The Descendants: A Novel

By: Kaui Hart Hemmings

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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 gathers his wife's friends and family to say their final goodbyes, a difficult situation is made worse by the sudden discovery that there's one person who hasn't been told: the man with whom Joanie had been having an affair. Forced to examine what they owe not only to the living but to the dead, Matt, Scottie, and Alex take to the road to find Joanie's lover, on a memorable journey that leads to unforeseen humor, growth, and profound revelations.
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Title: The Descendants: A Novel

Author Name: Kaui Hart Hemmings

Categories: Contemporary Fiction,

Publisher: Random House Trade Paperbacks: October 2011

ISBN Number: 0812982959

ISBN Number 13: 9780812982954

Binding: Trade Paperback

Book Condition: Used - Good

Seller ID: 37009