A descendant of royalty and one of the largest landowners in Hawaii, Matthew King struggles to deal with his out-of-control daughters, ten-year-old Scottie and seventeen-year-old Alex, as well as his comatose wife, whom they are about to remove from lifesupport.
After his wife falls into a coma in a boating accident, Mat King and his two daughters travel to confront his wife's lover. Expanding on one of the short stories in her collection HOUSE OF THIEVES, Kaui Hart Hemmings carefully exposes her characters' inner lives, and expertly portrays King facing his failures.
- Fiction + Literature Genres, Fiction + Literature Themes
- Love + Relationships + Sex, Stages of Life, Medicine + Health, Family + Friendship
- November 15, 2011
- November 1, 2011
- Kaui Hart Hemmings
- Jonathan Davis (Narrator)