all things Hawaii, know that this book is for you. Although this autobiography was written by a European after our dubious disturbance in these islands, Armine captures the feel, the smell, the magic, and the beauty of Hawaii in the early 1900s. Raised by a father with a great sense of adventure and love of his daughter and Hawaii, Armine lives a charmed existence and details it beautifully for us to escape to. If you have been to Maui, you will particularly love to read it with a map or memories in hand, to even better picture what she paints on the canvas of her book.
Guest More than 1 year ago
If you love Hawaii, and particularly, you love the magical, mystical way it was, this is a great first step back in time. Though it is after the Europeans began to provide their own impact, it is set early enough to give a real smell, feel and look at what early 1900 Hawaii life was like for a European family in Maui. This autobiography tells the early life of a young girl, who, blessedly, is raised by a father of vision and equality, who loves Hawaii and his daughter dearly. It is filled with Aloha and Kaumaha.